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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First Nations in Manitoba lack adequate security measures, including police, chiefs say

The tragedy of the mass killings at James Smith Cree Nation is making Manitoba's First Nations leaders think hard about how to bring full-time Indigenous police officers to their communities.

'It's always a good time': Bombers, Roughriders fans enjoy rivalry ahead of Banjo Bowl

A sea of Winnipeg Blue Bombers jerseys, the smell of barbecue in the air, blaring music and wild costumes — all ingredients for a successful tailgate party outside IG Field before the Banjo Bowl on Saturday afternoon.

'We're all doing heart work,' says patrol groups who joined Unity Walk in downtown Winnipeg

Several Winnipeg patrol groups came together on Saturday for a walk to send a message of safety and the importance of helping those in need in the city.

Unappealing meals at Winnipeg hospital part of broader 'systemic failure on the tray': national organization

A relative of a man recently hospitalized in Winnipeg says patients are being served unappetizing meals, and he's questioning whether they meet the nutritional needs of patients.

'We can forgive, but we'll never forget': residential school survivors in Manitoba travel to papal visit stop

Hundreds of residential school survivors are travelling to the Edmonton stop in the Canadian papal visit. Some want an apology, others want to see a commitment from the Catholic Church to support First Nation people in their healing journey.

New construction in Osborne Village points to vitality, developer, BIZ director says

A stretch of longstanding buildings in Osborne Village where AAA Antiques and Gags Unlimited once stood will soon be replaced by a new building with commercial and residential spaces — a shift those involved in planning for the area say will be a positive one.

Woman speaking out to shed burden after priest charged with sexually assaulting her 50 years ago

Victoria McIntosh says she was the 10-year-old girl who RCMP say was sexually assaulted by a former priest who worked at the Fort Alexander residential school in the late 1960s.

How archeology helped this Cree museum curator connect to his family's past

Archeology isn't just about digging up bones from the past for Manitoba Museum curator of archeology Kevin Brownlee — it was a path to learn more about his family history and culture, which he didn't know much about growing up. 

Families, advocates say little has been done to implement MMIWG inquiry's final report in Manitoba

Joan Winning keeps a copy of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls final report on her bookshelf, to remind her of the promises the government made to the families who shared their stories. 

Aunt wants homicide victim Tessa Perry to be 'remembered by her spirit and how bright it was'

Advocates are calling for urgent action after three First Nations women, including Tessa Perry, a 31-year-old remembered by family as a devoted mother, were killed in two-week period in Winnipeg.