Madeleine Cummings

Journalist

Madeleine Cummings is a digital associate producer who produces stories for CBC Edmonton's website and its afternoon radio show, Radio Active.

Latest from Madeleine Cummings

2 Edmonton tech companies recognized for environmental innovations

Two Edmonton tech companies received international recognition from mining industry leaders, winning two of the top three prizes at a recent competition.

How casino closures are draining the resources of Alberta charities and First Nations

The closure of casinos in Alberta is affecting not just the operators' bottom lines but also hundreds of charities and First Nations that depend on gaming revenue.

Summer looms for Edmonton post-secondary students struggling to find work

Finding summer jobs has been so tough for some Edmonton post-secondary students that they are considering staying in school to keep receiving income from student loans.

Bohdan Medwidsky, champion of Ukrainian culture in Edmonton, dies of COVID-19

Bohdan Medwidsky, a community activist and professor who pioneered the study of Ukrainian culture at the University of Alberta, died on March 28 in the COVID-19 ward at the Grey Nuns Community Hospital. He was 84 and had comorbidities.

Century farm: This Alberta family has farmed the same land for 100 years

Earlier this month, Ed and Ellen Plunkie received the Alberta Century Farm and Ranch Award — a distinction for families who have continuously owned and farmed the same land for at least 100 years.

Edmonton nursing professor among experts advising federal government on 'she-cession'

Carla Hilario may not be an economist, but the registered nurse and assistant professor in the faculty of nursing at the University of Alberta has a history of researching health inequities, particularly for immigrant and refugee youth.

Students and education experts raise equity concerns over U of A tuition hikes

Twelve programs at the University of Alberta could see tuition fee increases of between 17 and 104 per cent, starting in the fall of 2022.

Baked goods by bike: 13-year-old turns pandemic project into hyperlocal business

Bicycle Bakery, launched in December out of 13-year-old Kate Tennant's home, sells artisan breads, cookies, biscotti, doughnuts and even baked dog treats — all for modest prices of $4 to $10, with delivery by bicycle included. 

'Refreshing change': Students excited about new U of A course on Indigenous business

A new course at the University of Alberta’s business school aims to educate students about challenges and opportunities for Indigenous entrepreneurs.

Hospitality insurance has skyrocketed, putting pressure on already struggling hotels

Hospitality insurance rates across the country have increased dramatically in the past year, putting more pressure on an already pinched industry.

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