Nelly Gonzalez

Reporter

Nelly Gonzalez is an award winning reporter/editor at CBC Manitoba based in Winnipeg. She's been working with CBC since 2011 and has 14 years reporting experience in Winnipeg. She began working at CBC as a videographer covering stories in Brandon before relocating to Winnipeg in 2012.

Latest from Nelly Gonzalez

Parents call on Manitoba government to make remote learning available for every student

As the number of COVID-19 cases continue to rise some Manitoba parents want to know why remote learning won't be an option for all students like it is in other provinces such as Ontario and Saskatchewan.

Winnipeg film company ramping up production with added COVID-19 protocols

'Winnipeg is the place to be right now,' Kyle Bornais of Farpoint Films says as the industry starts to reopen amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Manitoba Hydro closes Great Falls Dam walkway to swimmers after recent drowning at abandoned quarry

Manitoba Hydro says the walkway at Great Falls Generating Station is being temporarily closed to keep swimmers out of an abandoned quarry where a 21-year-old man drowned last weekend.

New Manitoba child-care group calls for immediate funding to deal with COVID-19 restrictions

A new grassroots group in Manitoba is demanding emergency funding from the province to help childcare centres struggling financially amid new COVID-19 restrictions.
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Manitoba couple elopes after wedding plans fall apart due to COVID-19

Imagine a wedding with no dancing, no hugging and a limited number of guests. That's not the way one Winnipeg couple wanted to spend their big day — so they decided to elope.

Indigenous women 'need to stop always feeling like a target,' says artist behind MMIWG billboards

Dozens of billboards are being put up around Winnipeg to honour missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls in hopes that they are never forgotten.

Winnipeg safe-ride group short on volunteers due to COVID-19

A Winnipeg safe ride group for women says the number of volunteer drivers has dropped dramatically since the COVID-19 pandemic began, and the demand for their service is expected to ramp up.

'Will I miscarry?': Pregnant Manitoba mom shares fears after contracting COVID-19

Hilda Garson never imagined she would be having a baby during the pandemic, but she was shocked when she tested positive for COVID-19 just 15 weeks into her pregnancy.

Union raises concerns over lack of safety inspections after Manitoba construction worker dies on the job

The union that represents thousands of Manitoba workers is asking what safety protocols were in place when a construction worker was killed after a trench wall collapsed on him earlier this week.

'It's cold but it's fun': New Canadians get skating lessons from Jets defenceman Josh Morrissey

Dozens of newcomers of all ages braved the cold conditions at Camp Manitou Saturday to learn how to skate with Winnipeg Jets defenceman Josh Morrissey, as part of the True North Youth Foundation's "Welcome to Winnipeg" program.

Family of Hunter Straight-Smith planning fundraiser to buy toddler a headstone

The family of a 3-year old boy who was stabbed in his sleep is hoping to raise funds this Christmas to give Hunter a proper grave marker in Hollow Water, where he is buried.

'They need my help': Volunteer cook pays it forward to North End meal program

A Winnipeg woman who has been volunteering as a cook for families in the North End is giving back to the community that saved her life.

Use of force videos 'damaging to the police brand,' expert says after video shows teen's shooting

A disturbing video showing a police officer shooting at a 16 year old suspect could damage police image even if it's ruled later that the use of force was necessary, that's according to a sociology researcher at Brandon University.

'I've been barred': Mother of 6 struggling to find housing after son set accidental fire

A Winnipeg mother of six is struggling to find a place to live after being evicted from Manitoba Housing over an incident involving her child who set fire to their home last month.  

Majority of Manitoba homicide victims are Indigenous men, but 'it's not really talked about': advocate

Victims of homicide in Manitoba this year have predominantly been Indigenous men, according to new statistics released by the RCMP.

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