Paula Duhatschek


Paula Duhatschek is a reporter with CBC Calgary who previously worked for CBC News in Kitchener and in London, Ont. You can reach her at

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Chestermere mom worries strained EMS system can't help her medically-compromised toddler

A Chestermere mom says the strain on the EMS system is also putting a strain on her family. Brandy MacDonald’s two-year-old son, Kaiden, was born with compromised lungs, which means a typical cold or flu can quickly escalate into a life-threatening situation.

Calgary contractor uses AirTags to recover stolen construction materials

A Calgary contractor, fed up with having his building materials stolen, used Apple AirTags to track down more than $10,000 worth of engineered wood siding that was lifted from a job site this week.

Alberta oil production set new record in first half of 2022

Alberta crude oil production hit a new record in the first half of 2022, according to a report by ATB Economics. 

It's going to be a warm week in Calgary. Here's how you can still get some sleep

Experts Dr. Paul Teman and Alicia Reschny give their advice on how to fall asleep when it's too hot out.

Squeezed by inflation, more Albertans turn to food banks for the first time

A growing number of people in the province are using food banks for the first time, according to Food Banks Alberta.

Families in shelters want a place of their own. Calgary's rental market makes that tough to do

Inn from the Cold and the Children's Cottage Society say families are staying longer in shelter as they search for rentals they can afford.

Reports of sexual assault jumped 21% in Alberta last year. Advocates aren't surprised

The rate of police-reported sexual assault in Alberta jumped by 21 per cent last year, numbers released by Statistics Canada this week show.

This grocery store manager lives a double life as an amateur historian

A Calgary man is sharing his love of local history through a popular Facebook group. The Historic Calgary group aims to tell the story of southern Alberta by sharing historical photos, advertisements and even menus.

Setting house on fire twice results in 2-year sentence for Airdrie man

A man in Airdrie, Alta., has been sentenced to two years plus a day in a federal penitentiary after admitting to twice intentionally setting his house on fire in 2016.

Feds to audit CP Rail's safety measures after investigation found railway 'normalized' problems

The federal government has announced new safety measures following a 2019 CP Rail derailment near Field, B.C., that killed three crew members from Calgary.