Caitlin Hanson

Caitlin Hanson is a journalist with CBC Edmonton's digital news team. When she's not writing for the web, she's managing the station's social media feeds and searching online for stories to tell. You can find her on Twitter @CBC_Caitlin, on Facebook at CBC Edmonton, or email her at

Latest from Caitlin Hanson

Grizzly caught on camera mid-moose feast in northern Alberta

It's not every day that you happen to spot a grizzly bear enjoying a moose dinner up close.

Fawn delivered by C-section finds friend, future at B.C. refuge

A fawn delivered by C-section on the side of a B.C. highway is now recovering nicely at a wildlife refuge near Smithers, B.C.

'Something good can happen': Fort McMurray firefighter proposes marriage amidst flames

In the midst of a city-wide tragedy in Fort McMurray, surrounded by smoke and uncertainty, two firefighters found a reason to celebrate.

Canine love story caught on candid camera in St. Albert kennel

It was a one-night match made in heaven for a maternal dog and a pair of young rescue puppies at Barker's Pet Motel and Grooming in St. Albert on Friday.

Introducing 'Bob from Edmonton,' the man behind the Times' most popular comment

Bob from Edmonton reveals himself as a University of Alberta professor, saying he enjoyed his time in the spotlight but is happy to have the attention die down.

Celebrating the North Saskatchewan River

On Thursday, Edmonton AM is airing a special show about the North Saskatchewan River and valley. Share your pictures with us using #YEGRiver, and tune in to 93.9 FM for stories about our beloved waterway.

FHRITP: CBC reporters in Alberta share their stories

The now viral take-down and firing of a man linked to Sunday's "F--- her right in the p---y" incident in Toronto has introduced many Canadians to the offensive trend - but it's not news to many reporters in Alberta.

5 things to do in Edmonton on Christmas Day

Whether your goal is to get out of the house or simply recover from your last-minute shopping frenzy with some old-fashioned Hollywood escapism, here are five things you might want to try this Christmas Day.

WWII veteran returns to Canso cockpit, 69 years later

A 91-year-old former RCAF captain is back in the cockpit of the very same plane he flew in 1945, thanks to the incredible efforts of a group of farmers from Fairview, Alta.

Ebola outbreak: front-line workers warn Alberta not prepared

Alberta’s chief medical officer of health says the province is well prepared to deal with any patients who may be infected with Ebola. But CBC News spoke with some front-line health workers who say they have serious concerns.