Brad Badiuk, Winnipeg teacher suspended over Facebook comments, on unpaid leave

Brad Badiuk, a Winnipeg high school teacher who was suspended for controversial Facebook comments about aboriginal people, has now been placed on unpaid leave, a school trustee told CBC News.

Kelvin High School teacher was suspended in December for remarks about aboriginal people

Brad Badiuk, a teacher at Winnipeg's Kelvin High School, was placed on paid leave last month after he posted derogatory comments about aboriginal people on Facebook. A Winnipeg School Division trustee told CBC News that Badiuk has since been placed on unpaid leave.

Brad Badiuk, a Winnipeg high school teacher who was suspended for controversial Facebook comments about aboriginal people, has now been placed on unpaid leave, a school trustee told CBC News.

Badiuk, an electronics teacher at Kelvin High School, was placed on paid leave last month while the Winnipeg School Division began investigating the comments.

Winnipeg School Division trustee Mike Babinsky told CBC News late Wednesday that Badiuk's unpaid suspension has already been in effect for a number of days, although it's not clear how many.

Badiuk drew fire for posting derogatory remarks on Facebook about First Nations people in general, and specifically mentioned Grand Chief Derek Nepinak of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs.

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