Radio Active | Mar 21, 2013 | 6:29

Making Edmontonians Makers

What will you do to improve your street, neighbourhood or city? That's the question posed by Make Something Edmonton, an initiative launching this week in Edmonton. Author Todd Babiak told Portia Clark why he's encouraging Edmontonians to become makers.

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Radio Active Feeding Children at Balwin School Dec 13, 2013 | 6:18Every day thousands of Edmonton school children show up at school with little or nothing in their stomachs. To deal with that reality, many schools provide their students with hot meals, or daytime snacks. Its just one of the many services the Edmonton
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Radio Active Humanitarian Crisis in Syria Dec 13, 2013 | 7:10A snowstorm hit Lebanon Thursday, making life even more miserable for thousands of Syrians seeking refuge in that country. Edmonton Journal columnist Graham Thomson has just returned from the middle east. Portia Clark talked to him about the crisis.
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