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    'We are with them': Edmontonians hold vigil for Sri Lanka bombing victims

    'We are with them': Edmontonians hold vigil for Sri Lanka bombing victims


    The loss of 310 lives in a series of bombings in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday has sent a wave of grief through communities across the globe. In the Alberta capital, residents from Sri Lanka are mourning the loss of loved...

    The loss of 310 lives in a series of bombings in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday has sent a wave of grief through communities across the globe. In the Alberta capital, residents from Sri Lanka are mourning the loss of loved ones.

    Don't be a kidnapper: Leave the babies be, wildlife expert says

    Don't be a kidnapper: Leave the babies be, wildlife expert says


    It's an unwelcome omen of spring. Baby animals — usually wide-eyed hares and trembling fawns — unwittingly kidnapped from their...

    It's an unwelcome omen of spring. Baby animals — usually wide-eyed hares and trembling fawns — unwittingly kidnapped from their mothers.

    Construction on Edmonton superlab halted with new UCP government

    Construction on Edmonton superlab halted with new UCP government


    The United Conservative Party’s win in last week’s election means construction on the so-called Edmonton “super lab,” which started last month, has been put on...

    The United Conservative Party’s win in last week’s election means construction on the so-called Edmonton “super lab,” which started last month, has been put on hold

    Premier-designate Jason Kenney names senior members of staff

    Premier-designate Jason Kenney names senior members of staff


    Alberta premier-designate Jason Kenney has recruited senior aides to former B.C. premier Christy Clark and former prime minister Stephen Harper to serve as key members of his political...

    Alberta premier-designate Jason Kenney has recruited senior aides to former B.C. premier Christy Clark and former prime minister Stephen Harper to serve as key members of his political team.

    RCMP revive campaign to restore Mayerthorpe memorial for fallen Mounties

    RCMP revive campaign to restore Mayerthorpe memorial for fallen Mounties


    Alberta’s policing community has come together to help restore a tribute honouring four Mayerthorpe RCMP constables killed in the line of duty 14 years...

    Alberta’s policing community has come together to help restore a tribute honouring four Mayerthorpe RCMP constables killed in the line of duty 14 years ago.

    'He was on fire': 2 men hurt in blaze at Leduc County mobile home park

    'He was on fire': 2 men hurt in blaze at Leduc County mobile home park


    Two men suffered burns after a fire broke out Monday at a mobile home park southeast of Edmonton, gutting one trailer and badly damaging two...

    Two men suffered burns after a fire broke out Monday at a mobile home park southeast of Edmonton, gutting one trailer and badly damaging two more.

    Easter ham and sardines being used to lure cats from Edmonton sinkhole

    Easter ham and sardines being used to lure cats from Edmonton sinkhole


    Firefighters built them a ladder and a homeowner has tried luring them out with Easter ham and sardines, but so far two cats remain deep in a sinkhole in...

    Firefighters built them a ladder and a homeowner has tried luring them out with Easter ham and sardines, but so far two cats remain deep in a sinkhole in Edmonton.

    Edmonton aims to improve access to public toilets

    Edmonton aims to improve access to public toilets


    Safer and cleaner public washrooms could be hitting Edmonton streets but it could take up to 10 years to accomplish that, a city report...

    Safer and cleaner public washrooms could be hitting Edmonton streets but it could take up to 10 years to accomplish that, a city report shows.

    'Is that even legal?': Companies may be sharing new credit or debit card information without you knowing

    'Is that even legal?': Companies may be sharing new credit or debit card information without you knowing


    A Vancouver woman is sounding the alarm for millions of Canadians who have credit and debit cards, after her financial information was shared without her realizing it. Turns out, some cards have “updating services” that allow banking information to...

    A Vancouver woman is sounding the alarm for millions of Canadians who have credit and debit cards, after her financial information was shared without her realizing it. Turns out, some cards have “updating services” that allow banking information to be shared with other companies — a little-known fact for most customers, and something a privacy expert says needs to change.

    Provincewide school walkout planned to protest UCP's stance on GSAs

    Provincewide school walkout planned to protest UCP's stance on GSAs


    A group of Calgary students has planned a provincewide school walkout to protest the incoming United Conservative Party government’s stance on gay-straight...

    A group of Calgary students has planned a provincewide school walkout to protest the incoming United Conservative Party government’s stance on gay-straight alliances.

    1 man killed in ATV rollover in central Alberta

    1 man killed in ATV rollover in central Alberta


    RCMP responded to a fatal ATV rollover in Clearwater County, just outside Rocky Mountain House. RCMP say a 44-year-old man died at the...

    RCMP responded to a fatal ATV rollover in Clearwater County, just outside Rocky Mountain House. RCMP say a 44-year-old man died at the scene.

    Canmore's Lettuce Lads design system to revolutionize hydroponic farming

    Canmore's Lettuce Lads design system to revolutionize hydroponic farming


    Lettuce Lads have designed a new hydroponic farming system they say can deliver a 200 per cent increase in density compared to traditional systems and is significantly more energy...

    Lettuce Lads have designed a new hydroponic farming system they say can deliver a 200 per cent increase in density compared to traditional systems and is significantly more energy efficient.

    Blame the signs: When recycling is confusing, we avoid it

    Blame the signs: When recycling is confusing, we avoid it


    When you have to go out of your way to recycle, or the process is just too confusing, we're less likely to make an effort. University of British Columbia psychology professor Jiaying Zhao says simple changes could make being green...

    When you have to go out of your way to recycle, or the process is just too confusing, we're less likely to make an effort. University of British Columbia psychology professor Jiaying Zhao says simple changes could make being green easier.