Renée Lilley

Renée Lilley is a reporter for CBC Manitoba. She is a recent University of Winnipeg grad with a BA in rhetoric and communications. She has reported on radio and online news in her hometown of Portage la Prairie. She is also a proud Métis mama of four girls.

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'Entrance to the wilderness': CBC doc journeys through Nopiming Provincial Park

CBC Gem documentary explores Nopiming Provincial Park with a family during the pandemic, talking to paddlers, river guides, canoe makers, cartographers, and more.

You don't need to be in a classroom to learn. Enter the Forest School.

The Forest School at Fort Whyte Alive is featured in a CBC Gem doc about learning in the outdoors.

Métis artist's Winnipeg Art Gallery exhibit goes back 250 years to honour women in her family

Tracy Charette Fehr traced the history of seven generations of Métis women in her family back to 1770 and crafted 250 handmade, fire-smoked bowls to recognize those women in her new exhibit.

Masks, social distancing still required in all City of Winnipeg, Brandon facilities, most health-care settings

The City of Winnipeg is requiring the use of masks in all city-operated facilities. Shared Health will still require masks and PPE for staff/patients in most healthcare settings in the province.

U of Winnipeg shelter could take hundreds of wildfire evacuees if needed: Red Cross

The Red Cross hopes it doesn't have to use the shelter, but has the space ready in case there are more evacuees headed to Winnipeg.

Manitoba drought leaves women's centres short on sage for smudging, medicinal uses

WEWRC and the PDWC needs more sage to provide to community members in need.

Dogs rescued from evacuated communities, others left behind desperately need help: Manitoba Animal Alliance

Dogs rescued from Manitoba First Nations evacuated because of ongoing wildfires, and some left behind in those communities, are in urgent need of shelter and foster homes, says a non-profit animal rescue group.

Honey production, bees at risk due to drought in Manitoba

As is the case for most farmers in Manitoba this summer, extremely hot and dry drought-like conditions are causing concern for beekeepers in the province. "I've never experienced conditions quite like this before," says the chair of the Manitoba Beekeepers' Association. 

New child care app launching in Manitoba will replace online registry

Manitoba parents and caregivers looking for child care will soon have a more streamlined system to help them find a space. Families Minister Rochelle Squires announced a newly designed mobile app will be available on Aug. 30 to replace a very outdated system. 

Winnipeg golf course celebrates 100-year birthday, players reminisce about time on the green

KPGC celebrates 100 years as a municipal-run golf course. Plaque unveiled, memories shared.