National Column: Two different sides of policing on display

An officer who held his nerve and held his ground against a suspect who seemed hell-bent on suicide-by-cop. The dramatic confrontation ended with Alek Minassian – subsequently charged with 10 counts of murder and 14 counts of attempted murder in Monday’s van rampage down Yonge St. sidewalks – on his knees and Const. Ken Lam snapping on the handcuffs. […]

Arts & Culture

Coming up this weekend and next week

An art show, talent show, and craft fair are among the weekend activities in Morinville this weekend. Next week will see several Youth Week activities in town. […]

National News

TSB recommending mandatory flight recorders after an investigation of Prentice crash

After an investigation into the Oct. 13, 2016 crash that killed former Alberta premier Jim Prentice, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is recommending the mandatory installation of lightweight flight recording systems by all commercial and private business operators not currently required to carry them. […]


National Column: The thorn in Scheer’s side

Next month, Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer will celebrate the first anniversary of his successful bid to succeed Stephen Harper in the probable knowledge that some of his former rivals – as well as other ambitious Conservatives – are holding a bit of a deathwatch on his leadership. […]


Governments drop $15 million for job training

Over the next three years, three Edmonton organizations will receive $4.3 million of a $15 million allocation for more employment training opportunities. The monies will expand the existing Transition to Employment Services program. […]