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Downtown Winnipeg BIZ: Memo - The latest information for BIZ Members

Dear Downtown Winnipeg BIZ Member,

New public health orders take effect Tuesday

On Monday afternoon, the Province announced the following public health measures taking effect at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 28:

Gatherings must not exceed 50 per cent of the usual capacity of the space, or 250 people, whichever is less.

This includes:

  • restaurants, licensed premises, and food courts

  • movie theatres and concert halls

  • performing arts venues and outdoor ticketed performing arts events

  • museums and art galleries

  • outdoor and indoor sporting and recreational facilities

  • gyms, fitness centres and yoga studios

  • indoor and outdoor ticketed sporting events

  • indoor recreational businesses

  • religious services and Indigenous cultural events

  • bingos, casinos and businesses with VLTs

  • indoor and outdoor public gatherings

Liquor sales in restaurants and licensed premises must end at 10 p.m. daily.

Retail businesses and personal services can be open without capacity restrictions and physical distancing is required. Proof of vaccination requirements for restaurants, gyms, museums, etc. still apply.

These public health orders are set to expire on Jan. 11, 2022.

For more information, read the Province’s Dec. 27 news release.

As always, please don't hesitate to reach out with any questions:

Thank you,

Kate Fenske, CEO
Downtown Winnipeg BIZ