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Edmonton Downtown Galleria projects split into stages

To get curtains up sooner, the proponents behind the downtown galleria project are now proposing to split their plans into phases.

The proponents said Monday that instead of moving ahead on all four of the proposed theatres at once, they are going to phase the project. 283 more words


Canadian researcher concludes four-month NASA-funded Mars simulation

For Ross Lockwood, a trip to Hawaii just isn’t the same as the rest of us.

While most Canadians visit the Pacific islands for a relaxing week on pristine beaches and adventure through lush vegetation, the B.C.-born experimental physicist PhD candidate from the University of Alberta donned a NASA space suit and embarked on a four-month mission atop a barren volcanic landscape to simulate a human mission to Mars. 384 more words


Homicide suspect turns himself into Edmonton police

A man has turned himself into police Monday and is now facing charges after the body of a 41-year-old man was discovered in an Edmonton residence. 39 more words


Pendant holding remains of young Manitoba boy returned to family after being stolen in Edmonton

A missing cross pendant that held the remains of a nine-year-old boy has been found and returned to family after it was stolen earlier this month in downtown Edmonton. 85 more words


Gamers rejoice: University of Alberta now offering course on all things video games

Whether you’re a Grand Theft Auto fan or prefer classics like Super Mario Brothers, professors at the University of Alberta are offering an in-depth look at what makes video games so special in current culture. 186 more words


Bike lane advocates call for more infrastructure after Whyte Avenue bicycle collision

Advocates for Edmonton bike lanes agree the city needs more road infrastructure for riders following a Monday morning collision between a transit bus and bicyclist. 216 more words


Clematis Jackmanii

Clematis Jackmanii is one of the most popular and widely grown clematis culitvars in Canada. Hardy to zone 4a, I’ve found it to be not only successful but prolific in my zone 3 garden. 103 more words