The Edmonton Sun - Edmonton
Alberta Railway Museum steam locomotive coming out of retirement for Canada 1...
22 Jun 2017 at 8:26am
The 104-year-old Montreal Locomotive Works 1392 is packed up and ready get back on the tracks for the first time in 62 years.
Environment Canada hopes to give emergency managers, public more warning befo...
22 Jun 2017 at 4:50am
If you don't get knee pain when a storm's a-comin', this might be the next-best thing.
Alberta Health Services extends supply of life-saving drug during shortage
21 Jun 2017 at 7:15pm
Alberta Health Services has extended its supply of
a life-saving drug that is running out after a
manufacturing shortage and recall.
Simons previews second Edmonton location at Londonderry Mall
21 Jun 2017 at 4:49pm
Edmonton will be the first city outside of Quebec to have two Simons department store locations when the new Londonderry Mall location opens this August.
First-time candidates get run down on municipal election rules at Edmonton in...
21 Jun 2017 at 4:22pm
Dozens of council hopefuls were at a candidate information session on Wednesday to learn the details of campaigning for public office.
Upcoming movie ?The Black? sources Edmonton talent, locations
21 Jun 2017 at 4:10pm
It didn?t occur to California-based director Patrick Phillips that he could shoot his movie in Edmonton.The film, titled The Black, relies heavily on bodies of water in which the horror narrative can drown unsuspecting youth for its concept.The films editor, the locally -based David Puff, was the one who clued Phillips in that Alberta, despite its
Ministry apologies on National Aboriginal Day
21 Jun 2017 at 4:07pm
Apologizing to survivors of the Sixties Scoop, funding water projects and off-reserve housing, and putting more aboriginal people in control of the province's purse strings are steps on Alberta's path toward reconciliation with First Nations people, Indigenous Affairs Minister Richard Feehan said Wednesday.
Complaints filed against judge in jailed sexual assault victim case
21 Jun 2017 at 3:58pm
Complaints have been filed against the provincial court judge who approved the jailing of a sexual assault victim during the case's preliminary hearing, a spokesperson for provincial court Chief Judge Terry Matchett confirmed Wednesday.The woman, whose identity is protected under a court-ordered publication ban, was held in custody for five nights
Blue-green algae has returned to Alberta lakes
21 Jun 2017 at 3:58pm
Goopy, musty scum on the surfaces of lakes has become a sure sign of summer in Alberta.
Country-wide round dance a highlight of Aboriginal Day in Edmonton
21 Jun 2017 at 12:11pm
People in Edmonton joined hands for a country-wide round dance Wednesday to mark Aboriginal Day. Edmonton is one of eight cities across the country to host the large morning round dance, where participants at Victoria Park joined hands to create the wide circle, moving to their left with a side-shuffle step following a drumbeat. The dance is just o
Make a splash for free at city outdoor pools as part of Canada 150 celebrations
21 Jun 2017 at 11:55am
Drop-in swimming at outdoor Edmonton pools will be free for the season starting July 1, says the city.The Wednesday announcement is part of Canada?s 150th anniversary of Confederation.?By providing free admission to outdoor pools, we hope all Edmontonians can participate in this time of national celebration and enjoy these wonderful public faciliti
Helium balloon strikes power lines, knocking out some traffic lights
21 Jun 2017 at 10:40am
City police are warning motorists to take care after a helium balloon hit some power lines Wednesday morning, knocking out some central Edmonton traffic lights.The balloon strike knocked out power between 103 Street and 119 Street and 105 Avenue and 111 Avenue.Police are directing traffic at several of the affected intersections.The outage is expec
Former AMA executive charged after $8-million fraud
21 Jun 2017 at 4:50am
City police have charged a former Alberta Motor Association executive with fraud after an investigation into more than $8 million in embezzled funds. Officers were alerted to the case after employees reportedly discovered fraudulent invoices, said an Edmonton Police Service news release Tuesday, noting investigators dated the fraud from March 2011
Youth depression, anxiety, suicidal thoughts reduced as result of University ...
21 Jun 2017 at 4:49am
A pilot program held in Red Deer between 2013 and 2015 could help Alberta students improve their mental health for a cost of about $150 per student per year, said a University of Alberta researcher Tuesday.Peter Silverstone, a professor of psychiatry, first contacted the Red Deer Public School District after hearing the then-superintendent on the r
New $5-million fund aims to help aboriginal women launch businesses
21 Jun 2017 at 4:48am
Lou Ann Solway says she learned to hustle early. The 47-year-old cow-calf rancher, who is a member of the Siksika Nation, has spent more than two decades growing her business in an industry dominated by men. "I want to thank the people who were set against me ? because I wouldn?t be here today without them," she said Tuesday, speaking from 70 Quart