Alexandra Zabjek


Alexandra Zabjek is a journalist with CBC Edmonton.

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The U.S. says the Wagner Group is a transnational criminal organization. Here's why

The U.S. Treasury Department this week designated the Wagner Group a significant transnational criminal organization — part of an effort to crack down on an entity responsible for a growing number of atrocities in Ukraine. But what is the Wagner Group and what role does it play in Russia's war plans?

'Deny, deflect, distract': How Russia spreads disinformation about the war in Ukraine

The organization is behind a concerted counterattack against a Russian disinformation campaign focused on the war in Ukraine.

Why Joly says she'll come to the table with Russia, China — even if she doesn't like it

Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly says she believes in engaging with states like Russia and China as a way to promote global peace and security and to maintain Canada's influence in global affairs.

Federal minister says she's 'shocked' by suggestion of assisted deaths for some babies

Canada's minister of disability inclusion says she's offended by a Quebec doctor's suggestion that infants less than a year old should have access to medically assisted death if they are unlikely to survive and are dealing with severe health issues.

In Fiona's wake, politicians reflect on Canadians' kindness after natural disasters

MPs Matthew Kelloway and Brad Vis reflect on lessons learned from helping their communities cope with major natural disasters.

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.