Paula Simons: New refugee crisis means haunting echoes for Edmonton doctor

They arrived here, to safety, just one week before the Kristallnacht pogrom, the prelude which heralded the beginning of the Final Solution. George Goldsand was only three at the time: his memories of the familyls ordeal are hazy. Despite going through all the letters, radiograms and official documents his father kept in a shoebox, despite spending hours at the National Archives in Ottawa, Goldsand still doesn’t know exactly how or why they was given the…

"Paula Simons: New refugee crisis means haunting echoes for Edmonton doctor"

AMBER ALERT: RCMP say father of missing girl found dead in Blairmore

The mother of a missing two-year-old girl is scrambling for answers after an amber alert was issued this afternoon. Cheyenne Dunbar said she just found out today that her daughter has been missing since about 3:30 a.m. this morning. “I don’t even know what’s going on myself,” Dunbar, who lives in Edmonton, said in a […]

"AMBER ALERT: RCMP say father of missing girl found dead in Blairmore"

Residents wonder what's next as moratorium on social housing to expire

Barb Heather calls them “Fort McMurray specials” — renters next door spent two weeks working up north, then blew in for a week drinking, partying and shouting until 3 a.m. outside her window. Her neighbourhood of Eastwood was one of five that won a three-year moratorium on more social or non-market housing. But in the end, she said, it often wasn’t the […]

"Residents wonder what's next as moratorium on social housing to expire"