Sam Samson


Sam Samson is a multimedia journalist who has worked for CBC in Manitoba and Ontario as a reporter and associate producer. Before working for CBC, she studied journalism and communications in Winnipeg. You can get in touch on Twitter @CBCSamSamson or email

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Fresh faces, former and current councillors sign up as registration opens in Winnipeg city council race

Three fresh faces, one former councillor and five incumbents registered Thursday to run for Winnipeg city council.

'It's democracy in action': Registration opens for Winnipeg city council hopefuls

Registration opens Thursday for Winnipeggers who want to run for city council, and so far, there's only one confirmed open race.

Winnipeg council approves tax deals with First Nations groups for urban reserve, Hudson's Bay redevelopment

Treaty 1 Development Corporation and the Southern Chiefs Organization took another step toward redeveloping on historic lands after Winnipeg city council unanimously passed two tax agreements on Thursday.

Winnipeg councillor backs off on proposal to dismantle bus shelters, favours long-term options

Transcona's city councillor, who earlier wanted to dismantle two bus shelters due to concerns about homeless people using them, is backing off that idea and instead said he supports better housing.

Former Winnipeg mayor Glen Murray to announce decision on making another run

Former Winnipeg mayor Glen Murray will announce his decision Wednesday on whether or not he wants another chance at the job.

Winnipeg art store wins battle with city hall over parking lot requirements

Artists Emporium won its appeal against the City of Winnipeg's decision to require the business to pave 11,400 square feet behind its new location at 580 Roseberry St. in the St. James industrial park to use as a parking lot.

Advocates convince mayor's inner circle to vote against dismantling Transcona bus shelters

After hours of conversations and speeches from advocates for Winnipeg's homeless population, the mayor and most of his inner circle voted against dismantling two bus shelters on Regent Avenue that are the subject of safety concerns.

Construction on largest urban reserve in Canada could begin in Winnipeg this August

Construction on the urban reserve just off Kenaston Boulevard in Winnipeg could begin this August if city, federal and First Nations agreements go through, Treaty 1 executives say.

Mayoral hopeful pledges supervised consumption site to address Winnipeg bus shelter issues

A Winnipeg mayoral candidate promises to create supervised consumption sites if elected, to prevent people from using bus shelters as temporary housing and places to use drugs.

Winnipeg police struggle to keep up with homicide investigations amid 'trickle down' staffing issues: chief

Winnipeg's police chief says the service is struggling to handle the number of homicide investigations so far this year due to other pressing factors in the first three months of 2022, including 500 people forced to take time off work due to COVID-19.