Caroline Barghout

Investigative Reporter, CBC Manitoba I-Team

Caroline began her career co-hosting an internet radio talk show in Toronto and then worked at various stations in Oshawa, Sudbury and Toronto before landing in Winnipeg in 2007. Since joining CBC Manitoba as a reporter in 2013, she has won an award for her work on crowded jails and her investigation into Tina Fontaine's death led to changes in the child welfare system. Email:

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CBC Investigates

70% of Manitoba Housing units studied went days with indoor temperatures at or above 26 C

The majority of Manitoba Housing units tested by CBC News this summer recorded heat that could put the health of some residents at risk, as a resident and a tenant advocate call on government to make it easier to install air conditioning in social housing.

Judge denies Tuxedo family's request to end police curfew checks that 'humiliated' them

A Winnipeg couple living in the affluent Tuxedo neighbourhood learned that the criminal justice system applies equally to all those accused and out on bail despite their family's financial circumstances.

Omegle asks court to rule on U.S. trafficking lawsuit involving Brandon man without a trial

Omegle, a social media website designed to randomly connect strangers, is trying again to put an end to a U.S. lawsuit against the company for a case involving a Manitoba man convicted of internet luring and child porn distribution. 
CBC Investigates

Tenant with disability files human rights complaint against Winnipeg public housing project

A Manitoba Housing apartment complex designed to accommodate people with disabilities is the subject of a human rights complaint by a tenant who says she’s being discriminated against based on her disability.

Manitoba chiropractor questions 'differential treatment' of colleague's side business after facing inquiry

A Manitoba chiropractor is questioning why she faced discipline for posting a pro-vaccine news story when the fellow chiropractor investigating her operates a side business that claims to help with the symptoms related to ADHD.

Manitoba chiropractor cleared of misconduct after posting pro-vaccine news story

The case against chiropractor Carolyn Weiss placed her in the middle of a divide in the profession over vaccination, an internal conflict that splits chiropractors between two factions: the evidence-based practitioners and the more traditional ones, explained experts.
CBC Investigates

Manitoba to conduct review of Indigenous-themed art after sculpture in premier's office deemed inappropriate

The province is conducting a review to ensure all Indigenous-themed artwork displayed in ministers’ offices is created by Indigenous artists.

Hopes renewed for long-promised sobering centre in Thompson as Indigenous group to take over city's shelter

There are hopes a long-promised sobering centre in northern Manitoba will finally become a reality, with an Indigenous advocacy organization set to take over the operations of the shelter that will host the facility.
CBC Investigates

Security videos that show RCMP punching Indigenous men in Thompson point to tense relationship

CBC News obtained two videos that show two separate cases of an RCMP officer in Thompson punching an Indigenous man while responding to a call. Both officers were charged with assault — one was acquitted and the other pleaded guilty.
CBC Investigates

Manitoba builder hit with lawsuits, stop work orders after complaints about shoddy construction, mould

A Manitoba builder has come under fire after three Manitoba clients — two of whom have filed lawsuits — say the company they hired to build homes and a cottage didn’t complete the projects as planned.