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Gordon Edgar

Gordon Edgar

Gordon is a reporter for the Moose Jaw Express/MooseJawToday.com. He covers any and all Moose Jaw topics, from public events and new businesses to politics and social issues, from local artists and cultural exhibitions to breaking news and economic developments.

Before starting at the Express, Gordon worked as a research assistant, copywriter, and website builder for a management/executive development consulting firm. He has also worked as a fitness coach and personal trainer.

Gordon earned a Bachelor of Arts in English from Dalhousie University in his hometown of Halifax, NS, and took many unnecessary and fascinating classes in psychology and philosophy.

Email
gedgar@moosejawtoday.com

Recent Work by Gordon

Property owners claim SAMA assessments don’t make sense and harm businesses

Property owners claim SAMA assessments don’t make sense and harm businesses

Business owner Gayland Panko is appealing Saskatchewan Assessment Management Agency (SAMA) property tax assessments that he says are not based on data or common sense, causing tax rates to fluctuate and making it impractical to invest in Moose Jaw properties.
Square One to work with Non-Profit Housing Corp; city agencies meet again on homelessness

Square One to work with Non-Profit Housing Corp; city agencies meet again on homelessness

Square One Community Inc. is ramping up efforts to find and provide shelter for the city’s housing-insecure population by beginning a collaboration with the Moose Jaw Non-Profit Housing Corporation (MJNPHC).
Run with zombies and sink your teeth into popular francophone event

Run with zombies and sink your teeth into popular francophone event

The annual Zombie Run by the Association Communautaire Fransaskoise de Moose Jaw (ACFMJ) brings the living and the dead into conflict in Wakamow Valley’s Connor Park for a five-kilometre race — with extra motivation to go fast.
Whistlestop Craft Sale: Starting the Christmas season craftily

Whistlestop Craft Sale: Starting the Christmas season craftily

The Whistlestop Christmas Craft Sale is one of Moose Jaw’s largest craft shows, a two-day event at the Exhibition Centre on Thatcher Drive on Friday, Oct. 21 from 2 to 9 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 22 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
‘Share the Warmth’ SaskEnergy program returns this winter; proposals wanted

‘Share the Warmth’ SaskEnergy program returns this winter; proposals wanted

A flagship SaskEnergy community program called Share the Warmth is returning this winter to help Saskatchewan residents survive the colder months.
Photo story: The Grand Entry of WACA's inaugural 'Every Child Matters' powwow

Photo story: The Grand Entry of WACA's inaugural 'Every Child Matters' powwow

An audience of hundreds watched as the inaugural Every Child Matters (ECM) Powwow by the Wakamow Aboriginal Community Association (WACA) kicked off on Truth and Reconciliation Day (September 30) with the Grand Entry — a procession of dignitaries, flags, and dancers in spectacular traditional regalia.
‘Every bead is a prayer’: Jazenta Saultier speaks about Indigenous beadwork

‘Every bead is a prayer’: Jazenta Saultier speaks about Indigenous beadwork

Jazenta Saultier, a member of Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation in Treaty 6 territory, began beading four years ago with a women’s healing group led by Indigenous Knowledge Keeper Barb Frazer. She says that practicing the art has changed her life.
Artisan Jude Radwanski: Designing to silversmithing to jewelry-making

Artisan Jude Radwanski: Designing to silversmithing to jewelry-making

Judith (Jude) Radwanski designs and makes her own jewelry in downtown Moose Jaw’s Hammond Building under the brand name Firefly Art, creating lightweight, colourful earrings, necklaces, and bracelets targeted at busy, vibrant women.
Spooky yet educating October activities at Moose Jaw Public Library

Spooky yet educating October activities at Moose Jaw Public Library

The Friends of the Library sale in support of the library is taking place on Oct. 28 and 29, having been rescheduled from September; Lisa Bird-Wilson will visit the book club in person to talk about Finding Ruby; the latest book launch from Saskatoon author David Carpenter, and more.
River Street Potters: Four artists inviting acceptance, joy, and imagination

River Street Potters: Four artists inviting acceptance, joy, and imagination

River Street Potters opened in April this year in the basement of 337 River Street West. The potters are Faithe Sovdi, Shannan Taylor, Dianne Newman, and Melanie McFarlane, and their only goal is nourishing their enthusiasm to create and play with clay.