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Two men and two women are facing multiple weapons-related charges after a Saturday gun call near a southwest Edmonton hotel. Officers responded to a weapons complaint in the parking lot of a hotel near the Whitemud Freeway and Gateway Boulevard about 4:25 p.m. Saturday, said police in a ...
The snow will begin Monday afternoon over northwestern portions of the province and then track eastward through the Edmonton region overnight, before leaving the province on Tuesday afternoon, the weather agency said. "Snowfall totals are expected to be in the 10 to 20 centimetre range by the time the ...

After allegations of harassment, intimidation, bullying -- and possible criminal offences -- perpetrated by guards at the Edmonton institution, four correctional employees at the maximum security prison have been fired. The unnamed employees were "disciplined and terminated," the Correctional Service of ...
Intense international competition will test whether Edmonton becomes a world leader or returns to complacency in the next oil boom, the head of the city's economic development agency says. "If you think we can just walk into the next five years thinking the world's your oyster, thinking we can just sit back ...
A snowfall warning issued for Edmonton and area has ended, though parts of central Alberta may still see snow Tuesday night as the winter storm system makes its way to Saskatchewan. While Edmonton saw a dusting of snow Tuesday, up to 15 cm of the white stuff was expected to fall just north of the city.
Neil Kennedy has been homeless several times before. He's been in the inner city for more than four decades and he's worked at several social service agencies. It's what he thinks sets he and the Humans of Edmonton Experience apart from other media when they talk to vulnerable people in Edmonton.

The system would provide efficient transport for commuters, and provide spectacular views of the river valley, said Poliquin, who runs the Edmonton tour company Big E Tours. The idea is among ten finalists for the Edmonton Project, a partnership between five companies that want to add a distinct landmark ...
Futuristic beams of light tear through downtown towers to spotlight the new home of the Oilers, the downtown arena. the sun sets on the Muttart Conservatory pyramids as the city landscape looms behind. These are two of the top six photos in the landscape category for the City of Edmonton's inaugural ...
Alberta RCMP are looking for a young woman who may have witnessed an altercation that resulted in the death of an elderly man northeast of Edmonton. At approximately 3:14 p.m. Saturday, an elderly man was injured in an altercation at an Esso gas station in Lamont, Alta., according to the Fort ...
He also has some experience adding art displays to the exterior of buildings in Edmonton -- Cech's imagination was responsible for the giant Christmas trees that light the side of the Telus building. "There are some really talented photographers here in the city," he said. "I just thought, how can we combine ...
A Jasper, Alta., woman, infamous for denying the existence of the holocaust, has been arrested in Germany, according to B'nai Brith Canada. Monika Schaefer was arrested in Munich earlier this month, B'nai Brith Canada, said in a statement Thursday. The Canadian-based Jewish rights advocacy group ...
In one rescue, Tessa Lee with the Whitecourt homeless Animal Rescue Foundation (WHARF) braved -20 degree temperatures to seize five half-frozen puppies from a property near Alberta Beach, a hamlet roughly 70 kilometres northwest of Edmonton, on December 23. The puppies had to be bottle-fed ...
Edmonton's employment picture continues to improve, even to the surprise of City of Edmonton chief economist John Rose who had anticipated a weaker performance in December. "[The jobless rate] has come down quite nicely," Rose said Friday. "We're tied with Calgary at 7.5 per cent, and that's a very, ...
Something had to decide this tight affair and Edmonton's Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored on his try while the Ducks' Jakob Silfverberg was unable to keep it going, allowing the Oilers to pull out a 2-1 victory at Rogers Place as the Ducks saw their three-game win streak come to an end. The Ducks dropped to ...
A 32-year-old man has been charged with criminal negligence causing death in a September collision in south Edmonton that killed a 29-year-old motorcyclist. The rider died around 11 p.m. Sept. 10 on Parsons Road, just south of the Anthony Henday overpass. He was northbound on a 2014 Suzuki ...
Veterinary clinics in the Edmonton area typically see euthanasia requests more than double each year after the holidays. It can be a sad time of year that takes its toll on pet owners, and on staff. Jesse Rudiger-Aasgard learned his 10-year-old Rottweiler, Hazel, had cancer just before Christmas 2015.
Towering spires of ice loom large over Hawrelak Park as Edmonton's ice castle is ready to open to the public. "If you can imagine a frozen waterfall that kind of blew up everywhere, that's the best way to describe it," Christian Denis, lead artist and site manager, said at a preview of the structure Thursday.

Dozens of bulldogs were seized in November 2016 following a complaint about a breeding operation known as Ivy's Breeders located in a quiet northwest Edmonton neighbourhood. The dogs were crowded in a poorly ventilated space, walking in their own urine and feces. Some of the animals had urine ...
Officers checked a total of 3,530 vehicles, the Edmonton police Service said in a news release Thursday. The numbers this year are "almost identical" to those from 2016, said Sgt. Robert Davis. "We were expecting those types of numbers, since our number of operations was very similar throughout the last ...
Autopsy results confirm Edmonton's first homicide of 2018 ... An Edmonton police spokesperson said Wednesday that Baker was known to police. He has a criminal record, including possession of stolen property. Ruben Baker. Ruben 'Ben' Baker was found deceased on New Year's Day in an alleyway in ...
A long-lasting cold snap is leading more cities to cancel or adjust their New Year's Eve plans, including Edmonton and Calgary. The cities join a growing list of others with adjusted plans, including Ottawa and Toronto, as much of the country remained under extreme cold warnings issued by Environment ...
Edmonton currently sells about 10,000 tonnes of recyclables to China each year, according to city officials. That's about 25 per cent of Edmonton's collected recyclables. The city, which already sells unwanted recyclable waste to other countries like Indonesia, will continue to rely on other markets to buy ...
A garage near Rundle Park in Edmonton was gutted by fire following an apparent explosion Sunday night, which investigators have deemed suspicious. Fire crews responded to a report of an explosion in the area of 34th Street and 105th Ave at about 6:30 p.m. They arrived to find a garage ablaze, with a ...
The city cancelled the outdoor festivities due the extremely cold temperatures, but the indoor activities went ahead as scheduled inside the Federal Building. READ MORE: City of Edmonton cancels outdoor New Year's Eve celebrations. Story continues below ...
Residents in Edmonton aren't just battling extreme cold temperatures outside - for a group of condo dwellers without proper heating, frigid temperatures have seeped indoors. Amid extreme cold warnings blanketing the entire province of Alberta, a crucial air unit in a downtown Edmonton apartment ...
The high profile #MeToo movement is prompting Edmonton businesses to strengthen their sexual harassment policies and practices. The #MeToo movement began in October and has since seen dozens of men and women sharing their stories about sexual misconduct by high-profile men in Entertainment ...
... back in the event of an emergency," the update said. As of 12:45 p.m. on Sunday, crews were still working on repairs. The town doesn't have a timeline for when the problem will be resolved, as "underground power in the area is causing some slowdowns." Edson is about 200 kilometres west of Edmonton ...
Bobby Emard brought her grandchildren, ages six months, four years, 10 years and 11 years, for the family's first outing to ring in the new year in Edmonton. They got glitter tattoos, made masks and planned to stick around for the fireworks at the legislature grounds, which went off at about 9 p.m. ...
An overnight fire has destroyed a north Edmonton home. The fire at 108th Street and 178th Avenue started in a garage at around midnight Saturday. Flames were shooting 10 to 15 metres into the air from the garage, an Edmonton Fire Rescue spokesperson said. The fire spread and fully engulfed the rest ...
Hang in there, Edmonton -- bone-chilling temperatures will stick around all weekend, but will let up by the New Year. Temperatures will remain around -30 C for the entire weekend as an extreme cold warning remains in effect for almost the entire province. Saturday's forecast for Edmonton is a mix of sun ...
And in October, Health Canada approved four supervised drug injections sites in Edmonton. "We are turning a new era on harm reduction efforts here, we are recognizing the seriousness of the opioid crisis and we are doing everything we can to prevent deaths," said Elaine Hyshka, a University of Alberta ...
A trailer fire east of Edmonton in which two adults were later found dead has been deemed non-suspicious, say RCMP. The bodies were discovered after Vermilion RCMP and emergency responders were called to the trailer fire south of the town about 6:20 a.m. on Dec. 19. Autopsies are now complete and ...
Edmonton's homeless population is struggling to take shelter as extreme cold weather rolls its way into the province. Boyle Street Community Services has seen 300 people coming through its doors every day since the holiday season started, an increase in demand from previous years, spokesperson ...
Shortly after 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Edmonton and surrounding areas were once again placed under an extreme cold warning. The cold temperatures are expected to last for the remainder of the week in Edmonton. An extreme cold warning remained in areas in the northern and southern parts of the ...
Edmonton is among a lengthy list of Alberta communities facing an extreme cold weather warning. As of 3:34 p.m. Wednesday, Environment Canada had issued extreme cold weather warnings for communities across northern Alberta, including the provincial capital, St. Albert and Sherwood Park.
A skater is seen bundled up at Victoria Park Oval during an Environment Canada extreme cold warning in Edmonton, Alberta on Wednesday, December 27, 2017. Ian Kucerak / ... Environment Canada has issued an extreme cold warning for Edmonton, St. Albert and Sherwood Park. Today, there will be a ...
A safe-haven program called angel cradle may have saved a baby's life earlier this year, a Covenant Health spokesperson says. A healthy baby was dropped off at the Grey Nuns hospital in the past six months or so, said Gordon Self, vice-president of mission, ethics and spirituality at Covenant Health.
The season of gift-giving produces twice as much waste for Edmonton's waste management centre during the two weeks after Christmas than the rest of January and February combined, according to the city. Some of the waste comes from gift packaging, cardboard boxes and other materials that clog up ...
In November annual inflation in the Edmonton census metropolitan area, as measured by the consumer price index, jumped from 1.3 per cent to 2.7 per cent from October. The rise is due to higher housing costs combined with a spike in gas prices in early November, the city says. The census metropolitan ...
An extreme cold warning was ended Tuesday morning for Calgary, however, temperatures are still expected to stay well below zero. Edmonton and its surrounding areas were put under an extreme cold warning Monday afternoon, with the national weather agency forecasting a "frigid weather pattern" that's ...
Edmontonians are being told to brace for another brutally chilly day in the city. An extreme cold warning remains in effect on Boxing Day for the Edmonton region, and almost every area of the province. A swath of Alberta communities -- stretching from Fort Chipewyan in the north to Lethbridge in the south ...
As he stood at her bedside at Edmonton's Misericordia hospital, the woman explained that she had broken her leg falling down the stairs, and confided to him her misgivings. She was worried ... Saha was among more than 20 Edmontonians profiled in Edmonton AM's 'super volunteer' holiday radio series.
Riza Kasikcioglu has been a local Edmonton hero ever since he risked his life by sprinting into a burning apartment building to warn of the fire. But now, friends of Kasikcioglu are asking Edmontonians for help maintaining his restaurant as he takes six months to recover from brain surgery. Kasikcioglu ran ...
A landslide victory for a second term as Edmonton's mayor apparently wasn't Don Iveson's loftiest accomplishment of 2017. Neither was passing the 2018 budget with a lower than projected tax increase. "The real highlight for me over the last year has been watching this region come together," Iveson told ...
It's been a huge year in Edmonton's burgeoning food scene, and with so many new and specialty eateries it can be difficult to know where to start. Not to fear, CBC Edmonton's intrepid food fiends have done the footwork for you. Here's the food scene's best of 2017 in our city.
Edmonton is quickly becoming a go-to destination for short-term vacation rentals, according to rankings from online marketplace juggernaut Airbnb. Alberta's capital made ... Edmonton came in third on the 'trending destinations list,' behind Gangneung, Korea, and Bournemouth, U.K.. Trending Destinations.
The Edmonton police Service is investigating a suspicious death in south Edmonton. Officers responded to a call from a home near 73rd Avenue and 77th Street at about 3:30 a.m. on Monday. They discovered the body of a 45-year-old man inside. The man died early Christmas morning and his death is ...
Hours later, a U-Haul driven by the same man was involved in a massive chase through downtown Edmonton, where the streets were filled with Saturday night bar crowds and football fans, police said. The van struck four people during the chase. Abdulahi Hasan Sharif, 30, has been charged with five ...
A transit peace officer and former corrections officer, Abu-Ghanem works with children at the Boys and Girls Club and Big Brothers, Big Sisters Edmonton, volunteers with immigrants and refugees at the Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers, and serves with the Safety Summit of Edmonton.
Robert Davidson is a grandpa on a mission. Most mornings, he and his lightsaber can be found directing traffic on a street in southwest Edmonton. Davidson volunteers to help kids cross the intersection at 51st Avenue and Malmo Road, a 50 km/h speed zone often busy with pint-sized pedestrians on their ...


 

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