Carol Sanders, Winnipeg Free Press

Carol Sanders

Winnipeg Free Press

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Recent:
  • Winnipeg Free Press
  • TorontoStar
Past:
  • The Brandon Sun

Recent articles by Carol:

Premier frustrated with health-care workers choosing unpaid leave over vaccine, testing

Manitoba's premier is "frustrated" with health-care workers who won't disclose their vaccination status and are choosing unpaid leave rather than being tested for COVID-19. → Read More

Prosecutors mull charges in Canada Day toppling of queen statues

Winnipeg police have wrapped up their investigation into the toppling of two statues of queens at the legislature on Canada Day and their report has been passed along to the Crown attorney's office to decide whether to proceed with charges. Police service spokeswoman Const. → Read More

Prosecutors mull charges in Canada Day toppling of queen statues

Winnipeg police have wrapped up their investigation into the toppling of two statues of queens at the legislature on Canada Day and their report has b... → Read More

Manitoba ends state of emergency

The longest emergency in Manitoba history has ended but, in many ways, lives on.At 4 p.m. Thursday, the provincewide state of emergency under the Emergency Measures Act officially expired because it is no longer required, the Manitoba government announced in a news release.It was declared March 20, 2020, and was the first provincewide state of emergency. → Read More

Tory contenders tailor message to party members in dying days of campaign

The two candidates vying to be leader of the Manitoba Tory party, and the next premier, are laser-focused on winning over party members — not the public — with 10 days to go. → Read More

Tory contenders tailor message to party members in dying days of campaign

The two candidates vying to be leader of the Manitoba Tory party, and the next premier, are laser-focused on winning over party members — not the publ... → Read More

158 health-care workers on unpaid leave in Manitoba

The number of front-line health-care workers who are on unpaid leave because they refuse to provide proof of vaccination or take a COVID-19 test has grown to 158 — more than half work in the Southern Health region. → Read More

Eighty-five health workers choose unpaid leave over vaccination or testing

The number of health-care workers unwilling to provide proof of vaccination or refusing regular COVID-19 tests has grown since new public-health orders went into effect. The rules for people who work directly with vulnerable populations in Manitoba took effect Monday; Shared Health reported that, by midday, just 30 — out of about 42,000 — refused to comply. → Read More

Manitoba direct care vaccination mandate arrives quietly; only 30 workers opt for unpaid leave

WINKLER — After bracing for staffing shortages Monday — as those who work with vulnerable Manitobans had to either show proof of vaccination, take a COVID-19 test or leave without pay — just 30 out of more than 42,000 opted for unpaid leave by midday. There were "no significant issues reported and no service disruptions experienced," a Shared Health spokesman said Monday. → Read More

‘No significant issues... no service disruptions’

WINKLER — After bracing for staffing shortages Monday — as those who work with vulnerable Manitobans had to either show proof of vaccination, take a C... → Read More

New Manitoba trespassing, biosecurity laws in effect

New legislation toughens trespass rules on private property and makes it an offence to block or interfere with a vehicle transporting commercial animals.Bill 63 (Petty Trespasses Act and Occupiers’ Liability Act) took effect Friday, while Bill 62 (Animal Diseases Act) took effect on Oct. → Read More

New Manitoba trespassing, biosecurity laws in effect

New legislation toughens trespass rules on private property and makes it an offence to block or interfere with a vehicle transporting commercial anima... → Read More

Black Manitobans celebrate Emancipation Day law

At the end of a raucous fall sitting of the legislature, one thing every MLA could agree on was proclaiming Aug. 1 Emancipation Day in Manitoba. → Read More

Black Manitobans celebrate Emancipation Day law

At the end of a raucous fall sitting of the legislature, one thing every MLA could agree on was proclaiming Aug. 1 Emancipation Day in Manitoba. → Read More

Voting for Glover ‘is to risk one’s life’

Shelly Glover may be “dangerously” sowing seeds of doubt about COVID-19 vaccines to win over the Tory party’s base, but she should expect blowback if ... → Read More

Voting for Glover 'is to risk one's life'

Shelly Glover may be "dangerously" sowing seeds of doubt about COVID-19 vaccines to win over the Tory party's base, but she should expect blowback if she wins and runs for premier in 2023 in Manitoba, where the majority approves of vaccine passports and the need for pandemic restrictions, health and political experts say. → Read More

No pay or benefits for unvaxxed health workers who refuse to be tested

Get vaxxed, get tested or don’t get paid. → Read More

PCs accused of breaking promise to add 1,200 care-home beds

The provincial government has failed to keep its promise to add 1,200 new personal care homes beds across Manitoba since being elected in 2016.The New Democrats released the results of an Aug. 25 freedom of information request Wednesday that show the Progressive Conservative government has only added 67 beds since being elected five years ago. → Read More

PCs accused of breaking promise to add 1,200 care-home beds

The provincial government has failed to keep its promise to add 1,200 new personal care homes beds across Manitoba since being elected in 2016. → Read More

Tories conciliatory after Court of Appeal upholds public-sector wage freeze

Brian Pallister may be gone from office, but Manitoba’s former premier scored a win Wednesday when the Manitoba Court of Appeal upheld the wage freeze... → Read More