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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Business owners frustrated by year-long lane closures on 105th Street

Business owners affected by roadwork on 105th Street in downtown Edmonton say they are frustrated with the delays to Epcor’s drainage-system upgrade project.

Former co-owner of Edmonton bar pleads guilty to sexual assault

A former co-owner of the now closed Needle Vinyl Tavern pleaded guilty Friday to sexually assaulting one of his female employees.

Homes built by students for elders take shape in Maskwacis

Nathaniel Bruno isn’t sure where he’d be if it wasn’t for the construction program that’s helping him earn credits towards high school graduation.

Lacombe discontinues curb-side recycling program

The City of Lacombe is looking for a more viable and sustainable option to replace its curb-side recycling program, which has been discontinued.

Advocates urge province to unfreeze funding for supervised-injection sites

The UCP government’s decision to freeze funding for new supervised-injection sites in Alberta increases the risk of people dying of an overdose, say advocates on the front line of the opioid crisis.

Social media fuelling rise of 'new generation of extremism' in Alberta, report says

Hundreds of Albertans linked to extremist movements in the province are using social media to connect and promote their views, according to a new report.

Firefighters battle 2 wildfires near Manning, Alta.

Firefighters are making progress as they battle two out of control wildfires near the town of Manning, north of Peace River.

Rise of organic farming fuelled by concerns about use of glyphosate, other chemicals

Eldon and Brad Kebernik are busy tilling their land near Barrhead, Alta., preparing the soil in order to seed oats without using any chemicals to control weeds or pests.

'We still crave connections': Community leagues strive to engage neighbours

When Shelby Corley was looking for a new home in Edmonton, she specifically searched for a neighbourhood with an active community league. She found it in Griesbach.

'It's an honour': Maskwacis students build homes for elders

High school students from Maskwacis will build homes for elders in their community in exchange for school credit that can be used towards an apprenticeship in the construction industry.

Edmonton mother pleads for help in catching her son's killers

Police believe people in Edmonton have information about the death of Tanner Krupa, who was murdered in Surrey B.C. 20 months ago.

'You're the voice in a very dark night': Training helps RCMP's 911 staff stay calm

The calls come in at every hour of every day, and it’s up to the 911 and dispatch operators in Alberta’s two RCMP operational communication centres to sort and prioritize them.

Election winner can be called without counting all the votes

Alberta’s new “vote anywhere” legislation shouldn’t prevent CBC’s decision desk from calling which party will form the next provincial government on election night.

Alberta women with breast implant illness urge doctors to warn others of risk

Women across Alberta are joining together to bring attention to breast implant illness, which they say caused them such severe autoimmune disease symptoms that they thought they were dying.

Maskwacis First Nations fear UCP win will jeopardize solar energy investment

Solar panels are part of the landscape in Maskwacis, but Indigenous leaders worry their renewable energy transformation will be halted if the UCP becomes the next Alberta government.