Chelsea Kemp

Brandon Reporter

Chelsea Kemp is a multimedia journalist with CBC Manitoba. She is based in CBC's bureau in Brandon, covering stories focused on rural Manitoba. Share your story ideas, tips and feedback with

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Ojibway classes help Winnipeg Bear Clan volunteers connect with people they serve

Instructor Corey Whitford hosted his second Ojibway class Sunday at the Bear Clan Den. His goal is "taking the language out of the classroom" so students can learn through hands-on and fun experiences.

Brandon drop-in centre adapts to help vulnerable people amid shelter space shortage

Brandon's Ask Auntie Blue Door Project, a daytime shelter that initially opened a year ago as a warm place for people to hang out during the day, is now adapting to meet the growing needs of a community in what advocates say is a housing crisis.

Over 9 kg of cocaine, cash, guns nabbed in Brandon after year-long investigation

Brandon Police Services inter-agency Project Banish operation led to the seizure of more than nine kilograms of cocaine, more than $450,000 in cash and multiple stolen guns.

Southwestern Manitoba non-profit races to meet food hamper needs for holidays

Brandon Christmas Cheer volunteers are hard at work preparing for the 2022 holiday season although they have had to purchase many items as donations are coming in slower than usual.

Exhibit at Brandon gallery offers portal into lives of incarcerated artists

A southwestern Manitoba artist Brian Moran had one of his paintings displayed on Thursday for an event called "Pathway to Change: A Conversation About Art and Hope" at the Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba in Brandon.

Healing Together: New sculpture at Brandon University dedicated to truth, reconciliation

A new sculpture dedicated to truth and reconciliation is also a symbol of personal healing for the artist who helped create it. Cree artist Kevin McKenzie had to revisit the experiences of his late father, a residential school survivor, while leading the Brandon University team that came up with Healing Together, which was dedicated Friday.

How this man plans to help other fathers in his Manitoba First Nation heal from trauma

Rolling River First Nation member William Gaywish attended the “Untangling the Web of Complex Trauma” in Brandon Wednesday to better understand how to help break the cycle of inter-generational trauma.

Apprenticeship programs in Brandon, Winnipeg aim to fill gaps, boost diversity in trades

A Brandon organization is making changes to its apprenticeship program in an effort to make it easier for small and medium-sized businesses in southwestern Manitoba to apply for funding, and to help address labour shortages.

Transgender Day of Remembrance service in Brandon focuses on joy of living authentically

A ceremony in Brandon to mark Friday's Transgender Day of Remembrance spoke to the sadness of loss, while looking with hope toward the future.

Classes reawakening Indigenous languages in southwestern Manitoba

A new series of language courses in Brandon, Man., is helping Sixties Scoop survivors reclaim and strengthen their Indigenous identities and culture by giving them the chance to learn Anishinaabe, Cree, Dakota and Michif.