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55 days left until Edmonton’s municipal elections
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With 55 days left until the October 16, 2017 municipal elections in Alberta, more candidates have put their names forward to run for public office. Here are some of the latest updates to the list of candidates running in Edmonton’s municipal election for City Council, the Edmonton Catholic School...
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Paper Teeth by Alberta author Lauralyn Chow tops Audreys List of Bestselling Books
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Here is the list of the top 10 fiction and non-fiction titles sold in Edmonton for the week ended Aug. 13, 2017, compiled by Audreys Books and provided by the Book Publishers Association of Alberta. Edmonton Fiction Bestsellers 1. Paper Teeth – Lauralyn Chow * + 2. The Late Show – Mic...
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Derek Fildebrandt has a very, very bad week.
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Photo: In happier times, as Derek Fildebrandt campaigned alongside Wildrose leader Brian Jean in Strathmore-Brooks on the first day of the 2015 election. (Photo from Brian Jean’s Facebook Page). Over the course of eight days, Strathmore-Brooks MLA Derek Fildebrandt went from being a potenti...
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Rebel Media becomes a wedge in the United Conservative Party leadership race
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This weekend’s march of Nazis and white supremacists through the streets of Charlotteville, Virginia made international headlines and also had repercussions for the United Conservative Party leadership race in Alberta. Leadership candidate Doug Schweitzer, a Calgary lawyer who is trying to ...
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2012 Derek Fildebrandt to 2017 Derek Fildebrandt: No Tax Dollars for Airbnb
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Photos: 2012 Derek Fildebrandt (above), 2017 Derek Fildebrandt (below). For Immediate Release CALGARY – Standing in front of a giant inflatable pork chop, 2012 Derek Fildebrandt denounced 2017 Derek Fildebrandt for renting his government-subsidized downtown Edmonton apartment on Airbnb. “Pe...
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Derek Fildebrandt caught renting government-subsidized apartment on Airbnb
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United Conservative MLA Derek Fildebrandt has been renting his government-subsidized downtown Edmonton apartment on Airbnb, according to a report by one of Postmedia’s Edmonton newspapers. MLAs who live outside of the Edmonton area are eligible to receive a housing allowance to use toward a resid...
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The Late Show, by Michael Connelly, tops Audreys Books Edmonton Bestseller List this Week
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Here is the list of the top 10 fiction and non-fiction titles sold in Edmonton for the week ended Aug. 6, 2017, compiled by Audreys Books and provided by the Book Publishers Association of Alberta. EDMONTON FICTION BESTSELLERS 1. The Late Show – Michael Connelly 2. Ministry of Utmost Happiness – ...
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Do Not Say We Have Nothing by Madeleine Thien tops Audreys Bestseller List
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Here is the list of the top 10 fiction and non-fiction titles sold in Edmonton for the week ended July 30, 2017, compiled by Audreys Books and provided by the Books Publishers Association of Alberta. Fiction Do Not Say We Have Nothing — Madeleine Thien Milk and Honey — Rupi Kaur Beren and Lúthien...
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Sturgeon River-Parkland by-election to replace Rona Ambrose to be called by end of 2017
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A federal by-election will be held in Sturgeon River-Parkland in the coming months following the resignation of Conservative Member of Parliament Rona Ambrose. Ambrose served as MP for this riding from 2015 to 2017 and as MP for the now defunct Edmonton-Spruce Grove riding from 2004 to 2015. A by...
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81 days left until Edmonton’s Municipal Elections
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Don Iveson officially launched his campaign for re-election as Mayor of Edmonton at an event at La Cite Francophone yesterday. Here is the video of his campaign launch speech, which is also available on his Facebook page. It's a beautiful night to launch the re-election campaign! The one and...
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