New home construction adds extra $8.2 million to Edmonton’s coffers but construction may slow

Breadcrumb Trail Links Local News City economist Felicia Muthardy said more units completed means more funds are coming in through taxation. More construction projects in Edmonton — mainly new homes — began and finished construction last year than the city anticipated. Photo by David Bloom /post media file Article content New construction and rising property […]

Alberta government commits to improving AISH appeals, while advocate calls separate rule change ‘disturbing’

Breadcrumb Trail Links politics Community and Social Services Minister Jason Luan. Photo by Gavin Young /post media file Article content The government will adopt the Alberta ombudsman’s recent recommendations to help fix a provincial disability benefit appeals process, but a frontline advocate says a separate regulatory change will create more unfairness. Advertisement 2 This advertisement […]

Snow alert in effect for Calgary

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Local news Snow warnings are in effect for most of Highway 2 between Calgary and Edmonton. A city information display welcomes spring as snow falls in Calgary on Tuesday, April 19, 2022. Photo by Azin Ghaffari/Postmedia article content Looks like winter isn’t over yet in Alberta. Announcement 2 This ad has […]

Film produced by Media City heads to Hollywood

Article content Windsor’s own Media City Film Festival is going to Hollywood. Article content Media City, which for 25 years has shown film and digital art projects from around the world, will screen one of its own films May 2 in Los Angeles at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures. Media City artistic director Oona […]

Saskatoon grassfire threatens homes

For the second time this week, a controlled burn got out of hand in the Saskatoon area. Just before 3:00 pm, the Saskatoon Fire Department received a report of the fire burning along Highway 60, south of Valley Road. Upon arrival, firefighters found a large grass fire moving quickly driven by wind gusts up to […]

Grassfire rages in Saskatoon, threatens homes

For the second time this week, a controlled burn got out of hand in the Saskatoon area. Just before 3:00 pm, the Saskatoon Fire Department received a report of the fire burning along Highway 60, south of Valley Road. Upon arrival, firefighters found a large grass fire moving quickly driven by wind gusts up to […]

Liverpool loss ‘humiliating’ – Man Utd boss Rangnick

Liverpool thrashing ’embarrassing’ & ‘humiliating’ – Rangnick Manchester United interim manager Ralf Rangnick described his side’s heavy Premier League defeat by Liverpool at Anfield as “humiliating”. United, who missed the chance to move level with fourth-placed Tottenham in the race for a Champions League place, dropped to sixth. “It’s embarrassing, it’s disappointing, maybe even humiliating,” […]

‘I’d feel a lot more secure’: Lethbridge business owner concerned over long wait for security system installation

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. – Lethbridge business owners looking to add security measures to their store may have to wait, as one local roll shutter company says they’re dealing with major supply chain shortages. One downtown business owner has waited over three months to have roll shutters installed following a string of break-ins last year, leaving him […]