Elisha Dacey

Freelance contributor

Elisha Dacey is a writer and former journalist who previously worked with CBC Manitoba. Her favourite place is outside in her backyard hammock with her dog, a good book and a wilting garden.

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First Person

I'm 45 years old, and thanks to my ADHD diagnosis I finally know why I've felt distracted all my life

"I look back at the times I've struggled in my life. For the first 45 years, I figured it was a character defect," writes Elisha Dacey. That changed when her daughter was diagnosed with ADHD — but many women she's heard from struggle to get a diagnosis or help, she writes.

Evacuations lifted at Marcel Colomb First Nation, Lynn Lake

Residents of a Marcel Colomb First Nation are heading home after leaving their community due to a growing wildfire.

Canada Day cuteness: Snow leopard cubs to make debut at Assiniboine Park Zoo

Public invited to take part in naming poll for eight-week-old cubs.

Bike lane pet peeves: Cyclists point out gaps, odd designs in city's network

Cyclists who use Winnipeg's bike lanes agree the city needs more protected lanes say there's conflict between cyclists and pedestrians, and outlined other concerns like random network gaps and weird designs.

The (fireworks) show will go on: St. James BIZ fills Canada Day gap left by Assiniboine Park

The St. James Village BIZ says families disappointed that Assiniboine Park's Canada Day festivities will not feature fireworks this year can get their fill the evening before.

Forest fire prompts evacuation of Marcel Colomb First Nation, Man.

A fire burning east of Lynn Lake, Man., has prompted the evacuation of a northern Manitoba First Nation.

Construction worker taken to hospital after being hit on St. Anne's Road

A construction worker was taken to hospital Monday after being hit by a vehicle on St. Anne's Road.

Scrap yard catches fire on King and Jarvis

A scrap yard in the Lord Selkirk neighbourhood caught fire Monday afternoon.

Winnipeg police trying to return cash found at Pembina Highway thrift store

Winnipeg police are trying to find the rightful owner of a sum of cash found at a south Winnipeg thrift store.

This food truck wants you (or your grandma) to come cook your family recipes

Called the Food History Truck, the unique project has a delicious premise: bring your grandmother's recipe (or your grandmother,) make said recipe and talk about the story behind your favourite family dish.