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Ina Sidhu

CTV News Calgary Video Journalist
Ina Sidhu

***As of October 2021, Ina is no longer with CTV News***

Born and raised in Calgary, Ina couldn't be happier about being part of a station she grew up watching. She joined CTV Calgary in November 2013. You'll find her out in the field, but also filling in on the anchor desk from time to time.

Calgary-based Ina started her television career in 2006 as a junior writer/producer at Pyramid Productions in Calgary, where she worked on entertainment shows. She then made the switch to news, first in radio anchoring at 660News. In 2009, she moved to Medicine Hat to report and anchor at CHAT TV.

Ina became a member of the CTV News family in 2011 when she began reporting at CTV Winnipeg. Within a few months she took over as weekend anchor. She spent just over two years in Winnipeg before returning to Calgary.

Ina earned a Communications Studies Degree from the University of Calgary and a Broadcast News diploma from SAIT. Ina speaks English and Punjabi.

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CTV News Calgary is southern Alberta's trusted source for local breaking news and weather and our legacy of news innovation and community involvement continues as we celebrate nearly 60 years in broadcasting.

On September 9, 1960, CTV News Calgary (CFCN) went on the air for the first time and was the first independent television station in Canada.

The first broadcast was a 30-minute news program, followed by two movies, bringing then owner H. Gordon Love’s life-long dream to reality.

CFCN became a member of the Canadian Television Network (CTV) in October 1961 and one of the station’s longest running shows, The Buck Shot Show, started in 1967.

CTV News Calgary, created a number of firsts in Canadian television, as an owned and operated local of CTV News.

  • First to produce a Canadian Football League game from the prairies for CTV
  • Instituting instant replay in Western Canada
  • Brought Crime Stoppers to Calgary
  • Initiated Child Find on television

Canada’s largest telecommunications company, Bell Canada Enterprises, has owned CTV News Calgary since 2000.

CTV News Calgary’s trusted team of top-notch videojournalists and producers are dedicated to providing the best in local news programming to southern Alberta online, on-the-air and in the community.

Join us each weekday for CTV Morning Live Calgary, News at Noon, News at 5, News at 6 and News at 11:30 and on weekends for the News at 6.

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