Elk Island National Park bison populating herds across globe ‘the cornerstone of conservation’

The bison you see in Elk Island National Park have relatives as far away as Scotland, Alaska and Russia. The park, though just a short drive away for Edmontonians, has expanded its reach around the world, thanks to its reintegration…

Edmonton man attends 27th Rolling Stones concert

Even after seeing the Rolling Stones 27 times in concert, Donovan Workun still can’t get no “Satisfaction.” The Edmontonian recently returned from his latest Stones concert in Burl’s Creek, Ontario. His first? October 21, 1989, in Los Angeles. “I was…

Saint Bernard trio returns to Edmonton after putting spotlight on pet adoption

The Saint Bernard trio that captured worldwide attention is returning to Edmonton this weekend for an annual pet festival. The Edmonton Humane Society first introduced us to Gasket, Gunther and Goliath in October 2018. The dogs had become inseparable and…

Octo-lolly, Butterbeer soft serve and pizza perogies on the menu for K-Days this year

K-Days has released the list of food Edmonton fair-goers can expect to see on the midway and it’s interesting, to say the least. For many people, the best part of the annual summer festival is the food. “Featuring your choice…

Edmonton operatic and theatre company hitting high notes of success

An Edmonton-based operatic and musical theatre summer program is making its mark on the international stage. Opera Nuova welcomes university students from across Canada to foster their skills as operatic vocalists and collaborative pianists for six weeks. Founder and artistic…

1.4M followers & 12 countries: Meet Edmonton’s Suki the Adventure Cat

Martina Gutfreund didn’t intend for her cat to become an international celebrity. The Edmontonian began sharing photos of little Suki on her photography account for fun. She said the Bengal cat caught the attention of social media very quickly. “I…

Welcome to the neighbourhood: The value of community leagues

Greg Lane can spend up to 40 hours a week volunteering. He works as a consultant but he’s also the president of the McCauley Community League in Edmonton — a role that comes with a heavier workload than you’d expect.…

Edmonton students train mind and body in annual run

Elementary school students across Edmonton have been preparing for a big race — one that’s designed to strengthen their bodies and minds. Norwood School Grade 5 student Cardin Lieu will be running five kilometres on Saturday. He’s got a game…