Buyer cuts $140,000 off price for Edmonton bungalow aimed for rebuild

Buyer cuts 0,000 off price for Edmonton bungalow aimed for rebuild

14303 MacKenzie Dr., Edmonton Asking price: $1,050,000 (June, 2022) Selling price: $910,000 (October, 2022) Tax: $7,263 (2021) Days on the market: 109 Listing agent: Clare Packer, Re/Max Excellence Inside, there is 1,286 square feet of living space, including a kitchen and open living and dining areas.Re/Max Excellence The action Agent Clare Packer allotted several months … Read more

Danielle Smith backs off World Economic Forum, says federal government to be treated like a lobbyist in Alberta

Danielle Smith backs off World Economic Forum, says federal government to be treated like a lobbyist in Alberta

EDMONTON — At Premier Danielle Smith’s first UCP convention as leader, she backed off attacking her health authority’s partnership with the World Economic Forum while doubling down on her controversial pledge to not respect various federal policies in Alberta. Her comments came during her media availability after delivering what was a well-received speech — much … Read more

Rental apartment construction slumps in Toronto as building costs rise

Rental apartment construction slumps in Toronto as building costs rise

Construction workers work on the top floor of the Time and Space condominium project in Toronto’s Front St. East and Sherbourne St. neighborhood on Oct 11.Fred Lum/The Globe and Mail Rental apartment construction dropped sharply in Toronto in the first half of the year, according to a new government report that suggests it has become … Read more

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith apologizes for ‘ill-informed’ remarks on Ukraine

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith apologizes for ‘ill-informed’ remarks on Ukraine

In the second week of a premiership that has been thus far mostly defined by controversial statements, Alberta Premier Danielle Smith has apologized for “ill-informed comments” on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. “My knowledge and opinion of this matter have drastically evolved since that time, and I apologize for those previous comments,” Smith said in a … Read more

Alberta gas prices at standstill, while other major Canadian cities see price drop

Alberta gas prices at standstill, while other major Canadian cities see price drop

After weeks of a paying a premium for gasoline, drivers in some Canadian cities saw relief at the pumps. Heading into the weekend Vancouver experienced one of the biggest single drops in gas prices in Canadian history dropping 35 cents, making prices in many areas $1.93 per litre. “Due to the refineries starting to come … Read more

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith calls unvaxxed ‘most discriminated against group’

Danielle Smith backs off World Economic Forum, says federal government to be treated like a lobbyist in Alberta

EDMONTON—In the eyes of Alberta’s newly minted premier, Danielle Smith, unvaccinated people have faced an “extreme level” of inequity that is unparalleled and, she says, she plans to protect them under the province’s Human Rights Act. “They have been the most discriminated against group that I’ve ever witnessed in my lifetime,” Smith said Tuesday during … Read more

Bear expert says BC attack on family was likely a rare ‘predaceous’ incident

Bear expert says BC attack on family was likely a rare ‘predaceous’ incident

An expert in bear behavior says an attack on a family in northeastern British Columbia that left two women with critical injuries appears to have been a rare example of a “predaceous” attack by a black bear. Ellie Lamb, director of community outreach for the Get Bear Smart Society, said that by knocking down the … Read more

‘Very terrifying’: Convicted killer from Edmonton charged in Vancouver window smashing rampage

‘Very terrifying’: Convicted killer from Edmonton charged in Vancouver window smashing rampage

Vancouver police say commercial break and enters and mischief incidents with glass broken in the downtown core have increased 64 per cent since 2019 and Global News has learned one of the suspects in a recent window-smashing rampage caught on camera in Gastown is a convicted killer from Alberta. Curtis George McCallum, 48, is accused … Read more

Edmonton Oilers waive Greg McKegg, assign eight to AHL

Edmonton Oilers waive Greg McKegg, assign eight to AHL

The Edmonton Oilers have made a number of roster moves Sunday placing Greg McKegg on waivers and assigning eight others to the AHL Condors. Forwards Xavier Bourgault, Seth Griffith, Noah Philp and rearguard Michael Kesselring and Phil Kemp, as well as Olivier Rodrigue were loaned to the Condors. Forward Luke Esposito and Alex Peters, meanwhile, … Read more

Can you reserve street parking in front of your house?

Can you reserve street parking in front of your house?

A Toronto police officer issues a ticket in 2015. In Toronto, you need a permit to park on residential streets in some neighborhoods during specific hours, but the permits don’t mean you have a reserved spot in front of your home or even on your street.Chris Young/The Globe and Mail My friends live in an … Read more