Wallis Snowdon


Wallis Snowdon is a journalist with CBC Edmonton focused on bringing stories to the website and the airwaves. Originally from New Brunswick, Wallis has reported in communities across Canada, from Halifax to Fort McMurray. She previously worked as a digital and current affairs producer with CBC Radio in Edmonton. Share your stories with Wallis at wallis.snowdon@cbc.ca.

Latest from Wallis Snowdon

Cancer survivors demand clarity on future of Edmonton facial reconstruction clinic

Michelle Fuller lost her right eye, cheekbone, some upper teeth and part of the roof of her mouth to cancer. A medical device made of metal and plastic allows her to speak, swallow and eat.

Fighting fire from the sky: A glimpse inside the giants of Alberta's wildfire fleet

When the fight against Alberta wildfires takes to the sky, airtankers are the giants of the fleet.

Video of arrest that netted 2 Edmonton police officers assault charges released

A video that shows a man being kicked in the head and struck in the back with a stun gun during his arrest by Edmonton police has been released by the courts, as one of two officers criminally charged in the case awaits trial.

Hairs from Alberta grizzly bears offer insight into survival of species

At secluded sites across Alberta this summer, grizzly bears – enticed by the perfume of fresh berries, molasses, rancid fish or cow’s blood – will wander into corrals hemmed with barbed wire. Second edit done by EW.

Alberta RCMP link four Calgary murders in 1970s to American serial killer

Alberta RCMP have linked four murders five decades ago to serial sexual offender and killer Gary Allen Srery, who died in an Idaho prison in 2011. Investigators believe Srery may be responsible for other homicides that remain unsolved.

Fire threatening Fort McMurray could burn for weeks, maybe months

Cooler temperatures and calmer winds have helped subdue the wildfire threatening Fort McMurray, a relief to firefighters bracing for a prolonged battle with the flames.

Fort McMurray wildfire remains volatile but weaker winds expected to ease the danger

A wildfire that forced more than 6,600 people from their homes in Fort McMurray continues to grow, threatening a northeastern Alberta community that was ravaged by fire eight years ago.

Evacuation order issued as wildfire threatening Fort McMurray draws closer

Thousands of residents in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo have been ordered to leave their homes as a wildfire burning southwest of Fort McMurray continues to draw closer to the community.

Officials hope rain, favourable winds aid in fight against Fort McMurray wildfire

Residents of Fort McMurray remain under orders to prepare to leave their homes at a moment's notice as wildfire threatens the northeastern Alberta community.

First Nation protest camp in northern Alberta served with court injunction

An injunction has been granted against a northern Alberta camp established by a First Nation to protest drilling operations on its traditional lands.