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  1. Casino shooting death case comes to a close nine years later

    08.22 / 20:23 www.edmontonsun.com Edmontonsun.com - Edmonton
    An Ontario man has just six months left to serve of the 15-year sentence he was handed Tuesday for his involvement in a fatal shooting outside an Edmonton-area casino.Adam Michael Brown was sentenced for manslaughter in connection to the Aug. 30, 2008, shooting death of 24-year-old Mohamed Ali Ibrahim.Ibrahim was shot several times after a fight…
  2. Edmonton city committee endorses parental leave for councillors

    08.22 / 20:04 www.edmontonsun.com Edmontonsun.com - Edmonton
    City councillors endorsed a new 10-week paid parental leave policy for new parents Tuesday, calling it a step toward attracting a more diverse…
  3. Pine Creek Manor makes history with private help on affordable housing

    08.22 / 10:38 www.edmontonsun.com Edmontonsun.com - Edmonton
    Edmonton's affordable housing crisis has grown so big and so fast that it's now impossible for governments to deal with on their own, said one developer who is standing up to help."There's nothing like walk the talk," said Curtis Way, president of RMS Group, which is including 35 units of subsidized housing in a new 174-unit four-storey walk-up…
  4. 'Orange Hub' roster bursting with not-for-profits on former MacEwan campus

    08.22 / 10:38 www.edmontonsun.com Edmontonsun.com - Edmonton
    Edmonton's MacEwan University West campus will soon be known as The Orange Hub — unless a corporation steps up soon to buy the name and help the new not-for-profit tenants pay the bills.The city gets possession of the currents arts campus at the end of September when MacEwan University moves its arts students downtown. Officials are in the final s…
  5. One man in hospital after shooting in northwest Edmonton

    08.22 / 04:08 www.edmontonsun.com Edmontonsun.com - Edmonton
    City police blocked off a strip mall in the Kensington neighbourhood of northwest Edmonton Monday night after receiving reports of shots fired.Police were called to the area near 132 Avenue and 114 Street just before 7 p.m., police said in a news release. Shattered auto glass and bullet casings could be seen on the ground at the strip mall where…
  6. Woman, 90, dies from injuries after west-end collision

    08.21 / 23:29 www.edmontonsun.com Edmontonsun.com - Edmonton
    A 90-year-old woman involved in a west-end traffic collision last week has died from her injuries, police said Monday.The woman was a passenger in a Honda CR-V that was struck by a Dodge Ram pickup truck around 5 p.m. Friday near 163 Street and 92 Avenue.Police said the CR-V was turning left when it was struck by the Ram, which then veered off…
  7. Edmonton astronomy buffs take a shine to solar eclipse

    08.21 / 22:26 www.edmontonsun.com Edmontonsun.com - Edmonton
    The queue of anxious fans snaked around the building, several hundred people deep. While they waited, the starstruck gazed at the object of their affection from a distance — using filters for safe viewing, of course.Monday's partial solar eclipse attracted neophytes and astronomy nerds alike to the observatory outside the Telus World of Science f…
  8. NDP MLA pays back $457 after double-claiming expenses

    08.21 / 22:26 www.edmontonsun.com Edmontonsun.com - Edmonton
    NDP MLA Debbie Jabbour is the latest politician to explain how overbilling on expenses led her to reimburse taxpayers around $450. "In March of this year, I reimbursed $457 in expenses, an amount that corrected some double-filings for meals and per diems, as well as some mistakenly filed expenses," said the Peace River MLA in an email Monday.…
  9. Police watchdog concludes Christmas Day 2015 killing of suspect in bulldozer justified

    08.21 / 19:20 www.edmontonsun.com Edmontonsun.com - Edmonton
    The RCMP killing of a violent assault suspect who stole a bulldozer — pinning a police officer inside his car with it — in Red Deer on Christmas Day in 2015 is justified, concludes a report by the province’s police watchdog. The Director of Law Enforcement directed the Alberta Serious Incident Response Team on Dec. 25, 2015, to investigate the circ…
  10. Edmonton dragon boat paddlers find success going against the current

    08.21 / 16:36 www.edmontonsun.com Edmontonsun.com - Edmonton
    The Edmonton Dragon Boat Festival featured some of the strongest dragon boat paddlers in the country this past weekend. The secret to their success was easily visible as the boats raced in the occasionally choppy waters of the North Saskatchewan River."We're practicing on a river and competing on a river,” said the festival’s treasurer, Laura Toc…
  11. Roger MacMillan sets 100th marathon milestone at age 79

    08.21 / 16:36 www.edmontonsun.com Edmontonsun.com - Edmonton
    What started as a way to get race T-shirts like the one his buddy always wore culminated in an emotional run down the main stretch of the Edmonton Marathon on Sunday as Roger MacMillan completed his 100th marathon at the age of 79."I reached my target so it's great satisfaction," MacMillan said following the race. Not an athlete growing up,…
  12. Canada’s tax system is needlessly complicated

    08.21 / 15:09 www.edmontonsun.com Edmontonsun.com - Edmonton
    Will no one rid us of this crazy, illogical, overwhelmingly difficult Canadian tax…