Trustee suspended by Winnipeg School Division is seeking mental health treatment
A trustee suspended by the Winnipeg School Division said she has been seeking treatment and help for mental health issues since April 21.
The division announced Friday morning it is suspending Trustee Cindy Murdoch effective immediately. The decision was made during a meeting on Monday.
The division said the suspension is for “breaching the Winnipeg School Division Trustee Code of Conduct.” It did not provide further details on the decision.
In a written statement from Murdoch, she described the suspension as “completely unexpected” and said she had told the division she was seeking help. She noted that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the mental help supports she had been receiving since November were reduced, and this treatment was the best way…