Vera-Lynn Kubinec

Vera-Lynn Kubinec is a producer with CBC Manitoba's I-Team investigative unit, based in Winnipeg. vera-lynn.kubinec@cbc.ca

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Faulty block heater blamed for car fire a day after vehicle was in shop for repair, lawsuit alleges

A fire that burned a car beyond repair is being blamed on a defective block heater, and has led Manitoba Public Insurance to sue the automaker and the Winnipeg auto dealership involved.

Manitoba couple permanently barred from trading in securities

A Manitoba husband and wife have been permanently barred from trading in securities after investors lost money in a plan that included a 30 per cent annual rate of return on investment in some cases.

Brandon agency for youth in care will close, putting 200 staff out of work

The Manitoba government is ending its relationship with a Brandon company that provides homes for youth with complex needs, putting about 200 employees out of work and moving the youth in care to other homes.

Know refund rules at Manitoba car dealerships, buyer warns after fighting to get deposit back

A woman who recently put down a $500 deposit on a vehicle she considered buying at a Winnipeg dealership warns potential buyers they need to understand the rules about deposit refunds, should they change their mind on going ahead with a purchase.

Lawsuit alleges woman harassed by chef at Manitoba resort where she worked as a teen

A woman is suing a man for workplace sexual harassment and assault that she alleges happened to her years ago when she was 15 and they both worked at a resort near Riding Mountain National Park in western Manitoba.

Widespread 'fraud and vote buying' found in 2017 Manitoba First Nation election

A federal review has concluded fraud and vote buying was widespread in the 2017 election at Pinaymootang First Nation in Manitoba, and might have affected the results for election of chief and council.

St. Theresa Point man sentenced to 18 years for beating death of his wife

A man from St. Theresa Point has been sentenced to 18 years in prison for manslaughter in the death of his wife.

Lawyer for former Winnipeg CAO argues he needs to question RCMP officers in police HQ lawsuit

A Winnipeg court heard arguments Tuesday on why a lawyer for former City of Winnipeg chief administrative officer Phil Sheegl should be allowed to question two RCMP officers who investigated the construction of the police headquarters building.

Former Manitoba Hydro worker files complaint alleging years of racism at Wuskwatim site

A Manitoba Hydro worker who says he endured years of racism and bullying while working at the Wuskwatim generating station in northern Manitoba has filed a complaint with Hydro about his treatment on the job.

Winnipeg real estate agent barred after selling First Nations' property below market value to family members

Sarah Pao, who sold properties for three First Nations, was found by the Manitoba Securities Commission to have sold her clients’ properties to companies controlled by members of her own family at prices below fair market value.

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