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First posted: Monday, October 23, 2017 10:22 PM MDT | Updated: Monday, October 23, 2017 11:16 PM MDT
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Conservative candidate poised to replace Rona Ambrose in Sturgeon River-Parkland
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Conservative candidate poised to replace Rona Ambrose in Sturgeon River-Parkland
Rona Ambrose’s former riding remains staunchly Conservative after a Monday byelection that saw the Tory candidate romp to victory.Dane Lloyd had secured 77.4 per cent of the vote in the Sturgeon River-Parkland byelection with 240 of 251 polls reporting at press time.Lloyd and his supporters gathe...
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Conservative candidate poised to replace Rona Ambrose in Sturgeon River-Parkland
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Rona Ambrose's former riding remains staunchly Conservative after a Monday byelection that saw the Tory candidate romp to victory.Dane Lloyd had secured 77.4 per cent of the vote in the Sturgeon River-Parkland byelection with 240 of 251 polls reporting at press time.Lloyd and his supporters gathe...
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Confusion about how Amber Athwal was monitored revealed at unprofessional conduct hearing
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Confusion about how Amber Athwal was monitored revealed at unprofessional conduct hearing
Dr. William Mather says he remains haunted by what happened when a four-year-old patient went into medical distress at his downtown dental office more than a year ago."It's devastating. You're always thinking about it. It's just a young girl," said Mather, about the incident on Sept. 7, 2016 when...
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Alberta education minister rejects sex-education curriculum of Catholic schools
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Alberta education minister rejects sex-education curriculum of Catholic schools
Education Minister David Eggen is slamming the curriculum submitted by Alberta Catholic schools aimed at incorporating church teachings into sexual education in the classroom.The document, submitted by the Council of Catholic School Superintendents of Alberta, states that, according to the Cathol...
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School requests proof of baptism from defeated Catholic trustee candidate
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A Catholic school trustee candidate who lost in last week's civic election is questioning why the school her children have attended for six years asked to see her baptismal certificate.Mom-of-three Kristin Heimbecker said Monday she's worried her children have become targets after she publicly qu...
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School requests proof of baptism from defeated Catholic trustee candidate
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School requests proof of baptism from defeated Catholic trustee candidate
A Catholic school trustee candidate who lost in last week’s civic election is questioning why the school her children have attended for six years asked to see her baptismal certificate.Mom-of-three Kristin Heimbecker said Monday she’s worried her children have become targets after she publicly qu...
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Sexism on the campaign trail: 3 female candidates in civic election speak up
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Sexism on the campaign trail: 3 female candidates in civic election speak up
Edmonton's 2017 civic election saw twice the number of female candidates elected to council — though it was from one to two.As advocates push for more women to run for office, women who were on the campaign trail hope their experiences, both positive and negative, can help more women get involved...
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Family gets keys to Habitat for Humanity home backed by former U.S. president Jimmy Carter
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Former U.S. president Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, visited Edmonton in July, joining hundreds of volunteers who devoted their time and effort to help build affordable housing in Alberta’s capital city.The fruits of those labours were evident Monday, as Habitat for Humanity Edmonton and Ro...
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Man shot by police after standoff had 35 outstanding warrants
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A man shot by police Friday had 35 outstanding warrants for violent offences, including firearms-related charges, the Alberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRT) said in a news release Monday.The 37-year-old man, whose name has not been released, was shot after a standoff in west Edmonton. He ...
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Edmonton worker allergic to walnuts dies after inhaling particles at worksite
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Edmonton worker allergic to walnuts dies after inhaling particles at worksite
An Edmonton man died of anaphylactic shock after being exposed to a walnut-based product being used for sandblasting in the same building where he was testing air quality.On Oct. 2, David and Mabel Mathews received a call that their son, Justin Mathews, 33, had been taken to the University of Alb...
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Paula Simons: Catholic sex ed plan could be a deal-breaker
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Paula Simons: Catholic sex ed plan could be a deal-breaker
We may have finally come to the moment when publicly funded Catholic education in this province faces its defining existential crisis. As my colleague Janet French revealed Monday, Catholic school districts across Alberta have been working on their own distinct sexual-education curriculum, one st...
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Family prepares for funeral of oilsands worker killed at Suncor
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The family of an oilsands worker who died on the job at a Suncor mine outside Fort McMurray is preparing for his funeral. Sagar Patel, 30, was buried alive at Suncor's Millennium mine Friday while performing trench work. Patel, a contractor who worked fo...
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Innovative south Edmonton group provides popular programs for seniors
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An innovative program spearheaded by a Twin Brooks resident is attracting seniors from numerous neighbourhoods in southwest Edmonton.Ida Richards started the Seniors Innovation Fund after hearing about Age Friendly Edmonton's $5,000 grants for senior-focused community projects.The longtime reside...
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Innovative south Edmonton group provides popular programs for seniors
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Innovative south Edmonton group provides popular programs for seniors
An innovative program spearheaded by a Twin Brooks resident is attracting seniors from numerous neighbourhoods in southwest Edmonton.Ida Richards started the Seniors Innovation Fund after hearing about Age Friendly Edmonton’s $5,000 grants for senior-focused community projects.The longtime reside...
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Man shot by Edmonton police Friday was armed with shotgun, ASIRT says
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Police found a loaded shotgun at a west Edmonton home where a man was shot during a suspected break and enter last week, says the Alberta Serious Incident Response Team.Officers were called to the home near 171st Street and 83rd Avenue Friday afternoon.Police believed the suspect, who was still i...
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