Lydia Neufeld is a journalist with CBC Edmonton.
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'We grew up there': Fire damages Italian Bakery and family apartment above
The Italian Bakery on 97th Street at 106th Avenue was damaged by fire early Friday. It's the second major fire the family that owns the business has had to deal with.
'Golden shopping hour': Sobeys in Edmonton sets trend for dedicated shopping for seniors
Some Sobeys grocery stores across Canada have adopted a bright idea from Edmonton, rolling out special dedicated shopping hours for seniors and people with mobility issues during the coronavirus pandemic.
Edmonton police launch data system to fight crime, improve public safety
Edmonton's police chief launched a new tool on Tuesday he says will help fight crime and improve public safety.
Mobile medical clinic rolls out to serve Edmonton's homeless population
The Boyle McCauley Health Centre rolled out a mobile health clinic Wednesday that will provide medical care to those Edmontonians who live on the streets.
Edmonton cuts 311 operating hours in half to save $950,000
The new hours will be from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m., seven days a week, excluding statutory holidays.
Hinton wildlife officers kill two cougars after attacks on dogs
Two young cougars believed to be responsible for two recent attacks on dogs in Hinton, Alta., have been shot and killed by wildlife officials.
Warning system could reduce wildlife killed by trains, researchers say
Researchers at the University of Alberta have determined a warning system can help reduce the number of wildlife — in particular grizzly bears — killed by trains in national parks.
2019 a 'disastrous' year for crop farmers in Alberta
Extreme weather and international market closures made 2019 a "disastrous" year for crop farmers in Alberta, the chair of the Alberta Canola Producers Association told a Red Deer conference Thursday.
'They were going to kill her': Mother of 4 beaten, carjacked outside rural home
A central Alberta family is angry and frustrated after a mother of four was beaten on her rural property in central Alberta last week.
Woodlands County residents to see service cuts, property tax increases
People living in Woodlands County will see cuts in services and an increase in their property taxes.
'We're really blessed,' says couple on 70th wedding anniversary
Shirley and Maurice Anderson belong to a fairly exclusive club. On Sept. 28, the couple will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary.
Trajectory of August fireball points to central Alberta landing, scientists say
Scientists have calculated that a fireball seen in the Edmonton area on Aug. 31 ended its trajectory above Camrose, Alta.
Time for sales tax in Alberta: Parkland Institute
In order for Alberta to achieve long-term fiscal stability, the province needs to address it's "long-standing revenue problem" and consider a provincial sales tax, states a report on Alberta's finances released by the Parkland Institute on Monday.
'A huge occasion': Expansion of Winspear Centre gets $18M from federal gov't
The federal government has now joined its municipal and provincial counterparts in contributing money to the expansion of the Francis Winspear Centre for Music in Edmonton.
Gardeners on red alert as destructive lily beetle expands its foothold in Edmonton
The red lily beetle has been expanding its territory in Edmonton and gardeners are finding the result in their shredded flower beds.