New death linked to Misericordia outbreak as hospital reaches 1 month mark of being closed

Another death has been linked to the Misericordia hospital COVID-19 outbreak, Alberta Health announced Friday afternoon. A woman in her 80s has died from complications of the novel coronavirus. The death comes as the hospital marks one month since its…

Edmonton experiencing recent spike in violent crimes: police

Edmonton police are concern about the recent spike in violent crimes around the city. Violent crimes increased 27 per cent in July compared to Edmonton’s three-year average, according to police. Read more: Autopsy doesn’t provide conclusive answers into Edmonton suspicious…

Petition against mask mandate in schools concerning to Alberta teachers, health expert

An anti-mask petition calling the decision of mandatory masks for children in Calgary schools amid the coronavirus pandemic “unnecessary and potentially dangerous for their health and well-being.” The Change.org petition was started on August 5 and has over 2,000 signatures.…

Alberta to join other provinces in exploring small nuclear technology

By The Staff The Canadian Press Posted August 7, 2020 1:41 pm     Updated August 7, 2020 1:43 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The Alberta government says it plans…

Calgary barbershops say they face threats after being misidentified in hate crime probe

A Calgary business owner came forward Thursday after receiving multiple threats to his barbershop after what is believed to be a case of mistaken identity. Patrick Chen has rented the primary chair at The Barber Shop in Brentwood Village mall…

Calgary Flames defeat Winnipeg Jets to win NHL qualifying series 3 games to 1

Milan Lucic used his fists as a metaphor, knocking down the Winnipeg Jets at the drop of the puck Thursday before his Calgary Flames proceeded to knock them out of the NHL playoffs. The Flames defeated the injury-riddled Jets 4-0…

Nearby residents concerned about crime as Edmonton encampment reaches capacity

A river valley encampment right next to Edmonton’s RE/MAX Field is at full capacity. While those who live in the space say it’s a safe place to be, residents in nearby communities paint a different picture. Trevor Chambers said he…

Edmonton Oilers 50/50 frenzy boosts other local organizations

Just five hours after sales started for the Edmonton Oilers online 50/50 draw on Wednesday, it was shut down after hitting a whopping $5.4 million. Now the Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation record-breaking raffle has given the Edmonton Christmas Bureau’s virtual…

Maintaining mental health key to living in Edmonton’s NHL bubble

When Edmonton was named one of the NHL’s two hub cities, work immediately began to prepare the “bubble” for players and staff. The bubble comes with amenities, such as 14 restaurants and three food trucks for players and staff, as…