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

Man charged with murder in 2018 homicide

Selkirk RCMP have charged Karl Harry Hellbig, 36, with second-degree murder in connection with the death of a 64-year-old man last November.

Former motocross athlete to open rehab centre for people with spinal cord injuries

A new rehabilitation program set to open this summer will help Manitobans recover from spinal cord injuries without having to travel to another province. 

Winnipeggers revel in Raptors' championship success

It was a night like few others for fans of the Toronto Raptors across Canada, and thousands of Winnipeggers packed into Bell MTS Place to take in the historic moment. 

North End block party provides optimism amidst concerns over violence

Through a shared love of hot dogs, cotton candy and a bouncy castle, a youth organization in the North End is trying to change the negative stigma surrounding the community.

Grisly discovery: Kids find dead cat, its tail severed, at playground in River Heights

Parents in River Heights are being extra cautious after a dead cat, with its tail severed from its body, was found Friday evening under the swings at a playground popular with children.

Cut your grass or pay the fine: City targets overgrown lawns with pilot project

Mind your grass this summer or you may get hit with a hefty fine. The city is launching a pilot project to enforce the livability bylaw, which says grass cannot grow longer than six inches.

Families reminisce about 'good times' after homes lost in Traverse Bay grass fire

For the first summer since 1981, Susan George and her family will have no place to come to spend quality time during the year, as their cottage in Traverse Bay burned to the ground.

Winnipeg church becomes sanctuary for family facing deportation

The steps of the Crestview Fellowship Church in St. James is as far as the Kargbo family can go while they face a lengthy legal process to stay in Canada and avoid deportation.

'A huge trickle-up effect from the States': Steinbach march attendees say Canada should reopen abortion debate

Just a few weeks removed from Alabama passing laws all but outlawing abortion, close to 1,100 people took to the streets of Steinbach, Man., on Saturday afternoon to call for reopening the debate in Canada.

Victim service programs receive $400K boost through criminal forfeiture funding

The Manitoba government is taking money from criminal property forfeiture funding and putting it to the benefit of victims of crime to to the tune of $400,000.

Soaring syphilis rates making workload unmanageable and affecting quality of care, say nurses

The ongoing syphilis outbreak in Winnipeg is becoming a serious cause for concern for public health nurses who are dealing with a 1,000% increase in infections since 2013.

Raptors' success excites Winnipeggers, offers spotlight for Canadian talent, fans say

While they might be called the Toronto Raptors, the team's historic quest for an NBA championship has captured the imagination of basketball fans beyond southern Ontario, including those playing on courts here in Winnipeg.

Critics of Millennium library security measures demand changes ahead of public report

At the top of their voices, a couple dozen protesters took turns reading out passages from their favourite books on the steps of city hall to demonstrate against security measures that have been in place at the Millennium Library for the last few months.

Deal or no deal? Collective bargaining agreement controversy falls on eve of Bombers training camp

More than a few of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers went to bed Saturday night wondering whether they would be stepping onto IG Field the next morning for training camp, following a collapse of their newly negotiated collective bargaining agreement with the Canadian Football League.  

A colourful take on learning: Author hopes to help kids understand Indigenous cultures through colouring books

For the better part of two decades, Calgary's Diana Frost worked as an engineer, surrounded in a world of numbers. But now, the Algonquin francophone is hoping to help pass on what she's learned about Indigenous culture through a series of colouring books.