Ahmar Khan

CBC News

Ahmar Khan worked with CBC in 2018-2019. Prior to that, he spent four years in television, radio and digital media reporting in Vancouver, Victoria, Kamloops, B.C., and Toronto.

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'This means everything': Deliriously happy Bombers fans swarm Portage and Main

Thousands of football fans swarmed Winnipeg's most famous intersection Sunday night to celebrate a championship that was almost three decades in the making.

Man suffered 'horrific' injuries after unprovoked stabbing in St. James strip mall: police

A man is in hospital in unstable condition and his alleged 39-year-old attacker has been arrested after a stabbing in the parking lot of a St. James strip mall on Friday night, according to Winnipeg police.

Union wants policy changes, more police in grocery stores to address shoplifting

Shoplifting has become such a problem at Winnipeg-area grocery stores that a union representing retail workers is calling for changes to improve safety and reduce theft.

First Nations group asking for donations of items for winter care packages

With months of frigid weather on the horizon, the First Nations Health and Social Secretariat of Manitoba is asking for donations to help the province's most vulnerable residents to ride out the winter.

'You can't just throw them away': Chance for a job and a life beyond meth addiction

Few can tackle addiction alone, but the combination of opportunity, support in society and rehabilitation can change the course of a life.

Man accused of killing child allegedly robbed Liquor Mart hours before arrest

The man accused of killing three-year-old Hunter Straight-Smith was caught after a liquor theft was reported in Garden City, say police and a store owner who called 911 after the theft.

Jury acquits woman of manslaughter in 2017 stabbing death at Winnipeg house party

A jury has acquitted a 30-year-old woman of manslaughter in connection with the June 2017 stabbing death of Marilyn Oshawee, who died after being stabbed at a house party in Winnipeg's West End neighbourhood.

Pop culture and handmade costumes galore as students and adults show Halloween spirit

Hundreds of students at Maples Collegiate put on a Halloween fashion show Thursday, with many costumes ranging from the latest pop culture references to creative messaging about the environment.

Inviting stigma or squashing it? Use of blue pumpkins for trick-or-treaters with autism debated

Pumpkins, specifically blue ones, have become the subject of a divisive battle between Autism Canada and organizations and parents who are adopting the practice for their children to use trick-or-treating on Halloween. 

'It was a very sad day': Teemu Selanne reflects on trade from Winnipeg Jets in new memoir

It took less than four seasons of NHL Hockey for all of Winnipeg to fall in love with Teemu Selanne, and for Selanne to fall right back in love with the city that drafted him as a teenager.

From Selkirk to L.A.: How Blink-182 helped give Manitoba musician Goody Grace his big break

Goody Grace grew up in Selkirk — a Manitoba city whose population of around 10,000 is smaller than the arena crowd he recently performed for with Blink-182. Thanks to support from the band, a few other big names and a fan base he's built online, he's set to make his big breakthrough.

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.

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