Stephanie Cram

Stephanie Cram is a reporter based in Winnipeg. She has worked for the CBC Indigenous Unit, and the CBC radio show Unreserved. She is the host of the podcast Muddied Water: 1870, Homeland of the Métis.

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Pathologist says Headingley inmate died of brain injury from lack of blood, oxygen flow

Dr. Charles Littman testified in court Thursday that Headingley inmate William Ahmo had no traces of illicit drugs in his blood when he died in February 2021 from a brain injury, likely triggered by how he was restrained by correctional officers. 

Headingley inmate said he felt he was in a war hours before he became unconscious, court heard Tuesday

The crisis negotiator who tried to de-escalate William Ahmo testified he heard the Headingley Correctional Centre inmate say he believed he was at war before he became unconscious and was sent to hospital, where he later died.

Court sees video of inmate's final hours in Manitoba jail on 1st day of corrections officer's trial

Footage of William Ahmo's final hours inside a Manitoba jail was shown in a courtroom Friday, during the start of a trial for a correctional officer facing charges in the man's death.

Headingley corrections officer's trial starts Friday for 2021 death of inmate

The trial for correctional officer Robert Jeffrey Morden starts Friday. Morden is facing charges for the death of inmate William Ahmo, who died after an altercation at the Headingley Correctional facility in February 2021.

Family shaken after Winnipeg toddler left alone in preschool vehicle for over 2 hours

A family is shaken after their three-year old son was left alone in a vehicle that was supposed to drop him off at his afternoon early education program last month.

Toddler who drowned in Portage la Prairie retention pond was in the care of CFS agency

The family of a two-year-old boy who was in the care of Child and Family Services when he drowned in a retention pond in Portage la Prairie last week say they are still waiting for answers about the circumstances surrounding his death.

Peguis First Nation boxing club punching above its weight

The Red Warrior boxing in Peguis First Nation has become a mainstay for people in the community wanting to learn the sport, and get in shape. The club already has two amateur boxers, Wymen and Gabriel Bear, who after a little over a year in the sport each have 10 fights under their belts.

'The street ... is no place for a human being,' says former homeless man at event at Winnipeg church

Winnipeg's First Unitarian Universalist Church invited former homeless people and advocates to speak on the issue of homelessness and poverty Saturday morning.

Speed limit reduced on stretch of Highway 59 after fatal hit-and-run in Brokenhead Ojibway Nation

Following a fatal hit-and-run in Brokenhead Ojibway Nation last month, the speed limit on the stretch of Highway 59 going through the community has been reduced to 50 kilometres per hour. This new speed limit came into effect on Wednesday. 

10 years after murder of her sister, First Nations woman finds 'heart medicine' in beading red dress pins

Gerri-Lee Pangman, who is remembering her murdered sister on Friday's Red Dress Day, says she turns to beading in her time of grief, making pins depicting red dresses — a symbol associated with missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls.