Canadians’ average life expectancy could be cut by opioid scourge

Canada will soon find out whether the deadly opioid crisis is having an impact on how long people are expected…

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Outspoken former RCMP officer Krista Carle has died

A woman who fought to bring attention to harassment within the RCMP has died. Friends and colleagues confirmed that former…

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Montreal morgue partners with funeral home after surge in heat-related deaths

The Montreal morgue has become so overcrowded after an increase in the number of deaths caused by recent extreme heat…

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How surviving cancer helped former Kid in The Hall Scott Thompson confront his fear of standup

Finally, Scott Thompson feels free to do standup comedy. The former Kids In The Hall cast member and comic says…

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Artists, a capella, and bagpipes all part of the mix as Orange Hub opens for business

Take a few skilled artists, place them next to an a cappella choir, and add a group of teenage bagpipers…

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Alberta government releases new fire ban app ahead of long weekend

If you’re thinking of heading out into the great outdoors for the May long weekend but don’t know the fire risk,…

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Edmonton-area doctor with passion for space medicine returns from Mars simulation mission

Shawna Pandya hasn’t been to Mars, but she’s been closer than most. The physician, who grew up in Sherwood Park…

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Edmonton app Frettable transcribes live sound into sheet music

The Edmonton man who created an app that transcribes the sound of an instrument into sheet music hopes it reduces…

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Downtown Edmonton park adorned with red dresses to honour missing and murdered Indigenous women

Two red dresses hang from a tree in a downtown Edmonton park — empty shells moved easily by the wind.…

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U of A student charged after threat to blow up campus buildings posted on social media

Edmonton police have charged a University of Alberta student after a bomb threat was posted on social media earlier this…

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