Bryce Hoye


Bryce Hoye is an award-winning journalist and science writer with a background in wildlife biology. Before joining CBC Manitoba, he worked for the Canadian Wildlife Service monitoring birds in Manitoba, the Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia and Alberta. Story idea? Email

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Winnipeg doses ash trees for 2nd year as destructive invasive beetle continues to spread

The city of Winnipeg is starting its summer ash tree program Monday. Workers will inject healthy trees to provide some temporary protection against the invasive emerald ash borer beetle, which is expected to wipe out all of Winnipeg's ash trees over the next decade.

First Nation evacuees begin to receive compensation 8 years after flood disaster

Thousands of people from Lake St. Martin, Little Saskatchewan, Dauphin River and Pinaymootang First Nations are beginning to see compensation this week from a $90-million settlement from the federal government.

City steps in 'at 11th hour' to stop demolition of 110-year-old Crescentwood mansion

Efforts by concerned neighbours and local history buffs have led the City of Winnipeg to halt, at least for the time being, the demolition of a 110-year-old mansion in the Crescentwood neighbourood.

City begins fleet-wide safety shield rollout on Winnipeg Transit buses

Winnipeg Transit started installing safety shields on buses this week, part of a push to improve driver safety after the slaying of former transit operator Jubal Fraser, who was stabbed to death while working in 2017.

Portage la Prairie group to hold 'Stop the Violence' march after back-to-back homicides

A 22-year-old man and 51-year-old man died this week after they were shot in and around Portage la Prairie.

'It literally grew up with the city of Winnipeg': St. Mary's Academy celebrates 150 years

St. Mary's Academy stands tall on Wellington Crescent today, but the crosses and Catholic iconography that jut out from its old brick exterior haven't been there for the entire 150-year history of the Winnipeg private school.

Social workers, snacks and 'a place of respect': How 3 libraries try to help visitors and maintain safety

While Winnipeg's Millennium Library has instituted bag checks and security screening, libraries in Halifax, Calgary and Virginia are leveraging design, training and local partnerships to help prevent violent incidents and other safety threats before they start.

Breaking down the mechanics of Jets winger Patrik Laine's whip-fast one-timer

It's no secret Winnipeg Jets winger Patrik Laine was in a scoring slump in the latter half of the season. Jets fans love the Finnish phenom, but it's not a stretch to say some of his biggest supporters have grown a little anxious waiting for him to hit a hot streak again like he did last fall.

'Fishing is cool again': More Manitobans casting lines, but sustainability concerns surface for fisheries

Thousands more people are lowering fishing lines into Manitoba lakes and rivers than there were a decade ago. That may be a sign of a thriving recreational angling scene, but the rise also underscores the need for a more robust commercial and sport fishing management strategy in the province, experts say.

'What we used to learn': Mental health treatment for Indigenous youth must draw on tradition, advocates say

Tina Fontaine's tragic free fall has been painstakingly detailed so often that many now have the series of missed opportunities that preceded her death seared into memory.

Manitoba Amphibex program 'had to write the book' on odd art of ice-breaking

The alien-like amphibious machines —part barge and part backhoe — have experienced their fair share of bumps and bruises over the 14-year course of Manitoba's unique ice-breaking program.

'Sucked back into that cycle': Curbing meth-fuelled crime requires treatment, but options limited

Winnipeg's problem with crime fuelled by methamphetamine addiction won't be addressed until the addictions problem is dealt with, say justice and community workers — but funding for rehab programs in the justice system lags behind demand.

'The water passes and we're moving on' — but there are lessons in 5 of Manitoba's worst floods, expert says

Flood forecasters predict a potentially devastating deluge for parts of the province this spring — but even if it's as bad as expected, it will be far from the first time a Manitoba flood has left a trail of destruction in its wake.

'This is a game-changing museum': Winnipeg Art Gallery expansion promises to vault Inuit art to new heights

When complete in 2020, the Winnipeg Art Gallery says the new $65-million Inuit Art Centre will be home to a collection of contemporary Inuit art unlike any other in the world — and will bring new stories to the forefront. 

Rare grassland pastures resembling 'what the Prairies used to look like' declared important bird area

An exceedingly rare kind of grassland in Manitoba and Saskatchewan — and the endangered birds that call it home — are getting a little symbolic protection.