Anya Zoledziowski

Anya Zoledziowski is an award-winning multimedia journalist who joined CBC Edmonton after reporting on hate crimes targeting Indigenous women in the US for News21, an investigative journalism fellowship based in Phoenix, AZ. You can reach her at / @anyazoledz

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Hundreds attend photo op to protest proposed housing development in southwest Edmonton

On Wednesday night, hundreds of people showed up outside of Keheewin Elementary school to protest a proposed housing development. It’s the first time families opposed to the project gathered without inviting city officials.

Homeless voters more susceptible to fake news, disinformation, studies suggest

Community groups are brainstorming ways to make sure homeless people have access to political information ahead of the federal election.

The 'Jurassic Park effect': How a generation fell in love with dinosaurs

Researchers, like Edmonton's Gavin Bradley, use the term “Jurassic Park effect” to refer to a widely-held theory that Jurassic Park led to an increase in paleontologists, research funding and technology.

Edmonton students pushing for waste-free menstrual products

Hempact, a student-run startup in Edmonton, is developing a pad made of hemp fibres and biodegradable plastics and adhesives to curb period-related waste.

Edmonton considering regulations for Airbnb, VRBO and HomeAway

According to a new report, the city is exploring ways to manage the recent short-term rental boom in Edmonton. Recommendations include a business licence for short-term rentals and inspections conducted by Alberta Health Services.

Stinky situation: West-end residents say they can't escape foul odour

Alberta Environment has directed a composting facility in the area to implement better odour-control strategies but noted it's tricky to pinpoint the source of bad smells.

RCMP-led Indigenous youth camp hopes to improve First Nation and Métis representation within the force

The RCMP doesn’t reflect all of the communities it serves yet, but Sgt. Kim Mueller is trying to change that.

Canada's top researcher positions continue to lack diversity, U of A study finds

University faculty holding prestigious research roles at Canadian universities are still overwhelmingly white and male, despite diversity and inclusion initiatives, researchers say.

$120-million Edmonton-area Amazon warehouse to open next year

An Amazon Fulfillment Centre — the second in Alberta — is under construction in Nisku, Alta. Government officials believe the centre will create much-needed jobs in Edmonton and Leduc County, and represents an important step in diversifying the province’s oil and gas economy. 

Drayton Valley Boys and Girls Club announces closure amid town's struggling economy

The Drayton Valley Boys and Girls Club is closing in August after struggling to recruit and retain qualified staff. Officials believe the economy is partially to blame.

'A lot of breakdowns': Tim Hague's family believes his death could have been prevented

The family of late Edmonton boxer Tim Hague held a news conference on Monday, sharing personal details about Hague’s final days and updates about their ongoing lawsuit.

Made in Alberta tool-sharing app drilling its way into success

About two-and-a-half years ago, David Thiessen dreamt up The Good Neighbour app, a program that allows users who live near each other to share tools, like tile saws or drills.

Downtown commuters frustrated with Valley Line LRT construction

On Monday, the city cordoned off a block of 100th Street wedged between City Hall and City Centre mall, so construction crews can work on the next phase of the LRT’s Valley Line expansion.

Edmonton nordic spa proposal inches its way forward

The Edmonton Nordic Spa group and Fort Edmonton Management Company (FEMCO) met with executive committee on Monday to gauge the city’s interest in the lavish development.

Alberta lottery players hope to cash in following Lotto Max revamp

Lotto Max has announced changes to the decade-old lottery, including a draw every Tuesday and a new $70-million jackpot maximum.