Jill Coubrough

Former CBC reporter

Jill Coubrough was 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.

Latest from Jill Coubrough

With school closed and evacuations forced by flood, Peguis parents make the most of life in limbo

With their kids out of home and school amid flooding on Peguis First Nation, and no sense of when they will be able to return, parents are focused on trying to keep the youngsters busy.  

As insurance claims pour in after Manitoba spring storm, here's what homeowners need to know

Many Manitobans still cleaning up from a spring storm are waiting to learn what will be covered by their insurance.

Manitoba man accused of historical child sexual assaults has criminal past involving young people

Court documents reveal a Lundar man accused of historical child sexual assaults has criminal past involving young people.

Winnipeg teen says new drug for cystic fibrosis is 'a life changer'

Once winded going up the stairs, a Winnipeg teen is outrunning his classmates in phys-ed, all thanks to the breakthrough drug for cystic fibrosis called Trikafta.

Calls for mandatory vaccines for Manitoba personal care home staff as Omicron threat looms

With the threat of Omicron, one family and experts say Manitoba needs to do more to protect seniors living in long term care homes.

New documents reveal dozens more children died at northern Manitoba residential school

A northern Manitoba First Nation has learned that dozens more children died at a residential school in the community. There were previously 30 known deaths.

Winnipeg family urges province to cover the cost of new cystic fibrosis drug

British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Ontario and Quebec have all recently announced they will cover Trikafta — which costs about $300,000 a year — for eligible patients.

Manitoba's Haitian community watches and worries, sends support to families amid earthquake, unrest

Members of Manitoba's Haitian community are on edge watching the aftermath of deadly earthquake, political instability and mass deportation of migrants at the U.S. border.

First Nations student reprimanded after not standing for O Canada

A First Nations student who was reprimanded and removed from class for choosing not to stand for the national anthem at Winnipeg high school hopes the situation sparks change and awareness.

Optimism and nerves: Manitoba teachers welcome students back to school full-time

Teachers are anxiously awaiting the return of students to classrooms full-time this fall.