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Oilers halt latest losing skid with decisive win in Detroit
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Jujhar Khaira scored to break a 2-2 tie in the second period, and the Edmonton Oilers went on to beat the Detroit Red Wings 6-2 on Wednesday night.Edmonton halted a three-game losing streak, while the Wings lost their second straight.Patrick Maroon, Darnell Nurse, Drake Caggiula, Jesse Puljujarvi...
Published at CBC Edmonton
National housing strategy 'phenomenal' for people in need, Edmonton mayor says
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National housing strategy 'phenomenal' for people in need, Edmonton mayor says
Edmonton’s mayor welcomed Ottawa’s national housing strategy unveiled Wednesday, which promises billions of dollars in help.“This is what we’ve been looking for,” Don Iveson said. “This is a phenomenal day for cities and for housing and especially for people in need.”The plan earmarks $4 billion ...
Published at Edmonton Journal
Edmonton woman recounts 'horrible' work environment at The Needle Vinyl Tavern
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Edmonton woman recounts 'horrible' work environment at The Needle Vinyl Tavern
When Tania Gonzalez saw the Facebook post alleging sexual assault at The Needle Vinyl Tavern she was initially happy — until the memories came rushing back."It's triggering to read these things when you've been a victim of that," Gonzalez told CBC News.Gonzalez was an employee at The Needle from ...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Trudeau, Notley urge public discussion about renaming Edmonton Eskimos
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Trudeau, Notley urge public discussion about renaming Edmonton Eskimos
OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Alberta Premier Rachel Notley are the latest prominent voices to urge a public discussion about renaming the CFL’s Edmonton Eskimos out of respect for Inuit people.Many consider the word Eskimo a slur, or at least an uncomfortable vestige of colonialism,...
Published at Edmonton Journal
Paula Simons: Time to get on with pragmatic job of building Alberta's schools
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Paula Simons: Time to get on with pragmatic job of building Alberta's schools
The time loop is a favourite plot device in the Star Trek franchise.In a classic time-loop episode, characters are forced to relive the same sequence of events, over and over, like Bill Murray in Groundhog Day.But when it comes to time loops, Star Trek has nothing on Alberta education politics.Th...
Published at Edmonton Journal
Edmonton affordable housing advocates praise $40B federal strategy
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Edmonton affordable housing advocates praise $40B federal strategy
Edmonton's mayor and local affordable housing advocates are praising the federal government's newly announced national housing strategy.In a packed downtown conference room, housing advocates met for a luncheon organized by Homeward Trust Edmonton on Wednesday.As the crowd listened to speakers an...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Bands plan to turn former Needle shows into benefits for sexual assault centre
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Bands plan to turn former Needle shows into benefits for sexual assault centre
Bands from as far away as Austin, Texas, have cancelled their shows at the Needle Vinyl Tavern in the wake of a social media firestorm surrounding an allegation of sexual harassment made by a former employee.Brittany Lyne Rudyck went public Sunday on Facebook; the bar posted a notice Tuesday sayi...
Published at Edmonton Journal
Cannabis sales must avoid mistakes made by alcohol deregulation, Alberta doctor says
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Cannabis sales must avoid mistakes made by alcohol deregulation, Alberta doctor says
As the province begins developing a framework for legalizing cannabis, a University of Alberta doctor said she hopes Alberta learns from past mistakes with alcohol deregulation.Dr. Elaine Hyshka said the government has some decisions to make before legalization takes place on July 1."I'll be watc...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Notes from the dome: NDP to introduce job protection rules for 18-month parental leave
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The Alberta government is planning to introduce rules to ensure job protection for 18 months while employees take parental leave. Federal legislation that takes effect Dec. 2 gives expectant parents the ability to spread their Employment Insurance benefits over 18 months, instead of the current 1...
Published at Edmonton Journal
'A really important discussion': Trudeau weighs in on name of Edmonton's CFL team
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needs to talk about the name of its football team, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Alberta Premier Rachel Notley both said in Ottawa on Wednesday.Trudeau was asked about the name Edmonton Eskimos at a news conference. The nickname has been criticized for its use of an outdated term for the Inui...
Published at CBC Edmonton

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