Edmonton councillor stirred up about swizzle sticks and straws

City councillors are moving toward a made-in-Edmonton solution to curbing the use of disposable plastics after agreeing Friday to find out what measures…

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Lindsay Shepherd launches $3.6M lawsuit against Laurier over alleged ‘inquisition’

A university teaching assistant who gained prominence after being disciplined for showing students a TV clip of a controversial professor…

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Canada’s Michael Ondaatje up for best-ever Booker Prize accolade

Canadian author Michael Ondaatje is one of five contenders for the title of greatest-ever winner of the prestigious Man Booker Prize for fiction.…

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‘Battle of Alberta’ match breathes life into hopes for pro soccer in Edmonton

More than 3,200 local soccer fans watched a different kind of Battle of Alberta on a cold, dreary day at…

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How contagious is ‘evilly painful’ shingles?

It’s not very common and it’s not very contagious — but for those who contract shingles, it’s very painful. On…

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One senior sent to hospital after fire at southeast retirement home

A senior is in hospital after a fire broke out at a southeast Edmonton retirement facility late Monday night. Firefighters were called…

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Carbon tax costly ‘political theatre,’ says Jason Kenney – Edmonton

Alberta’s carbon tax is nothing more than an expensive piece of political theatre, says Jason Kenney, leader of the Official Opposition…

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Search for Kaden Young, swept away in Grand River, to be scaled back – Kitchener-Waterloo

Police say they will scale back the search for Kaden Young, the three-year-old who was swept out of his mother’s…

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