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Carmen Cundy

Carmen Cundy

Carmen Cundy joined the Airdrie Today team in March 2021. Her passion for storytelling led her to the journalism program at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT), where she earned a diploma in journalism in 2019. Later that year, she completed a degree in communications at the University of Calgary. While at SAIT, she was the lifestyle reporter for the student-run newspaper, the Weal. She also worked briefly with the SAIT Alumni communications team before joining Airdrie Today.

Email
ccundy@airdrie.greatwest.ca

Recent Work by Carmen

Student set fire that evacuated Southern Alberta school

Student set fire that evacuated Southern Alberta school

A fire that evacuated a Southern Alberta high school May 5 was set by a student, say school division officials.
Airdrie pharmacist suspended for three months, fined $12,500 for misconduct

Airdrie pharmacist suspended for three months, fined $12,500 for misconduct

Allowing an unregulated pharmacy staff member to administer injections and do other unauthorized work has resulted in a three-month suspension and a fine for a Southern Alberta pharmacist.
Chestermere hockey marathon raises over $875K for kids with cancer

Chestermere hockey marathon raises over $875K for kids with cancer

A hockey marathon in Southern Alberta set a new world record and raised hundreds of thousands for kids with cancer. Read more about how they did it.
Alberta woman shares alopecia experience

Alberta woman shares alopecia experience

A central Alberta woman who started losing her hair at 13 is supporting others with an alopecia diagnosis and has a podcast called @thosebaldchicks.
Alberta veterinarian the star of new Canadian television series

Alberta veterinarian the star of new Canadian television series

An Alberta vet is getting over her camera shyness to show the positive side of working as a rural vet and will also document her journey to come to a better understanding of her Métis heritage. Dr. Savannah: Wild Rose Vet will air on APTN and the Cottage Life network this spring.
Alberta paramedic suspended without pay following social media posts

Alberta paramedic suspended without pay following social media posts

An Airdrie paramedic who spoke at a town hall meeting last summer to bring to light what is being deemed an “ongoing crisis” about rural ambulance availability was suspended without pay earlier this month due to his social media posts, according to his wife.
Alberta doctor opens clinic for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

Alberta doctor opens clinic for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

A local doctor who was nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize in 2019 has recently opened a medical clinic for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh in response to increasing demand for humanitarian assistance in the world’s largest refugee camp.
Airdrie City council declines support for regional rail transport service

Airdrie City council declines support for regional rail transport service

During its final council meeting of 2021, Airdrie City Council declined their support for a regional commuter railway system connecting cities and towns within the Edmonton-Calgary corridor, citing lack of information and financial backing.
Langdon piano teacher receives rock star recognition

Langdon piano teacher receives rock star recognition

A Langdon-area pianist and music teacher has received rock star recognition for his artistry after entering an online cover competition which ran during the month of October (Oct. 15 to 31).
Airdrie resident Lovepreet Deo takes home Premier Council’s Award for disability advocacy

Airdrie resident Lovepreet Deo takes home Premier Council’s Award for disability advocacy

An Airdrie resident who has overcome physical barriers to become an accomplished athlete and advocate for those living with disabilities – namely cerebral palsy - has won a Premier Council’s Award for her public awareness and advocacy efforts.