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347 varieties of schnitzel are on the menu at Haus Falkenstein
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restaurant holds the Guinness World Record for the largest number of commercially available schnitzel varieties.
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'Physician' tops list of Edmonton's highest paid jobs: Indeed
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If you’re looking to make the big bucks then a career as a health care physician is the way to go, according to data compiled by Indeed.com. Based on estimated salaries from employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on job-posting site Indeed between Feb. 2016 and Feb. ...
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Crown appeals sentence for convicted killers Jason Klaus and Joshua Frank
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Crown appeals sentence for convicted killers Jason Klaus and Joshua Frank
The Crown is appealing the sentences of convicted killers Jason Klaus and Joshua Frank, who last month were ordered to serve the minimum 25 years — before being eligible for parole — on three counts of first-degree murder. In its appeal filed Monday in the Court of Appeal of Alberta, ...
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First defence: New Epcor ranking scheme may wake up neighbourhoods to flood risk
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First defence: New Epcor ranking scheme may wake up neighbourhoods to flood risk
Live near a hospital or substation? You’re in luck. Epcor officials are busy prioritizing neighbourhood pockets across the city based on how likely they are to flood and what critical infrastructure is nearby. At-risk homes beside a hospital, a school, electrical substation or the LRT will ...
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TappCar partners with EIA to bring in fleet of pure-electric vehicles
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TappCar partners with EIA to bring in fleet of pure-electric vehicles
A local ride-sharing company is bringing in a fleet of pure-electric vehicles to service the Edmonton region and the Edmonton International Airport (EIA). TappCar made the announcement Friday and plans to have the pure-electric fleet come online this summer. The fleet will consist entirely of BYD...
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Edmonton's unemployment rate dips slightly in February: StatsCan
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Edmonton's unemployment rate dips slightly in February: StatsCan
Edmonton’s unemployment rate dropped slightly last month, according to Statistics Canada’s latest labour force survey released Friday. The February numbers showed Edmonton’s unemployment rate fell to 6.9 per cent from 7.2 per cent in January. The rate is also down on a year-over-year ...
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Ruling against city offers lesson for west LRT expropriation: lawyer
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Ruling against city offers lesson for west LRT expropriation: lawyer
"This is a key decision, particularly, for tenants," said Don Mallon, a lawyer for Can-West
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Paula Simons: The Trump Show distracts from real NAFTA threats
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Paula Simons: The Trump Show distracts from real NAFTA threats
It’s court politics that would make the Tudors or the Medicis dizzy.
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Cannabis retail applications open in Alberta
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Cannabis retail applications open in Alberta
Cannabis retail applications open in Alberta
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Former Edmonton Sears worker concerned about looming pension shortfall
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Former Edmonton Sears worker concerned about looming pension shortfall
A retired Sears Canada worker says cuts expected to the insolvent retailer’s pension payments have his former Edmonton colleagues concerned about their future. The defunct chain’s defined benefit pension plan is underfunded by an estimated $270 million, which likely means cheques to m...
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Fort McMurray group planning one of Canada's first Indigenous cannabis operations
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Fort McMurray group planning one of Canada's first Indigenous cannabis operations
Fort McMurray #468 First Nation hopes to start construction of a plant in May on its land near Gregoire Lake, about 50 km southeast of Fort McMurray, says a spokesman for a Vancouver company consulting on the scheme.
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Paula Simons: No getting around the absurdity of Flat Earth conference
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Paula Simons: No getting around the absurdity of Flat Earth conference
You could call it a global movement. Except, of course, these folks don't believe in globes.
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Dispute leads to closure of World Health's Sherwood Park location
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Dispute leads to closure of World Health's Sherwood Park location
Dispute leads to closure of World Health's Sherwood Park location
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Edmonton weather: Snowstorm on the way
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Edmonton weather: Snowstorm on the way
A winter storm warning remains in effect this morning, as snow and wind are expected to wreak havoc on Edmonton and area. At 6:30 a.m. it was -8 C and windy. Environment Canada issues winter storm warnings when multiple types of severe winter weather are expected to occur together. People are adv...
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Edmonton-based Running Room drops CamelBaks over gun company ties
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In an open letter posted Thursday, the firm said it will stop all further orders of hydration packs from CamelBak, although it will sell out existing stock.
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