Andrew Jeffrey


Andrew Jeffrey is an Edmonton-based multimedia journalist. He joined the CBC after previously working for the StarMetro Calgary and TVO. You can reach him at

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Edmonton river valley clean up effort gaining momentum online

When Ryan Haworth returned to Edmonton less than two months ago with little more than the clothes on his back, he wanted to find a healthy way to create a close bond with his hometown. He soon found a worthy cause in the trash in Edmonton’s river valley.

Stress and fear in the factories: The toll taken by COVID-19 inside some busy Alberta workplaces

Businesses across Alberta have spent the last year on a cycle of closing and reopening. But in many of the province's factories, doors have stayed open and the pace has been busy throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

New Alberta business collective aims to promote harm reduction, destigmatize drug use

Each + Every: Businesses for Harm Reduction is a collective of 50 companies across Alberta who are organizing to support harm reduction services, destigmatize drug use and increase the supply and use of naloxone kits.

Community associations slam cuts to Alberta program that builds parks, public-use facilities

A key grant program that helps build parks and community infrastructure has been cut by nearly 50 per cent over the past two years. Edmonton and Calgary community federations says it's a sign of the government's eroding support for civil society.

New documentary a love letter to Edmonton's winter through the eyes of local bike couriers

The work of Edmonton's bike couriers during the city's long, cold winters is featured in the new documentary short film Snow Warrior, which is available for streaming through the National Film Board beginning Thursday.

Edmonton-area school divisions upset after being left out in the cold for new capital funding

The Alberta government announced 14 new school projects that will receive capital funding. But top priorities for Edmonton Public Schools and Elk Island Public Schools didn't make the cut.

Alberta government seeking proposals to develop, manufacture COVID-19 vaccines at home

The new initiative to develop vaccines in Alberta was announced Monday. Online submissions from interested organizations and companies will be accepted until midnight on March 21.

University of Alberta students call for end to online exam monitoring

Many classes at the University of Alberta use online proctoring services to monitor students as they write tests and catch suspicious activity. But with final exams approaching, some students are calling for an alternative.

Optimism, relief as Alberta's long-term care centres see significant drop in COVID-19 cases

Alberta has seen a drop of 92 per cent in active COVID-19 cases at long-term care facilities ever since hitting a peak of 776 cases in late December.

'Why did Edmonton forget Judi Singh?' Researcher uncovers story of jazz music and Alberta's roots

Her daughter calls Judi Singh a musician's musician and says she developed a loyal following over a successful career through the 1950s, '60s and '70s.