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

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.

Majority of clients using Winnipeg safe space are young Indigenous men and boys

The majority of clients looking for a bed at Tina's Safe Haven, a shelter for youth created in honour of Tina Fontaine, are Indigenous men and boys.

End of life doula course teaches students new outlook on death

Preparing to die is not something many people think about, but there is a growing demand for end of life doulas, also known as death doulas, to help people prepare for death, according to an instructor offering end of life doula courses in Winnipeg.
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'Not just for the boys': More Manitoba girls racing to the finish line at Morden speedway

A nine-year-old Winnipegger who won this past season's race track championship in Morden is one of many girls who are taking up the still predominantly male sport.

Scores of kids seek shelter every night at drop-in centre named after Tina Fontaine

A safe haven created in honour of Tina Fontaine is seeing too many kids living on the streets and needing access to a bed every night, according to the youth advocates who operate it.

Toddler born with rare birth defect faces lifelong challenges 2 years after risky surgery

A Syrian refugee whose baby was born with her brain growing outside her skull says her child faces lifelong challenges two years after undergoing risky brain surgery.

Dry weather causing spike in calls for home foundation repairs in Winnipeg

The dry conditions in Winnipeg are causing a spike in calls for foundation repairs across the city, with most of the calls coming from homeowners worried about their houses sinking.

Advocates call on Winnipeg mayor to cancel plans to dismantle homeless camps

A group of advocates for the homeless are calling on the city to cancel plans to hire a contractor to dismantle tent cities over the summer.

Court battle begins for Winnipeg couple suing to get their dog back from animal rescue

A Winnipeg couple is trying to get temporary custody of their dog before their lawsuit against the rescue who took him goes to trial.

Manito Ahbee dancer from Saskatchewan has regalia stolen in Winnipeg

Jesse Kaiswatum, 18, a powwow dancer from Piapot First Nation in Saskatchewan, will be competing at this year's Manito-Ahbee festival in a borrowed outfit after her regalia was stolen from her mother's truck in Winnipeg.

'We're heartbroken': Winnipeg couple taking animal rescue group to court in battle to get their dog back

A Winnipeg couple who adopted a dog from an animal rescue group is now suing the charity for taking the dog away from them while they were on holidays in Mexico.

Black artists go topless to call for more representation at Winnipeg Art Gallery

A group of black art students from the University of Manitoba took their shirts off and staged a provocative performance to call out the Winnipeg Art Gallery for a lack of representation.

'I have a goal to complete my life as me': At 63, Winnipegger plans next steps in her gender transition

While most people her age are planning for retirement, 63-year-old transgender woman Rhiannon Lynn Frost is making plans to complete her transition this year.

'We shouldn't be forced to move to certain areas of the classroom': U of M Indigenous students

Indigenous students at the University of Manitoba say they were feeling racial tension on campus long before the messages of hate were posted on campus last week.

Emily Cablek breaks silence on children's abduction, domestic violence

A Winnipeg mother whose children were abducted and taken to Mexico nine years ago is sharing her story of abuse and exploitation for the first time in hopes of helping other victims of domestic violence.