Kristin Annable

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Kristin Annable is a member of CBC's investigative unit based in Winnipeg. She can be reached at kristin.annable@cbc.ca

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Manitoba hospitals using PPE linked to overseas factories with forced labour allegations

A CBC Marketplace investigation revealed some personal protective equipment used throughout Manitoba’s health care system has connections to overseas factories accused of forced labour practices. 

Construction industry gets its way after Manitoba finance minister walks back plan to scrap their minimum wage

A proposal by the Manitoba government to repeal an act that guarantees a minimum wage for construction workers is off the table after near-universal outcry from the industry and its unions.

St. Boniface Hospital CEO spent Christmas in Quebec while Manitobans told to stay home

The CEO of Manitoba’s second-largest hospital spent the holidays in Quebec with her family, despite public health recommendations for people not to travel outside the province.

Construction industry slams timing of gov't proposal to scrap their minimum wage act

A plan to repeal an act that guarantees wages for construction workers is being hammered by those in the industry, who say it caught them off guard and will destabilize their operations during an already turbulent time.

Almost half of Winnipeg care home workers waiting to be fitted for new N95 respirators: WRHA

The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority says 55 per cent of health-care workers at city nursing homes have been fitted for N95 respirators, after the WRHA paused its testing program in March.
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Winnipeg police officer under investigation for conduct in videos has history of complaints

A Winnipeg police officer under investigation after two videos of him went viral has a history of complaints about his conduct, including a 2018 incident where he was accused of verbally abusing a newcomer soccer team.

2nd video of officer has 'almost racist overtones': Winnipeg police chief

Winnipeg's police chief says he is concerned about the "almost racist overtones" of a second video involving the a Winnipeg police officer caught ticketing a driver after the passenger asked why he wasn't wearing a mask.

Almost all residents of Transcona care home have COVID-19, staff struggle to keep up as more workers go home

The overwhelming majority of residents at a Transcona nursing home have tested positive for COVID-19, leading to questions about why the home didn't get N-95 masks sooner and calls for more supports for affected staff.

Newly released Manitoba nursing home inspections show nurses working 50 consecutive days

An inspection of a personal care home in Northern Manitoba done in the midst of the province’s second wave revealed staff shortages so severe that nurses worked 12 hour shifts for 50 consecutive days and water temperatures so low, residents were unable to properly sanitize their hands.

Son fears COVID-19 spread after home-care staff ordered to also work in Winnipeg nursing homes

A Winnipeg man whose 89-year-old mother relies on home-care workers is concerned about the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority's plan to force these staffers to also work at nursing homes.

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