Jillian Taylor

CBC Reporter

Jillian Taylor has been with CBC Manitoba since 2012 and has been reporting for a decade. She was born and raised in Manitoba and is a member of the Fisher River Cree Nation. In 2014, she was awarded the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association's travel bursary, which took her to Australia to work with Indigenous journalists. Find her on Twitter: @JillianLTaylor

Latest from Jillian Taylor

'Why can't they just speak out?' Family of Poplar River homicide victim makes plea to witnesses

A Manitoba family is putting out a public plea for answers in the unsolved killing of the brother and son almost one year ago.

'If you're not outraged, you're not paying attention': MMIWG inquiry report includes 231 recommendations

The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls says it's only begun to scratch the surface when it comes to violence against Indigenous women and girls.

'There was justice today,' Christine Wood's father says as Brett Overby found guilty of 2nd-degree murder

Brett Overby has been found guilty of second-degree murder in the 2016 death of Christine Wood.

Jury deliberating in Brett Overby 2nd-degree murder trial

Court of Queen's Bench Justice Chris Martin told the jury they can arrive at one of two conclusions: guilty of second-degree murder or guilty of manslaughter.

Jury at Brett Overby murder trial to decide whether testimony 'far-fetched' or 'too peculiar to be made up'

In her closing argument, Brett Overby's lawyer asked the jury to consider a manslaughter verdict, arguing her client did not intend to kill Christine Wood.

'I lied to everyone about Christine': Overby admits to killing Wood during trial testimony

Brett Overby has testified Christine Wood came at him with a knife in the basement of his Burrows Avenue home in August 2016. Asked whether he had lied to police, his family and his ex-girlfriend about Wood's death, he replied "yes."

Wrenching testimony from pathologist, police on Day 4 of Brett Overby murder trial

Pathologist Dr. Dennis Rhee testified Friday at Brett Overby's second-degree murder trial, about his findings from Christine Wood's autopsy.

Christine Wood's DNA found in Brett Overby's basement, court hears

Christine Wood’s blood was found on a weight bench, closet door, and stairs in the basement of a Burrows Avenue home owned by Brett Overby, a Winnipeg jury heard on Thursday.

'Just say u don't know what i do,' accused texted ex after police interview, murder trial hears

According to text messages shown in court, Brett Overby told his ex-girlfriend not to say anything about him to police.

'It's already too much': Family of Christine Wood prepares for murder trial

George and Melinda Wood are in Winnipeg from Oxford House for the second-degree murder trial of the man accused of killing their daughter, Christine.

Winnipeg Indigenous language class pens children's songs in Ojibwe

When a group of Indigenous students signed up to learn their language, they never dreamed they'd end up recording a children's album in Ojibwe.

Nunavut man waiting for access to home dialysis feels 'like a hostage' in Winnipeg

A Nunavut man with kidney failure says he is caught in a jurisdictional limbo that means he doesn’t have access to home dialysis.

'We couldn't get to him,' couple devastated after pulling woman from burning house, unable to save man

A Winnipeg couple say they didn't think twice before barging into a burning house Tuesday morning after hearing a woman crying for help.

'Why did they let him out?' Fiancée left with questions, grief after arrest in stabbing

Candace Woloshyn wants to know why the Correctional Service of Canada let the man accused of killing her fiancé out of prison on statutory release, despite a pattern of violent behaviour.

Corrections Canada reviewing statutory release of man accused in murder of Winnipeg group-home manager

The Correctional Service Canada is conducting an internal review into the mandatory release of the man accused of killing Ricardo Hibi in Winnipeg in December. Kane Moar was serving the remainder of a federal prison sentence in the community when he was charged with Hibi's death.