Changes Maybe Coming In Liquor Store Laws

An existing law The states that liquor stores must be a minimum of 500 M apart maybe coming to an end due to an expected spike in population in Edmonton downtown core. The law still makes sense outside of the downtown core and now in the downtown core with a population of 13000 residents now, but a targeted population of 24000 people by 2030.

Tesla Chargers Installed At Local Restaurant

Tesla Chargers EdmontonA local restaurant has Edmonton’s first standalone Tesla charging station. Vaticano Cucina Has installed 3 Tesla charging stations so the customers can charge their cars well eating. With a great location in South Edmonton, it’s an excellent spot to charge your car just before leaving Edmonton or just as you enter.

Oilers Need The Old Cam Back

The Oilers are looking for Cam Talbot to get back to his old self, last year Talbot was in the top 5 goalies in the entire league, but this year has been very up and down. if the Oilers are to have any playoff hopes they need Cam to have 20two goal games out of the remaining 36.

Punter Hugh O’Neill Is Re-Signed 

The Edmonton Eskimos have resigned punter Hugh O’Neill. O’Neill is a product of the University of Alberta, he was brought in last year to relieve some of the stress from field goal kicker Shaun White. O’Neill punted 3291 yards with an average of 45.1 yards per punt last season.

CFR New Home Is Red Deer

CFR has just confirmed that their new home will be in Red Deer. The Canadian Finals Rodeo was held in Edmonton lastly at Northlands Coliseum for 44 years, but with its closure, the rodeo needed to find a new home. After no bid was placed by the Oilers Entertainment Group the CFR accepted a bid put a by the City of Red Deer.

NAFTA Not Done Yet According To PM

Prime minister Justin Trudeau is still optimistic that Canada, the United States, and Mexico will still come to an agreement that will modernize NAFTA and benefits all countries involved. Trudeau thinks there is still a “win-win-win” result to be had from the negotiations, but there are signals from the US the leaves the impression that NAFTA is doomed.

Bannon Subpoenaed By Robert Mueller

Steve Bannon, the former white house chief strategist refuses to answer questions from the House Intelligence Committee about his time working with President Donald Trump. This is led to a subpoena coming from special counsel Robert Mueller that will have Bandon testify before a Federal grand jury.

Tide Pod Challenge Hospitalized Teens

A warning that is typically reserved for parents with small children Doesn’t seem to be enough 2 stop teens from taking the “Tide pod challenge”.   the challenge encourages people to put the tide pod in their mouth, biting down and releasing the liquids into their mouth. More than 40 teens in the United States alone have already been treated after ingesting the liquid. Tide Pods are poisonous, this is according to the US consumer product safety Commission.