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    iHuman Christmas party builds community beyond consumerism

    iHuman Christmas party builds community beyond consumerism


    Around 200 youth from iHuman, a local non-profit community arts agency in Edmonton, celebrated a Christmas party at the Boyle Street Plaza on...

    Around 200 youth from iHuman, a local non-profit community arts agency in Edmonton, celebrated a Christmas party at the Boyle Street Plaza on Thursday.

    Why Trudeau is such a lightning rod in Alberta politics

    Why Trudeau is such a lightning rod in Alberta politics


    Let’s just make it official and put Justin Trudeau’s name on the ballot for Alberta’s 2019 provincial...

    Let’s just make it official and put Justin Trudeau’s name on the ballot for Alberta’s 2019 provincial election.

    Conservatives call for audit of immigration system after gangster twice released in Canada

    Conservatives call for audit of immigration system after gangster twice released in Canada


    Conservative immigration critic Michelle Rempel is again calling for a complete review and audit of the immigration screening system in response to a CBC News investigation that revealed a Somali gang member with an extensive criminal record was twice...

    Conservative immigration critic Michelle Rempel is again calling for a complete review and audit of the immigration screening system in response to a CBC News investigation that revealed a Somali gang member with an extensive criminal record was twice released in Canada.

    Morrissey scores in OT as Jets edge Oilers

    Morrissey scores in OT as Jets edge Oilers


    Defenceman Josh Morrissey scored 41 seconds into overtime to lift the Winnipeg Jets to a 5-4 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on...

    Defenceman Josh Morrissey scored 41 seconds into overtime to lift the Winnipeg Jets to a 5-4 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday.

    Western oil price rally unlikely to last after curtailments begin: expert panel

    Western oil price rally unlikely to last after curtailments begin: expert panel


    It's unlikely a dramatic improvement in western Canadian oil prices since Alberta announced forced production curtailments two weeks ago will continue after the cuts begin on Jan. 1, 2019, a panel of experts agreed...

    It's unlikely a dramatic improvement in western Canadian oil prices since Alberta announced forced production curtailments two weeks ago will continue after the cuts begin on Jan. 1, 2019, a panel of experts agreed Thursday.

    'A warm hug': A cup of cider and a simple human connection

    'A warm hug': A cup of cider and a simple human connection


    At the Safe Harbour Society's annual holiday party this week something special happened. A young woman, who is a regular client, came through the doors just as they were closing up. This is her...

    At the Safe Harbour Society's annual holiday party this week something special happened. A young woman, who is a regular client, came through the doors just as they were closing up. This is her story.

    Manslaughter charge laid in death of woman, 25, near Rocky Mountain House

    Manslaughter charge laid in death of woman, 25, near Rocky Mountain House


    RCMP have charged a 23-year-old woman with manslaughter in the Wednesday death of another woman on the Sunchild First Nation in west-central...

    RCMP have charged a 23-year-old woman with manslaughter in the Wednesday death of another woman on the Sunchild First Nation in west-central Alberta.

    Ice turning Edmonton sidewalks into slidewalks

    Ice turning Edmonton sidewalks into slidewalks


    The combination of freezing rain and temperatures hovering around zero is creating dangerous conditions on Edmonton...

    The combination of freezing rain and temperatures hovering around zero is creating dangerous conditions on Edmonton sidewalks.

    'Amazing smiles': Santa drops in for a visit at Stollery Children's Hospital

    'Amazing smiles': Santa drops in for a visit at Stollery Children's Hospital


    Cheers and shouts of "Santa's here!" echoed through the halls as Santa landed on the Stollery Children's Hospital roof on Thursday, accompanied by the Edmonton Garrison's 408 Tactical Helicopter...

    Cheers and shouts of "Santa's here!" echoed through the halls as Santa landed on the Stollery Children's Hospital roof on Thursday, accompanied by the Edmonton Garrison's 408 Tactical Helicopter Squadron.

    Unfounded bomb threats reported in cities across Canada, U.S.

    Unfounded bomb threats reported in cities across Canada, U.S.


    Dozens of bomb threats — all believed to be hoaxes — were reported in major cities across Canada and the United States on...

    Dozens of bomb threats — all believed to be hoaxes — were reported in major cities across Canada and the United States on Thursday.

    Turkey Drive launches with a sweet cookie decorating contest

    Turkey Drive launches with a sweet cookie decorating contest


    CBC morning show Edmonton AM celebratied the first day of the annual Turkey Drive campaign with a gingerbread fest. Host Mark Connollly and the morning crew had some special guests in studio Thursday morning to decorate some cookies, Christmas...

    CBC morning show Edmonton AM celebratied the first day of the annual Turkey Drive campaign with a gingerbread fest. Host Mark Connollly and the morning crew had some special guests in studio Thursday morning to decorate some cookies, Christmas style.

    Alberta Beach ice quake mystery solved

    Alberta Beach ice quake mystery solved


    For almost a year researchers at the University of Alberta worked to solve a riddle. What caused lake ice to shatter so violently on New Year's Day that homes in three central Alberta beach communities were...

    For almost a year researchers at the University of Alberta worked to solve a riddle. What caused lake ice to shatter so violently on New Year's Day that homes in three central Alberta beach communities were damaged?

    Truck theft thwarted when owner hops in, pushes out would-be thief

    Truck theft thwarted when owner hops in, pushes out would-be thief


    Mounties in northern Alberta are searching for a would-be thief who was shoved out of the truck he was attempting to steal and likely run over by his intended...

    Mounties in northern Alberta are searching for a would-be thief who was shoved out of the truck he was attempting to steal and likely run over by his intended victim.

    What's on in Edmonton this weekend

    What's on in Edmonton this weekend


    Hunting for a break from the hustle and bustle of the rush towards the holidays? We've got you...

    Hunting for a break from the hustle and bustle of the rush towards the holidays? We've got you covered.

    Baby, It's Woke Outside: Edmonton AM unveils new version of contentious classic

    Baby, It's Woke Outside: Edmonton AM unveils new version of contentious classic


    After a chilly response from listeners, Baby, It’s Cold Outtside is back on the CBC airwaves but Edmonton AM host Mark Connolly thought the old classic could use some...

    After a chilly response from listeners, Baby, It’s Cold Outtside is back on the CBC airwaves but Edmonton AM host Mark Connolly thought the old classic could use some tweaks.

    Omar Khadr asks Edmonton judge to loosen his bail conditions

    Omar Khadr asks Edmonton judge to loosen his bail conditions


    Former Guantanamo Bay detainee Omar Khadr has been a "model of compliance" and should have his bail conditions loosened, his lawyer argued Thursday in an Edmonton...

    Former Guantanamo Bay detainee Omar Khadr has been a "model of compliance" and should have his bail conditions loosened, his lawyer argued Thursday in an Edmonton courtroom.