Kristin Annable


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

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Tory minister accused of interference after fishing licence granted to PC candidate

Manitoba’s sustainable development minister, Rochelle Squires, is being accused of political interference after her department allegedly circumvented a fishing co-op’s decision and granted a fishing licence to a candidate running for her party.

$200K savings lost after immigration lawyer terminated, says man who hoped to immigrate from China

A man who hoped to immigrate to Canada from China says his family has lost their life savings after transferring $200,000 to Winnipeg immigration lawyer Paul Hesse, in the hope it would improve their chances of gaining permanent residency in Canada.

Client says he's out $30K after investing in business on advice of Winnipeg immigration lawyer

A client of Winnipeg immigration lawyer Paul Hesse says he is out a $30,000 business investment and his immigration status is in flux, after learning Hesse is under investigation and has been terminated from his job.
CBC Investigates

U.S.-based mobile clinic quietly offering diagnostic tests for fee in rural Manitoba

A North Dakota company has quietly been coming into Manitoba to offer diagnostic services for a fee, catching health officials off guard and sparking the health minister to order a review into the mobile clinic.

'Effective immediately': WRHA's top doctor/VP is no longer in role

Dr. Bruce Roe is no longer the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority's chief medical officer and vice-president, the CBC has learned.
CBC Investigates

Audit finds $1.3M in questionable expenses at First Nation health centre

Unwarranted travel allowances, pay for questionable extra duties and speeding tickets are among the items covered by funding for a health centre on Sagkeeng First Nation, according to a forensic report obtained by CBC News.

New test results show lead contamination in St. Boniface gardens up to 10 times recommended level

The residents association in St. Boniface is demanding action after a new batch of test results show more contaminated lead levels in home gardens in the Winnipeg neighbourhood, including one that is 10 times higher than national safety guidelines.

Winnipeg patients waiting months longer for ultrasounds than those in Saskatoon

Winnipeggers are waiting as long as five months for elective ultrasounds while their neighbours in Saskatoon can get one done in under a week.
CBC Investigates

Winnipeggers wait over a year for diagnostic heart test done in a week in Regina

Echocardiograms for heart patients are conducted weeks after they're ordered in Saskatchewan and Ontario while wait list soars to 70 weeks at St. Boniface Hospital.
CBC Investigates

Wait times for heart imaging tests reach 5-year high in Winnipeg

Wait times for heart imaging scans have reached a five-year high as Winnipeg hospitals grapple with a nuclear medicine program under pressure to complete more tests with fewer staff and less equipment.
CBC Investigates

Company at centre of door-to-door sales complaint in Winnipeg faces class action lawsuit in Calgary

The company at the centre of a complaint about misleading door-to-door sales in Winnipeg is facing a proposed class action lawsuit over new allegations in Calgary.
CBC Investigates

Stuck with $37K bill he can't read, Winnipeg man says door-to-door furnace sales should be banned

Door-to-door salespeople from a Winnipeg company allegedly persuaded a Winnipeg man and his legally blind wife to sign multiple costly contracts for home energy products, creating a mountain of debt for the couple and raising questions about whether the practice should be banned.

Watchdog takes Winnipeg police to court to get cadets' notes after Taser death

Civil court filings involving the Taser death of a 34-year-old show Manitoba’s Independent Investigation Unit continues to face roadblocks from Winnipeg police when it comes to investigating officers' actions.

Nunavut man waiting for access to home dialysis feels 'like a hostage' in Winnipeg

A Nunavut man with kidney failure says he is caught in a jurisdictional limbo that means he doesn’t have access to home dialysis.
CBC Investigates

'He was supposed to help us': Chinese immigrants out thousands after immigration agent disappears

Jiatoo Immigration Consulting Inc., run by 24-year-old Zhihao Jia, quietly shut the doors at its Pembina Highway office in early March, clearing out furniture in a seemingly overnight move with no notice given to its landlord or clients.