Sensory friendly shopping hours being rolled out at Edmonton Safeways, Sobeys

Specific shopping hours with fewer triggering sounds and lights will be available at “quite a few” Safeway and Sobeys grocery stores in Edmonton on Monday. The pilot program, which has already been implemented at stores in other parts of Canada,…

Refresh your wardrobe at massive second-hand market in downtown Edmonton

The Wardrobe Exchange is promoting sustainable fashion so items can find a second life in a new home instead of going to the landfill. Founder Amy Bohn and designer Kim Der share details about the second-hand shopping event at the…

Parker Street food bank puts out call for school supplies for students in need

For 16 years, Parker Street Food and Furniture Bank has been distributing backpacks full of school supplies to students in need. Over the years, the organization has equipped over 10,000 students with supplies to help them succeed in school, and…

New pilot program launched to help protect Canadian companies online

The federal government has launched the Cybersecure Canada Certification Program to help Canadian organizations achieve a baseline level of protection online. But so far, no funding has been allocated. “What we are doing at this stage is a pilot program…