Elisha Dacey is a journalist with CBC Manitoba. She is the former managing editor of Metro Winnipeg and her work has been seen in newspapers from coast to coast. Reach her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Evacuations lifted at Marcel Colomb First Nation, Lynn Lake
Residents of a Marcel Colomb First Nation are heading home after leaving their community due to a growing wildfire.
Canada Day cuteness: Snow leopard cubs to make debut at Assiniboine Park Zoo
Public invited to take part in naming poll for eight-week-old cubs.
Bike lane pet peeves: Cyclists point out gaps, odd designs in city's network
Cyclists who use Winnipeg's bike lanes agree the city needs more protected lanes say there's conflict between cyclists and pedestrians, and outlined other concerns like random network gaps and weird designs.
The (fireworks) show will go on: St. James BIZ fills Canada Day gap left by Assiniboine Park
The St. James Village BIZ says families disappointed that Assiniboine Park's Canada Day festivities will not feature fireworks this year can get their fill the evening before.
Forest fire prompts evacuation of Marcel Colomb First Nation, Man.
A fire burning east of Lynn Lake, Man., has prompted the evacuation of a northern Manitoba First Nation.
Construction worker taken to hospital after being hit on St. Anne's Road
A construction worker was taken to hospital Monday after being hit by a vehicle on St. Anne's Road.
Scrap yard catches fire on King and Jarvis
A scrap yard in the Lord Selkirk neighbourhood caught fire Monday afternoon.
Winnipeg police trying to return cash found at Pembina Highway thrift store
Winnipeg police are trying to find the rightful owner of a sum of cash found at a south Winnipeg thrift store.
This food truck wants you (or your grandma) to come cook your family recipes
Called the Food History Truck, the unique project has a delicious premise: bring your grandmother's recipe (or your grandmother,) make said recipe and talk about the story behind your favourite family dish.
Belgian man making epic 30-month trek across the Americas, starting in Nunavut last winter
Arnaud Maldague is six months into an estimated 30-month journey across the Americas, which he started Jan. 4 of this year in Kugaaruk, Nunavut, about 2,000 km north of Winnipeg.
Family breaks out walking shoes for Red Shoe Crew Walk
A local family credits their faith, their family and their friends for supporting them when their baby son fell ill — and to a local charity for providing a little bit of home.
Streetcars shaped much of Winnipeg's growth, says young historian
Winnipeg's now-defunct streetcars shaped much of how the city grew and should be remembered for that contribution, says young historian Cole Osiowy.
A look at Assiniboine Park Zoo's most exotic flying exhibit: Butterfly garden now open for the season
Assiniboine Park Zoo's Butterfly Garden is now open, and they're bringing in some tropical creatures this summer.
Manitoba's first-ever Indigenous Film Summit happening Saturday
Ten years and several films later, Roger Boyer is holding the first ever Indigenous Film Summit in Winnipeg, Saturday at Le Cercle Molière on Provencher Boulevard.
Still missing: Disappearances of nearly 140 Winnipeggers remain unsolved
As family members head into the second week of searching for missing Winnipegger Eduardo Balaquit, others have disappeared just as mysteriously over the past several decades in Winnipeg.