How many crimes does it take to keep dangerous predators behind bars? That’s the question being raised after the release of convicted child sex offender Cyle Larsen. Continue reading
Lisa MacGregor came to Global Edmonton after spending five years at Global Calgary as a sports and news anchor and reporter. Lisa anchors the Weekend Morning News and reports on local and breaking news during the week.
Originally from Edmonton, Lisa is very happy to be back living and working in her hometown. Lisa got her start at CBC as researcher and reporter during Alison Redford’s election run.
She graduated SAIT’s broadcast news program before completing her communications degree at Griffith University on Australia’s Gold Coast.
A varsity soccer player growing up, Lisa enjoyed playing for the SAIT Trojans. She also honed her skills emceeing games for the University of Calgary and SAIT athletics while in school.
Some of Lisa’s fondest memories are from working in the field around Alberta in the mountains or small towns, finding rare characters that have unique stories to tell.
A big traveller, Lisa takes every opportunity to get away.
“If I have a chance to go somewhere, even for two days, I’ll do it.”
Watch Below: Meet Global News Weekend Morning News anchor Lisa MacGregor. Lisa recounts growing up in Edmonton and how a fateful offer led to her into a broadcasting career.
Alberta could start Step 2 of its plan to ease restrictions as early as March 1. That means some businesses could find out they’re allowed to reopen that very day. Continue reading →
A rally and march through downtown Edmonton Saturday, held in defiance of COVID-19 measures, is now raising concerns about racism in Alberta. Continue reading →
Alberta greenhouses and garden centres have ordered more seeds and supplies than usual, after record-setting sales and demand last year at the start of the pandemic. Continue reading →
There’s growing confusion about which seniors are getting the COVID-19 vaccine in the earliest stages of the rollout in Alberta. Continue reading →
It has been almost a month since Edmonton’s last snowfall. As nice as the warm weather is, the freeze-thaw cycle is creating icy road conditions. Continue reading →
The province is hopeful that its plan to ramp up the COVID-19 vaccine rollout now will help dramatically change the daily dose rate. Continue reading →
Outrage has been building over the past few days, as many Albertans are still furious about MLAs and senior staff travelling abroad during the pandemic. Continue reading →
COVID-19 restrictions haven’t dulled the desire to celebrate the end of 2020. Edmontonians are still finding creative ways to mark New Year’s. Continue reading →
The Christmas break coming up for students in Edmonton is shedding light on how much families are relying on schools to let them know about COVID-19 cases. Continue reading →
An Edmonton man sitting in quarantine is sharing his concerns about the city’s downtown overnight shelter after testing positive for COVID-19. Continue reading →
As of Monday, 46 residents have come down with the virus and 11 have died, according to Alberta Health Services. Continue reading →
A string of shootings over the past few days is keeping police busy looking for suspects and has numerous neighbourhoods on edge in Edmonton. Continue reading →
After such a wet summer, expectations were low for this year’s harvest on some northern Alberta fields. Continue reading →
All 12 of the Indigenous names proposed to Edmonton city council as new names for city wards have been approved. Continue reading →