Anusha Kav


Anusha Kav is a Joan Donaldson scholar at CBC News currently based in Edmonton. Many of her stories look at issues of gender, race, and representation. Contact Anusha at

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Accused Buffalo killer got weapons tips in chat group, prompting calls for online oversight

The recent deadly racist attack in Buffalo, N.Y., planned with tactical advice from online chat groups, is sparking calls in Canada and beyond for better oversight of internet content. Civil liberties activists say trying to sanitize the web of violent material is logistically difficult.

Omicron serving up more headaches for Alberta's beleaguered restaurant industry

Staff shortages are one of several converging issues the industry is dealing with, alongside public health restrictions and "operator fatigue."

Altercation occurs during protest outside Catholic church in Edmonton

A scuffle broke out at a church in Edmonton Sunday morning, while protesters gathered there in response to a Catholic priest who called reports of unmarked graves at former residential schools "lies."

Edmonton woman's experience with chronic pain shows need for better women's health education

After being dismissed by physicians for nearly seven years, an Edmonton woman was finally diagnosed with a chronic vulvar pain condition that affects about eight per cent of people.

Virtual workshop hopes to support Black municipal candidates running in Alberta elections

A Canadian organization aims to increase Black representation and engagement in Alberta municipal politics with a new workshop this Saturday.

3 Alberta organizations join forces to better support Indigenous survivors of violence

Three Alberta organizations are launching a joint-initiative to improve the outcomes for Indigenous survivors of sexual and domestic violence.

Alberta parents question safety of sending children to school with no COVID-19 pandemic restrictions

Alberta parents are questioning the safety of sending unvaccinated children back to school without pandemic restrictions in place. On Aug. 16, mask mandates on transit, will be lifted and isolation will no longer be required for the majority of positive COVID-19 cases.

First Nations golf tournament in Ponoka expected to see close to 600 participants

The All Nations Cup is expected to be the largest Indigenous golfing tournament in Canada. It begins Sunday in Ponoka, Alta. 

Edmonton non-profit launches initiative to donate produce to local organizations

The Better Business Bureau has started an initiative to donate produce to local organizations to help combat food insecurity

Spike in opioid-related calls in Edmonton a 'drug poisoning emergency,' expert says

The opioid and overdose crisis is showing no signs of slowing down, with Alberta Health Services reporting over 100 opioid-related calls to Emergency Medical Services in Edmonton in one week.