Travis McEwan

Video journalist

Travis McEwan is a video journalist who covers stories ranging from human interest and sports to municipal and provincial issues. Originally from Churchill, Man., Travis has spent the last decade working at CBC Edmonton reporting for web, radio and television. Email story ideas to

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Seniors and kids play together in this innovative Alberta pilot project

A pilot program in Sherwood Park, Alta., is pairing up seniors and young children once a week to track the benefits the two generations have on each other.

Sexual assault survivors are waiting more than a year for free counselling in Edmonton

The Sexual Assault Centre of Edmonton, a non-profit that provides free counselling and support services to sexual violence survivors, is struggling to meet the rising demand for its services.

Volunteers open warming shelter in Drayton Valley amid rise in homelessness

A long-awaited day shelter has been a lifeline for homeless people in a small town in rural central Alberta. 

Pilot program aims to refurbish solar panels before they end up in Alberta landfills

An Alberta group is hoping to continue a pilot that's developed a process to salvage and refurbish solar panels to prevent a mass amount of waste.

CFL player hungry for Edmonton food scene in online video series

Justin Renfrow, a CFL offensive lineman and former NFL player, has been highlighting Edmonton restaurants on his video series as he explores the city's food scene.

Afghan refugees in Edmonton reflect on year since Taliban takeover of homeland

One year after the Taliban seized power in Afghanistan, refugees who fled the country to Edmonton reflect on the situation and their lives in the Alberta capital.

Edmonton pilot project aiming to get homeless emergency patients into stable housing

A group of Edmontonians is requesting $290,000 from city council to operate a pilot project that would offer homeless patients in emergency rooms a chance to get into housing when they're released.

Neighbourhood's worst fear realized when ignored warnings about roaming dogs ends in attack

Gordon Sopczak had just dropped off his granddaughter and was doing yard work when he noticed the two dogs running toward him.

Snowfall leads to seeding delay for farmers, but some remain optimistic about early start

Recent snowfall has led to a delay in seeding crops for some Alberta farmers who were looking to get ahead in a year where they're experiencing an increase in costs.

Group of property owners selling 10-lot block near Edmonton's river valley

Aging homes, an increasing real estate market, and an opportunity for more housing has led to a group of residential property owners to team up and list a whole block near Edmonton's river valley.