Kashmala Fida Mohatarem

Kashmala Fida Mohatarem is a reporter and associate producer with CBC Edmonton.

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Edmonton teacher becomes educator-in-residence at Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Sarah Adomako-Ansah, co-founder of the province's first Black Teachers' Association, almost let the opportunity to work with Winnipeg's Canadian Human Rights Museum pass her by.

Pandemic negatively affects mental health of introverts, U of A study finds

Anahita Shokrkon, a PhD student in the University of Alberta's department of psychology — an extreme extrovert — decided to conduct the study after her own experience.

Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation actor hopes to inspire through role on new show Reservation Dogs

Paulina Alexis hopes starring in the new show Reservation Dogs will inspire the next generation of Indigenous actors.

New report raises critical issues around disability rights in Alberta

The report, created by a team of 13 advocates known as Radical Inclusion, was submitted on Tuesday to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

Future uncertain for schools in Afghanistan built by Alberta non-profit

The Taliban have burned down hundreds of schools in Afghanistan over the last 25 years. But 14 schools built by a non-profit based in Lacombe, Alta., still stand, much to the relief of its founder.

New research looking into which canola plants best harness the sun to increase yield

A University of Alberta researcher is screening hundreds of canola plants to see which best use the sun, to eventually to increase canola production in Alberta.

Afghan-Edmontonians fear for family, especially female relatives, still living in Afghanistan

Edmonton is home to about 2,415 Afghans, according to the 2016 Canadian census. Many still have family back in Afghanistan.

Exploring the history (and mystery) of Alberta's iconic Burger Baron chain in new documentary

Edmonton writer Omar Mouallem decided to create the documentary based on his own personal connection to the Burger Baron restaurant chain.

Edmonton Chamber of Commerce advocating for vaccine passports in Alberta

The Edmonton Chamber of Commerce is urging the province to consider implementing vaccine passports that would work within Alberta and beyond.

New course at University of Alberta combines science with Indigenous knowledge

Indigenous Peoples and Technoscience was introduced by Kim TallBear, an associate professor in the faculty of Native studies, in the Winter 2021 semester.