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"20.01.2017 17:34:24" edmontonsun.com Lorne Gunter: Pork chop lots worsen car problems Long-time readers will know I hate skinny houses. So it might seem surprising that I think the latest proposal – “pork chop lots” – has some promise. The theory goes that if enough skinny houses are built there will be no room for cars, so residents will get fed up trying to park in their neighbourhoods and will either ride transit or pedal to work
"20.01.2017 16:38:15" edmontonsun.com Inauguration Day: Trump to become America's 45th president Donald Trump, the real estate mogul
and reality television star who
upended American politics and
energized voters angry with
Washington,... LIVE: Inauguration Day: Trump to become America's 45th president
"20.01.2017 15:29:20" edmontonsun.com Kevin O'Leary vows he'll do everything he can to topple the 'nightmare'... Kevin O'Leary is on fire.He is in a battle to
become federal Conservative leader and he is
pumped.The man also has a lot to say about
the... The man also has a lot to say about the idea of one united free enterprise party in Alberta to fight Premier Rachel Notley's NDP in the next election.
"20.01.2017 08:30:00" edmontonsun.com Edmonton fire crews battle downtown blaze Fire crews are fighting a blaze at an apartment building near Jasper Avenue and 118 Street. The owner of a nearby pizza and donair shop is being hailed as a hero after carrying a woman in her wheelchair from nine flights of stairs up.
"20.01.2017 05:49:41" edmontonsun.com Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' Guzman is extradited to U.S. Infamous Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, who twice escaped from maximum-security prisons in his country, was extradited at the request of the United States to face drug trafficking and other charges and landed in New York late Thursday, a Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' Guzman is extradited to U.S.
"20.01.2017 02:48:37" edmontonsun.com Edmonton fire crews battle downtown blaze Fire crews are fighting a blaze at an apartment building near Jasper Avenue and 118 Street. Fire crews battled a blaze Thursday night on Jasper Ave. and 118 Street above On the Rocks lounge.
"20.01.2017 02:17:03" Fresh soup for the Edmonton Food Bank Sharon Hapton, founder and CEO of a company named Soup Sisters, announced a partnership with the Edmonton Food Bank to supply soup for the food bank's food hampers.
"19.01.2017 21:27:50" Timeline Photos Join us live @ 3 as Premier Rachel Notley announces a cabinet shuffle http://www.edmontonsun.com/2017/01/19/notley-to-shuffle-provincial-cabinet-at-3-pm #yeg #ableg
"19.01.2017 20:38:15" edmontonsun.com JONES: Winning Oilers feel embrace of fans It's been a homestand that's sealed the deal between the team and the town. Heck, the place where he goes to eat all the time, The Next Act, has named a hamburger after him.
"19.01.2017 19:55:27" edmontonsun.com 'Logan' trailer: Hugh Jackman flashes Wolverine's claws one last time Judging from the second – and final – trailer for Logan, we're all going to be hoping that Hugh Jackman rethinks his pledge to retire his Wolverine... WOW! 'Logan' trailer: Hugh Jackman flashes Wolverine's claws one last time #Snikt!
"19.01.2017 19:05:42" edmontonsun.com Hicks on biz: Innovation means fewer jobs The Old Guys' Drinking Club had gathered, as usual, in a neighbourhood pub. Hicks on Biz:
“Trump isn't going to create jobs – those jobs are gone. They are being done by robots or AI (artificial intelligence).”
Therein lies the rub.
"19.01.2017 17:50:21" edmontonsun.com Twisted attorney Michael Fine sentenced to 12 years after hypnotizing clients with sick dirty talk A twisted Ohio attorney is behind bars after pleading guilty to charges claiming he hypnotized female clients to fulfill his own sick, sexual fantasies. Michael Fine's clients believed he was helping them with their marital problems — until his therapeutic sessions amounted to disturbing dirty talk and alleged touching.
"19.01.2017 17:38:10" edmontonsun.com Edmonton's Infill 2.0 aims to calm neighbourhood battlegrounds Edmonton officials hope the next wave of infill will bring higher returns with fewer pitched battles. “Right now we're really picking little fights across the city,” said Coun. Michael Walters, looking for something to yield quicker environmental, financial and social benefits.
"19.01.2017 16:44:09" edmontonsun.com Pride ban 'slap in the face' to cops: McCormack Toronto Police Association president
Mike McCormack calls the Pride Toronto
ban on police officer participation in
future parades a “slap in... Black Lives Matter demands Pride Toronto to ban officers from participating in the parade a 'slap in the face' says Toronto Police Association president
"19.01.2017 16:17:17" “Throwing a terrified German Shepherd into rushing water is blatant animal cruelty,” Camille Labchuk, a lawyer and executive director of Animal Justice, said in a news release.
"19.01.2017 16:14:34" Oilers tame Panthers 4-3 in OT WATCH: Edmonton Oilers head coach Todd McLellan discusses his team's 4-3 overtime win over The Florida Panthers on Wednesday.
"19.01.2017 15:27:36" edmontonsun.com Even before taking office, Trump has changed the presidency Donald Trump enters the White House on
Friday just as he entered the race for
president: defiant, unfiltered, unbound
by tradition and... “I think it's very presidential,” he declared. “And if it's not presidential, that's OK. That's OK. Because I actually like doing it.”
"19.01.2017 15:23:57" edmontonsun.com Lorne Gunter: Prime Minister's tune falls flat on national listening tour It's been a bad week for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Trudeau refused to answer any questions using English, even questions asked in English. “We're in a French province so I will answer in French.”
"19.01.2017 14:25:05" edmontonsun.com 'Help, we're dying of cold'; 30 missing after avalanche in Italy buries... Rescue workers were met with an eerie
silence Thursday when they reached a
four-star spa hotel struck by an
avalanche in a mountainous... “Some walls were knocked down.” And: “I'm outside with a maintenance worker but you can't see anything of the hotel, there's only a wall of snow in front of me.”
"19.01.2017 14:23:20" edmontonsun.com Steve Carell trolls fans of 'The Office' with revival tweet Steve Carell upset fans on Wednesday night when he joked The Office was being revived. While some fans saw the funny side, others took a bit longer to stop smarting from the prank, with one tweeting the comedian: “Please don't be messing with my heart.”
"19.01.2017 13:56:39" edmontonsun.com Disney-Pixar films are more connected than you think Disney-Pixar set the Internet ablaze earlier this week when it released an “Easter Egg” video on Toy Story's Facebook page. Prepare to have your mind blown...
"19.01.2017 13:36:55" edmontonsun.com Gunter: Prime Minister's tune falls flat on national listening tour It's been a bad week for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The prime minister's series of town halls was meant to polish his image – to remind voters how cute and cuddly Prime Minister Care Bear really is.
"19.01.2017 13:18:15" edmontonsun.com Connor McDavid pots game winner in OT in Oilers victory over Panthers One thing about Connor McDavid: he's all about timing. “You see Connor get away and there's six seconds left and you're going, 'Here we go.' He shines in those moments," said Oilers winger Jordan Eberle,
"19.01.2017 13:03:35" edmontonsun.com Enjoy the weather while it lasts, cold weather is coming Edmontonians have been out and about enjoying unseasonably warm weather this week, but a cold front is set to settle over the Prairies, bringing... Tuesday temperatures shattered records across the Prairies with Sundre, Rocky Mountain House, Lloydminster, Fort Chipewyan, Drumheller, Coronation and Cold Lake all setting new records in Alberta.
"19.01.2017 04:36:48" edmontonsun.com Edmonton police officer unlawfully exercised authority in arrest of lawyer: disciplinary hearing An Edmonton police officer is facing disciplinary action after it was found he made an unlawful arrest of a lawyer for impaired driving. “I'm a police officer. I mean, I'm back in patrol because that's what I love doing,” Woodburn said. “I truly enjoy arresting people. So that's what I do. I'm good at it.”
"18.01.2017 21:56:20" Report card When an old report card from 1957 was discovered in the walls of Sanj Maisuria's Ritchie neighbourhood home, he reached out via Facebook to the family to try and piece together how it ended up there.
We're pretty sure some strange things have been found
"18.01.2017 21:16:32" edmontonsun.com Kevin O'Leary: Next election will be an 'exorcism' Kevin O'Leary doesn't just see himself as
becoming the next prime minister of
Canada. “Not a chance in hell am I going to let him do that,” “My job is to show Trudeau his ambition in life and it is not running Canada.”
"18.01.2017 20:42:29" edmontonsun.com Boosted Elections Alberta budget approved, with opposition objections The Elections Alberta budget was boosted on Tuesday to keep up with the demands of the recent changes to the province's election laws. “The costs we projected were a little higher than what the bids were coming in at,” said Kevin Lee of Elections Alberta.
"18.01.2017 19:44:27" edmontonsun.com Taliban bomb genius accidentally blows himself up KABUL — The government says an expert bomb maker for the insurgent Taliban inadvertently killed himself and his four sons in northern Afghanistan,... Kamal Khan, a Taliban commander in the northern part of the province, died overnight while making explosive devices in his home.
"18.01.2017 19:12:21" edmontonsun.com If Trudeau cares about Canadians, he'll drop his carbon tax How in heaven's name did Kathy Katula become the bad guy? GUNTER: Where do environmentalists and Trudeau supporters get off harassing this poor woman for having the courage to stand up and tell our eco-addled PM about the real-world consequences of the Liberals'
"18.01.2017 19:09:19" edmontonsun.com Final Ringling Bros. show at Nassau Coliseum sells out Officials with Ringling Bros. and Barnum
& Bailey say the iconic travelling
circus' final show at the newly
renovated Nassau Veterans... An announcement was made last week that the “Greatest Show on Earth” would be shutting down this spring after touring for nearly 150 years.
"18.01.2017 18:27:25" edmontonsun.com Massive sinkhole swallows tractor-trailer The 55,000-pound excavation truck wasn't in the area for a wash, but it may need one after being partially swallowed by a sinkhole in north Georgia. Hall County Fire Services Capt. Zachary Brackett says the truck was carrying 1,600 gallons of water at the time.
"18.01.2017 18:16:18" edmontonsun.com Man accused of phoning cops with 11 false stories That's quite the imagination. A certain assumption that you might make with someone making all these calls is that they may have some sort of mental illness or some type of dysfunction,”
"18.01.2017 17:50:09" driving.ca First Look: 2018 Ford Mustang Significant changes include new look, performance upgrades filtered down from the GT350 – and louder exhaust! First Look at driving.ca: The 2018 Ford Mustang says goodbye, V6 – hello, 10-speed automatic. But it's a Mustang, so for the sake of driving thrills, go with the stick shift. http://ow.ly/9c8k3087XeB
"18.01.2017 17:36:57" edmontonsun.com Chelsea Handler says Kardashian family is responsible for Trump's election Comedian Chelsea Handler is not laughing. In fact, she's pissed. "I blame the Kardashians, personally; the beginning of the end was the Kardashians. The way these people have blown up and don't go away — it's surreal. Everyone is for sale.”
"18.01.2017 16:51:54" edmontonsun.com 'I am the only one that can defeat Trudeau'; Kevin O'Leary to run for... Businessman Kevin O'Leary has announced
he is running for the Conservative
leadership. “Canadians are looking for a prime minister who is not a career politician; a prime minister who will fight for them, and is not afraid to tell them how it is. They also want a prime minister who will be inclusive and not lower themselves to use divisive
"18.01.2017 15:47:35" edmontonsun.com Right time and place for Talbot in Edmonton Two years ago, the Edmonton Oilers won 24 games. If the Oilers win Wednesday against Florida, it will be goaltender Cam Talbot's 24th win of the... JONES: In Talbot's last 11 of those wins, the Oilers have only managed to score more than three goals once.
"18.01.2017 15:33:03" edmontonsun.com University of Alberta programs again on the chopping block Dwindling enrolment numbers may force
the University of Alberta to suspend
admissions to 14 arts major and honours
programs in 2018. A total of 30 students are currently enrolled in the programs whose closures, once approved, will take effect in September 2018.
"18.01.2017 15:20:28" edmontonsun.com Kim Kardashian's 'Ocean's Eight' cameo involves a jewelry heist Kim Kardashian's Ocean's Eight cameo reportedly centres around a jewelry heist. The Met Gala scene will be packed with celebrities, as it has also been claimed that former One Direction star Zayn Malik is has also filmed an appearance.
"18.01.2017 15:06:10" edmontonsun.com Police investigating suspicious deaths in southwest Edmonton A man and a woman have died suspiciously in a house in southwest Edmonton, police said. Acting Staff Sgt. Paul Shafer said Tuesday night there was no risk to the community and no one was in danger.
"18.01.2017 15:00:41" edmontonsun.com Groups call for increased transparency, information sharing at child... Organizations working with vulnerable children asked for better information sharing and transparency at a review of child advocacy legislation on... “We need to protect privacy but also share information, particularly when it pertains to an at-risk child or youth. It could mean the difference between living and dying," said Jim Gibbons of the Alberta School Boards Association.
"18.01.2017 14:59:45" edmontonsun.com Mom charged with taking her kids 3 decades ago to face judge A mother charged with snatching her two daughters from Rhode Island in 1985 is scheduled to appear before a judge Wednesday after police found the... An anonymous tip two days before Christmas led authorities to Kimberly and Kelly Yates and their 69-year-old mother, Elaine, according to Rhode Island State Police.
"18.01.2017 14:58:29" edmontonsun.com Justin Trudeau mocked for baffling immigration remark PM tells crowd he understands 'challenges' because his Scottish grandfather arrived in Canada just after turn of the century http://www.edmontonsun.com/2017/01/18/justin-trudeau-mocked-for-baffling-immigration-comment
"18.01.2017 14:54:08" Baby African penguin hatches at West Edmonton Mall There are two new faces West Edmonton Mall's Marine Life. Nina, a two-month-old African penguin, is the 14th penguin to be hatched at West Edmonton Mall.
"18.01.2017 14:09:21" edmontonsun.com Kevin O'Leary to run for Conservative leadership Businessman Kevin O'Leary has announced he is running for the Conservative leadership. "This is the real deal. This is about Canada,"
"18.01.2017 13:47:05" edmontonsun.com GUNTER: If Trudeau cares about Canadians, he'll drop his carbon tax How in heaven's name did Kathy Katula become the bad guy? Environmentalism is the new secure religion and Justin Trudeau is its young pope
"18.01.2017 13:31:35" edmontonsun.com Khaira would love a chance to be a role model All those Punjabi kids across Canada who dreamed of playing in the NHL one day are dreaming a little harder now. The Indo-Canadian community in Edmonton, and indeed all of Canada, has a new hero.
"18.01.2017 13:17:03" edmontonsun.com Police investigating suspicious deaths in southwest Edmonton A man and a woman have died suspiciously in a house in southwest Edmonton, police said. Homicide investigators were at 213 Heagle Cres. Tuesday evening in the Henderson Estates neighbourhood.
"18.01.2017 01:30:00" edmontonsun.com Child intervention review panel details coming Thursday Details of the panel looking into Alberta's problem-plagued child intervention system will be released Thursday.Human Services Minister Irfan Sabir told Postmedia Tuesday that all experts and MLAs are lined up and the date of the first meeting will be Human Services Minister Irfan Sabir told Postmedia Tuesday that all experts and MLAs are lined up and the date of the first meeting will be ironed out in the next day or so.
"18.01.2017 01:02:52" edmontonsun.com Terry Jones: Right time and place for Talbot in Edmonton Two years ago, the Edmonton Oilers won 24 games. If the Oilers win Wednesday against Florida, it will be goaltender Cam Talbot's 24th win of the season. Two years ago, the Edmonton Oilers won 24 games. If the Oilers win Wednesday against Florida, it will be goaltender Cam Talbot's 24th win of the season.
"17.01.2017 21:52:29" edmontonsun.com Jamaican bobsled team seeks cash to pay Olympic coach The Jamaican bobsled team, those lovable underdogs portrayed in the 1993 comedy Cool Runnings, is strapped for cash. With trust in God, and each other, we are working as hard as we can; however, we are missing one thing-a coach
"17.01.2017 21:13:18" edmontonsun.com Energy minister decries pipeline vandalism Energy Minister Margaret McCuaig-Boyd is highly unimpressed with vandals who ripped up a section of oilfield pipeline north of Hythe, Alta. She said the vandals caused between $500,000 and $700,000 in damage to the pipeline, which was still under construction.
"17.01.2017 20:25:22" edmontonsun.com Survey shows gap between Edmonton drivers' attitudes and behaviours A new survey shows a clear disconnect between drivers' attitudes toward traffic safety and their own behaviours. More than 3,600 people were surveyed online, on the phone or via an Insight Community survey.
"17.01.2017 20:17:37" edmontonsun.com 'People who order such fakes... are worse than prostitutes'; Putin... In a biting attack, Russian President
Vladimir Putin on Tuesday accused the
outgoing U.S. administration of trying
to undermine... Putin's broadside at the White House reveals a culmination of tensions between Moscow and Washington, which have built up over the Ukrainian crisis
"17.01.2017 19:38:50" edmontonsun.com Hicks weekly dish: Haus of honesty Haus Falkenstein German Schnitzel House15215 111 Avenue780-483-5904haus-falkenstein.caWednesdays to Sundays, 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.Closed Mondays and... Hicks Weekly Dish: Just in time for lunch
Never have I seen such honesty on a restaurant menu.
On the second page of the Haus Falkenstein menu is a list of “Frequently Asked Questions.”
"17.01.2017 19:04:39" edmontonsun.com Mega-alligator captured on film in Lakeland, Florida A group of wide-eyed naturists were gobsmacked Sunday when they came across a mega-alligator in Lakeland, Fla. One of our most clicked stories online today is MEGA-GATOR! By the way did you know it's name is 'Humpback'? #TheMoreYouKnow
"17.01.2017 19:02:37" edmontonsun.com School report card discovered after 60 years gives glimpse into past No one can ever be sure as to how the
yellowing school report card from 1957
found its way into the wall of Sanj
Maisuria's home. "We are talking about something being written for a 13-year-old kid and I remember my mother being 69 years of age,"
"17.01.2017 19:01:01" edmontonsun.com St. Albert mayor eyeing run at Alberta Liberal Party leadership St. Albert mayor Nolan Crouse is eyeing another run for public office – this time at the provincial level. The Alberta Liberal Party knows it is an important time to establish itself as the progressive and moderate political choice for Albertans."
"17.01.2017 19:00:16" edmontonsun.com Woman confronts Trudeau about 'Phoenix nightmare' Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was pressed again today on whether he would scrap the troubled Phoenix pay system that has left thousands of... “We are working extremely hard... the folks in Miramichi are working practically around the clock,” he said. “Everyone deserved to get paid what they are owed.”
"17.01.2017 18:29:34" edmontonsun.com Orlando shooter Omar Mateen's widow arrested in California The wife of the Orlando nightclub shooter was arrested Monday by the FBI, a U.S. law enforcement official told The Associated Press. The two-count indictment accuses her of knowingly aiding and abetting her husband, Omar Mateen, in providing material support and resources to the Islamic State
"17.01.2017 17:56:23" edmontonsun.com George Michael's cousin says singer died of an accidental drug overdose George Michael's cousin suspects the singer died from an accidental drugs overdose. “I just think he took too much of something, mixed with antidepressants and other drugs he was on - with alcohol,”
"17.01.2017 17:41:47" edmontonsun.com School-worker canned for correcting student's spelling A snarky school-worker who was sacked for correcting a student's spelling says she no longer wants to be a distraction. “As a new employee, I think I sort of would have expected that there would have been some counseling or some suggestions on how to improve,”
"17.01.2017 16:50:24" edmontonsun.com Trudeau's rep is now tainted The spin stops here. It's no longer up to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to tell us whether or not his Bahamas trip didn't pass the smell test. It's... A copy of a letter provided to Postmedia reveals the watchdog thinks there is grounds to believe Trudeau violated two sections of the Conflict of Interest Act.
"17.01.2017 16:16:28" edmontonsun.com Oscars 2017: Why Deadpool deserves to be nominated for Best Picture How much do people want Deadpool to get an Oscar nod? How much do people want Deadpool to get an Oscar nod?
As much as Deadpool wants Chimichangas: that's how much.
"17.01.2017 15:35:22" edmontonsun.com Mega-alligator captured on film in Lakeland, Florida A group of wide-eyed naturists were gobsmacked Sunday when they came across a mega-alligator in Lakeland, Fla. “He was the biggest gator I have seen out there,” Joiner wrote. “I have been going out there for years too.”
"17.01.2017 15:30:42" edmontonsun.com Limit involvement of politicians in negotiating big projects like Rogers... After spending years leading negotiations to build Rogers Place, former mayor Stephen Mandel says deals for future big civic projects might go... "If you can keep politicians out of it, it can go much quicker. Unfortunately, we get involved and slow things up," Mandel said Monday
"17.01.2017 14:35:03" edmontonsun.com Ryan Smyth once again an Oiler, always an Oiler Anyone who saw Ryan Smyth bleed at some point during his National Hockey League career was likely surprised by the colour. Smyth, now 40 and retired for two years, has taken a very part-time position as a conditioning coach with the Oilers.
"17.01.2017 14:14:24" edmontonsun.com School report card discovered after 60 years gives glimpse into past No one can ever be sure as to how the yellowing school report card from 1957 found its way into the wall of Sanj Maisuria's home. Considering Ritchie teacher Vern Rose scrawled in black ink, "Maureen's marks are dangerously low!" some 60 years ago, a case could be made that its disappearance was no fluke.
"17.01.2017 13:59:29" edmontonsun.com EDITORIAL: Trudeau's rep is now tainted The spin stops here. It's no longer up to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to tell us whether or not his Bahamas trip didn't pass the smell test. It's... We knew the honeymoon would come to an end. We just didn't expect reality would hit him this hard.
"17.01.2017 13:34:02" Oilers go Coyote hunting at Rogers Place Edmonton Oilers head coach Todd McLellan speaks about the team's 3-1 win, and Jujhar Khaira's first NHL goal, on Monday.
"17.01.2017 13:30:05" edmontonsun.com Oilers put Coyotes out of their misery There are games a team hopes to win, games it needs to win, games it should win and games it better win or else the roof will fall in. The Oilers took the Coyotes out behind the barn and put them out of their misery with a 3-1 victory.
"17.01.2017 13:22:04" edmontonsun.com Vandals rip oilfield pipeline from ground near Hythe Beaverlodge RCMP believe vandals used a piece of heavy equipment to rip a section of oilfield pipeline out of the ground north of Hythe, Alta. “It is believed a piece of construction equipment was used to dig up some of the pipeline, which caused severe damage to the pipeline,” said Grande Prairie RCMP Const. Michelle Mosher.
"17.01.2017 13:09:20" edmontonsun.com Alberta electoral commission begins boundary hearings The first public submission that Justice Myra Bielby opened about Alberta's electoral boundary review was just two sentences long, sent from an... Political parties, interest groups, everyday voting Albertans — it seems everyone wants their say.
"17.01.2017 00:02:44" edmontonsun.com Edmontonians conflicted over city council performance In October, Edmontonians will go to the polls to vote for mayor and council. Gunter: Council seems to get blamed for wasteful city projects that come in late or overbudget, or both. Meanwhile, Mayor McTransit seems to skate away free.
"16.01.2017 21:43:55" edmontonsun.com Gene Cernan, last man to walk on moon, dead at 82 Former astronaut Gene Cernan, the last of only a dozen men to walk on the moon who returned to Earth with a message of “peace and hope for all... Cernan died Monday following ongoing heath issues, his family said in a statement released by NASA spokesman Bob Jacobs. NASA said Cernan was surrounded by his family.
"16.01.2017 20:23:23" edmontonsun.com Hugh Jackman reveals plot for 'Logan' Hugh Jackman's final turn as Wolverine is
going to be the superhero film fans have
been clamouring for (at least until
Deadpool 2 arrives). "In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X in a hide out on the Mexican border."
"16.01.2017 20:01:16" edmontonsun.com Edmonton Eskimos bring back international receiver Vidal Hazelton With Derel Walker gone but not forgotten, the Edmonton Eskimos helped fill some of the void left behind by the Hillsboro highlight reel and... “I'm just happy to be an Eskimo, I'm happy to be here,” Hazelton said upon his arrival to Commonwealth Stadium for his first practice on Oct. 18. “The guys have given me a warm welcome so I'm really excited.
"16.01.2017 19:13:46" edmontonsun.com Orlando shooter Omar Mateen's widow arrested in California The wife of the Orlando nightclub shooter was arrested Monday by the FBI, a U.S. law enforcement official told The Associated Press. FBI agents repeatedly questioned Salman in the aftermath of the shooting about whether she had advance knowledge of her husband's plans.
"16.01.2017 19:11:35" edmontonsun.com Edmonton can boast NHL's best player, but not best ice When you have the greatest skater in hockey in Connor McDavid, you want to be able to give him the best ice in the National Hockey League upon... On a scale of 10, how would he score the Edmonton ice as it has existed for the opener against Calgary?
“About a three,” said Lucic.
"16.01.2017 19:09:21" edmontonsun.com 2 Canadians among dead in Mexico nightclub shooting Two Canadians are among five people killed today in a shooting attack at an electronic music festival in Mexico's Caribbean coast resort of Playa... The attorney general of Quintana Roo state said several of the dead appear to have been part of the security detail at the 10-day BPM electronic music festival.
"16.01.2017 18:42:37" edmontonsun.com Smaller nipple size an emerging trend among women Cleavage is out. Small nipples in. “Like a snazzy tie compliments a suit ... little Smartie-like nipples will make your muscles sing,”
"16.01.2017 17:59:04" edmontonsun.com Game Day: Arizona Coyotes take on the Edmonton Oilers at Rogers Place Edmonton Oilers (23-15-7), 53 points, vs
Arizona Coyotes (13-23-6), 32 points 7
p.m. SportsNet, 630 CHED. LW Patrick Maroon has seven goals in seven games in January playing on Connor McDavid's wing, most in the NHL. His 16 even-strength goals are fourth best as well.
"16.01.2017 17:09:19" edmontonsun.com More artists added to the 25th BVJ Anniversary in Camrose The line up for the 25th Big Valley Jamboree just got a little bit longer. Big Valley Jamboree 25th anniversary Main Stage line up:
Madeline Merlo 2:00 pm
Jess Moskaluke 5:00 pm
Willie Nelson 7:30 pm
Little Big Town 9:00 pm
Williams and Ree 2:00 pm
Sam Palladio 3:30 pm
Tanya Tucker 5:00 pm
Kacey Musgraves 7:30
"16.01.2017 16:25:41" edmontonsun.com 2 Canadians among dead in Mexico nightclub shooting A shooting attack at an electronic music festival in Mexico's Caribbean coast resort of Playa del Carmen on Monday left five people dead, including... Miguel Angel Pech said the shooting occurred about 2:30 a.m. at the Blue Parrot nightclub, one of the BPM Festival's venues in Playa del Carmen, just south of Cancun
"16.01.2017 15:54:39" edmontonsun.com Secret church porn sparks outrage in Netherlands Enraged parishioners put the fear of God in an atheist porn producer whose unholy kink has landed him in hot water. Kim Holland, a Dutch porn queen, was bombarded with emails after covertly filming a sex flick recently in St. Jozef's church in Tilburg, Netherlands.
"16.01.2017 15:00:07" edmontonsun.com 37 killed after Turkish plane crashes in Kyrgyzstan A Turkish cargo plane crashed Monday
a residential area just outside the
airport in Kyrgyzstan, killing 37
on the ground... “I couldn't understand what was happening. It turns out the ceiling and the walls were crashing on us. I was so scared but I managed to cover my son's face with my hands so that debris would not fall on him.”
"16.01.2017 14:12:36" edmontonsun.com Seeking 'sugar daddies': Hundreds of Alberta university students turn to... Facing staggering debt loads, hundreds of Alberta
post-secondary students are logging on to a
website connecting them to "The really interesting thing is how the website is actively recruiting students from post-secondary schools, knowing many will unlikely be able to afford all the costs."
"16.01.2017 14:06:13" edmontonsun.com Edmonton can boast NHL's best player, but not best ice When you have the greatest skater in hockey in Connor McDavid, you want to be able to give him the best ice in the National Hockey League upon... “It's going in the right direction. From where it was in October to where it is now, there's been real improvement. It's become a lot better,” said Milan Lucic.
"16.01.2017 13:51:15" edmontonsun.com Canuck cliche? Are Canadians really as nice as the rest of the world... TORONTO — When Michigan-born author Kerry Colburn started dating a Canadian, her girlfriends had an immediate great impression of him — without... Canadians are also regarded as very funny, which might be considered a paradox: “Humour requires a certain edginess, doesn't it? It's not always nice.”
"16.01.2017 13:37:27" edmontonsun.com Mainstreet poll shows strong support for Edmonton mayor; council fares... With roughly nine months until Edmontonians go to the polls, the city's mayor is in good position for re-election. Council, though, not so much. Just 33 per cent either somewhat or strongly disapprove of Iveson, with nine per cent unsure.
"16.01.2017 13:19:45" edmontonsun.com Connor McDavid fastest skater, Milan Lucic hardest shot Maybe they should have told Connor McDavid he had to carry Joey Moss on his back for the fastest skater competition at the Edmonton Oilers Super... McDavid cruised around the Rogers Place ice in 13.382 seconds to beat Benoit Pouliot at 13.895 with J.J. Khaira.
"16.01.2017 13:03:24" edmontonsun.com EDITORIAL: Jane Fonda's full of hot air Leonardo DiCaprio, Neil Young and now, Jane Fonda. Does Fonda know North America's dirtiest oil doesn't come from Alberta, but from a place she might be familiar with — California?
"15.01.2017 22:31:18" edmontonsun.com Former pro wrestler Jimmy 'Superfly' Snuka dies at 73 Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka, a former professional wrestler who earlier this month was found not competent to stand trial in the 1983 death of his... Snuka was a native of Fiji who previously lived in New Jersey. He was known on the wrestling circuit for diving from the ropes.
"15.01.2017 21:49:30" edmontonsun.com Lorne Gunter: Justin Trudeau's 'phase out' oilsands gaffe a sign of... At a town hall meeting in Ontario on Friday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said that Canada needs to “phase out” the oilsands. He then slipped into... Imagine if a Western-based prime minister had been speaking in Alberta when he offhandedly mentioned that for the good of the planet we need to “phase out” Ontario's automobile industry or Quebec's aerospace industry.
"15.01.2017 21:19:04" edmontonsun.com Jason Kenney campaign member suspended from party ahead of Edmonton PC... PC party president Katherine O'Neill said Sunday the board had suspended a member for violating the leadership code of conduct and ethics. We expect our leadership to be setting very high standards for how people will conduct themselves, so when we see problems, the party will act.
"15.01.2017 20:16:41" NHL Goalie to EPS Watch: Edmonton Police Service Constable Scott Bailey graduated from police recruit training class 136 at Edmonton City Hall Friday.
"15.01.2017 19:54:44" edmontonsun.com Charges dropped against mob that attacked Christian woman Egyptian prosecutors have thrown out a case brought by an elderly Christian woman against several members of a Muslim mob who stripped off her... Last May's assault in the central Minya province began after rumours spread that the son of the 70-year-old woman had an affair with a Muslim woman — a taboo in majority Muslim and conservative Egypt.
"15.01.2017 19:15:32" canada.com Rolling Stones Contest | Canada.com Enter for your chance to win a trip for two to New York City!
"15.01.2017 18:58:06" edmontonsun.com Hundreds expected at Edmonton PC leadership debate All four contenders for leadership of Alberta's Progressive Conservative party will go head to head in a debate in Edmonton Sunday afternoon. Khan, Starke and Nelson want to rebuild the party under the established PC brand, while Kenney wants to dismantle it and merge with the Wildrose to create a single conservative force.
"15.01.2017 18:18:55" edmontonsun.com Jones: Wickenheiser gets impressive send off When Hayley Wickenheiser was a little girl having to go
through a great deal of grief to be able to play hockey
with the little boys in... “I think this is the perfect ending to my career."
"15.01.2017 17:48:09" edmontonsun.com Seeking 'sugar daddies': Hundreds of Alberta university students turn to... Facing staggering debt loads, hundreds of Alberta post-secondary students are logging on to a website connecting them to "sugar daddies" who can... In 2016, the University of Alberta topped the list for new signups in Canada, with 138 new students logging on.
"15.01.2017 17:18:36" edmontonsun.com Alberta government drags heels on child intervention panel One month after the government promised an all-party child intervention review panel, it has yet to hold its first meeting. According to his ministry, it's in the preparation stages.
"15.01.2017 16:40:11" edmontonsun.com Oilers Snapshots: Davidson still upset over Tkachuk cheap shot It's pretty safe to say that most Edmontonians have a very healthy dislike for the Calgary Flames, and the feeling is probably mutual, but Brandon... It was a dirty play. It put a damper on things and put me behind the eight ball.
"15.01.2017 16:08:18" Oilers edge Flames in shootout Edmonton Oilers coach Todd McLellan, and captain Connor McDavid speak to media after the Oilers beat the Calgary Flames 2-1 in a shootout Saturday.
"15.01.2017 15:54:12" edmontonsun.com Some credit for Notley on oil file this week — but not too much We've made no secret of it, we're not terribly fond of Premier Rachel Notley and her NDP government. But we give the premier one cheer for her... We'd do two cheers, but the Kinder Morgan and Line 3 pipelines aren't built yet.
"15.01.2017 15:20:06" edmontonsun.com Look, PM Trudeau - 'This is a real Canadian' She's disabled and works 15 hours a day
as a personal support worker. She's your average Canadian and she wasn't afraid of putting Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in his place.
"15.01.2017 14:01:20" edmontonsun.com Cam Tait: Edmonton couple celebrate 40 years of marital bliss Bruce and Mary Bowie celebrated not only their love for one another but also for those in need on their 40th wedding anniversary.The Edmonton couple went to Guayacquil, Ecuador, a city of 2.6 million people, to help children in need of many of life's Cam Tait: Bruce and Mary Bowie celebrated not only their love for one another, but also for those in need on their 40th wedding anniversary.
"15.01.2017 03:00:00" edmontonsun.com Arrests made in Hinton after search uncovers drugs, guns, cash Six people are facing charges after guns, drugs and cash were uncovered during searches in Hinton, Alta. Arrests made in Hinton after search uncovers drugs, guns, cash:
"15.01.2017 02:00:01" edmontonsun.com Attackers in beating death of Colombian in Edmonton urged to break 'code of silence' After burying Leonardo Duran Ibanez in his native Colombia, family of the 42-year-old man kicked to death on an Edmonton street by half a dozen attackers want answers. After burying Leonardo Duran Ibanez in his native Colombia, family of the 42-year-old man kicked to death on an Edmonton street by half a dozen attackers want answers.
"15.01.2017 00:18:13" edmontonsun.com Former hockey pro fits right in with new crop of Edmonton police recruits The latest class of Edmonton police recruits may be new to the job but to call them rookies would be a bit off the mark. The latest class of Edmonton police recruits may be new to the job but to call them rookies would be a bit off the mark.
"14.01.2017 22:00:02" edmontonsun.com Barnes: Osmond wards off fears of injury It was August and figure skater Kaetlyn Osmond's body was strong, her long and short programs impeccably well trained, the new competition season stretching out in front of her chock full of promise. But something was wrong, and when optimism gave way to dread, when thoughts of an inevitable backslide to the disappointments of 2015-16 rose up, she was convinced to seek help from a sport psychologist.
"14.01.2017 21:00:00" edmontonsun.com Edmonton a winter city but tourist information centre closed until spring A shift to online services from in-person hospitality may seem like winter visitors to Edmonton are getting the cold shoulder, but tourism promoters say there are other ways to ensure a warm welcome. Despite the city's push in recent years to promote itself as a destination in winter months, the main tourist information centre, just west of the main doors to the Shaw Conference Centre, has been closed since mid-December and won't reopen until April.
"14.01.2017 20:00:00" edmontonsun.com Guilty verdict for man who confessed to killing girlfriend in 'Mr. Big' case An Edmonton man has been found guilty of second-degree murder in connection to the dissapearance and death of his girlfriend.Shawn Wruck, 42, had been accused of first-degree murder in the Dec. 22, 2007, slaying of Shannon Collins, 29.On Friday, Court of "He strangled her to her death," Court of Queen's Bench Justice Donna Shelley said as she read her reasons for her decision.
"14.01.2017 19:15:00" edmontonsun.com Homicide police investigate incident in northeast Edmonton Homicide police have taken over an investigation after an incident at a property in northeast Edmonton late Friday night.“They're just gathering information and kind of assessing overall what we have,” said northeast division acting Staff Sgt. Shelby “There's no public risk at all. What they're looking for in the scene, they've found.”
"14.01.2017 19:00:22" edmontonsun.com Lorne Gunter: Justin Trudeau's 'phase out' oilsands gaffe a sign of naive, magic-wand thinking At a town hall meeting in Ontario on Friday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said that Canada needs to “phase out” the oilsands. He then slipped into the standard save-the-planet gobbledygook about ending “our dependence on fossil fuels.”No details. No From Gunter: No details. No timeline. No background info of any kind. Just a pledge to shutdown the biggest industry in Alberta offered up as casually as a quip about the weather.
"14.01.2017 19:00:00" edmontonsun.com Two B.C. men shot dead in southeast Edmonton truck tied to South Asian gang war Two young B.C. men shot dead in southeast Edmonton have ties to South Asian gangs based in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia, court documents show. Edmonton police said Thursday the double-homicide of Navdeep Sidhu, 24, and Harman Mangat, 22, was Both men were involved in an ongoing gang conflict in the Townline Hill neighbourhood of Abbotsford, B.C., over the last several years, police said.
"14.01.2017 18:00:01" edmontonsun.com Psychiatric assessments underway for man accused of killing elderly Edmonton couple A man accused of breaking into a Queen Mary Park bungalow and killing the elderly couple who lived there will be subject to at least two psychiatric assessments before the matter moves ahead in court. Roberts appeared in court Friday via CCTV, and stood staring wide-eyed throughout his hearing. He spoke only to affirm that he'd understood what the judge was telling him.
"14.01.2017 16:59:12" edmontonsun.com Video baristas latest attempt to lure more Canadians to drive-thru windows Starbucks Canada is installing two-way video links between baristas and drive-thru customers in what experts call the latest attempt to lure more consumers into the fast-food lane. The coffee company has put screens on menu boards at 64 of its 200 Canadian drive-thru locations, including four in Edmonton
"14.01.2017 14:00:38" edmontonsun.com Justin Trudeau: We can't shut down oilsands, we 'need to phase them out' Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told a town hall meeting in Ontario Friday that Canada needs to “phase out” the oilsands, even though it can't be done immediately. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's musings about phasing out the oilsands Friday were met with a barrage of criticism from Alberta's conservative politicians and a pledge from Premier Rachel Notley that the province's energy industry was "not going anywhere,
"14.01.2017 13:02:10" edmontonsun.com That's a wrap!: Sun film critic Bruce Kirkland retires after 36 years It is bittersweet to type these words: After 36 years and three months of service, I am now the retired film critic of the Toronto Sun and the former Sun Media chain across Canada. It is bittersweet to type these words: After 36 years and three months of service, I am now the retired film critic of the Toronto Sun and the former Sun Media chain across Canada.
"14.01.2017 06:30:00" edmontonsun.com No digital Carrie Fisher in 'Star Wars IX': Lucasfilm Lucasfilm has put to rest rumours Disney executives were in talks with Carrie Fisher's estate for the rights to use the actor's digital image in future Star Wars films. Lucasfilm has put to rest rumours Disney executives were in talks with Carrie Fisher's estate for the rights to use the actor's digital image in future Star Wars films.
"14.01.2017 05:30:00" edmontonsun.com Woman who molested one-year-old son to please sex offender cop wants God to strike her down A Colorado woman sexually abused her infant son at the behest of a New York cop is now hoping to feel the wrath of God. A Colorado woman sexually abused her infant son at the behest of a New York cop is now hoping to feel the wrath of God.
"14.01.2017 04:30:00" edmontonsun.com Provincial loan program helps seniors do renos to stay in their homes A new loan program designed to help seniors maintain their independence has paid out more than $5.2 million in loans and grants since last summer. A new loan program designed to help seniors maintain their independence has paid out more than $5.2 million in loans and grants since last summer.
"14.01.2017 03:30:01" edmontonsun.com ICE School brings lessons out of the classroom and into the rink Students from Holyrood Elementary School learned how keeping the ice frozen in Rogers Place can be a pretty “cool” job as part of the Edmonton Oilers' In Class Education (ICE) School program. Students from Holyrood Elementary School learned how keeping the ice frozen in Rogers Place can be a pretty “cool” job as part of the Edmonton Oilers' In Class Education (ICE) School program.
"14.01.2017 01:25:25" edmontonsun.com Edmonton's LRT message boards finally back online After a nine-month wait, Edmonton's LRT riders finally have digital announcement boards back in service, and transit officials say it's one more step toward a fully functional Metro Line. Edmonton's LRT message boards finally back online.
"14.01.2017 01:24:03" edmontonsun.com Suspect arrested following violent Leduc County home invasion A 39-year-old man was arrested early Friday after a home invasion in Leduc County. A 39-year-old man was arrested early Friday after a home invasion in Leduc County.
"14.01.2017 01:00:23" driving.ca Takata to pay $1 billion, plead guilty in U.S. airbag probe Three former executives also facing indictment in the U.S. driving.ca: The hot water is only getting hotter for #Takata. #autos
"13.01.2017 22:46:03" edmontonsun.com Walmart charged for allegedly failing to throw out food after Fort McMurray wildfire Walmart Canada has been charged with numerous health violations for allegedly failing to throw out a wide variety of food and drinks from its Fort McMurray store in the weeks following last spring's wildfire, Postmedia has learned.A total of 174 counts of Walmart Canada has been charged with numerous health violations for allegedly failing to throw out a wide variety of food and drinks from its Fort McMurray store in the weeks following last spring's wildfire.
"13.01.2017 21:47:06" edmontonsun.com 'She has a lot to process'; Woman arrested after kidnapped newborn found... Stolen as a newborn from a Florida
hospital 18 years ago, a young woman
who suspected she didn't belong in the
family that raised her has... Some months ago, the young woman “had an inclination” that she may have been kidnapped, the sheriff said.
"13.01.2017 21:10:36" edmontonsun.com Trump's inaugural lineup includes Toby Keith, 3 Doors Down WASHINGTON — Donald Trump's inaugural
welcome concert next week will feature
country star Toby Keith, singer Jennifer
Holliday and actor Jon... Also performing at Thursday's “Make America Great Again! Welcome Celebration:” southern rockers 3 Doors Down, The Piano Guys, Lee Greenwood, DJ RaviDrums and The Frontmen of Country, featuring Tim Rushlow, Larry Stewart and Richie McDonald.
"13.01.2017 20:04:25" edmontonsun.com Brian Jean says Justin Trudeau will have to 'go through me' to 'phase... Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told a town hall meeting in Ontario Friday that Canada needs to “phase out” the oilsands, even though it can't be... "We can't shut down the oilsands tomorrow. We need to phase them out. We need to manage our dependence on fossil fuels,” Trudeau said
"13.01.2017 19:30:39" edmontonsun.com Fort Saskatchewan McDonald's serves up all-day breakfast Late sleepers, shift workers and anyone with a midday McMuffin craving will find breakfast items available all day long at a lone McDonald's in... Starting Friday, the McDonald's at 8817 101 A St. in Fort Saskatchewan will offer an all-day breakfast menu.
"13.01.2017 18:50:39" edmontonsun.com Bringing a local view to anti-oil celebrity visits When Jane Fonda, the latest celebrity
activist to tour the oilsands, told
reporters how awful it was to see the
oilsands, the social media... “Sometimes I'll be asked when we're going to fly over the destruction they've been told about, and I'll tell them we just did,”
"13.01.2017 18:14:02" edmontonsun.com Former child star of 'The Omen' facing jail for punching cyclists The former child star of horror film The Omen is facing jail on Friday after he admitted punching two cyclists in a road rage incident. “This was a road rage offence in which he brutally assaulted two middle-aged cyclists without provocation.
"13.01.2017 17:04:49" edmontonsun.com Nicole Kidman on Trump: 'We as a country need to support whoever's the... Nicole Kidman offered a message not often heard from the Hollywood elite: Americans need to support President-elect Donald Trump. "I just say he's now elected and we as a country need to support whoever's the president because that's what the country's based on. However that happened, he's there, and let's go.
"13.01.2017 16:23:03" edmontonsun.com STARS Lottery kickoff features home in Griesbach worth almost $1 million For as little as $25, you could be moving into a brand new, two-storey, three-bedroom home worth close to $1 million as early as June. One of four grand prizes is a 2,829-square-foot home in north Edmonton with a retail value of $973,979.
"13.01.2017 15:45:08" driving.ca Snow bound in the ditch – is there an easy way out? You might feel stuck but these pointers will help you gain traction when all seems lost driving.ca: Stuck in the snow? Grab that shovel out of your trunk. #autos
"13.01.2017 15:22:01" edmontonsun.com Oilers come back to defeat Devils in overtime The Edmonton Oilers were underachieving on home ice and losing in the third period to a bottom-feeding opponent. If they were were trying to make... Then the New Jersey Devils decided to follow suit by blowing that third-period lead and losing in overtime.
And, once again, it was like Hall had never left.
"13.01.2017 14:35:45" edmontonsun.com PC leadership hopeful Jason Kenney's team expects big crowd at Edmonton... The man who wants to unite Alberta's conservatives and crush the NDP is Thursday night attempting to drum up more support in Edmonton at a town... In Edmonton, the 500 or so people didn't quite fill the Wildrose Ballroom at the Ramada; Kenney joked afterwards he was competing with an Oilers game at Rogers Place.
"13.01.2017 06:00:00" edmontonsun.com Volunteer organizations seek to preserve lobbying exemption Alberta's volunteer organizations are protesting recommendations by the ethics commissioner that would strip them of an exemption under the Lobbying Act. Alberta's volunteer organizations are protesting recommendations by the ethics commissioner that would strip them of an exemption under the Lobbying Act.
"13.01.2017 05:19:20" edmontonsun.com Oilers come back to defeat Devils in overtime The Edmonton Oilers were underachieving on home ice and losing in the third period to a bottom-feeding opponent. If they were were trying to make Taylor Hall felt right at home in his first visit to Rogers Place since being traded last summer, it worked. The Edmonton Oilers were underachieving on home ice and losing in the third period to a bottom-feeding opponent.
If they were were trying to make Taylor Hall felt right at home in his first visit to Rogers Place since being traded last summer, it worked.
"13.01.2017 05:00:00" edmontonsun.com Innovations for amputees at forefront of SMART Network The only thing more powerful than Edgar Jackson's story during the official opening Thursday of a new technology lab at the University of Alberta was what he did just before speaking: he stood up. The only thing more powerful than Edgar Jackson's story during the official opening Thursday of a new technology lab at the University of Alberta was what he did just before speaking: he stood up.
"13.01.2017 04:00:00" edmontonsun.com 'Unimaginable tragedy'; Six children killed in Baltimore house fire Six children were presumed dead and their mother and three siblings were injured after an early morning house fire in northeast Baltimore, a fire official said Thursday. Six children were killed in a massive house fire in northeast Baltimore early Thursday, while their mother and three of her other children were able to escape the blaze but were injured, a fire official said.
"13.01.2017 03:07:00" edmontonsun.com Mass murderer Breivik says isolation made him more radical Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik told a panel of judges Thursday that his solitary confinement in prison had deeply damaged him and made him even more radical in his neo-Nazi beliefs. Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik told a panel of judges Thursday that his solitary confinement in prison had deeply damaged him and made him even more radical in his neo-Nazi beliefs.
"13.01.2017 02:00:00" edmontonsun.com Alberta physician college taps Canadian military doctor as new registrar The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta has selected a top military administrator as its new registrar. The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta has selected a top military administrator as its new registrar.
"13.01.2017 01:00:21" driving.ca V8 or turbo V6? Which Ford F-150 engine to choose Having an abundance of engine choices can be confusing, even if that's a good thing driving.ca: Turns out, not every tough pickup truck needs a thirsty eight-cylinder engine. #autos
"13.01.2017 01:00:00" Stollery fundraiser Edmonton's Peter Burgess has been raising money and awareness for the Stollery Children's Hospital by spending a full week in a cooking shelter at the Snow Valley Campground. His initial fundraising goal was $5,000, but as of Thursday, he'd raised over
"13.01.2017 00:45:00" edmontonsun.com Gunter: Zipper merging isn't rude. It isn't “unfair” or “selfish.” It just makes sense We think we're being courteous, expressing our collective willingness to endure a traffic burden together. We pull over and form a single file hundreds of meters – even kilometres – before the choke point when something is blocking traffic. No one uses Gunter: By not “zipper merging,” we are prolonging traffic jams caused by construction, accidents and stalls.
"13.01.2017 00:15:51" edmontonsun.com RCMP charge man with animal cruelty after nine dogs found in distress Police have charged a 30-year-old man with animal cruelty after finding nine pit bulls in distress north of Edmonton. Redwater RCMP officers went to a residence on Dec. 14 to check that the owner of the home had followed his court conditions, including Police have charged a 30-year-old man with animal cruelty after finding nine pit bulls in distress north of Edmonton.
"12.01.2017 23:52:43" edmontonsun.com Def Leppard set to rock Rogers Place Def Leppard is set to hit the road for a three month run across North America with a stop here in Edmonton. The rock legends will play Rogers Place on June 2, and tickets for all the Canadian dates go on sale Jan. 20th. Other Canadian dates on the tour Def Leppard is set to hit the road for a three month run across North America with a stop here in Edmonton.
"12.01.2017 21:16:07" edmontonsun.com Director defends decision to cast Joseph Fiennes as Michael Jackson Filmmaker Ben Palmer has defended his decision to cast Joseph Fiennes as Michael Jackson in a new British TV drama amid a backlash from the King of... “Unfortunately this is what my family has to deal with. No words could express the blatant disrespect.”
"12.01.2017 20:55:35" edmontonsun.com Mafia chief with permanent erection faces stiff sentence An Italian mafia chieftain known for his permanent erection caused by an out-of-control cocaine habit has been nabbed and faces a stiff sentence. In court, he pressed a bag of ice to his aching groin. Castriotta feared that other inmates would laugh at him so the judge remanded him on house arrest.
"12.01.2017 20:32:03" edmontonsun.com Gunter: Zipper merging isn't rude. It isn't “unfair” or “selfish.” It... We think we're being courteous, expressing our collective willingness to endure a traffic burden together. We pull over and form a single file... GUNTER: Zipper Merging! Most drivers just think it's cheating.
But most drivers are simply wrong.
"12.01.2017 19:51:23" edmontonsun.com EDITORIAL: American celebrities should get informed about the oilsands,... It would be one hell of a cast if they visited Alberta to do something they actually understand. Only those who live in the bubble of celebrity and the comfort of unimaginable opulence would be so tone deaf.
"12.01.2017 19:26:26" edmontonsun.com Girl, 12, livestreams her suicide and police can't stop people from... Video of a 12-year-old girl's suicide that was streamed on Facebook Live has gone viral and cops say they can't do anything about it. “We want it down as much as anyone for the family and it may be harmful to other kids,” Polk County Police Chief Kenny Dodd
"12.01.2017 18:16:44" edmontonsun.com New information expected in case of Ont. nurse accused of killing seniors New information is expected to be released Friday in the case of Elizabeth Wettlaufer, a Woodstock nurse charged with eight counts of first degree... Wettlaufer is accused of killing seven people in Woodstock's Caressant Care nursing home and one resident at Meadow Park nursing home in London between 2007 and 2014.
"12.01.2017 17:45:09" driving.ca U.S. EPA accuses FCA for emissions test cheating with Jeep, Ram... If the EPA's accusations hold true, Fiat Chrysler could be looking at a US$3.9 billion fine driving.ca: If Fiat Chrysler did cheat on emissions tests, it could be facing a US$3.9 billion fine. Ouch. #autos
"12.01.2017 17:19:15" edmontonsun.com Edmonton home prices performed worst in Canada in 2016 Average home prices in the Edmonton region dropped more than in any other Canadian city last year, and 2017 doesn't look much brighter, a new Royal... Edmonton had the poorest results in the country as one of the five cities out of 53 surveyed that showed decline.
"12.01.2017 16:58:51" edmontonsun.com WATCH: ECHL goalie gets one-punched at centre ice Michael Houser, meet Adam Vay's fist. Houser got one-punched at centre ice by Vay on Wednesday during the third period of an ECHL game
"12.01.2017 16:15:12" driving.ca Prepare yourself for surprise whiteout road conditions When visibility is lost, it's lights on, slow down and focus on your surroundings driving.ca: Caught in a sudden whiteout? Lights on and don't drive like a maniac. #autos
"12.01.2017 15:50:42" edmontonsun.com Supreme Court of Canada to hear Richard Suter's appeal The Supreme Court of Canada announced Thursday it will hear Richard Suter's leave to appeal after he was found guilty for crashing his SUV into an... The appeal court said that the sentencing judge erred in not finding Suter morally culpable for the refusal.
"12.01.2017 14:49:17" edmontonsun.com Alberta comes out on top Wow, talk about bad timing – for Jane Fonda. Notley's most stinging attack was when she said Fonda lost all credibility when she flew over a community, after suffering the worst natural disaster in Canadian history, then had the gall to “tell people to find new jobs somewhere else,”
"12.01.2017 14:01:03" edmontonsun.com Reduce your carbon footprint by washing your jeans less often: U of A researcher A University of Alberta textile scientist is asking people to launder their jeans less to reduce the average carbon footprint. A University of Alberta textile scientist is asking people to launder their jeans less to reduce the average carbon footprint.
"12.01.2017 13:48:29" edmontonsun.com City of Edmonton and area under extreme cold weather warning Edmontonians are being warned to bundle up as very cold wind chills are expected to continue this morning. Temperatures are expected to gradually improve this afternoon.
"12.01.2017 13:40:16" edmontonsun.com Taylor Hall returns to face the Oilers Taylor Hall took the first step to cutting the cord with his old Edmonton Oilers team last week in New Jersey when he played against buddies Connor... “It's not like we had Stanley Cup parades in Edmonton. There was a lot of losing, a lot of dark times but through all of that, I really enjoyed my time here."
"12.01.2017 13:12:36" edmontonsun.com 'We're not out of the woods yet': Premier Rachel Notley reacts to B.C.... Not long after Ottawa approved two pipelines from Alberta, Premier Rachel Notley flew to British Columbia to make a sales pitch for pipelines. Notley said she thinks there's an ever-so-slightly moderated tone to the debate around pipelines out west these days.
"12.01.2017 05:30:00" edmontonsun.com Experts suggest zipper approach to traffic merging could save time, money for Albertans Reducing bottlenecks caused by merging traffic is easily solved if drivers just learned to zip it, traffic experts say. Reducing bottlenecks caused by merging traffic is easily solved if drivers just learned to zip it, traffic experts say.
"12.01.2017 05:00:00" edmontonsun.com Eberle can't buy a goal for Oilers Jordan Eberle doesn't try and stick-handle around the obvious. Jordan Eberle doesn't try and stick-handle around the obvious. He's a shooter who can't score.
"12.01.2017 04:36:00" edmontonsun.com Alexander First Nation chief acquitted of one charge of sexual assault The chief of Alexander First Nation was found not guilty of sexual assault Wednesday by a St. Albert court, but still faces two unrelated charges from allegations dating back to 1985. The chief of Alexander First Nation was found not guilty of sexual assault Wednesday by a St. Albert court, but still faces two unrelated charges from allegations dating back to 1985.
"12.01.2017 04:00:01" edmontonsun.com Girl killed in 'rape-murder fantasy' endured life of abuse The 14-year-old Pennsylvania girl who was raped, tortured and killed at her adoptive mother's house had been abused or neglected in at least three homes during her short life. A 14-year-old Pennsylvania girl raped, tortured and killed at her adoptive mother's home had been abused or neglected in at least three homes during her short life.
"12.01.2017 03:00:38" edmontonsun.com Alex Ovechkin scores 35 seconds in to record 1,000th point Alex Ovechkin didn't wait long to hit another milestone in his illustrious career, becoming the 84th player in NHL history to record 1,000 points. Alex Ovechkin didn't wait long to hit another milestone in his illustrious career, becoming the 84th player in NHL history to record 1,000 points.
"12.01.2017 01:52:09" edmontonsun.com Taylor Hall returns to face the Oilers Taylor Hall took the first step to cutting the cord with his old Edmonton Oilers team last week in New Jersey when he played against buddies Connor McDavid, Jordan Eberle and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins. Taylor Hall took the first step to cutting the cord with his old Edmonton Oilers team last week in New Jersey when he played against buddies Connor McDavid, Jordan Eberle and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins.
"11.01.2017 22:44:58" edmontonsun.com Trans Mountain pipeline expansion gets environmental approval from British Columbia VICTORIA — British Columbia has granted environmental approval to the expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline. British Columbia has granted environmental approval to the expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline.
"11.01.2017 21:03:18" edmontonsun.com Trump denounces 'disgrace' of reports of Russian ties to him A defiant president-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday adamantly denied reports that Russia had obtained compromising personal and financial... Trump said he would immediately begin negotiations with Mexico on funding his promised wall after he takes office. He again vowed that “Mexico will pay for the wall but it will be reimbursed.”
"11.01.2017 20:37:19" edmontonsun.com Feds need help tackling cyberthreats, internal report warns The Canadian government is “simply not up to the overall challenge” of fending off cyberthreats on its own and must partner with the private sector... Canada's spy agency has openly warned that China and Russia are out to steal national secrets.
"11.01.2017 20:14:14" edmontonsun.com No explanation for Desmond son-mother murder-suicide: Priest TRACADIE, N.S. — Hundreds of mourners packed a 200-year-old Nova Scotia church today for the funeral of a former
soldier and the mother he shot... Brenda Desmond's casket was brought in first and placed in the centre aisle. Her son's flag-draped casket was brought in next, as a piper played a funeral dirge.
"11.01.2017 19:49:09" edmontonsun.com Jones: Oilers' Connor McDavid to play his final hockey game as a... When Connor McDavid plays against the New Jersey Devils tonight, it will be his final game as a teenager. You wonder, as McDavid enters his 20s, if there might be a bit of him that is a little resentful. He didn't, after all, really get to be a normal teenager like some of the guys he grew up with.
"11.01.2017 19:30:07" edmontonsun.com Actress Jane Fonda slams Justin Trudeau at oilsands conference in Edmonton Academy Award-winning actress Jane Fonda said Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's recent pipeline approvals shows people "shouldn't be fooled by... Fonda, who was in Fort McMurray yesterday to tour the oilsands, said "it was so sad to see the people in the Fort McMurray airport be hostile to us."
"11.01.2017 19:00:47" edmontonsun.com Edmonton marijuana information shop opens in Old Strathcona The owners of a new Edmonton cannabis information centre hope they can spark the city's interest in permitting local retail marijuana sales. Medical marijuana dispensaries have opened across the country despite the existing rules, with cities taking different approaches to the issue.
"11.01.2017 18:48:17" edmontonsun.com Edmonton Oilers recall Jujhar Khaira; assign Anton Lander to Bakersfield Welcome back to Oil Country, Jujhar Khaira. Khaira, from Surrey, B.C., has scored eight goals and added 10 assists in 24 games with the Condors this season.
"11.01.2017 18:41:30" edmontonsun.com Edmonton Oilers' Leon Draisaitl knows what teammate Jesse Puljujarvi is... Edmonton Oilers forward Leon Draisaitl feels for Jesse Puljujarvi going to the minors halfway through the season. “He'll be a very, very good player for our team, but right now, it's not the time for him here.”
"11.01.2017 18:30:17" driving.ca Gas prices bring plenty of complaints but little change from consumers Drivers still opting for larger trucks and SUVs despite climbing fuel prices driving.ca: Can't stop complaining about rising gas prices? Then think twice about pulling the trigger on that thirsty truck or SUV. #autos
"11.01.2017 18:06:57" edmontonsun.com Edmonton police union beginning year with stability, acting president says After a somewhat turbulent 2016, Edmonton's police union has settled into a more stable new year, says the organization's acting president. After a somewhat turbulent 2016, Edmonton's police union has settled into a more stable new year, says the organization's acting president.
"11.01.2017 18:05:28" edmontonsun.com Patrick Maroon making strong bid to stay on Oilers' top line The ongoing search for a yin to Connor McDavid's yang has unearthed another strong contender. Maroon's unusual combination of size, soft hands, physicality, willingness to drive the net and offensive acumen shouldn't be under-estimated here.
"11.01.2017 17:36:16" edmontonsun.com Canada's worst traffic bottlenecks cost drivers 11.5-million hours in... A new report suggests some of Canada's worst traffic bottlenecks are serious enough to compare with those in major
American cities like New York... The CAA report says the top 20 were found in just four cities — Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver and Quebec City.
"11.01.2017 17:00:41" edmontonsun.com Donald Trump briefed on unsubstantiated report Russia had compromising info on him: Official Top intelligence officials last week told President-elect Donald Trump about an unsubstantiated report that Russia had compromising personal and financial information about him, a U.S. official said Tuesday. Top intelligence officials last week told U.S. President-elect Donald Trump about an unsubstantiated report that Russia had compromising personal and financial information about him, a U.S. official said Tuesday.
"11.01.2017 16:53:22" edmontonsun.com Missing Alberta man's family holds out little hope in heartland of... If the "bad guys" did get him, missing Albertan Peter Driedger has plenty of company, and tragically little chance of ever being found, alive or... "I think the bad guys have him. I think they just took him. I don't think he's still alive."
"11.01.2017 16:31:53" edmontonsun.com Actress Jane Fonda to speak at Greenpeace Conference in Edmonton After touring the oilsands around Fort McMurray with local First Nations Tuesday morning, Oscar-winning actress and activist Jane Fonda is set to... Fonda recently joined anti-pipeline protests at Standing Rock and in 2015, spoke at a Greenpeace event in Vancouver.
"11.01.2017 16:30:18" driving.ca Our hits and misses from the 2017 Detroit Auto Show Of all the debuts, Kia stole the 2017 North American International Auto Show For driving.ca, there was one clear winner at the Detroit Auto Show this year. #autos #NAIAS
"11.01.2017 16:00:53" edmontonsun.com Garneau residents fight three-unit apartment building on narrow lot The three-unit apartment would be built on one of the narrowest standard lots in Edmonton and now Garneau residents have been given the right to take their fight against it to the Court of Appeal. The three-unit apartment would be built on one of the narrowest standard lots in Edmonton and now Garneau residents have been given the right to take their fight against it to the Court of Appeal.
"11.01.2017 15:43:42" edmontonsun.com Edmonton bus terminals fall short for pedestrians, says mayor The rainbow panels on Edmonton's Northgate Transit Centre look gorgeous. But Mayor Don Iveson sounds downright dismissive of this award-winning... Getting to the transit centre by foot requires crossing eight or nine lanes of traffic, and grabbing a snack or groceries from the shopping centre between transfers requires a 100-metre dash across the windswept parking lot.
"11.01.2017 15:16:02" Jane Fonda in Fort McMurray Watch: Oscar-winning actress and activist Jane Fonda went on an aerial tour of the oilsands.
Read More: http://www.edmontonsun.com/2017/01/10/media-shy-jane-fonda-is-latest-celebrity-to-visit-alberta-oilsands
"11.01.2017 15:01:22" edmontonsun.com Elderly man recovering in hospital after violent home invasion in Leduc... An elderly man is recovering in hospital after he was seriously assaulted during a violent home invasion at a rural residence south of Edmonton... Police said three firearms and various personal items were stolen during the raid.
"11.01.2017 14:48:50" edmontonsun.com Mark Hunt suing UFC An ESPN report on Tuesday night revealed that the Australia-based fighter has filed a civil suit against the UFC, its president Dana White and... Hunt has been vocal about his anger with the UFC after it was revealed that Lesnar had failed multiple drug tests surrounding their heavyweight fight on the July card.
"11.01.2017 14:28:02" edmontonsun.com Ponoka RCMP lay 59 charges, issue arrest warrant after two-man crime spree Mounties charged one man and issued an arrest warrant for a second man after a December crime spree in the Lacombe and Ponoka area. RCMP are asking the public for assistance locating the second suspect.
"11.01.2017 14:13:03" McLellan comments after Oilers loss to Sharks Edmonton Oilers head coach Todd McLellan speaks about the team's 5-3 loss to the San Jose Sharks at Rogers Place on Tuesday.
"11.01.2017 14:00:00" edmontonsun.com Edmonton DJ champions use of naloxone kit to treat opioid overdoses at shows An Edmonton DJ says he wants a An Edmonton DJ says he wants a "call to arms" to encourage artists and venues to carry naloxone kits in an effort to curb the number of opioid-related deaths in the city.
"11.01.2017 13:49:27" edmontonsun.com Anglican priest accused in 1980s youth sex assaults faces additional... An Anglican priest now faces upwards of 30 charges for gross indecency and sexual assault, after being arrested early last year on allegations that... Gordon William Dominey, 64, was first charged in February 2016 after five complainants alleged the priest abused them while they were in the Edmonton Youth Development Centre between 1985 and 1989.
"11.01.2017 13:29:29" edmontonsun.com Who just gave me money? Carbon rebate causes confusion More than a million carbon tax rebates from the provincial government have landed in the hands of eligible Albertans since last week, but there's a... On bank statements, direct deposits are described along the lines of "provincial payment, CANADA," with the nation in all-caps, leading to some confusion about who's gifting the sudden cash — Premier Rachel Notley or Prime Minister Justin Trudeau?
"11.01.2017 13:14:59" edmontonsun.com Media-shy Jane Fonda is latest celebrity to visit Alberta oilsands When Jane Fonda flew over the oilsands with local First Nations and activists from Greenpeace Tuesday morning, she told a CBC reporter it was like... Fonda is the latest celebrity to tour the oilsands, following highly-publicized visits by Neil Young and Leonardo DiCaprio.
"11.01.2017 13:00:00" edmontonsun.com Edmonton junior high school brings in crisis workers after student suicides A west Edmonton school has brought in crisis workers after a second student killed himself this school year. A west Edmonton school has brought in crisis workers after a second student killed himself this school year.
"11.01.2017 06:00:00" edmontonsun.com 'I still feel like I had to do it'; Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof sentenced to death Dylann Roof was sentenced to death Tuesday for killing nine black church members during Bible study in a racially motivated attack, the first person to face execution for federal hate crime convictions. An unrepentant Dylann Roof was sentenced to death Tuesday for fatally shooting nine black church members during a Bible study session, becoming the first person ordered executed for a federal hate crime.
"11.01.2017 05:30:02" edmontonsun.com South rises in elite ACAC basketball exhibitions When a pair of the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference's top South Division teams invaded Edmonton to face the North's best in a weekend of exhibition basketball, they came looking for success and headed home with a truckload of it. When a pair of the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference's top South Division teams invaded Edmonton to face the North's best in a weekend of exhibition basketball, they came looking for success and headed home with a truckload of it.
"11.01.2017 05:19:35" edmontonsun.com Edmonton Oilers continue to be Shark-bitten, falling 5-3 to San Jose Edmonton Oilers coach Todd McLellan said his club was in “uncharted waters” halfway through the NHL season as they battled with the San Jose Sharks for top spot in the Pacific Division, but when they swam with the fishes Tuesday, they didn't get bloodied Edmonton Oilers coach Todd McLellan said his club was in “uncharted waters” halfway through the NHL season as they battled with the San Jose Sharks for top spot in the Pacific Division, but when they swam with the fishes Tuesday, they didn't get bloodied
"11.01.2017 05:00:00" edmontonsun.com Obama gives his farewell speech The text of President Barack Obama's farewell speech Tuesday night in Chicago, as prepared for delivery. In his parting message to the nation, President Barack Obama is declaring his continued faith in the ability of all Americans to bring about powerful national change, despite the trials of the last eight years that so often stood between him and his
"11.01.2017 04:34:03" edmontonsun.com Teen recovering from spinal surgery after injury at trampoline park The brother of an 18-year-old man who was severely injured at a trampoline facility in Sherwood Park said his sibling is recovering after spinal surgery, but there's a long road ahead. The brother of an 18-year-old man who was severely injured at a trampoline facility in Sherwood Park said his sibling is recovering after spinal surgery, but there's a long road ahead.
"11.01.2017 03:30:01" edmontonsun.com 'Mr. Central' marking his 50th and final minor hockey week tournament He's known simply as Mr. Central. Almost every player, coach and volunteer – and even fan who come out and watch Edmonton Minor Hockey Week – knows Bill Ross. But to them, he's Mr. Central.
"11.01.2017 03:00:00" edmontonsun.com Who just gave me money? Carbon rebate causes confusion More than a million carbon tax rebates from the provincial government have landed in the hands of eligible Albertans since last week, but there's a slight hiccup. More than a million carbon tax rebates from the provincial government have landed in the hands of eligible Albertans since last week, but there's a slight hiccup.
"11.01.2017 02:00:00" edmontonsun.com Media-shy Jane Fonda is latest celebrity to visit Alberta oilsands When Jane Fonda flew over the oilsands with local First Nations and activists from Greenpeace Tuesday morning, she told a CBC reporter it was like “someone took my skin and peeled it off my body over a very large surface.” When Jane Fonda flew over the oilsands with local First Nations and activists from Greenpeace Tuesday morning, she told a CBC reporter it was like “someone took my skin and peeled it off my body over a very large surface.”
"11.01.2017 01:11:18" edmontonsun.com Former local broadcaster and city councillor Larry Langley has died Long-time broadcaster and three-term elected former city councillor Larry Langley, 83, has died. Long-time broadcaster and three-term elected former city councillor Larry Langley, 83, has died.
"10.01.2017 23:44:48" edmontonsun.com Emoji? Bunny? Contest to decide on new Monopoly tokens Hashtags, emojis and even a rubber duck may replace dogs, cats and hats in an upcoming version of the Monopoly board game. Hashtags, emojis and even a rubber duck may replace dogs, cats and hats in an upcoming version of the Monopoly board game.
"10.01.2017 20:45:09" edmontonsun.com Lawyer: Mother charged in daughter's death remains in hospital, has... The family of an Edmonton woman charged with killing her 21-year-old daughter is supporting her, according to the woman's lawyer. "It's a terrible case ... a parent, a mother killing her child, it's very difficult for anyone to fathom."
"10.01.2017 20:17:40" edmontonsun.com Should we be taking masturbation breaks at work? Masturbation breaks should become a new workplace trend, according to a new report. “I would expect a masturbation policy to result in more focus, less aggression, higher productivity, and more smiling,” Dr. Arnall told Metro U.K.
"10.01.2017 19:56:41" edmontonsun.com RCMP warn against phone fraudsters impersonating Fort McKay chief Police are warning that fraudsters have been impersonating Fort McKay First Nation Chief Jim Boucher to solicit money. Wood Buffalo RCMP said Tuesday that phone scammers posing as Boucher contact people and offer to sell land, business ventures or ask for bribes.
"10.01.2017 19:32:24" edmontonsun.com Trudeau adds fresh faces to cabinet; Freeland up, Dion, McCallum out OTTAWA — Justin Trudeau is making Chrystia Freeland his new foreign affairs minister and promoting Toronto MP Ahmed Hussen to Immigration as part... Freeland, a former economics journalist with extensive contacts in the United States, leaves the trade portfolio to replace veteran Liberal MP Stephane Dion.
"10.01.2017 18:59:19" edmontonsun.com 'Inseparable' twins die while scattering mom's ashes from cliff Twins described as “inseparable” who were found dead at the base of the White Cliffs of Dover may have slipped while scattering the ashes of their... The bodies of the twins were found with their mother's ashes.
"10.01.2017 18:38:02" edmontonsun.com Year end interview with RCMP C/O Marianne Ryan Postmedia journalist Claire Theobald sat down with Deputy Commissioner Marianne Ryan, commanding officer in charge of the Royal Canadian Mounted... Our year-end interview with Alberta RCMP C/O Marianne Ryan, who announced today she will retire in March.
"10.01.2017 18:01:55" edmontonsun.com Alberta's top Mountie Marianne Ryan announces her retirement Alberta RCMP commanding officer and deputy commissioner Marianne Ryan is retiring after 35 years. Ryan has held the position of RCMP deputy commissioner for the last three years. Her last day will be on March 3.
"10.01.2017 17:18:10" edmontonsun.com Oilers first-round draft pick Jesse Puljujarvi is taking his talent to... Jesse Puljujarvi, meet Leon Draisaitl and say hello to Ryan Smyth. Puljujarvi may eventually wind up on right wing with Connor McDavid, but for now he's still a deer in the headlights in the NHL.
"10.01.2017 16:36:16" edmontonsun.com Police warn motorists to slow down on slick city streets Roads are slick and Edmonton police are advising motorists to drive to the weather conditions, not the speed limit. Police say between 3:30 p.m. and 8:45 p.m. Monday officers responded to 15 hit and run collisions, five injury collisions and 77 property damage collisions.
"10.01.2017 16:18:43" The Edmonton Sun's cover photo A pedestrian had to bundle-up to stay warm on the High Level Bridge on Monday, January 9, 2017 in Edmonton. Greg Southam / Postmedia
"10.01.2017 15:58:12" edmontonsun.com Norwegian mass murderer Breivik makes Nazi salute at court Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik made a neo-Nazi salute as he walked into a courtroom at a high-security prison where judges on... Dressed in a dark suit, the bearded Breivik stared briefly at reporters while making the salute but did not speak.
"10.01.2017 15:37:49" Fake Gold Watch: The Edmonton Police Service is warning the public about counterfeit gold bars being sold to citizens and merchants across the city.
Read More: http://www.edmontonsun.com/2017/01/09/fake-gold-being-peddled-by-fraudsters-warn-city-police
"10.01.2017 15:18:14" edmontonsun.com Trudeau to shuffle Cabinet Tuesday Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to give his year-old cabinet a facelift on Tuesday, shifting some weak ministers and promoting strong... In his first cabinet of 30 ministers, Trudeau famously appointed an equal number of men and women “because it's 2015.”
"10.01.2017 15:00:38" edmontonsun.com Justin Bieber's former neighbour seeks $1M in lawsuit damages The victim of Justin Bieber's infamous egging attack is fighting the singer's efforts to cap his lawsuit payout at $25,000, insisting his damage... Bieber's lawyers recently offered $25,000 to settle the suit and cover his former neighbours' “pain and suffering, emotional distress and property damage."
"10.01.2017 14:40:08" Budget consultation Watch: Finance Minister Joe Ceci talks about the upcoming budget consultations and options for Albertans to provide their feedback and comments.
Read More: http://www.edmontonsun.com/2017/01/09/province-seeks-input-on-budget-2017
"10.01.2017 14:31:58" edmontonsun.com Gender acceptance club at Christian school in Sherwood Park raises hope,... Sixteen-year-old Brooklyn Sturroch was pleasantly surprised when she heard her Christian school in Sherwood Park was hosting a club for sexual and... The move prompted some supportive feedback, and a few letters from upset students and parents,
"10.01.2017 14:11:34" edmontonsun.com Website owner defends posting killer Mark Twitchell's pen pal profile As online profiles go, it's pretty standard — he is creative, considers himself "insightful, passionate and philosophical with a great sense of... Mark Twitchell is one of hundreds of names on the site Canadian Inmates Connect Ltd., a Toronto-based site that helps prisoners find pen pals on the outside.
"10.01.2017 13:54:29" edmontonsun.com Jones: Chiarelli made a Monster mistake with Jonas Gustavsson Everybody makes mistakes. And, boy, did Edmonton Oilers general manager Peter Chiarelli make a Monster of a mistake with Jonas Gustavsson. There's every reason to expect Puljujarvi to return to the Oilers and have similar success. Gustavsson you'll never see again.
"10.01.2017 13:39:32" edmontonsun.com GUNTER: Alberta Finance Minister Joe Ceci should just cut spending Provincial Finance Minister Joe Ceci is off on a provincewide tour to consult Albertans on what he should put in the 2017 budget, expected in March. The whole exercise is mostly designed just to give the NDP's big-spending agenda the veneer of popular support.
"10.01.2017 13:25:35" edmontonsun.com Patrick Maroon emerging as top power forward If you told Oilers fans that Patrick Maroon would be leading their team in scoring at the halfway mark of the season, they would have curled up in... Of all the things that nobody expected would be happening with the Oilers this season, Maroon being on pace for 30 (goals) might just top the list.
"10.01.2017 13:12:16" edmontonsun.com Oilpatch woes fuel growing disputes with Alberta landowners, advocate says Disputes between private landowners and energy companies are on the rise in Alberta, in part due to the financial woes of an oilpatch struggling to... Increasingly common are disputes that arise when an oil company goes bankrupt or falls into financial distress, and becomes either unwilling or unable to compensate a property owner for using their land.
"09.01.2017 21:30:15" edmontonsun.com Edmonton council pay drops to near 2014 levels Edmonton's mayors and councillors will see a drop in salary this year landing at compensation just above 2014 levels. The salary fluctuates with the 12-month average of the Alberta Average Weekly Earnings values reported by Statistics Canada, which saw a 2.49 per cent drop between September 2015 and 2016.
"09.01.2017 20:32:15" edmontonsun.com Province seeks input on Budget 2017 The province says it wants the input of Albertans as it crafts Budget 2017. "We saw some promising signs of economic stability leading into the new year, but there is still a lot of work to do as we prepare for the next budget."
"09.01.2017 19:28:44" edmontonsun.com ISIS video shows killer kids being used as executioners ISIS sickos are now using toddlers to carry out horrific executions in Syria. The terror group has shown an increased willingness to not only use kids to kill but also force them into suicide missions.
"09.01.2017 18:57:29" edmontonsun.com Edmonton woman charged with impaired driving after crash kills... Drunk driving charges have been laid against an Edmonton woman after an eight-year-old girl was killed in a November crash southwest of Edmonton. The woman, who also suffered significant injuries in the crash, has been charged with impaired driving over .08 causing death.
"09.01.2017 18:19:35" edmontonsun.com Fake gold being peddled by fraudsters, warn city police Counterfeit gold bars being sold by fraudsters are fooling merchants and Kijiji buyers alike, warn city police. “When something seems too good to be true -- it usually is."
"09.01.2017 17:50:44" edmontonsun.com Oilers waive Jonas Gustavsson, assign Jesse Puljujarvi to Bakersfield,... The Edmonton Oilers announced a number of roster moves Monday, including waiving struggling back-up goaltender Jonas Gustavsson just one day after... Puljujarvi has struggled to put up points in Edmonton, scoring once and adding seven assists in 28 games with the Oilers.
"09.01.2017 17:02:03" edmontonsun.com In the face of 'lock her up' chants, how should a politician deal with... A first-year university student entering the school cafeteria for the first time can teach you a lot about how people see prejudice, both in... At a speech in Edmonton in September, Alberta Progressive Conservative party leadership candidate Jason Kenney faced down a woman who decried Muslims coming to Alberta.
"09.01.2017 16:11:39" edmontonsun.com U.S., North Korea trade threats over potential missile test North Korea says it reserves the right to test an intercontinental ballistic missile whenever it sees fit, in the latest rhetorical volley with... U.S. Defence Secretary Ash Carter said the U.S. military would shoot down any North Korean missiles appearing to be headed toward territory of the U.S. or its allies.
"09.01.2017 15:42:39" edmontonsun.com Emirates flight halted after snake spotted in plane's cargo hold Once Samuel L. Jackson appeared in the Mideast hotspot of Dubai, it really was only a matter of time before the snake on a plane would turn up too. Snakes on a Plane...for real this time!
"09.01.2017 15:22:14" edmontonsun.com Trump blasts 'over-rated' Streep following Golden Globes speech Actress Meryl Streep earned a lifetime achievement award at the Golden Globes Sunday and in accepting, turned the spotlight away from herself. Trump again denied mocking the reporter and took shots of his own at Streep, calling her “one of the most over-rated actresses in Hollywood”.
"09.01.2017 14:54:07" edmontonsun.com Who was Sam Maloney? Man killed during standoff with police had been... A fixture at dorm parties and other student events, Samuel Maloney led a busy social life at his Western University residence. Though the first-year computer science student was almost twice as old as his teenage friends at Western's Ontario Hall — he told them he was 21 — Maloney was fitting in well.
"09.01.2017 14:39:04" edmontonsun.com Murder suspect dead after police shooting on Stoney Nakoda First Nation Mounties have confirmed a man shot while being
served a warrant for first-degree murder has died. RCMP said one suspect was arrested without incident, but shots were fired after "the second suspect engaged police."
"09.01.2017 14:24:46" edmontonsun.com 16 arrested over Kim Kardashian Paris robbery PARIS — French police arrested 16 people Monday in connection with the October theft of more than $10 million worth of jewelry from Kim Kardashian... Police said the thieves stole a jewelry box containing valuables worth 6 million euros ($6.7 million) as well as a ring worth 4 million euros ($4.5 million).
"09.01.2017 14:10:36" edmontonsun.com A parade of pinks on the Golden Globes red carpet The pinks had it Sunday on the Golden Globes red carpet, from Ryan Michelle Bathe on the arm of hubby Sterling K. Brown to a stunning Lily Collins... Check out what the stars were wearing at the 74th Golden Globe Awards.
"09.01.2017 13:48:25" edmontonsun.com Oilers take aim at Senators in wild shootout but fall 5-3 KANATA — It's not like the Edmonton Oilers didn't give a shot. Losing a game when you outshoot the other guys 38-18 isn't fun, but Oilers head coach Todd McLellan didn't want to blame it all on Gustavsson.
"09.01.2017 13:26:54" edmontonsun.com FORBES: Get ready for the motorcycle show I officially declare motorcycle season 2017 open. The three day event kicks off at noon on Friday, Jan. 13, and runs through 5 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 15, at the Edmonton Expo Centre.
"09.01.2017 13:08:03" edmontonsun.com Globes honoured TV, movies and often slammed Trump Was it really the time for Hollywood to party? A rising tide of dread has swept much of show biz, as with much of the nation beyond: A divided body... Things started with a bang. Fallon led a star-studded song-and-dance spoof of the opening musical number from “La La Land.”
"09.01.2017 05:19:29" Timeline Photos Rocky Mountain House RCMP asked for help from the public Sunday in finding Lane Goodrunning, 11 http://www.edmontonsun.com/2017/01/09/rcmp-looking-for-11-year-old-boy-missing-from-sunchild-first-nation
"09.01.2017 04:02:18" edmontonsun.com In the face of 'lock her up' chants, how should a politician deal with... A first-year university student entering the school cafeteria for the first time can teach you a lot about how people see prejudice, both in... “If they go unchecked, if nobody gets punished, nobody gets hurt, if the audience seems to accept it, any onlooker would think this is acceptable to the group,”
"09.01.2017 02:11:30" edmontonsun.com Justin Trudeau's disconnect from the middle class Doing a mea culpa tour of the Tim Hortons and church basements of Ontario and western Canada will do nothing to erase our PM shutting down communications, and sneaking off to vacation over New Years to party with family
"09.01.2017 01:23:46" edmontonsun.com Tory leader race like Alice in Wonderland Urbandictionary.com defines “virtue
signalling” as “saying you love or hate
something to show what a virtuous person
you are, instead of... The majority of her rivals -- Lisa Raitt being the latest -- have declared they are shocked and appalled Leitch would even suggest such a “Trumpian” idea.
"09.01.2017 00:08:09" edmontonsun.com 'Pet' deer Faline that 'thought she was a dog' shot in front of Kansas... Faline entered the Mcgaughey residence on the morning of Dec. 19, ate three cookies and then left to wander around outside. To the Mcgaugheys, Faline was tame but free, and it did not deserve to die. To wildlife authorities, the deer was a socialized wild animal that could have harmed people and spread disease to other animals.
"08.01.2017 22:53:16" edmontonsun.com Fort Lauderdale airport massacre video leaked: TMZ TMZ.com claims it has obtained video of the beginning of the shooting at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on Friday. The 22-second recording posted onto TMZ's website shows a man walking through the baggage claim area at the Fort Lauderdale airport.
"08.01.2017 22:03:13" edmontonsun.com Leading Arctic scientist calls continued lack of national polar policy Standing on the unsympathetic shoreline of Mercy Bay, a bulbous fjord on the northern edge of Banks Island in the Canadian Arctic archipelago, John... "There have been a few glimmers of resurgence in Canada. But the fundamental answer is there really has been no significant progress in finally establishing a national polar policy."
"08.01.2017 20:55:38" edmontonsun.com How will the Trump factor affect Alberta? Economists say they're optimistic Two of Alberta's top economists say they're more optimistic than most people about Donald Trump's effect on the province's economy. "We have spent some time trying to wade through the Trump factor. I'm probably a little more optimistic than other people, especially on the trade side."
"08.01.2017 19:58:29" edmontonsun.com Edmonton releases fish-friendly designs for new Mill Creek outfall Daylighting Mill Creek is technically feasible and would have major benefits for Edmonton's fish population, according to a city review now out for... The new plan would redirect Mill Creek to flow above ground between the new Valley Line LRT and Scona Road, near the Muttart Conservatory.
"08.01.2017 18:46:35" edmontonsun.com Queen Elizabeth II makes public appearance after illness Queen Elizabeth II has attended church near her rural Sandringham estate, after missing the previous two Sundays due to ill health. The 90-year-old British monarch was applauded by well-wishers as she arrived by car at St. Mary Magdalene Church in eastern England.
"08.01.2017 17:37:27" edmontonsun.com GUNTER: Don't let climate alarmists muzzle your skepticism Two things happened in Alberta politics this week that demonstrate just how zealous “green” politicians everywhere
are about the theory that... The NDP didn't want to counter MacIntyre's opinions with their own. They wanted MacIntyre's views branded as lies. And they wanted him shut up.
"08.01.2017 16:48:44" edmontonsun.com How about in 2017 we lose some monsters? The news last week that 82-year-old psychopathic serial killer Charles Manson had been sent to hospital was a stark reminder that evil always lurks... We lost a lot of good ones in 2016. Rock stars, diplomats, humanitarians, movie stars. I thought to myself: What if this year, fate and time finally catches up with some of the most heinous human beings ever to prowl the planet?
"08.01.2017 16:00:21" edmontonsun.com Death penalty sought in Fort Lauderdale airport shooting case While investigators try to figure out the motive of an Iraq war veteran accused of killing five travellers and wounding six others at a busy... Esteban Santiago, 26, was charged with an act of violence at an international airport resulting in death — which carries a maximum punishment of execution — and weapons charges.
"08.01.2017 15:49:57" edmontonsun.com Trudeau's 'unicorns and rainbows' budgeting comes back to bite him A couple of days before the last federal election, Stephen Harper told me the economic plan that Justin Trudeau was
pitching to the electorate... The bigger problem is that Trudeau's promised “modest” deficits have already grown to be far from modest. We're now looking at close to $30 billion for just one fiscal year.
"08.01.2017 05:34:03" edmontonsun.com At least 3 of slain Fort Lauderdale airport victims on vacation An Iowa man who was a frequent traveller and loved to cruise with his wife was among the five people killed in the airport shooting in Fort... An official list of victims had not been released by Saturday afternoon. But family and friends of some of the victims confirmed the identities and shared their stories.
"08.01.2017 04:50:17" edmontonsun.com Barnes: Oilers halfway to playoffs Exactly halfway through this National Hockey League season, the Oilers have answered your most pressing yes or no questions. Are they a much better team than they were last year?
Do they miss Taylor Hall?
How can you answer yes to both questions?
That's not a yes or no question.
"08.01.2017 03:44:12" edmontonsun.com Mark Letestu scores OT winner against Devils NEWARK - The major story going into Saturday's game in New Jersey was Taylor Hall's reunion with the Edmonton Oilers. Despite overwhelming New Jersey with a relentless barrage of rubber, the Oilers needed a dramatic overtime finish to avoid being rope-a-doped into a hopelessly unfair loss.
"08.01.2017 02:07:01" edmontonsun.com Hall ready for awkward reunion with Oilers NEWARK — It's going to be all kind of strange on both
sides of the ice tonight as Taylor Hall and the Edmonton
Oilers meet for the first time... The cord is cut. Orange and Blue has been replaced by Black and Red.
He's a Devil now.
"08.01.2017 00:48:22" edmontonsun.com Don't let climate alarmists muzzle your skepticism Two things happened in Alberta politics
this week that demonstrate just how
zealous “green” politicians everywhere
are about the theory that... Attempts to censor climate change skeptics is an increasing tactic of the climate alarmists, with some American alarmists launching a racketeering lawsuit against skeptics and Canadian eco-activist David Suzuki calling on governments to jail skeptics.
"07.01.2017 23:59:40" edmontonsun.com Local racer turns to city for support to chase opportunity of a lifetime Stefan Rzadzinski has been chasing a ride from the moment he was old enough to get behind the wheel of a go-kart.Now the local auto racer is... “The big challenge I've got, is that I'm up against an Indycar driver (Conor Daly), who has the Indycar marketing team and their PR team all supporting him,
"07.01.2017 22:30:00" edmontonsun.com A look at the Fort Lauderdale airport attack victims An Iowa man who was a frequent traveller and loved to cruise with his wife was among the five people killed in the airport shooting in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., his sister told The Associated Press on Saturday. An official list of victims had not been released by Saturday afternoon. But family and friends of some of the victims confirmed the identities and shared their stories.
"07.01.2017 21:44:00" edmontonsun.com Stats suggest more photo radar dollars should be spent on infrastructure fixes, council hopeful says With a municipal election looming, photo radar stands to be a talking point. Troy Pavlek believes the numbers may be a good place to start the discussion.Pavlek, a 22-year-old software developer eyeing the Ward 11 council seat, has been busy digging With a municipal election looming, photo radar stands to be a talking point.
"07.01.2017 21:19:37" edmontonsun.com Caribou vs. wolf: Alberta's delicate balancing act In December, Banff-Cochrane MLA Cameron Westhead tabled a petition of 10,000 signatures pleading for the provincial government to protect Alberta's wolves.But Alberta has a delicate balancing act on its hands — halting wolf culls could mean the end of the It's caribou versus wolf in Alberta.
"07.01.2017 20:35:06" edmontonsun.com Development will continue changing the face of Edmonton in 2017 Edmonton isn't likely to see a construction boom in 2017, but the landscape will continue to grow as big projects wrap up and new work gets underway, say commercial real estate experts.The downtown core is still the city's development hot spot with The downtown core is still the city's development hot spot with $5.5-billion worth of work proposed or underway.
"07.01.2017 20:33:55" edmontonsun.com Hall ready for awkward reunion with Oilers NEWARK — It's going to be all kind of strange on both sides of the ice tonight as Taylor Hall and the Edmonton Oilers meet for the first time since their awkward breakup last summer. It's going to be all kind of strange on both sides of the ice tonight.
"07.01.2017 04:48:36" edmontonsun.com Carbon tax will cost Alberta schools millions, push up school fees, Wildrose says The carbon tax will cost Alberta school boards an extra $8 million to $12 million this year, and as much as $18 million next year, according to a government briefing note obtained by the official Opposition.“The numbers are just huge, The carbon tax will cost Alberta school boards an extra $8 million to $12 million this year, and as much as $18 million next year, according to a government briefing note obtained by the official Opposition.
"07.01.2017 01:10:15" canada.com Rolling Stones Contest | Canada.com Enter for your chance to win a trip for two to New York City!
"07.01.2017 00:00:47" edmontonsun.com Larsson silencing critics of Taylor Hall trade NEWARK - It's somewhat ironic the Edmonton Oilers traded the most high-profile player to wear their sweater in the 10 years between Chris Pronger and Connor McDavid for a guy who couldn't be less noticeable if you painted him the same colour as the rink Adam Larsson, for all of the rage and bewilderment that erupted in Edmonton when news of the Taylor Hall trade broke last summer, turned out to be exactly what the Oilers needed.
"06.01.2017 21:29:00" edmontonsun.com Fort Lauderdale airport shooter a passenger on Canadian flight: Official A gunman opened fire in the baggage claim area at the Fort Lauderdale airport Friday, killing five people and wounding eight before being taken... Chip LaMarca, a Broward County commissioner, was briefed on the airport shooting by Broward Sheriff's office. He told The Associated Press by phone that the shooter was a passenger on a Canadian flight and had checked a gun.
"06.01.2017 19:56:28" edmontonsun.com Fort McMurray fire helps set new record: $4.9B in insurable damage TORONTO — The Insurance Bureau of Canada
says last year set a record for insurable damage —
estimated at more than $4.9 billion. Canada's most costly disaster last year, according to the Insurance Bureau, was the Alberta wildfires that forced the evacuation of Fort McMurray and surrounding areas.
"06.01.2017 18:25:42" edmontonsun.com Political correctness has run amok It's a subject where one fears to tread, but it needs be said. If you're not 100 per cent with us, you're against us. Do not question – you will be vilified and scorned. Graham Hicks takes a look at Political correctness!
"06.01.2017 17:06:23" edmontonsun.com Chicago video beating began after friendly encounter: Cops Four black people were charged with hate crimes Thursday in connection with a video broadcast live on Facebook that showed a mentally disabled... The video shows a wound on the top of the man's head. One person pushes the man's head with his or her foot.
"06.01.2017 15:45:09" driving.ca Is this the solution to distracted driving? Incredibly simple sonar-based system cancels a driver's phone features using a car's existing speakers driving.ca: Using sonar to block the driver's cell phone. Who would've thought the solution to distracted driving would've been this simple? #autos
"06.01.2017 15:29:40" edmontonsun.com Three moose make trip to Tim Hortons drive-thru Three wayward moose may have been on the prowl for a caffeine pick-me-up when they showed up at a Tim Hortons drive-thru in St. John's, N.L. Did you hear the one about the three moose stopping by for a double double? They went in the herd through! Seriously I'm here all week. Actually...I never leave.
"06.01.2017 15:23:57" edmontonsun.com Edmonton police celebrating 125 years of service in the city Integrity. Courage. Community. Now Edmonton Police Service can add “longevity” to their official crest.EPS is celebrating its 125th year, marking... The service was founded June 20, 1892. Two days earlier, the town of Edmonton, population 700, saw its first civil disturbance when a local land owner tried to remove records from the local land office
"06.01.2017 15:22:20" edmontonsun.com Two cops caught taking selfie in front of burning house The Nassau County Police Department is investigating after two officers apparently posed for a selfie in front of a smouldering home on Long Island. video surfaced Thursday afternoon that shows the unidentified officers appearing to pose for a picture in front of a house in Uniondale that just went up in flames.
"06.01.2017 15:21:36" edmontonsun.com University of Alberta researcher touts salt-coated surgical masks as... When it's not seasoning a steak or rimming a margarita, it turns out salt also works pretty well as a virus exterminator. At least that's the... Specifically, the research from Hyo-Jick Choi and his team shows that a coating of salt (sodium chloride) can significantly improve the effectiveness of the common surgical mask against various pathogens.
"06.01.2017 14:24:34" edmontonsun.com Lorne Gunter: Goodbye Alberta Advantage Goodbye Alberta Advantage.And with the end of the Alberta Advantage, say goodbye, too, to the possibility of an economic recovery anytime soon.You... We were number 1 – lower than other low-tax jurisdictions such as Texas and Vermont. Now, under the Notley New Democrats, where are we?
"06.01.2017 05:42:08" edmontonsun.com Edmonton police investigate first homicide of 2017 Edmonton police are investigating the first homicide of the year after a 21-year-old man died in hospital following a reported assault. Police responded to a call at about 4:30 a.m. Wednesday in south Edmonton.Officers found Darrian Trevino-Sabourin in Edmonton police are investigating the first homicide of the year after a 21-year-old man died in hospital following a reported assault.
"06.01.2017 03:24:10" edmontonsun.com Maroon hat trick pushes Oilers past Bruins 4-3 BOSTON — Patrick Maroon scored the first hat-trick of his NHL career to give the Edmonton Oilers their first win in regulation in Boston since Nov. 7, 1996. Patrick Maroon scored the first hat-trick of his NHL career to give the Edmonton Oilers their first win in regulation in Boston since Nov. 7, 1996.
"05.01.2017 21:44:48" edmontonsun.com Mistaken identity horror: Bitten to death by fire ants A Bolivian woman suspected of being a car thief was bitten to death by hundreds of fire ants after being tied to a tree by vigilantes. The unfortunate woman and her two children were then tied to a tree infested with the deadly ants. Her two children survived and are recovering.
"05.01.2017 20:47:53" edmontonsun.com Thousands of University of Alberta students, faculty put at risk in... Malware installed on more than 300 computers put over 3,000 University of Alberta students at risk late last year, but because of a police... A University of Alberta student is now facing multiple cyber-attack related charges, said city police.
"05.01.2017 20:02:49" edmontonsun.com Edmonton police celebrating 125 years of service in the city Integrity. Courage. Community. Now Edmonton Police Service can add “longevity” to their official crest.EPS is celebrating its 125th year, marking... The service began June 20, 1892, when then Mayor Matthew McCauley issued Bylaw 15, allowing the city to appoint town constables to keep the peace.
"05.01.2017 19:06:35" edmontonsun.com Could the foul-mouthed, irreverent 'Deadpool' actually be nominated for... At one point in Marvel's R-rated superhero movie More importantly, while the film was half-laughs and half-action, it was also offensive and irreverent - aggressively so. That is not the type of movie that generally gets nominated.
"05.01.2017 18:29:33" edmontonsun.com Building new Walterdale Bridge like assembling puzzle made with... Constructing the new Walterdale Bridge is like tuning a harp, or building a bicycle wheel. Sort of. On this bridge — what the city calls its most complex infrastructure project to date — it's easier to use analogies. The physics involved might make engineering students shudder.
"05.01.2017 17:45:26" edmontonsun.com Funeral held for slain nursing graduate Rachael Longridge Scattered among a wall of notes and photos memorializing Rachael Longridge is the message, "Our friendship was cemented years ago ... when she said to me, 'Claire, you're allowed to have as many friends as you want, but I will always be your bestest friend.' "
"05.01.2017 16:31:56" edmontonsun.com 'Real Housewives of ISIS' comedy sketch blasted by viewers Suicide bombers and jihadi brides are apparently off-limits to comedic sketches. From BBC 2's new comedy sketch series 'Revolting' is accused of gong way over the line, with some calling it “unfunny,” “tasteless” and “insensitive.”
"05.01.2017 16:15:12" driving.ca Chrysler tries – and fails – to define a generation with Portal concept Targeting Millennials not only limits minivan's appeal, but also condescends a diverse pool of people driving.ca: Nice try, #Chrysler. But you can't tell every Millennial this is what they'll want. #autos
"05.01.2017 15:32:45" edmontonsun.com Bishop Henry a man of conviction, 1950s style He was the perfect priest for his time —
unfortunately, Bishop Fred Henry's chosen era
apparently ended sometime around 1955.Or so
it... "There were some lights going on with people who thought that we really do have to be a church of the modern world."
Somehow, Henry didn't seem very keen to help.
"05.01.2017 15:23:31" edmontonsun.com S. Korea to create unit to decapitate N. Korean leadership in war South Korea will form a special
military brigade this year tasked with
removing North Korea's leadership in
the event of war as Seoul looks... The brigade will aim to remove the North's wartime command and paralyze its function if war breaks out, according to an official from Seoul's Defence Ministry
"05.01.2017 15:12:07" edmontonsun.com Gold's Gym closes two of three Edmonton locations Some Edmontonians looking to hit the weights after a season of indulgence might be surprised to find their gym is no longer there.A longtime tenant... Spokesman for the Westmount location said the decision to shut down was made as management realized $10 monthly membership fees weren't enough to keep up with the $70,000 in rent for the 24-hour WEM location.
"05.01.2017 14:48:32" WJHC: Team Canada beats Sweden, will play for gold Team Canada will play for gold!
"05.01.2017 14:19:21" edmontonsun.com Alberta touts small business 'superheroes' as tax cut takes effect Standing in a comic books store in west Edmonton, Alberta's environment minister continued Wednesday to sell her government's climate leadership... "I think any time you can save as a small business will help, really, from the penny up," said Danica LeBlanc, co-owner of Variant Edition Comics
"05.01.2017 03:13:46" edmontonsun.com Funeral held for slain nursing graduate Rachael Longridge Scattered among a wall of notes and photos memorializing Rachael Longridge is the message, More than 500 mourners gathered Wednesday for a funeral mass to remember Longridge, 21, who died from multiple stab wounds sustained in a northwest Edmonton home.
"05.01.2017 02:30:00" edmontonsun.com Edmonton drops out of National Track League circuit Edmonton is pulling out of the National Track League series, and its departure is going to create a void in the local athletics scene. The decision to withdraw from the elite summer loop is mostly a function of Alberta's hard-hit economy.
"05.01.2017 00:42:26" edmontonsun.com Gold's Gym closes two of three Edmonton locations Some Edmontonians looking to hit the weights after a season of indulgence might be surprised to find their gym is no longer there.A longtime tenant of West Edmonton Mall, Gold's Gym has shut that facility down, along with its North Town Centre location, Some Edmontonians looking to hit the weights after a season of indulgence might be surprised to find their gym is no longer there.
"04.01.2017 21:47:46" edmontonsun.com Teacher drops nude photo lawsuit South Carolina teacher whose nude photos were spread by the student who stole her phone has killed a lawsuit against her former school board. The student had been failing her computer class and ominously warned her: “Your day of reckoning is coming.” He then allegedly sent the images to other students, WSPA reports.
"04.01.2017 21:00:48" edmontonsun.com Snoop Dogg gave Willie Nelson the dopest Christmas present Snoop Dogg couldn't help passing on some Christmas cheer to another well-known chronic lover. The rapper and marijuana activist gifted aging country star Willie Nelson, another vocal proponent of smoking grass, with a weed-themed sweater to celebrate the holidays.
"04.01.2017 20:30:14" driving.ca Faraday Future promises to build the world's fastest electric car Faraday Future has a long way to go, but the 1,050-horsepower FF91 is a crucial first step driving.ca: It took a while to get here, but EV startup #FaradayFuture is already making some lofty promises. #autos
"04.01.2017 20:19:39" edmontonsun.com More than 100 suffer minor injuries in NYC train accident A packed Long Island Rail Road rush-hour train crashed at the end of a platform as it pulled into a major Brooklyn transportation hub on Wednesday,... “Luckily ... all things considered, this was a relatively minor accident,” said Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
"04.01.2017 20:04:36" edmontonsun.com Officer on leave after video of student being thrown down A school resource officer in North Carolina has been placed on leave after a brief video posted online shows him picking up and slamming a female... The video shows an officer, surrounded by shouting students at Rolesville High School, lifting and then dropping the girl to the floor.
"04.01.2017 19:14:25" edmontonsun.com Vader's lawyer seeks time served for killing elderly St. Albert couple Travis Vader's defence lawyer is proposing the convicted killer receive enough credit for time served in pre-trial custody that he would walk free... On Tuesday, Thomas dismissed part of Vader's application.
Thomas is to sentence Vader on Jan. 25.
"04.01.2017 19:05:53" edmontonsun.com CNRL still working to improve standards after deadly 2007 Horizon... A Calgary-based oil and gas company is being forced to pay a $10,000 fine and up to $150,000 to update best practices on outsourcing engineering... A discipline committee order said CNRL failed to ensure drawings and procedures had been verified by a professional engineer
"04.01.2017 18:37:09" edmontonsun.com Military veteran, three family members found shot dead in rural Nova... An Afghanistan war veteran and three
females, including his wife, mother and
10-year-old daughter, have been found
shot to death in a home in... “The male's gunshot wounds appear to be self-inflicted. There were no signs of forced entry into the residence,” police said.
"04.01.2017 16:33:57" edmontonsun.com Pouliot pass the nail in the Oilers' coffin during lifeless loss to... Benoit Pouliot didn't cost the Edmonton Oilers their 'playoff game' Tuesday in Columbus. His cross-ice 'pass' was right on the tape of the stick of Nick Foligno, who immediately proceeded to put it in the back of the net.
That had to be the last straw.
"04.01.2017 16:14:47" edmontonsun.com Edmonton driver smashes into vehicles after doing donuts in parking lot Edmonton police say charges are pending against a man after what investigators are calling an impaired driving incident that left a number of... Police says at least four vehicles were hit but Aronyk says at least six or seven vehicles were struck before the driver took off.
"04.01.2017 15:39:45" edmontonsun.com NDP demands removal of Wildrose critic over climate change row The NDP is calling for the removal of the Wildrose
renewables and electricity critic, who insists the science
of man-made climate change isn't... MacIntyre doesn't question climate change as such, He does question to what extent it's being caused by humans.
"04.01.2017 15:26:54" edmontonsun.com Letters, Jan. 3 Last federal election I decided to vote anybody but Stephen Harper. Letters to the Editor: Last federal election I decided to vote anybody but Stephen Harper. I didn't like him. I didn't vote Justin Trudeau but when he was elected I said, “What can really go wrong?” Well everything is going wrong.
"04.01.2017 14:45:40" edmontonsun.com Blue Jackets extend win streak to 16 games with 3-1 victory over Oilers COLUMBUS — The Columbus Blue Jackets and Edmonton Oilers both kept their streaks alive Tuesday. “We didn't even come close to their pace or their tenacity or their relentlessness,”
“We weren't anywhere near it.”
"04.01.2017 14:41:52" edmontonsun.com Carpay: Dear Canadians, try thoughtful debate on for size, because... Name-calling debases politics. We've seen it south of the border, where President-elect Donald Trump referred to “crooked Hillary” as a “nasty... OPINION: British left-wing journalist Jonathan Pie cites name-calling as one of the main reasons why the left is responsible for Donald Trump winning.
"04.01.2017 14:33:05" edmontonsun.com ASK AMY: Impotent man wants newly in-shape wife to cuckold him Dear Amy: My husband of more than 30 years has erectile dysfunction. If your husband is aroused at the thought of you being with another man, maybe he can use that fantasy to become sexual with you again.
"04.01.2017 14:22:53" edmontonsun.com Mariah Carey 'mortified' over disastrous New Year's Eve performance Mariah Carey says she was “mortified” in
“real time” during her disastrous live
performance just before the ball dropped
on ABC's “Dick... “I'm of the opinion that Dick Clark would not have let an artist go through that and he would have been as mortified as I was in real time,”
"04.01.2017 14:21:11" edmontonsun.com Charles Manson hospitalized for gastrointestinal issues: Report Amid reports that Charles Manson has
been taken from his California prison
cell to a hospital, a state
corrections official would confirm... Manson was convicted of orchestrating the 1969 murders of pregnant actress Sharon Tate and six others.
"04.01.2017 14:18:51" edmontonsun.com The holidays are over; now it's time to take out the trash City staff are gearing up for an inundation of holiday-related waste, with everything from wrapping paper to twinkling lights crammed into... "(If) things like Christmas lights are put into recycling, they can wrap around machinery and cause the plant to shut down,"
"04.01.2017 05:21:04" edmontonsun.com Beyonce, Radiohead, Kendrick Lamar to headline Coachella NEW YORK — Beyonce is one of the headliners of the 2017 Coachella music festival — a first for the pop star. Beyonce is one of the headliners of the 2017 Coachella music festival — a first for the pop star.
"04.01.2017 04:47:06" edmontonsun.com Blue Jackets extend win streak to 16 games with 3-1 victory over Oilers COLUMBUS — The Columbus Blue Jackets and Edmonton Oilers both kept their streaks alive Tuesday. The game was never as close as the score made it look.
"04.01.2017 01:41:03" edmontonsun.com Release and catch: Eskimos cut Lacey free to sign futures contract with... Edmonton Eskimos linebacker and special-teams phenom Deon Lacey was released by the club Tuesday in order to sign a futures contract with the NFL's... Edmonton Eskimos linebacker and special-teams phenom Deon Lacey was released by the club Tuesday in order to sign a futures contract with the NFL's Miami Dolphins.
"03.01.2017 21:19:53" edmontonsun.com 2017 TV preview: From Twin Peaks to a new Star Trek Paralysed by choice. There were close to 500 options last year in the U.S. and Canada. And that's just the scripted stuff. If you add in all the reality fare, we probably would be closer to 700. Just keeping it all straight is a full-time job.
"03.01.2017 20:42:42" edmontonsun.com 'Want to fix all of these idle ISIS minds'; Lindsay Lohan pens bizarre poem Actress Lindsay Lohan has pleaded for an end to terrorism and war in an emotional poem. The actress then related how she would like to change the minds of those fighting for the Islamic State in Syria
"03.01.2017 19:59:11" Edmonton property owners see dip in value thanks to slow econo... WATCH: The City of Edmonton's Rod Risling, Manager, Assessment and Taxation, discusses a median drop in the latest assessed values of properties across the city.
"03.01.2017 19:27:55" edmontonsun.com Edmonton property owners see dip in value thanks to slow economy Edmonton property assessment notices show a small drop in the value of most properties, says the city, noting the province's slowing economy. “Most property owners will see a modest decrease in their property assessments this year,”
"03.01.2017 19:20:29" edmontonsun.com Priest allegedly filmed orgies in racy rectory: Report A priest is being investigated after allegedly organizing — and filming — orgies inside his racy rectory in Padua, Italy, according to multiple... The kinky confines at San Lazzaro church were reportedly stocked with sex toys and erotic videos disguised as tributes to past popes.
"03.01.2017 18:37:18" edmontonsun.com Weekly Dish: Two takes on fried chicken A tale of two fried chicken joints Are you lunch hungry yet? Well this will probably get you in the mood for some fried chicken. Hicks went to 2 fried chicken restaurants and here's his take!
"03.01.2017 18:14:11" edmontonsun.com Phillips: Our Climate Leadership Plan and how it will affect you Albertans often ask me how the Climate Leadership Plan will affect them and their families. The Climate Leadership Plan paved the way for the approval of the Trans Mountain Pipeline
"03.01.2017 18:01:21" edmontonsun.com Rousey's mother wants her to retire from UFC Ronda Rousey's mother has seen enough. “I said, 'You're smart and beautiful,'” De Mars told Rousey Friday night in the aftermath of her loss to UFC bantamweight champ Amanda Nunes
"03.01.2017 17:24:00" edmontonsun.com Mark Hamill pens farewell letter to Carrie Fisher: 'Making her laugh was... Mark Hamill has bid farewell to his Star Wars co-star Carrie Fisher in an emotional goodbye letter. “We ran the gamut over the years, where we were in love with each other, where we hated each other's guts."
"03.01.2017 17:15:11" driving.ca Your Corner Wrench: Dealing with broken glass and scratches Most repairs aren't covered by warranties, but leaving a cracked windshield can lead to higher costs down the road driving.ca: Got a crack in your windshield? Better take care of it before it gets worse – and don't bother going through your car's warranty. #autos
"03.01.2017 16:36:59" edmontonsun.com Sentencing hearing resumes for Travis Vader Travis Vader was found guilty of manslaughter in the 2010 deaths of Lyle and Marie McCann. Lawyers are to present final arguments today in the sentencing hearing of a man convicted of killing two missing Alberta seniors.
"03.01.2017 15:38:16" edmontonsun.com Open letter to Premier Rachel Notley From Kevin O'Leary, Hi Premier Notley, It's me again, checking in. From what I can see, things haven't been going well for Alberta
"03.01.2017 15:19:49" edmontonsun.com Grim selfie video said to show suspect in deadly Istanbul attack Turkish state media aired new footage
on Tuesday of a man believed to be the
Islamic State gunman who killed 39
people at a nightclub,... It wasn't immediately clear if it was filmed before or after the New Year's massacre at the Reina nightclub, or how the footage was obtained.
"03.01.2017 14:58:24" edmontonsun.com Ranchers under bovine TB quarantine brace for long, uncertain winter Bracing himself against the wind on a cold December day, Jeff Lewandoski leans against a fence post on his property near Jenner and gazes at the... "This is all that I know how to do — I'm a rancher, that's what I do," the 30-year veteran of the cattle industry says. "Now I wake up in the morning and I don't know what I'm going to do today. I'm lost. I'm out of my normal routine."
"03.01.2017 14:45:26" edmontonsun.com Edmonton Oilers look to snap Columbus's 15-game winning streak The Columbus Blue Jackets are luxuriating in the rarefied air of a 15-game winning streak, going through an out-of-body experience, and now it's... Fifteen straight W's. In a league that's full of faith, hope and parity.
A streak that's gone from Nov. 29 to Dec. 31. Two wins in shootouts, one in OT, 12 in 60 minutes.
"02.01.2017 21:18:53" edmontonsun.com Fingerprints of Istanbul nightclub gunman obtained: Authorities The Islamic State group on Monday claimed responsibility for the New Year's attack at a popular Istanbul nightclub that killed 39 people, including... The IS-linked Aamaq News Agency said the attack was carried out by a “heroic soldier of the caliphate who attacked the most famous nightclub where Christians were celebrating their pagan feast.”
"02.01.2017 20:27:21" edmontonsun.com 2017 movie preview: 17 biggest sequels and prequels coming your way Big surprise! This year will feature an explosive series of prequels and sequels. Here are 17 of the biggest prequels and sequels that Hollywood... Everything from sexual perversion (Fifty Shades Darker) to an expansion of the beloved Star Wars universe is coming to a theatre near you over the next 12 months.
"02.01.2017 19:52:14" edmontonsun.com Edmonton Oilers look to snap Columbus's 15-game winning streak The Columbus Blue Jackets are luxuriating in the rarefied air of a 15-game winning streak, going through an out-of-body experience, and now it's... “To beat a team on top of their game and on top of the league would be a feather in our cap."
"02.01.2017 19:10:45" edmontonsun.com Edmonton police seeking suspect in road rage stabbing Edmonton police are on the hunt for a suspect who allegedly stabbed a man during a road rage incident last month. A 37-year-old man received severe stab wounds in an altercation with another driver, police said.
"02.01.2017 18:31:50" edmontonsun.com Oilers recall Anton Lander, assign Beck to Bakersfield The Edmonton Oilers announced Monday they have recalled struggling centre Anton Lander. In 16 NHL games this season, Lander, 25, has managed to score just once, adding two assists for the Oilers.
"02.01.2017 18:00:25" edmontonsun.com Ranchers under bovine TB quarantine brace for long, uncertain winter Bracing himself against the wind on a cold December day, Jeff Lewandoski leans against a fence post on his property near Jenner and gazes at the... "It has taken years and years of management and culling to get the herd just to where I wanted it . . . You can't just go out and replace that, buy another cow herd, and expect to get that overnight.”
"02.01.2017 17:16:16" edmontonsun.com Man allegedly kills ex-wife, son, several others celebrating New Year's Eve A man broke into a house in southeastern Brazil where his ex-wife was ringing in the New Year and shot and killed her, their son and at least 10... Thirteen people were killed, including the man's ex-wife, the couple's eight-year-old boy and other family members.
"02.01.2017 16:48:39" edmontonsun.com Alberta's new carbon tax is all about the Deputy premier Sarah Hoffman wants Albertans to look at the long game when it comes to the carbon tax, which kicked in on New Years Day. The Progressive Conservatives were quick to remind Albertans that 2017 means paying more thanks to the NDP's carbon tax: “Today marks the beginning of a sharp decline in quality of life for our province."
"02.01.2017 16:36:38" edmontonsun.com What makes Canadians proud? Freedom, Terry Fox, Rocky Mountains,... A new survey suggests that Canadians draw their deepest sense of pride from the country's big-hearted values, its outdoor splendours — and its... Terry Fox topped the list of people who make Canadians proud. Others who made Canadians flush with pride included Wayne Gretzky (29 per cent), Céline Dion (29), David Suzuki (28), Sidney Crosby (25), Leonard Cohen (24) and Gordie Howe (24).
"02.01.2017 16:10:40" edmontonsun.com O'Leary: Open letter to Premier Rachel Notley Hi Premier Notley, It's me again, checking in. From what I can see, things haven't been going well for Alberta and are about to get worse. Top story on the Sun site this weekend.
"02.01.2017 15:40:40" edmontonsun.com Snowplow driver dies after plow rolls into ditch in Alberta A snowplow driver from Calgary has died after police say he lost control of the plow and it rolled into a ditch. RCMP say the 55-year-old man was operating the plow on Highway 797 near Langdon, east of Calgary, early Sunday when the crash occurred.
"02.01.2017 15:31:27" edmontonsun.com Prankster changes Hollywood sign to 'Hollyweed' No, Los Angeles residents, it wasn't your hangovers playing tricks on you. Police were investigating Sunday after a prankster used giant tarps to turn the iconic sign's two white Os into Es sometime overnight.
"02.01.2017 05:00:14" edmontonsun.com After preseason injury setback Edmonton Oilers' Drake Caggiula is coming... Edmonton Oilers' rookie Drake Caggiula has now played his first 20 NHL games in 51 days, a rough baptism by fire. “Lot more difficult in the NHL, travelling every day and playing in different cities with different time zones, then there's the sheer volume of four or five games a week. It all adds up.”
"02.01.2017 04:15:06" edmontonsun.com 'That's why we're sitting? Because we have a drunk pilot?': Passengers... It was a rough end to the holiday season for Sunwing travellers after the intoxicated pilot of a flight headed to Mexico was found unconscious in... "Everybody was wondering what was going on, but when it came to light of what the delay was, that's when the mood changed for everybody."
"02.01.2017 03:25:05" Polar Bear Dip Some adventurous Canadians marked the start of 2017 by taking part in polar bear swims across the country.
"02.01.2017 02:57:14" edmontonsun.com Thousands take the plunge in polar bear swims across Canada An octogenarian, with the words “Happy 2017” scrawled across his body in permanent marker, took the inaugural leap into the Atlantic Ocean in one... Eighty-two-year-old Arnie Ross, clad in coral swim trunks, was the first of more than 250 people to jump off the wharf in Herring Cove, N.S., on Sunday.
"02.01.2017 02:14:52" edmontonsun.com Kehler scores twice for Oil Kings in win against Hitmen Colton Kehler looked like he belonged in bed nursing the
flu rather than on the ice playing hockey. With the victory Sunday, the Oil Kings pulled eight points up on the Hitmen and into third place in the division.
"02.01.2017 01:21:29" Edmonton's New Years Baby Say hello to Edmonton's first baby of 2017!
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"02.01.2017 00:59:22" edmontonsun.com Edmonton's New Years Baby a girl born at 12:01 a.m. It was just one minute after the delivery nurses counted down the last seconds of 2016 that Joy Lol Duop made her entrance. Weighing six pounds and 12 ounces, Edmonton's 2017 New Year's baby was born at 12:01 a.m. Sunday to proud and grateful parents Nyadin Nyoak and Lol Duop at the Lois Hole Hospital for Women.
"01.01.2017 23:57:57" The Edmonton Sun's cover photo Fireworks in downtown Edmonton December, 31 2016. Photo by Amber Bracken
"01.01.2017 23:35:50" edmontonsun.com Alberta's new carbon tax is all about the Deputy premier Sarah Hoffman wants Albertans to look at the long game when it comes to the carbon tax, which kicked in on New Years Day. "While it's four-and-a-half cents today, it's billions of dollars for our economy and for economic diversification that's crucially important for Albertans and Alberta communities."
"01.01.2017 22:42:05" edmontonsun.com O'Leary: Open letter to Premier Rachel Notley Hi Premier Notley, It's me again, checking in. From what I can see, things haven't been going well for Alberta and are about to get worse. "Beyond repealing your illconceived carbon tax, your only action should be to apologize to the people of Alberta and step down."
"01.01.2017 21:00:01" edmontonsun.com Hey Edmonton, here's how 2017 will affect your pocketbook For better and worse, Albertans will be seeing changes in 2017 that will impact their budget. Here are some of the bigger changes that will cost people money, or put a few bucks in their bank account.The most prominent change is the province's new carbon Here are some of the bigger changes that will cost people money, or put a few bucks in their bank account.
"01.01.2017 20:26:01" edmontonsun.com Deputy premier to address Alberta carbon tax as prices rise Deputy premier Sarah Hoffman is speaking to Alberta's new carbon tax New Year's Day as motorists and homeowners see prices rise. The effect on gas prices is most immediately obvious.Gas Buddy was reporting prices as high as $1.12 per litre in the Edmonton The effect on gas prices is most immediately obvious.
"01.01.2017 06:26:47" edmontonsun.com Oilers claw back to tie game late but lose 3-2 in a shootout to the... One of these years, the Edmonton Oilers will get out their New Year's Eve party hats. Close, but no cigar.
"01.01.2017 06:19:13" edmontonsun.com WATCH: Mariah Carey delivers thoroughly embarrassing New Year's Eve... Mariah Carey sure let the ball drop on this one - and not in the way we're hoping it to on New Year's Ever. Carey seemed uncomfortable and agitated from the start, adjusting her mic, flicking her hair and refusing to sing, instead offering the audience the vocal parts.
"01.01.2017 05:08:50" edmontonsun.com Thousands take in Edmonton New Year's Eve events There were plenty of options around Edmonton for those looking to start 2017 with a bang. The first of two fireworks displays kicked off at 8:30 p.m. at Churchill Square.
"01.01.2017 03:40:07" London New Years Eve WATCH: London Welcomes 2017 with Fireworks Over Big Ben
"01.01.2017 03:33:52" edmontonsun.com New Year's Eve revelers bid adieu to a year of conflicts, celebrity deaths As 2016 draws to a close, revelers around the world are bidding a weary adieu to a year filled with political surprises, prolonged conflicts and... Sydney sent up a dazzling tribute to 2016's fallen icons with a New Year's Eve fireworks display honouring the late singer David Bowie and late actor Gene Wilder, becoming the first major city to bid a bittersweet adieu to a turbulent year.
"01.01.2017 02:45:11" edmontonsun.com Drivers queue up ahead of carbon tax, want specifics on spending plans Motorists queued up this weekend to fill their tanks before the carbon tax hits on New Year's Day, looking for a deal and wondering what this plan... Lines at the 12 pumps outside the north side Costco were several cars deep Friday, and still going strong Saturday morning.
"01.01.2017 02:14:31" edmontonsun.com UFC 207 spells the end of the Ronda Rousey era Ronda Rousey was never invincible, no matter what the UFC said. When referee Herb Dean stepped in to mercifully stop the damage, it marked the end of an era.
"01.01.2017 01:39:44" Several Killed in Attack on Istanbul Night Club WATCH: Several Killed in Attack on Istanbul Night Club
"01.01.2017 01:19:06" edmontonsun.com Shooter dressed as Santa kills at least 35 at Istanbul nightclub An assailant believed to have been dressed in a Santa Claus costume opened fire at a nightclub in Istanbul during New Year's celebrations Saturday,... BREAKING: Gov. Vasip Sahin said the attacker, armed with a long-barrelled weapon, killed a policeman and a civilian outside the club before entering and firing on people partying inside.
"01.01.2017 00:55:54" edmontonsun.com Early Rogers Place attendance figures shift OEG expectations globally When the 18,347 took their seats in Rogers Place as part of their New Years Eve celebrations last night they put the exclamation mark on one of the... “It's no longer where we stack up with the other top buildings in Canada and in North America, it's in the world. We're pushing that envelope."
"01.01.2017 00:04:34" edmontonsun.com O'Leary: Open letter to Premier Rachel Notley Hi Premier Notley, It's me again, checking in. From what I can see, things haven't been going well for Alberta and are about to get worse. "You will officially be guiding Alberta into an economic blizzard with the implementation of the carbon tax. A disaster Alberta won't be able to dig itself out of and that, Premier Notley, is your fault."
"31.12.2016 23:54:14" edmontonsun.com Canada falls to U.S. to finish second in group Canada's road to gold has hit a bump. It's the United States, and not Canada, which finished the preliminary round with a shiny 4-0 record and first place in Group B.
"31.12.2016 23:03:16" edmontonsun.com Will Edmonton Oilers end a 30-year drought and win a New Year's Eve game? The Edmonton Oilers have not won a New Year's Eve game in over three decades.Hard to fathom, but as the Oilers get ready to host the Vancouver... In their NHL history, the Oilers are 2-14-1 on New Year's Eve tilts.
"31.12.2016 18:15:15" edmontonsun.com Homicide detectives kept busy as body count approached 2011 record While 2016 was a busy year for Edmonton homicide detectives, if you avoided drugs or gangs, the city remained a relatively safe place, veteran police officers say.“We're not able to attribute (the homicides) to any one particular cause,” Edmonton police A deadly year
"31.12.2016 06:10:51" edmontonsun.com T.J. Dillashaw deserves title shot after dominating performance The UFC can't deny T.J. Dillashaw a title shot. The former bantamweight champion put in a masterclass at UFC 207, completely and totally dominating the No. 2-ranked John Lineker with a brilliant performance.
"31.12.2016 05:05:54" edmontonsun.com Search for missing snowshoers on Vancouver's North Shore called off... Police say search crews have run out of places where they can safely look for two men missing since Christmas Day in the back country of... West Vancouver police said Friday that the search for 43-year-old Roy Lee and 64-year-old Chun Lam had been stood down and would not resume unless they received new information.
"31.12.2016 04:29:13" Ice Castles Edmonton opening night Frozen art was on hand as hundreds of visitors descended on Hawrelak Park for the opening night of Ice Castles on Friday.
"31.12.2016 04:25:27" edmontonsun.com Photos: Edmonton's Ice Castle opens at Hawrelak Park Visitors take in Ice Castles at Hawrelak Park in Edmonton, Alberta on Friday, December 30, 2016. Embrace the cold.
"31.12.2016 03:17:16" edmontonsun.com Edmonton Oilers feeling more at home in the third period A 1-0 lead over the Los Angeles Kings going into the third period used to be a sure thing for the Edmonton Oilers. The Oilers have taken a giant step forward in nail biters this season and have the mid-season playoff spot to show for it.
"31.12.2016 02:27:34" edmontonsun.com Canada vs. USA: 'This is redemption' Tyson Jost can't help but think back to what went down one day in late April. The U.S. has become Canada's main rival at the world junior, taking the spot that was once held by Russia.
"31.12.2016 01:33:17" edmontonsun.com TERRY JONES: UFC the first in a long list of coming events for... Expect an announcement soon about a UFC 210, UFC 211 or UFC 212 in Edmonton this summer or early fall. "There's never been a UFC title fight in Edmonton," said Oilers Entertainment Group CEO and vice-chairman Bob Nicholson. "They do about 12 to 14 title fights a year and we'd like to get one of those."
"31.12.2016 00:20:37" edmontonsun.com Man accused of trafficking women for sex facing 18 charges in Edmonton A 24-year-old man facing 18 charges in connection to trafficking young women for sex in Edmonton may have alleged
victims in other communities,... Omar Abdi Ahmed, 24, who also goes by the name Jojo, was arrested twice in December after two separate assault complaints.
"30.12.2016 23:05:53" edmontonsun.com Hitchhiker killed on outskirts of Sherwood Park was heading home A hitchhiker killed early Wednesday near Sherwood Park was heading home to Camrose to patch things up after a family fight, his sister... Autumn said her brother was always hitchhiking, in fact, when she was 18, the pair hitchhiked from their home in Winnipeg to Regina and then onto Edmonton.
"30.12.2016 21:55:22" edmontonsun.com Uber driver credited with busting alleged child sex traffickers SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A Sacramento Uber driver is being credited for helping save a 16-year-old girl from child sex trafficking. Sacramento Uber driver is being credited for helping save a 16-year-old girl from child sex trafficking.
"30.12.2016 21:00:29" edmontonsun.com The Fort McMurray wildfire Every year, a few stories stand out as the most important in Edmonton — stories that get us talking around the proverbial water cooler and resonate... Top stories of 2016 in Edmonton: No. 1, 'The Beast' forces thousands to flee
"30.12.2016 20:08:47" edmontonsun.com 'I really got pretty damn lucky'; Sask. man beaten, stabbed after... A Saskatoon man says he will carry the scars of his mistake for the rest of his life after confronting two men who broke into his truck Thursday... "I really got pretty damn lucky if you want to look at it that way," Kyle Toms told Postmedia Network.
"30.12.2016 19:07:50" edmontonsun.com Plane carrying 6 disappears over Lake Erie near Cleveland CLEVELAND — U.S. Coast Guard crews searched Lake Erie on Friday for a plane carrying six people that disappeared shortly after takeoff from a small... Weather prevented a boat search overnight, but a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter and a Canadian air crew in a plane were being used.
"30.12.2016 17:47:22" edmontonsun.com Carrie Fisher, Debbie Reynolds likely to share funeral service Carrie Fisher and her mother, Debbie Reynolds, will most “likely” share a joint funeral service, according to family member Todd Fisher. “I'm going out right now to look at places ... We like the idea, if it's at all possible. I think it's appropriate.”
"30.12.2016 16:41:47" edmontonsun.com Jones: Oilers come up with biggest win since 2006 Cup run You could make a case it was the biggest game of the year. TERRY JONES:
With a win, Edmonton would move six points up on wild card-positioned L.A.
With a loss, the gap would be reduced to two points and the Kings would leave town with a game in hand.
The Oilers won.
"30.12.2016 15:54:12" edmontonsun.com Police thwart ATM theft after 'low speed chase' An attempted ATM theft was foiled by Edmonton police early Friday, after a suspect allegedly used a stolen front-end loader to rip through a wall... "The whole front of the building was taken apart by a front end loader, and an ATM was missing,"
"30.12.2016 14:47:15" edmontonsun.com Funeral for murdered brothers Ryder and Radek to be held in Whitecourt A memorial for two boys killed by their father in a murder-suicide earlier this month will take place on Thursday in Whitecourt, where the boys... “For all of us, the deaths of Radek and Ryder remind us of how fragile and how vulnerable we humans really are. It takes but a moment for life to end and for eternity to begin,”
"30.12.2016 06:14:29" edmontonsun.com Jones: Oilers come up with biggest win since 2006 Cup run You could make a case it was the biggest game of the year. By winning it the Edmonton Oilers essentially announced to the hockey world that there would be even bigger games directly ahead.
"30.12.2016 06:07:35" edmontonsun.com Two inmates taken to hospital after fights at Edmonton Institution Edmonton police and the Correctional Service of Canada were investigating Thursday after two conflicts at the Edmonton Institution sent two... Police have said they believe the second conflict was in retaliation for the stabbing.
"30.12.2016 05:49:24" Oilers beat Kings Edmonton Oilers head coach Todd McLellan speaks about the game winning goal by Eric Gryba and the overall team effort needed to beat the LA Kings.
"30.12.2016 05:10:10" edmontonsun.com Edmonton Oilers pull off a gutsy 3-1 win over the Los Angeles Kings at... What are the odds Eric Gryba's going to score a goal? Pucks that wind up on Gryba's stick aren't usually in harm's way, but the Edmonton Oilers defenceman made like Connor McDavid with his second goal in the last 146 games and sixth in his 236-game NHL career.
"30.12.2016 04:35:26" Timeline Photos BOOOOOOOM!!! The Edmonton #Oilers hold off the LA #Kings to win a close 3-1 game at Rogers Place. #yeg #NHL #LAKvsEDM
"30.12.2016 04:07:24" edmontonsun.com Cloudy legislation around cannabis-derived vape additive prompts some... A cannabis derived-vape additive hitting some specialty store shelves in Edmonton has police warning buyers to beware. Despite CBD not having any psychoactive effects, meaning it does not get users "high," it is still listed alongside the psychoactive compound tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) as a Schedule II narcotic.
"30.12.2016 03:09:24" edmontonsun.com Homicide victim found on Paul Band First Nation feared for his life,... Christian Grayhorseman knew he was a wanted man. "I didn't know if he was going to die from the streets or the drugs and I didn't want to support either. He knew he was going to die. He knew people were after him. I tried to get him out of the city."
"30.12.2016 02:37:56" edmontonsun.com A year after Mac's clerks killed, government considers new rules to keep... A year after two Mac's convenience store workers were killed during armed robberies in Edmonton, the government is quietly gathering information to... The labour minister said her ultimate goal is to ensure all workers come home safe.
"30.12.2016 02:00:19" edmontonsun.com Nursing graduate Rachael Longridge died from stab wounds, autopsy finds A woman allegedly killed by her mother died from multiple stab wounds, according to autopsy results released by Edmonton police Thursday. Edmonton police won't say what weapon was used in the attack.
"30.12.2016 01:14:07" edmontonsun.com Worker killed at auto parts business in southeast Edmonton One person is dead after a workplace incident at an auto parts business in southeast Edmonton, police said. Edmonton police were called to Jasper Auto and Truck Parts on 76 Avenue, where they found a body Thursday afternoon, said Staff Sgt. Jerrid Maze.
"30.12.2016 00:50:05" edmontonsun.com Edmonton Oilers set for post-holiday showdown with L.A. Kings The Edmonton get back at it in big way tonight when they end their Christmas break with a huge divisional game with the Los Angeles Kings. The Oilers will be without defenceman Andrej Sekera, who has been very strong for Edmonton lately. The Oilers say he is battling the flu.
"30.12.2016 00:17:01" edmontonsun.com More than 1,000 people in Whitecourt pay respects to murdered brothers... WHITECOURT — More than 1,000 mourners gathered Thursday afternoon to pay their respects to Ryder and Radek MacDougall, two young brothers killed in... “You are now my angels, and the most precious angels anyone could ask for. I can't wait to see you again,” family friend Rodney Koscienly said, reading from letters Tracy Stark wrote to her two sons.
"29.12.2016 23:25:30" edmontonsun.com Can Ronda Rousey dominate UFC again or has her time passed? When the seemingly unbeatable Ronda Rousey lost her Ultimate Fighting Championship title to Holly Holm in November 2015, it was an epic shock. It... A dominant fighter like Rousey returning against a somewhat unproven champion sounds like a mismatch. But the odds on the fight are unexpected.
"29.12.2016 21:33:49" edmontonsun.com Obama slaps sanctions on Russia, expels 35 diplomats WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has imposed sanctions on Russian officials and intelligence services in retaliation for Russia's interference... President Barack Obama on Thursday sanctioned Russian intelligence services and their top officials, kicked out 35 Russian officials and shuttered two Russian-owned compounds in the U.S.
"29.12.2016 20:56:01" edmontonsun.com Charles Manson follower Patricia Krenwinkel seeks parole 47 years after... SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Patricia Krenwinkel, once a devout follower of cult killer Charles Manson and now the longest-serving female inmate in... “I committed myself fully to him. I committed myself to the act of murder,” she said then. “I was willing to sacrifice others' lives for my own.”
"29.12.2016 19:27:44" edmontonsun.com Child uses mom's thumbprint to go on Pokemon shopping spree Let this serve as a cautionary tale for parents with tech-savvy kids. 'Yeah, mommy! I was shopping. But don't worry, all of it is going to come straight to the house,'”
"29.12.2016 17:39:08" edmontonsun.com Charlie Sheen hopes Donald Trump is next on God's hit list The Grim Reaper has been busy in 2016, adding A-list celebrities to his collection seemingly on a weekly basis. The outspoken actor caused a furor when he tweeted out his thoughts on Trump kicking the bucket.
"29.12.2016 17:00:20" torontosun.com Celebrity deaths of 2016 | Photos | Celebrities | Entertainment |... Celebrity deaths of 2016 2016 has taken a lot of celebrities from us this year. We've put together a gallery of over 50 celebs who have entertained us over the years.
"29.12.2016 16:38:36" Matt Andersen 'I'm Giving In' // NP Sessions Matt Andersen performs 'I'm Giving In' for #NPSessions. From Oh Pep! to Fantastic Negrito Watch the Top 6 #NPSessions of 2016 here
"29.12.2016 16:05:26" edmontonsun.com Fire rages at historic Banff hotel Firefighters are working to extinguish a major fire at the Mount Royal Hotel on Banff Avenue. No injuries have been reported. Fire crews were first called to the hotel around 2:30 Thursday morning.
"29.12.2016 15:13:42" edmontonsun.com 'She's now with Carrie'; Debbie Reynolds dead at 84 Actress Debbie Reynolds, the star of the 1952 classic “Singin' in the Rain,” has died. She was 84. “She said, 'I want to be with Carrie,”' her son said. “And then she was gone.”
"29.12.2016 05:00:17" Candlelight vigil held for slain nursing student Rachael Longr... WATCH: A candlelight vigil was held for slain nursing student Rachael Longridge at the University of Alberta Wednesday night. Friends and family members held candles, sang her favourite songs and remembered Longridge.
"29.12.2016 04:28:54" instagram.com Edmonton Sun (@edmontonsun) • Instagram photos and videos The best local photos the Edmonton Sun's visual journalists have to offer. Sports, breaking news and enterprise photos. #yeg Follow the Edmonton Sun on Instagram for the best local photos the Sun's visual journalists have to offer. Sports, breaking news and enterprise photos.
"29.12.2016 04:17:36" edmontonsun.com Candlelight vigil held for slain Edmonton nursing graduate Rachael... Friends and classmates of slain nursing graduate Rachael Longridge called on people at a Wednesday candlelight vigil
to honour her memory by... "She was the most amazing person I ever knew. ... We've all got to do something amazing with our lives to honour her."
"29.12.2016 04:14:28" Photos from The Edmonton Sun's post Friends and family members of Rachael Longridge, a nurse killed on Dec. 23, held a candlelight vigil outside of the Edmonton Clinic Health Academy at the University of Alberta Wednesday night. Photos by Ian Kucerak / Postmedia
"29.12.2016 03:37:18" edmontonsun.com More dead creatures wash ashore in Nova Scotia Massive numbers of dead starfish, clams, lobsters and mussels have washed up on a western Nova Scotia beach, compounding the mysterious deaths of... We're seeing multiple species throughout that area. We started to see them late last week ... but over the last 48 hours, we've been seeing more significant reports."
"29.12.2016 02:46:47" edmontonsun.com Man punches cougar to save dog behind Whitecourt Tim Hortons Whitecourt, Alta. — William Gibb didn't know what was thrashing around in the dark, clawing at his dog, but he was going to save his pet. “I saw this thing on top of her,” said the 31-year-old. “So I ran over and punched it in the head, thinking maybe it was a coyote or something.”
"29.12.2016 02:36:28" edmontonsun.com After strong start to season Oilers look to keep improving It should come as welcome news to Edmonton Oilers fans that Edmonton Oilers fans are more excited about where the Edmonton Oilers are than the... Staying in the here and now, focused only on how they can churn out points from their next game, seems all that the Oilers are concerned about.
"29.12.2016 02:11:33" edmontonsun.com 'She's with Carrie'; Debbie Reynolds dead at 84 Actress Debbie Reynolds, star of the 1952 classic Singin' in the Rain and mother of Carrie Fisher, has died, son says. Reynolds received an honorary Oscar in 2015, the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award, but was too ill to attend the ceremony.
"29.12.2016 01:53:03" Timeline Photos Debbie Reynolds, mother of Carrie Fisher and star of the 1952 classic "Singin' in the Rain", has died. She was 84.
"29.12.2016 01:03:56" edmontonsun.com Many Canadians have soured on Trudeau: Poll A ”gut check” survey shows that a declining number of Canadians believe the Justin Trudeau government is headed in the right direction, pollster... Overall, 54% of Canadians believe Trudeau and his Liberal government are leading the country in the right direction, down 9%.
"29.12.2016 00:39:16" Oilers new winning attitude Edmonton Oilers head coach Todd McLellan talks about the Oilers' new winning attitude.
"29.12.2016 00:07:35" edmontonsun.com PM must condemn UN smear of Israel We hope Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's quest for a temporary seat on the United Nations Security Council won't silence him from criticizing the UN... EDITORIAL: The UN is notorious for criticizing Israeli settlements and policies in the Occupied Territories while giving a pass to far worse human rights violations and occupations by dictatorships all over the world.
"28.12.2016 23:14:15" edmontonsun.com Spirit of the season kept bylaw officers from ticketing parking ban scofflaws Those caught unaware by a parking ban on bus routes put in effect Tuesday were given a break by bylaw officers in keeping with the spirit of the season. While parking bans are usually enforced by $50 tickets and tows, the city decided to give residents the benefit of the doubt over the holiday season and didn't hand out any tickets.
"28.12.2016 22:17:01" 8th Annual McCauley Cup WATCH: A dozen downtown Edmonton police officers found themselves up against more than 30 neighbourhood kids during the eighth annual McCauley Cup Tuesday.
"28.12.2016 21:54:56" The Edmonton Sun's cover photo Frank Bessai plays hockey with his sons Justin Swift-Bessai ,10, and Ziggy Swift-Bessai, 14, in Hawrelak Park in Edmonton Monday Dec. 26, 2016. Photo by David Bloom
"28.12.2016 21:49:37" edmontonsun.com From 'Deadpool' to 'Suicide Squad': 2016's comic book movies ranked It's tough to remember a time when there weren't half a dozen superhero movies duking it out for box office glory each and every year, and 2016... There were highs. There were lows. Movies we had big hopes for turned out to be disappointing and movies we weren't really all that stoked for ended up being really entertaining.
"28.12.2016 21:11:57" edmontonsun.com No injuries following plane crash near Fort McMurray airport No major injuries have been reported after a small plane crashed Tuesday afternoon south of Fort McMurray. More information is expected to be released this afternoon.
"28.12.2016 18:34:37" edmontonsun.com Man punches cougar to save dog behind Whitecourt Tim Hortons Putting new meaning in Boxing Day, a 31-year-old man punched a cougar to save his dog after being attacked in Whitecourt on Monday.A 31-year-old Red Deer man had been walking his dog near a wooded behind a Tim Hortons on Elko Drive around 6:30 p.m. when a A 31-year-old Red Deer man had been walking his dog near a wooded area behind a Tim Hortons on Elko Drive around 6:30 p.m. when a cougar attacked the man's dog.
"28.12.2016 15:51:33" edmontonsun.com Edmonton city council needs to live in the real world What do I want for Edmonton in 2017? I want city council to give up its “progressive” fantasies of skinny houses on every lot "In short, I want the mayor and council and senior administration to grow up."
"28.12.2016 15:15:12" driving.ca 10 achievable New Year's resolutions — for your car Here are a few things you can commit to achieving with your car in 2016 driving.ca: Losing weight? Quitting smoking? Eating better? When it comes to your car, New Year's Resolutions are a piece of cake. #autos
"28.12.2016 03:42:03" edmontonsun.com Food memories that stick out from The Weekly Dish's 2016 restaurant reviews. This was the year when KFC evolved from Kentucky Fried Chicken to Korean Fried Chicken. Buco Pizzeria + Vino in St. Albert makes Graham Hicks' list of top food memories for 2016.
"28.12.2016 01:50:00" edmontonsun.com Expect Connor McDavid to continue his run as he leads Oilers back from Christmas break Connor McDavid will play the 82nd game of his career Thursday against the Los Angeles Kings. Connor McDavid will play the 82nd game of his career Thursday against the Los Angeles Kings. That's one full, complete regular season in the NHL.
"28.12.2016 01:22:29" edmontonsun.com Crash victim trapped in car spent 12 hours in freezing temperatures north of Grande Prairie A 26-year-old man is lucky to be alive after being trapped in his rolled car for nearly 12 hours in frigid temperatures near Sexsmith, Alta.Spirit River RCMP were called to the scene just before 8 a.m., Dec. 26, after a passerby noticed a crashed Chrysler A 26-year-old man is lucky to be alive after being trapped in his rolled car for nearly 12 hours in frigid temperatures near Sexsmith, Alta.
"27.12.2016 21:45:24" Timeline Photos Fisher had been hospitalized since Friday when she suffered a medical emergency on board a flight to Los Angeles. http://www.edmontonsun.com/2016/12/27/carrie-fisher-dead-at-60-report
"27.12.2016 17:55:00" edmontonsun.com Edmonton economy could take hit in 2017, EEDC boss says Edmonton survived the energy industry's hard times relatively well in 2016, but next year could be the toughest in city history, Edmonton Economic Development Corp. president Brad Ferguson says.He sat down with Postmedia News for an interview to discuss Tough times ahead
"27.12.2016 17:30:46" edmontonsun.com Toronto sisters in Nigerian sex scandal Two Toronto sisters with Kardashian-like Instagram accounts have been detained in a sex scandal in Nigeria. “Consular services are being provided to the Canadian citizens who have been detained in Lagos, Nigeria,” said Kristine Racicot of Global Affairs Canada, who wouldn't divulge further information on the case.
"27.12.2016 17:23:04" edmontonsun.com RCMP investigate suspicious death on Paul Band First Nation Mounties were asking for tips from the public Monday night after a person was found dead on a First Nation west of Edmonton.A body was found in the area of Sundance Road on the Paul Band First Nation about 2:15 p.m. Monday, police said in a news Stony Plain RCMP said the death was suspicious, and have called in the Edmonton major crime unit to investigate. An autopsy is scheduled to take place in the coming days.
"27.12.2016 03:56:45" edmontonsun.com Terry Jones: From substance abuse to sobriety Oilers winger Zack Kassian turning life around One year ago today, Zack Kassian walked out of a substance abuse treatment facility in Southern California. He was immediately dispatched to just about the most unlikely locale you could imagine to catch last call on his hockey career. Jones: One year ago today, Zack Kassian walked out of a substance abuse treatment facility in Southern California. He was immediately dispatched to just about the most unlikely locale you could imagine to catch last call on his hockey career.
"27.12.2016 02:51:21" edmontonsun.com New initiatives to help Edmonton improve proactive policing numbers As the city of Edmonton continues to grow, so to are the demands on the Edmonton Police Service.Calls for service have grown close to 13 per cent in four years and with very little budgetary wiggle room, police chief Rod Knecht is fully aware that he has Calls for service have grown close to 13 per cent in four years and with very little budgetary wiggle room, police chief Rod Knecht is fully aware that he has to get creative to meet the rise in demand.
"27.12.2016 00:45:57" edmontonsun.com 'She cared for her mother, and her mother loved her,' says friend of slain nursing graduate Friends and classmates of a recent nursing graduate will gather Wednesday at the University of Alberta to mourn a young woman who died in an alleged act of family violence.Police called to a northwest Edmonton home on Friday afternoon found Rachael Friends of Rachael Longridge are planning a candlelight vigil at her alma mater — outside the Edmonton Clinic Health Academy on the U of A campus — from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday.
"26.12.2016 20:57:51" edmontonsun.com Topless selfie-taking driver and more in 2016 wacky crime roundup My annual weird, unusual and ironic
crimes lineup includes a man who mailed
dead skunks to a rival, a vendor
accused of peddling pot from a... Taking a topless selfie before crashing into an empty cruiser netted a Texas A&M student charges of being a minor possessing booze and impaired driving.
"26.12.2016 20:10:42" edmontonsun.com 77 turkeys later, lunch is served at Sacred Heart Church Food requirements for the midday Boyle Street Christmas Dinner read a little like the 12 Days of Christmas: 77 turkeys, 364 pounds of ham, 120... "We waited to come here all day," she said. "It's to show them there are lots of people out there willing to help."
"26.12.2016 18:11:34" edmontonsun.com The 10 best TV shows of 2016, from 'Westworld' to 'Game of Thrones' In many ways the U.S. Presidential
election was the No. 1 TV show of 2016. I'm not sure what category it should be placed. Reality? Drama? Comedy? All three of those actually apply quite nicely.
"26.12.2016 16:52:32" edmontonsun.com Pilot error, technical trouble eyed in Russian military plane crash Fragments of a plane were dragged out of the Black Sea on Monday amid a massive search operation as Russian officials declared that their... All 84 passengers and eight crew on the Russian military's Tu-154 plane are believed to have die
"26.12.2016 15:54:13" Timeline Photos George Michael dead at 53. Gallery and videos remembering the music icon http://www.edmontonsun.com/2016/12/25/george-michael-dead-at-53-report
"26.12.2016 15:23:17" edmontonsun.com 77 turkeys later, lunch is served at Sacred Heart Church Food requirements for the midday Boyle Street Christmas Dinner read a little like the 12 Days of Christmas: 77 turkeys, 364 pounds of ham, 120... "We waited to come here all day," she said. "It's to show them there are lots of people out there willing to help."
"26.12.2016 05:15:00" edmontonsun.com Friends remember homicide victim Rachael Longridge as talented, dedicated nurse As families gather for the Christmas holidays, the friends of Rachael Longridge are mourning the loss of a compassionate young woman whose life was tragically cut short.Edmonton police have charged her mother, Christine Longridge, 50, with second-degree As families gather for the Christmas holidays, the friends of Rachael Longridge are mourning the loss of a compassionate young woman whose life was tragically cut short.
"26.12.2016 04:38:18" edmontonsun.com Top stories of 2016 in Edmonton: No. 5, Travis Vader tried and convicted Every year, a few stories stand out as the most important in Edmonton — stories that get us talking around the proverbial water cooler and resonate deeply in our city. From Dec. 26 to 31, Postmedia is counting down our picks for the Top 5 stories of 2016 There are few stories with as many twists and turns as the seemingly never ending and tragic saga that is the criminal investigation, trial and sentencing hearing of Travis Vader. And it's still not over.
"26.12.2016 03:51:17" edmontonsun.com Consider giving the gift of life at Canadian Blood Services this season Canadian Blood Services is looking to tap into the giving spirit over the holidays in Edmonton and area.Poor weather across the country has led to increased cancellations and decreased bookings by blood donors in some areas. However, demand for blood Poor weather across the country has led to increased cancellations and decreased bookings by blood donors in some areas. However, demand for blood remains high.
"26.12.2016 01:01:35" edmontonsun.com Edmonton bus and LRT routes are changing during the holidays Fewer buses and trains will run during the Christmas holidays as schools, colleges, universities, and many government offices shut down for a couple of weeks.From Dec. 27 to Jan. 6, most Edmonton Transit bus routes will run with reduced frequency, and Fewer buses and trains will run from Dec. 27 and Jan. 6 as schools, colleges, universities and many government offices are shut down for the holidays.
"26.12.2016 00:06:55" edmontonsun.com George Michael dead at 53: Report Former Wham! singer George Michael has died, BBC reports. The Wham! frontman passed away peacefully in his sleep on Christmas day.
"25.12.2016 22:11:51" edmontonsun.com Carrie Fisher in stable condition: Mom Debbie Reynolds Carrie Fisher is in stable condition days after suffering a medical emergency, according to her mother, actress Debbie Reynolds. Reynolds tweeted Sunday that the family would share any updates on Fisher and thanked the public for its “prayers & good wishes.”
"25.12.2016 20:22:49" Timeline Photos Year in Review: Recapping the most memorable social media moments http://www.edmontonsun.com/2016/12/25/year-in-review-recapping-the-most-memorable-social-media-moments
"25.12.2016 18:46:21" edmontonsun.com Harrison Ford, Ryan Gosling shared hot tub during 'Blade Runner 2049' shoot Ryan Gosling had to share a hot tub with Harrison Ford on the set of Blade Runner 2049 so they could both warm up between takes. Talking to Harrison fully clothed in a hot tub is an experience I never thought I'd have,”
"25.12.2016 18:08:31" edmontonsun.com Russian military plane with 92 aboard crashes A Russian plane headed to an air base in Syria with
92 people aboard, including members of the world-
famous Russian army choir, crashed into... All 84 passengers and eight crew members on board the Tu-154 plane operated by the Russian military are believed to have died when it fell into the sea two minutes after taking off in good weather from the southern Russian city.
"25.12.2016 16:48:21" edmontonsun.com Queen misses Christmas church service due to cold, praises athletes in... Buckingham Palace said
Sunday that Queen Elizabeth II will miss the traditional
Christmas morning church service as she continues to
recover... Elizabeth has been in generally good health and has maintained an active schedule in the last year despite travelling less often than in the past.
"25.12.2016 16:10:27" Timeline Photos Merry Christmas from all of us at the Edmonton Sun to all of you out there! #Yeg #merrychristmas Enjoy the time with family and friends
"25.12.2016 16:01:52" edmontonsun.com Mom charged with second-degree murder in daughter's death at northwest... Edmonton police have charged a mother with second-degree murder in the killing of her 21-year-old daughter.Police and EMS responded to a call at... “Anyone who knows Rachael knows it is hard not to smile when you are around such an energetic and inspirational soul like hers,” the Nursing Undergraduate Association posted on Facebook.
"25.12.2016 04:16:57" edmontonsun.com Girl, 10, dies after falling ill on an transatlantic Air Canada flight A 10-year-old girl died Saturday after falling ill aboard a transatlantic Air Canada flight. No word yet on the girl's nationality.
"25.12.2016 03:59:37" edmontonsun.com Freezing for a reason at Edmonton's Polar Plunge Cold is an integral part of the annual Polar Plunge into Lake Summerside in Edmonton, but organizers hope Old Man Winter keeps it civil on Jan. 22.The most recent two plunges both took place on some of the coldest days of the year, with the wind chill After eating those holiday treats, it might be time for a swim!
"25.12.2016 01:36:38" edmontonsun.com Mom charged with second-degree murder in daughter's death at northwest Edmonton home Edmonton police have charged a mother with second-degree murder in the killing of her 21-year-old daughter.Police and EMS responded to a call at 4:30 p.m. Friday at a northwest residence where a woman required medical attention. She died soon after their Edmonton police have charged a mother with second-degree murder in the killing of her 21-year-old daughter.
"24.12.2016 22:11:20" edmontonsun.com Q & A with Alberta's Justice Minister Kathleen Ganley Calgary Postmedia's judicial reporter Kevin Martin sat down with Alberta Justice Minister Kathleen Ganley to discuss current issues facing her... Essentially what it does is it creates more positions from Alberta's point of view ... so we created nine more (judicial positions) and we're hopeful (Ottawa) will recognize those and appoint them.
"24.12.2016 21:20:50" edmontonsun.com Alberta Premier Rachel Notley still hasn't seen report on how... I'm no Grinch.Wish I could leave you with a story of good cheer.Wish I wouldn't have to roast anyone's chestnuts over the open fire.Wish I could... Forget about the Suburbans. Her inner circle are not even committed to driving green vehicles.
"24.12.2016 20:34:16" Timeline Photos Chewbacca sings 'Silent Night' http://www.edmontonsun.com/2016/12/24/chewbacca-sings-silent-night Enjoy! #yeg #StarWars
"24.12.2016 19:33:46" Timeline Photos NORAD tracks Santa for 61st time http://www.edmontonsun.com/2016/12/24/norad-tracks-santa-for-61st-time See how it's all done. #MerryChristmas
"24.12.2016 18:34:51" edmontonsun.com Neighbours call death in northwest home tragic A lone police car remained stationed out the front of the bungalow on 132 Street on Saturday morning, a far cry from the hectic scenes from the... Light snowfall covered over footprints on the sidewalk outside a northwest Edmonton home where a woman was found dead on Friday night.
"24.12.2016 17:44:24" edmontonsun.com Memorial service planned for boys killed in murder-suicide The memorial service for two boys killed by their father in a murder-suicide earlier this week will take place in Whitecourt, where the boys grew... Since the tragedy, candlelight vigils in Whitecourt and Spruce Grove have brought together hundreds of people to remember the brothers, who have been described as funny, kind-hearted and athletic.
"24.12.2016 17:25:14" You can STILL give back to the #YEG community this Christmas! #AdoptATeenYEG provides @Walmart gift cards for teens!!! http://bit.ly/1ji1ins. Click here to make a donation http://bit.ly/1ji1ins http://ow.ly/Y3T9306GBc4
"24.12.2016 16:39:52" edmontonsun.com Oilers in uncharted waters; still in playoff chase at Christmas SAN JOSE - It doesn't matter where a team sits in late December, it matters where it sits in mid April. So, while the Oilers don't need to be reminded that you can't declare any season a success at the holiday break, they also don't need to be reminded that you can definitely call it a failure at this point.
"24.12.2016 15:25:59" edmontonsun.com No winner for $60M Lotto Max jackpot Lotto Max players fantasizing about this week's $60 million jackpot will have to put those fantasies on hold for another week. There were also 12 Maxmillion prizes of $1 million dollars each up for grabs, but only one of them was claimed — by a ticket holder in Quebec.
"24.12.2016 03:18:26" edmontonsun.com Woman found dead at northwest Edmonton house Homicide detectives are investigating after a woman was found dead at a house in northwest Edmonton Friday night.A 911 call was made at about 4:30 p.m. and police and EMS found a woman who required medical attention, said Staff Sgt. Joel Whittaker. She Police say they have “a few people in custody” and are speaking to witnesses.
"23.12.2016 22:30:00" edmontonsun.com Police charge business owner in $1M theft of skin care and laser equipment Police have charged a business owner in the theft of an aesthetics and laser skin care shop after $1 million worth of property was stolen in an apparent attempt to defraud an insurance company.Officers responded to a break and enter at Perfection Police have charged a business owner in the theft of an aesthetics and laser skin care shop after $1 million worth of property was stolen in an apparent attempt to defraud an insurance company.
"23.12.2016 21:47:16" edmontonsun.com Boyle Street preparing Christmas Day feast for an expected 3,000 Hard-working elves at Boyle Street Community Services are preparing to serve a Christmas dinner with all the trimmings to Edmonton's vulnerable population.“It's a blessing to be there on that day … these people have no place to go, none,” said organizer "A lot of people didn't think they'd be in a situation where they'd be jobless.”
"23.12.2016 16:45:28" Only 1 day left! Help the @Edmontonsun and the @ChristmasBureau reach their goal of 9000 #YEG teens. #AdoptATeenYEG http://bit.ly/2g2iwFX
"23.12.2016 15:45:08" driving.ca Motor Mouth: It's been a rough few weeks for self-driving cars Tech companies are finding it's not easy to start building self-driving cars driving.ca: Even if development of autonomous cars continues, we'll probably see fewer headlines predicting mass production within the next decade. #autos
"23.12.2016 05:17:55" The Edmonton Sun's cover photo A pre-opening tour of the Ice Castle at Hawrelak Park in Edmonton was held on December 22, 2016. The 2-acre winter wonderland that was crafted by hand using only icicles and water. The castle is scheduled to open on December 30, 2016, weather permitting.
"23.12.2016 05:05:22" edmontonsun.com Adopt-A-Teen: Hours left and thousands of teens still need your help at... Trees have been trimmed, halls have been decked, tables are being set and relatives are all gathering as Edmontonians prepare for the Christmas... Edmonton Sun Adopt-A-Teen still has 2,880 teens in need on our list who are unaccounted for.
"23.12.2016 04:31:22" edmontonsun.com Aussie police foil Christmas Day bomb plot Police in Australia have detained five suspects who were allegedly planning a series of Christmas Day bomb attacks in the heart of the country's... Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said: “This is one of the most substantial terrorist plots that have been disrupted over the last several years.”
"23.12.2016 03:54:17" Spruce Grove Vigil WATCH: A candlelight vigil for Radek MacDougall and Ryder MacDougall was held in Spruce Grove Thursday night.
"23.12.2016 03:51:05" edmontonsun.com GUNTER: Alberta NDP meddling in the power pool On Thursday, I praised the provincial NDP for loosening the rules around small-scale, private power generation. But I predicted that in the future,... Wildrose calculates NDP meddling has cost taxpayers $70 million.
"23.12.2016 02:59:27" edmontonsun.com Spruce Grove remembers boys killed in murder-suicide as court documents... SPRUCE GROVE — Hundreds of people held candles and released balloons into the night sky Thursday to remember two boys killed in a murder-suicide... UPDATE: Stepdad Brent Stark spoke briefly, telling the crowd to "give your family some big squeezes."
"23.12.2016 02:30:27" Photos from The Edmonton Sun's post A candlelight vigil for Radek MacDougall and Ryder MacDougall held in Spruce Grove. Photos by David Bloom.
"23.12.2016 02:05:14" canada.com Rolling Stones Contest | Canada.com Enter for your chance to win a trip for two to New York City!
"23.12.2016 01:38:24" Edmonton Ice Castles WATCH: Cory Livingood talks about the 2-acre Edmonton Ice Castle, scheduled to open on December 30, 2016 at Hawrelak Park, weather permitting.
"23.12.2016 01:25:52" edmontonsun.com Tiger Woods posts shirtless selfie, calling himself 'Mac Daddy Santa' Tiger Woods has a somewhat startling alter ego for his kids during the holidays: Mac Daddy Santa. "Xmas tradition that my kids love. Mac Daddy Santa is back!" Woods wrote.
"23.12.2016 00:47:53" edmontonsun.com Calgary social media detectives crack the case of a stolen puppy Calgarians take to social media to stop a Christmas Grinch in his tracks from ruining a family's Christmas.Around 3:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Brad Hatt... "He was in there for maybe five minutes, " Brad's wife Mellisa Hatt said. "We didn't know that you could drive the truck without the key in it."
"22.12.2016 23:58:43" edmontonsun.com Hepatitis A case at west Edmonton Second Cup prompts health alert Alberta Health Services has issued a public health alert for patrons of a west end coffee shop who may have been exposed to hepatitis A last... An infection of hepatitis A was confirmed this week in a food handler working at the establishment.
"22.12.2016 23:32:56" Football camp The Edmonton Eskimo Football Club hosted flag football camp Wednesday for 200 high-risk children.
"22.12.2016 23:28:58" edmontonsun.com Police charge 'Mill Woods rapist' with second-degree murder in 2011 death Edmonton police have charged a man known as the “Mill Woods rapist” with second-degree murder shortly after his release from prison.Dana Fash, who... Fash, 38, is a convicted rapist with a long criminal history, having served multiple sentences for breaching his conditions.
"22.12.2016 23:07:20" edmontonsun.com Alberta opposition parties end boycott of children in care panel Alberta's opposition parties have ended their boycott of an all-party panel investigating the child intervention system, after securing some... “We are relieved to see that our serious concerns raised about the scope of this all-party panel were considered, and that some significant changes have been made,” said a joint statement Thursday from Brian Jean, Ric McIver, Greg Clark and David Swann.
"22.12.2016 22:49:39" edmontonsun.com Court documents show years of parental conflict before double... A Spruce Grove father who killed his young sons and then himself had a contentious relationship with the boys' mother who — in years of court... Stark in an April 2012 affadavit expressed concerns over MacDougall's mental health as he pressed for more time with the boys. She claims in the affadavit that he told her multiple times, once when Ryder was two years old, that he was contemplating
"22.12.2016 16:45:10" driving.ca Ex-NASA engineer shows us how to beat foggy windshields Windshield fog isn't fun – in fact, it's one of our biggest winter foes driving.ca: Want to prevent your windshield from fogging up? Try kitty litter in a sock. Seriously. #autos
"22.12.2016 15:44:14" edmontonsun.com Alberta has a tragic history of murder-suicides within families Alberta has a troubled past of murder-suicides involving mothers, fathers and step-parents taking the lives of their children. August 1994: Six-year-old Tyler Dugan died from carbon monoxide poisoning at the hands of his suicidal father, William Henry Alberta has a troubled past of murder-suicides involving mothers, fathers and step-parents taking the lives of their children.