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Alberta Government Takes First Steps In Provincial Reopening

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By Scott Zielsdorf Businesses across Edmonton have begun reopening last week as part of stage 1 of Alberta’s multi-step relaunch strategy. Some may be wondering, does this mean things are returning to normal? The answer to that question is a...

Edmonton’s Political Dog Fight Comes To An End

Tuna and Addie face off as pet presidents of Mill Creek Ravine Dog Park

By Elijah O’Donnell The results are in for one Edmonton election you may have not heard about. Both Tuna the dog and Addie the cat have been elected as the new co-presidents of the Mill Creek Ravine off-leash dog park. That’s right, in case you...

Manitoba Begins to Reopen, 3 New Cases Reported

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By Mia Hildebrandt Health care systems are bracing for a second wave of COVID-19 as cities slowly start to reopen. Manitoba is one of the provinces with fewer cases and deaths of COVID-19 amidst this pandemic with a total of 289 confirmed cases...

Freewill Shakespeare Festival Adapts To A Locked-Down World

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By Stephanie Swensrude Dave Horak is the new artistic director of the Freewill Shakespeare Festival. Founded in 1989, the festival has brought Shakespeare to Hawrelak Park every summer in increasingly creative ways. In a world with cancellations...

CERB or Student Benefit: Which Do You Qualify For?

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By Karlie Mickanuik The Government of Canada has many options for government funding to assist those that have lost their job or are unable to work due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, with multiple options available it’s difficult to know the...

Conspiracy Corner: Was COVID-19 Created In A Lab?

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By Elijah O'Donnell I have been saying it for years now people, and it's finally happened. It's obvious, the secret lizard government is behind it all. I’m talking about the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic of course. I mean, what sounds more...

Entertainment

Make Your Own DIY Natural Bird Feeder

By Tora Matys Many people dream of waking up to the sounds of birds singing every morning. Luckily it’s almost as easy as making a peanut butter sandwich for you to make some feathery friends. Where there’s food there are animals, and by...

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Editorial: How Isolation Is Affecting Me And My Mind

Elijah O’Donnell This is my third time trying to sit down and write this. I've got all the time in the world right now and I just can't seem to do anything with it. I know I'm not the only one who feels like this, my friends and classmates have...

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Sports

Ooks Off-Season Virtual Prep

By Mia Hildebrandt For most sports teams, March and April are crucial months for recruiting, working on off-season projects and building chemistry within a team. Despite all the challenges that the COVID-19 pandemic has brought this off-season,...

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Esports Thrive Despite COVID-19

By Scott Zielsdorf Despite many organized competitive sports facing cancellations brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic; the world of Esports is thriving. Being an organized sport that relies on computers and online streams, many prominent...

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