Alexandra Zabjek


Alexandra Zabjek is a journalist with CBC Edmonton.

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The fight to free the Michaels: Canada's ambassador to the U.S. describes the months before their release

About a month before two Canadians detained in China were flown home in a sudden move that stunned observers of Canada-China relations, Beijing was sending signals to Canadian diplomats that it was moving closer to a resolution on the file.

Federal parties stick-handle climate change, energy and economy in Alberta

Conservatives expect a near-sweep in Alberta, but a handful of ridings remain at play in September election.

Farmers' love of bison ranching prompts $4M gift to agricultural college

The owners of a bison ranch near Lacombe, Alta., have donated $4 million to Lakeland College to establish a bison herd at the school that will be used to teach the next generation of farmers.

Union leaders accuse Alberta government of bargaining in the media

Leaders of some of Alberta's biggest unions are accusing the provincial government of trying to "provoke anger" amongst their members and employing "disappointing" tactics by taking negotiating numbers to the media.

'They do so much to keep us girls safe': Body rub worker calls on city to maintain licensing

City councillors are mulling the merits of an exit strategy from licensing body rub parlours, but some women who work in these businesses say a harm reduction approach helps them.

West end residents worry about safety of 170th Street pedestrian detour

Some residents near West Edmonton Mall say a plan to create a temporary crossing to the mall will leave pedestrians traversing a secluded residential alley and is a safety concern.

'Utter violation of the victims' dignity': Camrose man guilty of 3 sex assaults

An Alberta man has been sentenced to seven years in prison for sexually assaulting three unconscious women and making video recordings of the attacks.

Crowdsourced online tool SafeCityYEG maps 'safe' and 'unsafe' areas of Edmonton

An online tool to map where people feel safe, and unsafe, in Edmonton is set to officially launch on Wednesday but it has already accumulated thousands hits from residents — and some pointed criticism from those who fear it may stigmatize certain demographic groups.

Lies to clients put residency at risk: Edmonton immigration consultant has licence revoked

An Edmonton immigration consultant has had her licence revoked due to unprofessional practice — one of seven Canadian consultants to face that sanction in recent months. It's supposed to be a sign the industry is cracking down on unprofessional conduct but critics say the efforts are too little, too late.

Baby in her arms, mom jumps from 2nd storey to escape raging fire

Baby in her arms, a Morinville, Alta., mother jumped from her second-storey bedroom window to escape a raging house fire last week.