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

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.

Grocery chain's Alberta box a boost for local food-product companies

Alberta business owners whose products were included in Sobeys' The Alberta Box say the promotion helped spread awareness of their brands throughout the province.

Canadian professor gaining recognition for role in discovering insulin 100 years ago

With anniversary celebrations to mark insulin’s centenary approaching, there is movement in Alberta and Ontario to recognize James Collip’s role in the discovery.

'Just him and me against the world': Single parenting during a pandemic

Single parents have always shouldered extra responsibilities, but the pandemic has exacerbated challenges for this growing segment of the Alberta population.

Edmonton businesses struggling, but not closing at faster-than-normal rate

Despite the pandemic-driven economic downturn, Edmonton is not in fact hemorrhaging businesses. Though this could happen in the future, recent indicators suggest most businesses are struggling but surviving. 

Edmonton couple mourning two grandparents who died of COVID-19 this month

An Edmonton couple is grieving the loss of two grandparents to COVID-19 while a third relative battles the virus in hospital.

English conversation program helps Edmonton newcomers connect online

Volunteers helping Edmonton newcomers connect and practise English during the pandemic say there are benefits to moving programming online.

U of A student's mental health advocacy recognized by Alberta lieutenant-governor

Alberta lieutenant-governor Salma Lakhani is recognizing an Edmonton student’s efforts to address mental health among youth. 

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