Cameron MacLean

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Cameron MacLean is a journalist living in Winnipeg, Man. where he was born and raised. He has more than a decade of experience covering news in the city and across the province, working in print, radio, television and online.

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Girl who died after Dalhousie Drive crash was Yazidi refugee, community member says

A five-year-old girl who died after a crash on Wednesday was part of a Yazidi family who came to Canada two years ago as refugees fleeing ISIS, a member of Winnipeg's Yazidi community told CBC News.

Influx of patients temporarily forced St. Boniface Hospital to send some patients away

Winnipeg health officials attempted to reassure the public that St. Boniface Hospital's emergency room remained open to patients after an influx on Wednesday temporarily forced staff to turn away some who needed certain help.

Bird of prey attacks runner, elementary school student in Transcona

A Cooper's hawk has attacked multiple people near its nest in Transcona.

Homicide victim's sister furious about accused killer's past conviction

The sister of a man stabbed to death on a West Broadway street in what police called a random act of violence says her brother's death has left her broken and bewildered.

'Justice for our little JJ': Homicide victim's family pleads for info on fatal attack

Family members of a Winnipeg man killed on a West End street last weekend made a tearful plea for anyone with information to come forward.

'It's just not like her': Family worried about woman who's been missing for 2 months

The family of a missing Winnipeg woman say they're worried because they haven't heard or seen any online activity by her for two months.

Manitoba vets vote to ban cat declawing

Veterinarians in Manitoba voted overwhelmingly to ban the practice of declawing cats without a medical reason.

Former FBI director Comey comes to town to talk cybersecurity, politics in the Trump era

James Comey gave the keynote address at the Western Canada Information Security Conference at the RBC Convention Centre on Tuesday.

Alonsa residents concerned after Alert Ready test fails to reach their cellphones

People living in the rural Manitoba community hit by a fatal tornado last summer did not receive a message from the national alert system during Wednesday's Canada-wide public test.

Northern Cree communities talk impact of Hydro projects at United Nations

A group representing northern Manitoba Cree communities impacted by Hydro developments spoke at a meeting of the United Nations in New York City earlier this week.

Siamese cat in a bag survives being thrown from vehicle on Winnipeg bridge

A cat that was stuffed in a bag and tossed out of a vehicle on the Redwood Bridge is now recovering in a foster home.

As protesters gather outside, sold-out crowd greets Linda Sarsour with cheers, laughter

Winnipeg Mayor Brian Bowman’s call for organizers of a panel planned for Friday evening to drop Palestinian-American activist Linda Sarsour is unprecedented, she said at a press conference held before the event.

'We didn't do it,' BerMax Caffé owners insist after police charge them with staging hate crime

The Jewish family that owns a Winnipeg restaurant deny police allegations that they staged an anti-Semitic attack at the establishment last week.

Crash on Winnipeg's Selkirk Avenue sends 2 pedestrians to hospital

One of the pedestrians is an adult and one is a minor, police spokesperson Const. Jay Murray told CBC News.

Winnipeg students visited Notre Dame weeks before devastating fire

The memory of what Notre Dame Cathedral looked like just weeks before a devastating fire is something Will Lazarenko and his fellow St. Paul's High School students will hold onto.