News - Edmonton

Non Essential Out of Country Medical Coverage to be Removed from Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan

In a bid to save taxpayer dollars, Alberta will no longer be offering elective, non-urgent health services and routine lab tests medical coverage for travellers to another… Read more »

There is a High Chance of Seeing Northern Lights on Feb 18th Night in Edmonton Area

Do you want to see dancing northern lights tonight near Edmonton? According to University of Alberta Aurora Watch service, you might be able to see Aurora until… Read more »

You Can Now Order Alcohol Through SkipTheDishes in Three Alberta Cities

Want to order your favourite Alberta craft beer? If you live in Edmonton, Calgary or Fort MucMurray, you can get alcohol delivered to your door through SkipTheDishes…. Read more »

The National Announce 3 Canadian Stops as Part of 2020 Tour

The National, who are touring in support of their most recent album, 2019’s I Am Easy to Find, have announced Canadian stops as part of their expanded… Read more »

50 Foot Long Megalodon and Dozens of Animatronic Dinosaurs Will Be Roaming Prairies This Spring

The traveling exhibit of life-size dinosaurs will be returning to tour Prairies this spring. Jurassic Quest will be bringing over 50 true-to-life size dinosaurs in realistic settings… Read more »

Family Day Weekend in Edmonton 2020

A list of family day long weekend events in and around Edmonton including free activities, concerts, performing art events, sports, festivals and more!

Free Family Day Fun at Alberta parks and Museums

Enjoy free admission and special programming at provincial parks, museums and historic sites on Monday, February 17, 2020. The Family Day weekend also marks the first of… Read more »

Family Day Weekend in Alberta: Festivals and Free Activities

From light festivals to Alberta Winter Games, racing on ice, vibrant celebrations of francophone culture and free admission to Alberta Museums on family day, there are plenty of fun activities to enjoy this family day weekend across Alberta.

California Pizza Kitchen Heading to Edmonton to Open First Canadian Location

California Pizza Kitchen (CPK) has announced plans to bring its signature California-style pizzas, pastas, salads and more to Canada for the first time. CPK has partnered with… Read more »

Fort McMurray is Where Canada’s Romantic Souls Reside

Valentine’s Day is around the corner and Amazon Canada has ranked Canadian cities according to the purchases of romance novels (both print and Kindle editions), romantic comedies,… Read more »

10 Yoga Getaways & Retreats in Alberta

There are times in everyone’s life when they feel the pressures and stresses of modern day society trying to consume them. During these times it is often helpful to take a few days to disconnect from the busyness of life and reconnect with one’s true self. The following yoga retreats and festivals in Alberta are ideal for reaching this goal.

Itinerary for a Weekend Trip to Edmonton

Edmonton. City of Champions, Capital City, Festival City…no matter what you call it, it’s easy to spend a weekend exploring what makes it stand out. And, with 18 hours of sunlight a day during the summer, you’ll have plenty of sunshine to fill with adventure. Here are just a few of the ways to spend the weekend (but you’ll probably want to extend your stay!).

Extreme Cold Weather Warning Ends for Edmonton

After nearly a week of record breaking cold across the province, Environment Canada has ended the extreme weather warning for Edmonton area. Sunday, January 19, 2020 is… Read more »

A Downtown Edmonton Tower is Getting a $30 million Upgrade

The landmark 36-storey office and retail tower in the heart of Edmonton’s downtown core – Manulife Place – is getting a $30 million upgrade by Manulife Investment… Read more »

An Edmonton Candy Store is Offering Hot Discounts Based on the Cold Temperature

Want candy and a sweet deal, then head to Sweet Convenience located on 169 Street and 107 Avenue in Edmonton. Sweet Convenience is offering discounts based on… Read more »

Dine in a Dome High Above Edmonton River Valley This Spring

Gather your family or four closest friends and take part in this brand new culinary experience coming to Edmonton this Spring. Enjoy an elegant 4 course meal… Read more »

New ETS Fares From February 1

​ETS Fares are changing from February 1. The new fares represent an average increase of approximately 3%. Cash fares will remain $3.50 and fare will be free… Read more »

Top Things to Do in Alberta this January 2020

From music festivals to snowshoeing, here are 30 of the best things to do this January in Alberta.

Things to Do on New Year’s Day in Edmonton – Jan 1, 2020

Ring in 2020 with these fun events and activities in Edmonton. WEATHER TODAY More to do

Christmas – Winter Holiday Getaways in Alberta

Alberta transforms into a magical, winter wonderland at Christmas, with celebrations for all ages and many indoor and outdoor activities. Check out these 10+ ideas for a Christmas holiday getaway in Alberta and get ready to explore.

50 Events & Festivals during Winter 2019-2020 in Edmonton

Here are 50 fun events to attend this 2019-20 winter season in Edmonton!

Alberta Govt. Wants Public Input on Whether the Province Should Continue to Observe Daylight Savings Time

On the heels of British Columbia tabling the legislation in October 2019 to move to summer hours all year, Alberta government is launching an online survey to… Read more »

Wild Kratts Adventure with Kratt Brothers – Giveaway

The Wild Kratts LIVE! stage show that has kids across North America buzzing is coming to Western Canada with an ALL NEW show: “Wild Kratts LIVE 2.0 –… Read more »

Things to Do in Edmonton in September

It may well be summer in Edmonton with the number of festivals on this month – join in at joyous, exuberant, radically open arts festival, Kaleido Family Arts Festival; celebrate of all things pop culture at The Edmonton Comic & Entertainment Expo, give wings to your wishes during Mid-Autumn Lantern Festival, clown around at Play The Fool Festival.It may well be summer in Edmonton with the number of festivals on this month – join in at joyous, exuberant, radically open arts festival, Kaleido Family Arts Festival; celebrate of all things pop culture at The Edmonton Comic & Entertainment Expo, give wings to your wishes during Mid-Autumn Lantern Festival, clown around at Play The Fool Festival.