Hannah Kost

Online Journalist/Associate Producer

Hannah Kost is an award-winning journalist from Calgary, Alta. She joined the CBC in 2019 as an online journalist and associate producer.

Latest from Hannah Kost

Inglewood celebrates 1st 'Car Free Sunday,' closes part of Ninth Avenue to traffic

Inglewood launched the first of its Car Free Sundays initiative on Aug. 1, which aims to encourage Calgarians to stroll through the neighbourhood and support local businesses.

Large amount of CO2 released into atmosphere during Kenow wildfire, study suggests

A new study from the University of Lethbridge suggests a large amount of carbon dioxide was released into the atmosphere after a wildfire burned through a large swathe of Waterton Lakes National Park nearly four years ago.

EMS dispatch directed to stop screening callers for COVID-19 symptoms

EMS dispatch has been directed by Alberta Health Services to stop screening callers for COVID-19.

'Incredible bravery': Counsellor weighs in on pressure and mental health in sport

U.S. Olympic gymnast Simone Biles withdrew from the women's team final at the Tokyo Games earlier this week citing her mental health, and put the subject in the spotlight.

Olympic families and communities find ways to celebrate Alberta athletes from home

The Olympic Games kick off Friday in Tokyo with no fans from abroad allowed to attend or spectators in the stands — but that hasn't stopped Albertans from cheering on their Olympians from home.

Coun. Keating unveils political action committee that will endorse Calgary councillor candidates

A city councillor who is not running in this fall's municipal election is part of a new political action committee that will endorse councillor candidates.

Springbank reservoir project secures up to $168.5M in federal funding

The Springbank off-stream reservoir to protect Calgary from flooding will receive up to $168.5 million in federal funding, moving it a step closer closer to becoming a reality.

How the Calgary Region Airshed Zone measures pollutants to formulate air quality health index

As wildfires burning in B.C. and Saskatchewan blow smoke into Alberta, the Calgary Region Airshed Zone has been busy monitoring and providing information on the local air quality.

How Albertans can maintain their health in wildfire smoke

Many parts of Alberta are suffering again Monday from poor air quality due to smoke from wildfires in B.C. and Saskatchewan — with experts warning people to avoid exercising outside and passing on other tips to stay healthy.

Harvie Passage remains dangerous and could be safer, says Alberta Whitewater Association

Harvie Passage on Calgary's Bow River was redesigned for safety and transformed into a white-water wonderland for paddlers when it reopened three years ago after the big flood in 2013. However, some in the canoe-kayak community continue to have concerns about the popular spot.