Ahmar Khan

CBC News

Ahmar Khan spent four years in television, radio and digital media reporting in Vancouver, Victoria, Kamloops, B.C., and Toronto before joining CBC in late 2018. In Toronto, he helped produce coverage for everything from elections to extreme weather to Catalonia's separatist movement. Get in touch with Ahmar by email at ahmar.khan@cbc.ca or on Twitter and Instagram @AhmarSKhan.

Latest from Ahmar Khan

Extensive hydro pole damage keeping Interlake residents powerless

Manitoba Hydro is estimating close to 3,000 poles have been damaged. The reeve of the RM of West Interlake is worried power could be out longer than the seven to 10 day timeline.

Teenager killed in Pritchard Avenue homicide was caught up in drugs and gang life, says mom

A 19-year-old man was shot and killed in the front yard of a Pritchard Avenue home on Monday morning. His death is the 30th homicide in Winnipeg this year.

'My family is still without answers': Advocates want accountability after 6 deaths in Winnipeg police custody

Within a six-month period, six men have died while in custody of the Winnipeg police and the Independent Investigation Unit of Manitoba is investigating the circumstances.

Video shows impatience, inattention, aggression a dangerous mix at Winnipeg crosswalk: experts

Alarm, disappointment and worry: those were the feelings expressed by two experts who watched video CBC News gathered showing dangerous behaviour — by drivers and pedestrians — at a Winnipeg crosswalk.

'Heart of our community' gone as complex burns to the ground in First Nation

Grief and bewilderment are the two emotions running through the minds of people in the Canupawakpa Dakota First Nation as they struggle with the loss of their community complex, which burned to the ground on Thursday afternoon.

People's Party candidate Steven Fletcher fires back at Conservatives, says he'll file defamation suit

The divorce between former federal cabinet minister Steven Fletcher and his old party has taken another turn, with the People's Party candidate is suing the Conservative Electoral District Association of Charleswood-St. James-Assiniboia-Headingley. 

Driver delivering new Winnipeg transit bus takes muddy detour

The wheels on the bus went round and round — onto a secluded dirt road near Morris. A New Flyer transit bus en route to Winnipeg was photographed sitting in the mud after a delivery driver got wheely lost.

Slain Winnipeg woman remembered as 'happy, outgoing' as family and friends mourn devastating loss

A sidewalk filled with tears, sorrow and love for their lost one in Winnipeg's downtown, as families and friends mourned the death of Norma 'Bambi' Andrews.

'Many years of silence to catch up on' as Indigenous writers front and centre at Winnipeg festival

Winnipeg is home to the start of the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Womens and Girls Inquiry, and home to thousands of Indigenous people. Now writers and authors are positioned to tell their communities' stories.
In Depth

Trudeau photos force conversations about racism, history of blackface, experts say

The photos of Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau in blackface and brownface are an opportunity for Canadians to talk about racism, the history of blackface and brownface and the impact discrimination has on minorities, experts say.

People's Party candidate Steven Fletcher accused of taking voter data from Conservatives

Repurposed lawn signs are not the only thing People's Party of Canada candidate Steven Fletcher is being accused of taking from his former party.

'Our lives will never be the same': Family mourns Manitoban teen killed in B.C. bus crash

The family of 18-year-old Emma Machado is mourning the loss of their youngest family member after she was killed in a bus crash near Port Alberni, B.C., on Friday night.

PPC candidate Steven Fletcher reusing old Conservative campaign signs while running under new banner

Steven Fletcher is running as the candidate for the newly established People's Party of Canada in the Winnipeg riding of Charleswood-St. James-Assiniboia-Headingley after being rejected to run under his former party banner.

Faulty sprinkler leads to extensive flood damage at Winnipeg newcomer organization's daycare, housing, offices

Two refugee families are without a home, while other newcomer families relying on daycare services at the Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization of Manitoba will be without child-care services for the near future after flood damage caused by a sprinkler Monday.

Persecuted LGBTQ refugees will soon have a place in Winnipeg, advocate says

Freedom of expression and identity is a protected right in Canada, but not in all other countries — especially for members of the LGBTQ community, who often face persecution.