Pamela Fieber

Associate Producer

Pamela worked for more than 10 years at the Calgary Herald. She also served as managing editor of WestJet Magazine before joining CBC Calgary in 2019.

Latest from Pamela Fieber

Could selling renewable energy be Alberta's next big thing?

The practice of corporations committing to buy renewable energy is just taking off in Canada, and Alberta has big potential, say advocates.

Calgary's newest high schools already bursting at the seams

Some of Calgary's newest high schools are already full. Joane Cardinal-Schubert High School, which is only a year old, is already over capacity. And the CBE is holding public meetings this fall to come up with solutions.

Alberta's electric vehicle owners rally to boost interest

Alberta's electric vehicle industry is trailing behind other provinces  but owners here are trying to boost interest. 

Class sizes swell across Calgary as enrolment rises 2,000 students year over year

Enrolment is up by 2,000 students across the Calgary public school system this year, and everyone is feeling it. One Calgary parent says her child's grade 6 class has 38 students. She's worried her daughter will be lost in the mix.

Alberta government orders school boards to remove 'public' from names, raising fears

New provincial legislation from the UCP has removed the word “public” from all school boards, affecting eight of 41 public school boards across the province.

Why this group says we need to talk to more women and girls about going into the trades

Canada has a shortage of skilled trades workers — with a projected need for 167,000 more in the next six years — and a new task force is working on a national strategy to fill that gap with more women.

Alberta man nets NASA award for work on 'new type of auroral phenomena' called STEVE

Airdrie aurora chaser Chris Ratzlaff has netted an excellence in science award from NASA for collaborative work on identifying a phenomenon known as "STEVE" — a ribbon of mauve light that sometimes appears with the aurora borealis.

16-year-old enjoys 'much faster and more physical' level of play with Calgary's Cavalry FC

Sixteen-year-old Aribim Pepple, who grew up playing soccer in Calgary, has been called up to play with the pros on Calgary's Cavalry FC, in a deal that runs through the upcoming 2020 season. 

Lethbridge mayor pleads for calm in wake of 'abhorrent' paintball shooting

The mayor of Lethbridge has expressed outrage in the wake of the paintball shooting incident at the city's supervised consumption site.

Parents frustrated as long wait times continue for new driver testing

Driver exam wait times continue to drag on, after the NDP government changed the private system to a public one.

ASIRT clears Calgary officer who shot knife-wielding man in 7-Eleven

The Calgary police officer who shot a knife-wielding man in a southwest 7-Eleven store has been cleared by an ASIRT investigation into the 2017 incident. 

Vulnerable baby king penguin has gained weight and is officially 'out of the woods'

The Calgary Zoo says the baby penguin hatched earlier this month is officially "out of the woods" and has been thriving with its foster mom. The hatchling, a king penguin chick, was in danger when its egg broke well before it was time to hatch.

Abandoned Alberta tarantula 'Tuffnail' gains social media following, settles into new home

It all started with a Facebook post. When an Airdrie, Alta., woman out for a walk saw a tarantula on the pathway, she posted a photo of the hairy, fist-sized creature. Less than a week later, the tarantula has its own Facebook page and a new home.

Lethbridge group will continue to press for performing arts centre despite funding setback

An arts group in Lethbridge will continue to work towards having a performing arts centre built in the city, despite the UCP's withdrawal of endorsement for funding.

Bear warning issued for Fish Creek Park in south Calgary

Alberta Parks has issued a bear warning for Fish Creek Provincial Park, for the area south of Canyon Meadows and westward, due to multiple bears feeding in the area.