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Customers file human rights complaints against police during Nyala Lounge meeting
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Business owners, customers and human rights advocates are rallying behind the owner of a McCauley bar who has been complaining for months about what he considers excessive police presence at his establishment.Mulugeta Tesfay has accused Edmonton police of harassing his customers and conducting do...
Published at CBC Edmonton
McDavid sets up Draisaitl for OT winner as Oilers edge Bruins
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Connor McDavid set up Leon Draisaitl​ for the overtime winner as the Edmonton Oilers defeated the Boston Bruins 3-2 in their home opener on Thursday.Kailer Yamamoto and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins also scored for the Oilers (3-2-0), who have won three straight.David Krejci and David Pastrnak responded fo...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Jury finds Calgary parents guilty in 2013 death of toddler son
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Jury finds Calgary parents guilty in 2013 death of toddler son
New A Calgary jury has found Jennifer and Jeromie Clark guilty of criminal negligence causing death and failure to provide the necessaries of life for the 2013 death of their toddler son, John. Dave Dormer · CBC News · ...
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'Sunshine of my life': Loved ones remember Edmonton woman during husband's sentencing
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The family and friends of Kristi Schienmann, who was killed by her husband Timothy Crowe last year, delivered emotional victim impact statements Thursday in Edmonton's Court of Queen's Bench."She was the sunshine of my life, and the sparkle in our family," wrote her mother Brenda Schienmann, in h...
Published at CBC Edmonton
St. Albert residents show support for family who received racist letter
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St. Albert residents show support for family who received racist letter
An impromptu flash mob and a planned block party are just some of the ways St. Albert residents are showing support for a family of five who received a threatening racist letter this week.St. Albert RCMP are investigating the letter, left in the mailbox of the home Katrina Anderson and her family...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Demise of provincial funding program leaving 'gaping holes' in capital budgets, AUMA says
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Demise of provincial funding program leaving 'gaping holes' in capital budgets, AUMA says
With the program the province uses to fund local building projects across Alberta coming to an end, cities and towns are worried the uncertainty about its replacement will leave gaping holes in their capital budgets.The Municipal Sustainability Initiative is a comprehensive funding formula that, ...
Published at CBC Edmonton
2 men facing charges in abduction of Red Deer woman
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Two men are facing criminal charges after a 48-year-old woman was abducted Wednesday morning in Red Deer, RCMP say.Details of the charges won't be released until they have been sworn in court, Red Deer RCMP said in a news release Thursday.On Wednesday morning, police issued an "urgent" plea for h...
Published at CBC Edmonton
'Be better at home': Oilers want Rogers Place to be a tough stop for visiting teams
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'Be better at home': Oilers want Rogers Place to be a tough stop for visiting teams
Exactly how the Oilers accomplished what they did during the third period and overtime on Tuesday still has some people scratching their heads.  All but written off, the Oilers clawed their way back win 5-4 over the Jets, a team widely considered a Stanley Cup contender this year. And they pulled...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Edmonton police to introduce online reporting for sexual assault victims
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Edmonton police to introduce online reporting for sexual assault victims
The Edmonton Police Service plans to introduce online reporting for victims of historical sexual assaults, the Edmonton Police Commission heard Thursday."It's not going to be for reporting crimes that are occurring right now," Staff Sgt. Christa Pennie told reporters after making a presentation t...
Published at CBC Edmonton
LRT, Yellowhead Trail featured in Edmonton's 2019-22 capital budget
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city council is getting its first look at the money allotted for capital projects over the next four years.The proposed $4.3-billion capital budget released Thursday shows the city plans to spend almost half — about 45 per cent — of it on neighbourhood renewal.The remainder is dedicated to new in...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Secure unit would have saved dementia patient killed in traffic: fatality report
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A dementia patient who was run over in the street after he wandered away from the Royal Alexandra Hospital in 2015 should have been protected on a secure unit, a fatality inquiry has found.Robert Earl Wright, 84, was a patient in the hospital's geriatric unit for more than two weeks in the summer...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Pioneering pilot honoured with Alberta Order of Excellence
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Pioneering pilot honoured with Alberta Order of Excellence
"I was just so excited and so happy when they called and asked me if I wanted to become a first officer on their F-28. Wow."  In 1990, while employed by Canadian Airlines International, she was promoted to captain — another first for Canadian women in aviation. Before retiring in 2004, she worked...
Published at CBC Edmonton
'Gentle giant' St. Bernard brothers find 'perfect fit' home in Alberta
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A trio of giant Alberta St. Bernard brothers who captured the hearts of dog lovers around the world have found a new home in Alberta.The three canine giants, Goliath, Gunther and Gasket, are the perfect fit for their new adoptive family, the Edmonton Humane Society said in a news release on Thurs...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Edmonton Girl Guide sells out of cookies outside cannabis store
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As Edmontonians lined up to buy legal cannabis from retail stores on Wednesday, Elina Childs saw a business opportunity.The nine-year-old Girl Guide and her father showed up at Nova Cannabis just south of Whyte Avenue, pulling a wagon filled with top-shelf munchies: sandwich cookies and mint thin...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Disappearance of northern Alberta woman deemed suspicious
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The disappearance of a woman six months ago in the tight-knit northern Alberta community of Janvier is now considered suspicious.Wood Buffalo RCMP and Edmonton's major crimes unit have uncovered new details about the last few hours that Betty Ann Deltess was seen alive, investigators said in a ne...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Bulls, beer, opera and more: What's on around Edmonton this weekend
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Bulls, beer, opera and more: What's on around Edmonton this weekend
all weekend.A ghostly good time is expected at Fort Edmonton Park for a couple of different Spooktacular events; Dark on until Oct. 27 and Dead Centre of Town on until Oct. 31.A Mexican celebration is being hosted at the Muttart Conservatory with a show in the feature pyramid dedicated to the Day...
Published at CBC Edmonton
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