Employment Standards Branch
The Province of Manitoba is adding a temporary exception to the layoff rules under the Employment Standards Code which state that when employees are laid off for 8 weeks or more in a 16-week period they are deemed to be terminated and entitled to pay in lieu of notice.
For more information see their COVID-19 factsheet:
IRCC (Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada)
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada has a COVID-19 Help Centre for information on travel restrictions
and their affects on immigration, refugee, citizenship and passport services:
Legal Aid Manitoba
You can apply for Legal Aid online at https://www.legalaid.mb.ca/
or by calling them at 1-866-800-8056. In person applications are no longer available.
Maintenance Enforcement Program
Maintenance Enforcement Program (MEP) has the authority to suspend enforcement of support if warranted by the payor’s circumstances.
You can get the Form for an Administrative Suspension at the following link:
Public Health Orders
The chief provincial public health officer has issued new public health orders that come into effect on Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at 12:01 a.m.