Kim Kaschor is a journalist living in Winnipeg. With roots in rural Manitoba, she has a passion for hyperlocal community issues, grassroots development and social justice. You can connect with Kim at email@example.com.
Latest from Kim Kaschor
Going in blind: How a man and his guide dog navigate the pandemic weeks after being hit by a car
A month after being hit by a car on a busy Winnipeg street, Tracy Garbutt and his guide dog Marion are trying to get back to their usual working relationship — but there's nothing usual about navigating a pandemic.
8 months sober: What it took to come back from meth
Travis Veilleux was at the bottom of a meth addiction eight months ago. Today he is living one sober day a time with a focus on exercise, good people and full-time studies.
Disability advocates criticize lack of teeth in new Manitoba accessibility regulations
As of Nov. 1, Manitoba businesses must be accessible to people with disabilities. However, advocates say the law is nothing without a good plan for enforcement.
Blind man and his dog frequently left waiting at stops as Winnipeg Transit buses drive by
In 2010, Vic Pereira started submitting complaints and commendations about Winnipeg Transit. At that time, he was left behind at bus stops a couple of times a year. Now drivers are leaving him stranded at bus stops up to four times a month, he says.
How will Manitobans buy their pot? That depends on what you want in your weed
Once recreational cannabis use is legalized, where and how you'll buy it largely depends on what you want from your pot-consumption experience, according to people CBC News has spoken with who all hope to be part of Manitoba's marijuana market.
Family believes poor care, long wait at HSC contributed to death of 91-year-old grandmother
A Winnipeg woman says she believes the actions of some hospital staff and a long emergency room wait at Health Sciences Centre contributed to her mother's death, and she worries the same thing will happen to someone else under upcoming changes to health-care services in Manitoba.
'Mom, I have a creepy teacher': mother says daughter's concerns minimized by school
The mother of a Winnipeg teen says her daughter's school failed to address concerns around a teacher. While investigating allegations of inappropriate touching, she says the administration violated confidentiality and was quick to defend the actions of the teacher.
Big price tag, or big waitlist: addicts face barriers no matter where they turn in Manitoba
Carol Ward believes that if she'd had the $18,000 to enroll her daughter into a private addictions recovery program she would still be alive today. She wants the government to increase awareness, improve services and make it easier to navigate the addictions system.
13 Reasons Why you may want to keep your kids from a series on suicide
Children of all ages are watching the Netflix series 13 Reasons Why, but should they be? There are at least 13 reasons why you may or may not want your child watching the teen suicide drama.
Remand Centre staff put inmate's safety at risk by refusing medication, parents say
The parents of a 22 year-old Winnipeg man say their son's safety is at risk after staff at the Winnipeg Remand Centre refused to accept his prescription medication.