Ishita Verma is an associate producer with CBC News in Edmonton. DM Ishita on Twitter with story tips and ideas: @ishita_verma12 or email@example.com
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Edmontonians join national effort to rebuild Chinatowns across Canada
Edmonton's Chinatown, unable to keep up with the city's growth, was struggling long before the pandemic and the LRT construction that cuts right through it.
Ayinwinisa event brings fashion and language together to celebrate Indigenous culture
Cree fashionista and artist Cheyenne Rain LeGrande is the driving force behind an Indigenous Fashion Show Ayiwinisa at Beaver Hills House Park.
Redefining family: The ties that bind us go deeper than just blood, says Edmonton filmmaker
You don't get to pick your family, at least that's how the saying goes. But Edmonton filmmaker Guy Lavallee says you can.
New 'forever fund' aims to support Black community groups in Edmonton
The endowment fund, led by the Edmonton Community Foundation, plans to support and showcase Black culture in Edmonton.
Photographer captures Edmonton in the time of COVID-19
A local photographer and writer explores how COVID-19 impacted her community
Edmonton-based YouTube series showcases overlooked restaurants
Tomi Okunnuga started his short film series after a mind-blowing experience at a restaurant he’d never heard of. YEG Eats was filmed over the pandemic and features eateries that often go unnoticed.