Dine the Ave putting the culinary spotlight on Edmonton’s Alberta Avenue

Take a culinary cruise down Alberta Avenue this week with Dine the Ave, a special event promoting the diverse world cuisine in the 118 Avenue district. Twenty different restaurants, cafes and pubs are offering special menus at $10, $15 and…

Edmonton police warning of Kijiji cellphone scams

Edmonton police are warning people selling cellphones through Kijiji to exercise caution. According to police, four people were robbed after arranging to meet with a man who was interested in purchasing a phone. Police said the suspect would use a…

Elise Stolte: Syrian refugee crisis ‘overtaxed’ Edmonton efforts, still a remarkable effort

As images of a drowned toddler flashed across our TV screens, Edmonton residents wanted to open their homes and hearts to the Syrian refugees. But in reality, the welcoming committee was quickly overwhelmed. With up to 50 government-sponsored refugees arriving…

Man convicted in Vernon manslaughter case now accused of aggravated assault

The man who pleaded guilty in a Vernon manslaughter case is now accused of aggravated assault in Alberta after skipping out on his day parole earlier this year. Tal Kalum La Riviere, 32, pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the 2015…