The Edmonton Sun - Edmonton
Edmonton Public Schools chairwoman only candidate acclaimed in Oct. 16 civic ...
18 Sep 2017 at 9:52pm
The current chairwoman of the Edmonton Public School Board will be back at the table this fall.After dozens of school board trustee hopefuls registered to run Monday morning at City Hall, returning officer Linda Sahli announced board chairwoman Michelle Draper was the only civic candidate acclaimed in the 2017 election.?I?m honoured, and pleased th
Beer, wings and the UCP: Candidate Doug Schweitzer talks at U of A
18 Sep 2017 at 8:45pm
In the basement of a University of Alberta campus bar, it seems as though Doug Schweitzer's cheeks should be hurting by now.The United Conservative Party candidate is perpetually smiling, whether he's meeting young supporters, beers in hand, or talking about his policies in a quick Q&A.A personable guy with a warm handshake, Schweitzer is quick to
Sturgeon County throws out ticket for motorist accused of going 1 km/h over l...
18 Sep 2017 at 8:29pm
After an Alberta man was apparently cited Friday for driving one km/h over the speed limit and being "disrespectful" by passing a Sturgeon County peace officer in traffic, the ticket has been tossed.Larissa Turnbull, posting on social media, said her boyfriend had been following a peace officer in a 100 km/h zone Friday when he decided to pass the
Detectives investigate second death at north Edmonton rooming house
18 Sep 2017 at 8:21pm
Homicide detectives are investigating another suspicious death at an Alberta Avenue rooming house in Edmonton where a 76-year-old man was fatally shot on Wednesday.Northwest division officers responded to a 911 call at the multi-unit residence near 111 Avenue and 94 Street around 2 p.m. Monday and are now investigating a suspicious death of an unid
Drive on: New Walterdale Bridge opens to traffic with little fanfare
18 Sep 2017 at 7:06pm
Rush-hour traffic flowed across the new Walterdale
Bridge Monday morning after the city partially
opened the long-delayed project.
Game on ? record number of candidates sign up for Edmonton election
18 Sep 2017 at 5:57pm
Monday marks the official start of the 2017
Edmonton municipal election as dozens of council
and school board hopefuls file the paperwork to get
their names on the ballot.
Lorne Gunter: Snoozefest or not, here's why you should vote in the civic elec...
18 Sep 2017 at 5:15pm
I know, Edmonton?s municipal election didn?t even begin officially until Monday and already I and others had ruled it a snoozefest because there is little chance of a hotly contested mayoral race and little chance of contentious races for council.
Small plane on the ground after emergency landing at Edmonton International A...
18 Sep 2017 at 8:39am
The crew of a small plane performed an emergency
landing at Edmonton International Airport Monday
Top police dogs put on a show at national skills competition in Edmonton
18 Sep 2017 at 4:53am
The country's top police dogs showed off their skills at Re/Max Field in Edmonton Sunday, executing commands with precision, speed and the occasional mishap.The Edmonton Police Service canine unit, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, hosted the 2017 National Championship Trials over the weekend.The three-day event saw 42 dogs and their
Long-awaited Walterdale Bridge to open Monday for morning commuters
17 Sep 2017 at 3:39pm
The much-anticipated Walterdale Bridge will open Monday morning after nearly two years of delays from its original expected completion date.
At 38 homicides Edmonton closing in on 2011's deadly record
17 Sep 2017 at 2:50pm
Edmonton is nine shy of its record 47 homicides in a
single year, with more than three months left to hit
or surpass the historic high set in 2011.
Good-bye foot patrol. Robo-parking enforcement to hit Edmonton this fall
17 Sep 2017 at 10:38am
Be warned. An Edmonton driver's chances of getting
away with illegal parking are set to drop dramatically
when city officials roll out their new robo-parking
Back to school: Sherwood Park Catholic schools home in on lonely children
17 Sep 2017 at 9:19am
He's sitting alone in the hall again.
Northlands Coliseum's neighbours worry about what comes next
16 Sep 2017 at 11:26am
The city?s announcement that Northlands Coliseum will close its doors in 2017 is bittersweet for surrounding communities.Those neighbourhoods around the former home of the Edmonton Oilers are directly affected by people coming, or not coming, to the grounds. But the city?s announcement has raised awareness among the area?s community leagues, said B
Omar Khadr's application for unsupervised visits with sister rejected
16 Sep 2017 at 8:31am
An Edmonton judge rejected Omar Khadr?s
request to have his bail conditions eased so that
he can have unsupervised visits with his
controversial sister.During a Friday morning
hearing Court of Queen?s Bench Justice June
Ross denied Khadr?s application that he be
allowed to communicate freely with his sister
Zaynab Khadr. During the hearing, several