Cameron MacLean


Cameron MacLean is a journalist for CBC Manitoba living in Winnipeg, where he was born and raised. He has more than a decade of experience reporting in the city and across Manitoba, covering a wide range of topics, including courts, politics, housing, arts, health and breaking news. Email story tips to

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Cheers as Brandon School Division rejects call to remove library books on sexuality, gender identity

Loud cheers erupted inside a packed high school gymnasium after the Brandon School Division rejected a call to remove certain books dealing with sexuality and gender identity from libraries.

More yurts, no new fees coming as part of Manitoba parks upgrades

The Manitoba government is promising improvements at many provincial parks, including an additional 45 yurts in the coming years.

Winnipeg car co-op goes with the Flo, launches new free-floating service

Members of Winnipeg’s only car sharing co-op will soon have a new option to help them get around when it launches its new free-floating service next month. 

Widening Winnipeg's Kenaston Boulevard, Chief Peguis Trail not worth the cost: sustainability expert

As Winnipeg considers whether to spend hundreds of millions of dollars on two of the most expensive road construction projects in its history, one expert says the city's own data shows the projects aren't worth the cost.

Close calls with cars at crosswalk raise concerns about pedestrian safety, Winnipeg woman says

One Winnipeg woman is raising concerns about safety at crosswalks after a couple of close calls with vehicles that failed to stop two days in a row.

Virtual reality demo envisions Portage and Main open to pedestrians

A Winnipeg man helped create a virtual reality experience to give people a sense of what it would be like to walk across Portage and Main as the city seeks input on how to redevelop the intersection.

Pedestrian scramble at River and Osborne part of neighbourhood blueprint

A plan to revitalize Osborne Village could involve allowing pedestrians to cross in all directions at one of its most prominent intersections.

Driver recruitment challenges could hamper Winnipeg Transit service goals

Winnipeg Transit continues to struggle with driver recruitment and now says it likely won’t reach its goals for returning to pre-pandemic service levels.

Kenaston Boulevard widening plans unveiled, city seeks public input

Winnipeggers can get their first look at updated plans for widening Kenaston Boulevard as the city launches a public survey to gather feedback on upgrades to one of the city's major thoroughfares.

Charleswood seniors shocked, scrambling for homes after learning their assisted living facility is closing

More than a dozen seniors and their families say they feel blindsided after learning the Assiniboine Links assisted living facility in Charleswood plans to shut down in three months.