Lydia Neufeld


Lydia Neufeld is a journalist with CBC Edmonton.

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'We grew up there': Fire damages Italian Bakery and family apartment above

The Italian Bakery on 97th Street at 106th Avenue was damaged by fire early Friday. It's the second major fire the family that owns the business has had to deal with.

'Golden shopping hour': Sobeys in Edmonton sets trend for dedicated shopping for seniors

Some Sobeys grocery stores across Canada have adopted a bright idea from Edmonton, rolling out special dedicated shopping hours for seniors and people with mobility issues during the coronavirus pandemic.

Edmonton police launch data system to fight crime, improve public safety

Edmonton's police chief launched a new tool on Tuesday he says will help fight crime and improve public safety.

Mobile medical clinic rolls out to serve Edmonton's homeless population

The Boyle McCauley Health Centre rolled out a mobile health clinic Wednesday that will provide medical care to those Edmontonians who live on the streets.

Edmonton cuts 311 operating hours in half to save $950,000

The new hours will be from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m., seven days a week, excluding statutory holidays.

Hinton wildlife officers kill two cougars after attacks on dogs

Two young cougars believed to be responsible for two recent attacks on dogs in Hinton, Alta., have been shot and killed by wildlife officials.

Warning system could reduce wildlife killed by trains, researchers say

Researchers at the University of Alberta have determined a warning system can help reduce the number of wildlife — in particular grizzly bears — killed by trains in national parks.

2019 a 'disastrous' year for crop farmers in Alberta

Extreme weather and international market closures made 2019 a "disastrous" year for crop farmers in Alberta, the chair of the Alberta Canola Producers Association told a Red Deer conference Thursday.

'They were going to kill her': Mother of 4 beaten, carjacked outside rural home

A central Alberta family is angry and frustrated after a mother of four was beaten on her rural property in central Alberta last week.

Woodlands County residents to see service cuts, property tax increases

People living in Woodlands County will see cuts in services and an increase in their property taxes.