Frequently Asked Questions
The Government of Manitoba is providing vaccinations to higher risk groups first, including medical workers and the elderly. For more information about the available vaccines, and information about when you will be eligible, visit protectmb.ca.
The Mental Health Virtual Therapy Program is available to all residents of Manitoba 16 years old and older who are experiencing mild to moderate anxiety symptoms as a result of COVID-19. See Website
Social distancing is a health recommendation, not law. You are not legally required to stay 2 metres away from other people, although this is what health experts have recommended to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
However, the Manitoba government has enacted a number of public health orders that you are legally required to follow throughout the province. As of March 26, 2021, these include:
A list of the provincial restrictions and any exceptions can be found here.
For a full list of up to date information, please visit the Government of Manitoba website here. Individuals who do not comply with the public health order to wear a mask could be fined $298, and could be fined $1,296 for other infractions. Corporations that do not comply could be fined $5,000.
The Government of Canada has also put an emergency order in place under the Quarantine Act that applies to travellers entering Canada from other countries. Violating the order could result in high fines and/or jail time. For more information about this order, visit the Government of Canada website here.