Laura Glowacki


Laura Glowacki is a reporter based in Winnipeg. Before moving to Manitoba in 2015, she worked as an associate producer for CBC's Metro Morning in Toronto. Find her on Twitter @glowackiCBC and reach her by email at

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No easy way to deradicalize hate group members, experts say

While people might wish for a magic pill or program, there is no easy way to guide someone away from hateful, racist ideologies, deradicalization experts say.

Murder charge dropped against man previously accused in shooting death

Second-degree murder charge has been dropped against a man previously accused of shooting a 20-year-old woman to death near Gimli, Man. in 2018, his lawyer says.

City plans to nix police overtime from pensionable income by 2020, email says

Winnipeg city administrators are moving ahead with plans to remove overtime from pensionable income and compel police officers to work longer before receiving their pensions, an email sent to city councillors says.

'He's taught me so much': Winnipeggers raise funds for homeless artist's funeral

Dozens of people are contributing to an online fundraiser for an artist who died in July so friends and fans can pay their respects.

Bodies found in northern Manitoba believed to be 2 B.C. fugitives

RCMP believe they have found the bodies of B.C. fugitives Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky in northern Manitoba, ending a cross-Canada search for the men suspected of killing three people.

Bank of Montreal to leave iconic, century-old building on Winnipeg's Main Street

The Bank of Montreal is vacating a building that is one of the most iconic in Winnipeg, and a focal point of Portage and Main.

Why #manhunt can be a minefield of misinformation on search for B.C. fugitives

An expert on social media and policing weighs in on the public's use of social media during the ongoing search for fugitives, Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky.

Province battles multiple fires near Lynn Lake, Man.

The province is fighting several fires near Lynn Lake and Marcel Colomb First Nation, the department of Sustainable Development said Thursday.

Manhunt underway after burnt vehicle found in northern Manitoba used by suspects in B.C. homicides: RCMP

A burnt-out vehicle found outside Gillam, Man., is the same one driven by two B.C. teens wanted in connection with three homicides in British Columbia, according to the RCMP. 

City to pursue 'all options' to conclude talks with transit drivers

The City of Winnipeg says negotiations with transit workers have broken down and it is now pursuing all options available under the labour code to end bargaining talks. 

Winnipeg brewer flat on Ontario maker's expansion to downtown market

A Winnipeg brewer is disappointed the True North's Hargrave St. Market downtown features an Ontario beer company rather than local suds.

Trash set ablaze in string of 'opportunistic arson' fires in Winnipeg's West End

Winnipeg firefighters were busy early Wednesday dousing several suspicious fires in the West End.

Woman, 22, wants in-person apology after she says grand chief pursued her online

A 22-year-old woman who said she was messaged multiple times online by a Manitoba First Nations leader wants a full accounting for what she calls 'creepy' messages and an in-person, public apology.

River Heights family bristles at city's inspection of non-manicured garden

A River Heights family says Winnipeg bylaw officers have overstepped reason by demanding they mow down tall grass, nettles and wildflowers growing in their yard.

Corrections officer assaulted by 2 inmates at Milner Ridge

A Manitoba corrections officer was assaulted by two inmates at the Milner Ridge Correctional Centre Monday evening, a spokesperson with Manitoba Justice says.