Caitlyn Gowriluk


Caitlyn Gowriluk is an online reporter for CBC Manitoba. Connect with her at

Latest from Caitlyn Gowriluk

From sandbags to sandwiches, volunteer response to Minnedosa flooding has been 'remarkable'

Officials are still keeping a close eye on floodwaters in Minnedosa, days into sandbagging and other mitigation efforts in the southwestern Manitoba town. But as of Saturday evening, the end was in sight as the Minnedosa Lake approached a crest.

This First Nation was swindled out of its land — and into a flood zone

Peguis First Nation in Manitoba is no stranger to flooding — but that wasn’t always the case. A few generations ago, the community lived on prime farmland just north of Winnipeg, far from the flood-prone delta on the Fisher River where it is today.

Outside Winnipeg, Manitobans begin to dig out after being hit hardest by spring storm

Whether by shovel, snowblower or plow, people in some of the areas hit hardest by southern Manitoba's spring snowstorm have begun digging their way out.

Daughter wants answers after 84-year-old father with dementia wanders out of urgent care

By the time they found him, 84-year-old Glen Orvis had walked roughly nine kilometres through the cold and snow wearing a pair of Dockers shoes.

Indian migrants who survived trek across Canada-U.S. border could still face rough terrain ahead: advocates

For the seven Indian migrants who survived walking over the border from southern Manitoba into the United States last month, there could still be a difficult journey ahead, advocates say.

Bodies found frozen near Canada-U.S. border confirmed to be family from India

Four people found frozen in a Manitoba field near the Canada-U.S. border last week have been officially identified as a family of four from India.

Support group raises $25K to deliver hot meals to families in COVID-19 kids' cancer ward outbreak

A childhood cancer support group has raised more than $25,000 in donations to go toward delivering hot meals to families locked down in a COVID-19 outbreak at Winnipeg's Children's Hospital.

Here's what parents need to know about COVID-19 as their children prepare to return to classrooms

As Manitoba families get ready to send their kids back to in-person school on Monday, some are worried about the risks that change might pose. Here’s what parents in Manitoba need to know about COVID-19 and their children.

Parents, teacher hope Manitoba's return to remote learning isn't extended

As parents and educators across Manitoba prepare for a brief return to remote learning on Monday, some are dreading kids being forced to stay home from school once more — and worrying about what might happen if the planned week of at-home instruction gets extended.

Teachers union, school division board call on Manitoba to move schools to remote learning

Manitoba’s teachers union and the board of Winnipeg’s biggest school division are calling on the province to make changes to its back-to-school plan — including moving almost all students back to remote learning.