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.

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These drag performers say protests, threats won't stop them from reading to kids at storytime events

Drag performers who read stories to children at libraries across Canada have faced an increase in protests calling the events destructive for kids, and in some cases, even threats of violence. But the king and queens say they won't let that stop them, because storytimes are about joy and literacy.

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.