Lydia Neufeld

Journalist

Lydia Neufeld is a journalist with CBC Edmonton.

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Grade separation will give motorists relief at 50th Street rail crossing

Edmonton motorists who use 50th Street can now look forward to a day when their trip will no longer be delayed because of a Canadian Pacific Railway train.

'The biggest challenge is the weather right now' as crews wrestle with Alberta wildfires

Warm, windy weather and dry conditions are making things worse for rural firefighters locked in battles with a trio of wildland fires that have been burning within 75 kilometres of Edmonton

Thinning of trees infested by pine beetles begins Monday in Jasper National Park

Parks Canada will use machinery to thin forests in Jasper National Park devastated by pine beetles in an effort to reduce the risks of wildfires this summer. The work is scheduled to begin Monday.

Edmonton ambulances, emergency rooms see 'big spike' in falls on icy sidewalks

Ambulance crews and hospital emergency rooms were busy Tuesday dealing with 89 calls due to slips and falls because of icy sidewalks, say officials with Alberta Health Services.

'The community has welcomed us': innovative townhome complex opens in northwest Edmonton

A new 16-unit affordable rental housing project in North Glenora was officially opened Friday.

New study confirms ATVs on back country trails harmful to bears

Grizzly bears tend to avoid back country trails where all-terrain vehicles and dirt bikes are operating, new University of Alberta research shows. That could potentially hamper efforts to increase bear populations in the province.

'Huge win': Strathcona County sets new rules for cannabis production facilities

After a public hearing that went into the early hours of Wednesday, councillors in Strathcona County have decided cannabis operations will now be considered "discretionary" uses for agricultural and industrial land.

Edmonton police, anti-violence organization receive $3.5M to target radicalization in Alberta

The federal government is giving $3.56 million to two organizations in Edmonton to address radicalization to violence in Alberta.

It's official: No more Canadian Finals Rodeo in Edmonton

"Lots of great discussions" - but no deal - came out of negotiations between the rodeo association and the Oilers Entertainment Group.

Extreme weather warning issued for Edmonton, much of northern and eastern Alberta

Edmonton is among a lengthy list of Alberta communities facing an extreme cold weather warning. As of 3:34 p.m. Wednesday, Environment Canada had issued extreme cold weather warnings for communities across northern Alberta.

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