Gabriela Panza-Beltrandi

Gabriela Panza-Beltrandi is a CBC reporter based in Edmonton. She worked in newsrooms in Toronto, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Yellowknife before joining CBC North in 2017.

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Young Albertans feeling the pinch as grocery prices continue to rise

Food prices are still climbing across the country, and for some in Alberta it's leading to drastic measures.

Terry Fox Run back in Alberta as thousands run in support of cancer research

The annual fundraiser for cancer research was back in person, and across the province, Albertans ran once again in honour of the Canadian legend. 

Could artificial intelligence catch distracted drivers in Edmonton? U of A piloting program

A new pilot project in Edmonton is using artificial intelligence to detect drivers who are using their cellphone while behind the wheel.

Five generations celebrate Edmonton woman's 103rd birthday

At 103, Agnes Murphy is still going strong. She and her family celebrated her birthday Saturday, and Murphy talked about the change she's seen as a Black woman over the past century.

Edmonton man donating blood and plasma to replenish units that saved his wife

Glenn Cook's wife, Liz, needed nearly 500 units of blood in plasma to save her life. After they married he decided to become a regular blood and plasma donor as a way to 'replenish' the units she'd needed.

Edmonton's Food Bank struggling with massive demand as inflation, prices soar

More people than ever are using the food bank, and at the same time, donations are getting harder to come by, according to Edmonton's Food Bank.

Descendants of WW II soldiers travelling to the Netherlands for 60-kilometre pilgrimage

More than 75 years after Canadian soldiers helped liberate the Netherlands during the Second World War, 100 of their descendants — including 11 Albertans — will walk in their footsteps.

Ukrainian booth at Edmonton Heritage Festival promotes culture as war continues in Europe

The Ukrainian booth at Edmonton's Heritage Festival saw thousands visit to learn about the country culture as the war with Russia continues.

Edmonton-area first responders back in the saddle for annual fundraising rodeo

Police traded in handcuffs for lassos as they and other first responders took to the Kinsmen Rodeo Grounds this weekend in the third annual First Responders Rodeo in St. Albert. 

'People need people': Edmonton man feeds those in need

Dale Desjarlais is helping people in downtown Edmonton by handing out free food every other weekend.