As of Thursday, Nov. 12th the province of Manitoba has moved to the Critical level (red) on the #RestartMB Pandemic Response System.

The following measures are currently in place:

SECTOR Restrictions under Provincial Red level
Gathering sizes Reduce social contact to members of your household only.
Restaurants and bars Closed – take-out, drive-thru and delivery only.
Retail Retail businesses on the list of critical services remain open at 25 per cent
capacity. Examples of critical services include businesses related to:

  • Maintaining supply chains;
  • Providing retail and wholesale services including:
    ‐ Food or household consumer goods necessary for the safety, sanitation or operation of residences and businesses, such grocery stores, supermarkets, convenience stores, butcher shops, bakeries, markets and hardware stores;
    ‐ Businesses that provide personal protective equipment or protective clothing for use in the workplace;
    ‐ Businesses that provide essential goods and services for the health and well-being of animals;
    ‐ Gas stations and fuel companies;
    ‐ Office supply and service businesses;
    ‐ Computer products and related repair and maintenance services; and
    ‐ Businesses that hold a retail liquor licence, a manufacturer’s licence or a retail cannabis licence;
  • Providing accommodations;
  • Providing institutional, residential, commercial and industrial maintenance;
  • Supporting telecommunications and information technology;
  • Providing transportation services;
  • Manufacturing and production;
  • Supporting agriculture and food production services;
  • Construction;
  • Finance including banks, credit unions and other financial services;
  • Natural resources services;
  • Environmental services;
  • Utilities and public works;
  • Health-care seniors care and social services; and
  • Legal services and regulatory services.

All other retail businesses limited to e-service, curb-side pick-up, or delivery.

Schools No change:
Blended learning (in-class and online) for grades 9 to 12 where distancing
cannot be achieved will continue as per status quo. Kindergarten to Grade 8
students may be offered a temporary remote learning option for the duration
of the Restricted level (Orange).
All other public health measures are still in effect.
Schools are advised to ensure as much physical distancing as possible (2
metres). Cohorts or remote/blended learning is required when this is not
Health-care system Where non-urgent and elective surgeries and/or procedures may be
impacted, patients will be contacted directly if their scheduled appointments
or procedures are affected. Patients who are not contacted should show up
to their appointments as scheduled.
In-patient visitation to hospitals or health centres will be suspended, with
exceptions made on a case-by-case basis for patients receiving end-of-life
care, in labour and delivery, as well as in pediatrics.
Designated family caregivers may continue to visit personal care homes.
General visitation may be suspended with exceptions in place for end-of-life
care. General visitation to outdoor visitation shelters will be implemented,
once operational.
Sports and Recreation
All recreational facilities, group sports, arcades, bowling, etc. suspended.
All indoor and outdoor sport facilities closed.
Day camps, dance and theatre classes closed.
Gyms and Fitness All must close.
Casinos and VLTs All must close.
Museums, Galleries and
All must close.
One-time or Occasional
Outdoor Events
No social gatherings permitted. Social contacts must be limited to household
members only.
Movies Theatres and
Concert Halls
All must close.
Community, Cultural and
Religious Gatherings
All must close or provide services virtually.
Personal services All sites must close including hair salons, barbers and sites offering
manicures, pedicures and other esthetic services.
Therapeutic care Regulated professions and massage therapists can continue to provide
Weddings and funerals Limited to five people, socially distanced, plus an officiant.
Film production Production must cease.