Erika Stark

Reporter/Associate Producer

Erika Stark joined the CBC team in 2016 after spending the previous two years working as a reporter and digital producer in Calgary. She graduated with distinction from Carleton University's School of Journalism and Communication in 2014.

Latest from Erika Stark

Avro Arrow replica could take to the skies after decades of work

It's been nearly 60 years since Canada's iconic Avro Arrow supersonic interceptor jet was cancelled and scrapped. But for years, a group of volunteers in Calgary has been attempting to build a replica that could one day take flight.

E. coli risk prompts recall of Robin Hood all-purpose flour

A popular brand of all-purpose flour sold in Western Canada is being recalled due to possible E. coli contamination.

Namaste in the straw: doing the downward dog with goats in rural Alberta

It's called goat yoga, and it's exactly what it sounds like — yoga surrounded by friendly goats at the Early Dawn Goat Dairy in Water Valley, Alta., about an hour northwest of Calgary on Highway 22.

U of C scientist turned inadvertent billboard celebrity gets top Pakistani award for brain-chip work

Calgary scientist Naweed Syed was surprised to find his face plastered across billboards in Pakistan. The fame stemmed from the professor's groundbreaking work in brain-chip technology — which has also landed him one of the top awards in his birth country.

University of Calgary goes phishing to school staff on cyber security

Faculty and staff at the University of Calgary might want to be extra careful about opening email attachments next month.

Alberta students' portable pooper a much-needed amenity for ice fishing

A group of Alberta high school students has found a solution for human waste while ice fishing.

Jason Kenney, Brian Jean have history on their side as plan to unite moves ahead

More than a decade after the federal Progressive Conservatives merged with the Canadian Alliance Party to form the modern-day Conservative Party of Canada, two longtime Tories involved with that campaign say the conditions are ripe for a similar right-wing merger at the provincial level in Alberta.

Java and job seeking: Enterprising Alberta grads hand out resumes on coffee cups

Ben Wright and Dian Volschenk have received dozens of business cards and emails in response to their networking strategy.

City of Calgary gets on board with mobile transit payments

On Wednesday, the city's transportation and transit committee recommended city council implement a mobile ticketing and fare payment system for Calgary Transit.

Why 'dementia villages' might be the future of care for people with Alzheimer's

The future of Alzheimer's care might soon look less like a sterile hospital environment, and more like a cozy little neighbourhood.