Sarah Petz

Reporter, CBC Manitoba

Sarah Petz is a reporter with CBC Manitoba. She was previously based at CBC New Brunswick. Her career has taken her across three provinces and includes a stint in East Africa. In 2017, she was part of a team of reporters and editors nominated for a National Newspaper Award for a feature on the Port of Saint John in New Brunswick. She can be reached at

Latest from Sarah Petz

Teams to start vaccinating entire First Nations communities in mid-March

Immunization teams will visit Manitoba First Nations to vaccinate entire communities at once, with those at most risk of flooding and fires or losing winter road access prioritized.

City of Winnipeg plans to reopen indoor pools by end of March

The City of Winnipeg plans to reopen its indoor pools at limited capacity, now that it's allowed under public health orders.

Kids' injuries may be going unreported during pandemic, Manitoba children's advocate, doctor fear

The acting Manitoba Advocate for Children and Youth says her office doesn’t have the full picture of just how many serious injuries to children are happening in Manitoba, and she wants a more robust system for reporting those injuries.

Province to provide $2.5M to house, support 250 Winnipeggers experiencing homelessness

The funding for the Manitoba Non-Profit Housing Association will be used to provide stable housing and wraparound services, the province said Tuesday.

Winnipeg one step closer to bringing supervised consumption site to city

City councillors have voted in favour of a feasibility study looking into the merits of a supervised drug consumption site, bringing Winnipeg one step closer to having one.

$11.5M bust of drug-trafficking network largest ever in city, Winnipeg police say

Winnipeg police have announced the largest seizure of illicit drugs and assets ever made in the city after a months-long investigation into a drug trafficking network dubbed "The Company."

Manitoba NDP MLA's interference allegations violated respectful workplace policy: investigator

A third-party investigation has found Manitoba NDP MLA Adrien Sala violated the Legislative Assembly's respectful workplace policy, when he accused a high-ranking bureaucrat of interfering in the awarding of a major provincial contract.

Manitoba Hydro subsidiary winding down international consulting arm

Manitoba Hydro says it plans to wind down the international consulting part of its commercial branch after a review said this division was "least aligned" with the public utility's core operations.

Manitoba restaurants, fitness centres welcome customers inside for the first time in months

Many Manitobans are welcoming being able to eat inside at a restaurant again as COVID-19 restrictions loosen in the province.

Gynecologist Dr. Jen Gunter calls out Vagisil for 'predatory' products aimed at teens

A Winnipeg-born gynecologist is calling out a popular company known for its vaginal cleaning products for targeting impressionable teens.