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Edmonton marches against Monsanto Special

Edmonton - A local March Against Monsanto drew dozens of activists concerned about health, and environment, food security, and related issues.

Some gas pumps return to 1984 prices in Alberta

Edmonton - Shell Canada celebrated 30 years of refining oil in Alberta by returning some of their pumps to 1984 prices around the province.

Natural beauty of fall in Edmonton Special

Edmonton - Autumn is my favourite season of the year. I am only partly joking. Edmonton's weather makes fall seem fleeting in some years.

Peace group calls for Canada not to follow United States in Iraq Special

Edmonton - An information picket held by the Edmonton Coalition Against War and Racism (ECAWAR) on September 27 called for Canada to stay out of the current conflict in Iraq.

An activist weekend in Edmonton Special

Edmonton - The second last weekend of September was filled with events in Edmonton's local arts and activism scenes due to observance of several worldwide days of action.

Scott McKeen: Leading a ward 'on its way up' Special

Edmonton - Scott McKeen is Edmonton's City Councillor for Ward 6. He was elected to office for the first time in the civic election in October of 2013.

Thomas Mulcair in Edmonton on the campaign trail Special

Edmonton - Thomas Mulcair, leader of the federal New Democrat party, was in Edmonton this past week on the campaign trail and spoke at a fundraiser Wednesday evening.

Celebrating all daughters on Daughters Day Special

Edmonton - Daughters Day is an appropriate title for a celebration of women's lives and achievements. After all, all women are daughters.

Labour Day events support workers, call for the rights of TFWs Special

Edmonton - Labour Day in Edmonton was marked with several events supporting and celebrating marginalized workers in a variety of ways.

Community events show brighter side to rougher neighbourhoods Special

Edmonton - Two separate events on the same day in two different Edmonton neighbourhoods had one thing in common: they showed a brighter side to what are considered rougher areas of the city.

Don Iveson: Transforming Edmonton Special

Edmonton - Edmonton's Mayor Don Iveson is an active user of social media with many ambitious outlooks for his time in office. He took some time out of his busy schedule to answer some questions about his plans, visions, and goals for the city.

Edmonton Blues Festival showcases a variety of talent Special

Edmonton - Edmonton's summer is becoming filled with music festivals, from folk to rock to this past weekend, which featured the 16th annual Edmonton Blues Festival.

Edmonton Folk Music Festival combines music with community Special

Edmonton - The annual Edmonton Folk Music Festival took place from August 7-10 in Gallagher Park. Not only is the festival about some of the best music around, but it is also about community.

Edmonton's Heritage Festival celebrates diversity and cultures Special

Edmonton - Close to 400,000 people experienced the sights, sounds, and tastes of different cultures at the Edmonton Heritage Festival.

Rally calls for Canadian support of Gaza Special

Edmonton - As the death toll increases, rallies supporting the people of Gaza continue around the world. In Edmonton, the fourth rally in three weeks took place on July 30.

Victims of genocide remembered at memorial service Special

Edmonton - A memorial service on July 20 remembered victims of genocide in recent history throughout the world, through speakers, songs, and prayers.

First Church Street Fair celebrates history and community Special

Edmonton - The first Church Street Fair on July 12 celebrated the history and community of a very unique part of Edmonton's inner city.

Art Walk turns Whyte Avenue into an outdoor gallery Special

Edmonton - The 2014 Whyte Avenue Art Walk taking place this weekend turns the Old Strathcona neighbourhood into an outdoor art gallery.

Rally protests collective punishment against Gaza Special

Edmonton - An emergency rally held in Edmonton on July 8 called for an end to what protesters called collective punishment against the people of Gaza.

Edmonton: Blues On Whyte takes it to the street for a third time Special

Edmonton - Popular Edmonton blues venue Blues On Whyte hosted its third annual Takin' it to the Streets block party event on July 6.

The Works explores Aboriginal themes Special

Edmonton - The Works Art and Design Festival, an annual event in Edmonton, explores some Aboriginal themes in this year's festival.

Rachel Notley announces run for the leadership of Alberta's NDP Special

Edmonton - In a move that did not surprise many, Rachel Notley announced on June 16 that she is running for the leadership of Alberta's NDP.

Third annual Refugee Health Care National Day of Action Special

Edmonton - The third annual National Day of Action for Refugee Health Care was observed in Edmonton with a small but passionate group.

Heart of the City Festival showcases emerging artists Special

Edmonton - The Heart of the City Music and Arts Festival in Edmonton took place on June 7 and 8, showcasing emerging inner city musicians and artists.

Edmonton Pride Parade Expands Special

Edmonton - Edmonton showed its pride in a big way on June 7. The annual Pride Parade featured more floats and entries than ever before.

Edmonton Slut Walk seeks to end victim blaming Special

Edmonton - Consent was the word of the day at the fourth annual Edmonton Slut Walk on May 31, where around 200 people rallied and marched.

March Against Monsanto draws hundreds in Edmonton Special

Edmonton - May 24 was the second annual global March Against Monsanto. Marches and rallies protesting genetically modified food took place all around the globe.

Homeless memorial honours lives lost in Edmonton Special

Edmonton - An estimated forty men and women died in Edmonton in 2013 as a direct or indirect result of not having adequate shelter.

Climate day of action results in a cancelled wedding Special

Edmonton - May 10 was a National Day of Action on climate change across Canada. The theme of Defend Our Climate - Defend Our Communities was first visited in the fall with a similar Day of Action.

Beltaine Faire celebrates spring Special

Edmonton - Edmonton's Earth-based spiritual communities came together on May 3 for the 2014 Beltaine Faire at the Ritchie Community League.
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Edmonton Slut Walk 2014
Edmonton Slut Walk 2014
Luna New Year celebrations in Edmonton s Chinatown.
Luna New Year celebrations in Edmonton's Chinatown.
YEG Market on August 24  2014.
YEG Market on August 24, 2014.
Edmonton Slut Walk 2014
Edmonton Slut Walk 2014
Edmonton Heritage Festival. Kebabs from Afghanistan.
Edmonton Heritage Festival. Kebabs from Afghanistan.
Candy Cane lane in Edmonton  Alberta  Canada.
Candy Cane lane in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Seniors occupy Alberta Health Minister Fred Horne s Office to protest changes to the seniors drug pl...
Seniors occupy Alberta Health Minister Fred Horne's Office to protest changes to the seniors drug plan.
Doug Brinkman
Rally for Retirement Security  March 2  2014
Rally for Retirement Security, March 2, 2014
Edmonton Pride Parade 2014
Edmonton Pride Parade 2014
Whyte Avenue Art Walk.
Whyte Avenue Art Walk.
Christmas trees and flower baskets in Edmonton s McCauley neighbourhood.
Christmas trees and flower baskets in Edmonton's McCauley neighbourhood.
City Proclamation at Daughters Day.
City Proclamation at Daughters Day.
Fourth Emergency Rally for Gaza in Edmonton.
Fourth Emergency Rally for Gaza in Edmonton.
Edmonton Pride Parade 2014
Edmonton Pride Parade 2014
Edmonton Blues Festival.
Edmonton Blues Festival.
Edmonton Pride Parade 2014. Premier Dave Hancock.
Edmonton Pride Parade 2014. Premier Dave Hancock.
Earth Day celebrations in Edmonton.
Earth Day celebrations in Edmonton.
Butterfly Moon Project.
Butterfly Moon Project.
The first bricks are laid for the multi-colored igloo.
The first bricks are laid for the multi-colored igloo.
Daniel Gray
Genocide Memorial Service in Edmonton.
Genocide Memorial Service in Edmonton.


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