Falice Chin

CBC Edmonton

Falice is the senior producer of the Cost of Living on CBC Radio. Her international work has appeared in the Financial Times, the National Post, Zacks Investment Research, CBC and others. She's won an RTDNA for investigative journalism in Canada and a World Summit Award for Arab e-content. You can reach her at: falice.chin@cbc.ca

Latest from Falice Chin

Alberta Party saw a spike in Google searches during and after leaders' debate

People collectively turned to Google to search "Alberta Party" during and after the leaders debate last week.
Analysis

Final Count: A cheat sheet of all parties running in the Alberta election

From shoe-ins to long shots, here is a quick summary of all the active, registered parties vying for your vote on April 16.
Analysis

Kenney deemed winner of leaders debate, Vote Compass suggests

One political strategist says NDP Leader Rachel Notley focused too much on attacking UCP Leader Jason Kenney, and failed to convey successes of her NDP government.

Election fact-checker: Leaders debate edition

Albertans tuned in to watch Rachel Notley, Jason Kenney, David Khan and Stephen Mandel debate the issues, but how much was true?
VOTE COMPASS

Majority of Albertans support mandatory vaccinations for students, Vote Compass questionnaire finds

Most Albertans believe vaccinations should be mandatory for all students in schools, according to the latest results from the online questionnaire Vote Compass.
ALBERTA VOTES

Campaign demographics: Breaking down the party numbers

By contrast, the NDP is the only one among the major political parties vying to win the 2019 Alberta provincial election to achieve gender parity. The competitors don't even come close.
Exclusive

Dog poop, rowdy campers, smelly outhouses top Alberta Parks camping complaints

Campground reviews obtained under Freedom of Information request reveal what people love and hate most about camping in Kananaskis and the Calgary area.

Friendship born out of grief: Calgarians touched by murder find solace in gym

Grieving mother and fitness professional say exercise helped pull them out of depression and anger.

Calgary diner claims 'better ketchup' than Heinz

The owner of a mom-and-pop diner in Bridgeland says she wants to shake up the ketchup oligopoly with what she calls “better ketchup.”
Analysis

Why Die Hard is the ultimate Christmas movie — despite naysayers

Like many other Christmas classics, Die Hard tells the story an imperfect protagonist with a dad bod who must overcome obstacles to learn the meaning of Christmas. Except in this case, it's all while under fire from a group of terrorists.
Q&A

Hutterites, Olympians among those who learn everything from science to farm safety from this virtual teacher

Whether it's high school science, farm safety or ESL, Stephanie Krammer can teach it all: the only thing missing is a classroom.

City council can't approve major pipelines, but it has other levers for job creation

Calgary Eyeopener podcast explores the city’s role in creating jobs — what the incoming new council can do to boost the economy.

Arena funding debate: A play that always unfolds over several acts

By now you’ve heard all the arguments for why Calgary needs a new hockey arena: the Saddledome is old, the roof sucks, the concourse is too small, Bruno Mars won’t play there, whatever. What are the facts? Let's take a look.

Are Calgary taxes out of control? The 'dark math' of property taxes explained

Calgary has some of the lowest property tax rates in the country, yet many residents and businesses complain their tax bills are out of control. Those two statements are not as paradoxical as they seem.

'Act like you're tanning': Homeless Banff worker spends days in park, nights in McDonald's

Young people coming to Banff to work for the summer can't find anywhere to live, and residents say they've never seen the housing crunch get this bad.