Andrea Huncar


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'Rooted in healing': New housing facility gives marginalized Black youth a place to rebuild

By working from an Afrocentric perspective, the program helps participants reconnect with their culture and family, heal from trauma, complete their studies and enter the workforce. 

Alberta's former top doctor warns against lifting COVID-19 measures in continuing care homes

Alberta's former chief medical officer of health is warning against further scaling back COVID-19 public health measures at continuing care homes as an Edmonton facility deals with an outbreak that has led to the death of one resident.

City urged to reduce barriers for marginalized Edmonton transit riders

The Edmonton Transit Service Advisory Board says fear and uncertainty may be a barrier for newcomers, seniors and other groups who usually depend on transit.

Edmonton restaurant serves take-out with a side dish of love

Yokozuna's customers have received a variety of heartfelt messages written by the manager during the pandemic.

Alberta urged to reconsider cutting off hundreds of young adults from financial support

Province says training of staff will help ensure young Albertans cut off from program to transition out of government care will be set up with right supports

Appeal dismissal puts Alberta young adults transitioning out of government care in limbo

Hundreds of young adults in Alberta are waiting to hear when they will be cut off from a program helping them transition out of government care.

Questions raised about promotion, transfer for Edmonton police officers under investigation

A lawyer and his client are questioning the integrity of an internal Edmonton Police Service investigation into alleged racial profiling and harassment after the promotion of one officer and transfer of another.

'No help out there': Alberta advocate fighting for First Nations financial accountability since 2016

Sherry Greene says First Nations members have the right to know how their money is spent but the federal government has not addressed the issue as promised.

Legal advocates warn of 'inaccuracies' in Edmonton police's rights campaign

Legal advocates are warning that a new campaign on people’s rights during interactions with Edmonton police is “not the whole story” but police say they are ‘confident’ in the information

Mobile clinic provides COVID-19 vaccinations at Edmonton encampments

A COVID-19 vaccination program has expanded to reach Edmontonians living in encampments.