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Elder in a pink coat stands next to a hard shell dome in the sunshine.

Métis Crossing, 120 kilometres northeast of Edmonton, continues to expand year-round tourism offerings with the addition of a star-watching experience.

Posted: September 22, 2023, 12:00 pm

Mayor Amarjeet Sohi reacts to the federal government's recent challenge for cities to 'step up' with proposals to address the housing shortage.

Posted: September 22, 2023, 10:00 am
A Canada Post truck is shown outside a new retirement tower.

Homeowners across the street from a retirement residence in Edmonton’s Westmount neighbourhood claim excavation work for the tower shook the ground so much it caused extensive property damage.

Posted: September 22, 2023, 8:00 am
An empty courtroom.

A former Spruce Grove high school teacher has been found not guilty of possession of child pornography. Christopher Giauque was arrested in October 2019 following an investigation by ALERT's Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) unit.

Posted: September 22, 2023, 8:00 am
Illustration of a boy with a boom box

Trading mixtapes as a kid in the early 1980s, a new genre that would become known as hip-hop created a generation of local heroes for music columnist Duke Eatmon and his friends.

Posted: September 22, 2023, 8:00 am

This week, hundreds gathered in the city, to protest sex education and LGBTQ rights — and many counter protested, to show their support for LGBTQ youth. In this episode we look at the actual program people are divided over and explore how we talk about inclusive education. Alexandra Marshall, education co-ordinator at the fYrefly Institute for Gender and Sexual Diversity in the Faculty of Education at the U of A, helps us move the conversation forward.

Posted: September 22, 2023, 4:00 am
An Edmonton police vehicle sits on the street outside a brown building.

Despite a majority of residents feeling unsafe amid an increasing crime rate, a report conducted on behalf of Edmonton's police commission suggests a majority of Edmontonians see the city police as a trusted protector.

Posted: September 21, 2023, 11:39 pm
A woman wearing a red blazer and a black shirt stands behind a podium.

Observers doubt the premier's pitch and its centrepiece claim that Alberta is owed half of CPP assets. But there's a long tradition in the province of believing Alberta's overpaid its share.

Posted: September 21, 2023, 11:05 pm
A woman is pictured in front of a flag.

The Alberta government released a long-awaited report Thursday on the possibility of establishing an Alberta-only pension plan on Thursday, claiming the province is entitled to a staggering $334-billion asset transfer from the Canada Pension Plan in 2027.

Posted: September 21, 2023, 3:57 pm
a summer picture of a forested area with a dirt road, mountains in the back ground

Northback Holdings Corporation has submitted fresh applications seeking permission to mine steel-making coal from the Grassy Mountain deposit, located a few kilometres north of Blairmore, Alta., in the Crowsnest Pass.

Posted: September 21, 2023, 1:36 pm
A view of buildings in downtown Edmonton during the day on the left, and a view of buildings in downtown Calgary at dusk on the right.

What’s driving the differences in housing costs between Alberta's two biggest urban centres? Here are some of the factors behind the affordability gulf.

Posted: September 21, 2023, 1:00 pm

The Valley Line LRT landscaping project has been a huge undertaking for the city, boasting 2,000 trees, more 7,000 shrubs and 120,000 grasses and perennials, all supported by a trenched infrastructure to help trees grow faster and healthier.

Posted: September 21, 2023, 11:00 am
A man in a green suit shakes hands with an older man with a white beard.

India's visa processing centre in Canada suspended services Thursday as a diplomatic row grew between the countries after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said India may have been involved in the killing of a Canadian citizen.

Posted: September 21, 2023, 9:10 am
Fruit, vegetables and other items are seen on a supermarket's shelves, with prices.

The popular idea that prices should fall to previous lows gives most economists chills. Deflation is bad for everyone, they say.

Posted: September 21, 2023, 8:00 am
A doctor wears a lab coat and stethoscope in an exam room at a health clinic in Calgary, Friday, July 14, 2023.

The College of Family Physicians of Canada wants to increase the length of a family medicine residency from two years to three, as a way of preparing doctors for more complex patients. But the plan is raising concerns it will increase the shortage of doctors at a time when some six million Canadians don't have access.

Posted: September 21, 2023, 8:00 am
A service rig, left, and a pumpjack in a Saskatchewan oilfield. A cluster of cows stand nearby.

North American benchmark crude West Texas Intermediate has surged 30 per cent since June 1 and is hovering this week around $90 US per barrel.

Posted: September 21, 2023, 1:04 am
Municipalities are in dire need of financial aid from Ottawa and provinces to get through pandemic, Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson says.

Edmonton city councillors are pushing for a more consistent and reliable way to pay for public transit as running bus and LRT service is expected to cost millions more in the coming years. 

Posted: September 20, 2023, 11:29 pm
People pushing each other

Competing protests sprouted up in cities and communities across Canada on Wednesday, as opposing groups loudly clashed on how schools address issues of gender identity and how teachers refer to transgender youth.

Posted: September 20, 2023, 6:09 pm

An Alberta dad didn’t want to wake up his eight-year-old twin girls on a school night, but the northern lights don’t come to St. Albert every day. So he and his wife took the kids out to make some memories under the dancing aurora borealis.

Posted: September 20, 2023, 4:35 pm
A blue electric truck is parked next to a charging station against a backdrop of a smoke-filled, orange sky.

Jamella Hagen was eager to drive and help her boyfriend break up the long journey from Vancouver back to Whitehorse in his newly purchased EV. He got it because of the changing climate. But they realized driving it through wildfires came with a unique set of challenges.

Posted: September 20, 2023, 8:00 am
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