The Edmonton Sun - Edmonton
Funeral held for mother, assistant pastor killed in Lloydminster crash
21 Oct 2017 at 3:46pm
A northeast Edmonton church laid to rest their assistant pastor Saturday ? a month after the mother of four was killed in a collision near Lloydminster.
Widely circulated photo of fentanyl pills has an Alberta backstory
21 Oct 2017 at 3:17pm
In the spring of 2015, Mike Tucker snapped a photo of a pile of greyish green pills on a table inside a police exhibit room.
Trudeau sweeps into Edmonton, meeting with police, centre for newcomers
21 Oct 2017 at 2:49pm
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will hold a media
availability in Edmonton today at the Hotel
MacDonald, his office said in an email.
Edmonton-based air racing team gears up for World Cup in Thailand
21 Oct 2017 at 2:33pm
An Edmonton pilot will soon be winging his way to Thailand to compete in the fastest motorsport race on the planet.
AUPE endorses selling marijuana in publicly operated stores
21 Oct 2017 at 2:09pm
The Alberta Union of Provincial Employees has
adopted a resolution saying it supports the public
sale of marijuana when the drug becomes legal next
Man hospitalized after being shot by police
21 Oct 2017 at 12:28pm
A 37-year-old man was in serious condition in hospital Friday after being shot by police in during a west-end standoff following a break-and-enter.
Police investigate stabbing downtown
20 Oct 2017 at 8:33pm
A stabbing victim was taken away in an ambulance in front of people lined up to go to a concert Friday evening.That's according to eyewitnesses outside the Starlite Room, 10030 102 St.One eyewitness said a man who appeared to have been stabbed in the abdomen ran up and was speaking with people before taking off across the street, where he was tackl
Justin Trudeau weighs in on Sturgeon River-Parkland byelection
20 Oct 2017 at 5:48pm
The prime minister landed Friday night in Spruce Grove to throw his weight into a quiet Edmonton-area byelection.
Old Walterdale Bridge demolition begins in big way with removal of north trus...
20 Oct 2017 at 5:18pm
The old bridge is coming down.The centenarian structure of the Walterdale Bridge will be demolished over the weekend, starting with the removal of the north truss, the city said in a news release on Friday.The west sidewalk on the new Walterdale Bridge will be closed due to its proximity to the work.Pedestrians and cyclists will be detoured to the
AUPE members to argue public vs. private marijuana distribution Saturday
20 Oct 2017 at 5:02pm
Members at the 41st annual Alberta Union of Provincial Employees convention plan to vote Saturday on whether to support selling marijuana in publicly operated dispensaries, or if they would rather leave the issue to the private sector.AUPE members filled the hall at the Shaw Conference Centre in Edmonton on Friday for the three-day conference, hear
Cops seek suspect accused of stealing cellphone from woman in wheelchair
20 Oct 2017 at 4:51pm
Police have identified a suspect accused of stealing a cellphone from a woman in a wheelchair as she waited for her DATS bus.Jasper Halfe, 19, is wanted for theft under $5,000, breach of probation and breach of recognizance, Edmonton police said in a news release Friday.He is described as five-foot-10 and 190 pounds.A woman was waiting for a DATS b
Louis Bull Tribe members learn to install solar panels as part of retraining ...
20 Oct 2017 at 4:44pm
Dashawn Raine lights up when he talks about his first time on a roof installing a solar panel."It was the first time for a lot of us going up and installing these systems," said Raine, a 19-year-old from the Louis Bull Tribe of the Maskwacis Nation. "A lot of it was new, but it was interesting at the same time."It made me want to keep going back up
Prime minister in Edmonton Saturday to visit police
20 Oct 2017 at 4:23pm
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is scheduled to visit Edmonton on Saturday and plans to speak with police at their downtown headquarters after stopping at the Mennonite Centre for Newcomers. Trudeau is to start the day participating in a roundtable discussion with community leaders from the Mennonite Centre. He is to then meet with police officers be
Extradition hearing set for man wanted on U.S. terrorism-related offences
20 Oct 2017 at 3:39pm
A two-day extradition hearing will be held in Edmonton in late spring 2018 for a man wanted in the United States to face prosecution for terrorism-related offences.
University of Alberta deferred maintenance bill nearing $1 billion
20 Oct 2017 at 2:56pm
With a deferred maintenance bill nearing $1 billion, the University of Alberta is channelling the immortal words of the Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy novels ? "don't panic." James Allen, associate vice-president of operations and maintenance, told a board of governors meeting Friday that even though the approximate cost of $938 million is high, i