Cameron MacLean

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Cameron MacLean is a journalist for CBC News 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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Buffalo, N.Y., shooting reflects worsening racism, even in Canada, Winnipeg organizer says

Winnipegger Florence Okwudili says news of the deadly mass shooting at a grocery store in a predominantly Black neighbourhood in Buffalo, N.Y., felt like a jolt.

Pothole season in Winnipeg this year could be taste of what's to come with climate change

With more periods of intense rain and snow, more extreme temperatures and longer freeze-thaw cycles, climate change is expected to wreak havoc on Winnipeg's city roads.

Transformation of historic downtown Winnipeg Bay building will be long road, experts say

The $130-million redevelopment of a former Hudson's Bay Co. building has the potential to transform the lives of hundreds of First Nations people and reshape Winnipeg's downtown, but it faces many potential hurdles along the way.

Scaled-down Manitoba education reform plan leaves school boards in place

Manitobans will soon learn how the provincial government intends to change the public education system, after abandoning its unpopular Bill 64.

Lack of sidewalk clearing leaves Winnipeggers with mobility impairments trapped inside

City crews have struggled to keep up with the above-average snowfall this winter and people with disabilities say the lack of snow clearing has made it difficult for them to leave their homes.

Manitoba budget focuses on COVID-19 recovery, continues aggressive push to cut deficit

Manitoba's latest provincial budget continues the Progressive Conservative government's efforts to claw out of the fiscal hole created by the COVID-19 pandemic while trying to address ongoing pressures on the health system and the economy.

COVID indicators getting worse in Manitoba, but modelling shows hospitalization plateau, Roussin says

Pandemic indicators in Manitoba show signs of increasing transmission, but long-term modelling continues to show hospital admissions on a plateau, the province's chief public health officer said Thursday.

Delegates convince Winnipeg committee to keep code of conduct for taxi, limo, ride-hail drivers

Nearly two dozen people registered to speak at a committee meeting on Wednesday, opposing a motion to remove a code of conduct and new fines for taxi and vehicle-for-hire drivers from a proposed bylaw change.

Crown alleges Eduardo Balaquit's death caused by accused's 'financial desperation'

The trial for a man charged with manslaughter in the death and disappearance of 59-year-old Eduardo Balaquit began on Monday.

Witness encountered suspect in Eduardo Balaquit's death day before disappearance

A witness at the trial of the man charged with killing Eduardo Balaquit described an odd encounter he had with the accused the day before Balaquit disappeared.