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December 16, 2017

Features

Great journalism has to go beyond the headlines and news conferences. This is the place you’ll be able to find our feature stories. Whether you call it a longread, long-form journalism or a cover story this will be where Edmonton journalists dig into the issues and topics that help shape our city, neighbourhoods and citizens.

Edmonton’s benches you won’t sit on

October 9, 2017 | Mel Priestley

Edmonton’s Buddy Bench program has a limited budget, and the lack of money makes for a mental health program that defeats some of its own purposes.

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Everything about the Edmonton election

October 2, 2017 | Jeff Samsonow

Skip the social media streams and find all your election information here, including candidate profiles, ward forums and stories from the campaign.

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Edmonton’s Indigenous Tech Opportunity

August 21, 2017 | Rhonda Kronyk

As Edmonton tries to build its downtown into a new tech hub, our city’s large Indigenous population not only needs to be welcomed, it could offer opportunities.

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Edmonton Police street checks show racial profiling

July 4, 2017 | Jeff Samsonow

Edmonton Police are racially profiling. The EPS street check numbers show Indigenous and Black Edmontonians are most likely to be stopped by a police officer.

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Renewing Community

April 10, 2017 | Samantha Power

Edmontonians are starting to use the City’s Neighbourhood Renewal program to refresh not just roads and sidewalks, but renew how their community fits together.

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Making The Right Call

February 21, 2017 | Jeff Samsonow

The simultaneous rise of alternative facts, social media and confrontation culture has made journalism more difficult. It’s imperative that journalists take steps to ensure something they put into the world doesn’t become fuel for the fire of those with a racist, sexist or terrorist agenda.

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Why we’re launching Edmonton Quotient

February 7, 2017 | Jeff Samsonow

We are beginning our work to create and cultivate Edmonton conversations. We have goals in the areas of journalism, business and community.

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