It’s the first weekend some city recreation centres in Edmonton have once again opened to the public and booking a workout timeslot may be hard to come by. Continue reading
Chris joined the Global News team in 2019. He is originally from Calgary, but has been working as a journalist in Western Canada for the last few years.
Before moving back to the Prairies, he spent several years working in British Columbia’s northern capital of Prince George, where he worked as a television news anchor and producer. Before making the move to northern B.C., he also spent some time in Canada’s only border city Lloydminster.
Reporting the news from both Alberta and Saskatchewan, he began his career as a general assignment reporter and weekend weather anchor, he then moved into the weekend news anchor and city council reporter position.
Chris graduated with a Bachelors of Arts in Political Science with an emphasis in International Relations and Chinese Studies from Utah Valley University. He spent some time studying abroad in China, earning certificates in Chinese language studies. He also holds a Diploma in Broadcast News from the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology.
When Chris isn’t shooting, editing and writing stories, he loves to spend time with his wife and family. He also enjoys travelling, cooking and working on cars.
The City of Edmonton has launched a new $1.5 million pilot program to help non-profits turn problem properties into affordable housing. Continue reading →
In an effort to reduce liquor store thefts several community groups gathered at an Edmonton liquor store for an educational surprise. Continue reading →
An Edmonton senior who lost her husband of more than 60 years due to COVID-19 is sharing her story of love. Continue reading →
An Alberta teen fears she might need to quarantine for a third time but she won’t get the government support she needs to pay her bills. Continue reading →
A new report by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business shows the hospitality industry has been the hardest hit sector in Alberta. Continue reading →
Due to travel restrictions, an Edmonton flower shop is worried about a possible product shortage as it nears one of its busiest days of the year. Continue reading →
The World’s Longest Hockey Game has been granted an exemption after creating its own NHL-style bubble. Continue reading →
A handful of rural politicians have thrown their support behind a defiant Alberta business that broke COVID-19 rules. Continue reading →
With no hope in sight for business picking up, Saskitoba Diner owner Candy Galay was one step away from calling her landlord — until a post asking for help blew up overnight. Continue reading →
A video posted online of a nine-year old girl pleading to the province to be allowed back into the dance studio has been shared widely. Continue reading →
The province reported 1,210 new recoveries, 750 new cases and 19 deaths related to COVID-19 on Sunday. Continue reading →
The latest report from the Realtors Association of Edmonton shows 2020 didn’t end so bad: In December, single-family home sales were up 26.4 per cent compared to 2019. Continue reading →
An Edmonton fitness studio struggling under the latest restrictions is questioning why they could work in someone’s home but not in their studio. Continue reading →
An Edmonton senior in long-term care will be alone this Christmas following new restrictions issued by the province. Continue reading →