Erin Brohman

Reporter

Erin Brohman is an RN who specialized in pediatrics before entering what she thought would be a year-long foray into journalism. After graduating from the University of King's College in Halifax, she took off to Yellowknife to work for CBC North for nearly two years, then settled in Winnipeg. At CBC Manitoba she blends her interests in health care and sharing people's stories. Story tip? Email erin.brohman@cbc.ca.

Latest from Erin Brohman

Winnipeg mother calls for return of stolen safe containing late baby daughter's cherished items

A Winnipeg mother is pleading for help to find a stolen safe containing her last tangible connections to the baby daughter she lost 28 years ago.

Sagkeeng First Nation chief demands answers after man injured in custody at Headingley jail dies

A man from Sagkeeng First Nation is dead after an incident involving corrections officers at Headingley Correctional Institution.

'Brutal, brutal cold:' Winnipeg woman staying in bus shelter calls for more help for the homeless

Armed with a pile of blankets and two backpacks on her lap — everything she owns — Kathleen Napokesik is taking shelter inside a freezing, unheated Winnipeg bus shack, even though she knows she might die there.

Winnipeg Humane Society, animal advocates want ban on live horse exports

The Winnipeg Humane Society wants a ban on the export of live horses after sharing videos online of more than a hundred horses in crates on the Winnipeg airport tarmac before they travelled overseas for slaughter.

Systemic racism goes way beyond incident with Winnipeg firefighters, Indigenous advocates say

Indigenous leaders and healers in Winnipeg say they’re traumatized, angry and need public support after a report found two firefighters’ racism and biases prevented a young Indigenous woman from getting the medical care she needed.

'From the bottoms of our hearts': Bunibonibee Cree Nation thankful to caregivers of elders with COVID-19

Families of Bunibonibee Cree Nation are thanking all who are caring for the beloved elders who were flown out of the community last week with COVID-19. 

Holiday-minded hikers asked to use caution when decking the trails at Birds Hill

Festive hikers have decorated an entire walking trail with Christmas tree ornaments, but Birds Hill Provincial Park staff are asking them to be nature-friendly and not leave tinsel or glass.
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Cree woman uses TikTok to connect thousands with her culture

Michelle Chubb dances in a jingle dress on top of a Winnipeg parkade — a throwback to her childhood powwows — but today the video carries a lot of star power for her more than 300,000 TikTok followers.

Families of residents who died in Maples COVID outbreak call for immediate staffing support

More than 60 people gathered outside Maples personal care home Wednesday night to honour the people who have died there of COVID-19 and call for more care for those still living.

'This is the biggest waste of time': Families of Maples residents still angry after Revera town hall

Families of residents at a Winnipeg personal care home where eight residents died over the weekend are calling for military intervention after learning the facility is still running short-staffed, relying on security guards to serve food and isn’t keeping track of how much residents eat and drink.

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