Jill Coubrough

Reporter, CBC News

Jill Coubrough is a video journalist with CBC News based in Winnipeg. She previously worked as a reporter for CBC News in Halifax and as an associate producer for the CBC documentary series Land and Sea. She holds a degree in political studies from the University of Manitoba and a degree in journalism from the University of King's College. Email: jillian.coubrough@cbc.ca.

Latest from Jill Coubrough

Overdose deaths continue to climb in Manitoba, renewing calls for government action

New data is showing signs of a surge in drug overdose deaths in Manitoba and renewing calls for action by the provincial government.

Military will assess how to help in Pimicikamak as COVID-19 cases climb to 174, chief says

Military help may be on the horizon for the northern Manitoba community of Pimicikamak as the First Nation works to contain a growing COVID-19 outbreak.

Licences of 3 Manitoba long-term care homes 'under review' over inspector concerns

CBC News has learned that conditions at three long-term care homes have reached the point that Manitoba Health has taken the rare step of placing their operating licences “under review” based on concerns about the ability to maintain adequate staffing levels and infection control.
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COVID-19 outbreak over, but cockroach problem at Winnipeg's Parkview Place continues

Cockroaches can be seen scurrying up a cupboard, inside a sink and across a desk in video obtained by CBC News showing an ongoing infestation at Parkview Place Long Term Care Home, despite a December deadline to fix the problem.

COVID-19 vaccines bring hope, relief to Manitoba personal care homes

Brandon's Marilyn Peters, 74, is giddy to be among the first wave of personal care home residents in Manitoba to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.

Remote learning centre promises help for Manitoba students, educators returning to classes virtually

Thousands of Manitoba students have returned to school virtually for the next two weeks, as the province aims to stem the spread of COVID-19 following the holiday break.

Buy-local push has Manitoba businesses stretched to the limit

The push to buy local this holiday season is overwhelming some Manitoba business owners, who are struggling to keep up with the avalanche of online and curbside orders. 

Manitoba nurse with COVID-19 believes expired masks put her at risk

A Manitoba nurse who has COVID-19 is concerned expired personal protective equipment she was issued may have put her at risk for contracting the virus. 

Care home outbreak in Opaskwayak Cree Nation over after 27 residents fully recover from COVID-19

An outbreak at a care home in Opaskwayak Cree Nation, where the military was brought in after every resident tested positive for COVID-19, is now declared over.

Residents crying out from thirst and a guard reduced to tears: a daughter's account inside Maples care home

Eddie Calisto-Tavares calls it “that terrible Friday”: the evening she heard residents crying out for water, the evening she knew her father’s nurse was alone on the floor, the evening unbeknownst to her, paramedics and ambulances were scrambled to the Maples Long Term Care Home to treat a dozen residents in distress on the floor above where her father lived.