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.

Latest from Anya Zoledziowski

Mapping out rural crime in Alberta

From destructive ATM thefts to frightening attacks on property owners: a closer look at some of the crimes affecting our province's rural areas.

'Drop your gun': One Alberta family's harrowing encounter with an armed trespasser

The man in their driveway, his face obscured by a hoodie and sunglasses, held a gun.

Thefts of ATMs from stores are plaguing rural Alberta business owners

After 51 ATM thefts or attempted thefts in Alberta between January and October in 2019, gas station and convenience store owners are living in fear of being the next target.

Alberta premier's principal adviser spent $18K in taxpayer money on trips to London, NDP says

According to travel and expense disclosures, Premier Jason Kenney's principal adviser spent thousands of taxpayer dollars on his trips to London, U.K., where he stayed in upscale hotels like the Chilworth London Paddington. 

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.

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