Andrea Huncar


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Adios to Edmonton's Spanish-style apartment block and the unique community it fostered

Residents of a Spanish Colonial Revival style building in downtown Edmonton were officially notified this week that it's time to move out to make way for a new residential and commercial complex.

Edmonton police constable acquitted of assault on suspect

An Edmonton police officer has been found not guilty of using excessive force during an arrest six years ago that left the suspect with facial fractures.

How systemic racism is factoring into sentences for Black Albertans

Two decades ago, a landmark Supreme Court ruling changed the way Indigenous offenders were sentenced. Now an Edmonton activist and a defence lawyer have joined forces to take a similar approach with Black Albertans.

Edmontonians step up to keep food bank open at Africa Centre

A food bank that has become a lifeline in the African community during the pandemic will keep its doors open thanks to the generosity of Edmontonians.

Province won't cut benefits for young adults formerly in government care

The province has affirmed plans to continue funding hundreds of young adults formerly in government care.

Edmonton Muslim women rally in solidarity after hate-fueled attacks

Hundreds of people are attending Sisters' Dialogue where Black Muslim women will share experiences of discrimination, press for policy changes, and offer advice on how to stay safe and obtain justice.

Edmontonian immigrants haunted by horrors they fled

Many immigrants and their families have found safe haven in Canada but horrors endured in their native country still take a psychological and financial toll.

Ponoka family upset after grandfather's remains delivered to community mailbox

A Ponoka family who lost a loved one is speaking out in the hopes of sparing another family from what they've been through with Canada Post.

'Friendlier approach': Edmonton police help homeless youth deal with warrants

Police say it’s helping to break the cycle; advocates say it’s building trust.

Alberta government wins legal bid, but urged to take care when cutting benefits to young adults

The Alberta Court of Appeal has overturned an injunction that temporarily suspended legislation that stopped hundreds of young adults from losing benefits as they transition from care