Edmonton

Trial begins for Edmonton mother accused of second-degree murder in daughter’s death

Christine Longridge is charged with second-degree murder in the December 2016 death of her daughter, Rachael Longridge.

Paula Simons: Alberta’s lady’s not for turning

Just as only Richard Nixon could go to China, only Rachel Notley could fight for a pipeline this fiercely.

Edmonton weather: Cover up, wind chill is nasty this morning

Wednesday’s forecast is calling for a mix of sun and cloud with a chance of snow tonight. At 6:30 a.m. it was -20 C with a windchill of -27. Today:...

David Staples: Riverwalk vision gets key backing from Mayor Don Iveson

When it comes to controversial public issues requiring major change, nothing gets done in Edmonton if the mayor isn't leading the charge.

World’s Longest Hockey Game organizer honoured with rare silver stick from teammates, Oilers

Brent Saik, the organizer of the World's Longest Hockey Game in Alberta's Strathcona County, was presented with a silver hockey stick at an...

Public school district wants solar panels on one-quarter of Edmonton schools

Edmonton Public Schools could save $4 million annually by installing arrays of solar panels on one-quarter of its school roofs, a new report says.

Don Iveson launches registry for lobbyists who visit mayor’s office

Anybody who asks to meet with Edmonton's mayor to discuss financial interests or policy changes at city hall will now need to register their...

Century Park LRT not easily accessible for Blue Quill residents

It'll be almost a decade before residents of Blue Quill will see a short cut from the community to the Century Park LRT. Until then, they'...

Resources deployed to deal with Edmonton’s slippery side streets

After a week that saw freezing rain, snow and cold hit Alberta's capital, the City of Edmonton has dispatched resources to deal with icy...

Man charged in fentanyl death pleads guilty to other trafficking charges

An Edmonton man charged with manslaughter in connection to a fatal fentanyl overdose pleaded guilty to drug trafficking in another case Tuesday.

Winnipeg taxis make changes ahead of ride-sharing competition arriving

Edmonton-based ride sharing company, TappCar announced it intends to launch in Winnipeg come March 1, 2018 and Winnipeg's taxi industry said it...

Public school board lobbies for government to phase out private school funding

The Alberta government should phase out public funding for private schools, Edmonton public school trustees voted to advocate on Tuesday.

Councillors discuss River Walk Promenade options for Edmonton river valley

Many Edmontonians enjoy having direct access to the North Saskatchewan River Valley and on Tuesday, the urban planning committee was looking at ways...

Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson launches online lobbyist registry

If you want to talk business with Mayor Don Iveson, you’ll have to register online. Iveson has launched an online lobbyist registry that will require...

Edmonton's Touch the Water project advances to a funding debate

A new promenade along the north shore of the North Saskatchewan River could see large concrete or wooden steps all the way down to the water. Council...