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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Man pleads guilty to murdering former Manitoba Ku Klux Klan leader with sword

A man admitted in court Monday to plunging a sword almost a foot deep into the chest of James Tucker, the former head of the Manitoba chapter of the Ku Klux Klan who was killed more than two years ago.

Dad sentenced to 8 years in death of toddler Kierra Elektra Starr Williams

The "terrible suffering" inflicted upon Kierra Starr Williams by her mother "must have been obvious," a Manitoba court heard Friday as a judge sentenced the 21-month-old girl's father to eight years in prison.

'Callous disregard' gets Winnipeg dealer 15-year sentence in fatal carfentanil overdose

Provincial court Judge Tracey Lord agreed to a joint recommendation for a 15-year prison sentence for Charles McKay, who sold carfentanil to four people who overdosed — including one who died.

Woman testifies ex fatally shot man who threatened to 'slit his throat in his sleep'

A homicide detective identified Christopher Brass on surveillance footage presented in court Tuesday that was recorded from three different settings the morning 21 months ago when Bryer Prysiazniuk-Settee was found dead in the snow.

Yes, you can carry up to 30 grams of pot in Manitoba — but leave it at home if you're going to court

People caught trying to go through court security with cannabis used to face arrest or be charged with possession. Now that it's legal, security staff will just seize weed, as they do with alcohol.

Trial begins as city tries to recoup $72K in dumping fees from Samborski Environmental

A senior manager with the city's water and waste department testified Monday that Samborski Environmental failed to pay more than $72,000 in dumping fees between the summers of 2010 and 2011.

Man convicted in 1996 Winnipeg triple murder must wait to hear if he'll get bail

Robert Sanderson, one of three men convicted in a Winnipeg triple murder in 1996, was in court Friday seeking bail.

Woman gets life sentence in 2016 Pukatawagan homicide

On Tuesday, Leah Castel was convicted of 2nd-degree murder in the stabbing death of her brother, and aggravated assaulted in the stabbing of another man, in June 2016.

Hit-and-run driver gets 2 years in death of cyclist Casey Donaldson

Kyle Genereux, 26, was sentenced to 24 months in prison Tuesday after pleading guilty to dangerous driving and fleeing the scene after fatally hitting Casey Donaldson in 2016 with his car.

Farmers reap 'very rewarding experience' as Yazidi newcomers harvest potatoes from family land

Early-fall snowstorms have delayed harvest seasons for many Prairie grain farmers, but there's at least one crop that was able to be pulled from the ground this Thanksgiving weekend for a good cause.

Mother of slain Jordan Thomas pans 7-year sentence as 'not enough' for man who killed son

Family of former St. John's High School quarterback Jordan Thomas say they have mixed feelings on the day a Manitoba judge convicted an 18-year-old of second-degree murder in his death.

Jury convicts woman of manslaughter in 2016 Transcona stabbing

A Winnipeg jury has found Bernadette Neepin guilty of manslaughter in the 2016 stabbing death of Frederick Bird.

Woman on trial in Transcona stabbing was trying to protect son, defence argues

Jurors heard closing arguments Tuesday in the trial of a woman accused of fatally stabbing a man she barely knew 2½ years ago at a Manitoba Housing complex in Transcona.

'Textbook' missteps led to acquittal of officer in alleged assault of 12-year-old: legal experts

The trial of an officer acquitted of assaulting a 12-year-old boy on camera hinged on the Crown attorney making what some legal experts say were "textbook" missteps that get taught to university law students.

Winnipeg police officer cleared of alleged assault on 12-year-old

Video that appeared to show a Winnipeg officer hitting a 12-year-old boy last year wasn't enough to clearly identify or convict policeman Christian Guyot of assault, a Manitoba judge ruled Wednesday.