Kashmala Fida

Kashmala Fida is a reporter and associate producer with CBC Edmonton.

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Leading with her heart: Long before COVID-19, Deena Hinshaw was making an impression

Her compassion and empathy make Hinshaw an outstanding doctor and public health leader. Those traits were evident all the way back to her days as a University of Alberta medical student.

Man pleads guilty to manslaughter in death of north Edmonton senior

Two back-to-back murders happened in a basement suite in 2017, the details of which were released to the media on Tuesday.

Edmonton library board member forced to resign following tweets

A former Edmonton Public Library board member claims she was asked to resign after sending out a tweet inviting the public to meetings in November and calling out library CEO Pilar Martinez for posting an article she believed was “quite transphobic."

Slow train order will mean longer hours for rail workers, union says

The federal government's order to reduce train speeds as a safety measure following a fiery derailment in Saskatchewan will mean longer hours for rail workers, a union representative says.

Alberta grandmother Jenny Krupa is taking TikTok by storm

Jenny Krupa, an Alberta grandmother, is a TikTok star with more than 750,000 followers.

Owner of stolen truck recounts high-speed chase that left one man dead in Lloydminster

Carole DeSchover spotted her missing truck driving by as she was pulling into her parent’s driveway Sunday afternoon. She called police and took off in pursuit in her rented red Kia. 

Riverview man balks at $3,000 'local improvement fee'

Residents on a Riverview street have been told they must help pay for new sewer lines, curbs, hydrants and other improvements — or ask the town in sufficient numbers to leave the street as it is.

Moncton house fire disrupts Rogers TV service

A fire that destroyed three empty houses in Moncton over the weekend disrupted Rogers TV service in the city, Dieppe and parts of Shediac, the company says.

Gold medal wrestler offers coaching tips on familiar turf

Former Canadian wrestling champion Genevieve Morrison returned to New Brunswick this week, after 10 years away, to coach young wrestlers in Moncton.

Hoop dreams: Moncton man defies illness to play with the Miracles

Henri Goguen, 56, has fulfilled his dream of shooting hoops with the Moncton Miracles — defying the symptoms of Parkinson's disease.

Take a virtual reality tour of old but transformed Moncton high school

A new video released by the group that wants to revitalize the former Moncton High School building by putting the public library there offers a virtual walk through the plan.

Dressing as Santa and Mrs. Claus, a walk in the park for Moncton couple

Paul Nickerson and his partner Janet Cormier-Churchill say they've been visiting local parks dressed as Santa and his Mrs. for the last three years to bring everyone, especially the children, some holiday enjoyment.

'I wish the need would decrease:' Food box project helps hundreds of families

Volunteers for the Food Depot Alimentaire were busy Tuesday at the Moncton Coliseum filling 3,600 boxes with food for a turkey dinner as part of the Christmas food box project.

Cooking up a success story: Syrian women start catering business

As of January, people in the Moncton area will be able to get Syrian cuisine home-delivered, thanks to the efforts of Syrian refugee women who are opening their first catering business in the city.

New turkey leads annual Bessborough School turkey march

The principal at Bessborough School uses the the-less-is-more approach as he debuts a new turkey suit for the annual student march to the Sue Stultz Christmas Turkey Drive headquarters.