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"25.03.2017 03:11:51" Oilers' Cam Talbot looks like he could use some rest Hockey writer Jim Matheson talks about the Edmonton Oilers goaltending situation late in the 2016-17 NHL season.
"25.03.2017 02:39:37" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton Catholic board wants to promote four-year high school as an option A fourth year of high school would be framed as a viable option instead of a sign of trouble if Edmonton Catholic school trustees have their way. A fourth year of high school would be framed as a viable option instead of a sign of trouble if Edmonton Catholic school trustees have their way.
"25.03.2017 01:28:23" edmontonjournal.com Graham Thomson: Wildrose and PC party inch closer to a merger, maybe I can sense you already wanting to turn the page or go get a beer and/or a hot dog. But stick with me and you'll see how this story has connections to some major political scandals. This merger talk is a little inside baseball, so Graham Thomson lays out the new details in a Q & A.
"25.03.2017 00:42:28" edmontonjournal.com Former heavyweight champ Willie deWit one of four new judges in Alberta Former Olympian and world amateur heavyweight boxing champ Willie deWit is among four new federally appointed judges, including one for Edmonton. Four new judges have been appointed to Alberta, including one for Edmonton.
"25.03.2017 00:00:05" edmontonjournal.com University of Alberta computer dropout followed his passion to role on ground floor of Airbnb Former University of Alberta computer engineering student Andrew Vilcsak took a break from school in 2010 and wound up as one of online lodging giant Airbnb's first employees. "Nobody was in support of the thing I was doing. It came down to not being afraid to follow your heart."
"24.03.2017 22:08:55" edmontonjournal.com Ministerial order 'changes nothing,' lawyer for Baptist schools says The lawyer for two Edmonton-area private Baptist schools that won't allow gay-straight alliances said an order from the education minister is irrelevant. The lawyer for two Edmonton-area private Baptist schools that won't allow gay-straight alliances said an order from the education minister is irrelevant.
"24.03.2017 21:34:05" edmontonjournal.com PC and Wildrose discussion teams set to take first steps toward unity The team tasked with taking the first step toward uniting conservatives in Alberta should report back by the first week of May. The unity train is still moving.
"24.03.2017 21:07:47" edmontonjournal.com Press Gallery #175: The Take Me To Your Leader edition The dust has settled on the Progressive Conservative leadership race, but the work is just beginning to unite Alberta's conservatives. This week's Press Gallery
"24.03.2017 20:29:23" business.financialpost.com The great retail churn: Why a string of fashion failures does not signal... While the retail sector may not be in the most robust mood right now, the situation might not be as dire as some fear. #business
"24.03.2017 19:56:48" edmontonjournal.com Health minister to monitor top AHS salaries as it cuts health care costs Health Minister Sarah Hoffman says the NDP government intends to keep a closer eye on compensation for senior executives at Alberta Health Services, though it doesn't see their salaries as out of line. The Health ministry's 2017-20 business plan released The Health ministry's 2017-20 business plan released with the provincial budget last week commits to improving governance within the health care system.
"24.03.2017 18:41:00" Magic: The Gathering cards popular target for thieves in Edmonton.
"24.03.2017 18:36:16" edmontonjournal.com Paula Simons: Kevin O'Leary's 'vicious poisonous toxic' attack on Alberta self-determination should offend us all All Albertans should be wary of a would-be PM who thinks Ottawa should dictate provincial resource policy. You could compare it to the way Donald Trump talked about Hillary Clinton — except I'm not sure that even Trump went that far down the road of public personal attack.
"24.03.2017 18:10:07" edmontonjournal.com Magic: The Gathering collectible cards popular among thieves, say store owners A popular trading-card game rooted in a fantasy storyline is becoming a target of thieves at Edmonton comic-book stores. The recent thefts of Magic: The Gathering cards has gaming and collectible store owners trying to co-operate to stop further losses.
"24.03.2017 18:00:34" news.nationalpost.com Two-thirds of cancer mutations unavoidable Scientists say 66 per cent of mutations are due to unavoidable DNA-replication mistakes, while 29 per cent are attributable to environmental... Two-thirds of cancer mutations unavoidable, study concludes — even if you live a healthy life. #health
"24.03.2017 17:44:24" edmontonjournal.com Album review: Striker smashes metal through the skull roof Striker Striker Record Breaking Records 4 out of five Hell yeah! That's the two-word review of the sweet new Striker album, but my boss is looking over my shoulder so let's drive this j… And yes, the band is traditional in the best of ways, my kind of boilerplate, ass-kicking roots music.
"24.03.2017 17:24:12" edmontonjournal.com Lisa Martin's poetry seeks to affirm life — even the suffering and terror Even superficially — a book being judged by its cover — Believing is Not the Same as Being Saved is a sad and beautiful object. Repeatedly, with something cooler than mercilessness, death visits throughout this non-fiction novel-in-poetry, chasing the fact Martin and her twin lost their first parent to cancer when they were eight, then the other when they were 23.
"24.03.2017 17:20:06" business.financialpost.com Family Finance Cliff, 56, is losing his $89,000 a year job but the good news is he's a 'poster child' for financial responsibility and just needs to map out his... When your employer goes bust, that doesn't mean your retirement will get taken down, too #business
"24.03.2017 17:01:16" news.nationalpost.com Victim of its own success One of the world's hottest and most expensive holiday destinations could soon become a little more expensive A victim of its own success, Iceland is considering a new tax on tourists. #travel
"24.03.2017 16:55:56" business.financialpost.com The CPP deferral debate: Spend your risky dollars first because they may... Fred Vettese argues for waiting until you are 70 to claim Canada Pension Plan, and spend your investment dollars in your 60s. #business
"24.03.2017 16:17:25" edmontonjournal.com Patrick Maroon is Oilers nominee for Masterton trophy After doubling last year's 12 goal season and getting in better shape, Patrick Maroon is Oilers nominee for Bill Masterton trophy. "I've matured as a player, and it's helped that I can play on a regular line every night."
"24.03.2017 16:10:33" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton Oilers great Ryan Smyth 'blindsided' by hit to his head in senior hockey action Ryan Smyth says he's only taken one hit as hard as the blindside blow to the head by senior hockey player Kyle Sheen that knocked him out Smyth suffered a concussion and separated his shoulder as a result when he smashed into a partition by the Avalanche bench on the Johnson hit. He was also knocked out.
"24.03.2017 16:05:59" A man is facing three attempted murder charges after the driver of a car rammed into another vehicle in north Edmonton Wednesday night.
"24.03.2017 16:01:25" news.nationalpost.com Sweet potato dumplings and spinach gratin Topped with sauteed spinach and cheeses, this is a gratin that deserves star billing Gnocchi are demanding. These sweet potato dumplings are not. #life
"24.03.2017 15:23:30" edmontonjournal.com Woman admits to running over man with his own van before crashing into bulldozer A woman charged with attempted murder for stealing a man's van and then running him over with it pleaded guilty to assault with a weapon Thursday. Once alone, Canas got in the driver's seat and pulled an “aggressive U-turn”
"24.03.2017 15:21:19" edmontonjournal.com Man faces three attempted murder charges after late night crash A man is facing three attempted murder charges after the driver of a car rammed into another vehicle in north Edmonton Wednesday night. Police responded to the altercation near 87 Street and 121 Avenue sometime before 11 p.m. on Wednesday
"24.03.2017 15:15:24" edmontonjournal.com Donald Trump approves TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline Donald Trump's approval removes a major hurdle to the pipeline running from Canada to America's heartland, but the challenges remaining are significant The battle, though, is not over yet.
"24.03.2017 15:15:05" driving.ca Motor Mouth: Uber's self-driving program going off the rails Internal report says its autonomous cars can't even go a single mile before a person has to take control driving.ca: Of the 32,000 kilometres which #Uber's autonomous cars drove last year, the human in the driver's seat almost always had to take over. #autos
"24.03.2017 15:01:31" news.nationalpost.com Travel tips from a real space tourist One of the first tourists to travel in outer space says it can be a bit of a buzzkill Travel tips from a real space tourist: Get ready to feel awful. #travel
"24.03.2017 14:32:20" edmontonjournal.com TransCanada gets U.S. State Department's OK for Keystone XL pipeline CALGARY - TransCanada has been granted a presidential permit from the U.S. State Department that allows it to move forward on building the... "This is a significant milestone for the Keystone XL project," TransCanada CEO Russ Girling said in a statement Friday. However, Keystone XL faces more hurdles.
"24.03.2017 13:48:12" edmontonjournal.com Premier Notley announces twinning of Highway 15 bridge into Fort... Premier Rachel Notley was in Fort Saskatchewan Thursday morning to announce an expansion to Highway 15, the corridor that connects the city to... The plan calls for construction of a second bridge over the North Saskatchewan River at the south end of Fort Saskatchewan and twinning of the highway and existing bridge.
"24.03.2017 13:03:58" edmontonjournal.com Education Minister David Eggen issues order for Christian schools to... An outside adviser has urged the education minister to close a "significant gap" in law that sets different expectations for public and private... “I want to make sure that we are both applying the law in an equitable way, and that people will … understand the importance of having this right afforded to all students regardless of where they go to school.”
"24.03.2017 03:52:11" edmontonjournal.com Oilers battle back to topple Avalanche DENVER - The Colorado Avalanche continue to be the free spot on the bingo card for everybody. The Avalanche, who came into the game with only four more points (43) than the Edmonton Oilers had w… Talk about a comeback.
"24.03.2017 03:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton city councillors to lose partial income tax exemption in federal budget Edmonton city councillors will lose a significant tax break after it was axed in the federal budget Wednesday. Edmonton city councillors will lose a significant tax break after it was axed in the federal budget Wednesday.
"24.03.2017 02:26:17" edmontonjournal.com Children services minister 'devastated' by photos of Serenity on life support Expanding the powers of Alberta's child and youth advocate isn't on the government's to-do list right now, the children's services minister said Thursday after being questioned following the releas… Minister Larivee called the images “horrific.”
"24.03.2017 00:10:59" edmontonjournal.com Education minister issues order for Christian schools to accommodate LGBTQ students An outside adviser has urged the education minister to close a "significant gap" in law that sets different expectations for public and private schools' accommodation of LGBTQ students and staff. Minister David Eggen issued a ministerial order Thursday, telling two defiant Edmonton-area Christian private schools they must allow students to create a gay-straight alliance if they request one.
"24.03.2017 00:00:03" edmontonjournal.com Saskatchewan budget sparks fiery exchanges in Alberta legislature Brad Wall's Saskatchewan has been something of a shining beacon for Alberta's conservative opposition parties since the NDP won the 2015 election. A lacklustre budget presented in Saskatchewan Wednesday took some of the shine off the supposed fiscal paradise that is Alberta's eastern neighbour.
"23.03.2017 23:17:49" edmontonjournal.com Federal budget puts Edmonton LRT plans on track, Minister Sohi says A day after the release of the federal budget, Infrastructure Minister Amarjeet Sohi is speaking to the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce Thursday to outline what the document means for Canadi… “I'm very confident there will be enough support for Edmonton to expand the west LRT and do additional work,” Sohi said.
"23.03.2017 22:20:43" edmontonjournal.com Drug trafficking crackdown around Edmonton LRT stations leads to 130 charges Over 130 charges have been laid against 40 people as part of an Edmonton city police operation targeting drug trafficking in and around LRT stations. Police laid 130 charges against 40 people in "Operation Derailment."
"23.03.2017 21:42:11" edmontonjournal.com Tax revenue from pot sales should be invested in mental health, addictions services: advocacy group The province should reinvest all tax revenue from the sale of legal cannabis in Alberta into addiction and mental health services, an advocacy group says. Should marijuana sales tax revenue in Alberta go toward mental health and addiction services?
"23.03.2017 19:03:50" edmontonjournal.com Thieves make off with $5,000 solar panels from community league hall A ladder propped up against the side of the North Glenora Community League hall was the first indication to staff arriving for work on Monday morning that something was wrong. “It's so bizarre. Who steals solar panels?"
"23.03.2017 18:34:01" edmontonjournal.com In Canada, glory hole or beaver fever doesn't mean what you think: Highlights from a new catalogue Would you believe that nobody else in the world uses the words 'bylaw' or 'ghost car'? For the first time since 1967, there is a new edition of the Dictionary of Canadianisms on Historical Principles.
"23.03.2017 18:00:37" news.nationalpost.com Keep Hansel and Gretel away From asparagus and artichokes to cilantro and chard, the forest is open to the public and all produce is free for the taking Keep Hansel and Gretel away; the Swale floating food forest is real and spectacular. #travel #life
"23.03.2017 17:46:39" edmontonjournal.com Are we seeing peak Connor McDavid in terms of goal scoring? The McDavid Project, Part 1: a series of posts on how many points McDavid will score at his peak With the astonishing and successful way that Connor McDavid manufactures breakaways, a common quest… "Based on his shot locations alone, McDavid should be around 30-32 goals right now as an average shooter."
"23.03.2017 17:17:21" edmontonjournal.com Porkapalooza announces barbecue festival June 10 and 11 at Northlands Tens of thousands expected to attend 2017 festival Porkapalooza tents and activities will be located on the north side of Northlands' Expo Centre, near the LRT.
"23.03.2017 17:01:28" news.nationalpost.com Have you touched a blue lobster lately? The New Brunswick Aquarium and Marine Centre in Shippagan offers visitors a better understanding of aquatic life in Eastern Canada and the fishing... Have you touched a blue lobster lately? #travel
"23.03.2017 16:44:58" edmontonjournal.com Federal budget slashes drilling deductions, grants Alberta $30 million to stimulate economy OTTAWA — Alberta is getting a $30-million payment from Ottawa to clean up “orphan wells” — and boost employment in a slowly recovering energy industry — even as higher tax rates will hit companies drilling new oil and natural gas wells. The Liberal In a news conference in Edmonton, Premier Rachel Notley called the payout “good news” and confirmed the money will be used for remediation of abandoned wells that no longer have corporate owners.
"23.03.2017 16:08:49" edmontonjournal.com Let there be light: German scientists test 'world's largest artificial sun' in pursuit of new green The hope is the 149-spotlights will help scientists test novel ways of making hydrogen, a possible 'fuel of the future' The giant honeycomb-like setup of 149 spotlights — officially known as “Synlight” — uses xenon short-arc lamps normally found in cinemas to simulate natural sunlight that's often in short supply in Germany at this time of year.
"23.03.2017 16:00:34" news.nationalpost.com Deadly venom can reduce brain damage Researchers were sequencing the DNA of spider venom when they discovered a compound that could protect brain cells—even though the venom can kill a... Deadly funnel-web spider venom can reduce brain damage caused by strokes, even hours later, scientists say. http://ow.ly/Umcp30abvU9 #health
"23.03.2017 15:25:17" edmontonjournal.com Paula Simons: Freed from a broken phone, new photos of Serenity a stark reminder of a child still waiting for justice "I had to show people what happened to her. The people who did this to her are still out there." Serenity's mother wants to make the photos public now. And she doesn't want you to look away.
"23.03.2017 15:01:12" news.nationalpost.com How to get some shut-eye on a flight The rumble of a jet engine is a comforting sound to some air travellers, making it easy to sleep on virtually any flight. For others, not so much A soothing snooze on a flight shouldn't be the impossible dream. Here's how to do it. #travel
"23.03.2017 14:56:08" edmontonjournal.com Canadians doubt anti-Islamophobia motion will have any effect, even if they support it: poll 42% said they would vote against the motion — a stark contrast to the House of Commons, where both Liberal and NDP caucuses are expected to support it Thursday Almost nine out of 10 of Canadians have little faith M-103, a motion condemning anti-Muslim sentiment and to strike a committee to study systemic racism, will accomplish anything, although they are split as to whether it's worth passing even symbolically.
"23.03.2017 14:21:11" edmontonjournal.com 'It's hard to hear anything': Jason Kenney vows a quieter Alberta legislature if elected Alberta's new PC leader says that it was much easier to hear things in the House of Commons and he doesn't like the desk thumping in Edmonton either “It's hard to hear anything,” Kenney told a press scrum on Monday afternoon, adding that he also did not care for “the desk thumping.”
"23.03.2017 14:15:10" driving.ca Check engine light? Here are the top reasons, and what to do next Once a vehicle is out of warranty, having a check engine light diagnosed and repaired is very much akin to leaving a blank cheque on the service... driving.ca Your check engine light comes on in your car; now what? #autos
"23.03.2017 13:51:03" edmontonjournal.com Eight people arrested in raids linked to London attack as British Parliament returns to business Parliament's reopening was seen as an important act of defiance. A moment of silence began at 9:33 a.m., to honour the shoulder number of the murdered officer Eight people were arrested in raids, including some in the city of Birmingham.
"23.03.2017 13:35:15" edmontonjournal.com Husky oil spill in near Bragg Creek estimated at 25,000 litres Husky Energy says about 25,000 litres of crude oil leaked from one of its pipelines near Bragg Creek last week. Spokesman Mel Duvall said in an email to The Canadian Press that cleanup at the site at Cox Hill Creek west of Bragg Creek is progressing well. Duvall said the cleanup is expected to be done in the next few days and then reclamation work will begin.
"23.03.2017 13:23:02" edmontonjournal.com Eskimos president Len Rhodes undergoing treatment for prostate cancer From his third story office overlooking the gridiron at Commonwealth Stadium, Len Rhodes has become familiar with a football backdrop to his life. Rhodes knows he is hardly alone when it comes to facing cancer. And he doesn't want sympathy. What he wants is to use his story to, hopefully, encourage anyone and everyone to stop coming up with excuses to avoid their annual checkup.
"23.03.2017 12:46:20" edmontonjournal.com Opinion: Contaminant problems in the Athabasca River not overstated Re. "U of A researcher differs on oilsands contaminants," March 7 We disagree with the assessment of Prof. Sampling the river only at autumn low flow as the Shotyk team did, minimizes the apparent contaminant problem because that is when the river carries its lowest load of particles.
"23.03.2017 12:22:54" edmontonjournal.com Opinion: Extend safe third country agreement to deal with migrants Canadians have been inundated with media reports of desperate migrants trekking over rugged terrain in freezing temperatures into Canada from the United States to claim asylum. "This is not a crisis, and should not be treated as one at this point. However, it would still be smart for Canada to develop a more efficient way to deal with in-land refugees to discourage further unauthorized border crossings..."
"23.03.2017 12:11:12" edmontonjournal.com Leadership battle heats up as Alberta Fund registers to back Brian Jean Political war chests are being readied for the expected leadership battle of a new united conservative party. That party doesn't even exist yet — it might not form at all — but a group calling itself the Alberta Fund has already registered as a third-party political advertiser.
"23.03.2017 03:31:40" edmontonjournal.com 10 things to do in Edmonton this week: Hey Ladies, Firefly Theatre and Bobby Bazini Hey Ladies Singer-songwriter Harley Symington, food writers Liane Faulder and Cindy Lazarenko, and the March Madness Match Game are just a few of the fun-filled segments you can expect in the sp… Looking for something to do in Edmonton this week? Here's 10.
"23.03.2017 02:46:00" edmontonjournal.com Mayor Don Iveson praises federal budget for investment in housing, transit Mayor Don Iveson is lauding the federal government's investment in affordable housing, which he said will "move the needle" on homelessness in Edmonton. Mayor Don Iveson is lauding the federal government's investment in affordable housing, which he said will “move the needle” on homelessness in Edmonton.
"23.03.2017 02:23:00" edmontonjournal.com Graham Thomson: Rachel Notley gives one thumb up to federal budget, two thumbs down to Saskatchewan's When Premier Rachel Notley held a news conference Wednesday afternoon, she did it ostensibly to talk about the federal budget. Notley had obviously been primed and ready to explode the minute she saw Brad Wall's budget.
"23.03.2017 02:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Trustee takes jab at school board lawyer during acrimonious Edmonton Catholic meeting An outspoken Edmonton Catholic school trustee may face repercussions for criticizing the district's lawyer during a heated school board meeting. An outspoken Edmonton Catholic school trustee may face repercussions for criticizing the district's lawyer during a heated school board meeting.
"23.03.2017 01:25:00" edmontonjournal.com Crown in manslaughter case alleges victim was knocked unconscious and hit ground The trial for a man accused of punching his friend who fell and died of head trauma outside a Whyte Avenue bar began Wednesday. A 24-year-old man almost didn't get in to the bar where he encountered the person alleged to have caused his death hours later, court heard Wednesday.
"23.03.2017 01:05:06" driving.ca Luxury tastes growing for Canadians, especially for SUVs Baby Boomer money, low interest rates spurring rise in luxury car sales – but upscale sedans take a big hit driving.ca Luxury car sales are skyrocketing in Canada. Who's buying them?
"23.03.2017 01:00:06" edmontonjournal.com University of Alberta study finds new benefit to vaccinations during pregnancy Women who receive vaccinations while pregnant can pass on beneficial proteins to their babies that help develop their fledgling immune systems, new research from University of Alberta medical scien… “These (molecules) can impact babies, by not only protecting them against certain diseases, but also by educating the immune system of newborns,” said U of A immunologist Shokrollah Elahi.
"23.03.2017 00:35:00" edmontonjournal.com Thieves unsuccessfully target ATMs at Edmonton drug stores Two Edmonton drug stores were targeted early Tuesday in the latest attempts by thieves to steal ATMs in the city. There have been five ATM-related incidents in the city since March 7.
"23.03.2017 00:14:38" edmontonjournal.com Paula Simons: Freed from a broken phone, new photos of Serenity a stark reminder of a child still waiting for justice "I had to show people what happened to her. The people who did this to her are still out there." “I had to show people what happened to her. The people who did this to her are still out there. " — Serenity's mother
"22.03.2017 22:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Fall down the rabbit hole with Alberta Ballet's acclaimed Alice in Wonderland Hot on the heels of taking their glittery pop ballet Love Lies Bleeding to Winnipeg, Alberta Ballet returns a more seasoned troupe, ready to mount a family favourite, Alice in Wonderland. Watch the parade of strange, colourful characters, from giant caterpillars, to the Cheshire Cat, to Tweedledee and Tweedledum in Alberta Ballet's Alice in Wonderland.
"22.03.2017 21:27:09" edmontonjournal.com Federal budget slashes drilling deductions, grants Alberta $30 million to stimulate economy The federal government aims to deter new oil and gas wells, by ending favourable tax schedules for carbon-intense drilling, while easing the cost of geothermal heating projects. The Liberals' budget, tabled Wednesday in Parliament, will also provide Premier Rachel Notley with a one-time, no-strings-attached $30 million payment in the upcoming financial year.
"22.03.2017 21:21:50" edmontonjournal.com Alberta education minister wants changes to 'women studies' course focused on hairstyling, cooking By Chinta Puxley EDMONTON -- Alberta's education minister wants a school division to immediately revamp a course entitled "Women Studies" which teaches tween girls about hairstyles, flattering c… “People are rightly concerned that our students not feel stereotyped. We agree.” —David Garbutt, acting superintendent fornPembina Hills School Division
"22.03.2017 20:56:22" edmontonjournal.com Federal budget 2017: Liberals hope to get Canada ready for the future with budget aimed at 'everyday The future is coming at you, fast, and the Liberal government says it knows you're getting anxious — and potentially angry After setting up the doom and the gloom, Morneau spoke of the good news: Canadians have always been able to adapt to changing circumstances.
"22.03.2017 20:01:46" Timeline Photos Wildrose remains cool to merger, but they did like PCs on Facebook. (Cartoon by Malcolm Mayes) #yeg #ableg
"22.03.2017 20:00:35" news.nationalpost.com Scientists make possible Ebola breakthrough Two thirds of Ebola patients given Interferon were alive after 21 days, compared to 19% of untreated patents, study found. No treatment currently... Canadian scientists discover hepatitis drug slashes Ebola death rate in possible breakthrough. #health
"22.03.2017 19:15:30" University of Alberta heritage building renewal. Advanced Education Minister Marlin Schmidt and University of Alberta President David Turpin announce $149 million in infrastructure funding that will enable the U of A to retrofit the old Dentistry and Pharmacy Building.
"22.03.2017 18:50:12" edmontonjournal.com Emergence of Patrick Maroon as a top power forward a big win for Oilers' GM Chiarelli GAME DAY 73: Oilers at Ducks Edmonton Oilers open another chapter of their page-turner of a 2016-17 season when they take to the road to play their first away game of the entire month after an epi… All Maroon has done since arriving in Edmonton is play 88 games and score 33 goals. Pretty reasonable value for $1.5 MM a year, eh.
"22.03.2017 18:22:33" edmontonjournal.com U.K. Parliament on lockdown as police treat Westminster attack 'as terrorist incident': live updates The UK parliament's sitting has been suspended and politicians and journalists have been told to stay inside their offices as police and emergency crews respond to this developing situation The head of counterterrorism at London's Metropolitan Police, says four people have died in the terror incident in London, including an attacker and a police officer.
"22.03.2017 18:00:32" news.nationalpost.com A patient's perseverance After Michael Weinstein's intercession, Hull's unusual and rare problem was diagnosed and treated. Nine months after that, she ran her first 5K... A patient's perseverance: Increasing breathlessness leaves Pennsylvania woman searching for answers. #health
"22.03.2017 18:00:29" driving.ca How It Works: Tires The most important feature on your vehicle is also the foundation of safe driving driving.ca Tires are the most important part on your car for control. Do you know how they work? #autos
"22.03.2017 17:57:02" edmontonjournal.com Canada 150: Terry Fox's spirit still galvanizes us today To mark Canada's 150th birthday, we are counting down to Canada Day with profiles of 150 noteworthy British Columbians. Today: Terry Fox. Terry Fox has now been dead longer than he was alive. Yet, the spirit revealed in that grainy chronicle of an epic quest doomed to disappointment still galvanizes.
"22.03.2017 17:23:11" edmontonjournal.com Wildrose unveils plan for Alberta crime task force The Wildrose Party unveiled a crime task force Wednesday to consult with Albertans about rising crime rates in the province. Rising crime, especially in rural areas, has been a hot topic for the opposition party in question period this year.
"22.03.2017 17:01:28" news.nationalpost.com Lapping up luxuries Kate Silver: We searched for over-the-top luxuries offered at lodgings across the United States. Here's what we found Lapping up luxuries: From room service by robots to a loaner Porsche, hotels are upping the amenity ante. #travel
"22.03.2017 16:30:20" news.nationalpost.com 'Health is found at the supermarket' Bucking the trend of expensive, inaccessible 'clean eating,' Sarah Britton proves healthful food can be made with everyday, supermarket ingredients... Sarah Britton bucks the trend of time-consuming, expensive 'clean eating.' #life
"22.03.2017 16:17:08" edmontonjournal.com Enbridge cutting 1,000 jobs after completing takeover of Spectra Energy CALGARY - Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB) says it is cutting about 1,000 jobs or six per cent of its workforce following the takeover of Houston-based Spectra Energy. He says the workforce reductions are one part of the synergies the company expects to achieve in the coming months.
"22.03.2017 16:09:05" edmontonjournal.com Record heat in 2016 — and this year expected to propel the Earth's climate into 'truly uncharted ter 'We are reaching a level at a local scale that cannot support humans,' said Omar Baddour, co-ordinator of a World Meteorological Organization report Tuesday The increase in temperatures in 2016 was undoubtably helped along by a powerful El Niño in 2015 and 2016. But the WMO noted that El Niño only accounts for 0.1 or 0.2 C of the total 1.1 C uptick.
"22.03.2017 16:01:28" news.nationalpost.com A new designer at Givenchy Clare Waight Keller will likely bring a sunnier style to the legacy house after several buzz-chasing years Could a new designer at Givenchy mean a little less Kardashian in our lives? #life
"22.03.2017 15:45:06" news.nationalpost.com We've officially reached peak avocado toast Starbucks is jumping on the avocado toast trend with the introduction of a new organic spread We've officially reached peak #avocadotoast — Starbucks is jumping on the trend with a new spread. #life
"22.03.2017 15:19:18" edmontonjournal.com Several injured outside British parliament, house on lockdown amid reports of shooting outside The UK parliament's sitting has been suspended and politicians and journalists have been told to stay inside their offices as police and emergency crews respond to this developing situation The parliament's sitting has been suspended and emergency crews are rushing to the scene. Police have said they were called to a “firearms incident” on Westminster Bridge near parliament.
"22.03.2017 15:01:21" news.nationalpost.com 'Go beyond pho' Anthony Bourdain is Vietnam's unofficial international tour guide, professing his love for the country and its cuisine since the early 2000s 'Go beyond pho': A two-week Vietnamese food pilgrimage in the spirit of Anthony Bourdain. #travel
"22.03.2017 15:00:30" driving.ca The 10 greatest engines of all time Vote for your pick at the bottom of the article! driving.ca In the entire history of the automobile, which engine do you think had the most impact? Vote here! #autos
"22.03.2017 14:55:19" edmontonjournal.com The 'comic opera' of how Hitler's successor kept showing up for work after Nazi defeat The war was over, but that didn't mean a new leader wasn't driving to work every day to hold daily Third Reich cabinet meetings The Third Reich was now in the hands of someone few people had heard of. All of Germany's best-known Nazis were either dead or on the run. So, right before shooting himself in the head, Hitler had passed the reins to the head of the German navy.
"22.03.2017 14:33:33" edmontonjournal.com Greyhound bus makes emergency stop on highway after man puts on mask and starts behaving erratically On an Alberta bus packed with passengers, the man paced up and down the aisles, wrote in a notebook and took people's photos with a cellphone Passengers on the bus told CTV Calgary they became concerned Tuesday afternoon when the man put a mask on his face, started pacing up and down the aisle, jotted down notes in a notebook, and pulled out his cellphone and started taking people's pictures.
"22.03.2017 14:07:18" edmontonjournal.com Varcoe: Alberta awaits federal budget, hoping for orphan well cleanup program A new federal budget will be unveiled Wednesday in Ottawa, sparking renewed hopes and expectations in Alberta of assistance aimed at tackling the growing number of orphan wells in the province. Premier Rachel Notley said Tuesday she will be looking for progress on infrastructure issues within the Liberal government's second budget, as well as assistance to deal with water supply matters for First Nations, and help for the oilpatch.
"22.03.2017 13:40:22" driving.ca Luxury tastes growing for Canadians, especially for SUVs Baby Boomer money, low interest rates spurring rise in luxury car sales – but upscale sedans take a big hit driving.ca The luxury car market has skyrocketed in Canada in the last few years; here's why. #autos
"22.03.2017 13:28:15" edmontonjournal.com Opinion: McKenna has few allies in Washington for the climate change battle WASHINGTON – On the day Catherine McKenna blew into a storm-tossed Washington, scientists reported that two-thirds of the Great Barrier Reef off Australia is dead or dying. As a visitor, she knew not to complain that she has no dance partner in Washington. Or, that the United States has cut 97 per cent of funding on the Great Lakes. Someone else might have asked: “What am I doing here?”
"22.03.2017 12:59:04" edmontonjournal.com Building a playoff-ready fourth line for the Edmonton Oilers One of the great things about living in a hockey-mad community like Edmonton is how deeply and passionately fans dig in, on the most shallow of debates. Called by some experts the best 4th line center in the league, Letestu provides a nearly perfect mix of talents in this slot. He has offence, in fact he is a valuable right-hand shot on the PP.
"22.03.2017 12:43:10" edmontonjournal.com Editorial: What is PC platform beyond unity? For a former political dynasty that ruled the province for four decades, Albertans suddenly know surprisingly little about the Progressive Conservative party. To abhor the direction Premier Rachel Notley is taking the province makes for political theatre, and Kenney masterfully plays the role of foil. But Albertans also deserve to be able to hold Kenney himself to account.
"22.03.2017 12:20:30" Police shooting scene and ETS bus Retired police sergeant Ernie Russell was driving an ETS bus north on 50 Street when he came across the gunman in the street on March 13, 2017.
"22.03.2017 12:18:01" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton bus driver's nerves of steel credited with saving lives at police shooting An Edmonton bus driver is being called a hero with nerves of steel for his role in last week's police shooting of a gunman at a busy Clareview intersection. A bullet went through the driver's seat, leaving a hole at chest height where Russell had just been sitting.
"22.03.2017 04:30:00" edmontonjournal.com Extra court staff, other programs should help fight rural crime, Alberta justice minister says The province has taken a good step to deal with increased rural crime by hiring more Crown prosecutors and judges, the head of the association for rural municipal leaders says. The province has taken a good step to deal with increased rural crime by hiring more Crown prosecutors and judges, the head of the association for rural municipal leaders says.
"22.03.2017 03:45:00" Snow Valley Aerial Park The aerial skills park being built beside the Snow Valley Campground at Whitemud Park in Edmonton is set to open in May.
"22.03.2017 03:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton councillors vote to fly Metis Nation, Treaty 6 flags all year at City Hall Edmonton will add two new flags to the cast of three outside City Hall this spring — flags of the Métis Nation and Treaty 6. Edmonton will add two new flags to the cast of three outside City Hall this spring — flags of the Métis Nation and Treaty 6.
"22.03.2017 02:30:00" edmontonjournal.com Closing 20-bed unit at Alberta Hospital Edmonton 'recklessly misguided,' psychiatrists say A group of psychiatrists at Alberta Hospital Edmonton is fuming over a “recklessly misguided decision” to shut down a 20-bed unit that caters to mental health patients getting ready to move back in… The doctors' concerns are contained in letters written to Health Minister Sarah Hoffman over the last month.
"22.03.2017 02:07:09" edmontonjournal.com David Staples: Exit interview with longtime councillor Bryan Anderson, the most sensible man in the room At Tuesday's council meeting, Bryan Anderson was once again the most sensible man in the room, just as he's been for 19 years. "When I'm gone and people talk about Bryan Anderson, I hope they say, 'He was helpful.' ”
"22.03.2017 01:03:09" edmontonjournal.com Two arrested in Edmonton after rifle brandished in Slurpee spat Edmonton police have arrested two people after a man was accused of pointing his rifle at another driver who had thrown a Slurpee at him. Edmonton police have arrested two people after a man was accused of pointing his rifle at another driver who had thrown a Slurpee at him.
"22.03.2017 01:00:14" driving.ca Top 10 small SUVs with the best fuel economy One of the biggest bonuses of choosing a compact utility vehicle is the lack of pain at the gas pump driving.ca Have you figured out the most fuel efficient small SUV in Canada? Hint: It's Murican but not made in Murica.
"22.03.2017 00:10:13" edmontonjournal.com As Saskatchewan ponders sales tax hikes, Alberta charts a different course In a video designed to prime people for a rough budget Wednesday, Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall couldn't resist a shot across the border. Will the budget bring an increase in sales tax for Saskatchewan?
"21.03.2017 23:31:55" edmontonjournal.com Recreational pot sales in Alberta likely coming next year, justice minister says Alberta should have regulations in place to allow recreational marijuana sales next year, Justice Minister Kathleen Ganley said Tuesday. “We're preparing to have our decisions made within a year. A little bit more time would be better.” — Alberta Justice Minister
"21.03.2017 23:05:03" driving.ca Your Corner Wrench: Don't let your auto's interior get you all cracked up Time takes its toll on all things, but that isn't a reason to think your vehicle's interior is damaged beyond hope like the human body, keeping your car young at heart means keeping the insides in good shape.
"21.03.2017 21:46:18" edmontonjournal.com The temptation and risk of being a one-sport, year-round athlete Volleyball coach Jay Mooney believes he is fighting the good fight against sport specialization, which is limiting opportunity and athletic function in our youth. He wants his players to be athletes first, volleyball players second. The second in a "If somebody jumps 30 inches, that physical ability or athleticism is going to bring them much farther than just a taught (volleyball) skill."
"21.03.2017 19:47:16" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton substitute teacher charged with possession of child pornography A substitute teacher and well-known member of Edmonton's theatre community has been charged with possession of child pornography, says the Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams. David Belke, 56, was arrested Tuesday following an investigation by ALERT's Internet Child Exploitation unit and Edmonton city police.
"21.03.2017 19:44:52" edmontonjournal.com City council votes to send debate on metal detectors and bag searches back to administration City councillors opted not to vote on a set of contentious security measures Tuesday, throwing the hot potato back to administration instead. Coun. Michael Walters said councillors were sounding like “a bunch of very empowered philosophers” looking under the hood of a car.
"21.03.2017 18:30:27" news.nationalpost.com Settle in for a snooze at Tokyo's nap café Vampires, kawaii (cute) monsters, cats and even goats: a new pop-up nap café has joined Tokyo's world of themed cafés Settle in for a snooze followed by a coffee at Tokyo's nap café. #life #travel
"21.03.2017 18:01:12" news.nationalpost.com Killing 'zombie' cells to improve health However, it will likely be several years before we see senolytic drugs being tested on humans Could one pill cure a host of diseases? #health
"21.03.2017 18:00:10" edmontonjournal.com Graham Thomson: Brian Jean playing hard-to-get bride in possible union... Don't send out the wedding invitations just yet. The possible marriage between Alberta's conservative parties moved a little closer to fruition Monday afternoon
"21.03.2017 17:15:11" driving.ca Top 10 small SUVs with the best fuel economy One of the biggest bonuses of choosing a compact utility vehicle is the lack of pain at the gas pump driving.ca Can you guess what small SUV has the best fuel economy in Canada? You might be surprised.
"21.03.2017 17:01:22" news.nationalpost.com An archery quest leads to unexpected lessons Author Leigh Ann Henion was here to study the anciet ways of the sport. She hit something much deeper In Japan, an archery quest leads to unexpected lessons. #travel
"21.03.2017 16:25:34" edmontonjournal.com NDP announces five news schools, one upgrade for Edmonton The projects include three new schools in the suburbs, a modernization and a replacement school in the Highlands area and a replacement Francophone school. The projects include three new schools in the suburbs, a modernization and a replacement school in the Highlands and a replacement Francophone school.
"21.03.2017 16:01:30" news.nationalpost.com These vegetable patties can hold their own Hearts of palm and artichoke hearts are given the taste of the sea with Old Bay Seasoning and a little nori They look like crab cakes, but these vegetable patties can hold their own. #life
"21.03.2017 15:25:43" edmontonjournal.com Thai turtle dies after swallowing 915 coins from tourists who threw them into pond for good luck Nicknamed Bank, the turtle underwent surgery to remove 5 kilograms of coins. Two weeks later, she died from blood poisoning brought on by the loose change Eventually, the money formed a weight that cracked Bank's shell.
"21.03.2017 15:05:07" driving.ca First Drive: 2018 Audi RS3 A unique combination of tires makes this baby Audi a drift king on tarmac driving.ca Audi found a very simple way to make its new RS3 the drifting king of the road.
"21.03.2017 15:01:19" news.nationalpost.com B.C.'s Sunshine Coast is within easy reach Region is the perfect hideaway for those looking to disappear and disconnect B.C.'s Sunshine Coast is within easy reach, but it's off the grid. #travel
"21.03.2017 14:42:56" edmontonjournal.com Dan Barnes: Oilers have that playoff spring in their step There are more signs each day that the Edmonton Oilers are absolutely, positively going to make it into the NHL playoffs for the first time in 11 years. Oilers fans who have been conditioned through a dreadful decade to spend the first day of spring lighting torches and sharpening pitchforks for an assault on the team's head office, are instead left gazing at their own navels.
"21.03.2017 13:58:48" edmontonjournal.com Husky spill in K-Country among series of pipeline leaks for Calgary company While Husky Energy Inc. says cleanup is underway at a pipeline spill in Kananaskis Country, the incident is but the latest in a series of leaks and ruptures the Calgary company has reported in recent years. A Husky operator discovered crude oil beside a Husky said its crews are using vacuum trucks to clean up the site, located 22 kilometres west of the popular hiking and camping community of Bragg Creek.
"21.03.2017 13:34:14" edmontonjournal.com The life of an Alberta man who lived with the grizzlies, Charlie Russell Soaring over the Kamchatka Peninsula, an armadillo-shaped chunk of subarctic land hanging off the eastern tip of Russia, you can fly for hours over miles of greenery, rivers and volcanoes without seeing any signs of civilization. Within this vast expanse Raising cubs, going on hikes with his quiet, but inquisitive friends, even helping them fish by teaching them hand signals — this was the life of Charlie Russell for years.
"21.03.2017 13:18:36" edmontonjournal.com Tuesday's letters: Zoo should save rare carousel Re. "Carving out a new future for a merry old favourite at Valley Zoo," March 18 What is it with the powers that be in the City of Edmonton and destroying heritage possessions for “new and improve… Why not create a complete carousel and leave the historic one alone?
"21.03.2017 12:53:15" edmontonjournal.com Opinion: Sustained efforts needed to thwart racist behavior The Quebec mosque attack more than a month ago drew a tremendous turnout at the Alberta legislature for the vigil. The first step is recognizing the role that racism plays in our everyday lives, schools, workplaces, and governments, however subtle or overt.
"21.03.2017 12:34:31" edmontonjournal.com Most electronics banned on U.S.-bound flights from eight Middle Eastern and North African countries The U.S. is temporarily barring passengers on certain nonstop U.S.-bound flights from bringing laptops, iPads, cameras and some other electronics in carry-on luggage The ban was revealed Monday in statements from Royal Jordanian Airlines and the official news agency of Saudi Arabia.
"21.03.2017 12:24:35" edmontonjournal.com Los Angeles Kings win Corsi handily, but get stomped by Edmonton Oilers thoroughly Cult of Hockey postgame podcast Game 72, Oilers 2, Kings 1 David Staples and Bruce McCurdy dig into a game where the L. The Kings looked old and slow and the Oilers put on a strong defensive and exciting offensive display.
"21.03.2017 12:16:00" Edmonton Oilers shutout the LA Kings Watch: Edmonton Oilers goaltender Cam Talbot shut out the Los Angeles Kings 2-0 at Rogers Place Monday. With a goal each from Patrick Maroon and Milan Lucic, the team tallied two points towards their playoff goal.
"21.03.2017 12:13:03" edmontonjournal.com Paula Simons: Edmonton city council shouldn't price would-be candidates out of elections A $1,000 entry fee is too high a price to place on democracy. Asking hopefuls to gather 100 signatures seems reasonable to me. But gambling $1,000? That's just too high a price to put on democracy.
"21.03.2017 03:58:18" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton Oilers blank L.A. Kings 2-0 The way the Oilers looked Monday night, it could a long time before Edmonton has to worry about the L. There is certainly nothing to fear from the L.A. Kings anymore this year.
"21.03.2017 03:16:42" edmontonjournal.com Graham Thomson: Brian Jean playing hard-to-get bride in possible union of conservative parties Don't send out the wedding invitations just yet. The possible marriage between Alberta's conservative parties moved a little closer to fruition Monday afternoon when new Progressive Conservative… Graham Thomson looks for red flags after closed-door meeting between Brian Jean and Jason Kenney.
"21.03.2017 03:05:46" National Post Music Limblifter was in the National Post music studio and performed a stripped down version of 'Tinfoil'
"21.03.2017 03:00:00" edmontonjournal.com 'They have no sense of identity': Treaty 6 representatives stress the importance of culture for children in care Representatives from Treaty 6 First Nations stressed the importance Monday of preserving children's cultural ties when they end up in the child intervention system. Loiselle Arcand, the band designate for Alexander First Nation, wants to make sure First Nations children don't emerge from the foster care system as strangers to their own communities.
"21.03.2017 02:30:00" edmontonjournal.com Council OK's towers up to 18 storeys high for Southpark on Whyte Council approved a plan Monday that could see two new towers built half a block south of Whyte Avenue, just outside the heritage district. Council approved a plan Monday that could see two new towers built half a block south of Whyte Avenue, just outside the heritage district.
"21.03.2017 02:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Poppy Barley bares its sole as federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau laces up for budget Bill Morneau highlights local success story with budget tradition It's tradition for Canadian finance ministers to wear a new pair of shoes to announce the budget. The federal finance minister opted for a pair from local Edmonton shop Poppy Barley
"21.03.2017 01:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Alberta health minister hopes to transform system with big investment in home care Health Minister Sarah Hoffman says her government will be pushing hard this year on a major health system transformation that will see more people treated at home or in community settings than an e… The health ministry's latest budget features a $57-million cut to acute care services, while funding for home and community care is set to rise $200 million to more than $2 billion.
"21.03.2017 00:16:38" edmontonjournal.com Progressive Conservative-Wildrose merger proposal expected by April: Jason Kenney Alberta conservatives will know by Friday who will draft a unity agreement between the province's Progressive Conservative and Wildrose parties. Official Opposition Leader Brian Jean and newly elected PC Leader Jason Kenney ironed out the first steps in creating a unified political right during a 35-minute meeting Monday.
"21.03.2017 00:05:07" driving.ca The little things can mean a lot when it comes to fine print Warranties and insurance are unforgiving if you make one small (or large) mistake without knowing the consequences driving.ca Sometimes, the little things can mean a whole lot of trouble. #auto
"20.03.2017 22:48:03" edmontonjournal.com 'Women's studies' class in village school irks critics A "women studies" option for middle school students in the small Alberta village of Clyde has baffled critics who say the class turns back the clock on female empowerment. The optional class teaches table etiquette, personal style, reproductive health and compares how beauty is portrayed around the world.
"20.03.2017 22:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Alberta cube satellite to launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Friday An Alberta-designed and built satellite about the size of a loaf of bread is one step closer to entering low Earth orbit to monitor space weather. The project began seven years ago and will become the first satellite mission from the University of Alberta's AlbertaSat team.
"20.03.2017 21:10:05" news.nationalpost.com Harvesting organs from Canadian patients What if people agree to donate, but then change their mind about euthanasia? Would they feel compelled to follow through, knowing someone is... Doctors are harvesting organs from Canadian patients who underwent medically assisted death. #health
"20.03.2017 21:04:45" edmontonjournal.com A Canadian Foodies plans a year in her kitchen, with guests Local food lover invites cooks into her kitchen to share traditions "I want to glean heritage and traditional recipes – the best of the best – from our oldies and goldies that have so much experience in their heads.”
"20.03.2017 20:00:39" news.nationalpost.com Babies to blame, study finds About 30 per cent of cases involved women who were nearing the end of a pregnancy or had recently given birth. More than 350 Canadian people a year, many young women, may be falling victim to stress-related heart attacks, new research suggests. #health
"20.03.2017 19:33:43" edmontonjournal.com Milan Lucic finding his A game right on schedule as Oilers enter stretch drive "The main thing is you have to trust in yourself, trust in the system, and have some fun with it. It's a fun time of year."
"20.03.2017 19:00:50" news.nationalpost.com Sessions run with a different group each week This therapy session is run with a different group each week, often mixing cooks and waiters to help break down divisions between the kitchen and... Why one of the world's best restaurants added a psychologist to its staff. #life
"20.03.2017 18:59:33" edmontonjournal.com Down on homework: Why all those worksheets and book reports are just childhood-eating busywork The science is clear; homework is something we should keep far away from elementary schoolers But here's the troubling secret about homework: Every time researchers try to identify a good reason for elementary schoolers to do homework, they can't find one.
"20.03.2017 18:30:42" edmontonjournal.com Comey: FBI investigating links of collusion between Russia and Trump associates during 2016 campaign Comey acknowledged that the FBI does not ordinarily discuss ongoing investigations, but said he'd been authorized to do so given the extreme public interest in this case The extraordinary revelation came at the outset of Comey's opening statement in a congressional hearing examining Russian meddling and possible connections between Moscow and Trump's campaign.
"20.03.2017 18:30:12" news.nationalpost.com Prince Charles' pledge to end deforestation 12 of the world's largest chocolate makers – including Nestle, Mars and Ferrero – have joined Prince Charles in a pledge to end deforestation in... "Chocolate is killing west African forests on a massive scale," says the environmental group Mighty Earth. #life
"20.03.2017 18:00:43" news.nationalpost.com Quebec City Biennial event draws artists There are many reasons to visit Quebec City this winter, including the recent opening of the Manif d'art/8 Quebec City Biennial This Quebec City Biennial event draws artists and art lovers. #travel
"20.03.2017 17:59:35" edmontonjournal.com Chamber president tells Ceci provincial budget was a disappointment Fresh off a budget that posts a double-digit deficit, Finance Minister Joe Ceci was challenged Monday by the Calgary Chamber of Commerce to get Alberta's fiscal house in order. Ceci spoke at a chamber breakfast to tout the merits of last week's provincial "We must start tackling our revenue and expense problem,”
"20.03.2017 17:50:06" driving.ca The little things can mean a lot when it comes to fine print Warranties and insurance are unforgiving if you make one small (or large) mistake without knowing the consequences driving.ca: Reading the fine print is especially important when it comes to insurance policies. http://ow.ly/3Sj430a5etA
"20.03.2017 17:43:29" edmontonjournal.com Terry Jones: Brace yourself for complete CFL culture shock this week in Regina It may be the only time in the history of sport when the 'B Sample' doesn't match the 'A Sample.' This week, the CFL is flying in 50 top players for two days of unprecedented media access.
"20.03.2017 17:07:35" edmontonjournal.com Longtime councillor Bryan Anderson won't seek re-election in Ward 9 Six-term councillor Bryan Anderson announced Monday he will not run for council again, leaving the race wide open in the Terwillegar-Riverbend area. Anderson has represented the area now known as Ward 9 since 1998.
"20.03.2017 17:01:31" news.nationalpost.com Six days, six national parks Ori Nevares: The goal was to hit six U.S. national parks, but we only had six days to do it since Phil had a plane to catch. So we set off, crammed... Six days, six national parks: Four college kids cram into an old car for a whirlwind photography road trip. #travel
"20.03.2017 16:47:00" edmontonjournal.com Kenney, Jean meeting at 3 p.m. to discuss conservative unity While Jean is pro-unity, he has set out his own path to that goal, which absorbs PCs into his party. While Jean is pro-unity, he has set out his own path to that goal, which absorbs PCs into his party.
"20.03.2017 16:07:24" edmontonjournal.com Police commissioner frustrated with ongoing issues of gender parity While the Edmonton police outlined strategies for recruiting more female officers, Edmonton police commissioner Micki Ruth expressed her disappointment with a lack of progress on gender parity in p… “In a perfect world, we would have 51 per cent (women).”
"20.03.2017 16:01:51" news.nationalpost.com Think you don't like beets? This salad offers a refreshing bright spot this time of year when we have had our fill of roasted roots and stews and are ready to move on to... Think you don't like beets? Try 'em with lemon-honey dressing, tangy yogurt and bright rounds of citrus. #life
"20.03.2017 15:53:06" National Post Music Before you see Canadian rockers The Tea Party in Edmonton this week, watch their past performance in our National Post music studio.
"20.03.2017 15:31:04" edmontonjournal.com The U.S is getting more miserable, while Canada cracked the top 10 of the World Happiness Report Norway vaulted into the top position of the ranking of 155 countries. Canada came in the seventh spot, with the U.S. trailing behind in 14th Canada cracked the top 10 in the list of 155 countries. It earned the No. 7 spot, a slight drop from sixth place last year.
"20.03.2017 15:01:37" news.nationalpost.com McCord Museum resurrects forgotten fashion Fifty years after Montreal hosted a world's fair to mark Canada's centennial, Expo 67 is generally remembered for art, architecture and... Montreal's McCord Museum resurrects forgotten fashion moments of Expo 67. #travel
"20.03.2017 14:36:50" edmontonjournal.com Hockey parents fuming after playoff game decided by coin toss There is still a month left in the National Hockey League playoff run, but dozens of Calgary minor hockey teams are already competing for city championships. But parents and coaches are crying foul after the winner of an AA Bantam playoff game was decided The Wranglers won after the Royals called 'heads' and the coin landed on 'tails'.
"20.03.2017 14:07:20" edmontonjournal.com Canada's oilpatch is on the prowl for deals again after the long, dark years of the oil rout Dealmakers in the oilpatch are preparing for more mergers and acquisitions this year, as embattled oil and gas producers emerge from a prolonged commodity price rout Despite a recent pullback, oil prices are widely expected to average higher than benchmark prices last year. The uptick, analysts and dealmakers say, should allow companies to become acquisitive once again.
"20.03.2017 13:41:00" edmontonjournal.com Bob Dylan coming to Edmonton July 19 Legendary folk-rock icon Bob Dylan is rumbling and mumbling his way back to Edmonton this summer. Dylan will play Rogers Place on July 19. Tickets go on sale on March 24 at 10 a.m. through Live Nation.
"20.03.2017 13:15:50" edmontonjournal.com A new spin on an old favourite at Edmonton Valley Zoo The reimagined Edmonton Valley Zoo is giving a new spin to a classic feature. The aluminum horses on the 1950s carousel will be swapped out with carved wooden animals that better refl… The aluminum horses on the 1950s carousel will be swapped out with carved wooden animals that better reflect the zoo's attractions.
"20.03.2017 13:03:40" edmontonjournal.com Equine therapy program to treat addiction, trauma hopes to expand Bill Neis stands at the edge of the corral, watching horses trot around a snow-covered field in Edmonton's river valley. “That horse doesn't care if you just used or relapsed."
"20.03.2017 12:26:06" edmontonjournal.com Councillor pushes for quick crossing upgrade with photo radar dollars A plan to use $8.8 million in photo radar funds to upgrade pedestrian crossing across the city will still leave 310 dangerous intersections on the books. In 2015, four people were killed and 221 people were injured using the city's marked crosswalks, traffic lights or crossing at street corners, where they have the right of way.
"20.03.2017 12:13:23" edmontonjournal.com The party's over for Alberta Progressive Conservatives, but turning out the lights won't be simple Alberta's political landscape changed forever Saturday. For decades, Progressive Conservative politicians came and went in Alberta, but the party remained in charge, a political empire unma… For his part, Kenney is adamant the new party will be a big ol' tent, ready and willing to take in anyone who considers themselves a free-market conservative.
"20.03.2017 12:00:00" edmontonjournal.com From 'Snack Pack' to leader of the Progressive Conservatives: How Jason Kenney got to where he is now Jason Kenney likes to quote an old saying to describe himself, that he tends “to march toward the sound of gunfire.” The combative Kenney has never been one to back down from a fight, whether it was taking on Ralph Klein as an anti-tax crusader, Yet, while he maintains his personal belief in what he calls the sanctity of life, Kenney says he has committed to make no changes to abortion access if he becomes premier. He has dropped any opposition to same-sex marriage and has pledged not to repeal
"20.03.2017 02:44:47" edmontonjournal.com Graham Thomson: Will Brian Jean prove the immovable object to Jason Kenney's irresistible force? What happens when an irresistible force meets an immovable object? Fresh from his decisive victory at Saturday's PC leadership convention, Kenney is eager to move ahead quickly with his plan for uniting the PCs and Wildrose into a new conservative party.
"20.03.2017 02:00:36" National Post Music Watch Canadian folk singer-songwriter, Basia Bulat in the National Post music studio.
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"20.03.2017 01:56:42" Jason Kenney on the "sewer rats" comment Here's what Jason Kenney has to say about the "sewer rats" comment.
"20.03.2017 00:10:24" edmontonjournal.com Roast beef dinner at Boyle Street Plaza draws hundreds of inner-city residents Hundreds of people eagerly lined up Sunday outside Boyle Street Plaza for an annual roast beef dinner that aims to bring together vulnerable Edmontonians. “We try to make it as first class as we can for people who don't normally get a meal in a setting like this, to show the community does care,” said Garth Von Hagen, former chair with the Inner City Agencies Foundation.
"20.03.2017 00:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Kenney takes the helm of PC party Jason Kenney pledged on his first full day as Progressive Conservative leader to get cracking immediately on his plan to unite the Tories with the Wildrose in a new party. A day after winning the leadership with 75 per cent support from delegates at the “Everyone seemed to come together behind our new leader,” PC party president Katherine O'Neill told reporters.
"19.03.2017 23:29:51" edmontonjournal.com Terry Jones: Time to start counting down to playoffs And now … it's finally magic number time. After Saturday night's 2-0 win over the Vancouver Canucks, the magic number for the Edmonton Oilers is eight. Any combination of Oilers points won and Los Angeles points not gained totalling 15 and Edmonton is in. And the Monday game against the Kings is truly a four-point game that way.
"19.03.2017 21:17:07" edmontonjournal.com Canadians' search for adopted girl's kin in China goes viral The 11-year-old, who was abandoned as a baby in China, suffers from a blood disorder. The only cure is a bone-marrow transplant, which means finding her biological family Now, 10 years later and living with an adoptive family in Edmonton, she not only has a name, Hosanna Crowell, but she's also known to millions in her native country — all because of a moving letter circulating online that was penned by her adoptive mother
"19.03.2017 20:04:10" edmontonjournal.com Wedding Tales: Couple has dream ceremony in Uganda When Lorna Mutegyeki came to Edmonton in 2005 from Uganda, Edward Mutegyeki was the first person she met. “We were born in Uganda and raised there. Canada is really home for us now, so we wanted to pay homage to where we came from and what our roots are. Now, we feel that we belong in Canada, and we just wanted to give those last respects to Uganda.”
"19.03.2017 19:26:10" Photos from Edmonton Journal's post Photos: 2017 Slush Cup Festival: http://edmontonjournal.com/gallery/photos-2017-slush-cup-festival
"19.03.2017 18:58:29" Edmonton Journal's cover photo Flavio Melo almost made it to the end of the pool but came up short during the annual 'Slush Cup' festival at the Edmonton Ski Club, Saturday, March 18, 2017. Ed Kaiser/Postmedia
"19.03.2017 17:54:36" edmontonjournal.com Frank. J. Flaman Foundation gives $170,000 to 16 charities at annual gala Frank Flaman gave away $170,000 to 16 charities Friday night at his annual foundation gala before announcing he planned to donate $1. “We only pass through this life once and any good we can do for others isn't an option,” says Flaman, who chooses to live in a condo and drive a modest car. “We must help the less fortunate.”
"19.03.2017 17:08:17" edmontonjournal.com Federal budget to offer disabled veterans a lifetime pension by end of year While the actual details will be worked out, the commitment to a specific timeline marks an important benchmark for the Liberals' signature election promise to veterans But the reason the Liberals were the only party that promised to reintroduce the disability pensions was because of the expected costs, which many expect would be in the billions.
"19.03.2017 16:42:26" edmontonjournal.com PC party executive meets with new leader to chart path forward Calgary — Newly minted Progressive Conservative leader Jason Kenney will meet with the party board on Sunday to start the ball rolling on unification. Sunday's meeting will be the first chance to hash out a timeline, and O'Neill said it's critical party members are brought in every step of the way.
"19.03.2017 16:02:01" edmontonjournal.com From 'Snack Pack' to leader of the Progressive Conservatives: How Jason Kenney got to where he is now Jason Kenney likes to quote an old saying to describe himself, that he tends “to march toward the sound of gunfire.” Elected in the riding of Calgary Southeast in 1997 at the age of 28, Kenney became part of the “Snack Pack,” a group of young Reformers that loved greasy food and tormenting the Liberal government.
"19.03.2017 15:21:19" edmontonjournal.com Domestic murder trial ends with 'not criminally responsible' verdict An Edmonton man charged with his wife's murder has been found not criminally responsible because of a mental disorder. After hearing from a psychologist and two psychiatrists who assessed Otway, Crown prosecutors in the case consented to defence lawyer Brian Hurley's argument that Otway should be found not criminally responsible.
"19.03.2017 15:02:52" edmontonjournal.com Alberta oilsands production outlook bright despite gloomy headlines CALGARY - The sell-off of Alberta oilsands assets by another big international player — along with big reserve writedowns, the introduction of a carbon tax and a stumbling crude price — all suggest a gloomy outlook for production from the world's Canada's oilsands output is still expected to set new records in 2017 and climb even further in the coming years.
"19.03.2017 14:50:15" Oilers Vs. Canucks Edmonton Oilers head coach Todd McLellan speaks with media after the Oilers blanked the Vancouver Canucks 2-0 at Rogers Place Saturday.
"19.03.2017 14:30:02" edmontonjournal.com Suspect in Fox Drive stabbing pleads guilty to manslaughter A manslaughter plea has been entered in connection to the stabbing death of a 19-year-old Edmonton man. The case will be in court again on April 13 so that a date can be set for sentencing.
"19.03.2017 03:36:44" edmontonjournal.com Animal rescuers search for missing dog near Morinville Animal rescuers in Morinville are searching for a missing dog who was saved from hoarding. Three-year-old Gregory ran away from his foster home March 1 and has been spotted several times near Morinville. He was last seen Thursday.
"19.03.2017 03:04:45" edmontonjournal.com New Canadians sworn in as citizens at Rogers Place Twelve new Canadians were indoctrinated into the Oilers fan club Saturday during a citizenship ceremony. Three families took the citizenship oath inside the Oilers Hall of Fame room at Rogers Place. New Canadians were given Oilers jerseys and invited to watch the team play the Vancouver Canucks from a sky-box on Saturday night.
"19.03.2017 02:43:47" edmontonjournal.com Candidates, NDP react to Jason Kenney Progressive Conservative victory Although Kenney's mandate to essentially dissolve the PCs was divisive among a chunk of Tory faithful, party association president Katherine O'Neill doesn't expect a rash of resignations. While she acknowledged there will be some unhappy folk — this was a leadership vote, after all, so not everybody could win — O'Neill hopes to work through those concerns and bring them back to the table.
"19.03.2017 02:02:55" edmontonjournal.com Graham Thomson: Jason Kenney's PC leadership victory just the first step in a long journey to unite the right Ok, now what? As expected, Jason Kenney won the leadership of the Progressive Conservative party Saturday. And he did it handily, capturing 75 per cent of the vote cast by almost 1,500 delegates … In other words, his landslide leadership win is just the first step in what promises to be a complicated journey.
"19.03.2017 02:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Culinary Lab: New dining series debuts with chef David Leeder Well-travelled local chef brings international flair to new dining series Those who follow the food scene will be familiar with Gutierrez, who is with the team that also brings you Tres Carnales, and has a well-developed Mexican repertoire.
"19.03.2017 01:16:10" edmontonjournal.com Drake Caggiula's college teammate Troy Stecher having success with Canucks Vancouver rookie defenceman Troy Stecher has stepped in seamlessly to play 20 plus minutes a game with Canucks Smaller college players — not just Johnny Gaudreau — can step right into today's game. And that's what NHL teams badly need right now: cheaper, older kids who don't need three and four years of seasoning like drafted 18-year-olds.
"19.03.2017 01:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Social Seen: SkirtsAfire herArts Festival opening and Downtown Dining Week opening reception Codie McLachlan hits some of our city's best bashes to snap photos for our weekly Social Seen column. This week's Social Seen
"19.03.2017 00:16:05" edmontonjournal.com No easy choice to go back to work when child turns one I'm not sure how I feel about going back to work. On the one hand, I'm certain that I want to return to my career, and I miss working outside of the home. No easy answer.
"18.03.2017 23:39:30" edmontonjournal.com Drake Caggiula's college teammate Troy Stecher having success with Canucks Vancouver rookie defenceman Troy Stecher has stepped in seamlessly to play 20 plus minutes a game with Canucks Smaller college players — not just Johnny Gaudreau — can step right into today's game. And that's what NHL teams badly need right now
"18.03.2017 22:59:14" edmontonjournal.com Jason Kenney elected leader of PC party Kenney was elected on a promise to dissolve the party and merge with Wildrose to create a single conservative force in Alberta politics. Jason Kenney elected leader of PC party
"18.03.2017 19:26:55" edmontonjournal.com Triple murderer Douglas Garland appeals his convictions in the deaths of grandparents and grandson Triple murderer Douglas Garland has appealed his convictions in the brutal torture deaths of a Calgary couple and their young grandson. Defence lawyer Kim Ross filed Garland's notice of appeal on Friday, seeking a retrial on three counts of first-degree Defence lawyer Kim Ross filed Garland's notice of appeal on Friday, seeking a retrial on three counts of first-degree murder.
"18.03.2017 18:08:22" edmontonjournal.com Our coverage of the PC leadership race Albertans will know the next leader of the province's Progressive Conservative party tonight. All of our coverage of the PC leadership race
"18.03.2017 18:00:38" edmontonjournal.com Union boss calls on Alberta Health to increase ambulance funding The union that represents Alberta's ambulance workers says the provincial government is risking the stability of the service by refusing to provide a funding increase in the latest health budget. The union that represents Alberta's ambulance workers says the provincial government is risking the stability of the service by refusing to provide a funding increase in the latest health budget.
"18.03.2017 17:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Excellent transition selections for those developing a taste for wine On numerous occasions over the past 22 years, I've had hundreds, no thousands, of people say to me that they don't drink wine because they don't like it. On numerous occasions over the past 22 years, I've had hundreds, no thousands, of people say to me that they don't drink wine because they don't like it.
"18.03.2017 16:57:26" edmontonjournal.com Former Jason Kenney organizer charged with assault after arrest at PC convention Calgary — A former Jason Kenney campaign organizer has been charged with assault after an incident at the Progressive Conservative leadership convention. Hallman was cuffed by security and kept in a room until police arrived just after 1 a.m. He was charged with common assault and released on a promise to appear.
"18.03.2017 16:46:32" edmontonjournal.com Third stem cell swab clinic held for boy with acute myeloid leukemia The first event had 93 people wanting to donate, while the second event had 1,100 potential donors, with another 1,000 people turned away because CBS ran out of supplies. The special drives were set up by the family of eight-year-old Brady Mishio, who has acute myeloid leukemia and had three rounds of chemotherapy since November 2016.
"18.03.2017 16:00:01" edmontonjournal.com Advocates face uphill battle to save education program for at-risk aboriginal girls International scholars are voicing support for a local program that was changing the lives of high-risk aboriginal girls before the pilot project lost the space and funding needed to continue. International scholars are voicing support for a local program that was changing the lives of at-risk aboriginal girls before the pilot project lost the space and funding needed to continue.
"18.03.2017 15:00:30" edmontonjournal.com Kirsten Lamb tells sentencing judge she doesn't regret attacking her mother with hammer, knife 'I feel I acted reasonably under the circumstances.' A woman who admitted to killing her mother by beating her with a hammer and cutting her neck told a judge Friday that she believes she “acted reasonably under the circumstances.”
"18.03.2017 14:00:31" edmontonjournal.com Alberta Progressive Conservative leadership: The race so far CALGARY — Progressive Conservative leadership candidates Jason Kenney, Byron Nelson and Richard Starke rallied their troops in Calgary Friday night, preparing for the vote that will see one of them… Progressive Conservative leadership candidates Jason Kenney, Byron Nelson and Richard Starke rallied their troops in Calgary Friday night, preparing for the vote that will see one of them wear the PC crown.
"18.03.2017 13:00:01" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton dentist to fight $26-million lawsuit alleging negligence in girl's care An Edmonton dentist at the centre of a $26-million lawsuit has filed documents with the court denying responsibility for any brain injuries sustained by a four-year-old girl who received dental wor… An Edmonton dentist at the centre of a $26-million lawsuit has filed documents with the court denying responsibility for any brain injuries sustained by a four-year-old girl who received dental work under general anaesthesia in his office last year.
"18.03.2017 12:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Paula Simons: Hospital promises require hospital patience By promising $1 billion, but only spending $29 million this year, the NDP can look bold and visionary, without spending much of anything, A billion dollars! That's how much this week's provincial budget has pledged for new hospital infrastructure in Edmonton.
Some might think that is huge cause for celebration in a city that hasn't seen a new full-service hospital since 1988, during which
"18.03.2017 04:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Oilers: Don't get used to seven-goal games No one will blame the Vancouver Canucks netminders if they wake up in the middle of the night in a cold sweat screaming, “SEVEN!” For a goalie, facing a team that put up 14 goals in two games is… No one will blame the Vancouver Canucks netminders if they wake up in the middle of the night in a cold sweat screaming, “SEVEN!”
"18.03.2017 03:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Pouliot, Desharnais resurrecting their seasons together Given their woeful starts (and middles) this season, adding Benoit Pouliot and David Desharnais to the end of the Edmonton Oilers season almost felt like the strategy of a team preparing for the dr… Given their woeful starts (and middles) this season, adding Benoit Pouliot and David Desharnais to the end of the Edmonton Oilers season almost felt like the strategy of a team preparing for the draft lottery, not the playoffs.
"18.03.2017 02:00:30" edmontonjournal.com Fate of PC party up in the air as leadership convention begins Jason Kenney entered the Progressive Conservative leadership convention Friday serenely confident of a victory that will fundamentally shake Alberta politics. But his rivals for the Tory leadership believe they still have a chance to pull off an upset win Jason Kenney entered the Progressive Conservative leadership convention Friday serenely confident of a victory that will fundamentally shake Alberta politics.
"18.03.2017 01:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Don Braid: A budget that gambles with Alberta's future The NDP had better be right, or this province is screwed. Its latest budget is a high-risk balancing act that could, if the assumptions prove wrong, collapse like a cheap tent, leading to unprecedented fiscal bloodshed. The Progressive Conservatives often "The NDP had better be right, or this province is screwed," writes Don Braid.
"18.03.2017 00:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Press Gallery #174: The Help Me, I'm Drowning edition Budget 2017 was the big news in Alberta politics this week, released by Finance Minister Joe Ceci on Thursday. Budget 2017 was the big news in Alberta politics this week, released by Finance Minister Joe Ceci on Thursday. The good news is the deficit dropped a little, to $10.3 billion, the bad news is the province will be drowning in red ink for the foreseeable
"17.03.2017 22:54:02" edmontonjournal.com Hey Ladies! meets Edmonton Food Tours March 24 for a night of laughs, and prizes Liane Faulder and chef Cindy Lazarenko make special guest appearance at The Roxy on Gateway As if this wasn't enough excitement, I am thrilled to announce that Edmonton Food Tours (a.k.a. me and chef Cindy Lazarenko) will be making a special guest appearance on Hey Ladies! on the 24th.
"17.03.2017 21:36:04" edmontonjournal.com Wildrose leader wants unite-the-right talks to start on Monday Wildrose Leader Brian Jean wants negotiations to create a united conservative party in Alberta to begin as soon as Monday afternoon. Wildrose Leader Brian Jean wants negotiations to create a united conservative party in Alberta to begin as soon as Monday afternoon.
"17.03.2017 21:24:00" edmontonjournal.com Credit rating agencies blast Alberta budget, warn of downgrades over ballooning debt Moody's and DBRS are reviewing the Alberta budget released this week, but have yet to announce any downgrades “Alberta's rapidly rising debt burden, protracted deficits and above-inflation expense growth continue to put significant pressure on its rating,” says Moody's assistant vice-president Adam Hardi said in a release.
"17.03.2017 20:29:07" edmontonjournal.com City art conservation staff take great steps to save 50-year-old Norman Yates mural hidden in Stanley Milner Library Edmonton Arts Council's conservation team has rescued a 50-year-old Norman Yates mural from Stanley Milner library. They plan to reinstall it when the library opens again in 2020. The blue-and-yellow mural lived the Edmonton Room on the main floor of the Stanley A. Milner library, which opened in 1967, but in recent years it has been in the lower level of the library, largely out of public view.
"17.03.2017 20:08:24" edmontonjournal.com Budget 2017: Edmonton's aging hospitals get $1-billion dose of budget treatment Edmonton's badly neglected health infrastructure got some relief in Thursday's provincial budget, with more than $1 billion set aside for new projects in the coming year's capital plan. “I think this is huge,” Health Minister Sarah Hoffman said.
"17.03.2017 19:08:53" edmontonjournal.com Charges laid in February collision where senior pedestrian died A woman was charged on Friday for failing to yield to a pedestrian in a marked crosswalk after a fatal February crash, Edmonton police said in a news release. Edmonton Medical Services (EMS) treated the pedestrian at the scene and transported her to hospital where she succumbed to her injuries.
"17.03.2017 19:00:30" news.nationalpost.com Best five cities for street food From crispy mussel pancakes in Bangkok, Thailand to freshly-baked simit in Istanbul, Turkey, taking it to the streets is one of the best ways to... Which city has the world's best street food scene? A look at the top five destinations for curbside bites. #life #travel
"17.03.2017 18:33:27" edmontonjournal.com Budget 2017: Five ways this budget affects Albertans Alberta's 2017-18 budget had bits and pieces for everyone. Journal reporter Juris Graney looks at some of the areas that might affect you. Virtually all taxes, even sin taxes, are staying at the rates projected in 2016-17.
"17.03.2017 18:29:22" edmontonjournal.com Remembering Derek Walcott: Nobel laureate, former U of A distinguished scholar, dead at 87 "The greatest poets, the greatest poems, are in the present tense." In 2009, Paula Simons had the opportunity to speak with Derek Walcott about his passion for language, his disdain for modernism, and the aftermath of a sexual harassment scandal that cost him a plum position at Oxford.
"17.03.2017 18:00:40" news.nationalpost.com Type 2 diabetes can be cured in four months The researchers said the program worked because it gave the insulin-producing pancreas 'a rest and decreases fat stores in the body, which in turn... Type 2 diabetes can be cured in four months — if you cut calories and exercise, research shows. #health
"17.03.2017 17:58:55" Timeline Photos Malcolm's take on the budget. See more cartoons here: http://edmontonjournal.com/tag/malcolm-mayes-editorial-cartoons
"17.03.2017 17:44:03" edmontonjournal.com Remedy for the right? The fate of Alberta's PC party is at stake this weekend To get a better idea of what's happening at the Progressive Conservative leadership race on Saturday think of it like this: Alberta's PC party is infected. It has come down with a bad case of Kenn… Now, the question is can the party generate enough “progressive” antibodies at the convention to fend off the conservative attack? Or will the infection prove fatal?
"17.03.2017 16:48:29" edmontonjournal.com Terry Jones: Edmonton Oilers concerned about Alberta Standard Time To the two NHL teams in the Province of Alberta and, they believe, the majority of their fans, Thomas Dang's private member bill to establish 'Alberta Standard Time' is going over like a lead ballo… To the Edmonton Oilers and Calgary Flames, the Dang idea introduced in the legislature is a dumb idea.
"17.03.2017 16:30:50" news.nationalpost.com Best brown bread, traditional potato pancake Nutty, hearty, and at its best slathered in the Emerald Isle's trademark golden butter. Irish brown bread is a special loaf indeed Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with the best Irish brown bread and other country cooking classics from Ireland. #life
"17.03.2017 16:20:58" edmontonjournal.com 10 things to do in Edmonton this week! The Looking Glass
The work of Walker Evans, Joel Fafard, Diegoi Rivera, Andy Warhol and more are explored in the current Art Gallery of Alberta... Looking Glass, Mother Mother, Niyaz, Tom Cochrane and more here's what you can do in Edmonton this week.
"17.03.2017 16:01:31" news.nationalpost.com Make it a star vacation You're dying to get away over March break — perhaps the beach or maybe a city or ski trip — but it's hard to decide where to go Six places to enjoy March break like a celebrity. #travel
"17.03.2017 15:50:15" edmontonjournal.com City art conservation staff take great steps to save 50-year-old Norman... Edmonton Arts Council's conservation team has rescued a 50-year-old Norman Yates mural from Stanley Milner library. They plan to reinstall it when... The blue-and-yellow mural lived the Edmonton Room on the main floor of the Stanley A. Milner library, but in recent years it has been in the lower level of the library, largely out of public view.
"17.03.2017 15:45:12" driving.ca Motor Mouth: Trump's fuel economy changes could be disaster for Canada The more regulations an automaker has to comply with, the higher its costs will be driving.ca: Tinkering with fuel economy regulations could mean different standards for different countries – and higher prices for new cars and trucks. #autos
"17.03.2017 15:30:44" news.nationalpost.com Craft beer in Ireland With all due respect to Guinness, you can enjoy a pint of the stuff in more than 120 countries; so if you're in Ireland, try seeking out craft beer... In honour of St. Patrick's Day, visit these 5 pubs for the best of #Ireland's craft beer scene. #travel
"17.03.2017 15:24:54" edmontonjournal.com Rose Cousins' striking voice plumbs new depths of vulnerability Along with all that green beer, St. Patrick's Day (this Friday) usually offers a good chance to take in live music and that's the case again this... Cousins started writing songs at the piano around age nine before picking up guitar later. Her latest tunes would fall under the guise of love songs, but labelling them that seems inadequate because they pack so much more.
"17.03.2017 15:01:18" news.nationalpost.com Embracing the art of hygge one bite at a time Meatballs turn up in many cultures, says the author of Scandinavian Comfort Food, who offers her grandmother's meatballs (frikadeller) with an... Meatballs go Scandinavian. #life
"17.03.2017 14:45:11" business.financialpost.com Downsizing her $3 million family home key to upsizing this woman's... Even if the woman, who predictably lives in B.C., sells she can still buy a $2 million house and invest the rest Just a year from retirement, this woman has 83% of her wealth tied up in her $3 million home. What should she do? #business
"17.03.2017 14:43:51" edmontonjournal.com Terry Jones: Potential first-round Battle of Alberta not the best option... The awkward stage is almost over.
The awkward time has been during this forgotten glorious yet excruciating experience of going down the stretch... The awkward time has been during this forgotten glorious yet excruciating experience of going down the stretch to the playoffs for Edmonton fans who haven't taken the roller coaster ride in 11 seasons.
"17.03.2017 13:57:17" edmontonjournal.com Budget 2017: Locations of four new Edmonton schools coming next week As school districts turn pupils away from packed suburban schools, a government promise to build or modernize 26 schools across Alberta is a good... The budget promised money for five new schools Calgary, and projects in Airdrie, Bonnyville, Banff, Drayton Valley, Lethbridge and Grande Prairie.
"17.03.2017 13:29:04" edmontonjournal.com Cult of Hockey Game Grades: Edmonton Oilers bully, beat down "big, bad"... The Edmonton Oilers set the pace, early and often, against a very good Boston Bruins team on Thursday night, and dominated their opposition over... A couple games ago, a few folks were predicting this team would not win another game all season.
"17.03.2017 13:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Despite two recent police shootings, Edmonton Police Commission statistics show officers using less force overall The chief of police said new statistics show Edmonton officers are using less force overall and are turning to techniques with fewer lethal consequences in “volatile situations.” A report on the use of force presented to the Edmonton Police Commission on Thursday showed Edmonton police officers had to use force 2,291 times in 2016, a five per cent drop from 2015.
"17.03.2017 05:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Budget 2017: Opposition fears credit rating downgrade in wake of red-ink budget One thing Alberta's four opposition parties could agree on after Thursday's budget is that Alberta is in danger of another credit downgrade. “I'm worried about another credit downgrade. We crossed the Rubicon last year in the third-quarter report from being a net-asset province to now we're a net-debt province."
"17.03.2017 04:20:31" edmontonjournal.com Oilers reach seventh heaven again in 7-4 win over Boston Bruins You think people in Boston are sick to their stomachs the morning after St. Patrick's Day? Well, they had to be feeling a little queasy the night before too, watching the Edmonton Oilers turn ba… It was the late '80s all over again.
"17.03.2017 04:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Budget 2017: Five ways this budget affects Albertans Alberta's 2017-18 budget had bits and pieces for everyone. Journal reporter Juris Graney looks at some of the areas that might affect you. The province projects revenue from tobacco taxes will rise slightly from $1.019 million to $1.026 million. Revenue from liquor sales is projected to go from $864 million in 2016-17 to $876 million in this budget year.
"17.03.2017 03:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Budget 2017: Alberta's universities and colleges get two per cent boost in basic funding Alberta's two largest universities were the big beneficiaries of this year's post-secondary education budget, receiving funding for major construction projects. “You've got to look at the whole package and in these tough financial times, to stand up and to support an increase in funding to post-secondary education for Alberta students, is a very, very positive thing."
"17.03.2017 02:47:21" edmontonjournal.com Killer convicted in Mr. Big sting gets life sentence A judge sentenced a man convicted of second-degree murder in a Mr. Big sting to life in prison with no chance of parole for 13 years. “She was my world,” Maureen Collins said in a tearful victim impact statement delivered shortly before Shawn Wruck was sentenced to life in prison for second-degree murder in connection to the death of his girlfriend Shannon Collins.
"17.03.2017 02:00:01" edmontonjournal.com Budget 2017: NDP's building plan good for Edmonton, mayor says Edmonton's mayor celebrated Thursday's provincial budget as good for the city given its major investment in local hospitals. “What we're trying to organize here is an agreement between all three orders of government .... The federal government is the first mover (on public transit). The province is going to stack money on top of that.”
"17.03.2017 02:00:00" Health Minister Sarah Hoffman on Budget 2017 The cost of health services is estimated to jump $685 million, or 3.3 per cent, from projected spending in 2016-17 and a full five per cent from last year's budget. Full story:
"17.03.2017 01:30:00" David Staples on education Staples: Every now and then one of our elected officials unleashes a truth bomb, some pointed statement that cuts through all self-serving nonsense in a particular debate. For full column:
"17.03.2017 00:40:00" edmontonjournal.com Budget 2017: Numbers you need to know Finance Minister Joe Ceci said Alberta has a path to balanced books, but most of the numbers revealed Thursday were in red ink. $10.3 billion: The provincial deficit estimated for 2017-18. Last year it was estimated to be $10.4 billion and is forecast to wind up at $10.8 billion.
"17.03.2017 00:16:36" edmontonjournal.com All you need to know about the 2017 budget. Finance Minister Joe Ceci said Alberta has a path to balanced books, but most of the numbers revealed Thursday were in red ink. All of our Budget 2017 coverage http://edmontonjournal.com/tag/Alberta-Budget-2017
"17.03.2017 00:02:37" edmontonjournal.com Budget 2017: Locations of four new Edmonton schools coming next week Parents hoping for a new school in their neighbourhood must wait until next week to learn if one of four new Edmonton schools announced in Thursday's budget is destined for their area. “That's not right, and the decision to fix those issues for our kids shouldn't be dependent on oil price decisions made half a world away ....Our kids deserve better. Much better.”
"16.03.2017 23:51:20" Graham Thomson: Budget 2017 struggling to make life better for... "This is not a budget that promises to definitively 'make life better' for Albertans but rather it is 'working' to make improvements. This is the government giving it the old college try." For full column:
"16.03.2017 23:46:54" edmontonjournal.com Read Alberta's 2017 budget Alberta Finance Minister Joe Ceci presented his 2017 budget on Thursday at the legislature in Edmonton. Alberta Budget 2017 by edmontonjournal on Scribd Read the budget.
"16.03.2017 23:38:50" Timeline Photos NDP banking on oil
"16.03.2017 22:12:39" edmontonjournal.com NDP budget leans heavily on oil and gas recovery While Alberta's oil and gas industry limps away from a blistering two-year rout, the NDP government will rely heavily on energy to bolster economic growth and tax revenues in the coming years. The province estimates two big pipeline projects – Kinder The province estimates two big pipeline projects – Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain expansion and Enbridge's Line 3 replacement – will increase the value of Alberta bitumen, leading to an additional $10 billion in new oilsands spending by 2022.
"16.03.2017 21:54:27" edmontonjournal.com Budget 2017: Edmonton's aging hospitals get $1 billion dose of treatment Edmonton's badly neglected health infrastructure got some relief in Thursday's provincial budget, with more than $1 billion set aside for new projects in the coming year's capital plan. Details on the projects, including total estimated costs, locations and timelines, have yet to be revealed.
"16.03.2017 21:49:22" Finance Minister Joe Ceci talks about 2017 provincial budget Budget 2017: NDP sinks record $9.2 billion into capital projects as debt deepens. For full story: http://edmontonjournal.com/news/politics/budget-day-2017-fiscal-plan-unveiled-thursday-afternoon
"16.03.2017 21:27:37" edmontonjournal.com Budget 2017: NDP sinks record $9.2 billion into capital projects as debt deepens to $45 billion Alberta continues to drown in red ink as it embarks on a record capital spending spree. To do that, it will borrow $6 billion for capital projects, and a further $6.4 billion to pay the day-to-day bills, bringing Alberta's debt to $45 billion.
"16.03.2017 20:26:20" National Post Music Throwback to 2014 , when The Last Internationale visited us in the National Post music studio.
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"16.03.2017 20:00:35" news.nationalpost.com Tastes like chicken Memphis Meats says it has produced "the world's first clean poultry" – chicken and duck grown in a lab from harvested cells Tastes like chicken: Lab-grown poultry could shake up the meat industry. #life
"16.03.2017 19:27:04" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton police issue warning about high risk sex offender with penchant for young boys A convicted sexual offender whose crimes against young boys dates back to 1992 is back in living in the Edmonton area, warn city police. Police issued a similar warning about Poburan when he was paroled back in 2002. The high-risk sex offender was then said by police to go to extraordinary lengths to associate with young boys.
"16.03.2017 19:00:49" news.nationalpost.com Cheese lovers take note It's the green, green grass of Ireland that contributes to the character of the superior-quality dairy products. As Laura Brehaut discovered, Irish... Cheese lovers take note, Irish farmhouse cheeses are worth a trip in themselves. #travel
"16.03.2017 18:54:22" edmontonjournal.com Polar dinosaurs roamed the earth, too, in polar forests: What we learned from Weird Dinosaurs Also, dinosaur bones have growth rings, like trees, which enables scientists to distinguish between juveniles and adults of similar size We tend to think of woolly mammoths when we think of large and extinct Arctic dwellers, but polar dinosaurs, “probably warm-blooded and feathery,” were successful inhabitants of large polar forests which have themselves disappeared.
"16.03.2017 18:41:07" edmontonjournal.com Police looking for two suspects after Maskwacis gas station robbed at gunpoint Police are looking for two suspects after a gas station in Maskwacis was robbed at gunpoint. None of the employees were harmed and no shots were fired during the robbery.
"16.03.2017 18:15:07" driving.ca Navigating the costs of navigation updates Often the love affair between factory nav systems and their owners hits a major detour when it comes time to update them driving.ca: In case you needed another reason to use your phone's navigation instead. #autos
"16.03.2017 18:13:38" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton Oilers hockey bosses have handled Milan Lucic, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Jordan Eberle smartly and its paying off Game Day 70: Oilers vs Bruins After Peter Chiarelli reassured team and Todd McLellan re-united line, RNH, Lucic & Eberle picked up their play Edmonton's trio of $6 million forwards is suddenl… Edmonton's trio of $6 million forwards is suddenly, finally and happily all so hot right now.
"16.03.2017 18:06:54" Timeline Photos CRA and NDP seek return of carbon tax rebate from deceased Albertans. (Cartoon by Malcolm Mayes)
"16.03.2017 18:00:42" news.nationalpost.com In the wilds of Mongolia You can go hours, even days, without seeing another human while travelling through Mongolia's countryside In the wilds of Mongolia: Horses, sand dunes and stargazing. #travel
"16.03.2017 17:39:20" edmontonjournal.com Man walking along highway with loaded rifle arrested by off duty cop A wanted man walking along the highway in Leduc County with a loaded rifle was arrested by an off duty Edmonton police officer. The RCMP seized a loaded SKS rifle the man had been carrying as well as a loaded Marlin rifle, ammunition and a bow from the duffel bag.
"16.03.2017 17:09:37" edmontonjournal.com Man shot by police responding to gun call armed with .303 rifle, say investigators Alberta's police watchdog says the man shot by an Edmonton city police officer responding to a gun call at a busy northside intersection was armed with a Lee-Enfield . ASIRT added that Ironchild remains in hospital in stable condition.
"16.03.2017 17:00:47" news.nationalpost.com What to cook now This beef and rice bowl that makes just enough for two, and takes just 35 minutes to whip up What to cook now: Something salty and sweet, with a little heat and meat. #life
"16.03.2017 16:38:47" edmontonjournal.com Large sections of the Great Barrier Reef are dead, killed off by overheated seawater: scientists Last year the Great Barrier Reef – the largest coral structure on Earth – saw unprecedented bleaching due to extremely warm ocean temperatures. In major parts of the remote northern sector of the reef, two-thirds of the corals ultimately died. Scientists say yet another event is unfolding that is also quite severe, meaning that the reef is experiencing its first back-to-back bleaching in two successive years.
"16.03.2017 16:18:12" edmontonjournal.com Coldplay adds second Edmonton concert Coldplay is spending the night in Edmonton after adding a new show at Rogers Place. British rockers Coldplay will bring their Head Full of Dreams tour to Edmonton on Tuesday, Sept. British rockers Coldplay will bring their Head Full of Dreams tour to Edmonton on Tuesday, Sept. 26 AND Sept. 27.
"16.03.2017 16:00:50" news.nationalpost.com Stretching out in Parrot Cay Parrot Cay features homes owned by the rich and famous that are available to rent. "It's a kind of La La Land," says Nadia Razak, Parrot Cay... Indulge the senses with yoga, massages at exclusive retreat in Turks and Caicos. #travel
"16.03.2017 15:38:39" edmontonjournal.com McDonald's says they were hacked after rogue tweet calls Trump a 'disgusting excuse of a president' A tweet sent out from McDonald's corporate twitter account @McDonaldsCorp called Trump a 'disgusting excuse' for a president Trump, a known fast-food aficionado, told Anderson Cooper in February 2016 that he frequently eats at McDonald's.
"16.03.2017 15:00:34" news.nationalpost.com Regulator clears naturopath in meningitis death Ezekiel Stephan died from the brain inflammation in March 2012, after the parents had for days treated the 19-month-old with non-medical, natural... Regulator clears naturopath in Alberta boy's meningitis death that saw parents criminally convicted. #health
"16.03.2017 14:44:10" edmontonjournal.com Trudeau speaks at play about Canada on 9/11 to Broadway audience including Ivanka Trump, Chretien Come From Away, which had its official Broadway opening on Sunday, is set in remote Gander, N.L., in the aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks There were cheers later when Trudeau referred to the Canada-U.S. bond: “There is no relationship quite like the friendship between Canada and the United States … Our friends are there for those tough times …”
"16.03.2017 14:11:37" edmontonjournal.com Alberta Budget 2017: 10 new schools, and cash to replace, update 16 more The projects are expected to create 6,800 brand new spaces and 6,000 replacement spaces in 15 municipalities. The projects are expected to create 6,800 brand new spaces and 6,000 replacement spaces in 15 municipalities.
"16.03.2017 13:57:51" edmontonjournal.com $3-million feature starring Hopper Penn to shoot in Edmonton It's been his dream for 15 years, nearly half his life, and it's kicking off with an accident. Local director Michael Maxxis starts shooting his first feature film Friday — cameras rolling on a 198… Growing up with famous parents, Penn says, “I always got shit talked about me, 'Rich bitch,' all that. But I f—ing work at a pizza place still. I don't have a trust fund.”
"16.03.2017 13:33:52" edmontonjournal.com Andrew Coyne: Revenue-neutral carbon tax is not a fairy tale Thanks in large part to the carbon tax, B.C. has the lowest corporate and personal income tax rates in the country This is the proposal Michael Chong has put before the Conservative party, but the same approach has been suggested by a number of other prominent conservatives.
"16.03.2017 13:12:14" edmontonjournal.com Darnell Nurse was a rock on the Edmonton Oilers blueline against the Dallas Stars Darnell Nurse is still a work in progress but there's a lot to like about the 22-year-old Edmonton Oilers defenceman. It was only a small piece of a large night for the kid who theoretically was in the third defence pairing with Matt Benning but played more minutes (21:16) than anyone else on his team.
"16.03.2017 12:53:59" edmontonjournal.com Trump budget slashes agencies to focus on wall, defence WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump unveiled a $1.15 trillion budget on Thursday, a far-reaching overhaul of federal government spending that slashes many domestic programs to finance a significant increase in the military and make a down payment on a The $54 billion boost for the military is the largest since President Ronald Reagan's Pentagon buildup in the 1980s, promising immediate money for troop readiness, the fight against Islamic State militants and procurement of new ships, fighter jets and
"16.03.2017 12:42:35" edmontonjournal.com Opinion: Use private school funds to boost public education On behalf of Public Interest Alberta, I recently joined representatives of 13 other organizations, including the Alberta Teachers' Association, to put forward a proposal to the provincial governmen… Clearly, private school subsidies are costing us — not saving us — a lot of public dollars.
"16.03.2017 12:24:04" edmontonjournal.com Come to us: Alberta political parties banking on disillusioned PCs NDP deputy premier Sarah Hoffman points to the political defection as proof all progressives have a home in her party, particularly women who feel attacked or shut out by conservatives. Tough as it might be for a single-MLA party to attract defectors from what used to be the province's most powerful political force, he makes the point that the Alberta Party comes without the baggage of the NDP or Liberals.
"16.03.2017 12:13:38" edmontonjournal.com Mill Woods redevelopment to include first European-style bus terminal The Mill Woods Town Centre redevelopment plan includes the mall and covers 25 hectares of land, which is larger than the similar Century Park site. Think of sipping a cappuccino on a sunny patio as your bus arrives, or picking up a roasted chicken for dinner just steps away from your transfer.
"16.03.2017 06:01:00" edmontonjournal.com Oilers Game Day vs Boston Bruins Edmonton Oilers (36-24-9), 81 points vs Boston Bruins (37-26-6 BEFORE CALG GAME), 7 p.m. SportsNet, 630 CHED Who To Watch: Oilers LW Milan Lucic. Oiler winger Zack Kassian will play his 300th NHL game when Bruins come to town…
"16.03.2017 05:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Bears feel like underdog at hockey nationals even as top seed The University of Alberta Golden Bears men's hockey team head into the 2017 U Sports national championship as the No. “We've been getting rewarded for playing a more consistent style of hockey. We've played our most consistent hockey and our execution level is the best it's been all year.”
"16.03.2017 04:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Bigstone Cree Nation sets up check points on Highways 754 and 813 to monitor resource removal The Bigstone Cree Nation has set up border security on highways 754 and 813 to monitor who is removing resources from traditional land beginning March 14, according to a public notic… The nation has a list of border security protocols, including no violence, no protesting or activism, no swearing or use of vulgar words, a requirement to wear safety vests, and more.
"16.03.2017 03:30:00" edmontonjournal.com Icefields Parkway closed due to avalanche risk, two people missing Parks Canada closed the Icefields Parkway on Wednesday, citing a high risk of an avalanche. The scenic road, Highway 93 north through Jasper National Park, was closed between Athabasca Falls … The closing comes after two American snowshoers were presumed to have died in an avalanche north of Lake Louise.
"16.03.2017 03:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Government stops debate on whether McIver can delay paying ethics penalty The government abruptly stopped debate Wednesday on whether to allow interim Progressive Conservative leader Ric McIver to delay paying a penalty levied by the ethics commissioner last year wh… The $500 penalty was levied after McIver called the government's price cap on electricity an “all-out war on business” in question period in November.
"16.03.2017 02:30:00" edmontonjournal.com Officers involved in two Edmonton shootings remain on administrative leave Edmonton police officers involved in two separate shootings within a five-day period remain on mandatory administrative leave. Alberta Federation of Police Associations interim president Insp. Bob Walsh said he had spoken with the members over the past couple of days and said they are “doing very well.” He did not say how many officers were on leave.
“Obviously, it's a traumatic
"16.03.2017 02:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Man found guilty in shotgun killing of teenaged roommate The father of an 18-year-old New Brunswick man killed by his roommate said he's happy with the guilty verdict handed down Wednesday.
"16.03.2017 01:41:33" edmontonjournal.com Woman reunited with cash in Rimbey A 50-year-old woman in Rimbey is happy to have her cash back after an honest person came across it at a local business. The woman who lost the money didn't tell police, thinking it was long gone. However, an unidentified person found a large sum of money and turned it in to the Rimbey detachment, prompting the RCMP to issue a news release asking for the public's help to
"16.03.2017 01:23:45" edmontonjournal.com Crisis diversion team reduced police, EMS workload by helping thousands of homeless people last year A 24-hour crisis diversion team helped people nearly 8,000 times in 2016, according to data released Wednesday by REACH Edmonton. “We are really right at the beginning of this"
"16.03.2017 00:59:00" edmontonjournal.com Graham Thomson: New hospital for Edmonton promised in provincial budget There has been plenty of speculation that any new hospital would be located near the intersection of 127 Street and Anthony Henday Drive. A formal site announcement is expected this summer, but there has been plenty of speculation the past year that any new hospital would be located near the intersection of 127 Street and Anthony Henday Drive.
"16.03.2017 00:45:00" edmontonjournal.com Dan Barnes: University of Alberta always in mix at tourney time Tournament time is nearly done, and the University of Alberta has one, just one, national championship to its credit. That many double-digit coaches is at the high end of the scale in Canada, and it's not by accident.
"16.03.2017 00:30:00" edmontonjournal.com Paula Simons: Wanted: A bold white knight for a 124 Street castle As 124 Street struggles to retain its heritage character, the city steps up to protect a rare Art Deco building. With its solid construction and its prime location, in the heart of 124 Street's burgeoning restaurant and shopping district, it's easy enough to re-imagine the building as a cafe, hair salon, boutique or even an unusual private home.
"16.03.2017 00:02:25" edmontonjournal.com Wildrose Party calls for 'fiscal Dragon's Den' to find savings in government books As Albertans look ahead to the provincial budget Thursday, the Wildrose Opposition has a few recommendations for the government. In response to a question from Wildrose Leader Brian Jean, Premier Rachel Notley said a better comparison might be the show Survivor.
"15.03.2017 22:33:49" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton Oilers history: Craig Simpson scores 50th goal of season in win over Buffalo Sabres, March 15, 1988 Geoff Courtnall scores three times on goalie Jacques Cloutier, Mark Messier scores his 300th career goal and Craig Simpson scores his 50th goal of the season in a 6-4 win over the visiting Buffalo …
"15.03.2017 21:19:13" edmontonjournal.com 'Always happy': Contractor remembers police shooting victim Vitaly Savin The man shot and killed by police during a traffic stop last week is being remembered as a "stand-up person. “He's the most polite person that I've dealt with”
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"15.03.2017 20:18:43" edmontonjournal.com Live: Edmonton pushes for trial of self-driving cars Edmonton could get involved in its first self-driving vehicle test via a light-duty shuttle at the University of Alberta's south campus. The city's urban planning committee is scheduled to learn more about the pilot project Wednesday afternoon, likely starting around 2 p.m. or 2:30 p.m., based on its position on the agenda.
"15.03.2017 19:32:25" edmontonjournal.com $3-million feature starring Hopper Penn to shoot in Edmonton It's been his dream for 15 years, nearly half his life, and it's kicking off with an accident. Local director Michael Maxxis starts shooting his... The $3-million production — executive produced by Edmontonian Sam Osman of Film Alberta Studios on Allard Way, with help from Alberta Media Fund tax credits — is called Puppy Love.
"15.03.2017 18:27:47" edmontonjournal.com How a plot for a patsy to take the fall for a drug operation collapsed into farce After the police raided a pot farm in northern Ontario and made an arrest, a mystery man stepped forward and confessed. By the second police interview his story fell apart The patsy, a man declared to be the “perfect dupe,” instead became a star witness that, after a court appeal was lost last week, sealed the fate of two brothers.
"15.03.2017 18:12:04" National Post Music Award-winning Toronto duo USS [UBIQUITOUS SYNERGY SEEKER] stop by the National Post music sessions studio.
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"15.03.2017 18:01:12" news.nationalpost.com Move over unicorn macarons Toast is Adeline Waugh's canvas. The Florida-based food stylist, photographer and recipe developer is the creator of mermaid toast, the latest... Move over unicorn macarons. There's a new whimsical, most Instagrammable food… and it's made with algae. #life
"15.03.2017 18:00:31" edmontonjournal.com Child and adult killed in northern Alberta house fire The remains of a child and an adult were found inside a home destroyed by fire in Fox Lake, Alta., police confirmed Wednesday. “The thoughts of the RCMP are with the family of those lost in the tragic fire, as well as with the members of the community of Fox Lake."
"15.03.2017 17:39:52" vancouversun.com Opinion: Canadian government must give RCMP the resources it needs From its departmental budget to the issue of officers' pay, members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police deserve better. Pay discrepancies are having a huge impact on both morale and recruiting. But compensation isn't the only problem plaguing the RCMP. Long backup times are a huge health and safety issue.
"15.03.2017 17:03:50" edmontonjournal.com Most workers return to work at Syncrude plant amid fire investigation Most of Syncrude Canada's employees are back to work at its Mildred Lake oilsands project after its second fire in less than two years. Syncrude said Wednesday morning it is focused on assessing the damage and stabilizing its plant, owned by a consortium of companies led by Suncor Energy Inc.
"15.03.2017 17:01:26" news.nationalpost.com In Maryland, follow Harriet Tubman's footsteps A new visitors' centre in Maryland explores the history of one of the state's most famous figures, the Underground Railroad conductor, abolitionist... In Maryland, visitors can follow Harriet Tubman's footsteps at a new Underground Railroad centre. #travel
"15.03.2017 16:53:31" edmontonjournal.com Canadian-Kazakh national arrested over massive Yahoo breach in Ontario TORONTO - A Canadian man of Kazakh origins has been arrested in eastern Ontario as one of four suspects in a massive hack of Yahoo emails. Toronto police say Karim Baratov, 22, was taken into custody in Ancaster, Ont., on Tuesday at the request of American authorities.
"15.03.2017 16:23:25" edmontonjournal.com Suspect in road rage attack appears in court, bail hearing set for Monday The lawyer for a man accused in a violent road rage attack said he needs to consult with prosecutors before moving the case ahead. Jared Matthew Eliasson, 28, is charged with attempted murder, possession of a dangerous weapon and aggravated assault.
"15.03.2017 16:01:36" news.nationalpost.com Soul-satisfying soups "Empathy, that's the main objective," Barbara Massaad says. “It's about raising awareness that people are suffering. And these people are not so... How a humanitarian cookbook project is raising funds for Syrian refugees. #life
"15.03.2017 15:45:08" news.nationalpost.com Why hast thou forsaken us, Lucky Peach? "Lucky Peach" – the food quarterly spearheaded by Momofuku's David Chang – will likely shutter in May, Eater reports Why hast thou forsaken us, Lucky Peach? Chef David Chang's food quarterly seems likely to end in May. #life
"15.03.2017 15:40:21" edmontonjournal.com Families outraged after province demands carbon tax rebates from the dead If Marie Casey was alive when she received a bill from the province, demanding she return her $100 rebate from the NDP's carbon tax, the feisty... “I was dumbfounded. And then my dumbfoundedness turned to anger."
"15.03.2017 15:01:27" news.nationalpost.com Affordable Vancouver Like any big city, Canada's west coast hub can be a little on the expensive side. But also like any big city, there are plenty of affordable things... Affordable Vancouver: Five things to do under $50 in Canada's west coast hub. #travel
"15.03.2017 14:44:02" edmontonjournal.com Poll finds Albertans not sold on front runners for united right leader Albertans aren't sold on either Jason Kenney or Brian Jean at the helm of a new right-of-centre party, according to a new provincial survey. “Neither Kenney nor Jean seem to have really electrified people — maybe people are looking for someone newer or younger.”
"15.03.2017 14:21:28" edmontonjournal.com NDP private member's bill calls for Alberta standard time, no more clock... Albertans shaking off some leftover grogginess from turning their clocks forward on the weekend may be in for some relief. Edmonton NDP MLA Thomas Dang introduced a private member's bill Tuesday that would establish an “Alberta standard time” that syncs up with Saskatchewan's central time year-round.
"15.03.2017 13:53:53" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton Food Tours launches March 25 at the Old Strathcona Farmers Market Brunch and the inside scoop on Edmonton originals at the farmers market on the menu “This Strathcona Feast food tour has been in development for months and we are thrilled to partner with so many exciting food businesses and to support so many Alberta farmers and ranchers."
"15.03.2017 13:34:15" edmontonjournal.com David Staples: Councillors get one-sided advice on City Hall security risks City council is listening to experts on bringing in bag checks and metal detectors for members of the public hoping to attend council meetings, and... “Random acts of violence are a reality and we must be prepared."
"15.03.2017 13:04:06" edmontonjournal.com Fire brought under control, one worker hurt after blast at Syncrude site... Fort McMurray — One person was taken to hospital in serious condition after an explosion and fire at Syncrude Canada's Mildred Lake upgrader 40... Paul Pomerleau was working at the Syncrude site when he said his coworkers outside heard a “big bang.” When he went to look, he saw “black smoke blowing up” before he was ushered into a lunch room to await evacuation.
"15.03.2017 12:48:25" edmontonjournal.com Catholic school board support wanes among young adults, survey says Younger adults are significantly less supportive of publicly funded Catholic schools in Edmonton than their older counterparts, a new Mainstreet Research poll says. “Every year that passes is another year in which we really have to ask ourselves if (publicly funded) Catholic education should continue."
"15.03.2017 12:28:09" Bettman visits Rogers Place WATCH: NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman visits Rogers Place for the first time.
"15.03.2017 12:09:47" edmontonjournal.com Opinion: NDP should recall lessons of past deficit-busting budgets On the eve of the Alberta budget and likely another deficit — the ninth in 10 years — it's important to recognize that the province has been here before. The NDP's approach today is reminiscent of the failed deficit-reduction strategies of Alberta governments throughout the 1970s and 1980s. It's unlikely to produce different results.
"15.03.2017 03:47:31" Timeline Photos FINAL SCORE! Oilers 7, Stars 1. Edmonton Oilers #Winning
"15.03.2017 03:24:31" edmontonjournal.com Rachel Maddow releases portions of Donald Trump's 2005 tax returns Update: Here's the information that was released. — MSNBC journalist and host Rachel Maddow claims to have obtained Donald Trump's tax returns... The tax returns may not be as explosive, however, as some people may have hoped http://www.edmontonjournal.com/news/world/rachel+maddow+about+release+donald+trump+returns/13115779/story.html
"15.03.2017 02:13:47" edmontonjournal.com Fraudsters swindle Edmonton auto shops out of $70,000 in tires using... Edmonton auto shop owners were swindled out of more than $70,000 worth of tires in 2016 with fraudsters using stolen credit cards to pay for bulk... “Sadly, when the fraud didn't work at one shop, they just went down the road,” Det. Linda Herczeg with the EPS economic crimes section said in a news release.
"15.03.2017 01:05:15" edmontonjournal.com Game Day: Edmonton Oilers vs. Dallas Stars Edmonton 35-24-9 vs Dallas 27-31-10
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"15.03.2017 00:39:44" edmontonjournal.com Wildrose takes aim at non-consensual intimate image-sharing in new bill The Wildrose Party wants victims of non-consensual intimate image-sharing to have better tools to seek damages. “This bill will be the tool victims can use to seek damages when harm has been done,” Wildrose MLA Scott Cyr told a news conference at the Alberta legislature.
"14.03.2017 23:53:24" edmontonjournal.com Murdered youth demonstrates lack of supports for Alberta kids in child... Just nine months after aging out of the child welfare system, 18-year-old Peter was murdered.
His death, the latest explored by Alberta's child... There are policies in place to support youth transitioning out of the system, but Graff told the Journal he worries they're not being applied consistently.
"14.03.2017 23:09:20" edmontonjournal.com Metal detectors, bag checks only the first security upgrades for City... Metal detectors, bag checks and a half-wall in council chambers are only the first set of security upgrades planned for City Hall, city officials... This is the gathering place for the people of the city. We want to make sure it's open and available for people to visit.”
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"14.03.2017 22:14:09" edmontonjournal.com Deputy Premier apologizes for "sewer rats" comment Alberta's Deputy Premier Sarah Hoffman apologized Tuesday for saying the official opposition is "spending a lot of time with sewer rats. Hoffman made the comment on Monday in the legislative assembly in response to a question from Jason Nixon, the Wildrose member for Rimbey-Rocky Mountain House-Sundre.
"14.03.2017 21:25:19" edmontonjournal.com Fire at Syncrude site near Fort McMurray Emergency crews are tackling a fire that broke out at Fort McMurray's Syncrude base mine.
The Rural Municipality of Wood Buffalo confirmed... Injuries have not yet been reported, although several witnesses say multiple ambulances have arrived at the facility.
"14.03.2017 21:00:37" news.nationalpost.com Dorie Greenspan's infinite cookie-verse "Cookies are endlessly fascinating. I could have gone on forever because once you start playing with cookies you realize what the possibilities... In honour of Pi Day, make Dorie Greenspan's pumpkin whoopie pies with dulce de leche filling. #life
"14.03.2017 20:50:04" edmontonjournal.com Graham Thomson: Edmonton is out of step with rest of Alberta in new poll... I've never thought of Edmonton as a home of contrarians. And yet here we are.
According to a new Mainstreet/Postmedia opinion poll, Edmontonians... Edmonton is an island of contentment, relatively speaking. When you add up the Edmontonians who think the NDP is doing an “excellent” or “good” or “fair” job, you reach a majority at 52 per cent.
"14.03.2017 19:14:28" edmontonjournal.com Man shot by Edmonton police responding to gun call had lifetime weapons ban A man shot by Edmonton city police on Monday after brandishing a rifle in the middle of a busy intersection had a warrant for his arrest and was subject to a lifetime firearm prohibi… As well as the firearms ban, court documents show that he was also wanted on an active warrant for breaching conditions after failing to appear for a court appearance on Jan. 10.
"14.03.2017 18:01:29" news.nationalpost.com Sushi in Pyongyang? Kenji Fujimoto, a Japanese sushi chef famous for working for North Korea's late leader Kim Jong Il, has opened a sushi restaurant in the capital Sushi in Pyongyang? A Japanese chef has opened a rare restaurant in North Korea. #travel
"14.03.2017 17:59:27" City moves to close zoning loopholes WATCH: Coun. Mike Nickel says he wants the city to get ahead of legalized marijuana.
Read More: http://edmontonjournal.com/news/local-news/edmonton-to-close-zoning-loopholes-for-cannabis-lounges-and-pot-shops
"14.03.2017 17:23:11" edmontonjournal.com Budget 2017: Expect a deficit, moves to diversify economy Alberta's $10.8 billion deficit isn't going anywhere soon. In the lead-up to Thursday's release of Budget 2017, Finance Minister Joe Ceci said Tuesday his government will continue to act as a sh… “We're going to invest in the things necessary, and doing that means we need to run a deficit.”
"14.03.2017 17:00:45" news.nationalpost.com A new (Canadian) bible for baking Cookbook author and pastry chef Daphna Rabinovitch traces her love of baking squarely back to her childhood home in Ottawa Happy Pi Day! Celebrate with a satiny smooth chocolate cream pie. #life
"14.03.2017 16:50:10" edmontonjournal.com Health effects on thousands of fire crews who battled 'The Beast' under study Health effects of last May's devastating Fort McMurray wildfire on thousands of fire crews will get more study thanks to a funding boost. A two-year, $500,000 Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) grant announced Tuesday will help further investigate wildfire health effects on the estimated 3,500 first responders.
"14.03.2017 16:07:47" edmontonjournal.com Murdered youth demonstrates lack of supports for Alberta kids in child welfare Just nine months after aging out of the child welfare system, 18-year-old Peter was murdered. His death, the latest explored by Alberta's child and youth advocate, highlights the same conce… Peter, a pseudonym, was a young First Nations man who first became involved with child services when he was two.
"14.03.2017 16:01:26" news.nationalpost.com Myanmar's ex-colonial capital captivates Despite the intrusions of modern technology and being Myanmar's fourth largest city, Mawlamyine still maintains an air of distance from the world's... Myanmar's ex-colonial capital of Mawlamyine captivates with faded glory. #travel
"14.03.2017 15:52:10" edmontonjournal.com Powerful snow storm pounds Central Canada and Northeast U.S. More than 5,000 flights were cancelled. Some parts of the Northeast saw more than foot of snow with the governor of New York declaring a state of emergency Environment Canada says the storm has already left some areas in Ontario coping with up to 20 centimetres of snow with more on the way.
"14.03.2017 15:21:06" edmontonjournal.com Man charged in theft of insulin pump from 12-year-old Alberta boy while youngster was playing hockey Josh Davies, a Type 1 diabetic, was at a practice when the life-sustaining device disappeared from his medical bag at an arena near Calgary Kevin Roggeveen, 51, of Alberta, was arrested and charged with theft over $5,000 in relation to the theft of the insulin pump.
"14.03.2017 15:16:51" edmontonjournal.com Opinion: Why jobs go unfilled when unemployment is high Alberta's population is growing more than twice as fast as the rest of the country's, and its unemployment rate remains high — yet, there are still roughly the same number of job vacancies across t… While many Albertans are indeed accepting jobs that were not on their radar two years ago, a surprising 44,000 jobs remain unfilled.
"14.03.2017 15:15:32" National Post Music Four-time JUNO Award winner, two-time Grammy nominee, and Officer of the Order of Canada, soprano saxophonist/flautist Jane Bunnett brings her assembly of all-star Cuban musicians to the NPMusic studio. The sextet which includes herself cover Bill
"14.03.2017 15:10:53" National Post Music Joel Plaskett & Bill Plaskett came by our studio to perform 'The New California'
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"14.03.2017 15:01:23" news.nationalpost.com Best brown bread, traditional potato pancake Nutty, hearty, and at its best slathered in the Emerald Isle's trademark golden butter. Irish brown bread is a special loaf indeed Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with Irish country cooking classics. #life
"14.03.2017 14:52:39" edmontonjournal.com Editorial: Fix Jasper Avenue but don't mess up commute Motorists who commute daily between Edmonton's west end and downtown must wonder if the city's unspoken goal is to make the drive so frustrating and inconvenient they abandon their private veh… Just when west-enders thought it was sane to drive or bus back into downtown again, the city has now announced plans to narrow lanes, change traffic signals to favour pedestrians and widen sidewalks on yet another major route into the core.
"14.03.2017 14:45:08" driving.ca Ten automotive features that need to be re-engineered As technology marches onward, automakers are sometimes a bit too quick (or way too slow) to jump on the bandwagon – without getting it right From back-up cameras that get dirty too easily to finicky touch screens, these pieces of automotive tech need to be seriously rethought. #autos
"14.03.2017 14:31:34" edmontonjournal.com Poll finds Albertans unhappy with NDP response to economic slowdown, budget deficit With Alberta's NDP set to roll out its 2017 budget Thursday, a new poll finds Albertans aren't satisfied with how the government has dealt with the province's economic woes or how fast it plans to slash red ink from its balance sheet. The survey, The responses vary by region, with Edmonton showing the most patience for the government.
"14.03.2017 13:49:55" edmontonjournal.com Police investigate early morning downtown shooting Police are investigating after a man was shot multiple times at a downtown Edmonton lounge Tuesday morning. Police said the shooting does not appear to be random and the shooting victim was not cooperative with investigators.
"14.03.2017 13:00:13" edmontonjournal.com Raw video: Man taken to hospital in critical condition after gun call triggers north Edmonton police shooting Witnesses said a man with a long-barreled gun appeared on the road before bystanders fled and police arrived. “This incident could have been much worse and we are grateful no bystanders were injured."
"14.03.2017 12:44:51" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton mulls last-minute bid for Commonwealth Games Edmonton could launch a last-minute bid to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games after plans in Durban, South Africa, fell through Monday. Durban lost the games because it did not have support from the South African government. It would have been the first Commonwealth Games to be held in Africa.
"14.03.2017 12:29:56" edmontonjournal.com Graham Thomson: Edmonton is out of step with rest of Alberta in new poll results I've never thought of Edmonton as a home of contrarians. And yet here we are. According to a new Mainstreet/Postmedia opinion poll, Edmontonians are out of step with the rest of the province whe… But Edmonton is an island of contentment, relatively speaking. When you add up the Edmontonians who think the NDP is doing an “excellent” or “good” or “fair” job, you reach a majority at 52 per cent.
"14.03.2017 12:10:45" edmontonjournal.com Ex-Edmonton Oilers from Misery Era could stock three pro teams They are aged 23 to 42. They are scattered across Europe and North America. And there are enough of them to stock three pro teams. There's even a few of them who are good enough to play with today's Edmonton Oilers, players like Taylor Hall, Sam Gagner, Justin Schultz, Jeff Petry, Devan Dubnyk and Andrew Cogliano.
"14.03.2017 03:25:00" edmontonjournal.com Jewish Federation of Edmonton strengthens security in response to threats across Canada The Jewish Federation of Edmonton is doubling down on security in response to recent bomb threats at Jewish community centres and schools in North America. The umbrella organization is changing its emergency protocol, specifically how it alerts Jewish schools, synagogues and seniors' centres in the event of a bomb threat or other dangerous situations.
"14.03.2017 02:47:50" edmontonjournal.com Trial hears final arguments in roommate shotgun murder case Lawyers on either side of a murder trial pitted inconsistencies in the accused's police interviews against holes in cellphone tower evidence during closing arguments Monday. Garrett Michael Oshvalda, 58, is charged with second-degree murder and neglect of a dead body in connection to the death of Allen Neil Wilson
"14.03.2017 01:41:04" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton nixes idea of new city flag, may add flags for Treaty 6, Metis Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson reluctantly dropped pursuing a new city flag Monday after the idea got middling support from Edmonton residents. He had championed a new flag design by artist Ryan McCourt, which drew elements from the city's crest and referenced the words of Treaty 6. Iveson wanted to adopt the flag as a gesture of reconciliation.
"14.03.2017 00:55:31" edmontonjournal.com Paula Simons: Too easy to blame new wave of anti-Semitic threats on... Will you stay quiet, keep your head down and hope the trolls don't eat you next? Or will we stand together, a bulwark against hate? Anti-Semitism in Alberta has a long and inglorious history, dating back at least to the populist rise of former premier William Aberhart.
"14.03.2017 00:00:48" edmontonjournal.com Suspect in road rage crowbar beating makes court appearance A man accused of attempted murder after he allegedly attacked another driver with a crowbar made a brief court appearance Monday. Due to a scheduling mix-up, his lawyer wasn't present. The matter was adjourned.
"13.03.2017 22:57:08" edmontonjournal.com Train whistles to be phased out in Edmonton's residential neighbourhoods Residents should sleep a little better soon in some neighbourhoods along rail lines after Edmonton foots the bill for safety improvements. In Canada, trains are required to warn the public before rolling through uncontrolled intersections.
"13.03.2017 21:47:40" edmontonjournal.com Alberta government unveils plan to ban private blood collection agencies Private companies that pay individuals for providing blood or plasma will be banned from operating in Alberta, under proposed new legislation from the NDP government. “Donating blood should not be viewed as a business venture, but as a public resource saving lives everyday."
"13.03.2017 20:38:07" edmontonjournal.com Raw video: Man transported to hospital in critical after gun call triggers north Edmonton police shooting Witnesses said a man with a long-barreled gun appeared on the road before bystanders fled and police arrived. VIDEO: (Warning: Disturbing Content) Man taken to hospital in critical after gun call triggers police shooting
"13.03.2017 20:26:19" edmontonjournal.com New fossils, genetic tools help pinpoint bison migration to North America Researchers have figured out when bison came to North America using new DNA extraction techniques and a newly found set of fossils. The oldest bison found in the Yukon was similar to a giant long-horned bison called Bison latifrons found in Colorado.
"13.03.2017 19:50:13" edmontonjournal.com Alberta government puts labour laws under review The provincial government is asking Albertans to weigh in on its labour laws. The province's employment standards code and labour relations code, which govern things like maternity and… Labour Minister Christina Gray said Monday that Alberta is out of step with the rest of the country.
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"13.03.2017 18:20:43" edmontonjournal.com I heard 'pop, pop, pop': Man transported to hospital in critical condition after gun call at north Edmonton intersection Witnesses said a man with a long-barreled gun appeared on the road before bystanders fled and police arrived. A man was transported to the Royal Alexandra Hospital with undetermined injuries as officers converged on the area near 137 Avenue and 50 Street shortly after 11:30 a.m. Monday.
"13.03.2017 18:01:18" news.nationalpost.com Say goodbye to luxury yoga pants The message from Paris: It's time to look polished again, and show a little effort Say goodbye to luxury yoga pants: Fashion wants you to try harder this fall. #life
"13.03.2017 17:30:27" news.nationalpost.com Carleton University ditches scales In an online forum, one person wrote that the scale 'had it coming' because it was a terrible liar. Another suggested the centre should also ban... Carleton University ditches scales at fitness centre 'to move away from focusing solely on body weight.' #health
"13.03.2017 17:22:57" edmontonjournal.com Connor McDavid needs new linemates. But what works best for Edmonton Oilers? Oilers might be able to learn from Sidney Crosby's deployment When Leon Draisaitl and Connor McDavid are going well, they keep the puck in the opposition end for long periods and generate numerous… Time to break up McDavid and Draisaitl? I'd say so.
In his last eight games, since he and McDavid were reunited on the top line, Draisaitl has just four points. He's -4 goals plus-minus.
"13.03.2017 17:01:35" news.nationalpost.com Want to race from China to Paris? A vintage-car race from the Great Wall of China to the Place Vendome. What could possibly go wrong? Want to race a vintage Porsche from China to Paris? This couple can tell you how. #travel
"13.03.2017 16:41:36" business.financialpost.com Canada takes its $3 billion video game industry seriously as it pushes... At the week-long Game Developers Conference, a federal delegation works the crowd to link small studios with global publishers for a shot at gaming stardom. #business
"13.03.2017 16:38:06" National Post Music Montreal's Patrick Krief covers John Lennon's "Grow Old With Me" in the National Post music studio.
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"13.03.2017 16:30:22" news.nationalpost.com Gluten-free diets enhance risk of T2D Researchers behind the new study suggest that people who are not coeliacs should reconsider limiting their gluten intake Gluten-free diets adopted by rising number of consumers enhance risk of Type 2 diabetes, according to a Harvard study. #health
"13.03.2017 16:26:26" Timeline Photos Justice Robin Camp keeps his knees together after facing disciplinary panel. (Cartoon by Malcolm Mayes) http://ow.ly/hIOk309RhH9
"13.03.2017 16:01:39" news.nationalpost.com Sweet appeal Bananas are fine to eat raw, but I think they really shine when cooked. They become sweeter, yet also acquire a certain tang Sweet appeal: The longer they age, the tastier bananas are for cooking. #life
"13.03.2017 15:57:24" edmontonjournal.com Most Canadians favour values test for immigrants: poll Three Canadians out of four believe immigrants should be tested for "anti-Canadian" values, a survey conducted for Radio-Canada suggests. The poll also suggests that 60 per cent of Canadians — and 67 per cent of those polled in Quebec — believe immigrants should put aside their own cultures and adopt that of Canada once they settle here.
"13.03.2017 15:45:12" driving.ca Everyone pays for insurance fraud, even the innocent Ever wonder why your car insurance fees are so high? We all pay the price for fraud driving.ca: Like it or not, fraudulent claims are a big portion of that bottom line you're charged each year. #autos
"13.03.2017 15:30:20" news.nationalpost.com The $25,000 taco ... that no one will order The "world's most expensive taco" will run you US$25,000 at Grand Velas Los Cabos Resort Please allow us to introduce you to the $25,000 taco … that no one will order. #life
"13.03.2017 15:19:30" edmontonjournal.com University of Alberta looks to diversify international student base The University of Alberta is working to bring a more diverse mix to its international student body by 2020. Close to 30 per cent of undergraduate tuition for the university comes from overseas. And of the 4,147 international students enrolled in September 2016, almost 75 per cent — or 3,072 students — came from China.
"13.03.2017 15:01:24" news.nationalpost.com Dutch treat A rainbow sea of 30,000 tulips and other blooms will stretch seemingly into the horizon as a canopy of 6,000 cut and dried flowers floats overhead... Dutch treat: Philadelphia Flower Show celebrates endless flower fields of Holland. #travel
"13.03.2017 14:58:22" edmontonjournal.com Companies seek to turn captured carbon into concrete, fish food and even toothpaste CALGARY - It has been derided as an expensive excuse to burn coal. But now, carbon capture technology may be leading to new commercial uses that could end up in your mouth. "Rather than say we're capturing it just to store it, we're actually going to turn it into valuable products," said Steve MacDonald, CEO of Emissions Reduction Alberta.
"13.03.2017 14:27:51" edmontonjournal.com Inner-city pharmacist honoured for 20 years of helping struggling locals There have been times in Ron Pohar's clinical pharmacy career when he has been so burnt out, he told himself he had to get out of the inner city. “At the end of my pharmacy career, I hope I can say I made a difference in the inner city and I made a difference in patients with mental illness and underlying concurrent addictions and I made a difference in their life."
"13.03.2017 13:51:33" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton Oilers history: Grant Fuhr re-injures shoulder at Quebec, March 13, 1990 Grant Fuhr re-injures the shoulder he had hurt earlier in the season, playing just three games since his return to the lineup, in a 4-1 win over the host Quebec Nordiques. The fear was he had snapped the pin in his repaired shoulder, but he escaped with some ripped scar tissue.
"13.03.2017 13:32:56" edmontonjournal.com "There is volatility out there': Alberta government readies new push against racism As the Alberta government plans new efforts to combat intolerance, those on the front lines believe incidents of racism, anti-Semitism and Islamophobia are on the rise in the province. There have been a number of high-profile incidents in Alberta in The premier said the government has not determined what course of action to take but its efforts will be “structural,” not simply a new advertising campaign.
"13.03.2017 13:01:28" edmontonjournal.com Brad Gushue rink earns elusive first Brier title in front of raucous hometown crowd in St. John’s, N.L. Brad Gushue of Newfoundland and Labrador defeated Canada's Kevin Koe 7-6 to win the Tim Hortons Brier for the first time Gushue threw his broom in the air in celebration when his stone moved into the eight-foot ring and just past the Canada rock for the victory.
"13.03.2017 12:29:25" edmontonjournal.com Jewish Federation of Edmonton strengthens security in response to threats across Canada The Jewish Federation of Edmonton is doubling down on security in response to recent bomb threats at Jewish community centres and schools in North America. The umbrella organization is changing its emergency protocol, specifically how it alerts Jewish schools, synagogues and seniors' centres in the event of a bomb threat or other dangerous situations.
"13.03.2017 12:23:58" edmontonjournal.com Dan Barnes: Oilers need steady hands on the wheel in rough water The Oilers clearly aren't moving in the right direction, but they aren't inching toward the panic button either. To be sure, the Oilers are in increasingly desperate need of wins. Loser points like the one they gleaned from Friday's track meet against the Penguins aren't going to cut it.
"13.03.2017 12:13:57" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton the dirty: City reconsidering snow and ice removal Edmonton looks dirty to out-of-town visitors. Its residential intersections are dangerous with glare ice and gravel. “Our practises are very vehicle-centric and also the climate has changed,” said Jones. “Now we get these mild spells … (The snow pack) turns to solid ice. You have to adjust your practices.”
"13.03.2017 01:11:11" edmontonjournal.com Electricity to blame in Westmount bungalow fire An electrical fire at a vacant Edmonton bungalow caused an estimated $180,000 worth of damage Saturday, Edmonton Fire and Rescue Services spokeswoman Sarah Meffen said Sunday. ire crews were called to the home in Edmonton's Westmount neighbourhood near 107 Avenue and 125 Street around 5:30 p.m. Saturday after neighbours saw smoke coming out of the chimney.
"12.03.2017 22:15:48" edmontonjournal.com Two killed in Saturday night collision east of Jasper While on patrol, Jasper RCMP came across the collision on Highway 16, about 15 kilometres east of town, at about 10:45 p.m. A mother and daughter were killed and a man was seriously injured in a two-vehicle collision just east of Jasper Saturday night.
"12.03.2017 20:49:14" edmontonjournal.com While pipelines could become fault lines, NDP leadership candidates agreeing to agree on most issues 'You're very well-behaved debaters,' the moderator chimed in after one of many exchanges where candidates acknowledged their full agreement with one another Generally speaking, candidates saw income inequality and climate change as the two biggest issues facing Canada.
"12.03.2017 20:17:23" edmontonjournal.com Seasonal parking ban starts Monday A seasonal parking ban on priority routes will begin Monday at 7 a.m. Vehicles parked on designated parking ban routes will be subject to tagging and towing for the duration of the ban, the city… The ban remains in effect until plowing is complete across the entire city.
"12.03.2017 18:14:45" edmontonjournal.com Threat of hacking prompts Canada Revenue Agency to take down electronic tax filing services Canadians planning to file their taxes online could face difficulties after CRA took down some of the services indefinitely over 'an internet vulnerability' A notice was posted on the agency's website that says it detected “an internet vulnerability” and took down many of its services, including electronic tax filing.
"12.03.2017 17:38:32" edmontonjournal.com Flag flap, train whistles and marijuana zoning pack this week's City Hall agenda City council is heading for several days of packed agendas this week, preparing to weigh in on issues from zoning for marijuana dispensaries to the future of seniors centres. Edmonton residents don't really like the old flag, but they're not really excited about the new Mayor Don Iveson suggested either. And they really hope the city doesn't spend a tonne of money on the issue.
"12.03.2017 17:14:13" edmontonjournal.com Daylight saving time pioneers oppose move to scrap twice-yearly clock shift in Alberta Bill Creighton and David Matthews battled politicians and drive-in theatre owners to bring daylight saving time to the province. The big benefit? No more groggy March mornings like Sunday, March 12, when the clocks jump forward and deprive us of an hour of sleep.
"12.03.2017 16:35:05" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton Oilers history: Glenn Anderson claimed off waivers by St. Louis Blues The St. Louis Blues claim winger Glenn Anderson off waivers from the Oilers. ”It's OK … I packed a parachute. I can leave any time,” said Anderson, who found out he'd been claimed on waivers by coach Mike Keenan's St. Louis Blues while the Oilers were on their way here for tonight's game against the Sharks.
"12.03.2017 15:34:12" edmontonjournal.com Daylight Saving Time doesn't work, it depresses us and it was invented by our enemies A hefty body of scientific research is backing up the theory that this whole clock-switching thing might be a literal waste of time But if government-mandated clock shifts annoy you, you're not alone. A hefty body of scientific research is backing up the theory that this whole clock-switching thing might be a literal waste of time.
"12.03.2017 15:16:06" edmontonjournal.com Gang unit warns of surge in cancer-causing buffing agent Investigators fear a growing amount of buffing agent being seized in drug busts could mean more high-level dealers bringing wholesale quantities into Edmonton for redistribution, creating another a… “Cocaine traffickers need the buffing agent to make money, and selling illegal drugs is about making money. It's just one part of the puzzle,” said EDGE Staff Sgt. Kevin Berge.
"12.03.2017 15:00:46" edmontonjournal.com HempFest Expo vendors, speakers aim to reduce the stigma around marijuana culture Recreational marijuana users are lazy. That's the stereotype entrepreneur John Carlson wanted to break while manning a booth for his business at the HempFest Cannabis Expo at the Shaw … McMahon founded Cannabis at Work more than a year ago after seeing a need for educating employers who manage employees with medical marijuana prescriptions and, once legalized, employees who choose to consume marijuana.
"12.03.2017 14:39:46" edmontonjournal.com Vitaly Savin confirmed as man shot dead by police Vitaly Savin, 55, is the man shot dead by a police officer following a traffic stop in southwest Edmonton on Thursday, a source confirms. Savin's Facebook page has since been memorialised, with condolences as well as arguments written in Russian on his last status update about cheering for a Russian team, posted about an hour before his death.
"12.03.2017 14:25:59" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton Oilers in the running for top college free agent Zach Aston-Reese This in from in from Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman, news of a U.S. college free agent, Zach Aston-Reese, of some value who may be interested in the Edmonton Oilers: "Northeastern eliminated in NCAA… “While he doesn't have the hands or elite speed to be a top six player, he can be a bottom six forward that does a good job in his own zone taking away time and space, and winning puck battles along the wall."
"12.03.2017 05:28:28" edmontonjournal.com Two Alberta female aviation pioneers honoured in Edmonton Two Alberta women were honoured at the Alberta Aviation Museum on Saturday as part of a Women of Aviation Worldwide Week celebration.
"12.03.2017 00:22:29" edmontonjournal.com Women in policing In honour of International Women's Day, the Edmonton Police Service hosted a special Women in Policing Information Session at the EPS Continuing Education Centre, 10173 97 St. In honour of International Women's Day, the Edmonton Police Service hosted a special Women in Policing Information Session at the EPS Continuing Education Centre, 10173 97 St.
"11.03.2017 22:02:42" edmontonjournal.com West Jasper Avenue live trial to include narrow lanes and wide sidewalks Patio party spaces, wide sidewalks and pedestrian-friendly traffic signals — city engineers are hoping a live trial of the new Jasper Avenue concept will win sceptics to the change. The new plan would narrow the lanes and turn the bus lane into 24-hour parking and patio or flex space, meaning buses would mix with other traffic. It would also create three-metre wide sidewalks.
"11.03.2017 20:16:57" edmontonjournal.com Dining out: Coliseum Steaks and Pizza remains at top of its game Coliseum Steaks and Pizza has been in Edmonton since 1976, around the corner from its namesake arena. It is an institution unto itself, with or without the Oilers.
"11.03.2017 20:05:29" edmontonjournal.com Jude Griebel's sculptures explode with our ruinous urges Taken on the surface, Jude Griebel's intoxicating sculptures come off as political cartoons of environmental disaster, smartly personified. I keep noting movement, because even though the works are still, they're hyperkinetic. They slide into anthropomorphic horror, full of headline tension.
"11.03.2017 18:59:59" edmontonjournal.com Survey results are in: Debate on bag checks, metal detectors goes to city hall Tuesday New survey results on a proposal to institute bag checks and metal detectors outside Edmonton's council chambers suggest a decision on whether to move ahead or not won't be easy. City officials are recommending metal detectors and bag searches for any member of the public entering council chambers and possibly committee meetings.
"11.03.2017 16:27:33" edmontonjournal.com Terry Jones: Oilers-Penguins extravaganza shows big-game NHL hockey is back in Edmonton It was arguably a game with more sizzle involved than any game in Edmonton since June 17, 2006. It was most certainly the kind of night you've been waiting an entire decade to experience. It was the first time that Sidney Crosby and Connor McDavid would play a game against each other in Edmonton.
"11.03.2017 05:14:51" edmontonjournal.com Oilers fall in a shootout against the Penguins You know it's an important time in the season when a head-to-head showdown between Connor McDavid and Sidney Crosby is a side note. The Oilers fought back from a 2-0 deficit to force overtime when McDavid tied it with his 23rd of the season with 7:15 left in regulation, but they couldn't complete the comeback.
"11.03.2017 05:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Urban reserve in Edmonton one step closer after Enoch agreement signed An urban reserve in Edmonton may become a reality after an agreement signed Friday by Enoch Cree Nation and the City of Edmonton. “Coming together in a unified way solidifies our commitment to developing a strong and fair working relationship for the rights and benefit of all."
"11.03.2017 04:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Paula Simons: A flap over city flag may be more than voters can bear Our city flag vexes vexillologists, but there's no wave of enthusiasm to change it. "Only seven members of the public bothered to respond to a recent online survey about replacing the city's official flag. (And since I was one of them, that means only six “real” people weighed in.)"
"11.03.2017 03:00:00" edmontonjournal.com White Boy Posse gangster convicted of third homicide Joshua Petrin admitted to fatally shooting Mitchell Chambers on Dec. 7, 2008. This was Petrin's third homicide conviction. The 34-year-old was convicted of manslaughter in November for ordering two of his gang associates to kill a Lloydminster man, and he is already serving a life sentence with no chance of parole for 25 years for
"11.03.2017 02:30:00" edmontonjournal.com Kris Russell back on the Oilers blue line against Penguins Edmonton Oilers will get top four D-man Kris Russell back for the Pittsburgh Penguins The Oilers, 7-8 since the all-star break, are third in the Pacific with 78 points, two back of the Anaheim Ducks. But the Ducks have played one more game (67-66). The Calgary Flames also have 78 points but have also played 67 tilts.
"11.03.2017 02:03:04" edmontonjournal.com Graham Thomson: Hyper-partisan exchanges sign of election campaign to come (in two years) Alberta's next election isn't for another two years (if the government sticks to the spirit of the province's Election Act), but you'd be forgiven for thinking the campaign started this week in que… "To listen to Jean you'd think the NDP was happily letting murderers and rapists walk the streets due to a backlog of court cases."
"11.03.2017 01:34:29" edmontonjournal.com Shell oilsands divestment shows carbon tax will be opposition cudgel for years to come When news broke this week that Shell was selling almost all of its oilsands assets in the province, Alberta's opposition parties pilloried the deal with something resembling verbal muscle memo… In a legislature hallway, Progressive Conservative interim leader Ric McIver told reporters the sale is a sign of the times.
"11.03.2017 01:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Ermineskin Cree Nation scores in Kraft Hockeyville contest In the words of the Great One, Wayne Gretzky, “Hockey is a unique sport in the sense that you need each and every guy helping each other and pulling in the same direction to be successful. “With a great facility, the (participation) numbers will get higher. This community does live and breathe hockey.”
"11.03.2017 00:58:41" edmontonjournal.com Catholic school boards, groups complain professor's critique of LGBTQ policies is discrimination Critical letters penned by Catholic educators to the University of Alberta about a professor who chided two Alberta Catholic school boards are an unwarranted attack on academic freedom, scholars sa… "It's an attempt at silencing, and I think they should be embarrassed.”
"11.03.2017 00:32:59" Paula Simons: A flap over city flag may be more than voters ca...
"11.03.2017 00:29:03" National Post Music KROY covers Rufus Wainwright's 'Going To A Town' in the National Post music studio.
"10.03.2017 23:36:50" edmontonjournal.com Accused road rage attacker was victim of random stabbing: 'Day to day I feel a rotation of grief, rage and betrayal' A man accused of breaking a woman's arms with a crowbar in what police have called a road rage attack was himself the victim of a violent crime in 2014. In his victim impact statement to police, Eliasson described how he suffered emotionally and physically.
"10.03.2017 23:22:03" edmontonjournal.com 'I heard four gun shots go off': Witness rushed outside after police officer shot man dead Aman Jaggi spoke to the police officer who shot a man dead in southwest Edmonton on Friday. Jaggi says he heard gun shots go off. Aman Jaggi describes what happened after a cop shot a man dead in southwest Edmonton.
"10.03.2017 22:26:04" edmontonjournal.com Laura Coward receives life in prison for drugging, killing her nine-year-old daughter An Alberta woman who drugged and killed her nine-year-old daughter has been sentenced to life in prison with no chance at parole for 18 years. Laura Coward faced an automatic life sentence after she pleaded guilty in a Calgary courtroom last month to the The judge said it was “the ultimate betrayal for Ms. Coward to kill her own daughter.”
"10.03.2017 22:10:11" canada.com Canada.com K.D. Lang Tour Contest Enter for your chance to win 2 tickets to see K.D. Lang live in your city!
"10.03.2017 20:45:06" driving.ca Spring – not fall – is the best time for rustproofing Fluctuating temperatures and a season of grime make the possibility of rust more likely than ever driving.ca: Missed your chance to rustproof your car last fall? It's not too late. #autos
"10.03.2017 20:28:49" edmontonjournal.com A large hunting knife was found near the body of a man shot dead by police A large hunting knife was found near the body of a man shot dead by police in southwest Edmonton, the Alberta Serious Incident Response Team said in a news release Friday afternoon. Aman Jaggi, who lives near where the shooting happened, said he heard four bangs while he was getting ready for work on Thursday afternoon.
"10.03.2017 18:41:06" edmontonjournal.com Film with indigenous gangster too much for Parks Canada — but Tom Jackson says 'it's a great role' The action film Hard Powder may no longer be shooting in Alberta, but Calgary-based Metis actor, activist and Order of Canada recipient Tom Jackson says he will still be playing an indigenous gang leader in the film, saying “it's a great role” that While Jackson says he applauds government staff for their sensitivity when it comes to First Nations issues and reconciliation, he says the process of approving what gets shot on Crown land needs to be rethought.
"10.03.2017 18:23:26" edmontonjournal.com Sidney Crosby on Connor McDavid leading NHL scoring race: "He's there for a reason" Sidney Crosby says he doesn't obsessively check out-of-town National Hockey League box scores to see how many points Connor McDavid might have collected for the Edmonton Oilers in the lea… The Pittsburgh Penguins captain wants to win the Art Ross Trophy, and yet he knows how much McDavid, only 20, wants it, too, along with a playoff spot for his Oilers after 10 years with Edmonton's noses pressed against the post-season glass.
"10.03.2017 18:14:40" edmontonjournal.com 'Alarming' number of Alberta drivers risking lives overtaking snow plows A fatal crash and several near misses between vehicles and snow plows in the past week has prompted a warning from the organization representing snow plow contractors in Alberta. “Drivers need to recognize the potentially devastating consequences of an impulse decision to pass or tailgate a snow plow”
"10.03.2017 18:01:19" news.nationalpost.com A glimpse of era when the West grew To say the ambience at the Winnipeg Railway Museum is authentic is an understatement The Winnipeg Railway Museum provides a glimpse of era when the West grew. #travel
"10.03.2017 17:41:39" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton police officer shoots man dead after responding to impaired... Emergency crews tried to save the man's life but he died on scene. The man is believed to be from Edmonton with a family, police said. Emergency crews tried to save the man's life, but he died on scene. The man is believed to be from Edmonton with a family, police said.
"10.03.2017 17:10:53" National Post Music Oh Pep! perform a cover of Loudon Wainwright III's 'The Swimming Song' in the National Post music studio.
"10.03.2017 17:01:22" news.nationalpost.com Visit Buenos Aires, 'the Paris of Latin America' Argentina's capital city is more of a melting pot than might be expected in South America For a decidedly French experience, visit Buenos Aires, 'the Paris of Latin America.' #travel
"10.03.2017 16:55:52" edmontonjournal.com Rogers Place has some fan woes, will have to replace nine faulty units It's been just six months since Rogers Place opened its doors in downtown Edmonton and crews are already being called back in to make repairs. Starting the week of March 20, downtown commuters can expect various lane closures surrounding Rogers Place.
"10.03.2017 16:15:07" driving.ca Motor Mouth: An electric 'revolution' that never was Despite massive hype and promises, hybrid and electric car sales still make up less than two per cent of cars in Canada driving.ca: Despite the hype and predictions of 25 per cent market share right around the corner, there are few hard indications that the EV revolution is nigh. #autos
"10.03.2017 16:02:58" edmontonjournal.com Oilers vs Penguins Edmonton 35-23-8 vs Pittsburgh 41-16-8
7 p.m. SportsNet CHED
OILERS - RW Tyler Pitlick (knee), LW Benoit Pouliot (undisclosed). It's GAME DAY! The Penguins are in town tonight to take on the Oilers, here's the breakdown
"10.03.2017 16:01:08" news.nationalpost.com Cream of the crop This is a rich gratin, made with all cream, no milk or even half and half Cream of the crop: A Yukon Gold potato gratin that's velvety smooth. #life
"10.03.2017 15:19:00" edmontonjournal.com Ukrainian military reform project to benefit from Canada's continued... There was little in the way of an overarching strategic architecture for comprehensive military reform when Canadian soldiers began their training... At the time, it was a visceral response to Russian aggression in the eastern Donetsk and Luhansk regions and the fight between Moscow-backed separatists and Ukrainian forces.
"10.03.2017 14:24:42" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton police officer shoots man dead after responding to impaired driving call Emergency crews tried to save the man's life but he died on scene. The man is believed to be from Edmonton with a family, police said. “The police officer involved most recently completed his gun qualifications, his training in April of 2016,” http://edmontonjournal.com/news/crime/officer-involved-shooting-in-southwest-edmonton-neighbourhood
"10.03.2017 06:00:00" edmontonjournal.com David Staples: '10 feet tall and bulletproof': Edmonton man in wheelchair earns his keep shovelling snow Many days this winter, as I've trudged to and from work, I've come upon someone remarkable. On a sidewalk in downtown Edmonton, a man in a wheelchair is either shovelling snow or chipping … “Dave is incredible. He likes to keep himself busy. He likes to be productive. He's a very proud man. I can do anything you can do, and if I don't do it better, I'll be surprised — that's his attitude."
"10.03.2017 05:30:00" edmontonjournal.com Oilers Game Day vs Pittsburgh Penguins Edmonton 35-23-8 vs Pittsburgh 41-16-8 7 p.m. SportsNet CHED INJURIES OILERS - RW Tyler Pitlick (knee), LW Benoit Pouliot (undisclosed). The Oilers host the Penguins on Friday at Rogers Place.
"10.03.2017 05:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton crosswalk fixes require $45 million, with 70 spots in urgent need: report Edmonton's 380 crosswalks identified as needing an upgrade would cost an estimated $45 million, with 70 of those crosswalks considered high priority. Upgrading the 70 priority locations would cost $8.5 million.
"10.03.2017 04:30:00" edmontonjournal.com Hardline approach to drug use costing lives, advocates tell Edmonton crowd Donna May has a message for parents who have been told they must never do anything to enable their children's drug use. “We took everything away from her to stop her from her substance use, but it perpetuated the whole situation. Kicking her to the curb did nothing but ensure she was going to die.”
"10.03.2017 04:26:57" edmontonjournal.com Hockey World: A bridge contract for Leon Draisaitl would probably cost the Edmonton Oilers close to $5M per season If the Edmonton Oilers are thinking about offering a bridge contract to forward Leon Draisaitl rather than a seven or eight-year contract this summer, then Tampa's exciting winger Nikita Kucherov, … Brooks Bandits defenceman Cale Makar has absolutely made the biggest leap up the draft lists from last fall until now.
"10.03.2017 04:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Officer acquitted in fatal 2012 collision ordered to participate in police training video An Edmonton police constable has received a penalty for discreditable conduct five years and one day after being involved in a fatal high-speed collision that left an 84-year-old woman dead. “There will be some who are not satisfied with this approach, who will want the constable to suffer personally more than he already has."
"10.03.2017 03:00:00" edmontonjournal.com NDP to unveil plan to address court backlogs following hundreds of stayed criminal cases Hundreds of criminal cases were stayed in the first two months of 2017 due to a lack of resources for provincial Crown prosecutors. “I'm glad the Crown is receiving some of the resources that they say they need on an urgent basis to carry out prosecutions, but if anyone thinks delays will be solved by putting money into one end of the system and completely ignoring the other end of
"10.03.2017 01:55:44" Edmonton police charge man after road rage attack Edmonton police have charged a man in connection to Tuesday's crowbar road rage attack that left a woman in hospital with two broken arms.
"10.03.2017 01:28:57" ASIRT investigating EPS officer involved shooting An impaired-driving suspect was shot dead by a police officer during a traffic stop in southwest Edmonton.
"09.03.2017 22:34:58" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton police officer shoots man dead after responding to impaired driving call Emergency crews tried to save the man's life but he died on scene. The man is believed to be from Edmonton with a family, police said. “The police officer involved most recently completed his gun qualifications, his training in April of 2016”
"09.03.2017 22:30:41" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton Screen Industries Office stepping up as city's new movie-industry champion Anyone who's spent time on a film set knows this phrase: hurry up and wait. But after two years, four town halls and a wide-reaching survey of interested parties, the brand-new Edmonton Screen I… One of the expressed hopes of the local film industry is that a revamped office will attract more southern-Alberta-scale productions like The Revenant and Hell on Wheels — and thus more jobs — to the Edmonton area.
"09.03.2017 22:15:37" edmontonjournal.com Enter Elektra: Edmonton Opera's production of harrowing, emotional tale a first of its kind in Alberta Imagine a woman who has cold-bloodedly murdered her husband, and is now crazed by nightmares that she herself will be killed by her long-exiled son. A gripping study of psychological extremes
"09.03.2017 21:17:19" edmontonjournal.com Police charge man with attempted murder in violent road rage attack Edmonton police arrested a man in connection to Tuesday's violent road rage attack that left a woman in hospital with two broken arms. Jared Matthew Eliasson, 28, has been charged with attempt to commit murder, possession of an offensive weapon dangerous to the public and aggravated assault.
"09.03.2017 19:45:13" edmontonjournal.com Naturopathic parents back in court fighting Alberta conviction in son's death Alberta's Appeal Court is to hear arguments today over the conviction and sentencing of a mother and father who neglected to seek proper medical treatment for their son who died of bacterial meningitis. David and Collet Stephan were found guilty by a jury “May the rights of loving parents be restored and protected from those who would stand to profit by removing them.”
"09.03.2017 19:23:11" edmontonjournal.com ‘Knees together’ judge Robin Camp resigns from the bench after Judicial Council recommends his removal The Canadian Judicial Council says Justice Robin Camp's conduct was 'manifestly and profoundly destructive' to the impartiality and integrity of the bench “Judges are expected to demonstrate knowledge of social issues, and awareness of changes in social values, humility, tolerance and respect for others."
"09.03.2017 19:00:43" news.nationalpost.com Italian doctor's controversial MS treatment A year after 104 patients received either Dr. Paolo Zamboni 'Liberation' procedure or a sham operation, there was essentially no difference in... Italian doctor's controversial MS treatment makes 'no smidgen of difference,' major study concludes. #health
"09.03.2017 18:56:48" edmontonjournal.com Police locate man missing since Fort McMurray wildfire A man who was reported missing since May's wildfires has been located, Wood Buffalo RCMP announced Thursday morning. Bastien's most recent place of residence was in Edmonton. When the region was evacuated, Bastien was staying at a work camp near Fort McMurray.
"09.03.2017 18:43:35" edmontonjournal.com Sunrise Records reveals locations for some of its planned 70 music stores TORONTO - Sunrise Records is revealing more of the locations where it plans to open stores. A Sunrise Records location will be added to the two-level store in West Edmonton Mall.
"09.03.2017 18:15:08" driving.ca What's the deal with Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF)? Choosing the wrong Diesel Exhaust Fluid supplier can have dire consequences driving.ca: Own a diesel? Going for a cheaper type of DEF can be costly down the road. #autos
"09.03.2017 18:01:20" news.nationalpost.com Hiking the Sunshine Coast Keith Akenhead: Last summer, my wife and I, together with a friend from our town, enjoyed a 10-day hike along B.C.'s fabulous Sunshine Coast Trail Hike the Sunshine Coast, with its old-growth forests, freshwater lakes, seals and unbeatable mountain views. #travel
"09.03.2017 18:00:23" business.financialpost.com Family Finance Selling the cottage B.C. pair uses only two weeks out of the year would provide vital extra cash and some wiggle room for the unexpected Overweight real estate and underweight income, couple needs to diversify before retirement hits #business
"09.03.2017 17:30:13" news.nationalpost.com Would plain packaging make you eat less junk? Attractive, colourful packaging and persuasive advertising are designed to coax people to buy junk food Would lackluster, logo-free packaging make you eat less junk food? #life #health
"09.03.2017 17:26:36" edmontonjournal.com $5-million carbon tax grant program unveiled for Lloydminster gas stations The new grant program begins April 1 and will cover eligible sales retroactive to Jan. 1, when Alberta's carbon tax came into effect. Straddling the Alberta-Saskatchewan border, Lloydminster is in the unique position of gas stations charging a per-litre 4.49-cent carbon tax on just one side of the city.
"09.03.2017 17:04:03" edmontonjournal.com Okotoks junior high school to close Thursday due to threat A junior high school in Okotoks will be closed Thursday due to a threat. Ecole Okotoks Junior High has been closed for the day as a result of a threat made Wednesday.
"09.03.2017 17:01:36" news.nationalpost.com Surprising Steeltown If you're planning a trip to Pittsburgh, you'll need to learn a few things. Yinz is local for y'all. Carnegie is pronounced Car-NAY-gie Surprising Steeltown: Pittsburgh commemorates Andy Warhol and August Wilson. #travel
"09.03.2017 16:37:04" edmontonjournal.com Rogers Place has some fan woes, will have to replace nine faulty units It's been just six months since Rogers Place opened its doors in downtown Edmonton and crews are already being called back in to make repairs. The exhaust fans have experienced component failures.
"09.03.2017 16:02:58" edmontonjournal.com Paula Simons: 'School of hate': Was Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland's grandfather a Nazi collaborator? "This is a sign that Russia has now interfered in our affairs. And it's an ominous sign they've delved so deeply." “There's always an element of truth in Russian propaganda,” says David Marples, a professor of Russian and Ukrainian history at the University of Alberta. “It's never an outright lie. But this is a sign that Russia has now interfered in our affairs"
"09.03.2017 16:01:12" news.nationalpost.com Mad about madeleines Try Dorie Greenspan's cappuccino flavouring, or go with the classic lemon If you're mad about madeleines, have we got a recipe — and tips — for you. #life
"09.03.2017 15:55:30" Timeline Photos Anti-vaxxers help spread mumps and measles. (Cartoon by Malcolm Mayes)
"09.03.2017 15:37:27" edmontonjournal.com Military SAR technician killed in training accident in Saskatchewan A search and rescue technician with the Royal Canadian Air Force has died in a training accident near Yorkton, Sask. Master-Corporal Alfred Barr was a member of 435 Transport and Rescue Squadron… Master-Corporal Alfred Barr was a member of 435 Transport and Rescue Squadron at 17 Wing based at CFB Winnipeg.
"09.03.2017 15:14:19" Alberta's time change champion Bill Creighton helped bring daylight savings time to Alberta in 1972. He still thinks it's a great thing for the province.
"09.03.2017 15:00:09" edmontonjournal.com Editorial: Updating energy regulator requires balance The federal panel looking at ways to update the National Energy Board (NEB) faces a task as onerous as evaluating any of the contentious pipeline projects that go before Canada's energy&n… The panel must be careful not to make it impossible for companies to get to a “yes” on energy projects that cross provincial borders.
"09.03.2017 14:33:16" edmontonjournal.com Opinion: No gain, lots of pain from cutting private school funding Never let a good budget crisis go to waste. That must be why various labour groups have banded together to demand the end of private school funding. There is little to be gained from chopping private school funding and much to be lost. Hopefully the Alberta government is wise enough to reject this short-sighted proposal.
"09.03.2017 14:08:05" edmontonjournal.com Parks Canada rejects movie after learning First Nations in storyline A movie production team was denied permission to shoot in the Rocky Mountain national parks after Parks Canada staff learned the film's plot involved an indigenous gang leader. “They expressed a real concern that this was not something they would favour,” Director Hans Petter Moland had hoped to shoot scenes in Banff, the Lake Louise townsite and ski hill, and the Columbia Icefields.
"09.03.2017 13:51:53" edmontonjournal.com Urban reserve on the table as Edmonton signs friendship agreement with Enoch First Nation Edmonton could see its first urban First Nations reserve through an agreement set to be signed Friday. Enoch Chief Billy Morin said he'd love to see an urban reserve in downtown Edmonton, maybe on underdeveloped land in The Quarters or Rossdale.
"09.03.2017 13:33:59" edmontonjournal.com Shell to sell Canada oilsands assets to Canadian Natural Resources in $7.2 billion deal The deal marks another step toward CEO Ben Van Beurden's goal of preparing Shell for a world of lower oil prices and tighter restrictions on carbon emissions All of the company's oilsands interests apart from a 10 per cent stake in the Athabasca mining project will be sold to Canadian Natural Resources Ltd., Shell said Thursday.
"09.03.2017 13:23:19" edmontonjournal.com Daylight saving time pioneers oppose move to scrap twice-yearly clock shift in Alberta Bill Creighton and David Matthews battled politicians and drive-in theatre owners to bring daylight saving time to the province. The battle has been raging for more than a hundred years, all over the world. The letters to the editor from 1967 bear a striking resemblance to those written in 2017 and are just as passionate.
"09.03.2017 13:13:17" edmontonjournal.com Are Edmonton Oilers fans deluding themselves about the Adam Larsson-for-Taylor Hall trade? Without Hall, Oilers forwards are making do on the attack but have improved on defence Are Edmonton Oilers fans deluding themselves about the benefits of the Adam Larsson-for-Taylor Hall trade? … Who is to say that with Hall here and not Larsson the Oilers wouldn't be winning even more?
"09.03.2017 05:00:00" edmontonjournal.com One building for students up to Grade 9 could replace four Britannia-area schools One or two larger buildings will likely replace four aging schools in the Britannia area, Edmonton Public Schools said Wednesday night. Although it's inevitable that at least two schools will close in her area, parent Tracy Klassen said she's feeling “positive” about how much community input the school district is seeking in the proposed revamp.
"09.03.2017 04:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Graham Thomson: Notley finds political 'uncertainty' in trip to Texas energy conference Wildrose Leader Brian Jean had some “free advice” for Rachel Notley during question period in the legislature Wednesday — “Premier, just reverse the carbon tax. “They've been quite successful in Texas in terms of diversifying their economy. And so there was a fair amount of work and fact-finding just on that and then, yes, of course we continued to have conversations with people about, 'Where do you think the
"09.03.2017 03:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Psychiatric reports reveal Jayme Pasieka's history of mental-health struggles Pasieka's teachers reported that beginning at an early age, he drew pictures of himself as a warrior and brought toy guns to school. “The idea that he believed he required weapons to protect himself is one that his parents reported persisting throughout his school-age years and into his adulthood."
"09.03.2017 02:00:01" edmontonjournal.com Paula Simons: 'School of hate': Was Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland's grandfather a Nazi collaborator? "This is a sign that Russia has now interfered in our affairs. And it's an ominous sign they've delved so deeply." "Freeland initially dismissed the reports as Russian propaganda. But this week, the Alberta-born minister was under new scrutiny with Canadian papers picking up the story and commentators complaining she'd been less than forthcoming about her family's
"09.03.2017 01:00:00" edmontonjournal.com New protocol tells Crown attorneys how to decide which cases to prosecute in midst of court backlog Alberta's overburdened justice system remains in the spotlight. Hundreds of charges have been stayed in the province since the beginning of the year, thanks to a perfect storm of populatio… “No victim ever wants to see their accused person walk free without a trial, and neither do we."
"09.03.2017 00:45:00" edmontonjournal.com The Believers wrestles with truth, and consequences New play by Bryony Lavery explores shattered belief “I love contradictions, I love working with opposites. I love the light and dark combinations in this play. And there were obvious possibilities for physical work and movement work, which I like to put in my shows as well.”
"09.03.2017 00:15:02" edmontonjournal.com 10 things to do in Edmonton this week: Heather O'Neill, Sing-a-long Sound of Music, and Elektra Heather O'Neill Two-time Giller Prize shortlisted author Heather O'Neill comes to Edmonton for this year's Kreisel Lecture at the Timms Centre for the Arts. Edmonton's only multidisciplinary arts festival celebrating the work of women is back with the fifth edition of the SkirtsAfire herArts Festival.
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"08.03.2017 23:43:22" edmontonjournal.com Terry Jones: Edmonton Oilers' Leon Draisaitl approaches NHL scoring mark for German-born players Leon Draisaitl sits at 23 goals and 32 assists, good for 55 points on the year. “I think in the past, there have been some really good German players who played well in the NHL, but it's dried up a little bit lately ... Leon is the next wave."
"08.03.2017 23:25:06" news.nationalpost.com South Carolina's The Marcus King Band brings their brass and blues into... Watch the band perform 'Rita Is Gone' and cover 'This Ol' Cowboy' for NP Sessions in the NP Music studio South Carolina's The Marcus King Band brings their brass & blues into our National Post music sessions studio.
"08.03.2017 23:08:29" edmontonjournal.com Police smash window to rescue crying baby left alone in car Police officers had to break a window to rescue a baby who had been left alone in a car in frigid temperatures on Tuesday. Southwest division officers were called to a commercial parking lot near 96 Street and 82 Avenue at around 12:15 p.m. by a concerned citizen who saw a baby locked in an unattended vehicle.
"08.03.2017 20:59:00" edmontonjournal.com 'This makes no sense': Trump proposes cuts to disaster relief funds to pay for border wall The proposal would slash the budget of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, which provides disaster relief after hurricanes, tornadoes and other natural disasters "If the president is serious about getting after the cartels and getting after drug networks, this makes no sense."
"08.03.2017 20:35:12" youtube.com Kane & Potvin perform Northern Pike's 'She Ain't Pretty' for NPMusic Kevin Kane (The Grapes of Wrath) and Bryan Potvin (The Northern Pikes) perform 'She Ain't Pretty'' for #NPSessions in the NPMusic studio. Subscribe... Kane & Potvin perform #NorthernPikes 'She Ain't Pretty' in our Natiuonal Post music studio.
"08.03.2017 20:30:17" edmontonjournal.com Man charged with second-degree murder after woman found slain in north Edmonton apartment A 34-year-old man has been charged with the city's ninth homicide of the year after the body of a 34-year-old woman was discovered in a north Edmonton apartment suite Monday night. A Tuesday autopsy determined Schienmann's death is a homicide.
"08.03.2017 19:48:07" edmontonjournal.com 'We've got the fight in us': Oilsands companies battle for dollars as investors favour short-term pl The International Energy Agency and OPEC are also touting the importance of the oilsands, noting that development of the Canadian basin is vital for the overall health of the industry During an annual energy conference in Houston this week, oilsands representatives are highlighting what they say are competitive advantages of Canadian heavy oil producers, placing particular focus on technology improvements.
"08.03.2017 19:00:48" news.nationalpost.com 'Fashion is freer' 'For Vogue to shine a light on someone who changed her sex when it is such a hotly debated topic projects a calming image of tolerance' 'Fashion is freer': French Vogue unveils its first transgender cover model. #life
"08.03.2017 18:34:50" edmontonjournal.com Finance minister looks to modest budget, warns NDP 'turning the tap down on spending' Albertans shouldn't expect a big spending budget next week, the finance minister warned during a speech on Wednesday. “Premier Notley and I have been clear we do not have room for major new spending initiatives or programs,” said Ceci.
"08.03.2017 18:01:26" news.nationalpost.com WiFi might be about to get better Every traveller's eternal question: "It's 2017, why don't we have WiFi on all planes?" Travellers fret about WiFi, but it might be about to get better. #travel
"08.03.2017 17:36:21" edmontonjournal.com Game on: Scott Hebert's Grade 8 science class is a live action role-playing adventure "It just feels like you're playing a game, and that it's fun." This teacher has morphed the whole school year into running narrative that culminates in a battle with the Minotaur King.