Monday, May 23, 2022

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Advocates call for safer, more accessible taxis in Edmonton | CBC News

The City of Edmonton needs to do more to ensure taxi service is safer and more accessible for everyone, at least a dozen people will argue at a committee meeting at city hall Monday. The Accessibility...

Newlyweds priced out of buying a house after credit report mix-up | CBC News

Jessica Rochon from Ottawa says she has always been good with her money, so she was floored to find out she and her wife had been denied a mortgage pre-approval because of someone else's bad credit - a...

Women have a higher probability of knee wear and tear due to genetics, study finds | CBC News

Women are at a higher risk of knee osteoarthritis than men due to genetic differences, according to new research at the University of Alberta that paves the way for early detection and treatment. Adetola Adesida, principal investigator...

Quilters feeling the pinch as the cost of batting soars | CBC News

When nestling under a quilt on a cold winter night, you're likely not thinking about the fabric inside. Quilt batting is the soft layer of fibres that adds body and warmth to your quilt, typically placed in...

Edmonton tactical shop flooded with customers, donations to send to Ukraine | CBC News

One Edmonton tactical shop is busier than ever, as Edmontonians and Ukrainian Canadians look to purchase gear to send to Ukraine. The store, Battle Rattle Tactical Supplies, can barely keep up with demand.Jeremy Dunford, who owns the...

Shortage of hay leaves Alberta livestock owners desperate for feed this winter | CBC News

A shortage of hay in Alberta is putting livestock at risk of neglect this winter, animal welfare advocates say. After record-breaking heat stunted the Prairie harvest last fall, Alberta livestock owners have been scrambling over the limited...

West River’s Edge: From gravel pit to ‘gem’ in Fort Saskatchewan | CBC News

Hannah Stolz and Wendi Crowe glide across the snow on their cross-country skis along one of the popular trails at West River's Edge. "It really is our home; we're here all the time," Crowe says.The Ski for...

2 new Edmonton Catholic schools funded, Edmonton Public Schools shut out of new infrastructure funding | CBC News

For a second year, the Edmonton Public Schools has been shut out of the province's school capital funding plan. Alberta's education minister announced funding for 15 new school infrastructure projects across the province on Friday, with...

FIRST PERSON | Loaded language: As a writer with long COVID, even good words have bad days | CBC News

This First Person article is the experience of Edmonton communicator Tara Madden, who had COVID-19 in December and continues to deal with symptoms. For more information about 's First Person stories, please see the FAQ. Uncomfortable. A...

Alberta premier says province drafting relief plan to address soaring gas pump prices | CBC News

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says his government is working to provide financial relief to consumers being hammered by high gas prices at the pump. Kenney says he recognizes that spiking global oil prices, pushed even higher by...
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Liam Gallagher announces huge Cardiff show for September

Liam Gallagher has announced details of an open-air gig in Cardiff in September. The former Oasis frontman will play a host of outdoor gigs...

Road to UFC: Four Asian tournament brackets, non-tournament bouts finalized

As reported earlier, UFC's four Asian tournaments will kick off on June 9 and 10, ahead of UFC 275 in Singapore....

Halsey says their label are holding a new song hostage until they can “fake” a viral TikTok

Halsey has shared a message claiming that their label are holding a new song hostage until they can “fake” a viral TikTok. Taking to...

GOT7 finally reunite, releasing a brand-new self-titled EP

K-pop boyband GOT7 have made their long-awaited return with their new self-titled EP, led by the single 'Nanana'. Today (May 23), GOT7 returned with...