Jonathan Ventura

CBC News

Jonathan Ventura is a video journalist currently working for CBC Manitoba.

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1st exhibit at Winnipeg Art Gallery's Qaumajuq showcases Inuit art forms old and new

Watch videos featuring nine Inuk artists and their contemporary works that will be part of INUA, the inaugural exhibit at Qaumajuq, the Winnipeg Art Gallery's Inuit Art Centre, which opens to the public on March 27.

'We are a home, a home for your art': BIPOC artists launch community and gallery space

Artists who are Black, Indigenous, and people of colour have a new gallery to call home in Winnipeg's Exchange District. 

30 new ski and walking trails coming to neighbourhoods across Winnipeg

The new trails are an initiative by the Winnipeg Trails Association that aim to provide equitable access to the outdoors for people who can’t always travel to recreational trails.

St. James residents build 1.5 km-long skating trail on Assiniboine River

With more time on their hands during the COVID-19 pandemic, some St. James residents have expanded their annual community-run river trail this year.

Christmas Eve a busy time for charities, gift-givers in Manitoba

Last minute preparations for Christmas are underway across the province, and for some that means preparing hampers while for others it’s gifts.  

Captured on Christmas Day during WWII, one father made a sacrifice that is still remembered

This unexpected holiday season has the daughter of one war veteran remembering the Christmas Day her father was captured during the Second World War.

"I'm just getting started': Ivy League acceptance kicks off Winnipeg teen's college football career

With an opportunity to play football at an Ivy League college in the United States, one Winnipeg teen says he's just getting started on his dreams.

Mysterious monolith structure appears, then disappears, from Pinawa Dam

Silver structures known as monoliths have mysteriously appeared around the world from Utah to Romania, and now Manitoba. 

Manitobans rush to buy Christmas trees, 'bring some normal back' to the holidays

Christmas tree lots are busier than usual this year, with some retailers saying they're seeing record sales from shoppers looking for a piece of holiday tradition during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

'You are a warrior': Winnipeg girl, 9, delivers donations, hope to domestic violence shelter

A nine-year-old Winnipeg girl is raising awareness and donations for an issue many families have trouble talking about with their kids — domestic violence.