University of Alberta Hospital critical care physician Dr. Peter Brindley said the term “second wave” doesn’t do justice to what’s unfolding on the frontlines of the health-care system.
Christine joined the Global Edmonton team in 2007. She produces Global News at 5 with Gord Steinke and is also the co-creator and producer of Family Matters. Launched in 2016, the segment explores conversations around parenting issues. It now includes a radio show that airs across Western Canada and a podcast.
Christine is an award-winning journalist, having won a Canadian Screen Award with Global Edmonton for coverage of the 2016 Fort McMurray wildfire. She is also the recipient of a national RTDNA award for Digital Media for her work on Family Matters.
Christine is a mother of two boys and spends most of her time trying to keep up with them. She is also a proud member of Global’s Bust a Move team, which has raised more than $100,000 for breast cancer research in Alberta.
With families spending more time together than ever, you may think it could cause problems. But an ongoing University of Calgary study has found the pandemic is having a mostly positive impact on the family unit.
It’s no surprise, the more active you are, the more active your kids will be. ParticipACTION is reminding parents about their influence on children by asking them to take the #ActiveFamilyPledge.
Dr. Peter Brindley at the University of Alberta Hospital is pulling back the curtain on what isolation is really like for patients being treated for COVID-19.
Bishop Greschuk Catholic Elementary School in north Edmonton ended class early on Friday after high levels of carbon monoxide were detected in the elementary school.
Registered dietitian Desiree Nielsen offers advice for families following or considering starting a plant-based diet.
Sometimes the best way to say sorry is not saying sorry at all. A clinical counsellor and educator is urging parents to let their children be prompted by their own caring.
Edmonton’s Homes for Heroes Foundation hopes to build of over a dozen 300-square-foot homes that will soon be part of Canada’s second veterans village.
An Edmonton-area construction company is tacking some big road projects with an assist from some Oilers hall-of-famers.
Moms are dad’s toughest critic, at least that what fathers are admitting in a new poll.
Playgrounds today look much different than decades ago. Many now have rubber surfaces instead of sand. But some experts argue they’re not any safer and playgrounds today are too boring.
Are you a twin? And if so, do you know with confidence whether you are an identical or fraternal twin?
Some Alberta dads found the perfect way to say “I love you” to their tween and teen daughters. It involved cartwheels, dismounts and plenty of choreography.
My seven-year old son despises sweatpants. He only wants to wear shorts or blue jeans.
Travel expert Claire Newell estimates that families with three or more kids pay about 25 per cent more than families with two kids.