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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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.

Video shows Edmonton police forcing people out of LRT station into –21 C weather

The leader of an Indigenous community watch group is livid after a video emerged showing Edmonton police officers ordering people who were sheltering in a downtown LRT station to vacate, sending them into the extreme cold.

Alberta cold snap no match for the furnace-free warmth of a net-zero home

While cost can be a barrier, interest is growing in net-zero homes that both produce energy and use it wisely.

8 Edmonton-area municipalities form combined transit commission

Eight municipalities in the Edmonton area were officially brought together under one regional transit umbrella on Thursday as the new Edmonton Metropolitan Transit Services Commission.

Provincial funding cut for central Alberta camp for adults with developmental disabilities

Camp L.G. Barnes faces an uncertain future, but for decades has offered a summer camp and year-round activities for adults who are served by the provincial Persons with Developmental Disabilities program.

Edmonton police to take mandatory unconscious bias training course

The module’s objective is to give staff the chance to reflect on how unconscious biases can negatively impact their work, while offering strategies to manage those biases.

Long-awaited homeless shelter opens in Wetaskiwin, still in search of a permanent home

A long-awaited homeless shelter finally opened in Wetaskiwin last November, but the facility is still looking for a permanent location to call home.

Alberta COVID-19 outreach volunteers met with positive reception

When Alberta’s COVID-19 outreach program began to reach front doors this week, volunteers say they were met with delight and appreciation.

Alberta government won't close or delist provincial parks

All of Alberta's provincial parks will will remain open and maintain their current protection, the province announced on Tuesday, despite plans earlier this year to close or delist several sites.