Erin Brohman

Reporter

Erin Brohman is an RN who specialized in pediatrics before entering what she thought would be a year-long foray into journalism. After graduating from the University of King's College in Halifax, she took off to Yellowknife to work for CBC North for nearly two years, then settled in Winnipeg. At CBC Manitoba she blends her interests in health care and sharing people's stories. Story tip? Email erin.brohman@cbc.ca.

Latest from Erin Brohman

'From the bottoms of our hearts': Bunibonibee Cree Nation thankful to caregivers of elders with COVID-19

Families of Bunibonibee Cree Nation are thanking all who are caring for the beloved elders who were flown out of the community last week with COVID-19. 

Holiday-minded hikers asked to use caution when decking the trails at Birds Hill

Festive hikers have decorated an entire walking trail with Christmas tree ornaments, but Birds Hill Provincial Park staff are asking them to be nature-friendly and not leave tinsel or glass.
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Cree woman uses TikTok to connect thousands with her culture

Michelle Chubb dances in a jingle dress on top of a Winnipeg parkade — a throwback to her childhood powwows — but today the video carries a lot of star power for her more than 300,000 TikTok followers.

Families of residents who died in Maples COVID outbreak call for immediate staffing support

More than 60 people gathered outside Maples personal care home Wednesday night to honour the people who have died there of COVID-19 and call for more care for those still living.

'This is the biggest waste of time': Families of Maples residents still angry after Revera town hall

Families of residents at a Winnipeg personal care home where eight residents died over the weekend are calling for military intervention after learning the facility is still running short-staffed, relying on security guards to serve food and isn’t keeping track of how much residents eat and drink.

'I am terrified': Winnipeg doctor with COVID-19 calls for backup in fight against pandemic

Owen Mooney is a fit, front-line doctor who had been fighting the coronavirus in Winnipeg hospital wards with patients with COVID-19, but never expected that the virus would knock him out cold.

Winnipeg delivery service supports Inuit in quarantine before they return to Nunavut  

Quarantine has been pretty lonely for Lavenia Angutituar, who is holed up with her toddler in a Winnipeg hotel for two weeks before she can return home to Nunavut, but a local delivery service has provided some much needed comfort and connection. 

Residents worried, lonely amid COVID-19 outbreaks at Winnipeg care homes

Residents are feeling cooped up inside, while families are worried and want information as outbreaks grow at two Winnipeg personal care homes: Parkview Place and Heritage Lodge.

'Keep cautious, kids': Student with COVID-19 at Winnipeg's John Pritchard School speaks out

A Grade 7 student from John Pritchard School — which has an outbreak of COVID-19— is sharing his experience with the virus and how he thinks it was spread.

Pain of losing loved ones in accident compounded by autopsy delays, say Manitoba families

For three Manitoba families already dealing with the pain of losing a loved one in a horrific train crash, the nine-day wait before they could hold funerals was nearly unbearable.

Community search leads to missing woman being found safe, family says

Katelyn Fontaine, who had not been seen or heard from since Sept. 3, has been found safe, her family confirmed late Thursday night.

Families of First Nations men killed in train collision preparing to say goodbye

The families of the men killed in a collision between a train and a van near Strathclair last week are waiting to bring their loved ones home so they can say goodbye. 

Manitoba children in care reclaim traditional skills at canoe camp

A group of about 20 kids, ages five to 17, have been paddling the Black River all week, as part of a program helping youth in care in Manitoba communities get on the water. 

'People took advantage of her': Family of woman with disabilities found dead want answers

Danielle Harper was last seen on July 12. Homicide investigators are now looking into her death, which is considered suspicious, the Winnipeg Police Service said in a news release.

Patient who died of heart attack after Manitoba ER delay among 9 deaths in latest critical incidents report

A patient died of a heart attack after a "delay in responding" at triage in the emergency department, Manitoba Health’s latest critical incident report reveals. 

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