Sight Night raises awareness for Alberta Sports and Recreation Association for the Blind

One in seven Canadians will develop a serious eye disease in their lifetime, but the loss of vision shouldn’t deter people from participating in sport. The upcoming Sight Night raises funds and awareness for the Alberta Sports and Recreation Association…

A Liberal fight in Conservative Alberta – what this election could mean to you

The campaign trail is always a long and tiring one. For federal Liberals in Alberta, it might also be an uphill climb. Amarjeet Sohi is one of three Liberals in the province running for re-election. On a sunny evening, just…

Former Citadel Theatre artistic director expelled from Canadian Actors’ Equity Association

A former artistic director of Edmonton’s Citadel Theatre has been expelled by the Canadian Actors’ Equity Association. The association said it expelled Bob Baker’s membership on June 23, following the findings of a “disciplinary committee relating to a safe and…

Edmonton social enterprise Earth Group unveils new aluminum bottled water product

Edmonton social enterprise Earth Group has been selling plastic bottled water, fair trade coffee and locally sourced tea to fund a partnership with the UN World Food Programme for 14 years. “We’ve funded over 3.6 million school meals for children,”…

Edmonton’s weed-eating goat pilot project wraps up after 3 years

After three years, a group of goats used to manage weeds at a north Edmonton park is saying farewell. Story continues below Next week marks the end of the three-year GoatWorks pilot project at Rundle Park. Introduced in 2017, the…

Hairstylist and client discover they are half-siblings, never knowing the other existed

It started out as a client-hairstylist connection. But for Calgary’s Troy Winget and Andrea Quint Fleck, that relationship quickly grew into a friendship — and then a bond that surprisingly evolved into family. “We became close and kindred spirits in…

Edmonton city council approves bylaws that trigger millions in construction projects

City council has formally approved the spending on a whole bunch of long talked about construction projects. The series of votes taken Tuesday on several bylaws total more than half a billion dollars, and Councillor Mike Nickel suspects at some…

Edmonton a key battleground in 2019 federal election: political scientist

Edmonton will play a key role in the 2019 federal election, says a MacEwan University political science professor. Over the course of the last few months, the leaders of Canada’s main political parties have been travelling the country, making their…