Wallis Snowdon


Wallis Snowdon is a journalist with CBC Edmonton focused on bringing stories to the website and the airwaves. 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. Share your stories with Wallis at wallis.snowdon@cbc.ca.

Latest from Wallis Snowdon

Judge grants bail for Alberta spiritual leader charged with sexually assaulting 4 women

Police allege John de Ruiter assaulted four women in separate incidents between 2017 and 2020. He was arrested by Edmonton police on Jan. 21.

Edmonton paramedic sentenced after narcotics stolen from Alberta Health Services

An Edmonton paramedic has been found guilty of stealing narcotics from Alberta Health Services facilities, while a second member is awaiting trial on similar allegations of theft from the provincial health authority. 

Prepare for piercing cold as polar air blasts across the Prairies

After a relatively balmy spell, with temperatures well above seasonal averages, bitter cold is set to make a comeback in communities across the Prairies.

Alberta man convicted in elaborate sports investment fraud schemes

An Alberta man has been convicted of fraud and forgery in a series of elaborate sports investment schemes that cost his victims more than $1.7 million. 

Emergency shelter in west Edmonton to open Friday at reduced capacity

After weeks of delays, a new temporary emergency shelter in west Edmonton is set to open its doors Friday at around 30 per cent capacity.  

CBC News journalist Janice Johnston dies at 62

Johnston, whose decades-long career shaped justice and crime reporting in Edmonton and Alberta, died on Friday. Her dedication to the beat was unmatched.

Edmonton facility will offer transition beds to discharged ER patients who are homeless

People experiencing homelessness in Edmonton who have been discharged from hospital emergency departments will now have a new place to recover.

28 charges laid in tailings pond death bring renewed grief to victim's family

The parents of a 25-year-old oilsands worker who died in a frozen tailings pond in northern Alberta say charges in the case reveal disturbing details about safety failures on site. 

Bad weather brewing: Alberta's deep freeze set to end, expect powerful weekend winter storm

A bitterly cold mass of Arctic air that has chilled Alberta for days will soon make its exit, but the dangerously cold system will not go quietly.

Edmonton man facing sex charges exploited about 100 children using Snapchat, investigators say

A 21-year-old Edmonton man charged with sexually abusing children is believed to have victimized upward of 100 girls who have yet to be identified by investigators.