Last election, Calgary-Falconridge was the closest race in he province, with Devinder Toor of the UCP beating Parmeet Boparai by only 91 votes. Both candidates are running again in the May 29 election, though the political landscape is different this time around following the riding’s terrible 2020 hail storm and controversial comments from former Premier Jason…
THOUSANDS ATTEND EDMONTON CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL THIS WEEKEND
The Edmonton Craft Beer Festival hosted thousands of attendees at the Edmonton Expo Centre over the weekend. Organizers and local vendors say it is the largest beer event in Edmonton. “The number one thing is that most people come together around the world over food and beverage. And so, we see it as a really…
Protected: Thousands Attend Edmonton Craft Beer Festival to Support Local Breweries and Distilleries
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Smoke detectors were unplugged and missing in the home of an Edmonton military mom accused of arson, attempted murder
Three smoke detectors were uninstalled during a house fire at the home of an Edmonton soldier on trial for arson and attempted murder of her three children, says an expert witness in a court trial.
Art by Atredies: When Words Are Not Enough
Bishop created her first self-portrait at a time when she felt isolated. “This is like after like the initial panic of like, okay, Who am I, what I’m doing… just really feeling like the fog clouds of depression. I was in a bad place of just trying to figure out what to do in life,…
MACEWAN CAREER AND EXPERIENCE DEPARTMENT OFFERS INSIGHTS TO STUDENT JOB-SEEKERS
In July, 6.8% of Canada’s labour force could not find work. And in August, Canada eliminated 40,000 jobs. It is scary news for students about to graduate and join the labour force. Knowing how to reposition oneself to increase the chances of being hired may be the only way to gain an edge in today’s…
How Edmonton Immigrants are Preserving Culture and Identity
Today’s society emphasizes uniqueness. It starts at birth, with parents seeking names that make their children stand out. Famous examples include Blue Ivy, Saint, True, and X Æ A-12. In addition, ability grouping at schools, television shows, music, and fashion encourage individuality. Although standing out has many benefits, social issues such as prejudice and discrimination…
How Much Screen Time Should I Allow my Child?
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends that children under two are not exposed to screen time because it can result in speech deficits (Pappas, 2020). Similarly, The Canadian Paediatric Society recommends a screen time of one hour per day in early childhood (Rathus et al., 2021). However, there is not enough research to support…
The Impact of Instagram on CBC News Coverage
By: Natasja Pitcher, Tracy Thomas, and Trishka Villar Abstract The first social media platform, SixDegrees.com, was launched in 1997 (Ngak, 2011). Almost 25 years later, research shows that over 3.6 billion people, more than half of the world’s population, used social media in 2020, and there is a projected 85 percent increase for this number…
To Serve and To Protect￼
(Written for print) When two locals, Michael Dronyk and Lucas Kowalski, found themselves with RCMP officers pointing guns at their heads on Feb. 5, 2022, it was not quite the day they had imagined for themselves. According to Dronyk, “they just started like yelling at us… it was very surreal, you know what I’m saying?…