Holly Caruk

Video Journalist

Holly Caruk is a video journalist with CBC Manitoba. She began her career as a photo journalist in 2007 and began reporting in 2015. Born and raised in Manitoba, Holly is a graduate of the University of Manitoba's film studies program and Red River College's creative communications program. Email: holly.caruk@cbc.ca

Latest from Holly Caruk

Victim of West End arson hopes security video will help police catch men who torched his van

A Winnipeg man whose van was set on fire early Wednesday morning caught the whole thing on video and hopes police find the people responsible.

'Their stories are sacred': Families, advocates come together to call for justice on MMIWG

A year after handing over their stories to the federal government in hopes it would lead to change, the families and survivors who offered testimony at the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls are still waiting.

Winnipeg man recounts moments following fatal stabbing aboard Transit bus

A Winnipeg man says he feels lucky police were seconds away after a Sunday afternoon bus ride with his grandkids turned deadly when a man was stabbed on board and died. 

Not all businesses rushing to reopen their doors as restrictions ease

Many shuttered restaurants and gyms in Manitoba will be opening their doors Monday after being closed for over two months due to the coronavirus pandemic, but not everyone is ready to welcome back customers just yet.

Dentists to resume full services next week but visits will look different, association says

Dentists will be able to resume all services starting next week as part of Phase 2 in the reopening of businesses in Manitoba, but it may take a while before it's back to normal.

Researchers worry Trump-related politics could play role in COVID-19 drug trial

A Manitoba researcher worries people in the province could shy away from enrolling in a drug trial because of the politics attached to the medication being studied.

The show must go on: How a rural Manitoba school's morning newscast carries on while students study at home

A student newscast at a rural Manitoba school continues to go to air every day, even with students doing their studying — and reporting — from home during the coronavirus pandemic.

Costs of reopening adding up for dentists, could lead to fee increases

Manitoba’s dentists are trying to reopen their practices after being closed for several weeks due to the coronavirus pandemic, but increased safety measures come with added costs, supply chain issues, and less capacity to treat patients.

Dentists flock to buy industrial masks in hopes of getting back to business

Dental health professionals have been flocking to ABC Fire & Safety on Marion Street to buy respirator masks, the company’s president says.

Customers of Manitoba beadwork artist who shot to fame last year say they never got what they paid for

A Manitoba woman who garnered local media attention last year after her beadwork was worn by a popular daytime television show host is now facing allegations from unhappy customers.

Manitoba wedding industry, couples anxious but hopeful for 2020 wedding season

It’s a day most couples spend months or even years planning for, but those with wedding dates this summer are being forced to make new plans amid a constantly changing forecast.

'She was just like an angel': Winnipeg-born woman believed to be victim of Nova Scotia shooting

A woman who grew up in Winnipeg is believed to be one of the 22 victims killed in this weekend's shooting in rural Nova Scotia, one of the worst mass killings in Canadian history.

Family seeks answers after mother of 3 dies suddenly, husband sought by police

The family of a woman who died suddenly over the Easter weekend, leaving her three children without a mother, say they are devastated and want answers after her husband disappeared and is now the focus of a Canada-wide warrant in connection with her death.

Drive-up Wi-Fi project helps rural students get online

Students in a rural Manitoba community who can't get online at home to do school assignments can now access the internet with drive-up Wi-Fi at Landmark Collegiate.

'His monster hugs made us feel safe': Family mourns loss of man who died after COVID-19 diagnosis

The family of a 54-year-old Winnipeg man who died after being diagnosed with COVID-19 wants people to know the disease can affect anyone.