A real estate listing site shows the average housing rental price in Canada has increased by 4.3 per cent year-over-year, and one expert says short-term rentals is one of the reasons why. Impacts of COVID-19 on students and schools this semester The pandemic is hitting students and schools hard as the Edmonton Public School Board projects to spend millions in response to COVID-19. Edmonton restaurateur asks Premier Kenney for lockdown, financial support A local chef and business owner is asking Premier Jason Kenney to lock down his business and others like it - citing safety and financial concerns. N.B. man gets two years for trafficking cocaine A 35-year-old man from Rang-Saint-Georges, N.B., has pleaded guilty to trafficking cocaine and been sentenced to two years plus a day in prison.