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"23.01.2017 16:30:22" news.nationalpost.com Trump's inauguration cake copied from Obama's Amid the glitz of President Donald Trump's inaugural festivities, one item stood out in particular: a spectacular nine-tier cake that the new... Donald Trump's inaugural cake was commissioned to look exactly like Barack Obama's, baker says. #life
"23.01.2017 16:01:49" news.nationalpost.com Ring in Lunar New Year Celebrate the New Year with these Asian-inspired dishes Celebrate Lunar New Year with these Asian-inspired dishes. #life
"23.01.2017 15:55:17" youtube.com NP Music: Channel Trailer Guests have included The Wanted, Abdominal, Great Big World, GlasVegas, The Trews, Bry Webb, The Darcys, Matt Andersen, Born Ruffians, The Shoe,... Join National Post Music as they host musicians from all over the world for performances of original songs and covers. New videos out each week! #NPSessions
"23.01.2017 15:34:57" Polar Plunge Two Hundred and thirty people took the Polar Plunge in Edmonton in support of Special Olympics at Lake Summerside on Sunday.
"23.01.2017 15:26:24" edmontonjournal.com Ice on Whyte Festival kicks off this week After a few seasons of suffering through unusually warm weather, Ice on Whyte festival organizers have their fingers crossed the cold weather will... This year, the festival will use 360 blocks of ice weighing in at 46,800 kilograms between the competition and an ice slide and play area.
"23.01.2017 14:55:10" edmontonjournal.com Hundreds take Polar Plunge in support of Special Olympics Against their better judgment, more than 230 volunteers jumped into the frigid waters of Lake Summerside on Sunday in support of Special Olympics... Olympic figure skater Jamie Salé was the first of 230 volunteers to jump through a hole carved in the ice before thawing in a warming tent and an outdoor hot tub.
"23.01.2017 14:38:28" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton woman awarded $4.5 million in damages for Kamloops crash An Edmonton woman who was left a paraplegic following a vehicle collision near Kamloops has been awarded $4.5 million in damages. On March 1, 2009,... In addition to the spinal cord injury, Warick suffered a perforation of her large and small intestines and damage to her bladder, requiring six surgeries, and fractures of her left wrist and two bones in her left hand.
"23.01.2017 14:12:01" edmontonjournal.com For this Edmonton Oilers fan, it has been a long, hard wait There are many ways to measure a relationship with a sports team. If we are lucky and in the right place at the right time, we get to count... For our household, we can literally measure our relationship with the Oilers by the marks on our kitchen wall. Those hand-made dashes, scratched out in pencil, measure the growth of our son.
"23.01.2017 13:44:53" edmontonjournal.com All hail the zipper merge: How Canadian politeness is killing the... Canada's stubborn refusal to merge late is dangerous, anarchic and — amazingly — slower. In some of the better-driving parts of the world, it's... The system is dangerous, anarchic, slow — and in some of the better-driving parts of the world it's illegal. In Germany or Austria, refusing entry to a late merger can get you a ticket.
"23.01.2017 13:24:39" edmontonjournal.com Prediction: Connor McDavid and the Edmonton Oilers will win the Stanley... At age 21, Sidney Crosby won his first Stanley Cup. So did Howie Morenz, Patrick Kane, Jonathan Toews, Guy Lafleur, Gordie Howe and Bobby Orr. Can... Of course, there's no sure science when it comes to predicting such things, just people making bets, guesses and predictions.
"23.01.2017 04:47:03" Timeline Photos Edmonton Oil Kings backup goaltender Josh Dechaine got a rare start Sunday at Rogers Place and made the most of it.
Unfortunately for the Oil Kings, Dechaine doesn't score goals. http://ow.ly/WPU1308fs2Z
"23.01.2017 03:59:38" edmontonjournal.com Ice on Whyte Festival kicks off this week After a few seasons of suffering through unusually warm weather, Ice on Whyte festival organizers have their fingers crossed the cold weather will hold for this year's icy Edmonton winter fes… The Ice on Whyte Festival at End of Steel Park at 11 Tommy Banks Way runs from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. on weekdays and 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on weekends from Jan. 26 to 29 and from Feb. 2 to 5.
"23.01.2017 02:55:48" edmontonjournal.com Hockey helps young Edmonton player in cancer fight His hockey coaches describe Ethan Hughes as a player who's not scared. He's not the biggest kid on the ice, but he'll go in the corners and battle. That scouting report could also be used for the w… While the prognosis was positive, doctors told Ethan that he would need to have his kidney removed and undergo 19 rounds of chemotherapy. His hockey season was over.
But he's proved them wrong.
"23.01.2017 01:57:07" edmontonjournal.com Hundreds take Polar Plunge in support of Special Olympics Against their better judgment, more than 230 volunteers jumped into the frigid waters of Lake Summerside on Sunday in support of Special Olympics Alberta. Even though the plunge left Edmonton police Deputy Chief Brian Simpson feeling “like an ice block,” he said it was well worth it to support such a worthy cause.
"23.01.2017 01:32:58" edmontonjournal.com Jordan Eberle has found the net after weeks of struggling Jordan Eberle feasted on the Flames this season with four goals and seven points in the four games. The Oilers swept the season series, although a Flames fan might argue that because one of the four wins was in a shootout.
"23.01.2017 00:43:19" edmontonjournal.com Edmontonian returns home after attending Women's March in Washington, D.C. An Edmonton woman who attended the women's march in Washington, D.C., on Saturday says it was an experience of a lifetime that has further inspired her to combat injustice at home. Michelle Brewer … On a personal level, Brewer said she gained motivation to further her work in Edmonton, including a plan to stage a film festival around the idea of getting more women into politics.
"23.01.2017 00:15:10" edmontonjournal.com Did Pocklington build enough to earn a place in the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame? To this day, mere mention of Peter Pocklington's name is guaranteed to trigger reaction from Edmonton sports fans. Especially now that the Oilers franchise that Pocklington owned during the fabulou… Over coffee on Thursday, the age-old question was asked: Should Pocklington be in the Hall of Fame as a builder?
"22.01.2017 22:42:19" edmontonjournal.com Valleyview RCMP search for semi truck driver involved in fatal... Police in northern Alberta are searching for a semi truck driver involved in a fatal pedestrian collision in late December. Valleyview RCMP put a... Police said it's possible the driver was unaware he or she were involved in a collision until they later stopped and noted the damage.
"22.01.2017 21:02:08" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton senior to ski Canadian Birkebeiner in preparation for 66-km... Seventy-two-year-old Basil Delaney will ski the 55-km trail at the Canadian Birkebeiner next Saturday as a warm-up for the 66-km skimarathon in... He has now skied 18 full Birkies and was awarded the Haakon Haakonsson medal for skiing Birkies in Edmonton, Norway and the United States.
"22.01.2017 19:56:23" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton bid for 2026 Commonwealth Games still possible There is absolutely no momentum behind an Edmonton bid for the 2026 Commonwealth Games. But, strangely enough, it's not dead yet. Neither the City... Neither the City of Edmonton nor Commonwealth Games Canada will declare an end to a so-far fruitless process that has dragged on since February 2015.
"22.01.2017 19:28:50" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton makes second attempt at child-friendly planning Coun. Bev Esslinger is lobbying the Edmonton Arts Council to consider functional art that's child-friendly and playable. But despite council's long-term push to attract more families downtown, two new city parks will not have play space for children.
"22.01.2017 18:38:34" edmontonjournal.com Transparency versus cost-savings: Public weighs in on Epcor drainage... Epcor officials are promising to save the city tens of millions on flood mitigation projects and drainage works. Now members of the public will get... Other take-over attempts from Epcor have been contentious, spawning major lobby efforts and push-back from the community.
"22.01.2017 17:45:57" edmontonjournal.com Shooting deaths in Edmonton a 'blood reality' of gang life Two B.C. men with ties to South Asian gangs based in the Lower Mainland slain in the city's southeast earlier this month is further evidence... “Location and geography no longer matter. Jurisdictions and boundaries don't matter."
"22.01.2017 16:52:29" edmontonjournal.com Concrete barriers designed to prevent city fatalities hamper access to... Residents are calling a pilot study that involves surrounding the intersection at 116 Street and 77 Avenue with concrete barriers “a solution... “They are destroying the neighbourhood."
"22.01.2017 16:03:50" edmontonjournal.com Homicide police investigating suspicious death at apartment building... A wide area of the back alley has also been taped off and police are putting down yellow evidence cones. If declared a homicide, it would be the city's fifth of the year.
"22.01.2017 15:16:01" edmontonjournal.com Cult of Hockey game grades: Flames stomped by Edmonton the way Oilers... The Calgary Flames got stomped by the Edmonton Oilers in a similar manner to the way that the Oilers used to get stomped. Edmonton's 7-to-3 wins... Edmonton's 7-to-3 wins had many elements of so many Oilers losses from 2013-15, the darkest days of the decade of defeat.
"22.01.2017 03:43:59" edmontonjournal.com Concrete barriers designed to prevent city fatalities hamper access to homes Residents are calling a pilot study that involves surrounding the intersection at 166 Street and 77 Avenue with concrete barriers “a solution looking for a problem.” As part of a neighbourhood renewal project planned for the neighbourhoods of McKernan and Belgravia in the spring and summer of 2017, city engineers are looking into narrowing and redesigning what is now an oddly shaped intersection at 116 Street and 77
"22.01.2017 02:55:10" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton police hoping stats will help predict domestic abuse before it happens Edmonton police are hoping a new program will lower the number of domestic violence cases in the city by getting a better understanding of repeat offenders and help predict when incidents will happ… Of female victims, two-thirds were concerned for their safety while just one-fifth of male victims showed similar concern.
"22.01.2017 01:25:10" edmontonjournal.com These rugged 4×4 remote control trucks are a blast Whitemud Park in Edmonton is a popular spot for scale adventure drivers to drive their remote control 4×4 trucks through the natural obstacles. Five members of the Division 1 RC club wer… Check out this video of remote control trucks in the river valley
"21.01.2017 21:02:54" edmontonjournal.com Study finds why coyotes are attracted to some Edmonton backyards Edmonton's coyotes are more likely to end up in backyards that boast easy access, compost heaps and shrubbery, says a new study by the Urban Coyote Project. Researchers h… “The best thing you can do if you want to avoid a coyote in your yard is to put a fence up"
"21.01.2017 20:19:37" edmontonjournal.com Huge crowds gathered for 'sister march' at legislature following Trump inauguration Joining in solidarity with marches happening around the world, Edmonton's sister march in support of women's rights in the wake of Donald Trump's inauguration is expected to bring… Crowds gather for sister march in Edmonton
"21.01.2017 19:43:30" edmontonjournal.com Hundreds of thousands of women wearing pink hats descend on Washington, vowing to resist Trump The demonstrators - mostly women, largely white - said they wanted to take the most public possible stand against Trump. Women across the world are joining in The demonstrators – mostly women, largely white – said they wanted to take the most public possible stand against Trump
"21.01.2017 17:51:34" edmontonjournal.com East lanes on Anthony Henday reopened after multiple collisions Anthony Henday Drive was closed between Manning Freeway and 97 Street Saturday morning due to multiple serious collisions including a four-vehicle collision involving a semi truck, Edmonton po… Drive safe Edmonton
"21.01.2017 17:24:09" edmontonjournal.com Homicide police investigating suspicious death at apartment building near downtown A wide area of the back alley has also been taped off and police are putting down yellow evidence cones. Officers responded to a weapons complaint around 6:45 a.m. Several residents have reported hearing gunshots.
"21.01.2017 17:00:54" edmontonjournal.com Press Gallery #166: The Shuffle It, Just A Little Bit edition From a PC leadership race with more twists and turns than a grand prix race track, to a cabinet shuffle and details of the new child intervention ministerial panel, The Press Gallery team revi… Join host Emma Graney with guests Dave Breakenridge, Paula Simons and Stuart Thomson to look back at this week in Alberta politics.
"21.01.2017 16:24:04" edmontonjournal.com Terry Jones: Oilers end historic home stand It was an historic home stand. Don't allow that to get lost in the fact that the Edmonton Oilers lost to the Nashville Predators in the get-away-day game Friday. The Oilers left Rogers Place afterw… The Oilers left Rogers Place Friday night on a pace to end up with 100 points in the standings.
"21.01.2017 16:10:07" edmontonjournal.com Man dead after collision in northeast Edmonton A man is dead after a collision near 144 Avenue and Ebbers Boulevard on Friday afternoon. A Toyota Corrolla travelling south on Ebbers Boulevard was allegedly struck by a Ford F150 when turning eas… A Toyota Corrolla travelling south on Ebbers Boulevard was allegedly struck by a Ford F150 when turning east onto 144 Avenue at a stop sign.
"21.01.2017 16:07:17" edmontonjournal.com Oilers lose to Predators Given that it was the first day with America's new President, it's fitting to describe the results of Friday's game in his words: The Edmonton Oilers were real losers. And that was huuuge disappoin… Despite taking on a Nashville team that had just played the night before in Calgary, the Oilers never seemed to get it going until late and found themselves outshot 42-24 in regulation before going on to lose 3-2 in a shootout.
"21.01.2017 06:18:08" edmontonjournal.com City unveils new street cleaning carts for downtown project A crew of street cleaners will be picking up trash in downtown Edmonton with “the Cadillac of cleaning carts,” says the executive director of Boyle Street Community Services. Julia… 'Cadillac' of street cleaning carts hit downtown Edmonton
"21.01.2017 05:38:32" edmontonjournal.com RCMP warn of heroin contaminated with deadly carfentanil Alberta RCMP are warning users after an investigation in Strathcona County found heroin contaminated with potentially deadly Carfentanil. Alberta RCMP are warning users of the dangers of street drugs after an investigation in Strathcona County found heroin contaminated with potentially deadly carfentanil.
"21.01.2017 05:18:41" edmontonjournal.com Stollery adds bedside classes for sick students Nine months after gloved and gowned teachers began paying regular bedside visits to children in hospital, The Stollery School is pushing for funds to expand the program's reach. Stollery School looking for additional funds to expand program that brings classroom lessons to sick kids' bedsides.
"21.01.2017 04:37:23" edmontonjournal.com Fort Saskatchewan councillor sues province over firing for alleged double-dipping A Fort Saskatchewan city councillor is suing the Government of Alberta for wrongful termination over expense reports. A Fort Saskatchewan councillor fired over accusations of double-dipping is suing province.
"21.01.2017 03:53:20" edmontonjournal.com Paralyzed prosecutor sworn in as Alberta judge A quadriplegic Crown prosecutor with two decades of experience in Alberta courtrooms dressed in new robes Friday. Justice George (Jody) Fraser was sworn in as an Alberta Court of Queen's Bench… “He has never, ever given up … he's always, always pushed ahead. He's done everything he wanted to do.”
"21.01.2017 03:07:56" edmontonjournal.com Alberta could look to Asia as Trump sounds protectionist notes in inaugural speech With newly-inaugurated President Donald Trump talking tough on North American free trade and picking fights with China, Alberta may see trade opportunities to the east as the new administratio… Deron Bilous, Alberta minister of economic development and trade, sees opportunity for China trade following Trump inauguration.
"21.01.2017 02:35:10" edmontonjournal.com Paula Simons: Police refusal to release names in Riverbend murder-suicide sets troubling precedent When a domestic homicide takes place, it's not supposed to be a secret. We're not supposed to look away politely. "When a domestic homicide takes place, it's not supposed to be a secret. We're not supposed to look away politely and pretend it didn't happen — even in a murder-suicide."
"21.01.2017 00:14:30" This week the Press Gallery weighs in on Rachel Notley's mini cabinet shuffle.
"20.01.2017 23:39:43" edmontonjournal.com What do you Shea? Nashville GM David Poile talks about trading Weber for Subban Shea Weber for P.K. Subban trade was huge deal by NHL standards, a rare one-for-one big-name swap Some general managers approach every trade possibility with the old analysis by paralysis, over-thinking it. Not David Poile.
"20.01.2017 23:20:08" driving.ca Niro a new, fuel-efficient player in the SUV market Dedicated hybrid not based on any other gas-only platform in the lineup driving.ca: There's an all-new Kia Canada SUV arriving in showrooms this spring – and it's a hybrid! http://ow.ly/CwkG308cSJf
"20.01.2017 22:00:00" edmontonjournal.com It took a while, but Oilers' rearguard Adam Larsson has been finding his form Give or take the drafting of Connor McDavid (for which he deserves zero credit), the signature moment in Peter Chiarelli's now-21-month regime at the helm of the Edmonton Oilers was the one-f… Cult of Hockey singing Adam Larsson's praises
"20.01.2017 21:37:01" edmontonjournal.com Toronto developer moving ahead with downtown Edmonton luxury high rise Toronto developer Brad Lamb says Alberta's economy is on the mend and he's moving ahead this year with two downtown Edmonton residential towers. Construction will start this s… Construction will start this summer or fall on Jasper House, a 37-storey luxury building slated for what has been parking lots along 106 Street north of Jasper Avenue
"20.01.2017 20:46:06" edmontonjournal.com Stop snacking, start listening to mom's healthy living advice “If I've told you once, I've told you 100 times…” Mom always knew what was good for us. Most of the time, her wisdom was simply common sense, and as we know, common sense needs to be ch… Are you a grocery store sampler? Snacking packs on the pounds, says our fitness columnist Paul Robinson.
"20.01.2017 20:45:11" business.financialpost.com Can this couple's standard of living survive a midlife layoff? Husband and main breadwinner, 47, loses $150,000 a year job after 18 years with major financial management company Family Finance: Husband and main breadwinner, 47, loses $150,000 a year job after 18 years with major financial management company #business
"20.01.2017 20:43:42" Fire claims one, forces evacuation of Edmonton apartment complex Riza Kasikcioglu ran to help people as a fire struck an apartment complex at 117 Street and Jasper Avenue in Edmonton on Thursday, Jan.19, 2017.
"20.01.2017 20:17:17" edmontonjournal.com Commercial driver training facility coming to Edmonton International Airport The Alberta Motor Transport Association (AMTA) is set to build a new training facility at the Edmonton International Airport this summer. Having outgrown the current Edmonton office, the AMTA plans… The Alberta Motor Transport Association (AMTA) is set to build a new training facility at the Edmonton International Airport this summer.
"20.01.2017 19:54:19" edmontonjournal.com 'We don't buy tickets very often:' Edmonton couple wins $1 million lottery prize An Edmonton couple was surprised to find out they bought a million-dollar lottery ticket last December. Tomas and Mercy Ricablanca won a $1 million prize in the December 24 LOTTO 6/49 draw. “We wer… An Edmonton couple was surprised to find out they bought a million-dollar lottery ticket last December.
"20.01.2017 19:11:29" edmontonjournal.com Huge goldfish, prodigious mussels threaten Alberta waterways The discovery of dinner plate-sized goldfish and the ongoing threat of a zebra mussel infestation has the Alberta government ramping up awareness of invasive aquatic species in provincial water bod… Releasing your goldfish into ponds is a bad idea says Alberta Environment and Parks, and they will be bringing that message to the Pet Expo on Jan. 28. Here is our 2015 story on giant goldfish being found in the province.
"20.01.2017 19:00:53" news.nationalpost.com Monet headlines art shows at German museum Some of Claude Monet's famous water lily paintings are among the impressionist and modern art works that went on show at a town house in Potsdam,... Some of Claude Monet's famous water lily paintings are among the impressionist and modern art works that went on show at a town house in Potsdam, just outside Berlin. #travel
"20.01.2017 18:30:03" edmontonjournal.com Alberta fourth-quarter consumer spending down more than two per cent It's a stark contrast from the rest of the country. Alberta was one of the few provinces where consumers tightened their belts in the last three months of 2016, cutting spending by two p… Every category was down in Alberta, led by an 11.4-per-cent decline in spending on entertainment and a 5.4 per cent drop in household products.
"20.01.2017 18:15:12" driving.ca A tough choice between these three affordable family cars With the featured discounts, it's hard to pick the best value among these popular favourites driving.ca: No matter which of these three affordable family cars you choose, you can rest assured you got a great value. #newcars http://ow.ly/EIhG308cldz Volkswagen Subaru Canada Mazda Canada
"20.01.2017 18:12:42" edmontonjournal.com Too many new mothers ashamed to ask for help with postpartum depression Sometime in early January, Indiana, then 10 weeks old, slept for eight hours in a row. I didn't take advantage of it, however. I was tossing and turning, planning out my reactions to disaster scena… Postpartum blues and mood changes are normal after giving birth. But if it lasts more than two weeks and if you have feelings of hopelessness, sadness and decreased interest in spending time with your baby, seek help.
"20.01.2017 17:55:11" news.nationalpost.com Two weeks, one country and a world of wonders Don't forget glittering temples, bustling night markets and world-famous Thai massages to soothe weary muscles A two-week trip to Thailand offers a world of wonders. #travel
"20.01.2017 17:55:07" news.nationalpost.com Melania Trump wears sky-blue cashmere Incoming first lady Melania Trump wore a sky-blue cashmere jacket and mock turtleneck dress by Ralph Lauren on Inauguration Day Incoming first lady Melania Trump wore a sky-blue cashmere jacket and mock turtleneck dress by Ralph Lauren, the brand that designed so many Hillary Clinton pantsuits, on Inauguration Day. #life
"20.01.2017 17:54:33" edmontonjournal.com Hockey World: Edmonton Oilers still keen on idea of trading for St. Louis Blues defenceman Kevin Shattenkirk Kevin Shattenkirk to the Edmonton Oilers? We've been banging that drum about the St. Louis Blues defenceman for two years now. The Oilers have some nice selling points if they want to sign him.
"20.01.2017 17:44:30" edmontonjournal.com Warning from AHS after 10 cases of stomach illness linked to raw oysters Ten Edmonton area cases of gastrointestinal illness potentially linked to consumption of raw oysters are under investigation, prompting Alberta Health Services (AHS) to remind all Albertans of the … This is the first outbreak investigation into illness potentially linked to consumption of raw oysters in Alberta since 2015, when 19 cases of Vibrio parahaemolyticus infection were linked to consumption of raw oysters.
"20.01.2017 17:39:04" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton singer Mallory Chipman has musical talent in her blood “I believe that art evolves, and if it doesn't evolve then I don't understand why it exists. If you sing in an inspired, passionate way, no matter how complex the song is it can still s… If rising Edmonton jazz singer Mallory Chipman needs some advice about her music or her career, she can just ask her granddad -- the legendary Tommy Banks.
"20.01.2017 17:01:45" news.nationalpost.com Top ten best-selling cookbooks Ina Garten's Cooking for Jeffrey topped cookbook sales for 2016, according to Publishers Weekly Top ten best-selling cookbooks: 'Barefoot Contessa' tops 2016 cookbook sales with Cooking for Jeffrey. #life
"20.01.2017 16:37:37" edmontonjournal.com Wide swaths of empty space on Washington’s National Mall as Trump makes his way to Capitol There are strong suggestions that the crowds will not match President Barack Obama's first inaugural eight years ago Here's our coverage of the Donald Trump inauguration day #yeg
"20.01.2017 16:26:45" edmontonjournal.com David Staples: Should cyclists be fined for riding on sidewalks? Jorg Schlagheck, 54, a local handyman and avid cyclist, will go to Edmonton traffic court on Friday morning to argue that he should be found not guilty for his $100 ticket for cycling on a sidewalk… I'm not going to quarrel with a judge who finds Schlagheck guilty, but I do think it was ridiculous he was issued the ticket in the first place
"20.01.2017 16:24:24" edmontonjournal.com Editorial: Arts students vote on programs with their feet Let us start by extolling the virtues of a liberal arts education for teaching students oral and written communications, problem-solving and critical-thinking skills. Far from dooming humaniti… Far from dooming humanities and arts majors to a lifetime of poverty and under-employment, these highly adaptable “soft skills” are in strong demand from a wide range of employers and serve graduates well in many aspects of their lives.
"20.01.2017 16:02:12" news.nationalpost.com Firehouse eggplant Parmesan Topping slices of eggplant with tomato sauce and cheese turns this vegetable into comfort food Topping slices of eggplant with tomato sauce and cheese turns this vegetable into comfort food. #life
"20.01.2017 15:50:30" edmontonjournal.com Blue Rodeo: still the kings of Canadian country-rock There are very few surprises to be found at a Blue Rodeo concert. That isn't to say that they don't switch it up. Dual frontmen Jim Cuddy and Greg Keelor have always been careful to dip… There weren't any surprises at Thursday night's Blue Rodeo concert at the Jubilee. Just a fine roots-rock show from the legendary Canadian band.
"20.01.2017 15:46:47" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton planners back new plan to sell marginal parkland for 80-storey tower “You've got land that's very steep. It has limited environmental value, limited programming value,” said Peter Ohm, head of city planning. “It truly enhances what̵… “We're hoping it will have a catalytic effect”
"20.01.2017 15:32:46" edmontonjournal.com Goodbye Obama, hello Trump: In Washington, one America cedes,... Outside the White House, Trump fans from across the U.S. posed in red hats and Trump flags next to Obama supporters with thank you signs. They were... All day outside the White House, Trump fans from across the U.S. posed in red hats and Trump flags next to Obama supporters with thank you signs.
"20.01.2017 07:01:49" edmontonjournal.com One dead, one sent to hospital after blaze at Edmonton highrise One person is dead after a blaze at a downtown apartment building near Jasper Avenue and 118 Street. Flames were visible from the street when firefighters responded at about 7 … “I could see him, and his face, with flames coming off his head. He was screaming for help. I couldn't do anything."
"20.01.2017 05:47:20" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton planners back new plan to sell marginal parkland for 80-storey tower “You've got land that's very steep. It has limited environmental value, limited programming value,” said Peter Ohm, head of city planning. “It truly enhances what̵… “You've got land that's very steep. It has limited environmental value, limited programming value,” said Peter Ohm, head of city planning.
"20.01.2017 04:00:00" Fresh soup for the Edmonton Food Bank Sharon Hapton, founder and CEO of a company named Soup Sisters, announced a partnership with the Edmonton Food Bank to supply soup for the food bank's food hampers.
"20.01.2017 03:30:00" edmontonjournal.com Goodbye Obama, hello Trump: In Washington, one America cedes, uncomfortably, to the next Outside the White House, Trump fans from across the U.S. posed in red hats and Trump flags next to Obama supporters with thank you signs. They were two solitudes “I can hardly talk to someone for five minutes without, you know, reverting to the fact that we're basically screwed.”
"20.01.2017 02:46:19" edmontonjournal.com Fire crews respond to blaze at Edmonton highrise Fire crews are fighting a blaze at an apartment building near Jasper Avenue and 118 Street. Flames were visible from the street when firefighters... Flames were visible from the street Thursday night when fire crews responded to a blaze above On the Rocks lounge on Jasper Ave.
"20.01.2017 01:22:38" edmontonjournal.com Paula Simons: Shuffled but not out: Irfan Sabir demoted, as Danielle Larivee takes over new Children's Services ministry Dealing with the Fort McMurray fire and its aftermath will seem easy, compared to tackling Alberta's child welfare bureaucracy Simons: Dealing with the Fort McMurray fire and its aftermath will seem easy for Danielle Larivee compared to tackling Alberta's fatally-dysfunctional child welfare bureaucracy
"19.01.2017 22:35:49" edmontonjournal.com Theatre review: Surreal magic of Fortune Falls keeps audience guessing It's a cautionary parable about the false promises of the “American Dream” – and about the seductive dangers of faith itself. Fortune Falls isn't an easy show to love. It lacks the emotional power of earlier Catalyst shows .... Yet its moral message couldn't be more timely, opening at it did on the eve of Donald Trump's inauguration.
"19.01.2017 21:26:23" edmontonjournal.com Danielle Larivee to lead new child services ministry in Alberta cabinet shakeup Premier Rachel Notley will create a new department for child services when she announces a cabinet shuffle at 3 p.m. Premier Rachel Notley created a new government department for child services when she announced a cabinet shuffle Thursday afternoon.
"19.01.2017 20:59:39" edmontonjournal.com Woman admits to killing mother with hammer, pleads guilty to manslaughter A woman accused of beating her mother to death with a hammer and nearly severing her neck with a knife pleaded guilty to manslaughter in Alberta... Kirsten Michelle Lamb, 33, had been accused of second-degree murder in the November 2010 death of her mother, Sandra Lamb, 49.
"19.01.2017 20:15:11" driving.ca Collision mitigation and winter is a tough mix Precise sensors that keep us safe have little protection against the elements driving.ca: All the tech in the world can't outsmart Mother Nature – but these tips will help. http://ow.ly/1OPK308am4a
"19.01.2017 20:11:52" Timeline Photos Kevin O'Leary attempts to surf Donald Trump's populist wave. (Cartoon by Malcolm Mayes)
"19.01.2017 19:50:09" driving.ca Montreal auto show is the entry point to North America for these cars A production Kia Rio5 and four concepts that make their way to our shores for the first time driving.ca: This weekend's Montreal auto show has some exciting reveals, including a 375-hp Hyundai! http://ow.ly/pXvJ308algv
"19.01.2017 19:36:29" edmontonjournal.com Terry Jones: Winning Oilers feel the passionate embrace of Edmonton fans It's been a homestand that's sealed the deal between the team and the town. Some players prefer places to play where they don't get recognized away from the rink. Others thrive on being embraced like Maroon has been here.
"19.01.2017 19:03:03" edmontonjournal.com Hockey film Hello Destroyer checks institutionalized violence into the boards | Edmonton Journal Hello Destroyer smacks of a hockey movie at first — but it's actually a hell of a war film. The feature drama — playing Metro Cinema at Garneau Theatre on Sunday afternoon — hits the ice with rookie Prince George Warriors' junior hockey enforcer No. 4, Check out the hockey film Hello Destroyer at Metro Cinema this Sunday. It will get you thinking about institutionalized violence on and off the ice.
"19.01.2017 19:00:48" news.nationalpost.com Anticosti Island wants to be UNESCO site The picturesque Quebec municipality of Anticosti Island is trying to become a UNESCO world heritage site Quebec's Anticosti Island wants to be recognized as UNESCO heritage site. #travel
"19.01.2017 18:52:22" edmontonjournal.com 'Just gotta throw him in': Video of alleged animal abuse on set of A... The disturbing footage appears to show a handler shoving an unwilling German Shepherd into a pool of churning water “I don't think he wants to go in,” said the voice, now chuckling. “He wants to get away. Just throw him in.”
"19.01.2017 18:41:03" edmontonjournal.com Oilers notes: Leon Draisaitl emerging as a force in the NHL; Cam Talbot... Remember that time Leon Draisaitl was slow and unproductive and had to go back to Junior because he wasn't ready for the NHL? Seems like a million... The transformation from out-of-place rookie to impact player who opposing teams are now mentioning in the same breath as Connor McDavid has been as sudden as it's been dramatic.
"19.01.2017 18:30:16" edmontonjournal.com Disgraced: race, culture and Islamophobia explode on the Citadel stage |... There used to be rules about topics best avoided in mixed company, but our plugged-in civilization now seems fuelled by its out-loud opinions and... The Pulitzer-Prize-winning Disgraced, which opens at the Citadel Theatre on Saturday, grapples with some of the most nuanced, controversial and categorically 'out-loud' issues of our time.
"19.01.2017 18:29:26" edmontonjournal.com Sherwood Park students' enthusiasm grows for aquaponics Jared Schroeder spends a lot of time thinking about acidity, writing grants, and where to find fast-growing tilapia fish. While most of his... At least 60 fish live in two 600-litre tubs and a smaller tank in the classroom.
"19.01.2017 18:01:29" news.nationalpost.com Guilt-free cupcakes Rich-tasting cocoa cupcakes and an optional yogurt topping won't spoil anyone's good intentions Rich-tasting cocoa cupcakes and an optional yogurt topping won't spoil anyone's good intentions. #life
"19.01.2017 17:48:29" Edmonton Women's March WATCH: Michelle Brewer is one of three organizers for a "sister march" happening on the same day as the Women's March in Washington, DC on January 21, 2017. The Edmonton event is taking place at the Alberta Legislature grounds.
"19.01.2017 17:32:16" edmontonjournal.com Alberta Health Services warns of spike in respiratory illness A nasty respiratory virus floating around Alberta has prompted a province-wide health advisory. Alberta Health Services (AHS) issued a reminder Thursday for all Albertans to “practise good respirat… RSV is not preventable by vaccine. Symptoms of RSV are similar to a bad cold and include a cough, stuffy or runny nose, mild sore throat, earache and fever.
"19.01.2017 17:05:29" news.nationalpost.com Chef Ana Ros brings attention to Slovenia A master chef is bringing attention to the cuisine of Melania Trump's homeland A master chef is bringing attention to the cuisine of Melania Trump's homeland. #travel
"19.01.2017 16:56:16" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton homicide police probing what may be the fourth slaying of 2017 Homicide police are awaiting the results of an autopsy after a man and woman were found dead in a southwest Edmonton home. Police were called to the 213 Heagle Cres. home in the Riverbend neighbour… A property search showed the owners of the house were Dr. Clive Deutscher, an Edmonton cardiologist, and his wife Karlene Johner, a nurse.
"19.01.2017 16:05:04" edmontonjournal.com At least 30 firefighters killed after high-rise building engulfed in flames collapses in Iran Reports suggest at least 30 people are dead and 75 were injured when the iconic Plasco building in Iran collapsed on live television as locals watched in horror VIDEO: Local Iranian state television said 30 civilians were injured in the disaster, while the state-run IRNA news agency said 45 firefighters had been injured.
"19.01.2017 16:01:57" news.nationalpost.com Beat the January blahs All the excitement of December is over and now that most blah of all months, January, is here Beat the January blahs with silky soup so tasty you'll forget it's good for you. #life
"19.01.2017 15:35:07" edmontonjournal.com Shift work, low pay, high pressure: Kitchen culture to blame for mental... Chefs walk the knife-edge as poor wages and working conditions combine with high consumer expectations. “It's bullsh** if (colleagues) say they don't notice the guy who is the cocaine addict in the back, or the bartender who is abusing drugs and alcohol on a nightly basis."
"19.01.2017 15:10:19" Oilers tame Panthers 4-3 in OT WATCH: Edmonton Oilers head coach Todd McLellan discusses his team's 4-3 overtime win over The Florida Panthers on Wednesday.
"19.01.2017 14:55:56" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton's Infill 2.0 aims to calm neighbourhood battlegrounds Edmonton officials hope the next wave of infill will bring higher returns with fewer pitched battles. “Right now we're really picking little fights... For the last two terms, council has been focused on incremental changes to the zoning bylaw allowing secondary suites, lot splitting, duplex homes and garage suites across the city.
"19.01.2017 14:30:14" edmontonjournal.com Cult of Hockey Game Grades: Edmonton Oilers survive sloppy affair with... Environmental factors played a far more significant role that they should have, in Wednesday night's 4-3 Overtime win for the Edmonton Oilers. The... Not only did Jordan Eberle shake the money off his back Wednesday night, he did so in a clutch situation that absolutely snatched this game from the jaws of defeat.
"19.01.2017 14:13:28" edmontonjournal.com Opinion: Slaying the myths about Alberta's carbon tax Alberta's new carbon tax is now in effect and is naturally the focus of much debate. Amidst all of this heated discussion, there is plenty of rhetoric, hyperbole and statements that are simply not true.
"19.01.2017 13:48:24" edmontonjournal.com Enjoy the weather while it lasts, cold weather is coming Edmontonians have been out and about enjoying unseasonably warm weather this week, but a cold front is set to settle over the prairies bringing... We all knew it was coming.
"19.01.2017 13:28:37" edmontonjournal.com Braid: Faced with the end of their party, PCs ponder kicking out Jason... Will the Alberta Progressive Conservative party dare to kick out Jason Kenney at this late point in the chaotic leadership race? The PC board... Kenney's people are fully expecting a move to oust him. If it happens, they'll raise hell.
"19.01.2017 13:07:33" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton to reduce minimum lot width to 7.5 metres City councillors decided to further narrow the minimum lot width for a single-family house to 7.5 metres Wednesday to accommodate small errors in... “This has been a contentious issue.”
"19.01.2017 04:30:40" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton police officer unlawfully exercised authority in arrest of lawyer: disciplinary hearing “I truly enjoy arresting people. So that's what I do. I'm good at it.” “I'm a police officer. I mean, I'm back in patrol because that's what I love doing,” Woodburn said. “I truly enjoy arresting people. So that's what I do. I'm good at it.”
"19.01.2017 00:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton to reduce minimum lot width to 7.5 metres City councillors decided to further narrow the minimum lot width for a single family house to 7.5 metres Wednesday to accommodate small errors in previously imprecise survey methods. Edmonton lots … City councillors decided to further narrow the minimum lot width for a single family house to 7.5 metres Wednesday to accommodate small errors in previously imprecise survey methods.
"18.01.2017 23:13:11" edmontonjournal.com Paula Simons: PC Party civil war descends to new depths of incivility “I witnessed him raise his hand. He did. I don't know why he's going back on this.” says O'Neill of party leader Ric McIver Last Saturday, the board of the Progressive Conservative Party of Alberta voted, unanimously, to censure Calgary political operative Alan Hallman and suspend his party membership for a year.
"18.01.2017 21:55:40" Report card When an old report card from 1957 was discovered in the walls of Sanj Maisuria's Ritchie neighbourhood home, he reached out via Facebook to the family to try and piece together how it ended up there.
We're pretty sure some strange things have been found
"18.01.2017 21:54:33" edmontonjournal.com 10 things to do in Edmonton this week: Blue Rodeo and Star Killing Machine Blue Rodeo The yearly jaunt out west by the unflagging musical machine that is Blue Rodeo coincides with the release of their 15th studio effort, 1000 Arms. Longtime pedal steel wizard Bob Ega… Looking for some going-out ideas for this week? Check out Blue Rodeo or Steve-O or Rosie and the Riveters.
"18.01.2017 21:29:03" edmontonjournal.com Details released on child intervention panel A panel tasked with overhauling Alberta's broken child welfare system will begin work on Feb. 1. The meeting will be open to the public, running from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Government Hous… A panel tasked with overhauling Alberta's broken child welfare system will begin work on Feb. 1.
"18.01.2017 20:48:12" edmontonjournal.com Boosted Elections Alberta budget approved, with opposition objections The Elections Alberta budget was boosted on Tuesday to keep up with the demands of the recent changes to the province's election laws. Opposition... The new legislation will also slap a $150,000 limit on third-party advertising during an election campaign.
"18.01.2017 20:23:19" edmontonjournal.com Bonnie Raitt coming to Edmonton June 17 American singer-songwriter Bonnie Raitt will be coming to Edmonton in June as part of her Dig In Deep tour. The singer will play the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium on June 17, with guests Royal Wood.
"18.01.2017 19:50:08" edmontonjournal.com Number of people getting EI benefits in Alberta hits near-record levels New data shows nearly 100,000 people in Alberta were receiving employment benefits as recently as November, giving a clearer picture of the damage... The number of people receiving employment insurance benefits rose to 97,000 in November, which is almost a 60 per cent increase from 2015.
"18.01.2017 19:15:15" business.financialpost.com Canadians first to get new YouTube mobile feature that will make sharing... Exclusive: Beginning Wednesday, Canada will be the first country to receive a new social chat platform within Google's YouTube app for iOS and Android Beginning Wednesday, Canada will be the first country to receive a new social chat platform within Google's YouTube app for iOS and Android. Canadians can then share the new feature with friends in other countries. #business
"18.01.2017 19:11:57" edmontonjournal.com Jordan Eberle turning around his game — one good defensive play at a time Suddenly, Jordan Eberle's two-way game is smoking. No, Eberle is not scoring yet. He's far from being as hot as a pistol when it comes to results,... Excellent defensive work there, Mr. Eberle.
"18.01.2017 19:02:15" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton homicide police probing what may be the fourth slaying of 2017 Homicide police are awaiting the results of an autopsy after two a man and woman were found dead in a southwest Edmonton home. Neighbours in the quiet crescent say they were shocked by the news.
"18.01.2017 19:01:47" news.nationalpost.com Milan Fashion Week Impish, boyish looks are permeating the Milan menswear runway this season, and the mood seems to be a search for a simpler past Impish, boyish looks are permeating the Milan menswear runway this season, and the mood seems to be a search for a simpler past. #life
"18.01.2017 18:38:11" edmontonjournal.com Fertile ground for Edmonton authors in 2017 publishing season Despite living in a remote northern community in the bleakest of seasons, you can almost hear the sizzle as Edmonton talent fires up to release a... Get ready to peruse the shelves regularly between now and the end of 2017, if only to be first among your friends to say: “I just read the best book….”
"18.01.2017 18:06:13" edmontonjournal.com Shift work, low pay, high pressure: kitchen culture to blame for mental illness, addiction “We accept that not being paid overtime is the norm. We accept (that) abuse, emotional, mental, is the norm. These are things we are OK with, in the name of passion"
"18.01.2017 18:01:32" edmontonjournal.com Businessman Kevin O'Leary to run for Conservative leadership Kevin O'Leary has announced he is running for the Conservative leadership, suggesting that as a businessman, he is better qualified that Prime... “Canadians are looking for a prime minister who is not a career politician; a prime minister who will fight for them, and is not afraid to tell them how it is."
"18.01.2017 18:01:23" news.nationalpost.com Third of adults treated for asthma misdiagnosed Lead researcher Dr. Shawn Aaron of the Ottawa Hospital says some doctors diagnose asthma based on symptoms but don't confirm the diagnosis with a... A third of Canadian adults treated for asthma are misdiagnosed or in remission, an Ottawa study finds. #health
"18.01.2017 17:32:34" Timeline Photos Dwellers of Skinny Apartment Buildings meet their traditional neighbours. (Cartoon by Malcolm Mayes)
"18.01.2017 17:24:07" edmontonjournal.com Highway crossings credited for decline in national park wildlife deaths Wildlife crossings in Banff National Park can be called a success, with animal deaths on highways declining over the past 10 years. Nineteen... Nineteen medium-sized and large mammals died as a result of vehicle collisions in 2015, down from 41 in 2006.
"18.01.2017 17:03:03" news.nationalpost.com Some basic Italian we all can use If you have been eyeing the bunches of broccoli rabe in your grocery store but passing them by because you are unsure how to cook this vegetable,... If you have been eyeing the bunches of broccoli rabe in your grocery store but passing them by because you are unsure how to cook this vegetable, here is your official cue. #life
"18.01.2017 16:52:22" edmontonjournal.com Shadow Theatre's Annapurna climbs the rocky peaks of love Making the summit is far from certain in this tale of what can't, but must, be said Heartland's Shaun Johnston takes on a completely different role in Shadow Theatre's Annapurna.
"18.01.2017 16:50:10" edmontonjournal.com Say that again? Unintended zingers from Trudeau's national listening tour Trudeau's political opponents are almost certainly gleefully building a clip reel of some of the odd things he's said on this tour for future use... At the end of the month, Trudeau will take his listening tour to open town hall meetings in Alberta and B.C. Those promise to be a lot of fun.
"18.01.2017 16:31:10" news.nationalpost.com Would you eat Newfoundland seal? "It's unique. It's different. [Seal] certainly comes with its controversy, but I think it's an important part of Canada's food history and Canada's... Would you eat Newfoundland seal – 'one of the most sustainable seafoods in the country'? #life
"18.01.2017 16:20:35" edmontonjournal.com Mayor Iveson lobbies for 10-cent dollars on next LRT line Mayor Don Iveson heads to Ottawa Wednesday to push a public transit and affordable housing agenda before the release of the federal budget. “We are trying to catch up with the lack of investment in Edmonton from the previous government.”
"18.01.2017 16:02:07" news.nationalpost.com 60 years since publication of Frommer's This year the legendary travel guidebook writer Arthur Frommer celebrates 60 years since the publication of his 1957 book, "Europe on $5 a Day" This year the legendary travel guidebook writer Arthur Frommer celebrates 60 years since the publication of his 1957 book, "Europe on $5 a Day." #travel
"18.01.2017 15:59:28" edmontonjournal.com University of Alberta culling 14 programs from arts faculty Dwindling enrolment numbers may force the University of Alberta to suspend admissions to 14 arts major and honours programs in 2018. “In order to best serve our students with course offerings we have to move in a different direction,"
"18.01.2017 15:34:39" edmontonjournal.com EXCLUSIVE: Government names child welfare panel experts A professor, a social worker and a director of the Native Counselling Services of Alberta have been named to panel of child welfare experts. The panel is the most recent attempt in a string of reviews to improve Alberta's child welfare system.
"18.01.2017 15:15:05" edmontonjournal.com Free LED lights, low-flow shower heads coming to Alberta homes Over the coming months, as the province continues to trundle along the path set by its climate leadership plan, the government will dole out free... It's part of the energy efficiency portion of the plan, along with appliance rebates for consumers, non-profits and businesses.
"18.01.2017 14:55:41" Baby African penguin hatches at West Edmonton Mall There are two new faces West Edmonton Mall's Marine Life. Nina, a two-month-old African penguin, is the 14th penguin to be hatched at West Edmonton Mall.
"18.01.2017 14:35:13" edmontonjournal.com Public unsure on safe injection sites as fentanyl deaths mount: poll Almost half of Edmontonians support offering safe injection sites to drug addicts, according to new results from a Mainstreet/Postmedia survey. In a random survey of 614 Edmonton residents, 47 per cent said they support the idea of having safe injection sites — where drug addicts can inject illegal drugs under supervision — in the city.
"18.01.2017 14:13:52" edmontonjournal.com David Staples: Suburban voters must get the political power they deserve The stars are aligning for suburban voters in Alberta to stop getting a raw deal in terms of their political power. In Alberta, all adults get to vote in provincial elections, but not all our votes pack the same punch.
"18.01.2017 13:48:14" edmontonjournal.com University of Alberta programs again on the chopping block Dwindling enrolment numbers may force the University of Alberta to suspend admissions to 14 arts major and honours programs in 2018. Faculty of... A total of 30 students are currently enrolled in the programs whose closures, once approved, will take effect in September 2018.
"18.01.2017 13:24:28" edmontonjournal.com Editorial: Outdated minimum parking rules need overhaul It would be easy to dismiss calls to revisit Edmonton's minimum parking requirements as another salvo at private vehicles from a city hall... The stringent policy leads to shuttered storefronts, discourages landlords from renovating old buildings and promotes car-oriented developments.
"18.01.2017 13:10:54" edmontonjournal.com Government names child welfare panel experts A professor, a social worker and a director of the Native Counselling Services of Alberta have been named to panel of child welfare experts. More details of the panel are expected Wednesday, including the date of the first meeting.
"18.01.2017 07:31:25" edmontonjournal.com Woman and man found dead in southwest Edmonton house A man and a woman have died suspiciously in a house in southwest Edmonton, police said. Acting Staff Sgt. Paul Shafer said Tuesday night there was no risk to the community and no one was in danger.
"18.01.2017 01:54:40" edmontonjournal.com Eberle ready to shake voodoo slump After Monday night against Arizona, it's obvious that Jordan Eberle will never score another goal again. Like, ever. Either that, or whoever has the Eberle voodoo doll will eventually get tired of … After Monday night against Arizona, it's obvious that Jordan Eberle will never score another goal again.
"18.01.2017 01:30:00" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton real estate market looking unsettled, expert says Edmonton has been sailing through relatively calm waters during Alberta's economic meltdown, but there could be choppy days ahead, real estate specialist Don Campbell said Tuesday. … Edmonton has been sailing through relatively calm waters during Alberta's economic meltdown, but there could be choppy days ahead.
"18.01.2017 00:42:33" edmontonjournal.com Child intervention review panel details coming Thursday Details of the panel looking into Alberta's problem-plagued child intervention system will be released Thursday. Human Services Minister Irfan Sabir told Postmedia Tuesday that all experts an… Details of the panel looking into Alberta's problem-plagued child intervention system will be released Thursday.
"17.01.2017 20:46:18" edmontonjournal.com Brian Mason dismisses 'silly' complaints over pushing start of spring session to March Legislative standing orders say it should begin on the second Tuesday in February, but the NDP has delayed the first day of sitting. Legislative standing orders say it should begin on the second Tuesday in February, but for the second year, the NDP government has delayed the first day of sitting.
"17.01.2017 20:32:19" Edmonton Journal's cover photo Edmonton's Matthew Benning (83) battles Arizona's Jordan Martinook (48) along the boards during the first period of a NHL game between the Edmonton Oilers and the Arizona Coyotes at Rogers Place in Edmonton, Alberta on Monday, January 16, 2017. Ian
"17.01.2017 20:28:04" edmontonjournal.com NDP, Wildrose led Alberta's political fundraising in 2016 The NDP and Wildrose ended up neck-and-neck in the Alberta political fundraising race in 2016. In fourth quarter fundraising numbers filed with... While the NDP raised more as a party, when constituency associations are added in the Wildrose was in the lead with $2,069,958. The NDP raised no money through its constituency associations.
"17.01.2017 20:13:48" edmontonjournal.com Former Edmonton used-car salesman convicted of fraud for deceiving... One person gave him a $10,000 deposit on a truck and a second provided $4,800 toward a car, but neither vehicle was delivered. One person gave him a $10,000 deposit on a truck and a second provided $4,800 toward a car, but neither vehicle was delivered.
"17.01.2017 20:00:58" news.nationalpost.com Armani as furry wrapper-in-chief There have been lots of warm fuzzies on the Milan runway this season: shaggy fur, furry footwear, thick knits, big gloves, droopy caps,... There have been lots of warm fuzzies on the Milan runway this season: shaggy fur, furry footwear, thick knits, big gloves, droopy caps, face-framing neck-warmers. All useful for hunkering down in turbulent times. #life
"17.01.2017 19:49:43" edmontonjournal.com McDonald's Canada warns all menu products may now come in contact with nuts TORONTO - McDonald's Canada has started serving its first product containing peanuts or tree nuts that do not come in an individual package,... McDonald's said it wanted to make customers with such allergies aware of the change so they can make an informed decision.
"17.01.2017 19:34:39" edmontonjournal.com Survey shows gap between Edmonton drivers' attitudes and behaviours A new survey shows a clear disconnect between drivers' attitudes toward traffic safety and their own behaviours. More than 3,600 people were... 66 per cent of respondents said it is not acceptable to speed on residential streets yet more than 43 per cent report having done so during the past 30 days.
"17.01.2017 19:11:46" edmontonjournal.com Air Canada computer glitch causes delays at Edmonton International Airport Issues with Air Canada's computer system caused backups and delays at airports across the country Tuesday. Late Tuesday morning, two Air Canada... Late Tuesday morning, two Air Canada flights leaving Edmonton were delayed by about an hour. The majority appeared to be departing on time.
"17.01.2017 19:01:41" news.nationalpost.com Tradition takes the (king) cake in New Orleans New Orleans is a city strong on traditions, and few inspire as much passion as the king cakes of Mardi Gras season During Mardi Gras season, tradition takes the (king) cake in New Orleans. #travel
"17.01.2017 18:59:33" edmontonjournal.com Energy minister decries pipeline vandalism Energy Minister Margaret McCuaig-Boyd is highly unimpressed with vandals who ripped up a section of oilfield pipeline north of Hythe, Alta. “It's... “It's not acceptable,” McCuaig-Boyd told Postmedia Tuesday. “Trespass and vandalism are never acceptable.”
"17.01.2017 18:44:34" edmontonjournal.com Mortgage insurance premiums on the rise for Canadians, some by more than... The Crown corporation that controls most of Canada's mortgage default insurance market announced the hikes today — and private insurers may soon... CMHC said for the average homebuyer in its portfolio the higher premium will result in an increase of approximately $5 to their monthly mortgage payment.
"17.01.2017 18:31:54" edmontonjournal.com A torrent of special dining events swirling through Edmonton area Restaurateurs eager to disrupt winter doldrums with tasty incentives to leave the house Anyone else hungry?
"17.01.2017 18:10:24" edmontonjournal.com Why Russia — a country with less money than Canada and fewer people than... Arround the globe over the past few years Russia has persistently outmaneuvered countries with more people, more guns and more money And yet, between hacking the U.S. election and intervening in Syria, Russia is utterly dominating foreign affairs.
"17.01.2017 18:01:51" news.nationalpost.com Sustenance stew Almond butter lends a little body to Tess Masters' Sustenance Stew, without much weight. A winter warmer that's creamy, without the cream. #life
"17.01.2017 17:47:45" edmontonjournal.com 'No regrets': Pakistani mom promised her daughter a wedding reception.... Zeenat Rafiq's mother and brother beat and strangled her, then tied her to a cot, doused her in kerosene and lit her on fire Such “honour killings” are commonplace in Pakistan, where roughly 1,000 women are slain every year by relatives, most of them men, who believe they have disgraced their families.
"17.01.2017 17:34:35" edmontonjournal.com Pressed for details about the history of his relationship with the Aga... Trudeau says he'll provide answers to Parliament's ethics commissioner — but won't tell reporters if he ever vacationed any other times with the... In Fredericton on Tuesday, Trudeau would not say if the Bahamas holiday was the first he'd taken with the Aga Khan.
"17.01.2017 17:19:39" edmontonjournal.com School report card discovered after 60 years gives glimpse into past No one can ever be sure as to how the yellowing school report card from 1957 found its way into the wall of Sanj Maisuria's home. Did the four-page... Considering Ritchie teacher Vern Rose scrawled in black ink, “Maureen's marks are dangerously low!” some 60 years ago, a case could be made that its disappearance was no fluke.
"17.01.2017 17:02:32" news.nationalpost.com 7 best U.S. destinations to visit on a budget Lucky for us, there are still some great U.S. destinations that aren't too expensive. There also are ways to save on visits to cities and places... Seven best U.S. destinations to visit on a budget. #travel
"17.01.2017 17:00:33" edmontonjournal.com Andrew Coyne: Why Kevin O'Leary wouldn't win the Tory leadership A number of factors combined to produce Trump's surprise victory in the Republican primary; of these, virtually none are present in the... Start with those two rather salient differences: this is not America, and he is not Trump.
"17.01.2017 16:45:13" edmontonjournal.com Douglas Garland trial — Nathan O'Brien's mom recounts morning she... Four days after the disappearance of a Calgary couple and their little grandson, police found a smouldering burn barrel on Douglas Garland's... Garland, 56, faces three counts of first-degree murder in connection with the June 30, 2014, disappearance of Alvin, 66, and Kathy Liknes, 53, and their grandson, five-year-old Nathan O'Brien.
"17.01.2017 16:31:03" news.nationalpost.com Fake fish A new study from UCLA and Loyola Marymount University has found that nearly 50 per cent of sushi in Los Angeles is mislabelled, TIME reports Fake fish: Study finds nearly half of sushi served at restaurants is mislabelled. #life
"17.01.2017 16:26:14" edmontonjournal.com Oilers put Coyotes out of their misery There are games a team hopes to win, games it needs to win, games it should win and games it damn well better win or else the roof will fall in.... “Sometimes those are the toughest ones to win, games you're expected to, especially against that team, they've obviously had our number,” said Oilers coach Todd McLellan, whose club improved to 13-7-5 at home.
"17.01.2017 16:02:07" news.nationalpost.com Italian menswear is in for a creative burst If turmoil brings innovation and renovation, Italian menswear is in for a creative burst If turmoil brings innovation and renovation, Italian menswear is in for a creative burst. #life
"17.01.2017 15:43:25" edmontonjournal.com Vandals rip oilfield pipeline from ground near Hythe Beaverlodge RCMP believe vandals used a piece of heavy equipment to rip a section of oilfield pipeline from the ground north of Hythe, Alta. The vandals caused anywhere between $500,000 and $700,000 in damage to the pipeline.
"17.01.2017 15:29:23" edmontonjournal.com Dan Barnes: Ryan Smyth once again an Oiler, always an Oiler Anyone who saw Ryan Smyth bleed at some point during his National Hockey League career was likely surprised by the colour. Because it really should... Smyth, now 40 and retired for two years, has taken a very part-time position as a conditioning coach with the Oilers.
"17.01.2017 15:09:51" edmontonjournal.com When it comes to big civic projects politicians only slow things up,... After spending years leading negotiations to build Rogers Place, former mayor Stephen Mandel says deals for future big civic projects might go... “It's the nature of the animal … I think government needs to streamline the process it goes through so that business can move ahead and be successful, and not create bureaucracy.”
"17.01.2017 14:47:12" edmontonjournal.com St. Albert mayor eyeing run at Alberta Liberal Party leadership St. Albert mayor Nolan Crouse is eyeing another run for public office – this time at the provincial level. In an announcement posted on his blog... “The Alberta Liberal Party knows it is an important time to establish itself as the progressive and moderate political choice for Albertans.”
"17.01.2017 14:32:29" edmontonjournal.com Opinion: Tax balances protecting poor with cutting carbon use It was great to see Edmonton Journal columnist David Staples tackling carbon pricing in a column last week. This is the debate Albertans should be having: not 'if' a carbon price is right, but 'how' to make it work best for Alberta.
"17.01.2017 14:10:44" edmontonjournal.com Cooling-off period for Edmonton staff likely unenforceable, says admin Despite a scathing audit into Edmonton's sand recycling contract, city officials are not recommending council institute a formal “cooling off”... A report heading to executive committee Wednesday afternoon says an employment clause limiting the ability of an employee to contract with the city after their employment ends may be legally unenforceable.
"17.01.2017 13:58:30" edmontonjournal.com Teacher says pension fund should ditch tobacco stocks An Edmonton teacher says a pension fund for 80,000 current and former teachers should divest tobacco stocks from its portfolio. Bob Adamson, who... “If there's anyone who really doesn't need to be profiting from the suffering of others, it would be somebody like Alberta teachers.”
"17.01.2017 13:36:43" edmontonjournal.com Health-care improvements coming to Sylvan Lake fall short of residents'... Health care in Sylvan Lake is set to receive a boost in 2018, including expanded hours of service that will allow more patients to receive basic... However, the enhancements announced Monday fall short of a new, 24-hour urgent care centre the community has been demanding.
"17.01.2017 13:35:10" Oilers go Coyote hunting at Rogers Place Edmonton Oilers head coach Todd McLellan speaks about the team's 3-1 win, and Jujhar Khaira's first NHL goal, on Monday.
"17.01.2017 13:23:17" edmontonjournal.com School report card discovered after 60 years gives glimpse into past No one can ever be sure as to how the yellowing school report card from 1957 found its way into the wall of Sanj Maisuria's home. Did the four-page... While the grades may not have been dazzling, the report card truly is.
"17.01.2017 13:10:56" edmontonjournal.com Paula Simons: It's time to fill accountability vacuum in child welfare... Alberta's child and youth advocate has no power or mechanism to hold human services bureaucrats accountable. Until we have a public mechanism to hold the child welfare system to account, all the worthy recommendations in the world will be worthless.
"17.01.2017 03:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Health-care improvements coming to Sylvan Lake fall short of residents' demands Health care in Sylvan Lake is set to receive a boost in 2018, including expanded hours of service that will allow more patients to receive basic medical assistance in their community rather than tr… The enhancements announced Monday fall short of a new, 24-hour urgent care centre the community has been demanding.
"17.01.2017 02:15:17" canada.com Rolling Stones Contest | Canada.com Enter for your chance to win a trip for two to New York City!
"17.01.2017 02:01:00" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton city council awards money to history projects amid museum worries City councillors voted to fund a new set of community-based history projects Monday but critics worry those efforts will disappear without an obvious place to share them. City council vot… City councillors voted to fund a new set of community-based history projects Monday but critics worry those efforts will disappear without an obvious place to share them.
"16.01.2017 22:10:38" Photos from Edmonton Journal's post Meet the two new baby animals at West Edmonton Mall's Marine Life. Nina, an African penguin, and Elliot a prehensile-tailed skink.
"16.01.2017 21:16:40" edmontonjournal.com Man gets six year sentence for driving truck into Edmonton gas bar A man who angrily drove his truck into a Edmonton gas station store, injuring four people, was handed a six-year prison sentence on Monday. Steven Cloutier, 39, has four years and 91 days left… “Something just snapped in my mind."
"16.01.2017 20:47:14" edmontonjournal.com Weezer announces Edmonton date on spring concert tour American rock group Weezer will be coming to Edmonton this spring. The band announced Monday they will the Shaw Conference Centre on April 4,... The band announced Monday they will play the Shaw Conference Centre on April 4, joined by The Trews and The Flatliners.
"16.01.2017 20:31:21" edmontonjournal.com Experts question effectiveness of handing out tougher sentences to drunk... Impaired motorists are more likely to be deterred by the possibility of getting caught, not the potential consequences of a hypothetical tragedy,... “It never has been, it never will. … There's other things that deter them, the penalties given out in court are not part of that.”
"16.01.2017 20:01:41" news.nationalpost.com Blood pressure may predict sex of baby In the study, the mean systolic blood pressure for women who had boys was 106mm Hg, compared to 103mm Hg for those who had girls Toronto scientists discover a mother's blood pressure can predict sex of baby. But there's skepticism. #health
"16.01.2017 19:44:43" edmontonjournal.com Order to use anonymous tip in open court could end Crime Stoppers,... 'Without a guarantee of anonymity, it is likely Crime Stoppers programs would not be able to continue,' Crime Stoppers' legal pleadings say If the tip is allowed to stay in, as a trial judge ruled it could, that would mean the end of the crime-fighting charity, according to its legal arguments.
"16.01.2017 19:01:30" news.nationalpost.com Tipping's racist origins "Tipping is actually one of the biggest hoaxes ever pulled on an entire culture," restaurateur Danny Meyer told Dan Pashman on WNYC's The Sporkful... Tipping's racist origins still impact restaurant workers today. #life
"16.01.2017 18:49:01" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton Eskimos bring back international receiver Vidal Hazelton With Derel Walker gone but not forgotten, the Edmonton Eskimos helped fill some of the void left behind by the Hillsboro highlight reel and... The six-foot-three, 212-pound Cincinnati product will have a chance to compete for a spot in training camp alongside up-and-comers Brandon Zylstra and Bryant Mitchell to see who will become the new No. 2 behind Adarius Bowman.
"16.01.2017 18:02:37" edmontonjournal.com Tasty fundraiser planned to bring refugee family to Canada Community pulls together to bring a refugee family to Canada The fundraiser is a wine, beer, chocolate and cheese tasting, plus a silent auction.
"16.01.2017 18:01:43" news.nationalpost.com Sask. craft brewing industry hopping Whatever quenches your thirst, craft brewers in Regina are offering beer selections to please the palate Whatever quenches your thirst, craft brewers in Regina are offering beer selections to please the palate. #travel
"16.01.2017 17:33:51" edmontonjournal.com Game Day: Arizona Coyotes at Edmonton Oilers Edmonton Oilers (23-15-7), 53 points, vs Arizona Coyotes (13-23-6), 32 points 7 p.m. SportsNet, 630 CHED. Last Five: Oilers (3-2) W 2-1 SO Calgary... Oilers finally beat the Coyotes in regulation just before Christmas, ending a 25-game drought. Tonight they try to do it again.
"16.01.2017 17:01:53" news.nationalpost.com Barefoot Contessa likes it easy, but tasty Lemons and garlic flavour a simple roast chicken dinner in this easy-going dish by Ina Garten, the Barefoot Contessa Lemons and garlic flavour a simple roast chicken dinner in this easy-going dish by Ina Garten, the Barefoot Contessa. #life
"16.01.2017 16:57:48" edmontonjournal.com Mainstreet poll shows strong support for Edmonton mayor; council fares... With roughly nine months until Edmontonians go to the polls, the city's mayor is in good position for re-election. Council, though, not so much. A... Edmonton's council collectively only managed a 43 per cent approval rating versus 44 per cent who disapprove and 13 per cent undecided. That ranks them dead last out of the 10 cities polled.
"16.01.2017 16:22:05" edmontonjournal.com More artists added to the 25th BVJ Anniversary in Camrose The line up for the 25th Big Valley Jamboree just got a little bit longer. Headlining the Thursday kickoff party is Big & Rich, and the roster gets... Headlining the Thursday kickoff party is Big & Rich, and the roster gets bigger from there.
"16.01.2017 16:01:41" news.nationalpost.com China hosts snow and ice sculpture festival The city of Harbin in China's frigid northeast is hosting one of the world's largest festivals featuring ice sculptures of animals, cartoon... Frigid northern China hosts one of the world's largest snow and ice sculpture festivals. #travel
"16.01.2017 15:43:24" edmontonjournal.com Police: 5 killed in shooting at nightclub at Mexican resort CANCUN, Mexico - A shooting attack at an electronic music festival resulted in the deaths of at least five people and left 15 injured Monday at a... The shooting occurred about 2:30 a.m. outside the Blue Parrot nightclub, which was hosting an event that was part of the BPM electronic music festival.
"16.01.2017 15:26:12" edmontonjournal.com Was best Oilers deal last summer the one that Chiarelli refused to make? Oilers fans, bloggers and observers wanted the Subban trade. But not so much Chiarelli The best deal that Edmonton GM Peter Chiarelli ever made for... Oilers fans, bloggers and observers wanted the Subban trade. But not so much Chiarelli.
"16.01.2017 15:08:37" edmontonjournal.com Economy turning around, expert says after smaller Alberta businesses... Small and medium-sized businesses in Alberta expect to boost 2017 spending at a faster rate than anywhere else in Canada, a new survey shows. Firms... Firms in the province with fewer than 500 employees say they'll raise investment by 17.1 per cent this year, compared to the 1.6 per cent national average increase, according to a report released Monday by the Business Development Bank of Canada.
"16.01.2017 14:46:33" edmontonjournal.com Terry Jones: Edmonton can boast NHL's best player, but not best ice When you have the greatest skater in hockey in Connor McDavid, you want to be able to give him the best ice in the National Hockey League upon... “The fans are getting upset that we're lowering the temperatures so much,” said Nicholson. “There's a balance there that hopefully we'll have sorted out.”
"16.01.2017 14:24:56" edmontonjournal.com From the Cult of Hockey: Everybody wins at Rogers Place Sunday afternoon The Edmonton Oilers held their annual skills competition, at a sold-out Rogers Place Sunday afternoon. I've been to every one of these that the... The advantage of taking the family out to this day over the past decade has been that you were guaranteed to not walk away disappointed.
"16.01.2017 14:03:55" PC Leadership debate Watch: Progressive Conservative leadership candidates Jason Kenney and Stephen Khan during an exchange in the debate.
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"16.01.2017 13:52:43" edmontonjournal.com Cargo plane crashes in Kyrgyzstan, destroying half of a village's homes... Surreal images from the crash site show large pieces of the debris embedded in houses. People on the ground and on board the plane are among the dead Footage from the scene showed the plane's nose stuck inside a brick house and large chunks of debris scattered around.
"16.01.2017 13:36:40" edmontonjournal.com The two richest Canadians now have as much wealth as the poorest 30%... The wealth of billionaire businessmen David Thomson and Galen Weston Sr. equals that of about 11 million Canadians, says Oxfam study “This is not a report about the rich and the poor. It's about the super-rich and the rest of us."
"16.01.2017 13:20:27" edmontonjournal.com Mainstreet poll shows strong support for Edmonton mayor; council fares... With roughly nine months until Edmontonians go to the polls, the city's mayor is in good position for re-election. Council, though, not so much. A... Of the 614 people contacted in Edmonton, 58 per cent either strongly or somewhat approved of the way Iveson was handling his job.
"16.01.2017 13:06:06" edmontonjournal.com 'If a business thinks it can survive without parking, all the power to... Edmonton city staff say stringent requirements to provide parking are hurting business, leading to more vacant store fronts and making it harder... Right now, Edmonton's zoning bylaw has specific parking requirements for all kinds of uses, from banks and restaurants to religious institutions.
"16.01.2017 00:56:11" edmontonjournal.com Alberta Liberal Party launches leadership race As Alberta's political right engaged in debate Sunday, a small but hopeful group of Alberta Liberals got together across town in Edmonton to launch... “We think we have a couple of candidates prepared to announce next week or the week after and perhaps one more after that. You'll have to stay tuned,” said Karen Sevcik, president of the Alberta Liberal Party. http://ow.ly/hwVO3081MPU
"15.01.2017 22:22:57" edmontonjournal.com Oil Kings fall in Lethbridge Offensively, the Edmonton Oil Kings are rolling lately, but the team is having a tough time keeping the puck out of their own net. Colton Kehler... Baer scored twice, including just 1:25 into the game to kick start the Hurricanes, while Zborosky added two assists.
"15.01.2017 22:04:41" edmontonjournal.com Nick Lees: Jasper should market itself as the Romance Capital of Canada JASPER – Love was in the air in Jasper last week, from its snowy peaks to the bottom of its deepest canyon. There were so many amours around, even... “But perhaps it's being amid the mountains, rivers and forests that create a sense of timelessness and calm and people consider deep, inner feelings, such as love.”
"15.01.2017 21:11:16" edmontonjournal.com Jason Kenney campaign member suspended from party ahead of Edmonton PC... PC party president Katherine O'Neill said Sunday the board had suspended a member for violating the leadership code of conduct and ethics. According to inside party sources, that member is Jason Kenney campaigner Alan Hallman, suspended after he sent inappropriate tweets about fellow Progressive Conservatives.
"15.01.2017 20:44:05" Photos from Edmonton Journal's post Edmontonians take in the Deep Freeze Festival on Alberta Avenue (118 Avenue) in Edmonton on Sunday morning. Photos by Larry Wong.
"15.01.2017 19:59:13" NHL Goalie to EPS Watch: Edmonton Police Service Constable Scott Bailey graduated from police recruit training class 136 at Edmonton City Hall Friday.
"15.01.2017 19:48:29" edmontonjournal.com Former hockey pro fits right in with new crop of Edmonton police recruits The latest class of Edmonton police recruits may be new to the job but to call them rookies would be a bit off the mark. The recruit training class no. 136 of the Edmonton Police Service graduated Friday at City Hall. Among them, former RCMP officers, military personnel and even one former pro hockey player.
"15.01.2017 18:56:35" edmontonjournal.com 'If a business thinks it can survive without parking, all the power to... Edmonton city staff say high parking requirements are hurting business, leading to more vacant store fronts and making it harder to walk to... Buffalo became the first major North American city to abolish parking minimums city-wide last month, opting for site-specific discussions that consider all forms of transportation instead.
"15.01.2017 18:17:26" edmontonjournal.com Hundreds expected at Edmonton PC leadership debate All four contenders for leadership of Alberta's Progressive Conservative party will go head to head in a debate in Edmonton Sunday afternoon.... Organizers are expecting more than 600 people to attend the debate.
"15.01.2017 17:45:35" Timeline Photos Oil Industry crosses desert in search of Tidewater. Cartoon by Malcolm Mayes.
"15.01.2017 17:17:45" edmontonjournal.com Royal Tyrrell Museum announces expansion after receiving funding gifts... The dinosaurs may be long gone, but funding for fossils is being given new life. The first time ever receiving cultural infrastructure funding, a learning laboratory, additional classrooms and the expansion of distance learning studios are just a few upgrades the museum is looking forward to.
"15.01.2017 16:39:03" edmontonjournal.com Alberta government drags heels on child intervention panel One month after the government promised an all-party child intervention review panel, it has yet to hold its first meeting. Membership hasn't been... Membership hasn't been nailed down either while the government figures out which NDP MLAs and experts will sit on the panel.
"15.01.2017 16:13:24" Oilers edge Flames in shootout Edmonton Oilers coach Todd McLellan, and captain Connor McDavid speak to media after the Oilers beat the Calgary Flames 2-1 in a shootout Saturday.
"15.01.2017 15:48:34" edmontonjournal.com Graham Thomson: Justin Trudeau shoots an Alberta-sized hole in his... Well, that went about as well as expected. When Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was asked Friday at a town hall in Peterborough, Ont., for his views... Trudeau holds a town hall in Ontario to improve his popularity with Canadians, but manages to shoot an Alberta-sized hole in his credibility.
"15.01.2017 15:17:09" edmontonjournal.com Oilers edge Flames in shootout Before the most meaningful Battle of Alberta scuffle in almost eight years, according to the good folks at the Elias Sports Bureau with both teams... The last time the Oilers and Flames were in the top eight in the West was Feb. 21, 2009.
"15.01.2017 01:03:01" edmontonjournal.com Vegreville mayor pleading for meeting with Justin Trudeau in effort to keep immigration office The mayor of Vegreville is hoping Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will make time on his cross-Canada tour to meet with him in a last-ditch effort to save 280 jobs from leaving town. Hayduk wants to meet with Trudeau to discuss the “the devastation to our community.”
"15.01.2017 00:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Attackers in beating death of Colombian in Edmonton urged to break 'code of silence' Family of a 42-year-old Colombian man kicked to death in Edmonton by half a dozen attackers searching for answers two months after attack. “One of them (the attackers) might have remorse, one of them might get worried, one of them might leak information to a friend or relative”
"14.01.2017 23:23:16" edmontonjournal.com Arrests made in Hinton after search uncovers drugs, guns, cash Six people are facing charges after guns, drugs and cash were uncovered during searches in Hinton, Alta. Hinton RCMP executed search warrants at two residences in the Sunset Trailer Park Jan. 5. Se… Six people are facing charges after guns, drugs and cash were uncovered during searches in Hinton, Alta.
"14.01.2017 22:49:18" edmontonjournal.com Former hockey pro fits right in with new crop of Edmonton police recruits Among them, former RCMP officers, military personnel and even one former pro hockey player. “You don't get to high-level hockey without being coachable, without being trainable”
"14.01.2017 18:04:19" edmontonjournal.com The method to Peter Chiarelli's madness in rebuilding the Edmonton Oilers defence There was no shortage of folks who thought Oilers GM Peter Chiarelli had lost his senses, or never had them, on the day he traded Taylor Hall for Adam Larsson. More than six months later, however, … More than six months later, however, the Edmonton Oilers are a transformed team, no longer a loser, no longer the joke of the National Hockey League
"14.01.2017 17:50:51" edmontonjournal.com Homicide police investigate incident in northeast Edmonton Homicide police have taken over an investigation after an incident at a property in northeast Edmonton late Friday night. Cech could provide few details about what prompted the investigation in the area of 33 Street and 116A Avenue except to say police have located the people they were looking for and are now trying to determine their next steps in the investigation.
"14.01.2017 16:55:20" edmontonjournal.com Video baristas latest attempt to lure more Canadians to drive-thru windows Starbucks Canada is installing two-way video links between baristas and drive-thru customers in what experts call the latest attempt to lure more consumers into the fast-food lane. T… That is some Venti-sized service
"14.01.2017 16:27:56" edmontonjournal.com Battle of Alberta finally matters again For too many years now, the Edmonton Oilers and Calgary Flames haven't really played to see who was better, but, sadly, to see who was worse. With Calgary missing the playoffs six of the last seven… We've got a game!
"14.01.2017 16:05:33" edmontonjournal.com Baseball fans line up for Toronto Blue Jays' autographs during Edmonton visit Fans chanted “lets go Blue Jays” as three Toronto Blue Jays players arrived for an autograph event at Rogers Place in Edmonton. The reception from fans was anything but icy as players from the Toronto Blue Jays baseball team arrived in Edmonton for an autograph session on their 2017 Winter Tour on Friday.
"14.01.2017 05:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Provincial loan program helps seniors do renos to stay in their homes A new loan program designed to help seniors maintain their independence has paid out more than $5.2 million in loans and grants since last summer. The province's Seniors Home and Adaptat… A new loan program designed to help seniors maintain their independence has paid out more than $5.2 million in loans and grants since last summer.
"14.01.2017 04:43:52" edmontonjournal.com Photo Gallery: Fans flock to Blue Jays players during Edmonton stop The Toronto Blue Jays were in Edmonton on Friday and Postmedia photographer Ian Kucerak was on hand to capture the event. It is the seventh time Canada's only Major League Baseball team has toured the country, bringing baseball closer to their fans in 20 cities, from as far east as St. John's, N.L., to as far west as Vancouver.
"14.01.2017 04:00:00" edmontonjournal.com ICE School brings lessons out of the classroom and into the rink Students learned how keeping the ice frozen in Rogers Place can be a pretty “cool” as part of the Edmonton Oilers ICE School program. Students from Holyrood Elementary School learned how keeping the ice frozen in Rogers Place can be a pretty “cool” job as part of the Edmonton Oilers' In Class Education (ICE) School program.
"14.01.2017 03:23:48" edmontonjournal.com Graham Thomson: Justin Trudeau shoots an Alberta-sized hole in his credibility over oilsands Well, that went about as well as expected. When Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was asked Friday at a town hall in Peterborough, Ont., for his views on climate change and pipelines, he gave an ominou… When Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gave his ominous answer about phasing out the oilsands, you could almost hear the heads explode in Alberta — and none detonated with more indignation than that of Wildrose Leader Brian Jean.
"14.01.2017 02:03:08" edmontonjournal.com Paula Simons: In-fail-enza: If Alberta Health Services staff won't get flu shots, we need to protect ourselves In a time of anti-vaccine hysteria, we need health care workers to set an ethical example. "In a time of anti-vaccine hysteria, we need health-care workers to set an ethical example. We need them to demonstrate respect for science and for logic."
"14.01.2017 01:08:06" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton's LRT message boards finally back online After a nine-month wait, Edmonton's LRT riders finally have digital announcement boards back in service, and transit officials say it's one more step toward a fully functional Metro Lin… After a nine-month wait, Edmonton's LRT riders finally have digital announcement boards back in service, and transit officials say it's one more step toward a fully functional Metro Line.
"14.01.2017 01:04:58" edmontonjournal.com Suspect arrested following violent Leduc County home invasion A 39-year-old man was arrested early Friday after a home invasion in Leduc County. Mounties were called to a home on Township Road 500 at about 3:20 a.m. by a homeowner reporting two peop… A 39-year-old man was arrested early Friday after a home invasion in Leduc County.
"14.01.2017 01:00:22" driving.ca Takata to pay $1 billion, plead guilty in U.S. airbag probe Three former executives also facing indictment in the U.S. driving.ca: The hot water is only getting hotter for #Takata. #autos
"13.01.2017 23:56:32" edmontonjournal.com Press Gallery #165: The Feel The Burn edition From 1980s aerobic star Jane Fonda to Finance Minister Joe Ceci, join host Emma Graney with guests Stuart Thomson, Paula Simons and Graham Thomson to take a look at who felt the burn in Albert… Join host Emma Graney with guests Stuart Thomson, Paula Simons and Graham Thomson to take a look at who felt the burn in Alberta politics this week.
"13.01.2017 23:02:40" edmontonjournal.com Two B.C. men shot dead in southeast Edmonton truck tied to South Asian gang war The case of two young B.C. men shot dead in southeast Edmonton has ties to South Asian gangs based in Lower Mainland British Columbia, show court documents. Edmonton city … The case of two young B.C. men shot dead in southeast Edmonton has ties to South Asian gangs based in Lower Mainland British Columbia, show court documents.
"13.01.2017 22:20:22" edmontonjournal.com Walmart charged for allegedly failing to throw out food after Fort McMurray wildfire Walmart Canada has been charged with numerous health violations for allegedly failing to throw out a wide variety of food and drinks from its Fort McMurray store in the weeks followi… The list of food items in question includes baby snacks, ice cream, cheese, yogurt, bacon, steaks, frozen fish and a wide variety of snacks, drinks and condiments.
"13.01.2017 21:52:22" edmontonjournal.com Alberta searching for new mental health patient advocate The Alberta government is on the hunt for a new mental health patient advocate to replace the retiring Carol Robertson Baker. Baker is set to step down Feb. 28 after about three years in… The Alberta government is on the hunt for a new mental health patient advocate to replace the retiring Carol Robertson Baker.
"13.01.2017 21:10:00" edmontonjournal.com Alberta RCMP commander Marianne Ryan looks back on 35-year career After 35 years in the RCMP, Marianne Ryan feels it's the perfect time to hang up her Stetson and serge. “I feel I'm going at the right time,” Ryan said Thursday. She&nb… After 35 years in the RCMP, Marianne Ryan feels it's the perfect time to hang up her Stetson and serge.
"13.01.2017 20:30:00" edmontonjournal.com Psychiatric assessments underway for man accused of killing elderly Edmonton couple Kyle Edward Roberts, 31, is charged with two counts of first-degree murder for the stabbing deaths of Joao Nascimento, 91, and Maria Nascimento, 81. Edward Kyle Roberts, 31, is charged with two counts of first-degree murder for the stabbing deaths of Joao Nascimento, 91, and Maria Nascimento, 81, who were killed in their home on Sept. 2, 2016.
"13.01.2017 20:00:55" news.nationalpost.com Controversial Toronto expert backs autism link A new BBC documentary features Dr. Kenneth Zucker, the psychologist ousted two years ago from his job as head of a gender-identity clinic at... Are autistic children more likely to believe they're transgender? Controversial Toronto expert backs link. #health
"13.01.2017 19:31:53" edmontonjournal.com Brian Jean says Justin Trudeau will have to 'go through me' to 'phase out' oilsands Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told a town hall meeting in Ontario Friday that Canada needs to “phase out” the oilsands, even though it can't be done immediately. “We canR… Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told a town hall meeting in Ontario that Canada needs to “phase out” the oilsands.
"13.01.2017 19:04:25" edmontonjournal.com Ali Hassan's Muslim, Interrupted: educating audiences while making them laugh When Ali Hassan was a student at McGill University in Montreal, he never thought he'd end up being something of a spokesman for Muslims. “There was a point where I was trying to be acce… Ali Hassan spoke to writer Tom Murray about Donald Trump, oil wrestling and fart jokes. He's in town next week with Muslim, Interrupted.
"13.01.2017 19:01:15" news.nationalpost.com Nightshades could be much older than thought A group of scientists from Pennsylvania State University discovered two 52-million-year-old fossilized tomatillos in Patagonia, Argentina, the... A recent discovery suggests peppers and potatoes may have existed when dinosaurs roamed the earth. #life
"13.01.2017 18:37:23" edmontonjournal.com Fort Saskatchewan McDonald's serves up all-day breakfast Late sleepers, shift workers and anyone with a midday McMuffin craving will find breakfast items available all day long at a lone McDonald's in Alberta. Starting Friday, the McDonald's … Are you loving it?
"13.01.2017 18:21:50" edmontonjournal.com Some oilsands-bashing celebs shocked at beauty of Fort McMurray from air, says pilot For Spring, talking with critics is still a chance to remind them people live and work in Fort McMurray. “Sometimes I'll be asked when we're going to fly over the destruction they've been told about, and I'll tell them we just did”
"13.01.2017 18:07:46" edmontonjournal.com Norwood's new Otto restaurant already a neighbourhood favourite Otto, the funky new eatery that opened a few weeks ago in Norwood, seems to have already become a favourite in a neighbourhood long and literally starved for a restaurant to call its own. Located n… Do you like sausage? Then you'll probably love Otto, the new neighbourhood restaurant in Norwood.
"13.01.2017 18:01:25" news.nationalpost.com Alberta gem When driving through this scenic valley you'll see many ruins from the early 1900s when coal was king. You'll also see the remnants of the... There's plenty to see and do on a driving holiday to history-soaked Crowsnest Pass. #travel
"13.01.2017 18:00:43" edmontonjournal.com New work the stuff of dreams in Catalyst's Fortune Falls New work by Jonathan Christenson and Beth Graham speaks of lost dreams, and chocolate Edmonton's most unconventional theatre company, Catalyst, is back with a new show, Fortune Falls, opening at the Citadel next week. And it involves chocolate!
"13.01.2017 17:46:07" edmontonjournal.com Two men with suspected gang ties arrested in Fort Saskatchewan after seizure of guns, drugs Two Fort Saskatchewan men with suspected gang ties are in custody following a police raid that uncovered guns, drugs and money. The investigation began in early December when Fort Saskatchewan RCMP… The investigation began in early December when Fort Saskatchewan RCMP caught wind of criminal activity believed to have ties to the Warlocks Outlaw motorcycle gang.
"13.01.2017 17:01:44" news.nationalpost.com Fresh salads to fight the winter blues Was one of your New Year's Resolutions to eat healthier this year? Eating well doesn't have to be boring or bland Who says healthy eating has to be bland or boring? #life
"13.01.2017 17:00:31" edmontonjournal.com Supreme Court rules Jessica Ernst can't sue Alberta regulator in fracking case The Supreme Court of Canada says an Alberta woman cannot sue the province's energy regulator as part of her claim that hydraulic fracturing so badly contaminated her well that the water can be set on fire. Jessica Ernst began legal action against the An Alberta woman claims hydraulic fracturing so badly contaminated her well that the water can be set on fire.
"13.01.2017 16:30:31" Timeline Photos The High Level Bridge will be closed to vehicles from 10 p.m. on Sunday, January 15 until 6 a.m. on Monday, January 16. Sidewalks will remain open for pedestrians and cyclists.
"13.01.2017 16:01:25" news.nationalpost.com Best- and worst-performing airlines Fly on the wrong airline and your odds of a delay are as high as 55 per cent; choose the right one and that number shrinks way down to just 11 per... These are the best- and worst-performing airlines in the world. #travel
"13.01.2017 16:00:06" edmontonjournal.com Photo Gallery: Edmonton Oilers battle New Jersey Devils The New Jersey Devils took on the Edmonton Oilers at Rogers Place on Thursday night. Here are some of the best images shot by Postmedia photographer Ian Kucerak. The New Jersey Devils took on the Edmonton Oilers at Rogers Place on Thursday night. Here are some of the best images shot by Postmedia photographer Ian Kucerak.
"13.01.2017 15:45:08" driving.ca Snow bound in the ditch – is there an easy way out? You might feel stuck but these pointers will help you gain traction when all seems lost driving.ca: Stuck in the snow? Grab that shovel out of your trunk. #autos
"13.01.2017 15:39:32" edmontonjournal.com Darian Durant no longer a member of the Saskatchewan Roughriders The rights to the veteran quarterback were traded to the Montreal Alouettes on Friday, ending months of speculation on Durant's future.
"13.01.2017 15:17:30" edmontonjournal.com Solar tiles prompt Edmonton to trim rules for new installations Edmonton planners aim to simplify rules around new roof-top solar panel installations before the next roofing season. Homeowners would still... Homeowners would still require an electrical permit, but won't need a development permit, said senior planner Anne Stevenson, speaking to her team's work plan heading to a council committee for debate next week.
"13.01.2017 15:01:47" edmontonjournal.com Local driver overwhelmed by city's support Local auto racer Stefan Rzadzinski put the call out for support from his hometown and it responded in a big way. Rzadzinski, 24, needed votes to get an invite into the Race of Champions event in Mi… Local auto racer Stefan Rzadzinski put the call out for support from his hometown and it responded in a big way.
"13.01.2017 14:35:09" business.financialpost.com Couple must cut debt — and cut off their adult kids — to hit their... B.C. couple in their late 50s spend 17 per cent of their take-home monthly income on debt — that's a lot for folks headed into retirement Family Finance: B.C. couple in their late 50s spend 17% of their take-home monthly income on debt — that's a lot for folks headed into retirement #business
"13.01.2017 14:31:26" edmontonjournal.com First skinny homes, now skinny apartment buildings? Next infill... First, council allowed skinny houses. Now, Edmonton planners are approving skinny apartment buildings on former single-family lots. Six have already been approved for 10-metre-wide (33-foot) lots in Garneau — one with five one-bedroom units — and planning officials hope to make them easier to build near transit routes across the city.
"13.01.2017 14:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Public can track precious ice core samples as they travel to new home in Edmonton from Ottawa The entire Canadian Ice Core Archive is being transported 3,400 kilometres from Ottawa to its new home at the University of Alberta. Researchers are counting on a monitoring system created by a University of Alberta professor to keep ice core samples that could reveal thousands of years of climate information from turning into a worthless puddle.
"13.01.2017 13:30:16" edmontonjournal.com Golden Bears' Baillie leading all freshmen with near point-per-game clip With all the fresh faces on the University of Alberta Golden Bears hockey roster this season, it's a mighty tall order for one to stand out. Especially considering more than half – 11 out of … With all the fresh faces on the University of Alberta Golden Bears hockey roster this season, it's a mighty tall order for one to stand out.
"13.01.2017 06:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Volunteer organizations seek to preserve lobbying exemption Alberta's volunteer organizations are protesting recommendations by the ethics commissioner that would strip them of an exemption under the Lobbying Act. “Do the voters of this province not h… Alberta's volunteer organizations are protesting recommendations by the ethics commissioner that would strip them of an exemption under the Lobbying Act.
"13.01.2017 06:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Dan Barnes: Abbreviated tribute, genuine applause and boos for Taylor Hall Ryan Smyth cried. No surprise there. But so did Jason Smith. And the grizzled former Oiler captain wasn't exactly given to overt displays of emotion. Blame it on the obligatory video tribute,… Ryan Smyth cried. No surprise there. But so did Jason Smith. And the grizzled former Oiler captain wasn't exactly given to overt displays of emotion.
"13.01.2017 05:04:21" edmontonjournal.com Oilers come back to defeat Devils in overtime The Edmonton Oilers were underachieving on home ice and losing in the third period to a bottom-feeding opponent. If they were were trying to make Taylor Hall felt right at home in his first visit t… After a slow start against San Jose on Tuesday, the Edmonton Oilers wanted to come out with a bang against New Jersey, but didn't.
"13.01.2017 05:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Explorers find disease-cursed City of the Monkey God and nearly lose their faces to flesh-eating parasite Legend has it the locals fled the city due to a curse bringing disease. When it was discovered 500 years later, a group of explorers were the latest to incur the monkey god's wrath Legend has it that the locals fled Honduras' City of the Monkey God in the 16th century fearing that it had been cursed with disease.
Five-hundred years later, a group of explorers excavating the lost city became the latest victims to incur the wrath of
"13.01.2017 04:30:00" edmontonjournal.com Innovations for amputees at forefront of SMART Network The only thing more powerful than Edgar Jackson's story during the official opening Thursday of a new technology lab at the University of Alberta was what he did just before speaking: he stoo… The only thing more powerful than Edgar Jackson's story during the official opening Thursday of a new technology lab at the University of Alberta was what he did just before speaking: he stood up.
"13.01.2017 04:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Israel uncovers Hamas honey trap used to spy on soldiers Hamas operatives would pose as women on social media and convince Israeli soldiers to download an 'app that lets us have a video chat.' The app contained a virus The Israeli military Wednesday said it had uncovered a honey trap plot by Hamas operatives who posed as women on social media to spy on soldiers and get them to divulge intelligence.
"13.01.2017 03:30:00" edmontonjournal.com David Staples: Answers to the 10 Great Mysteries of minor hockey Edmonton's vast faction of hockey zealots is revving up for the 2017 Quikcard Edmonton Minor Hockey Week, that multi-rink extravaganza of 3,200 volunteers; 8,500 players; and many thousands o… Edmonton's vast faction of hockey zealots is revving up for the 2017 Quikcard Edmonton Minor Hockey Week, that multi-rink extravaganza of 3,200 volunteers; 8,500 players; and many thousands of parents, grandparents and little rink-rat brothers and
"13.01.2017 03:27:56" edmontonjournal.com Autopsies underway for two males found dead in truck Autopsies were underway Thursday after the suspicious deaths of two males found in a truck at a new housing development in southeast Edmonton. A passing motorist called au… A double homicide involving two B.C. men found dead in a running pickup in southeast Edmonton is drug-related, police said Thursday.
"13.01.2017 03:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Ringleader in $18-million Quebec syrup heist pleads guilty just as his trial was set to begin Considered the brains behind an $18-million theft of Quebec maple syrup, Avik Caron has pleaded guilty on the eve of a jury trial set to begin next week. The man considered the brains behind a massive theft of Quebec maple syrup has pleaded guilty on the eve of a jury trial set to begin next week.
"13.01.2017 02:30:00" edmontonjournal.com Police warn of violent offender to be released in Edmonton Police are warning the public about the release of a convicted violent offender who will be living in the Edmonton area. In a news release Thursday, Edmonton police said they have re… Police are warning the public about the release of a convicted violent offender who will be living in the Edmonton area.
"13.01.2017 02:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Like correcting people? Why grammar Nazis aren't just annoying — they are often wrong Your devotion to unchanging grammar and spelling can be a very good and holy thing — just not in English Nobody is safe from the scourge of the English pedants: The grammar Nazis, the prescriptivists, the language police.
"13.01.2017 01:30:00" edmontonjournal.com STARS Lottery kickoff features home in Griesbach worth almost $1 million For as little as $25, you could be moving into a brand new, two-storey, three-bedroom home worth close to $1 million as early as June. Tickets are on sale for the annual STARS Lottery, a fundraisin… Take a look inside one of four grand prizes in this year's STARS Lottery: A 2,829-square-foot home in north Edmonton with a retail value of $973,979.
"13.01.2017 01:00:22" driving.ca V8 or turbo V6? Which Ford F-150 engine to choose Having an abundance of engine choices can be confusing, even if that's a good thing driving.ca: Turns out, not every tough pickup truck needs a thirsty eight-cylinder engine. #autos
"13.01.2017 01:00:00" Stollery fundraiser Edmonton's Peter Burgess has been raising money and awareness for the Stollery Children's Hospital by spending a full week in a cooking shelter at the Snow Valley Campground. His initial fundraising goal was $5,000, but as of Thursday, he'd raised over
"13.01.2017 00:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Jason Kenney's team expects big crowd at Edmonton town hall The man who wants to unite Alberta's conservatives and crush the NDP is Thursday night attempting to drum up more support in Edmonton at a town hall and Q&A. Jason Kenney'… The man who wants to unite Alberta's conservatives and crush the NDP is Thursday night attempting to drum up more support in Edmonton at a town hall and Q&A.
"12.01.2017 23:18:14" edmontonjournal.com Wildlife experts denounce Alberta's wolf cull and protected caribou zone Wildlife experts are criticizing the province's plan to cull wolves and create a predator- and competitor-free caribou area, calling it an “ineffective conservation option.” Gilbert Proulx, director of science for Alberta-based Alpha Wildlife Research “The proposed plan does not include a long-term comprehensive habitat conservation program that will protect and interconnect muskegs that are used by caribou, and restore muskegs that are no longer used by caribou.”
"12.01.2017 21:30:02" edmontonjournal.com Former Edmonton mutual fund salesman fined almost $1 million for loan violations Former Edmonton mutual fund salesman Jason Boldt has been fined nearly $1 million for convincing clients to make money-losing loans to a company he owned. Boldt was working for Global Maxfin Invest… Former Edmonton mutual fund salesman Jason Boldt has been fined nearly $1 million for convincing clients to make money-losing loans to a company he owned.
"12.01.2017 21:00:47" news.nationalpost.com Punish parents for not vaccinating? The body that defends doctors accused of medical negligence says it may be necessary to call child protection authorities to 'preserve the life or... Should parents be punished for not vaccinating? #health
"12.01.2017 20:44:35" edmontonjournal.com JJ Khaira will play, Milan Lucic goes to third line in Oilers vs. Devils Milan Lucic moves to the third line with Drake Caggiula while Farm team call-up JJ Khaira will play on the fourth. We know Taylor Hall will get a video tribute and an ovation from Edmonton Oilers fans Thursday when he steps on the ice in a New Jersey Devils sweater but that's hardly a news flash.
"12.01.2017 20:12:24" edmontonjournal.com Walk like a penguin to avoid slipping on icy Edmonton sidewalks, city advises Fluctuating temperatures and high winds are creating slippery sidewalks in Edmonton, prompting the city and Alberta Health Services to recommend residents walk like a penguin on uncleared path… The city suggests taking small, slow steps, keeping your head up and avoiding leaning forward.
"12.01.2017 20:00:58" news.nationalpost.com Father back promoting alternative medicine Less than a year after being convicted of endangering his severely ill son by relying on natural remedies, David Stephan is back promoting the... Less than a year after being convicted of endangering his severely ill son by relying on natural remedies, David Stephan is back promoting the merits of alternative medicine. #health
"12.01.2017 19:42:08" edmontonjournal.com Supreme Court of Canada to hear Richard Suter's appeal Suter was originally sentenced on Dec. 17, 2015, after earlier pleading guilty to refusing to provide a breath sample where a death ensued. Suter's case was the only leave to appeal granted by the Supreme Court of Canada on Thursday. The court rejected 25 other applications.
"12.01.2017 19:19:04" edmontonjournal.com Autopsies underway for two males found dead in truck Autopsies were underway Thursday after the suspicious deaths of two males found in a truck at a new housing development in southeast Edmonton. A... City police homicide detectives have been called in and autopsies were underway Thursday morning.
"12.01.2017 19:01:21" news.nationalpost.com Recipe for take-out chicken and broccoli At the same time many of us are packing away our noisemakers and Champagne glasses, people all over the world are just beginning to prepare for the... In this recipe for Chinese Take-Out Chicken and Broccoli, we offer an easy and familiar dish to teach an essential technique: stir frying. #life
"12.01.2017 18:18:46" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton Oilers Game Day: Spotlight is on Taylor Hall's return to city... Edmonton Oilers (21-15-7), 49 points, vs New Jersey Devils (16-18-8), 40 points. Time: 7 p.m., TV: Sportsnet, radio: 630 CHED. The Devils, who lost to the Oilers 2-1 in OT on Saturday in New Jersey, are losers of three in a row and are 4-5-1 in their last 10 games.
"12.01.2017 18:08:54" Edmonton Journal's cover photo The mid morning Sun is obscured by blowing snow and clouds as pedestrians walks along Jasper Avenue near 97 Street, in Edmonton Tuesday Jan. 10, 2017. Photo by David Bloom
"12.01.2017 18:06:06" Timeline Photos Calamity Jane Fonda hears of fire, brings marshmallows to Fort McMurray. (Cartoon by Malcolm Mayes)
"12.01.2017 18:01:25" news.nationalpost.com 10 ways to celebrate Montreal's 375th birthday Montreal knows how to party in any year. Give them an anniversary such as their 375th birthday this year and the volume gets cranked up even higher Montreal knows how to party in any year. Give them an anniversary such as their 375th birthday this year and the volume gets cranked up even higher. #travel
"12.01.2017 17:45:09" driving.ca U.S. EPA accuses FCA for emissions test cheating with Jeep, Ram... If the EPA's accusations hold true, Fiat Chrysler could be looking at a US$3.9 billion fine driving.ca: If Fiat Chrysler did cheat on emissions tests, it could be facing a US$3.9 billion fine. Ouch. #autos
"12.01.2017 17:30:29" news.nationalpost.com Surgeons blast Canadian children's hospital Letter says SickKids surgeon has 'impeccable' reputation and should be exonerated of workplace-harassment complaints A group of 20 top pediatric surgeons from around the world has accused Canada's biggest children's hospital of subjecting a star physician to an “incessant personal attack” over alleged workplace harassment. #health
"12.01.2017 17:25:00" edmontonjournal.com Tories press Parliamentary watchdog to probe Trudeau's vacations for... Tory MPs believe Trudeau broke travel rules ministers must follow when PM made the 115-km trip from Nassau to the Aga Khan's private island. Trudeau himself, in his only comments on his holiday, described the trip on Tuesday as “a family vacation.”
"12.01.2017 17:01:34" news.nationalpost.com Spice up your mornings In Golden, Srulovich and Packer share a day in the life of their restaurant, Honey & Co., told through Middle Eastern-inspired recipes for savoury... Spice up your mornings with sweet and savoury breakfast treats inspired by the Middle East. #life
"12.01.2017 17:00:00" edmontonjournal.com In Hanna and Sparwood, coal is king and the future is uncertain The hand-painted sign on a bumpy road on the east side of Hanna speaks volumes. “Hanna supports coal, cows, gas and oil,” it says bluntly. The sign includes a circle with a line through it over the words “carbon tax.” The town of 2,700, 230 kilometres “People are nervous. We see it every day here. It's going to be tough.”
"12.01.2017 16:30:48" news.nationalpost.com Keurig is working on an in-home beer maker After pulling the plug on its US$300 single-serving pop machine, Keurig is partnering with Anheuser-Bush InBev to create an “in-home booze maker,”... Keurig — not just for coffee anymore — is working on an in-home beer and cocktail maker. #life
"12.01.2017 16:25:38" edmontonjournal.com Paula Simons: Not your granny's brassiere: Sports bras now out in the... In decades past, no “lady” would appear in public in her bra. Heck, no “lady” would let her bra strap show. Those days are gone. Dress codes themselves are deeply odd and idiosyncratic things.
"12.01.2017 16:15:12" driving.ca Prepare yourself for surprise whiteout road conditions When visibility is lost, it's lights on, slow down and focus on your surroundings driving.ca: Caught in a sudden whiteout? Lights on and don't drive like a maniac. #autos
"12.01.2017 16:01:23" news.nationalpost.com Check in with Airbnb Here are some tips for when you start fantasizing about that next trip to Boca Raton or Barcelona Check in with Airbnb: Here are some helpful hints for travellers thinking about using private rentals. #travel
"12.01.2017 15:52:41" edmontonjournal.com Expert advice part of new Alberta program to give local business... As Alberta's exports continue to grow, the province has unveiled a new program to help small businesses expand their global reach. It's not a huge... It's not a huge financial investment, worth just $600,000 over the next three years, but Economic Development and Trade Minister Deron Bilous hopes it will bring dividends.
"12.01.2017 15:41:52" edmontonjournal.com Nature-themed playgrounds in Edmonton are a step in right direction,... Edmonton aims to start construction of two nature-theme playgrounds this year, using safety-certified logs and rocks in place of painted metal... Instead of painted metal meant to suggest a ship or a train, the playgrounds will use special logs for the swing set posts, a secured pile of logs and boulders for the climbing gym and even a dead tree to give children a different play experience.
"12.01.2017 15:16:04" edmontonjournal.com Supreme Court of Canada to hear Richard Suter's appeal The Supreme Court of Canada announced Thursday it will hear Richard Suter's leave to appeal after he was found guilty for crashing his SUV into an... Suter was originally sentenced on Dec. 17, 2015, after earlier pleading guilty to refusing to provide a breath sample where a death ensued.
"12.01.2017 15:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Taylor Hall returns to Edmonton for first time to face Oilers Taylor Hall gave the Edmonton Oiler fans lots to cheer about but as part of the enemy in New Jersey we'll see what the reception is Taylor Hall took the first step to cutting the cord with his old Edmonton Oilers team last week in New Jersey when he played against buddies Connor McDavid, Jordan Eberle and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins.
"12.01.2017 14:40:58" edmontonjournal.com Editorial: Time for ridings to better reflect Alberta The newly named members of the Alberta Electoral Boundaries Commission have a job ahead of them that is as consequential to the future of the... The province's increasingly urban makeup has been ignored too long at the risk of unfair representation and the diminishment of urban concerns such as public transit, affordable housing and social resources for at-risk populations.
"12.01.2017 14:28:48" SCHOOL BUS CANCELLATIONS: Elk Island Public Schools is cancelling school buses in Andrew, Vegreville and Mundare. All other buses are running, classes will continue as scheduled. Buses cancelled for this morning only. Buses will run this afternoon in
"12.01.2017 14:18:47" edmontonjournal.com Graham Thomson: Jane Fonda's outdated rhetoric fails to make dent in... It's almost as if B.C. Premier Christy Clark doesn't like Hollywood celebrity Jane Fonda. I mean, on the day that Fonda created a media stir by... What particularly annoyed Notley was Fonda's suggestion that Alberta needs to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions and transition to a sustainable green economy.
"12.01.2017 14:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Experts suggest zipper approach to traffic merging could save time, money for Albertans Reducing bottlenecks caused by merging traffic is easily solved if drivers just learned to zip it, traffic experts say. “Not only does that obviously affect people's time, but it has an… Reducing bottlenecks caused by merging traffic is easily solved if drivers just learned to zip it, traffic experts say.
"12.01.2017 13:58:10" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton under extreme cold weather warning Edmontonians are being warned to bundle up as very cold wind chills are expected to continue this morning. Environment Canada said wind chill values could reach as low as -45 C for Edmonton and the surrounding area.
"12.01.2017 13:44:55" edmontonjournal.com Seven-year-old boy plays hockey thanks to device for amputees The mother of a seven-year-old boy who has been fitted with a device to help him play hockey says he just wants to be like every other kid. “He... “No one sees he's any different from the other kids playing hockey."
"12.01.2017 13:30:15" edmontonjournal.com Actress Jane Fonda slams Trudeau at oilsands press conference Academy Award-winning actress Jane Fonda said Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's recent pipeline approvals shows people “shouldn't be fooled by good-looking liberals.” At a pre… “It's very clear she didn't know what she was talking about,” said premier Rachel Notley of Jane Fonda.
"12.01.2017 13:26:04" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton home prices performed worst in Canada in 2016, report says Average home prices in the Edmonton region dropped more than in any other Canadian city last year, and 2017 doesn't look much brighter, a new Royal... Edmonton had the poorest results in the country as one of the five cities out of 53 surveyed that showed decline.
"12.01.2017 13:00:32" edmontonjournal.com In prison for 22 murders, 'Russian werewolf' serial killer admits raping, killing 59 more women Mikhail Popkov could be the third-worst serial killer in history. His spree began when he decided to take revenge on women after suspecting his wife of having an affair Two years after he was sentenced to life imprisonment for the brutal rape and murder of 22 women, a Russian serial killer confessed to killing an additional 59, potentially making him the third-worst known serial killer in history.
"12.01.2017 06:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Les Ballets de Trockadero: much more than men in tutus Alberta Ballet welcomes back Les Ballets de Trockadero de Monte Carlo, an all-male drag comedic ballet troupe that dons pointe shoes and tutus to parody ballet's classics. But don't let the comedic… Alberta Ballet welcomes back Les Ballets de Trockadero de Monte Carlo, an all-male drag comedic ballet troupe that dons pointe shoes and tutus to parody ballet's classics. But don't let the comedic antics mislead you.
"12.01.2017 05:03:59" edmontonjournal.com Hurricanes hired guns get job done against Oil Kings The Lethbridge Hurricanes brought in some offensive reinforcements at the Western Hockey League trade deadline, and their new faces in the lineup made a strong first impression. Newcomers Alec Baer… The Lethbridge Hurricanes brought in some offensive reinforcements at the Western Hockey League trade deadline, and their new faces in the lineup made a strong first impression.
"12.01.2017 05:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Alexander First Nation chief acquitted of one charge of sexual assault The chief of Alexander First Nation was found not guilty of sexual assault Wednesday by a St. Albert court, but still faces two unrelated charges from allegations dating back to 1985. The trial of … The chief of Alexander First Nation was found not guilty of sexual assault Wednesday by a St. Albert court, but still faces two unrelated charges from allegations dating back to 1985.
"12.01.2017 04:39:42" edmontonjournal.com Jordan Eberle can't buy a goal for the Edmonton Oilers Jordan Eberle is usually automatic for 25 goals but he has eight halfway through the season and hasn't scored in five weeks Jordan Eberle doesn't try and stick-handle around the obvious. He's a shooter who can't score.
"12.01.2017 04:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Paula Simons: Not your granny's brassiere: Sports bras now out in the open at city rec centres In decades past, no “lady” would appear in public in her bra. Heck, no “lady” would let her bra strap show. Those days are gone. Starting Jan. 12, people at the city's recreation centres will specifically be allowed to wear sports bras, tank tops and cropped tops that expose their mid-riffs, as long as those tops are designed for “fitness purposes.”
That's quite a departure from
"12.01.2017 03:30:00" edmontonjournal.com Charles Ross a force possessed in epic One Man Star Wars Trilogy | Edmonton Journal While the number of us who might accurately quote scripture at a cocktail party are few and far between, utter the words “Stay on target! Stay on target!” or “There'll be no escape for the princess this time,” and most humans will know you're reciting the While the number of us who might accurately quote scripture at a cocktail party are few and far between, utter the words “Stay on target! Stay on target!” or “There'll be no escape for the princess this time,” and most humans will know you're reciting the
"12.01.2017 03:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Graham Thomson: Jane Fonda's outdated rhetoric fails to make dent in pipeline expansion It's almost as if B.C. Premier Christy Clark doesn't like Hollywood celebrity Jane Fonda. I mean, on the day that Fonda created a media stir by coming to Edmonton to say Alberta does not have the “… "When it comes to the business of the oilsands and the approval of new pipelines, Jane Fonda's visit did not change the equation one bit."
"12.01.2017 02:30:00" edmontonjournal.com 'We're not out of the woods yet': Premier Rachel Notley reacts to B.C. pipeline approval Not long after Ottawa approved two pipelines from Alberta, Premier Rachel Notley flew to British Columbia to make a sales pitch for pipelines. Her takeaway was that while there's po… On Wednesday, reacting to news of the B.C. government had given environmental approval of Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline from Alberta to the B.C. coast, Premier Rachel Notley said she thinks there's an ever-so-slightly moderated tone to the
"11.01.2017 23:41:43" edmontonjournal.com Northern Alberta under extreme cold weather warning Residents in northern Alberta are being warned to bundle up with temperatures about to drop sharply. Environment Canada issued an extreme cold weather warning for areas north of and including … Folks, you had better bundle up as it's about to cold out there.
"11.01.2017 22:51:46" edmontonjournal.com Two dead males found in vehicle in southeast Edmonton Homicide detectives are investigating the suspicious deaths of two males found in a vehicle in southeast Edmonton. Officers attended the scene near Charlesworth Drive and 39 Street,… Homicide detectives are investigating the suspicious deaths of two males found in a vehicle in southeast Edmonton.
"11.01.2017 22:03:32" edmontonjournal.com B.C. government grants environmental approval for Kinder Morgan pipeline The B.C. government has granted provincial environmental approval for Kinder Morgan to triple the capacity of its Trans Mountain pipeline from Alberta to Burnaby. B.C. has placed 37 additional conditions on the pipeline on top of the 157 issued by the National Energy Board earlier this year.
"11.01.2017 20:01:11" news.nationalpost.com U of T's 'anti-psychiatry' scholarship 'There is not a single proof of a single chemical imbalance of a single so-called mental illness,' claims the professor who established the grant... U of T's 'anti-psychiatry' scholarship is an affront to science and could hurt mentally ill patients, critics say. #health
"11.01.2017 20:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Businesses to egg farmers: Government's budget consultations Finance Minister Joe Ceci is travelling the province over the next few weeks to speak with folks about budget 2017. When he announced the meetings Monday, they were called public consultations… Finance Minister Joe Ceci's public consultations on budget 2017 turned out to be meetings with select invited guests.
"11.01.2017 19:53:22" edmontonjournal.com Les Ballets de Trockadero: much more than men in tutus Alberta Ballet welcomes back Les Ballets de Trockadero de Monte Carlo, an all-male drag comedic ballet troupe that dons pointe shoes and tutus to parody ballet's classics. But don't let the comedic… Les Ballets de Trockadero dancer Chase Johnsey: "We prefer that people are laughing with us and not at us. We take what we do seriously but we don't take ourselves seriously."
"11.01.2017 19:30:00" edmontonjournal.com 'Mr. Central' marking his 50th and final minor hockey week tournament He's known simply as Mr. Central. When the 54th edition of the Quikcard Edmonton Minor Hockey Week kicks off on Friday, more than 8.500 youth hockey players on 568 teams across the city will compet… When the 54th edition of the Quikcard Edmonton Minor Hockey Week kicks off on Friday, more than 8.500 youth hockey players on 568 teams across the city will compete for the coveted championship.
"11.01.2017 19:01:24" news.nationalpost.com Now is the time to develop a taste for dogfish In step with one of 2017's projected food trends – sustainable seafood – NPR correspondent Allison Aubrey asks: "Would you eat this fish?" Why now is the time for you to develop a taste for dogfish. #life
"11.01.2017 19:00:02" edmontonjournal.com 'Apparently math is challenging': Mayor, MP spar over looming tax hikes for small businesses A furious Calgary MP says Mayor Naheed Nenshi's retort that “math is challenging” after she criticized city council's business property tax increases is one of the “most arrogant, out of touch, sexist statements” she has heard in public life. On social A furious Calgary MP says Mayor Naheed Nenshi's retort that “math is challenging” after she criticized city council's business property tax increases is one of the “most arrogant, out of touch, sexist statements” she has heard in public life.
"11.01.2017 18:30:17" driving.ca Gas prices bring plenty of complaints but little change from consumers Drivers still opting for larger trucks and SUVs despite climbing fuel prices driving.ca: Can't stop complaining about rising gas prices? Then think twice about pulling the trigger on that thirsty truck or SUV. #autos
"11.01.2017 18:12:20" edmontonjournal.com Sidney Crosby is the MVP, Auston Matthews for No. 1 rookie: NHL award picks at the midseason mark Connor McDavid has given Crosby a run for his money as the best player in hockey, but the Penguins' captain still reigns supreme No love for McDavid.
"11.01.2017 18:01:31" news.nationalpost.com Fancy-pants eggs that go over easy Coddled means gently cooked or soft-boiled; here, coddled eggs are paired with earthy mushrooms and herbs Dorie Greenspan's fancy-pants eggs go over easy. #life
"11.01.2017 17:30:21" news.nationalpost.com Satisfy your comfort-food craving "My kind of French cooking is family-style dishes that are old-fashioned – classics that I revisit and give my little touch," Mimi Thorisson says Bon appetit — with 'country chic': Satisfy comfort-food cravings with old-fashioned French classics. #life
"11.01.2017 17:26:03" edmontonjournal.com Charles Ross a force possessed in epic One Man Star Wars Trilogy | Edmonton Journal While the number of us who might accurately quote scripture at a cocktail party are few and far between, utter the words “Stay on target! Stay on target!” or “There'll be no escape for the princess this time,” and most humans will know you're reciting the Still in a glow after seeing Rogue One? If you haven't had your Star Wars fill yet, check out the One Man Star Wars Trilogy at Festival Place.
"11.01.2017 17:01:46" news.nationalpost.com Japan's magic metropolis Japan's busy capital is magical for a photographer — it has so much energy and offers so many visual opportunities There's so much to discover in Japan's magic metropolis. #travel
"11.01.2017 16:51:47" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton junior high school brings in crisis workers after student suicides A west Edmonton school has brought in crisis workers after a second student killed himself this school year. Fourteen-year-old Ethan Dizon, who was... The school district is planning an information session for St. Thomas More parents within the next couple of weeks that will include health-care workers and police.
"11.01.2017 16:30:18" driving.ca Our hits and misses from the 2017 Detroit Auto Show Of all the debuts, Kia stole the 2017 North American International Auto Show For driving.ca, there was one clear winner at the Detroit Auto Show this year. #autos #NAIAS
"11.01.2017 16:24:06" edmontonjournal.com Actress Jane Fonda to speak at Greenpeace Conference in Edmonton After touring the oilsands around Fort McMurray with local First Nations Tuesday morning, Oscar-winning actress and activist Jane Fonda is set to... Fonda arrived in Fort McMurray Monday evening and did an aerial tour of the oilsands Tuesday.
"11.01.2017 16:01:39" news.nationalpost.com Tips for first-timers in NYC Here are some tips on enjoying the city while staying safe, having fun and sticking to a budget Your first bite of the Big Apple: Advice from a native New Yorker and greeter. #travel
"11.01.2017 15:59:22" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton marijuana information shop opens in Old Strathcona The owners of a new Edmonton cannabis information centre hope they can spark the city's interest in permitting local retail marijuana sales. The... Medical marijuana dispensaries have opened across the country despite the existing rules, with cities taking different approaches to the issue.
"11.01.2017 15:45:32" edmontonjournal.com Anglican priest accused in 1980s youth sex assaults faces additional... An Anglican priest now faces upwards of 30 charges for gross indecency and sexual assault, after being arrested early last year on allegations that... Seven more charges — four counts of sexual assault and three counts of gross indecency — were laid in October 2016.
"11.01.2017 15:12:30" Jane Fonda in Fort McMurray Watch: Oscar-winning actress and activist Jane Fonda went on an aerial tour of the oilsands.
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"11.01.2017 15:01:40" edmontonjournal.com South rises in elite ACAC basketball exhibitions When a pair of the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference's top South Division teams invaded Edmonton to face the North's best in a weekend of exhibition basketball, they came looking for success and… When a pair of the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference's top South Division teams invaded Edmonton to face the North's best in a weekend of exhibition basketball, they came looking for success and headed home with a truckload of it.
"11.01.2017 14:45:02" McLellan comments after Oilers loss to Sharks Edmonton Oilers head coach Todd McLellan speaks about the team's 5-3 loss to the San Jose Sharks at Rogers Place on Tuesday.
"11.01.2017 14:36:16" edmontonjournal.com Cult of Hockey game grades: Oilers disappoint home fans with flat... Home ice is supposed to be an advantage in the NHL. All the stats say so. Maybe someone should tell the Edmonton Oilers. The locals rolled out the welcome mat yet again for a visiting team, in this case the San Jose Sharks who rolled to an easy 5-3 win.
"11.01.2017 14:18:12" Timeline Photos Justin Trudeau's Listening Tour would benefit from hearing aids. (Cartoon by Malcolm Mayes
"11.01.2017 14:06:32" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton DJ champions use of naloxone kit to treat opioid overdoses at... An Edmonton DJ says he wants a “call to arms” to encourage artists and venues to carry naloxone kits in an effort to curb the number of... “So many people are unwittingly using fentanyl. It's at a point where you really don't know what you're buying anymore.”
"11.01.2017 13:51:07" edmontonjournal.com Editorial: City council's pay cut an antidote to cynicism For those who complain about politicians squandering the public purse while lining their pockets at the same time, there's good news out of... But lest we shed too many tears for our local elected representatives, remember that their other benefits are not affected by the compensation formula.
"11.01.2017 13:35:32" edmontonjournal.com David Staples: Unfair, unfocused NDP carbon tax unlikely to reduce... Alberta needs a sensible and effective carbon tax, so it's a shame that the New Democrat's new carbon tax is a mess. In fact, it's so unfocused and... "This is an unprecedented, two-faced income redistribution scheme dressed up as carbon pricing."
"11.01.2017 13:20:10" edmontonjournal.com Garneau residents fight three-unit apartment building on narrow lot A developer wants to build a three-unit apartment on a 10-metre (33-foot) wide lot, which for years was one of the narrowest standard lot sizes in... Neighbours argue it will “loom” over other properties.
"11.01.2017 13:00:01" edmontonjournal.com Dan Barnes: Patrick Maroon making strong bid to stay on Oilers' top line The ongoing search for a yin to Connor McDavid's yang has unearthed another strong contender. For now at least, the grinning hulk of Patrick Maroon occupies that sweet spot, potting goal afte… The ongoing search for a yin to Connor McDavid's yang has unearthed another strong contender.
"11.01.2017 05:02:48" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton Oilers continue to be Shark-bitten, falling 5-3 to San Jose Edmonton Oilers coach Todd McLellan said his club was in “uncharted waters” halfway through the NHL season as they battled with the San Jose Sharks for top spot in the Pacific Division, but when th… Edmonton Oilers coach Todd McLellan said his club was in “uncharted waters” halfway through the NHL season as they battled with the San Jose Sharks for top spot in the Pacific Division, but when they swam with the fishes Tuesday, they didn't get bloodied
"11.01.2017 05:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Teen recovering from spinal surgery after injury at trampoline park The brother of an 18-year-old man who was severely injured at a trampoline facility in Sherwood Park said his sibling is recovering after spinal surgery, but there's a long road ahead.&n… The brother of an 18-year-old man who was severely injured at a trampoline facility in Sherwood Park said his sibling is recovering after spinal surgery, but there's a long road ahead.
"11.01.2017 04:30:00" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton bus terminals fall short for pedestrians, says mayor The rainbow panels on Edmonton's Northgate Transit Centre look gorgeous. But Mayor Don Iveson sounds downright dismissive of this award-winning civic architecture. “It's… “Our bus system needs a huge overhaul,” says Edmonton mayor Don Iveson, “because for the money we're putting in today, it can be way more effective. And by the way, that in turn supports good urbanism.”
"11.01.2017 04:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton police union beginning year with stability, acting president says After a somewhat turbulent 2016, Edmonton's police union has settled into a more stable new year, says the organization's acting president. “I'd like to think there is (cons… Insp. Bob Walsh will remain as the interim president of the Edmonton Police Association, the union that represents nearly 2,000 sworn police officers, until December.
"11.01.2017 03:30:00" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton junior high school brings in crisis workers after student suicides A west Edmonton school has brought in crisis workers after a second student killed himself this school year. Fourteen-year-old Ethan Dizon, who was in Grade 9 at St. Thomas More School, died early … A west Edmonton school has brought in crisis workers after a second student killed himself this school year.
Fourteen-year-old Ethan Dizon, who was in Grade 9 at St. Thomas More School, died early Sunday, said a statement from the Edmonton Catholic
"11.01.2017 03:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton marijuana information shop opens in Old Strathcona The owners of a new Edmonton cannabis information centre hope they can spark the city's interest in permitting local retail marijuana sales. The Green Room opened a storefront opera… The owners of a new Edmonton cannabis information centre hope they can spark the city's interest in permitting local retail marijuana sales.
"11.01.2017 02:03:00" edmontonjournal.com Alberta must overcome widening left-right divide, Edmonton economic development leader says Albertans must overcome growing ideological divisions creating a “political vacuum” that interferes with work needed for the province to compete internationally, Edmonton econ… “Motivated by self-serving soundbites and propaganda at the expense of progress, our elected officials are preventing themselves from sourcing fresh ideas and compromise solutions through proper consultation,” says Edmonton economic development boss Brad
"11.01.2017 01:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Daphne Bramham: Better care for chronic pain sufferers may lessen opioid dosages Opioid prescriptions just keep rising in Canada, despite dire warnings about them fuelling death on the streets and growing evidence that long-term use is more hazardous than helpful. Opioid prescriptions just keep rising in Canada, despite dire warnings about them fuelling death on the streets and growing evidence that long-term use is more hazardous than helpful. Canada's per capita prescription rate is the second highest in the
"11.01.2017 00:30:00" edmontonjournal.com Media-shy Jane Fonda is latest celebrity to visit Alberta oilsands When Jane Fonda flew over the oilsands with local First Nations and activists from Greenpeace Tuesday morning, she told a CBC reporter it was like “someone took my skin and peeled it off my bo… When Jane Fonda flew over the oilsands with local First Nations and activists from Greenpeace Tuesday morning, she told a CBC reporter it was like “someone took my skin and peeled it off my body over a very large surface.”
"11.01.2017 00:16:50" edmontonjournal.com Former local broadcaster and city alderman Larry Langley has died Long-time journalist and three-term elected former city alderman Larry Langley has died. Long-time broadcaster and three-term elected former city councillor Larry Langley, 83, has died.
"10.01.2017 23:59:11" edmontonjournal.com Who just gave me money? Carbon rebate causes confusion More than a million carbon tax rebates from the provincial government have landed in the hands of eligible Albertans since last week, but there's a slight hiccup. On bank statements, direct d… On bank statements, direct deposits are described along the lines of “provincial payment, CANADA,” with the nation in all-caps, leading to some confusion about who's gifting the sudden cash — Premier Rachel Notley or Prime Minister Justin Trudeau?
"10.01.2017 23:19:14" edmontonjournal.com Alberta RCMP cleared in 2015 shooting of triple homicide suspect An investigation into the shooting of a man suspected in a 2015 triple homicide has found that the use of lethal force by police was necessary during his arrest, according to the Alberta Serious In… An investigation into the shooting of a man suspected in a 2015 triple homicide has found that the use of lethal force by police was necessary during his arrest, according to the Alberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRT).
"10.01.2017 20:58:00" edmontonjournal.com Phantom, Motown part of upcoming season of Broadway Across Canada New Broadway shows and old favourites on stage at the Jubilee in 2017 Four big Broadway musicals come to Edmonton in the next Broadway Across Canada season, starting with The Phantom of the Opera, hitting the Jubilee Auditorium in July.
"10.01.2017 20:20:02" edmontonjournal.com In a major shuffle, Justin Trudeau re-tools cabinet in preparation for the Donald Trump era John McCallum and Stephane Dion will both leave Trudeau's cabinet, while Chrystia Freeland will move up and become the foreign affairs minister The moves set up his cabinet for what will almost certainly be a radically new era for relations between Canada and its most important international partner, the United States.
"10.01.2017 20:00:52" news.nationalpost.com No more fillings Researchers at King's College London found that the drug Tideglusib stimulates the stem cells contained in teeth so that they generate new dentine No more fillings: Drug given to treat Alzheimer's patients also helps repair cavities, regrow teeth. #health
"10.01.2017 19:33:55" edmontonjournal.com Lawyer: Mother charged in daughter's death remains in hospital, has family support The family of an Edmonton woman charged with killing her 21-year-old daughter is supporting her, according to the woman's lawyer. Christine Longridge was not in court on Tuesday for her first… “Christine Longridge is currently at the Alberta Hospital in Edmonton, and she will remain there for the foreseeable future.”
"10.01.2017 19:08:03" edmontonjournal.com Crazy good deal for Swine and Dine at The Common Four courses featuring Alberta pork for $30 Alberta pork is the star at The Common.
"10.01.2017 19:01:30" news.nationalpost.com A winter visit to Athens a pleasant alternative If you've got more than beaches on your mind, there's plenty of upside to a brief cool visit that avoids the crowds and heat of summer A winter visit to #Athens offers a pleasant alternative. #travel
"10.01.2017 18:55:10" Timeline Photos driving.ca: You can read about all of the exciting new vehicles at Detroit's #NAIAS in one place – right here: http://ow.ly/mW6H307S81I
"10.01.2017 18:23:47" edmontonjournal.com Game Day: San Jose Sharks vs. Edmonton Oilers Edmonton Oilers (21-14-7), 49 points, vs San Jose Sharks (24-14-2), 50 points 7 p.m. SportsNet, 630 CHED. Last Five: Oilers (2-2-1) L 5-3 @ Ottawa. W 2-1 OT @ New Jersey W 4-3 @ Boston L 3-1 @ Colu… Tonight at Rogers Place it's the Oilers vs. the Sharks.
"10.01.2017 18:01:21" news.nationalpost.com The five reservations you need in Vegas Five restaurants to use your connections for, plus seven other spots off the Strip (some recommended by chefs like Mario Batali) that make for an... The five reservations you need in Vegas (plus, a few backups). #travel
"10.01.2017 17:30:00" edmontonjournal.com No more fillings: Drug given to treat Alzheimer's patients also helps repair cavities, regrow teeth Researchers at King's College London found that the drug Tideglusib stimulates the stem cells contained in teeth so that they generate new dentine Scientists have found a drug that can help teeth regrow and repair cavities.
"10.01.2017 17:01:38" news.nationalpost.com Chai spiced fruit compote This is warm, fragrant comfort food for just about any time of day Warm, fragrant and sweet, this medley of dried fruit simmered in vanilla and honey-infused chai is the kind of comfort food to go for when you want that cosy, feel-good essence in a healthful way. #life
"10.01.2017 16:44:43" edmontonjournal.com Police warn motorists to slow down on slick city streets Roads are slick and Edmonton police are advising motorists to drive to the weather conditions, not the speed limit. Late Monday night, police... Police say between 3:30 p.m. and 8:45 p.m. Monday officers responded to 15 hit and run collisions, five injury collisions and 77 property damage collisions.
"10.01.2017 16:01:25" news.nationalpost.com Jamie Oliver is closing six restaurants Jamie Oliver is shuttering six of his Jamie's Italian outlets throughout the U.K. due to increased costs following the Brexit vote, Bloomberg reports Jamie Oliver is closing six of his fast-casual Italian chain restaurants, blaming Brexit. #life
"10.01.2017 15:33:17" edmontonjournal.com Rural areas worry about losing clout as electoral boundaries are redrawn As Alberta prepares to redraw its electoral boundaries ahead of the next provincial vote in 2019, some politicians are worried rural areas could... But while Alberta's population has grown by 20 per cent since the last review in 2009-10, the distribution of that growth is uneven.
"10.01.2017 15:16:12" edmontonjournal.com Justin Trudeau planning cabinet shuffle that will impact at least six... Those expected to be moved on Tuesday include International Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland, who is considered likely to replace Stephane Dion at... Those expected to be moved include International Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland, who is believed likely to replace Stephane Dion at Foreign Affairs.
"10.01.2017 15:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Maroon emerging as top power forward If you told Oilers fans that Patrick Maroon would be leading their team in scoring at the halfway mark of the season, they would have curled up in a fetal position and started mumbling draft lotter… In the 56 games Patrick Maroon played with Anaheim before coming to Edmonton last year, Maroon scored four goals. In his 58 games with the Oilers, he has 24.
"10.01.2017 14:57:32" edmontonjournal.com Oilpatch woes fuel growing disputes with Alberta landowners, advocate says Disputes between private landowners and energy companies are on the rise in Alberta, in part due to the financial woes of an oilpatch struggling to... “We are hearing from people, they are not getting paid for their leases, and that oil companies continue to operate on their property."
"10.01.2017 14:35:46" edmontonjournal.com Website owner defends posting killer Mark Twitchell's pen pal profile As online profiles go, it's pretty standard — he is creative, considers himself “insightful, passionate and philosophical with a great sense of... The woman who runs the website said every Canadian inmate deserves the right to connect with the outside world, regardless of their crime.
"10.01.2017 14:18:52" Timeline Photos Rachel Notley silences vocal critics with Carbon Tax Rebates. (Cartoon by Malcolm Mayes)
"10.01.2017 14:03:10" Budget consultation Watch: Finance Minister Joe Ceci talks about the upcoming budget consultations and options for Albertans to provide their feedback and comments.
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"10.01.2017 13:51:06" edmontonjournal.com Oilers first-round draft pick Jesse Puljujarvi is taking his talent to... Jesse Puljujarvi is going down to Bakersfield to grow his game after being a spot player for Edmonton Oilers for three months Puljujarvi may eventually wind up on right wing with Connor McDavid, but for now he's still a deer in the headlights in the NHL, showing just glimpses of his talent.
"10.01.2017 13:37:45" edmontonjournal.com Gender acceptance club at Christian school in Sherwood Park raises hope,... Not all students and parents are thrilled a Sherwood Park Christian school has formed a Sexual and Gender Acceptance club. “People have a right to their opinion, but they also need to know that we're not going to back away from this. It's the right thing to do.”
"10.01.2017 13:22:30" edmontonjournal.com Graham Thomson: Government announces 'public consultations' that aren't... If you're someone who cares about the fiscal health of the province and wants to impart some advice to the government, Finance Minister... The first “public consultation" was in Edmonton on Monday, Jan. 9 — um, yesterday. So, if you were wondering if you were on the guest list, well, now you know.
"10.01.2017 13:09:09" edmontonjournal.com Whole Foods Market cancels stores planned for Edmonton, Calgary The decision by Whole Foods Market to cancel planned Edmonton and Calgary stores shows the U.S. company didn't do its homework, a University of... “They came in and I think they quickly realized that people who sell at farmers' markets can't necessarily sell at commercial locations."
"10.01.2017 05:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Famous 'tunnel tree' felled by massive storm in northern California The 150-foot tall tree featured a unique structure that allow its owners to carve a tunnel out of it big enough to drive a car through, delighting visitors for a century One hundred and thirty-seven years ago, well before the Calaveras North Grove was purchased by the California State Park System and renamed the Calaveras Big Trees State Park, the land's owners carved an enormous hole in the base of one of its sequoia
"10.01.2017 04:30:00" edmontonjournal.com Justin Trudeau planning cabinet shuffle that will impact at least six ministers, sources say Those expected to be moved on Tuesday include International Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland, who is considered likely to replace Stephane Dion at Foreign Affairs News of the shuffle leaked out Monday, just as the Prime Minister's Office confirmed that Justin Trudeau's two top aides, Katie Telford and Gerald Butts, have been meeting with some of Donald Trump's senior advisers, building bridges to the incoming
"10.01.2017 04:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Dairy Queen owner loses business after calling customers racial slurs — and then boasting about it A woman, who was with her three-year-old daughter, was the subject of a racist tirade after she returned a wrong order. Others came forward with similar stories The Dairy Queen owner shouting the n-word at Deianeira Ford told her he could say whatever he wanted at his fast-food restaurant – that any accusations and complaints she uttered would fall on deaf ears.
"10.01.2017 04:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Whole Foods Market cancels stores planned for Edmonton, Calgary The decision by Whole Foods Market to cancel planned Edmonton and Calgary stores shows the U.S. company didn't do its homework, a University of Alberta retail analyst says. “They came i… The decision by Whole Foods Market to cancel planned Edmonton and Calgary stores shows the U.S. company didn't do its homework, a University of Alberta retail analyst says.
"10.01.2017 03:30:00" edmontonjournal.com Students demand Plato, Descartes and other white philosophers be dropped from curriculum Students at a prestigious London university say it is part of a wider campaign to 'decolonize' the university Education leaders have warned that all universities in the United Kingdom will be forced to pander to the demands of “snowflake” students, however unreasonable they might be.
"10.01.2017 03:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Website owner defends posting killer Mark Twitchell's pen pal profile As online profiles go, it's pretty standard — he is creative, considers himself “insightful, passionate and philosophical with a great sense of humor,” and enjoys tennis, che… “I just think their crimes shouldn't define them,” says Melissa Fazzina, owner of a website that helps prisoners find pen pals on the outside.
“They're in prison; that's their punishment. They've lost their freedom. So why continue to just keep punishing
"10.01.2017 02:30:00" edmontonjournal.com Graham Thomson: Government announces 'public consultations' that aren't particularly public or consultatory If you're someone who cares about the fiscal health of the province and wants to impart some advice to the government, Finance Minister Joe Ceci would like to talk to you face to face. He… "Call me cynical — this smacks of the same kind of “public consultation” we saw under previous Progressive Conservative governments. It's not just preaching to the choir. This sounds like hand-picking the members of the choir and making sure they're all
"10.01.2017 02:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Memorial held for Canadian man killed fighting ISIL in Syria Nazzareno Tassone, 24, was killed on Dec. 21 in the city of Raqqa, while fighting alongside the Kurdish People's Defense Units, a U.S.-backed group that's also known as the YPG “He was remembered as a hero and a martyr,” Nazzareno Tassone's younger sister, Giustina Tassone, said in an interview. “We don't plan on having a funeral until his body is back so this is kind of like a mini funeral for us.”
"10.01.2017 01:30:00" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton Oilers put goalie Jonas Gustavsson on waivers, send rookie Jesse Puljujarvi to AHL Edmonton Oilers have seen enough of goalie Jonas Gustavsson and put him on waivers Goalie Jonas Gustavsson is nicknamed The Monster. But, unfortunately, he scared his own coach and general manager more than the opposing shooters.
"10.01.2017 00:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Preliminary hearing begins in 2015 Edmonton Mac's killings murder trial Delorme and Steinhauer, both clad in orange jumpsuits, sat side-by-side in the prisoner's box of an Edmonton courtroom on Monday morning. Laylin Cole Alex Delorme, 25, Colton James Steinhauer, 28, and a 14-year-old boy face charges of first-degree murder, robbery and other offences in connection to the shooting deaths of Mac's workers Ricky Massin Cenabre and Karanpal Singh Bhangu.
"09.01.2017 22:33:19" edmontonjournal.com Phantom, Motown part of upcoming season of Broadway Across Canada New Broadway shows and old favourites on stage at the Jubilee in 2017 Motown the Musical, Jersey Boys, Phantom are coming to Edmonton with Broadway Across Canada.
"09.01.2017 22:00:28" edmontonjournal.com Race planned to help promote Edmonton businesses hurt by long closure of... A group is organizing a series of one-mile running races this spring to promote 124 Street-area businesses hurt by the long closure of the 102... The Edmonton High Street Mile will be held May 7 on 102 Avenue from approximately 139 Street to 124 Street.
"09.01.2017 21:00:32" news.nationalpost.com Health Canada probes weight-loss company Slimwell claims you will lose weight partly by injecting a hormone derived from the urine of pregnant women that curbs hunger, preserves muscle and... "I'm quite disappointed and amazed that even in my neighbourhood they actually have billboards on the street advertising weight-loss injections." #health
"09.01.2017 20:57:24" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton council pay drops to near 2014 levels Edmonton's mayors and councillors will see a drop in salary this year, with compensation being set just above 2014 levels. The salary fluctuates... That means Mayor Don Iveson will receive $173,269 a year starting in January. That's down from $177,695 last year.
"09.01.2017 20:25:09" edmontonjournal.com Whole Foods Market cancels Alberta openings as Canadian expansion plan... CALGARY - Texas-based Whole Foods Market says it's cancelling plans to open stores in Calgary and Edmonton. Whole Foods lists 12 Canadian stores on its website, all in Ontario or B.C.
"09.01.2017 20:00:33" news.nationalpost.com A long-lasting flu shot could be on its way The hope is that such a broad-spectrum vaccine also could protect against rare but potentially deadly pandemics A long-lasting flu shot that you'd only have to get once every 5-10 years could be on its way. #health
"09.01.2017 19:50:25" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton woman charged with impaired driving after crash kills... Drunk driving charges have been laid against an Edmonton woman after an eight-year-old girl was killed in a November crash southwest of Edmonton.... The eight-year-old girl who was a passenger in the truck later died of injuries.
"09.01.2017 19:22:06" edmontonjournal.com Province seeks input on Budget 2017 The province says it wants the input of Albertans as it crafts Budget 2017. Albertans will have the opportunity to speak with Premier Rachel Notley and Ceci in the two telephone town halls.
"09.01.2017 19:01:26" news.nationalpost.com Speyside distilled Dreaming of drams and doing a little whisky wandering of your own? Here are a few pointers to the Speyside region's must-sees Brush up on the three Ws — whisky, wool and walking — in Scotland. #travel
"09.01.2017 18:51:02" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton Oilers put goalie Jonas Gustavsson on waivers, send rookie... Edmonton Oilers have seen enough of goalie Jonas Gustavsson and put him on waivers. Oilers beat writer Jim Matheson weighs-in on the latest Edmonton Oilers roster moves.
"09.01.2017 18:30:51" news.nationalpost.com Unintended consequences of avocado toast North America's appetite for avocados is enormous. From its own emoji to avocado toast and guacamole, the fruit is a fixture on menus and in... The unintended consequences of avocado toast. #life
"09.01.2017 18:07:04" edmontonjournal.com Fake gold being peddled by fraudsters, warn city police Counterfeit gold bars being sold by fraudsters are fooling merchants and Kijiji buyers alike, warn city police. Police received information in late... So far, 220 grams — or $10,000 market value — of counterfeit gold has been recovered by city police.
"09.01.2017 18:01:42" news.nationalpost.com It pays to see the powder through the trees Skiers who've ducked into the trees at Deer Valley know that this mountain resort, for all its luxury accommodations and film-star guests, isn't... At Utah's luxurious Deer Valley mountain resort, it pays to see the powder through the trees. #travel
"09.01.2017 17:33:47" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton Oilers finally, finally, finally send Jesse Puljujarvi, Jonas... The Edmonton Oilers have finally, finally, finally made the right move with Jesse Puljujarvi and are sending him to the American Hockey League.... Could the Oilers have got it worse with Puljujarvi this year?
"09.01.2017 17:02:01" news.nationalpost.com Winter-time salad of oranges and onions Whether you offer this on a buffet table or serve it at a relaxed winter dinner, this citrus salad should brighten your meal as well as benefit... A winter-time salad of oranges and onions from southern Spain is bright and healthy. #life
"09.01.2017 16:15:14" edmontonjournal.com Who was Samuel Maloney? London, Ont., student shot dead by police was an... A Postmedia investigation reveals many sides to the 35-year-old London, Ont., programmer who claimed to be 21 and was killed in a pre-dawn raid on... While soaking up the campus life at school, he owned a house just a short drive away in London's Old South neighbourhood, where his common-law wife and their newborn baby lived.
"09.01.2017 16:01:31" news.nationalpost.com Easy sheet-pan salmon supper Sheet-pan salmon suppers are terrific — they take minutes to make, and yet the healthy fats in salmon are filling This easy sheet-pan salmon supper will start 2017 just right. #life
"09.01.2017 15:39:58" edmontonjournal.com Hotels Association argues for regulation of Airbnb and other vacation... With home-sharing platforms like Airbnb growing in popularity in Alberta, the organization representing the province's hotel and motel owners is... “Our concern is the degree to which they're operating like hotels, but not on the same level playing field."
"09.01.2017 15:16:31" edmontonjournal.com Dan Barnes: Despite long odds, Northlands not ready to rule itself out... Hold all parimutuel tickets, Edmonton Northlands is still hoping to stake out a piece of Alberta's horse racing industry for the long term. “I... “We like horse racing. It just finds itself here in an aging piece of infrastructure, on land that might be some of the most valuable land for development in the city."
"09.01.2017 14:36:13" edmontonjournal.com In the face of 'lock her up' chants, how should a politician deal with... Chris Crandall, a psychology professor at the University of Kansas, found that a big signal about what is acceptable in society comes at the ballot... “If they go unchecked, if nobody gets punished, nobody gets hurt, if the audience seems to accept it, any onlooker would think this is acceptable to the group."
"09.01.2017 14:19:14" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton releases fish-friendly designs for new Mill Creek outfall The new plan would redirect Mill Creek to flow above ground between the new Valley Line LRT and Scona Road, near the Muttart Conservatory. Either way, it would mean new spawning grounds for Edmonton's pike and sucker populations, plus happy hunting for everything who eats them.
"09.01.2017 13:56:57" edmontonjournal.com Mindfulness: reducing stress, improving student performance Mindfulness helps students calm the busy brain and be ready to study At Callingwood Elementary School, roughly 200 students gather in the gym for 15 minutes each morning. They sit down, cross their legs and close their eyes.
"09.01.2017 13:35:15" edmontonjournal.com University of Alberta researchers solve puzzle that baffled scientists... A team of University of Alberta physicists has deciphered a scientific mystery that evaded computer whizzes for decades, resulting in a discovery... “The simplest way to think about it is … electricity behaving backwards."
"09.01.2017 13:22:40" edmontonjournal.com Golden Globes 2017: La La Land wins big, but Meryl Streep steals the... 'Hollywood is crawling with outsiders and foreigners and if you kick them all out, you'll have nothing to watch but football and mixed martial arts' Streep, who spoke at the Democratic National Convention, called the president-elect's mocking of a disabled reporter on the campaign trail the year's performance that most “stunned her.”
"09.01.2017 13:11:49" edmontonjournal.com Cult of Hockey player grades: Oilers bury Sens in shots, chances, but... The Edmonton Oilers started (very) slow, in Ottawa Sunday night, and did not get the NHL quality goaltending required to rescue a point, in a 5-3... With all due respect to Jonas Gustavsson, at this point. He is not an NHL quality net minder.
"09.01.2017 05:11:26" Timeline Photos ALERT RCMP looking for 11-year-old boy missing from Sunchild First Nation http://edmontonjournal.com/news/local-news/rcmp-looking-for-11-year-old-boy-missing-from-sunchild-first-nation
"09.01.2017 04:00:05" edmontonjournal.com Water main break causes Westboro Elementary School Closure Sherwood Park's Westboro Elementary School, 1078 Strathcona Dr, will be shut down Monday due to a water main break. Parents are being asked not to... Elk Island Public Schools believe repairs should be finished by Tuesday, Jan. 10, but will contact parents directly if that's not the case.
"09.01.2017 02:52:04" edmontonjournal.com Oilers and Senators in wild shootout KANATA — It's not like the Edmonton Oilers didn't give a shot. They put 37 of them on Ottawa goalie Mike Condon Sunday, but it wasn't enough. The... Edmonton outshot Ottawa 37-22 in October, only to lose 2-0 on an inspiration performance from Craig Anderson.
The Oilers dug themselves an early hole when Zack Smith put one past Gustavsson 3:36 into the first period after a comedy of errors in the
"09.01.2017 02:10:07" edmontonjournal.com Full list of the 2017 Golden Globe winners and nominees The Big Bang Theory's Simon Helberg says he hopes Meryl Streep "wins an award and finally gets some recognition" this year — he was joking, of course The Big Bang Theory's Simon Helberg says he hopes Meryl Streep “wins an award and finally gets some recognition” at this year's Golden Globes.
"09.01.2017 01:22:36" edmontonjournal.com University of Alberta researchers solve puzzle that baffled scientists... A team of University of Alberta physicists has deciphered a scientific mystery that evaded computer whizzes for decades, resulting in a discovery... “It's perhaps the most beautiful paper of my whole life,” said professor Robert Wolkow, who headed the project. “It's got this beautiful historical narrative, it's got practical applications, we used the most cool state-of-the-art equipment developed
"09.01.2017 00:04:00" edmontonjournal.com GALLERY: Edmontonians out in the cold this weekend Photo Gallery from this winter weekend. Stay Warm!
"08.01.2017 22:51:21" edmontonjournal.com One man dead after police shooting on Stoney Nakoda First Nations Mounties have confirmed a man shot while being served a warrant for first-degree murder has died. In a statement, RCMP said Ralph Stephens died of... “On behalf of the RCMP, I want to extend sincere condolences to the families of Lorenzo Bearspaw and Ralph Stephens. I also urge calm in the community while the investigations take place.”
"08.01.2017 21:57:29" edmontonjournal.com How worried should we be about drunk pilots? Case of Sunwing pilot... The case of a Sunwing pilot, charged with having care and control of an aircraft while impaired, freaked travellers out but it's hard to quantify... The case of the Sunwing Airlines pilot, charged with having care and control of an aircraft while impaired, attracted headlines around the world and freaked travellers out.
"08.01.2017 20:53:28" edmontonjournal.com Cult of Hockey Preview Game 42: Edmonton Oilers at Ottawa Senators As much as the Overtime win in New Jersey Saturday night said about the maturity of the 2016-17 Edmonton Oilers, it can be easily argued that... Perhaps the Oilers performance to key in on, tonight, will be that of back-up goaltender Jonas Gustavsson, who starts exactly one month from his last (forgettable) performance.
"08.01.2017 19:51:20" edmontonjournal.com Leading Arctic scientist calls continued lack of national polar policy... Standing on the unsympathetic shoreline of Mercy Bay, a bulbous fjord on the northern edge of Banks Island in the Canadian Arctic archipelago, John... “If this country wants to be recognized as a really engaged northern nation, not only in science but economic, strategic and cultural, environmental concerns, we need to get our act together..."
"08.01.2017 18:48:13" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton releases fish-friendly designs for new Mill Creek outfall The new plan would redirect Mill Creek to flow above ground between the new Valley Line LRT and Scona Road, near the Muttart Conservatory. “This project really enhances the North Saskatchewan River fishery. … It's not just going to help things that are in the creek."
"08.01.2017 18:01:14" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton runner gets my vote to represent Earth at the first... It's 2017 and people have already been chosen to live in a community on Mars. Any moment now we must expect a message from a far-off world asking who will represent Earth at the first intergalactic marathon. My pick is Edmonton's Mike Yasinski.
"08.01.2017 16:52:38" edmontonjournal.com Mindfulness: reducing stress, improving student performance Diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder two years ago, Jackson is in a class for children with behavioural issues at Callingwood... Mindfulness is the practice of staying connected to the present moment to calm the mind and the body.
"08.01.2017 16:00:21" edmontonjournal.com How will the Trump factor affect Alberta? Economists say they're optimistic Two of Alberta's top economists say they're more optimistic than most people about Donald Trump's effect on the province's economy. “I'm probably a little more optimistic than other people, especially on the trade side," said Catherine Rothrock, Alberta's chief economist.
"08.01.2017 15:46:26" edmontonjournal.com Dan Barnes: Halfway to the playoffs, Oilers in good shape Exactly halfway through this National Hockey League season, the Oilers have answered your most pressing yes or no questions. Are they a much better... The Devils decided on the price for Larsson, Chiarelli paid it, and a large percentage of Oiler fans screamed bloody murder throughout the summer.
"08.01.2017 05:35:36" edmontonjournal.com Cult of Hockey player grades: Connor McDavid bosses the game, as... It could well be that Taylor Hall had fond hopes of putting on a show against his former team, the Edmonton Oilers, in Saturday night's game on... In a game where there was something to prove for many parties, the Oilers made a statement.
"08.01.2017 04:52:28" edmontonjournal.com Woman dead after collision south of Calmar A woman is dead and two children have been taken to hospital after a collision south of Calmar. Just before noon on Saturday, a vehicle travelling... The female driver of one of the vehicles was pronounced dead at the scene and two children who were in the same vehicle were taken by ambulance to hospital in Edmonton.
"08.01.2017 03:26:29" edmontonjournal.com Oilers survive major scare from the Devils NEWARK – The major story going into Saturday's game in New Jersey was Taylor Hall's reunion with the Edmonton Oilers. Before long, though, the only... Matt Benning's first NHL goal tied it 1-1 early in the third and Mark Letestu won it on a power play at 3:59 of OT to give Edmonton a harrowing 2-1 decision on a night when the shots were 41-20.
"08.01.2017 01:53:45" edmontonjournal.com Saturday's letters: Proportional representation better reflects voting Re. “Minority regimes are likely result of proportional representation,” Dennis Anderson, Jan. 4 Dennis Anderson has mistaken a run-off ballot for... Re. “Minority regimes are likely result of proportional representation,” Dennis Anderson, Jan. 4
"08.01.2017 00:52:27" edmontonjournal.com Judge asks to keep job after 'knees together' comment Lawyers for a Calgary judge who asked a sex assault complainant why she couldn't keep her “knees together” say his behaviour was based on... Federal Court Justice Robin Camp's legal team issued a response Friday to a November report from the Canadian Judicial Council which recommended that he should lose his job.
"07.01.2017 23:37:20" edmontonjournal.com Local racer turns to city for support to chase opportunity of a lifetime Stefan Rzadzinski has been chasing a ride from the moment he was old enough to get behind the wheel of a go-kart. Now the local auto racer is... “I'm trying to get into the Race of Champions, which is an annual event that's been taking place for a number of years now,”
"07.01.2017 23:06:06" edmontonjournal.com Alberta struggling to gain ground against sexually transmitted infections Alberta achieved little progress in its battle against outbreaks of infectious syphilis and gonorrhea in 2016, prompting public health officials to re-examine provincial efforts to reach groups mos… Alberta achieved little progress in its battle against outbreaks of infectious syphilis and gonorrhea in 2016, prompting public health officials to re-examine provincial efforts to reach groups most at risk.
"07.01.2017 23:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Caribou vs. wolf: Alberta's delicate balancing act In December, Banff-Cochrane MLA Cameron Westhead tabled a petition of 10,000 signatures pleading for the provincial government to protect Alberta's wolves. But Alberta has a delicate bal… Controlling wolves is imperative to the survival of the caribou population.
"07.01.2017 22:30:00" edmontonjournal.com Orca blamed for drowning Edmonton woman at Sealand in 1991 dies in captivity The orca Tilikum, deemed responsible for the death of a woman from Edmonton at SeaWorld in Victoria, died Friday. Tilikum, an orca captured near Iceland in the early 1980s, was performing at the now-defunct Sealand in Victoria, B.C., in 1991 when he killed Edmonton-born trainer Keltie Byrne.
"07.01.2017 22:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Oilers and Hall set for awkward reunion NEWARK — It's going to be all kind of strange on both sides of the ice tonight as Taylor Hall and the Edmonton Oilers meet for the first time since their awkward breakup last summer. The reunion an… It's going to be all kind of strange on both sides of the ice tonight as Taylor Hall and the Edmonton Oilers meet for the first time since their awkward breakup last summer.
"07.01.2017 21:30:00" edmontonjournal.com Judge asks to keep job after 'knees together' comment Lawyers for a Calgary judge who asked a sex assault complainant why she couldn't keep her 'knees together' say his behaviour was… Lawyers for a Calgary judge who asked a sex assault complainant why she couldn't keep her “knees together” say his behaviour was based on “ignorance” and removing him from the bench should be a last resort.
"07.01.2017 21:00:01" edmontonjournal.com Stats suggest more photo radar dollars should be spent on infrastructure fixes, council hopeful says With a municipal election looming, photo radar stands to be a talking point. Troy Pavlek believes the numbers may be a good place to start the discussion. Pavlek, a 22-year-old software developer e… "If we're putting additional dollars from photo radar back into whatever enforcement EPS decides to do, then we're not following Vision Zero."
"07.01.2017 20:30:01" edmontonjournal.com Paula Simons: Where did Edmonton property values rise most? The answers may surprise you “A lot of those communities were under-assessed. People didn't give them a fair shot.” Simons: Unlike Vancouver or Toronto, where tiny fixer-uppers can sell for astronomical prices, we're lucky in Edmonton that home ownership is still within the grasp of most citizens.
"07.01.2017 19:42:22" edmontonjournal.com Saturday's letters: Proportional representation better reflects voting Re. “Minority regimes are likely result of proportional representation,” Dennis Anderson, Jan. 4 Dennis Anderson has mistaken a run-off ballot for a proportional system of voting. Or, he was … Readers write about voting, taxes and more in Saturday's letters.
"07.01.2017 19:35:25" edmontonjournal.com Slingshot vandal dodges criminal record for bus shelter 'carnage' 'She was not the mastermind behind the carnage.' An Edmonton woman who pleaded guilty to mischief for her part in smashing the glass in several city bus shelters using a slingshot and marbles was given a conditional discharge and 18-months probation Friday.
"07.01.2017 15:46:26" Timeline Photos Edmonton isn't likely to see a construction boom in 2017, but the landscape will continue to grow as big projects wrap up and new work gets underway.
"07.01.2017 04:49:28" edmontonjournal.com Southpark on Whyte aims for two more towers just outside heritage area A proposal for two more towers bordering the Old Strathcona Provincial Heritage Area has one councillor worried a wall of imposing condos will change the feel of Edmonton's key tourism destin… Southpark on Whyte is a four-building proposal heading to city council for consideration of zoning approval in January.
"07.01.2017 01:31:34" edmontonjournal.com Carbon tax will cost Alberta schools millions, push up school fees, Wildrose says The carbon tax will cost Alberta school boards an extra $8 million to $12 million this year, and as much as $18 million next year, according to a government briefing note obtained by the … The carbon tax will cost Alberta school boards an extra $8 million to $12 million this year, and as much as $18 million next year, according to a government briefing note obtained by the official Opposition.
"07.01.2017 00:45:00" edmontonjournal.com Woman accused of manslaughter may be in Edmonton, say RCMP Lac La Biche RCMP are looking for a 29-year-old woman accused of manslaughter from the Kikino Metis Settlement after police have charged her with breaching her bail conditions. Lac La Biche RCMP say a 29-year-old woman accused of manslaughter may be in the Edmonton area after breaching her bail conditions.
"07.01.2017 00:10:06" edmontonjournal.com Press Gallery #164: They Took My Chevy To The Levy Now My Bank Account Is Dry edition As people ease out of their holidays, the province has already seen a new tax, a ruling about Alberta's largest homeschooling association and an MLA fined by the ethics commissioner. Joi… Join host Emma Graney with guests Stuart Thomson, Paula Simons and Graham Thomson, and special guest Janet French, to take a look back at the first week of 2017.
"06.01.2017 20:50:21" edmontonjournal.com Cardiac Theatre presents true story of life and death at the Berlin Wall “It's really about how far human beings will go to harm one another to maintain some facade of order or fulfil an ideological purpose.” – director Harley Morison “Walls have been on a lot of people's minds this year, so it's really exciting to do a story that's topical” — Cardiac Theatre's Harley Morison.
"06.01.2017 20:00:47" edmontonjournal.com Woman who beat husband to death sentenced to 15 years in prison 'This is a classic case of domestic violence and I think the sentence is just.' “This is a classic case of domestic violence and I think the sentence is just,” says Staff Sgt. Bill Clark
"06.01.2017 20:00:46" news.nationalpost.com Hired gun in a lab coat The car accident victims, the doctors who testified against her and the judges who aren't accepting their expertise-for-hire — how insurance... Hired gun in a lab coat: How medical experts help car insurers fight accident claims. #health
"06.01.2017 19:01:07" news.nationalpost.com Schwartz's found an unlikely saviour With Jewish delis increasingly closing their doors across Canada and the U.S., Montreal institution Schwartz's is still going strong Schwartz's, renowned for succulent smoked meat, has found an unlikely saviour in pop legend Celine Dion. #life
"06.01.2017 18:58:08" edmontonjournal.com Multiple people shot at Fort Lauderdale airport: reports Miami area television stations are reporting that at least nine people were shot and that the shooter is in custody The Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport posted on Twitter about “an ongoing incident” at the baggage claims in one of the terminals
"06.01.2017 18:07:34" edmontonjournal.com Interracial family is 'normal' — meet Julia's Julia Lipscombe received a hateful, racist letter about her interracial marriage. It prompted her to write this column about her family Columnist Julia Lipscombe got a very nasty letter last month about her marriage -- and it made her furious. This is her response.
"06.01.2017 18:01:20" news.nationalpost.com Charm of chickpeas Chickpeas, also known as garbanzo beans, are used in many different cuisines, from hummus and falafel in the Middle East to chana masala in India Take a flavourful tour of the Mediterranean with these chickpea recipes. #life
"06.01.2017 17:42:50" edmontonjournal.com New Edmonton bakeries bring fresh flavour into 2017 Edmonton's baking scene rises with the debut of two new shops There's two new bakeries in Edmonton -- one on the southside and one north of Rogers Place. Yum!
"06.01.2017 17:01:29" news.nationalpost.com Get roasting Cherry tomatoes and their grape tomato cousins are plentiful year-round. Why not roast a batch to have on hand to use in main courses and salads? Roasted cherry tomatoes and corn kernels brighten up a dish of pasta flavoured with Parmesan cheese and basil. #life
"06.01.2017 16:58:26" edmontonjournal.com David Staples: How I learned to stop worrying and love the Henday Was $4 billion spent on the Anthony Henday Drive worth it? This question is important partly because it's the biggest public investment on any... I finally made a full loop early Wednesday afternoon. I stuck to the right lane and went the exact speed limit. It took 48 minutes in light traffic.
"06.01.2017 16:30:21" news.nationalpost.com Babies should eat nuts before 12 months 'Feeding peanut to children around six months is the best way to prevent an allergy to peanut,' one expert said, a radical revision of the... Everything you thought you knew about peanut allergies is wrong. #health
"06.01.2017 16:01:16" news.nationalpost.com Family of lion dancers ready to roar This year's parade, kicking off the Year of the Rooster, is set to take place Jan. 29. It has become a significant annual event in the city,... A family of lion dancers is ready to roar at Vancouver's Chinatown Spring Festival. #travel
"06.01.2017 15:45:09" driving.ca Is this the solution to distracted driving? Incredibly simple sonar-based system cancels a driver's phone features using a car's existing speakers driving.ca: Using sonar to block the driver's cell phone. Who would've thought the solution to distracted driving would've been this simple? #autos
"06.01.2017 15:19:56" edmontonjournal.com Maroon hat-trick pushes Oilers past Bruins 4-3 BOSTON — In a season where the Edmonton Oilers have been exorcizing ghost after ghost on their road to redemption, they put one away Thursday that... “This is cool, this is pretty special for me,” he said. “I never in a thousand years imagined me getting a hat-trick in the NHL. It's pretty cool, it's pretty special, I'll take it.”
"06.01.2017 15:18:39" edmontonjournal.com Albertans start receiving carbon levy rebates The province started sending out rebates Thursday to low- and middle-income families to offset increased costs they face under the new carbon levy.... Those with direct deposit for their tax returns should already see the first of four instalments; the rest will get cheques later this month.
"06.01.2017 15:15:35" edmontonjournal.com Government deal with private Christian school keeps home-schooling... A private school association whose financial practices are under scrutiny has reached a deal with the Alberta government to keep overseeing 3,500... Trinity Christian School Association, which runs an 11-pupil school in Cold Lake and oversees 3,500 home-schooled students, has agreed to some government oversight to keep its doors open.
"06.01.2017 14:28:42" edmontonjournal.com Designers pitch mood lighting as next downtown evolution Sorry, Candy Cane Lane enthusiasts — Edmonton's new creative winter lighting strategy is aimed at a subtler, gentler lighting scheme. Expect lights... It's about being “a better neighbour,” said Janet Riopel, president of the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce, whose historic bank building on Jasper Avenue and 100 Street will be the first project under Edmonton's creative lighting pilot project.
"06.01.2017 14:10:10" business.financialpost.com With net worth tied up in their house, couple's dreams of early... B.C. pair bought their home before the real estate stampede but a lack of private savings adds an element of risk to any plans to stop working Family Finance: This B.C. pair bought their home before the real estate stampede but a lack of private savings adds an element of risk to any plans to stop working #business
"06.01.2017 03:11:47" edmontonjournal.com Maroon hat trick pushes Oilers past Bruins 4-3 BOSTON — Patrick Maroon scored the first hat-trick of his NHL career to give the Edmonton Oilers their first win in regulation in Boston since Nov. 7, 1996. Maroon scored a goal in each period to u… Patrick Maroon scored the first hat-trick of his NHL career to give the Edmonton Oilers their first win in regulation in Boston since Nov. 7, 1996.
"06.01.2017 02:17:55" edmontonjournal.com David Staples: How I learned to stop worrying and love the Henday Was $4 billion spent on the Anthony Henday Drive worth it? This question is important partly because it's the biggest public investment on any single project in Edmonton's hi… Staples: The ring road has long repulsed and fascinated me, in part due to its enormous cost.
"06.01.2017 00:33:33" edmontonjournal.com Albertans start receiving carbon levy rebates The province started sending out rebates Thursday to low- and middle-income families to offset increased costs they face under the new carbon levy. About 60 per cent of families will … The province estimates about two-thirds of Albertans will see a full rebate over the course of 2017.
"06.01.2017 00:31:31" edmontonjournal.com Thousands of University of Alberta students, faculty put at risk in malware security breach Malware installed on more than 300 computers put over 3,000 University of Alberta students at risk late last year, but because of a police probe resulting in charges against a 19-year-old man, the … Malware put more than 3,000 University of Alberta faculty, staff and students at risk late last year, but because of a police probe resulting in charges against a student, the breach wasn't shared campus-wide until Thursday.
"05.01.2017 21:43:41" edmontonjournal.com Oilers seek redemption against Bruins BOSTON – After failing to end the Columbus Blue Jackets' historic run on Tuesday, the Edmonton Oilers will attempt to end another streak tonight in... The Oilers have lost two in a row, along with some of their breathing room in the Western Conference playoff chase, and need to turn their fortunes around against the Bruins.
"05.01.2017 21:00:44" news.nationalpost.com Alzheimer's risk and antidepressants Canadians are among the top users of antidepressants in the world. More than 50 million prescriptions were dispensed in 2015 alone Antidepressants, among the top prescribed drugs on the planet, may be contributing to Alzheimer's and other brain-destroying dementias, new Canadian research suggests. #health
"05.01.2017 20:00:49" news.nationalpost.com Busy roads could increase dementia risk 'Our study suggests that busy roads could be a source of environmental stressors that could give rise to the onset of dementia,' said Dr. Hong... Living near a main road increases the risk of dementia, the first major research into air pollution and disease has shown. #health
"05.01.2017 19:28:50" edmontonjournal.com Jordan Eberle demoted to third line despite Oilers' lack of options at... GAME DAY 40: Oilers at Boston Trouble has been brewing up front for the Edmonton Oilers, specifically at right wing which has become a black hole... How deep is the offensive funk? Over the past ten games, Oilers right wingers have combined to score 2 goals
"05.01.2017 19:00:39" news.nationalpost.com 'Beyond adventure' Michael Benedict: During our November visit, we saw iguanas fighting, albatrosses courting, sea lions nursing, and even giant tortoises mating Cruise the Galapagos Islands and experience the archipelago's unique wildlife. #travel
"05.01.2017 18:41:56" edmontonjournal.com Second Rec Room opening in Edmonton People looking for a place to play in Edmonton will soon be able to party in a second Rec Room. Cineplex is opening a new outlet in its... Cineplex is opening a new outlet in its food-and-entertainment chain in the southeast corner of West Edmonton Mall this summer, the company announced Thursday.
"05.01.2017 18:01:21" news.nationalpost.com Golden arches vs. pearly gates A McDonald's franchise has opened within steps of St. Peter's Square in Vatican City, Reuters reports. To the world's Roman Catholics, St. Peter's... Golden arches vs. pearly gates: McDonald's opens a controversial outlet near the Vatican. #life
"05.01.2017 17:57:44" edmontonjournal.com Building new Walterdale Bridge like assembling puzzle made with... Constructing the new Walterdale Bridge is like tuning a harp, or building a bicycle wheel. Sort of. On this bridge — what the city calls its... “Every one of those pieces did fit; I was really surprised,” said Jim Montgomery, lead designer and engineer with the local firm Dialog, who gave Postmedia a year-end tour with city project manager Ryan Teplitsky.
"05.01.2017 17:28:05" business.financialpost.com No, the authorities can't actually track your iPhone's GPS without your... A Canadian judge signed off on a warrant authorizing police to track an iPhone's GPS without realizing it's not technically possible by design A Canadian judge signed off on a warrant authorizing police to track an iPhone's GPS without realizing it's not technically possible by design. #business
"05.01.2017 17:01:58" edmontonjournal.com Graham Thomson: Oddly, opposition to NDP's carbon tax includes... When Alberta Party Leader Greg Clark went to see the latest Star Wars movie over the holidays, among the advertisements that ran before the film... The NDP might be tempted to accuse Clark of doing his own political spin — but you have to admit the probability of a Calgary audience jeering an NDP ad does not exactly stretch the boundaries of the imagination
"05.01.2017 17:01:31" news.nationalpost.com Scientists discover a new organ 'We are now saying we have an organ in the body which hasn't been acknowledged as such to date': Meet the mesentery Scientists discover a new organ inside the human body (although its entire function remains a mystery). #health
"05.01.2017 16:15:12" driving.ca Chrysler tries – and fails – to define a generation with Portal concept Targeting Millennials not only limits minivan's appeal, but also condescends a diverse pool of people driving.ca: Nice try, #Chrysler. But you can't tell every Millennial this is what they'll want. #autos
"05.01.2017 16:10:26" Timeline Photos Today's Malcolm Mayes cartoon #yeg Check out more from Mayes here http://edmontonjournal.com/gallery/malcolm-mayes-cartoons-for-january-2017
"05.01.2017 16:01:22" news.nationalpost.com Lunar New Year recipes "Chinese New Year is all about family time, and the whole process is pretty much non-stop eating," chef Jeremy Pang of London's School of Wok laughs Ring in the Year of the Rooster with Chinese recipes fit for family feasting. #life
"05.01.2017 15:20:45" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton Oil Kings trade captain Aaron Irving to Everett Silvertips The Edmonton Oil Kings were made an offer they couldn't refuse. “This was a combination of where we're at and where we're going, that was probably the biggest thing,” said Oil Kings general manager Randy Hansch.