Austin Grabish


​Austin Grabish is a reporter for CBC News in Winnipeg​ where he files for TV, web and radio. ​​Born and raised in Manitoba, Austin has had an itch for news since he was young. He landed his first byline when he was just 18. Before joining CBC, he reported for several outlets with work running across the country. He studied human rights in university and holds both a degree and diploma in communications.​ Connect with him here:

Latest from Austin Grabish

About $1M spent replacing fridges, freezers in 2 evacuated First Nations: Red Cross

The Red Cross started flying hundreds of new fridges and freezers on Sunday to two Manitoba First Nations that remain evacuated due to wildfires.

Residents who could lose homes to Route 90 expansion say confusion lingers

Residents who may be forced to sell their homes or lose them to expropriation for the Route 90 expansion project say they're confused and want clarity from the City of Winnipeg about what their future entails.

Man killed in shooting outside Bar Italia victim of targeted hit: police

Winnipeg police released the name of the man killed in a shooting outside a Corydon Avenue bar.

Grateful newcomers hope prosthetic hands will help them grab the Canadian dream

Two men who lost all their fingers to frostbite after crossing into Canada during bitter cold temperatures have been given a new lease on life with new prosthetic hands.

Manitoba Housing sells downtown highrise that's been vacant for 3 years

A downtown Winnipeg social housing highrise that's been sitting empty for more than three years has been sold to a private property management company.

Hutterite dive team pulls body from river, ending agonizing search for boater

A volunteer dive team helped recover a body from the Red River ending an agonizing search for a missing boater.

'It's the only thing left I have of him': Daughter pleads for return of lost urn with father's ashes

A Winnipeg woman is making a desperate plea to the public after she lost an urn with late father’s ashes in it after taking it outside.

What will it take for Jets to thrash Predators? 3 retired hockey stars reflect on pressure of Game 7

What does it take to win a do-or-die game? Former hockey stars are giving their insight on what the Jets need to do to win the series finale.

Entrepreneurs eye Winnipeg as potential city for accessible ride hailing app

Two entrepreneurs will head to Winnipeg Monday on a fact-finding mission to see if there’s a need for a ride-sharing service they’d like to develop that targets people living with disabilities.

She said yes: Proposal pulled off at Winnipeg Jets whiteout party

Love was in the air at the Winnipeg Jets Whiteout Street Party Thursday night as one man proposed to his girlfriend.

'I'm getting you out of here': Dramatic rescue after blaze at Winnipeg rooming house

Three people were taken to hospital and several more rescued after a fire broke out at a Winnipeg rooming house early Sunday.

Jets shoot, businesses score: Restaurants, shops booming with playoff fever hitting downtown

Small businesses in Winnipeg's downtown say they are seeing a boom in sales recently with the arrival of more Winnipeg Jets fans downtown.

'I feel like I'm showing a lie': Time for X gender option on Manitoba ID, says non-binary advocate

A non-binary trans person is calling on the Manitoba government to give them an X option on government ID.

Winnipeg ER wait times have dropped by 16% overall since last year, but rose in recent months

Wait times in Winnipeg emergency departments have dropped by 16 per cent overall in the past year, but have gone up every month since sweeping changes were implemented last October.

Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister threatens to sue newspaper, wants source revealed

Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister is threatening to sue a Winnipeg newspaper over a story it published asking questions about taxes on the premier’s vacation home in Costa Rica.