Skip to content
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.

Email
kma@stalbert.greatwest.ca

Recent Work by Kevin

Perennial crops could cut carbon, says U of A

Perennial crops could cut carbon, says U of A

Planting four hectares of a perennial grain offsets 35,000 litres of gasoline use, study finds.
German firm eyes Sturgeon County for 200-MW solar farm

German firm eyes Sturgeon County for 200-MW solar farm

A proposed solar farm in Northern Alberta could power 54,000 homes.
St. Albert veteran shoots, cycles, scores at Invictus Games

St. Albert veteran shoots, cycles, scores at Invictus Games

A Northern Alberta resident and military vet says competing at Invictus Games in the Netherlands was inspirational.
Cheap hydrogen from trash is possible, but pricey: expert

Cheap hydrogen from trash is possible, but pricey: expert

Edmonton could power buses with junk, a researcher said at the Canadian Hydrogen Convention being held this week in the capital city.
Cryptocurrency mines to be allowed in Sturgeon County, with rules

Cryptocurrency mines to be allowed in Sturgeon County, with rules

A Northern Alberta county has passed regulations that will allow cryptocurrency mining operations on gas plant sites. The notoriously noisy operations will need to be 1,500 metres from homes or have noise assessment and mitigation plans in place.
St. Albert students call astronaut in space

St. Albert students call astronaut in space

A group of high school students got the chance to spend 10 minutes talking with a working Canadian astronaut aboard the International Space Station.
Unmarked graves identified under Nechi Institute site

Unmarked graves identified under Nechi Institute site

A renowned addictions treatment training centre in Northern Alberta wants the federal government to help it move its headquarters off unmarked residential school graves.
Electric cars cheaper to run than gas, study finds

Electric cars cheaper to run than gas, study finds

A Simon Fraser University study shows that charging an electric car versus filling up with gas saves electric car owners $15,000 to $19,000 over eight years.
Birds nesting 25 days earlier due in part to global heating

Birds nesting 25 days earlier due in part to global heating

Studies have found that spring melt, plant flowering, and bird migration dates have all advanced in recent years due to warmer spring temperatures caused by global heating, a study published in the Journal of Animal Ecology found.
Northern Alberta teacher charged with sexual exploitation

Northern Alberta teacher charged with sexual exploitation

The St. Albert RCMP have charged a teacher with sexual exploitation and making child pornography.