Karen Pauls

National Reporter

Karen Pauls is an award-winning journalist who has been a national news reporter in Manitoba since 2004. She has travelled across Canada and around the world to do stories for CBC, including the 2011 Royal Wedding in London. Karen has worked in Washington and was the correspondent in Berlin, Germany, for three months in 2013, covering the selection of Pope Francis in Rome. Twitter @karenpaulscbc

Latest from Karen Pauls

Two doctors enter guilty pleas in international counterfeit cancer drug case

Two California oncologists have agreed to plead guilty in a case involving the purchase of more than $1 million US in unapproved and counterfeit cancer drugs from a company owned by a Winnipeg internet pharmacy pioneer.

Scientists let go from National Microbiology Laboratory amid RCMP investigation

Two Canadian government scientists escorted from the National Microbiology Laboratory amidst an RCMP investigation and internal review have been let go from the Public Health Agency of Canada, CBC News has learned.

Inside Canada's largest COVID-19 outbreak in a federal prison

During the first wave of COVID-19, Alex Doyle did his best to keep his young family healthy. But last November, he ended up back in prison after violating his parole. And that's where he may have inadvertently become a superspreader in Canada's worst outbreak in a federal penitentiary.

Hockey players worry season lost to pandemic spells end of their U.S. scholarship dreams

They’ve been working toward the dream of a U.S. hockey scholarship for years, but as COVID-19 has stalled their final Junior A seasons, some Canadian players are worried their window of opportunity is closing.

New rules on removal of illegal online content could help in battle against child pornography

The federal heritage minister will soon introduce legislation aimed at compelling companies to do a better job of policing illegal content posted online — something victims of child pornography and their advocates have long called for.

As 1st Manitobans get COVID-19 vaccine, questions linger about distribution, access on First Nations

Indigenous people are disproportionately affected by COVID-19, but they were not first in line to get vaccinated when Manitobans started rolling up their sleeves on Wednesday.

Concern for residents as Red Cross ends mission at site of Manitoba's deadliest COVID-19 outbreak

One month after a Red Cross team was urgently deployed to the Maples personal care home in Winnipeg, it’s out - leaving some families worried - again - that their loved ones are at risk.

With gym, pools and other activities closed, backyard ice rinks are booming

What do you do in the middle of a pandemic, when winter weather has arrived and almost every form of recreation is banned? Build an outdoor rink. And that’s exactly what many Winnipeggers are scrambling to do.

Woman who spent years scrubbing explicit video from internet urges tech firms to make it easier to remove

She was only 14 when she was groomed into having virtual sex with an older man she met on social media. The Canadian Centre for Child Protection says she's one of thousands whose images are shared around the world who are finding it hard to report sexually explicit material involving minors and have it removed.

High North Dakota COVID-19 death rate hits home for Canadian family

North and South Dakota are strong Republican states that have resisted mandating public health measures, saying they should be a personal choice, but now cases are spiking and hospitals are overwhelmed. Last week, an analysis by the Federation of American Scientists found that the two states had the highest COVID-19 mortality rates in the world for the seven-day period up to Nov. 21.