Rachel Bergen

Rachel Bergen is a journalist for CBC Manitoba and previously reported for CBC Saskatoon. Find her on Twitter at @r_bergen or email her at rachel.bergen@cbc.ca.

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With uptake lagging, province urges Manitobans in 50s and 60s to get 'incredibly important' 3rd vaccine dose

The province is calling on Manitobans, especially those in their 50s and 60s to get their third dose of the COVID-19 vaccine because almost half who are due still haven't gotten the jab.

Heavy, blowing snow coming for southern Manitoba: Environment Canada

Environment Canada has issued a special weather bulletin for the southern half of Manitoba in response to a forecasted dump of snow coupled with strong winds.

COVID-19 vaccine mandate, ongoing labour shortages challenging for Manitoba trucking industry

Semi-trailers owned by a Manitoba-based trucking company are sitting idle on Saturday as about 10 per cent of the workforce is unable to cross the border due to new vaccine requirements.

2 men sue City of Winnipeg over 2020 toboggan collision involving snow-covered concrete block

Two men are suing the City of Winnipeg after they crashed into a snow-covered concrete block while tobogganing on Garbage Hill in 2020.

Manitoba sticks with 8-week interval between COVID-19 shots for kids 5-11

Manitoba is continuing to recommend that children age five to 11 wait eight weeks between their first and second doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, following the advice of experts.

'All hands on deck' as COVID-19 outbreaks declared at 24 long-term care homes in Winnipeg

COVID-19 is moving quickly through Winnipeg long-term care homes, with 24 dealing with outbreaks as of Tuesday, five more than last week.

Manitoba NDP pitches plan for safer schools as COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations rise

The Manitoba NDP is calling on the provincial government to take five steps to ease the burden of remote learning and ensure schools are safe when students head back to class in a week.

Manitoba cabinet minister mocked for tweet of wife shovelling snow after 12-hour hospital shift

A Manitoba cabinet minister is making international headlines over a tweet that features his wife shovelling snow in extremely cold temperatures after a 12-hour overnight shift as a front-line health-care worker.

Most Manitobans will no longer get PCR COVID-19 tests to confirm rapid test results

Most Manitobans who screen positive for COVID-19 using a rapid antigen test will no longer be asked to return to receive a PCR test.

For now, Manitoba still recommends 8 weeks between COVID-19 vaccine doses for kids

As Manitoba children prepare to return to in-person learning this month, some parents may be wondering when those aged five to 11 will be able to get a second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

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