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Five Sask. firefighters at Denare Beach fire base test positive for COVID-19: SPSA

Five Sask. firefighters at Denare Beach fire base test positive for COVID-19: SPSA

Workers will be brought in to cover any shortages, efforts continue on fighting ALIR fire
Manitoba mandating vaccines or testing for some provincial workers, plans to bring back indoor mask order

Manitoba mandating vaccines or testing for some provincial workers, plans to bring back indoor mask order

Includes doctors, nurses, health workers, teachers, school staff, corrections workers
Manitoba hits 75 per cent double-vaccinated mark, reopening threshold crossed

Manitoba hits 75 per cent double-vaccinated mark, reopening threshold crossed

No health orders changed as of Friday, but changes likely on way as early as next week
Fire restrictions dropped across northern Manitoba, including in provincial parks

Fire restrictions dropped across northern Manitoba, including in provincial parks

Campfire, ATV travel restrictions gone as fire danger declines
Northern Manitoba active COVID-19 cases drop to 30, Manitoba falls to 297 province-wide

Northern Manitoba active COVID-19 cases drop to 30, Manitoba falls to 297 province-wide

Three cases remain active in Flin Flon/Snow Lake/Cranberry Portage district
Liberals, Conservatives, NDP pick northern federal election candidates for Manitoba, Sask.

Liberals, Conservatives, NDP pick northern federal election candidates for Manitoba, Sask.

Both Ashton, Vidal run for reelection, opposing parties pick their people
Fire near Highway 106 now under control, smoke dissipates, other fires continue spread

Fire near Highway 106 now under control, smoke dissipates, other fires continue spread

A major northern Saskatchewan fire is now under control, while heavy smoke around the Flin Flon area has cleared.
Federal funds come in to aid Flin Flon airport operation

Federal funds come in to aid Flin Flon airport operation

Up to $527,160 approved for airport-related projects in Flin Flon
Pelican Narrows plans lockdown following rash of recent COVID-19 cases

Pelican Narrows plans lockdown following rash of recent COVID-19 cases

Cases increasing, people who attended wedding, anniversary party later test positive
Flin Flon, Creighton, Denare Beach lift fire bans, but restrictions stay in effect outside towns

Flin Flon, Creighton, Denare Beach lift fire bans, but restrictions stay in effect outside towns

Level 2 fire and travel restrictions will be in effect for almost all of Manitoba, including the north, over the weekend.