MB Teacher Magazine

Our Union, Our Profession, Our Fight

Since the new year, MTS has squarely faced a variety of significant issues: vaccination priority for teachers and school staff, remote learning 2.0, Bill 64, The BEST strategy, Bill 45, and the list goes on. In... Read More...

Lost in Translation

It has been some weeks now since the government released what was to be plans for reinventing the education system in Manitoba. Yet, a fog still lies over the future of education in Manitoba. When the process ... Read More...

COVID Opens Door to Inclusion

March 2020, a date that will live on in lockdown infamy. Can you remember the good old days when you could stroll down hallways, attend meetings, run extra-curriculars, and teach without doth and donning PPE? The Covid-19 pandemic has changed a lot of things ... Read More...

Diary of a First Year Teacher

When we last checked in, first-year teacher Gordon Tanner had launched his education career directly into the choppy waters of a pandemic (It’s a First, The Manitoba Teacher, Oct/Nov., 2020). Fast forward to Ju... Read More...

STEM for Girls

At Crocus Plains Regional Secondary School in Brandon, we’ve made introducing more girls to the excitement of the STEM* fields a priority for the past three years. Our 2021 STEM for Girls program wrapped up aft... Read More...

A Tent Situation

While outdoor classrooms certainly aren’t anything new, a tent classroom pilot project is helping keep teachers and students safe and warm this winter. Throughout the pandemic, health officials have been encouraging Manitobans to spend more time outdoors, giv... Read More...

Catching up with YHA Winner Loizza Aquino

Loizza Aquino’s web page lists 17 prestigious recognitions since she first won the MTS Young Humanitarian Award back in 2014. Since then, she’s received the RBC’s Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Award, earned the YM... Read More...

A Year with COVID

Deputy Minister Dana Rudy joined the Department of Education in February 2020, just a few weeks before the education minister announced that schools would be closed for three weeks. “It definitely was not the ... Read More...

One Teacher, One Job

For the past few months MTS has been hearing from and soliciting concerns from general members and local presidents about what teachers and principals are facing in schools. After a recent telephone town hall, more than 225 members left voice messages about p... Read More...

MTYP Pivots with the Pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic shuttered live theatre venues around the world, empty seats and cancelled programs became the norm. Manitoba Theatre for Young People (MTYP) was no exception, yet in the midst of chaos,... Read More...