‘You are the victims but we are all the losers’: Calgary conference discusses Alberta’s place in Confederation

Around 700 people attended a one-day conference in Calgary on Saturday to discuss Alberta’s place in the Confederation. The Value of Alberta conference was hosted by Alberta Proud. One of the speakers was Joe Oliver, who was finance minister in…

Edmonton not-for-profit making ‘huge, positive impact on the environment’

A not-for-profit in west Edmonton is seeing tremendous growth. Since 2017, the Goodwill Impact Centre and Outlet Store has gone from 14 employees to 50 — and with that growth comes a greener city. “This is the amazing Edmonton Impact…

‘Don’t trash it till you try it’: Cycling through Edmonton’s cold snap

Edmonton is just wrapping up from a major cold snap that led to numerous issues around the city. Emergency teams in the city saw hundreds of 211 calls for vulnerable people, the SPCA recorded a record number of animal in…

Avery’s Legacy: How an Alberta mother is parenting her daughter after loss

“It is our intention that the items included will be helpful and meaningful to you as you move towards your grief and mourn your loved one.” Cathy Decker includes a card with that message in every bereavement gift box she…

Australian hockey team tries to keep warm as it wraps up Edmonton tour

The visiting Kaurna Boomerangs received a warm welcome on another cold day in Edmonton. The Australian hockey team is visiting the Capital Region as part of its Canadian tour. Players are still trying keep warm while soaking in another cultural…

Teen in government care found dead outside by Alberta RCMP

Posted January 17, 2020 8:59 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Alberta is reviewing the death of a young person who was under government care. Rocky Mountain House RCMP were called…

Counter-speaking group trying to make social media a better place

Hundreds of Canadian digital warriors are on a mission to make social media — particularly comment threads on Facebook — a nicer and more inclusive space. I Am Here Canada is the Canadian branch of a wider movement that started…

Downtown Edmonton building evacuated after vehicle hits sprinkler room

Posted January 17, 2020 3:35 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A building in the downtown core was evacuated Friday morning after a vehicle hit a sprinkler room, causing water to…