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"23.02.2017 05:30:01" edmontonjournal.com Safe injection sites may not have impact on fentanyl crisis A proposal to establish Edmonton's first supervised injection sites is good news for those invested in the effort to reduce overdose deaths, but Edmontonians hoping the facilities may be the answer… A proposal to establish Edmonton's first supervised injection sites is good news for those invested in the effort to reduce overdose deaths, but Edmontonians hoping the facilities may be the answer to the broader fentanyl crisis should keep their
"23.02.2017 05:00:01" edmontonjournal.com Four safe injection locations announced for Edmonton's inner core Four safe injection facilities are being proposed for Edmonton's inner neighbourhoods, with three of them open to the public and co-ordinating to give drug users an option almost around the clock.… Four safe injection facilities are being proposed for Edmonton's inner neighbourhoods, with three of them open to the public and co-ordinating to give drug users an option almost around the clock.
"23.02.2017 04:00:04" edmontonjournal.com Alberta child intervention review panellist frustrated with lack of answers Opposition members of the government's child intervention review panel are concerned that the veil of secrecy around child protection has yet to be lifted. Opposition members of the government's child intervention review panel worry a veil of secrecy and bureaucratic protectionism around child welfare will impede changes to the system.
"23.02.2017 03:43:36" edmontonjournal.com Russell scores winner as Oilers edge Panthers in South Florida SUNRISE, Florida - The Edmonton Oilers lost a key piece of their back end for a second straight night but starting the game without Adam Larsson and going the last two periods without Andrej Sekera… SUNRISE, Florida – The Edmonton Oilers lost a key piece of their back end for a second straight night but starting the game without Adam Larsson and going the last two periods without Andrej Sekera, they still managed a win against the hottest team in the
"23.02.2017 03:30:00" edmontonjournal.com 'Somebody's dying here': Screaming, cursing heard in panicked 911 call played at double-fatal warehouse attack trial 'People were scared of him and he was enjoying it.' “I thought he was dressed in a red shirt … It was blood.”
"23.02.2017 03:14:42" edmontonjournal.com School board funding choice box should be dropped from property tax forms, says Edmonton Public board chairman The check box on property tax forms that gives owners the choice to direct their education taxes to the public or Catholic system is a misleading "fiction" that needs to end, the Edmonton Publ… The check box on property tax forms that gives owners the choice to direct their education taxes to the public or Catholic system is a misleading “fiction” that needs to end, the Edmonton Public school board chairman says.
"23.02.2017 03:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Canada's commitment to NATO mission in Poland continues as 3rd Division troops depart Edmonton The latest deployment of Edmonton-based 3rd Canadian Division soldiers will "hit the ground running" when they arrive in Poland as part of Canada's ongoing commitment to NATO missions&nbs… The latest deployment of Edmonton-based 3rd Canadian Division soldiers will “hit the ground running” when they arrive in Poland as part of Canada's ongoing commitment to NATO missions in Eastern Europe.
"23.02.2017 02:58:48" edmontonjournal.com Paula Simons: Tenement or treasure: The historic MacDonald Lofts awaits its future It should be one of Edmonton's most beloved architectural landmarks. But for years, the MacDonald Lofts building has been a festering locus of urban blight. The A. MacDonald Building — also known as the MacDonald Lofts — should be one of Edmonton's most beloved heritage assets. Goodness knows, we've spent enough — almost $2 million in public dollars over the last 16 years — to restore the four-storey,
"23.02.2017 02:30:12" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton photographer nominated for national picture award An Edmonton photographer is nominated for a 2016 national picture-of-the-year award for a video he created for the Edmonton Journal. Edmonton photographer Ryan Jackson is nominated for a national award for his video of local boxer Ryan “The Real Deal” Ford.
"23.02.2017 02:10:15" edmontonjournal.com Alberta's agri-food business is 'leaving money on the table,' committee hears Alberta's agri-food sector is leaving money on the table and the government should set its sights on doubling production by 2025, a legislative committee heard Wednesday. “Right now in this province we don't have targets on what we want to accomplish.” — University of Alberta agriculture dean Stan Blade
"23.02.2017 01:50:00" edmontonjournal.com Grandfather wanted custody of toddler who died in care, fatality inquiry hears A provincial court judge says she doesn't understand why the grandfather of a toddler who died in foster care wasn't given a chance to take custody. A provincial court judge says she doesn't understand why the grandfather of a toddler who died in foster care wasn't given a chance to take custody.
"23.02.2017 01:30:58" edmontonjournal.com Manslaughter charge laid in connection with Edmonton death A 38-year-old man has been charged with manslaughter in connection to the death of an Edmonton man last week. A 38-year-old man has been charged with manslaughter in connection to the death of an Edmonton man last week.
"23.02.2017 01:23:42" edmontonjournal.com Paula Simons: Tenement or treasure: The historic MacDonald Lofts awaits its future It should be one of Edmonton's most beloved architectural landmarks. But for years, the MacDonald Lofts building has been a festering locus of urban blight. Simons: Given city council's track record, I'm betting they'd cave if the Katz Group asked for permission to demolish.
"22.02.2017 23:38:07" edmontonjournal.com A defence of Garth Brooks' ill-received alter-ego, Chris Gaines As the announcements for Garth Brooks' Edmonton shows stacked up in December, I noticed a strange, rather stale remora attaching itself repeatedly to the news on social media. “I got the s–t kicked out of me for that.” — Garth Brooks
"22.02.2017 21:43:23" edmontonjournal.com City opens first office tower in Edmonton's Ice District Acrobats and jugglers performed in the lobby of the Edmonton Tower Wednesday for the official opening of the first major office building completed in the downtown Ice District. "It will change the way that Edmontonians access services”
"22.02.2017 20:37:27" edmontonjournal.com Killer whales are 'terrorizing' narwhal as melting Arctic ice gives them... The decline in ice due to global warming means killer whales arrive earlier, leave later, and are greater in number. 'I think the narwhal are... It's another symptom of how climate change is remaking the delicate northern environment.
"22.02.2017 20:10:50" edmontonjournal.com Four inmates charged in jailhouse attack on triple murderer Douglas Garland City police have charged four inmates in the jailhouse attack last week on convicted triple murderer Douglas Garland. Garland was taken to hospital... Garland was taken to hospital last Friday night after being assaulted by several inmates, say police and his lawyer.
"22.02.2017 19:51:00" edmontonjournal.com 'Somebody's dying here': Screaming, cursing heard in panicked 911 call played at double-fatal warehouse attack trial 'People were scared of him and he was enjoying it.' Survivors of a mass stabbing at a west-end Edmonton warehouse testified Wednesday about the chaos that ensued when a worker allegedly attacked six of his colleagues.
"22.02.2017 19:25:03" edmontonjournal.com Four safe injection locations announced in Edmonton's inner core Four safe injection facilities are being proposed for Edmonton's inner core neighbourhoods, with three of them open to the public and co-ordinating... The sites will offer a “calm, hygienic environment where people can inject with safety and dignity,” said Cecilia Blasetti of the Boyle McCauley Health Centre.
"22.02.2017 19:16:53" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton Oilers need to play with desperation even if they sit in an NHL... SUNRISE, Fla. — Has complacency caught up to the Edmonton Oilers? Just because they've got 72 points with 22 games left, more than they had all of last season, with a playoff spot in sight for the first time since 2006, have they taken their foot off the gas because they're second in the Pacific Division.
"22.02.2017 19:01:34" news.nationalpost.com The 'Jackie Look' has never gone out of style From Angelina to Natalie to Melania, celebrities are still influenced by the former first lady's enduring elegance The 'Jackie Look' has never gone out of style. #life
"22.02.2017 18:52:44" edmontonjournal.com NASA discovers solar system with seven Earth-like planets, three of them... 'This discovery could be a significant piece in the puzzle of finding habitable environments, places that are conducive to life' The system is about 40 light years away.
"22.02.2017 18:24:25" edmontonjournal.com A crisis is coming: If this many cross the U.S. border in February, how... Andrew Coyne: We may soon find unmanageable numbers arriving on our doorstep after Donald Trump vowed to deport much of the U.S. undocumented... The migration of peoples is one of the great motive forces of human history; when large numbers of people are determined to pick up and move somewhere, there isn't a force in the world that can stop them.
"22.02.2017 18:02:01" news.nationalpost.com Check in with Airbnb Here are some tips for when you start fantasizing about that next trip to Boca Raton or Barcelona Check in with Airbnb: Here are some helpful hints for travellers thinking about using private rentals. #travel
"22.02.2017 18:01:08" edmontonjournal.com RCMP issue Canada-wide warrant for man working in Grande Prairie RCMP are on the lookout for a 34-year-old man who works in Grande Prairie wanted on a Canada-wide warrant for attempted murder, kidnapping, assault... Robert Alan Edward Clarke is considered by police to be armed and dangerous and should not be approached.
"22.02.2017 17:37:51" edmontonjournal.com Man dies in head-on collision with a semi truck in northern Alberta A 36-year-old man is dead after a head-on collision on Highway 35 in northern Alberta Tuesday. An RCMP Collision Analyst investigated the scene and determined the driver of the vehicle crossed the centre line into the oncoming lane.
"22.02.2017 17:17:25" Timeline Photos Rachel Notley squeezed by right wing merger. (Cartoon by Malcolm Mayes)
"22.02.2017 17:02:14" news.nationalpost.com You say tomato, Oprah says soup Tomato soup is rich and honest, Oprah Winfrey says in her cookbook, Food, Health and Happiness: 115 on-point recipes for great meals and a better life You say tomato, Oprah says soup. #life
"22.02.2017 16:49:38" edmontonjournal.com Player grades, Games 51-60: McDavid, Larsson, Talbot shine but many... The play of the Edmonton Oilers levelled out significantly over the past ten-game segment. Fortunately the club has built something of a cushion... The lack of production ran deep, as just three players mustered as many as 5 points in the last 10 games.
"22.02.2017 16:30:38" edmontonjournal.com Those injured on turbulent flight that landed in Calgary weren't wearing... Failing to heed warnings to buckle up is being blamed for several injuries sustained after an Air Canada jet encountered severe turbulence in 2015,... Much of the injuries consisted of sprains, scrapes and bruises. One passenger sustained injuries serious enough to require an extended stay in hospital.
"22.02.2017 16:05:06" edmontonjournal.com For $55, a phone and an iPod, two teens shot 14-year-old girl in the... Deserae Turnern disappeared on Friday night; she was found hours later, shot in the head and clinging to life in a canal. Two 26-year-old boys face... One boy allegedly shot her in the head with a .22 caliber handgun. The teenagers stole her iPod, her phone and US$55 she was carrying in her purse.
"22.02.2017 15:45:08" driving.ca How it works: Fighting road congestion How do you make traffic better? Curiously, not by simply building more roads driving.ca: Logically, you'd think building more roads will handle all the extra cars. Turns out, that's the worst thing we can do. #autos
"22.02.2017 15:38:51" edmontonjournal.com Alberta Energy Regulator names companies falling behind on safety in new... On the whole, pipeline incidents are on the decline in Alberta, with a 44 per cent drop in annual incidents over the past ten years and a three per... Topping the list for amount of liquid released in 2016 is Enerplus Corp., with about 875,000 litres leaked, while Apache Canada Ltd. was second with about 629,000 litres leaked.
"22.02.2017 15:01:08" edmontonjournal.com 'He went there … to kill everyone and anyone who got in his way':... The trial for a man accused of going on a stabbing spree in a west Edmonton warehouse began Tuesday. Pasieka sat calmly and observed the court proceedings. When he stood and quietly entered not-guilty pleas to each charge, a woman in the gallery began to cry.
"22.02.2017 14:38:54" edmontonjournal.com Canada to spend $28 million to give asylum to 1,200 more Yazidi refugees... ISIL is committing genocide against the Yazidi people and holding many of the religious group's women and girls as sex slaves Nearly 400 Yazidi refugees and other survivors of Islamist extremists have already been accepted over the last four months.
"22.02.2017 14:22:07" edmontonjournal.com Tough trade-offs coming in $510-million Yellowhead Trail upgrades:... Council took a collective gulp before approving a $510-million borrowing bylaw for Yellowhead Trail upgrades Tuesday. “I'm being asked to approve half a billion dollars and some of this project we don't even know how it's going to look.”
"22.02.2017 13:53:34" edmontonjournal.com Safe injection site locations to be revealed in Edmonton Locations for safe injection sites are expected to be revealed at a Wednesday morning news conference in downtown Edmonton. The Medically Supervised Injection Services Edmonton (AMSISE) will be announcing the details to offer medically supervised injection services embedded in community agencies at around 10 a.m.
"22.02.2017 13:39:31" edmontonjournal.com Council sends 80-storey tower proposal back to developer City council sent a contentious parkland deal back to the developer Tuesday, saying more work is needed to protect the public interest. Council voted unanimously to give Alldritt up to 60 days to come back.
"22.02.2017 13:21:46" edmontonjournal.com 2016 infill numbers nearly reach city hall's 10-year target A surge in downtown construction and a slowdown in suburban growth pushed Edmonton's infill numbers to within spitting distance of council's... Mayor Don Iveson said the numbers represent a narrow moment in time, but are still encouraging.
"22.02.2017 13:03:41" edmontonjournal.com Wednesday's letters: Fire MPs who laughed at bus-driving job How shameful that Conservative MPs would laugh at a statement of support by Amarjeet Sohi toward a murdered bus driver in Winnipeg. Maybe those MPs that see humour in this should be sent back to their regular jobs by being voted out of parliament.
"22.02.2017 03:46:27" edmontonjournal.com Oilers fall 4-1 to Tampa Bay's triple threat TAMPA — The Tampa Bay Lightning's Triplets – Nikita Kucherov, Ondrej Palat and Tyler Johnson – provided all the thunder Tuesday against Edmonton Oilers. The Tampa Bay Lightning's Triplets – Nikita Kucherov, Ondrej Palat and Tyler Johnson – provided all the thunder Tuesday against Edmonton Oilers.
"22.02.2017 02:38:49" edmontonjournal.com Homicide detectives investigate after woman found dead in car Edmonton homicide detectives have taken over an investigation into the suspicious death of a woman found in a car Monday in northeast Edmonton. Homicide detectives have taken over an investigation into the suspicious death of a woman found in a car Monday in northeast Edmonton.
"22.02.2017 02:30:00" edmontonjournal.com Trial for man accused in warehouse stabbing spree begins The trial for a man accused of going on a stabbing spree in a west Edmonton warehouse began Tuesday. Jurors must determine if Jayme Pasieka intended to kill his victims, and whether or not the attack was planned and deliberate.
"22.02.2017 02:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Tough trade-offs coming in $510-million Yellowhead Trail upgrades: officials Council took a collective gulp before approving a $510-million borrowing bylaw for Yellowhead Trail upgrades Tuesday. “This could be the greatest project in the world. It could also be a disaster if we don't have the proper oversight,” said Coun. Dave Loken.
"22.02.2017 01:37:40" edmontonjournal.com Travis Vader eligible to apply for 'unescorted temporary absences' as early as next month Convicted killer Travis Vader will be eligible to apply for "unescorted temporary absences" as early as next month. Convicted killer Travis Vader will be eligible to apply for “unescorted temporary absences” as early as next month. Just because Vader is eligible to apply for the absence, it does not mean he will be granted one.
"22.02.2017 01:00:00" edmontonjournal.com University of Alberta opens cutting edge radiation therapy training facility The University of Alberta's fledgling radiation therapy program celebrated a major milestone Tuesday by officially opening a unique training facility touted to be the next best thing to delivering … The University of Alberta's fledgling radiation therapy program celebrated a major milestone Tuesday by officially opening a unique training facility touted to be the next best thing to delivering real cancer treatment.
"22.02.2017 00:30:00" edmontonjournal.com Less litter on city streets but cigarette butts still a problem, audit shows Edmontonians are less likely to leave trash on city streets than they were in 2015, except when it comes to small items like cigarette butts and coffee stir sticks, shows a news audit. Edmontonians are less likely to leave trash on city streets than they were in 2015, except when it comes to small items like cigarette butts.
"22.02.2017 00:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Police take over investigation into $5.5-million west-end apartment fire Edmonton police have taken over the investigation into a $5.5-million west-end apartment fire that forced dozens of people out of their homes. Edmonton police have taken over the investigation into a $5.5-million west-end apartment fire that forced dozens of people out of their homes.
"21.02.2017 23:23:14" edmontonjournal.com Legislative committee recommends abolishing 'archaic' squatters' rights law A legislative committee unanimously sent a recommendation to the government to abolish an "archaic" squatters' rights law. “It means landowners will actually have the right to their land and they will be able to do something positive if there are people squatting on their land.” — Wildrose MLA Don MacIntyre
"21.02.2017 21:54:02" National Post Music Harrow Fair cover of Chris Isaak 's 'Wicked Game'
#npmusic #npsessions #music
"21.02.2017 20:26:58" Firefighter Rooftop Campout for Muscular Dystrophy Edmonton Fire Fighters began their annual Rooftop Campout Tuesday to raise awareness and funds in support of Muscular Dystrophy Canada.
"21.02.2017 19:56:50" edmontonjournal.com Council heading to an early vote on 80-storey tower Tuesday Edmonton's city council added a last minute report to their agenda Tuesday, setting themselves up for an early vote on selling parkland to accommodate an 80-storey residential tower in The Qua… A decision on the 80-storey tower proposed for The Quarters could come Tuesday afternoon.
"21.02.2017 19:23:00" edmontonjournal.com Laurent Brossoit surprisingly gets start in net for Oilers against Tampa Bay In a surprise move, Laurent Brossoit will start for Edmonton Oilers against Tampa even though Cam Talbot is coming off an outstanding effort in Chicago With the trade deadline 10 days away, the Oilers are still wondering what to do for a No. 2 to the busiest NHL goalie.
"21.02.2017 19:01:41" news.nationalpost.com Stuffed, and still feeling good about it These stuffed peppers have a homey, old-world appeal but with a healthful update that makes them an even better fit on today's table Stuffed, and still feeling good about it. #life
"21.02.2017 18:44:10" edmontonjournal.com Man charged after two dogs beaten with weapon in northern Alberta A man has been charged after two dogs chained to a porch in northern Alberta were beaten with a weapon, one of them sustaining multiple skull... One of the dogs, an eight-month-old that appears to be a mixed-breed husky, suffered skull fractures and lost an eye as a result of the beating while the other dog required care for less serious injuries.
"21.02.2017 18:20:44" edmontonjournal.com Red Deer RCMP search for man after reported hate crime at Islamic centre Police are searching for a man after a reported hate crime outside the Red Deer Islamic Centre on Sunday. RCMP said the act is being investigated as a hate crime and mischief to religious property.
"21.02.2017 18:01:58" news.nationalpost.com Craft brewing industry hopping Whatever quenches your thirst, craft brewers in Regina are offering beer selections to please the palate Saskatchewan's craft beer industry is hopping. #travel
"21.02.2017 17:58:09" edmontonjournal.com Inquiry into 2007 foster care death gets underway amidst provincial... The fatality inquiry into the 2007 death of three-year-old Kawliga Potts, whose foster mother was convicted of manslaughter, began in Edmonton... Kawliga Potts, 3, died in 2007 of serious head trauma. His foster mother, Lily Choy, was convicted of manslaughter in connection to his death in 2011 and is currently serving an eight year sentence.
"21.02.2017 17:30:53" edmontonjournal.com Jury selected for double-fatal warehouse stabbing trial Jayme Pasieka, 32, is charged with two counts of first-degree murder and four counts of attempted murder and aggravated assault. First-degree murder trial on a deadly stabbing rampage at a west Edmonton warehouse starts today.
"21.02.2017 17:02:17" news.nationalpost.com 'Aristocratic, almost aphrodisiacal' 'As a Frenchman, I can attest that tasting Kampot pepper is like making love. Once you start, you can't stop' How Cambodia's 'perfect pepper' is conquering the world's taste buds. #life
"21.02.2017 17:00:10" edmontonjournal.com Stuck with a walker: Pedestrian lights near Edmonton seniors centres... Edmonton's pedestrian challenges don't seem frivolous outside a seniors' home. Winnie Kavanagh often walks the block to Southgate Mall, but scrambles to get across 51 Avenue before the light changes.
"21.02.2017 16:09:40" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton falls behind on housing the chronically homeless Edmonton's 10-year effort to end homelessness fell far short of its targets on building the type of housing that can keep someone struggling with... But while Edmonton said it would need 1,000 units of permanent supportive housing in 2009, when it passed the 10-year plan to end homelessness, only 213 units have since been built.
"21.02.2017 16:01:58" news.nationalpost.com Get a taste of the glitz and glam of Los Angeles Jim Byers: I've been given a tough assignment by the tourism folks in Los Angeles; tour the city and eat at places that even A-list celebs have... Get a taste of the glitz and glam of Los Angeles. #travel
"21.02.2017 15:46:06" edmontonjournal.com New details emerge as 'tough' investigation continues in MRU plane crash Moments before their deaths, pilots Jeffrey Bird and Reynold Johnson were tracked by radar at around 3,000 feet above the ground, expertly... Currently, the wreckage of the plane is in TSB's 6,000-square-foot offices in Edmonton, where it can be disassembled and examined for clues.
"21.02.2017 15:45:10" driving.ca Your Corner Wrench: Is it plastic or metal? Don't make assumptions There's more plastic than ever in our vehicles – and it takes some care and knowledge to avoid damage driving.ca: Do you know how much non-metal material is under the hood of your car? #autos
"21.02.2017 15:10:53" edmontonjournal.com CIA analyst resigns post because he 'cannot in good faith' serve under... "Despite working proudly for Republican and Democratic presidents, I reluctantly concluded that I cannot in good faith serve this administration as... Price specifically criticizes Trump's speech in front of a memorial wall at CIA headquarters the day after taking office in which he defended the size of his inauguration crowd.
"21.02.2017 14:46:35" edmontonjournal.com Organized criminals continue to target Edmonton vehicles with... A small group of organized criminals is being blamed for the escalation of vehicle-related crime numbers in Edmonton, with theft of and from... Last year, police responded to 15,812 incidents, a 16 per cent increase on 2015 levels, and that number is up by more than 67 per cent on 2012 numbers, which were at their lowest levels in recent times.
"21.02.2017 14:21:02" edmontonjournal.com Polls show majority support for merging Alberta's conservative parties Most Albertans are in favour of the Wildrose and Progressive Conservative parties joining together, according to a new poll that also shows both of... The support is highest among PC voters, at 72 per cent, while 65 per cent of Wildrose supporters were in favour of bringing the two parties together.
"21.02.2017 14:02:38" edmontonjournal.com 'Every bone in her face broken': Edmonton-area woman attacked at youth... Heather Vanderzee, 63, was working alone at the Elk Island Child and Youth Ranch facility on Feb. 4 when she was attacked Heather Vanderzee, 63, was working alone at the Elk Island Child and Youth Ranch facility on Feb. 4 when she was attacked.
"21.02.2017 13:25:31" edmontonjournal.com Opinion: New off-road limits a gutsy but visionary move Bold moves are only gutsy if they come with some risk. It was risky, for example, for the Government of Alberta to declare that it would close all... The riverbeds and waterways of the Castle region simply cannot be sustained with the level of abuse they have been experiencing in recent years as a result of reckless “mudders” who tear up riverbeds with their powerful machines.
"21.02.2017 13:07:27" edmontonjournal.com City testing new warning system to help motorists avoid flooded underpasses City drainage experts hope round-the-clock monitoring of water level sensors, electronic signs and depth-markers painted on concrete piers will... . A report going before city council's utility committee this week says earlier warning signals could prevent drivers from becoming stranded during a deluge.
"21.02.2017 05:03:16" Edmonton Journal's cover photo Families watch a dance performed by Adriane LaChance at the Edmonton Public Library Millwoods Branch's Family Day event on Feb. 20, 2017. Larry Wong / Postmedia
"21.02.2017 04:54:22" edmontonjournal.com Case for the defence: Oilers are knee deep in blue-liners Edmonton Oilers need a centre to win face-offs and backup goalie but they don't need defencemen at the trade deadline Edmonton Oilers general manager Peter Chiarelli's shopping list at the NHL trade deadline wouldn't fill a cart. His wants are obvious but not overflowing.
"21.02.2017 02:28:49" edmontonjournal.com Boyle Street program for job seekers faces cuts A Boyle Street initiative that helps vulnerable job seekers is being forced to turn people away at the door, says a program manager. A Boyle Street initiative that helps vulnerable job seekers is being forced to turn people away at the door.
"21.02.2017 00:01:09" edmontonjournal.com People injured on turbulent Air Canada flight that landed in Calgary not wearing seatbelts: report Failing to heed warnings to buckle up is being blamed for several injuries sustained after an Air Canada jet encountered severe turbulence in 2015, prompting an emergency landing in Calgary. In a report released Monday by Canada's Transportation Safety Failing to heed warnings to buckle up is being blamed for several injuries sustained after an Air Canada jet encountered severe turbulence in 2015, prompting an emergency landing in Calgary.
"20.02.2017 23:31:15" edmontonjournal.com One boy dead after falling through ice in Airdrie Police have confirmed a six-year-old boy has died and his brother is in hospital after they fell through ice into a canal in Airdrie. Emergency crews were called to the 1000 block of Bayside Drive S.W. around 1:15 p.m. on Monday after two brothers fell Police have confirmed a six-year-old boy has died and his brother is in hospital after they fell through ice into a canal in Airdrie.
"20.02.2017 21:51:49" edmontonjournal.com Step on it — Metro Line finally starts operating at full speed After a long delay, trains on the Metro Line got a little closer to running on time on Sunday. Despite being allowed to travel through intersections at 50 km/h starting Sunday, some riders on the delay-plagued LRT didn't notice too much difference.
"20.02.2017 20:49:30" edmontonjournal.com Trudeau apologizes for language gaffe At a January town hall meeting in Sherbrooke, the prime minister refused to answer half-a-dozen questions in English. The incident caused an uproar, with several complaints filed against Trudeau with the Commissioner of Official Languages
"20.02.2017 19:30:52" edmontonjournal.com Stuck with a walker: Walk lights near Edmonton seniors centres first to... Edmonton's pedestrian challenges don't seem frivolous outside a seniors' home.
Outside 210-unit Pleasantview Place, Nina Bjur watches her... Outside 210-unit Pleasantview Place, Nina Bjur watches her neighbours push walkers far out onto busy residential streets to get around puddles.
"20.02.2017 19:00:34" edmontonjournal.com 'Look what's happening in Sweden': Donald Trump says he was talking... President Donald Trump first suggested a major incident happened in the Sweden, then he said he was talking about immigration, now he's tweeting... Although Sweden views itself as increasingly isolated in regard to its pro-immigration stance, the country found widespread cross-European support on social media Sunday. http://ow.ly/Rrcs309b7LF
"20.02.2017 18:38:42" edmontonjournal.com Search for Alberta sledder missing in popular B.C. snowmobiling area... REVELSTOKE — Boulder Mountain near Revelstoke in southeastern B.C., has been closed as RCMP and rescue teams search for a missing snowmobiler.... Staff Sgt. Kurt Grabinsky says the 48-year-old Hinton, Alta., man became separated from his group at around 4:30 p.m. Sunday.
"20.02.2017 18:00:05" edmontonjournal.com Nick Lees: Edmonton Opera's Valentine's Gala a pitch perfect night Edmonton Opera's Valentine's Gala at the Shaw Conference Centre was so good that in future people who weren't there will say they were. “It's the chance to be completely transported to another mindset, even if only for an hour or two. And when the performance is truly magical, it can stay with us long after the final curtain call.”
"20.02.2017 17:56:29" edmontonjournal.com The Edmonton Oilers Shopping List at the NHL Trade Deadline: Nine Things For the first time in a decade, the Edmonton Oilers are approaching the NHL trading deadline as obvious buyers. For the first time in a decade, the Edmonton Oilers are approaching the NHL trading deadline as obvious buyers.
"20.02.2017 16:52:36" edmontonjournal.com Kenney seeks to consolidate lead as leadership race enters home stretch The Alberta Progressive Conservative leadership race is the home stretch and frontrunner Jason Kenney says he's still running like he's 10 votes behind, but he's also looking past voting day. “I'm (now) on a month-long tour around the province to meet “(It's) just to strengthen my relationship with people who have been elected, make sure they are registered to vote and for those who are still undecided answer any questions that they've got."
"20.02.2017 01:26:15" Timeline Photos Step on it — Metro Line finally starts operating at full speed http://ow.ly/NvTy3099Idl
"20.02.2017 00:44:36" edmontonjournal.com Julia Lipscombe: I gave up breastfeeding, and I don't feel guilty about it I try not to deluge people with baby pics, but, if I'm being real, my baby is all over Facebook. And Instagram. I'm not advocating that women forgo breastfeeding for formula.
I am advocating, however, that women stop beating themselves up if they cannot breastfeed, or if breastfeeding is so difficult for them that it's making their life miserable.
"19.02.2017 23:00:12" edmontonjournal.com Confidential settlement reached in sexual harassment lawsuit against... A former civilian employee alleged that Tim Shields tried to undress her, exposed himself to her and sent text messages saying he wanted a sexual... Confidential settlement reached in sexual harassment lawsuit against former RCMP spokesman http://www.edmontonjournal.com/news/national/confidential+settlement+reached+sexual+harassment/12946833/story.html
"19.02.2017 22:45:05" Timeline Photos Dan Barnes: Golden Seals documentary a labour of love http://ow.ly/rYFv3099vPn
"19.02.2017 22:30:07" edmontonjournal.com Editorial: Stuart McLean's stories cut off too soon It was one of those rare winter days in Edmonton where the air kissed your face like a warm embrace from a favourite aunt and the snow turned to... ICYMI: Our tribute to legendary Canadian broadcaster and writer, Stuart McLean http://edmontonjournal.com/opinion/editorials/editorial-stuart-mcleans-stories-cut-off-too-soon #vinylcafe #ripstuart
"19.02.2017 22:10:07" Timeline Photos Fix-Wolansky scores three for Oil Kings in loss to Tigers http://ow.ly/A3J43099vFm #yeg #whl #oilkings
"19.02.2017 21:40:07" Timeline Photos Nick Lees: Edmonton Opera's Valentine's Gala a pitch perfect night http://ow.ly/8CaN3099vAX #yeg #yegarts
"19.02.2017 21:28:13" edmontonjournal.com Turkish Airlines flight evacuated after 'BOMB TO TORONTO' note found in... The airline said the plane and its passengers underwent security procedures, but the official said nothing suspicious was found Turkish Airlines flight evacuated after 'Bomb To Toronto' note found http://www.edmontonjournal.com/news/national/turkish+airlines+flight+evacuated+after+98bomb+toronto+note/12944427/story.html
"19.02.2017 19:40:06" edmontonjournal.com Garth Brooks and Oilers fan favourite Ryan Smyth hold sports camp with kids A group of local kids were coached in hockey and life by music legend Garth Brooks and local hockey hero Ryan Smyth on Saturday as part of a... Garth isn't just in Edmonton to play music. He teamed up with Ryan Smyth for a kids' sport camp. http://edmontonjournal.com/entertainment/music/garth-brooks-and-oilers-fan-favourite-ryan-smyth-hold-sports-camp-with-kids #yeg #garthinyeg
"19.02.2017 19:20:05" edmontonjournal.com Enbridge cleaning up pipeline leak of 200, 000 litres of oil condensate... Enbridge is cleaning up a pipeline leak of 200,000 litres of oil condensate in Strathcona County.
The leak, released from line 2A near Anthony... Pipeline leak of 200,000 of oil condensate in Strathcona County http://edmontonjournal.com/business/energy/enbridge-cleaning-up-pipeline-leak-of-200-000-litres-of-oil-condensate-in-strathcona-county #yeg #shpk
"19.02.2017 19:00:17" edmontonjournal.com Julia Lipscombe: I gave up breastfeeding, and I don't feel guilty about it I try not to deluge people with baby pics, but, if I'm being real, my baby is all over Facebook. And Instagram. The latest #parenting column from Julia Lipscombe: I gave up breastfeeding, and I don't feel guilty about it http://edmontonjournal.com/health/family-child/julia-lipscombe-i-gave-up-breastfeeding-and-i-dont-feel-guilty-about-it #yeg
"19.02.2017 18:40:09" edmontonjournal.com Oilers Game Grades: Cam Talbot slams door shut on Chicago, in 3-1... When you get goal-tending like the Edmonton Oilers did, from Cam Talbot on Saturday night against Chicago, good teams capitalize and reward their... From the Cult of Hockey, here are your #oilers player grades from Saturday night in Chicago http://edmontonjournal.com/sports/hockey/nhl/cult-of-hockey/oilers-game-grades-cam-talbot-slams-door-shut-on-chicago-in-3-1-edmonton-oilers-win #yeg #nhl
"19.02.2017 18:20:05" edmontonjournal.com Garth Brooks' must-see return to '90s country had fans two-stepping in... The first of his nine shows here Friday night was the best date night in town. ICYMI: Fish Griwkowsky's review of the first of Garth Brooks' 9 shows at Rogers Place http://edmontonjournal.com/entertainment/music/garth-brooks-must-see-return-to-90s-country-had-fans-two-stepping-in-the-aisles-all-night-long-at-rogers-place #yeg
"19.02.2017 18:00:14" edmontonjournal.com Oilers open road trip with win in Chicago CHICAGO - The Oilers were wise to pack up their stuff and blast out of Chicago immediately after Saturday's game . It was a bye week reversal, as the #Oilers took advantage of a rusty Blackhawks team fresh from 5 days off http://edmontonjournal.com/sports/hockey/nhl/edmonton-oilers/oilers-open-road-trip-with-win-in-chicago #yeg #nhl
"19.02.2017 17:27:13" edmontonjournal.com Appeal court hands two Hells Angels more prison time for drug... Two men affiliated with the Hells Angels had five years tacked onto their prison sentences for conspiring to traffic cocaine and benefiting a... More jail time for pair of Hells Angels http://edmontonjournal.com/news/crime/appeal-court-hands-two-hells-angels-more-prison-time-for-drug-trafficking-conspiracy #yeg #yeg crime
"18.02.2017 23:10:38" National Post Music Can't stop tapping our feet to the Whitehorse singing a cover of Tom Waits' "Gun Street Girl".
"18.02.2017 21:59:52" edmontonjournal.com Enbridge cleaning up pipeline leak of 200, 000 litres of oil condensate in Strathcona County Enbridge is cleaning up a pipeline leak of 200,000 litres of oil condensate in Strathcona County. The leak released from line 2A near Anthony Henday Drive and 92 Avenue was caused Friday night. The Transportation Safety Board is investigating
"18.02.2017 20:13:46" edmontonjournal.com Terry Jones: Who's King of the NHL, Connor McDavid or Sidney Crosby? We're about to find out The debate has been building all season. Now it goes down the home stretch. Connor McDavid? Or Sidney Crosby? One generational player versus the other generational player for the Hart Trophy. Connor McDavid? Or Sidney Crosby?
"18.02.2017 19:59:45" edmontonjournal.com Eating it up: Edmonton fills up on new foods products with push from agri-business entrepreneurs Burgeoning food production sector gives diverse boost to local economy The agri-business sector has tripled in value in the last 25 years, accounting for $14 billion a year in sales in Alberta, and employing 27,000 people in some 450 businesses.
"18.02.2017 19:09:47" edmontonjournal.com Several inmates assault triple murderer Douglas Garland in jail Sources say convicted triple murderer Douglas Garland was assaulted by fellow inmates hours after being sentenced to life in prison, with no chance for parole for 75 years. Around 10:30 p.m. on Friday, members of the Calgary Police Service and EMS were Police said they are investigating the incident in cooperation with officials from Alberta Justice to determine the circumstances of the assault.
"18.02.2017 19:00:02" edmontonjournal.com McCain slams Trump — without using his name — in speech warning of 'flirting with authoritarianism' The senator also lamented the 'hardening resentment we see toward immigrants, and refugees, and minority groups, especially Muslims' McCain didn't mention the president's name, according to the prepared text, while he lamented a shift in the United States and Europe away from the “universal values” that forged the Western alliance seven decades ago.
"18.02.2017 18:43:03" edmontonjournal.com Would Edmonton Oilers be looking Michal Neuvirth to back up Talbot? Would Oilers be looking at Flyers' goalie Michal Neuvirth, an unrestricted free-agent, to back up Cam Talbot? Flyers goaltender Michal Neuvirth wasn't sharp in a 6-3 loss Thursday but he'd had a string of strong games prior to that and he's an unrestricted free-agent July 1.
"18.02.2017 18:09:57" edmontonjournal.com From the bloody cauldron of Somalia's civil war to inner cabinet: The dazzling rise of Ahmed Hussen Hussen's dazzling climb to the political heights represented a remarkable counterpoint to what was happening south of the border because of Trump's travel ban "He's just a great Canadian story"
"18.02.2017 17:55:28" edmontonjournal.com Oilers might already have the offensive defenceman they need: Oscar Klefbom Oscar Klefbom is just coming into his own as an offensive Edmonton Oilers' defenceman with 10 goals Klefbom isn't yet elite, but he has the potential to become a true top-pairing defenceman.
"18.02.2017 17:44:34" edmontonjournal.com Opinion: Safe injection sites must offer rehabilitation The Edmonton Police Service recently published its organizational position on supervised injection sites, which calls for supervised injection sites to be more than designated physical spaces where… In an opinion article, the chief explains why he believes rehab should be part of any safe-injection sites in Edmonton.
"18.02.2017 16:12:20" edmontonjournal.com Belgravia home has energy to spare: Local company leads push toward net-zero energy Rising heating and electricity costs and the new carbon tax have made energy consumption a priority for home builders and homeowners alike in recent years, but a Belgravia home built by a local com… “We have no gas bill and produce our own electricity, so our utility bills are next to nothing."
"18.02.2017 13:45:39" edmontonjournal.com Garth Brooks' must-see return to 90's country had fans two-stepping in the aisles all night long at Rogers Place | Edmonton Journal Deafening, hilarious and mold-shattering, the never-ending Garth Brooks World Tour is a must-see — the pinnacle of that thing we called hot country, down to the singer's on-stage connection with his wife Trisha Yearwood still burning strong. Did you feel the love at the Garth Brooks show last night?
"18.02.2017 06:28:53" Timeline Photos Photos and videos: Garth Brooks kicks off nine show stretch in Edmonton http://ow.ly/Z34Y3097KEU #GarthinEdmonton
"18.02.2017 04:50:04" edmontonjournal.com Garth Brooks 'answers prayers' for flood of Edmonton and area fans Fans came from Alberta and beyond to hear Garth Brooks hits like "The Thunder Rolls" and "Friends in Low Places." Legend. That's how fans of Garth Brooks described the superstar on Friday night ahead of the first of nine sold-out shows at Rogers Place in Edmonton.
"18.02.2017 03:11:00" edmontonjournal.com Paula Simons: New fatality report blasts doctors who keep unsafe drivers on streets I applaud Wilberg's righteous fury. I give it a standing ovation. But his bold recommendations create moral quandaries. Should Alberta doctors be legally required to report patients who are medically unfit to drive?
"18.02.2017 00:34:02" edmontonjournal.com Press Gallery #170: The Trolls, Trade and Trainwrecks edition From a two-and-a-half-year battle to get the number of threats made against premiers to the current runaway, blazing clown car that is the PC leadership race, the Press Gallery team this week walk … From a two-and-a-half-year battle to get the number of threats made against premiers to the current runaway, blazing clown car that is the PC leadership race, the Press Gallery team this week walk through a week in Alberta politics that revolved around
"18.02.2017 00:12:16" edmontonjournal.com Fort McMurray to welcome new fire chief as 'Beast' slayer Darby Allen retires Fort McMurray and the region of Wood Buffalo will have a new fire chief after the retirement of Darby Allen, who was integral in the safe evacuation of the northern community after last May's massi… Fort McMurray and the region of Wood Buffalo will have a new fire chief after the retirement of Darby Allen, who was integral in the safe evacuation of the northern community after last May's massive wildfire.
"17.02.2017 23:22:24" edmontonjournal.com Garth Brooks kicks off nine-show run in Edmonton | Edmonton Journal Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood are holding a news conference at 3 p.m. at Rogers Place to kickoff their nine-show Edmonton run. Follow Journal arts writer Fish Griwkowsky and digital news editor Carson Jerema as they cover it live. After stressing his age and slapping his belly comically, he noted, “They think you come in here and your tank goes down. Here comes Saturday after Friday. Sunday you feel better than Saturday, because you fill your tank up!”
"17.02.2017 22:02:27" edmontonjournal.com Number of Alberta employment insurance recipients nears record A near-record 97,870 Albertans received employment insurance (EI) in December as jobless figures remain high despite signs of hope for the oil and gas industry. A near-record 97,870 Albertans received employment insurance (EI) in December as jobless figures remain high despite signs of hope for the oil and gas industry.
"17.02.2017 21:09:21" Timeline Photos Live at 3p.m. blog: Garth Brooks kicks off nine-show run in Edmonton http://edmontonjournal.com/entertainment/music/live-blog-garth-brooks-kicks-off-nine-show-run-in-edmonton
"17.02.2017 19:10:18" edmontonjournal.com Los Angeles singer-songwriter Samantha Schultz returns to Edmonton roots for two shows "Session work is something I've really fallen in love with because it's a different challenge every time.” - Samantha Shultz Schultz had already put out two acclaimed albums before she moved to L.A. in 2013 to pursue a range of musical options.
"17.02.2017 19:04:48" edmontonjournal.com Lost his job but found his dream: Northern Chicken pop-up symbolizes fresh start for wannabe chef Former Edmontonian loses job and finds new life in the kitchen He calls himself a typical millennial trained at the school of You Tube
"17.02.2017 19:01:40" news.nationalpost.com How to spend a perfect weekend in Lisbon If everyone you know is thinking about going to Lisbon, there's plenty of reason for that. Its meteoric rise as a culture capital is just one part... Spend a perfect weekend in Europe's coolest capital. #travel
"17.02.2017 18:15:34" edmontonjournal.com McDonalds to serve up all-day breakfast at Keheewin location on busy 23 Avenue An Edmonton McDonalds will be serving up all-day breakfast starting on Tuesday. The location on 23 Avenue, just east of 111 Street, in the Keheewin neghbourhood, will be joining 1,100 other McDo… We know where we are having lunch Tuesday.
"17.02.2017 18:06:20" National Post Music Watch Vancouver indie band Bear Mountain perform 'On My Own' in the National Post music studio.
#NPMusic #npsessions #yvrmusic
"17.02.2017 18:03:27" edmontonjournal.com Ambulance call to courthouse triggers police escort to hospital A "medical incident" at the Edmonton courthouse triggered a police escort of an ambulance to the nearby Royal Alexandra hospital Friday morning. “Sir, hurry across the street. There's an ambulance coming”
"17.02.2017 18:01:48" news.nationalpost.com Chicken fingers are 'GBD' Make dinner in 30 minutes: In this rendition, chicken fingers are baked, which makes them even easier, too Chefs and kids agree: Chicken fingers are 'golden brown and delicious.' #life
"17.02.2017 18:00:41" edmontonjournal.com Ah! Romance! taps into the rich vein of love from classic musicals The best way to think of Plain Jane Theatre's newest production Ah! Romance!, is a giant, romantic-laden mixed tape, says director Kate Ryan. The genesis of the show came this past summer, Ryan said, when she was directing a Fringe show called Working.
"17.02.2017 17:19:05" edmontonjournal.com Tommy Grimes brings filthy lust to Edmonton The Lee Pavilion, just outside of the Citadel Theatre on the first floor of the atrium, has been used for many things. The final step in the unabashedly retro new wave/disco collaboration between Grimes and producer/musician Robert Burkosky came about after the two had been casually discussing a possible project last summer.
"17.02.2017 17:02:06" news.nationalpost.com Beauty pageant of the sea is coming to Quebec Dozens of majestic ships that will be sailing North Atlantic waters this summer, visiting ports along the St. Lawrence River for weeks and... A beauty pageant of the sea is coming to Quebec City. #travel
"17.02.2017 16:29:42" edmontonjournal.com Douglas Garland sentencing Triple murderer Douglas Garland will learn today if he will spend the rest of his life in prison when he is sentenced in a Calgary courtroom. A jury convicted Garland, 57, of three counts of first-degree murder for the 2014 deaths of Alvin and Kathy Justice David Gates will determine whether to impose a sentence on Garland that would prevent his seeking parole for 75 years.
"17.02.2017 16:12:27" Timeline Photos Happy Garth Brooks Day everyone! Have you taken our #GarthBrooks quiz yet? #yeg http://edmontonjournal.com/entertainment/music/take-the-garth-brooks-quiz
"17.02.2017 16:01:56" news.nationalpost.com Savoury bites for a weekend brunch Tired of the same old bacon and eggs? Switch up your breakfasts (or dinners!) with these simple recipes Savoury bites for a weekend brunch. #life
"17.02.2017 15:45:07" business.financialpost.com Betting on volatile B.C. property market would make for a skinny... Gen Xers want replace their Vancouver home with rental units to fund their goal of retiring in their 50s but their plan has lots of problems Thirty-somethings want to replace their Vancouver home with rental units to fund their goal of retiring in their 50s, but their plan has lots of problems #business
"17.02.2017 15:11:36" edmontonjournal.com 86-year-old pedestrian dies in hospital after being struck late Thursday An 86-year-old pedestrian died in hospital after being struck by a vehicle Thursday night.
According to the Edmonton Police Service, the woman... Edmonton police were called out to the area of 55 Street and 146 Avenue around 10 p.m. after a woman was hit by a vehicle.
"17.02.2017 15:00:04" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton students celebrate top Canadian spot in global cyber security competition Spear-phishing scams, ghostware and two-faced malware. For a group of Edmonton high school students, these intimidating cyber threats present an exciting challenge. Spear-phishing scams, ghostware and two-faced malware. For a group of Edmonton high school students, these intimidating cyber threats present an exciting challenge.
"17.02.2017 14:05:47" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton businesses should look at e-commerce to enter huge Chinese market, economic development official says Edmonton firms should look at e-commerce as a possible route into the huge and growing Chinese market, a city economic development executive said Thursday. “You may be here, but the world is going to compete with you whether you want to or not."
"17.02.2017 13:56:48" edmontonjournal.com 'He's got something magical in him': Garth Brooks fans reveal their... As Garth Brooks plays nine shows in Edmonton over the span of 10 days, he couldn't ask for more dedicated fans. Lisa Chouinard of Drayton Valley notes, “I've been listening to him since the beginning, on the radio and the bars when I just turned 18 — that's when No Fences was just out.”
"17.02.2017 05:13:45" edmontonjournal.com Oilers double up Flyers 6-3 When Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid shockingly inferred last December in Philadelphia that Flyers defenceman Brandon Manning had intentionally tried to hurt him when the youngster broke his… While McDavid did his talking on the ice, punctuating the Oilers' 6-3 win with his 19th goal and two assists, linemate Patrick Maroon went after his pound of flesh midway through the second period against the willing but over-matched Manning.
"17.02.2017 05:00:46" edmontonjournal.com Four years of sexual assault data reveals troubling trends in Edmonton The Edmonton Police Service will review the findings of a research paper investigating four years of sexual assault data to see how it could shape future investigations. The Edmonton Police Service will review the findings of a research paper investigating four years of sexual assault data to see how it could shape future investigations.
"17.02.2017 04:30:00" edmontonjournal.com Athabasca RCMP are reminding motorists that marijuana is still illegal The past month has seen a spike in drug seizures through traffic stops, with approximately 10 grams of cocaine and methamphetamine and 300 grams of marijuana and marijuana products such as hash and… After a spike in roadside drug seizures, Athabasca RCMP are reminding people marijuana is still illegal.
"17.02.2017 04:15:50" edmontonjournal.com 12-hour charity hockey game to raise funds for children's hospital patients A Sherwood Park mother is hosting a marathon hockey game this weekend to raise funds for an organization she started with her late son. “His wish was for everybody to be happy.”
"17.02.2017 03:50:39" edmontonjournal.com Don Iveson pushes provincial, federal governments for funding for LRT to the west Mayor Don Iveson recruited west-end residents and developers for lobby effort to secure stable LRT funding Wednesday. Mayor Don Iveson recruited west-end residents and developers to lobby for stable LRT funding Wednesday.
"17.02.2017 03:25:50" edmontonjournal.com Yellowhead Trail project to add $510 million to Edmonton debt Turning Yellowhead Trail into a freeway will cost Edmonton residents $510 million Turning Yellowhead Trail into a freeway will cost Edmonton residents $510 million, including a 1.76 per cent dedicated property tax increase.
"17.02.2017 02:48:15" edmontonjournal.com Graham Thomson: Players in Alberta's PC leadership race getting along like a Dumpster on fire I initially described Alberta's Progressive Conservative leadership race as a runaway train. Then I called it a runaway clown car. Graham Thomson is upgrading the PC leadership race from clown car to a dumpster fire.
"17.02.2017 01:30:13" youtube.com Jimmy Eat World 'Get Right' Jimmy Eat World are in the National Post Studio singing "Get Right" Jim Adkins, Tom Linton, Rick Burch, Zach Lind. Visit the official Jimmy Eat... Enjoy the Jimmy Eat World performance of 'Get Right' in National Post music studio.
"17.02.2017 00:55:38" edmontonjournal.com Hockey World: Oilers' McDavid contract extension should be worth $97 million At present, Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane are the National Hockey League's salary cap-hit kings at $10.5 million a season in Chicago. How much would you pay Connor McDavid?
"16.02.2017 23:10:12" youtube.com The Trews perform a stripped down 'Beautiful & Tragic' The Canadian band The Trews are in our studio playing a stripped-down version of their song, Beautiful and Tragic. The Trews are a Canadian hard...
"16.02.2017 21:26:42" Firefighters extinguish blaze at Westridge Estates Edmonton Fire Rescue Services firefighters battled a fire at a multi-level apartment complex at Westridge Estates in west Edmonton on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017.
"16.02.2017 21:21:13" edmontonjournal.com Jury finds Douglas Garland guilty of killing Liknes couple, grandson Nathan It took jurors 8.5 hours over two days to find Douglas Garland guilty Thursday of the revenge-motivated killings of a Calgary couple and their little grandson. The three-woman, nine-man jury found Garland guilty of first-degree murder in the June 30, Jurors accepted the Crown's theory Garland meticulously plotted the couple's slaying after holding a grudge against Alvin Liknes, 66, for years.
"16.02.2017 20:51:48" edmontonjournal.com Fire crews battling west Edmonton apartment fire rescue tenants off... Some residents in a west Edmonton four-storey apartment complex thought a Thursday morning fire alarm was just a test until they were alerted to... “The whole hallway was pure black from smoke,” said Elder, who quickly grabbed his cats and shoved them into a crate, calling 911 from his balcony.
"16.02.2017 20:33:05" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton lawyer Shawn Beaver disbarred for misusing client trust accounts A lawyer who was once one of Edmonton's leading criminal defence attorneys can no longer practise law in Alberta after a disciplinary hearing found... “Disbarment is the most severe sanction the law society can impose.”
"16.02.2017 20:04:13" business.financialpost.com The other side of Hunter Harrison's CP legacy: white-collar workers... Job cuts under the former CP Rail CEO have office workers regularly riding the rails creating, according to the union, a potentially dangerous situation. #business
"16.02.2017 19:59:20" edmontonjournal.com Oilers will go hard after Manning … and every other Flyer Edmonton Oilers fans are well aware of the nasty collision between Brandon Manning and Connor McDavid in December 2015 that knocked McDavid out... So what can fans expected tonight, when McDavid and the Oilers take on Manning and the Flyers?
"16.02.2017 19:40:47" youtube.com The Sounds stripped down version of 'Something To Die For' Swedish indie rockers Maja Ivarsson and Jesper Anderberg from THE SOUNDS perform a stripped-down version of their song "Something To Die For". Official websi...
"16.02.2017 19:05:48" edmontonjournal.com Meeting to potentially disqualify Kenney quashed by PC president Progressive Conservative president Katherine O'Neill has quashed a special meeting of the party's board that could have potentially disqualified... O'Neill said the next meeting of the party's board will be March 19, as originally scheduled.
"16.02.2017 19:01:34" news.nationalpost.com Barefoot Contessa likes it easy, but tasty Lemons and garlic flavour a simple roast chicken dinner in this easy-going dish by Ina Garten, the Barefoot Contessa The Barefoot Contessa likes it easy, but tasty with pan-roasted chicken. #life
"16.02.2017 19:01:33" business.financialpost.com Facebook takes on LinkedIn by letting businesses recruit people through... Called Jobs, the new feature gives businesses access to the hundreds of millions of Facebook daily users in both Canada and the U.S. Called Jobs, the new feature gives businesses access to the hundreds of millions of Facebook daily users in both Canada and the U.S. #business
"16.02.2017 18:10:07" edmontonjournal.com Conservation officer fights off and kills cougar after it tries to enter... Chris Doyle said while investigating the incident at the home, the officer was attacked by the emaciated juvenile cougar without provocation and... The cougar was severely injured and the officer had to euthanize the animal before receiving calls of another cougar trying to enter a home 10 kilometres away.
"16.02.2017 18:01:49" news.nationalpost.com Travelling the dichotomy of Cuba Nancy Truman: This is my first trip to the nation, whose story I've only read in media and history books Travelling the dichotomy of Cuba, from the beautiful beaches to the mainland. #travel
"16.02.2017 17:48:16" edmontonjournal.com TransCanada refiles application in Nebraska for Keystone XL pipeline route Calgary-based TransCanada says it has refiled an application in Nebraska seeking approval for the Keystone XL pipeline route through the state, a... The company says the application with the Nebraska Public Service Commission is the clearest path to achieving route certainty, adding that it expects a decision on its application by the end of the year.
"16.02.2017 17:25:07" business.financialpost.com Life is about choice, and money decisions can be intimidating To figure out the right money moves for you, we turned to some financial experts to sort through some of the confusion. RRSPs or TFSAs? Save or pay down debt? What the #!%*? #MillennialsAndMoney
"16.02.2017 17:15:09" driving.ca Driving Toronto CIAS: Aston Martin steals the show driving.ca: We're at The Official Canadian International AutoShow and bringing you all the top stories right here: http://ow.ly/2Sjb3094oit
"16.02.2017 17:11:46" edmontonjournal.com City councillor Amarjeet Sohi recalls his imprisonment in India in the 1980s “Physical scars heal,” Amarjeet Sohi says. “It's the emotional scars that you carry on the inside that you have with you all time.” Amarjeet Sohi was apparently laughed at in the House of Commons when mentioning his time as an Edmonton bus driver. Here is Paula Simons' 2015 profile of the federal infrastructure minister, and former city councillor.
"16.02.2017 17:02:10" news.nationalpost.com Cheese the star in pasta veggie bowl Some advance planning can turn dinner in a hurry into a fine meal, like this pasta dish from Food52's Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs Cheese is the key ingredient in this creamy and succulent supper dish. #life
"16.02.2017 16:58:09" Westridge Estates fire RAW RAW footage from a large two alarm at Westridge Estates in west Edmonton on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017.
Read More: http://edmontonjournal.com/news/local-news/fire-crews-battle-blaze-at-west-edmonton-apartment-complex
"16.02.2017 16:50:46" edmontonjournal.com Strathcona County votes not to acknowledge Treaty 6 at council meetings While many municipal organizational meetings begin with an acknowledgment of being held on Treaty 6 land, Strathcona County will not be a part of... “What are we trying to accomplish? And what are we trying to do with this? And to me this feels like lip service quite literally."
"16.02.2017 16:31:28" edmontonjournal.com Dan Barnes: In absence of urgency, Oilers' shopping list appears to shrink The Oilers' presumed shopping list, prior to Tuesday, was a top-pairing, power play-anchoring defenceman, a big checking centre and a veteran... There's a chance Chiarelli was trying to obfuscate his plans for the goal crease, so stay tuned on that front. And concentrate most of your attention on the faceoff dot.
"16.02.2017 16:01:42" news.nationalpost.com Real places that inspired Oscar-nominated films A diner in Miami, a house in Pittsburgh and a pier in Los Angeles: All of them are real places where Oscar-nominated movies were filmed Real places that inspired scenes in Oscar-nominated films, from Virginia Key beach to Route 66. #travel
"16.02.2017 15:48:25" edmontonjournal.com Fire crews battle blaze at west Edmonton apartment complex Edmonton fire crews are responding to structure fire at a four-storey apartment building in west Edmonton. “But the dog was howling so I went onto my balcony and my neighbour said 'Irene! It's a real fire! Get out!'”
"16.02.2017 15:09:13" edmontonjournal.com Catholic board spars over trustee's reimbursement for master's degree A Catholic school trustee alleges her colleagues' refusal to cover the cost of her master's degree in public health is in retaliation for her... The school board's policy says trustees are entitled to $4,000 a year for professional development ($4,500 for the board chair) and are allowed to choose how to spend it.
"16.02.2017 14:45:14" edmontonjournal.com Ice castle closed for maintenance due to warm weather Edmonton's week of warm weather is wreaking havoc on the city's icy architecture. Just how warm is it outside? Warm enough to melt an ice castle!
"16.02.2017 14:24:11" edmontonjournal.com Thursday's letters: Timelier issues than daylight saving NDP MLA Thomas Dang states he will introduce a private member's bill during the spring session of the Alberta legislature to abolish daylight time. His proposed bill is an irresponsible move to take away what millions of Albertans look forward to after the long, dark, winter months – an extra hour of daylight during our all too short summers.
"16.02.2017 14:02:04" edmontonjournal.com Graham Thomson: PC leadership race in danger of becoming a joke The other day I likened Alberta's Progressive Conservative leadership race to a runaway train. It's a runaway clown car. Kicking him out would make the party look weak, afraid and desperate — and ironically would do as much harm to the PC brand as letting Kenney win.
"16.02.2017 13:39:02" edmontonjournal.com Editorial: Act now to ease looming high school space crunch Children can be unpredictable in many ways but the fact they get bigger and older is a foreseeable outcome. So how is it possible that thousands of public elementary students could find themselves without a desk to sit at in a few years — unless construction starts now on new high schools?
"16.02.2017 13:17:35" edmontonjournal.com Manitoba woman wanted for alleged abduction of 18-month-old daughter may... The RCMP has issued a Canada-wide warrant for a Manitoba woman who may be in west Saskatchewan with her 18-month-old daughter. The warrant was... Police said they may be in western Saskatchewan, specifically the North Battleford or Saskatoon areas, or in Alberta.
"16.02.2017 13:09:42" edmontonjournal.com Alberta's Brett Kissel pumped to open for Garth Brooks at Rogers Place.... When tickets for the Garth Brooks World Tour went on sale back in December of last year, Brett Kissel was on Ticketmaster like everyone else,... "Backstage he's so normal; he has seven Diamond Awards (which equates to 10 million copies sold), plus five million tickets sold on this tour, and absolutely none of it has gone to his head."
"16.02.2017 05:00:02" edmontonjournal.com Tristin Hopper: Don't want to raise the retirement age? Raise the smoking and drinking rates If we want our social safety net to survive, Canadians basically have two choices: retire later or take up smoking and asbestos mining so more of us die… "A reckoning is inevitable, unless Canada can somehow curb its exploding ranks of healthy, happy retirees," writes the National Post's Tristin Hopper.
"16.02.2017 04:44:00" edmontonjournal.com Paula Simons: Five new sculptures aim to animate Capital Boulevard in time for Canada's 150th birthday "These are five different ways of the telling the Canada 150 story." Paula Simons reveals plans for five new public art pieces to adorn Capital Boulevard between the 99 Avenue and 104 Avenue as part of Canada's 150th birthday.
"16.02.2017 04:15:00" edmontonjournal.com Ice castle closed for maintenance due to warm weather Edmonton's week of warm weather is wreaking havoc on the city's icy architecture. Ice Castles Edmonton announced it is temporarily closing the castle in Hawrelak Park for maintenance starti… Edmonton's week of warm weather is wreaking havoc on the city's icy architecture.
"16.02.2017 03:45:00" edmontonjournal.com Man who admitted to murder of estranged wife gets life, no chance of parole for 13 years Brian Beglau, 60, who admitted to killing his estranged wife Melanie Hunter, won't be eligible to apply for parole for 13 years. A man who admitted to the murder of his estranged wife on the day they were to sign their divorce papers has been sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for 13 years.
"16.02.2017 03:14:00" edmontonjournal.com 10 things to do in Edmonton this week: Charlotte's Web, Winefest and Billy Talent Obsessions Saxophonist Kent Sangster brings his Obsessions Octet to the Needle Vinyl Tavern on Thursday night, along with a helping of jazz, classical and tango tunes. Looking for something to do this week?
"16.02.2017 02:54:48" edmontonjournal.com Graham Thomson: PC leadership race in danger of becoming a joke The other day I likened Alberta's Progressive Conservative leadership race to a runaway train. It's a runaway clown car. Thomson: The other day I likened Alberta's Progressive Conservative leadership race to a runaway train. I was wrong. It's a runaway clown car.
"16.02.2017 02:41:17" edmontonjournal.com Patrick Maroon reaches 20 goals for the very first time Patrick Maroon has 20 goals like some much bigger NHL guns, testament to his terrific season Nobody shows his glee at scoring more than Patrick Maroon.
"16.02.2017 01:45:07" youtube.com Bobby Bazini 'C'est La Vie' acoustic performance in NP Music studio Multiplatinum, soul-infused, singer-songwriter Bobby Bazini performs a stripped down 'Cest La Vie' for #NPSessions in the NP Music studio.... Bobby Bazini joined us in the National Post music studio to perform an acoustic version of "C'est La Vie"
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"15.02.2017 21:58:01" edmontonjournal.com Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission launch DrinkSense campaign urges boozing in moderation The Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission (AGLC) is hoping a new game will make young adults take responsible drinking seriously. In 2012 nearly 30% of Albertans surveyed between the ages of 15 and 24 were heavy monthly users of alcohol, consuming four or more drinks for women and five or more drinks for men in a single sitting at least once a month.
"15.02.2017 21:30:18" edmontonjournal.com Metro Line set to speed up after restrictions lifted for intersections The city's Metro Line system is speeding up after an independent safety auditor approved lifting restrictions at intersections. After nearly three years of delays, the city says the Metro Line will finally run at full speed on Sunday.
"15.02.2017 21:30:11" edmontonjournal.com Energy watchdog shuts down Lexin Resources, citing environment and... In a rare move, Alberta's energy watchdog publicly admonished an oil and gas company for refusing to comply with a litany of orders to properly... The watchdog has not ruled out criminal charges against Lexin as it continues its investigation. “The AER has very little confidence in Lexin's ability to conduct their operations safely."
"15.02.2017 20:48:55" Timeline Photos The Metro Line LRT will start running at full speed through intersections starting Sunday. Trains will travel at 50 km/h. Story to come.
"15.02.2017 20:23:04" Councillor defends expropriation bid for downtown park Councillors voted Wednesday to back a process that would force four downtown landowners to sell their property to build a new city park.
"15.02.2017 19:54:27" edmontonjournal.com Andrew Ference rips culture of pre-Peter Chiarelli Edmonton Oilers Ference: "You're obviously seeing a step in the right direction with the professionalism of the team, the battle. Speaking to Bob Stauffer on Oilers Now, Ference didn't name any names, but ripped into how bad things were with the 2013-15 Oilers.
"15.02.2017 19:28:45" edmontonjournal.com Jason Kenney faces another move to disqualify him from PC leadership bid Jason Kenney could once again face disqualification from the Progressive Conservative leadership race as a party vice-president has called an... Kenney is running for the leadership on a platform of uniting the PCs with the Wildrose.
"15.02.2017 19:01:33" news.nationalpost.com Hong Kong aims to entertain Hong Kong has more skyscrapers than any other city — yes, even more than New York — and it shows off every night with a music and lights party... Hong Kong aims to entertain. #travel
"15.02.2017 18:59:01" edmontonjournal.com Police investigate after stolen truck slams into south Edmonton... Police are searching for suspects after a stolen truck slammed into a south Edmonton restaurant and jewelry store Wednesday morning. Police said no items were taken from the businesses but there is extensive damage.
"15.02.2017 18:51:15" Jewelry store and restaurant damaged after being struck by truck VJ Jewellers and Sambol Sri Lankan Kitchen are seen damaged after a truck hit the two businesses located at 9261 34 Ave NW in Edmonton on Wednesday, February 15, 2017.
"15.02.2017 18:40:58" edmontonjournal.com Climber heard 'whumpf' before avalanche near Canmore that injured two Two climbers had to be rescued from Mount Charles Stewart near Harvie Heights Tuesday after triggering a sizeable avalanche. The climber began to fall but was able to stop himself with his ice axe and avoid being carried further by the avalanche.
"15.02.2017 18:15:07" edmontonjournal.com Province rolls out wildfire season plan The provincial government will roll out its wildfire season plan Wednesday afternoon. Last year the government was slammed for cutting its water tanker contracts by $5.1 million, and its base wildfire management budget by a further $9.6 million.
"15.02.2017 18:01:46" news.nationalpost.com Spice up your mornings In Golden, Srulovich and Packer share a day in the life of their restaurant, Honey & Co., told through Middle Eastern-inspired recipes for savoury... Spice up your mornings with breakfast treats inspired by the Middle East. #life
"15.02.2017 17:40:06" edmontonjournal.com Garland Trial LIVE: Jury to hear final instructions before deliberations... Warning: Graphic Content -- Court of Queen's Bench Justice David Gates will give final legal instructions to the 13 remaining jury members (the... The fate of triple-murder suspect Douglas Garland will be placed in the hands of a 12-member Calgary jury Wednesday.
"15.02.2017 17:32:16" National Post Music Watch Bobby Bazini perform in the National Post music studio.
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"15.02.2017 17:15:11" edmontonjournal.com Putin 'testing' Trump: Russia deployed cruise missile, violating Cold... Sen. John McCain called on the Trump administration to ensure U.S. nuclear forces in Europe are ready, saying Putin was 'testing' Trump The Obama administration three years ago accused the Russians of violating the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty by developing and testing the prohibited cruise missile, and officials had anticipated that Moscow eventually would deploy it.
"15.02.2017 17:08:43" Timeline Photos Alberta politicians are harassed, then and now. (Cartoon by Malcolm Mayes)
"15.02.2017 17:02:12" news.nationalpost.com Chicken goes from dull to delicious Eating healthy on a budget and tight schedule means the boneless skinless chicken breast makes frequent appearances on our table Chicken goes from dull to delicious with five-spice blend. #life
"15.02.2017 16:45:10" driving.ca Pickup Comparison: 2017 Nissan Titan XD vs. Titan half-ton Trying to decide which big Nissan pickup to buy is a true Clash of the Titans What's the better engine for the Nissan Titan pickup? driving.ca puts them both to the test. #autos
"15.02.2017 16:22:26" edmontonjournal.com Eating it up: Edmonton fills up on new foods products with push from... Agri-foodis still dwarfed by the oil and gas sector, with exploration and production revenue alone estimated at $111.5 billion for2017. But as Todd... Even as oil prices remain low, there are high hopes for companies that manufacture food products from raw resources such as beef, mustard seed or milk — an industry that has tripled in value in the last 25 years, accounting for $14 billion a year in sales
"15.02.2017 16:02:06" news.nationalpost.com Exploring Jordan's cultural fusion Both the vast, vibrant capital, Amman, and the remote, otherworldly desert landscapes are speckled with artistic masterpieces and profoundly moving... Reminders of harmonious co-existence make a trip to Jordan special. #travel
"15.02.2017 16:02:06" Timeline Photos Edmonton needs space for 6,000 more public high school students by 2025, said a report to the school board Tuesday.
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"15.02.2017 15:42:30" Edmonton Journal's cover photo Skaters pass by a teepee erected for display for the Silver Skate Festival at Hawrelak Park in Edmonton, Tuesday, February 14, 2017. Ed Kaiser/Postmedia
"15.02.2017 15:39:24" edmontonjournal.com Families, students mourn 'experienced' flight instructors killed in... Families of two pilots killed in a plane crash northwest of Cochrane are grieving as they await answers about what caused the small twin-engine... Jeffrey Bird, a former pilot with the Royal Canadian Air Force, and Reynold Johnson, also known as Reyn, a veteran pilot who flew for Air Canada and Jazz for 35 years, have been identified as the two Mount Royal University flight instructors killed
"15.02.2017 15:29:30" edmontonjournal.com Study shows closing Vegreville immigration office will cut population,... A federal plan to close Vegreville's immigration case processing centre could result in 420 people leaving the town and house prices taking a 30... This drop would hurt real estate values, cut municipal revenues by $1.2 million annually and reduce gross domestic product by $12.7 million, the report found.
"15.02.2017 15:15:07" edmontonjournal.com Convicted Air India terrorist Inderjit Reyat can now live at home:... The only man convicted in the 1985 Air India bombing no longer has to stay in a halfway house and can now live at his family home, the Parole Board... The mastermind in the plot, Babbar Khalsa leader Talwinder Parmer, was tortured and killed by Indian police in 1992 after he fled B.C.
"15.02.2017 14:57:23" edmontonjournal.com India sets 'remarkable' space record by launching 104 nano satellites... Having already orbited a spacecraft around Mars, the Indian Space Research Organization hopes to eventually send astronauts into space The ISRO said in a statement that the other satellites were international customer satellites, including 96 from the United States and one each from the Netherlands, Switzerland, Israel, Kazakhstan and the United Arab Emirates.
"15.02.2017 14:39:10" edmontonjournal.com Forced to resign as RCAF honorary colonel for criticizing Super Hornets,... 'Speaking truth to power can be risky,' Laurie Hawn posted on Facebook. 'I re-confirmed that this week by speaking out rather more forcefully than... Hawn acknowledged on Facebook that, “I have been very critical of the 100% politically motivated plan to buy 18 “interim” Super Hornets for some time.”
"15.02.2017 14:22:37" edmontonjournal.com David Staples: Nine reasons to build Western Canada's tallest skyscraper There have been numerous questions and complaints raised about the proposed 80-storey skyscraper to be built on the river bank of Edmonton's east... The so-called “park land” where the tower is to be built is a grimy patch, the site of old coal mines, a garbage dump, landslides and no native vegetation. It's also cut off from the river valley by Grierson Hill Road.
"15.02.2017 14:00:41" Oilers beat Yotes 5-2 Watch: Edmonton Oilers Head Coach Todd McLellan talks about the team's win over the Arizona Coyotes in Edmonton on Tuesday.
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"15.02.2017 13:46:46" edmontonjournal.com Not in my day: Alberta politicians react to number of threats against... Anger at the government is nothing new, but politicians past and present say the level of vitriol directed at elected officials these days is worse... Former premier Dave Hancock never received threats himself, but sees a political reality these days that's “more personal attack and less approach to policy,” and less civil than ever before.
"15.02.2017 13:32:27" edmontonjournal.com Garth Brooks' nine-show Edmonton run a boon for retailers and a... While music fans await Friday's start of Garth Brooks' record-setting Edmonton run, local businesses hope the country superstar will help them play... “This is a big challenge for Rogers Place … We have been working on it for months.”
"15.02.2017 13:13:14" edmontonjournal.com Opinion: Getting cut from teams can end kids' participation in sports The first time you get cut from a team sucks. The second time is probably no better, but many kids will not ever bother to try out again. Do we want more kids playing sports? If yes, then sport organizations at all levels need to examine their practices to ensure opportunities for as many kids as possible.
"15.02.2017 05:39:35" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton-based march highlighting missing and murdered indigenous women now in its 12th year After more than a decade of marching through downtown Edmonton to bring awareness to missing and murdered indigenous women, families are hoping a national inquiry will bring answers. “This isn't a First Nations issue. This isn't a Métis issue. This isn't a white issue. This is a community issue.”
"15.02.2017 05:01:23" edmontonjournal.com Oilers knock off Coyotes in convincing fashion It took a while for the Edmonton Oilers to wake up, but once they emerged from a sluggish first period they wasted no time turning the lights out on the Arizona Coyotes. The Oilers much-maligned power play scored twice in the win.
"15.02.2017 04:52:18" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton public high schools will be full in four years, report says Edmonton needs space for 6,000 more public high school students by 2025, said a Tuesday report to the Edmonton Public school board. “I'm sensing that we've dropped the ball a little bit on this one in requesting high school spaces,” trustee Orville Chubb said.
"15.02.2017 03:57:53" edmontonjournal.com Not in my day: Alberta politicians react to number of threats against Rachel Notley Anger at the government is nothing new, but politicians past and present say the level of vitriol directed at elected officials these days is worse than it has ever been. Six past and current politicians speak about the issue of receiving threats.
"15.02.2017 03:30:19" edmontonjournal.com David Staples: Nine reasons to build Western Canada's tallest skyscraper There have been numerous questions and complaints raised about the proposed 80-storey skyscraper to be built on the river bank of Edmonton's east downtown: Won't the skyscraper block important view… Staples: The skyscraper project doesn't just barely pass the test of being in the public interest, it could well be another home run for our downtown.
"15.02.2017 01:00:21" youtube.com Agnes Obel performs 'It's Happening Again' in NP Music studio 'Citizen Of Glass' is the new album from Danish singer/songwriter Agnes Obel. Obel dropped by National Post Music studio to perform the atmospheric... Agnes Obel gives a moving performance in the National Post Music Studio of "It's Happening Again".
"14.02.2017 23:43:57" edmontonjournal.com Alberta moves to maximize potential organ donations On Valentine's Day Tuesday, Health Minister Sarah Hoffman called on Albertans to give their hearts to others when they're done with them by signing up for organ donation. On Valentine's Day, Health Minister Sarah Hoffman called on Albertans to give their hearts to others when they're done with them by signing up for organ donation.
"14.02.2017 20:48:04" edmontonjournal.com Opinion: Trudeau offered a brilliant defence of Canada in Washington WASHINGTON – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau came to Washington on the 25th day of the maiden voyage of Donald J. Trudeau is surely disgusted by Trump's demagogy and vulgarity. But that doesn't matter. His job is not to “lecture,” as he said Monday. It is to defend our interests, which he did brilliantly.
"14.02.2017 20:41:56" National Post Music Watch Brad Roberts of Crash Test Dummies perform the popular song, "Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm"
"14.02.2017 20:12:12" edmontonjournal.com No, internet, Fidel Castro isn't Trudeau's real father. The Canadian... The only way Castro could have fathered Justin is if a 22-year-old Margaret slipped away to stage an unprotected tryst with a communist leader she... The theory falls apart after only a cursory look at the historical evidence, but it persists for one reason alone: Justin Trudeau's appearance is strikingly similar to that of the late Cuban dictator.
"14.02.2017 20:01:11" Timeline Photos Trudeau's Charm fails to fully impress Donald Trump. (Cartoon by Malcolm Mayes)
"14.02.2017 19:47:26" edmontonjournal.com Travis Vader, serving life for killing elderly St. Albert couple, due... Travis Vader will go to trial on a number of charges racked up while he was out on bail during his trial for the deaths of the McCanns. Police also alleged he was involved in a copper wire and truck theft at a west-end industrial park when they arrested him.
"14.02.2017 19:05:53" edmontonjournal.com Environmental advocates pushes for 'no net loss' on 80-storey land sale south of Jasper Avenue Conservation groups pushed for "no net loss" of river valley land Tuesday as councillors pondered the sale of a contentious piece of parkland in The Quarters. “We have this ribbon of green. We want it to be connecting from one end of Edmonton to the other. When you start nibbling at the edges, that's precedent that's causing us grave concern.”
"14.02.2017 19:01:40" news.nationalpost.com We'll take Manhattan We've all seen vibrant New York in the movies, but being there is so much better Just have a weekend? Make every New York minute count. #travel
"14.02.2017 18:30:43" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton troops prepare to leave for Ukraine amid uncertainty over... OTTAWA — Some 200 soldiers from Edmonton are preparing to deploy to Ukraine — though with everyone waiting to see whether the mission there will be... The Edmonton-based soldiers will relieve counterparts from 2nd Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, based out of Shilo, Man., who have been on the ground training Ukrainian forces near the city of Lviv since August.
"14.02.2017 18:15:07" driving.ca Your Corner Wrench: Don't be fuel-ish with fuel additives Fuel additives make a lot of promises, but for most vehicles on the road, they're hardly worth it driving.ca: Depending on what you drive, fuel additives probably aren't worth the effort. #autos
"14.02.2017 18:01:54" news.nationalpost.com 'It's not just set-it-and-forget-it' Is it seasoned correctly? Could it use something else? Is it good enough? Improving your skills in the kitchen comes down to asking questions, chef... Why elevating your home cooking takes more than just following a recipe. #life
"14.02.2017 17:47:25" edmontonjournal.com Half-brother of Kim Jong Un murdered in Malaysia by female agents with... Kim Jong Nam, the oldest son of Kim Jong Il, fell into disgrace in the early 2000s after he was caught in Japan on a fake passport trying to go to... There was no such report on North Korea's tightly controlled media. But, if true, it would make another surprising twist in the tales of North Korea's leadership.
"14.02.2017 17:12:25" edmontonjournal.com Body found near Strathmore is sister of Calgary MLA Calgary-Bow MLA Deborah Drever is mourning the death of her sister, Victoria Levesque,whose body was found in a rural area near Strathmore on... “The news of Victoria's death has come with shock and deep sadness to her family and friends,” Drever said in a statement to Postmedia.
"14.02.2017 17:02:18" news.nationalpost.com Impossible to forget the Alamo The Alamo is the most visited historical site in Texas and in July 2015 gained UNESCO World Heritage Site status, along with four other missions... It's impossible to forget the Alamo, the most visited historical site in Texas. #travel
"14.02.2017 16:51:54" edmontonjournal.com The world's deadliest air kills more than 1 million people a year in... 'You can almost think of this as the perfect storm for India,' said Michael Brauer, a UBC professor and an author of the study Measured per head of population, India substantially outpaces China, with 14.7 ozone-related deaths for every 100,000 people, compared with China's 5.9.
"14.02.2017 16:30:20" edmontonjournal.com Adam Larsson for Taylor Hall trade has worked "tremendously well" for... This in from National Hockey League insider and Sportsnet commentator John Shannon, word that around the league there's recognition that the Taylor... Sportsnet commentator John Shannon said, “I don't know anybody now that I talk to that would dispute the Larsson-for-Hall trade. I think it's worked tremendously well. It filled a need that they had.”
"14.02.2017 16:19:54" edmontonjournal.com People set to donate bodies to science may not realize they could be... Amid the grief and uncertainty of losing her father the day after Christmas, Heather Gray knew at least one thing for sure. “Our family just feels like it's not right; the word needs to get out there."
"14.02.2017 16:02:02" news.nationalpost.com A chocolate gift that's also good for the heart This bark is easy to make, with just four easy-to-find ingredients Give your Valentine a delectable chocolate gift that's also good for the heart. #life
"14.02.2017 15:48:26" edmontonjournal.com Not 'party drugs': Edmonton city council struggles to understand opioid... Edmonton is battling a new drug overdose crisis that simply doesn't fit any standard assumptions, council members were told Monday. “This has gone beyond being an inner-city issue,” said Mayor Don Iveson, adding those dying most often from illicit fentanyl and prescription opioid painkillers are taking them alone at home where no one is available to help when things go wrong.
"14.02.2017 15:19:40" edmontonjournal.com Opinion: Tower would change river valley forever We have several concerns about the proposed Alldritt project east of the Shaw Conference Centre. Imagine a scenario, where the traffic on the Grierson Hill Road builds to a point that this barely single lane road has to be expanded, what will the city do and who will pay for it?
"14.02.2017 14:52:25" edmontonjournal.com White House was warned that Michael Flynn potentially vulnerable to... Intelligence analysts trying to explain Putin's gentle reaction to new sanctions turned up the phone call between Flynn and Russian ambassador... A senior Trump administration official said before Flynn's resignation that the White House was aware of the matter, adding that “we've been working on this for weeks.”
"14.02.2017 14:38:08" edmontonjournal.com Editorial: No longer a sticks-and-stones world How naive were we ever to believe the adage, “sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me?” That childhood retort for verbal... Notley may be the most popular target, perhaps because of social media's exploding growth and increasingly polarized politics, but she is not the only premier who received threats.
"14.02.2017 14:21:19" edmontonjournal.com Paula Simons: A dark, bittersweet Valentine's Day confession On no other day do I feel as alien or as alienated, a minority of one in a world of chocoholics. I don't just dislike it. I don't merely prefer vanilla or lemon. I despise chocolate in all its forms — dark, milk, white, bitter or sweet, liquid, solid, powder.
"14.02.2017 13:56:27" edmontonjournal.com Terry Jones: Curling couple off to national championships It's a Valentines Day sports story if there ever was one. Last June 18, Brad Thiessen married Alison Kotylak in a curling themed ceremony. Now... Understand, curlers marry curlers so frequently that the odds are likely better finding a mate by joining a curling club than signing up for a dating service.
"14.02.2017 13:33:30" edmontonjournal.com Freshly renovated rooms in $375M Federal Building sit empty If the media rooms in Edmonton's Federal Building could speak, they would likely wax lyrical about loneliness. Despite more than $100,000 in... The $375-million Federal Building renovation project ran years behind schedule and $100 million over budget, and was labelled a symbol of government waste by the opposition.
"14.02.2017 13:13:40" edmontonjournal.com Two flight instructors killed when Mount Royal University plane crashes... Two Mount Royal University instructors were killed when a plane belonging to the school's aviation program crashed in a remote area northwest of... The plane went down near the junction of Highways 40 and 579. RCMP confirmed that two people were on board the small passenger plane that went down around 5 p.m.
"14.02.2017 05:12:35" edmontonjournal.com Transit smart cards promise to make bus rides as easy as buying coffee Edmonton transit officials will be doing site visits next week to finalize plans for new transit smart cards — a new payment option promising to make buying a ticket as easy as buying a c… Edmonton transit officials will be doing site visits next week to finalize plans for new transit smart cards — a new payment option promising to make buying a ticket as easy as buying a coffee.
"14.02.2017 04:30:00" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton photographer wins World Press Photo award for Standing Rock coverage An Edmonton photographer won a prestigious photo award Monday for her extended coverage of pipeline protests at Standing Rock Indian Reservation in North Dakota. Amber Bracken took first priz… A local photographer has won a prestigious award for her photos at Standing Rock.
"14.02.2017 04:15:00" edmontonjournal.com Graham Thomson: Portrait of perfect interim premier Dave Hancock unveiled at legislature There is a sunny simplicity to the official portrait of former premier Dave Hancock, unveiled with great ceremony Monday at the legislature. Hancock is facing the viewer with a big smile on hi… There is a sunny simplicity to the official portrait of former premier Dave Hancock, unveiled with great ceremony Monday at the legislature.
"14.02.2017 03:55:00" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton MLA asks for input into plan to scrap daylight savings time As a kindergarten teacher and mother of a seven-month-old, Ashley Dermody knows that daylight savings time can throw a wrench into any carefully planned routine. When she travels with her daughter,… Are you done with daylight savings time?
"14.02.2017 03:22:00" edmontonjournal.com People set to donate bodies to science may not realize they could be turned down Amid the grief and uncertainty of losing her father the day after Christmas, Heather Gray knew at least one thing for sure. Her dad had always been adamant that his body would be donated to sc… Alberta Health apologized for the confusion and said officials are in the process of contacting registrants to let them know body donations could be turned down.
"14.02.2017 02:53:25" edmontonjournal.com Not 'party drugs': Edmonton city council struggles to understand opioid crisis Edmonton is battling a new drug overdose crisis that simply doesn't fit any standard assumptions, council members were told Monday. Only 20 per cent of the overdose deaths from fen… “This has gone beyond being an inner-city issue,” said Mayor Don Iveson, adding those dying most often from illicit fentanyl and prescription opioid painkillers are taking them alone at home where no one is available to help when things go wrong.
"13.02.2017 21:26:56" National Post Music Kirty performs an unplugged version of 'That's Not Me' in the National Post Music studio.
"13.02.2017 20:42:52" edmontonjournal.com Owners, managers of MacDonald Lofts hit with 377 public health charges The owners and managers of a downtown low-rent apartment building that had already been cited for derelict living conditions has been slapped with... The orders came on the heels of tenants speaking out in alarm over notices received just weeks earlier that rent would be increased by nearly 50 per cent.
"13.02.2017 20:20:53" edmontonjournal.com Alberta's major black gold discovery, Leduc #1, marks 70 years The provincial government declared Monday Alberta Oil and Gas Discovery Day to mark the 70th anniversary of the well that kicked off the modern... The Leduc No. 1 well that came in Feb. 13, 1947, proved the industry's viability and was the first of many major fields in the Edmonton region.
"13.02.2017 20:03:17" business.financialpost.com In search of super athletes: How Jose Bautista and MLB see technology... From iPads to wearables, the Toronto Blue Jays' right-fielder told the Post that tech is being used more often as every player statistic is placed... From iPads to wearables, the Toronto Blue Jays' right fielder says that tech is being used more often as every player statistic is placed under the microscope. #business #tech
"13.02.2017 20:00:58" news.nationalpost.com The 'Jackie Look' has never gone out of style From Angelina to Natalie to Melania, celebrities are still influenced by the former first lady's enduring elegance The 'Jackie Look' has never gone out of style. #life
"13.02.2017 19:57:17" edmontonjournal.com 'Balaclava rapist' day parole extended but tightly restricted: parole board Newly released documents reveal the parole board has been keeping a tight rein on the man known as the balaclava rapist since he was granted day... Larry Takahashi is serving three life sentences after pleading guilty to 14 charges involving 23 victims, although parole board documents say he admitted to have many more sexual assault victims in Edmonton in the 1970s and 1980s.
"13.02.2017 19:16:40" edmontonjournal.com The Latest: Trudeau, Trump stress shared economic interests WASHINGTON - The Latest on meetings between Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's and President Donald Trump. (all times EST): The neighbouring leaders released a statement Monday. They promised to "work tirelessly to provide growth and jobs for both countries."
"13.02.2017 19:00:38" news.nationalpost.com You say tomato, Oprah says soup Tomato soup is rich and honest, Oprah Winfrey says in her cookbook, Food, Health and Happiness: 115 on-point recipes for great meals and a better life You say tomato, Oprah says soup. #life
"13.02.2017 18:30:15" news.nationalpost.com Grammy fashion moments Though unusually staid, fashion-wise, the Grammys had a few memorable moments Grammy fashion moments: From Lady Gaga in 'that bolero top' to Adele in Givenchy, twice. #life
"13.02.2017 18:01:25" news.nationalpost.com Global guide to romance A global guide to romance — from restaurants to boat rides to chartered planes — just in time for Valentine's Day Global guide to romance: Perfect dates in 13 cities around the world. #travel
"13.02.2017 17:54:44" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton Arts Council's new batch of cultural diversity and trust fund... The Edmonton Arts Council has announced its 2016 winners of Cultural Diversity in the Arts project grants as well as the Edmonton Trust Funds... Each year, EAC gives out the grants and awards as part of its mandate to encourage and expand Edmonton's cultural and artistic footprint — including in innovative, diverse and inclusive ways.
"13.02.2017 17:30:13" news.nationalpost.com Finger-licking good A design secret could make food taste better and encourage "more mindful" eating habits, according to design studio Michel/Fabian Finger-licking good: A cutlery design secret could make food taste better. #life
"13.02.2017 17:07:11" edmontonjournal.com Garland Trial LIVE: Jury hears final arguments Warning: Graphic Content Jurors in the triple-murder trial of Douglas Garland are scheduled to hear final arguments Monday from Crown and defence... Kathy, 53, and Alvin Liknes, 66, disappeared from their Parkhill home in southwest Calgary, along with their five-year-old grandson, Nathan O'Brien, the morning of June 30, 2014.
"13.02.2017 16:42:54" edmontonjournal.com The high-stakes handshake: Justin Trudeau meets Donald Trump at the... Trudeau and his senior cabinet ministers have one overarching goal: keep Canada out of the president's protectionist trade crosshairs Trudeau and his senior cabinet ministers are in Washington with one overarching goal: keep Canada out of the U.S president's protectionist trade crosshairs.
"13.02.2017 16:30:44" news.nationalpost.com Sweet treats for Valentine's Day Whether it's the finishing touch on a romantic dinner, or a sweet something for family, friends or colleagues, home-baked goodies are sure to be... Sweet treats for Valentine's Day. #life
"13.02.2017 16:13:55" edmontonjournal.com Oilers GM Boyle-ing with anticipation ahead of NHL trade deadline Oilers are watching Tampa's Brian Boyle and Arizona's Martin Hanzal as trade deadline addition Chiarelli was looking at Lightning unrestricted free-agent Brian Boyle, who's averaging almost 14 minutes a game, is winning more than 50 per cent of his draws and has 12 goals. He'll also have a close-up look at Arizona UFA Martin Hanzal here on Tuesday.
"13.02.2017 16:01:24" news.nationalpost.com Plenty of celeb sightings in Antigua Nancy Truman: We plebs juggle plastic cups of rum punch or the Captain's Special, eager to snap photos of a place most of us will never step foot in There may be plenty of celeb sightings in Antigua, but whatever you do, don't mention it. #travel
"13.02.2017 15:40:06" edmontonjournal.com Pedestrian shift challenges Edmonton's 'beg buttons' and traffic signals Activists call them “beg buttons” — the pedestrian signal lights that never give a walk sign until a person hits the button and waits. It's a major... People driving, biking and walking are all making different demands.
"13.02.2017 15:20:21" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton family reeling after beloved dog killed at off-leash park An Edmonton family is reeling after their dog was mauled and killed in an off-leash park by what appeared to be a pit bull. “I don't blame the dog... “I'm concerned … there's a chance if a dog bites once, he'll bite again.”
"13.02.2017 15:05:41" edmontonjournal.com Metallica to play Edmonton's Commonwealth Stadium as part of their... California metal heavyweights Metallica are playing Commonwealth Stadium August 16 as part of the North American leg of their WorldWired Tour. Tickets for the outdoor concert will go on sale Friday, Feb. 17, on Ticketmaster. Avenged Sevenfold and Gojira will be the openers for the Edmonton show.
"13.02.2017 14:28:07" edmontonjournal.com Commodity-price shock over? Black shoots, jobs mirage and a CPI Signal:... Not only is the worst of the commodity-price shock behind for Canada, but there are discernible signs of a sector on the upswing In addition to anecdotal evidence, the latest data indicate not only is the worst of the commodity-price shock behind for Canada, but there are discernible signs of a sector on the upswing.
"13.02.2017 14:09:37" edmontonjournal.com Alberta envoy to push for greater share of federal research and... Politicians and university leaders from Alberta will land this morning in Ottawa for two days of meetings to push for a greater share of federally... While most provinces have seen declines in research revenue over the past five years, Alberta has witnessed a 17 per cent drop — or $56 million — the largest dollar-value decline of all provinces in Canada.
"13.02.2017 13:52:09" Edmonton Journal's cover photo Visitors to the Silver Skate Festival are framed by lanterns as they walk through Hawrelak Park, In Edmonton Sunday Feb. 12, 2017. Photo by David Bloom
"13.02.2017 13:42:13" edmontonjournal.com Trump and Trudeau to launch joint task force aimed at helping women in... Ivanka Trump was involved in setting the agenda for a round table meeting with Donald Trump and Justin Trudeau and will attend, the official said A White House official said the two countries would launch a new task force called the United States Canada Council for the Advancement of Women Business Leaders-Female Entrepreneurs.
"13.02.2017 13:25:43" edmontonjournal.com Oilers coach Todd McLellan does well for all with line shuffle, except... Edmonton Oilers coach Todd McLellan looks to have shuffled his lines, the new trios in practice on Sunday being, according to a tweet from Jack... Perhaps RNH, with his fist fight and nasty crosscheck, gave notice last game against Chicago that he's ready to assert himself all on his own.
"13.02.2017 13:08:06" edmontonjournal.com Statistics show Rachel Notley has been the most threatened Alberta premier Premier Rachel Notley has been subjected to more frequent threats of harm than her recent predecessors, show newly released provincial statistics... The statistics show that from 2003 to 2015, Alberta sheriffs recorded 55 security incidents involving six premiers. In 2016, 412 incidents were reported involving Notley, 26 of which were forwarded to police as they were deemed to have approached a
"13.02.2017 05:17:39" edmontonjournal.com Adele sweeps the 59th Annual Grammy Awards, picking up Album of the Year over Beyoncé’s Lemonade The year's biggest frontrunner, Beyoncé, led with nine nominations for her album Lemonade, but it was Adele who owned the night, winning the ceremony's biggest awards With The Late Late Show's James Corden at the helm, performers included Adele, Beyoncé, The Weeknd, Lady Gaga, Chance the Rapper, Kelsea Ballerini, John Lrgend, Little Big Town, Bruno Mars, Alicia Keys, Katy Perry, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban and
"13.02.2017 04:21:48" edmontonjournal.com Terry Jones: Appelman couldn't seize the moment in Alberta Boston Pizza Cup final WESTLOCK, Alta. — The days are supposedly long gone when you could play in three events during the year, get to the provincial championships and make it to the Brier. But Ted Appelman almost did. H… “That was horrible,” said Savill of the way the team played. “We were trying to win and we didn't play well enough. That was the bottom line. We weren't consistent enough and we just missed too many shots. You can't do that at this level. We put some
"13.02.2017 02:32:07" Timeline Photos Golden Bears wrestle up Canada West gold http://ow.ly/a4KW308Wevq
"13.02.2017 01:00:17" youtube.com Arkells "Come to Light" in-studio NP Music Arkells perform an acoustic version of "Come to Ligh't" in the NP Music studio. Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/nationalpostmusic Follow us on... Arkells perform as acoustic version of "Come to Light" in the #National post Music studio
"13.02.2017 00:46:23" edmontonjournal.com Leon to the middle, Lander to the farm as Oilers address offensive funk by shuffling lines, roster Things were going so well for the Edmonton Oilers just two and a half weeks ago. The NHL club rolled into the All-Star break on an eight-game points streak, capping the run with a road sweep of Cal… Things were going so well for the Edmonton Oilers just two and a half weeks ago. The NHL club rolled into the All-Star break on an eight-game points streak, capping the run with a road sweep of Calgary, Anaheim and San Jose where they scored at least four
"13.02.2017 00:15:06" youtube.com The Pack A.D. 'Yes I know' Becky Black of The Pack A.D. performs 'Yes I know' for National Post Music. Subscribe to our channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/nationalpostmusic... Becky Black of The Pack AD rocks 'Yes I know' for #NPMusic. https://youtu.be/0kQUu2G3jIw #cdnmusic
"12.02.2017 23:49:49" Timeline Photos Photos: 2017 Silver Skate Festival http://ow.ly/6NKw308W58W
"12.02.2017 22:55:08" edmontonjournal.com Fort McMurray couple fork out $1,300 at Birke dinner for sentimental... A young couple who fled the Fort McMurray fire last year were prepared to pay “any price” Saturday night for an Adirondack chair similar to the one... “The chair is very important to us and it was simply overlooked when we became part of the mass evacuation."
"12.02.2017 22:10:10" edmontonjournal.com Fireballs and booby traps: On the front lines with the oil workers... 'If hell is fire, then this place is hell on Earth,' said Ayad Al Jboory, 42, assistant chief geologist for the North Oil Co. 'It looks like the... Their goal sounds simple enough: control the fire, stop the oil leak, cap the well and move on to the next one. The reality of the job is far more complicated.
"12.02.2017 21:30:07" edmontonjournal.com Border adjustment tax reportedly being looked at by Trump administration... Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is to have his first meeting with President Donald Trump on Monday in Washington The potential tax package being floated to U.S. Congress would replace 35-per-cent corporate income tax with a 20- to 25-per-cent “destination-based cash flow tax” that would tax imports while exempting American exports.
"12.02.2017 21:19:30" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton's inventors club borne out of necessity David Bayda no longer has his invention notepad he owned when he was 12 — like everything he's gone digital — but he still remembers the product... “There's more to be gained by sharing your idea than what you would lose by sharing it.”
"12.02.2017 20:39:04" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton family reeling after beloved dog killed at off-leash park An Edmonton family is reeling after their dog was mauled and killed in an off-leash park by what appeared to be a pit bull. “I don't blame the dog for this … it's not the dog's fault,” said Clifton Crooks on Sunday. “It's the carelessness of the owner.”
"12.02.2017 19:56:24" Timeline Photos Justin Trudeau and Canadian beaver try to appease Donald Trump during meeting. (Cartoon by Malcolm Mayes)
"12.02.2017 19:45:04" edmontonjournal.com RCMP say 21 people arrested for illegally crossing border at Emerson,... 'With the instability and insecurity these people feel in the United States they try to enter illegally, because that's the way to go around that... RCMP say they arrested two groups of people, one group of 16 and the other of five, illegally crossing at Emerson, Manitoba, late Friday and early Saturday.
"12.02.2017 19:19:42" edmontonjournal.com Pedestrian shift challenges Edmonton's 'beg buttons' and traffic signals Activists call them “beg buttons” – the pedestrian signal lights that never give a walk sign until a person hits the button and waits. It's a major... “I can see the bus stopped at a red two blocks away, and still miss it because the light doesn't change in time. All because anything less would inconvenience drivers."
"12.02.2017 18:50:08" youtube.com Alan Doyle performs 'So Let's Go' Alan Doyle of Great Big Sea fame is in the National Post Music studio performing the hit, "So Let's Go". Official Anal Doyle website:... Does this song bring back memories?
Alan Doyle sings 'So Let's Go' in our National Post music studio.
"12.02.2017 18:27:13" edmontonjournal.com North Korea test-fires missile, apparently challenging Trump After receiving word of the launch, Trump stood at his south Florida estate with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who called the move 'intolerable' After receiving word of the launch, Trump stood at his south Florida estate with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who called the move “intolerable.”
"12.02.2017 17:56:27" edmontonjournal.com Harbin Gate removal triggers traffic disruptions in downtown Edmonton Traffic flow will be disrupted around downtown for between two to four weeks as construction on the city's new Valley Line LRT continues. Starting... Starting around Feb. 20, three of four eastbound lanes on 102 Avenue, from 97 Street to 95 Street will be closed as Harbin Gate is removed.
"12.02.2017 17:06:24" edmontonjournal.com Conservatives offer support to Trudeau ahead of meeting with Trump Interim leader Rona Ambrose has sent a letter to Trudeau calling for bipartisan efforts in building a relationship with the Trump administration Interim leader Rona Ambrose has sent a letter to Trudeau calling for bipartisan efforts in building a relationship with the Trump administration.
"12.02.2017 16:47:50" National Post Music Watch #Juno2017 nominee Coleman Hell in our #NPMusic studio performing an unplugged version of his hit single Fireproof.
"12.02.2017 16:27:00" edmontonjournal.com $1.6 billion Fort McMurray transmission line project approved A $1.6 billion transmission line project running from just west of Edmonton to the Fort McMurray area has been approved by the Alberta Utilities... The Fort McMurray West 500-kV Transmission Project includes the construction of a 500 kilometre single-circuit transmission line, three optical repeater sites and the expansion of the Livock substation.
"12.02.2017 15:49:41" edmontonjournal.com Dishing the right stuff at local eateries creates ambience, good taste Chefs and owners put plates first when designing restaurants and menus It stands as a symbol of the effort — and hard cash — that many restaurateurs put into creating a table top that adds something unique to the dining experience.
"12.02.2017 15:15:31" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton Oilers history: Hartford Whalers clobber Gretzky- and... Ron Francis scores four goals as the host Hartford Whalers win 11-0 to hand the Oilers their fifth straight loss. 1984: Ron Francis scores four goals as the host Hartford Whalers win 11-0 to hand the Oilers their fifth straight loss.
"12.02.2017 06:00:30" edmontonjournal.com Oilers rocked by Hawks 5-1 The Edmonton Oilers have had lots of bite when they're dog-tired. When they're watered and rested, they tend to roll over and go to sleep. Makes no sense, but … After winning nine of 13 games in 23… After the morning skate, Brandon Davidson thought the Oilers would have learned their lesson from getting slapped by the Wild out of break, but he was dead wrong.
"12.02.2017 02:45:34" edmontonjournal.com Snapshots: Oilers say Talbot has nothing to apologize for … Nursing injuries … Brain matters Cam Talbot's teammates appreciated the gesture, but said it wasn't really necessary when he apologized to the group for missing practice Friday. Talbot ran into flight trouble trying to get back fr… Cam Talbot's teammates appreciated the gesture, but said it wasn't really necessary when he apologized to the group for missing practice Friday.
Talbot ran into flight trouble trying to get back from California after the five-day break in the schedule and
"12.02.2017 02:30:00" edmontonjournal.com Police have lost community support, says officer at social justice forum A veteran Edmonton police officer says there needs to be drastic changes to city policing in order to win back the hearts and minds of vulnerable community members. “We've lost th… “We've seen the example of what broke in the United States, we're not there fortunately but we have an opportunity to get ahead of that and not wait.”
"12.02.2017 02:00:12" National Post Music Watch Canadian band Metric in our National Post Music Studio performing their hit song "Lie Lie Lie".
"12.02.2017 01:51:18" edmontonjournal.com Police have lost community support, says officer at social justice forum A veteran Edmonton police officer says there needs to be drastic changes to city policing in order to win back the hearts and minds of vulnerable community members. “We've lost th… Sandra Song, director of the public health department at Concordia University, said the social justice forum is an opportunity to talk about issues such as carding, the practice of random police checks that has been criticized as a form of racial
"12.02.2017 00:24:35" edmontonjournal.com Hit-and-run collisions a constant irritant for Edmonton traffic police Drivers who flee the scene of a collision not only leave their victims holding the bag, the cost is passed on to all properly insured drivers. The majority of hit and run reports come in from parking lot fender benders and scrapes.
"12.02.2017 00:00:16" youtube.com Metric 'Lie Lie Lie' Canadian rock band Metric is in-studio singing Lie Lie Lie in the National Post Music studio. Emily Haines, James Shaw, Joshua Winstead, and Joules... Watch Canadian band Metric in our National Post Music Studio performing their hit song "Lie Lie Lie".
"11.02.2017 22:17:51" National Post Music LIGHTS rocks an acoustic version of her hit song "Up We Go"
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"11.02.2017 21:37:55" edmontonjournal.com One person killed in multi-vehicle crash near Fort McMurray One person is dead following a multi-vehicle crash on the outskirts of Fort McMurray. RCMP said the crash happened just after lunch Saturday at the intersection of MacKenzie Blvd and Highway 63. Fi… Five vehicles and one semi truck were involved in the collision.
"11.02.2017 21:37:01" edmontonjournal.com Silver Skate Festival snow sculpture replicates Vimy Ridge memorial In recognition of the 100th Anniversary of Vimy Ridge, the Edmonton Silver Skate Festival, in partnership with the Veterans Affairs office, presented a commemorative snow sculpture of Vimy Rid… Remembering Vimy Ridge
"11.02.2017 19:20:34" National Post Music Watch the The Katherines perform 'Ultra Violet' in the National Post music studio.
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"11.02.2017 18:09:34" edmontonjournal.com Revolution is not only inevitable, it’s necessary: How Steve Bannon’s dark vision could shape the world Bannon, who has an unusual seat on the National Security Council, may be a conservative, but he is also a revolutionary. He draws on an intellectual tradition that sees revolution as inevitable “What we are witnessing now is the birth of a new political order"
"11.02.2017 17:27:30" edmontonjournal.com Michael Ironside's 'complicated' role in locally-shot Knuckleball Let's call it the Ironside Moment. You're munching popcorn, 20 minutes into some Hollywood blockbuster. And then! That stone face — those jack-o'-lantern eyebrows — that demon smile! Michael I… The more than $1-million, Alberta indie film production is employing a lot of Edmonton talent
"11.02.2017 17:22:21" montrealgazette.com Slavery in Quebec: Shedding light on a largely unknown history Black History Month: Through his music and walking tours, rapper and educator Aly Ndiaya — a.k.a. Webster — is working to raise awareness. The boy's formal attire and the safe distance he maintains behind the couple indicate that the child, who does not appear to be older than 10, was their slave.
"11.02.2017 16:00:05" edmontonjournal.com Alberta's urban-rural divide surveyed by electoral boundaries commission If you want your vote to really matter, head north, all the way up to Fort McMurray-Conklin. Thanks to low turnout and a small population, your vote would've been one of only 6,700 ballots in… Thanks to low turnout and a small population, your vote would've been one of only 6,700 ballots in the 2015 provincial election. Compare that to St. Albert-Spruce Grove where your vote would have drowned among 24,805 others.
"11.02.2017 15:22:46" edmontonjournal.com Board crushes chronic absenteeism with personal calls home, catching habit early A southern Alberta school district has developed a system that slashed chronic student absenteeism at participating schools by 90 per cent. A daunting 22 per cent of students enrolled in Rocky View Schools just outside of Calgary were missing at least 10 per cent of school days, the school district discovered after spending a year gathering and sorting data.
"11.02.2017 04:25:11" edmontonjournal.com Press Gallery #169: The C Is For Curriculum edition As the province overhauls Alberta's curriculum, The Press Gallery looks at how that has been politicized and the worries faced by volunteers taking part in the process. Press Gallery #169: The C Is For Curriculum edition
"11.02.2017 03:59:19" edmontonjournal.com Man charged with manslaughter after fatal overdose in police cell was caught in drug sting last year The man charged with manslaughter following a fatal fentanyl overdose of a fellow inmate was a convicted drug dealer known to police, under arrest following a string of break-and-enters. Man accused of manslaughter in connection to fentanyl overdose death was already known to police
"11.02.2017 03:39:15" edmontonjournal.com Mother credits Valour Place with saving infant son's life Valour Place didn't just offer Ashley Beck's family a place to stay while her premature baby was in the hospital, she credits their support with saving his
"11.02.2017 03:03:31" edmontonjournal.com Graham Thomson: Alberta PC party careening down the tracks to leadership vote If you want a better idea of what's happening in the race for the leadership of Alberta's Progressive Conservative party, think of it as a runaway train filled with dynamite that's rushing down the… If “progressives” in the party want to stop Kenney, they best do it by organizing delegates to vote against him on March 18.
"11.02.2017 02:20:55" edmontonjournal.com Paula Simons: Public school board chairperson stirs pot with his Catholic education proposal Do we need a separate Catholic school system, with its own trustees, in 2017? We already have a well-funded and robust parallel Catholic public school system. If Edmonton parents want a free Catholic education for their children, it's available all across the city. It would be daft to spend more tax dollars on Catholic classes in
"11.02.2017 01:38:25" edmontonjournal.com Terry Jones: Kennedy watches Boston Pizza Cup from stands WESTLOCK — It was one of those 'What's wrong with this picture?' moments. Marc Kennedy and his wife Nicole sat in the stands here Friday morning as paying spectators. Twelve times Kennedy has playe… With nobody other than Kevin Martin, Kevin Koe and Randy Ferbey to have skipped teams to provincial championships since 1999 and Kennedy having played for both Martin and Koe's best teams, he has a special perspective.
"11.02.2017 01:26:06" National Post Music The Dandy Warhols performed 'STYGGO' in our National Post Music Studio.
"11.02.2017 01:00:02" edmontonjournal.com What might a pre-expansion-draft trade between Las Vegas and Edmonton Oilers look like? “With their first pick in the 1979 NHL 'Expansion' Draft, the Edmonton Oilers select from the Montreal Canadiens, winger Cam Connor.” Such was the first-ever official player… According to NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly, “Once they close the transaction, [McPhee] will be able to make player-related transactions within some parameters. Obviously he still can't acquire players who are still playing the 2016-17 season, but he
"11.02.2017 00:00:32" edmontonjournal.com Tick tock: Wood Buffalo decides to keep giant bison-shaped clock FORT McMURRAY — The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo now says it will return the bison-shaped countdown clock commissioned for the Western Canada Summer Games back to its … The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo now says it will return the bison-shaped countdown clock commissioned for the Western Canada Summer Games back to its place in front of city hall.
"10.02.2017 23:34:30" edmontonjournal.com Lawsuit filed in connection to explosion in Fort McMurray fire aftermath FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - A proposed class-action lawsuit has been filed against natural gas company Atco in connection with an explosion last May that damaged several Fort McMurray homes. The blast took place in the Dickinsfield neighbourhood while the entire city was under an evacuation order because of a powerful wildfire.
"10.02.2017 22:25:04" business.financialpost.com Thinking about buying a home? Here are a few cold, hard facts to chew on To help you navigate one of the largest purchases you'll ever make in your life, here are some answers to commonly asked questions for first-time... First-time home buyer? How do you conquer this daunting feat, given that in big cities, so-called starter castles can cost more than $1-million? #MillennialsAndMoney
"10.02.2017 22:18:43" edmontonjournal.com Drawn from Mennonite legend, new bilingual production Bello touches on themes of loneliness, fear When Concrete Theatre artistic director Mieko Ouchi commissioned Vern Thiessen to pen a 15-minute playlet for the 2013 edition of the Sprouts New Play Festival for Kids series, she wanted him to dr… “The way the play is written, there is a lot of very beautiful poetic rhythmic repetition in the script in words and terms and gestures. That was a perfect style for students learning French.”
"10.02.2017 21:36:47" edmontonjournal.com Resident physicians practice 'preventative health' helping vulnerable youth Resident physicians delivered 60 large donation bags to an Edmonton organization Friday in an annual campaign that aims to help vulnerable youth. “In medicine we spend most of our time … Resident physicians delivered 60 large donation bags to an Edmonton organization Friday in an annual campaign that aims to help vulnerable youth.
"10.02.2017 21:00:25" news.nationalpost.com La Perla goes outside the bedroom at NYFW The colourful, star-studded show included plenty of silky, negligee-inspired dresses, but much of the line was meant to be worn outside — on a date... Luxury lingerie line La Perla goes outside the bedroom at New York Fashion Week. #life
"10.02.2017 20:00:37" news.nationalpost.com Picnics in the parks of Paris Take in the inspiring scenery and enjoy rose-shaped organic gelato, coffee and other sweets at the Champs Elysées Gardens and Les Tuileries Picnics in the parks of Paris: Five of the most romantic places to break your baguette. #travel
"10.02.2017 19:45:00" edmontonjournal.com Malt & Mortar bats .500 on pub fare Of all the dining trends around town of late, surely the gastropub, sports bar, etc. — hardly a trend, when you think of it — is most ubiquitous. Whyte Ave.'s MaltandMortar has good service but a few kinks to work out in the kitchen.
"10.02.2017 19:25:19" business.financialpost.com Trumponomics breaks all the rules, but will it also break the U.S. economy? Donald Trump is content to intervene in the marketplace with his not-so-invisible hands shaking up the global economic order. But a lot of those... Donald Trump is content to intervene in the marketplace with his not-so-invisible hands shaking up the global economic order. But a lot of those ideas have been tried before. #business
"10.02.2017 19:12:50" edmontonjournal.com Fort McMurray man launches class-action lawsuit against Wal-Mart A Fort McMurray man has launched a $10-million class-action lawsuit claiming he and other people bought food from Wal-Mart Canada that was unfit for human consumption. Warehouse technician Wil… A Fort McMurray man has launched a $10-million class-action lawsuit claiming he and other people bought food from Wal-Mart Canada that was unfit for human consumption.
"10.02.2017 19:01:08" news.nationalpost.com Unsung destinations Canada is a happening place this year. While Ottawa will be front and centre, there are lots of other cool spots that don't get the attention they... Unsung destinations: Six places you should visit in honour of Canada's 150th anniversary. #travel
"10.02.2017 18:43:15" National Post Music Watch the Juno nominated Tanika Charles in the #NPMusic studio.
"10.02.2017 18:04:38" Dad builds front yard ice slide Ice carver Kelly Davies took leftover ice and created a 40-foot slide for his children and neighbours in Sherwood Park. Every year he has a new creation, but this is his biggest feat yet.
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"10.02.2017 18:00:34" news.nationalpost.com Try Alaskan King Crab legs Nothing says indulgence like noshing on some seriously giant Alaskan King Crab legs For date night on the cheap, try Alaskan King Crab legs. #life
"10.02.2017 18:00:22" business.financialpost.com Dual citizenship forces couple to tread carefully on retirement plans Tess's Canadian/U.S. citizen status complicates matters as tax treaties require she file a U.S. tax return and that will cost Family Finance: Tess's Canadian/U.S. citizen status is costing her $3,000 a year in accounting bills alone and she has to pay tax on her Canadian tax free savings accounts #business
"10.02.2017 17:30:14" news.nationalpost.com Chef's Table: Season 3 is coming to Netflix Get ready for some serious culinary inspiration. Chef's Table: Season 3 premieres globally on February 17 The ultimate in culinary inspiration, Chef's Table: Season 3 is coming to Netflix. #life
"10.02.2017 17:08:56" edmontonjournal.com 'She was our world': Adult children speak after father admits to mother's murder 'At 24, I lost two parents in a day, and I will forever mourn the loss of my mom.' “At 24, I lost two parents in a day, and I will forever mourn the loss of my mom.”
"10.02.2017 17:01:18" news.nationalpost.com Fashion world rattled by U.S. election Outrage seemed to steer many menswear designers. It works for some — but not all The fashion world was rattled by the U.S. election — and you can see it on the runway. #life
"10.02.2017 16:53:42" edmontonjournal.com No charges one year after Edmonton woman suffered drive-by gunshot as... A woman who was struck by a bullet in an apparent drive-by shooting in west Edmonton in 2015 is headed back to work over a year later. After weeks of delay due to swelling, surgeons removed the bullet from Hill's body where it came to a stop near her spine.
"10.02.2017 16:30:40" news.nationalpost.com Can a veggie burger help fight climate change? The Impossible Burger isn't your run-of-the-mill veggie burger. It's a burger designed for meat lovers. It bleeds like meat, but is made entirely... Can a veggie burger that bleeds and sizzles like meat help fight climate change? #life
"10.02.2017 16:16:47" edmontonjournal.com Dan Barnes: Mid-sized stadium, large-sized conversation starter in Edmonton The stadium is a stunner, and sized to fill a gaping hole in Edmonton's infrastructure inventory. For now, a mid-sized stadium pegged for the city's Northlands exhibition grounds is off the books.
But a citizens' panel will soon be contemplating a civic strategy for bidding on major events, and a report from that panel to City of Edmonton city
"10.02.2017 16:15:09" driving.ca Motor Mouth: EPA's demise could be Trump's stupidest mistake for the... Lack of oversight could open up multiple emissions standards for states and cities, causing mayhem for manufacturers "And, boy, is the GOP putting forward one that has the potential to rip the guts out of the automobile industry." – driving.ca's David Booth. #autos
"10.02.2017 16:01:07" news.nationalpost.com A guide to celebrating Mardi Gras New Orleans is entering the height of its annual pre-Lenten Carnival season, culminating on Mardi Gras, or Fat Tuesday, which falls on Feb. 28 this... A guide to celebrating Mardi Gras in New Orleans, from the bawdy French Quarter to the parades. #travel
"10.02.2017 15:47:06" edmontonjournal.com What might a pre-expansion-draft trade between Las Vegas and Edmonton... Such was the first-ever official player acquisition by the Oilers upon their admission to the National Hockey League 38 years ago, a convoluted... “With their first pick in the 1979 NHL 'Expansion' Draft, the Edmonton Oilers select from the Montreal Canadiens, winger Cam Connor.”
"10.02.2017 14:43:21" edmontonjournal.com Cat bites sleeping Alberta mother on arm, alerting family to burning home Grande Prairie — A family pet saved its owners from an early morning blaze Thursday after their mobile home caught fire. At about 3:30 a.m.,... The parents and two children were asleep at the time when the cat came into the parents' bedroom and bit the mother on the arm to alert her to the fire. The family escaped and called the fire department.
"10.02.2017 14:00:07" edmontonjournal.com Board wants to make Edmonton transit accountable to bus riders “We want to see that people are accountable,” said Izak Roux, chair of the Edmonton transit advisory board. Transit board calls for greater accountability from ETS
"10.02.2017 04:08:22" Alberta Men's Curling
"10.02.2017 03:46:22" Beating Winter Susan Yackulic is one of number of speakers at Pecha Kucha on beating winter, which is part of Winter City Conference in Edmonton
"10.02.2017 03:09:09" National Post Music Way to go Wintersleep
Nominated for #Juno2017 Adult Alternative Album of the year! Watch them in the #NPMusic studio.
"10.02.2017 03:06:24" National Post Music Way to go Wintersleep
Nominated for #Juno2017 Adult Alternative Album of the year! Watch them in the #NPMusic studio.
"10.02.2017 02:38:39" edmontonjournal.com Child advocate swamped as Serenity case investigation continues Alberta's child intervention panel heard Thursday from RCMP and the province's child youth advocate, as it grapples to fix the system. The panel is charged with fixing Alberta's broken child intervention system, through improving the death review process and examining the root causes of family involvement with child welfare. It was created in the wake of Postmedia's coverage of
"10.02.2017 01:01:23" edmontonjournal.com David Staples: How to battle winter (even at the risk of looking dorky) Winter is king in Edmonton, the champion of all seasons. It makes us cower, shake, whine and scurry for shelter. It drives us inside and makes us inert. It constantly kicks our collective butt… No one ever defeats winter once and for all, but some do figure out how to give it a good battle, with Susan Yackulic, 58, a lifelong resident of central Alberta, near the top of that list.
"10.02.2017 00:01:41" edmontonjournal.com Cat bites sleeping Alberta family member on arm, alerting them to burning home Clairmont, Alta. — An Alberta family has their cat to thank for helping them get out of their burning home. The family was sleeping when flames broke out in their trailer in Clairmont, north o… An Alberta family has their cat to thank for helping them get out of their burning home.
"09.02.2017 21:00:58" news.nationalpost.com Slovenia's tourism booms The tiny European nation of Slovenia is undergoing a tourism boom partly because it is the native country of U.S. first lady Melania Trump Slovenia's tourism booms thanks in part to Melania Trump. #travel
"09.02.2017 20:43:01" edmontonjournal.com Police charge seven people, seize $120,000 in drugs and cash in Fort McMurray The Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams has charged seven people and seized $120,000 in drugs and cash, dismantling an alleged trafficking network in Fort McMurray, following a four-month invest… ALERT Fort McMurray's organized crime and gang enforcement team concluded its investigation on Jan. 19, 2017 with the search of five homes and eight vehicles.
"09.02.2017 20:15:25" edmontonjournal.com Garland arrested by rookie Calgary police officer Infrared video captured triple-murder suspect Douglas Garland crawling through a stand of trees as a rookie Calgary cop moved in to arrest him. Const. Jamie Parhar, now a three-year member of the Calgary Police Service, said Thursday she and her partner Infrared video captured triple-murder suspect Douglas Garland crawling through a stand of trees as a rookie Calgary cop moved in to arrest him.
"09.02.2017 19:45:00" edmontonjournal.com Sound-Off brings groundbreaking deaf talents to Edmonton stage It's a brave new world as actors flex communication skills at first festival of its kind A national festival dedicated to the deaf performing arts is debuting in Edmonton — the first of its kind held in Canada.
"09.02.2017 19:15:09" driving.ca Low-mileage cream puff: Deal or disaster? Just because the car hasn't been driven much doesn't necessarily mean it's problem-free driving.ca: Found yourself a low-mileage unicorn? It might not be perfect. Here's what to look for. #autos
"09.02.2017 19:00:49" news.nationalpost.com Vasectomy set for the chop Unlike a vasectomy, the new process can be reversed quickly by a second injection that dissolves the gel barrier, immediately restoring fertility Vasectomy set for the chop: Human trials on contraceptive injection for men announced. #health
"09.02.2017 18:58:32" edmontonjournal.com Take the Garth Brooks quiz Read all about Garth coming back to Edmonton for the first time in 21 years right here. Take the Garth Brooks quiz!
"09.02.2017 18:31:03" edmontonjournal.com Minister reviewing youth ranch credentials after attempted murder charges Revoking the licence of Elk Island Child and Youth Ranch is still on the table after two teen boys were charged with the attempted murder of a care worker, says Children's Services Minister Da… Revoking the licence of Elk Island Child and Youth Ranch is still on the table after two teen boys were charged with the attempted murder of a care worker.
"09.02.2017 18:01:20" news.nationalpost.com Florentine pear-chocolate cake and more Excellent olive oil, world-renowned wine, and plentiful fresh produce make Florence a food destination. The cuisine is simple and unpretentious,... 'Earthy and rustic,' the cuisine of Italy's Renaissance gem. #life
"09.02.2017 17:50:09" edmontonjournal.com Police charge man with manslaughter after in-custody fentanyl related death City police have for the second time ever charged a man with manslaughter after a prisoner was given a fatal dose of fentanyl while two men were in custody in a downtown holding cell. Shortly… City police have for the second time ever charged a man with manslaughter after a prisoner was given a fatal dose of fentanyl while two men were in custody in a downtown holding cell.
"09.02.2017 17:09:43" edmontonjournal.com Bust debuts at Theatre Network with dark comedic tale of Fort McMurray A new dark comedy at Theatre Network explores the ramifications of the fire Set during the aftermath of the Fort McMurray wildfire, Bust is a dark comedy about a very serious subject.
"09.02.2017 17:01:40" news.nationalpost.com How the super-rich travel Most travellers have a limited budget for food, hotels and souvenirs, and do their best to stick to it. And then there are those with the deepest... How the super-rich travel: A $135,000 culinary tour by private jet. #travel
"09.02.2017 16:42:30" edmontonjournal.com Nothing like a warm, fresh pretzel on a cold, YEG day New pretzel grab-and-go on 124 St. slammed from day one Trust us, you'll want a dozen.
"09.02.2017 16:01:38" news.nationalpost.com Sweet treats for Valentine's Day Whether it's the finishing touch on a romantic dinner, or a sweet something for family, friends or colleagues, home-baked goodies are sure to be... Sweet treats for Valentine's Day: Home-baked goodies celebrate love and family. #life
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"09.02.2017 15:51:07" edmontonjournal.com Bull riding and rodeo likely going head-to-head on November dates in... Edmonton was a rodeo town without one when the Oilers Entertainment Group and Professional Bull Riders consummated their relationship. “Honestly, going head-to-head doesn't scare me one bit because PBR isn't really a competitor to rodeo,” Sean Gleason, PBR's CEO said.
"09.02.2017 15:25:05" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton sees 'meteoric rise' in latest federal census as population... Explosive growth has persisted in both of Alberta's largest cities, while their booming suburbs are set to have a larger sway in the province's... Within the city limits, Edmonton grew 14.8 per cent since the last federal census in 2011, giving a new population count of 932,546 — making it the fastest growing major city in Canada.
"09.02.2017 14:59:13" edmontonjournal.com Suncor blames wildfire, plan changes for rising cost of Fort Hills... Suncor Energy is blaming delays caused by last spring's devastating Fort McMurray wildfire, along with construction changes to boost capacity, for... The company says the project, which was 76 per cent complete as of Dec. 31, is now expected to cost $16.5 billion to $17 billion, up from the previous estimate of $15.1 billion.
"09.02.2017 14:41:24" Timeline Photos Concert Announcement! Thomas Rhett w/ Brett Young will play Rogers Place on May 6. Tickets on sale Feb. 17 at 10 a.m. at LiveNation.com
"09.02.2017 14:20:08" edmontonjournal.com Blues shaking things up, Eberle's days with Oilers could be numbered:... Kevin Shattenkirk, Jordan Eberle and others could find new homes. With three weeks left until the deadline, here are some of the top trade candidates It's become an annual event: When the trade deadline approaches, Eberle's name hits the rumour mill.
"09.02.2017 14:01:31" edmontonjournal.com Editorial: Give fast-growing West its due The census data released Wednesday confirmed much of what anybody living in Alberta already suspected – there are a lot more of us now than there... At a national level, Ottawa should finally regard the fast-growing West as a priority when it comes to funding infrastructure such as roads, bridges, public transit and even museums.
"09.02.2017 13:46:38" edmontonjournal.com Albertans support hikes to cigarette taxes: poll The Alberta government should increase cigarette taxes by at least $1.50 per pack, while also reinvesting some of that revenue into smoking... Two-thirds of respondents told the pollster they would support a tax hike of at least $1.50 per pack of 20 cigarettes “to bring our affordability levels in line with neighbouring provinces.”
"09.02.2017 13:27:29" edmontonjournal.com University of Alberta researchers find links between fracking and... The Alberta Energy Regulator said the earthquake was triggered by fracking operations that changed stresses in faults in the deep Duvernay formation. The seismic event 260 kilometres northwest of Edmonton in January 2016, which registered magnitude 4.93 on the Richter scale, was Alberta's largest earthquake in a decade and was followed by hundreds of smaller aftershocks.
"09.02.2017 13:10:24" edmontonjournal.com Thursday's letters: Catholic education not just a program Catholic education is not a program nor a course. Catholic education is infused with Catholic beliefs and is weaved into the everyday actions,... "I find it disheartening that an Edmonton Public Schools trustee sees Catholic education as a program. It is so much more."
"09.02.2017 04:42:23" edmontonjournal.com Terry Jones: Craig Savill already a winner at Alberta men's curling provincials It would be a whale of a story. Hell, it already is. Eleven months ago, it was thought to be a miracle to see Savill make a cameo appearance with his old team skipped by Howard at the Brier in Ottawa.
"09.02.2017 03:54:56" edmontonsun.com Jones: Kevin Martin back in the heat of competition as a coach WESTLOCK, Alta. — Kevin Martin blames his son. OK, he wasn't throwing rocks. But there he was on the bench coaching Brendan Bottcher's co-favoured team.
"09.02.2017 03:48:46" edmontonjournal.com Paula Simons: Census boom: Edmonton's explosive growth must redefine our city Edmonton proper has grown 14.8 per cent this census period. (Call it 15 per cent, between friends.) Paula SImons says it's time Edmonton puts on its "big city panties" and embraces an urban future as census data shows Edmonton is now Canada's fastest-growing major city
"09.02.2017 02:28:42" edmontonjournal.com Graham Thomson: Alberta government spends $600,000 to counteract climate change denial Propaganda or education? This week, Environment Minister Shannon Phillips announced she will be spending $600,000 on a program to educate people about climate change. Latest from Graham Thomson: Alberta government spends $600,000 to counteract climate change denial, but is it education or propaganda?
"09.02.2017 01:15:18" youtube.com Coleman Hell performs unplugged version of hit song 'Fireproof' Canadian musician, Coleman Hell performs an unplugged version of his hit Fireproof in the National Post Music studio. Colman Hell's official... Watch #Juno2017 nominee Coleman Hell in our #NPMusic studio performing his hit single Fireproof.
"08.02.2017 22:22:02" edmontonjournal.com Editorial: No need for duplicate Catholic education Full marks to Edmonton public school board chairman Michael Janz for creative thinking. His proposal to offer Catholic faith programming in public schools certainly challenges the st… From today's editorial: Unfortunately, divergent ideas don't always make sense; this innovation is a non-starter.
"08.02.2017 22:03:47" edmontonjournal.com Province hires two more medical examiners in part to help keep up with rising drug deaths The province is hiring two more medical examiners, in part to deal with rising number of opioid deaths in Alberta. The announcement — bumping the number of medical examiners to 10 — was… The announcement — bumping the number of medical examiners to 10 — was made Wednesday at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner (OCMD), where the province said it's investing $1 million. Of that, $790,000 will be used to pay for the additional medical
"08.02.2017 20:30:06" edmontonjournal.com 10 things to do in Edmonton this week: Silver Skate Festival, This is That, and Kinky Boots The Government Inspector A case of mistaken identity gets way out of hand in Nikolai Gogol's The Government Inspector, which is settling in for a run of just over a week at the Timms Centre s… The aftermath of the Fort McMurray fire is the subject of playwright Matthew McKenzie's Bust, which is having its world premier at the Roxy on Gateway this week.
"08.02.2017 19:30:00" edmontonjournal.com Judge orders CHL teams to reveal financial records as players demand minimum wage Canadian Hockey League teams are offside in withholding detailed financial records that are being sought be players seeking a minimum wage from them, a judge ruled Tuesday. Justice Robert Hall said the teams, which include Western Hockey League club “There would be a significant financial impact on the teams if a minimum wage was imposed," said league counsel Norman Machida.
"08.02.2017 19:05:10" youtube.com Fantastic Negrito performs 'Working Poor' in NP Music studio Fantastic Negrito performs 'Working Poor' in NP Music studio Subscribe to our channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/nationalpostmusic Follow us on... Grammy Nominated @MusicNegrito performs 'Working Poor' in our National Post Music studio.
"08.02.2017 18:13:36" edmontonjournal.com Grande Cache Coal bankrupt as town deals with declining population A coal mine in Grande Cache is bankrupt, delivering another setback to the town northwest of Edmonton that once relied heavily on the steelmaking coal producer as its economic engine. Grande Cache Coal has attempted to calm fears at the municipality — “Grande Cache's legacy is the coal mine; it will always be the coal mine.”
"08.02.2017 18:01:33" news.nationalpost.com Edmonton's Muttart Conservatory a rich oasis People weary of the long, bleak winter need only visit Edmonton's Muttart Conservatory to be transported into a warm vibrant world of growing colour People weary of the long, bleak winter need only visit Edmonton's Muttart Conservatory to be transported into a warm vibrant world of growing colour. #travel
"08.02.2017 17:50:03" edmontonjournal.com Paula Simons: Bitter deja vu in assault at Elk Island Youth Ranch This is a tragedy that keeps on repeating itself – and nothing ever changes. Youth worker Sharla Collier, 20, was murdered by a 14-year-old boy in her care in 2002. Since her death, the province has made few changes to protect caregivers who work alone with vulnerable and volatile young men.
"08.02.2017 17:38:07" Photos from Edmonton Journal's post New census data shows Edmonton among Canada's fastest-growing cities http://edmontonjournal.com/news/local-news/new-census-data-shows-edmonton-among-canadas-fastest-growing-cities
"08.02.2017 17:12:22" edmontonjournal.com New census data shows Edmonton among Canada's fastest-growing cities Explosive growth has persisted in both of Alberta's largest cities, while their booming suburbs are set to have a larger sway in the province's 2019 election, according to census data released Wedn… Explosive growth has persisted in both of Alberta's largest cities, while their booming suburbs are set to have a larger sway in the province's 2019 election.
"08.02.2017 17:01:45" news.nationalpost.com Make dinner in 30 minutes For a meal that won't weigh you down, this one will leave you feeling surprisingly satisfied For a meal that won't weigh you down, this one will leave you feeling surprisingly satisfied. #life
"08.02.2017 16:36:16" edmontonjournal.com Two teens charged with attempted murder of female youth worker to appear in Fort Saskatchewan court Two teenage boys charged with attempted murder after an assault on a 60-year-old female staff member at a youth centre northeast of Edmonton are scheduled to appear in Fort Saskatchewan youth court… A longtime worker in Alberta's child welfare system says it's common for caretakers to be left alone at night, putting both children and staff in residential facilities at risk.
"08.02.2017 16:30:26" news.nationalpost.com Power of the plate Peace Meal Kitchen – a pop-up dinner series in Detroit – is using traditional food to protest President Trump's travel ban, NPR reports Power of the plate: Pop-up dinner series protests Trump's travel ban. #life
"08.02.2017 16:01:38" news.nationalpost.com Cruise ships are no longer just for newlyweds Cruises often have more in common with their infamously over-hyped and tragic predecessor the Titanic than most people's idea of a dream vacation Why cruise ships, with a new, more refined image, are no longer just for newlyweds or the nearly dead. #travel
"08.02.2017 15:53:05" edmontonjournal.com Without immigration, Canada's growth could be close to zero in 20 years... A growing proportion of Canadian women are choosing to have only one child - or none at all. The 2016 census figures peg the average national... Canada's average fertility rate, which 2016 census figures released Wednesday have pegged at 1.6 children per woman, is slightly higher than the 1.59 posted by Statistics Canada three years earlier.
"08.02.2017 15:30:16" driving.ca This winter, don't blame the weather – blame yourself If you're still confusing "all-wheel drive" with "magic brakes," here's a reality check driving.ca: In most parts of Canada, you need winter tires. It's not a glorified marketing campaign. #autos
"08.02.2017 15:23:17" edmontonjournal.com Census 2016: Canada's big cities home to big share of 35 million Canadians Canada's population of 35.15 million is settling in the bigger cities, ensuring they and their suburban neighbours keep growing, while small cities... Almost one-third of Canadians now live in the West, the region's largest share ever. Calgary and Edmonton were the fastest growing cities between 2011 and 2016.
"08.02.2017 14:56:46" edmontonjournal.com Canadians deeply dislike Trump, but prefer him to Trudeau on economy,... The poll finds Canadians think Justin Trudeau is more compassionate, honest, and intelligent than Donald Trump. Trudeau easily tops Trump among Canadian voters when it come to perceptions of intelligence, compassion, honesty and several other measures. But on economic policy, 53 per cent of Canadians approve of what Trump is doing versus 43 per cent of Canadians
"08.02.2017 14:35:34" edmontonjournal.com Garland Trial: DNA of all three victims found on Garland farm, expert... Warning: Graphic Content DNA of all three victims was found on Douglas Garland's property, a forensic expert testified Tuesday. Mohrbutter compared the DNA profiles of the three victim to swabs taken from various exhibits, including a large hacksaw, or meat saw as one witness described it.
"08.02.2017 14:14:09" edmontonjournal.com Alberta's ombudsman stepping down Alberta's ombudsman and public interest commissioner, Peter Hourihan, is stepping down. Hourihan was appointed ombudsman in October 2011 for a period of five years, adding Alberta's first public interest commissioner responsibilities to his plate in 2013.
"08.02.2017 13:51:47" edmontonjournal.com Avalanche closes Trans-Canada Highway near Alberta-B.C. border The RCMP says an avalanche has shut down a section of the Trans-Canada Highway in eastern British Columbia. The avalanche is on Highway just inside... There was no immediate information on whether vehicles may have been caught by the avalanche.
"08.02.2017 13:30:09" edmontonjournal.com Volunteers overhauling Alberta's curriculum fear becoming subjects of... When education professor Florence Glanfield volunteered to be part of an overhaul of Alberta's K-12 school curriculum, she expected frank... “This was not what we signed up for. It's of deep concern to me."
"08.02.2017 13:15:34" edmontonjournal.com Opinion: Despite big deficit, Alberta leads in spending growth In a recent study, we showed that rapid spending growth by successive Alberta governments —and not depressed commodity prices — are the primary... The reality is that despite a daunting budget deficit of more than $10 billion, the government has made no meaningful efforts to slow the rate of spending growth to stem the flood of red ink.
"08.02.2017 03:45:00" edmontonjournal.com Catholic programs in public schools not legal, trustees' association says A public school trustee's unconventional idea to offer Catholic programs in Edmonton Public Schools may not be legal. Trustees' association warns putting Catholic programs in public schools may not be legal
"08.02.2017 03:30:00" New words for you to use Photobomb, throwing shade, and facepalm are among the 1,000+ words added to the Merriam-Webster dictionary.
"08.02.2017 02:30:27" edmontonjournal.com Man sentenced to five years for fatal stabbing at 2014 house party The aunt of a 22-year-old man who was fatally stabbed in 2014 said the sentence in her nephew's death hasn't given her a sense of justice. Family of 2014 stabbing victim says man's five-year sentence does not bring them a sense of justice
"08.02.2017 02:30:16" news.nationalpost.com Father-son team Joel and Bill Plaskett join forces through eras and... Joel and Bill performed 'The New California' and the traditional song 'Jim Jones' in the NP Sessions studio Bill Plaskett & @joelplaskett join forces in our studio.
"08.02.2017 01:37:16" edmontonjournal.com 'Bitterly disappointed' developer wants answers on North Edge failures Developer is “bitterly disappointed” with the potholed streets, missing sidewalks and general decay of North Edge development along 105 Avenue. "Bitterly disappointed" developer wants answers on failures of North Edge development
"08.02.2017 00:07:53" edmontonjournal.com David Staples: Controversial Strathcona County plan would grow city, not crops on rich farmland Some see the newly approved plan for the Strathcona County city of Bremner as a chance to build a green, high-tech community that incorporates the best of country living and modern urban design. Ot… Some see the development as a bad example of old-school urban sprawl that will eat up some of the best farmland in the Edmonton region.
"07.02.2017 23:08:59" edmontonjournal.com Child advocate recommendations may become more powerful The auditor general's office is encouraging government to establish a new committee that would give teeth to recommendations made by Alberta's child and youth advocate. Assistant … The auditor general's office is encouraging government to establish a new committee that would give teeth to recommendations made by Alberta's child and youth advocate.
"07.02.2017 22:36:23" edmontonjournal.com Manitoba towns generosity is tested amid spike in asylum-seeking & 'border jumpers' since Trump elec 'We've had so many people just roaming around in the town of Emerson knocking on people's doors in the middle of the night. People are scared' The spike in so-called “irregular” crossings from asylum-seekers — purportedly driven by U.S. President Donald Trump's hard line on immigration — is happening across the country, according to the Canada Border Services Agency.
"07.02.2017 22:20:11" business.financialpost.com Thinking about buying a home? Here are a few cold, hard facts to chew on Buying a house is no easy task How do I know if I'm ready to be a home owner? Learn how to navigate one of the largest purchases you'll ever make in part three of #MillennialsAndMoney
"07.02.2017 21:55:07" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton Eskimos strike a balance with 2017 CFL schedule Now that's a fine balance. Now that's a fine balance.
"07.02.2017 21:00:40" edmontonjournal.com Former Edmonton mutual fund salesman unlikely to pay back any of... Former Edmonton mutual fund salesman Jason Perry Boldt is bankrupt and unlikely to repay more than $800,000 clients lost lending his company money,... He was fined $950,000 plus $7,500 in costs, and permanently barred from the mutual fund industry.
"07.02.2017 20:28:38" edmontonjournal.com Council pushes for quick relaunch of Edmonton's ice-fighting sandbox... Edmonton's sandbox program to battle icy walkways could be back as early as next week, say city officials after admitting the cost-saving measure... Two weeks ago, Coun. Michael Walters launched an effort to bring the program back next winter. On Tuesday, council pivoted in an effort to bring the program back as soon as possible.
"07.02.2017 20:01:17" news.nationalpost.com Big Tobacco giant pledges to quit cigarettes Despite the pledge, Philip Morris not only continues to sell more cigarettes than anyone else, it actively opposes government curbs on tobacco use Big Tobacco giant pledges to quit cigarettes, but skeptics accuse firm of 'double-speak.' #health
"07.02.2017 19:32:00" edmontonjournal.com One year to go, Canadian athletes gearing up for 2018 Winter Olympics Athletes hoping to wear the Maple Leaf at the 2018 Winter Olympics have one year to secure a spot on the Canadian team and hone their performance for a shot at a medal. Athletes hoping to wear the Maple Leaf at the 2018 Winter Olympics have one year to secure a spot on the Canadian team and hone their performance for a shot at a medal.
"07.02.2017 19:01:38" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton firefighters now armed with kits to help halt opioid deaths Edmonton firefighters now have access to naloxone kits that can not only save overdose victims but first responders who may come into contact with deadly drugs. “Now firefighters across the p… “Now firefighters across the province can administer injectable naloxone, giving them an additional life-saving tool when responding to an overdose call”
"07.02.2017 19:01:22" news.nationalpost.com Belgrade, baby Now might be the time for this offbeat destination. Here's a quick guide to a city on the verge Belgrade, baby: Lively, gritty and dirt-cheap capital emerging as top European party spot. #travel
"07.02.2017 18:39:23" Orange or Blue at Rogers Place? Should the Edmonton Oilers wear blue or orange at home games for the 2017-18 season?
Read the story here: http://edmontonjournal.com/sports/hockey/nhl/edmonton-oilers/terry-jones-orange-is-the-new-blue-according-to-oilers-jersey-poll
"07.02.2017 18:01:33" news.nationalpost.com Changing your skin-care routine For bright, fresh skin during this long season, you need to change your skin-care routine when you change your wardrobe For bright, fresh skin during this long season, you need to change your skin-care routine when you change your wardrobe. #life
"07.02.2017 17:53:50" edmontonjournal.com Better care transitions urged after disabled First Nations teen dies Ernie was one month old when he suffered a severe brain injury and was admitted to hospital. Three months later, he was placed into foster care, where he stayed until he aged out of the syste… Alberta's child and youth advocate Del Graff made two recommendations for disabled children who age out of the foster care system.
"07.02.2017 17:35:19" edmontonjournal.com Who is Edmonton's Ruth B? The latest online star to get a record deal Millions of fans have found solace in her single, Lost Boy. Edmonton's Ruth B is nominated for three The JUNO Awards including Songwriter of the Year for the song she started writing on Vine.
Here's our profile of the young star from 2015.
"07.02.2017 17:17:53" business.financialpost.com How a small team at Google Montreal is keeping the Internet safe for... The Google team has been fighting back against not just viruses and malware, but also the growing problem of unwanted software that sneaks into... The Google team has been fighting back against not just viruses and malware, but also the growing problem of unwanted software that sneaks into people's computers. #business
"07.02.2017 17:15:13" driving.ca Your Corner Wrench: Adding up the additives If an engine or transmission has mechanical problems, "miracle" additives aren't likely to cure them driving.ca: Do you use oil and transmission fluid additives in your car? Chances are they're doing more harm than good. #autos
"07.02.2017 17:06:18" edmontonjournal.com Wetaskiwin RCMP hunt Bible thief Mounties are asking for the public's assistance in locating a bible stolen from a vehicle in Wetaskiwin earlier this month. An elderly woman was in the parking lot of the Wetaskiwin Mall on F… When an elderly woman refused to give an unknown female a ride, the female reached into the elderly woman's vehicle and stole a bible.
"07.02.2017 17:01:44" news.nationalpost.com Cheese curds and culture The Milwaukee Art Museum, designed by Santiago Calatrava, is on the Lake Michigan waterfront Cheese curds and culture: Discover Frank Lloyd Wright house, markets and more in Wisconsin. #travel
"07.02.2017 16:51:03" Timeline Photos With Donald Trump as president, Canadians have never been prouder. (Cartoon by Malcolm Mayes)
"07.02.2017 16:30:50" news.nationalpost.com Are more expensive groceries healthier? At a time when "clean eating" is often assumed to be healthful eating by definition, a new study shows that people believe the more you spend on... Are more expensive groceries actually healthier? How the price of food influences our perception of its benefits. #life
"07.02.2017 16:01:25" news.nationalpost.com A chocolate gift that's good for the heart This bark is easy to make, with just four easy-to-find ingredients Give your Valentine a delectable chocolate gift that's also good for the heart. #life
"07.02.2017 15:51:35" edmontonjournal.com Citadel Theatre's new artistic director sends audiences to hell and back... Daryl Cloran puts his stamp on the new season with a lineup balancing risk and reward. Hadestown is one of 10 shows that makes up the Citadel's 2017-18 line-up, a selection of plays and musicals Cloran categorizes as “inclusive, innovative and international."
"07.02.2017 15:30:24" edmontonjournal.com Graham Thomson: Democracy takes a hit: More journalists spinning the... A whack of the new press secretaries hired by the Alberta government are former journalists. You might not care. But you should. The size of government is not shrinking, but the number of journalists keeping an eye on government is getting smaller. That's a problem not only for the state of the news media, but for the health of democracy.
"07.02.2017 15:06:40" edmontonjournal.com Aerial photos allegedly showing three bodies stun courtroom in Garland... Warning: Graphic content — In evidence that visibly shocked jurors and family members, three figures — two nearly naked adults and a child — could... The images, captured by an aerial surveying company doing work for the City of Airdrie, shows what appears to be two adults, face down in the grass, wearing white underwear. Nearby, a third smaller figure can be seen.
"07.02.2017 14:40:10" edmontonjournal.com Terry Jones: Orange is the new blue, according to Oilers jersey poll The Edmonton Oilers are currently taking a five-day collective bargaining agreement break. So let's take one from debating current front-burner... In all, a whopping 5,687 readers responded with 2,939 voting orange and 2,748 voting blue. That's 52 per cent orange and 48 per cent blue.
"07.02.2017 14:15:55" edmontonjournal.com Opinion: Tower threatens precious river valley view City council is considering the sale of a piece of city-owned parkland for the proposed Alldritt Tower. I'm worried. Yes, it's a small area, a... No matter how beautifully designed a building is, even if it's made of glass, looking at or through it is simply not the same as feeling the spacious sweep of air on your face and having a wide view of the river below.
"07.02.2017 13:55:56" edmontonjournal.com For the good of Milan Lucic and the Edmonton Oilers, big winger needs a... No Edmonton Oilers player has spent more time on Connor McDavid's wing than Milan Lucic, and the Oilers have had better results with that... Lucic hasn't scored an even strength goal in two months so, clearly, if the Oilers want to get Lucic scoring more again, putting him back with McDavid is a fine idea.
"07.02.2017 13:38:29" edmontonjournal.com Paula Simons: Hospital politics shouldn't obscure Royal Alex's real needs If that puppet isn't the most powerful of champions, it's all the more reason for those of us who aren't puppets to speak up. Sure, money is tight right now. But labour is available. Construction costs are down. Building now makes more sense than building during a boom.
"07.02.2017 13:16:46" edmontonjournal.com Opinion: Greyhound seeking solution for stranded riders Greyhound is committed to our customers and to the cities in which we operate. We take the responsibility of moving people very seriously, and do... Longer term, we'd like to be part of a transportation hub in Edmonton, bringing together intercity bus, LRT, ETS and other forms of transit.
"07.02.2017 05:12:58" edmontonjournal.com Alberta's right will only unite under Wildrose framework, Brian Jean says Wildrose Party Leader Brian Jean was in Camrose on Monday night outlining his vision for a united right during a town hall meeting. Brian Jean says right will only unite under Wildrose rules
"07.02.2017 04:52:14" edmontonjournal.com Public school board chair wants province's blessing to offer Catholic programs Alberta public school boards should be allowed to offer Catholic programs, says the chairman of the Edmonton public school board. Edmonton public school board chair wants permission to offer Catholic programming in public schools
"07.02.2017 03:48:15" edmontonjournal.com NDP raises opposition hackles with plan to look into Calgary office space Opposition MLAs were furious Monday at an NDP plan to look into finding office space in Calgary for its backbencher members to hold meetings. Thomas Dang, the NDP MLA for Edmonton-So… Opposition critical of NDP plan looking into securing meeting space in Calgary for backbenchers
"07.02.2017 02:51:04" edmontonjournal.com Young Edmonton woman honoured for saving father with CPR According to Martin Dansereau, at least two miracles occurred to save his life on a Friday night a little over a year ago. Watch: Young Edmonton woman recognized for saving her father with CPR.
"07.02.2017 01:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Indigenous group Northern Cree excited to kick off Grammy day festivities TORONTO - When the Native American music album category was eliminated from the Grammys in 2011, Steve Wood thought that Northern Cree's run of nominations had likely reached its end. The award-winning Alberta-based indigenous singing group has received its seventh Grammy nod. Northern Cree will compete in the best regional roots music album category for "It's a Cree Thing."
"07.02.2017 00:30:00" edmontonjournal.com Festival aims to make fighting racism a community event Racism is still such a taboo subject, Iman Bukhari says she and her friends will usually look over their shoulders if they are at a restaurant when the topic comes up, then suggest they talk a… “By making a hard topic more enjoyable, we make it easier to talk about.”
"06.02.2017 23:50:25" edmontonjournal.com OHS legislation review coming in wake of Elk Island Youth Ranch assault Occupational Health and Safety is investigating the attempted murder of a 60-year-old female worker at Elk Island Child & Youth Ranch near Lamont Saturday night. The woman … Occupational Health and Safety is investigating the attempted murder of a 60-year-old female worker at Elk Island Child & Youth Ranch near Lamont Saturday night.
"06.02.2017 23:04:50" edmontonjournal.com NDP raises opposition hackles with plan to look into Calgary office space Opposition MLAs were furious Monday at an NDP plan to look into finding office space in Calgary for its backbencher members to hold meetings. Thomas Dang, the NDP MLA for Edmonton-So… “We're shocked that the NDP are using their time to focus on silliness."
"06.02.2017 22:30:26" business.financialpost.com If you think Millennials are just a bunch of spoiled spendthrifts, then... Millennials may get stereotyped as spoiled, debt-dependent and fixated on instant-gratification. But there are plenty of good financial habits they can teach us #MillennialsAndMoney
"06.02.2017 21:01:51" edmontonjournal.com Prairie Noodle's chef Eric Hanson makes podium at Gold Medal Plates Hectic schedule and organizing issues make for a stressful experience “They call it a culinary triathlon and now I know what they are talking about.”
"06.02.2017 20:00:35" news.nationalpost.com Qatar Airways launches longest non-stop flight The scheduled outbound journey takes 16 hours and 20 minutes. That's relatively short compared to the return trip of 17 hours and 30 minutes Qatar Airways launches world's longest non-stop commercial flight from Doha to Auckland. #travel
"06.02.2017 19:45:00" edmontonjournal.com Privatize Canada's largest airports, think tank recommends The federal government should sell stakes in Canada's major airports to private investors to raise money and cut costs for passengers, a forthcoming C.D. Howe Institute report says. The … A new report suggests the government should sell stakes in Canada's major airports to private investors to raise money and cut costs for passengers.
"06.02.2017 19:00:57" news.nationalpost.com Cancer rates will climb thanks to obesity 'After smoking, being overweight is the single biggest preventable cause of cancer, and has been linked to 13 different types' Cancer rates will climb nearly six times faster in women than in men thanks to obesity, a U.K. study says. #health
"06.02.2017 18:59:16" Timeline Photos When Electoral Reform crashes, Justin Trudeau is first past the post. (Cartoon by Malcolm Mayes)
"06.02.2017 18:59:01" edmontonjournal.com Calgary runner completes seven marathons on seven continents in seven days It takes a certain kind of human — a superhuman, perhaps — to take on a challenge as daunting as running seven marathons in seven days on seven continents. Calgary accountant and runner Stephen Park, 44, said he'd always dreamed of running a marathon on “Going through major intersections, we had to play Frogger through traffic to get to the other side ... You were always a bit scared for your life.”
"06.02.2017 18:30:20" driving.ca Super Bowl 51: See all the car commercials from the Big Game Don't watch the Super Bowl for the football? That's OK – this year's car commercials didn't disappoint driving.ca: From Steve Carell with a mustache, to Peter Fonda with one hot #Mercedes droptop. #autos
"06.02.2017 18:01:30" news.nationalpost.com Say hello to San Antonio You just never know what you'll see in San Antonio. This city, which turns 300 in 2018 — here before Texas was Texas — attracts 34 million visitors... You just never know what you'll see in San Antonio. #travel
"06.02.2017 17:01:50" news.nationalpost.com Northern comfort Whether you love the snow or dread the cold, here are some warm, comforting foods to get you through the rest of winter Survive winter with beer, cheese and wings. #life
"06.02.2017 16:43:51" edmontonjournal.com Teens charged with attempted murder after assault on youth centre worker Police have charged two teenage boys with attempted murder after an assault on a 60-year-old female staff member at a youth centre northeast of... Police said one of the teens turned himself in to Edmonton police at 5:37 p.m. Sunday. The second teen was arrested in Edmonton just after 8 p.m.
"06.02.2017 16:01:30" news.nationalpost.com Puerto Rico opens no-man's-land to tourism A small island long known as a Navy bombing range is gradually trying to turn a no-man's-land into a booming tourist mecca A small island long known as a Navy bombing range is gradually trying to turn a no-man's-land into a booming tourist mecca. #travel
"06.02.2017 15:57:09" edmontonjournal.com Qatar Airways launches world's longest non-stop commercial flight from... The scheduled outbound journey takes 16 hours and 20 minutes. That's relatively short compared to the return trip of 17 hours and 30 minutes Think you could last on a plane for more than 16 hours non-stop?
"06.02.2017 15:36:49" edmontonjournal.com Billions at stake as Covenant Health pitches plan for future of... A fight over billions of dollars in hospital infrastructure funding is playing out in the provincial capital, where the NDP government is facing... The Covenant proposal calls for immediate construction of a new emergency department with capacity for 55,000 visits a year and room for future expansion.
"06.02.2017 15:20:06" edmontonjournal.com MacEwan University panel conference to tackle ongoing opioid crisis 'We have hundreds of people dying, but it seems like they're forgotten.' One of the members of the MacEwan panel, Petra Schulz, would like to see the Alberta government follow B.C.'s example in declaring an emergency in order to free up more health resources to deal with the crisis.
"06.02.2017 15:00:07" edmontonjournal.com 'Brewing power struggle': Ivanka's moderating influence giving way to... Announcing the anti-Muslim travel ban on Friday night, when Ivanka and Jared Jushner were observing Shabbat, reveals the jockeying in Trump's inner... A “brewing power struggle” has emerged between Kushner, the son-in-law who can keep the president “on message”, and Steve Bannon, the ultra-conservative former businessman, described as the power behind the throne.
"06.02.2017 14:42:56" edmontonjournal.com Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her Sapphire Jubilee — 65 years on the... The Queen becomes the first British monarch to celebrate 65 years on the throne, during which time she's visited Canada 22 times— the most of any... Elizabeth surpassed Queen Victoria as Britain's longest-serving monarch in 2015.
"06.02.2017 14:24:40" edmontonjournal.com Ooh la-la! Lady Gaga brings her Joanne World Tour to Edmonton this summer Fresh off the heels of her Super Bowl halftime concert performance, Grammy and Golden Globe winner and Academy Award-nominated artist and pop star... Tickets for the show at Rogers Place will go on sale Feb. 13.
"06.02.2017 14:02:29" edmontonjournal.com Man found not criminally responsible for bus beheading expected to seek... WINNIPEG — A man who beheaded and cannibalized a fellow passenger on a Greyhound bus in Manitoba is expected to ask for his freedom today. Baker said he heard the voice of God telling him to kill the young carnival worker or “die immediately.”
"06.02.2017 13:42:32" edmontonjournal.com Alberta Conservatives pushing for Wynn's Law With Bill S-217 in the second-reading stage in the House of Commons, Conservatives are pushing for the law to receive final approval. Denis accused the federal Liberal government of playing partisan politics in the rejection of the bill.
"06.02.2017 13:33:21" edmontonjournal.com Billions at stake as Covenant Health pitches plan for future of... A fight over billions of dollars in hospital infrastructure funding is playing out in the provincial capital, where the NDP government is facing... While AHS has recently called for redevelopment plans at the Mis to be scaled down — in part to steer funding toward the Royal Alexandra Hospital and other priorities — Covenant has fired back with its own proposal.
"06.02.2017 13:13:42" edmontonjournal.com Cult of Hockey player grades: Talbot, Larsson great as Edmonton Oilers... The Edmonton Oilers looked like a team that had run out of gas and run out of ideas against the Montreal Canadiens on Sunday, but they were lucky... Talbot came up big a few times late in the third on Grade A chances and let in not one goal the entire game, which is his entire purpose.
"06.02.2017 04:08:37" edmontonjournal.com A dynasty like no other: New England Patriots pull off 25-point comeback... Scott Stinson: Seven Super Bowl appearances in 16 years is a remarkably difficult feat. But New England had never won one like this. No one had A dynasty like no other: New England Patriots pull off 25-point comeback — the biggest in Super Bowl history http://ow.ly/Ae4k308HVRV
"06.02.2017 02:14:27" edmontonjournal.com MacEwan University panel conference to tackle ongoing opioid crisis 'We have hundreds of people dying, but it seems like they're forgotten.' The panel will start at 3:30 p.m. on Monday in the Kule Theatre in Robbins Health Learning Centre.
"05.02.2017 23:12:49" edmontonjournal.com Practising Canadian values will keep Canada a role model for world –... Former Canadian Citizenship Court Judge Gurcharan Bhatia says no one should become a Canadian citizen without demonstrating knowledge of our... “The Canadian Charter should be translated into many languages and distributed to new immigrants upon arrival in Canada."
"05.02.2017 22:19:58" edmontonjournal.com Two firefighters injured as suspicious fire levels vacant mobile home in... Two firefighters were injured battling a trailer blaze in a Penhold, Alta. on Saturday night. The cause of the fire has not yet been determined, however the fire is being treated as suspicious.
"05.02.2017 21:23:16" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton Oilers go the distance in 1-0 (SO) victory over the Montreal... MONTREAL – The Edmonton Oilers had countless chances to put Montreal away early, but they let the Canadiens hang around long enough to let a skills... Leon Draisait scored in the shootout and Cam Talbot stopped all three Montreal shooters as the Oilers beat the Canadiens 1-0 Sunday at the Bell Centre.
"05.02.2017 21:00:55" youtube.com The Dandy Warhols perform 'You Are Killing Me' in NP Music studio The Dandy Warhols perform 'You Are Killing Me' for NP Music Sessions. The Dandy Warhols is an American rock band, formed in Portland, Oregon, in... Watch the The Dandy Warhols perform in the #NPMusic studio
"05.02.2017 20:30:31" edmontonjournal.com Review: Edmonton Opera La Cenerentola (Cinderella) It may be an opera, but Edmonton Opera's new production of Rossini's La Cenerentola (Cinderella), which opened at the Jubilee on Saturday, deserves... The cast is splendid, both in their acting and their singing. Their sense of ensemble is so strong that it is invidious to single out any one performance.
"05.02.2017 19:47:26" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton aid worker in DRC talks about importance of building cultural... Lucy Bamforth, 27, is a humanitarian aid worker based in Goma, the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The Edmonton native has also worked in Haiti and Afghanistan for the faith-based organization Medair, which provides healthcare in low-resource settings.
"05.02.2017 18:59:05" edmontonjournal.com Andrew Shaw of Montreal Canadiens slewfoots Connor McDavid of Edmonton... Midway through the first period of the Edmonton Oilers – Montreal Canadiens game on Sunday, Habs agitator Andrew Shaw took Connor McDavid into the... Was this particular trip worthy of a suspension?
"05.02.2017 18:34:55" edmontonjournal.com Calgary under snowfall warning while 'potentially crippling snowstorm'... Snowfall and winter storm warnings have been issued in southern Alberta this morning. Environment Canada issued a snowfall warning for Calgary and... Public Safety Canada encourages everyone to make an emergency plan and get an emergency kit with drinking water, food, medicine, a first-aid kit and a flashlight.
"05.02.2017 17:28:36" edmontonjournal.com Teens sought after alleged assault on staff at youth centre It is unknown if the teenage boys are armed with a weapon, and members of the public are advised not to approach them. Police believe the boys fled the ranch in a rundown grey 2000 Chevrolet Silvarado two-door truck with Alberta license plate BFJ 5597.
"05.02.2017 16:56:51" edmontonjournal.com U of A researcher travels to Chile to monitor unstable volcano An Edmonton researcher travelling to Chile wants to understand what makes volcanoes tick — beyond the simple fact they have cores of liquid hot... Though seismic activity can be monitored, volcanic eruptions are unpredictable — one volcano in Chile under surveillance gave only two hours warning before unleashing a 12,000-metre ash column.
"05.02.2017 16:21:27" edmontonjournal.com As I embrace motherhood, I am not leaving the old me completely behind I used to be cool, I promise. This is something I can see myself telling my kids someday. But — petty confession time — it's something I find... In a very short time, I've gone from not getting enough sleep because I was out several nights a week for my job — reviewing shows and work-related socializing — to not getting enough sleep because I'm up every few hours with my baby.
"05.02.2017 15:47:46" Edmonton Journal's cover photo Worshippers are handed flowers as they expressed their thanks as Edmontonians formed a human chain around the MAC Islamic Centre and Rahma Mosque to show their support to the city's Muslims in Edmonton on Friday, February 3, 2017. Ian Kucerak / Postmedia
"05.02.2017 15:24:32" edmontonjournal.com U.S. federal appeals court declines to immediately reinstate Trump's... A federal appeals court put a stop to the Trump administration's first attempt to save the ban early Sunday after a lower-level judge put a stop to... A judge in a lower federal court had put a temporary stop to the travel ban. Because the appeals court declined to intervene immediately, affected travellers can enter until at least until Monday.
"05.02.2017 03:59:48" edmontonjournal.com Oil Kings no match for top-ranked Pats The No. 1-ranked team in the Canadian Hockey League was simply too much for the Edmonton Oil Kings in the final game of a three-game road trip Saturday. The Oil Kings fell 7-1 to the Regina Pats, e… The Oil Kings have not won since defeating the Calgary Hitmen 4-3 in overtime on New Year's Day.
"04.02.2017 23:57:39" edmontonjournal.com Ambrose vacations on friend's yacht during Trudeau vacation scandal OTTAWA — The Conservatives confirm their interim leader took a Caribbean vacation on a billionaire's yacht around the time members of her caucus were criticizing Prime Minister Justin T… On Jan. 11 — when Ambrose was reportedly still on vacation in the Caribbean — she tweeted a letter Conservative MP and ethics critic Blaine Calkins sent to the ethics commissioner calling for the investigation.
"04.02.2017 21:47:37" edmontonjournal.com Slip and fall complaints caused by icy sidewalks are skyrocketing in Edmonton The number of slip, trip and fall complaints on city sidewalks in January almost quadrupled compared to the same time last year, warn city officials as they remind residents to keep their… In January 2016, the city received 34 complaints related to sidewalk condition. That jumped to 132 last month, with the city already issuing about 865 tickets at $100 a pop for failing to clear sidewalks.
"04.02.2017 21:30:02" edmontonjournal.com Italian Bakery rebuilds and expands after last year's blaze The family-owned Italian Bakery will reopen their Beverly store, which burned down in a fire last year, this March. The family vowed to rebuild the bakery in Beverly — now scheduled to reopen in March. They're also opening a new location in St. Albert in July.
"04.02.2017 21:00:30" edmontonjournal.com Man admits making child porn involving two 14-year-old girls at 'crack shack' An Edmonton man has admitted to participating in the creation of child porn, but plans to challenge the mandatory minimum penalty for the charge. On Tuesday, Shane Gordon Rollison, 50, admitted to one count of making, printing, publishing or possessing to publish child porn in relation to videos that involved two 14-year-old girls, Rollison and another man, Donald Jerry Barabash.
"04.02.2017 20:15:14" youtube.com 54-40 Neil Osborne sings 'Lies To Me' in National Post Music studio Canadian alternative rock group from Vancouver, BC, 54-40 sing 'Lies to Me" in the National Post studio. 54-40, Neil Osborne, Matt Johnson, Brad... Neil Osborne of 54-40 sings 'Lies To Me' in National Post Music studio.