Accused teacher worked at two schools

 By Maggie Macintosh  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter A Winnipeg man who has been charged with accessing child pornography had concluded a term position teaching middle schoolers on a Manitoba First Nations in the days leading up to his arrest. On Monday, Frontier School Division confirmed Alan Lindsay Veness had worked at Black River Anishinabe School for the final months of the 2022-23 school year. “I can tell you that his references were positive and the Grade 7/8 class in Black River was a challenging class this year,” said Reg Klassen, chief superintendent of northern Manitoba’s district, the largest geographical one of its kind, with schools located from Churchill to Falcon Lake. Klassen said a number of adults supported the students, including a full-time educational assistant, in the classroom located about 140…

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