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Edmonton City Council Elections Updates
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There are 179 days left until Edmontonians cast their votes to choose their next city council. With the spring approaching and prime campaigning weather just around the corner, candidates are beginning to launch their campaigns. Here are some of the latest updates from my list of candidates runni...
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First quarter political party fundraising puts NDP in the lead
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Elections Alberta released the financial disclosures showing the results of political party fundraising in the first quarter of 2017. Combined party and constituency fundraising results show the governing New Democratic Party in the lead in early 2017, having fundraised $373,060.23 between Januar...
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Thin Air of the Knowable by Wendy Donawa tops Audreys Books list of best sellers
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Here is the list of the top 10 fiction and non-fiction titles sold in Edmonton for the week ended April 16, 2017, compiled on April 18, 2017, by Audreys Books and provided by the Book Publishers Association of Alberta. Edmonton Fiction Bestsellers Thin Air of the Knowable – Wendy Donawa Mau...
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This Accident of Being Lost and two others by Leanne Betasamosake Simpson on Audreys bestseller list of last 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 April 9, 2017, compiled on April 11, 2017, by Audreys Books and provided by the Book Publishers Association of Alberta. EDMONTON FICTION BESTSELLERS 1. This Accident of Being Lost – Leanne Betasamosa...
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Alberta’s Conservatives are obsessed with Gay-Straight Alliances
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Following Progressive Conservative Party leader Jason Kenney’s comments to the Calgary Postmedia editorial board fifteen days ago when he came out in favour of allowing schools to inform parents when students join a student-initiated Gay-Straight Alliance club, Alberta’s conservative politicians ...
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Edmond Croteau and the Battle of Vimy Ridge
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This week we mark 100 years since the Battle of Vimy Ridge. Canadian soldiers played a defining role the famous First World War battle, which took place from April 9 to 12, 1917, by taking the ridge at great cost from the German Imperial Army. More than 3,500 Canadians were killed at the battle, ...
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‘My Decade at Old Sun, My Lifetime of Hell’ by Arthur Bear Chief tops Audreys Books non-fiction 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 April 2, 2017, compiled on April 4, 2017, by Audreys Books and provided by the Book Publishers Association of Alberta. EDMONTON  FICTION BESTSELLERS 1. Believing is not the same as Being Saved (Poetr...
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Who wants to lead Alberta’s Liberal Party?
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The deadline is fast approaching. On March 31 at 5:00 p.m. we will know for sure who will be in the running to lead Alberta’s Liberal Party. The race to choose a replacement for the party’s last permanent leader – Raj Sherman, who resigned in January 2015 – has been less than exciting...
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Someone tell Jason Kenney that it’s not 1997, or 1950, in Alberta anymore
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Perhaps not completely understanding how much acrimony the Gay-Straight Alliance issue caused his party back in 2014, recently selected Progressive Conservative leader Jason Kenney brought the issue back to the forefront this week. According to reports from Postmedia, when asked about Gay-Straigh...
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Former Tory MLAs jumping into municipal politics
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As the October 16, 2017 municipal elections approach, we are starting to see a number of candidates from the 2015 provincial and federal elections putting their names forward to run for municipal office. At least three former Progressive Conservative MLAs who were defeated in the 2015 election ha...
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