Manitoba

Manitoba rapid test shipments pale beside Saskatchewan demands

The federal government has sent Saskatchewan more than double the number of COVID-19 rapid tests Manitoba has received, despite the Liberals pledging to treat all provinces equally.
Rapid antigen test kits have been much easier to get in Saskatchewan than in Manitoba. (Alexandre Silberman/CBC)

The federal government has sent Saskatchewan more than double the number of COVID-19 rapid tests Manitoba has received, despite the Liberals pledging to treat all provinces equally.

Liberal cabinet minister Dan Vandal told the Free Press the discrepancy stems from Saskatchewan requesting a higher number of test kits.

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