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

Retired Manitoba farmer battling cancer proposes class action suit against makers of Roundup

A retired Manitoba farmer is hoping to lead a class action lawsuit against the company that owns Monsanto, alleging he developed cancer from using Roundup on his yard and field to get rid of weeds.

2nd person charged in Flora Avenue homicide was on statutory release at time of stabbing

Matthias Tyler Sexton was wanted on a Canada-wide warrant for violating the conditions of his statutory release when he was arrested and charged with second-degree murder in connection with the May stabbing of Jessie Robert David Catterson.

'All levels of the health-care system bear responsibility' for forced sterilization: proposed class action

Two Indigenous women who say they were not in the right state of mind to properly consent to a life-changing procedure are now seeking $7 million in a proposed class-action lawsuit.

The path to parenthood: A made-in-Manitoba surrogacy story

It took the love of four people, plus doctors, nurses, doulas and midwives, to bring baby Quinn into the world on June 18.

'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.