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Kevin Ma

Kevin Ma

Kevin Ma joined the St. Albert Gazette in 2006. He writes about Sturgeon County, education, the environment, agriculture, science and aboriginal affairs. He also contributes features, photographs and video.

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kma@stalbert.greatwest.ca

Recent Work by Kevin

The science of impairment

The science of impairment

A University of Alberta neuroscientist explains the science of impairment.
Alberta group helps N.W.T. survivors get to Pope’s mass

Alberta group helps N.W.T. survivors get to Pope’s mass

An Alberta group helped some residents of a remote N.W.T community that was highly affected by the residential school system come to Edmonton for the papal visit.
Study sheds light on woodpecker brain theory

Study sheds light on woodpecker brain theory

Woodpecker skulls act like hammers, not shock absorbers, say researchers.
Watch thief acting as potential buyer takes off with Rolex in broad daylight

Watch thief acting as potential buyer takes off with Rolex in broad daylight

Setting up Kijiji purchase in public didn't stop a thief from bear spraying the owner of a Rolex and taking off with the expensive watch.
Smelly wheat could stop crop pest

Smelly wheat could stop crop pest

New research at the University of Alberta could someday let farmers plant wheat that produces its own bug repellent.
PHOTOS: Stranded mom and her baby ducks evacuated from St. Albert seniors' residence

PHOTOS: Stranded mom and her baby ducks evacuated from St. Albert seniors' residence

For the fourth year in a row, a duck and her babies have had to be rescued out of a fenced area at a senior's complex in Northern Alberta. Despite efforts to deter the duck from nesting in the enclosed area, she persists, to the residents delight.
Passport To Summer 2022: Going BIG on the road

Passport To Summer 2022: Going BIG on the road

Northern Alberta is full of weird, wonderful, big landmarks
High-school cabinet maker takes gold at Skills nationals

High-school cabinet maker takes gold at Skills nationals

Northern Alberta high school student top cabinet maker at this years Skills Canada national competition.
Morinville RCMP seek missing youths

Morinville RCMP seek missing youths

Morinville police are seeking the public’s help to find two teenage girls who have gone missing from a Sturgeon County treatment centre.
Heat means less sleep: study

Heat means less sleep: study

Global heating could result in a significant amount of sleep loss for Canadians, a new study suggests.