Sarah Petz

Reporter, CBC Manitoba

Sarah Petz is a reporter with CBC Manitoba. She was previously based at CBC New Brunswick. Her career has taken her across three provinces and includes a stint in East Africa. In 2017, she was part of a team of reporters and editors nominated for a National Newspaper Award for a feature on the Port of Saint John in New Brunswick. She can be reached at

Latest from Sarah Petz

'This isn't a joke': RCMP respond to 4 threats against Manitoba schools in 2 days

A middle school student is in custody after a threat was made against a Russell, Man., school in a social media post earlier this week — the fourth incident in the last two days in which a threat was made against a Manitoba school.

Winnipeg Youth Soccer Association examines policies after racist incident involving newcomers

A racist incident at a youth soccer game had a “profound and terribly negative impact” on some local immigrant and refugee youth, says the head of the Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization of Manitoba.  

'We're still a novelty': What it's like being 1 of 2 men in a 300-person quilting group

Some retirees take up golf or gardening. Lee Foster took up quilting, and the 66-year-old — one of only two men who are part of the Manitoba Prairie Quilters group — now has dozens of colourful, intricate quilts to show for it. 

Former Masonic Temple ready for a new beginning after years of renovations

After 15 years and extensive, expensive renovations, restaurateur Peter Ginakes says he is ready for new tenants to breath life into the iconic and reportedly haunted former Masonic Temple in downtown Winnipeg.  

Fewer students said to be finding work in federal public service

While the federal government has made it a priority to curb youth unemployment in recent months, students are finding it increasingly hard to find jobs within the public service, according to a think-tank.

Statistics Canada identifies 'human error' in July jobs report

Statistics Canada has identified the error in its July employment numbers, as federal officials say no new employment insurance claims have been processed as they wait for the corrected data to be released.