Alberta animal shelter at capacity because of extreme cold weather

The Saving Grace Animal Society rescued 73 neglected dogs and puppies during freezing cold weather that set in during the middle of January — 10 times more rescues compared to a typical week. Now, the animal shelter is at capacity.…

‘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…

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…

Edmonton businesses struggle during cold snap

Shop Harrow is new to High Street in Edmonton. The women’s boutique has a variety of items, but there has been a problem this past week — there are hardly any customers coming through the doors. “Monday to [Friday there’s]…

Bissell Centre in ‘dire need’ of clothing donations during Edmonton cold snap

An Edmonton organization that supports those struggling with poverty made a public plea for donations to help those most at risk during this extreme cold snap. READ MORE: Extreme cold warnings in place in Alberta, wind chills of -40 expected…

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…