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World's smallest maple leaf created in Edmonton for Canada 150
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World's smallest maple leaf created in Edmonton for Canada 150
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Published at Edmonton Journal
Street check guideline for all Alberta police in the works
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Street check guideline for all Alberta police in the works
The over-representation of aboriginal women and black people being carded by Edmonton police is “concerning,” says Alberta’s justice minister.Reacting to a report in Tuesday’s Edmonton Journal, Kathleen Ganley said she wasn’t surprised by the numbers.Ganley said she has heard from a number of com...
Published at Edmonton Journal
Boy, 3, dies after being run over in northern Alberta parking lot
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A 3-year-old boy is dead after being run over by a pickup truck in the parking lot of a northern Alberta baseball field Monday night.Swan Hills RCMP were called to the scene at 7 p.m. after the child was struck by a vehicle in the parking lot of the local ball diamonds, police said in a news rele...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Tossed cigarettes result in 24 house fires so far this year
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Tossed cigarettes result in 24 house fires so far this year
Two recent fires that caused major damage to residential buildings are among 24 fires this year sparked by improperly discarded smoking materials, Edmonton Fire Rescue Services says.A fire that displaced residents at an apartment building in west Edmonton on June 25 was caused by smoking material...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Council to vote on debating Northland's future in private
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Northlands will present council with a business plan to reinvent itself and create a new future Tuesday, but that plan may be debated behind closed doors.The 137-year-old agricultural society still has control of the Coliseum, the Expo Centre and the race tracks on its 160-acre site. But the city...
Published at Edmonton Sun
Council to vote on debating Northland's future in private
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Council to vote on debating Northland's future in private
Northlands will present council with a business plan to reinvent itself and create a new future Tuesday, but that plan may be debated behind closed doors.The 137-year-old agricultural society still has control of the Coliseum, the Expo Centre and the race tracks on its 160-acre site. But the city...
Published at Edmonton Journal
Live: Citizens weigh in on Edmonton attempting to host the Commonwealth Games
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Live: Citizens weigh in on Edmonton attempting to host the Commonwealth Games
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Citizens weigh in on Edmonton attempting to host the Commonwealth Games
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The Commonwealth Games can cost $1 billion, but they leave a legacy of pride, new sports venues and expose a host city to the world. On Tuesday morning, councillors will hear back from a citizens’ panel convened to help the city be more strategic in these major event bids, including the possibili...
Published at Edmonton Sun
Edmonton Prolife denied a booth at K-Days raises questions about new vendor policy
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Edmonton Prolife denied a booth at K-Days raises questions about new vendor policy
Prolife has been denied a booth at next month’s K-Days festival, after having participated for the last 15 years.The group has retained the Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms, which said Northlands is violating the group’s freedom of expression Charter rights because Northlands is, in its...
Published at Edmonton Journal
Overnight storm slams Edmonton with hail, rain, heavy winds
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Pea-sized hail, battering winds and heavy rain pummeled Edmonton Monday night.A powerful flash and forked lightning storm took down trees and knocked out power in the downtown core.Environment Canada issued a severe thunderstorm warning for the city late Monday night. The storm hit its peak just ...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Pedestrian killed in early morning downtown collision
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A pedestrian was killed in a downtown collision early Tuesday morning.
Published at Edmonton Sun
Pedestrian killed in early morning downtown collision
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Pedestrian killed in early morning downtown collision
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Pride celebrations return to Fort McMurray in August
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Pride celebrations return to Fort McMurray in August
Pride celebrations are returning to Fort McMurray for the first time since the May 2016 wildfire put off any plans for festivities last year. "Today, I was Googling rainbow platform sneakers," said resident Lauren Elliott, who's excited for the LGBTQ festival's return...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Pedestrian killed in early morning collision
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A man is dead after being struck by a vehicle west of downtown early Tuesday morning.Emergency crews were called to the scene in the area of Jasper Avenue and 115th Street in Oliver at about 1 a.m., a police spokesperson said Tuesday.  The pedestrian was taken to hospital where he died of his inj...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Black people, aboriginal women over-represented in 'carding' police stops
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Black and indigenous Edmontonians are more likely to be stopped and "carded" by police, a practice that local activists call racial profiling, but city police say helps suppress crime and assist in investigations. Black Lives Matter Edmonton, the Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal Women ...
Published at Edmonton Sun
Black people, aboriginal women over-represented in 'carding' police stops
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Black people, aboriginal women over-represented in 'carding' police stops
Black and indigenous Edmontonians are more likely to be stopped and “carded” by police, a practice that local activists call racial profiling, but city police say helps suppress crime and assist in investigations. Black Lives Matter Edmonton, the Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal Women ...
Published at Edmonton Journal
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