Bartley Kives

Senior reporter, CBC Manitoba

Bartley Kives joined CBC Manitoba in 2016. Prior to that, he spent three years at the Winnipeg Sun and 18 at the Winnipeg Free Press, writing about politics, music, food and outdoor recreation. He's the author of the Canadian bestseller A Daytripper's Guide to Manitoba: Exploring Canada's Undiscovered Province and co-author of both Stuck in the Middle: Dissenting Views of Winnipeg and Stuck In The Middle 2: Defining Views of Manitoba.

Latest from Bartley Kives

An Alberta miner's proposal to drill 7,200 wells near Winnipeg has rural residents on edge

An Alberta mining company wants to drill thousands of wells in southeastern Manitoba to remove millions of tonnes of sand from an aquifer that serves as the source of drinking water for tens of thousands of people.

Former MP and mayoral candidate seeks Manitoba Liberal Party nomination

Robert-Falcon Ouellette is making another run for elected office, this time at the provincial level.

Andrew Scheer visits Manitoba to praise Tories' Portage-Lisgar byelection candidate

Former Conservative leader Andrew Scheer visited Manitoba Thursday to bolster his party's bid to retain Portage-Lisgar, historically one of the safest Conservative seats in Canada.

Maxime Bernier admits to breaking COVID-19 public health orders in Manitoba

Maxime Bernier has been ordered to pay more than $2,000 in fines after admitting in a Winnipeg court on Tuesday to two violations of public health orders in Manitoba.

True North redevelopment plan for Portage Place met with cautious optimism

A plan to transform Winnipeg's Portage Place into a "downtown community campus" was met with cautious optimism after True North Real Estate Development unveiled more details about its redevelopment proposal for the beleaguered, 36-year-old mall.

Health-care tower with new Pan Am clinic part of radical makeover slated for Portage Place

A 15-storey health-care tower with a primary-care clinic, an after-hours walk-in clinic and a satellite facility for the Pan Am Clinic are part of a roughly $550-million plan to redevelop downtown Winnipeg's Portage Place mall.

City to consider tax incentives to help transform vacant heritage building into 148 apartments

The City of Winnipeg is poised to provide property-tax incentives to a downtown revitalization project that would transform a vacant heritage building and an empty surface-parking lot into 148 apartments.

5 months before Manitoba's election, attack ad campaigns are already underway

If you can't wait for this fall's provincial election, you're in luck: Manitoba's two most popular political parties are already taking aim at each other in attack ads.

Municipal leaders present wish list to next provincial government

Predictable funding, better health-care service and autonomy over land-use decisions are among the priorities for Manitoba municipalities going into the next provincial election.

Potential repair tab for Winnipeg's Centre Village housing complex exceeds property value: report

The potential repair tab at Centre Village in downtown Winnipeg exceeds the value of the property, according to a 2019 report into structural issues and other deficiencies at the vacant and derelict housing complex.