The Province of Manitoba has announced that effective Friday April 9, 2021 that the current public health orders that are in place have been extended as is until at least Friday April 30, 2021. Under the extended Manitoba Public Health orders permits indoor "group basketball training including 5 on 5 scrimmaging to a maximum of 10 players and 3 coaches while masked", which lines up with the Canada Basketball Return to Play Phase 4. Basketball Manitoba will permit the following to indoor basketball training in all health regions of Manitoba. All other forms of basketball including games, tournaments, championships, etc. remains paused under the Red / Critical Health restrictions set by Manitoba Public Health.
Basketball Manitoba also reminds all members of the formal cancellation of the annual Basketball Manitoba Club Championships that were scheduled for May 6-9, 2021. With the extension of the health orders to not include any team to team competition, the uncertainty to access enough facilities and the ability to safely host a large, mufti-team provincial championship has become no longer feasible.