Nicholas Frew


Nicholas Frew is an online reporter based in Winnipeg. Hailing from Newfoundland, Frew moved to Halifax to attend journalism school before moving to Winnipeg. Prior to joining CBC Manitoba, Frew interned at the Winnipeg Free Press. Story idea? Email at

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Selkirk RCMP officer accused of theft won't be charged: police watchdog

An RCMP officer in Selkirk accused of using a company credit card to purchase car washes for his personal vehicle won't be charged, due to insufficient evidence, an investigation by Manitoba’s police watchdog concluded. 

RCMP find body from float plane that crashed near Little Grand Rapids, Man.

Manitoba RCMP have found the body of a passenger who died in a plane crash near Little Grand Rapids last weekend.

U of M researchers head to West Africa to study how Ebola affects reproductive system

As Congo continues fighting the second-largest Ebola virus outbreak in history, University of Manitoba researchers will travel to West Africa to help prevent survivors from sexually transmitting the disease.

Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries further in the black: annual report

Revenues were up for Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries Corporation during the 2018-19 fiscal year, but less money was allocated to social responsibility funding, according to the Crown corporation’s annual report.

Greater limits on imitation firearms could reduce suicides by cop: judge

A Manitoba judge is calling for new rules governing imitation firearms to reduce the risk of fatal shootings involving police and what's commonly called suicide by cop.

High speed, high anxiety: Residents' concerns prompt Waverley West road safety forum

Numerous incidents of vehicles wrapping around Hydro poles, flipping over and colliding into parked cars in Waverley West last summer have incited a sit-down Wednesday night between area residents and city and traffic enforcement officials. 

Stuartburn gets major support in battle over orchids

The RM of Stuartburn recently received a number of allies in its battle against Manitoba’s Endangered Species Act, as about 40 rural municipalities have extended their support.

Winnipeg Transit union narrowly votes to accept city's contract offer

After months of tense back-and-forth, members of Amalgamated Transit Union 1505 are one step away from striking a new deal with the City of Winnipeg, as 51.97 per cent of members voted yes on the city's latest offer.

'We have to start somewhere': People gather to pay respects to MMIWG2S

The smell of burning sage filled the Manitoba Legislature, as people gathered to remember loved ones. A pipe ceremony was held in the rotunda, on Honouring and Awareness Day for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and Two Spirit people.

Unconventional street plan proposed for Exchange District

Winnipeg city Coun. Vivian Santos is proposing an unconventional streetscape plan for parts of the Exchange District, after the public works department narrowed part of a Main Street sidewalk by installing a loading zone.

Hundreds of vehicles damaged by hail, stormy weather, insurer says

Manitoba is starting to get a damage estimate after the torrential rain and hail that hit the province last weekend, and caused flooding and property damage throughout.

Migraine history 'significant risk factor' for dementia, researchers from U Manitoba, U of Waterloo say

Manitoba Study of Health and Aging found people who often suffer from migraines have a higher risk of developing forms of dementia, such as Alzheimer’s disease