Marina von Stackelberg

Journalist

Marina von Stackelberg is a CBC journalist based in Winnipeg. She previously worked for CBC in Halifax and Sudbury. Connect with her @CBCMarina or marina.von.stackelberg@cbc.ca

Latest from Marina von Stackelberg

Indigenous-run tiny house community aims to offer 'protection, security' to Winnipeg's homeless

An innovative housing project in Winnipeg wants to lift nearly two dozen people out of homelessness by asking them what they want in a home.
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Winnipeg students build epic snow fort with outdoor classroom inside

Students at École Marie-Anne Gaboury in Winnipeg have designed and constructed a massive snow fort they now use as an outdoor classroom.

Left out of the COVID-19 pay bump, Manitoba ER nurses say they feel abandoned by province, union

Ten emergency room nurses who work in Winnipeg and surrounding areas told CBC news they feel they're being disregarded as front-line caregivers — despite the unique COVID-19 risks they're dealing with.

Clinics team up during pandemic to offer same-day health care in downtown Winnipeg

On any given day, Dr. Andrew Lodge will treat a dislocated elbow, a kidney stone, a person in mental health crisis, and a COVID-19 patient struggling with symptoms.

COVID-19 used to scam Manitoba farming conference out of $200K

CropConnect, a non-profit farming conference, was tricked by a series of fake emails, sending money toward the apparent sale of farmland in central Africa.

New Manitoba health minister not responsible for reproductive health, despite holding purse strings

Manitoba's Department of Health may be in charge of the funding, but the Progressive Conservative government has decided talking about reproductive health care — including abortion — remains a women's issue.

Baby to receive stem cell transplant from mom after no mixed-ethnicity match found

A Winnipeg mother is preparing to be the stem cell donor for her baby with a rare immune disease in hopes of saving his life, after a match with his mixed ethnicity couldn't be found.

COVID-19 outbreak kills 1 in 4 residents at rural Manitoba care home

At least 80 per cent of the 39 residents at Kin Place Personal Care Home in Oakbank have tested positive for COVID-19 since an outbreak was declared in November. Ten of those residents have died.

Canadian military leaves Shamattawa First Nation after providing COVID-19 support

About 55 military members have returned home after spending three weeks in a remote northern Manitoba community helping fight COVID-19.

Family's front lawn light show in rural Manitoba draws hundreds

What do you do when you have a big lawn, a background in electronics and some extra time on your hands? If you're Shawn Stone, you make an interactive Christmas display with 4,000 lights on your front yard.

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