07
Apr
2021
Posted by: In: Alberta Coronavirus, Canada, Coronavirus, COVID-19 Testing, Edmonton International Airport, edmonton international airport testing, EIA, EIA covid testing, Numi Health, numi health edmonton airport, numi health inc.

Edmonton airport staff being offered rapid COVID-19 testing through 8-week mobile lab program – Edmonton

Employees at the Edmonton International Airport are being offered rapid COVID-19 testing as part of an eight-week pilot program meant to streamline results for workers who are exposed to travellers. Mobile medical services provider Numi Health Inc. partnered with Alberta Health Services to offer the pilot “It’s a program…
31
Mar
2021
Posted by: In: BC, Calgary, Canada, Canadian Football League, CFL, Edmonton, Football, Hamilton, Montreal, Sports, Toronto, XFL

CFL, XFL face plenty of hurdles if they want to join forces and form a partnership

The CFL and XFL are continuing their talks on a potential partnership and ways to grow the game. However, Dwayne (The Rock) Johnson, a co-owner of the American-based XFL, gave the impression the two sides are much further along with a recent tweet. “We’ll figure out a smart season…
28
Mar
2021
Posted by: In: Alberta provincial park, Big Island, Big Island Area, Big Island Provincial Park, Canada, City of Edmonton, Edmonton Big Island Area, Enoch, Enoch Cree Nation, news, Provincial park

Alberta government commits $300K for Big Island Provincial Park – Edmonton

An area in southwest Edmonton is one step closer to becoming a provincial park. The province has dedicated $300,000 in grants for the City of Edmonton and Enoch Cree Nation towards supporting an ecological assessment and traditional land use study to begin planning for Big Island Provincial Park. “An…
14
Mar
2021
Posted by: In: Alberta, Alberta COVID-19, Business, Canada, Canadian Federation of Independent Business, Coronavirus, COVID, COVID-19, Economy, Edmonton, Edmonton business contest, Edmonton Businesses, edmonton contest, Features, Small business support

Edmonton non-profit hosting contest to give local businesses financial help – Edmonton

With restrictions in Alberta loosening and businesses reopening, an Edmonton non-profit wants to give businesses a helping hand. Edmonton’s NextGen is hosting a video contest, sponsored by the Royal Bank of Canada, giving businesses in metro Edmonton a chance to win a grand prize of $2,500 in its virtual…
09
Mar
2021
Posted by: In: Alberta Coronavirus, Alberta COVID-19, Alberta Health Services, Alberta public health measures, Alberta public health rules, Canada, Coronavirus, Coronavirus Alberta, COVID-19, Edmonton police, edmonton police service, EPS, Khrome Beauty Lounge, Khrome Beauty Lounge Edmonton, news

Edmonton business owner apologetic for renting salon to party with DJ during pandemic – Edmonton

An Edmonton business owner is apologizing for renting out her nail salon for a large weekend party, despite COVID-19 pandemic restrictions. Police said they broke up a large gathering of at least 125 people who were partying with alcohol and a DJ at the Khrome Beauty Lounge early Sunday.…
28
Feb
2021
Posted by: In: Alcanna, Chief Dale McFee, Consumer, Crime, edmonton craime, Edmonton liquor store theft, Edmonton liquor thefts, edmonton police service, edmonton thefts, legally sourced, Liquor Robberies, Liquor Thefts, macewan unitersity, MacEwan University's Social Innovation Institute, news, , Store attacks

Edmonton campaign plants actors in liquor stores to help educate against theft – Edmonton

The fight against liquor store thefts continues to ramp up in Alberta. In an effort to make real change several community groups gathered at an Edmonton liquor store for an educational surprise. “We want to give people a real glimpse into what’s going on behind the scenes of liquor…
05
Feb
2021
Posted by: In: African queens, Black History Month, black owned business, Canada, Edmonton lipstick company, Edmonton lipstick line, female owned business, lipstick, lipstick line, Narcissa Beauty, Narcissa Beauty Edmonton, Narcissa Beauty lipstick, news, Paris Barud, Perspectives, Women in business

Inspired by daughter, Edmonton woman launches lipstick line named after African queens – Edmonton

An Edmonton woman is hoping her new business will expose more people to a part African history that she recently discovered herself. Paris Barud, founder of Narcissa Beauty, named her five lipstick colours after African queens: Yaa asantewaa, Moremi, Nefertiti, Queen Nandi and Araweelo. “I was a little overwhelmed…
31
Jan
2021
Posted by: In: Ch Cafeteria, Diego Viamontes, Edmonton Chocolate, Edmonton Eskimos, Edmonton food, Edmonton football team, EE Football, Features, mexican chocolate edmonton

Edmonton CFL player originally from Mexico City sets up roots with new chocolate shop – Edmonton

A player who was drafted to the Edmonton Football Team in 2019 has set up roots in the city and opened up a specialty chocolate and coffee shop. Diego Viamontes moved up north from Mexico City in November 2019 to join the EE Football team as a wide receiver,…
15
Jan
2021
Posted by: In: 880 Edmonton features, biera, Community League, COVID-19, Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues, Features, Kind Ice Cream, OurYEG, Ritchie, Ritchie Community League, ritchie edmonton, Ritchie Market, Ritchie subscription, Shop local, Shop Local Edmonton

Ritchie community league launches neighbourhood subscription service – Edmonton

A community league in Edmonton is hoping to help residents and businesses by providing a subscription service to the neighbourhood. Ritchie Community League volunteer Seghan McDonald said the community league created the initiative to raise funds for the league. “We had to find a way to build revenue for…
27
Dec
2020
Posted by: In: David Egan, Edmonton, Edmonton restaurants, Edmonton Transit Hotel, news, Transit Hotel, Transit Hotel restaurant, Transit Smokehouse & BBQ

New restaurant set to open in Edmonton’s iconic Transit Hotel – Edmonton

A new restaurant in Edmonton’s iconic Transit Hotel is days away from opening. The historic building on Fort Road and 66 Street closed in 2017 after being part of the area’s fabric since 1908. But in 2019, David Egan and his business partner signed a 20-year lease and began…