Tricia Lo

Journalist

Tricia is a multimedia journalist who joined CBC in 2014.

Latest from Tricia Lo

Calgary man alleged to be kingpin of international crime network after big drug bust

Alberta police and U.S. officials have pulled off a record drug bust, seizing millions of dollars worth of drugs, cash and guns, and arresting a Calgary man alleged to be at the centre of a massive drug network.

Dismal weather destroys 45% of sugar beet harvest in southern Alberta

Alberta’s sugar beet harvest has been called off, making this the worst harvest in decades. 

Starving Calgary's inner city to build empty suburbs doesn't make sense: Woolley

Coun. Evan Woolley says it doesn't make sense to cut inner-city services and facilities while the city builds infrastructure in unoccupied neighbourhoods.

Calgary welcomes Hamilton to 'lion's den' for match to decide Canadian soccer supremacy

The Cavalry FC kicks off against the Forge FC on home turf on Saturday, and with a stellar home record and a team hungry to make history.

Calgary man $65M richer after winning Alberta's largest lottery prize ever

Every day, Tai Trinh would stop in at the same Shell store to purchase a coffee and a Lotto Max ticket. On Oct. 4, the ticket he bought just happened to have the winning numbers. 

Alberta women's hockey champ hits the ice with Oxford men's team

Though she's a good head shorter than her male teammates, this Canadian champ has proven her skill with a puck measures up, and that's really all that counts in her new full-contact hockey league.

Calgary e-scooters will disappear for the next 4 ½ months

Calgary's electric scooter pilot program is going into hibernation as of Friday, meaning you won't be able to zip around on a Bird or Lime scooter again until spring, when the program resumes.

German engineer uses PhD to brew award-winning beers in southern Alberta

A southern Alberta man has no regrets about making the jump from stem cell engineering to starting his own brewery, and it's not as far a leap as some might think.

Alberta man who lost leg in freak accident relearns how to mountain bike

Former professional mountain biker Matt Hadley spent the summer riding trails again, after losing his right leg due to a falling rock hitting him while hiking in the Utah desert earlier this year.

Foothills parking 'disaster' persists, but hospital says it's not a capacity issue

Adele Brunnhofer missed a critical appointment at Foothills hospital, all because she wasted 50 minutes hunting for a place to park. And her story is all too familiar to many Calgarians.

Nenshi says federal parties shouldn't take Calgary for granted, despite its voting record

The city today launched YYC Matters, a civic campaign that pins down politicians on key platform issues with the aim of helping citizens decide whom to vote for.

How one boy's love of cowboy culture inspired a book for royal baby Archie and hospitals across Canada

A made-in-Alberta children's book will be delivered to England's royal baby Archie later this month, and 230 copies will be donated to children's hospitals across Canada in his honour.

AHS to launch anti-vaping pilot program for junior high students

Dr. Karla Gustafson, medical health officer with AHS, says there's been a rapid and worrisome increase in vaping among youth, owing in part to the perception that vaping is safer than smoking.

SAIT students invent flying emergency rescue vehicle, codenamed Skywalker

The quadcopter, inspired by the events of 9/11, is designed to move up, down and sideways to extract people from highrise buildings in dangerous situations.

Calgary mulls new rules, fees for Airbnb and other short-term rentals

Ward 7 Coun. Druh Farrell says Airbnbs and the home-sharing economy are growing in popularity, and it's time for the city to step in to ensure the safety of guests and property owners.