Bartley Kives

Senior reporter, CBC Manitoba

Bartley Kives joined CBC Manitoba in 2016. Prior to that, he spent three years at the Winnipeg Sun and 18 at the Winnipeg Free Press, writing about politics, music, food and outdoor recreation. He's the author of the Canadian bestseller A Daytripper's Guide to Manitoba: Exploring Canada's Undiscovered Province and co-author of both Stuck in the Middle: Dissenting Views of Winnipeg and Stuck In The Middle 2: Defining Views of Manitoba.

Latest from Bartley Kives

Tuxedo byelection has all 4 Manitoba parties eyeing Winnipeg constituency that has only ever voted Tory blue

In the 43 years since the formation of Tuxedo as a provincial electoral district, voters in the affluent Winnipeg constituency have only elected two MLAs, both of them Progressive Conservatives. The party hopes to keep it that way.

Winnipeg poised to waive almost $7M in fees to stimulate downtown housing

The City of Winnipeg is poised to waive up to $6.75 million worth of building fees over the next three years to stimulate the construction of more housing in downtown Winnipeg.

Former Peguis chief asks court to set aside First Nation's 2023 election

A former chief of the most populous First Nation in Manitoba has asked the Federal Court of Canada to set aside the results of a 2023 band election over the cancellation of advance polls and alleged issues with mail-in ballouts.

Manitoba Centennial Centre seals entrances to contend with safety issues

The Manitoba Centennial Centre has decided to lock most of its exterior doors around the clock in response to a recent increase in safety issues at the Main Street complex that houses the Manitoba Museum and Centennial Concert Hall.

Route 90 reconstruction cost now pegged at $737M, including interest

The reconstruction of Route 90 will cost the City of Winnipeg $737 million in construction and interest charges, according to a new preliminary design for a project that involves widening Kenaston Boulevard, rebuilding the St. James bridges over the Assiniboine River and replacing combined sewers along the corridor.

Former PC cabinet minister Kevin Klein buying Winnipeg Sun from Postmedia

A former Progressive Conservative cabinet minister and MLA is buying the Winnipeg Sun.

Canada Water Agency hiring employees for new Winnipeg HQ

The Canada Water Agency has started hiring staff for its Winnipeg headquarters, prior to its formal launch as a new federal entity, Winnipeg South MP Terry Duguid said Friday.

Faced with more lawsuits, Winnipeg to allow more settlement payouts without council oversight

Faced with an increasing number of lawsuits, the City of Winnipeg is poised to grant senior officials the power to settle larger legal claims made by or against the city.

Winnipeg poised to put its best foot forward: Historic status coming to The Boy with the Boot

A bronze statue that's been vandalized, stolen and moved around Winnipeg several times over the course of 126 years is poised to attain an official historic designation.

Lake Winnipeg at lowest level for early May in 35 years, potentially slowing Hydro's revenue stream

The Lake Winnipeg watershed is experiencing drought conditions for the second straight year, further impairing Manitoba Hydro's ability to generate surplus power as well as revenue for the province.