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Homeless Connect YEG

With Edmonton being one of Canada’s northern-most capital cities, it can be especially tough for the homeless population to survive in the winter months. According to the Homeward Trust Edmonton biennial homeless population count, there were 2,307 individuals who...

Edmonton’s struggle with its secondary sports

Kyle Brodziak of the Edmonton Road Runners had the greatest wrist shot of all-time — or so my 12-year-old self would tell you. Caught in the midst of the NHL lockout during the ’04-’05 season, I was exposed to great athletes in person for the first time in my life....

Observations on the Rogers Place open house

Downtown Edmonton has officially joined the 21st century with the opening of the new arena, Rogers Place. Over 57,000 enthusiastic Edmontonians attended the open house on September 10th to get their first look at the venue that will host some of the biggest acts in...

The Book of Mormon – a crude success

I have performed in many theatre productions and have a great love for musicals. However, no other theatre piece can prepare a person for the amazingly absurd work that is The Book of Mormon. The Book of Mormon is a musical theatre production based on the Church of...

A gem hidden in plain sight

The room erupts in occasional laughter when the acting on the screen gets too melodramatic for even the most composed of the audience. It’s Friday night, and about 100 Edmontonians have gathered at the Garneau Theatre for a screening of the 1946 adaptation of...

Nursing students offer care at Homeless Connect

Homelessness. It’s a word that brings up many different emotions in people. We all know it’s an issue; we see it every day. Walk over to Tim Horton’s across from Building 9, and you will likely see a cart filled with someone’s worldly possessions. Many of us know...

Take a hike

Being a young person living in the downtown area (or within city limits, at least) definitely has its benefits, but for many of us, this living situation brings with it a desire to get away from the elements that accompany city living. One such consideration is the...

Expo brings pop culture enthusiasts together

Pop culture enthusiasts around the city rejoiced at the Edmonton Comic & Entertainment Expo last weekend. The expo happens every September and features a roster of celebrities and talents stretching across almost all formats of entertainment. Whether it was...