Kylee Pedersen

Kylee is a reporter/editor with CBC Calgary. You can reach her at

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Getting to the root of it: How an Alberta scientist is changing the way farmers see soil

Ramifications of drought, climate change and skyrocketing fertilizer prices have left some Alberta farmers with limited resources coming into this year's growing season. Here's how one young scientist is hoping to change that.

Traditional Indigenous hide tanning course helps community heal, says organizer

The two-day workshop, held over the weekend near Bragg Creek, was taught by elder Larry Mistaken Chief and focused on the ancestral methods of tanning and stretching a hide.

Michelle Rempel Garner is giving 'serious consideration' to UCP leadership bid

Calgary Nose Hill MP Michelle Rempel Garner says she has been encouraged to seek the leadership of the UCP and will no longer be participating in the federal Conservative leadership race.

City of Calgary enters state of local emergency in response to heavy rainfall

Calgary Mayor Jyoti Gondek said the special order allows police and fire departments to go door-to-door in the event of an evacuation and gives members of the city’s water services team access to property to protect critical infrastructure. 

Incoming Alberta rains good for farmers, unlikely to cause major flooding, says meteorologist

Alberta’s seasonal "June monsoon" is expected to kick into high gear Monday afternoon with Environment Canada issuing warnings for heavy rainfall across much of the southern part of the province, including Banff National Park, Kananaskis and Calgary. 

4 Good Samaritans chase down stolen truck with 5-month-old baby inside

A frightening moment of uncertainty was transformed into a story of heroism last weekend after four Good Samaritans chased after a stolen truck with a five-month-old baby inside near Strathmore, Alta., helping to reunite the infant with its family.

The golden ticket for Calgary's fast food restaurants? A drive-thru

While leasing activity in the downtown core has not rebounded to pre-pandemic levels, one market area has — commercial rents for fast-food restaurants with drive-thrus, particularly in the city's suburbs. 

Calgary girls baseball camp encourages players to stay in the sport

The Sandarac baseball diamonds in northwest Calgary were buzzing with activity on Sunday afternoon, as an inaugural girls baseball camp hit a homerun. The Calgary chapter of Girls with Game, a little-league Canada wide initiative, held its first one-day baseball camp for girls aged four to 16.

Medicine Hat police chief resigns

Chief Mike Worden has notified the Medicine Hat police commission of his intention to resign after a year and a half in the position.

Calgary pro-choice rally held in wake of potential Roe v. Wade overruling

Around 200 people gathered on Sunday at Olympic Plaza to show their support for access to abortion and reproductive rights in the province. The rally comes as a draft was leaked earlier this month showing the U.S. Supreme Court’s opinion to overturn a 1973 ruling legalizing abortion.