Anna McMillan


Anna McMillan is a reporter at CBC Edmonton. You can reach her at

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Out-of-control wildfire near High Level, Alta. causes 'very scary sky'

An out-of-control wildfire in northern Alberta caused thick clouds of black smoke to roll over the town of High Level Saturday evening, turning the sun scarlet.

Riverdale residents call for homeless camp solution after multiple fires in Dawson Park

Residents in Edmonton’s Riverdale neighbourhood are calling on the city to get a handle on homeless camps after a series of fires over the past few days.

'No fire is exactly the same': Fire investigators find clues in the ashes

About 40 investigators from across the province have gathered in Strathcona County to brush up on their skills at the Fire Investigation Association of Alberta’s spring training session.

Alberta's wheelchair rugby team claims first national title

The Alberta Roughnecks had just moments to score the game-winning goal at the Wheelchair Rugby National Championships in Ottawa on Sunday.

Public hearing on Bill C-48's oil tanker ban set to begin in Edmonton

Bill C-48 would prohibit tankers carrying more than 12,500 metric tonnes of oil from docking along B.C.’s north coast.

'We are with them': Edmontonians hold vigil for Sri Lanka bombing victims

The loss of 310 lives in a series of bombings in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday has sent a wave of grief through communities across the globe. In the Alberta capital, residents from Sri Lanka are mourning the loss of loved ones.

Provincewide school walkout planned to protest UCP's stance on GSAs

A group of Calgary students has planned a provincewide school walkout to protest the incoming United Conservative Party government’s stance on gay-straight alliances.

Claire's reviewing Alberta woman's concerns about piercing ears of protesting children

An Edmonton woman quit her job at a popular accessory store last week in protest of the company’s policy on piercing children’s ears.

NDP MLA defeated in Edmonton-Meadows nomination contest

An NDP MLA has lost the chance to fight for her seat in the upcoming provincial election, after party members voted in a nomination contest in Edmonton on Sunday.

Proposed Jasper Avenue towers would displace historic apartment building

A huge development proposed for downtown Edmonton’s main drag could house thousands of people and add two new towers to the city’s skyline.

'I didn't want to believe it': Man injured in Entwistle explosion remains in hospital

Kody Richter, 27, was airlifted to Edmonton's Royal Alexandra Hospital in critical condition on Feb. 11. He has a head injury and fractures to his wrist and vertebrae, according to a GoFundMe page dedicated to his recovery.

Too cool for school: Attendance nears 0% in some Alberta schools amid bus cancellations

Bus cancellations in a western Alberta school division have caused a dramatic drop in attendance, the deputy superintendent says.

Tips to keep your pets safe from frostbite, boredom during cold snap

The coldest days of winter have plagued Albertans since the start of February, leaving plenty of people and their pets stuck inside.

Edmonton mosque offers shelter during deep freeze

An Edmonton mosque is opening its doors to those in need as the cold snap lingers.

Volunteers brave Edmonton extreme cold to serve meals to those in need

Plenty of Edmontonians spent the weekend indoors, safe from the wind and snow. But one group of volunteers braved the cold Sunday afternoon to give meals to people in need.