Lucie Edwardson


Lucie Edwardson is a reporter with CBC Calgary. Follow her on Twitter @LucieEdwardson or reach her by email at

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Transit enforcement blitz highlights need for varied police models

Calgary police say improving safety on Calgary Transit remains a priority following an enforcement blitz last month that led to dozens of arrests and charges. 

City proposes increasing Calgary Transit fares by 3% annually over next 4 years

City administration proposed annual increases Tuesday of about three per cent for Calgary Transit fares in its recommended four-year budget plan. An adult monthly pass, now priced at $112, would cost $126 by 2026.

Expect more flight cancellations and disruptions after weekend outage, WestJet says

Flight cancellations continued Monday after WestJet's system-wide outage on the weekend led to halted flights, long customer service wait times and other disruptions.

These Calgarians say TikTok told them they had ADHD — turns out, they do

Local psychologists say they've seen a big increase in the number of young adults who come to them requesting assessments — for ADHD and autism spectrum disorder (ASD) — citing social media like TikTok and Instagram as their primary source of information.

More kids home sick from CBE schools this fall

In the first school year entirely without COVID-19 health restrictions or masks, some Calgary schools are seeing student and teacher absences due to illness creep past levels seen at this time last year. 

Increased oversight of private career colleges needed to protect students, report says

A Calgary non-profit is calling for more oversight of Canada's private career colleges after a report uncovered unethical treatment of students, misleading advertising practices and high-pressure sales and recruitment tactics. 

CBE student enrolment surges to record growth this year

The Calgary Board of Education's student enrolment experienced record growth this year.

Calgary Catholic School Board keeping tight-lipped about recent discipline of trustee

A Calgary Catholic school trustee has been formally disciplined and removed from two committees or appointments after she was found to be in contravention of the board of trustees' code of conduct. 

U of C study finds only one-third of households who identify elevated radon undergo mitigation

A new study by University of Calgary researchers found that people who are educated about, test for and take steps to mitigate their exposure to radioactive radon gas in their homes — reducing their lifetime risk of lung cancer by as much as 40 per cent. 

Growth in Calgary housing starts a good sign for the economy, say industry experts

Construction of housing starts in Calgary have increased by about 20 per cent since the beginning of the year, according to the Canada Mortgage and Hosing Corporation's latest report, and industry experts say it's a good sign for the economy.