Back to the bridge

Sometimes it feels like Edmonton just can’t leave the High Level Bridge alone. Take, for instance, the Great Divide Waterfall, which sprang from the side of the bridge for almost 30 years—spout...
// Andrew Benson

Jasper Pride: That small town spirit

When Lynn Wannop put a gay-pride sticker on the door of her café in Jasper six years ago, she had no idea what kind of impact it would have. A board member of HIV West Yellowhead at the time, a Jaspe...

Pride waves high

When the Olympic Games began almost two weeks ago, tensions were high. The implementation of an anti-gay law by President Vladimir Putin had caused months of anger leading up to the Games, and as ath...

Those dark alleys

“Alleys aren’t meant for people to walk down. Those are meant for vehicles and for people to put their garbage out.” In the last week, this statement, uttered by Edmonton Police Ser...

Snow tweeters

There are few things Edmontonians like less than snow. They like whining about it, they like criticizing the way the city deals with it, and lately, they seem to like tweeting to the mayor about it. ...
Jan Hudec

The road to Sochi

Jan Hudec takes his races one at a time You might say alpine ski racer Jan Hudec has become the poster boy for the Lake Louise World Cup. For the Calgary native, who defected from Czechoslovakia to C...
Shiny Balls! Apparently, not for everyone. Who knew? // Eden Munro

Art for all

Calgary and Edmonton's public-art projects not supposed to be controversial-but they are

The end is nigh

Remember being a kid and having your parents warn you not to do something? Even though you knew they were only looking out for your best interest, you insisted they were ruining your life by making s...

Rampant rape culture

Returning to university was a non-event for most students in Edmonton this past week, but back-to-school festivities were full of controversy in other parts of the country. At Saint Mary’s Univ...