Thandiwe Konguavi


Thandiwe Konguavi is an award-winning journalist, born in Zimbabwe. She is a reporter/editor at CBC Edmonton. Reach her at or follow her on Twitter:

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Unions call for action from city, police over rising crime, disorder on Edmonton transit system

Two Edmonton unions say scaled back police patrols and COVID-19-related staffing shortages are leading to a rise in crime and social disorder on public transit.

Alberta man fixes old video game consoles to create Christmas joy for needy families

An Alberta man who reached out to the community for help one Christmas Eve is now helping others in need for the fourth year in a row.

Brian Jean claims victory in race to represent UCP in Fort McMurray-Lac La Biche byelection

Brian Jean has reportedly won the nomination to represent the United Conservative Party in the upcoming Fort McMurray-Lac La Biche byelection.

Family of 5 from B.C. homeless after finding newly-purchased Edmonton home damaged by fire

A family of five from Courtenay, B.C., is stuck living in an Edmonton hotel room after arriving in the city to find the home they were supposed to move into had been damaged in a fire weeks ago.

Family, police seek tips in hit-and-run outside Valleyview, Alta., that critically injured Cree woman

The family of a 25-year-old Indigenous woman critically injured in a hit-and-run Thanksgiving weekend is asking the public for help in identifying the driver responsible.

Hurry up and wait: Edmonton passport offices backed up by rush of travelling hopefuls

As international borders open up for vaccinated Canadians, would-be travellers are waiting hours in line outside the passport office in Edmonton’s Canada Place to get their travel document.

'An incredible honour': 2 Edmonton youth heading to COP26 climate summit

As world leaders gather in Glasgow for the COP26 global climate summit, two Edmonton youth will have their voices heard.

Incumbent mayors re-elected in St. Albert, Strathcona County

The mayors of St. Albert and Strathcona County were re-elected Monday with all polls reporting out of the municipalities neighbouring Edmonton.

Meet the candidates for St. Albert and Strathcona County's 2021 elections

On Monday, St. Albert and Strathcona County voters will head to the polls to choose who will be the mayors and councillors of the communities neighbouring Edmonton.

Thanksgiving's roots in Canada can be found in Indigenous cultures and food, chef says

Giving thanks and celebrating the harvest time, the end of summer and moving into winter are all part of Indigenous cultures, but Indigenous contributions to Thanksgiving traditions are largely ignored today, Edmonton chef Scott Iserhoff says.