Kristin Annable


Kristin Annable is a member of CBC's investigative unit based in Winnipeg. She can be reached at

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MLA Rick Wowchuk remains in PC caucus after showing assistant pic of naked women

The Manitoba Progressive Conservative caucus is standing by Swan River MLA Rick Wowchuk after an internal investigation found he showed his assistant a picture of naked women.

More women, more people of colour but fewer Indigenous MLAs in Manitoba legislature

Manitoba's next legislature will include 15 women, seven people of colour and seven Indigenous MLAs.

Manitoba NDP in celebratory mood despite another electoral defeat

The Opposition NDP went into the 2019 election with 12 seats — two fewer than they held after the 2016 election. On Tuesday, they increased that number to 18 seats.

Too many signs and no incumbents: A look at 2 of the most diverse ridings in Manitoba

The Maples and Burrows are two of Winnipeg's most diverse ridings and, this election, the victor is nearly impossible to predict. It’s perfectly normal to knock on a door that has a lawn displaying support for the Liberals, New Democrats and Progressive Conservatives. 

Manitoba parties make final push in 'critical' last weekend before election

It’s the final weekend before the Manitoba provincial election, a time which one political scientist says it is a critical time for parties to make a final push to get their message out, identify their voters and make sure those voters will show up on Sept. 10.

Tories deny NDP claim that newly announced review signals move to privatize Manitoba Hydro

Manitoba Hydro has hired an independent firm to review its operational costs, leading Manitoba's New Democrats to claim the Progressive Conservatives are laying the groundwork for privatization.
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PC candidate breached workplace policy by showing photo of naked women, report says

An internal investigation into the conduct of Progressive Conservative candidate Rick Wowchuk found him in breach of the Manitoba Legislative Assembly’s workplace harassment prevention policy after he showed his former constituency assistant a picture of naked women on his cellphone.

10 ridings to watch in the Manitoba provincial election

With new boundaries, new ridings and new leaders at the helm of the NDP and Manitoba Liberals, some of the province's 57 ridings may have surprising results in the Sept. 10 election. Here is a look at 10 ridings to watch as Manitobans prepare to vote.

This year's Manitoba election brings higher number of diverse candidates

The 2019 election is one for the record books, with the Progressive Conservatives and New Democrats running the largest number of Indigenous candidates in recent history.

Pallister promises more flexibility in grocery store hours

Manitoba Progressive Conservatives promise they'll allow grocery stores to be open on Sundays and statutory holidays if they are re-elected in September.

New poll suggests PCs in lead heading into election, but Pallister's popularity lags

With the election just weeks away, the Progressive Conservatives maintain a significant lead over the NDP, but more people have an unfavourable opinion of Brian Pallister than any other leader, a new poll by Mainstreet Research suggests.

New Democrats promise safe consumption site for downtown Winnipeg

Manitoba's NDP leader says his party will open a safe consumption site on Main Street in downtown Winnipeg if they're elected on Sept. 10.

Manitoba's election watchdog investigating Manitoba NDP complaint over Tory ad

The elections commissioner is investigating a complaint by the Manitoba NDP that the Progressive Conservatives violated election laws by using the premier's office to film a party ad.

Manitoba NDP pitches free hospital parking but short on details

New Democrats say they'll give Manitobans two hours of free parking at hospitals if they're elected on Sept. 10, but they can't explain how it would be done.

Manitoba Liberals launch campaign, call for Manitobans to plant more trees

The Manitoba Liberals have officially launched their campaign, emphasizing that they are the green choice if Manitobans want to "cancel the apocalypse."