First-time novelist Ian Williams honoured with $100K Scotiabank Giller Prize

First-time novelist Ian Williams singled out a special member of the audience as he accepted the $100,000 Scotiabank Giller Prize — Canadian literary icon Margaret Atwood. Williams choked back tears as he took to the stage to receive the honour…

Former city councillor helps pen new book on major league politics behind Edmonton Oilers arena

It was viewed by some as a catalyst for invigorating Edmonton’s downtown core and a way to lock in the city’s storied Oilers franchise. Others argued it was a gift to a billionaire businessman and the presumed result of backroom…