Holly Caruk

Video Journalist

Holly Caruk is a video journalist with CBC Manitoba. She began her career as a photo journalist in 2007 and began reporting in 2015. Born and raised in Manitoba, Holly is a graduate of the University of Manitoba's film studies program and Red River College's creative communications program. Email: holly.caruk@cbc.ca

Latest from Holly Caruk

Jeremy Skibicki's pretrial delayed due to complexity, volume of information on 4 murder charges

The pretrial for a Winnipeg man accused of killing four women will be delayed due to the complexity and the sheer volume of information involved in the case, a Manitoba court heard Thursday.

Blind woman says she was denied ride twice in a row by Uber drivers because of guide dog

A Winnipeg woman says she was left waiting in the cold after not one, but two Uber drivers refused to give her a ride because of her service dog.

Man accused of killing parents, stabbing co-worker left crisis centre despite order to stay: court docs

A man charged with killing his elderly parents and then stabbing his supervisor at a Winnipeg hospital last year was ordered to be assessed by a psychiatrist the morning of the attacks but walked out of the facility where he sought help hours later, court documents allege.

Funding boost will help provide support but won't mean more beds: Manitoba shelter directors

A major increase in funding for organizations that run homeless shelters in Manitoba will improve services for people who use them but it won’t create more capacity, according to some of the agencies getting the money.

Premier cites non-existent California supervised consumption sites in argument against Manitoba facilities

Manitoba's premier dodged questions Thursday about why she pointed to California's negative experience with supervised consumption sites as a reason for not supporting the creation of one here — even though there are no sanctioned sites in that U.S. state. 

New website connects Manitobans who need home, respite care with service providers

A new online platform designed to make it easier for people who need home care and respite services was launched on Wednesday.

'I don't worry too much and I'm nice to people': Woman believed to have been oldest Manitoban dies at 111

The woman who may have been Manitoba's oldest resident has died. Jemima (Mime) Westcott, who was 111, is one of a few Canadians listed as supercentenarians, having lived past her 110th birthday.

Mom who went to Manitoba ER for postpartum depression help told she had 'nothing to be depressed about'

A Manitoba mother with postpartum depression says she was dismissed by an emergency room physician last month when she sought help after having suicidal thoughts.

'Dream come true' for First Nations artist as Winnipeg fabric store commissions Indigenous designs

A Winnipeg fabric store is commissioning Indigenous artists to create a new series of fabric patterns to be carried in their stores. Marshall Fabrics plans to release a new pattern by a different artist every six months in limited edition rollouts.

Winnipeg woman questions dispatcher training after 911 suggested she wake intruder sleeping in her home

A Winnipeg woman has been left shaken after waking up to find a stranger in her home and waiting 20 minutes for police to arrive. She’s now questioning that response time and why a 911 dispatcher suggested she could confront the intruder herself.