Jill Coubrough

Reporter, CBC News

Jill Coubrough is a video journalist with CBC News based in Winnipeg. She previously worked as a reporter for CBC News in Halifax and as an associate producer for the CBC documentary series Land and Sea. She holds a degree in political studies from the University of Manitoba and a degree in journalism from the University of King's College. Email: jillian.coubrough@cbc.ca.

Latest from Jill Coubrough

Winnipeg mother fears 'lethal concoction' of street drugs amid pandemic led to daughter's death

A Winnipeg mother who recently lost her daughter to a suspected overdose fears the toxicity of the drug supply currently on the streets due to the pandemic led to her daughter's death. 

B.C. man charged with luring, sexually assaulting 13-year-old Winnipeg girl

The Winnipeg Police Service, in collaboration with RCMP have arrested a 39-year-old man from Richmond, B.C. accused of sexually assaulting and further attempting to lure a 13-year-old girl from Winnipeg.

Online child exploitation on the rise in Manitoba amid pandemic

Stats obtained by CBC News indicate reports of online child exploitation during the COVID-19 pandemic are on the rise in Manitoba.

Signs of opioid overdoses surging in Winnipeg during pandemic

New numbers suggest overdoses in Winnipeg are continuing to rise during the pandemic and experts say it's due to an increase in fentanyl and other opioid use in the city.

Manitoba care homes say they're chronically underfunded, understaffed, need government to help

As the COVID-19 pandemic shines a spotlight on challenges within long-term care facilities, more than two dozen personal care home operators in Manitoba are urging the provincial government to increase funding to improve living conditions for seniors.

COVID-19 and road construction a double whammy for Winnipeg businesses

The COVID-19 pandemic is not the only blow being dealt to some Winnipeg businesses, which are now also dealing with road construction.

2 protesters attacked with hockey stick following Black and Indigenous Lives Matter rally in Winnipeg

Police in Winnipeg are investigating after two protesters were attacked with a hockey stick following a Black and Indigenous Lives Matter rally.

Shopping in a pandemic: how the retail experience has changed in Winnipeg

Whether it's shopping for bread or bridal wear, COVID-19 has created a vastly different retail experience.

'She would have been 30': Jennifer Catcheway's family prepares for another summer of searching

Jennifer Catcheway's family is fundraising as they embark on another summer of searching for any trace of the Portage la Prairie woman, who disappeared in 2008 at age 18.

Calls to rename Wolseley Avenue, schools in wake of anti-racism movements

A petition circulating in Winnipeg calls for the renaming of Wolseley Avenue, Lord Wolseley School and Wolseley School in Winnipeg, arguing their namesake carries a legacy of oppression.

Hundreds sign petition to rename Winnipeg's Cecil Rhodes School in light of anti-racism movements

Hundreds of people have signed a petition calling for Winnipeg's Cecil Rhodes School to be renamed, in light of a global wave of anti-racism rallies and a renewed push to remove colonialist monuments.

No prom, no problem: Manitoba twins mark grad by surfing in caps and gowns

Twins Tatum and Brooke Lambert took to their surfboards in caps and gowns to mark their 2020 graduation from Sturgeon Heights Collegiate, which was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

'So far, so good' for partial return to school, says Winnipeg teacher

It's been one week since Manitoba schools partially reopened, and staff and students at one elementary school says it's off to a good start.

No return to school in sight for Manitoba kids with complex health issues during pandemic

While some Manitoba students were back in their schools this week, that's not an option during the pandemic for some vulnerable students living with underlying health conditions.

Students excited for in-person learning as schools partially reopen

Hallways were quiet and hand sanitizer was plenty as some students headed back to class in Winnipeg on Monday.

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