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Downtown

Out of the cold

Roughly 2,000 Edmontonians are currently homeless, according to an online media release from Mayor Don Iveson on Oct. 10. In the same media release, City Council said that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this number has been growing in Edmonton.

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Lifestyle

Universal Basic Income

Universal basic income (UBI) is certainly not a new idea, but it is an increasingly popular one. The concept can be traced back as far as the 16th century though it has never gained enough ground to push governments enough

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Opinions

Kenney’s hybrid resurrection of the Albertan economy

The Kenney Government’s prior inclination for cutting public spending has seemed to come to an end. Or has it? Over the weekend of June 27, the United Conservative Party (UCP) announced their plan to place $600 million of their 10

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Politics

Trickle-down theory works exactly as it is meant to

The United Nations found the United States to regularly be in violation of the Convention against Torture in the aftermath of the September 11 attacks, using it to extract information from detainees, even though psychologists have known for decades that,

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Politics

What’s a city to do?

Edmonton City Council joined a number of other Canadian municipalities on Aug. 27 of this year by voting in favour of declaring that the dangers of climate change constitute an emergency. The motion was passed with 10 councillors in favour

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Politics

The Alberta provincial election

The 2019 Alberta provincial election is coming up and deciding on who to vote for can be a stressful task. Most large news outlets have a political leaning and it can be difficult to determine what aspects of the election

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Politics

Soldiers of Odin Alberta

In October of 2018, the United Conservative Party (UCP) was forced to let go of one of their west Edmonton candidates following a photo op gone wrong. The candidate, Lance Coulter, received massive backlash after images appeared in various social

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Politics

A late-night sit-down with Stephen Mandel

Alberta is changing — and former mayor of Edmonton Stephen Mandel has kept the younger generation in mind with his plan for the province’s changing political and economic landscapes. On Monday, Jan. 29, students at MacEwan University heard Mandel’s plan

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