Peggy Lam


Peggy is a reporter based in Winnipeg. She has worked for the CBC in Vancouver, Toronto, St. John's, Kitchener-Waterloo and Edmonton. Got a story idea? Email her at or tweet her @peggylam_

Latest from Peggy Lam

Man attacked by off-leash dogs calls for better signage at Winnipeg's Garbage Hill

Michael Bennett said he was running at Garbage Hill on Thursday morning when three off-leash attacked him.

COVID-19 cuts off access to imported bees, but creates opportunity for Manitoba beekeepers

Without access to imported bee stock or labour to sustain honey farms during the coronavirus pandemic, commercial honey makers in Manitoba are now turning to local beekeepers for stock.

Rising water, overland flooding force evacuation of homes in southeast Manitoba Monday night

People that live in four homes in the rural municipality of Stuartburn voluntarily left on Monday evening after their houses were breached by rising water.

How some Winnipeggers are speaking out and supporting Black Lives Matter

Many are sending donations, but black organizer Alexa Joy says that's not enough.

Winnipeg restaurateurs fear they'll have to close with rent due, no guarantee customers will return

Some Winnipeg restaurants say they may have to close their doors because they can't pay rent as the coronavirus pandemic devastates the economy — and there are fears that will become an industry trend.

How some notable Manitobans are celebrating the province's 150th birthday

From raising the flag to a toast to smudging and enjoying the outdoors — here's how some people are celebrating the 150th anniversary of the day Manitoba officially became a province.

Seniors urge province to lift the 30-day supply limit on prescription drugs

The rule is making some Manitobans pay more in drug dispensing fees — a strain they say they can’t afford.

Some parents and educators upset over province's plan to reopen businesses, but not schools

Critics are questioning why Manitobans can get haircuts, but can’t send their kids back to school.

'It's just too soon': Some businesses refusing to reopen, despite province lifting restrictions

Even with provincial restrictions lifted, some Winnipeg businesses are refusing to reopen on Monday, saying it would jeopardize their safety and the safety of their clients.

Steinbach teachers surprise 400 graduating students at their homes

Grade 12 students from Steinbach Regional Secondary School were in for a surprise, when they saw their teachers holding congratulations signs outside their door.

Postmedia closing several Manitoba, Ontario newspapers due to falling ad sales

Postmedia will be closing several weekly papers in communities across Manitoba and parts of Ontario due to dwindling revenue, the company has announced. 

Manitoba tech and marketing businesses offer free services during COVID-19 pandemic

Some Manitoba companies are adapting to the pandemic by offering their services for free, which according to experts, could benefit their networks and reputation.

Province increases annual park pass fee, moves sales online

Starting this summer, the province is charging more for an annual park pass and moving sales online, causing some businesses to forgo selling them.

Fewer drivers on Edmonton streets but they're speeding more than before, city says

30 per cent more motorists are exceeding the speed limit by 20 km/h, and a whopping 200 per cent are driving at more than 50 km/h over

Here's what financial relief is available for Albertans during the COVID-19 pandemic

From loan payment deferrals to employment insurance, read up on the financial support you're entitled to.