Andrea Huncar


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New film puts spotlight on legendary Edmonton gay club Flashback

In its heyday, Flashback was one of the hottest clubs in Canada. Now, the legendary gay bar is coming to the big screen.

Whitecourt businesses serve hot meals with a side of gratitude for wildfire crews

Local companies are helping fire crews and wildfire evacuees get free meals as communities band together to support those in need.

Edmonton woman scheduled for removal from Canada after being duped by immigration agent

An Edmonton woman is set to be removed from Canada next month because her student visa application contained a fraudulent admissions letter — even though Canadian authorities believe she didn’t know it was fake.

Canadian children's mental health at risk by federal approach to deportation, says child psychiatrist group

The Canadian Border Services Agency says it always considers best interests of child including three Canadian children facing separation from Edmonton mom.

Migrant worker exploited by Edmonton employer awarded $30K — but he can't collect

A temporary foreign worker (TFW) who was underpaid and fired without notice by an Edmonton employer has been awarded $30,000 but the company at fault no longer exists.

City leaders will consider UCP request to transfer transit authority to Edmonton police

City officials say they would consider the UCP government's request to transfer authority over Edmonton transit peace officers to police but the transit union president calls the move "a bad idea."

Blossoming flower: Land-based education takes root in Edmonton river valley

Yellowhead Indigenous Education Centre has launched a land-based education program that organizers plan to expand to schools and daycares.

Sacred Indigenous site opens in Edmonton's river valley

The newly opened kihcihkaw askî is a place to hold ceremony without leaving the city of Edmonton.

Province announces $28M for youth transitioning from care, but critics say program falls short

The UCP government is investing $28 million in a program aimed at supporting young adults aging out of government care, but critics say the transition has been disastrous and programming falls short.

Recipe for healthy aging: U of A study draws on experiences of Edmonton Muslim women

A study at the University of Alberta draws on the experiences of Muslim women in Edmonton as a recipe for healthy aging.