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MmmMarch Madness Of Fast Food – Elite Eight
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MmmMarch Madness Of Fast Food – Elite Eight
Traditionally March Madness is a huge tournament to find the best in NCAA basketball. This year we do something much more important. We have 64 of the finest fast food items battling it out to see who is crowned CHAMPION. Heartbreaking matches. Cinderella stories. Its about to get real. DOWNLOAD ...
Published at SONiC 102.9
Beer Bingo, Chocolate and Beer and More at the Edmonton Craft Beer Festival Launch Party
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Head on Down to CRAFT Beer Market on April 5th, to take part in the launch party for the Edmonton Craft Beer Festival Launch Party, between four and seven o’clock. It’s the perfect time to try something new from the beer menu, hang out with friends and catch up during happy hour and e...
Published at YEG Date Night
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...
Published at daveberta.ca
PLAYBILL: A little Peter Pan in all of us
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It’s worth asking why there have been so many versions and adaptations of Peter Pan. Is it because that all of us, deep down inside, in our heart of hearts, have a secret desire to fly around while wearing green tights? Or is there something deeper? Maybe it’s because Peter Pan is a magical flyin...
Published at GIG CITY
Media Monday Edmonton: Update #245
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Media Monday Edmonton: Update #245
Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: CANADALAND has now picked up the story about Venture Publishing’s trouble paying freelancers. Apparently the situation is even worse than that though, with frozen accounts, the loss of health benefits, and an erratic publishing schedule al...
Published at MasterMaq's Blog
Schwartz’s Deli – Montreal, Quebec
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Schwartz’s Deli – Montreal, Quebec
If you eat meat, Schwartz’s Deli should be on your food radar if you ever make it to Montreal. Billed as the oldest deli in Canada, Schwartz’s as long been known for their Montreal Smoked Meat. Walking north up St Laurent Blvd, you know you’re getting close when you start to sme...
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Christian Faure Patisserie – Montreal, Quebec
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It has been cold in Montreal. Something about the wind and damp air really gets to your bones. This means you need frequent stops for some kind of warming beverage. Wandering around the windy streets of Old Montreal, we were directed to Maison Christian Faure Patisserie to warm up. The small-ish ...
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Thai Pomelo Salad with Black Rice and King Crab
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I’ve been on a pomelo kick lately and (not surprisingly) they’ve been creeping their way into my breakfast, lunch and dinner recipes. I happened to have leftover king crab on hand to round out this salad, but any type of seafood will work, so feel free to experiment with seared scallo...
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Join @TD_Canada for #TDTaxTips Chat March 29th at 8 pm EST #ad
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Content copyright to This Bird's Day at http://thisbirdsday.com. It’s that time of year again: TAX TIME! Did those words just make you break out in a cold sweat? If so, you’re not alone. According to TD Canada 28% of Canadians have negative feelings about tax season! BUT it doesn’t have to be tha...
Published at This Bird's Day
Talking Oilers, Shot-share and Playoffs on The Lowdown with Lowetide (TSN 1260)
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I joined Lowetide on TSN 1260 this morning to talk all things Oilers. Clip is below, starting around the 20 minute mark. Topics we covered: Keys to success this season. The Oilers declining shot-share (Corsi For%). Matt Benning’s emergence and future with the team. That Sekera-Russell pairi...
Published at The SuperFan
THE OILERS AND THE USA (2017 DRAFT)
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In the seven years before Peter Chiarelli’s arrival in Edmonton, the Oilers averaged one player from an American league per draft. In the two years since he became general manager, the club has drafted four players. That spike could be misleading, American teams are providing more talent th...
Published at Lowetide
Monday Musings: Pacific Playoff Races
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Monday Musings: Pacific Playoff Races
The San Jose Sharks have lost six straight and seven of their last ten. The Anaheim Ducks are 8-1-1 in their last ten, the Calgary Flames are 7-3 and the Edmonton Oilers are 6-3-1. The Sharks losing skid has made it a four-team race in the Pacific Division. Each team has seven games remaining and...
Published at OilersNation
LISTEN: Edmonton’s First Cat Cafe
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LISTEN: Edmonton’s First Cat Cafe
is getting it’s FUR-st PUR-manent Cat Cafe! Cat Cafe on Whyte opens March 30th. We talked to Carlyn, the manager and resident cat lady about what it’ll be like going to a Edmonton cat cafe: Edmonton’s First Cat Cafe Cat Cafe on Whyte is at 10111 82nd ave, and opens March 30th. F...
Published at SONiC 102.9
WEEKEND UPDATE (BETTER LATE THAN NEVER)
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The AHL season is winding down with playoffs now a real possibility. In the CHL, playoffs are underway and in Europe some teams have been eliminated and we can begin to discuss players in the system who might be signed to pro deals. Late, but finally here, this is the weekend update. BAKERSFIELD ...
Published at OilersNation
Homemade Turtle Cake with Homemade Caramel Filling: A Canadian Foodie Original Recipe
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Homemade Turtle Cake with Homemade Caramel Filling: A Canadian Foodie Original Recipe
Homemade Turtle Cake: Revisiting a Blast from the Past! Homemade Turtle Cake from scratch for Luciana’s birthday this past January. She, I and Marie will be celebrating 50 years of friendship this fall. Yup. We met at the beginning of my grade 7 year. I had just turned 12. It’s a beau...
Published at A Canadian Foodie
People of Green Drinks: Brittany Davey
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People of Green Drinks: Brittany Davey
Since we meet so many cool people at Green Drinks, we decided to start interviewing some of them. For this edition, we talked to Brittany Davey, who moved to Edmonton in 2014 and works at the City of Edmonton as an Ecological Planner. Brittany’s passion for her newfound home really shines t...
Published at The Local Good
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