Recent News Releases

Alleged assault in southwest Edmonton leaves male in critical condition
Issued
The Edmonton Police Service is investigating an alleged assault of a 24-year-old male, who was discovered early this morning (Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014) in southwest Edmonton.At approximately 2:30 a.m. today, Whyte Avenue Beat officers discovered an unconscious male in the area of 105 Street and 82...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
Amber Alert cancelled
Issued
The Amber Alert that was issued earlier today (Friday, Dec. 19, 2014) for three male children has been cancelled. The children have been located and are safe and unharmed.At approximately 9:40 a.m., Edmonton Police Service Northeast Division officers responded to the area of Delwood Road after it...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
Confederation Leisure Centre closed for maintenance
Issued
The Confederation Leisure Centre will be temporarily closed beginning January 1, 2015, with normal operations expected to resume in early April 2015. Routine facility maintenance ensures the best possible facility experience for patrons. The City of Edmonton is committed to providing Edmontonians...
Published at City of Edmonton
Government protects private sector pension plans
Issued
In their December 18 meeting, Cabinet approved two changes to the Employment Pension Plans Regulation, which applies to private sector pension plans. One of the changes allows defined benefit collectively-bargained, multi-employer pension plans to continue a moratorium on solvency funding until p...
Published at Government of Alberta
Alberta’s climate change regulations extended
Issued
“Alberta’s climate change framework is important and will be a continued focus of our government in 2015. We are taking the time to ensure the decisions we make are right for both the environment and Albertans.”The extensions allow government to explore new approaches and partnership opportunitie...
Published at Government of Alberta
Artist finds inspiration in Edmonton's urban forest
Issued
Artist finds inspiration in Edmonton's urban forest
Edmonton’s river valley and urban forest will be featured in an exhibit by landscape artist Jeff Collins. Collins created the works as Artist in Residence with the City of Edmonton’s Forestry department. Collins says he was impressed at the commitment and passion the City’s fore...
Published at City of Edmonton
Police issue Amber Alert
Issued
The Edmonton Police Service has issued an Amber Alert for three Caucasian, male children who were allegedly abducted by an adult male from north Edmonton at approximately 9:45 a.m. today (Friday, Dec. 19, 2014). Police believe the adult male is known to the children.Child #1: 2 years old, with cu...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
What goes where: Dealing with holiday waste
Issued
What goes where: Dealing with holiday waste
The City of Edmonton is asking residents to put their holiday waste where it belongs: food waste in the garbage, paper and boxes in the blue bag, and electronics to the Eco Station. “Edmontonians are avid recyclers and generally put the right items in their blue bags,” said Laura Hend...
Published at City of Edmonton
Taking health discoveries from cutting edge to clinic
Issued
Taking health discoveries from cutting edge to clinic
(From left) Christopher McCabe and Tania Bubela created an analysis framework aimed at ensuring that new health technologies are economically viable, cost-effective and backed by evidence that will attract investment. (Edmonton) Biologically based treatments such as canc...
Published at University of Alberta ExpressNews
Testing taking place between MacEwan and NAIT stations
Issued
Testing taking place between MacEwan and NAIT stations
between MacEwan and NAIT stations The City of Edmonton is asking motorists and pedestrians to stay safe while contractors run tests on the street-level portion of the Metro Line this Saturday, December 20. Trains will be running between MacEwan and NAIT stations as part of ongoing testing of the ...
Published at City of Edmonton
Know the numbers that will help over the holiday season
Issued
Families experience more stress during the holiday season for a variety of reasons – financial strain, time spent with family members who may be abusive or even just the pressure to be happy during a time of personal vulnerability.“Holidays can be a time of stress as well as joy. That’s why the A...
Published at Government of Alberta
O'Leary Fitness and Leisure Centre closed for maintenance
Issued
The O’Leary Fitness and Leisure Centre will be temporarily closed beginning December 24, 2014, with normal operations expected to resume in early April 2015. Routine facility maintenance ensures the best possible facility experience for patrons. The City of Edmonton is committed to providin...
Published at City of Edmonton
Alumni rise to volunteer challenge in inspiring numbers
Issued
Alumni rise to volunteer challenge in inspiring numbers
Christopher Lui, '07 BCom, '13 MBA, is one of more than 2,300 UAlberta alumni who have risen to the 'Do Great Things' volunteer challenge. “The U of A does a lot of great work," he says, "and we need to showcase how the U of A contributes to Edmonton.” (Photo: Richard Siemens) ...
Published at University of Alberta ExpressNews
The Official 2015 Edmonton Rush Roster
Issued
General Manager and Head Coach Derek announced today the official 2015 Edmonton Rush Roster.   Full roster below. Assistant coaches Jeff McComb and Jimmy Quinlan will guide the Rush on the bench as they begin the season’s journey with...
Published at Edmonton Rush
Esks Extend Three
Issued
DB Ryan Hinds, LB Nathan Kanya and WR Paris Jackson have been signed to contract extensions.
Published at Edmonton Eskimos
Police seek witnesses to pedestrian collision in southeast Edmonton
Issued
Officers from the Edmonton Police Service Major Collision Investigation Unit (MCIU) are seeking witnesses to a pedestrian collision that occurred earlier this week in southeast Edmonton.On Monday, Dec. 15, 2014 at approximately 7:50 p.m., Southeast Division patrol members responded to the report ...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
Page 1 » Next