Madeleine Cummings

Journalist

Madeleine Cummings is a journalist and associate producer with CBC Edmonton.

Latest from Madeleine Cummings

Bantam hockey team ousted from league following dispute over cancelled game

Hockey season is over but parents, coaches and players in Grande Cache are still angry about a missed game, the failed attempts to reschedule it, and the league’s decision to boot a team just a few weeks before playoffs.

'Pit of doom': Alberta Avenue residents fed up with stalled infill property

Residents in Edmonton’s Alberta Avenue neighbourhood say they are fed up with an infill construction project that has stretched on for years.
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Mushing in the new year in Edmonton's river valley

More than a dozen people brought their huskies, dobermans and terriers to Emily Murphy Park Saturday on Saturday morning for a briefing session on the Iron Paws Stage Race — a virtual sled dog race that kicks off New Year’s Eve and runs for six weeks.
TAKING THE PULSE

How a struggling oil industry affects women and their families

They wish more Canadians understood how layoffs and uncertainty in the oil industry affect women and their families.

Man killed by police on Boxing Day fired gun, ASIRT says

A wanted man fired a gun before being shot and killed by police on Boxing Day in southeast Edmonton, Alberta's police watchdog says.
TAKING THE PULSE

Out of a job in the oil industry? Consider moving to Grande Prairie

City officials and business leaders say they're concerned about low oil prices, but optimistic about the future of Grande Prairie's economy.

'Indiscriminate killer': New documentary condemns poisoning of Alberta wolves

An Alberta government program intended to cull wolves and protect endangered caribou herds inadvertently poisons too many other animals, a filmmaker says.

The dream ceremony that nearly wasn't: Alberta couple and others seek answers from bankrupt wedding planner

Rhys Herle and Ashley Thengs are among three couples who have spoken to CBC News about financial problems with Shez Khan’s destination wedding bookings. In British Columbia, Vancouver police and the provincial consumer regulator are investigating the wedding planner’s business dealings.

Cryogenics experts at loss to explain Leduc gas accident deaths

Experts in the cryogenic industry say they are waiting for answers from an investigation into the deaths of three men last week in a Leduc industrial accident.
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Long-separated mother and daughter reunite at Edmonton airport

Theresa Atkinson's daughter was placed for adoption as a young child. After a decades-long search, the mother and daughter reunited in Edmonton — after more than 30 years of separation.

Customers file human rights complaints against police during Nyala Lounge meeting

More business owners, customers and human rights advocates are rallying behind the owner of a McCauley bar who has been complaining for months about what he says is unfair and unjustified police presence in his establishment.

Alexander First Nation chief not guilty of sexual assault charges

Alexander First Nation Chief Kurt Burnstick was found not guilty Friday on two counts of sexual assault and one count of break and enter to commit an indictable offence

Killam emergency department temporarily closes after losing half its doctors

Anyone with a medical emergency in Killam, Alberta must leave town for treatment as the Killam Health Centre's emergency department is closed until 5 p.m. Friday.

Edmonton woman upset after school bus strands granddaughter for more than an hour

An Edmonton woman is complaining after her granddaughter waited more than an hour for a school bus Tuesday morning.

Amber Alert lifted, Edmonton police arrest 47-year-old man

A 14-year-old girl forcibly abducted in Edmonton on Friday has been found safe, police said after cancelling an Amber Alert.