Edmonton Symphony Orchestra musicians set to serenade boaters on a lake on Canada Day

While the COVID-19 pandemic has seriously disrupted many people’s Canada Day plans, the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra has come up with an imaginative idea to provide some safe entertainment on the holiday. In a news release issued Monday, the ESO said…

Canada Day in Edmonton: What to do and how to celebrate safely amid COVID-19

Canada Day takes place this coming Wednesday, and many Edmontonians take the day to celebrate with family and friends. However, with the COVID-19 pandemic still ongoing, this year will look much different than others. Health recommendations Currently, provincial health regulations…

Edmonton Heritage Festival, BVJ and Canada Day fireworks cancelled due to COVID-19

April 24 2020 8:25pm Big Valley Jamboree in Camrose and the Heritage Festival and Canada Day fireworks in Edmonton joined the lengthy list of events now cancelled for the summer of 2020. Quinn Ohler has the details. ‘ }); }…

Alberta bar owner doesn’t regret stringing up Trudeau pinata

The co-owner of a bar in central Alberta doesn’t regret hanging up a large pinata of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on the Canada Day weekend. Rob Newell admits, however, that in retrospect securing it with a rope around Trudeau’s neck…

‘It’s really hard being a stranger’: Calgary Syrian refugee looks back at 3 years of challenges

For Aya Mhada, the photos she flips through on the Canada Day long weekend are reminders of the family she left behind in Syria when she moved to Calgary with her husband as refugees three years ago at 25 years…