We Are In This Together: COVID-19 Resources

Learn the Latest in Manitoba

BAM is here to support Manitoba organizations who are working to develop tools and resources related to the COVID 19 pandemic.

Here you will find key information about potential funding opportunities, subsidies and training related to assisting your organization in these challenging times. We will be updating this page regularly to help support Manitoba's bioscience community, as we navigate through these changes together.

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                                        We are in this together...


Are the vaccines safe? Yes

Like all vaccines, Health Canada will review the safety and effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines that will be used throughout the country.  A vaccine must go through this process successfully before it can be used.


IMG_simple gears.png (90 KB) Free Rapid Tests For Your Employees

The Government of Canada and some provincial/territorial governments are providing free rapid COVID-19 tests to organizations for regular workplace screening of close-contact employees.

Rapid tests are easy to administer and provide a result in 15 minutes.

Businesses and not-for-profit organizations are eligible to apply. Please complete the following form to express your organization’s interest.


IMG_cartoon online profile icon.png (12 KB)  ICTC's Work Integration Learning Program: Funding Opportunity

ICTC’s WIL Digital is an innovative Work Integrated Learning program that helps employers grow their businesses by providing financial assistance for hiring post-secondary students.

WIL Digital is funded by the Government of Canada’s Student Work Placement Program (SWPP).

Subsidies of 50% of wages paid to a maximum of $7000 to provide students with meaningful WIL opportunities that develop foundational and entrepreneurship/business skills; applicable to all wages earned on or after April 1st, 2022.

  • 50% of the student’s salary, up to $5,000; or
  • 70% of the student’s salary, up to $7,000,
    • if the student falls within the under-represented groups

To apply and find more information, CLICK HERE