In a new national study on homelessness, Calgary and Edmonton are leading the way in efforts to reduce it and create solutions.
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The Edmonton Valley Zoo is calling on Edmontonians to help decide the winner in the second annual Race for Animal of the Year. Race for Animal of the Year pairs four zoo residents with conservation programs and invites Edmontonians to pick their favourite animal by making a minimum donation of $2. Participants receive a button, and the thrill of participating in a fun and fictitious race, all for a good cause – supporting the zoo’s conservation work! The Edmonton Valley Zoo works with international organizations on ethical and strategic conservation projects, either actively raising animals in species survival programs or by raising money and awareness to support initiatives in other parts of the world. Edmontonians can vote for these zoo residents: Shaka the Grevy’s Zebra and the Grevy’s Zebra Trust Echo the Arctic Fox and Polar Bears International Sherri the Snow Leopard and the Snow Leopard Trust Rover the Children’s Python and Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Buttons can be purchased at the Edmonton Valley Zoo and the John Janzen Nature Centre. The race kicked off on May 12, 2013 and will continue until September 29, 2013. The winner will be announced on October 6, 2013, World Animal Day. Participants can check the race leader board at the Edmonton Valley Zoo or www.edmonton.ca/valleyzoo during the race to see how their favourite animal is doing.
A graduation coach at Edmonton’s St. Joseph High School is having a big impact on the graduation rate of aboriginal students.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has suspended the licence for Edmonton’s Aliya’s Foods for non-compliance with meat inspection regulations.
The Pearl residential tower on Jasper Avenue and 119th Street is under construction and has reached its full height, at 36 storeys and 119 metres. It is currently the tallest residential tower in the city and the eighth tallest building overall. Here is a look at the top 10, excluding the Pearl.
Alberta Health Services will reverse their earlier decision to replace home-care services in three Edmonton facilities, said AHS president and CEO Chris Eagle today.
EDMONTON – The calendar might say June but it’s always hockey season in Oil Country. Monday at the Chateau Louis Convention Center, General Manager Craig MacTavish unearthed that passion once more, speaking to hundreds of Season Seat Holders an…
The race for Edmonton mayor’s chair became clearer today as Coun. Don Iveson confirmed his entry at a noon-hour news conference.
Elimination of Edmonton’s green shack program and others like it around the province shortchanges students needing summer jobs and thousands of children, say community groups.
An Edmonton man is one of 35 accused following last week’s raids in Toronto that targeted a gang allegedly involved in drug and gun trafficking.