Wallis Snowdon.


Wallis Snowdon is a journalist with CBC Edmonton focused on bringing stories to the website and the airwaves. She loves helping people tell their stories on issues ranging from health care to the courts. Originally from New Brunswick, Wallis has reported in communities across Canada, from Halifax to Fort McMurray. She previously worked as a digital and current affairs producer with CBC Radio in Edmonton. Wallis has a bachelor of journalism (honours) from the University of King's College in Halifax, N.S.. Share your stories with Wallis at wallis.snowdon@cbc.ca

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Pilot dead after wildfire-fighting helicopter crashes near Evansburg, Alta.

The pilot of a helicopter that crashed Monday night as it battled a wildfire west of Edmonton is dead.

Vaccine bookings multiply as Albertans 40 and over rush to get AstraZeneca shots

More appointments were made for AstraZeneca in Alberta in the span of two and half hours Tuesday than during all of last week, Alberta Health Services said in a statement. 

Construction on Edmonton COVID-19 field hospital now complete

If necessary, the 100-bed field hospital would be used for non-critical patients and patients who are recovering from COVID-19 but are at low risk of transmitting the novel coronavirus.

A fatal uppercut: The tragic death of Tim Hague

MMA fighter Tim Hague died in the summer of 2017 after a knockout during a boxing match in Edmonton.

Online dating scam dupes Edmonton man out of $143,000

An Edmonton man who lost $143,000 in a dating scam hopes his ordeal will help prevent others from being victimized online.

'Like being on the beach': New natural swimming pool set to open in Borden Park

A new natural swimming pool in Borden Park is no swamp, say neighbourhood residents who got to take the plunge early.

It's raining elm seeds in Edmonton

Edmonton gardeners may be tempted to add vacuums to their landscaping arsenals as elm seeds rain down across the city. The pesky, papery-brown pods are piling up in yards and gardens by the truckload.

Dirty Dancing, Danger Bay and the Edmonton stage: Zappacosta on his musical odyssey

Alfie Zappacosta, who lent his distinctive baritone voice to some of the big hits of the 1980s, now leads a quiet life in Edmonton.

Good girl: After helping hundreds of children, Fossey the service dog retires

After years of helping traumatized children deal with abuse, the time has come for the Zebra Child Protection Centre service dog to hang up her collar.

'She absolutely rules the roost': Duck and dog form unlikely friendship at Alberta pet shop

Bruce never goes for a stroll without his best friend: a tiny duck named Cashew, who waddles along beside him. The big black beast and the fluffy brown duck are the ultimate odd couple.