Kelly Geraldine Malone

The Canadian Press

Kelly Geraldine Malone is a reporter for The Canadian Press.

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Elder disappointed no consequences for woman accused of racist Facebook posts

A Manitoba woman arrested for uttering threats and public incitement of hatred in relation to a Facebook post about a vandalized car in Flin Flon, Man., in 2018 has not participated in further court diversion programs after she declined to participate in mediation circles.

Manitoba judge points to systemic issues in Indigenous woman's killing

Anthony McKay was sentenced to four years for manslaughter in the death of his mother, Shirley McKay. Justice Chris Martin called the case troubling, "not only for its specific facts, but because it reminds that core issues affecting many in the Indigenous population are not really being addressed sufficiently or urgently enough."

Embattled Canadian Human Rights Museum in Winnipeg has history of controversy

Stories of racism, discrimination and censorship that have emerged recently about the Canadian Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg are only the latest controversy for the embattled institution.

Métis leader says children in care left out of Manitoba's pandemic response

Metis Child and Family Services is facing hurdles caused by the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure safety of more than 1,200 children. But the province's block funding model will inevitably force agencies to cut programs or fall into a deficit, David Chartrand says.

Most police watchdog investigators are white and former officers, Canadian Press tally finds

The majority of independent investigators delving into alleged police misconduct in Canada are white men who are former police officers.

Experts say not enough proof expensive body cameras will reduce police violence

Ottawa is considering outfitting Canadian police with cameras following protests against violence by some officers, but experts say there is not enough proof the expensive technology is effective.

'Alarmed:' Health critic calls for more data on COVID-19 in trucking industry

The majority of provinces are not looking at infections in long-haul truckers, even though the drivers are among the few Canadians crossing into areas in the United States hard hit by the pandemic.

Chief says Manitoba First Nation going ahead with powwow despite public health orders

A Manitoba chief says his community will hold its annual powwow next month even if provincial public-health orders continue to limit the size of public gatherings.

Horse racing back but without cheering crowds at Assiniboia Downs

Assiniboia Downs became the first horse race track to reopen in Canada during the COVID-19 pandemic Monday.

Indigenous communities return to land to ensure adequate food supply during COVID-19 pandemic

First Nations leaders who have called on their communities to return to the land to find food during the COVID-19 pandemic are also seeing people reconnect with their traditions.

Super-spreading events linked to COVID-19 across the country

Thousands of people smiled, laughed, shook hands and conversed at one of the largest dental conferences in North America last month unaware of a deadly virus circling among them.

'There isn't consistency': COVID-19 response varies for children in care

Cora Morgan, who speaks for First Nations families in Manitoba, says she's getting calls from parents who have not been able to see their children because in-person visits have been suspended.

'Lucky to be here:' Paralyzed Winnipeg hockey player trains for success in life

Sweat builds on Reese Ketler's brow, as his hands clasp both ends of a hockey stick. Each time the 20-year-old thrusts the stick toward his physiotherapist, his body learns to use different muscles in his arms and back.

Province moves to cap damage awards by Manitoba Human Rights Commission at $25K

The Manitoba government has introduced legislation that would put a cap on what the province's human rights commission can award for damages.

Online threats, racism causing fear for Indigenous women: MMIWG commissioner

As threats levelled during recent anti-pipeline protests, rail blockades and demonstrations ramp up, Michele Audette says she feels that women are more often targets than men.

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