Mack Lamoureux

Mack Lamoureux is a reporter with CBC Edmonton. He's a lover of strange and odd stories. He counts writing about himself in the third person among his least favourite things to do., @macklamoureux

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Edmonton supportive housing complex for fetal alcohol spectrum disorder a Canadian first

Hope Terrace, a supportive housing apartment complex that offers 24-hour support for people born with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, had its grand opening Friday. The home is the first one of its kind in the nation.

Are we alone in the universe? Probably not, says astronomer

It’s a question that has inspired many men and women to stare up into the wild blue yonder, eyes wide and imaginations open. Are we alone?

Indigenous candidate launches campaign for Ward 5 council seat

On Sunday, Miranda Jimmy launched her campaign for Edmonton city council. If elected, Jimmy said she would be the first “self-identified Indigenous woman” to serve on council.

Book of condolences set up for Jim Prentice at Alberta Legislature

Albertans took the time to stop by the legislature on the weekend to sign book of condolences for the family of former premier Jim Prentice

Environment Canada issues freezing rain warning for Edmonton and area

Well, just one day removed from its first big storm of the winter season, Edmonton, and the surrounding area is about to be hit again — this time by freezing rain.

'From sweat to slush': Alberta getting hit by winter snow storm

As predicted, the snow is flying and the temperature is dropping all across Alberta right now. A low pressure system has already brought snow and misery to much of the province and it is only set to get worse as the day progresses.

Alberta justice minister confident fixes for court system will come soon

Alberta Minister of Justice and Solicitor General, Kathleen Ganley, responded to criticism that the provinces lack of Crown resources and a recent Supreme Court ruling may cause cases to be thrown out.

Men allegedly switch seats when pulled over, both get drunk driving charges

The Edson RCMP have charged two men with impaired operation of a motor vehicle after they reportedly switched seats when pulled over — while both were allegedly drunk.

3 sent to hospital after Bashaw motel goes up in flames

Three people have been transported to hospital with serious injuries after a fire destroyed the Bashaw Motor Inn.

Edmonton brothers create cutting-edge virtual reality haunted house

Around Edmonton, Nathaniel Rossol and his brother Alexander are referred to fondly as the VR brothers. They certainly live up to the name with their newest creation.