News

Kenney: Tougher Restrictions Likely Aimed at Calgary and Edmonton Coming if COVID-19 Curve Doesn’t Bend

Kenney: Tougher Restrictions Likely Aimed at Calgary and Edmonton Coming if COVID-19 Curve Doesn’t Bend

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says tougher health restrictions likely aimed at Calgary and Edmonton are coming if the current round of rules don’t bend the curve on… Read more »

Canada’s COVID-19 Case Count Passes 400,000 Mark

Canada’s COVID-19 Case Count Passes 400,000 Mark

Canada has now recorded more than 400,000 cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the global pandemic. Today’s bleak marker came after Saskatchewan reported 283 new cases… Read more »

HSBC Offers Mortgage Rate Below One per Cent

HSBC Offers Mortgage Rate Below One per Cent

HSBC says it will offer rates below one per cent for some mortgages, which rate comparison website RateSpy.com says is a record low for Canada. However, experts… Read more »

Alberta Set to Retire Coal Power by 2023, Ahead of 2030 Provincial Schedule

Alberta Set to Retire Coal Power by 2023, Ahead of 2030 Provincial Schedule

An environmental think-tank says Alberta will meet its goal to eliminate coal-fired electricity production years earlier than expected thanks to recent conversion announcements by utility companies. The… Read more »

Walmart Canada to Give 85,000 Workers Cash ‘Appreciation’ Bonus as COVID-19 Surges

Walmart Canada to Give 85,000 Workers Cash ‘Appreciation’ Bonus as COVID-19 Surges

The country’s largest organization of small businesses is calling on the Ontario government to think twice about its lockdown policies that close most small businesses while leaving big box retailers open.

Things to Do

Watch Amazing Theatre Performances From Across the World This Week/Weekend

Watch Amazing Theatre Performances From Across the World This Week/Weekend

With COVID-19 pandemic forcing theaters to shut their doors, many performing art centers have taken to being open virtually. We have listed a few theatre performances from… Read more »

Quarantine Concerts to Watch Online This Weekend

Quarantine Concerts to Watch Online This Weekend

A list of music performances live-streamed this weekend. All times mentioned are in ET. Watch Amazing Theatre Performances From Across the World This Weekend Evergreen Screen Live… Read more »

50 Things to Do in Alberta this September

50 Things to Do in Alberta this September

September in Alberta is a magical time: the sky opens up, the harvest season kicks off, and the world bursts into the golden yellows and reds of… Read more »

Travel Ideas

Must Visit Places to See Magical Christmas Lights in Alberta 2020

Must Visit Places to See Magical Christmas Lights in Alberta 2020

Come Christmas, enchanting holiday lights starts to glow all over Alberta. Although every village, town, city, and community has at least one or two house or buildings worth stopping to check out, the following light shows are definitely worth travelling to see.

Polar Express™ and Santa Trains in Alberta

Polar Express™ and Santa Trains in Alberta

Relive the magical story of the motion picture THE POLAR EXPRESS™ or enjoy a visit from Santa as you and your loved ones take a ride on the… Read more »

Scenic Drive: Things to Do Along Cowboy Trail/Highway 22 – Alberta

Scenic Drive: Things to Do Along Cowboy Trail/Highway 22 – Alberta

The Cowboy Trail (Highway 22) is a famous driving route in Alberta that takes you from the town of Mayerthorpe (90 minutes from Edmonton), south to Lundbreck,… Read more »

Food & Drink

Make Light-as-Air Funnel Cakes Using Canada’s Wonderland’s Recipe

Make Light-as-Air Funnel Cakes Using Canada’s Wonderland’s Recipe

Are you missing trips to Canada’s Wonderland filled with ‘screamastic‘ rides and yummy treats including their famous funnel cakes? Though there is no real substitute for the… Read more »

Alberta Bakers Offering Online Classes

Alberta Bakers Offering Online Classes

With so many Albertans working from home and staying in and practicing social distancing, people are looking for ways to get creative. Turn to the kitchen to… Read more »