Young Edmontonians join global ‘climate strike’ to demand action on global warming

Friday saw massive crowds of people across the planet attend rallies demanding action on climate change and in Edmonton, a couple hundred young people marched downtown before taking part in a “die-in” to draw attention to what they fear may…

Technical issues plague final accounting exam; Edmonton student says situation ‘incompetently’ handled

An Edmonton businessman is speaking out over the frustration he and several other accounting students faced while taking their final exam. Tarek Ahmed, CFO of Edmonton’s BRNT Ltd., said the three-day final exam for students across Canada was plagued by…

4 masked suspects attempt to steal ATM from Alberta convenience store

RCMP southeast of Edmonton are searching for four suspects after a vehicle was driven into a Tofield convenience store early Friday morning in an attempt to steal an ATM. At around 4 a.m., the masked suspects forced their way into…

Calgary Syrian newcomer opens public simulation flight centre in Alberta

A Syrian newcomer to Calgary has opened what he said is the first flight simulator open to the public in Alberta, just two years after arriving in Canada. Altitude Flight Simulation Centre allows the public to experience sitting in the…

Edmonton budget submission to province documents cost savings through supportive housing

The city has some black and white numbers to drive home its point to the province that money is needed to pay for permanent supportive housing. It also spells out how much the province would save in other areas. The…

Tyler Benson and Cooper Marody sent to AHL as Edmonton Oilers host Flames

Leon Draisaitl and Zack Kassian are expected to make their pre-season debuts Friday night when the Edmonton Oilers host the Calgary Flames. Story continues below “I’m excited to getting back to playing and finding my gear and finding my game,”…

Historical house restored into public event facility in Edmonton’s river valley

Nestled in the heart of Buena Vista Park in Edmonton’s river valley, the city’s newest facility for special occasions is officially open. Friday marked the official reopening of Yorath House. The two-storey home was built in 1949 and lived in…