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Classes Suspended Indefinitely

When will I be back in the classroom? Manitoba is suspending classroom learning for kindergarten to Grade 12 students indefinitely for the 2019/20 school year. If at any time the Public Health Officer deems ... Read More...

Coronavirus Daily Updates

Applying for CERB | 2-04-2020 The application form for the Canadian Emergency Response Benefit will be available online as of April 6, 2020. To avoid overloading the system, the government has prepared a ... Read More...

Take A Break

Well, isn’t this the worst scenario for Spring Break, ever? No travel. No company. No going out. No letting anyone into your two-metre bubble. On the upside, this will hopefully be the only occa... Read More...

Teachers Urged to Stay Home

Self-isolate say officials With the announcement of 14 new Covid-19 cases in Manitoba – with one person in critical condition – MTS reminds members to take the advice of health authorities and stay home. ... Read More...

Teaching Continues

Manitoba public school teachers are having to solve a problem they’ve never faced: teaching students when none are in the same room. We are collecting and highlighting some here. If you or your colleague... Read More...

President Addresses Teachers

A huge shoutout to members of The Manitoba Teachers' Society all across the province from Society President James Bedford - on the first day of the province-wide suspension of classes, March 23, 2020.... Read More...

Province Delivers Budget

The provincial government delivered its budget today, which included a COVID-19 emergency supplement to ensure that Manitoba can respond to health and economic issues arising from the pandemic. Finance m... Read More...

K-12 Recommendations Delayed

The province has announced that the recommendations from the K-12 review on education will be delayed. Education Minister Kelvin Goertzen said that it was the intention of government to release the repor... Read More...

MTS Lobby Day

Members of the Manitoba Teachers' Society's provincial executive spent the day at the Manitoba Legislature meeting with MLAs from all political parties, raising awareness about the realities in classrooms a... Read More...

Stone Soup Fundraiser

Nearly 600 people sampled soups created by some of Manitoba’s top chefs during the eighth annual Stone Soup Fundraiser. The event, which was hosted by the Child Nutrition Council of Manitoba (CNCM) insid... Read More...