Ariel Fournier

Associate Producer

Ariel Fournier is an associate producer at CBC Edmonton.

Latest from Ariel Fournier

Refining the Hula Hoop: how the oil industry sparked a global plastics boom

Plastics are big business in Canada. A 2019 study of the industry found that annual sales are worth an estimated $35 billion.

Riding high, Billy Ray Cyrus returns to Big Valley Jamboree

Will his new hit Old Town Road be country enough for old time country fans?

Colouring outside the lines: Edmonton kids colour in Kate Bush-inspired music video

Hundreds of Edmonton elementary school students crayoned in a colouring book to create an animated music video.

Swan song for Lillo's Music, one of Edmonton's oldest independent music stores

Lillo’s Music, an institution on Whyte Avenue for Edmonton music lovers, is set to close its store this year,

'Our own way to belong': East African women's kitchen heats up in Edmonton

Dozens of women in one small northeast kitchen are working towards their dream of opening their own restaurant.

Muslim woman funeral director honours burial traditions for grieving families

Edmonton's Al Rashid Mosque is celebrating the first Muslim woman in Alberta to become a certified funeral director.

Beware of the margarita burn: the unfortunate side effect of limes and sun

After making a round of margaritas by the lake, Amber Prepchuk said the next day she woke up with blisters so severe a doctor told her they were first degree burns.

Edmonton app wins grant to help improve health-care access in Somalia

Khalid Hashi has received $10,000 from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Total eclipse of the heart: Why some Albertans chase the dark side of the sun

A small, devoted group of astronomy enthusiasts from Edmonton have travelled far and wide to see again and again what for most is a once-in-a-lifetime event: a total solar eclipse.

Owner of Edmonton's longest-standing independent bookstore retires

After 50 years in the book business, the co-owner of Audreys Books is turning a page.

Edmonton Filipino basketball community is raising a new generation of players

Basketball is the most popular sport in the Philippines. In Edmonton, ex-pat coaches and league organizers are passing that love to their kids.

'They eat it up': Edmonton screenwriting author discusses power and pitfalls of movie clichés

Edmonton Screen Industries Office CEO, Josh Miller, writes about the pitfalls of movie clichés in his new book, Stuck! Learn to Love Your Screenplay Again.

New, young face of poetry becomes Edmonton poet laureate

Nisha Patel is Edmonton's new poet laureate and she couldn't be happier.

Slow to connect, rural Alberta town opts to provide its own high-speed internet

If you can see the grain elevator, you can get high-speed internet in Viking.

Smart fare machines finally installed on select Edmonton buses

Edmonton Transit Service prepares to pilot fare card system five years after city approval.