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"26.03.2017 18:09:51" edmontonsun.com Police investigate suspicious death after man found dead in park Homicide detectives are investigating after a man was
found dead in a north Edmonton park early Sunday
morning. The deceased man was found in a green space near 162 Avenue and 103 Street.
"26.03.2017 17:51:42" edmontonsun.com Editorial: Trudeau's budget not oilpatch friendly It's always wiser to judge politicians by what they do
rather than what they say. When it comes to concrete action relating to the energy industry, the federal Liberals have been far less friendly.
"26.03.2017 16:57:23" edmontonsun.com Police investigate fatal three-car collision at LRT crossing near 66 Street Police said one man was declared dead on scene. Police have shut down both northbound and southbound lanes on 66 Street at Yellowhead Trail and Fort Road.
"26.03.2017 16:07:45" The Edmonton Sun's cover photo Cpl.Mitch McKenzie with the Loyal Edmonton Regiment helps Matt Hornby with a 84mm Carl Gustaf recoilless rifle. There was an Open House at the Philip L. Debney Armoury highlighting 41 Canadian Brigade Group's Made in Alberta recruiting initiative with
"26.03.2017 15:38:03" edmontonsun.com New Mosaic Stadium draws rave reviews during CFL Week in Regina REGINA — If it's not enough that Calgary has a monumental, gargantuan colossal case of arena envy when it comes to Rogers Place in Edmonton, now... “We hope in Calgary that somewhere down the way we can get a facility similar to what we have here in Regina."
"26.03.2017 14:56:22" edmontonsun.com Wildrose leader Brian Jean vows to reverse ban on off-highway vehicles... A Wildrose government would move quickly to reverse an NDP decision to ban off-highway vehicles from parks in southwestern Alberta, party leader... Jean told a rally of about 150 people at the legislature the policy shift would be such a priority that he would get it done within three to six months after taking office in 2019.
"26.03.2017 14:46:01" Oilers defeat Avs 4-1 Edmonton Oilers head coach Todd McLellan speaks with media following a 4-1 win over Colorado at Rogers Place Saturday.
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"26.03.2017 05:20:37" edmontonsun.com Oilers bury Avalanche 4-1 to move into first-place tie What was supposed to be a quick and easy kill for the Edmonton Oilers dragged out into a long and uncomfortable struggle Saturday. The hapless Avalanche came to Edmonton with 11 wins in their last 55 games, some 19 points worse than the worst year of the Oilers rebuild – so far down the standings they don't even have to worry about draft lottery position.
"26.03.2017 04:28:11" edmontonsun.com Oilers snapshots: Home Sweden Home ... Glum alum ... Goalie goal ... Cot snoozing Colorado Avalanche captain Gabe Landeskog has suffered through a season from hell, but he had reason to smile when the NHL announced the Avs would be playing two league games in November against the Ottawa Senators in Stockholm, Sweden, where he grew up. “Stockholm has a great hockey tradition, and the rest of Sweden as well, but as a fan you don't get exposed to the NHL because of the time difference. But there's a lot of interest.”
"26.03.2017 03:30:00" edmontonsun.com Army seeking reservists in Alberta recruitment drive Army recruiters are hoping new rules will make it easier than ever to join the local reserves. Pagnutti described a reservist as “a part-time soldier.”
"26.03.2017 03:00:00" edmontonsun.com Three arrested in Edmonton drug bust A joint drug bust between RCMP and Edmonton police has led to three people being arrested in Edmonton. All three of the people arrested are from Edmonton.
"26.03.2017 02:33:28" edmontonsun.com Wildrose leader Brian Jean vows to reverse ban on off-highway vehicles from parks A Wildrose government would move quickly to reverse an NDP decision to ban off-highway vehicles from parks in southwestern Alberta, party leader Brian Jean said Saturday. Jean took it one step further, characterizing the government's move as part of a pattern of NDP policies harming a quintessential lifestyle Alberta families have enjoyed for decades.
"26.03.2017 01:53:40" edmontonsun.com Woman in critical condition after crash on 97 Street Edmonton Police Service officers are asking drivers to avoid the northbound lanes of 97 Street and 117 Avenue as they investigate a serious-injury collision Saturday. "Looking at the scene, it looked like the vehicle was travelling northbound on 97 Street with no real particular reason as to why it struck the parked vehicle," he said. "It's possible that sun glare was a factor, however alcohol was not a factor."
"26.03.2017 00:55:50" edmontonsun.com TAIT: Words matter to disability community “It's only words, and words are all I have, to take your heart away.” I have lived my life as a person with who has lived with a disability — cerebral palsy — and I have noticed different words used to describe disability can create a better public perception.
"26.03.2017 00:08:10" edmontonsun.com Keira Knightley thought 'Pirates' franchise would be a 'disaster' Director Richard Curtis has recalled how Keira Knightley once worried Pirates Of The Caribbean would be “a disaster”. When we shot the film, I remember Keira Knightley saying that her next project was 'some pirate thing - probably a disaster,'” he revealed.
"25.03.2017 23:24:45" edmontonsun.com Jordan Eberle hits the 500-game milestone with Edmonton Oilers If you ask Jordan Eberle, the first NHL playoff game he ever suits up for next month will mean a whole lot more than the 500th league game he played Saturday night against Colorado Avalanche. Eberle's played more Oilers league games than Sam Gagner and Georges Laraque, Dave Semenko and Bill Ranford. So, yeah, it means something for an organization that's closing in 40 NHL years.
"25.03.2017 22:33:28" edmontonsun.com O'Leary will start first, but maybe not finish first Many pundits and commentators are ready to anoint Conservative frontrunner Kevin O'Leary as the next leader of the party and Leader of the Opposition. This leadership campaign reminds me of the 1996 Ontario Liberal leadership that saw Dalton McGuinty fly under the radar and come from fourth place on the first ballot to leap frog his opponents and win the leadership on the fifth and final ballot.
"25.03.2017 22:08:36" edmontonsun.com Florida man charged over pancake breakfast in street Breakfast may be the most important meal of the day but it's best to have it away from traffic. The caller said the man had a small TV tray in front of him and was eating what appeared to be pancakes.
"25.03.2017 22:00:00" edmontonsun.com Barnes: Is Edmonton thirsty for an elite beer mile? Corey Bellemore doesn't always wait until he's crossed the finish line before he pops a brew. Or four. He's a serious track athlete who also happens, on occasion, to chug beer while running the mile in as little as 4:34.35.
"25.03.2017 20:00:00" edmontonsun.com Q&A on the Zika virus with University of Alberta professor Tom Hobman Tom Hobman is a professor of cell biology at the University of Alberta, as well as a Canada Research Chair. His team was recently awarded a $500,000 grant to continue its research on the Zika virus, which has become a priority for the scientific community People were working 16 hours a day. I had to tell them to go home and sleep.
"25.03.2017 18:00:00" edmontonsun.com Alberta and Canada debt problems? Depends on who you ask A hurricane of numbers has descended upon us, as both the Alberta and federal governments announced their 2017/18 budgets in the past two weeks — i.e. their anticipated (i.e. hopeful, optimistic, ideal) spending and expected revenues for the next 12 Hicks: Right now, the Alberta New Democrats and the federal Liberals are tossing the province and the country into big-time debt.
"25.03.2017 17:15:28" Timeline Photos Be sure to ENTER to be selected as a qualifier at this years' Edmonton Motorshow where you could win a 2017 JEEP CHEROKEE! Click here to ENTER http://bit.ly/1xf83gw
"25.03.2017 16:13:04" edmontonsun.com From shattered legs to return to hockey: Kieran Block's long journey of recovery The scars on Kieran Block's legs are deep and dark, like the scars you'd see on Frankenstein's monster. They run from the bottom of his feet, from his surgically repaired heel and ankle, up the two legs he shattered during a cliff-diving accident in 2007. Emotionally, the thought of never playing hockey again had him questioning his life.
"25.03.2017 05:00:00" edmontonsun.com Brossoit likely to get the start against Avalanche Like any goalie worth his catching mitt, Laurent Brossoit would much rather be a starter than reliever coming out of the bullpen to, hopefully, stop the bleeding. So, don't be surprised if Brossoit gets the start against the Avalanche on Saturday night. He's earned it
"25.03.2017 04:30:00" edmontonsun.com After health care bill's withdrawal, elation and anger Some Americans breathed a sigh of relief, others bubbled with frustration, and nearly all resigned themselves to the prospect that the latest chapter in the never-ending national debate over health care would not be the last. “Hopefully they'll get it right next time,” said Anthony Canamucio, the 50-year-old owner of a barbershop in Middletown Township, Pennsylvania.
"25.03.2017 04:00:00" edmontonsun.com Man sentenced in death of pregnant ex-girlfriend in Hawaii A judge sentenced a man Friday to life in prison with the possibility of parole in the murder of his ex-girlfriend who disappeared while pregnant with his child in Hawaii. “That is so tragic and senseless,” the judge said.
"25.03.2017 03:38:24" edmontonsun.com Edmonton Catholic board wants to promote four-year high school as a real option A fourth year of high school would be framed as a viable option instead of a sign of trouble if Edmonton Catholic school trustees have their way.Earlier this week, the board passed a motion to lobby their colleagues across Alberta to accept a “four-year “It's something that people don't want to talk about. It's almost like, if I don't do it in three (years), there's something wrong with me. That's not at all the case,” trustee Debbie Engel said.
"24.03.2017 20:48:45" edmontonsun.com WWE star Kane to enter political ring with mayoral bid This seven-foot-tall, 300-pound giant is looking to chokeslam his way into the political ring. Glenn Jacobs, known to wrestling fans as WWE superstar Kane, hopes to walk down the aisle and step into the squared circle of politics in a bid to become mayor of Knox County.
"24.03.2017 19:55:33" edmontonsun.com U.S. House steers toward climactic vote on GOP health care bill Republicans muscled their capstone health care overhaul past an initial barrier and toward a climactic roll call Friday, plunging ahead despite... “The irony is that the Freedom Caucus, which is very pro-life and against Planned Parenthood, allows P.P. to continue if they stop this plan!” Trump wrote.
"24.03.2017 18:36:03" edmontonsun.com WWE boss Vince McMahon in car crash Billionaire WWE boss Vince McMahon was in a serious car crash near the grappling empire's Connecticut headquarters, according to published reports. Photos shared on social media show both the two wrecked cars as McMahon walks about surveying the damage.
"24.03.2017 18:26:43" edmontonsun.com Florida woman accused of using fake ID to fund breast implants and butt... Florida cops say the desire for a bigger bust could lead to a bust. Thomas also is accused of undergoing a liposuction treatment and having the fat inserted into her buttocks.
"24.03.2017 17:26:21" edmontonsun.com Man faces three attempted murder charges after late night crash A man is facing three attempted murder charges after the driver of a car rammed into another vehicle in north Edmonton Wednesday night.Police... Police responded to the crash scene near 87 Street and 121 Avenue around 8 p.m. but the ordeal began around 5:30 p.m.
"24.03.2017 17:05:05" edmontonsun.com Video shows Tulsa cops running down gun-toting, wanted Oklahoma woman Cops in Oklahoma have released dashcam video showing the final moments of a gun-toting woman's life. “She had every opportunity to stop and turn herself in,” Tulsa Police Department spokesperson Leland Ashley told the Tulsa World.
"24.03.2017 16:31:45" edmontonsun.com Heimlich hero: Video captures student saving choking friend's life A Wisconsin high school student is being called a hero for using the Heimlich manoeuvre to rescue a choking friend in the school cafeteria. After several seconds his friend, Ian Brown, calmly walks over, put his arms around Olson's abdomen
"24.03.2017 15:45:29" edmontonsun.com Green light for Keystone XL pipeline from U.S. State department TransCanada says it has received a presidential
permit from the U.S. State Department that
allows it to build the long-delayed Keystone XL... "This is a significant milestone for the Keystone XL project," TransCanada CEO Russ Girling said in a statement.
However, Keystone XL may face more hurdles.
"24.03.2017 15:15:05" driving.ca Motor Mouth: Uber's self-driving program going off the rails Internal report says its autonomous cars can't even go a single mile before a person has to take control driving.ca: Of the 32,000 kilometres which #Uber's autonomous cars drove last year, the human in the driver's seat almost always had to take over. #autos
"24.03.2017 14:51:46" Timeline Photos Smyth 'blindsided' by hit playing senior hockey http://www.edmontonsun.com/2017/03/23/smyth-blindsided-by-hit-playing-senior-hockey
"24.03.2017 13:52:42" edmontonsun.com GSAs must be allowed: Order An outside adviser has urged the education minister to close a “significant gap” in law that sets different expectations for public and private... Education minister issues order for Christian schools to accommodate LGBTQ students http://www.edmontonsun.com/2017/03/23/education-minister-issues-order-for-christian-schools-to-accommodate-lqbtq-students
"24.03.2017 13:15:14" edmontonsun.com GUNTER: Province must respect property rights It wasn't a big deal in Alberta's largest cities, but in the last provincial election the former Tory government's attack on property rights was a... Under former Premier Ed Stelmach the Tories passed and amended a trio of bills that significantly limited property owners' rights. Bills 19, 36 and 50 gave cabinet the power to change land-use rules without legislative approval.
"24.03.2017 12:30:00" edmontonsun.com Dog found in trash bag dumped in park; policeman charged PHILADELPHIA — A Philadelphia policeman has been accused of putting his adopted dog in a trash bag and dumping it at a park. The 3-year-old dog is named Cranberry. The dog has recovered and been adopted.
"24.03.2017 12:00:00" edmontonsun.com Children services minister 'devastated' by photos of Serenity on life support Expanding the powers of Alberta's child and youth advocate isn't on the government's to-do list right now, the children's services minister said Thursday after being questioned following the release of new photos of a girl who died while in government "As human beings, we're devastated to think that such a small child would have gone through that," she told the Sun.
"24.03.2017 05:30:00" edmontonsun.com Crewman mauled, badly injured by grizzly attack in B.C. DRAINEY INLET, B.C. — A man working in the forest on British Columbia's central coast was mauled by a grizzly Wednesday. “Bears don't typically look at humans as prey items,” he said. “They emerge hungry, obviously, any bear does ... but you don't want to jump to the conclusion that the bear's hungry and it attacked an individual.”
"24.03.2017 05:05:59" edmontonsun.com Education minister issues order for Christian schools to accommodate LGBTQ students An outside adviser has urged the education minister to close a “significant gap” in law that sets different expectations for public and private schools' accommodation of LGBTQ students and staff.Minister David Eggen issued a ministerial order Thursday Scott said private schools are exempt from the law to provide a “welcoming, caring, respectful and safe learning environment” for any students. He recommended the minister amend the School Act to change that inequity.
"24.03.2017 04:30:10" edmontonsun.com Saskatchewan budget sparks fiery exchanges in Alberta legislature Brad Wall's Saskatchewan has been something of a shining beacon for Alberta's conservative opposition parties since the NDP won the 2015 election.A lacklustre budget presented there Wednesday — with a one per cent hike in the provincial sales tax, Wildrose and Progressive Conservative MLAs have repeatedly applauded Wall on Twitter and stood in the legislature to point to the Saskatchewan Party's financial sense and how it goes to bat for the oil industry.
"24.03.2017 04:00:11" edmontonsun.com Thieves make off with $5,000 solar panels from community league hall A ladder propped up against the side of the North Glenora Community League hall was the first indication to staff arriving for work on Monday morning that something was wrong. “It's so bizarre. Who steals solar panels?,” Young said.
“Seriously. Who does that?"
"24.03.2017 03:53:32" edmontonsun.com Police: Road rage led to violent crash in Kingston, Ont. Police say a road rage incident ended up with a woman's SUV going airborne and crashing into a garage early Thursday morning. When the woman in front hit her brakes, the accused swerved to avoid a collision but lost control of her vehicle.
"24.03.2017 03:00:00" edmontonsun.com Ex-nurse accused of killing 8 seniors was once fired over medication errors Newly released court documents show a former Ontario nurse accused of killing eight seniors in her care had been suspended from a long-term care home several times for medication-related errors before she was fired for giving a patient the wrong drugs. In a letter of termination cited in the documents, the nursing home says the alleged incident was part of a “pattern of behaviours that are placing residents at risk.”
"24.03.2017 02:30:04" edmontonsun.com All Alberta cannabis sales tax revenue should be invested in mental health, addictions services, says advocacy group The province should reinvest all tax revenue from the sale of legal cannabis in Alberta into addiction and mental health services, an advocacy group says.Graduate student with the Student Advocates for Public Health, Sateen Werner, told a forum Wednesday According to a 2015 government report just six per cent of health care spending goes to addiction and mental health programs.
"24.03.2017 02:00:01" edmontonsun.com Bills, Seahawks propose radical rule to allow coaches to challenge anything, including non-calls Don't hold your breath, but NFL owners next week will mull a radical new rule proposal that would allow coaches to challenge all plays. In an afternoon conference call on Thursday, NFL senior VP of officiating Dean Blandino said the Buffalo Bills and Seattle Seahawks are jointly proposing this radical video-review amendment.
"24.03.2017 01:30:00" edmontonsun.com GUNTER: Province must respect property rights It wasn't a big deal in Alberta's largest cities, but in the last provincial election the former Tory government's attack on property rights was a significant issue. Out where people raise cattle, grow grain, cut timber and explore for oil, they worried Out where people raise cattle, grow grain, cut timber and explore for oil, they worried (correctly) that their land had become subject to seizure if it was wanted for electricity transmission lines, pipelines, dams, oil upgraders or "regional
"24.03.2017 00:54:30" edmontonsun.com Jones: Eskimos hope history repeats itself REGINA — Have an entirely new coaching staff. Knock on the door. Knock it down. “We didn't win the Grey Cup last year but we did knock on the door in the East final and I don't look at our season as not being successful. I think we did a lot of good things and have a lot of stuff to build on."
"24.03.2017 00:02:42" National Post Music A Throwback to when, Vancouver native Dan Mangan + Blacksmith performed a stripped-down version of "Vessel" in the National Post Music Studio.
#npsessions #npmusic #cdnmusic #yvr #TBT
"23.03.2017 23:42:48" edmontonsun.com Tom Brady's Super Bowl jerseys returned to Patriots Tom Brady's stolen Super Bowl jerseys are back with the New England Patriots. In a statement Thursday, Patriots owner Robert Kraft said he looks forward to giving the jerseys to Brady when he returns to New England.
"23.03.2017 23:22:57" edmontonsun.com Grande Prairie RCMP seize fentanyl, cocaine in traffic stop Police said Thursday they seized 23 fentanyl pills, a quantity of cocaine and more than $10,000 in cash during a traffic stop in the parking lot of a convenience store in Grande Prairie earlier this month. Mounties said their investigation led to the seizure of drugs, cash and brass knuckles.
"23.03.2017 22:35:39" edmontonsun.com Drug trafficking crackdown around Edmonton LRT stations leads to 130 charges Over 130 charges have been laid against 40 people as part of an Edmonton city police operation targeting drug trafficking in and around LRT stations. The majority of 135 criminal charges were for drug trafficking and possession of proceeds of crime.
"23.03.2017 22:09:59" edmontonsun.com Bob Dylan holds forth on Frank Sinatra, Joan Baez, Minnesota in rare interview An old rock-and-roll legend has it that Bob Dylan and George Harrison were supposed to record with Elvis Presley, but The King was a no-show. As Dylan tells it, though, Presley "From 1970 till now there's been about 50 years, seems more like 50 million. That was a wall of time that separates the old from the new and a lot can get lost in this kind of time. Entire industries go, lifestyles change, corporations kill towns, new
"23.03.2017 20:24:58" Timeline Photos Mayor Don Iveson pleased with federal budget investment on affordable housing http://www.edmontonsun.com/2017/03/22/mayor-don-iveson-pleased-with-federal-budget-investment-on-affordable-housing
"23.03.2017 19:16:35" edmontonsun.com Weapons arsenal seized, suspected cocaine dealers face 122 charges in... The charges stem from a two-month investigation, which wrapped up on March 14, between the ALERT Edmonton's organized crime and gang team and Whitecourt RCMP.
"23.03.2017 17:52:04" Timeline Photos GUNTER: Federal Liberals more interested in fashionable thinking than real-life needs http://www.edmontonsun.com/2017/03/23/federal-liberals-more-interested-in-fashionable-thinking-than-real-life-needs #yeg #ableg
"23.03.2017 17:10:00" edmontonsun.com 'Power Rangers' review: New movie like The Breakfast Club with superpowers How do you approach a big-screen reboot of a superhero franchise like Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, whose original '90s audience was barely in... Welcome to the 2017 version of Power Rangers, where “Morphin Time!” is just another really awkward stage of life.
"23.03.2017 16:26:40" FPS Teaser It seems like it's been too long...but the wait is almost over Gerry Moddejonge is coming BACK! ... soon
"23.03.2017 16:23:49" edmontonsun.com British MP calls Donald Trump Jr. a 'disgrace' for evoking London... Donald Trump Jr. is facing criticism for tweeting in the hours after Wednesday's London attack a months-old comment from London Mayor Sadiq Khan... “I'm not going to respond to a tweet from Donald Trump Jr. I've been doing far more important things over the past 24 hours.” says London mayor
"23.03.2017 15:17:14" edmontonsun.com Eskimos president Len Rhodes undergoing treatment for prostate cancer From his third story office overlooking the gridiron at Commonwealth Stadium, Len Rhodes has become familiar with a football backdrop to his life. “I got my results coming back from Grey Cup in Toronto, just a few days later and, unfortunately, got hit with the news that I was diagnosed with prostate cancer,”
"23.03.2017 15:04:14" Timeline Photos Waffle House employees fight in front of customers http://www.edmontonsun.com/2017/03/23/waffle-house-employees-fight-in-front-of-customers #yeg
"23.03.2017 14:42:02" edmontonsun.com Texas teen Breana Talbott busted for cooking up fake gang rape story:... A bloody, half-dressed teen who ran into a church and alleged she'd been raped by a trio of black men made the whole thing up. The 18-year-old blonde was arrested this week for making the false report that still has local police puzzled.
"23.03.2017 14:25:05" driving.ca Check engine light? Here are the top reasons, and what to do next Once a vehicle is out of warranty, having a check engine light diagnosed and repaired is very much akin to leaving a blank cheque on the service... driving.ca Your check engine light comes on in your car; now what? #autos
"23.03.2017 13:52:18" edmontonsun.com At least two dead in terrorist car rampage, knife attack in London A session of Britain's House of Commons
has been suspended as witnesses reported
hearing sounds like gunfire nearby. “The terrorist chose to strike at the heart of our capital city where people of all nationalities religions and cultures come together to celebrate the values of liberty, democracy and freedom of speech,”
"23.03.2017 13:17:04" edmontonsun.com Video shows Romanian woman plunge into River Thames during London terror... Romanian officials say a woman who plunged into the River Thames when a man plowed into pedestrians with an SUV on London's Westminster Bridge was... It wasn't clear if she jumped or was thrown into the water by the SUV during the terror attack.
"23.03.2017 13:07:26" edmontonsun.com 'Fan club' Alberta Fund formed to promote Wildrose leader Brian Jean The political war chests are being prepared for the expected leadership battle of a new united conservative party. Its mission: To promote Wildrose Leader Brian Jean as the next premier of Alberta.
"23.03.2017 12:51:46" edmontonsun.com Editorial: Trudeau's budget hurts middle class Life just got tougher for the middle class Prime Minister Justin Trudeau claims to care so much about. This is what happens to Canada's finances when reality confronts a prime minister who believes budgets balance themselves,
"23.03.2017 12:34:15" edmontonsun.com Video shows Romanian woman plunge into River Thames during London terror... Romanian officials say a woman who plunged into the River Thames when a man plowed into pedestrians with an SUV on London's Westminster Bridge was... It wasn't clear if she jumped or was thrown into the water by the SUV during the terror attack.
"23.03.2017 12:19:47" edmontonsun.com Eskimos president Len Rhodes undergoing treatment for prostate cancer From his third story office overlooking the gridiron at Commonwealth Stadium, Len Rhodes has become familiar with a football backdrop to his life. Rhodes has been recovering since undergoing prostate brachytherapy at the Cross Cancer Institute on March 7.
"23.03.2017 12:03:52" edmontonsun.com Eight arrested in major raids after London terror attack British police conducted major raids and arrested seven people in connection with the attack outside Parliament that left four dead, including the... Metropolitan Police counterterrorism chief Mark Rowley said that he believed the attacker acted alone and was “inspired by international terrorism.”
"23.03.2017 05:02:09" edmontonsun.com Suspicious package not toxic despite note, RCMP say Police have launched a criminal investigation after they were called to a Nisku business Wednesday to investigate a suspicious package containing an unknown substance. Police are now asking for information about the origin of the package and ask people with tips to call Leduc RCMP at 780-980-7200 or Crime Stoppers.
"23.03.2017 04:00:00" edmontonsun.com Major companies dropping YouTube after ads run alongside terrorism videos AT&T, Verizon and several other major advertisers are suspending their marketing campaigns on Google's YouTube site after discovering their brands have been appearing alongside videos promoting terrorism and other unsavoury subjects. Google depends largely on automated programs to place ads in YouTube videos because the job is too much for humans to handle on their own. About 400 hours of video is now posted on YouTube each minute.
"23.03.2017 03:30:00" edmontonsun.com Thieves unsuccessfully target ATMs at Edmonton drug stores Two Edmonton drug stores were targeted early Tuesday in the latest attempts by thieves to steal ATMs in the city.Both unsuccessful break-ins happened around 5:45 a.m., an Edmonton police spokesman said. One of the businesses was in the Granville Both unsuccessful break-ins happened around 5:45 a.m., an Edmonton police spokesman said.
"23.03.2017 03:17:58" edmontonsun.com You can't pay taxes with gift cards, warn fraud investigators Fraud investigators are warning the public about scammers who pose as government officials and ask for tax payments with retail gift cards. “They profile you psychologically during the conversation and look for ways to manipulate you," explained Herczeg, who is with the economic crimes section. "Their strategy is to keep you on the phone and under pressure, so you don't question why your
"23.03.2017 02:36:30" edmontonsun.com Mayor Don Iveson pleased with federal budget investment on affordable housing Mayor Don Iveson is lauding the federal government's investment in affordable housing, which he said will "(It's) unprecedented in this generation to have the federal government so deeply re-engaged in affordable housing and social housing," Iveson said.
"23.03.2017 02:16:37" edmontonsun.com Eskimos legend Larry Highbaugh dead at 67 The Edmonton Eskimos, and indeed the entire CFL, are mourning the loss of Canadian Football Hall-of-Famer Larry Highbaugh, who died Tuesday night at age 67. “They never throw my way,” the colourful and always talkative Highbaugh had said. “They don't throw long on me. They don't throw short on me. How can I make the all-star team?”
"23.03.2017 01:40:56" edmontonsun.com Edmonton Catholic board trustee may be disciplined for criticism of laywer An outspoken Edmonton Catholic school trustee may face repercussions for criticizing the district's lawyer during a heated school board meeting. "Oh my goodness. Trustee Grell, please. Trustee Grell, please," Thibert said.
"23.03.2017 00:45:05" driving.ca Luxury tastes growing for Canadians, especially for SUVs Baby Boomer money, low interest rates spurring rise in luxury car sales – but upscale sedans take a big hit driving.ca Luxury car sales are skyrocketing in Canada. Who's buying them? #autos
"23.03.2017 00:30:53" edmontonsun.com Cam Tait: Easter Seals Alberta kickoff celebrates dignity for people with disabilities First impressions: they can lead to assumptions that, very often, don't represent the whole story — and then all kinds of untrue thoughts can potentially be shared. Funds will be used to purchase mobility equipment and provide camping opportunities to Albertans, especially children, with medical conditions or physical disabilities.
"22.03.2017 23:40:02" edmontonsun.com University of Alberta study finds new benefit to vaccinations during... Women who receive vaccinations while pregnant can pass on beneficial proteins to their babies that help develop their fledgling immune systems, new... Women who receive vaccinations while pregnant can pass on beneficial proteins to their babies http://ow.ly/zSAv30aaxqu
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"22.03.2017 20:54:53" edmontonsun.com Federal budget 2017! OTTAWA — The federal government aims to
deter new oil and gas wells, by ending
favourable tax schedules for carbon-intense
drilling, while... Federal budget 2017 and what it means for Alberta and the energy sector http://www.edmontonsun.com/2017/03/22/federal-budget-2017-and-whats-in-it-for-alberta #yeg #cdnpoli
"22.03.2017 19:33:02" Timeline Photos 'He's a real boundary pusher'; 3-year-old boy pulls off the Great Toy Machine Caper http://www.edmontonsun.com/2017/03/22/hes-a-real-boundary-pusher-3-year-old-boy-pulls-off-the-great-toy-machine-caper
"22.03.2017 19:16:51" Timeline Photos At least four dead in terrorist car rampage, knife attack in London http://www.edmontonsun.com/2017/03/22/reports-of-possible-gunfire-near-house-of-commons-in-london
"22.03.2017 18:30:46" edmontonsun.com Upgrade The University of Alberta's dentistry/pharmacy centre will undergo a $249-million facelift that will see it transformed into the university's new... The University of Alberta's dentistry/pharmacy centre will undergo a $249-million facelift
"22.03.2017 17:45:09" driving.ca How It Works: Tires The most important feature on your vehicle is also the foundation of safe driving driving.ca Tires are the most important part of your car for control. Do you know how they work? #autos
"22.03.2017 17:28:11" Timeline Photos Enbridge cuts 1,000 jobs in wake of Spectra Energy takeover http://www.edmontonsun.com/2017/03/22/enbridge-cuts-1000-jobs-in-wake-of-spectra-energy-takeover
"22.03.2017 16:31:26" edmontonsun.com Bottles of Big Mac, McChicken and Filet-O-Fish sauces coming to grocery... Attention all McDonald's lovers, you'll soon be able to get your hands on the Big Mac, McChicken and Filet-O-Fish sauces at your local grocery store. In a brief press release, McDonald's says the sauces will be available "from coast-to-coast" and that more details will be available soon.
"22.03.2017 16:04:47" edmontonsun.com Politicians still brush aside concerns about extremists If a man gets drunk at a bar in the middle of the night, tokes a little bud, snorts a bit of blow, then goes home and slaps his wife around, do we... If a meth head holds up a pedestrian on the street to get a little cash to finance his next hit, do we not still think of him as a mugger?
"22.03.2017 15:15:09" driving.ca The 10 greatest engines of all time Vote for your pick at the bottom of the article! driving.ca In the entire history of the automobile, which engine do you think had the greatest impact? Vote here! #autos
"22.03.2017 14:59:02" edmontonsun.com Kurt Russell says he walked away from 'Star Wars' because George Lucas... Movie star Kurt Russell had to walk away from the chance to lead the cast of Star Wars because filmmaker George Lucas couldn't make up his mind if... “I finally came down to the Friday and I had to answer and I said, 'George, I gotta know and he said, 'I just don't know'. And I said, 'I gotta go and do this television show, this western; I've gotta go to work'.”
"22.03.2017 14:44:01" edmontonsun.com Terry Jones: Time with Eskimos made Kavis Reed the man for Montreal's... REGINA — On the surface it may seem like a strange hire. The truth is that Kavis Reed 'failed' as a head coach because his general manager traded away Rick Ray and abdicated his job to such an extent that coach Reed had no chance.
"22.03.2017 14:41:38" edmontonsun.com Texas teacher Sarah Fowlkes charged after allegedly having 'sexual... A Texas high school teacher found herself behind bars Monday on charges she allegedly had an improper relationship with a 17-year-old male student. Sarah Fowlkes, 27, turned herself in to Lockhart Police Monday after a warrant was issued for her arrest.
"22.03.2017 14:14:16" edmontonsun.com Recreational pot sales in Alberta likely coming next year, justice... "I'm not sure whether that has yet penetrated the public's consciousness fully. There's an enormous amount of work that has to be done,"
"22.03.2017 14:00:21" driving.ca Luxury tastes growing for Canadians, especially for SUVs Baby Boomer money, low interest rates spurring rise in luxury car sales – but upscale sedans take a big hit driving.ca Canadians just can't get enough of luxury cars. Here's why. #autos
"22.03.2017 13:35:20" edmontonsun.com Closing 20-bed unit at Alberta Hospital Edmonton 'recklessly misguided,'... A group of psychiatrists at Alberta Hospital Edmonton is fuming over a “recklessly misguided decision” to shut down a 20-bed unit that caters to... While Alberta Health Services said the move will help fund 37 new mental health beds of various types in Edmonton — including 15 transitional housing beds in the community — the psychiatrists say the new spaces can't replace the care delivered in the
"22.03.2017 13:01:05" edmontonsun.com Anti-Shariah petition emerges alongside M-103 debate An anti-Shariah law petition is gaining votes on the Canadian government's e- petition website at the same time as an
anti-Islamophobia motion... “M103 is not an attempt to create Shariah law,” Khalid said as she brought up what she labelled “outrageous claims” made by critics of the motion.
"22.03.2017 12:42:04" edmontonsun.com Terry Jones: Time with Eskimos made Kavis Reed the man for Montreal's... REGINA — On the surface it may seem like a strange hire. When he was fired by the Eskimos, Reed still had a year left on his contract. He used the time off with pay to get his master of business administration and understand the business aspects.
"22.03.2017 12:28:26" Police shooting scene and ETS bus Retired police sergeant Ernie Russell was driving an ETS bus north on 50 Street when he came across the gunman in the street on March 13, 2017.
"22.03.2017 12:27:04" edmontonsun.com Edmonton bus driver's nerves of steel credited with saving lives at... An Edmonton bus driver is being called a hero with nerves of steel for his role in last week's police shooting of a gunman at a busy Clareview... Russell stopped the bus. At some point, the gunman pointed his rifle at or near him. Russell stayed perfectly still.
"22.03.2017 03:40:00" edmontonsun.com Edmonton Oilers' Patrick Maroon balancing goal-scoring prowess with the NHL rough stuff Wanna go? As difficult as it might be sometimes, Patrick Maroon might have to start saying no. Not always, he wouldn't be Patrick Maroon if he didn't punch the odd face now and then, but with 25 goals this season, he has certainly earned the right to As difficult as it might be sometimes, Patrick Maroon might have to start saying no to fights.
"22.03.2017 03:15:00" edmontonsun.com Two arrested in Edmonton after rifle brandished in Slurpee spat Edmonton police have arrested two people after a man was accused of pointing his rifle at another driver who had thrown a Slurpee at him. Don't bring a rifle to a Slurpee fight.
"22.03.2017 02:59:00" edmontonsun.com Recreational pot sales in Alberta likely coming next year, justice minister says Alberta should have regulations in place to allow recreational marijuana sales next year, Justice Minister Kathleen Ganley said Tuesday.The federal government has vowed to introduce legislation this spring to legalize pot, but Ganley said packaging, There is still much work to be done before Alberta sees recreational pot sales.
"22.03.2017 02:38:13" Snow Valley Aerial Park The aerial skills park being built beside the Snow Valley Campground at Whitemud Park in Edmonton is set to open in May.
"22.03.2017 00:45:05" driving.ca Top 10 small SUVs with the best fuel economy One of the biggest bonuses of choosing a compact utility vehicle is the lack of pain at the gas pump driving.ca Have you figured out the most fuel efficient small SUV in Canada yet? Hint: It's Murican but not made in Murica. #autos
"21.03.2017 23:30:07" driving.ca Your Corner Wrench: Don't let your auto's interior get you all cracked up Time takes its toll on all things, but that isn't a reason to think your vehicle's interior is damaged beyond hope Just like the human body, keeping your car young at heart means keeping the insides in good shape. driving.ca
"21.03.2017 20:45:45" Timeline Photos Bell and Rogers tell sports bars that broadcast TSN and Sportsnet: Pay up, or else http://www.edmontonsun.com/2017/03/21/bell-and-rogers-tell-sports-bars-that-broadcast-tsn-and-sportsnet-pay-up-or-else
"21.03.2017 20:08:17" edmontonsun.com WWE star Maria hit by sexxx-rated snaps WWE beauty Maria is the latest wrestling
star to be hit by leaked saucy snaps. The latest revelation comes in the wake of Brit bruiser Paige becoming ensnared in a threesome sex video scandal.
"21.03.2017 18:07:15" edmontonsun.com George Clooney surprises elderly fan on her birthday LONDON — Actor George Clooney has startled an 87-year-old fan in Britain by showing up at her assisted living facility with flowers and a card to... The 55-year-old popped in for a chat and a picture with admirer Pat Adams on Sunday at the Sunrise of Sonning Retirement and Assisted Living Facility in Reading.
"21.03.2017 17:50:08" driving.ca Top 10 small SUVs with the best fuel economy One of the biggest bonuses of choosing a compact utility vehicle is the lack of pain at the gas pump driving.ca Can you guess what small SUV in Canada has the best fuel economy? You might be surprised.
"21.03.2017 16:53:01" Timeline Photos Accused teacher had been reported kissing missing student http://www.edmontonsun.com/2017/03/21/accused-teacher-had-been-reported-kissing-missing-student
"21.03.2017 15:40:06" driving.ca First Drive: 2018 Audi RS3 Even by the exotic standards of the Middle East, Oman is a unique place. Unlike its neighbours to the west (Saudi Arabia) or north (the United Arab... .driving.ca Audi finds a very simple but effective way to make the RS3 the new drifting king of the road.
"21.03.2017 15:27:37" edmontonsun.com 'Women's studies' class offered at Alberta middle school causes social... A "women studies" option for middle school students in the small Alberta village of Clyde has baffled critics who say the class turns back the... University of Alberta Prof. Cristina Stasia wonders why a course that focuses on appearances and domestic tasks isn't targeted to male students as well.
"21.03.2017 15:25:08" driving.ca First Drive: 2018 Audi RS3 Even by the exotic standards of the Middle East, Oman is a unique place. Unlike its neighbours to the west (Saudi Arabia) or north (the United Arab... Audi has found a very simple way to make its RS3 the new drifting king of the road.
"21.03.2017 15:06:03" edmontonsun.com Gunter: Winning PC leadership was the easy part for Jason Kenney Young men in suits with wireless earpieces and microphones, the kind sportscasters use at outdoor games. That's what I noticed first when I walked... These natty foot soldiers co-ordinated “spontaneous” demonstrations in favour of Jason Kenney, the former MP who won the Tory leadership Saturday.
"21.03.2017 15:04:12" edmontonsun.com Thandie Newton warned speaking about sexual assault could hurt career Thandie Newton was warned her career might suffer if she continued speaking about the sexual assault she experienced within the entertainment... Thandie made the allegations in an interview with W Magazine, but did not identify the man, who she claimed “asked me to touch my t--- and think about the guy making love to me in the scene.”
"21.03.2017 14:13:02" edmontonsun.com Charlie Russell: The Alberta man who lived with grizzlies Soaring over the Kamchatka Peninsula, an armadillo-shaped chunk of subarctic land hanging off the eastern tip of Russia, you can fly for hours over... Within this vast expanse of wilderness sat a solitary cabin, where Canadian naturalist Charlie Russell lived for more than 13 years studying — and eventually, befriending — grizzly bears.
"21.03.2017 12:54:09" edmontonsun.com Editorial: Liberals need to listen to Canadians' border concerns Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's open borders talk doesn't sit well with most Canadians. While people aren't overly concerned about the safety risks... Trudeau seems oblivious to Canadians' concerns. And public safety minister Ralph Goodale has been much too slow to gather information and come up with a plan.
"21.03.2017 12:36:35" edmontonsun.com Council OK's towers up to 18 storeys high for Southpark on Whyte Council approved a plan Monday that could see two new towers built half a block south of Whyte Avenue, just outside the heritage district. Tall... Southpark on Whyte is a four-building project on both sides of 106 Street, just south of Whyte Avenue.
"21.03.2017 12:26:15" edmontonsun.com 'Bank' the coin-eating turtle dies of blood poisoning BANGKOK — A 25-year-old sea turtle in Thailand who swallowed nearly a thousand coins tossed by tourists seeking good luck died Tuesday, two weeks... The cause of death was blood poisoning from the loose change, said Dr. Achariya Sailasuta.
"21.03.2017 12:12:38" Edmonton Oilers shutout the LA Kings Watch: Edmonton Oilers goaltender Cam Talbot shut out the Los Angeles Kings 2-0 at Rogers Place Monday. With a goal each from Patrick Maroon and Milan Lucic, the team tallied two points towards their playoff goal.
"21.03.2017 04:28:42" edmontonsun.com Edmonton Oilers blank L.A. Kings 2-0 with playoffs on horizon The way the Oilers looked Monday night, it could a long time before Edmonton has to worry about the L.A. Kings again. Edmonton Oilers put L.A. Kings behind them as they battle their way to a playoff spot, shutting Kings out 2-0
"21.03.2017 03:15:00" edmontonsun.com Council OK's towers up to 18 storeys high for Southpark on Whyte Council approved a plan Monday that could see two new towers built half a block south of Whyte Avenue, just outside the heritage district. Tall towers in the neighbourhood will change the experience of walking Whyte Avenue, Mayor Don Iveson said after Council voted 10-2 in favour of the project.
"21.03.2017 03:01:27" National Post Music Limblifter was in the National Post music studio and performed a stripped down version of 'Tinfoil'
"21.03.2017 02:44:51" edmontonsun.com Oil Kings look forward to better days The worst is over for the Edmonton Oil Kings. Having endured a horrendous second half of the 2016-17 Western Hockey League season, the Oil Kings gathered their belongings Monday focused on a brighter future.
"21.03.2017 01:15:00" edmontonsun.com Progressive Conservative-Wildrose merger proposal expected by April: Jason Kenney Alberta conservatives will know by Friday who will draft a unity agreement between the province's Progressive Conservative and Wildrose parties. Official Opposition Leader Brian Jean and newly elected PC Leader Jason Kenney ironed out the first steps in Jason Kenney said the two former federal colleagues agreed on every point — the initial steps in the process, the need to steer clear of pre-conditions, and that the agreement must ultimately be decided by grassroots members.
"21.03.2017 01:00:29" driving.ca The little things can mean a lot when it comes to fine print Warranties and insurance are unforgiving if you make one small (or large) mistake without knowing the consequences driving.ca A little knowledge can keep you out of big trouble.
"21.03.2017 00:50:02" edmontonsun.com Alberta health minister hopes to transform system with big investment in home care Health Minister Sarah Hoffman says her government will be pushing hard this year on a major health system transformation that will see more people treated at home or in community settings than an expensive hospital bed.The health ministry's latest budget Health Minister Sarah Hoffman says her government will be pushing hard this year on a major health system transformation that will see more people treated at home or in community settings than an expensive hospital bed.
"20.03.2017 23:23:14" edmontonsun.com 'Women's studies' class offered at Alberta middle school causes social media stir A "women studies" option for middle school students in the small Alberta village of Clyde has baffled critics who say the class turns back the clock on female empowerment.
A "women studies" option for middle school students in the small Alberta villa Students had the option of women's studies or a hunting education class.
"20.03.2017 20:34:55" Timeline Photos Sun earns NNA nominations for wildfire reporting http://www.edmontonsun.com/2017/03/20/sun-earns-nna-nominations-for-wildfire-reporting
"20.03.2017 19:17:13" edmontonsun.com Ward 9 councillor Bryan Anderson not seeking reelection Anderson has represented the area now known as Ward 9 since 1998. http://www.edmontonsun.com/2017/03/20/ward-9-councillor-bryan-anderson-not-seeking-reelection
"20.03.2017 18:25:48" edmontonsun.com Video shows Paris airport attacker grabbing soldier Video of a suspected Islamic extremist at
Paris' Orly airport shows a soldier
caught by surprise when an attacker drops
a shopping bag and... The Associated Press has obtained security footage of Saturday's attack, which caused panic and shut down the French capital's second-biggest airport.
"20.03.2017 17:17:42" Timeline Photos Kenney, Jean meeting at 3 p.m. to discuss conservative unity http://www.edmontonsun.com/2017/03/20/kenney-jean-meeting-at-3-pm-to-discuss-conservative-unity
"20.03.2017 15:55:04" edmontonsun.com Tom Brady's missing Super Bowl jersey found Tom Brady's missing Super Bowl jersey has reportedly been found by the FBI. Fox Sports' Jay Glazer broke the news on Twitter Monday morning, tweeting that the jersey was located on "foreign soil" and "was stolen by someone posing as international media member."
"20.03.2017 15:52:52" National Post Music Before you see Canadian rockers The Tea Party in Edmonton this week, watch their past performance in our National Post music studio.
"20.03.2017 15:36:06" edmontonsun.com 'Sesame Street' introduces new Muppet with autism NEW YORK — Folks on Sesame Street have a way of making everyone feel accepted. For more than a year, Julia has existed in print and digital illustrations as the centerpiece of a multifaceted initiative by Sesame Workshop called “Sesame Street and Autism: See Amazing in All Children.”
"20.03.2017 14:44:28" edmontonsun.com Jones: Oilers can begin magic number countdown And now … it's finally magic number time. With “loser points” involved from overtime and playoff games, the magic number is now 15 points.
"20.03.2017 13:40:12" Timeline Photos BOB DYLAN is coming to Edmonton on July 19th! Tix on Sale FRIDAY! www.livenation.com #yeg #BobDylan
"20.03.2017 13:12:51" edmontonsun.com Councillor pushes for quick crossing upgrade with photo radar dollars A plan to use $8.8 million in photo radar funds to upgrade pedestrian crossing across the city will still leave 310 dangerous intersections on the... Safety officials estimate it will cost $45 million to fix all 380 crossings.
"20.03.2017 12:40:42" edmontonsun.com The day after the Alberta PC leadership vote: Where to now? Alberta's political landscape changed forever on
Saturday. It's going to be a long, winding, and complex path to unity.
"20.03.2017 12:24:09" edmontonsun.com Police commissioner frustrated with ongoing issues of gender parity Edmonton's police chief says his department is "trying everything and anything” to increase diversity in its ranks, but a police commissioner says... “We want the Edmonton Police Service to reflect the communities we police. It is a challenge,” Knecht said.
"20.03.2017 12:12:33" edmontonsun.com U of A Pandas win national hockey championship in 2-1 double overtime... The University of Alberta Pandas won their first women's hockey national championship in seven years on Sunday night with a thrilling 2-1 double... Rookie defenceman Taylor Kezama's shot beat McGill goaltender Tricia Deguire at the 8:13 mark of the second extra session. It was her first career goal.
"20.03.2017 04:00:00" edmontonsun.com NAIT cutting ties with athletic director Linda Henderson Hired as director of athletics in 2008 to “bring some medals to NAIT,” and with 19 national championships and 80 provincial crowns for teams and athletes on her record during that time, Linda Henderson is ending her career with the Ooks. Negotiations for the new appointment took only a matter of days.
"20.03.2017 02:53:42" edmontonsun.com GUNTER: The era of instant outrage brings perpetual division Two weeks ago, Ottawa's Carleton University removed weight scales from its campus fitness centre. When the move became public last week, it sparked a backlash online that accused the university's recreation and athletics department of being The truth is we live in the Age of Hypersensitivity, the Era of Instant Outrage. If I say you have offended ME, then you are guilty of violating MY human rights.
"20.03.2017 02:06:25" edmontonsun.com L.A. Kings coming to Edmonton for playoff-style showdown against Oilers The Edmonton Oilers can all but clinch a playoff spot Monday night. After all those years of being beaten down by Los Angeles – run out of rinks and pushed out of games – it will be a major statement for the Oilers, who've modelled themselves after the Kings under general manager Peter Chiarelli, to stick a dagger in
"20.03.2017 01:59:14" Jason Kenney on "sewer rats" comment New PC leader says the NDP are becoming almost as mean-spirited as they are incompetent.
"20.03.2017 01:58:18" National Post Music Watch Canadian folk singer-songwriter, Basia Bulat in the National Post music studio.
#npmusic #npsessions #folk #cdnmusic
"20.03.2017 00:30:00" edmontonsun.com Annual roast beef dinner brings together community Hundreds of people eagerly lined up Sunday outside Boyle Street Plaza for an annual roast beef dinner that aims to bring together vulnerable Edmontonians. Shepherd said volunteering at the dinner, which draws 1,200 people, gives him a sense of the challenges within the homeless community.
"20.03.2017 00:27:10" edmontonsun.com Oilers goalie Cam Talbot fine with NHL's heaviest workload Nice of Cam Talbot to step forward and address the Edmonton Oilers backup goalie situation. Cam Talbot's backup is Cam Talbot.
"20.03.2017 00:00:00" edmontonsun.com Jones: Oilers can begin magic number countdown And now … it's finally magic number time. With “loser points” involved from overtime and playoff games, the magic number is now 15 points.
"19.03.2017 23:30:00" edmontonsun.com YouTube star Auntie Fee dead at 59 YouTube star Auntie Fee has died. Fee, who also went by the name Chef Sista Girl, went viral online in 2014 after posting her cooking demonstrations on YouTube, gaining more than half a million subscribers to her channel.
"19.03.2017 23:18:32" edmontonsun.com Forbes: Turning the Page on charity event For the past eight years the Edmonton Singing Christmas Tree has been changing lives in our town — mine included — as I'm very proudly part of the media/marketing team that gets to work with some of Edmonton's most talented musicians and singers each Executive Producer John Cameron tells us more: “You will experience an extravagant evening of high-calibre entertainment for a great cause. Attendees will also enjoy a performance by Steven Page, former front man of the Barenaked Ladies, and piano greats'
"19.03.2017 22:51:43" edmontonsun.com 'Beauty and the Beast' tops box office with $170M debut Disney's live-action “Beauty” was a beast at the box office, opening with an estimated $170 million in North American ticket sale. “Nostalgia is a very powerful driver for these films,” said Dave Hollis, head of distribution for Disney. “What's exciting here is there is an opportunity to see these beloved stories in a way that's never been seen before, but you get to build that on
"19.03.2017 22:00:25" edmontonsun.com EDITORIAL: Trump's view on climate could cost us If passed in its current form, President Donald Trump's proposed budget for 2018 will take the United States out of the climate change business. The question is, how much more taxpayers' money is Trudeau willing to spend on man-made climate change going in the opposite direction of the U.S., our largest trading partner by far?
"19.03.2017 21:19:31" edmontonsun.com Countless failed refugees remain in Canada There are 44,773 outstanding warrants for individuals who are to be deported from the country, the Canada Border Services Agency reports. “Most of these persons are failed refugee claimants. They do not pose a risk to Canadians,” CBSA spokesman Nicholas Dorion said in an email. “Often these persons leave Canada without reporting their departure to Canada Border Services Agency.”
"19.03.2017 19:57:08" Photos from The Edmonton Sun's post Photos: 2017 Slush Cup Festival http://www.edmontonsun.com/2017/03/19/photos-2017-slush-cup-festival
"19.03.2017 19:00:53" The Edmonton Sun's cover photo The Edmonton Oilers' Leon Draisaitl (29) battles the Vancouver Canucks' Chris Tanev (8) during second period NHL action at Rogers Place, in Edmonton Saturday, March 18, 2017. Photo by David Bloom
"19.03.2017 18:25:07" edmontonsun.com Local nine-year-old piano prodigy accepted to Juilliard School summer... How do you get to Carnegie Hall? For one nine-year-old
Calgary pianist the answer is practice, talent and an
offer to study at the renowned... Nine-year-old Mehar Vilkhu is a gifted student ranked in the top 20 out of 4,000 in Canada and like many gifted students, Mehar likes to be challenged.
"19.03.2017 17:53:39" edmontonsun.com PC party executive meets with new leader to chart path forward Calgary — Newly minted Progressive Conservative
leader Jason Kenney will meet with the party board on
Sunday to start the ball rolling on... "There's an election in two years, so I would like to move as quickly as possible."
"19.03.2017 17:04:14" edmontonsun.com O'Leary calls for audit of all votes for new Conservative party leader Conservative leadership front-runner Kevin O'Leary says he wants the party to audit every vote cast in the upcoming leadership election. The party cancelled about 1,400 memberships on Friday after they were disputed as fraudulent registrations.
"19.03.2017 15:59:54" edmontonsun.com GUNTER: Winning PC leadership was the easy part for Jason Kenney Young men in suits with wireless earpieces and microphones, the kind sportscasters use at outdoor games. That's what I noticed first when I walked... By comparison, the next steps — negotiating a merger with Wildrose, shepherding the merger through a members' referendum in both parties and then winning the leadership of a combined party — will be tough.
"19.03.2017 15:25:53" edmontonsun.com Islamic extremist hit up bar hours before he wrestled female soldier at... French officials were conducting an autopsy Sunday to determine whether a suspected Islamic extremist was drunk or high on drugs when he took a... “My son was never a terrorist. He never attended prayer. He drank. But under the effects of alcohol and cannabis, this is where one ends up,” said the father.
"19.03.2017 14:58:36" edmontonsun.com Jones: Oilers can begin magic number countdown And now … it's finally magic number time. Any combination of Oilers points won and Los Angeles points not gained totalling 15 and Edmonton is in.
"19.03.2017 14:41:36" Oilers Vs. Canucks Edmonton Oilers head coach Todd McLellan speaks with media after the Oilers blanked the Vancouver Canucks 2-0 at Rogers Place Saturday.
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"19.03.2017 14:33:06" edmontonsun.com New Canadians sworn in as citizens at Rogers Place Twelve new Canadians were indoctrinated into the Oilers fan club Saturday during a citizenship ceremony. "It's an overwhelming day for all of us ... we will remember it the rest of our lives," said Renata Bubevski, holding a brand-new blue and orange hockey jersey.
"19.03.2017 05:01:40" edmontonsun.com Talbot holds off Canucks to give Oilers third-consecutive win The Edmonton Oilers dodged a bullet Saturday night, which came as a pretty big surprise considering the hapless Vancouver Canucks were supposed to be shooting blanks. Cam Talbot, appearing in his 64th game of the season, posted his sixth shutout of the season.
"19.03.2017 04:10:27" edmontonsun.com Musicians, famous fans react to Chuck Berry's death “I am so sad to hear of Chuck Berry's passing. I want to thank him for all the inspirational music he gave to us. He lit up our teenage years, and blew life into our dreams of being musicians and performers. His lyrics shone above others and threw a
"19.03.2017 03:50:09" edmontonsun.com Reactions to Jason Kenney's PC leadership victory pouring in Calgary — As balloons fell onto newly elected Progressive Conservative leader Jason Kenney Saturday, the reality of the party's end started sinking in for party faithful. Although Kenney's mandate to essentially dissolve the PCs was divisive among a chunk of Tory faithful, party association president Katherine O'Neill doesn't expect a rash of resignations.
"19.03.2017 03:06:59" edmontonsun.com New Canadians sworn in as citizens at Rogers Place Twelve new Canadians were indoctrinated into the Oilers fan club Saturday during a citizenship ceremony. "We couldn't wait to become citizens, honestly," Renata Bubevski said. "We came here to provide a better future for both our kids."
"19.03.2017 02:48:56" edmontonsun.com Players will be in tough spot if NHL won't go to Winter Olympics Less than a year until the torch is lit for the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea and there's still a burning question as to whether NHL players will participate in the Games or not. The players have made it clear they want to go back but the NHL owners don't have the appetite to shut down for three weeks and commissioner Gary Bettman indicated during his Canadian tour last week there's not much interest in participating in these
"19.03.2017 02:03:00" edmontonsun.com Cam Tait: Catching up with my first love When I opened the text from my wife Joan over Thursday morning breakfast, I knew everything was OK. My 13-year-old eyes first saw Katherine with long flowing brown hair walking down the Glenrose School Hospital hallways when we were in junior high. Katherine was in Grade 8 and I was in Grade 7. I use a wheelchair because of my cerebral palsy.
"19.03.2017 00:54:45" edmontonsun.com McLennen man beaten, burned, restrained in Peace River during search warrant execution A man held captive in a Peace River home was burned and beaten before being rescued by police officers conducting an unrelated search warrant, RCMP said Saturday. RCMP are describing the incident as an "isolated, drug-related and targeted offence," and said that there is no a risk to the general public.
"19.03.2017 00:30:00" edmontonsun.com 'The conditions were perfect'; Flight school at a loss for cause of mid-air plane collision Cargair, the school that was training two pilots who crashed mid-air over a South Shore mall Friday, does not think mechanical problems, the weather or language barriers were factors in the accident. On Friday, “there was no reason to think something like this could happen. The conditions were perfect. It was a storm of good weather: there was no wind, it was magnificent, the visibility was excellent. So what happened?”
"19.03.2017 00:00:00" edmontonsun.com Rescue dog from Morinville missing Animal rescuers in Morinville are searching for a missing dog who was saved from hoarding. Gregory was rescued from a home in Inuvik, N.W.T., where 30 dogs were living, said Terry Colborne, president of the Barrhead Animal Rescue Society. He was one of the dogs brought to the Morinville area more than six weeks ago to undergo rehabilitation.
"18.03.2017 23:29:35" edmontonsun.com Rock 'n' roll legend Chuck Berry dies at 90 Chuck Berry, the rock 'n' roll founder who defined its joy and rebellion in “Johnny B. Goode” and other classics, has died in St. Charles County, Missouri, west of St. Louis. He was 90. Berry hit the Top 10 in 1955 with “Maybellene” and went on to influence generations of musicians. Among his other hits were “Johnny B. Goode” and “Roll Over Beethoven.”
"18.03.2017 23:06:58" edmontonsun.com Former Jason Kenney organizer charged with assault after arrest at PC convention CALGARY — Progressive Conservative leadership candidates Jason Kenney, Byron Nelson and Richard Starke rallied their troops in Calgary Friday night, preparing for the vote that will see one of them wear the PC crown. Kenney was elected on a promise to dissolve the party and merge with Wildrose to create a single conservative force in Alberta politics.
"18.03.2017 21:21:18" edmontonsun.com Canada's Rachel Homan opens women's curling worlds with two wins Ottawa's Rachel Homan and her Canada rink improved to 2-0 at the world women's curling championship on Saturday with a 6-2 win over Germany following a 9-3 victory over host China in the tournament's first draw. Canada plays Russia in its only game of Sunday.
"18.03.2017 21:00:00" edmontonsun.com Crude oil pipeline leak reported west of Calgary BRAGG CREEK, Alta. — Alberta's Energy Regulator says a pipeline has leaked crude oil in southwestern Alberta. Husky said it has a response team at the site and cleanup efforts are underway, but the company did not say how much oil was spilled.
"18.03.2017 20:00:01" edmontonsun.com Police investigate after 'several rounds' fired into two cars in the west end The victims of a non-fatal shooting in west Edmonton aren't co-operating with investigators after several rounds of gunshot were fired into two separate vehicles Friday night.West-division officers responded to the scene near 163 Street and 99 Avenue "Investigation has revealed that multiple rounds were discharged at close range into the cars"
"18.03.2017 19:20:22" edmontonsun.com Former Jason Kenney organizer charged with assault after arrest at PC convention CALGARY — Progressive Conservative leadership candidates Jason Kenney, Byron Nelson and Richard Starke rallied their troops in Calgary Friday night, preparing for the vote that will see one of them wear the PC crown. Calgary police confirmed Saturday morning that officers were called to the Calgary Convention Centre just before midnight to deal with a disturbance involving Alan Hallman.
"18.03.2017 05:00:02" edmontonsun.com Kenney starts convention with unity message Jason Kenney entered the Progressive Conservative leadership convention Friday serenely confident of a victory that will fundamentally shake Alberta politics. Both Starke and Calgary lawyer Byron Nelson, who is also running for leader, have called for the PC party to be renewed and rebuilt, rather than folded into a new party.
"18.03.2017 04:30:00" edmontonsun.com Henry Cavill hired for 'Mission: Impossible 6' over Instagram Director Christopher McQuarrie has confirmed Henry Cavill's casting in the next Mission: Impossible blockbuster by sharing a bit of banter with the actor on social media. “Must enjoy extreme heights, high speeds, motor vehicles of all varieties (especially aircraft), practical stunts, firearms, and sporadic exposition. All good?”
"18.03.2017 04:14:53" National Post Music Watch: Jimmy Eat World performs an unplugged version of
"Sure and Certain' in National Post Music Studio
"18.03.2017 03:28:00" edmontonsun.com Ambulance service stability at risk with no budget increase, workers say The union that represents Alberta's ambulance workers says the provincial government is risking the stability of the service by refusing to provide a funding increase in the latest health budget. “We are not keeping up with the call volume as it is.”
"18.03.2017 03:14:42" edmontonsun.com Mexican asylum seekers flock to Canada Canada is once again dealing with a surge in asylum claims from Mexico, according to new data exclusive to the Sun. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau lifted the visa requirement for Mexican travellers in December 2016, against the wishes of some immigration and border security experts, and in turn, hundreds of Mexicans are now taking advantage of Canada's generous asylum
"18.03.2017 02:40:25" edmontonsun.com Woman who bludgeoned her mother with a hammer believes she 'acted reasonably' A woman who admitted to killing her mother by beating her with a hammer and cutting her neck told a judge Friday that she believes she "I feel I acted in the best interest of my family to stand up to her," Kirsten Michelle Lamb said as she began reading a five-page speech she'd prepared for the sentencing hearing.
"18.03.2017 01:52:09" edmontonsun.com 'It all went up his nose': DND employee who stole nearly $1M in computers off to prison A former DND employee and Canadian Forces soldier whose $400-a-day cocaine addiction led to the theft of nearly $1 million in computer parts from the federal government was sentenced to 3 1/2 years in prison Friday. “This is not a victimless crime,” Perkins-McVey told Heggaton during the sentencing. “This is the type of offence that erodes the public trust.”
"18.03.2017 01:29:42" edmontonsun.com Bodies of American snowshoers recovered after avalanche near Lake Louise The bodies of two snowshoers caught in an avalanche near Lake Louise have been recovered. "The thoughts of all Parks Canada staff are with the family and friends of those involved," spokesperson Tania Peters said in a statement.
"18.03.2017 01:15:00" edmontonsun.com Pouliot and Desharnais resurrecting seasons on same line Given their woeful starts (and middles) this season, adding Benoit Pouliot and David Desharnais to the end of the Edmonton Oilers season almost felt like the strategy of a team preparing for the draft lottery, not the playoffs. Desharnais had nothing going in Montreal and Pouliot had even less in Edmonton before an injury in practice shut him down for 10 games.
"18.03.2017 00:30:00" edmontonsun.com Oilers unlikely to keep scoring seven per game No one will blame the Vancouver Canucks netminders if they wake up in the middle of the night in a cold sweat screaming, “SEVEN!” The NHL is still a 3-2 league, especially in the post-season, so focusing on the two against part remains a key to survival.
"17.03.2017 23:55:23" edmontonsun.com Statement of defence filed by Edmonton dentist in case of brain injured four-year-old girl An Edmonton dentist at the centre of a $26-million lawsuit has filed documents with the court denying responsibility for any brain injuries sustained by a four-year-old girl who received dental work under general anaesthesia in his office last year. In a joint statement of defence filed March 9, dentist William R. Mather and dental assistant Kim Kandora-Couvreur reject that they were negligent or breached any duty of care toward patient Amber Athwal.
"17.03.2017 23:29:02" edmontonsun.com Charges laid in February collision where 86-year-old pedestrian died A woman was charged on Friday for failing to yield to a pedestrian in a marked crosswalk after a fatal February crash, Edmonton police said in a news release.An 86-year-old woman died in the collision between a vehicle and pedestrian near 55 Street and An 86-year-old woman died in the collision between a vehicle and pedestrian near 55 Street and 146 Avenue on Feb. 16.
"17.03.2017 22:25:23" edmontonsun.com Subway seeking $210-million in lawsuit against CBC after 'factually incorrect' chicken report Subway is looking for a whole lotta bread from CBC for a report that suggested roughly half of the fast-food chain's chicken wasn't, in fact, chicken. “Despite our efforts to share the facts with the CBC about the high quality of our chicken and to express our strong objections to their inaccurate claims, they have not issued a retraction, as we requested,” Subway said in a Thursday statement, according
"17.03.2017 22:10:55" edmontonsun.com Wildrose leader wants unite-the-right talks to start on Monday Wildrose Leader Brian Jean wants negotiations to create a united conservative party in Alberta to begin as soon as Monday afternoon. Wildrose leader Brian Jean says he hopes to provide an update immediately after the meeting and promised that "members have final say on the future of our party."
"17.03.2017 20:25:51" edmontonsun.com Debt-filled budget 'prudent' and 'absolutely manageable,' Rachel Notley says Laying off thousands of workers and delaying hospital and school construction to balance the provincial budget would do more harm than good in the long term, Alberta Premier Rachel Notley said Friday.Incurring a $10.3-billion deficit in 2017-2018 to Incurring a $10.3-billion deficit in 2017-2018 to maintain the province's $54.9-billion budget is a careful and responsible approach,
"17.03.2017 18:58:13" edmontonsun.com CRNL deal with Shell a good thing All eyes are focused on the Alberta 2017/18 provincial budget – the spending side of the equation. But good news is happening in the oil and gas sector – where most of the money comes from. This is a tad ironic. According to the headlines, the sky is falling on the oilsands.
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"17.03.2017 16:33:05" edmontonsun.com Terry Jones: Edmonton Oilers concerned about Alberta Standard Time To the two NHL teams in the Province of Alberta and, they believe, the majority of their fans, Thomas Dang's private member bill to establish 'Alberta Standard Time' is going over like a lead balloon. “I've had discussions with Calgary and they are in agreement with us. We are very concerned with this possible shift away from Daylight Saving Time,”
"17.03.2017 16:09:27" edmontonsun.com Good Samaritan shoots, kills man beating Florida cop as dozens watch on in horror (GRAPHIC VIDEO) Video of an armed Good Samaritan rescuing a Florida deputy has been released four months after the stunning incident was caught on camera. According to witnesses, Strother somehow managed to overpower Bardes before mounting him and repeatedly punching him in the middle of a road near Fort Myers.
"17.03.2017 15:45:13" driving.ca Motor Mouth: Trump's fuel economy changes could be disaster for Canada The more regulations an automaker has to comply with, the higher its costs will be driving.ca: Tinkering with fuel economy regulations could mean different standards for different countries – and higher prices for new cars and trucks. #autos
"17.03.2017 15:22:51" edmontonsun.com Kevin O'Leary a 'loser' and 'poor candidate': Bernier Conservative leadership hopeful Maxime Bernier is calling rival Kevin O'Leary a “loser” and “a bad candidate” as the party looks into claims of fraud and vote-rigging. Bernier is firing back in a statement that says O'Leary is throwing mud in an effort to salvage his campaign.
"17.03.2017 13:53:04" edmontonsun.com Gunter: Provincial budget is a fiscal disaster Here is all you need to know about the provincial government's 2017 budget, released Thursday by Finance Minister Joe Ceci: It is a fiscal disaster. Even if the NDP are able to hold steady to their spending projections for the coming year, their expenditures in 2017-18 will be $1.1 billion higher than in the 2016-17 budget year that ends on March 31.
"17.03.2017 13:18:01" edmontonsun.com New Zealand cops under fire for gunning down bomb-sniffing dog at Auckland Airport New Zealand police shot and killed a young security dog at the Auckland Airport on Friday after it escaped its handler and ran loose for more than three hours on the tarmac, disrupting at least 16 flights. Airport staff unsuccessfully used toys, other dogs, food and a range of handlers to try to coax the dog away from the tarmac.
"17.03.2017 13:08:44" edmontonsun.com Statistics Canada: Fort McMurray wildfire hurt crude oil production, manufacturing Fort McMurray — The wildfire last May hurt crude oil production, manufacturing and led to more than seven million lost work hours in Wood Buffalo, according to Statistics Canada data presented Thursday to the Fort McMurray Chamber of Commerce. A presentation from Connie Graziadei, assistant chief statistician with StatsCan, showed the wildfire's economic damage had serious consequences for the local and national economy.
"17.03.2017 13:02:00" edmontonsun.com Budget 2017: Five ways this budget affects Albertans Alberta's 2017-18 budget had bits and pieces for everyone. Sun reporter Juris Graney looks at some of the areas that might affect you. Virtually all taxes, even sin taxes, are staying at the rates projected in 2016-17.
"17.03.2017 12:00:00" edmontonsun.com Budget 2017: Alberta's health spending still soaring despite efforts at restraint The NDP government unveiled a record $21.4-billion health budget Thursday that featured substantial new investments for mental health and the opioid crisis, but also left the opposition criticizing the government's resolve to rein in rising costs. “It's still a pretty good slope, isn't it?” Progressive Conservative health critic Richard Starke said, poking fun at the NDP's cost-curve phrase.
"17.03.2017 05:00:00" edmontonsun.com Budget 2017: NDP's building plan good for Edmonton, mayor says Edmonton's mayor celebrated Thursday's provincial budget as good for the city given its major investment in local hospitals. “What we're trying to organize here is an agreement between all three orders of government,” said Mayor Don Iveson, speaking in the legislature rotunda after the budget announcement."
"17.03.2017 04:30:00" edmontonsun.com Budget 2017: Alberta's universities and colleges get two per cent boost in basic funding Alberta's two largest universities were the big beneficiaries of this year's post-secondary education budget, receiving funding for major construction projects. Advanced Education Minister Marlin Schmidt, who made a point of never promising backfill, said the government had “fulfilled its commitment” to universities in terms of operating grants.
"17.03.2017 04:19:18" edmontonsun.com Oilers reach seventh heaven again in 7-4 win over Boston Bruins You think people in Boston are sick to their stomachs the morning after St. Patrick's Day? The Oilers had six different goal scorers and lit up the No. 1 penalty-killing team in the NHL for three goals to leapfrog Calgary and move into third place in the Pacific Division standings.
"17.03.2017 04:00:00" edmontonsun.com Sen. Don Meredith admits to 'moral failing,' but won't resign TORONTO — Embattled Sen. Don Meredith begged forgiveness for his “moral failing” over his sexual relationship with a teenager but said Thursday he was not ready to resign. “I believe in the power of forgiveness and reconciliation,” he said as his Toronto lawyer looked on. “We're humans, and humans make mistakes.”
"17.03.2017 03:30:00" edmontonsun.com Budget 2017: Numbers you need to know Finance Minister Joe Ceci said Alberta has a path to balanced books, but most of the numbers revealed Thursday were in red ink. Here are some figures that stood out. Finance Minister Joe Ceci said Alberta has a path to balanced books, but most of the numbers revealed Thursday were in red ink.
"17.03.2017 03:15:00" edmontonsun.com Budget 2017: Opposition fears credit rating downgrade in wake of red-ink budget One thing Alberta's four opposition parties could agree on after Thursday's budget is that Alberta is in danger of another credit downgrade. Wildrose finance critic Derek Fildebrandt said a downgrade would cost Albertans money because the province would be forced to repay debt at a higher interest rate.
"17.03.2017 03:00:00" edmontonsun.com Killer sentenced to life for murdering his girlfriend in Strathcona County An anguished mother held up a framed photo of her murdered daughter in court Thursday to show to the judge about to sentence the man convicted of killing her. "She was my world," Maureen Collins said in a tearful victim impact statement delivered shortly before Shawn Wruck was sentenced to life in prison for second-degree murder in connection to the death of his girlfriend Shannon Collins, 29. Wruck, 43, will
"17.03.2017 02:30:00" edmontonsun.com Brad Marchand shows off scoring prowess for Boston bruins after years as premier NHL agitator Early this season, Boston Bruins winger Brad Marchand partially got away with a slew-foot on Detroit defenceman Niklas Kronwall so he hasn't completely erased that Little Ball of Hate moniker. “Nowadays, the refs and linesmen really clamp down on stuff … you say one thing to a guy and they're warning you with a misconduct,” he said. "Tough to do that, especially with my reputation. I'm being watched pretty closely. Better to get away with it."
"17.03.2017 02:00:01" edmontonsun.com Budget 2017: Locations of four new Edmonton schools coming next week Parents hoping for a new school in their neighbourhood must wait until next week to learn if one of four new Edmonton schools announced in Thursday's budget is destined for their area. The finance minister said some school buildings are water damaged, have obsolete boilers, sagging roofs, and cold air seeping through aging window frames.
"17.03.2017 01:30:00" edmontonsun.com Budget 2017: Funded or unfunded? Key projects for Edmonton and Northern Alberta The Alberta government is set to put $9.2 billion in capital infrastructure this year into construction, repair and upgrading. “Keep swinging,” said Infrastructure Minister Brian Mason, when asked what people pitching those projects should take from that. “It's not like we don't like these projects. It's just that we only have so much money. … I hope we will get to you sometime.”
"17.03.2017 00:39:10" edmontonsun.com Police using less force, Edmonton Police Commission report shows While two recent police-involved shootings have some members of the public questioning their use of force, the chief of police said new statistics show Edmonton police officers are using less force overall and are turning to techniques with fewer lethal A report on the use of force presented to the Edmonton Police Commission on Thursday showed Edmonton police officers had to use force 2,291 times in 2016, a five per cent drop from 2015.
"17.03.2017 00:33:08" edmontonsun.com Budget 2017: Edmonton's aging hospitals get $1 billion dose of treatment Edmonton's badly neglected health infrastructure got some relief in Thursday's provincial budget, with more than $1 billion set aside for new projects in the coming year's capital plan. Besides a brand new suburban hospital, the list of approved facilities includes two additions to the Royal Alexandra Hospital campus, upgrades to the Misericordia Community Hospital and a new centralized pharmacy facility.
"17.03.2017 00:16:04" edmontonsun.com Ex-Mountie who tortured son apologizes for being 'monster' Facing a possible 23 years behind bars, a former Mountie who tortured and starved his young son in the basement of the family's suburban Ottawa home apologized Thursday for being “a monster.” “I have caused much evil, and only God knows how I regret my horrible crimes.”
"16.03.2017 23:23:23" edmontonsun.com Gunter: Provincial budget is a fiscal disaster Here is all you need to know about the provincial government's 2017 budget, released Thursday by Finance Minister Joe Ceci: It is a fiscal disaster. "During the past 12 months, the NDP have increased spending by nearly three times the amount Ceci promised in his last budget. What credibility, then, do his Thursday budget forecasts have?"
"16.03.2017 22:06:15" Finance Minister Joe Ceci talks about 2017 provincial budget Budget 2017: NDP sinks record $9.2 billion into capital projects as debt deepens. For full story: http://www.edmontonsun.com/2017/03/15/budget-day-2017-fiscal-plan-unveiled-thursday-afternoon
"16.03.2017 21:29:45" edmontonsun.com NDP sinks record $9.2 billion into capital projects as debt deepens Finance Minister Joe Ceci unveiled the province's 2017-18 budget in the legislature Thursday and, true to his word, the government isn't cutting spending even as energy revenues continue to lag.
"16.03.2017 20:22:43" edmontonsun.com Man charged in Amanda Todd case sentenced to 11 years A man wanted in Canada for alleged involvement in online abuse was sentenced Thursday to nearly 11 years in prison by a Dutch court for... In Canada, Coban faces a separate trial in the cyberbullying of Todd, a 15-year-old girl from Port Coquitlam, B.C., whose suicide drew global attention to online abuse.
"16.03.2017 20:21:42" National Post Music Throwback to 2014 , when The Last Internationale visited us in the National Post music studio.
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"16.03.2017 19:55:58" edmontonsun.com 3 young boys kick, stone flamingo to death at Czech zoo The flamingo fathered eight children, lived 16 years, and survived a plight that made international headlines: the massive 2002 flooding in the... One of the birds, the 16-year-old father of eight, bled to death after suffering a broken leg bone and severed arteries.
"16.03.2017 18:49:22" edmontonsun.com Report: Jose Fernandez was likely driving boat in killer crash Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez was the “probable” operator of a speeding boat that crashed into a Miami Beach jetty on Sept. 25, killing the... Miami Beach jetty on Sept. 25, killing the baseball star and two other men, according to a report issued Thursday by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, which investigated the accident.
"16.03.2017 18:25:51" edmontonsun.com Megan Fox on crotchless panties, her new lingerie line Megan Fox is thrilled with her sexy Frederick's of Hollywood lingerie line because she bought her first ever naughty underwear there. She still feels that the lingerie chain helps to empower women and hopes others will enjoy her line just as she revelled in the pieces when she was younger.
"16.03.2017 18:15:06" driving.ca Navigating the costs of navigation updates Often the love affair between factory nav systems and their owners hits a major detour when it comes time to update them driving.ca: In case you needed another reason to use your phone's navigation instead. #autos
"16.03.2017 17:11:12" edmontonsun.com Alberta Budget 2017: 10 new schools, and cash to replace, update 16 more The provincial budget Thursday will include funding for 10 new schools.Sources have told The Canadian Press that the budget will also have money... The projects are expected to create 6,800 brand new spaces and 6,000 replacement spaces in 15 municipalities.
"16.03.2017 16:23:10" edmontonsun.com 'T2 Trainspotting' review: Intense sequel offers just the right amount... The passage of time is a cruel thing. What have the last two decades brought? Renton says he's been in Amsterdam, where he has a wife and child and what sounds like a middle class life.
"16.03.2017 15:33:40" edmontonsun.com 'World's Sexiest Nurse' fires back at 'jealous' detractors: 'I do things... By day, nurse Carina Linn gives back to her community. "I am me, I do things that make me feel happy, I don't think that I am anything special or extraordinary, I am just someone leading an ordinary life.”
"16.03.2017 15:00:01" edmontonsun.com Bigstone Cree Nation sets up check points on Highways 754 and 813 to monitor resource removal The Bigstone Cree Nation has set up border security on highways 754 and 813 to monitor who is removing resources from traditional land beginning March 14, according to a public notice. Bigstone Cree Nation sets up check points on Highways 754 and 813 to monitor resource removal from traditional land
"16.03.2017 14:31:38" edmontonsun.com Mill Woods redevelopment to include first European-style bus terminal Edmonton could see its first European-style bus terminal with a planned redevelopment of the Mill Woods Town Centre. The Mill Woods Town Centre redevelopment plan includes the mall and covers 25 hectares of land, which is larger than the similar Century Park site.
"16.03.2017 14:01:40" edmontonsun.com Man found guilty in shotgun killing of teenaged roommate The father of an 18-year-old New Brunswick man said his son was Garrett Michael Oshvalda, 58, found guilty of killing 18-year-old roommate who was shot three times
"16.03.2017 13:48:37" edmontonsun.com Donald Trump on Hawaii court ruling halting travel ban: 'Unprecedented... For the second time, a federal court on Wednesday blocked President Donald Trump's efforts to freeze immigration by refugees and citizens of some... “The notion that one can demonstrate animus toward any group of people only by targeting all of them at once is fundamentally flawed."
"16.03.2017 13:27:01" edmontonsun.com Patrick Stewart uses marijuana every day to treat arthritis pain Patrick Stewart uses marijuana spray, ointment and edible cannabis products to help relieve his arthritis pain. The 76-year-old acting legend has been struggling with the autoinflammatory condition for several years, so decided to give cannabis a try when he was given a prescription by a doctor in Los Angeles.
"16.03.2017 13:08:31" edmontonsun.com Terror attack warning issued after two reported injured at French high... The French government has sent out an alert warning of an attack at the Alexis de Tocqueville high school in the southern French town of Grasse... BBC News reports at least two people are injured.
"16.03.2017 12:54:54" edmontonsun.com Officers involved in two Edmonton shootings remain on administrative leave Edmonton police officers involved in two separate shootings within a five-day period remain on mandatory administrative leave. In general, Walsh said officers involved in shooting events are given mandatory administrative leave because of the trauma and stress, and how long they remain away can vary.
"16.03.2017 12:35:35" edmontonsun.com Trump's daughter joins PM Justin Trudeau at 'Come From Away' on Broadway They laughed, they cried, they hugged. It was a night to remember on Broadway for hundreds of theatre-goers including Prime Minister Justin... Trudeau got some laughs when he told the audience: “Thank you for making us feel so welcome with the snow. It's a nice touch. You really went out of your way.”
"16.03.2017 12:25:59" edmontonsun.com Edmonton pushes to become Canada's autonomous vehicle testing capital Edmonton's conversation about a single test track for autonomous vehicles is quickly becoming a debate about much more. The first pilot project would likely involve a 10-person shuttle in a fenced-off portion of the University of Alberta's south campus, a project led by the Centre for Smart Transportation.
"16.03.2017 12:16:53" edmontonsun.com Gunter: Winning the leadership of a united right will be the biggest... Early on in Jason Kenney's bid to unite the Alberta
right, I predicted the beginning and the end of his
project would be the easy parts. After Saturday, when Kenney should win an easy first-ballot victory, he faces Step Two – working out a merger deal with Wildrose.
"16.03.2017 02:37:04" edmontonsun.com Woman reunited with cash in Rimbey A 50-year-old woman in Rimbey is happy to have her cash back after an honest person came across it at a local business and turned it in to police. Rimbey woman reunited with large sum of cash after honest person turns in find to police
"16.03.2017 01:55:22" edmontonsun.com Wildrose Party calls for 'fiscal Dragon's Den' to find savings in government books As Albertans look ahead to the provincial budget Thursday, the Wildrose Opposition has a few recommendations for the government. Wildrose Party call for "fiscal Dragon's Den" to find government savings
"16.03.2017 00:48:42" edmontonsun.com Government stops debate on whether McIver can delay paying ethics penalty The government abruptly stopped debate Wednesday on whether to allow interim Progressive Conservative leader Ric McIver to delay paying a penalty levied by the ethics commissioner last year while he mounts a legal challenge. Debate over Ric McIver's ethics penalty payback abruptly stopped while government house leader Brian Jean asks for more information
"15.03.2017 23:32:51" edmontonsun.com Lifetime teaching ban recommended for Raymond sex offender A former teacher convicted of sexual offences with young boys who recorded 70 videos of children in swimming pool change rooms should be banned from the profession for life, a conduct committee ruled Wednesday. Alberta Teachers' Association conduct committee calls for a lifetime teaching ban for a teacher convicted of sex offences against young boys
"15.03.2017 22:11:24" edmontonsun.com 'Always happy': Contractor remembers police shooting victim Vitaly Savin The man shot and killed by police during a traffic stop last week is being remembered as a Coworker remembers Vitaly Savin, man killed in police shooting, as a "stand-up person."
"15.03.2017 19:28:43" edmontonsun.com Syncrude workers return to Mildred Lake following fire Most of Syncrude Canada's employees are
back to work at its Mildred Lake oilsands
project after its second fire in less than two
years. Most workers at Mildred Lake are back on the job, though the scene of the fire in the upgrader remains blocked off for investigation.
"15.03.2017 18:25:43" edmontonsun.com Baby pandas hilariously take on 'nanny' just trying to rake leaves Doing yard work? Don't invite panda cubs to help. Watch her futile attempts to defend her basket of leaves from the little troublemakers.
"15.03.2017 18:03:00" National Post Music Award-winning Toronto duo USS [UBIQUITOUS SYNERGY SEEKER] stop by the National Post music sessions studio.
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"15.03.2017 17:16:39" edmontonsun.com Man allegedly ran in-home circumcision practice A man from the Maritimes has been charged with practicing without a medical license after allegedly approaching a woman about his in-home... “To say the conversation took a strange turn is a bit of an understatement,”
"15.03.2017 16:41:50" edmontonsun.com Hilary Duff: Divorce and dating 'sucks' Divorced Hilary Duff moans it can “suck” trying to navigate the singles scene. “I never think being single sucks until I go out in L.A. with my girlfriends and the options are terrible. I really attract the old men!”she laughed to Redbook.
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"15.03.2017 16:00:50" edmontonsun.com Wildrose takes aim at non-consensual intimate image sharing in new bill The Wildrose Party wants victims of non-consensual
intimate image sharing to have better tools to seek
damages. “This bill will be the tool victims can use to seek damages when harm has been done,” Wildrose MLA Scott Cyr told a news conference at the Alberta legislature.
"15.03.2017 15:32:11" edmontonsun.com 'The Matrix' remake in the works: Report A reboot of iconic '90s sci-fi movie The Matrix is in its early stages. Editors at The Hollywood Reporter, film company Warner Bros. has tapped screenwriter Zak Penn, who has worked on X-Men 2 and The Avengers, to pen a new take on the Matrix
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"15.03.2017 14:26:29" edmontonsun.com Fire brought under control, one worker hurt after blast at Syncrude site... Emergency crews are tackling a fire that broke out at Fort McMurray's Syncrude base mine. Syncrude said the fire had been isolated and brought under control by its firefighters just before 7 p.m..
"15.03.2017 14:10:40" edmontonsun.com Alberta carbon tax rebate outrage: Province demands cheques back from... If Marie Casey was still alive when she received a bill from the province, demanding she return her $100 rebate from the NDP's carbon tax, the... Dealing with both her mom's death while handling the estate, the last thing that occurred to Piche is the province would come looking for its money back.
"15.03.2017 13:46:46" edmontonsun.com Donald Trump tweet attempts to discredit journalist who 'found' and... In a Wednesday morning tweet, President Donald Trump attempted to discredit a reporter who released a portion of his 2005 tax return. Trump tweeted: “Does anybody really believe that a reporter, who nobody ever heard of, ”went to his mailbox“ and found my tax returns? @NBCNews FAKE NEWS!”
"15.03.2017 13:24:39" edmontonsun.com Metal detectors, bag checks only the first security upgrades for City... Metal detectors, bag checks and a half-wall in council chambers are only the first set of security upgrades planned for City Hall, city officials... City council members appeared split, with Mayor Don Iveson saying he wished administration had simply made the decision on its own rather than letting it get political.
"15.03.2017 13:05:08" edmontonsun.com Police seize fentanyl, weapons, cash in Edmonton drug bust City police along with area RCMP officers seized hundreds of fentanyl tablets, cash and weapons in a drug bust at an Edmonton apartment, police... Weapons seized include a .45-calibre carbine with a high capacity magazine, a sawed off 12-gauge shotgun and industrial grade explosives.
"15.03.2017 12:41:52" edmontonsun.com Kassian loving his new life with the Oilers After 198 games in the NHL, it didn't really look like making it to the 200 mark was going to happen for Zack Kassian. “There's been a lot of ups and downs, a couple of half seasons,” said the 26-year-old winger. “But all in all, I've found my spot on this team, I fit in well. I love the role I'm in and that's important.”
"15.03.2017 12:25:00" Bettman visits Rogers Place WATCH: NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman visits Rogers Place for the first time.
"15.03.2017 12:20:25" edmontonsun.com Gunter: Apology can't wash away the rat comment Give deputy premier Sarah Hoffman some credit. After her appalling, insulting, tone-deaf, politically clueless slander against ordinary Albertans... She can't undo the impression she left on Monday that this government thinks Albertans who disagree with it are vermin – even if that is not exactly what she meant.
"15.03.2017 12:10:59" edmontonsun.com Edmonton now home to Bettman's best barn It was Monday, Oct. 10, 2011, when your correspondent boarded Air Canada Flight 1156 to New York's La Guardia airport on the same plane as... “This arena is nothing short of phenomenal,” Bettman began a pre-game press gathering in the Hall of Fame room. “It's better than I ever imagined."
"15.03.2017 03:47:04" Timeline Photos Oilers take on the Stars and come away with a 7-1 WIN! #yeg #oilers
"15.03.2017 02:11:44" edmontonsun.com White House releases Donald Trump tax info ahead of TV report The White House says President Donald Trump made more than $150 million in income in 2005 and paid $38 million in income taxes that year. You know you are desperate for ratings when you are willing to violate the law to push a story about two pages of tax returns from over a decade ago,”
"15.03.2017 01:08:25" edmontonsun.com Game Day: Edmonton Oilers vs. Dallas Stars Edmonton 35-24-9 vs Dallas 27-31-10 The Stars are in town to take on the Oilers! #yeg What does tonight look like? http://www.edmontonsun.com/2017/03/13/game-day-edmonton-oilers-vs-dallas-stars
"15.03.2017 00:38:17" edmontonsun.com NDP private member's bill calls for Alberta standard time, no more clock... Albertans shaking off some leftover grogginess from turning their clocks forward on the weekend may be in for some relief. "It's time we had one time," Dang told a news conference at the Alberta legislature.
"14.03.2017 23:51:06" edmontonsun.com Metal detectors, bag checks only the first security upgrades for City... Metal detectors, bag checks and a half-wall in council chambers are only the first set of security upgrades planned for City Hall, city officials... “This is the gathering place for the people of the city. We want to make sure it's open and available for people to visit.”
"14.03.2017 22:50:36" edmontonsun.com University of Alberta to study effectiveness of HIV testing in pharmacies A new University of Alberta study aims to find out whether offering HIV testing in a pharmacy might encourage more people to get checked for... Patients are taken to a private counselling room for a simple blood test that provides immediate results. Those who test positive will be signed up for further blood work to confirm the diagnosis.
"14.03.2017 22:02:56" edmontonsun.com Deputy Premier apologizes for "sewer rats" comment Alberta's Deputy Premier Sarah Hoffman apologized Tuesday for saying the official opposition is "I spent many years in public education and encouraged students to use their words with caution, and I failed to do that,"
"14.03.2017 21:28:38" edmontonsun.com Fire at Syncrude site near Fort McMurray Emergency crews are tackling a fire that broke out at Fort McMurray's Syncrude base mine.The Rural Municipality of Wood Buffalo confirmed shortly... Fire at Syncrude site near Fort McMurray http://www.edmontonsun.com/2017/03/14/fire-at-syncrude-site-near-fort-mcmurray #yeg #ymm
"14.03.2017 21:12:28" National Post Music Watch The Elwins in the National Post music studio.
"14.03.2017 20:36:28" Timeline Photos Will Smith's bungee jumping pic makes him look exactly like Uncle Phil http://www.edmontonsun.com/2017/03/14/photo-of-will-smith-bungee-jumping-makes-him-look-exactly-like-uncle-phil-from-fresh-prince
"14.03.2017 19:53:57" edmontonsun.com Spencer's white nationalist group has tax-exempt status revoked The U.S. government has revoked the tax-exempt status of a group run by prominent white nationalist Richard Spencer for its failure to file tax... Internal Revenue Service records show Spencer's National Policy Institute automatically lost its tax-exempt status as a 501(c)(3) non-profit after failing to file tax returns for three consecutive years.
"14.03.2017 19:25:33" edmontonsun.com Man shot by Edmonton police responding to gun call had lifetime weapons ban A man shot by Edmonton city police on Monday after brandishing a rifle in the middle of a busy intersection had a warrant for his arrest and was... Ironchild's history with Edmonton police also includes a 2008 case where he pulled a knife on a store clerk and later put it to his own throat before an officer stunned him with a Taser.
"14.03.2017 19:16:23" edmontonsun.com Wildrose takes aim at non-consensual intimate image sharing in new bill The Wildrose Party wants victims of non-consensual
intimate image sharing to have better tools to seek
damages. "This bill will be the tool victims can use to seek damages when harm has been done," said Wildrose MLA Scott Cyr, at a press conference at the Alberta legislature on Tuesday.
"14.03.2017 18:55:46" edmontonsun.com GUNTER: It's time for a tax revolt in Canada It's time for a tax revolt in Canada – and not just the phony tax revolt promised (and long since forgotten) by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during the 2015 federal election campaign. So if the rich are already paying their fair share, how come we middle-classers aren't getting ahead?
"14.03.2017 18:06:46" City moves to close zoning loopholes WATCH: Coun. Mike Nickel says he wants the city to get ahead of legalized marijuana.
Read More: http://www.edmontonsun.com/2017/03/14/edmonton-to-close-zoning-loopholes-for-cannabis-lounges-and-pot-shops
"14.03.2017 17:34:34" edmontonsun.com Budget 2017: Expect a deficit, moves to diversify economy Alberta's $10.8 billion deficit isn't going anywhere
soon. As the government was hardly going to find a sudden $10-billion windfall, the D-Word shouldn't come as a surprise to anyone.
"14.03.2017 17:01:46" edmontonsun.com Seann William Scott ups his game for 'Goon: Last of the Enforcers' Seann William Scott is an articulate, serious, sweet-natured guy. A highly-anticipated sequel to Goon this new chapter finds Doug 'The Thug' Glatt has had to hang up his skates and go to work in an insurance office, accepting the responsibilities of marriage and fatherhood.
"14.03.2017 16:25:32" edmontonsun.com Murdered youth demonstrates lack of supports for Alberta kids in child... Just nine months after aging out of the child welfare
system, 18-year-old Peter was murdered. When Peter was eight, his father died, and his mom continued to struggle with addictions. He went to live with his grandparents, but, when Peter was nine, his grandmother died after a long illness. His grandfather died from natural causes about a year
"14.03.2017 15:49:00" edmontonsun.com Albertans unhappy with NDP response to economic slowdown With Alberta's NDP set to roll out its 2017 budget this week, a new poll finds Albertans aren't satisfied with how the government has dealt with... Some 58 per cent of the 2,374 Albertans surveyed March 10 said they are dissatisfied with how the government has handled Alberta's slumping economy.
"14.03.2017 15:25:26" edmontonsun.com Mainstreet poll shows more hurtin' numbers for Notley NDP as they attack... A new Mainstreet Research poll reveals what you will hear on the street if you travel those streets from one end of this province to the other. Calling those who oppose you "sewer rats" doesn't help.
"14.03.2017 15:15:07" National Post Music Four-time JUNO Award winner, two-time Grammy nominee, and Officer of the Order of Canada, soprano saxophonist/flautist Jane Bunnett brings her assembly of all-star Cuban musicians to the NPMusic studio. The sextet which includes herself cover Bill
"14.03.2017 15:11:22" edmontonsun.com Canadians like values and dislike M103 Two new public opinion polls underscore the concerns Canadians have about Muslim integration and immigration in Canada. We risk eroding our culture both by failing to reach those who fear immigration from any group, and by failing to ensure those coming here understand the values of their new home.
"14.03.2017 14:45:08" driving.ca Ten automotive features that need to be re-engineered As technology marches onward, automakers are sometimes a bit too quick (or way too slow) to jump on the bandwagon – without getting it right From back-up cameras that get dirty too easily to finicky touch screens, these pieces of automotive tech need to be seriously rethought. #autos
"14.03.2017 14:29:29" edmontonsun.com Last hurrah foursome set to throw ceremonial first rock for last time at... They might have picked 92-year-old Matt Baldwin for the honour to throw the ceremonial first rock of 'The Last Hurrah' 2017 Ford World Curling... “First, I could never get down to be in the hack to throw the damn thing,” said the skip of the Edmonton team that won the 1954 Brier in the old Edmonton Gardens.
"14.03.2017 13:58:20" edmontonsun.com Police investigate early morning downtown shooting Police are investigating after a man was shot multiple
times at a downtown Edmonton lounge Tuesday
morning. With the assistance of the EPS Canine Team, officers followed the blood trail to a lounge, at 109 Street and 107 Avenue.
"14.03.2017 13:51:35" edmontonsun.com Toronto flight appears dangerously close to plunging into sea before... Passengers aboard a flight from Toronto to St. Maarten clutched arm rests as their pilot was forced to abort an initial landing attempt to prevent... Harrowing amateur video of the incident appears to show pilots suddenly realized their miscalculation.
"14.03.2017 13:12:00" edmontonsun.com Draisaitl looking to step up his game for Oilers stretch drive Leon Draisaitl will be the first to tell you his game has slowed a bit since he was tearing up the NHL with the kind of force that had opposition... “I haven't been good lately and I know that, I'm well aware of that."
"14.03.2017 12:48:41" edmontonsun.com Alberta government unveils plan to ban private blood collection agencies Private companies that pay individuals for providing blood or plasma will be banned from operating in Alberta, under proposed new legislation from... If the legislation passes, violators will face stiff fines.
"14.03.2017 12:28:47" edmontonsun.com Veterans telling fellow Oilers to enjoy the bumpy ride For a city that has spent 10 sad years watching ship after ship crash on the sharp rocks of failure, the first few games of the Edmonton Oilers... Oilers fans might not be crazy about how tense the Pacific Division race has become after Edmonton's recent 3-5-1 stumble, but Milan Lucic is loving every minute of the dogfight.
"14.03.2017 12:09:21" edmontonsun.com Edmonton mulls last-minute bid for Commonwealth Games Edmonton could launch a last-minute bid to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games after plans in Durban, South Africa, fell through Monday. Edmonton was the second-to-last city in the 2022 race before it pulled out in February 2015.
"14.03.2017 03:29:06" Timeline Photos Canadians overwhelming support a values test http://www.edmontonsun.com/2017/03/13/canadians-overwhelming-support-a-values-test
"14.03.2017 02:52:07" edmontonsun.com Veterans telling fellow Oilers to enjoy the bumpy ride For a city that has spent 10 sad years watching ship after ship crash on the sharp rocks of failure, the first few games of the Edmonton Oilers... Oilers fans might not be crazy about how tense the Pacific Division race has become after Edmonton's recent 3-5-1 stumble, but Milan Lucic is loving every minute of the dogfight.
"14.03.2017 02:37:44" edmontonsun.com Suspect in road rage crowbar beating makes court appearance A man accused of attempted murder after he allegedly attacked another driver with a crowbar made a brief court appearance Monday. Jared Matthew Eliasson, 28, is also charged with possession of a dangerous weapon and aggravated assault.Police say a Man accused in violent road rage assault that left woman with two broken arms makes court appearance
"14.03.2017 01:58:36" edmontonsun.com Girl Guides of Canada cancelling U.S. trips due to 'uncertain' entry rules Girl Guides of Canada says it will not approve any new travel to the United States. It said the organization values providing safe, inclusive and accepting experiences to its members, including when travelling.
"14.03.2017 00:58:23" edmontonsun.com Walker, Owchar bringing Brier home to Edmonton In Newfoundland, if you are not a born-and-raised local, the say you're from 'away.' “It's obviously a dream come true, first of all for winning the Brier and then being able to come back to Edmonton for the Worlds."
"13.03.2017 23:50:36" edmontonsun.com Edmonton mulls last-minute bid for Commonwealth Games Edmonton could launch a last-minute bid to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games after plans in Durban, South Africa, fell through Monday. "This raises some interesting possibilities ... but the city could not undertake this alone," said Mayor Don Iveson.
"13.03.2017 22:11:42" edmontonsun.com Train whistles to be phased out in Edmonton's residential neighbourhoods Residents should sleep a little better soon in some neighbourhoods along rail lines after Edmonton foots the bill for safety improvements. "Those who feel like they are living next to a rock concert on a daily basis are feeling it,"
"13.03.2017 20:44:18" edmontonsun.com I heard 'pop, pop, pop': Man transported to hospital in critical condition after gun call at north Edmonton intersection City police are shutting down roads in north Edmonton after a police involved 'incident.' VIDEO: (Warning: Disturbing Content) Man taken to hospital in critical after gun call triggers police shooting
"13.03.2017 20:08:16" edmontonsun.com Nobody likes M-103, new data reveals Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is crying “Islamophobia” after his government ministers weren't allowed to campaign in the Netherlands over... Every year, Canada welcomes tens of thousands of people from these countries. While many are coming to escape such nonsense, others will be acclimatized to a broadly-defined “Islamophobia” and support its aggressive application here.
"13.03.2017 19:35:20" edmontonsun.com Teen girl, 14, allegedly trafficked to 1,000 men inside Philadelphia... A two-star motel in Philadelphia is being sued after allegedly facilitating a 14-year-old girl's sexual slavery over two years. The suit estimates the victim, now 17 years old, allegedly had sexual encounters with 1,000 men – some four-times older – for as little as $50 in 2013 and '14.
"13.03.2017 18:21:30" edmontonsun.com I heard 'pop, pop, pop': Man transported to hospital in critical condition after gun call at north Edmonton intersection City police are shutting down roads in north Edmonton after a police involved 'incident.' Officers converged on the area near 137 Avenue and 50 Street shortly after 11:30 a.m. Monday.
"13.03.2017 17:13:21" edmontonsun.com B.C. premier Christy Clark pledges action for workers forced to wear... Legislation that would make it illegal to require women to wear high heels on the job in British Columbia is getting support from Premier Christy... Clark says on Facebook and Twitter that it's “old fashioned” and “unacceptable” for some workplaces to require women to wear high heels.
"13.03.2017 16:45:01" edmontonsun.com Diefenbaker's legacy is worth celebrating There is disturbing news that the John Diefenbaker Defender of Human Rights and Freedom Award, established under Stephen Harper, is quietly being... While this government loudly pronounces its intention to forge a new relationship with Canada's indigenous people, they might recall that it was under Diefenbaker that voting rights were first granted to our aboriginal peoples.
"13.03.2017 16:20:33" edmontonsun.com Inner-city pharmacist honoured for 20 years of helping struggling locals There have been times in Ron Pohar's clinical pharmacy career when he has been so burnt out, he told himself he had to get out of the inner city. Pohar's work involves building trust among an often transient population, figuring out how street drugs affect mental health and how those substances interact with prescription drugs.
"13.03.2017 15:45:12" driving.ca Everyone pays for insurance fraud, even the innocent Ever wonder why your car insurance fees are so high? We all pay the price for fraud driving.ca: Like it or not, fraudulent claims are a big portion of that bottom line you're charged each year. #autos
"13.03.2017 15:43:06" edmontonsun.com 'Wonder Woman' star Gal Gadot kicks butt in new trailer Wonder Woman is the fourth film in the DCEU and will be followed later this year by Justice League. Directed by Patty Jenkins, Wonder Woman follows Diana, princess of the Amazons, after she joins an American pilot (Pine) in England to stop a threat against all humankind.
"13.03.2017 15:08:51" edmontonsun.com EDITORIAL: Trudeau silent on carbon pricing costs It's obvious why Prime Minister Justin Trudeau doesn't want to release federal government estimates of the cost of his carbon pricing plan to... Predictably the provinces have also been less than forthcoming with their own estimates of the cost of carbon pricing.
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"13.03.2017 14:35:52" edmontonsun.com NDP government working to combat suspected increase in racism in Alberta As the Alberta government plans new efforts to combat intolerance, those on the front lines believe incidents of racism, anti-Semitism and... "There has been the rise of anti-Semitism, the rise of Islamophobia, the rise against anybody who looks like a foreigner, regardless of whether that person or family has been living in Canada for so many years."
"13.03.2017 14:12:50" edmontonsun.com Jewish centres increase security in response to bomb threats The Jewish Federation of Edmonton is working to strengthen security in response to recent bomb threats at Jewish community centres and schools... The umbrella organization is changing its emergency protocol, specifically how it alerts Jewish schools, synagogues and seniors' centres in the event of a bomb threat or other dangerous situations.
"13.03.2017 13:50:04" edmontonsun.com Edmonton reconsidering snow and ice removal Edmonton looks dirty to out-of-town visitors. Its
residential intersections are dangerous with glare ice
and gravel. Seniors with walkers get... "Our practises are very vehicle-centric and also the climate has changed," said Jones. "Now we get these mild spells ... (The snow pack) turns to solid ice. You have to adjust your practices."
"13.03.2017 13:25:13" edmontonsun.com Surrey Creep Catchers president sued for defamation over Facebook post The president of Surrey Creep Catchers is facing a defamation lawsuit over a Facebook post that allegedly accused an Abbotsford man of trying to... Since the Facebook post on Feb. 6, Su said he has been subjected to "ridicule, hatred and contempt," as well as humiliation and embarrassment.
"13.03.2017 13:05:21" edmontonsun.com Former Oilers player Ryan Smyth takes flying elbow to head during senior... The Stony Plain Eagles' Allan Cup hopes took a blindside hit on Saturday night. “Sheen was backtracking Smyth and made a beeline for him right after he released the puck with a blindside elbow to the face, leaving his feet.
"13.03.2017 12:56:18" Oilers Coach Todd McLellan Post Game Edmonton Oilers Head Coach Todd McLellan Post Game interview after losing to Montreal 4-1.
Read More: http://www.edmontonsun.com/2017/03/12/canadiens-rally-to-4-1-comeback-win-over-oilers
"13.03.2017 12:53:33" edmontonsun.com 'Not today, m----- f-----!': Seattle jogger Kelly Herron fights off... A Seattle-area woman is being held up as an example for female victims after cops say she fought off a serial sex predator during a Sunday jog. “My face is stitched, my body is bruised, but my spirit is intact."
"13.03.2017 12:31:13" edmontonsun.com University of Alberta looks to diversify international student base The University of Alberta is working to bring a more
diverse mix to its international student body by 2020. Close to 30 per cent of undergraduate tuition for the university comes from overseas. And of the 4,147 international students enrolled in September 2016, almost 75 per cent — or 3,072 students — came from China.
"13.03.2017 12:15:07" edmontonsun.com Canada's Adam Hadwin earns first PGA Tour victory, qualifies for Masters Canada's Adam Hadwin is skipping his first World Golf Championship and asking for a refund for his honeymoon to Tahiti. Seven weeks after he shot a 59, and two weeks before his wedding, Hadwin added another eventful chapter to his amazing year.
"13.03.2017 02:24:19" edmontonsun.com Canadiens rally to 4-1 comeback win over Oilers Carey Price, who'd never beaten the Oilers in Edmonton and only once in eight previous meetings home or away, out-duelled Cam Talbot Sunday as the Montreal Canadiens rallied for a 4-1 victory. Talbot looked like he might get his third career 1-0 shutout Milan Lucic had the only Oilers' goal when his 35-footer slipped through the pads of Price midway through the middle period.
"13.03.2017 02:13:01" edmontonsun.com Brad Gushue wins Brier championship in front of hometown crowd Brad Gushue of Newfoundland and Labrador defeated Canada's Kevin Koe 7-6 on Sunday night to win the Tim Hortons Brier for the first time. Gushue threw his broom in the air in celebration when his stone moved into the eight-foot ring and just past the Canada rock for the victory.
"13.03.2017 01:08:05" edmontonsun.com Former Oiler Ryan Smyth takes flying elbow to head during senior hockey playoff game The Stony Plain Eagles' Allan Cup hopes took a blindside hit on Saturday night. Smyth left the ice on his own power, and the Eagles finished the job by grinding out a 6-4 victory in Game 1 to steal home-ice advantage ahead of Game 2 on March 14 at the Glenn Hall Arena.
"13.03.2017 01:03:47" National Post Music Gowan was in the National Post music studio and performed classic "Lorelei"
Watch it now.
"12.03.2017 23:26:31" edmontonsun.com Trudeau silent on carbon pricing costs It's obvious why Prime Minister Justin Trudeau doesn't want to release federal government estimates of the cost of his carbon pricing plan to Canadians. That's why politicians who support carbon pricing always talk, misleadingly, about “making polluters pay”, as if the cost is going to be paid by corporations instead of the public, as these corporations pass along their increased costs to us.
"12.03.2017 21:22:31" edmontonsun.com Seasonal parking ban starts Monday A seasonal parking ban on priority routes will begin Monday at 7 a.m. The ban remains in effect until plowing is complete across the entire city.
"12.03.2017 20:34:57" edmontonsun.com Mixed emotions for Desharnais as he faces former team There will be no pound of flesh storyline with Edmonton Oilers centre David Desharnais, who weighs about 170 pounds with gusts to 175 if he wanted... “I'm assuming it's going to be weird,” said Desharnais, who scored his first Oilers goal Friday against the Pittsburgh Penguins.
"12.03.2017 19:43:46" edmontonsun.com The truth about populism in Canada There's a change happening in the Western political landscape. And the Canadian establishment needs to stop misleading
themselves about what it... For the most part, people from all walks of life are just reacting with concern to events like Justin Trudeau's call to the world that Canada could be the first ever “post-national state” with “no core identity”.
"12.03.2017 19:13:59" edmontonsun.com PM's inaction, lack of leadership on asylum seekers is grossly... Prime Minister Justin Trudeau should do the responsible thing and announce that the federal government is officially opposed to the illegal entry... Trudeau didn't say specifically that he condoned unlawful entry into the country. But his statement had the effect of giving it tacit approval.
"12.03.2017 18:33:13" edmontonsun.com Public debate scheduled for Edmonton city council metal detectors New survey results on a proposal to institute bag checks and metal detectors outside Edmonton's council chambers suggest a decision on whether to... Twenty per cent of survey respondents said they'd be less likely to participate if the metal detectors are used, but forty per cent said they would actually feel safer.
"12.03.2017 17:48:44" edmontonsun.com Donald Trump's first budget to boost defence spending, cut domestic... U.S. President Donald Trump sends Congress a proposed budget this week that will sharply test Republicans' ability to keep long-standing promises... The spending plan, set for release Thursday, would make the Pentagon the big winner with a US$54 billion boost to defence spending.
"12.03.2017 16:54:11" edmontonsun.com CRA suspends electronic tax-filing over hacking fears Canadians planning to file their taxes online could face difficulties as the threat of hacking prompted the Canada Revenue Agency to take down the... A spokesman for the Canada Revenue Agency says the tax filing services were taken offline Friday as a precaution to project Canadians' tax information.
"12.03.2017 16:36:15" edmontonsun.com Highway 16 reopens after fatal crash near Jasper RCMP shut Highway 16 east of the town of Jasper Saturday night after a fatal collision. The death happened after a west bound vehicle and east bound vehicle collided about 15 kilometres east of the town.
"12.03.2017 15:55:22" edmontonsun.com Edmonton HempFest Expo addresses legalized marijuana issues Recreational marijuana users are lazy. That's the stereotype entrepreneur John Carlson wanted to break while manning a booth for his business at... “If you look here, there's a room full of young, hardworking entrepreneurs.”
"12.03.2017 15:20:40" edmontonsun.com GUNTER: Parks Canada's dangerous moralizing If you had told me Parks Canada declined to give Liam Neeson's next movie a permit to film in Jasper and Banff because officials had seen the Irish... So in addition to protecting wildlife and conserving our natural and historic places, Parks Canada now has taken it upon itself to enforce political correctness in film.
"12.03.2017 15:03:13" edmontonsun.com Buffing agent leads to fears of high-level drug dealers in Edmonton Police fear a growing amount of buffing agent being
seized in drug busts means more high-level dealers
bringing wholesale quantities into... The Edmonton Drug and Gang Enforcement (EDGE) unit seized more buffing agent in 2016 -- 82.05 kg -- than all cocaine, marijuana, heroin and methamphetamine combined.
"12.03.2017 14:40:29" edmontonsun.com Pandas win Canada West volleyball championship The No.3-ranked UBC Thunderbirds were the only team to beat the No.2-ranked University of Alberta Pandas women's volleyball team during the regular... “They're a resilient team, and we wanted another chance at them,” said Pandas head coach Laurie Eisler. “To win this conference is a massive challenge, and we wanted to accomplish this together. It feels amazing.”
"12.03.2017 14:33:14" edmontonsun.com Ford and O'Connell cruise to victory in respective fights Before the first bell of the KO Boxing promotion Friday at the Shaw Conference Centre, three boxers owned unbeaten records and some clear sign that... Ford showed more growth in his defensive game and more variety in his attack as he punished Rob Nichols and stopped the game Fort Kent resident by technical knockout after the fifth round.
"12.03.2017 14:00:17" edmontonsun.com Alberta women honoured for pioneering in aviation Two Alberta women were honoured at the Alberta Aviation Museum on Saturday as part of a Women of Aviation Worldwide Week celebration.
"12.03.2017 12:30:00" edmontonsun.com Edmonton HempFest Expo addresses legalized marijuana issues Recreational marijuana users are lazy. “If drug testing is part of the culture of that company, the employer either has to fire an otherwise good employee or risk sending them to a site where there is zero tolerance, which isn't a good option either.”
"12.03.2017 05:36:15" edmontonsun.com Jones: Oilers embrace playoff intensity against Penguins It was a foreign feeling. Your correspondent went to practice Saturday to take the temperature of the team to see if a theory I developed overnight might be accurate.
"12.03.2017 05:09:23" edmontonsun.com Mixed emotions for Desharnais as he faces former team There will be no pound of flesh storyline with Edmonton Oilers centre David Desharnais, who weighs about 170 pounds with gusts to 175 if he wanted to dive into a heaping plate of poutine. He played 438 games with the Habs, then they fell out of love with him. They did him a favour, dealing him to the Oilers. He's not out to show them they were wrong, though.
"12.03.2017 04:44:44" edmontonsun.com TAIT: Are roasts losing their zing? Bryan Hall walked up to the podium at the entertainment centre at the River Cree Resort in trademark form: slowly, one hand in his pocket shuffling coins, a smile on his face with a look that says, “Be careful because I might get you next.” Roasts are meant to be in good fun.
Yet, perhaps there is an increasing need to point out the positives people have.
"12.03.2017 04:20:04" edmontonsun.com Edmonton police investigating suspicious death after body found in parking lot of northwest grocery store Edmonton police are investigating a suspicious death that happened Saturday afternoon.
"12.03.2017 04:18:20" edmontonsun.com Illegal border crossings a 'crisis' – union head Illegal migrants crossing Canada's borders are hopping off planes in New York and busing directly north, says the head of Canada's border agents union. “The government and senior management are saying this is business as usual – it is not.”
"12.03.2017 02:00:00" edmontonsun.com Oilers better with Kris Russell in the lineup How much better are the Edmonton Oilers when Kris Russell is on their blue line alongside Andrej Sekera rather than in the medical room as he's been three times this season with a lower-body (groin) injury? While the Oilers are driving for the first playoff berth in 11 years, if they get there, they won't have much to draw on. They've played 342 total post-season games as a team. Milan Lucic is the leader with 101. Benoit Pouliot's played 54, Desharnais 38
"12.03.2017 02:00:00" edmontonsun.com Oilers better with Kris Russell in the lineup How much better are the Edmonton Oilers when Kris Russell is on their blue line alongside Andrej Sekera rather than in the medical room as he's been three times this season with a lower-body (groin) injury? http://ow.ly/xCv2309OMVW
"12.03.2017 00:29:19" edmontonsun.com Jasper Avenue revamping plans unveiled Patio party spaces, wide sidewalks and pedestrian-friendly traffic signals — city engineers are hoping a live trial of the new Jasper Avenue concept will win sceptics to the change. Council approved $18 million for the project in the last capital cycle, a figure transportation officials estimated was needed simply to redo the pavement and sidewalks in the form they exist today. Officials now estimate the project will require $12
"12.03.2017 00:23:53" edmontonsun.com Poor and middle class Canadians most likely to support Trump Canada's latte liberals have made Donald Trump a frequent and favourite target of their toxic tweets. “We shouldn't be too smug about it,” said Forum Research president Lorne Bozinoff. “Rob Ford rode that same wave here five or six years ago.”
"11.03.2017 16:26:13" edmontonsun.com Meaningful March hockey returns to Edmonton It was arguably a game with more sizzle involved than any game in Edmonton since June 17, 2006. It was most certainly the kind of night you've been waiting an entire decade to experience.
"11.03.2017 15:41:03" National Post Music Watch Montreal's The Franklin Electric in the National Post music studio before their April 1st, Montreal show.
#npmusic #npsessions #yul
"11.03.2017 05:09:43" edmontonsun.com Oilers fall in a shootout against the Penguins You know it's an important time in the season when a head-to-head showdown between Connor McDavid and Sidney Crosby is a side note. In the end, McDavid had the bigger game but the Penguins got the only result that mattered, a 3-2 shootout victory in a wild, fast-paced and thoroughly entertaining battle between two of the league's most exciting teams Friday night at Rogers Place.
"11.03.2017 04:30:00" edmontonsun.com Catholic school boards, groups complain professor's critique of LGBTQ policies is discrimination Critical letters penned by Catholic educators to the University of Alberta about a professor who chided two Alberta Catholic school boards are an unwarranted attack on academic freedom, scholars say. “These are the big guns. This is the heavy hammer. And it's brought down on one academic who has the temerity to give an unfavourable grade to school boards' efforts. It's appalling,” said Larry Booi, president and board chairman of the advocacy group
"11.03.2017 03:00:00" edmontonsun.com Trial for Mac's convenience store killings set for 2018 The adult suspects accused of murdering two Edmonton Mac's convenience store clerks during a pair of armed robberies will go to trial in 2018. Neither accused appeared in court Friday, but both were present at a preliminary hearing that wrapped up in late January.
"11.03.2017 03:00:00" edmontonsun.com 'Alarming' number of Alberta drivers risking lives overtaking snow plows A fatal crash and several near misses between vehicles and snow plows in the past week has prompted a warning from the organization representing snow plow contractors in Alberta.One person was killed and another suffered serious injuries in a head-on One person was killed and another suffered serious injuries in a head-on collision on Monday north of Bonnyville after a pickup attempted to pass a vehicle and a snow plow and then collided with an oncoming pickup. The driver of the passing truck died at
"11.03.2017 01:47:54" edmontonsun.com BIG YAP: What age do we learn to be racist? You've seen the photo floating around Facebook.Maybe your mom posted it. The two five year old boys from Kentucky who played a funny prank on their teacher by getting the same haircut so she wouldn't be able to tell them apart. The adorbs part is, one boy
"10.03.2017 23:48:13" edmontonsun.com Ermineskin Cree Nation scores in Kraft Hockeyville contest In the words of the Great One, Wayne Gretzky, “Hockey is a unique sport in the sense that you need each and every guy helping each other and pulling in the same direction to be successful.” “Winning (Hockeyville) would just be a tremendous boost for us and maybe people who don't watch hockey will probably come out and get involved more to see what the excitement is about.”
"10.03.2017 21:51:46" edmontonsun.com A large hunting knife was found near the body of a man shot dead by police A large hunting knife was found near the body of a man shot dead by police in southwest Edmonton, the Alberta Serious Incident Response Team said... He went outside his Hollands Landing home and saw the officer crouched over the man, attempting CPR.
"10.03.2017 20:45:06" driving.ca Spring – not fall – is the best time for rustproofing Fluctuating temperatures and a season of grime make the possibility of rust more likely than ever driving.ca: Missed your chance to rustproof your car last fall? It's not too late. #autos
"10.03.2017 19:52:03" edmontonsun.com Trial for Mac's convenience store killings set for 2018 The adult suspects accused of murdering two Edmonton Mac's convenience store clerks during a pair of armed robberies will go to trial in 2018. Laylin Cole Alex Delorme, 26, and Colton James Steinhauer, 28, each face two charges of first-degree murder, robbery and other offences in connection to the Dec. 18, 2015
"10.03.2017 18:06:29" edmontonsun.com Tom Jackson can't understand Parks Canada's decision to ban 'Hard... The action film Hard Powder may no longer
be shooting in Alberta, but Calgary-based
Metis actor, activist and Order of Canada
recipient Tom... Parks Canada staff denied permission for the production, which also stars Liam Neeson, to shoot in Rocky Mountain national parks, including Banff and Jasper.
"10.03.2017 17:11:35" National Post Music Oh Pep! perform a cover of Loudon Wainwright III's 'The Swimming Song' in the National Post music studio.
"10.03.2017 17:03:28" edmontonsun.com Kids crash dad's live TV interview Two small children have lightened up a serious television interview on a weighty subject by barging into their dad's office while he was on the air. Kelly was able to finish the interview, despite the sounds of a screaming child in the background.
"10.03.2017 16:15:07" driving.ca Motor Mouth: An electric 'revolution' that never was Despite massive hype and promises, hybrid and electric car sales still make up less than two per cent of cars in Canada driving.ca: Despite the hype and predictions of 25 per cent market share right around the corner, there are few hard indications that the EV revolution is nigh. #autos
"10.03.2017 15:57:20" edmontonsun.com Barnes: Oilers hit fans hard with high price of playoff tickets Many National Hockey League players inhale smelling salts on the bench before every game, and despite knowing exactly what to expect from the... They had to know it was coming, but holy sticker shock, Batman.
"10.03.2017 15:06:06" edmontonsun.com 'Kong: Skull Island' star Brie Larson still worries about getting gigs LOS ANGELES – A little more than a year ago, Brie Larson lived in two worlds. One was a merciless jungle, where people are chewed up and spit out... “I don't really want to be a big, famous person, so there's a trade-off for doing a big movie like this – privacy and other things you give up something every time you do another film.
"10.03.2017 14:26:56" edmontonsun.com Hardline approach to drug use costing lives, advocates tell Edmonton crowd “I would be an enabler to the point where I would purchase her drugs for her, I would sit and watch over her as she took the drugs and I would counsel her to make better choices,”
"10.03.2017 05:31:37" edmontonsun.com Saskatchewan RCMP officers rescue frozen kitten from highway during blizzard A blizzard that swept through Saskatchewan and Manitoba this week was hard for everybody, but RCMP went out of their way to help whoever they could — four-legged friends included. When they backed up to get a better look, the “partially-frozen lump” began walking towards them.
"10.03.2017 05:30:22" edmontonsun.com Hardline approach to drug use costing lives, advocates tell Edmonton crowd Donna May has a message for parents who have been told they must never do anything to enable their children's drug use. “I would be an enabler to the point where I would purchase her drugs for her, I would sit and watch over her as she took the drugs and I would counsel her to make better choices."
"10.03.2017 05:01:00" edmontonsun.com Report lays out $45 million in upgrades to 380 crosswalks in Edmonton Of the 380 crosswalks in Edmonton needing $45 million in upgrades, 70 crosswalks are considered a high priority. For 2017-18, council approved funding for 15 pedestrian amber flashers and pedestrian actuated signals per year.
"10.03.2017 04:00:00" edmontonsun.com NDP to hire 65 additional staff to address court backlogs The province's justice minister is expected to announce a plan to address backlogs in Alberta courts on Thursday morning. Hundreds of criminal cases were stayed in the first two months of 2017 due to a lack of resources for provincial Crown “One week after the Crown rattled their sabres by staying a group of charges, suddenly $14.5 million is discovered."
"10.03.2017 03:00:00" edmontonsun.com Officer acquitted in fatal 2012 collision ordered to participate in police training video An Edmonton police constable has received a penalty for discreditable conduct five years and one day after being involved in a fatal high-speed collision that left an 84-year-old woman dead. “There will be some who are not satisfied with this approach, who will want the constable to suffer personally more than he already has."
"10.03.2017 01:57:49" Edmonton police charge man after road rage attack Edmonton police have charged a man in connection to Tuesday's crowbar road rage attack that left a woman in hospital with two broken arms.
"10.03.2017 01:29:29" ASIRT investigating EPS officer involved shooting An impaired-driving suspect was shot dead by a police officer during a traffic stop in southwest Edmonton.
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"09.03.2017 22:53:50" edmontonsun.com Police charge man with attempted murder in violent road rage attack Edmonton police arrested a man in connection to Tuesday's violent road rage attack that left a woman in hospital with two broken arms.Jared Matthew Eliasson, 28, has been charged with attempt to commit murder, possession of an offensive weapon dangerous Police thanked the public for submitting tips, which they say led to Eliasson's arrest.
"09.03.2017 21:23:05" Police charge Jared Matthew Eliasson with attempted murder in violent road rage attack #yeg more updates to come
"09.03.2017 20:26:10" edmontonsun.com Rogers Place has some fan woes will need to replace nine faulty fans It's been just six months since Rogers Place opened its doors in downtown Edmonton and crews are already being called back in to make... According to a city of Edmonton news release, the exhaust fans have experienced component failures.
"09.03.2017 19:28:15" edmontonsun.com Council says Justice Camp should be fired over remarks in sex case OTTAWA — The body that oversees the judiciary in Canada says a judge should lose his job after he asked a sexual assault complainant in a trial why... The Canadian Judicial Council says Justice Robin Camp's conduct was “manifestly and profoundly destructive” to the impartiality and integrity of the bench.
"09.03.2017 19:02:35" edmontonsun.com Police locate man missing since wildfire Wood Buffalo RCMP are searching for a
man who has not been seen since May's
wildfires. "Now that we found him and have confirmed that he is safe, those are all now private and personal matters," said Laird. "Out of his privacy, we are not releasing any of those details."
"09.03.2017 19:01:37" edmontonsun.com GUNTER: I want my tax break not a funicular I get it, when it comes to the city's $64 million surplus
this year, it's a little reckless to apply that money to a
cut in property taxes. Edmonton's free-spending city council went ahead with a nearly three per cent increase in property taxes this year while Calgary's council approved no increase.
"09.03.2017 18:49:14" edmontonsun.com David and Collet Stephan to appeal conviction in son Ezekiel's death CALGARY — Alberta's Appeal Court is to hear
arguments today over the conviction and
sentencing of a mother and father who
neglected to seek... The Crown is appealing the sentences on several grounds. It will argue they aren't “proportionate to the gravity of the offence or to the degree of responsibility of the offender.”
"09.03.2017 18:15:08" driving.ca What's the deal with Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF)? Choosing the wrong Diesel Exhaust Fluid supplier can have dire consequences driving.ca: Own a diesel? Going for a cheaper type of DEF can be costly down the road. #autos
"09.03.2017 18:09:45" edmontonsun.com Man charged with second-degree murder after woman found slain in north... Emergency crews called police after finding the woman dead, identified in court documents as Kristi Schienmann, 30
"09.03.2017 17:55:53" edmontonsun.com Woman who mocked pregnant giraffe livestream gives birth A South Carolina mom whose impression of a livestreamed pregnant giraffe at an upstate New York zoo was viewed more than 30 million times on... The video mocks the ongoing YouTube livestream of a pregnant giraffe named April at Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville,
"09.03.2017 17:07:35" edmontonsun.com NDP to unveil plan to address court backlogs following hundreds of... The province's justice minister is expected to announce a plan to address backlogs in Alberta courts on Thursday morning. Hundreds of criminal... Hundreds of criminal cases were stayed in the first two months of 2017 due to a lack of resources for provincial Crown prosecutors.
"09.03.2017 16:49:35" Alberta's time change champion Bill Creighton helped bring daylight savings time to Alberta in 1972. He still thinks it's a great thing for the province.
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"09.03.2017 14:48:25" edmontonsun.com Parks Canada rejects movie after learning First Nations in storyline A movie production team hoping to film in the Rocky Mountain national parks says their application was turned down after Parks Canada staff learned... "They phoned and asked, 'Is the leader of the rival gang in this picture First Nations?' We said yes. That became an obvious last nail in the coffin for us.
"They didn't want to offend anybody. They (said they) would get back to us, but they had grave
"09.03.2017 14:25:09" edmontonsun.com Goldstein: Admit it, Canada, you're racist! Next thing you know, you'll be burning crosses on the lawns in Prince George. A little satire from Sun columnist Lorrie Goldstein.
"09.03.2017 13:50:25" edmontonsun.com Psychiatric reports reveal Jayme Pasieka's history of mental-health... Convicted murderer Jayme Pasieka believed he needed to carry weapons to protect himself, even as a child. 2009, while being arrested for harassing his neighbours, he told police he was applying for the military reserves and was acting on the Queen's orders.
"09.03.2017 13:33:13" edmontonsun.com GUNTER: I want my tax break not a funicular I get it, when it comes to the city's $64 million surplus
this year, it's a little reckless to apply that money to a
cut in property taxes. Mayor Don Iveson was right when he told council on Tuesday “It's great politics … But it's not good fiscal policy.”
"09.03.2017 13:24:15" edmontonsun.com Oilers new to meaningful games in March The Edmonton Oilers have just learned their first, and perhaps most important, lesson about stretch drive hockey: It ain't easy. The intensity is higher. Goals are harder to come by. Mistakes are more costly. And the other guys are often much hungrier than you are.
"09.03.2017 13:17:16" edmontonsun.com Edmonton, Enoch Cree Nation to sign memorandum of understanding Edmonton could see its first urban First Nations reserve through an agreement set to be signed Friday. An urban reserve is a chance for a First Nation to purchase and control land within a city — creating a satellite reserve — while agreeing to abide by city bylaws and pay equivalent property taxes in exchange for city services.
"09.03.2017 04:35:33" edmontonsun.com Northwest Edmonton schools face closures; larger schools likely to replace aging buildings One or two larger buildings will likely replace four aging schools in the Britannia area, Edmonton Public Schools said Wednesday night. Three of the four aging schools are operating well below capacity, which draws money away from classrooms as the district pays to heat and maintain empty space.
"09.03.2017 04:17:12" edmontonsun.com Insulin has potential to prevent brain dysfunction in HIV patients, University of Alberta study finds Insulin, it turns out, may have big benefits to patients other than diabetics. Not only does it provide a protective shield for brain cells, insulin also impedes the HIV virus from replicating and suppresses inflammation, senior author Christopher Power said Wednesday.
"09.03.2017 03:25:15" edmontonsun.com St. Pierre's UFC return won't be until 'after the summer' Don't expect Georges St. Pierre to be fighting at International Fight Week. The Montreal-based UFC legend went on Ariel Helwani's MMAHour podcast this week and spoke at length about his return and clarified exactly when he intended on stepping back into the octagon for his fight against Bisping.
"09.03.2017 02:57:03" edmontonsun.com Government 'artificially inflated' Catholic school enrolment, Edmonton school trustee charges The provincial government has disproportionately favoured Catholic school construction projects over public ones, an Edmonton public school trustee alleges. Ward F trustee Michael Janz said "unfair" funding decisions that gave Catholic school districts an unequally large share of school construction money has "artificially inflated" Catholic school enrolment across Alberta.
"09.03.2017 02:30:33" edmontonsun.com Jones: Draisaitl approaches NHL record for German-born players Leon Draisaitl sitzt bei 23 toren und 32 assists, gut fur 55 puntke im Jahr. Mit vier weiteren punkten in dieser Saison wird das projuct von Koln, Deutschland, Marco Sturm fur die moisten in einer saison von einem in Deutschad geborenen spieler binden. Oilers fans almost forget that Draisaitl, 21, isn't from Prince Albert, Sask., that he merely played there for two years. You don't think of him as the torch-carrier for an entire hockey-playing nation, a role he wanted for himself before he was even
"09.03.2017 02:05:35" edmontonsun.com Chicago woman charged in case of man forced to drink bleach CHICAGO — A Chicago woman has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of her boyfriend who police say she forced to drink bleach during a fight.
"09.03.2017 02:01:10" edmontonsun.com Psychiatric reports reveal Jayme Pasieka's history of mental-health struggles Convicted murderer Jayme Pasieka believed he needed to carry weapons to protect himself, even as a child. "The idea that he believed he required weapons to protect himself is one that his parents reported persisting throughout his school-age years and into his adulthood."
"09.03.2017 00:45:29" edmontonsun.com New protocol tells Crown attorneys how to decide which cases to prosecute in midst of court backlog Alberta's overburdened justice system remains in the spotlight. Hundreds of charges have been stayed in the province since the beginning of the year, thanks to a perfect storm of population growth, more charges, a lack of Crown prosecutors and Jordan's Law, which imposes fixed time limits for cases to go to trial.
"08.03.2017 23:25:07" news.nationalpost.com South Carolina's The Marcus King Band brings their brass and blues into... Watch the band perform 'Rita Is Gone' and cover 'This Ol' Cowboy' for NP Sessions in the NP Music studio South Carolina's The Marcus King Band brings their brass & blues into our National Post music sessions studio.
"08.03.2017 23:16:49" edmontonsun.com Police smash window to rescue crying baby left alone in car Police officers broke through a window to rescue a baby who had been left alone in a car in frigid temperatures on Tuesday. Southwest division officers were called to a commercial parking lot near 96 Street and 82 Avenue at around 12:15 p.m. by a concerned citizen who saw a baby locked in an unattended vehicle.
"08.03.2017 20:35:12" youtube.com Kane & Potvin perform Northern Pike's 'She Ain't Pretty' for NPMusic Kevin Kane (The Grapes of Wrath) and Bryan Potvin (The Northern Pikes) perform 'She Ain't Pretty'' for #NPSessions in the NPMusic studio. Subscribe... Kane & Potvin perform #NorthernPikes 'She Ain't Pretty' in our Natiuonal Post music studio.
"08.03.2017 20:27:06" edmontonsun.com Give Edmonton a tax break Everyone loves it when they put on an old winter coat for the first time in months, and happen to find a crisp fiver — or, better yet, a $20 — in a... So while it's natural to see people running with their hands out, or wild suggestions coming to council — buy back the Trappers baseball team, really? — it isn't really the time to rush around spending it on frivolities.
"08.03.2017 19:43:51" edmontonsun.com Finance minister looks to modest budget warns NDP 'turning the tap down... Albertans shouldn't expect a big spending budget next week, the finance minister warned during a speech on Wednesday.Finance Minister Joe Ceci both... “Premier Notley and I have been clear we do not have room for major new spending initiatives or programs,” said Ceci.
"08.03.2017 18:44:07" edmontonsun.com Trump administration's Obamacare replacement officially called 'World's... On Tuesday, he termed it “wonderful.” But it turns out the GOP's healthcare plan is more than wonderful. It's the “World's Greatest Healthcare Plan... "This Act may be cited as the “World's Greatest Healthcare Plan of 2017," reads Section 1 of the bill.
"08.03.2017 18:13:08" edmontonsun.com Police now looking for silver Pontiac Wave in 'vicious' road rage attack Tips are pouring in about the suspect in a violent road rage incident that left an Edmonton mother with two broken arms. Police are searching for a man and a mid-2000s silver four-door Pontiac Wave.
"08.03.2017 18:02:17" edmontonsun.com Oilers' Letestu leaving his Mark all over the scoresheet Most third-line centres in the National Hockey League would be pretty happy with Mark Letestu's numbers. Thirteen goals and 30 points. Eight power-play snipes. A team-leading six game-winners and two shorties. Shooting percentage of 13.7. Just over 50 per cent on the faceoff dot.
"08.03.2017 17:05:28" edmontonsun.com New Heritage Minute pays tribute to the Grads, legendary women's... Kay MacBeth was just a baby when the Edmonton Commercial Graduates won the world championship title in 1923, but by the time she joined them at age... MacBeth, the team's lone surviving player, said the Grads, who at one point would be recognized by strangers on the streets of Edmonton, weren't in it for the fame.
"08.03.2017 16:46:55" edmontonsun.com Ed Sheeran returning to Edmonton to play Rogers Place July 25 British pop superstar Ed Sheeran is coming back to Edmonton this summer as part of his 48-date North America tour. Tickets for the concert go on sale Friday, March 17 at ticketmaster.
"08.03.2017 15:45:07" driving.ca Motor Mouth: GM's sale of Opel has global implications Company has given up on Europe to focus on North America and China driving.ca: Here's why GM selling Opel is a big deal – even for North America. #autos
"08.03.2017 15:44:40" edmontonsun.com Americans side with Donald Trump: 34% agree media is 'the enemy of the... Most of President Donald Trump's tweets raise eyebrows. This is an incredibly cynical view of an institution enshrined in the First Amendment. But it is apparently popular among a not-insignificant chunk of the population.
"08.03.2017 15:02:45" edmontonsun.com 'Die Hard' plot mystery finally solved You probably wonder this every Christmas when you cue up Die Hard on your parents' DVD player: Midway through the film, when they first meet, how... How did Bruce Willis' John McClane know that Alan Rickman's “Bill Clay” was really the terrorist Hans Gruber? SOLVED!
"08.03.2017 14:32:44" edmontonsun.com Arnold Schwarzenegger on Donald Trump: 'I think he's in love with me' Arnold Schwarzenegger has a theory about the reason U.S. President Donald Trump is constantly slamming him on social media - he thinks he's in love... Trump alleged that Schwarzenegger was fired from The Celebrity Apprentice, which he formerly hosted, after poor ratings. Schwarzenegger hit back insisting that wasn't true
"08.03.2017 14:09:12" Road Rage incident Scott Pattison, spokesperson for the Edmonton Police Service, speaks to a violent road rage incident where a woman had both of her arms broken by a man with a crowbar near 77 Street and 87 Avenue in Edmonton, Alta. on March 7, 2017.
"08.03.2017 13:57:44" edmontonsun.com GUNTER: Donald Trump is his own worst enemy Who is Donald Trump's worst enemy? Is it the media? Close. But, no, the media are not Trump's Numero Uno enemy. The president makes it very hard for his political friends to stand up for him.
"08.03.2017 13:43:53" edmontonsun.com Edmonton police officer who booked vacation instead of testifying in... An Edmonton police officer avoided dismissal from the force Tuesday after committing In addition to failing to obey the subpoena, Rosenow made comments to the Crown about the investigation that differed from notes about the case.
"08.03.2017 13:25:12" OIlers lose 4-1 to Islanders Edmonton Oilers Head Coach Todd McLellan Post Game interview after losing to the Islanders 4 to 1.
"08.03.2017 13:12:32" edmontonsun.com Islanders earn rare victory in Edmonton with 4-1 win over Oilers Head coach Todd McLellan sounded a loud warning bell for his Edmonton Oilers, as the franchise's former captain was in town to coach the New York... While the second-place Pacific Division Oilers were there in body, their collective minds were missing too often.
"08.03.2017 06:00:00" edmontonsun.com Students who live too close to school may still be charged bus fees Families who live too close to their local school could still be on the hook for busing costs despite a government bill that aims to reduce school fees. "Our district will have to wait and see what the specific funding will be, along with all of the parameters, before we can give an accurate response."
"08.03.2017 05:00:00" edmontonsun.com Brian Jean calls for more transparency in justice system as backlog leads to stayed charges Wildrose Leader Brian Jean unveiled a private member's bill Tuesday that would give Albertans a deeper look into the province's backlogged justice system. "The only thing more unacceptable than a trial that takes too long is one that simply doesn't happen."
"08.03.2017 04:00:00" edmontonsun.com Wildrose MLA grills civil servants on political ties A Wildrose MLA complained Tuesday about political messaging from the non-partisan civil service and questioned government employees on their political affiliation. "Partisanship in the public affairs bureau is nothing new. This goes back a very long time. Virtually everyone knows that the public affairs bureau is the propaganda wing of the government of the day."
"08.03.2017 03:03:09" edmontonsun.com Edmonton police seek suspect in road rage attack A woman has two broken arms after a road rage attack with a crowbar in south Edmonton early Tuesday morning. Updated with a new video: Investigators believe the woman who had both of her arms broken in a vicious attack with a crowbar was protecting her head from the blows. Police are asking witnesses or anyone with information to contact the police as they
"08.03.2017 02:50:07" youtube.com Repartee performs in-studio a stripped down 'Dukes' Newfoundland, Canada's Meg Warren and Repartee sings Dukes in the National Post Music Studio. Subscribe to our channel:... REPARTEE was in the National Post music studio performing "Dukes".
"08.03.2017 01:53:03" edmontonsun.com Councillor wants 100 signatures, higher deposit to run for council Coun. Michael Oshry launched an attempt to make it harder for fringe candidates to run for council Tuesday, arguing a field of two dozen candidates is just confusing. “It might give some people a sober second thought before putting their name in the hat. … The candidates that do run would be more serious.”
"08.03.2017 00:57:55" edmontonsun.com Edmonton police seek suspect in road rage attack A woman has two broken arms after a road rage attack with a crowbar in south Edmonton early Tuesday morning. Southwest division police officers were called to the area of 76 Avenue and 87 Street NW around 6:30 a.m. Tuesday after a 34-year-old woman said she was attacked by a man with a crowbar.
"08.03.2017 00:15:07" youtube.com The Franklin Electric 'Burning Flame' in NP Music studio. The Franklin Electric perform 'Burning Flame' in NP Music studio for #NPSessions. Subscribe to our channel:... The Franklin Electric performing 'Burning Flame' in the National Post music studio.
"07.03.2017 23:57:10" edmontonsun.com Botanic garden christened with new name The province's largest botanic garden was christened with a new name Tuesday to become the University of Alberta Botanic Garden. "After more than 40 years under the garden's previous name, it will soon be time to refresh both our buildings and our site, so it seems appropriate to start any renewal with an accurate name."
"07.03.2017 23:14:12" edmontonsun.com Tap water 'very, very pink' has residents in Alberta town in a tizzy Residents in a small town northwest of Edmonton say bright pink water coming out of their taps was a bit of a shock. “It was weird. I just didn't use it, I had leftovers, I put what we had in the microwave, I didn't need water to make supper. But I'm sure other people had issues.”
"07.03.2017 21:03:48" edmontonsun.com Local talent featured in upcoming mockumentary about slacker wrestling fans who try to go pro It has been a fight for Edmonton-born filmmaker Danny Mac to get his second movie, HEEL KICK!, up and running. HEEL KICK The movie is coming to the Garneau Theatre's screen on March 18 and 21, but could use a little help
"07.03.2017 20:19:45" edmontonsun.com Video shows female hotel worker fend off masked attacker Harrowing surveillance video shows a female hotel worker in Nebraska fend off a masked attacker. he woman reportedly fought back, dislodging her attacker's black ski mask, exposing his face in the process.
"07.03.2017 19:52:17" edmontonsun.com Is Richard Simmons missing? Or is he just dearly missed? His fitness studio in Beverly Hills is shuttered. On its stoop is a sun-bleached edition of the Beverly Hills Courier from January. Inside is the... On Feb. 15, 2014, the flamboyant fitness guru did not show up to teach his regular $12 exercise class at his studio, which was called Slimmons. He cut off contact
"07.03.2017 19:10:46" edmontonsun.com Public safety a high priority for the Alberta NDP Kathleen Ganley, Minister of Justice & Solicitor General I want Albertans to know I am extremely concerned.
"07.03.2017 18:06:10" edmontonsun.com Porn stars, sweet talk and webcams: Moroccan crooks are conning... Clever Moroccan crooks are conning – and then blackmailing – English-speaking men, using sweet talk, porn stars and webcams. First, the con men set up fake Facebook accounts – using photos of little-known, unsuspecting porn stars – before “friending” men with families.
"07.03.2017 17:43:17" Edmonton Police 125 and the Oilers The Oilers Entertainment Group is hosting a celebration to mark 125 years of the Edmonton Police Service (EPS) during a pre-game ceremony tonight at Rogers Place before the Edmonton Oilers play the New York Islanders
"07.03.2017 17:15:40" edmontonsun.com It's NDP Alberta. Free stuff for everyone I just talked to the man from the NDP government. They say I should sign up with the government so I can get my free LED lightbulbs. I can get a new smart power bar, too.
"07.03.2017 16:57:58" edmontonsun.com 'I stabbed her'; Man allegedly kills mom because she was 'vampire', he... A Bellingham, Wash. man who believes he's a werewolf is accused of stabbing his mother, who he says was a vampire. “The defendant admitted to police that he's been using a lot of meth recently, which is the reason for the voices in his head,”
"07.03.2017 16:19:43" The Edmonton Sun's cover photo Dave Hawthorne of the EPS Historical Unit stands in front of Oilers memorabilia. Oilers Entertainment Group is hosting a celebration of 125 years of the Edmonton Police Service (EPS) during a pre-game ceremony on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at Rogers place
"07.03.2017 15:59:51" edmontonsun.com Las Vegas cops use mannequin to catch 'thrill kills' suspect In the early hours of Jan 4, Las Vegas police found the body of Daniel Aldape, a 46-year-old homeless man, laying in an empty lot at an... A mannequin draped in blankets and positioned to look like a person sleeping on the sidewalk.
"07.03.2017 15:32:36" edmontonsun.com WATCH: Adele freaks out over bugs during concert Adele freaked out when a mosquito landed on her during her concert in Brisbane, Australia on Sunday night. "They're everywhere, they're all trying to kill me!” Adele mosquitos at a Brisbane concert
"07.03.2017 15:23:46" edmontonsun.com Game Day: Edmonton Oilers vs. New York Islanders Edmonton 35-22-8 vs New York 30-23-11 7 p.m. SportsNet/ 630 CHED Game Day: Edmonton Oilers vs. New York Islanders
"07.03.2017 14:58:22" edmontonsun.com Don't let Alberta ditch daylight saving time There is no magic to daylight saving time (DST) or to standard time. Whichever way we keep time is an artificial construct. Gunter on daylight saving: "So sad that your highly regimented child, who you've carefully raised according to every parenting manual you can find, takes a few days to adjust to the switch."
"07.03.2017 14:52:28" edmontonsun.com George Michael died of natural causes: Coroner LONDON — A British coroner says George Michael died of natural causes as the result of heart disease and a fatty liver. Darren Salter, senior coroner for Oxfordshire, says a post-mortem has found that the singer died of “dilated cardiomyopathy with myocarditis and fatty liver.”
"07.03.2017 14:50:40" edmontonsun.com Police investigate suspicious death in northeast Edmonton Homicide detectives are investigating after the death of a woman in northeast Edmonton. Police responded to a call Monday night at a suite near 162 Avenue and 51 Street. http://www.edmontonsun.com/2017/03/07/police-investigate-suspicious-death-in-northeast-edmonton
"07.03.2017 14:49:48" edmontonsun.com Dominican man dies after chugging bottle of tequila for bet Last week, Kelvin Rafael Mejia engaged in a friendly bet with a group of people at the Vacca Lounge night club in the Dominican Republic. The bet: drink a whole bottle of tequila in one shot. The prize: about $630 – if you survive.
"07.03.2017 14:32:21" edmontonsun.com Samuel L. Jackson responds to Ben Carson's slavery comment: 'Muthaf----... Samuel L. Jackson led the criticism of Ben Carson, the secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), after he referred... Ben Carson, the secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development calls slaves immigrants and Samuel L. Jackson responds
"07.03.2017 13:47:56" edmontonsun.com It's time to shake up Canadian politics Recent research by public affairs firm Edelman shows trust among Canadians towards the government has dropped from 53 per cent to 43 per cent over... While it's disappointing so many of us feel we can't trust our government, the growing frustration among Canadians does present an opportunity to those of us who want less government in the first place.
"07.03.2017 13:30:52" edmontonsun.com Klefbom, Larsson growing into top pairing role The Edmonton Oilers have been looking for a legitimate top pairing on defence since about the time Chris Pronger left. “People think we put them together because they're two Swedes,” laughed head coach Todd McLellan.
"07.03.2017 13:15:42" edmontonsun.com Truck driver's cat survives 650 km clinging under semi A long-haul semitrailer driver from Minnesota thought he had lost his feline travelling companion for good when the cat jumped out of his truck at... The cat had been clinging to the undercarriage of his 18-wheeler for 650 km through snow and rain.
"07.03.2017 13:00:02" edmontonsun.com Alberta child intervention panel hears how culture of fear could result in information being withheld A ministerial panel on child intervention heard how fear over sharing information in child welfare cases could lead to important information being withheld from the very organizations tasked with ensuring the wellbeing of the child. "We can't work together if we don't talk to each other."
"07.03.2017 04:54:28" edmontonsun.com Don't let Alberta ditch daylight saving time There is no magic to daylight saving time (DST) or to standard time. Whichever way we keep time is an artificial construct. "It seems foolish to me to stop switching if the rest of North America doesn't make the same change."
"07.03.2017 04:00:00" edmontonsun.com Time it takes for Alberta stroke patients to receive clot-busting drug slashed For Melissa Shiach, it started as a simple pain in the neck, and quickly became a whole lot worse. “I remember the chiropractor was there and he said to me, kind of like a joke, 'I hope I didn't give you a stroke.'"
"07.03.2017 02:42:51" edmontonsun.com Roommate threatened victim with shotgun before killing, friend of slain New Brunswick teen testifies A man accused of killing his 18-year-old roommate in 2014 threatened the victim with a shotgun during a previous altercation, a friend of the dead teen testified in court Monday. "He said he was a little bit off the handle, a little bit strange."
"07.03.2017 00:30:00" edmontonsun.com Man wanted for assault, pointing a firearm near Morinville RCMP are seeking the public's assistance in locating a man after an incident at a rural residence near Morinville. Mounties responded to a call around 4 p.m., Saturday, March 4, involving a male who had reportedly assaulted and pointed a firearm at a victim.
"07.03.2017 00:00:00" edmontonsun.com Level of toxic metals found in Athabasca River is normal: studies Contrary to previous research, the section of the Athabasca River that runs near Fort McMurray's oilsands operations does not contain higher-than-usual amounts of toxic metals, say three University of Alberta studies. “The cleanest ice in the Canadian arctic, thousands of years old, contains five parts per trillion .... So snowmelt in northern Alberta contains really, really low lead levels.”
"06.03.2017 23:00:00" edmontonsun.com Farm safety recommendations to be unveiled Monday The government's farm safety legislation continues to take shape, more than a year after widespread rallies protesting the controversial Bill 6.Albertans will hear the first recommendations Monday from working groups set up to advise the government on Seventy-eight farmers, ranchers, researchers and other industry experts were selected to steer six working groups advising government on how to shape the Enhanced Protection for Farm and Ranch Workers Act, commonly referred to as Bill 6.
"06.03.2017 22:15:00" edmontonsun.com One person killed in head-on collision near Bonnyville after trying to pass snow plow, another vehicle One person was killed and one person suffered serious injuries in a head-on collision north of Bonnyville Monday morning. Poor visibility and weather are considered contributing factors in the collision, RCMP said in a release.
"06.03.2017 21:35:58" edmontonsun.com 'Want to know what a dead guy's brain tastes like?'; Outrage over CNN... 'Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown' this show is not. The first episode depicted Aslan drinking from a human skull, eating a piece of human brain while being splashed with cremation ashes as part of the exploration of the Aghori sect of the Hindu religion.
"06.03.2017 21:26:08" edmontonsun.com Alberta's opposition demands action on opioid crisis As the business of Alberta's legislature gets underway Monday, Alberta's four opposition caucuses will stand together against the province's opioid crisis.The Wildrose, Progressive Conservative, Liberal and Alberta Parties will hold a joint press "It's not just those who have lost loved ones or have family members suffering, but the cost associated with healthcare, policing and crime."
"06.03.2017 20:40:30" edmontonsun.com Andrea Heming poisoned hubby's Lucky Charms to kill erections A Las Vegas woman who wanted to avoid sex used cockroach poison in her hubby's Lucky Charms to kill his libido — and maybe him. “I wouldn't use that much to kill him, but just enough to make him not have an erection,”
"06.03.2017 20:22:32" edmontonsun.com Kate Upton sets Internet ablaze with seductive pool dance amid visiting... The camera loves Kate Upton – especially Justin Verlander's camera. Meanwhile, Verlander, a six-time MLB all-star, is behind the camera – presumably enjoying the swimsuit model's performance during a respite from spring training.
"06.03.2017 19:42:15" edmontonsun.com Game on: Scott Hebert's Grade 8 science class is a live action... FORT SASKATCHEWAN — In the mythical land of Scientia Terra, four guilds gather for battle under scattered cotton-wool clouds.The Minotaur King has... After studying the human body for the last month, four guilds clamoured for victory in a Thursday morning battle.
"06.03.2017 19:38:23" National Post Music The Montreal-based alt-folk band The Franklin Electric joined us in the National Post music studio.
"06.03.2017 18:54:10" edmontonsun.com 97-year-old twins died of hypothermia just outside house Ninety-seven years ago, Jean Haley and Martha Williams entered the world together. They died tragically together outside Haley's home over the... On Friday night, the twins went into town for dinner with their younger sister, an unnamed 89-year-old who lives in another home in Barrington.
"06.03.2017 18:01:17" edmontonsun.com Watch: Ship rescue like 'The Perfect Storm' but with 'better ending,'... One of five fishermen plucked from
churning, windswept seas said he felt
like they had become trapped in a scene
straight out of The Perfect... Fearing they wouldn't make it, they sent out the distress call and waited for help. It finally came in the form of a helicopter dispatched by the Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre.
"06.03.2017 18:01:16" edmontonsun.com President Donald Trump privately signs revised travel ban, halting entry... From seven to six, President Donald Trump has dropped Iraq from his travel ban list. The revised order is narrower and specifies that a 90-day ban on people from Sudan, Syria, Iran, Libya, Somalia and Yemen does not apply to those who already have valid visas.
"06.03.2017 17:15:09" driving.ca Bad driving habits rub off on kids, whether you know it or not Whenever a kid's in your car, you have an extra responsibility to teach some good driving manners driving.ca: Parents, you might want to be on your best behaviour when your kids are in the car with you. Just saying. #autos
"06.03.2017 16:56:13" edmontonsun.com Russian Playboy model Victoria Bonya claims she was detained by U.S.... A Russian Playboy model claims she was detained by U.S. border agents upon arriving in Los Angeles late last month. Bonya said agents were confused – or concerned – after discovering a “Spy-Land” business card in her luggage.
"06.03.2017 16:38:51" edmontonsun.com Man allegedly caught having sex with fence White picket fences. Chain link fences. Wooden fences. The neighbour then watched Estala begin to “have sex with the fence,” as stated in the affidavit.
"06.03.2017 15:55:06" edmontonsun.com Marty Forbes: Catching up with Edmonton's media It was nice to catch up with several of my Edmonton media friends this past week who report in with these updates. First off the guy with the biggest smile in the market is 630 CHED's Syd Smith who is dusting off the Oilers Stanley Cup Playoff program guide
"06.03.2017 15:27:52" edmontonsun.com 'He said everything was on the line'; Edmonton man takes own life after... Frederick Turbide sent a photo of his suicide note to an overseas investment dealer just before Christmas in a desperate last attempt to recover... "He said everything was on the line, and if he wasn't able to put the money back that he anticipated this was the letter he was leaving behind,"
"06.03.2017 15:23:18" edmontonsun.com Canadian teacher Allison Marchese, who sent raunchy, nearly-nude texts... Allison Marchese, the lust-crazed Canadian teacher who stalked students in Connecticut for sex and sent her young victims naked selfies
"06.03.2017 14:53:21" Children's Wish Foundation Laura Stevens has Cystic Fibrosis and the Children's Wish Foundation has granted her a wish to have a special soccer training area installed in her basement.
"06.03.2017 14:29:35" edmontonsun.com Six charges for escaped inmate who fled Fort Saskatchewan Hospital An inmate who took off while on an escorted trip to the hospital from Edmonton Institution is facing six charges for Criminal Code offences. Correctional Services Canada is currently conducting its own investigation into how the inmate escaped.
"06.03.2017 13:48:10" edmontonsun.com Seoul: North Korea fires 4 ballistic missiles into ocean North Korea on Monday fired four banned ballistic missiles that flew about 1,000 kilometres, with three of them landing in Japan's exclusive... The ramped-up tests come as leader Kim Jong Un pushes for a nuclear and missile program that can deter what he calls U.S. and South Korean hostility toward the North.
"06.03.2017 13:24:11" edmontonsun.com Alberta's long climb back up the AAA credit-rating mountain Alberta once stood atop the AAA credit-rating mountain, but today the province's borrowing position is a few steps removed from that lofty summit. Economists says there can be no return to AAA status unless the government leaps off its fiscal toboggan and takes concrete measures to rein in spending.
"06.03.2017 13:16:55" edmontonsun.com Clean-up underway after 1,000 litres of bio diesel spills at B.C. fish farm PORT HARDY, B.C. — Coast guard officials say crews are working to clean up a fuel spill at a fish farm off Vancouver Island's north coast. The statement says an estimated 900 to 1,000 litres of bio diesel overflowed into the water when a fuel pump was left on overnight.
"06.03.2017 13:01:50" edmontonsun.com Golden Bears capture Canada West hockey title Jamie Crooks is a goal scorer. He wasn't going to be held off the score sheet too long. The Bears earned a 2-1 series victory in the Canada West final, capturing their 14th conference title in the last 17 years.
"06.03.2017 04:25:47" edmontonsun.com Oil Kings come up just short in loss to Broncos The Edmonton Oil Kings had a chance to tie it at the end, which the way the second half of the Western Hockey League season has gone, is a step in the right direction.
"06.03.2017 03:24:28" edmontonsun.com Edmonton-area fighters contributing to potential boxing renaissance Back when media coverage of boxing resembled a full-time job, Wilfie Greaves showed up in the city of his birth to renew old friendships and talk about his days at or near the top of his difficult profession. Back when media coverage of boxing resembled a full-time job, Wilfie Greaves showed up in the city of his birth to renew old friendships and talk about his days at or near the top of his difficult profession.
"06.03.2017 02:45:00" edmontonsun.com Maskwacis in the running for Kraft Hockeyville arena upgrade contest You can bet there are plenty of people crossing their fingers in Maskwacis right about now. The Neyaskweyahk arena in the tiny hamlet about an hour south of Edmonton is one of 10 finalists in the annual Kraft Hockeyville contest.
"06.03.2017 02:00:33" edmontonsun.com Basement soccer training area lets girl with cystic fibrosis keep skills sharp thanks to Children's Wish Foundation Winter is a hard season. But for one 10-year-old soccer player with cystic fibrosis, cold weather is extra difficult, stiffening delicate lung tissue, and making it hard to draw a breath. Winter is a hard season. But for one 10-year-old soccer player with cystic fibrosis, cold weather is extra difficult, stiffening delicate lung tissue, and making it hard to draw a breath.
"06.03.2017 01:10:50" edmontonsun.com Six charges for escaped inmate who fled Fort Saskatchewan Hospital An inmate who took off while on an escorted trip to the hospital from Edmonton Institution is facing six charges for Criminal Code offences. Cpl. Ronald Bumbry said "keen observation" by an officer in St. Paul led to the inmate and the stolen vehicle being pulled over after a 20-minute pursuit.
"06.03.2017 00:27:13" edmontonsun.com Marty Forbes: Catching up with Edmonton's media It was nice to catch up with several of my Edmonton media friends this past week who report in with these updates. CHED's legendary Bob Layton informs me that he is close to finalizing his book called Welcome to Radio.
"05.03.2017 22:49:26" edmontonsun.com Players and fans brawl during New Brunswick junior hockey game Police broke up a fight between players and fans at junior league hockey game in New Brunswick on Saturday. Up to 1,000 people were in the stands when a brawl erupted between players and fans.
"05.03.2017 21:42:30" edmontonsun.com Editorial: Math still difficult for NDP government Where, exactly, are the NDP going to get the money
from to buy parents' votes with cheaper school bus
fares and school fees? Up until their announcement Thursday, the NDP had been adamant for years – cutting even a nickel from the Education budget meant teachers would be laid off – and no one wanted that. Now suddenly there is $50 million for a vote-buying exercise.
"05.03.2017 21:10:10" youtube.com Kirty sings 'That's Not Me' in the NP Music studio Toronto-based musician and songwriter Kirty sings "That's Not Me" in the National Post Music Studio. Visit Kirty official webiste:... Watch now: Kirty sings 'That's Not Me' in the National Post music studio https://youtu.be/6Ce411kNIUg
"05.03.2017 20:53:34" edmontonsun.com 'He said everything was on the line'; Edmonton man takes own life after being defrauded out of $300,000 Frederick Turbide sent a photo of his suicide note to an overseas investment dealer just before Christmas in a desperate last attempt to recover his missing life savings. No one knows what really happened, since he kept everything secret. His losses included $20,000 from their home-equity line of credit that Chaves-Turbide, 62, understood was being invested in mutual funds.
"05.03.2017 20:17:26" edmontonsun.com "Wheeler Dealer" dragster donated to Reynolds-Alberta Museum | Edmonton | News | Alberta is getting a piece of drag racing history. The vehicle was built in 1973 and was operated by St. Albert's Terry Capp and Edmontonian Bernie Fedderly, competing on the international drag racing stage.
"05.03.2017 19:46:02" edmontonsun.com Edmonton police arrest violent offender on the lam since February Edmonton police have located and arrested a high-risk
violent offender accused of breaching his bail
conditions. Police said they located and arrested Nepoose, who has a criminal record including manslaughter, assault and weapons convictions, in Edmonton on Saturday.
"05.03.2017 19:15:26" edmontonsun.com Barnes: Tone set, statements made, points milked as Oilers kick off... If you're a big believer in statements, tone-setting and
all manner of gamesmanship, the Oilers played your
kind of tilt on Saturday night. "I don't want to say we've earned the right to be cocky, but we've earned the right to feel good about our team and feel confident that we should go out and win games if we play the way we can and dictate the way we can, we should win."
"05.03.2017 17:39:54" edmontonsun.com Ambrose: Judges need sexual assault training I've seen firsthand the impact that sexual violence can have on victims. Guest column from Rona Ambrose — "One thing that had really struck me at first was the unwillingness of so many survivors to go to the police. I soon found out why."
"05.03.2017 17:01:34" edmontonsun.com Abbotsford, B.C., boy dies during school ski trip to Whistler A 14-year-old Abbotsford student died during a ski trip to Whistler on Friday. The boy, a member of the Mennonite Education Institute's secondary school ski and snowboard club, was found unresponsive by a ski patrol at the bottom of a large cliff area on Blackcomb Mountain.
"05.03.2017 16:28:39" edmontonsun.com GUNTER: Alberta repeats Ontario's budget and energy blunders It's one thing to be the first naïve child to follow the white rabbit into his hidey hole. But it's another order of stupidity to be the second. At its largest, Ontario's provincial deficit was $1,500 per capita in 2010. Alberta's this year will be $2,600.