Premier Mourns Sister While Leading Manitoba During COVID-19 Pandemic


Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister mourns the loss of his sister as he travels the province during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Peggy Margaret Anne Tidsbury died on Wednesday with her family at Portage la Prairie Hospital, Man. She was 60 years old. No cause of death has been revealed.

“In the last few days of her life, it’s supposed to be about her, but there has always been talk of COVID,” Pallister told reporters in Brandon, Man., On Thursday. ” Too bad.

“Many families have to go through these things. I am with them; I think of them. “

Tidsbury is survived by his partner and two daughters, as well as his extended family. A celebration of life will take place at a later date, said a brief obituary.

On Facebook, Pallister remembered his sister not only as a family, but also as a volunteer, teacher and actress.

Pallister urged Manitobans to keep their families close while doing everything they can to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

“I think this is a difficult time, but it is an opportunity to celebrate family and it is an opportunity to celebrate the power that Manitobans have to make a difference.”


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