Marianne Klowak


Born and raised in Winnipeg, Marianne has always had a passion for seeking the truth. She began her career anchoring and reporting at CKX Brandon. From there she worked in both TV news and current affairs at CBC Saskatoon. For the past 25 years Marianne has worked in Winnipeg, both in radio and television. She was formerly a teacher in Manitoba and Saskatchewan.

Latest from Marianne Klowak

Families upset by plan to transfer seniors out of Manitoba hospitals

Some family members of seniors who are in hospital in Ashern say the province's COVID-19 plan is forcing their loved ones to be transferred out to another facility hours away from them. The families are fighting the move, saying they have been given little notice with no choice.

Family gathers evidence for inquest into 2018 death of train conductor following derailment

The dates have been set for an inquest in northern Manitoba that will investigate the death of 38-year-old Kevin Anderson after a train derailment. The conductor bled to death waiting more than 8 hours for help to arrive after suffering 'serious but survivable injuries' according to an autopsy report.

Winnipeg boy, 7, back to running, Rollerblading after brother donates stem cells following 4-year search

Tanner McLeod is excited he can now skateboard, run and play baseball — activities many other kids take for granted. That's because his older brother, Teemu, donated stem cells, giving Tanner a new lease on life.

COVID-19 cases on the rise in southern Manitoba schools during 4th wave

There have been 181 COVID-19 cases among school-age students and school staff since the start of the school year in Manitoba. The Steinbach-area Hanover School Division is the division with the highest number of cases, with more than 40 as of Friday.

Manitoba wildfire evacuees starting school year in hotel rooms rather than classrooms

Forest fires forced more than 1,300 people from First Nations in Manitoba this summer. As school starts, delays in restoring power to some communities mean hundreds are still staying in Winnipeg hotels.

Winnipeg woman shocked by heart lining inflammation after COVID vaccine, but experts say risk remains low

A 30-year-old Winnipeg woman says she was shocked to be diagnosed with a condition involving inflammation of the lining around her heart days after she got her COVID-19 vaccination in late May. 

Manitoba municipality declares state of agricultural disaster due to drought, record-breaking heat

While people have been able to get some reprieve indoors from record-breaking temperatures, there is no let up for farmers. They say their crops are being ruined and a lack of water for cattle is forcing some to sell their animals.

Winnipeg woman with COVID-19 who died in Ontario hospital was a leader and mentor in business

With Manitoba's ICU beds filled beyond capacity, three dozen COVID patients in ICU here have been transferred to Ontario, Alberta and Saskatchewan. Fifty-seven-year-old Kim Bullard was one of them. She died at Victoria Hospital in London, Ontario, on June 1 without being able to see her family.

Northern fishing lodge, tour operator face sinking summer with tighter COVID-19 restrictions

Tour operators in Manitoba's north don't know if they will be able to survive another spring and summer because of a pandemic that just won't go away. As the US border remains closed and numbers continue to surge in this province, they say stricter protocols are decimating their businesses.

Winnipeg School Division reaches new agreement with teachers, suspends trustee for tweets

After months of bargaining, teachers in Winnipeg School Division now have a new collective agreement. As well, a WSD trustee has been suspended for breaching the code of conduct.