Technical issues plague final accounting exam; Edmonton student says situation ‘incompetently’ handled

An Edmonton businessman is speaking out over the frustration he and several other accounting students faced while taking their final exam. Tarek Ahmed, CFO of Edmonton’s BRNT Ltd., said the three-day final exam for students across Canada was plagued by…

Tyler Benson and Cooper Marody sent to AHL as Edmonton Oilers host Flames

Leon Draisaitl and Zack Kassian are expected to make their pre-season debuts Friday night when the Edmonton Oilers host the Calgary Flames. Story continues below “I’m excited to getting back to playing and finding my gear and finding my game,”…

Why immigration policy means so much to the people of Brooks, Alberta

With a population of just 15,000, Brooks, Alberta is vastly different than the city Deepak Badola once called home. “I’m from India,” the cheerful father of two says from his living room in the southern Alberta city.  “I lived in…

Alberta developer shows off its first shipping container family home in Calgary

An Alberta home developer is touting its first shipping container home in Calgary as the natural evolution of homebuilding. The house in Rocky Ridge was built by Edmonton-based Homes by 3Leafs using a number of stacked recycled shipping containers. “All…

Edmonton house shut down after criminal and drug activity: Alberta sheriffs

Alberta sheriffs obtained a court order and shut down a house north of downtown Edmonton they allege is a “source of drug activity and violence.” A community safety order took effect at noon on Thursday, closing the residence at 12005…

Amarjeet Sohi ‘very disheartened’ by images of Trudeau in racist makeup

Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi said Thursday he was “very disheartened and disappointed” to see the images of Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau in brownface and blackface. Sohi is currently running to be re-elected as MP in Edmonton Mill Woods. READ…

The competition heats up: pair of new arcade bars open in Edmonton Friday

Get a drink, enjoy some food and play some games. It’s a concept that’s been around in Edmonton for a few years since the opening of establishments like The Rec Room and Beercade. This week, the competition between arcades heats…

Tomas Jurco and Patrick Russell see chances to make Edmonton Oilers

Two players fighting for spots on the Edmonton Oilers will be back in the lineup Thursday night at home against the Vancouver Canucks. Tomas Jurco and Patrick Russell both scored in Tuesday’s 4-2 loss in Vancouver. “It was nice to…