Over the last two years there have been a number of stories of elected municipal politicians being harassed by other elected officials. Usually it has been men harassing women. Judy Klassen, Liberal MLA for Kewatinook, has put together a bill to provide an opportunity for women who are harassed to be able to come forward and have their concerns addressed. She will be introducing this bill today. For more information see this link.
Manitoba implemented physical distancing measures in mid-March. South Dakota has still not made physical distancing mandatory. The result is a dramatic difference in the incidence of covid-19 viral infections between the two jurisdictions. This graph shows the number of people with Covid-19 infections from March 27 to April 14. Manitoba ( red line ) started leveling off about April 4 and has seen only a small increase in Covid-19 infections since then. South Dakota ( blue line ) has seen a dramatic increase in Covid-19 infections since April 4. Those who are skeptical of the impact of physical distancing in Manitoba should look at this graph! Data are from the Johns Hopkins daily tabulations