Caitlyn Gowriluk


Caitlyn Gowriluk has been writing for CBC Manitoba since 2019. Her work has also appeared in the Winnipeg Free Press, and in 2021 she was part of an award-winning team recognized by the Radio Television Digital News Association for its breaking news coverage of COVID-19 vaccines. Get in touch with her at

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Priest arrested in sexual assault of 8-year-old girl in Little Grand Rapids First Nation, RCMP say

A Roman Catholic priest has been accused of sexually assaulting an eight-year-old girl in Little Grand Rapids First Nation — and Manitoba RCMP say they've identified other possible victims.

Southern Manitoba libraries battle defunding attempts over sex-ed content in children's books

What started last year with a group trying to get a few children's sexual education books pulled from the shelves of a southern Manitoba library has now turned into accusations that its staff are pedophiles and a campaign to defund it, the library's director says.

Why can't Winnipeg get rid of its pothole problem? It can't afford to fix its roads, experts say

Extreme weather and old roads aren't helping Winnipeg's perennial pothole problem — but what's really driving it is a city that continues to build new streets when it can't afford to maintain the ones it already has, some experts and advocates say.

Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs wants to create First Nations courts to reduce incarceration

The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs is reimagining what a justice system could look like for First Nations people in the province, with plans to create pilot courts in two communities based on First Nations legal traditions.

Woman whose body was found in Winnipeg landfill climbed into bin before it was taken to dump: police

Winnipeg police say foul play is not suspected in the death of a 33-year-old woman whose body was found in a city landfill on Monday, but Linda Mary Beardy's family says they're not happy with that news and want a more thorough investigation.

Mother of 4 whose remains were found at Winnipeg landfill remembered for 'laugh that filled any room'

The family of a woman whose body was found in a Winnipeg landfill this week are remembering 33-year-old Linda Beardy as a devoted mother and auntie with a "contagious laugh that filled any room she was in."

'He was my best friend': Parents of teens killed in western Manitoba feeling the pain of fatal collision

One had just turned 18 a few weeks ago. Another had moved from home only a few days before the fatal crash that took her life. Now, the little community of Gilbert Plains is coming to terms with the tragedy.

Patient suicide, unneeded surgeries among year's worth of critical incidents released in Manitoba

A patient who needed a second biopsy after their original sample was left out overnight, someone who killed themself while getting health-care services and several people who got surgeries they didn’t actually need are among a year’s worth of critical incident reports recently released by the province.

Rural Manitoba school divisions struggling with budget decisions in spite of funding increase

Psychologists, crossing guards and buses for field trips could all be cut back at schools in a southeastern Manitoba division struggling to budget for the upcoming year with what it calls inadequate funding.

When kids are taken away, their parents need more immediate support, advocates say

Mary Burton knows it's critical to support parents after their kids are taken by the child welfare system. She also knows how few supports there are for parents in that situation, and how many are left completely alone to figure out what happens next.