Marina von Stackelberg


Marina von Stackelberg is a CBC journalist based in Winnipeg. She previously worked for CBC in Halifax and Sudbury. Connect with her @CBCMarina or

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Brandon woman embroiled in tug-of-war over stolen terrier, despite microchip supporting her claim

A pet owner in Manitoba is fighting to get her dog back seven years after it was stolen, but authorities have returned it to a family in Alberta who say they're the rightful owners.

Nine-year-old boy missing in Winnipeg's Red River

Winnipeg police are searching the Red River near the Louise Bridge where a nine-year-old boy is missing after ending up in the water.

Winnipeg Bear Clan board member should step down following social media posts: co-founder

The head of Winnipeg's Bear Clan says he wants a board member gone after a series of tweets, including one that said those calling for police defunding not be allowed to use 911.

Caterpillars crawl amok in Winnipeg thanks to spray delays

The friendly neighbourhood elm spanworm is out in full force, chewing the leaves of every tree it can crawl onto, and suspending in hordes from their silky strings.

Rolling on: Manitoba film industry restarts under new COVID-19 rules

Commercials and smaller documentaries are already shooting just three weeks after getting the go-ahead, with several feature films set to start up in July.

Engaged Canadian-American couples kept apart despite new exemption for cross-border families

Canada is letting married and common-law couples cross the Canada-U.S. border to reunite, but the rules have left many long-term partners separated, unaware when they will see each other again.

Families from regions with low COVID-19 numbers want Manitoba to ease 14-day isolation rule

Manitoba will soon drop its mandatory two-week self-isolation period for travellers entering the province from Western Canada and some of northwestern Ontario. But the rules still apply for people in other regions with low numbers of COVID-19 cases.

Feelings mixed as Manitoba considers dropping 14-day isolation for some travellers

Manitoba may soon remove a mandatory 14-day isolation for some travellers entering the province, a change that could benefit the tourism industry feeling the financial hit from COVID-19 — but not everyone is onboard.

After weeks apart, family reunited with cancer patient as Manitoba loosens hospital visitor restrictions

A Winnipeg family finally got their wish Friday, when they were allowed to see their terminally ill relative outside the hospital he's been alone at for weeks.

Manitoba moves to loosen COVID-19 hospital visitor restrictions

Patients in hospital may soon be able to have visitors again — but the province hasn't said who will get priority or when the rules might change.

Family pleads with hospital for visit with terminal cancer patient 'while he can still talk'

As Manitoba moves to lift restrictions on everything from restaurants to gyms, rules still remain that prevent family from visiting a patient in hospital without special permission.

Even as pandemic adds to challenges, Osborne Villagers not ready to give up on neighbourhood

With high rent prices and empty buildings, COVID-19 appears to be taking its toll on Winnipeg's iconic district. But those who work and live in Osborne say it has a chance.

Reopening of Manitoba's film industry could draw productions from across North America

Manitoba is poised to become a movie hotspot this summer as one of the first jurisdictions in Canada to reopen its film industry shuttered by COVID-19.

Commercial landlords want to help small businesses, risk bankrupting themselves: association

Landlords can apply May 25 for a new federal program aimed at financially helping those who rent to businesses experiencing severe profit losses.

Cancer patient dies alone in Winnipeg hospital after family denied palliative visits

A terminally ill woman died alone last week after St. Boniface hospital staff appear to have misinterpreted Manitoba's COVID-19 restrictions, preventing family from staying by her bedside, despite her being in palliative care.