Aidan Geary


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'I feel scared': Winnipeg Grade 4 student among many experiencing stress about return to school

Her school supplies are picked out and her mask and sanitizer are ready to go, but a Grade 4 student in Winnipeg says she doesn't feel good about going back to school.

Masks now mandatory in Manitoba schools for students in grades 4-12

Masks will be mandatory in Manitoba schools for students from grades 4 to 12 where physical distancing is not possible, Premier Brian Pallister says.

Manitoba woman with COVID-19 warns mild symptoms may be serious, after positive test following golf event

A Manitoba woman with COVID-19 is warning others to take even mild symptoms seriously, after she woke up with a headache the day after participating in a golf tournament and then tested positive.

U of Manitoba ordered to pay $286K to Steve Kirby, former music prof accused of sexual misconduct

The University of Manitoba has been ordered to pay $286,000 to a former professor accused of sexual misconduct against students, after an arbitrator found the school had breached Steve Kirby's privacy.

40 new cases of COVID-19 announced in Manitoba, matching province's highest 1-day jump

More than half of the cases — 25 — are in the Prairie Mountain Health region, said Dr. Brent Roussin, Manitoba's chief public health officer, at a news conference. That region includes the city of Brandon.

For 1st time in more than 2 months, Manitoba health-care worker tests positive for COVID-19

A Manitoba health-care volunteer has tested positive for COVID-19 — the first time in more than two months a health-care provider in the province has been confirmed to have the illness.

'Busiest year ever': Whiteshell resorts say Manitobans chasing summer getaways boost business

Resort owners in the Whiteshell area say they've never had such a busy summer, as Manitobans explore their own province to find summer fun during a pandemic.

'Huge spike' in young new gardeners has Manitoba's horticultural community blooming

Manitoba gardeners say the COVID-19 pandemic brought a groundswell of interest from younger gardeners that has the gardening community blossoming.

Manitoba COVID-19 numbers low since reopening, but experts warn against complacency

Two weeks into Phase 3 of Manitoba's reopening, new cases of COVID-19 in the province are at a steady trickle — but epidemiologists warn it could still roar into a flood if Manitobans don't stay cautious.

Passengers near Manitoba COVID-19 case on June flights now told to self-isolate

Manitoba announced no new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, but advised people sitting near a previously confirmed case on flights on June 18 and 23 to self-isolate.

Restrictions on northern Manitoba travel removed, 2 new COVID-19 cases announced

Restrictions on travel to northern Manitoba that have been in place for more than two months are being lifted, the province said Friday, while also announcing two new cases of COVID-19.

Everything you need to know for Phase 3 of Manitoba's reopening

Manitoba will take its next step in rolling back pandemic restrictions starting on Sunday.

3 COVID-19 cases announced on weekend were connected to truck driver

The three Winnipeg cases of COVID-19 announced over the weekend are linked to an earlier known case of a truck driver, the province says.

From dance floors to sanitizer, Manitoba event community seeks clarity on how to host in a pandemic

Posing for a group photo at a wedding this summer is probably OK, Dr. Brent Roussin says, but hitting the dance floor at a bar likely won’t be.

Manitoba could take lead from B.C. on migrant worker rights, advocates say, but federal action needed

Manitoba advocates for the rights of migrant workers want provinces to put pressure on Ottawa to protect workers during the pandemic, and say models for keeping workers safer have already been adopted elsewhere in Canada.