Emily Senger

Emily Senger is the director with CBC's Radio Active in Edmonton.

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Alberta authors chosen for Audible Indigenous Writers' Circle

Jessie Conrad and Shelley Willier are among 21 authors from across Canada who were paired with established Indigenous writers under the mentorship and workshop program.

Edmonton woman struggles to bring six orphaned family members to Canada

The teen boys’ very status as orphans, without a clear head of household, has mired the immigration process and a rejection from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) earlier this month leaves the group wondering what to do next.

Emerging Edmonton fashion designer has career hopes pinned on Miss Universe Canada

Francheska Esguerra is designing gowns and swimwear for the more than 50 contestants who will vie for the title of Miss Universe Canada on May 14th.

Metal detecting club hopes to strike gold on Alberta's Klondike Trail

Members of the Edmonton Metal Detecting Club say they plan to search a portion of the historic Klondike Trail where it cuts through farmland about an hour northwest of Edmonton.

Report recommends STARS air ambulance be used province-wide, replacing regional services

A report from the provincial government is recommending replacing Wood Buffalo’s local HERO services, with the more widely used STARS service, in an effort to make rescue services more consistent across the province.

Insurance company blocks St. Paul legion from renting space to AHS for COVID-19 testing

A Royal Canadian Legion branch northeast of Edmonton is crying foul after its insurance provider blocked it from renting space to Alberta Health Services for COVID-19 testing, costing it thousands of dollars in much-needed revenue during the pandemic.

Future of Edmonton's Winter City program uncertain

Edmonton's Winter City program, which has earned national and international attention and accolades, is on pause due to the pandemic.

YWCA summer camp pivots to private cabin rentals

Camp YoWoChAs has been operating on the shores of Lake Wabamun, about 70 kilometres west of Edmonton, since 1916.

Federal cash for mountain pine beetle battle will help stretch Alberta's efforts, researcher says

The $68.4 million from the federal government over three years will only go so far, since the province can easily spend $50 million on pine beetle control in a single year, says one of Alberta’s top pine beetle researchers.

Neighbours become business partners in North Glenora infill project

By purchasing a pair of side-by-side lots, two families hope to build a multi-family residence that is environmentally sustainable and in line with the desires of their neighbours.

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