MacEwan Journalism’s downtown community news site
No. 1 January 31, 2022
Unity in a reconciled future
Editor’s notebook: The renaming process under way in the Oliver neighbourhood is a positive symbolic move – but insufficient. Symbolism rarely does much to improve people’s lives.
The demolition of ‘The Lookout’
This fall, the demolition of the historic El Mirador began, to make way for the new The Parks project. With the City’s revitalization plan, it seems as if more of these historic buildings may face a similar fate.
Changes on the way for transit
Earlier this month, city council faced criticism from transit users on the recently redesigned bus network. Now, the City plans to to make even more changes to the bus system amid the feedback.
Warehouse space outpaces office demand
With COVID-19 forcing many businesses to adapt, it has also forced a change in the spaces in which people work. Now, with the Omicron variant causing more people to work from home, warehouses may become the new office space.
With kids going back to school from Christmas break, many students are facing new challenges in the classroom. But, how do the students really feel about ditching online learning?
Terror looms a world away
As Russia continues to threaten its closest neighbour with invasion, we take a look at how the situation over there is affecting Edmonton’s large Ukrainian population over here.
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Managing editor: Aubrianna Snow
Assistant managing editor: Brett Holden
Photo editor: Gina Bennett
Copy chief: Timon Johnson
Copy editor: Dustin Scott
Contributors: Jack Farrell, Natasja Pitcher, Emilie Lavoie, Gerard Murray, Savannah Parker, Bailey Stefan
Publisher: Brian Gorman PhD, associate professor of journalism