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Guest Post: Whither Alberta’s NDP in the face of extreme, desperate, chaotic right and resurgent ‘centre’?
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PHOTOS: Contingents from the Centre Right, the Far Right and the Further Right mix it up in the Alberta Legislature’s commissary. Actual Alberta conservatives may not appear exactly as illustrated. Below: Guest post author Barret Weber, Progressive Conservative Leader Jason Kenney, Alberta Premie...
Published at Alberta Politics
WATCH: Michael J. Fox Receives Lifetime Artistic Achievement Award from the Governor General & I’m Not Crying You’re Crying
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Shoutout to a Canadian legend. Governor General David Johnston honoured three of Canada’s biggest celebrities with performing arts awards on Wednesday, just in time for Canada 150. Michael Buble, Michael J. Fox and Martin Short were among seven recipients of the awards, which recognize “foremost ...
Published at SONiC 102.9
MUSIC PREVIEW: Canada Day with Sarah
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As far back as high school, Sarah McLachlan’s yearbook predicted she was destined to become a rock star – and that’s exactly how her life played out. Her pair of albums from the 1990’s, Fumbling Towards Ecstasy and Surfacing, remain as powerful as ever, spawning such Canrock hits as Good En...
Published at GIG CITY
WWYDW: Your Edmonton Oilers offseason wish list
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Oilers GM Peter Chiarelli has already had a busy summer, re-signing players like Zack Kassian, Kris Russell and Eric Gryba. With those signings, and with the expansion draft in the rearview mirror, it’s a bit easier to get a feel for what the roster will look like heading into next season – and w...
Published at OilersNation
LEON’S COMPARABLES
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Leon Draisaitl reminds me of an endless group of big centermen my mind can recall. Peter Mahovlich had some of the same elements, 29’s size and skill are similar to same-age Anze Kopitar, and those hands and passes remind of Jumbo Joe. But what does our dear friend math tell us? Let’s...
Published at OilersNation
RANDY PIE
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RANDY PIE
I had an interesting conversation today, idea being the Oilers were pretty much done. Folks, I’m staring at the 50-man list and seeing 40 names, so that’s not it. What is going on here? Well sometimes it helps to see how both pro rosters (Edmonton and Bakersfield) are shaking out. 50-...
Published at Lowetide
Praise for the sweetness of the wet garden
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Praise for the sweetness of the wet garden
I'm in heaven (or maybe a corner of the garden of paradise) these days as I watch things grow. It's such a beautiful time of year, and I find it hard to sit and moodle at the computer when there's so much moodling to be done outdoors. Things change daily, overnight with the little bit of rain tha...
Published at Simple Moodlings
My crash.
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Jamie the B.M.X.er that called me earlier had an argument with me, about something dumb, he said the bicycle shop was open, but I swore that it was closed. We nattered back and forth about that for a good ten minutes, until I said "put your money where your mouth is" and I bet him five bucks that...
Published at Mightywheels
Canadian Cheese: Another Reason to Celebrate!
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Let’s hear it for Canadian cheese! With over 1,050 cheeses being produced in this country, we have something incredible to celebrate, and with a range of terroir as different its inhabitants, you know Canadian cheeses will be as diverse as the people who make them.  While you’re enjoying the acti...
Published at Weird Wild and Wonderful
EAC Weekly June 28
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EAC Weekly June 28
EAC Weekly June 28:
Published at Edmonton Arts Council

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