Remote Learning For K – 12 Students Begins Wednesday

After much concern from parents regarding health measures to be taken by schools in light of the rising numbers of COVID and variant strain cases, Manitoba health officials have announced K-12 schools in Brandon and Winnipeg will transition to remote learning starting Wednesday, May 12, 2021.

Chief Provincial Public Health Officer Dr. Brent Roussin alongside Education Minister Cliff Cullen made the official announcement via a live stream on CBC News and CBC social media platforms.

This move is to help stem the rising numbers of covid cases during the third wave of this pandemic. Students will stay in remote learning until May 30, according to Education Minister Cliff Cullen.

For more information on the current public health orders andCOVID-19 in Manitoba, visitmanitoba.ca/covid19.