Emily Brass

Emily Brass is a journalist at CBC Manitoba and host of the podcast Type Taboo: Diary of a New Diabetic. She's also worked for CBC in Montreal, Toronto, St. John's, Victoria and London, U.K.

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Bear Clan gets financial boost from province to help keep Winnipeg safety patrols operating

The Bear Clan is getting $200,000 from the province, half of which will be annual funding to help the group keep its front-line community safety patrols running.

Papal visit to Alberta just one stop on journey to reconciliation, says Manitoba residential school survivor

Residential school survivors travelling from Manitoba to Alberta to see the Pope said they hope the historic visit will inspire more Canadians to learn about the trauma they faced and work towards reconciliation.

Prairie comeback: Manitobans turn to native plants to stem climate change, erosion

As Winnipeg digs into alternatives to turf grass, native plant experts say the tallgrass prairie that once covered southern Manitoba offers solutions to modern environmental issues

Winnipeg gets failing grade on safety, connectivity for cyclists in survey of best biking cities

Winnipeg’s cycling network scored a failing grade on a recent survey of more than a thousand North American cities because of shortcomings long identified by cycling advocates. 

Team Canada wheelchair basketball player frustrated after airline loses custom gear

An elite Manitoba para athlete is frustrated after he spent a month begging WestJet to find his lost equipment, only to have the airline return it within hours of being contacted by CBC.

As fuel prices soar, rural Manitoba commuters say they need more ways to get to work

People who commute from rural communities to work in Winnipeg are calling on the province to come up with more alternatives to driving alone, as they face the pressure of high fuel costs.

Indigenous leaders in Winnipeg call for action at Silence is Violence march

About three dozen people met at the Manitoba Legislature on Monday to call for action on violence against Indigenous women, girls, two-spirit and gender diverse people.

Winnipeggers call for more reliable bus service as gas prices continue to surge

With gas prices hovering above $2/litre, some Winnipeggers looking for cheaper ways to get around say the city's bus system needs to be more efficient before they’ll get on board.

Winnipeg family turns to carpooling to save money, cut stress as gas prices spike

Malay Das and Kanika Kuri used to travel to work separately from their home in Winnipeg's south end. But now they're among people turning to carpooling as a way to deal with soaring gas prices.

Vigil for homicide victim calls attention to violence against Indigenous women in Winnipeg

About 40 people attended a vigil for a young woman from Gods Lake Narrows First Nation who'd been missing more than a month when her body was discovered early last Thursday morning in Winnipeg's Central Park neighbourhood. 

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