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

City hall break-in suspect sustained 'significant injury' during arrest, says police watchdog

Alberta's police watchdog is investigating use of force by officers after a man suspected of breaking into Calgary's city hall and setting fires earlier this week sustained "significant injury" during arrest.

10 new inclusive playgrounds now open around Calgary

After four years of work, 10 new inclusive playgrounds are now open around Calgary — and the city says they’re designed to cater to as many diverse needs and abilities as possible.

Disappearing bike lanes from Calgary festival street rendering rankles community association

A community association is raising concerns about the design for a new festival street in Victoria Park after bike lanes vanished from its latest rendering.

Stampede 101 introduces newcomers to the 'Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth'

A group of newcomers in northeast Calgary learned Thursday all about the event that bills itself as "Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth" — and how to take part in what will be, for many of them, their first Stampede.

AHS to launch external review of ambulance response in fatal dog attack, Gondek says dispatch system 'broken'

Alberta Health Services (AHS) said Thursday an independent review will take place on the response to a fatal dog attack in Calgary last Sunday.

Calgarians petition for leaf-blower ban to cut down on noise, air pollution

A group of Calgarians is asking the city to ban gas-powered leaf blowers in an online petition that already has hundreds of signatures.

Calgary's Muslim community enjoys a more normal Ramadan after two pandemic years

After two years of health restrictions on gatherings, Calgary’s Muslim community can finally enjoy a more normal Ramadan.

Remains found in France identified as Canadian soldier who died in WW1

More than 100 years after a Canadian soldier went missing on a bloody battlefield during the First World War, his remains have been identified after being found in France.

Police investigate vandalism of Pride flag at Calgary church

Calgary police are investigating after a Pride Flag banner on a southwest Calgary church was damaged in what they say is believed to be a possible hate crime.

Calgary boy raises thousands for Ukraine with bottle drive

A Calgary boy started a bottle drive to help people in Ukraine affected by the war — and the fundraiser is now pushing five figures.