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Man's death inside WCB building triggers workplace investigation
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Alberta Occupational Health and Safety officials are investigating after a man in his late 50s died inside the Workers' Compensation Board building. The man died inside the WCB Jarvis Building at 9925 107th St. in downtown Edmonton, OHS spokesperson Lloyd Wipf confirmed in an emailed statement on...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Misericordia emergency room in west Edmonton closed due to water leak
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The emergency room at the west-end Misericordia Hospital in Edmonton is closed until at least Wednesday morning as a result of a water leak.People seeking emergency care are urged to go to any of the five other hospital emergency rooms in the Edmonton area, Alberta Health Services said in a news ...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Balancing act: Fringe survival tips from a former Golden Ticket winner
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"As long as you've got a planner handy and a program book and you know what you like to see, you can go forward," she said "But what I would really recommend is, leave some room for surprises."One of my favourite memories was getting to talk to performers … and being able to fit in a few unexpect...
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Uber-style cannabis delivery service to launch in Edmonton, Calgary
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An Edmonton business hopes to cash in on the lucrative cannabis market by launching an Uber-style delivery service for medical and recreational users. But whether the business will be allowed to operate in Alberta is still up in the air.  Called Save the Drive, the bu...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Man killed in northeast Edmonton shooting
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A man is dead after what police describe as a targeted shooting in northeast Edmonton. The victim's body was found in his vehicle Sunday night in the parking lot of an apartment building in the area 162nd Avenue 51st Street, police told CBC News Monday.Witnesses reported hearing several gunshots ...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Woman accuses former director of centre for francophone newcomers of sexual misconduct
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A former client is accusing Georges Bahaya, the former director of Edmonton's centre for francophone newcomers, of sexual misconduct. Nana Ngandu, who is originally from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, said she was victimized by Bahaya when she was a client at the Centre d'accueil et d'étab...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Liberals' plan to revamp resource approval process facing fight on two fronts
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The Liberal government's efforts to rewrite the rules for approving major national resource projects in Canada is facing an increasingly tough battle as opposition to the changes strengthens on two distinct fronts. Last week, when Canada's energy and mines ministers ...
Published at CBC Edmonton
'People on the path' aims to show not everyone is pro-pipeline, group says
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A non-profit group is using art to send a message to politicians and the oil and gas industry that not everyone supports more pipelines in Alberta and Canada.Climate Justice Edmonton put up eight-foot high portraits in Whitemud Park at Fox Drive Sunday in a collective art installation called "Peo...
Published at CBC Edmonton
'Mountains don't discriminate': Climber's death underscores scrambling danger
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On Aug. 11, Harold 'Happy' Alfano spent the day with his friend Catlin Hannah, poring over maps and making plans for Hannah's scrambling route the next day, when he would finally conquer Mount Smuts — one of the more challenging scrambling routes in Kananaskis.That was the last time Alfano ever s...
Published at CBC Edmonton
73-year-old Sherwood Park man completes 100th marathon
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A 73-year-old Sherwood Park man finished his 100th marathon in downtown Edmonton on Sunday.Ken Davison crossed the Edmonton Marathon finish line at noon, about five hours after starting the 42-kilometre race."It felt great," he said. "There were so many people out there cheering me on and taking ...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Wildfire smoke from B.C. gets in the way of mountain scenery for tourists in Alberta
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Smoke from wildfires that's blanketing parts of Alberta does more than just irritate the eyes and throats of visitors to the province's mountain parks — it obscures the spectacular scenery that many have travelled thousands of kilometres to see."I did have a couple the other day that were quite d...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Man shot, killed by Edmonton police officer Saturday night
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A man was shot and killed by Edmonton police Saturday night after officers were called to investigate a two-vehicle collision just north of the Yellowhead Trail.The incident happened in the area of 66th Street and 123rd Avenue shortly before 10 p.m. when police were called to the collision, the E...
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Alberta man arrested in North Battleford for exposing himself
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Battlefords RCMP has arrested a 44-year-old man from Sherwood Park, Alta. for what has been deemed an indecent act in a local business.Police were called to a business on Railway Avenue East in North Battleford just before 11 p.m. on Aug. 18 for a report of a man acting erratically, intimidating ...
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Calgary woman killed in fall on East End of Rundle near Canmore
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A 30-year-old Calgary woman was killed Saturday while hiking on the East End of Rundle mountain near Canmore, Alta. Canmore RCMP say the hiker was descending a short scramble section when she slipped and fell. She was hiking with two frien...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Are you sure you checked your ticket? Clock ticking on unclaimed $1M lottery prize
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It's a million dollar mysteryThe winning lottery ticket for the Dec. 15, 2017, Lotto Max Maxmillions draw was purchased in Edmonton but is still unclaimed.Just to make the mystery a little richer, a $250,000 Extra prize from the same day — and also won by a ticket purchased in Edmonton — is still...
Published at CBC Edmonton
'Goose bumps': CNRL develops oilsands mining idea that eliminates tailings ponds
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As rock-bottom oil prices dragged into 2016, a team of CNRL employees brought an idea to Joy Romero, vice-president of technology and innovation for the Calgary-based energy company. They proposed a new technology that could change the way oilsands are mined, eliminating the need for...
Published at CBC Edmonton
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