WHL Roundup: Sunday, January 26, 2020

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted January 26, 2020 11:22 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ EVERETT, Wash. – Cole Fonstad had a pair of goals as the Everett Silvertips downed…

Edmonton celebrates Australia Day with wildfire fundraisers across the city

As Australia continues to be massively affected by wildfires that have torched thousands of kilometres of the country, the nation took a breath and celebrated Australia Day Sunday. Across the world in Edmonton, local businesses took the opportunity to host…

Distracted driving tickets issued in Calgary drop significantly in 2019

The number of distracted driving tickets issues by Calgary police dropped by 36 per cent in 2019 compared to the previous year. According to police, officers handed out 3783 tickets for distracted driving, down from 5944 in 2018. READ MORE:…

The top of the world: Edmonton heart attack survivor aims to climb Everest

An Edmonton mountaineer has his sights set very high. He’s hoping to become the first Canadian heart attack survivor to summit Mount Everest. “I thought that if I wanted to do something, it needed to be something really remarkable, and…

Water supply in Alberta hamlet of Janvier cut off after chemical incident

Residents in the northern Alberta hamlet of Janvier have no water supply, after a “mix of chemicals” was transferred to the area’s water plant on Friday morning. Related News According to the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo, the incident happened…