Marina von Stackelberg

Journalist

Marina von Stackelberg is a CBC reporter and host based in Winnipeg. She's reported nationally in Toronto and on Parliament Hill, with previous stints in Halifax and Sudbury. Her stories regularly appear across the country on CBC Radio and CBC News Network. Connect with her by email at marina.von.stackelberg@cbc.ca or on social media @CBCMarina.

Latest from Marina von Stackelberg

Meals on Wheels Winnipeg struggling with high costs for food, fuel

The charity can't run routes in St. Vital neighbourhood without a kitchen to make low-cost lunches, and is worried about losing volunteers as gas prices skyrocket.

Ukrainians concerned as Red Cross considers opening office in Russia

The International Committee of the Red Cross confirmed it's considering opening up an office in Russia near the Ukrainian border in a bid to scale up humanitarian efforts in the embattled area — a move that stoked concerns among some Ukrainians.

Manitoba families prepare to host Ukrainian refugees, but say governments need to speed up process

Hundreds have put their names forward to put up complete strangers in their homes, but many logistics still need to be worked out.

Manitoba hospitals low on essentials for feeding babies, reading heart rates due to supply chain issues

Nurses say Manitoba's hospitals are low on critical supplies they use to feed premature babies, deliver intravenous nutrition to sick children and adults, and monitor patients' vital signs. The province confirms hospitals have been short on some supplies for the past several weeks.

Prairie drought drives Canada's canola, wheat production down more than 35%: StatsCan

The latest numbers from Statistics Canada show the drought that ravaged the Prairies this past summer impacted crop production for the entire country — and there are concerns about what the next growing season could look like.

Volunteers needed at Harvest Manitoba as number of new food bank users climbs

The charity responsible for feeding 80,000 Manitobans a month needs 100 volunteers at its Winnipeg warehouse every day, but right now is averaging less than 60 a day.

Spike in 1st-time food bank users as pandemic, inflation bite into incomes: Harvest Manitoba

Harvest Manitoba says last month, nearly 500 new clients signed up to use the food bank— double the number from November 2020.

Average Manitoba food bank user is a 50-year-old woman, new report suggests

A first-of-its-kind report says 80 per cent of Manitoba food banks clients who responded to a questionnaire are living well below Canada's poverty line.

Urban Indigenous Vaccination Centre begins immunizing Manitoba children

The doctor at the forefront of Manitoba's First Nations Pandemic Response Team played two important roles on Thursday night: a public health expert promoting the COVID-19 vaccine, and a mom ready to hold the hand of her children as they went to get their first dose.
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Cross-country ski season gets early start in Manitoba, thanks to recent snowfall

A recent dumping of snow and mild temperatures have created perfect conditions for an early cross-country ski season, according to the Cross Country Ski Association of Manitoba.

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