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Black Canadians Say Racism in Canada Is Just as Harmful as in the United States

Black Canadians Say Racism in Canada Is Just as Harmful as in the United States

The death of George Floyd in Minnesota following a police intervention has spurred massive protests in both Canada and the United States and societal soul-searching on the… Read more »

Alberta Eyes Business Eviction Protection Tied to COVID-19 Economy Lockdown

Alberta Eyes Business Eviction Protection Tied to COVID-19 Economy Lockdown

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says legislation is coming to help businesses facing eviction due to shutdowns forced by the COVID-19 pandemic. “We are looking very closely at… Read more »

Trudeau Takes a Knee at Anti-racism Protest on Parliament Hill

Trudeau Takes a Knee at Anti-racism Protest on Parliament Hill

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau knelt on the ground as part of a crowd gathered on Parliament Hill Friday afternoon, in solidarity with anti-racism demonstrators protesting police killings of black people.

Canadians with Disabilities to Get $300 to $600 One Time Tax-Free Payment

Canadians with Disabilities to Get $300 to $600 One Time Tax-Free Payment

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced support to help Canadians with disabilities deal with extra expenses during the pandemic. This support includes a one-time payment to certificate holders… Read more »

Minister Says Reckoning on Police Violence against Indigenous People Needed

Minister Says Reckoning on Police Violence against Indigenous People Needed

Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller says Canada needs a reckoning over a repeated and disgusting pattern of police violence against Indigenous people. Miller says he “watched in… Read more »

Things to Do

Quarantine Concerts to Live Stream Today – Thursday, June 4

Quarantine Concerts to Live Stream Today – Thursday, June 4

A list of music performances to live-stream today.

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

Watch Amazing Theatre Performances From Across the World for Free 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 for Free This Weekend Friday,… Read more »

Travel Ideas

20 Places to Go Comfort Camping & Glamping in Alberta

20 Places to Go Comfort Camping & Glamping in Alberta

Camping may not be for everyone, but fresh air and Alberta’s landscape sure is. That’s why glamping – glamorous camping – is such a hit. The trend of yurts, walled tents, and cabins is a growing one across the province. Check it out for yourself at one of the glamping campgrounds in Alberta.

25 of the Best Hikes in and around Edmonton

25 of the Best Hikes in and around Edmonton

Edmonton and area are full of natural beauty just waiting to be explored. No matter whether you’re out on the trails every weekend or if you’re just… Read more »

25 of the Best Places to Fish in Alberta

25 of the Best Places to Fish in Alberta

Alberta is an exciting province to fish, especially if you’re a trout enthusiast. There are a ton of lakes and rivers in the province that boast excellent… Read more »

Food & Drink

Shack à Patate – Sherwood Park

Shack à Patate – Sherwood Park

Craving Poutine? Try the cheeseburger poutine made of fresh-cut french fries topped ground beef, gravy and cheese curds at Shack à Patate, the newest restaurant opening in… Read more »

COVID-19: Restaurants Open in Edmonton For Dine-In Services

COVID-19: Restaurants Open in Edmonton For Dine-In Services

Alberta is allowing restaurants to reopen with 50 per cent of dining capacity from May 14th. Some Edmonton restaurants are reopening on May 14th while others are… Read more »

20 Restaurants For Mother’s Day Brunch/Dinner Takeout & Delivery in Edmonton

20 Restaurants For Mother’s Day Brunch/Dinner Takeout & Delivery in Edmonton

Mother’s Day is coming up quickly! And while celebrations this year may not involve taking mom out for brunch, that doesn’t mean you need to skimp on… Read more »

25 Flower and Mother’s Day Gift Delivery Options in and around Edmonton

25 Flower and Mother’s Day Gift Delivery Options in and around Edmonton

Mother’s Day is just around the corner! If you need some inspiration on finding that perfect gift to show mom how much you care, local businesses in… Read more »

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 »