How Give Me Shelter donations helped an Edmonton woman escaping her abusive marriage: ‘We felt that love’

In 2015, Petronela Chirila checked herself and her two 15-year-old sons in to an emergency shelter outside of Edmonton. Related News She had just left her marriage of 18 years. “It was an abusive marriage. Not just with me, but…

Edmonton students bring ‘Mary Poppins’ to life onstage and on the page

Victoria School of the Arts’ production of a beloved classic is encouraging its younger audience to fall in love with the original version of the story. Junior high and high school students compose the cast, crew and orchestra of Mary…

Researchers examining how to make performing arts more accessible in Edmonton

How can we make Edmonton’s performing arts scene something everyone can enjoy? That’s the question researchers are hoping to answer through an online survey that will allow participants to list various barriers that stop them from coming out to an…

3 young Edmonton athletes identified in Olympic talent search

A cross-country search for new athletes to put into Canada’s Olympic talent pipeline has identified three young women from Edmonton as hopefuls. RBC Training Ground, in partnership with the Canadian Olympic Committee, has extended invitations to the its national final…