Lara Schroeder

Copy editor

Lara Schroeder is an online copy editor for CBC Manitoba who dabbles in writing and radio. She started her career as a reporter at small-town community newspapers, but her English degree and habits nurtured by her English teacher dad and grammatically meticulous mom steered her toward editing. Her many jobs have included editing at the Toronto Star, the National Post, the Toronto Sun and the Winnipeg Free Press.

Latest from Lara Schroeder

Future 40

Community connectors among Future 40 finalists work to inspire others

From Girl Guide leaders to activists and organizers to people working to save the environment, Manitobans from all walks of life are pouring their energy into helping our communities.
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Future 40 leaders put their passion into Manitoba's cultural landscape

Manitoba's thriving cultural scene has been established by people driven to create not only their own art and recreation opportunities, but to build a community of creators.
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Future 40 winners build better Manitoba through business and organizational smarts

Whether by fundraising for important causes or by setting up organizations that fill gaps they've noticed in the province's services, the latest group of Future 40 winners is working to make life better in Manitoba.
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Innovators and educators in Future 40 create hub of expertise in Manitoba

Manitoba researchers are working with people across the globe to bring new knowledge in fields like health care, and the Future 40 class of 2020 features some incredible educators and scientists.

Fox Lake worker launches nightly patrol for fugitives suspected of B.C. homicides

The man who first discovered the torched SUV driven by the fugitives suspected of killing three people in northern British Columbia is taking matters into his own hands to help protect his northern Manitoba community. 

RCMP will use every resource to comb harsh terrain for suspects in B.C. killings, experts say

Aircraft, thermal imaging, dogs, different types of vehicles — police will use every resource they can in a countrywide manhunt for two young men who are suspects in the deaths of three people in northern B.C., a former RCMP officer says.

Winnipeg charity Agape Table also suffers losses in North End warehouse fire

A Winnipeg charity — and the people it serves — are on the long list of those affected by a massive warehouse blaze on Monday morning.

NDP bill challenges premier's claim 2020 election would interfere with Manitoba 150

The Opposition NDP says if Premier Brian Pallister is really worried about a provincial election getting in the way of celebrations marking Manitoba's 150th birthday, they have a solution.

Southern Manitoba much safer than north, Statistics Canada's crime stats suggest

Country living is relatively crime-free in southern Manitoba — but a person's statistical odds of being a victim of crime in northern Manitoba are among the worst in Canada.

The bright spot in Winnipeg's spring forecast? Climatologists 'not always right'

Winnipeggers show their frustration with a cool start to May by taking out their anger on a clown.