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Statistics Canada: Merchandise Trade Deficit More Than Doubles in April as Exports Plunge

Statistics Canada: Merchandise Trade Deficit More Than Doubles in April as Exports Plunge

Statistics Canada says the country’s merchandise trade deficit in April more than doubled compared with March as exports fell to their lowest level in more than a… Read more »

Alberta Overhauls Real Estate Regulator in Wake of Prior Dysfunctional Board

Alberta Overhauls Real Estate Regulator in Wake of Prior Dysfunctional Board

Alberta is restructuring its real estate regulator, eight months after the government fired the previous board on the grounds it was irredeemably dysfunctional.

Second Phase COVID-19 Relaunch in Alberta Could Be Coming Sooner Than Later

Second Phase COVID-19 Relaunch in Alberta Could Be Coming Sooner Than Later

Alberta’s top doctor says the second phase of the province’s relaunch after COVID-19 shutdowns could occur ahead of schedule.

Trudeau Government Given Failing Grade for Lack of Action Plan on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

Trudeau Government Given Failing Grade for Lack of Action Plan on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

It was Sonya Nadine Mae Cywink’s 31st birthday when she went missing in Ontario in mid-August of 1994. She was with child. She had been planning to celebrate… Read more »

Kenney Says Alberta Centralizing Firearms Testing to Prevent Trial Delays

Kenney Says Alberta Centralizing Firearms Testing to Prevent Trial Delays

Premier Jason Kenney, saying Alberta needs to take the initiative given recent gun bans by the federal government, is taking all forensic firearms testing in-house. Alberta, along with Saskatchewan, has also announced it will be appointing its own provincial chief firearms officer, joining Ontario, Quebec, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia.

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 »