CBC Edmonton's most viewed videos from 2015
By the numbers, these are the videos that had the biggest impact this year
Here are the five most-watched videos to come out of the CBC Edmonton newsroom this year:
1. Ryan Arcand plays piano once again
Six months after we first met Ryan Arcand, CBC's Gareth Hampshire caught up with the pianist, who had recently moved into Ambrose Place, a supportive housing complex in Edmonton's inner city.
2. Dashcam footage captures arrest
Eighteen months after CBC News learned that Simona Tibu had been charged with assaulting a peace officer while resisting arrest, and three months after Tibu alleged she was the true victim, CBC reporter Janice Johnston obtained police dashcam footage that showed what really happened.
- Dashcam footage shows arrest of woman accused of assaulting sheriff
- Simona Tibu guilty of assaulting peace officer and resisting arrest
- Simona Tibu, former Camrose dentist, evades jail for assaulting sheriff
3. Bus driver kicks student off bus
A bus driver carrying students for the Edmonton Catholic School Board won an apology from his employer for threatening his job after he kicked a Grade 7 student off his bus.
- Student kicked off bus 'threatened' driver, bus company says
- Bus driver wins apology from school board after kicking off student
- School bus driver still not cleared to drive Catholic routes
4. Energy minister weeps in legislature
Energy Minister Marg McCuaig-Boyd, an NDP MLA from Dunvegan-Central Peace-Notley, wept in the legislature as she spoke about being threatened and cyber-bullied over Bill 6, a contentious farm safety bill.
- Meet Marg McCuaig-Boyd, Alberta's new energy minister
- Marg McCuaig-Boyd, Alberta's energy minister, delivers first speech to oilpatch
- Bill 6 passes 3rd and final reading in Alberta legislature
5. Mac's robberies leave 2 dead
On Dec. 18, 2015, three suspects robbed a pair Mac's convenience stores in south Edmonton and shot two clerks to death. After a chase down the Whitemud freeway, police apprehended the three suspects, who have now been charged with first-degree murder.