Controversy doesn’t kill careers: Lacey Senuk is on the road to Beijing 2020

Controversy doesn’t kill careers: Lacey Senuk is on the road to Beijing 2020

Lacey Senuk (Hockey Canada) An Edmonton based hockey official skated on the world stage in April of this year. All eyes were on Lacey Senuk, 33,  for a contested call in this year’s IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship in Finland. For the first time in 19 years, the Canadian women’s team wasn’t in the […]

Countdown to Eid in Edmonton

Countdown to Eid in Edmonton

Every year, Muslims around the globe participate in a month-long fast from sunrise to sundown. The fast is called Ramadan. This year, it began on May 6 and will come to a close on June 3 with an Eid celebration — otherwise known as the “Festival of Breaking the Fast.” Halfway through the fast, I […]

Klon..what? K-days is Edmonton’s new gold rush

Klon..what? K-days is Edmonton’s new gold rush

The Polar Express at K-days (Northlands). By Breann Gurney K-Days returns to the Edmonton Expo Centre for the 140th year—but the fair seems to have lost touch with history. The saloons, tailcoats, and hoop skirts of a lost age have vanished, replaced by money-making machines and shrieking children begging for more ride tickets. No longer […]

Slow down to save our kids: Edmonton proposes speed limit changes

Slow down to save our kids: Edmonton proposes speed limit changes

By Breann Gurney Wide roads and fast cars pose a threat to communities within Edmonton. City council members proposed a bylaw to lower speed limits to 40 kilometers in an attempt to slow down speeders and increase safety. Further discussion is scheduled for a council meeting later this month, after surveys conducted on behalf of […]