Josee St-Onge


Josee St-Onge is a journalist with CBC Edmonton. She has also reported in French for Radio-Canada in Alberta and Saskatchewan. Reach her at

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Who you gonna call? Alberta Ghostbusters suit up for charity

Alberta Ghostbusters may not be able to help if there's something strange in your neighbourhood, but fans of the '80s movies are making their mark in a different way.  

Lutheran Church officials admit misleading investors about funds' financial troubles

The Alberta-British Columbia District of Lutheran Church-Canada has been ordered to pay back $500,000 to investors after admitting it withheld crucial financial information from them.

When the fridge at home is empty, this one at school helps feed hungry families

Families from Edmonton’s Grace Martin School who are struggling to make ends meet can now access free food from a community fridge set up for that purpose.

'It's a disaster': Downtown businesses flooded by water main break

Three downtown businesses sustained significant damage after a ruptured water main flooded their building in the early hours of Thursday.

Kids need more help dealing with depression, anxiety, say child advocates

Suicide is the second-leading cause of death for children in Alberta and across the country, prompting advocates to call on governments to take action, in a report released Tuesday by Children First Canada.

Mother of murdered teen leans on support system as case remains unsolved

Kim Krupa has attended support meetings for victims of homicide for two years, but hasn’t yet been able to share the story of her murdered son Tanner.

Young families all smiles after free back-to-school dental care

Young parents and their children took advantage of a rare opportunity to have their teeth cleaned for free at a Sherwood Park dental hygienist clinic on Friday.

Alberta considering plan to build caribou-rearing facility

The Alberta government is considering building a caribou rearing facility near Grande Cache, east of the Rockies, as part of a plan to protect the endangered animals.

Negative to positive: Muslim portrait series a photo opportunity to fight racism

Asmaa Ali was hurt and outraged when photos of herself and other young Muslim women were used to incite hate and Islamophobia online.

Hundreds of campers stranded by flood waters near Slave Lake

Between 200 and 250 campers are stranded by floods in the Marten Beach campground Friday, on the northeast shore of Slave Lake.

'A serious problem': Edmonton saw big jump in shoplifting offences in 2018

Reported shoplifting offences increased by one-third in Edmonton in 2018, leading to a slight increase of the city's crime severity index, despite a drop in the number of homicides.

Focus on response time won't reduce crime, Edmonton police chief says

Emphasizing response times and striving to meet them does little to help officers reduce the city’s crime rate, says Edmonton’s police chief. 

Edmonton's Zebra Centre sees big jump in child abuse cases

Edmonton's Zebra Child Protection Centre, which supports victims of abuse as their cases work through the legal system, saw a 22-per-cent increase in its caseload from 2017 to 2018. 

Chinatown residents seek solution to increasing public drug use

Ambulance sirens blare nearby, as Zeny Marte points out another discarded needle in a Chinatown back alley littered with feces and garbage.

Edmonton's supervised consumption sites 'making an impact' in first year

In the months since three supervised consumption sites opened in Edmonton last year, more than 600 overdoses have been reversed. Neighbours have come to view the facilities as a necessary tool in the fight against opioid deaths.