Emily Brass

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Emily Brass is the afternoon radio news anchor at CBC Manitoba. She's worked as a national and local journalist at CBC in Montreal, Toronto, St. John's, Victoria and London, U.K.

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'We have to start somewhere': People gather to pay respects to MMIWG2S

The smell of burning sage filled the Manitoba Legislature, as people gathered to remember loved ones. A pipe ceremony was held in the rotunda, on Honouring and Awareness Day for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and Two Spirit people.

Rules preventing older kids from taking school bus mean 'scary' commutes for students, parent says

Parents in Winipeg’s Linden Ridge neighbourhood are calling on the Pembina School Division to change its rules on school buses.

'We have to do these strikes to save our planet': Students get ready for Friday event

High school students at College Jeanne Sauvé spent their lunch hour Tuesday gathering cardboard and painting signs in preparation for a major climate change demonstration Friday afternoon at the Manitoba Legislature, when thousands of Winnipeg teenagers are expected to walk out of class.

'He should have been there': Manitoba WWII vet disappointed premier missed D-Day ceremony

A Second World War veteran says there's "no excuse" for Manitoba's premier not attending a ceremony last week in France to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day.

Going the long way around: Construction season sidewalk closures force Winnipeg pedestrians to change course

Construction season isn't just a headache for drivers in Winnipeg — it also turns some city sidewalks into a potentially dangerous obstacle course.

First official Filipino Heritage Month 'a testament' to community's contributions

Excitement is building in Winnipeg’s Filipino community, as the first ever Filipino Heritage Month goes into full swing.

'Embarrassing' online incident prompts Port Alberni, B.C., to develop social media policy

Port Alberni city councillors voted unanimously this week to develop a new social media policy for elected officials after Coun. Chris Alemany used an alias to post to a local Facebook group.

Oak Bay, B.C., moves ahead with experimental deer control program

Project is collecting data on animals' health and movement before requesting provincial funding for deer contraception program

Comox Valley boil water notice expected to last days

45,000 people in the Comox Valley will have to boil their water until Friday, after heavy rain sent silt and other contaminants into Comox Lake and the Puntledge River.

How to sleep as summer heat continues in Metro Vancouver

A UBC nursing professor says it's especially important seniors and infants rest well during heat waves.

Contrecoeur fraud case again pushed back over recordings between defence, accused

The fraud trial against Frank Zampino and five other men is facing further delays following revelations of police recorded conversations between the defence and the accused.
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'More than just an American issue': Thousands protest Donald Trump in Montreal

Several thousand people gathered outside Place-des-Arts in Montreal on Saturday, just as an estimated half-million people were doing the same in Washington, D.C.

A devastating Christmas for family of NDG man fatally hit by snow-removal truck

On Dec. 18, Dereck Husband was going for his usual evening walk along Sherbooke Street in his Notre-Dame-de-Grâce neighbourhood. Shortly after midnight, police say he was struck and killed by a snow-removal truck.

Refugees who learned English on Skype set to start studying at Concordia

Two Syrian refugees who spent the last year learning English via Skype have finally arrived in Montreal where they will soon begin their studies at Concordia University.

Montreal speed skater pleads for return of stolen medals

Christopher Fiola is calling on the public to help recover three silver medals stolen from his parents' home.