7. Courage & Independence, cont'd.
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"Health reporter Jen Skerritt has dogged officials at the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority for months, forcing an inquiry into how a disabled aboriginal man seeking medical help died in an ER after waiting 34 hours. And in another story, she forced an audit of all WRHA contracts after she uncovered questionable tendering practices. Skerritt was recently awarded a $20,000 Canadian Health Institutes Research grant to continue her work on the spread of TB in Manitoba this year."