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. mack.lamoureux@cbc.ca, @macklamoureux

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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.

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.

'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.

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.

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.

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.

Semi jackknife shuts Yellowhead Trail down to 1 lane

Many on their way to Thanksgiving celebrations this Sunday morning are about to add some time to their commute after a semi that jackknifed on Yellowhead Trail shut the westbound side of the freeway down to one lane.

Family of Dylan Koshman still searching for missing man

Every year, just before Thanksgiving, the family and friends of Dylan Koshman make the trip to 34th Avenue and Calgary Trail to hold a vigil for the missing man. They are still looking, both for him and for answers.

Fort McMurray attempts to thank 1M Canadians for wildfire efforts

The video, launched Friday on the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo’s Facebook page, is intended to thank Canadians across the country for the help and generosity provided to the northern Alberta community in its time of need.

Car crashes into wall of Old Strathcona Antique Mall

The antique mall in Old Strathcona is made of some pretty tough stuff. Well, maybe not the walls but the owners sure are. How else would you explain a car driving through the wall of the busy south Edmonton mainstay and them not closing for a single minute?

Red Deer man arrested in connection to Lacombe County 'chop shop'

A Red Deer man is facing multiple charges in connection to an alleged "chop shop" discovered in Lacombe County last month.

Edmonton company Novhäus shows off new shipping container homes

They are homes like you've never seen before — bright, modern, liveable and constructed from the hull of an old, but not too old, shipping container.