Jenn Allen


Jenn Allen is a reporter at CBC Manitoba. She studied journalism and communications in Winnipeg. You can get in touch with her at:

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Siloam Mission unveils new strategic plan focusing on Truth and Reconciliation efforts

Almost 2 years after former staff accused Siloam Mission of neglecting Indigenous spiritual practices, the charitable organization has released a new strategic plan that focuses on reconciliation.

Absenteeism rate soars to 20% in Winnipeg's largest school division as viruses take toll on students

Student absenteeism in Winnipeg's largest school division has reached 20 per cent in November, as the Children's Hospital manages what has been described as an unprecedented amount of patients sick with respiratory illnesses.

Grandview hospital to suspend in-patient services for December due to staff shortages

On Dec. 1, in-patient hospital services at the Grandview Health Centre will be suspended due to staffing shortages.

Future 40 winners building better Manitoba one ice cream scoop and DNA test at a time

This group of CBC Future 40 winners is building a better Manitoba, whether by fundraising for important causes or by setting up organizations that fill gaps they've noticed in the province's services.

Peek inside The Leaf as Assiniboine Park attraction prepares to open for holidays

A spokesperson for the Assiniboine Park Conservancy says that the horticultural attraction The Leaf is near-ready to open to the public. CBC Manitoba was given an exclusive tour.

Winnipeg woman reunited with dog 5 days after car was stolen with pooch inside

A Winnipeg woman whose car was stolen, while her dog was inside, is overwhelmed with gratitude after a good Samaritan helped rescue the 10-year-old goldendoodle.

Winnipeg park renamed in honour of Elder Ted Fontaine, who attended nearby residential school

Loved ones, community members and a city councillor gathered at a Wellington Crescent park on Wednesday morning to officially unveil its new name, in honour of late Anishinabe elder and residential school survivor Theodore Fontaine.

Winnipeg's iconic KUB Bakery closes its doors amid rising costs, falling demand

KUB Bakery, founded nearly 100 years ago in Winnipeg, posted a note on the front door of its Erin Street shop Tuesday, announcing it would be closing its doors Wednesday.

Manitoba government says it will consider independent body to investigate teacher misconduct complaints

The provincial government has proposed changes to the way teacher misconduct is handled in Manitoba, the same day a new national report criticizes the lack of transparency and independent review processes in Manitoba.

Community comes together to support Thompson., Man. family who lost 4 kids in a house fire

Community members and local businesses have rallied to support the family who lost four children in a house fire in Thompson, Man., last week.