Small Business Saturday in Edmonton 2022

While many people have their minds on getting the best Black Friday deal, local businesses are asking shoppers to consider them, as some owners feel the pandemic push of supporting local fade away. Small Business Saturday marks the day after holiday shoppers go bargain hunting at malls and chain stores...
The Hockey Writers

Oilers Don’t Need to Trade for Tough Bottom-6 Player

As the Edmonton Oilers struggle to win games and stay above .500, adding a player into the lineup that brings fighting as his biggest asset isn’t the right decision. Before Ryan Reaves was traded to the Minnesota Wild, the Oilers apparently had some interest there. Now there are rumours that they could be interested in a player like Wayne Simmonds.

Northern Strikers find success at Spruce Grove tournament

SPRUCE GROVE, ALTA. — The Fort St. John Northern Strikers were successfully represented by three teams at the Early Bird indoor soccer tournament in Spruce Grove last weekend. The under-11 boy’s team earned gold medals after going 3-0 in their first-ever tournament experience. The under-13 co-ed team earned...

Edmonton forecasts a budget surplus of $67.8 million for 2022

The city of Edmonton expects to have a surplus of $67.8 million by the end of this year, and city councilors are considering what to do with the money. Tax-supported operations reported a surplus of approximately $45.3 million as of Sept. 30, according to the city’s latest financial update released Thursday. Year-end forecast results estimate a surplus of $67.8 million.

Front-line workers seeing more amputations in Edmonton homeless community

An emergency room physician is among front-line workers calling for more shelter space and the collection of data after seeing more amputations in Edmonton’s homeless community. Dr. Sandy Dong, who has practised medicine in the Edmonton for two decades, says he has never seen more amputations due to frostbite...

Staples: The Highway of Death runs through downtown Edmonton.

The state has committed 8,000 new beds for addiction and mental health recovery, and the first of six major recovery centers will open in Red Deer in January. The situation in the inner city is worse than ever. We see despair and degradation, crime, business failure, more street camps, more deaths, and Edmonton is no exception in most categories.

"Shred the North" coming to Edmonton

Everything will be housed within Commonwealth Stadium, December 9-10 December 9 & 10, Edmonton will host Canada's first ever Snowboard FIS World Cup ‘Stadium’ big air competition. The event, known as ‘The Style Experience,’ will be the first North American stop of the 2022/23 FIS World Cup season,...

Single-family homes still within reach for many Edmontonians

Canadian home buyers largely want the same thing, a new study has found. That is, the majority are still looking for an affordably priced, single-family detached home. The study by, an online international real estate search portal, looked at search preferences among Canadian buyers across major cities, finding more than 75 per cent of all home searches were in price ranges below the national average price of about $640,000.