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15 Local Shops for Unique Christmas and Holiday Gifts in Edmonton

When you are thinking of gifts for everyone on your list make sure to check out these 15 local businesses in Edmonton. Some you’ve probably heard of and some maybe not. This list should help you find the perfect gift no matter your budget.

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Canadian Snowbirds Cross Country Flyover Schedule – Operation INSPIRATION

The unique mission dubbed, Operation INSPIRATION will see the team’s signature nine-jet formation, with trailing white smoke, flying over cities across the country starting in Nova Scotia and working west throughout the week.

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15 Ideas for Mother’s Day in Times of COVID-19

Mother’s Day can be a hard one to get right in the best of times, let alone with such a different landscape. Check out these 15 ways… Read more »

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Guidelines For Hiking & Visiting Alberta Parks

Alberta Parks is open from May 1 for hiking and individual campsite reservations will open from May 14 for camping from June 1. To combat the spread… Read more »

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Alberta Parks Reservation to Reopen May 14, 2020

Online camping reservations for Alberta Parks for 2020 summer season reopen on May 14. Alberta Parks is working hard to make campsites available as soon as possible,… Read more »

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Watch Penguins Taking a Stroll Through Alberta’s Giant Mall

Marine Life, located in West Edmonton Mall, is home to two distinct attractions – Sea Life Caverns & Sea Lions’ Rock. Marine Life is an underground aquarium that… Read more »

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Audio Editions of 10 Giller Prize-Winning Books Available for Free for 2 Months

Audio editions of 10 award-winning books will be available for free over a two-month period as part of an initiative to encourage Canadians to enjoy top storytelling during the COVID-19 pandemic…. Read more »

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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 »

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Watch Electric Blue Waves & Dolphins Swimming Through Glowing Blue Waters Along the Pacific Coast

Nighttime visits to the west coast of California are magical these days. Here, the bioluminescent plankton is creating breathtaking displays after dark. These glowing plankton are giving… Read more »

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Tim Hortons’ Nova Scotia Strong Donuts are Available Now Across Canada

Tim Hortons launched Nova Scotia Strong donut in support of those affected by the tragic events in Nova Scotia. The campaign started in Nova Scotia on April… Read more »

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Amazon Launches Prime Video Store in Canada

Amazon has launched the Prime Video Store for Canada with new movie releases such as Jumanji: The Next Level and Sonic the Hedgehog. All Amazon customers in… Read more »

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Restaurants Say Food−Delivery Apps’ Commission Fees Are Eating Away Their Bottom Line

Restaurants struggling to survive during the COVID−19 crisis have turned to take−out and delivery, but the fees charged by food−delivery companies are eating away their bottom line,… Read more »

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Wefighttogether: Download & Share Comic Posters Honouring Frontline Workers

Canada is honouring its frontline workers in various ways from offering pandemic payments and an increase in salaries to free wireless services. An initiative launched on April… Read more »

Garden Centres in and Around Edmonton

Garden Centres in and Around Edmonton

Calling all green thumbs! The snow is melting, the days are getting longer, and the temperatures are rising. That can only mean one thing: it’s almost time… Read more »

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April 29: Watch the Skies for the Potentially Hazardous Asteroid That Will Pass Safely by the Earth

Have you heard the news? A very big asteroid will pass close (relatively, of course!) to the Earth. The Asteroid in question is classified as a Potentially… Read more »

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Facebook Launches Messenger Rooms Where You can Do Group Video Calls with up to 50 People

No more Zoom Bombing! Facebook is rolling out Messenger Rooms where-in you can do group video calls with up to 50 people. According to the news release,… Read more »

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WHO: Currently No Evidence That People Who Have Recovered From COVID-19 Are Protected From a Second Infection

As governments across the world are spending millions for antibody tests, WHO has issued a Scientific Brief, stating “There is currently no evidence that people who have… Read more »

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World From Home: Go on Scenic Virtual Train Tours That Takes You Through Alps and Fjords

With the Covid-19 pandemic having necessitated you to be indoors, spending some alone time in your small apartment can only be relaxing for some time. It isn’t… Read more »

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Make IKEA’s Swedish Meatballs – IKEA Meatballs Recipe

IKEA has shared the recipe for the famous meatballs served in its restaurants in the pictured step-by-step guide format. The recipe sure looks easier than putting together a piece of their flat-pack furniture.

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Fun During Quarantine: From #binisolationouting to #quarantinetravelchallenge

With most of the world sheltering in place, dressing up and going out has become something that people crave the most. With a lesser chance to go… Read more »

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Earth Day 2020 Live Stream Broadcast

With the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day (April 22) fast approaching, illustrious and preeminent religious leaders, environmental advocates, celebrities, musicians and government officials will be celebrating Earth Day… Read more »

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Youth Science Canada to Hold First Online STEM Fair

Youth Science Canada (YSC) will hold the annual STEM Fair online this year. COVID-19 shutdown caused the cancellation of 2020 Canada-Wide Science Fair where was scheduled to… Read more »

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How to Do Safe Grocery Shopping and Clean Fresh Produce – COVID-19

According to WHO and Public Health Canada, COVID-19 is not a foodborne illness and currently, there is no evidence to the contrary. Coronavirus (COVID-19) spreads through respiratory… Read more »

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Things to Do With Teens During COVID-19

So you’re at home with your teenagers during the COVID-19 pandemic. We know it can be hard to think of things to keep everyone motivated on a… Read more »