Marjorie Dowhos

Marjorie Dowhos is the host of CBC Manitoba's Radio Noon. Marjorie joined CBC Manitoba in 2010 and has worked as a reporter and as host of CBC Winnipeg News at 11. Prior to that, she spent four years in Thunder Bay, Ont., as a TV news anchor.

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Neighbours come together to create memorial for teens killed in southwestern Manitoba tornado

Shayna Barnesky and Carter Tilbury, both 18, were killed when the pickup truck they were in was swept up by a twister on Aug. 7. Now, a memorial to the teens has been placed near where the twister touched down.

Hitched in a hurry: Manitoba venue to host pop-up weddings to help couples tie the knot in an hour

A St. Andrews chapel will hold a day of pop-up weddings in August to help couples forced to cancel their nuptials because of the novel coronavirus, with an event planner saying an entire wedding can be done in just an hour.

What's the buzz? Brandon asks people to vote for city's official bee

Bee City Brandon asking Manitobans to help select Wheat City's official bee. The queen bee will be crowned at the conclusion of Pollinator Week at the end of June.

Manitoba drive-in theatres get green light to open for season after province reverses initial decision

The owners of Manitoba's only operating drive-in theatres are celebrating the province's decision to allow the outdoor venues to operate, after initially being left off the list of businesses allowed to reopen this week.

Manitoba golf course owners remain cautiously optimistic courses will be able to open this spring

Some courses would normally already be open to eager golfers, but a public health order has shuttered all non-essential services in Manitoba till at least May.

2nd group of workers prepares to sequester inside Brandon's water treatment plant

The City of Brandon is preparing a second group of workers to sequester inside the city’s water treatment plant as part of its handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.

'Kind of been a whirlwind' for nursing students suddenly called upon to help screen Manitobans for COVID-19

Over 100 fourth-year nursing students from the University of Manitoba have suddenly found themselves working in the health-care system during a pandemic.

Winnipeg charities, non-profits face financial strain from COVID-19

Local organizations now forced to rethink how to collect donations, stay afloat amidst coronavirus pandemic.

'I feel like I've done it all': University of Manitoba volleyball coach Garth Pischke to retire

Legendary player and coach's resume includes 38 seasons with the Bisons, numerous championships and a distinguished international career.

'Best time of my life, I spent it here': Winnipeg parking attendant retires after 33 years on the job

Bhupinder "Bob" Dhaliwal was a fixture at the Cityplace parkade for over three decades, greeting drivers every day.

'You carry yourself differently': Martial arts course teaches self-defence to visually impaired people

A new course offered though the Manitoba Blind Sports Association, teaches basics of self-defence. Students say it gives them confidence to lead an independent life and breaks down stereotypes about being blind.

'It keeps our language alive': Winnipeg youth choir will sing national anthem in Ojibway at Jets game

Riverbend Community School 's Strong Warrior Girls Anishinaabe Singers will deliver the Canadian anthem in Ojibway during the Winnipeg Jets versus Tampa Bay Lightning game, — a first at an NHL game.

Field hockey coach aims to educate as she struggles to overcome post-concussion symptoms

Winnipeg athlete Cassidy Nicholls still suffers from post-concussion symptoms years after her field hockey career ended. She is now sharing her story as a warning to other athletes.

Book buddies: Winnipeg students get confidence boost by reading to 4-legged friends

The Winnipeg Humane Society's "See Spot Read" program helps students from Winnipeg schools improve their reading skills with the help of therapy dogs from St. John Ambulance.

Winnipeg Blue Bombers fan hopes his 46th straight Grey Cup will be one to remember

John (Cooch) Couture says attending the CFL championship game is about tradition and camaraderie