Peggy Lam


Peggy is a reporter based in Winnipeg. She has worked for the CBC in Vancouver, Toronto, St. John's, Kitchener-Waterloo and Edmonton. Got a story idea? Email her at or tweet her @peggylam_

Latest from Peggy Lam

Canada should stand with farmers in India, members of Manitoba's Sikh community say

Sikh Heritage Manitoba wants the federal government to publicly condemn India's actions.

'It's been awful': Winnipeg family frustrated with wait times for CRA helpline

Adam St. Pierre and Michelle Ferrier have been trying to get help for weeks. Each time they called the CRA helpline, they've waited for hours.

'Bricks and clicks': Why some Winnipeg retailers are expanding storefronts during a pandemic

While some big retail stores are downsizing amid the pandemic, others — like furniture manufacturer EQ3 and the Japanese variety store Oomomo — are expanding their Winnipeg storefronts.

The Pas man rescues senior found lying outside in the cold, waiting for shelter to open

A man from The Pas was shocked to find a senior waiting outside a shelter in –32 C weather. Now he's rallying for volunteers to keep it open 24 hours a day. 

Northern Manitoba schools receive 500 Onetab devices, allowing students to learn offline

A donation made by the Millican family will help 500 students in northern Manitoba improve their literacy and numeracy skills.

Winnipeg e-commerce company plans to hire 100 more staff after landing $35M in investment funding

Bold Commerce has grown from four founders to 382 employees. Now, the company has raised more money to hire 100 more staff.

Garden Hill First Nation says outside help is needed to fight COVID-19 outbreak

The First Nation is waiting on an assessment from the Canadian Armed Forces.

Women's group aims to sew 300 masks for Winnipeg's inner city residents

By learning how to make face masks, they're also finding connection.

More than 100 attend protest in Steinbach, despite mayor's plea to stop

As protesters from the group Hugs Over Masks gathered on Saturday, Steinbach’s mayor begged them to stop, saying they’re jeopardizing the Manitoba city’s chances of reopening businesses.

'A great achievement': Peguis First Nation marks 25 days without new case of COVID-19

The First Nation is seeing no new or active cases of COVID-19, despite allowing off-reserve members to come home and visit over the holidays.