‘It was really tough’: Edmontonian beats burpee world record, raises money for autism

An Edmonton police officer and father has officially broken the Guinness World Record for most chest-to-ground burpees in one hour. Const. Stephen Schaefer completed 949 burpees during a special event at Generate Fitness on Saturday afternoon. “It was really tough,”…

Mother shares heart in dementia guide for daughters ‘while I could still tell them’

What is it about her that I don’t even know? Is there anything she would have wanted to say to me? The questions, once curious, became pressing when Rhonda Hoffman’s quiet, conservative mother fell into the throes of dementia. “Perhaps…

Oil Kings unveil Teddy Bear Toss jerseys ahead of game in support of 630 CHED Santas Anonymous

The annual Edmonton Oil Kings Teddy Bear Toss in support of 630 CHED Santas Anonymous is coming up this weekend. On Monday, the team unveiled the new jersey the players will wear on the ice Saturday night. READ MORE: Record-setting…

Global News staff share favourite recipes ahead of the holiday season

‘Tis the season for office potlucks and family gatherings. ‘Tis also the season for fretting about just what to whip up for that discerning group of friends and family.  To help inspire you, Global Edmonton staff are sharing some of…

2019 Shaw Charity Classic raises $14M for youth-based Alberta charities

Posted December 2, 2019 2:42 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Organizers of the Shaw Charity Classic announced on Monday that the 2019 event had raised over $14 million for charity.…

Alberta RCMP write parody of ‘Favourite Things’ to warn of holiday mail theft

Alberta RCMP members have put a very creative and festive spin on a public warning about mail theft this time of year. READ MORE: Police rap battle about winter driving takes off on social media Police wrote their own version…

Energy Exodus: Oil and Gas workers look for more opportunity in the United States

Alberta is known for its energy and the booms and busts because of it. But ever since the last bust, when world oil prices collapsed in 2014 and tens of thousands of energy workers lost their jobs, Alberta has struggled…