· The Pulse
  • St. Albert Mayor Cathy Heron asked Premier Jason Kenney to "show some respect" to local decision-makers. Heron, who is president of Alberta Municipalities, doesn't want to see changes made to the Municipal Government Act. "You hear the premier asking the federal government to show respect to the provincial government and that's all that our level of government asks for in return," she told CTV News.
  • The Edmonton Police Service issued a statement denying that it maintains a list of critics of the police service. "The EPS does not participate in such activities and does not maintain a list of alleged police critics," spokeswoman Cheryl Sheppard told Postmedia in an email.
  • The Downtown Edmonton Community League has shared preliminary concepts for an upgraded Michael Phair Park on 104 Street. "By making strategic upgrades with lighting, colour, and programming, we can create a safe and inviting space that draws the community in," wrote president Chris Buyze. The league worked with HCMA Architects and Michael Phair himself on the ideas.
  • Edmonton has been selected as the host site for the Football Canada Cup, a national championship for provincial teams at the U18 men's level, in 2023. "Edmonton will once again show its strength in hosting sporting events," said Cindy Medynski, director of Edmonton Events at Explore Edmonton.
  • The South East Edmonton Seniors Association is projecting a $30,000 deficit this year due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. "We've essentially been closed to two years, so that has a huge impact on your ability to generate revenue," president JudyLynn Archer told Global News. SEESA is looking for volunteers and is hoping more seniors will purchase memberships and register for classes. Donations can also be made online.
  • The discovery of 169 potential graves at the site of the former Grouard Mission site, located about 370 kilometres northwest of Edmonton, is incomprehensible, said Chief Sydney Halcrow of the Kapawe'no First Nation. Mayor Amarjeet Sohi noted many people of Kapawe'no First Nation currently call amiskwaciwâskahikan (aka Edmonton) home. "I feel your loss and the weight of grief you bear for every child that did not return home," he tweeted.
  • The province said it is waiting for a proposal from Boyle Street Community Services to open a new drug overdose prevention site. "What I can say is we have identified the south side as an area of need in the city and we feel heard loud and clear from the provincial government on that," said Elliot Tanti, a spokesperson for Boyle Street.