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Industry experts question council's focus on LRT-related infill
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Industry experts question council's focus on LRT-related infill
Edmonton’s best opportunity to create new walkable, mixed-use districts isn’t around LRT stations, but around malls, according to an industry report. Intelligence House and Colliers International identified six malls that have spent the most money upgrading since 2009: Londonderry,...
Published at Edmonton Journal
U-Haul donates $6,300 to Edmonton Police Foundation following truck attack
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U-Haul donates $6,300 to Edmonton Police Foundation following truck attack
After a U-Haul was used in an attack that injured four pedestrians on Jasper Avenue on Oct. 1, the company is making a donation to the Edmonton Police Foundation.The $6,302 gift was prompted by local U-Haul employees, according to a statement from the company Wednesday.“This gift originated with ...
Published at Edmonton Journal
Truck plunges through river ice in Fort McMurray, prompting police warning
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Truck plunges through river ice in Fort McMurray, prompting police warning
Wood Buffalo RCMP are issuing a warning after a driver drove a pickup truck onto a river and fell through the ice in Fort McMurray. Police responded to a 911 call that a truck had fallen through the ice on the Clearwater River near the Snye Point Boat Launch at appro...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Edmonton police investigate shooting in west end
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police are investigating a shooting in the city's west end. Officers were called to a weapons complaint near 109th Avenue and 153rd Street at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, where they learned a man had been shot during an alternation while standing outside a vehicle. The male was treated and brought to a h...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Athletes, promoters ask council to lift ban on combative sports
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Athletes, promoters ask council to lift ban on combative sports
Athletes, promoters and fans sent a strong message to a city committee Wednesday as the public was invited for the first time to share their thoughts on Edmonton's combative sports ban. Nearly 20 people from the wrestling, boxing and mixed martial arts industries plea...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Edmonton police block street, knock on doors
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Edmonton police block street, knock on doors
After 18 years, the Edmonton location of Atlantic Trap and Gill will be closing its doors.The bar, with an East Coast esthetic and menu, was the only one of ...
Published at Edmonton Journal
Fire in the sky: Albertans report fireball over province
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Fire in the sky: Albertans report fireball over province
Fort McMurray resident Miguel Borges captured what he said was the flash of a meteor on his home surveillance cameras at 5:22 p.m.Three people from Alberta and one from Saskatchewan filed reports of fireball sightings to the American Meteor Society between 5:17 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. MST Wednesday.Ch...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Mysterious fireball lights up Edmonton sky: reports
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Mysterious fireball lights up Edmonton sky: reports
The sky — and Twitter — lit up after a sighting of a fireball in the Edmonton sky Wednesday.Was it a bird? A plane? More likely, it was a meteor.A spokesperson for Edmonton Fire Rescue Services said crews were called out for reports of a fireball, but did not find a fire and were unable to identi...
Published at Edmonton Journal
Research probes new tests to find deficits in post-concussion balance
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Research probes new tests to find deficits in post-concussion balance
Researchers at the University of Alberta are looking for participants to help test new methods of assessing balance issues that can linger after a concussion.Thaer Manaseer, a PhD student with the faculty of rehabilitation medicine at the University of Alberta, is developing a new suite of tests ...
Published at Edmonton Journal
Kids score ice time at new learn-to-skate program launched by city, Oilers community foundation
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Kids score ice time at new learn-to-skate program launched by city, Oilers community foundation
Dozens of Grade 2 kids shuffled around the ice Wednesday at the Downtown Community Arena, the first batch of new skaters getting trained as part of a $1-million agreement between the city and the Edmonton Oilers.They were taking part in the launch of CanSkate@School, a program that aims to teach ...
Published at Edmonton Journal

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