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"23.04.2017 05:31:03" edmontonjournal.com Oilers on to Round 2 with 3-1 win over Sharks Not looking for any bulletin-board stuff or a screaming 'guaranteed win' quote that would be all over Twitter, the careful Edmonton Oilers were saying all the right things Saturday morning about ho… “We got stomped in here last time. We learned from it.”
"23.04.2017 01:01:18" National Post Music Cover Song: Stars perform a cover of
The Smiths 'What Difference Does It Make?'
#npmusic #npsessions #coversong
"22.04.2017 23:32:10" Photos from Edmonton Journal's post Edmonton Police Service is releasing photos of persons of interest in relation to the toddler who was found dead beside a church near 155 Avenue and Castle Downs Road on Friday. Police believe the toddler was dropped off near the Good Shepherd Anglican
"22.04.2017 19:56:25" edmontonjournal.com March for Science: Scientists leave labs, take to streets to defend research isn't 'liberal conspira Organizers portrayed the march as political but not partisan, promoting the understanding of science as well as defending it from various attacks, including proposed cuts under Trump The March for Science, coinciding with Earth Day, was set for more than 500 cities, anchored in Washington.
"22.04.2017 19:29:51" edmontonjournal.com Flowers left near where toddler found dead in north Edmonton Three yellow tulips laid at the entrance of a church in north Edmonton on Saturday appeared to be a lonely tribute to a toddler found dead a day earlier in the area near 155 Avenue and Castle … Edmonton city police are continuing to investigate the child's death.
"22.04.2017 17:56:44" edmontonjournal.com Graham Thomson: Spat between neophyte MLAs a tempest in a sippy cup — so why won't government release the video? I admit this is not a pressing matter of state. And given the political immaturity of those involved, you could call it a tempest in a sippy cup. The cat (Premier Rachel Notley) is on a trade mission to China and Japan this week, apparently leaving the critters (MLAs) without adult supervision for 10 days.
"22.04.2017 17:02:08" Executive Director, Royal Alberta Museum, Chris Robinson gives a tour of the new museum as it is prepared for exhibits to be move from the old location.
"22.04.2017 17:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Lafarge Canada cement trucks could be pace cars, extra eyes on speeders Lafarge Canada volunteered its slow-moving concrete trucks as pace cars Friday in Edmonton's push to reduce speeding and traffic fatalities. The company's next step is to install forward and back-facing cameras in its trucks, connected to its on-board GPS.
"22.04.2017 16:37:37" edmontonjournal.com Saskatchewan court ruling could mean shakeup for Alberta Catholic schools If upheld, a Saskatchewan court decision about funding Catholic education could have profound ramifications for Alberta schools, a constitutional law expert says. If the case heads to the Supreme Court of Canada, Alberta's schools could be in for a shakeup.
"22.04.2017 16:07:04" edmontonjournal.com San Jose Sharks 'have to believe' they will forget Game 5 loss to Edmonton Oilers, return to winning How does a team that looked so ferocious in Game 4 look so lost and hopeless in Game 5? That's something the San Jose Sharks have to figure out, fast. Sharks are "looking to push back"
"22.04.2017 16:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Paula Simons: Heart of glass: New Royal Alberta Museum aims to be transparent, in more ways than one "We're all about transparency. We want people to be able to see in." When the RAM opens in early 2018, it will be the largest museum in Western Canada — 39,000 square metres, with 7,800 square metres of exhibition space — roughly double what the old museum in Glenora had.
"22.04.2017 14:52:29" Police are asking for help identifying the body of toddler found dead Friday afternoon.
"22.04.2017 02:11:45" edmontonjournal.com Top 5 candidates for Edmonton Eskimos general manager Names have been trickling out over the past week as the Edmonton Eskimos have begun interviewing for the vacant general manager position. Names have been trickling out over the past week as the Edmonton Eskimos have begun interviewing for the vacant general manager position.
"22.04.2017 01:23:09" edmontonjournal.com Police ask for help identifying toddler found dead near 155 Avenue and Castle Downs Road The suspicious death of a male toddler near 155 Avenue and Castle Downs Road was under investigation Friday by the Edmonton Police Service homicide section. Update: Police have released photos of the boy's clothing and are asking the public to help identify him. The clothing includes a black and grey shoe with fluorescent green laces and blue stripes, a blue batman T-shirt and a blue snowsuit that says U.S.
"22.04.2017 00:50:23" edmontonjournal.com Fan with huge Oilers tattoo has body parts earmarked for Connor McDavid, Wayne Gretzky If there's an Edmonton Oilers fan who knows a thing or two about showing an undying love of their favourite sports team, it is Kevin Genest. He already has a Stanley Cup tattoo. Why not add Gretzky and McDavid?
"22.04.2017 00:00:29" edmontonjournal.com U of A researchers receive $3.8 million to study ways to cut agricultural greenhouse gas emissions A University of Alberta professor is working to find the best system for grazing cattle as a way to store massive quantities of greenhouse gases in the dirt under Western Canada's gr… A University of Alberta professor is working to find the best system for grazing cattle as a way to store massive quantities of greenhouse gases in the dirt under Western Canada's grasslands.
"21.04.2017 22:33:33" edmontonjournal.com Out like a lion: more snow in the forecast for Edmonton Edmontonians might not want to hear this, but the future is going to include a little more snow. The future is going to include a little more snow.
"21.04.2017 22:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Police chief says court delay decision takes toll on officers Edmonton police Chief Rod Knecht says a 2016 court decision that has resulted in more than a dozen stays in the city's provincial courts is taking its toll on officers. “You have dedicated, hard-working, trained police officers that are out there trying to do the very best to keep the community safe, and they see the system failing them."
"21.04.2017 21:22:15" edmontonjournal.com Patients using pharmacy loyalty programs more likely to stick with medication, University of Alberta study finds People filling prescriptions at pharmacies with loyalty programs are more likely to stay on their medication, a new University of Alberta study shows. People filling prescriptions at pharmacies with loyalty programs are more likely to stay on their medication, a new University of Alberta study shows.
"21.04.2017 20:12:06" edmontonjournal.com Hazmat team responds to science experiment gone wrong The Edmonton Fire Department's hazardous materials unit is responding to a chemical incident at the University of Alberta that forced the... Maya Filipovic, who speaks for the Edmonton Fire Department, said a hazmat crew is on scene at CCIS
"21.04.2017 19:21:50" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton officials promise more transparency on photo radar, hard target... Edmonton will be posting a weekly photo radar map online this year to give sceptics location-by-location details on exactly what impact the... Coun. Andrew Knack also pushed for a hard target, saying other cities set specific targets and achieved them but it takes more than education.
"21.04.2017 19:01:21" news.nationalpost.com On the Crown tour Featured in the Golden Globe-winning drama The Crown, Eltham Palace is an Art Deco masterpiece that underwent a bold transformation in the 1930s On the Crown tour: So many regal London locations double as sets for Netflix series. #travel
"21.04.2017 18:44:13" edmontonjournal.com Chef Tiffany Sorensen fills the belly and feeds the soul for youth shelter Red Seal chef prepares creative and nutritious meals with no budget for food at local shelter for youth That's the situation that greets Tiffany Sorensen of Youth Empowerment and Support Services (YESS) when she comes to work every week.
"21.04.2017 18:30:15" business.financialpost.com Family Finance B.C. couple are outspending their monthly income by 38% and could be forced to sell their condo and become renters. But there are solutions In their mid-sixties and in a vise of debt, B.C. couple needs a balance-sheet fix and fast #business
"21.04.2017 18:15:08" news.nationalpost.com Diet soda's link to stroke, dementia Normal soda isn't an option either, after not only being associated with obesity and its consequences, such as diabetes, but with poorer memory and... People who drink diet soda daily are almost three times more likely to develop stroke and dementia, according to a new study. #health
"21.04.2017 17:49:48" edmontonjournal.com Dining Out: Grandin Fish 'n' Chips gives old classic a prairie twist The classic fish and chips joint has been given a prairie-inspired twist thanks to a new venture brought to you by the same people behind The Common. Grandin Fish 'N' Chips is a hip, yet cosy and unpretentious, spot, serving up a selection of fresh fish and all the classic fixins' in a piece of prime real estate
"21.04.2017 17:16:41" edmontonjournal.com New figures show consumer spending down in Alberta While Canadian credit and debit card spending was up for the first three months of the year, Albertans bucked the trend by using their cards less,... Total spending in the country rose 3.5 per cent in the first quarter of 2017 compared to the same period last year,
"21.04.2017 17:15:12" news.nationalpost.com Conjure up some dessert magic These two simple desserts — coconut lemon "Impossible Pie" and coffee caramel "Magic Cake" — form perfect layers as they bake Conjure up some dessert magic with coconut, lemon and a little bit of tenderness. #life
"21.04.2017 16:15:15" news.nationalpost.com Sorry, vegetarians According to the authors, earlier studies linking vegetarian diets with lower death rates have been criticized for not being representative of the... Sorry, vegetarians. A new study says eating green won't lower your risk of early death. #health
"21.04.2017 16:08:29" edmontonjournal.com Raffi Torres, an alumnus of both the Edmonton Oilers and the San Jose... The human wrecking ball Raffi Torres was in the house in game five cheering on his old Oilers “Yeah, I just got a text from Joe (Thornton),” said Torres, who played for the Sharks for three injury-plagued, suspension-riddled years but had to quit at age 35 because his right knee was shot.
"21.04.2017 15:45:07" driving.ca Motor Mouth: Drunk-driving campaigns failing to deter women Women may still be in the minority when it comes to drinking and driving, but the incidence of their being charged with DUI offences is escalating driving.ca: "Women may still be in the minority when it comes to drinking and driving, but ... DUI charges are escalating. What's the cause for this surge?" #autos
"21.04.2017 15:01:25" news.nationalpost.com A picturesque weekend in Banff A marathon road trip to Banff and Jasper National Parks with four photographers A picturesque weekend in Banff: A photographer's pilgrimage to Lake Louise, Athabasca Glacier and more. #travel
"21.04.2017 14:53:57" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton's photo-radar count grows, traffic deaths fall and debate hits... Edmonton's traffic-safety plans are up for debate at City Hall Friday, including a report that says 63,227 drivers were ticketed for going less... That figure might frustrate those caught for going just a little too fast. But officials find the photo radar program is helping to bring speeds and speed-related collision rates down.
"21.04.2017 13:57:45" Oilers take 3-2 series lead over San Jose on Desharnais overti...
"21.04.2017 13:56:57" edmontonjournal.com Changes coming this spring as child intervention panel enters second phase Aggressive movement to change Alberta's child intervention system will see new legislation introduced this spring. The panel moved into its second phase this week, holding a meeting Thursday night in Edmonton to hear about the historical over-representation of indigenous children in the system.
"21.04.2017 13:15:41" edmontonjournal.com Terry Jones: McDavid revs Oilers engine after atypical outing in 7-0... A Ferrari painted up like a race car with '97' and 'McDavid' on the doors, Edmonton Oilers logos on the hood and sides in front of the rear wheels,... TERRY JONES: Going into this one, McDavid had never gone three games without producing a point so far in his NHL career.
"21.04.2017 06:21:44" edmontonjournal.com Oilers take 3-2 series lead over San Jose on Desharnais overtime goal If the Edmonton Oilers were hoping to flush away the sour-smell of a 7-0 blowout in San Jose in Game 4 after, uh, not pissing a drop there, they did it at Rogers Place where there's been so many st… In the one-sided overtime for Edmonton, Sharks goalie Martin Jones stoned Connor McDavid on a two-on-one with Leon Draisaitl, made a dazzling stick stop on Ryan Nugent-Hopkins in the crease and threw out his blocker to rob Drake Caggiula.
"21.04.2017 04:09:17" edmontonjournal.com 'He has no voice,' says mother of man killed by White Boy Posse gang White Boy Posse gang boss Joshua Petrin was sentenced for a third homicide conviction on Thursday. The family of a man who was killed by gang members in 2012 say waiting more than four years for justice has been emotionally draining.
"21.04.2017 03:33:00" edmontonjournal.com Marijuana fans at 4/20 rally divided on merits of pot legalization bill Marijuana could be legal in Canada next year, but whether what comes next will be better has users of the drug divided. Throngs of pot smokers gathered on the Alberta legislature grounds Thursday for one of the last 4/20 rallies before marijuana is legalized next year.
"21.04.2017 03:21:03" edmontonjournal.com Round dance trail leads Oilers-loving Logan Alexis Singers to Rogers Place Hockey-loving drum group preforming for growing audiences as Oilers fever grips Edmonton When Robin Alexis and his brothers were growing up in the '80s, there were two constants in life — round dance and hockey.
"21.04.2017 02:10:13" Edmonton Journal Edmonton Journal reporter Juris Graney is live at Ford Hall at Rogers Place as the Edmonton Oilers take on the San Jose Sharks in Game 5 of their NHL playoff series in Edmonton. Here's the party at Rogers Place before the puck drops on Game 5. #Oilers
"21.04.2017 02:07:40" Edmonton Journal reporter Juris Graney is live at Ford Hall at Rogers Place as the Edmonton Oilers take on the San Jose Sharks in Game 5 of their NHL playoff series in Edmonton.
"21.04.2017 01:35:00" edmontonjournal.com Alberta privacy commissioner investigates deleted government emails The province's privacy commissioner has launched an investigation into deleted emails related to the cancelling of power purchase agreements with Alberta power companies. The province's privacy commissioner has launched an investigation into deleted emails related to the cancelling of power purchase agreements with Alberta power companies.
"21.04.2017 01:01:56" edmontonjournal.com Pooch predicts 7-1 comeback for Oilers tonight against the Sharks Oilers fans are preparing for sweet revenge after the Game 4 massacre that ended with a 7-0 win for the San Jose Sharks. A dog named Gregory correctly picked a 2-0 victory for the Oilers in Game 2. Will Chuck the Jack Russell terrier's prediction for Game 5 also come true?
"21.04.2017 00:48:28" edmontonjournal.com Province urges low-income families to file taxes and reap the benefits If you're putting off the tedious task of filing your taxes, the government wants you to take heart. There may be some cold, hard cash at the end of it all. Have you filed your taxes yet?
"20.04.2017 23:00:00" edmontonjournal.com British-born songwriters John Wort Hannam and Maria Dunn rank among Alberta's finest folkies “There are always great stories. Everyone has a story... and eventually it's about finding the universal experience behind the story.” -Maria Dunn Two of Alberta's finest singer-songwriters perform here this week
"20.04.2017 22:24:01" edmontonjournal.com Dan Barnes: Edmonton Oilers' Leon Draisaitl admits spear was 'stupid,' vows to be better Sick and tired turned to selfish and stupid, and that was sin enough. Thankfully, Edmonton Oilers forward Leon Draisaitl wasn't also offering excuses for his $2,500 jab at Chris Tierney's future family plans.
"20.04.2017 22:15:23" edmontonjournal.com 10 things to do in Edmonton this week: Bone Wars, Raffi, and Blazing Saddles Grad show They're covering all bases at this year's University of Alberta Art and Design Graduation Show, with drawing, printmaking, sculpture and live performance from 29 students over at the F… We got your plans for the week
"20.04.2017 22:13:37" edmontonjournal.com FAVA Fest invaded by Weirdos for its main event In the Daniel McIvor-penned feature film Weirdos, many of the best lines emerge from not-so-much Andy Warhol as a “spirit animal” version of the wigged artist. Shot in black and white meant to help us believe it's 1976 again, Weirdos is directed by Bruce McDonald, Kingston's legendary director who brought us Highway 61, Hard Core Logo and the underrated horror film Pontypool.
"20.04.2017 21:32:33" edmontonjournal.com 'He has no voice,' says mother of man killed by White Boy Posse gang White Boy Posse gang boss Joshua Petrin was sentenced for a third homicide conviction on Thursday. The white supremacist organization was linked to the drug trade, primarily in northern Alberta, but had reach as far as Yellowknife.
"20.04.2017 19:39:49" edmontonjournal.com Sea of orange fills Churchill Square for Oilers rally prior to pivotal Game 5 at home For some Oilers fans, Game 4 against the San Jose Sharks is like the 13th floor of an office tower. “We're just going to forget about the last one and move on. We're going to win.”
"20.04.2017 18:45:10" driving.ca Motor Mouth: Hysteria over 'high driving' is all half-baked Marijuana, by most measures, is not in any way the scourge that alcohol is driving.ca's Motor Mouth thinks that maybe, just maybe, marijuana "isn't in any way the scourge that alcohol is." #autos
"20.04.2017 18:44:32" edmontonjournal.com Autopsy shows Edmonton mother was stabbed to death A 53-year-old woman found slain in her northeast Edmonton home Easter Monday died of a stab wound, an autopsy confirmed. Jason Glenn Dickout is charged with second-degree murder and possession of a dangerous weapon.
"20.04.2017 17:52:11" LIVE: At Churchill Square in downtown Edmonton for the Edmonton Oilers Orange Crush rally.
"20.04.2017 17:07:50" edmontonjournal.com Trudeau already got an earful about Canada's dairy regulations from U.S.... While Donald Trump's complaint about Canadian milk this week may have been brasher, louder, and certainly more public, it carried a familiar ring The president doing the grousing was Barack Obama.
"20.04.2017 17:01:16" news.nationalpost.com Are budget flights really a bargain? After including hidden fees and standard options on airlines like Wow, Level, and Norwegian, the discount doesn't always add up to much. But there... Are new budget flights between U.S. and Europe really a bargain? #travel
"20.04.2017 16:04:53" edmontonjournal.com A picturesque weekend in Banff: A photographer's pilgrimage to Lake... A marathon road trip to Banff and Jasper National Parks with four photographers Our alarms started buzzing when it was still pitch black outside as our plan was to photograph the sunrise over Vermillion Lakes.
"20.04.2017 16:01:35" news.nationalpost.com Soup to warm the soul The trusty cauliflower, when made into a warming soup, provides satisfying sustenance for home and hearth, according to Copenhagen food writer... Soup to warm the soul: Savour cauliflower cream 'til spring takes hold. #life
"20.04.2017 15:37:36" edmontonjournal.com There are ample toilets, but you can't use them: Why it's so hard to pee... A cursory investigation into why desperate fans have been seen taking aim at sinks, and Downtown Edmonton is getting a distinctive playoff smell As one fan complained on Twitter, “for (the) price I pay for season tickets, I shouldn't have to miss play to pee.”
"20.04.2017 15:22:35" edmontonjournal.com Alberta NDP top political donations in first quarter of 2017, raking in... Alberta's NDP started 2017 in the lead financially, raising more cash than its rivals in the first three months of the year. Financial reports for... Financial reports for the first quarter posted on the Elections Alberta website showed the NDP — which formed government in 2015 — took in $373,060.
"20.04.2017 15:15:06" news.nationalpost.com The new Unicorn Frappuccino from Starbucks Don't let its colour-changing “spectacle” distract you from the fact that it contains 50 per cent of a day's worth of saturated fat The new Unicorn Frappuccino from Starbucks is packed with colours, calories, sugar and saturated fat. #life
"20.04.2017 15:01:34" news.nationalpost.com Beyond spring cleaning Think your home furnishings are a dust magnet? New York's Cathedral of St. John the Divine just spent 16 years cleaning and conserving its rare,... Beyond spring cleaning: St. John the Divine in New York spent 16 years sprucing up tapestries. #travel
"20.04.2017 14:48:50" National Post Music NEW VIDEO: Toronto rapper Abdominal dredges up some 'Dirt' in the National Post music Studio.
#npmusic #npsessions DJ Format
"20.04.2017 14:31:53" edmontonjournal.com WestJet Airlines looks to launch new no-frills airline later this year WestJet Airlines Ltd. has announced plans to launch a new discount airline later this year in a bid to offer travellers a no-frills, low-cost option. WestJet says it will start with 10 Boeing 737-800 aircraft in its initial fleet and offer no-frills, lower-cost flights.
"20.04.2017 14:15:06" news.nationalpost.com Stale-bread beer and crooked carrots From "trash cooking" dinners to supermarket chains getting into the business of ugly produce, the concept of waste-based products is moving towards... Stale-bread beer and crooked carrots: How the hottest trend in food start-ups is turning trash into products. #life
"20.04.2017 14:09:23" edmontonjournal.com Varcoe: The business case for Alberta's carbon tax You don't have to go very far to find politicians, consumers or businesses unhappy with Alberta's new carbon tax. After all, nobody likes to pay... From the need to provide investment certainty to the cold reality that consumers expect energy producers to lower their emissions, business leaders speaking at a Calgary Chamber of Commerce event were emphatic: a carbon tax makes sense.
"20.04.2017 13:20:43" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton plant that converts pizza boxes to ethanol set to start... Edmonton's garbage-to-fuel plant should finally start commercial ethanol production this summer, a company official said Wednesday. The plant started making methanol in 2016, but last week completed installing equipment to convert the methanol into higher-priced ethanol.
"20.04.2017 13:11:50" edmontonjournal.com Thursday's letters: Council should try driving congested commutes Re. "Council spurns elevated LRT line," April 19
All councillors, His Worship and the person who claims there is no real time loss with having... From the letter bag.
"20.04.2017 12:30:00" edmontonjournal.com Former health employee's curiosity costs her $3,000 fine for privacy breaches A curious clerk who worked at a health centre north of Edmonton was fined $3,000 for accessing patient health information without authorization. A curious clerk who worked at a health centre north of Edmonton was fined $3,000 for accessing patient health information without authorization.
"20.04.2017 12:11:24" edmontonjournal.com Series may be tied, but Oilers face major concerns for Game 5 Connor McDavid leads the Oilesr parade, but he needs some help if his team is to win Game 5 against the Sharks. Frankly, a loss in OT may be more heart-breaking when you've played well and tougher to get over than finding yourself in a 60-minute washing machine spin cycle.
"20.04.2017 12:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Full production expected at Syncrude by the end of June after fire repairs Calgary -- Syncrude's Mildred Lake oilsands upgrader in northern Alberta is expected to return to full operation by the end of June after production was sidelined by a fire March 14. Syncrude's Mildred Lake oilsands upgrader in northern Alberta is expected to return to full operation by the end of June after production was sidelined by a fire March 14.
"20.04.2017 04:55:00" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton Motorshow roars back into town Before the crowds flock to the 41st Edmonton Motorshow at the Edmonton Expo Centre starting Thursday, Journal reporter Juris Graney took a stroll around the showroom for a sneak peek of some o… Reporter Juris Graney took a sneak peak at some of the 700 cars at the Edmonton Motorshow, which starts Thursday.
"20.04.2017 04:35:00" edmontonjournal.com Graham Thomson: Does 'making life better for Albertans' mean making life better for unions? Here's an idea for a drinking game — but only if you want to get hammered really quickly. Labour groups are pushing the government to make changes to the labour code that would make it easier for unions to get accredited in workplaces.
"20.04.2017 04:15:00" edmontonjournal.com Dan Barnes: Edmonton Oilers need to stay out of penalty box The Edmonton Oilers shouldn't think of it as the penalty box. Because it's an exit. “I think the biggest thing is we've got to stay out of the box,” Jordan Eberle said Wednesday morning. “You give a team like that that many opportunities and they're going to score.”
"20.04.2017 03:51:00" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton police, activists plan for legal pot Edmonton's police chief says he doesn't expect a larger than usual 4/20 gathering Thursday as the city prepares for legal marijuana. The annual 4/20 smoke-up at the Alberta legislature could be one of the last under existing marijuana laws, as the Trudeau government prepares to legalize the drug.
"20.04.2017 03:33:29" edmontonjournal.com Pawn Princess tries to bring empathy to Edmonton pawn shop debate Angry neighbours and business zones have fought back against half of the city's recent pawn shop applications, but Diana Machado hopes her Pawn Princess can bring a little empathy. “We're providing a service to people who don't have access to conventional banking.”
"20.04.2017 03:13:20" National Post Music Watch it now: Andrea Ramolo with Matt Epp in the National Post music studio.
"20.04.2017 00:49:00" edmontonjournal.com Paula Simons: It's not that easy being green Is it the best use of tax dollars to give generous subsidies to middle-class homeowners? Paula Simons: Will home reno rebates help save the polar bears?
"20.04.2017 00:16:25" edmontonjournal.com Leon Draisaitl fined for spear on San Jose's Chris Tierney Edmonton Oilers' forward Leon Draisaitl escaped with a fine and no suspension for his spear to Chris Tierney's crotch Tuesday night Edmonton Oilers centre Leon Draisaitl escaped a suspension for his blatant spear to Chris Tierney's crotch Tuesday, getting a rap on the wrists instead.
"19.04.2017 21:48:42" business.financialpost.com New Rogers CEO Joe Natale tells shareholders he's 'ready to go,' with a... Joe Natale wants to create a culture that prioritizes customer service in his new role as chief executive officer of Rogers – and he wants to do it “in short order.” #business
"19.04.2017 19:55:04" edmontonjournal.com Polar bear at SeaWorld dies 'of a broken heart' after being separated... Szenja had a loss of appetite and energy for about a week before she died. Her companion was shipped to the Pittsburgh Zoo for a breeding program For 20 years, Szenja had lived in the same enclosure with her best friend, Snowflake. But three months ago, Snowflake was shipped to the Pittsburgh Zoo for a breeding program.
"19.04.2017 19:25:17" edmontonjournal.com Bill O'Reilly loses Fox News job following reports of hushed-up... For two decades O'Reilly has ruled the 'no spin zone' with cable news' most popular show and his ratings had never been higher O'Reilly was photographed in Rome shaking Pope Francis' hand on Wednesday.
"19.04.2017 18:43:49" edmontonjournal.com Police chief trades bread for coin to strengthen Jewish community ties,... City police Chief Rod Knecht and Rabbi Kliel Rose traded bread for a coin during a Wednesday ceremony aimed at strengthening the Jewish community's... Jews forego any leavened products during the eight-day holiday, a practice dating back to the Israelite's flight from Egypt in Biblical times, when many fled with little notice, forcing them to pack bread that had not yet risen.
"19.04.2017 18:01:15" news.nationalpost.com Introducing the playground oral tradition Richard Whittall: Despite our intentions as parents to carefully engineer their cultural upbringing, the kids had found a way The playground oral tradition: How your child knows all about that show he's not allowed to watch. #life
"19.04.2017 17:52:17" edmontonjournal.com Take away federal funding if universities don't protect free speech on... 'I do believe the university does have a responsibility to step in and prevent small rabble-rousing groups from having an impact,' the Tory... "What bothers me is this sense of shutting out any kind of dissent on certain issues."
"19.04.2017 17:24:48" edmontonjournal.com Terry Jones: Edmonton Oilers' blowout playoff loss can be valuable lesson The Edmonton Oilers have now put themselves on the hot seat to learn now or learn later. Edmonton had a chance here to win a short series. Now they'll have a lot tougher team to dispatch in a long series.
"19.04.2017 17:01:33" news.nationalpost.com Gulliver's Gate A new attraction called Gulliver's Gate opens just off Times Square this week depicting 100 world landmarks in miniature Gulliver's Gate: A world of tiny landmarks near New York's Times Square. #travel
"19.04.2017 17:00:35" edmontonjournal.com Check when Edmonton street sweepers will get to you Edmonton's street sweepers have started cleaning local neighbourhoods one by one, aiming to have all streets cleaned by June 1. City officials ask residents to remove their vehicles from the street when crews come through.
"19.04.2017 16:53:08" business.financialpost.com Apple's controversial MacBook Pro Touch Bar is slowly becoming more... On a basic level, the Touch Bar is a display that constantly shifts and changes in the same way the screen of a smartphone or tablet does. #business
"19.04.2017 16:15:09" driving.ca Your Corner Wrench: Are 'seasonal specials' all the maintenance your... Knowing what's included and what's not (especially the latter) can help you get the most for your auto maintenance dollars driving.ca: Before you spring for that spring maintenance special, know what will (and won't) be done to your car. #autos
"19.04.2017 16:03:23" edmontonjournal.com NDP aim to ensure local workers hired before temporary foreign workers The province is teaming up with the federal government to make sure companies consider hiring local workers before resorting to temporary foreign... The program will use already-available data on workers — such as employment insurance numbers — to determine if there are Albertans available in certain skilled trades.
"19.04.2017 16:01:30" news.nationalpost.com Lamb scallopini makes for a colourful dish Try lamb instead of the usual veal or pork for scallopini, suggests cookbook author Naomi Pomeroy, and you will find you get a flavour boost for... Lamb scallopini makes for a colourful dish. #life
"19.04.2017 15:45:16" edmontonjournal.com Federal government stands to make $280M from GST on carbon taxes in... The Liberals have long insisted Ottawa would collect no revenue from the carbon price they are requiring the provinces and territories impose by 2018 Those numbers represent five per cent each of the annual cost of the carbon taxes in those provinces: $1.3 billion in B.C. per year, and in Alberta, $1.3 billion in 2017-18 and $1.7 billion in 2018-19, an average of $1.5 billion.
"19.04.2017 15:01:39" news.nationalpost.com Tips from a travel junkie Suggestions from Sam Shank, who logs up to 100,000 miles a year as CEO of HotelTonight, a last-minute booking app he co-founded in 2010 Tips from a travel junkie: How to turn any hotel room into a sleeping cave, and other travel tips. #travel
"19.04.2017 14:50:18" edmontonjournal.com Investor seeking climate change disclosure from more oilsands players... After a Toronto investor's successful campaign to have Suncor Energy disclose its plans to remain viable under stringent climate change policies,... “Suncor has always been progressive on the climate change front but what was always missing was a real explanation of exactly how they saw themselves being viable in a low carbon future."
"19.04.2017 14:45:12" news.nationalpost.com Bangkok is banning street food A month after taking top honours in a CNN poll of the world's best street food, Thailand's capital is banning roadside stalls Home to the world's best street food, Bangkok is banning roadside stalls. #life #travel
"19.04.2017 14:23:45" edmontonjournal.com Five things I most hated about Edmonton Oilers 7-0 loss to the San Jose... Cult of Hockey post-game podcast, Sharks 7, Oilers 0
The San Jose outworked and outsmarted the Edmonton Oilers, on a night where the Sharks' age... The Sharks were clearly the better team on the night, but here is where their age and treachery came in with their constant use of pick plays in the offensive end.
"19.04.2017 14:04:47" edmontonjournal.com Red Deer-based Parkland Fuel buying Chevron Canada's fuel business for... Parkland Fuel Corp. says it will pay $1.46 billion to acquire Chevron Canada's fuel business, including 129 gas stations in the Vancouver area and... The deal is expected to close by mid-year.
"19.04.2017 13:43:02" edmontonjournal.com Alberta supportive of Canada's trade deal talks with China As Premier Rachel Notley heads east on her first Asian trade mission, Alberta's NDP government is backing free trade talks between Canada and... Notley and Economic Development Minister Deron Bilous left from Edmonton Monday for what is to be a 10-day trip to China and Japan.
"19.04.2017 13:05:16" edmontonjournal.com Dan Barnes: Plain and simple, young Oilers schooled by experienced... Men vs. boys. They are gaining some painful experience, which can be useful. The young Oilers lost their composure, the old Sharks whipped the puck around the freeze the way the Harlem Globetrotters made fun of the Washington Generals.
"19.04.2017 12:44:17" edmontonjournal.com Opinion: What are natural levels of Athabasca River contaminants? We are grateful to Dr. David Schindler and his colleagues for bringing attention to our recently published studies on the levels of trace elements... In our paper published recently about arsenic in the Athabasca River, we showed that both the dissolved as well as the total concentrations are no more abundant downstream of industry, compared to upstream.
"19.04.2017 12:23:57" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton debates new limits on local pawn shops Edmonton could limit how close new pawn shops could be located to existing ones under a new rule being debated at City Hall Wednesday morning. Edmonton has 27 pawn shops now, with two waiting for a business licence. Five of them are within 100 metres of each other on Stony Plain Road.
"19.04.2017 05:03:16" edmontonjournal.com Oilers ripped apart by Sharks in Game 4 SAN JOSE — The Edmonton Oilers didn't need to be reminded that despite San Jose's age, injuries and tepid start to the series, the Sharks are still a lethal force in the playoffs. San Jose Sharks tie up series 2-2 by shutting out Edmonton Oilers 7-0
"19.04.2017 04:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton Catholic school board backs mandatory vaccines; sex-ed reform falls short An Edmonton Catholic school trustee succeeded in a bid Tuesday to have her colleagues endorse mandatory vaccinations for Alberta students, but fell short on a push for more comprehensive sex ed. “As an education sector, we're putting our children at a greater risk of contracting an unnecessary disease ... There's no way to guard against it except vaccination.”
"19.04.2017 03:00:00" edmontonjournal.com 'They were amazed I was alive': Customs officers credited with saving heart attack patient at Edmonton airport A 57-year-old man who suffered a sudden heart attack at Edmonton International Airport says the fast reaction by a group of customs officers saved his life. “The paramedics were flabbergasted … in the ambulance I was able to hear them make arrangements with (University of Alberta Hospital) to get me (admitted) right away."
"19.04.2017 02:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Siblings set to open new dessert and pastry shop Chocorrant New patisserie welcome addition to the YEG dessert scene “We do all of our own croissants, roll them and bake them fresh every day.”
"19.04.2017 01:46:03" edmontonjournal.com Dan Barnes: Shining light on dark side of Sharks/Oilers playoff series SAN JOSE - It's playoff time in the National Hockey League, and the game, and games within the game start here at 7 p. “I don't know why they're doing it but it is what it is. I was kind of confused. There were guys shooting pucks at the boards. Why are there no nets?”
"19.04.2017 00:59:17" edmontonjournal.com Giant corpse flower set to bloom ahead of schedule at Muttart Conservatory One of Edmonton's stinkiest attractions, Putrella the corpse flower, is set to bloom again. The Muttart Conservatory shared the news on their Facebook page Tuesday, announcing that Putrella… “If you can be there the day it blooms and you can smell it, you would not believe it. It's unbelievable, the smell is just incredible."
"18.04.2017 21:30:00" edmontonjournal.com Underground water pipe bursts, flooding west-end Islamic centre and businesses Members of a west Edmonton mosque are scrambling to find temporary new space after a broken underground water pipe filled their facility with up to a metre of muck. “The water was coming like crazy to the building and caused a lot of flooding, a lot of damage inside the building and also the tenants."
"18.04.2017 20:30:26" news.nationalpost.com All you need is love — and funding Scientists worry that Donald Trump's pending budget cuts may put an end to famous research project about what makes us happy and pleased with life All you need is love — and funding: 79-year-old Harvard study of human happiness may lose grant money. #health
"18.04.2017 20:00:52" edmontonjournal.com Opposition parties join forces to demand extended consultation on labour... Alberta's opposition parties joined forces Tuesday morning to demand the government "extend and enhance" its review of labour legislation. The deadline for the consultation is Tuesday at midnight and Wildrose MLA Glenn van Dijken said the review is “causing dread and uncertainty across Alberta.”
"18.04.2017 19:30:22" news.nationalpost.com Why is measles making a comeback? 'You can have secondary cases very quickly. Knowing vaccine status is so important to protect the population and we don't have a system here to check' Canada eradicated measles in 1998 — so why is it making a comeback? #health
"18.04.2017 19:23:51" edmontonjournal.com On Cloud 9: University of Alberta students watch satellite blast into space Some students from the University of Alberta are in emotional orbit after watching a tiny satellite they built launch into space on a giant NASA... “We cried. We put Alberta's first satellite into space!”
"18.04.2017 18:52:39" edmontonjournal.com Time to start thinking about how to be extra nice to your mom Combination of food, music and crafts makes for a unique Mothers Day experience Just in time for Mother's Day!
"18.04.2017 18:01:21" news.nationalpost.com 'Lay rescuers' often suffer emotional trauma Most arrests happen in the home, which adds a whole other layer of trauma and distress. 'That scene may play in your mind for the rest of your life' 'Lay rescuers' who help those in cardiac arrest often suffer emotional trauma, but a new network may help. #health
"18.04.2017 18:00:53" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton votes down $220-million plan to raise Valley Line LRT in Bonnie... Council balked at a $220-million plan to raise LRT through the Bonnie Doon neighbourhood Tuesday, saying the payoff just isn't worth the cost. “Glad we looked at it because we all had this questions … but it's pretty clear the return on investment is not there,” said Mayor Don Iveson.
"18.04.2017 17:40:57" edmontonjournal.com Son charged after woman found slain Easter Monday in northeast Edmonton... Homicide detectives have charged a 30-year-old man with second-degree murder and possession of a dangerous weapon after his mother was found slain... An autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday but on Tuesday morning, police announced homicide charges in connection to the case, Edmonton's 14th homicide of the year.
"18.04.2017 17:01:26" news.nationalpost.com Tate Britain's LGBT exhibit A portrait of Oscar Wilde that once hung above the writer's fireplace has gone on display at London's Tate Britain gallery, along with the door to... Oscar Wilde portrait, prison cell door part of Tate Britain's LGBT exhibit. #travel
"18.04.2017 17:01:22" edmontonjournal.com New energy efficiency rebate program gives cash back for home improvements Energy efficiency upgrades to your home just got a little bit cheaper in Alberta. The dollar value on the rebate depends on which upgrade homeowners choose and how much it costs. The maximum rebate is $3,500 for insulation and that money will be delivered directly to the homeowner.
"18.04.2017 16:34:45" edmontonjournal.com Terry Jones: Hockey world taking note of Edmonton Oilers anthem singer A week ago, Robert Clark was just another lower case anthem signer with no real profile, visibility or status. Suddenly, he's on his way to being... “When they had this idea of putting me in the stands, I had no idea of how viral, if that's the right word, it was going to go."
"18.04.2017 16:15:56" edmontonjournal.com Someone tried to own 'take off, eh': Secrets from the Canadian... That pleasing sound on the Vancouver SkyTrain is not only trademarked, it's legally described as 'ding dang dong' But easily the most famous claim laid to “eh” came in the 1980s, when lawyers representing the characters Bob and Doug McKenzie trademarked “hoser,” “g'day eh” and “take off eh.”
"18.04.2017 16:15:10" driving.ca In the eyes of the law, where's the breathalyzer for drugs? Just because a drug is legal, doesn't mean you will avoid a charge if you are under impairment from it driving.ca: If we can't get our game together on alcohol, what's going to happen when we add legalized marijuana to the mix? #autos
"18.04.2017 16:01:44" news.nationalpost.com Chicken soup to crow about Through testing and tips from experts, we have developed a method for making chicken soup with taste as complex as any handcrafted coffee Handcrafted chicken soup doesn't happen in 30 minutes, but it can take less work than you might think. #life
"18.04.2017 15:52:18" Edmonton Journal's cover photo Fans get their photo with Wayne Gretzky's statue before the Edmonton Oilers play the San Jose Sharks during the Oilers Orange Crush Road Game Watch Party at Rogers Place in Edmonton on Sunday, April 16, 2017. Ian Kucerak / Postmedia
"18.04.2017 15:27:15" edmontonjournal.com Oscar Klefbom leading the way for the Edmonton Oilers in 2017 playoffs It's three games into the 2017 Stanley Cup playoffs and a number of Edmonton Oilers have elevated their games, starting with defenceman Oscar Klefbom. It's been a tight-checking series but Klefbom has actually been able to up his offensive contribution compared to the regular season.
"18.04.2017 15:01:32" news.nationalpost.com Dorm stay could open the door to big savings In Canada, living like a student is an option for budget-minded solo or family travellers in the summertime When school's out, a dorm stay could open the door to big savings. #travel
"18.04.2017 15:00:20" edmontonjournal.com Varcoe: PSAC evolves to let in renewable and clean technology firms Nothing reflects the shift going on in the local energy sector these days more than the evolution of the Petroleum Services Association of Canada. Following the oil sector downturn and loss of some members, PSAC decided last year to make some changes. It is now allowing companies that work in clean technology and provide services to renewable energy developers to join their group.
"18.04.2017 14:32:04" edmontonjournal.com Giant sea scorpions were the original sea monsters, say University of... Researchers at the University of Alberta have published a study about giant sea scorpions putting their tails to lethal use. Relatives of modern scorpions and horseshoe crabs, sea scorpions had thin, flexible bodies and could grow up to three metres in length.
"18.04.2017 14:15:07" news.nationalpost.com Is there chalk and talcum in your garlic powder? Turmeric cut with corn, nutmeg diluted with pepper, and dried oregano adulterated with “other plant matter.” Dried spices in particular are among... Is there chalk and talcum in your garlic powder? Food fraud expert is warning us about tainted garlic products. #life
"18.04.2017 14:03:15" edmontonjournal.com Paula Simons: Let my people go: Oilers fans love the playoffs, but not... "You're creating a perfect storm for pressure on the system. No venue in professional sports has enough washrooms for this situation." The folks who run Rogers seem very happy to sell beverages as fast as customers can swallow them. But if you want to cash in by filling people up and up and up with fluids, you need to make reasonable accommodation for customers to relieve themselves,
"18.04.2017 13:31:49" edmontonjournal.com First-quarter house prices flat in Edmonton, soar in Ontario Economic insecurity has kept Edmonton's housing market flat, according to the Royal LePage House Price Survey released Tuesday. Two-storey home prices increased by 1.3 per cent to $422,848, while bungalows saw a small decrease, dropping 2.1 per cent to $236,254, compared to the same period last year.
"18.04.2017 13:07:32" edmontonjournal.com John Mayer lives up to well-deserved reputation at Edmonton concert Has John Mayer already reached the status of legend in his own mind? If at all possible Mayer should just go out on tour alone with Palladino and Jordan; the chemistry is obvious and unforced.
"18.04.2017 12:41:05" edmontonjournal.com Spruce Grove man who survived six-hour 1996 Honolulu hostage-taking an... After more than six hours of holding his former co-workers hostage on live television, John Miranda was ready to deliver on his promise that it was... The Honolulu hostage crisis on Feb. 6, 1996, unfolded after the six-foot-five John Miranda burst into the Seal Masters of Hawaii building just before 8 a.m., demanding $20,000. It ended around 2:30 p.m. in a hail of police bullets that left Miranda
"18.04.2017 12:16:10" edmontonjournal.com Editorial: LRT fix misses the mark Edmontonians could soon witness their council performing a trick worthy of David Copperfield: transforming a neighbourhood-friendly tram into a... An elevated track doesn't give LRT riders much benefit either, cutting only one to two minutes of travel time between downtown and Mill Woods.
"18.04.2017 12:02:43" edmontonjournal.com Graham Thomson: Will the government give a plug nickel for your two... If you want to toss in your two cents on Alberta's review of the Labour Relations Code and the Employment Standards Code, I'd suggest you get a... In other words, the pro-union NDP government has already made up its mind to introduce changes to favour its union supporters.
"18.04.2017 04:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Sharks struggling to break through Oilers wall SAN JOSE — Poor Martin Jones. Through the last two games of San Jose's playoff series with Edmonton he has a 1. “There's not a lot of space out there both ways,” said Sharks captain Joe Pavelski. “It's just about getting inside, winning a one-on-one battle and when we get our chances stick it in the net."
"18.04.2017 03:00:00" edmontonjournal.com 'It's about you, your kids, the future': Highway engineers start controversial task of picking route for northeast bridge Highway engineers are starting work to finally pin down the location of a controversial northeast bridge over the North Saskatchewan River. “This isn't about me; this is about land preservation for future generations."
"18.04.2017 02:00:00" Alberta labour law The opposition Wildrose, as well as employer groups such as the Alberta Chambers of Commerce (ACC), think the government is rushing changes in its review of the labour code, says Graham Thomson. Full story:
"18.04.2017 01:44:09" National Post Music Watch Canadian band Moist perform an acoustic version of 'Push' https://youtu.be/Uu_VOsk78tw
"18.04.2017 00:48:29" Nature's call at Rogers Place "You're creating a perfect storm for pressure on the system. No venue in professional sports has enough washrooms for this situation." Full story:
"18.04.2017 00:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Eskimos football ops huddling up since firing of general manager Hervey Coming off his rookie year as head coach of an Edmonton Eskimos team that posted a winning record on the way to a divisional final appearance, everything was going according to plan for Jason Maas … “Obviously, what's been in the news lately was definitely a shock and something that made our last week here a little bit different that what it would have been before that."
"17.04.2017 23:11:14" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton-based chopper squadron departs for Iraq About 60 members of Edmonton-based 408 Squadron shipped out Monday for a deployment in northern Iraq. “The men and women of 408 Tactical Helicopter Squadron will continue to provide agile, reliable and dedicated service that Canada's Special Operations Forces and our coalition allies have come to expect from the (Royal Canadian Air Force)."
"17.04.2017 22:12:33" edmontonjournal.com Firefighters cut paths through ice to shore to save Alberta horses GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta. — Horses that were struggling after falling through thin ice in northwestern Alberta were saved by rescuers who cut paths to the shore with chainsaws. “It was pretty overwhelming having that sheer number of horses in need ... Bystanders were pretty excited, but the crews were able to get control of the situation and develop a plan.”
"17.04.2017 19:26:06" edmontonjournal.com Omar Khadr's criminal record in Canada shows 'absolute ignorance': lawyer TORONTO — Omar Khadr's official criminal record in Canada contains oddities and errors that are at odds with how the federal government viewed him... Instead, the document states only that he was convicted at “Guantanamo Bay, Cuba (Youth Court).” It makes no reference anywhere to the United States or the commission.
"17.04.2017 18:58:44" edmontonjournal.com 'I don't want to see it fail': Can an Alberta oil town save its junior... The Beaverlodge Blades struggled in the standings for years. They struggled financially after the collapse in oil prices. But their struggle isn't... “It's a reason to go out on a Saturday night when there's nowhere else to go and it's snowing, kind of ugly and cold. It's really a central part of the community. And the roots run deep — there's a lot of history there.”
"17.04.2017 18:15:08" news.nationalpost.com Five things to know about touchscreens Babies' sleep and subsequent brain development may be being harmed by the use of iPads and other touchscreen devices, research suggests Five things to know about how touchscreens could be harming your baby's brain development. #health
"17.04.2017 17:48:10" edmontonjournal.com Terry Jones: Zack Kassian shows early signs of imitating Edmonton Oilers... It's been a long time since Fernando Pisani was a Stanley Cup playoff hero. But the great thing about having once been one is that you keep getting... Only three games into the 2017 playoff season, the next one appears to have come along.
"17.04.2017 17:01:27" news.nationalpost.com Cruise ship season kicks off in Vancouver The cruise ships and the crowds they bring to Vancouver are getting bigger, and you can thank (or blame) the newly expanded Panama Canal for that Cruise ship season kicks off in Vancouver, with a boost from Panama. #travel
"17.04.2017 16:48:33" edmontonjournal.com 'Wear orange and be loud': Fans encouraged to pack Rogers Place for Game 4 Oilers fans looking for the closest thing to seeing their team in San Jose on Tuesday can get a live experience in Edmonton for $5. Tickets go on sale at 11 a.m. on Monday at edmontonoilers.com and proceeds will go to the Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation.
"17.04.2017 16:15:10" driving.ca Motor Mouth: Hot real estate market drying up gas stations Measuring profit in pennies can't compete with downtown land worth millions of dollars driving.ca: Having trouble finding gas stations lately? It isn't just you. #autos
"17.04.2017 16:01:55" edmontonjournal.com Kids and condos still don't mix in Alberta: Brewing fight looms over... Alberta is the last province in Canada to allow developers, condo boards and landlords to discriminate on who is allowed to live where based on... “It's the glances and stares you get from your neighbours,” Tang added. “They look at you and wonder if it's a 21-and-older building, why is there a baby? It feels like we're hiding him.”
"17.04.2017 15:28:56" edmontonjournal.com Flour recall for E. coli risk updated again with new brands The Canadian Food Inspection Agency updated its warning about potentially-contaminated flour Sunday, adding new product information to an alert... Ardent Mills is recalling the latest products, which were distributed to stores across Canada.
"17.04.2017 15:15:15" news.nationalpost.com Chef René Redzepi's Noma Mexico pop-up Noma's residency in Tulum, Mexico will run for seven weeks, from April 12 to May 28, 2017 Chef René Redzepi's Noma #Mexico pop-up is now open in Tulum. #travel #life
"17.04.2017 15:01:26" news.nationalpost.com Galveston, Texas: Paradise found Just 45 minutes from big-city Houston, Galveston, Texas packs plenty of charm and nuance Paradise found: Come for the sun and surf, stick around for its quiet grace and stay on 'Island time.' #travel
"17.04.2017 14:47:14" edmontonjournal.com Police probe death of woman at northeast Edmonton home City police are investigating the suspicious death of a 53-year-old woman at a home in northeast Edmonton. Upon arrival, members found the woman dead and homicide detectives have now taken over the investigation.
"17.04.2017 13:53:10" Easter assault WATCH: Two men are facing a total of 65 charges including attempted murder after a violent Easter weekend attack.
Read More: http://edmontonjournal.com/news/crime/attempted-murder-charge-laid-following-southwest-assault
"17.04.2017 13:21:48" edmontonjournal.com Varcoe: Despite economic slowdown, Alberta work fatalities jump by 15... As the provincial economy geared down last year, the number of Albertans who died on the job still went up, with workplace fatalities jumping 15... New Alberta government figures show 144 people died in 2016 in worksite incidents, because of occupational-related diseases or in motor-vehicle crashes connected to their job.
"17.04.2017 12:58:05" edmontonjournal.com Oilpatch services companies still struggle even as Canadian producers... While producers are on firmer footing, oilfield service companies are still keeping restructuring advisers and lawyers busy as the effects of... About 48 percent of Canada's publicly traded oil, gas and consumable fuels companies aren't in any danger of insolvency, whereas only 34 percent of energy equipment and services companies are in the clear.
"17.04.2017 12:41:32" Oilers Orange Crush Road Game Watch Party WATCH: Fans with families speak about watching the Edmonton Oilers play the San Jose Sharks during the Oilers Orange Crush Road Game Watch Party at Rogers Place in Edmonton.
"17.04.2017 12:30:02" edmontonjournal.com Labour review looks to modernize Alberta workplace rules not updated... Labour Minister Christina Gray has cast her eyes across the country and found Alberta falling far behind other provinces on workplace rules. Those standards haven't been updated since 1988, when theatres were showing Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Big and “the Christmas classic Die Hard,” said Gray.
"17.04.2017 12:13:26" edmontonjournal.com 10,000 fans cheer Oilers at Orange Crush Road Game Watch Party in Rogers... 10,000 fans cheer Oilers at Orange Crush Road Game Watch Party in Rogers Place The $5 ticket price donated to charity helped, especially for families who otherwise might be priced out of the admission cost to home playoff games.
"17.04.2017 04:48:48" edmontonjournal.com Kassian cashes in again as Oilers take 2-1 series lead over Sharks SAN JOSE — If you're wondering what a cross between Raffi Torres and Fernando Pisani might look like, consider a gap-tooted guy with porkchop sideburns and a big Shark-eating grin. The Shark Tank was every bit as loud, if not louder, than Rogers Arena. The fans here are legendary in the playoffs and lived up to their reputation.
"17.04.2017 03:56:15" edmontonjournal.com Oilers forward Lucic still stinging from last Sharks series SAN JOSE — For most of the Edmonton Oilers, their playoff series with the San Jose Sharks is uncharted territory. “I could see it from the very first game that they felt like they had something to prove, they were a team on a mission,” he said. “I've been on that side, losing to Philadelphia that way and the next year coming back with something to prove. It adds that
"16.04.2017 23:29:03" edmontonjournal.com Attempted murder charges laid following southwest assault Two men were arrested and face 65 charges following a Saturday afternoon assault. Neighbours called police after hearing a disturbance in a nearby suite, according to a statement from Edmonton Police Service. When officers arrived at the condo building
"16.04.2017 22:05:11" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton poetry festival chases new horizons 'The poetry is looking to the horizon, and being a witness to the cultural and political shifts we've seen in the past year.' Among the names appearing during the week are 2016 Griffin Poetry Prize winner Liz Howard, Gregory Scofield, along with Edmonton's poet laureate Pierrette Requier and youth poet laureate Nasra Adem.
"16.04.2017 20:42:42" edmontonjournal.com Game Day: Edmonton Oilers at San Jose Sharks, Game 3 Riding the wave of a dominating win, the Edmonton Oilers are so high, they didn't need a plane to fly to San Jose. Oscar Klefbom will play tonight on the Edmonton Oilers blue-line.
"16.04.2017 19:50:09" edmontonjournal.com Northeast B.C. 'cautiously optimistic' as natural gas drilling recovery... Increasingly empty industrial yards around the northeastern B.C. city of Fort St. John are a welcome sign for Jennifer Moore. Fort St. John sits atop the Montney, a natural gas-bearing formation that straddles the B.C.-Alberta border. Like the oilsands hub of Fort McMurray, its fortunes are closely tied to energy prices.
"16.04.2017 19:00:28" edmontonjournal.com Keep it moving, Oilers' fans: City implements 'no stopping' zones The City of Edmonton is implementing 'no stopping zones' during Oilers playoff games on Jasper Avenue and Whyte Avenue. Vehicles that break the ban will be ticketed or towed away.
"16.04.2017 17:50:01" edmontonjournal.com U.S. ignores North Korea's latest missile launch because it failed as... Mike Pence is heading to a four-country tour of Asia as tensions between North Korea and the United States run high amid concerns over a possible... As Pence was departing from Alaska — a day after a huge military parade in Pyongyang — North Korea launched a ballistic missile that exploded within a few seconds.
"16.04.2017 16:46:43" edmontonjournal.com NASA snapped first photos of a mysterious and worrisome crack in one of... If the two cracks were to intersect, then a single break would run across more than half of the ice shelf. That might, in turn, cause the piece to... If the two cracks were to intersect, then a single break would run across more than half of the ice shelf. That might, in turn, cause the piece to begin to break away.
"16.04.2017 16:13:09" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton city police grappling with mounting gun-related crimes Edmonton police are running into more guns on city streets, a troubling trend police officials and observers attribute to a spike in gun thefts and... “They're ending up on the streets in a variety of fashions, from long guns to sawed-off long guns to handguns and modified weapons as well.”
"16.04.2017 15:17:40" edmontonjournal.com Rapper Jazz Cartier lands big U.S. record deal ahead of Edmonton show April has been huge for Jazz Cartier. For the guy who's been saying since 2014 that he wants to be Canada's next superstar, these are two steps in the right direction.
"16.04.2017 14:28:19" edmontonjournal.com "(Sharks) can't allow the Oilers to keep running them," says San Jose... San Jose Sharks seems cool about Edmonton Oilers tough guy Zack Kassian, but not everyone in San Jose is so accepting
If you listen to the San... “It's big boy hockey. But our guys are hanging in, sacrificing, That's what playoffs are all about.”
"16.04.2017 04:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Oilers fans heading down to San Jose for Game 3 While Oilers fans are flocking to Rogers Place for the playoffs, some are going the distance and making the trek to San Jose. “It's been a long, painful ten years, but I'm extremely excited.” said Toronchuk, who plans on wearing full Oilers colours while down south.
"16.04.2017 03:28:16" Sweet Treat at Fort Edmonton Park Sweet Treat was held at Fort Edmonton Park in Edmonton, Alberta on Saturday, April 15, 2017. The event features fun spring activities such as a scavenger hunt, meet and greet with the Easter Bunny, crafts and truffle sampling.
"16.04.2017 01:39:00" edmontonjournal.com STARS lottery $973,979 Edmonton house winner a 34-year firefighter Don Cook and his family won the $973,979 STARS lottery home on Thursday. Cook was taking a care package to a young man who is an inpatient at Edmonton's Cross Cancer Institute when he got the phone call that he had won.
"15.04.2017 22:38:31" edmontonjournal.com Playoff Oilers finding regular season form SAN JOSE — The Edmonton Oilers might have lost home-ice advantage, but found their game, and that's a trade they'll take all day long. “We're deep, we're a lot more than a one line team,” said the Oilers captain. “We're deep up and down the lineup up and down the blue line. The goaltending speaks for itself with the kind of year he's had. When we're rolling we're as good a team as any.”
"15.04.2017 20:19:26" edmontonjournal.com Shawn Beaver sued by Alberta Law Society for misused client money The Law Society of Alberta has filed a statement of claim alleging disbarred lawyer Shawn Beaver owes it over $400,000 for misappropriation of client funds and business debts. The society is seeking a judgement to compel Beaver to pay over $400,000 to cover trust safety insurance payments made to Beaver's former clients and debt accrued through his business.
"15.04.2017 17:10:01" Timeline Photos Some Edmontonians are making the best of the snowy weather.
"15.04.2017 16:43:39" edmontonjournal.com Terry Jones: From substance abuse to sobriety, Zack Kassian's life, career on positive track with Oilers One year ago today, Zack Kassian walked out of a substance abuse treatment facility in Southern California. Terry Jones' profile from December on the fall and rise of Zack Kassian
"15.04.2017 16:24:17" edmontonjournal.com Woman accused of killing five-year-old daughter gets bail on appeal A judge's ruling to deny bail to a mother accused of killing her five-year-old daughter has been overturned by the province's appeal court. Lauren LaFleche faces charges of second-degree murder and assault with a weapon in connection with the October 2015 death of her daughter Shalaina Arcand.
"15.04.2017 15:30:00" edmontonjournal.com Terry Jones: Oilers not shorthanded on excitement in 2-0 win over Sharks The first thing that had to happen last night as the Edmonton Oilers returned to Rogers Place for Game 2 was for the town to bounce back. While the Oilers were a complete mess on their first power play, they followed up with a steady stream of hits, outdoing their opponents 22-4 in that department in the first frame. And the crowd payed them off with every one.
"15.04.2017 14:53:59" edmontonjournal.com Gallery: Oilers vs. Sharks in Game 2 The Edmonton Oilers take on the San Jose Sharks in Game 2 of the Western Conference quarterfinals at Rogers Place in Edmonton. Enjoy the sights
"15.04.2017 14:50:41" edmontonjournal.com Cult of Hockey game grades: Kassian leads the charge as Oilers dominate Sharks, even series with 2-0 win Sharks 0, Oilers 2 As many questions as were asked of the Edmonton Oilers after a poor showing in Game One of their Stanley Cup playoff series against San Jose Sharks, the club had about that many… Cult of Hockey: But before raving about the penalty kill, it's worth noting in passing the several pounds of Shark flesh — from fins to fillets — the Oilers took in the process of committing penalties
"15.04.2017 06:22:54" The Edmonton Oilers shut out the San Jose Sharks 2-0
"15.04.2017 05:43:59" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton Oilers shut out Sharks with pair of shorthanded goals Follow our hockey writers live as they cover Edmonton Oilers hosting the San Jose Sharks in Game 2 of the first first-round of the playoffs. In short, they looked very much like that 103-point team that challenged for the division title in the regular season.
"15.04.2017 04:31:33" edmontonjournal.com Graham Thomson: Jason Kenney pops back to the surface He's back.
Not that he was really ever away.
But for more than two weeks Progressive Conservative leader Jason Kenney was, as far as the... It got to the point this week where the NDP caucus issued a news release with the needling headline: “Where's Kenney Hiding?”
"15.04.2017 02:54:57" edmontonjournal.com Oilers faithful start to rally for Game 2 at home It's take two for the Oilers, and their fans, Friday night with Edmonton facing the San Jose Sharks in Game 2 of the best of seven playoff series. Fans in the stands waved glittery pompoms made of tinsel as the team took to the ice.
"15.04.2017 02:13:20" edmontonjournal.com Homicide detectives take over after stabbed man dies from injuries A young man stabbed Tuesday near the Coliseum LRT station died of his injuries Friday and homicide detectives are taking over the investigation. Police originally found the injured 19-year-old at a transit stop at the 118 Avenue underpass near the Coliseum LRT station on April 11 after drivers going by the location called police for help.
"15.04.2017 01:01:42" edmontonjournal.com Paula Simons: Banish Shakespeare, and banish all the world Remove Shakespeare from core curriculum? Fie upon't, foh, I say. And pish. There exists a strong desire for the removal of Shakespeare as a required author,” concludes a new report from Alberta Education released this week in response to a new curriculum survey
"14.04.2017 23:55:35" edmontonjournal.com Braid: Notley bars staff from backing B.C. New Democrats The crucial political battle of Premier Rachel Notley's career just started. It's the B.C. election campaign. Notley said Friday that she's... Notley said Friday that she's forbidden her political staff to cross the mountains and help the B.C. NDP, which has vowed to kill the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion.
"14.04.2017 22:36:08" edmontonjournal.com Child intervention panel approves draft recommendations An all-party panel came to consensus Thursday on several draft recommendations to be forwarded to the province's Children Services minister. Discussion about balancing public information with privacy interests during death reviews was deferred until the panel can get more information.
"14.04.2017 22:28:10" edmontonjournal.com Oilers superfans trick out their ride, reviving 2006 playoff spirit A family of Edmonton Oilers fans are rolling in style after converting their SUV into the ultimate fan wagon. “It's a 2017 Cup finder”
"14.04.2017 20:22:29" edmontonjournal.com Way of the Cross draws hundreds to Edmonton's inner city on Good Friday More than 200 people braved snow flurries and cold weather on Good Friday to walk through Edmonton's downtown core in an annual Christian tradition. This year's theme focused on inner-city poverty, with a two-hour procession taking off from 100 Street and 105 Avenue before looping back to Hope Mission, located one block away.
"14.04.2017 18:37:51" Dan Barnes talks Oilers chances in Game 2 against Sharks
"14.04.2017 18:05:36" edmontonjournal.com Braid: Notley bars staff from backing B.C. New Democrats The crucial political battle of Premier Rachel Notley's career just started. It's the B.C. election campaign. The party's operatives typically flock across the West like geese when any election is at hand. Notley herself has done it.
"14.04.2017 17:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Catholic trustee pushes for schools to teach more comprehensive sex education Rising rates of sexually transmitted infections in Alberta are prompting a Catholic school trustee to push for more comprehensive sex education in schools. Catholic schools trustee Marilyn Bergstra wants her school board colleagues to lobby the province to include lessons about consent, prevention of spreading diseases, and information for LGBTQ students.
"14.04.2017 16:03:15" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton awakes to slushy, snowy mess Environment Canada issued a snowfall warning for the Edmonton area early Friday morning. Environment Canada issued a snowfall warning early Friday for Edmonton, St. Albert and Sherwood Park.
"14.04.2017 16:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Alberta sees costs, no cash cow from federal cannabis legislation A lot of decisions in the “very ambitious project" will be left to provinces to figure out before the law comes into effect in just over a year, said Alberta Premier Rachel Notley. Rachel Notley: “It's not the cash cow people think it is. There's a lot of costs associated with it”
"14.04.2017 14:54:55" edmontonjournal.com 'Bob the Builder' murder trial to hear Charter of Rights challenge A man accused of murder who evaded Edmonton investigators for years plans to argue his rights have been violated during the trial. Court of Queen's Bench Justice Sterling Sanderman commented that the defence's motion seems “highly speculative”
"14.04.2017 14:48:38" edmontonjournal.com Mother and sister of fatal beating victim plead for tips one year after killing Kelly Thompson, 34, was violently beaten to death in the street by a handful of still unidentified suspects on April 14, 2016, near 137 Street and 115 Avenue. Kelly Thompson, 34, was beaten to death in the street by a handful of still-unidentified suspects on April 14, 2016, near 137 Street and 115 Avenue.
"14.04.2017 14:41:37" edmontonjournal.com Terry Jones: Edmonton Oilers say Game 1 failures in loss to San Jose Sharks 'all things we can fix' Fans aren't likely to be all the conscious of it during the excruciating and ecstatic ebbs and flow of a Stanley Cup playoff game, but to the Edmonton Oilers' brain trust, it will be more than Game… Terry Jones: Game 1 was a failing, and in some cases flailing, evaluation on several individuals.
"14.04.2017 14:40:50" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton Oilers realize they're in for a real fight against the San Jose Sharks It looks like the Edmonton Oilers are going to need a bigger boat. Any notion that their first round Shark hunt would be quick and decisive was put to rest Wednesday night in a 3-2 overtime loss… Overwhelmed and outshot 34-9 over the final 43:22 of Game 1, the Oilers learned their first painful lesson in playoff hockey: the regular season means nothing now.
"14.04.2017 02:51:57" edmontonjournal.com edmontonjournal.com “It's a season for rebirth,” said farm owner Tam Anderson. “It's so important for kids to be able to be outside and play and learn a little bit about how food
"13.04.2017 21:21:04" business.financialpost.com 'Stretched' Chevron's possible exit to help pure-play oilsands companies... "Does Canada fit into Chevron's core? Not really,” according to one analyst, noting that the company's resources are stretched between its LNG projects, shale assets and overseas projects. #business
"13.04.2017 21:20:04" driving.ca Motor Mouth: Hot real estate market drying up gas stations Measuring profit in pennies can't compete with downtown land worth millions of dollars driving.ca Live in a larger city? You might see fewer gas stations because of the higher property values. http://ow.ly/syuw30aQyuM
"13.04.2017 21:01:44" edmontonjournal.com Elevating the Valley Line LRT through Bonnie Doon could cost $220 million: report Raising the Valley Line LRT above five intersections in the Bonnie Doon and Holyrood areas would add up to $220 million, according to a new city report released Thursday. It would mean re-opening the P3 contract to build the Valley Line between downtown and Mill Woods
"13.04.2017 20:40:04" business.financialpost.com Family Finance Eric and Jessica looks like they're sitting pretty in Saskatchewan, but a big mortgage and no pension plan could prove a problem Dilemma for millennial couple, able to sock away more than $30,000 a year, is where to put the savings #business
"13.04.2017 19:23:03" National Post Music Throwback video:
Montreal's Folly & The Hunter visited the #NPMusic studio & performed 'Awake'
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"13.04.2017 19:00:42" news.nationalpost.com Ban on trans fats has reduced heart attacks Since New York City and several counties implemented a ban on trans fats in restaurants in 2007, hospital admissions for strokes and heart attacks... Since New York City implemented a ban on trans fats in restaurants in 2007, hospital admissions for strokes and heart attacks have dropped six per cent. #health
"13.04.2017 18:47:46" edmontonjournal.com Albertans tell survey they want more focus on math in literacy in education curriculum Albertans want school curriculum to have more focus on basic math and literacy skills and better prepare students for careers and post-secondary studies, a provincial survey found. Albertans strongly supported the concepts of students being accountable for their actions
"13.04.2017 18:30:20" news.nationalpost.com Ham gets a makeover Horseradish and marmalade glazed ham makes a tasty and traditional entree. Bone-in ham is studded with cloves and coated with a sweet and spicy glaze Ham gets a makeover: Glaze it with marmalade and horseradish for a tasty Easter dinner. #life
"13.04.2017 17:53:44" edmontonjournal.com Alberta widow billed for carbon tax rebate despite NDP pledge to end controversial practice It was an unexpected slap in the face for a widowed Drayton Valley mom, which came a week after the province vowed it would no longer ask grieving families to repay carbon tax rebates. Krista Ahtila went to her mailbox Tuesday to find a letter addressed “I literally started to bawl. I've got this letter from the province I grew up demanding I pay back money I can't afford”
"13.04.2017 17:20:47" edmontonjournal.com Province quadruples funding for wildfire protection program to $15 million As the province gears up for another wildfire season, Agriculture Minister Oneil Carlier announced a big boost to funding that helps Alberta communities protect themselves against wildfires. The province will provide $15 million a year for the FireSmart program, up from $3.8 million last year.
"13.04.2017 17:01:30" news.nationalpost.com Cherry blossoms lure admirers in north Asia China, Japan and South Korea may have their differences, but they mostly see eye-to-eye on cherry blossoms China, Japan and South Korea may have their differences, but they mostly see eye-to-eye on cherry blossoms. #travel
"13.04.2017 16:42:57" Todd McLellan says the Sharks were able to marshall their experience to capitalize on Oilers penalties.
"13.04.2017 16:01:23" news.nationalpost.com Make dinner in 25 minutes An olive-and-anchovy-free riff on France's famous composed salad features a zippy mango dressing Make dinner in 25 minutes: A classic salad gets a tropical twist. #life
"13.04.2017 15:57:41" edmontonjournal.com Concert review: Brian Wilson's last run through Pet Sounds at Jube Don't worry, baby — one thing about a concert over a hockey game, you're not as likely to walk away feeling unsatisfied. The other big show from last night.
"13.04.2017 15:30:00" edmontonjournal.com Graham Thomson: Politicians get themselves in trouble by not answering simple questions This just in: Wildrose leader Brian Jean thinks feeding needy and hungry children is a good idea. This shouldn't be a news flash, of course. But it has taken a week for Jean to provide an answer t… Finally, on Wednesday of this week, Jean had an answer to the free-lunch question.
"13.04.2017 15:06:24" edmontonjournal.com Paula Simons: Why is Alberta's information and privacy commissioner being kept in the dark? "It strikes to the very core of my ability to do my job and hold ministries accountable." — Jill Clayton According to Clayton, the government provided no coherent explanation for why so many records were blacked out.
"13.04.2017 15:01:15" news.nationalpost.com Fighter jets zip through Star Wars Canyon This deafening show is a fairly common sight at Death Valley National Park, where U.S. and foreign militaries train pilots and test jets in the... Fighter jets zip through narrow Star Wars Canyon, drawing visitors to Death Valley. #travel
"13.04.2017 14:38:15" edmontonjournal.com Dan Barnes: Wily San Jose Sharks call on composure to take Game 1 away from energetic Edmonton Oilers There is a moment — and it happens early in many a National Hockey League playoff series — when the home team and its full-throated crowd gets so amped up that the visitors seem in real danger of b… Loss or no, there were decibels, oh so many decibels
"13.04.2017 14:35:13" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton Oilers fall 3-2 to San Jose Sharks in overtime The Edmonton Oilers and their long-suffering fans unleashed 11 years worth of pent-up frustration on the San Jose Sharks Wednesday night. It wasn't enough.
"13.04.2017 05:38:36" Timeline Photos Oilers fall 3-2 to San Jose Sharks in overtime
The Edmonton Oilers and their long-suffering fans unleashed 11 years worth of pent-up frustration on the San Jose Sharks Wednesday night.
It wasn't enough.
In a stunning turn of events at Rogers Place, the
"13.04.2017 04:20:41" edmontonjournal.com Terry Jones: Eleven years evaporated away as Oilers opened 2017 NHL... The idea was to initiate and establish new traditions to being the 'Orange Crush Era' of Edmonton Oilers playoff hockey after a decade without any. In many ways, Game 1 was Job 1. And it was a memory maker to rival 2006 even before the opening faceoff.
"13.04.2017 03:28:13" edmontonjournal.com Fans erupt as Oilers take early lead An early first-period goal gave Oilers' fans something to cheer about as the team's long awaited playoff run got underway. Fans are just having a blast down at Rogers Place! #yeg #oilers http://edmontonjournal.com/sports/hockey/nhl/edmonton-oilers/oilers-fandemonium-in-high-gear-as-playoff-drought-finally-ends
"13.04.2017 02:05:24" edmontonjournal.com Live: Edmonton Oilers vs. San Jose Sharks at 8 p.m. The Edmonton Oilers host the San Jose Sharks at 8 p.m. tonight at Rogers Place. IT'S GAME TIME! http://edmontonjournal.com/sports/hockey/nhl/edmonton-oilers/live-edmonton-oilers-vs-san-jose-sharks
"13.04.2017 01:30:00" edmontonjournal.com Monster jazz-blues piano players Michael Kaeshammer and Kenny Wayne just keep evolving "I feel like I'm doing just what I want to do and I have no deadlines.” - Michael Kaeshammer His latest Stony Plain Records release, Jumpin' & Boppin', offers a splendid look back to how jump and boogie woogie set the stage for rhythm and blues
"13.04.2017 00:30:00" edmontonjournal.com New photo radar-like tool could map Edmonton's noisy muffler woes Edmonton has a new tool to fight extra-loud mufflers – something like photo radar but for sound levels. McKeen gave notice Wednesday he will be asking city officials to map out noisy location
"12.04.2017 23:48:54" edmontonjournal.com 10 things to do in Edmonton this week: John Mayer, Poetry Festival, and Cinderella Michael Kaeshammer The final show in the Festival Place Presenter Series arrives this Thursday with German-born boogie-woogie pianist Michael Kaeshammer. Rogers Place will be the perfect venue to catch soft rock and blues player John Mayer
"12.04.2017 23:42:19" edmontonjournal.com Battle of Edmonton sees downtown and Old Strathcona nightspots compete for a share of Oilers playoff boom Calgary can wait — there's a Battle of Edmonton brewing as the city's two main entertainment areas compete for a share of the Oilers playoff celebrations. “My gut feeling is the majority of it is going to be downtown because of the arena."
"12.04.2017 20:45:08" news.nationalpost.com Children's Easter egg hunt nixed The event was run by a volunteer firefighter force in Pennsylvania, and they said they had to cancel this year's event because parents just can't... Children's Easter egg hunt nixed because of unruly parents who 'can't seem to let the kids have fun.' #life
"12.04.2017 20:15:12" news.nationalpost.com Toronto lawyer donating $2,000 to Sask. nurse Amani Oakley says she is dumbfounded that Carolyn Strom must pay $26,000 after being censured by her regulator for speaking out about her... A Toronto lawyer is donating $2,000 to a Sask. nurse who complained about a nursing home. Here's why. #health
"12.04.2017 19:55:19" edmontonjournal.com From transplanted Gretz to a giant Stanley Cup: the Oilers in public art Was a time, before the Talus Dome, John Weaver's bronze Gretzky statue was the best-known public art in Edmonton. Sometimes public art can be accidental and unofficial. The fact Northlands kept the pedestal where Weaver's Gretzky stood since 1989 is actually kind of funny and unintentionally meaningful.
"12.04.2017 19:15:06" driving.ca 2018 Dodge Challenger Demon is simply insanity on wheels With 840 horsepower and 770 lb.-ft. of torque on tap, the Dodge Challenger Demon's numbers speak for themselves driving.ca After weeks of leadup for the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon, we finally have the specs. And, oh, what mighty specs they are.
"12.04.2017 19:01:13" news.nationalpost.com Snoring is a voluntary habit, U.K. surgeon says The workout is split into three sets of three exercises, each designed to work a specific part of the mouth and neck - the tongue, the soft palate... Snoring is a voluntary habit, U.K. surgeon says — and it can be cured with a two minute workout. #health
"12.04.2017 18:18:06" LIVE: Oilers beat reporter Rob Tychkowski breaks down morning practice at Rogers Place ahead of Game 1 between the Oilers and Sharks.
"12.04.2017 18:11:59" edmontonjournal.com Two teen boys accused of attempted murder after youth care worker attack appear in court Two teenage boys accused of attempted murder after an attack on a 60-year-old female youth care facility worker appeared in Fort Saskatchewan court for a Wednesday bail hearing but their case was p… Family of the woman made the trip to the courthouse but the victim, who required multiple surgeries on her face after the February attack at the Elk Island child and youth ranch in Lamont, did not.
"12.04.2017 18:01:13" news.nationalpost.com Lake Superior circle tour a unique experience It might not have the must-do cachet of California's Highway 101, of South Africa's Garden Route or of the Rockies A voyage around the world's largest freshwater lake reveals a sublime and in-your-face spectacular natural wonderland unrivalled anywhere. #travel
"12.04.2017 17:39:42" National Post Music Vancouver's Said The Whale step into darkness in the National Post music studio.
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"12.04.2017 17:30:10" driving.ca F1's Alonso skipping Monaco for the Indy 500 In a sign of how bad things really are inside the McLaren-Honda Formula one racing team, two-time F1 champion Fernando Alonso announced he will... driving.ca Is McLaren offering an olive branch to its top driver for its poor performance?
"12.04.2017 17:01:19" news.nationalpost.com Being streetwise pays off Liane Faulder: Our guides in each city offered a quite different experience and both gave us a unique perspective on street-food culture Taking in Vietnam's culinary wonders. #travel
"12.04.2017 16:49:14" edmontonjournal.com Biggest difference on the Edmonton Oilers this year? Safer & sounder... Playoff Game Day 1: Oilers vs Sharks
The analytics firm TruPerformance published a post this week on Edmonton's remarkable turnaround this year... As a group the Oilers d-core went from 30th in the NHL to 14th overall.
"12.04.2017 16:05:08" news.nationalpost.com Edible water bottle could end plastic packaging The Ooho is an edible water bottle, but you can compost it if you'd prefer not to swallow it How an edible water balloon could bring new meaning to 'eat your water.' #life
"12.04.2017 16:01:40" news.nationalpost.com Make dinner in 25 minutes A somewhat oddball combination of vegetables and a quick saute yields this casual weeknight meal A somewhat oddball combination of vegetables and a quick saute yields this casual weeknight meal. #life
"12.04.2017 15:33:27" edmontonjournal.com Cockroaches, mice and flies lead to kitchen shutdown at downtown gas station An infestation of cockroaches, mice and flies prompted health inspectors to order the shutdown of a kitchen at a downtown gas station, says an Alberta Health Services report. A significant cockroach infestation was present and active. Live and dead German cockroaches of all life stages were noted.
"12.04.2017 15:15:10" news.nationalpost.com Comfort food, Scandinavian style "We very much live with the light here in Scandinavia… For me, (following the seasons) is a real celebration of life," chef and food writer Trine... Easter Scandinavian style: Menu of traditional comfort foods heralds the arrival of spring. #life
"12.04.2017 15:01:20" news.nationalpost.com 'It's flattering that you think my opinion matters' Richard Whittall: I certainly wouldn't say anything to your face about how it's a bad idea to let your three-year-old eat an industrial-sized bag... Why parenting for the benefit of others at the playground isn't necessary. #life
"12.04.2017 14:58:37" edmontonjournal.com Live: Edmonton city council sets up final Epcor vote Wednesday City council is preparing for a final vote Wednesday on whether to hand the city's drainage works over to Epcor and Coun. Epcor says it will ensure public transparency by creating a new public access to information protocol. But if the public have no way to appeal when Epcor turns down a request, is that protocol good enough?
"12.04.2017 14:35:33" edmontonjournal.com 'A fine collectible…Not intended for children under 14': Talking Justin... Fully posable 'so you can display him however you like,' the unsanctioned doll is able to deliver canned phrases at the push of a button “This doll is not a toy. It is a fine collectible to be enjoyed by adult collectors,” reads a disclaimer.
"12.04.2017 14:12:39" edmontonjournal.com Never, never, never under-estimate the San Jose Sharks The San Jose Sharks went to the Stanley Cup finals last year and have stomped the Edmonton Oilers for years. San Jose's second line will miss Thornton, and this is one area where the Oilers look at have an advantage as Marleau and Ward are not the players they were a few years ago.
"12.04.2017 13:51:16" edmontonjournal.com Conflict the only constant for fired Edmonton Eskimos GM Ed Hervey It was like a bolt of lightning made even more shocking by the timing, given Ed Hervey was fired less than seven weeks shy of Canadian Football... Rhodes struggled through Friday's press conference attempting to paint the firing as being connected to marketing, media relations and ticket sales. Some of that is true, but in the end, Rhodes should have just called it what it was: Endless conflict with
"12.04.2017 13:25:18" edmontonjournal.com Changing winds another tough break for polar bears: University of... Changing Arctic wind patterns could be bad news for polar bears, according to a new study into how the predators use their noses to track prey. The study sheds light on the relationship between polar bears and wind patterns, which are expected to change as the Arctic warms.
"12.04.2017 12:59:17" edmontonjournal.com Alberta carries The Beast's burden into 2017 wildfire preparations It's wildfire season again in Alberta, but all the preparations and planning will be haunted by last year's devastating fire in Fort McMurray. Whether it's lessons learned from the fire, simmering anger from residents in the city or the sheer cost of recovery, the province will be carrying The Beast's burden into 2017.
"12.04.2017 12:37:59" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton council OK's land sale for controversial 80-storey Alldritt Tower City council gave conditional approval Tuesday to sell a piece of river valley parkland for an 80-storey tower in The Quarters. The motion passed 9-3, with councillors Ben Henderson, Scott McKeen and Michael Walters opposed. The project still needs rezoning approval April 24 to go ahead.
"12.04.2017 12:20:45" edmontonjournal.com Paula Simons: The Oilers and the city that loves them gear up for glory What we celebrate isn't just hockey. It's hope. Hurry up, please. It's time. A Stanley Cup run is about more than tribal loyalty or team spirit. The team's fate is too inextricably intertwined with the soul of the city.
"12.04.2017 12:12:01" edmontonjournal.com Opinion: Trump inspires best journalism we've seen in years WASHINGTON – No one has been better for the media than Donald Trump. The more he disdains, dismisses and disparages, the more it thrives. In the fiercest competition between the papers since Watergate, they publish story after story on Trump, his family, his businesses, his associates.
"12.04.2017 02:29:09" edmontonjournal.com A playoffs survival guide for Oilers fans It's been 11 years since the Edmonton Oilers last made the post-season. They're a little rusty, but so are the fans. “Connor McDavid was the first Oiler to wear an orange jersey and that was on the draft floor. That's when they introduced it and Oiler fans saw him play for the first time and swarmed for orange jerseys. It's just been downhill since then for the orange
"12.04.2017 01:25:16" Psychologically Assessing the Oilers “The Oilers probably incorporate different skill sets, juggling lessons beyond just playing hockey to help (players) learn about each other and build relationships … Realizing how they complement each other is really important." Full story:
"11.04.2017 22:49:39" edmontonjournal.com Fort McMurray man who groomed Irish teenager for sex appears in court for sentencing A Fort McMurray man who admitted to making two overseas trips to have sex with a teenage Irish girl he'd been grooming online appeared in an Edmonton courtroom Tuesday. Jashua Robert Tremblay earlier pleaded guilty to two counts of child luring, one count of sexual interference, and two counts of breaching conditions.
"11.04.2017 21:24:35" business.financialpost.com Conoco deal will make Cenovus 'financially resilient' even in US$50... Cenovus' stock has erased 15 per cent of its value since the Calgary-based oilsands operator announced the deal to buy out partner ConocoPhillips'. #business
"11.04.2017 20:34:26" edmontonjournal.com City council votes to fund virtual museum, Nuit Blanche art festival City council voted to fund Edmonton's fledgling virtual museum project Tuesday, at least until the end of 2017. Funding for the Edmonton City as a Museum Project is contingency funding just to ensure the project doesn't disappear entirely during a tight budget year.
"11.04.2017 20:05:56" Maxime Bernier Maxime Bernier, leadership candidate for the Conservative Party of Canada, receives the endorsement of nine members of the Alberta Legislative Assembly.
"11.04.2017 19:40:08" driving.ca Lexus spices up LS 500 with all-new F-Sport model F-Sport package muscles up the all-new Lexus LS 500's look Breaking from New York Auto Show: a hotter sedan from Lexus
"11.04.2017 19:25:55" Dan Barnes and Jim Matheson talk playoffs and the Oilers' chances.
"11.04.2017 19:17:56" edmontonjournal.com Long cycle 'not dead': Oilsands competing with Mexico, Brazil and Russia... Canadian oilsands producers worried about international capital fleeing to the U.S. should take heart from the long-term attractiveness of the... Canadian oilsands producers should watch developments in Brazil, Mexico and Russia, rather than fretting about capital fleeing to U.S shale basins in the short-term.
"11.04.2017 18:22:14" edmontonjournal.com Alberta TV personality fined $5,600 for illegal hunt A former hunting television personality has been fined $5,600 after being convicted of several charges under the province's Wildlife Act and... Saskatchewan conservation officers found that the buck had been taken in the wrong wildlife management zone and illegally transported back to Alberta.
"11.04.2017 17:58:30" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton Oilers coach Todd McLellan promoting Mark Letestu to third line... This in from Bob Stauffer of the Oilers, the team's forward lines today at practice: "Maroon-McDavid-Draisaitl, Lucic-RNH-Eberle,... Mark Letestu struggled when he was promoted to centre the Edmonton Oilers third line last season, but this year has been a different story for the veteran centre.
"11.04.2017 17:45:06" news.nationalpost.com Airlines often oversell flights, bump passengers United Airlines booted 3,765 passengers off flights last year, but none of those got as much attention as the man who was dragged off a plane in... Getting bumped: Airlines often oversell flights, bump passengers — here are the rules of the game. #travel
"11.04.2017 17:36:47" edmontonjournal.com Bernier in Edmonton, racks up Alberta MLA endorsements in Conservative... Conservative leadership candidate Maxime Bernier revealed MLA endorsements from both of Alberta's right-of-centre parties Tuesday morning. Bernier said his goal is to rack up 40 seats in Quebec – a big jump from the party's current count of 12 — and hold onto the party's dominance in Alberta, where it holds 29 of 34 seats.
"11.04.2017 17:01:27" news.nationalpost.com A Minneapolis-area Prince pilgrimage Prince's hometown offers many places where fans can pay homage on the anniversary of his death, from his favourite record store to the humble house... A Minneapolis-area Prince pilgrimage a year after his death. #travel
"11.04.2017 16:42:41" business.financialpost.com Apple is 'completely rethinking' its Mac Pro line, hints that virtual... The company said it has plans to release an upgraded model later in 2017 and that a full revamp focused on modularity will release sometime in the future. #business
"11.04.2017 16:38:10" edmontonjournal.com City council debates next steps for Hockey Canada dreams A proposal to turn the Northlands Coliseum into a Hockey Canada centre of excellence is the first item up for debate at city council Tuesday. City officials say Hockey Canada's vision for four ice sheets, an indoor track and a high-performance dryland training centre is the one that has the greatest chance of success.
"11.04.2017 16:01:52" news.nationalpost.com Easter recipes herald the arrival of spring "We very much live with the light here in Scandinavia… For me, (following the seasons) is a real celebration of life," chef and food writer Trine... Comfort food, Scandinavian style. #life
"11.04.2017 15:53:57" edmontonjournal.com City police civilian employee charged with making, distributing child porn A city police civilian employee has been charged with making and distributing child pornography, says the Alberta Law Enforcement Response Team. The suspect had allegedly been engaged in sexually explicit online conversations with an undercover Victoria police investigator and the suspect had attempted to arrange for sex with a child.
"11.04.2017 15:40:06" news.nationalpost.com 100 per cent natural, 100 per cent gluten free Researchers have developed natural, gluten-free bread that has the firm but airy texture of a wheat-flour loaf without using additives or gums Gluten-free bread that has the bubbles and texture of a wheat-based loaf? Researchers have found the key. #life
"11.04.2017 15:14:20" edmontonjournal.com 'Corporate BS speak': United Airlines ridiculed for saying man dragged... It's hard to imagine things could have gone worse aboard United Express Flight 3411 on Sunday. But then came United's tone-deaf response The combination airline jargon and public relations spin didn't sit well with many people – especially when contrasted with the images of three officers yanking the man out of his seat and pulling his limp body by the wrists down the center aisle.
"11.04.2017 15:08:14" Edmonton Journal's cover photo Oilers fever signs that some restaurants painted along Whyte Ave. in preparation for the Oilers playoff games starting this Wednesday in Edmonton, Tuesday, April 10, 2017. Ed Kaiser/Postmedia
"11.04.2017 15:01:42" news.nationalpost.com Belgian port city offers art, ale — and chocolate Antwerp once again is one of Europe's great trading centres, its port second only to Rotterdam in terms of size This Belgian cosmopolitan port city offers art, diamonds, ale, architecture — and chocolate. #travel
"11.04.2017 14:47:27" edmontonjournal.com Varcoe: Foreign sell-off of oilsands shouldn't spark Alberta anxiety When the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers kicks off its investment forum Tuesday in Toronto, many eyes will be on the head of Cenovus... Since December, Canadian companies have paid out more than $31 billion for oilsands acquisitions, not exactly a sign of fear from those who understand these assets best.
"11.04.2017 14:19:24" edmontonjournal.com 14 reasons why the Edmonton Oilers will beat the San Jose Sharks There's no shortage of anxiety in San Jose about the upcoming Sharks vs Edmonton Oilers series. It comes even as San Jose made it to the Stanley... The Sharks are trending down, having lost lost nine of their last 13 games. Sometimes a slide is more than a slump, it's a measure of the real competitive health of a team.
"11.04.2017 13:48:22" edmontonjournal.com Laid-off worker admits shooting construction boss outside west-end... An Edmonton man admitted to the attempted murder of the foreman who laid him off from his job as a labourer in 2015 in court Monday. “No one deserves to be shot, but I don't deserve to be picked on all my (expletive) life."
"11.04.2017 13:29:35" edmontonjournal.com Dan Barnes: Second line scoring boosts Oilers' chances against San Jose It's probably going the distance.
For the Oilers to get there first, that is to four wins before the San Jose Sharks do, they'll need all or at... They were all rescued by the season-ending flourish as Lucic got to 23 goals, Eberle bagged 20 and Nugent-Hopkins 18. Sixty-one goals from the second line isn't too shabby.
"11.04.2017 13:07:43" edmontonjournal.com Opinion: Proposed Icefields trail needs public scrutiny A recent House of Commons environment committee report in March was very critical of the lack of transparency and sufficient ecologically sensitive... The iconic Banff and Jasper parks are already under immense pressure with increased activities and conflicting usages.
"11.04.2017 12:46:56" edmontonjournal.com Opinion: Carbon tax requires blind faith in gov't To accept the idea of a functional carbon tax that helps end climate change and doesn't amount to a cash grab, requires one thing that Albertans... Ultimately, if you believe the carbon tax will be effective and won't amount to yet another cash grab, you're required to believe the line, “trust us, we're from the government.”
"11.04.2017 12:14:15" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton Oilers appreciate tough, late-season battles to prepare them... The biggest concern about the Edmonton Oilers as they head into the playoffs for the first time in 11 years is, of course, that they are heading... “Playing L.A., San Jose, we've been getting those tough games down the stretch that I think we'll see in the playoffs.”
"11.04.2017 04:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Education minister weighs in after boy banished from CBE class over banana bread Amid a furor over the alleged exclusion of a six-year-old autistic boy for bringing banana bread to school, Alberta Education Minister David Eggen said students should be made to feel more welcome. Last week, a Calgary mother said her son was “food “Not only do you get things taken away, you get a tongue-lashing… it's a shame when they take it out on the kid.”
"11.04.2017 03:45:00" edmontonjournal.com Class-action suit seeks damages for people who got sick from Robin Hood flour A pair of Alberta-based law firms say they've filed a class-action lawsuit on behalf of people who bought or consumed a popular brand of flour that's been linked to illnesses from E. A pair of Alberta-based law firms say they've filed a class-action lawsuit on behalf of people who bought or consumed a popular brand of flour that's been linked to illnesses from E. coli.
"11.04.2017 03:20:00" edmontonjournal.com Prominent Edmonton real estate agent has licence suspended, ordered to pay $96,000 A prominent Edmonton real estate agent is facing a three-month licence suspension and must pay $96,000 to a professional association after being formally sanctioned. “I've sold thousands of homes here in Edmonton; this was not a customer complaint,” Terry Paranych said Monday.
"11.04.2017 02:59:00" edmontonjournal.com Public votes to ditch photo radar in Town of Drayton Valley The Town of Drayton Valley has scrapped its photo radar program after putting the debate to a public vote. The Town of Drayton Valley has scrapped its photo radar program after putting the debate to a public vote.
"11.04.2017 02:38:03" edmontonjournal.com Wildrose calls for mandatory sexual assault training for new provincial judges The Wildrose is calling for training that judges would be required to complete before being appointed to the bench. The Wildrose party wants Alberta judges to receive mandatory training on law related to sexual offences before they're appointed to the bench.
"11.04.2017 00:32:23" edmontonjournal.com Paula Simons: 'Edifice complex': Edmonton loves its shiny new buildings, but what to do with its old ones? It's bananas. Truly. We all paid for these two giant public buildings. They aren't that old. And they weren't built to be disposable. How do we cope with the impact of the province's cast-off infrastructure?
"10.04.2017 23:18:16" edmontonjournal.com The Canadian federal government owns a massive porn stash: Here are the best bits While most people threw out their dirty books from the 1940s, Library and Archives Canada preserved them for posterity The Government of Canada is sitting on the country's most diverse collection of erotica.
"10.04.2017 21:31:34" edmontonjournal.com Alberta introduces voluntary measures aimed to nudge cities into co-operation, gender equity One could call this the provincial nudging act. The provincial New Democrats introduced the third set of updates to the Municipal Government Act in the house Monday but on several key points, th… The legislation does more to nudge municipalities into co-operation and equitable behaviour than legislate.
"10.04.2017 19:51:16" edmontonjournal.com Connor McDavid didn't just stake a claim to MVP trophy, he drove a stake... Exciting finish to the regular season at Edmonton's New Downtown Arena last night, a game it was my pleasure to attend. In winning the Art Ross Trophy, McDavid becomes the first Oiler in 27 years to cop a major NHL honour. Not since Mark Messier received the Hart and Bill Ranford the Conn Smythe back in 1990, has an Oiler so much as made an end-of-season All-Star team.
"10.04.2017 19:21:31" edmontonjournal.com Oilers say limited tickets released Monday sold out in five minutes Oilers fans with high hopes of snagging playoff tickets at 10 a.m. Monday were out of luck if they didn't score seats by 10:05 a.m. The Edmonton Oilers in a Monday afternoon email said the “very limited inventory” of “hundreds of tickets per game” were purchased within five minutes.
"10.04.2017 19:00:23" news.nationalpost.com Jenna Lyons embodied a fashion moment The departing style guru had her finger on the pulse of what was cool — until she didn't. Now it's up to Canadian designer Somsack Sikhounmuong Jenna Lyons embodied a fashion moment for J. Crew. Then the moment passed. #life
"10.04.2017 19:00:16" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton Chamber sounds alarm over cannabis in the workplace The rights of people to use cannabis cannot be at the expense of safe work environments, warns the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce. “Many businesses and industry groups have told us that marijuana use is completely incompatible with safety-sensitive workplaces."
"10.04.2017 18:33:56" edmontonjournal.com Possible 'murder-suicide': Multiple people shot at San Bernardino... San Bernardino County fire spokesman Eric Sherwin says the shooting happened Monday morning at the North Park School in San Bernardino The police chief of San Bernardino said the shooting appears to be a “murder-suicide.”
"10.04.2017 18:03:23" edmontonjournal.com 'We are very disappointed': Loss of Northern Gateway devastating for... Most aboriginal communities in northern B.C. impacted by the pipeline supported the $7.9 billion project and are angry Trudeau rejected it, say... Ghostkeeper said more than 30 of the 42 bands on the Alberta-to-West Coast pipeline's right-of-way were looking forward to sharing in the construction and long-term benefits.
"10.04.2017 18:00:27" news.nationalpost.com Take your pub crawl to the air A kitted out Cessna Caravan seaplane beats a party bus any day – you can now experience B.C.'s burgeoning beer scene by air Take your pub crawl to the air with a seaplane-propelled beer tour of B.C. #life #travel
"10.04.2017 17:33:08" edmontonjournal.com Moose tracking: there's an app for that, says University of Alberta Ecologists are teaming up with Alberta hunters to better track moose using a smartphone app. While population modelling in big game animals, including moose, is important for understanding how many animals are in the province and where they are, it's an expensive and risky business for researchers.
"10.04.2017 17:01:31" news.nationalpost.com Journey to an Ethiopian volcano Once a forbidden land of fierce tribesmen, Ethiopia's Danakil still is part of an otherworldly journey Journey to an Ethiopian volcano located in one of the hottest places on Earth. #travel
"10.04.2017 16:39:26" edmontonjournal.com Camrose hockey player back on ice after being paralyzed in car crash Owen Johnson's life changed in the long blink of an eye one year ago. From the moment he understood his reality, Johnson was asking about sledge hockey and wanted to get back out on the ice.
"10.04.2017 16:15:10" driving.ca Your sneak peek at the 2017 New York Auto Show Here's a look at five debuts we're looking forward to the most at this year's New York Auto Show Here's what driving.ca is looking forward to the most from this week's New York Auto Show. #autos
"10.04.2017 16:01:48" news.nationalpost.com Duck recipe taps into maple season New York State maple producer Robb Turner dishes out recipes and maple's history in Guide to Maple Syrup: How to Tap and Cook with Nature's... This duck recipe taps into maple season. #life
"10.04.2017 15:48:06" edmontonjournal.com Video shows security guards dragging screaming passenger off overbooked... In the video shared on Facebook, security officials drag the man by his wrists down the airplane aisle while other passengers shout and ask the... United said airline representatives chose four passengers at random when no volunteers agreed to leave the overbooked flight. They requested law enforcement assistance when one of them refused to leave.
"10.04.2017 15:15:07" news.nationalpost.com 'Excellent, shallot-y, and very hot sauce-y' "For Passover, you can't have various ingredients and I like that challenge. It's like having a Chopped box where you have these very strict rules... 'Excellent, shallot-y, and very hot sauce-y': Blogger Molly Yeh draws on world flavours for Passover dishes. #life
"10.04.2017 15:01:37" news.nationalpost.com Six great things to do in San Diego Fantastic beaches. And a world-renowned zoo. Most folks conjure up those images when they think of this city perched in the far southwest corner of... Six great things to do in San Diego. #travel
"10.04.2017 14:41:32" edmontonjournal.com 'An enormous loss': Warm waters kill huge swaths of Great Barrier Reef... 'We're measuring serious losses here. And the reason it's happening is global warming': Scientists warn the Australian reef is in dire straits... “We've had a back-to-back bleaching for the first time."
"10.04.2017 14:10:50" Edmonton Journal's cover photo Military personnel march in the Vimy 100 Parade at Alberta Legislature Plaza on Sunday April 9, 2017, held to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge. (PHOTO BY LARRY WONG./POSTMEDIA)
"10.04.2017 14:06:10" Dancing at the intersection WATCH: Local performer Carmen Nieuwenhuis stands in the road when the light is red, holds up a sign to waiting drivers saying "My Turn," does some dance moves, then flips the sign to "Your Turn" and gets the drivers to groove behind the wheel.
"10.04.2017 13:45:22" edmontonjournal.com 'I am a former U.S. Marine…. And I want out of here': The Americans who... A Cape Breton DJ has received thousands of emails from Americans who want to escape, including a contractor for the Centers for Disease Control and... “Hi Americans!” it began, and what followed was a sales pitch for an island where Muslims could “roam freely,” and where the only walls were those “holding up the roofs” of “extremely affordable houses.”
"10.04.2017 13:42:38" National Post Music Winnipeg's Mobina Galore take the #NPSessions studio to Vancouver.
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"10.04.2017 13:20:42" edmontonjournal.com The ice field was too cold: Negative online reviews of Canada's national... The tourists don't speak English, the trails are muddy and there's either too many or not enough bears Athabasca Falls – Jasper National Park: "The tourists don't speak English and the waterfall isn't that great"
"10.04.2017 13:01:52" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton Oilers' Oscar Klefbom has right stuff to be a No. 1 NHL defenceman Oscar Klefbom mans point on the Oilers powerplay and has shown signs of developing into a No. 1 defenceman . Klefbom leads the team, averaging 22 minutes a game, and he has No. 1 blueliner potential, for sure. When it comes time to vote on the Oilers' best defenceman this year, it'll likely be a three-horse race with partner Adam Larsson and Andrej Sekera.
"10.04.2017 12:36:15" edmontonjournal.com Jobs data more good news for Alberta economy, but concerns remain Edmonton is sharing in Alberta's recent strong job growth as the city continues to recover from tough times created by the crash in oil prices. Stability in the price of West Texas Intermediate oil, now trading at about $52 US a barrel, is seen as a major cause for the improvement.
"10.04.2017 12:21:09" Connor McDavid wins the Art Ross Trophy Edmonton Oilers Connor McDavid scored his 100th NHL point against Vancouver Canucks and won the NHL scoring race.
"10.04.2017 12:18:44" edmontonjournal.com End is nigh for MacEwan's west-end campus in the big orange building On the bottom floor of MacEwan University's aging Centre for the Arts and Communications building in the city's west end, past the foosball deck... Come Aug. 1, faculty and staff in the big orange building will begin moving into the 40,000-square-metre structure on the corner of 104 Avenue and 110 Street with classes for about 1,000 students scheduled to begin a month later.
"10.04.2017 04:12:32" edmontonjournal.com McDavid hits 100 points as Oilers set for Sharks While most of the province had its fingers crossed for a Battle of Alberta, the Edmonton Oilers will instead meet the San Jose Sharks in the first round of the playoffs. The Oilers wrapped things up in style Sunday at Rogers Place, with Jordan Eberle's hat-trick laying the foundation for a 5-2 victory over the Vancouver Canucks in the 1,230th and final game of the NHL schedule.
"10.04.2017 03:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Terry Jones: Rogers Place eyeing up a Brier for 'Next Hurrah' It was the 'Last Hurrah.' When will Edmonton experience the 'Next Hurrah'? Sunday night's gold medal game of the Edmonton 2017 Ford Men's World Curling Championship was the final major curlin… “When you have in Edmonton, North America and Alberta so many great curling fans and are known as the curling capital of the world, you should want to hold the greatest curling events in the world,” Nicholson said of the new building.
"10.04.2017 02:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Strides made in spinal cord research, treatment in 30 years of SCITCS The Spinal Cord Injury Treatment Centre Society is celebrating three decades of research, technology and support. The Spinal Cord Injury Treatment Centre Society is celebrating three decades of research, technology and support.
"10.04.2017 01:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton performer drives motorists to dance with intersection improv Ever feel like busting out some behind-the-wheel boogie to break the monotony of sitting in your vehicle at a red light? Intersection improviser Carmen Nieuwenhuis might inspire y… “You have to wait anyway. Let me give you a hilarious little show.”
"10.04.2017 00:11:30" edmontonjournal.com Still no sign of transformation for Edmonton's former downtown remand centre An Edmonton city councillor wants to see the mothballed remand centre in the city's downtown demolished. Four years after prisoners were moved from the downtown remand centre to its high-tech replacement in suburban northwest Edmonton, the building remains mostly unused while the province continues to mull its options.
"09.04.2017 21:35:00" edmontonjournal.com Cult of Hockey Game Day 82: The Edmonton Oilers take one, final shot at... It was the 1st of May. 2006.
The Edmonton Oilers were in the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
And he was four. The Anaheim game starts 30 minutes previous, so we'll have a pretty good idea by the 3rd Period tonight what, exactly, the Oilers are playing for.
"09.04.2017 20:59:31" edmontonjournal.com Soldiers, costumed interpreters mark centennial of Vimy Ridge battle Grey skies and a chill wind Sunday helped mark the 100th anniversary of one of the country's greatest military victories in the battle for Vimy Ridge. “Canadians tend to be very humble people. We tend not to celebrate great things. This is one where we have to remember. This was a great moment in Canadian history,” said Lt. Col. Jeff Wilson, commanding officer of the 20th Field Artillery Regiment.
"09.04.2017 20:25:57" edmontonjournal.com Grim news as four bodies have been recovered on Mount Harvey The search for five missing hikers on Mount Harvey near Lions Bay resumed Sunday morning and shortly afterwards four bodies were recovered. The belongings of the hikers were spotted at the bottom of the mountain's north face, said Lion's Bay Search and rescue manager Martin Colwell.
"09.04.2017 19:33:20" edmontonjournal.com Parks Canada documents suggest tight timelines for Jasper to Banff bike... Parks Canada often promotes the Icefields Parkway between Jasper and Banff as “one of the most scenic drives in the world,” but a plan to build a... “They've got this massive influx of money and now the money is driving the project instead of due public process.”
"09.04.2017 19:18:54" Edmonton Journal's cover photo Joggers go past ice floes which seem to be jamming up the river next to the Dawson Park in Edmonton, Wednesday, April 5, 2017. Ed Kaiser/Postmedia
"09.04.2017 18:29:05" edmontonjournal.com Thousands of Canadians pay respects at Vimy Ridge: 'We haven't learned a... In northern France, the war — even 100 years after Vimy — is not viewed at a distance, but up close. It is a land of Canadian ghosts “There are times when I'll think about the war every night,” McGregor says. “I was asked after I came back if I wanted to work in a hospital and I said, 'No, I've seen enough blood.'"
"09.04.2017 17:33:44" edmontonjournal.com Lees: Edmonton honours local leaders at 22nd annual Women of Vision... She got her first spanking when she was three-years-old and would cross the road to ask neighbours if they'd like to hear her sing. “Hopefully their leadership and commitment will inspire others to achieve their own dreams.”
"09.04.2017 17:04:30" edmontonjournal.com ISIL claims responsibility for two Palm Sunday church bombings in Egypt;... 'Deacons were the first to run out of the church. Many of them had blood on their white robes' In the first attack, a bomb went off inside St. George's Church in the Nile Delta city of Tanta, killing at least 27 people and wounding 78, officials said.
"09.04.2017 16:12:05" edmontonjournal.com Jobs data more good news for Alberta economy, but concerns remain Edmonton is sharing in Alberta's recent strong job growth as the city continues to recover from tough times created by the crash in oil prices. “I was quite pleased with the growth number we saw for March, 6,400 jobs is very respectable for Edmonton. We probably haven't seen that in 24 months, but lots of part-time, so employers are reluctant to make major hiring commitments.”
"09.04.2017 15:26:06" edmontonjournal.com The Oilers have 251-1/2 playoff games on the books; it's finally time to... When Game 7 of the 2006 Stanley Cup Final came to an end, the Edmonton Oilers had played 251-1/2 playoff games. The playoff theme for the 2016 Oilers, illustrated by going to an orange uniform and fresh new identity, is to leave Oilers history in the rear-view mirror and focus on writing a new chapter.
"09.04.2017 15:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Trudeau and Hollande quietly pay homage to those who died in the Great... Arras Mayor Frederic Leturque saved a special thanks for Canada, telling Trudeau that the Canadians' actions at Vimy was a turning point for the... Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and French President Francois Hollande arrived at the Cabaret Rouge cemetery, near Vimy Ridge, where they walked the rows of gravestones.
"09.04.2017 14:27:28" edmontonjournal.com Terry Jones: When Edmonton went hockey crazy over the Oilers 2006... In 2006, there were hundreds of 12-year-old kids all over the City of Champions standing on the curbs holding cardboard signs. Eleven years ago, everyone in northern Alberta seemed to have an Oilers car flag.
"09.04.2017 05:20:09" edmontonjournal.com Oilers shore up home-ice advantage in first round of playoffs VANCOUVER - After Saturday morning's optional practice, Edmonton Oilers coach Todd McLellan talked long and hard of his team's thirst for first in the Pacific Division and about captain Connor McDa… If the Oilers finish first in the Pacific, they'll play the Flames in a juicy re-enactment of the Battle of Alberta but we'll have to wait until late Sunday night to see if that's how it plays out.
"09.04.2017 02:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Fort Edmonton Canoe Brigade seeks paddlers for Canada Day events Nearly a hundred paddlers have signed up to float nine giant fur trade canoes down the North Saskatchewan River this summer as part of a Canada 150 celebration, but there's still time to join. The Fort Edmonton Canoe Brigade, which is still accepting applications for participants, has scheduled arrival ceremony stops in Voyager Park in Devon on June 30, Fort Edmonton Park in Edmonton on July 1, Fort Saskatchewan on July 2 and Metis Crossing
"09.04.2017 01:59:42" edmontonjournal.com Residents concerned proposed 80-storey tower will 'kill' the Quarters Boyle Street and Riverdale residents opposed to the sale and development of river valley parkland near the Quarters called the project "short-term thinking" that would "kill" the area's redevelopme… “The tower could negate the plan for the Quarters entirely,” said area resident Joelle Reiniger on Saturday. “We need to make development decisions that we will be proud of 50 years from now. This is one of Edmonton's oldest neighbourhoods.”
"09.04.2017 01:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Fort Edmonton Canoe Brigade seeks paddlers for Canada Day events Nearly a hundred paddlers have signed up to float nine giant fur trade canoes down the North Saskatchewan River this summer as part of a Canada 150 celebration, but there's still time to join. The Fort Edmonton Canoe Brigade, which is still accepting applications for participants, has scheduled arrival ceremony stops in Voyager Park in Devon on June 30, Fort Edmonton Park in Edmonton on July 1, Fort Saskatchewan on July 2 and Metis Crossing
"09.04.2017 00:31:00" edmontonjournal.com Southwest duplex explosion went off like a "bomb," witness says Residents near a Rutherford duplex where a man was found dead following a second-floor explosion said Saturday they've repeatedly contacted police because of trouble caused by people at t… “It was like Syria when a bomb goes off in a residential area,” said one person, who asked not to be identified.
“Two storeys of smoke went right across the street, and a huge dark grey cloud came down (the road).”
"08.04.2017 23:52:50" edmontonjournal.com Terry Jones: Daily Planet 8, big crowd expected for final It's how you leave 'em. And it looks like Edmonton is going to leave Brad Gushue and crew with a scene similar to the one they experienced in hometown St. While Edmonton holds the event record of 184,970 from 2007, the goal for this year's 'Last Hurrah' in the old Northlands Coliseum is to beat 116,167, the second place hosting of the event in 2005. Third is Regina's 99,445 from 2011. Moncton drew 78,470 in
"08.04.2017 22:54:20" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton Oiler captain Connor McDavid is calm under fire Oiler players see a calmness in Connor in the room and a fire in his belly once the game's start. “There's this calmness about Connor in the room,” said goalie Cam Talbot. “His leadership on and off the ice is special. He carries himself so well. And he's one of the first guys in the gym after games. Guys can follow his lead.”
"08.04.2017 22:05:09" youtube.com Jimmy Eat World unplugged 'Sure and Certain' in NP Music Studio Jimmy Eat World is in the National Post Music Studio singing an acoustic version of 'Sure and Certain'. Jim Adkins, Tom Linton, Rick Burch, Zach... Before you catch Jimmy Eat World in Edmonton Apr. 29th, watch their performance in the #NPmusic studio. https://youtu.be/TcNP8BVGBvA #npsessions
"08.04.2017 19:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Singer channels life-changing experience into 're-imagined' jazz and pop standards "There's a sound you get when you push people to their limits. You have to stretch your instrument to find its emotional range.” - Emilie-Claire Barlow One intriguing side to Barlow's story is that she's less interested in writing original songs.
"08.04.2017 18:13:40" edmontonjournal.com Dining Out: Hip, tasty and simple dishes at the nifty Baijiu It was 6 p.m. on a coolish Friday in that shoulder season when Edmonton, like a Darwinian poster-child creature, emerges from filthy ice into a world of brown-black, litter-encrusted muck, in wait … Advise the server – ours, Alia, was exceptional – of your intentions appetite-wise and they will guide you through a genuinely intriguing and manageable menu of 18 dishes.
"08.04.2017 18:12:00" edmontonjournal.com 'We had to lay it all on the line': Star defenceman Chris Pronger remembers the 2006 rollercoaster It's been 11 springs since the Edmonton Oilers were in the playoffs. People get older and memories lose clarity, but Hall of Famer Chris Pronger recalls the team's last thrilling ride to the Stanle… Nobody — not Pronger, not anybody who was part of that team — thought it would take this long to get back.
"08.04.2017 17:29:37" edmontonjournal.com Canadian Natural Resources cuts 400 jobs through attrition Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. says it shed nearly 400 jobs — roughly five per cent of its workforce — in the past two years, but not by issuing layoffs. The country's biggest heavy oil producer, which claims it hasn't laid anyone off due to the economic The company was not alone, with a human resources group noting scores of oilpatch jobs left vacant by retirements have not been filled “to reduce costs and create a leaner workforce.”
"08.04.2017 16:27:52" business.financialpost.com Canadian company PharmaCielo could be the first to grow legal pot in... If illicit pot plants flourishing covertly in the Colombian countryside represents the past, then Canada's commercial-scale medical licensing system represents the future. #business
"08.04.2017 16:27:06" business.financialpost.com New internal-trade deal expected to add $25 billion a year to economy,... After 150 years of squabbling over internal trade, Canadians finally have a comprehensive internal trade agreement — and they might have Europe to thank. #business
"08.04.2017 15:49:57" Edmonton Journal "I distinctly remember my brother and I made these signs that said 'Honk for the Oilers' "
"08.04.2017 15:30:00" edmontonjournal.com The new orange wave: Hockey-mad Edmonton set for Oilers playoff revival There are surely people in Edmonton who will be completely unaffected, and some perhaps disaffected, by the Oilers' first playoff berth in 11 years. "We all need a reason to celebrate in these tough economic times and a playoff spot is just the boost Edmontonians need"
"08.04.2017 14:48:14" edmontonjournal.com First place is up for grabs for Edmonton Oilers on final weekend The Oilers can clinch second place in Pacific with a single point in Vancouver Saturday but their goal is still first in their division if Anaheim stumbles If the Oilers win Saturday in Vancouver and Sunday at home against the Canucks, and Anaheim loses in regulation to Los Angeles Sunday, they'll finish first in the Pacific.
"08.04.2017 14:38:27" edmontonjournal.com Largest, most restrictive covenant yet on the table in Greater Hardisty Edmonton could see its largest, most prescriptive legal covenant signed yet this Sunday and some people are warning residents to be careful. The legal agreement – a caveat to be voluntarily placed on homeowners' properties – would prevent lot splitting and skinny houses on participating lots in the Greater Hardisty area.
"08.04.2017 14:37:25" edmontonjournal.com Back to the playoffs: Edmonton Oilers fans recall last postseason and look forward to the next The Oilers are back in the playoffs after 11 years out of the postseason following a fairytale appearance in the 2006 Stanley Cup finals. "I distinctly remember my brother and I made these signs that said 'Honk for the Oilers' "
"08.04.2017 14:30:34" edmontonjournal.com Terry Jones: Hervey bullied his way right out the Eskimos' door Ed Hervey was an exceptional head of football operations and an equally excellent general manager of the Edmonton Eskimos. Jones: Hervey thought he was all nine members of the board of governors, the president, the CEO, the director of marketing, public relations and media relations and apparently wanted to be compensated as such.
"08.04.2017 03:16:46" edmontonjournal.com Man accused of crowbar attack that broke woman's arms in court A bail hearing was expected Friday for an Edmonton man accused of breaking a woman's arms in a violent road rage attack. Man accused of breaking woman's arms in alleged road rage attack denied bail
"08.04.2017 02:30:00" Press Gallery 177 http://edmontonjournal.com/news/politics/press-gallery-177-the-wont-somebody-please-think-of-the-children-edition
"08.04.2017 02:08:31" edmontonjournal.com Graham Thomson: Interprovincial trade becomes freer in Canada for many things — but not for alcohol It is called the Canadian Free Trade Agreement. But it's not. It is not a free trade agreement. It is a freer trade agreement. Graham Thomson: While a new agreement signed Friday might ease trading between provinces, interprovincial trade still isn't free
"08.04.2017 01:02:16" edmontonjournal.com Globetrotting Trudeau speaks at Edmonton language conference Alexandre Trudeau, brother of the prime minister, spoke in Edmonton Friday saying language education can help unite a divided world. Alexandre Trudeau, brother to the prime minister, spoke in Edmonton Friday of the power of language education in helping unite a divided
"08.04.2017 00:14:29" edmontonjournal.com Paula Simons: Tale of two convention centres needs a smarter ending It makes absolutely no sense to run our two convention centres in competition with each other. Paula Simons: Is it finally time for the city to stop running two competing conference centres?
"07.04.2017 21:31:45" edmontonjournal.com Fire crews and police on scene of explosion and fire at home in southwest Edmonton Fire crews are battling a housefire after an explosion inside the residence Friday morning. Police are also responding to the explosion and resulting blaze at the home near 121 Street… Police, fire and hazmat teams were on the scene after an explosion in a southwest Edmonton home that forced neighbours to take cover
"07.04.2017 20:46:09" edmontonjournal.com Man accused of crowbar attack that broke woman's arms in court A bail hearing was expected Friday for an Edmonton man accused of breaking a woman's arms in a violent road rage attack. Man accused of attacking a woman with a crowbar in an apparent road rage attack appears in court
"07.04.2017 20:21:59" Fire crews and police on scene of explosion and fire at home i... Fire crews knocked down a “suspicious” southwest Edmonton house fire after an explosion that forced area residents to take cover due to a chemical threat Friday morning.
"07.04.2017 18:01:05" news.nationalpost.com Why a good nights sleep gets harder The aging process means it's harder to get a good rest, but it's a myth that elderly people need less sleep'The evidence seems to favour one side —... Why a good night's sleep gets harder as you get older (and how that can kill you). #health
"07.04.2017 17:21:35" business.financialpost.com Telling a story 'simply by showing': You can now walk through the Vimy... Google visited the location twice to capture the images so people can now walk the memorial site on their computer, mobile device or even in virtual reality. #business
"07.04.2017 17:21:32" edmontonjournal.com Fire crews and police on scene of explosion and fire at home in southwest Edmonton Fire crews are battling a housefire after an explosion inside the residence Friday morning. Police are also responding to the explosion and resulting blaze at the home near 121 Street… Police are also responding to the explosion
"07.04.2017 17:01:15" news.nationalpost.com In the footsteps of war With tens of thousands of Canadians travelling to France and Belgium to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge, a look at... In the footsteps of war: Five key sites for a Canadian pilgrimage to France and Belgium. #travel
"07.04.2017 16:51:38" edmontonjournal.com Katherine O'Neill resigns as Progressive Conservative Party president The president of the Progressive Conservative Party of Alberta, Katherine O'Neill, has resigned. In a letter to the board, O'Neill said it was one of the"great honours" of her life to have… In a letter to the board, O'Neill said it was one of the”great honours” of her life to have held the position, and “work with so many dedicated and selfless volunteers during the party's greatest hour of need.”
"07.04.2017 16:50:09" business.financialpost.com Family Finance Woman, 55, should drain her TFSA to cut her mortgage amortization, allowing her to save a bundle on interest. Then she can decide whether to quit... Pension-rich, cash-poor civil servant needs to 'liberate' money to pay down mortgage before timing retirement #business
"07.04.2017 16:47:26" edmontonjournal.com Aga Khan drops $25 million gift on University of Alberta Botanic Garden North America's largest Islamic-inspired garden is to be built in Alberta, a $25 million gift from the Aga Khan that is expected to attract up to 160,000 visitors a year. Early stages of construction began in the summer of 2016 and the new garden is scheduled to open in time for the Aga Khan's diamond jubilee celebrations in July 2018.
"07.04.2017 16:26:44" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton Eskimos fire GM Ed Hervey in part over resisting fan and media access The CFL team has scheduled a "major announcement" at 11 a.m. MT this morning. A press conference is scheduled for 11 a.m.
"07.04.2017 16:01:28" news.nationalpost.com Make the leap with tarts Here are two recipes that showcase two popular spring vegetables: broccolini and Camembert tart; and asparagus and ham tarts Make the leap with tarts: You don't need to make pastry, or even own a tart pan. #life
"07.04.2017 16:00:36" edmontonjournal.com Library's first elder in residence shares story of early-life challenges Wilson Bearhead will be named the Edmonton Public Library's first Elder in Residence at a special ceremony on Friday. “We see this as being a valuable service that we can do to collaborate more with indigenous communities, to offer something in our space where indigenous and non-indigenous people can work towards reconciliation”
"07.04.2017 15:58:03" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton's Organic Box plans to grow food delivery service across Alberta An Edmonton-based home grocery delivery service is expanding across Alberta in hopes it can bite off a bigger piece of the province's organic food business. In January, the firm installed an automated order-picking system at its 1,600-square-metre southeast Edmonton
"07.04.2017 15:45:08" driving.ca Motor Mouth: The future of car buying is online – or is it? While more car buyers are using the internet to their advantange, brick-and-mortar dealerships will stick around driving.ca: If you could, would you buy a car online? #autos
"07.04.2017 15:01:27" news.nationalpost.com Making magic, Houdini-style The vast collection at the Houdini Museum in Scranton, Pa. includes the famous magician's props — and other strange magic Making magic, Houdini-style: Museum devoted to master of the game offers a different form of escapism. #travel
"07.04.2017 14:47:45" edmontonjournal.com Russia furious after U.S. missile strike, vows to support Syria's air... Russia suspended crucial co-ordination with Washington in Syria's congested skies and is planning to send a warship to the eastern Mediterranean “To protect key Syrian infrastructure a range of measures will be taken reinforce and improve the effectiveness of the Syrian armed forces air defence,” the ministry said in a statement.
"07.04.2017 14:04:47" edmontonjournal.com Stockholm truck crash: Three killed after vehicle smashes into... Swedish broadcaster SVT says shots have been fired. Live television footage showed smoke coming out of the department store Swedish radio says Friday that three people have been killed in the crash and Swedish broadcaster SVT says shots have been fired. People in the area are fleeing the scene.
"07.04.2017 13:45:35" news.nationalpost.com Steve Strongman goes old school in the NP Sessions Studio Strongman performed 'Old School' from his new record No Time Like Now, and covered Bachman-Turner Overdrive's 'You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet'
"07.04.2017 13:01:53" edmontonjournal.com Terry Jones: Daily Planet 6, Canada dominates round robin There's perfect. And then there's this.
Canada's Brad Gushue completed his undefeated round robin at the 2017 Edmonton World Curling... They did it by shaking hands early in all but two games and not being required to play a ridiculous total of 27 ends.
"07.04.2017 05:35:58" edmontonjournal.com Milan Lucic scores natural hat-trick to sink Sharks SAN JOSE — With the San Jose Sharks in the process of giving the Edmonton Oilers a lesson in playoff hockey, Milan Lucic muscled his way to the board, shoved them out of the way and took over the c… The Sharks were supposed to be ripe for the picking with Joe Thornton and Logan Couture out with injuries (both are expected back for Game 1), but San Jose still proved to be a serious handful out of the gate.
"07.04.2017 05:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton man dies in head-on collision with semi An Edmonton man has died after a truck smashed head on into a semi truck north of Flatbush, Alta. on Thursday. A 24-year-old man from Edmonton was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the semi was unharmed.
"07.04.2017 04:27:41" edmontonjournal.com Terry Jones: Daily Planet 6, Canada dominates round robin There's perfect. And then there's this. Canada's Brad Gushue completed his undefeated round robin at the 2017 Edmonton World Curling Championship with a 8-4 win over Norway on Thursday evening.… The Gushue crew knew before they took the ice for the final draw they'd meet Edin of Sweden and have hammer in the 1-2 game while Switzerland's Peter de Cruz would face John Shuster of the USA in the Saturday afternoon 3-4 game.
"07.04.2017 04:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Indigenous art park in Edmonton is officially named ᐄᓃᐤ (ÎNÎW) River Lot 11∞ — with ÎNÎW pronounced EE-NU — will be a permanent art park for Indigenous work, with construction beginning this spring and plans to open to the public by fall 2018, accor… Outdoor indigenous art park planned for Queen Elizabeth Park will be named the Cree word for "I am of the Earth"
"07.04.2017 03:00:00" edmontonjournal.com NDP announces additional $25-a-day daycare spots across 22 centres Premier Rachel Notley announced Thursday that the province will be creating 1,296 daycare spots across 22 centres with fees capped at $25 per day. Rachel Notley reveals where daycare $25-a-day pilot program spaces will open
"07.04.2017 02:00:00" edmontonjournal.com City officials endorse Hockey Canada vision for Northlands Coliseum Edmonton officials have endorsed a Hockey Canada vision for the Northlands Coliseum that would see four ice sheets, an indoor track and a high-performance dryland training centre City officials endorse Hockey Canada plan that would see four ice sheets, an indoor track and a high-performance dryland training centre established in the Northlands Coliseum
"07.04.2017 02:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Alberta ponders creation of disability advocate Alberta will soon have an advocate for people with disabilities, if a private member's bill tabled in the legislature Thursday is approved. NDP MLA Sandra Jansen introduces bill that would create advocate for people with disabilities
"07.04.2017 01:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Alberta government aims to give academic staff at universities the right to strike The Alberta government introduced legislation Thursday that will give academic staff at universities and colleges the right to strike. A new bill could give academic staff at post secondary institutions the right to strike
"07.04.2017 00:36:04" contests.canada.com Indochino: West Edmonton Showroom Opening Enter for your chance to win a perfectly tailored suit!
"06.04.2017 23:58:38" edmontonjournal.com Freezer malfunction at University of Alberta damages ice core collection A freezer malfunction has damaged part of the ice core collection at University of Alberta, risking valuable evidence for researchers. A freezer malfunction at the University of Alberta has melted 12.8 per cent of an important collection of ice core samples
"06.04.2017 22:15:55" business.financialpost.com Energy head-office tug-of-war could send companies to the U.S., warns... The next big trend is likely to involve strong domestic players growing their U.S. business to take advantage of better terms, Saxberg said in an interview. #business
"06.04.2017 19:50:08" edmontonjournal.com New clinic to help those from age 11 to 25 overcome mental health,... Youth between the ages of 11 and 25 struggling with mental health and addictions issues can soon get help from three psychiatrists and two... The clinic aims to streamline mental health services for those between the ages of 11 and 25, ages when organizers say 75 per cent of mental disorders develop.
"06.04.2017 19:15:13" news.nationalpost.com What's the best source of protein? Do vegan bodybuilders have the edge? A recent study championed the case for plant-based protein, but don't swallow the hype just yet What's the best source of protein for building up your muscles – meat or plants? #health
"06.04.2017 19:05:05" news.nationalpost.com Recipe recall Researchers found that bestselling cookbooks — including those penned by Gwyneth Paltrow, Giada De Laurentiis and Rachael Ray — are dishing out bad... Recipe recall: Gwyneth Paltrow, Giada De Laurentiis and Rachel Ray are offering bad food safety advice. #life
"06.04.2017 18:43:01" edmontonjournal.com Don Rickles, legendary comedian and actor, dies at 90 Don Rickles, the long-time comedian and actor, who also made a name for himself as a celebrity roaster, died at the age of 90 on Thursday morning... Rickles found his big break on The Tonight Show With Johnny Carson in 1965, going on to forge an illustrious career in comedy, even becoming a welcome addition to Frank Sinatra's Rat Pack.
"06.04.2017 18:16:06" edmontonjournal.com Paula Simons: Percy Taylor was reborn a Canadian at Vimy Ridge "I remember feeling like I was all alone in a terrible storm, and just then, a piece of shrapnel struck my head." Vimy didn't decide the war. But it was a turning point in the way Canadians saw themselves, in the way they defined themselves as a nation, separate from the British Empire.
"06.04.2017 18:15:12" news.nationalpost.com How jelly beans made a man deathly ill Doctors were stumped by a patient with dangerously high blood pressure and low potassium. Then they discovered his bag-a-day habit How jelly beans made a Canadian man deathly ill, and highlighted the dangers of licorice. #health
"06.04.2017 17:45:06" driving.ca Meet one of Canada's most unlikely car collectors Helen Poon's vintage cars are far from sheltered garage queens – even her Rolls-Royce and Bentley driving.ca: "You need to have a bit of an unusual nature to properly own a car like this. You need to be an adventurer." #autos
"06.04.2017 17:34:33" edmontonjournal.com Freezer malfunction at University of Alberta damages ice core collection A freezer malfunction has damaged part of the ice core collection at University of Alberta, risking valuable evidence for researchers. “We can confirm that 12.8 per cent of the ice core samples were damaged due to partial melting."
"06.04.2017 17:01:20" news.nationalpost.com 10 ways to savour Sonoma Although more low-key than its better-known neighbour Napa, there's loads to do without so many touristy trappings 10 ways to savour Sonoma: From biking and hiking to the Charles Schulz Museum, there's more to explore than wine. #travel
"06.04.2017 16:59:28" edmontonjournal.com NDP announces additional $25-a-day daycare spots across 22 centres Premier Rachel Notley announced Thursday that the province will be creating 1,296 daycare spots across 22 centres with fees capped at $25 per day. Thursday's announcement adds about 300 extra spaces then earlier announced and will add about 119 new jobs.
"06.04.2017 16:36:32" edmontonjournal.com Next court date set for local playwright charged with possession of... Edmonton playwright David Belke, charged with possession of child pornography last month, is set to appear in court on April 20. Belke, 56, is a well-known member of Edmonton's theatre community and a former substitute teacher for Edmonton Public Schools.
"06.04.2017 16:18:00" canada.com Maudie Contest | Canada.com Enter for your chance to win a double pass to an advance screening of Maudie!
"06.04.2017 16:10:19" business.financialpost.com Facebook to offer 'news literacy resources' for Canadians in an attempt... The company is rolling out new resources that it says will educate people on how to better scrutinize articles they come across. #business
"06.04.2017 16:01:35" news.nationalpost.com 'Excellent, shallot-y, and very hot sauce-y' "For Passover, you can't have various ingredients and I like that challenge. It's like having a Chopped box where you have these very strict rules... Matzo brei and more Passover recipes from Molly Yeh. #life
"06.04.2017 15:46:01" edmontonjournal.com Oilers fired up for potential first round showdown with the Sharks SAN JOSE - A head-to-head showdown that will essentially determine home-ice advantage when these teams meet again in the first round of the... A win in regulation means the Oilers would clinch home ice with just one point in their season-ending home-and-home series with the hapless Vancouver Canucks.
"06.04.2017 15:20:06" news.nationalpost.com 'Generosity breeds generosity' Tom Cruise, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and Martha Stewart have all waited their turn for a table at Vij's Restaurant in Vancouver 'Generosity breeds generosity': Restaurateur Vikram Vij reflects on his culinary journey from India to Canada. #life
"06.04.2017 15:01:14" news.nationalpost.com Hiking, history and hammocks await With the days becoming gloriously longer, spring is a great time to explore the Southern Gulf Islands Five reasons to visit the Southern Gulf Islands. #travel
"06.04.2017 14:40:13" edmontonjournal.com Varcoe: A fitful recovery looms for Canadian oilpatch in 2017 Is Canada's oilpatch back in recovery mode? As oil prices cruised over US$51 a barrel Wednesday, there's hope the erratic rebound for the energy... “We've got to buckle down, we've got to get stronger, we've got to get fitter. As an industry there are just more challenges out front of us.”
"06.04.2017 14:13:09" news.nationalpost.com Mobina Galore take the NP Sessions Studio to Vancouver Mobina Galore is an aggressive punk-rock duo from Winnipeg made up of guitarist/vocalist Jenna Preistner, and drummer Marcia Hanson
"06.04.2017 14:10:59" edmontonjournal.com Wiping out hepatitis C: Alberta doctor explains access to game-changing... More Albertans suffering from hepatitis C will receive treatment thanks to public funding for new therapies, says Dr. Stephen Shafran. Reporter Clare Clancy sits down with University of Alberta professor of medicine Stephen Shafran to learn more about game-changing drugs that could potentially eliminate hepatitis C.
"06.04.2017 13:52:05" edmontonjournal.com Canadian oil prices soar as Syncrude upgrader work cuts production A fire at Syncrude Canada Ltd.'s oil sands upgrader is restricting supplies of heavy Alberta crude from reaching refineries, pushing prices higher.... The disruption is the worst since a wildfire forced companies including ConocoPhillips to reduce production last year.
"06.04.2017 13:30:29" edmontonjournal.com Editorial: Northland school board's return past due The Alberta government took a step Tuesday toward giving nearly 3,000 mostly aboriginal children in 23 northern communities the education they... Imagine parents in any other jurisdiction in Alberta going seven years without the prerogative to elect trustees to help govern the schools responsible for the education their children receive. It's simply inconceivable.
"06.04.2017 13:11:11" edmontonjournal.com Role-players sought to act in British military exercises at CFB Suffield Role-players are wanted to represent a generic civilian population of a fictitious country to help prepare British soldiers for warfare. Flavell said exercises with real-life civilians, like the one being staged by Strategic Operations Tactical Training Canada in Suffield, are important for soldiers, who are increasingly engaged in urban warfare.
"06.04.2017 12:48:53" edmontonjournal.com Dan Barnes: Todd McLellan's coaching job shouldn't be overlooked Todd McLellan sends a Hart Trophy favourite over the boards 25 times a game, every game, a luxury afforded few other National Hockey League head... “I think he deserves a lot of credit for turning this team around, and first and foremost, getting our team to play the right way,” said Matt Hendricks. “That started last season and it's been a constant build. Constantly getting better, constantly
"06.04.2017 12:37:56" edmontonjournal.com Ghost bridge hampers cycle routes in Terwilleger-Riverbend The Terwillegar freeway isn't the only ghost infrastructure in Terwillegar-Riverbend. There's a ghost pedestrian bridge, too. Residents say missing links for walking and biking are also part of what makes Terwillegar-Riverbend so congested. It means for many, the car is the best option.
"06.04.2017 03:46:01" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton teen who beat cancer meets her 'sister' for first time in Ethiopia Children's Wish Foundation of Canada gives Edmonton teen Isabel Schuppli, who survived cancer, trip to see "sister" family has sponsored in Ethiopia. Edmonton teen who beat cancer given once-in-a-lifetime trip to meet the "sister" in Ethiopia her family has sponsored for years
"06.04.2017 02:05:04" edmontonjournal.com $1-billion system for Alberta's vulnerable gets overhaul A program supporting Alberta's severely handicapped is getting overhauled to deal with problems plaguing the $1-billion system. Read it here first: Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped (AISH) program to get major overhaul
"06.04.2017 01:39:00" Citizens invited to help British army soldiers train
"06.04.2017 01:24:19" edmontonjournal.com Graham Thomson: Alberta government is feeding needy kids. How could anyone object? Who could possibly be against a lunch program for needy schools? The NDP, of course, is hoping the answer is Brian Jean. Graham Thomson: Who could possibly be against a lunch program for needy schools? The NDP, of course, is hoping the answer is Brian Jean.
"06.04.2017 00:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Paula Simons: Time to rethink the rights of landlords to ban children I'd rather live next to an irrepressible toddler than next to adults who play music too loud. Paula Simons says "time to forgo the assumption that all kids need yards and white picket fences" and rethink right for landlords to ban children from buildings
"05.04.2017 21:27:51" edmontonjournal.com Peter Pan prequel ponders life before pixie dust Whimsical romp at Citadel tickles the imagination Liane Faulder: Citadel's Peter pan prequel full of make believe and hidden gems
"05.04.2017 21:00:29" news.nationalpost.com Wine & cheese pairings 101 Cheese is surely one of life's great culinary pleasures, complex in flavour and texture. Lucky for us, there are abundant varieties made by... Wine & cheese pairings 101: Advice from the experts will help you create an effortless tasting party at home. #life
"05.04.2017 19:49:40" edmontonjournal.com David Khan says he's ready for challenges that come with Alberta Liberal... David Khan says he doesn't underestimate the challenges facing the Alberta Liberals but he believes there is space for the party to grow and thrive... The 42-year-old lawyer formally announced Wednesday he would run for the Liberal leadership.
"05.04.2017 19:15:14" news.nationalpost.com The World's 50 Best Restaurants 2017 New York's Eleven Madison Park has taken top honours on the World's 50 Best Restaurants list for 2017 For the first time since 2004, an American restaurant takes the top spot in the World's 50 Best Restaurants.
"05.04.2017 19:01:15" edmontonjournal.com 'PR nightmare': Nivea's 'White Is Purity' ad campaign embraced by white... A white supremacist group posted on Nivea's Facebook page, 'We enthusiastically support this new direction your company is taking' The ad, which appeared in a Facebook post last week, originally targeted the German skin care company's followers in the Middle East.
"05.04.2017 18:57:07" edmontonjournal.com Trump's chief strategist Steve Bannon removed from controversial posting... Steve Bannon was added to the committee despite protestations it's inappropriate for political advisers to get involve with national security matters The shift was orchestrated by Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, who was tapped as Trump's national security adviser after the resignation of Michael Flynn.
"05.04.2017 18:15:15" news.nationalpost.com 'Excellent, shallot-y, and very hot sauce-y' "For Passover, you can't have various ingredients and I like that challenge. It's like having a Chopped box where you have these very strict rules... Matzo gets hot, hot, hot: Blogger Molly Yeh draws on world flavours for Passover dishes. #life
"05.04.2017 17:42:48" edmontonjournal.com School principal resigns after student journalists investigate her... When the students researched Corllins University, the principal's alma mater, they found no evidence that it was an accredited university “There were some things that just didn't quite add up."
"05.04.2017 17:22:21" edmontonjournal.com Brian Jean says parents shouldn't be notified if kids a join... Wildrose Leader Brian Jean has reiterated that he doesn't think parents should be notified if their child joins a gay-straight alliance, in a... “My views are that for a child struggling with his or her identity or sexuality, I believe they should not be forced to talk about it before they are ready,” wrote Jean.
"05.04.2017 17:01:16" news.nationalpost.com Checking off the seventh continent On an unpretentious cruise, penguins and orcas and icebergs fill up the very long days On an unpretentious cruise to Antarctica, penguins and orcas and icebergs fill up the very long days. #travel
"05.04.2017 16:01:35" news.nationalpost.com Break out the bubbly! Cheese is surely one of life's great culinary pleasures, complex in flavour and texture. Lucky for us, there are abundant varieties made by... Break out the bubbly! And other pointers on pairing cheese and wine for maximum deliciousness. #life
"05.04.2017 15:53:08" edmontonjournal.com Alberta to spend $10 million to expand school nutrition pilot program Premier Rachel Notley has no doubt a $10-million expansion of Alberta's school nutrition program will pay dividends for students and, as a result, the province. Selected school boards received a $250,000 grant, and had to include a nutrition education component and demonstrate how their program adheres to Alberta nutrition guidelines.
"05.04.2017 15:31:34" Adult-only buildings Watch: Downtown parents launch new effort to ban adult-only buildings.
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"05.04.2017 15:24:23" edmontonjournal.com And the nominees for 2017's Edmonton Music Awards are … Like a field of beautiful, charging horses, the seventh annual Edmonton Music Awards nominations have been released — catchy roots-pop trio Scenic... Ranging from Mallory Chipman's jazz to the balls-to-the-wall metal of Striker, the list of this year's nominees proves once again the city is no one-hick pony, as Ruth B's breakthrough artist Juno win this week underlines.
"05.04.2017 15:01:37" news.nationalpost.com California dreaming Mhairri Woodhall: When planning a family holiday with our four-year old, there are always two non-negotiables: a beach and a pool with bonus points... Beachfront resorts along the Pacific coastline are ideal for a family vacation. #travel
"05.04.2017 14:57:42" edmontonjournal.com The Canadian federal government owns a massive porn stash: Here are the... While most people threw out their dirty books from the 1940s, Library and Archives Canada preserved them for posterity After all, the mandate of the archives is to “preserve the documentary heritage of Canada” — and a lot of that heritage has included looking at dirty books.
"05.04.2017 14:30:14" news.nationalpost.com The World's 50 Best Restaurants 201 New York's Eleven Madison Park has taken top honours on the World's 50 Best Restaurants list for 2017 For the first time since 2004, an American restaurant takes the top spot in the World's 50 Best Restaurants. #life
"05.04.2017 14:11:54" edmontonjournal.com Entire families killed in their sleep as horror of Syrian chemical... Trump left it to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to assign culpability to Russia and Iran, Assad's most powerful allies for the attack that killed 58 Airstrikes on the northwestern town of Khan Sheikhoun began just after daybreak, delivering an unidentified chemical agent that killed at least 58 people and filled clinics across the area with patients foaming at the mouth or struggling to breathe.
"05.04.2017 13:55:59" edmontonjournal.com 'The science is clear': OHV ban in southwest Alberta parks backed by... Scientists are joining the battle over a plan to phase out the use of off-highway vehicles in two ecologically sensitive parks in southwestern... On Tuesday, 57 scientists sent an open letter to Alberta Environment Minister Shannon Phillips urging the province not to back down.
"05.04.2017 13:41:25" edmontonjournal.com Higher oil prices mean Alberta economy could be shaking off slump,... The firming of oil prices means Alberta should have one of Canada's fastest-growing economies this year, BMO Financial Group chief economist... Leading up to the crash, five per cent growth was not unusual … If there's any province that can make up growth quickly, it's Alberta.”
"05.04.2017 13:12:48" edmontonjournal.com Downtown parents seek to ban adults-only buildings There's a major fight brewing on the issue of adults-only buildings. A group of downtown parents wants that to include children, making any building for people aged 18 and older illegal.
"05.04.2017 12:40:28" edmontonjournal.com Editorial: Legislature is for the people But for a last-minute intervention, Edmonton came perilously close to becoming a real-life Bomont — a place that outlaws having fun. Credit must be given to Mason for finally stepping in to overrule the policy after 18 months. But it shouldn't have taken a dramatic eleventh-hour move for common sense, and fun, to prevail.
"05.04.2017 12:28:45" edmontonjournal.com City to bet on express routes to LRT in Terwillegar-Riverbend Peak hour buses are often standing-room only by the time they reach the LRT. Part two of a three-part series on congestion in Edmonton's south west: Planners say public transit has to be part of any long-term solution, but no one says it's cheap and easy.
"05.04.2017 04:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Terry Jones: Canada's curling dynamic duo leading the charge at worlds Mark Nichols has gone from all-star to all-world. A year off followed by two years playing as a lead away (as they say in Newfoundland and Labrador of those who leave the province) and then repl… “I always knew Mark was an all-star curler but when he had to take over for Brad as skip for the first half of the season, he shot a lot better than I thought he could."
"05.04.2017 03:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton doctor hopes to remove stigma around men's urinary problems Men don't talk about men's health problems, and they especially don't talk about problems peeing. That's why Dr. “Having a stricture is almost like a urologic death sentence. You're going to be in and out of the urology office or the emergency room for the rest of your life.”
"05.04.2017 02:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Oilers captain McDavid disappointed he can't be in the Olympics Every shinny-playing kid in Canada who watched Sidney Crosby score the golden goal in Vancouver dreamed of one day being the centrepiece of our Olympic hockey team. “Just the opportunity to chase down a spot on Team Canada and be able to represent my country – the Olympics is the greatest sporting event in the world and not to be able to do that is disappointing, but there are a lot of people higher up making those
"05.04.2017 01:05:20" edmontonjournal.com New 97-unit supportive living home breaks ground in the Quarters A new 97-unit supportive living facility for individuals with chronic mental illness, brain injuries and mobility issues in Edmonton's inner-city is "the solution, not the problem. “We haven't gotten to the finish line of our 10-year plan to end homelessness. We've still got about 1,100 people with serious needs who require housing like this."
"04.04.2017 21:22:13" edmontonjournal.com Northland School Division to have elected board this fall, seven years after it was dissolved The Northland School Division is a step closer to having an elected school board, seven years after it was dissolved due to flagging test scores and chronic absenteeism in the district. “We're listening to the people who obviously live there, and making sure it's a democratic structure that will be an improvement from before."
"04.04.2017 20:04:55" edmontonjournal.com Second-degree murder charge laid after Chipman double homicide A man has been charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of one of two men shot dead Sunday in a rural Alberta town east of Edmonton, say RCMP. Raymond Nickerson, 36, of Chipman, remains in custody and is scheduled to appear in provincial court in Fort Saskatchewan on April 6.
"04.04.2017 20:01:21" Lions Leaving WATCH: TransEd crews remove the decorative lions from the Harbin Gate in preparation for construction of the Valley Line LRT.
"04.04.2017 19:56:18" edmontonjournal.com Do the Edmonton Oilers have enough secondary scoring for playoff success? One of the recurring criticisms I hear of the Edmonton Oilers is of their over-reliance on their first line and powerplay unit to produce their... No team is a one-man band of course, not even your Edmonton Oilers.
"04.04.2017 18:58:07" edmontonjournal.com 'They were stolen from their mom': Lethbridge woman hit by vehicle... Cortney Allred-Ogbugu didn't think twice before jumping into her car to chase down a couple who had just fled her Lethbridge home with five tiny... “When I attempted to open the car door, they drove off with my hand stuck in the handle. I fell and hit the pavement with my face and they proceeded to drive over my shoulder and keep going.”
"04.04.2017 18:30:11" edmontonjournal.com Community map aims to fix City Hall blind spots on public engagement From mom's groups to mosques – Edmonton and university officials have compiled a list of all organizations connected to any one neighbourhood as... For years, Edmonton's typical public consultation plans started and ended with the community leagues and a townhall-style open house.
"04.04.2017 18:16:05" edmontonjournal.com Wildrose slams NDP's "toxic disrespect" for FOIP, proposes changes Wildrose says the government is operating under a veil of secrecy, and its "toxic disrespect" for freedom of information and protection of privacy legislation is just one example. Alberta's FOIP system is broken, democracy and accountability critic Nathan Cooper said Tuesday.
"04.04.2017 18:00:50" news.nationalpost.com Toronto doctors identify new disease Daniel Nevins-Selvadurai's case had doctors at Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children baffled. A host of specialists couldn't pin down the cause of... Daniel Nevins-Selvadurai's case had doctors at Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children baffled. A host of specialists couldn't pin down the cause of his illness. #health
"04.04.2017 17:01:19" news.nationalpost.com Life after wartime A food-and-nature-loving family finds the perfect balance in this Central American country Life after wartime: Nicaragua transitions to adventure tourism. #travel
"04.04.2017 16:48:36" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton couple win their third lottery; taking home $8.1 million in... As the saying goes, third time's a charm. In 1989, Douglas shared in a $128,000 Lotto 6/49 win with four of his friends. And in 2010, the Finks both shared in a $100,000 Extra prize together.
"04.04.2017 16:15:11" driving.ca Rolling the dice on a spotless Porsche is a dream come true I had a teenage crush, and there was no way was I getting on a plane back to Toronto without a Porsche key in my pocket driving.ca: When your brain turns into mush, you're done. You're heading home with your dream car, even if a used Porsche is a stupid idea. #autos
"04.04.2017 16:01:35" news.nationalpost.com How easy can soup be? Add beans to this recipe from Sarah Britton's Naturally Nourished to turn it into a meal-in-one How easy can soup be? Just roast, blend and heat this parsnip and garlic dish. #life
"04.04.2017 15:45:13" news.nationalpost.com What will be in your Easter basket this year? What treats will the Easter bunny be stashing around your house on April 16? Will it be a Cadbury Creme Egg or Peeps? Plain old jelly beans or... What will be in your Easter basket this year? The top five Easter candies of 2017. #life
"04.04.2017 15:23:20" edmontonjournal.com Canada's oil industry ponders its fate as the threat of electric cars... Cars and trucks now account for 40% of the worldwide demand for oil, making electric vehicles a threat the oil and gas industry cannot ignore On Saturday, Tesla Inc. said it shipped a record 25,000 cars in the first quarter, exceeding analyst expectations.
"04.04.2017 15:01:25" news.nationalpost.com Nature and namaste, minutes from Vancouver The story of Nectar Yoga B&B on Bowen Island, B.C., began on a hot crowded train headed to Pondicherry, India Bowen Island's Nectar Yoga B&B offers nature and namaste, minutes from Vancouver. #travel
"04.04.2017 14:57:27" edmontonjournal.com St. Petersburg subway blast that killed 14 was a suicide attack by... Investigators have not said what they believe his motivation was nor have any groups taken responsibility for the blast, which killed 14 and... Russia's health minister on Tuesday raised the death toll from 11 to 14 and said 49 people are still hospitalized.
"04.04.2017 14:30:04" 150th birthday platter Bill Nestor along with other members of Edmonton's Woodturners have created a large-scale commemorative platter in honour of Canada's 150th birthday. Its large size made it a very difficult piece to create.
"04.04.2017 14:08:54" edmontonjournal.com Syncrude upgrader woes shrink oil exports to U.S., opening door for... Canadian crude shipments to the U.S. are poised to shrink just as the effects of OPEC-led output cuts are being felt in the Caribbean. That's good... Mexico stands to benefit from the disruption, as the higher heavy Canadian crude prices make its similar Maya grade more attractive to U.S. Gulf Coast refiners.
"04.04.2017 13:51:07" edmontonjournal.com Alberta civic election planning ramps up The City of Edmonton's website now has all the information armchair politicians need to make a run for their own civic seat. Fifty notice of intent forms have been filed with the city to date.
"04.04.2017 13:28:03" edmontonjournal.com Woodturners create 'unique' massive platter for Canada's 150th birthday The Edmonton Woodturners Guild's plans for this Canada Day are big enough they needed to jerry-rig their lathe. A textured motif, resembling a river, runs from the top of the platter to the bottom, breaking up the pattern formed by the beads and representing the rivers in Canada.
"04.04.2017 13:08:35" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton Oilers' Milan Lucic has been stepping up, dominating in recent... Milan Lucic has been the best of the support offensive players for the last several weeks for Edmonton Oilers “Milan's completely, emotionally attached to this group now and his play has reflected that,” said Oilers coach Todd McLellan. “This is home for him, he knows he's an Oiler and he's stepped up the plate.”
"04.04.2017 12:47:29" edmontonjournal.com Ethics probe clears former Alberta premier Redford again in tobacco lawsuit Another investigation has cleared former Alberta premier Alison Redford of wrongdoing on how she selected a law firm to sue tobacco companies on... Redford was Alberta's justice minister in 2010 when she chose a consortium of law firms that included a company that employed her former husband.
"04.04.2017 12:32:19" edmontonjournal.com Opinion: Rural Alberta faces loss of gov't registry services In rural Alberta, we are used to driving long distances to access all kinds of services including legal, health or otherwise. There is never a good time to increase fees, especially during a time of economic hardship. Yet, the simple fact is the question of fair compensation for registry agents has been postponed by government after government.
"04.04.2017 12:14:57" edmontonjournal.com Southwest island of congestion a test case for Edmonton and key election... The debate of transit versus private commuter upgrades and the hundreds of millions of dollars involved will affect the entire city. The Edmonton Journal is starting our pre-election coverage here, the struggle with southwest congestion, because the debate of transit versus private commuter upgrades and the hundreds of millions of dollars involved will affect the entire city.
"04.04.2017 04:00:00" edmontonjournal.com PC house leader Ric McIver uses apology to knock NDP for curtailing free speech Progressive Conservative house leader Ric McIver was forced to apologize to the legislature Monday, but used it as an opportunity to take a swipe at the NDP. "At this point, any government in Canada — or potentially in the Commonwealth — can pass a motion to silence an opposition member."
"04.04.2017 03:30:01" edmontonjournal.com Ethics probe clears former Alberta premier Redford again in tobacco lawsuit Another investigation has cleared former Alberta premier Alison Redford of wrongdoing on how she selected a law firm to sue tobacco companies on behalf of the province. “I have found on a balance of probabilities that Ms. Redford did not improperly further another person's private interest in making her decision and, therefore, did not breach the Conflicts of Interest Act,” the report says.
"04.04.2017 03:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Graham Thomson: Alberta NDP MLAs gleeful in their indignation over Jason Kenney quotes You know politicians are having fun by the level of their indignation. I call it “fundignation.” The NDP is indignant over comments made last week by Progressive Conservative Leader Jason Kenney who seemed to suggest that teachers “out” gay students to their parents if the students join gay-straight alliances in their schools.
"04.04.2017 02:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Public washrooms on trailers could address Rogers Place playoff demand: Edmonton officials Downtown residents dealing with smelly back alleys after Rogers Place concerts and Edmonton Oilers games might soon see relief. “The place stinks the next day and I just think we could do better."
"04.04.2017 01:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Violent sex offender wants charges stayed because of remand centre treatment, lengthy court case Lance Blanchard's criminal record dates back to 1975, when he was convicted of sexually assaulting a mentally disabled child When Blanchard was released in 2013, Edmonton police issued a public warning that he would be moving downtown, and said they believed he posed a “significant risk of harm” to the community, particularly for vulnerable individuals.
"04.04.2017 00:00:14" business.financialpost.com Oil industry mulls its long-term fate as electric cars set to take over Cars and trucks currently account for 40 per cent of the worldwide demand for oil, meaning electric vehicles could represent a large market share threat to the oil and gas industry. #business
"04.04.2017 00:00:01" edmontonjournal.com Alberta parents not to be told if children join gay-straight alliances: education minister Education Minister David Eggen told school boards Monday not to notify parents if their child joins a gay-straight alliance. “We have heard loud and clear from students that GSAs … save lives. I ask all of you to support students in the establishment of these groups if they are choosing to form them.”
"03.04.2017 23:00:00" edmontonjournal.com Plans for Misericordia emergency department 'modernization' revealed Monday Details on upgrades to Edmonton's Misericordia Hospital are slated to be revealed later Monday morning. “We're proud to be fixing some of the problems at the Misericordia that were ignored for far too long by the previous government."
"03.04.2017 22:46:37" business.financialpost.com The 'new tobaccos': Salt and sugar shunned as packaged food companies... Companies including Walmart, Dole, Smuckers and PepsiCo altered 179,600 products to reduce the level of ingredients such as salt, sugar and saturated fat in 2016. #business
"03.04.2017 22:45:47" business.financialpost.com U.K. engineering company WS Atkins checks all the boxes for SNC-Lavalin:... The deal would give SNC-Lavalin, Canada's biggest engineering and construction company a larger footprint in Europe. #business
"03.04.2017 22:25:38" edmontonjournal.com Man charged with attempted murder after Grande Prairie hatchet attack A man has been charged with attempted murder after a hatchet attack left a man with significant injuries in Grande Prairie over the weekend. Officers found the victim outside the residence. He suffered serious injuries but has been released from hospital and is expected to recover, police said.
"03.04.2017 19:33:12" Timeline Photos Provincial premiers Rachel Notley and Brad Wall butt heads. (Cartoon by Malcolm Mayes) #ableg
"03.04.2017 19:06:21" edmontonjournal.com The navy asks that you get your sailor-kissing facts straight: Highlights from government Wikipedia edits There is a government techie who spends a surprising amount of office time on curling fandom. Then there's the vandalization of comedian Norm Macdonald's page We examined a full year of government Wikipedia edits, and uncovered an eerie world of vanity, insecurity, silliness and stunning feats of pedantry.
"03.04.2017 18:23:21" edmontonjournal.com Voters in five federal ridings select new MPs in byelections today OTTAWA — The federal political parties will put their popularity to the test today in five byelections. There are two seats up for grabs in Alberta, two in Ontario and one in Quebec, all of which were held by high-profile politicians.
"03.04.2017 18:00:43" news.nationalpost.com One in three had double mastectomies in 2012 One in three breast cancer patients under 45 had double mastectomies in 2012, a big increase from the 1 in 10 younger women with breast cancer who... U.S. sees sharp rise in women opting to remove healthy breast along with one affected by cancer. #health
"03.04.2017 17:50:29" edmontonjournal.com Edmonton questions provincial ban on eating, drinking in legislature plaza Ketchup stains on pure white concrete – city councillors agreed to help lobby the provincial legislature to open their pristine new plaza to Taste... “It's a shame that plaza is being treated like the Taj Mahal,” said Coun. Scott McKeen.
"03.04.2017 17:01:29" news.nationalpost.com Five-star hiking trips around the globe Just because you want to get into the great outdoors doesn't mean you have to sleep there, too Five-star hiking trips around the globe, from Australia to Amalfi. #travel
"03.04.2017 16:58:15" edmontonjournal.com New Saks off-price store opening in Edmonton Edmonton will be home to a second Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th off-price satellite store Thursday when a new outlet opens at the Skyview Power Centre. Saks, owned by the Hudson's Bay Co., opened its first Edmonton Off 5th outlet last September at South Edmonton Common.
"03.04.2017 16:36:53" edmontonjournal.com RCMP probe double homicide in Village of Chipman, east of Edmonton The bodies of two men were found inside a home in Chipman on Sunday night in what Alberta Mounties are treating as a double homicide. One man has been taken into police custody but no charges have been laid.
"03.04.2017 16:15:16" news.nationalpost.com China is growing the first 'space mangoes' Space radiation and harsh conditions may result in an even better mango, Chinese researchers say after successfully breeding the world's first... After 30 years of trying, China is growing the world's first 'space mangoes.' #life
"03.04.2017 16:01:37" news.nationalpost.com Caramelized bananas add culinary bling This sumptuous breakfast bowl is what happens when frumpy regular oatmeal gets a modern, stylish makeover Give your oatmeal the glam treatment. #life
"03.04.2017 15:33:27" business.financialpost.com Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ hands on: Curved glass and small bezel... Postmedia was invited to try the new devices, which come out on April 21, shortly after they were announced during an event in New York City. #business
"03.04.2017 15:15:07" driving.ca Do you really know if your child is safely strapped in? A mother got caught in the middle of a debate after posting photos of her child, strapped in and being held upside down in a car seat driving.ca: It's not rocket science, but there are a few things to remember when you're dealing with child seats. #autos
"03.04.2017 15:01:39" news.nationalpost.com Five reasons to visit Orlando Orlando may not be the first American city that pops to mind when visitors think of great food or hipster cocktail bars, but that's changing fast Five reasons to visit Orlando that have nothing to do with theme parks. #travel
"03.04.2017 14:58:09" edmontonjournal.com Cam Talbot in good company alongside Grant Fuhr in Oilers single-season... Cam Talbot joins Grant Fuhr in the 40-win club as Edmonton Oilers' goalies “Congrats, Cam,” Fuhr posted to Twitter on Saturday. “And I look forward to watching you get No. 41.”
"03.04.2017 14:22:23" First agricultural land preserve Clarence Visser, 89 and his son Doug, are hoping make their land the first agricultural land preserve in the Edmonton area and preserve the farm, old growth forest and community outreach centre from possible road construction in Edmonton
"03.04.2017 13:54:02" edmontonjournal.com Families of Jayme Pasieka's murder victims may never know why Pasieka's attack lasted minutes, but it shocked the city, tore apart a workplace and shattered the lives of victims and their families. Pasieka's attack lasted mere minutes, but the chaos shocked the city, tore apart a workplace and shattered the lives of victims and their families.