The state of local emergency means council will be voting on a number of enhanced measures at its next meeting on Tuesday.
Kim Smith anchors Global News Hour at 6 and Global News at 11 on weekends.
She joined the Global News Edmonton team in summer 2017 as a digital journalist, filing stories for broadcast and online. In 2018-2019, she filled in as host and co-producer of Family Matters, a segment that runs on TV and radio stations across the country.
She also spent time working at Global Calgary, CTV Edmonton, Global Regina and Newcap News in Lloydminster. Prior to TV, she worked as a reporter and anchor at 630 CHED and iNews880 in Edmonton.
One of her career highlights was reporting on a natural gas explosion at Regina Beach, where her live report was part of a national RTDNA award for best newscast.
Kim grew up in Beaumont, Alberta and studied political science and Spanish at the University of Alberta. After graduating with a Bachelor of Arts, she spent time teaching English in Taiwan before moving to Australia to complete her master’s degree in journalism, focusing on issues affecting Aboriginal groups.
In July 2019, Kim and her husband proudly welcomed their second son.
WATCH: Host and Co-Producer of Global News Family Matters, Kim Smith, answers a few questions for Global Edmonton viewers, including: what is the best part of your job, what is your favourite movie, and what is the best part of living in Edmonton?
Premier Jason Kenney said Alberta will now be administering AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines to people age 40 and over.
Due to the warm, dry spring weather so far, the City of Edmonton has put on a ban on open burning and fireworks until further notice.
A 20-year-old man died in hospital Saturday morning following an an early morning shooting in the north Edmonton neighbourhood of Lauderdale on Friday.
A spokesperson for Edmonton Fire Rescue Services said crews responded to a call around 7 p.m. for a fire at an abandoned building on the CP property.
The Alberta Serious Incident Response Team is investigating after a 39-year-old man fell from a balcony of the West Edmonton Village apartment building Sunday.
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney tweeted Saturday that MLA Janice Sarich had died of cancer on Friday.
One person was brought to hospital Saturday evening following a two-vehicle crash on Highway 16 near Range Road 214, east of Edmonton.
Paris Barud moved to Canada from Somalia with her family when she young. She said growing up she idolized the British Royal Family, particularly Princess Diana.
Students from both M.E. LaZerte and J. Percy Page schools will move to online learning for two weeks after a number of confirmed COVID-19 cases have been reported in the last week.
The Edmonton Police Service has issued a warning about the release of Russell Sikyea, 37, a convicted sex offender who is living in the Edmonton area.
Alberta health-care providers are questioning why those working in COVID-19 units aren’t scheduled to be vaccinated until February.
Raccoons have been caught on camera within the urban limits and researchers are keeping an eye on whether the animals are learning to adapt to Edmonton’s cold and dry weather.
UFCW Local 401, which represents Superstore workers, sent a letter to Premier Jason Kenney and Dr. Deena Hinshaw to express concern over the 15 per cent fire code occupancy limit.
RCMP say the drivers of two pickup trucks were killed Sunday after a head-on collision near Redwater.