Vera-Lynn Kubinec

Vera-Lynn Kubinec is a producer with CBC Manitoba's I-Team investigative unit, based in Winnipeg.

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CBC Investigates

Two Manitoba police officers charged with crimes related to intimate images

Two Manitoba police officers are facing criminal charges stemming from the recording, watching and distribution of intimate images and videos.
CBC Investigates

Bank reports student loan holder to credit agency after federal government pauses loan repayments

When the federal government announced in March it was giving people with student loans a break on payments to help them during the pandemic, Barbara Hewitt thought it would be a help, not a hindrance.

Complaints of unfairness end compassionate visits to Manitoba care home during pandemic

Making exceptions to allow some family members to visit residents living in personal care homes during the Covid-19 pandemic has led to some difficult decisions by managers and, in one case, resulted in complaints about risk and unfairness. 

Former Canadian Forces officer sues federal government over mistaken identity in sexual assault case

A retired Winnipeg air force officer is suing the Canadian government over an alleged case of mistaken identity after he was charged with sexual assault, only to have the case dropped after it was determined he had the same middle and last name as the person meant to be charged.

Worker at Fred Douglas Lodge personal care home tests positive for COVID-19

Fred Douglas Lodge personal care home in Winnipeg says an employee has tested positive for COVID-19, but also says staff and residents are not at risk of exposure.

Manitoba securities commission warns investors about letter exploiting COVID-19 stock market anxiety

Financial regulators are warning Manitobans about a letter delivered to mailboxes in what’s being called an attempt to exploit fears of a recession related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Clients suffer 'substantial' losses as Winnipeg investment adviser is disciplined a 2nd time

A Winnipeg investment adviser has been fined $25,000 and suspended after a regulatory body found he made investments that were not appropriate for two clients.

Layoffs at Manitoba's largest auto group, but dealers staying open during coronavirus pandemic

Auto dealerships across Manitoba are reducing services during COVID-19 pandemic; Birchwood Auto Group president Steve Chipman announced staff reductions.

Home care workers worry about shortage of protective equipment during pandemic: union

Some home care workers are raising concerns that they don’t have enough protective equipment when they are entering clients’ homes to deliver care, says the union.

Judge orders Nygard companies into receivership

A Manitoba judge has ordered a group of Nygard companies into receivership.

'They need us for travelling': Winnipeg taxi company suffers sharp drop in demand

Winnipeg’s largest taxi company says cab drivers are making efforts to keep taxis clean in light of the COVID-19 virus, yet they've seen business drop by about 50 per cent in recent days.
CBC Investigates

Nygard companies won't be put into receivership for now, Manitoba judge decides

It will be business as usual for at least another week for a number of companies owned by fashion tycoon Peter Nygard, after a Manitoba judge has decided not to force companies into receivership.

St. Theresa Point First Nation man convicted of manslaughter in 'monstrous beating' of his wife

A man from St. Theresa Point was found guilty of manslaughter Thursday in the death of his wife, Kathleen Wood, in what the judge called an “exceptionally monstrous beating."
CBC Investigates

'I didn't know who to tell': First Nations victims of intimate partner violence suffer from lack of services

Indigenous leaders say it's time to address the issues surrounding domestic violence, and the shortage of federally funded shelters servicing Manitoba's north.

Private investigator 'dressed provocatively' to serve court documents to Peter Nygard

Fashion mogul Peter Nygard has until March 31 to file evidence in a civil dispute with a Los Angeles public relations firm.