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Wildrose PIN problems hamper pivotal unity vote

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:45:14 EDT


The night before polls close, Alberta's Wildrose is racing to include members in an ongoing unity vote on whether to merge with the province's Progressive Conservative party

Multicultural youth festival celebrates diversity in Little Italy

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 19:16:14 EDT


Hundreds of young Edmontonians gathered at Giovanni Caboto Park on Friday for a colourful celebration of diversity, dance, art and song.

K-Days crowds return to Jasper Avenue

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 20:20:43 EDT


Edmonton's annual K-Days parade returned to Jasper Avenue Friday as thousands gathered to watch.

Solar-powered trikes watering plants along Edmonton's downtown bike lanes

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:57:15 EDT


The City of Edmonton has come up with a green solution to keeping plants along the new bike network in bloom. Two tricycles with solar-powered pumps are being used to water plants along the downtown route.

U of A research shows faster, more accurate schizophrenia diagnosis possible with artificial intelligence

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:38:19 EDT


A partnership between University of Alberta researchers at the Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute (Amii) and IBM scientists has broken new ground in the use of artificial intelligence to predict cases of schizophrenia.

Canada's new food guide must amend milk, meat categories, Edmonton dietician says

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 16:33:27 EDT


An Edmonton dietitian is eschewing Canada's Food Guide until Health Canada releases a more up-to-date version.

Rebuilding homes in Fort McMurray going faster than expected, CMHC says

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 15:27:45 EDT


Rebuilding efforts in Fort McMurray, Alta., are running ahead of expectations, with reconstruction underway on one-third of the homes destroyed in last year's wildfire, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp.

Fire ban remains in place for Jasper National Park

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 14:51:58 EDT


Rain overnight in Jasper brought some reprieve to dry conditions in the national park but Parks Canada is keeping a fire ban in effect.

Calgary man who claims neck was sliced by barbed wire on mountain bike trail charged with fraud

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 14:29:59 EDT


A Calgary man who claimed his neck was sliced by barbed wire on a popular mountain biking trail west of the city and then asked for financial donations online has turned himself in to RCMP.

Liquidation sales at most Sears stores slated for closure begin today

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 08:02:37 EDT


Dozens of Sears stores slated for closure begin liquidation sales Friday, but bargain hunters would be wise to temper their expectations, say industry experts.

Edmonton crash course gives dads brush up on styling their daughters' hair

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:35:59 EDT


Students at MC College in Edmonton hosted a free hair-styling course for dads and daughters Thursday.

Transgender Albertans say they're facing longer wait times for hormone replacement therapy

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 08:00:00 EDT


With more people now seeking hormone replacement therapy, is the number of doctors who are comfortable working with transgender people keeping up?

Edmonton police probe suspicious death in west end

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 09:19:23 EDT


Edmonton police are investigating a suspicious death at a home in the city’s west end Friday morning.

Banishing Newfoundlander might sound medieval, but it's within the law

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 07:00:00 EDT


While banishing a Newfoundland man from his home province might seem like a judicial relic, banishment orders are allowed under the Criminal Code.

Edmonton police 'heavy users' program set to expand

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 09:00:00 EDT


An Edmonton Police Service program, which helps break the cycle of crime and poverty for some of the city's most at-risk offenders, is now at the point where it can be scaled up, the Edmonton Police Commission was told Thursday.

Mike Reilly throws 3 TDs to help Eskimos stay undefeated

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 23:21:23 EDT


Edmonton quarterback Mike Reilly threw three touchdown passes as the Eskimos erased a 12-point deficit to remain undefeated with a 31-28 win over the Hamilton Tiger-Cats on Thursday night.

Activist challenges Edmonton police chief about street checks

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 19:51:52 EDT


An activist from the group Black Lives Matter showed up to a meeting of Edmonton's police commission Thursday to speak directly to the police chief about street checks.

Sherwood Park teacher charged with sex offences against student

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 17:21:25 EDT


A male teacher from the Elk Island Public School Division has been charged with sexual offences against a female student, RCMP said Thursday.

Alberta government ditches corporate sponsorships at Council of the Federation meeting

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 19:38:03 EDT


The Alberta NDP government broke with long-standing tradition when it hosted the annual summer meeting of Canada’s premiers and territorial leaders in Edmonton this week.

Edmonton soldiers deploy to B.C. Interior to help with wildfires

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 19:14:30 EDT


About 225 Edmonton-based soldiers are on their way to British Columbia to help with the wildfires.