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

Latest from Sam Samson

Winnipeg spring break camps crammed full due to COVID-19 restrictions, cooped-up kids

Spring break camps are back in 2021, but limited group sizes and high demand mean many in-person programs were sold out long ago.

Manitoba First Nations mass COVID-19 vaccine clinics offer 'a sense of relief,' chief says

Monday was the first day Manitoba First Nations opened up mass vaccination clinics to their general public. Pimicikamak, also known as Cross Lake, and Peguis First Nation both started their clinics Monday morning.

'It is a nightmare:' Winnipeg teachers brace for changes to Manitoba school system

Some Winnipeg teachers say the proposed changes to Manitoba's education system could "weaken" the supports for Manitoba children and staff.

Patio problems: Winnipeg business owners ponder options after flat winter season, unclear COVID summer

The City of Winnipeg's plans to help restaurants open up patios during COVID-19 aren't quite hitting the mark since no one opened their winter patios, and the charge for this year's temporary permit is a cost some can't afford.

'It means we're not freezing': 15 people out of extreme cold, into Winnipeg hotel, thanks to church group

A Winnipeg church group is relocating people who were living outside into hotel rooms during this extreme cold.

Harvest Manitoba breakfast program to adapt format, continues to feed families in remote learning

A Harvest Manitoba program that feeds hundreds of students each weekend is shifting gears due to remote learning — again.

Manitoba survivors of COVID-19 call for more mental health supports

Manitobans who survived COVID-19 say the experience was an emotional roller coaster, and are calling for more mental health supports.

'It just wears you down': Essential workers describe pandemic struggles, coping strategies

Only about 40 per cent of Canadians can work from home during the pandemic, leaving millions to head out the door each day to face stress and potential exposure to COVID-19.

'A dream' or an emotional roller-coaster? Working from home has range of mental health effects

Thousands of Manitobans are working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic. Some say they're thriving, others have had enough.

As CERB ends, some Manitobans say they're facing a new round of financial anxiety

Manitobans are facing higher levels of anxiety and stress due to changing financial situations caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to one Winnipeg-based psychologist's study.