Illustration by Selman Hosgör

How Canadian comedian Ola Dada spends his money

Donair burgers, bright-yellow Crocs and pre-show haircuts are all in the budget for Dada

Maclean’s in Conversation: Paul Wells sits down with Don Iveson

The mayor of Edmonton joins Maclean’s senior writer Paul Wells to discuss the plethora of challenges the COVID-19 pandemic has brought to cities
An exhibit from an affidavit filed by Alberta prosecutor Travis Stang as part of a proposed class action lawsuit of Albertans held too long before their bail hearing. In this graphic, the circles represent detainees’ bail packages submitted by Edmonton Police to the provincial bail office, while the squares represent periods of Edmonton Oiler hockey games. (Alberta Public Records)

Were Edmonton police delaying bail-hearing paperwork to watch the Oilers?

An affidavit filed in court strongly suggests it, as the province defends itself against claims it’s been holding suspects too long without giving them a shot at bail
The Edmonton River boat is listing heavily to starboard at the stern in the North Saskatchewan River at Rafters Landing. (Greg Southam/Postmedia)

A river runs through it: The story of the hardiest boat in Edmonton

For 25 years, a succession of owners have propped up the 399-passenger sternwheeler that plies the North Saskatchewan River. It may never be a moneymaker, but for the current owner, keeping it afloat is victory enough

From joyous wedding to national tragedy

The aftermath of the Iran plane crash takes the form of heartbreaking recollections—many of them centred in Edmonton’s small Iranian-Canadian community

Edmonton solves its dead cat riddle—with the help of pet detectives

The mutilated bodies suggested psychopaths as the perpetrators, but a new branch of forensics pointed elsewhere
Daily Life in Edmonton

If Rachel Notley can’t win Alberta’s ’905,’ the NDP loses Alberta

Jason Markusoff’s Alberta insider for March 27: Uniting Albertans against a Torontonian, Kenney vs. the ’modern world’ on LGBTQ rights, and more

Is Sobeys suffocating this north Edmonton neighbourhood?

Edmonton residents claim Sobeys is violating their right to competitive prices and products in their burgeoning neighbourhood. The company says the community is ’well-served.’

Comparison shopping in Edmonton, the temporary pot capital of Canada

Somehow the city rang in Oct. 17 with more legal pot shops than any of its Canadian counterparts. We paid them all a visit.

What about Edmonton?

Check out three post-secondary options in Alberta’s capital city