Cameron MacIntosh

Senior reporter

Cameron MacIntosh is a senior reporter with CBC National News based in Winnipeg.

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Churchill residents rejoice as rail service gets back on track

Full passenger and freight rail service should be restored to Churchill, Man., by the end of the month.

Hydroponic produce is blooming in Churchill, Man.

Three months into a hydroponic experiment in Churchill, Man., the project is exceeding expectations. Fresh greens grown in a shipping container are being delivered door to door in the northern community, where fresh produce is otherwise hard to come by.

'We're at our wit's end': Churchill endures winter of discontent as dispute over broken rail line drags on

Residents of Churchill, Man., are facing difficult decisions about their future and in some instances leaving the northern community as a dispute over a damaged railway drags into court.

Victims of Congolese war release 'incredibly powerful' albums with help of Canadian charity

Warner Music Canada has released two album of songs written and performed by war victims in Congo, aided by the Canadian NGO Make Music Matter.

Great-West Life cuts 'a big hit for all at once' in Winnipeg

Great-West Lifeco plans to shed 450 jobs in Winnipeg as part of a company-wide restructuring that will reduce its workforce by 1,500 workers in Canada.
Analysis

Update on number of asylum seekers only tells part of the story

New government stats offer small glimpse into the flow of asylum seekers into Canada.

Officials can't say how many asylum seekers enter Canada illegally

Officials are unable to say how many asylum seekers enter Canada illegally because federal, provincial and non-governmental agencies all keep statistics in different ways

RCMP bracing for more border crossers amid community concerns

Manitoba RCMP's commanding officer, Assistant Commissioner Scott Kolody, says his force is doing its due diligence on the border and has added more resources to this area.

How Canadians are keeping this classic 'Icelandic' holiday cake alive

Vinarterta is a classic holiday cake that has become more common in Canada than Iceland, where it is believed to have originated.

Keeping WW1 history alive for generations who have never known war

Canadians identify with the First World War - it's part of our identity. But with the 100th anniversary of Vimy Ridge approaching, many no longer know the details of this devastating war.

Northern exposure: Manitoba's northern economy facing serious challenges

Manitoba's northern economy is facing serious challenges after announcements of mine and mill closures.

University of Winnipeg makes Indigenous studies mandatory

University of Winnipeg students are now required to take at least one Indigenous studies course.

How Gordie Howe and the WHA transformed the business of hockey

As Canadians and hockey fans around the world remember Gordie Howe, the CBC's Cameron MacIntosh looks back at how the legendary NHLer, as a member of the rival WHA, changed professional hockey forever.

Government officials knew $30M Shoal Lake road project could cost $52M when they announced it, documents show

Internal documents from the Department of Indigenous and Northern Affairs obtained by CBC show that when funding for a much-needed road to the isolated Shoal Lake 40 First Nation was announced last December, government officials knew the costs would be a lot higher than the $30 million estimate cited publicly.
Analysis

Manitoba election: 3 things to watch

NDP Leader Greg Selinger is trying to hold on as premier of Manitoba in a race that could alter the province's voice on the national scene.