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'Not a case of neglect': 48 puppies, dogs rescued from northern Alberta community
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'Not a case of neglect': 48 puppies, dogs rescued from northern Alberta community
A team of volunteers from southern Alberta drove 11 hours north this week to rescue dozens puppies and adult dogs from a remote community near High Level, Alta.The mission was a joint effort between the Calgary's Alberta Animal Rescue Crew Society (AARCS) and northern Alberta's New Beginnings Ani...
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Ben Bishop perfect in relief as Stars double up Oilers
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Ben Bishop shut out Edmonton over the last 39 minutes after Kari Lehtonen was pulled, and the Dallas Stars beat the Oilers 6-3 on Saturday.Bishop made 17 saves after replacing Lehtonen early in the second period with Edmonton leading 3-2.Devin Shore tied the game at 3 with his first goal this sea...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Former PC cabinet ministers, MLAs spotted at Alberta Party AGM
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Former PC cabinet ministers, MLAs spotted at Alberta Party AGM
A number of former Progressive Conservatives were at the Alberta Party annual general meeting in Red Deer on Saturday, including former cabinet minister Doug Griffiths and former party president Katherine O'Neill. About 400 people are attending this year's meeting in Red Deer, a considerable jump...
Published at CBC Edmonton
'Stone cold killer': Video captures Joshua Frank confession
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'Stone cold killer': Video captures Joshua Frank confession
Joshua Frank sat in the front seat of a pickup truck, sporting sunglasses, tattoos, a head bandana and a tank top that read, "When someone is being redneck-ified."  He thought he was meeting with an organized crime boss when he calmly described the night he snuck into a central Alberta farmhouse ...
Published at CBC Edmonton
New Edmonton equine centre eases waiting list for popular riding therapy program
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New Edmonton equine centre eases waiting list for popular riding therapy program
A new equine facility that opened last month is already making a difference in the lives of Edmontonians.Since 1975, the Little Bits Therapeutic Riding Association has used the Whitemud Equine Learning Centre off Fox Drive to give children and adults of all abilities the opportunity to ride.The n...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Shipping containers being converted into staff housing in Banff
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Shipping containers being converted into staff housing in Banff
A Banff hotel company has found a unique alternative to traditional housing for its employees. The Canadian Rocky Mountain Resorts group tore down its decades-old staff housing at the Buffalo Mountain Lodge and is replacing it with an apartment complex made of shippi...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Wood from Edmonton's historic Garneau Tree salvaged for descendants of man who planted it
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Wood from Edmonton's historic Garneau Tree salvaged for descendants of man who planted it
The wood from the historic Garneau Tree, which stood in an Edmonton neighbourhood of the same name for 143 years, is being salvaged for the family of the man who planted it. Eric Jensen, of Relic Woodworks in Sturgeon County, has carefully carved up the tree's trunk and branches into more than 10...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Alberta Party brings centrists, possible leadership candidates, to Red Deer
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Red Deer will be the epicentre of provincial politics Saturday as the Alberta Party holds its annual general meeting there and conservatives gather nearby for a conference hosted by the Manning Centre.The Alberta Party convention is fully sold out. The surge of interest has coincided with the cre...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Dozens petition city to rethink Holyrood development project
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Dozens petition city to rethink Holyrood development project
About 60 residents packed Edmonton's city hall Friday for a chance to address councillors over a bylaw that would see significant development at Holyrood Gardens, the site of a new Valley Line LRT stop.The plan would see three highrise towers that could reach as tall as 22 storeys, and four mid-r...
Published at CBC Edmonton
12-year-old St. Albert girl in need of bone marrow transplant
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12-year-old St. Albert girl in need of bone marrow transplant
Lying in a hospital bed two days a week is not something 12-year-old Alex Pasichnyk is thrilled about.But since the end of June she's been going to the Stollery Children's Hospital every Tuesday and Friday for blood transfusions after she was diagnosed with a rare blood disease called severe apla...
Published at CBC Edmonton
The Ledge: Byelection, unusual oratory and Alberta Party leadership race
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On episode 3 of The Ledge, we take you down the halls and into the chamber of the Alberta legislature.An abrupt resignation by Alberta Party Leader Greg Clark has sparked speculation about who will take over as leader. A chance encounter in the hallways of the legislature with one potential leade...
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Homes for the holidays: Tour showcases classic Edmonton homes decked out for the season
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If you're looking for a way to ease into the holiday season, a visit to a home that has celebrated 115 Christmases might be the answer.The residence is one of five Westmount homes that are part of the 12th annual Homes for the Holidays, where interior designers, retailers and florists deck out cl...
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Edmonton playwright sentenced to 6 months in jail on child pornography charge
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playwright David Belke, convicted of possessing child pornography, has been sentenced to six months in jail, followed by one year of probation."Children should never be made subjects of sexual interest in any circumstance," Judge D'Arcy DePoe said in the sentencing hearing Friday. Six months is t...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Dangerous offender assessment ordered for Alberta man found guilty of sexual assault
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Dangerous offender assessment ordered for Alberta man found guilty of sexual assault
A dangerous offender assessment has been ordered for a man with a history of violent sexual assaults, including one involving an Edmonton woman in 2015.A jury recently found Ashton Natomagan, 35, guilty of sexual assault with a weapon, kidnapping, overcoming resistance and robbery.The court will ...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Nine-year-old girl remains in coma 3 weeks after Manning Drive crash
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Nine-year-old girl remains in coma 3 weeks after Manning Drive crash
A nine-year-old Edmonton girl who suffered a head injury in a car crash on Manning Drive earlier this month remains in a coma, but is showing some signs of recovery."We're very proud of Adassa, she's hanging on, she has that will to live," said family friend Pat Caldwell Friday. "We can't wait to...
Published at CBC Edmonton
'Dry cold. Warm hearts': #yeg10wordstory inspires stirring odes to Edmonton
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Believe or not, Edmonton is a powerful muse.Mark Connolly and the crew with CBC Radio's Edmonton AM asked listeners to describe the capital in 10 words or less Friday morning.The #yeg10wordstory challenge garnered an impassioned response on Twitter. "Dry cold. Warm hearts. Hockey temple. River va...
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