Edmonton is one of the sunniest cities in Canada, receiving nearly 2,300 hours of sunlight each year. That might help to explain why Edmonton truly lives up to its “festival city” moniker in the summer months. Whether you are a visitor looking for something to do, or you’re a longtime resident and seasoned festival-goer, there’s no shortage of great events in Edmonton.
On January 25, the Jim Pattison Broadcast Group launched a brand new, news and information destination for Lethbridge and Southwestern Alberta, Lethbridge News Now.com. The portal is powered by the Country 95 News Team and boasts one of the largest staff of any news service in Southwestern Alberta, operating seven days a week to provide up-to-the-minute news, weather and sports coverage.
University of Lethbridge launched a new website to track climate change in Alberta. The website, albertaclimaterecords.com, is based on data from the University’s geology department, allows visitors to click on any 10 x 10 kilometre zone in Alberta and see how climate in this area has changed since 1950. Alberta Climate Records is part of a Master’s Thesis project by Christine Clark at the University of Lethbridge.