Keena Alwahaidi

Keena Alwahaidi is an associate producer for CBC. She reports on arts, culture, and human interest stories. Follow her on Twitter at @keenaalwahaidi

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As post-secondary welcome weeks get underway, students navigate making new friends, vaccine policies

A virtual frosh was expected last year, just six months after the pandemic hit. But this week, as the second September in a COVID-19 world begins, students are still facing a new reality, around the time they thought it may have been over. 

New survey aims to start to fix bad relationship between Hamilton police and 2SLGBTQ community

A new survey intended to find a facilitator between Hamilton police and the 2SLGBTQIA+ community is, the chair of the Department of Sociology at McMaster says, a good place to start to fix a broken relationship. 

Hamilton reptile zoo rejoices after missing lizard reappears, two months later

In a small gap under the front desk of Little Ray's Reptile Zoo and Nature Centre, the search for a missing Nile monitor lizard came to a halt Friday morning. Markhor, a three-year-old, three-foot Nile monitor lizard was reported missing from the zoo back in June. 

'It's going to be incredible': After 16 months, Arkells return to live shows

Canadian band Arkells will play back-to-back shows this weekend at Toronto's Budweiser Stage, which hasn't seen a live show since spring.

To reconnect with the land and her art, Anong Beam is making her own natural, sustainable paints

The ingredients in Beam Paints are locally sourced from Manitoulin Island and have attracted attention from paint lovers and artists around the globe.