Manitoba Legislature to reconvene next week

By | April 30, 2020

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba Legislature is set to reconvene on Wednesday with routine proceedings, though it will look a little different.

The province confirmed the house will have one sitting day per week for the rest of May. This will include May 6, 13, 20 and 27.

A spokesperson for the province said physical distancing measures will be in place in the chamber and there will be a reduced number of members participating.

The spokesperson said reconvening is set to be a normal Wednesday with routine proceedings, including a Question Period at 1:30 p.m. and a debate on government issues in the afternoon.

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Kelvin Goertzen, the House Header, tweeted on Wednesday that the Crown Corporations Committees will be meeting on May 28, as well as June 4 and 11. He said Public Accounts Committee is looking to be scheduled in May.

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