Gareth Hampshire


Gareth Hampshire is an award-winning journalist who has been covering Edmonton for CBC News since 1998.

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Indigenous history prominent at new Royal Alberta Museum

Indigenous history in Alberta will feature prominently throughout the new Royal Alberta Museum when it opens in 2018.

'We should do more': Child advocate tells government about LGBTQ2S+ youth

A new special report by Alberta's child and youth advocate is bringing to light the concerns raised by LGBTQ2S+ youth in the child welfare and youth justice systems.

'I'm just going to have to go and be myself': Edmonton city councillor-elect Aaron Paquette

Edmonton's first Indigenous city councillor since the 1970s says he wants to focus on issues in his ward and not historical milestones.

Art exhibit honours elders at Edmonton national gathering

An art exhibit featuring work from Indigenous artists was set up as a special gesture for the more than 4,000 elders who were in Edmonton for the first-ever National Gathering of Elders.

Teen pleads guilty to vicious Beaumont machete attack

A teenager who pleaded guilty to aggravated assault and possession of a dangerous weapon for maiming another boy in a machete attack last year will spend no more time behind bars.

First Nations Métis artist who once thought of ending his life 'hopeful' of action on Indigenous suicides

Aaron Paquette was only 19 when he walked out on the High Level Bridge and thought about jumping. On Monday, the popular First Nations Métis artist welcomed a new report by the Alberta Child and Youth Advocate that looked into the suicides of young Indigenous people.

Sister of missing Alberta woman keeps searching, hoping

CBC News has documented about 230 cases of missing and murdered indigenous women, going back to earliest known case from Saskatchewan in 1951.

Ryan Arcand, Edmonton's homeless piano man, finds a home

The man who wowed millions with his piano playing on YouTube is back, this time with a roof over his head and a piano just down the hallway.

Plains Cree-to-English dictionary underway at the University of Alberta

A new project at the University of Alberta aims to create a living Plains Cree-to-English dictionary, helping students learn the complex language.