Nathan Liewicki

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Nathan Liewicki is an online reporter at CBC Manitoba. He has worked at several newspapers, including the Brandon Sun, the Regina Leader-Post and the Edmonton Journal.

Latest from Nathan Liewicki

Winnipeg's property and planning committee votes against sale of John Blumberg Golf Course

There are still about three months until Winnipeg and area golfers get back into the swing of things on city-owned courses, but the future of one of those courses was discussed during a committee meeting Monday afternoon.

Manitoba shouldn't give up on containing COVID-19, Ontario epidemiologist says

Manitobans have been told they will likely be exposed to COVID-19 sometime in the coming weeks, with the government has shifted its focus away from trying to limit the spread of the disease. An University of Toronto epidemiologist disagrees with this approach.

Vote to change Winnipeg bylaw would cost rub parlours, escort agencies their licences

Diane Redsky wants to live in a city where women and girls are not for sale. If changes to a City of Winnipeg bylaw are approved next week, Redsky's wish will come true as escort agencies and rub parlours will cease to legally exist.

RRC Polytechnic permanently shuts down Rebels athletic program

Winnipeg's Red River College Polytechnic announced Thursday that it will permanently shut down its varsity athletic programs, and cease participation in the Manitoba Colleges Athletic Conference — news one former student athlete says is disappointing.

Manitoba needs centralized database for test results from rapid COVID-19 tests: NDP

The Manitoba NDP warns the shift to self-administered rapid tests for COVID-19 could leave Manitobans without help or protection when it comes to accessing supports in the future. The Opposition says a centralized database for test results is needed.

Action needed to address Winnipeg home care staffing crisis: union

Burnout and severe understaffing is leading to reduced care for vulnerable Manitobans, the Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 204 says.

Winnipeg man lost everything in New Year's Eve fire, says he's focused on the future

As firefighters sprayed gallons upon gallons of water — that quickly turned to ice — onto his Winnipeg apartment building late New Year's Eve, Chuck Tizya wasn't lamenting the items he'd left behind.

Winnipeg Ice blueliners Lambos, Streule reflect on shortened world junior hockey experience

Two Winnipeg Ice defencemen that suited up for their respective countries at the shortened men's world junior hockey championship are disappointed but feel the International Ice Hockey Federation did what it felt was best in the wake of a handful of positive COVID-19 tests.

Manitobans seek clear direction from provincial officials as concerns related to COVID-19 rise

David Lesey was set to host a Christmas Day celebration with members of his family only to begin isolating himself a few days before the holiday.

Leadership lacking in Manitoba as COVID-19 cases surge, Omicron spreads, say bewildered experts

Andrea Carlson was preparing to host a small Christmas Day gathering with members of her extended family. She abruptly cancelled those plans after Manitoba's top doctor implored everyone to curtail their holiday gathering plans Friday.

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