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Ottawa needs 'special representative' to consult Indigenous groups and save Trans Mountain, says Scheer
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Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer has outlined a plan to jump-start Trans Mountain construction, a month after the Federal Court of Appeal quashed cabinet approval to build the multi-billion dollar expansion project.Scheer said Ottawa must immediately appoint a ministerial special representative ...
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Goalie scores with centre-ice proposal at Edmonton beer league game
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Goalie scores with centre-ice proposal at Edmonton beer league game
Normand Perreault and Shirley McMullin had been talking about getting married.She suspected he might propose during a trip to Vegas in September, or on her 50th birthday vacation to Mexico in November."Shirley is a very, very tough person to surprise," Perreault said. "I wanted to sweep her off h...
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Police 'were monsters who would kill them': Details emerge in Alberta naked kidnapping
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They thought it was Armageddon and wanted to save their neighbours.They believed police were monsters. They showed super strength after being pepper sprayed and Tasered.And all but one of them were naked because, with the end of the world, they didn't have time to get dressed.A court document has...
Published at CBC Edmonton
More charges laid in 2017 death of Warburg man
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Two additional people have been charged in connection with the January 2017 death of a man in the village of Warburg.A 33-year-old woman from Edmonton has been charged with manslaughter, robbery and conspiracy to commit robbery in the death of  Christopher O'Reilly, Thorsby RCMP said Monday in a ...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Judge considers 'follower' role in sentencing for 2015 Edmonton murder
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Judge considers 'follower' role in sentencing for 2015 Edmonton murder
An Edmonton judge has sentenced Sophie Frenchman to an automatic life sentence, with parole eligibility in 10 years, in the second-degree murder of Andrea Marie Berg.Frenchman's trial wrapped up in April 2018, and she was subsequently convicted of second-degree murder.Court of Queen's Bench Justi...
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Edmonton's garbage-picking retiree 'loves' to clean up
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Edmonton's garbage-picking retiree 'loves' to clean up
Wiebe's street-cleaning gig started when she moved from St. Albert to central Edmonton and began walking 20 blocks to work every day.She was disgusted with what she saw."I started walking to work at the CN Tower from Oliver, and it struck me how pretty 100th Avenue was and yet how disgustingly di...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Man drives pickup truck into hotel pub in Red Deer
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A pickup truck smashed through the doorway and into a hotel pub in Red Deer on Saturday night.The incident happened just before 10 p.m., at the Lion's Den at the Quality Inn on 50th Avenue.The truck crashed through two pillars and then through the entranceway, driving all the way into the bar, RC...
Published at CBC Edmonton
North Edmonton shisha bar shut down by city to protect 'public and patron safety'
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North Edmonton shisha bar shut down by city to protect 'public and patron safety'
Among the reasons, police allege staff and owners hid a firearm someone attempted to use during an altercation at Nyala last January. Tesfay has pleaded not guilty to obstructing a peace officer in that incident.Police also accuse Nyala of violating conditions imposed on its licence 82 times over...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Pipeline and politics: Notley used Trans Mountain mess to attack Jason Kenney
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The Alberta NDP government used the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion mess as an opportunity to try and score political points against United Conservative Party leader Jason Kenney.Internal documents detailing the NDP government's talking points on the pipeline this spring demonstrate the governm...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Way back WEM: Take a nostalgic trip through West Edmonton Mall history
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Way back WEM: Take a nostalgic trip through West Edmonton Mall history
The submarines made their final voyages in 2005.Dutczak is most nostalgic for the mall's glory years in the early 1980s, when the Edmonton Oilers used the indoor skating rink for the occasional practice."The championship Edmonton Oilers, year after year just a dynasty, and they used to use this r...
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Grads celebrate 100 years of home economics at University of Alberta
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Grads celebrate 100 years of home economics at University of Alberta
"If you ask people, 'what do you think of home economics?' it's often cooking and sewing," Chapman said."But what I really came to appreciate was that, from the earliest days, there was an attempt to push against that." Faculty members and home economists worked to expand women's rights, Chapman ...
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Edmonton lawyer files complaint about remand centre meme on Facebook
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An Edmonton criminal lawyer says a meme he saw posted on a Facebook page belonging to the head of security at the Edmonton Remand Centre shows an underlying negative attitude guards have toward prisoners.Tom Engel said he saw the picture on a Facebook page that belongs to Ken Johnston, head of se...
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Scheifele, Wheeler lead Jets over Oilers in pre-season
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Mark Scheifele and Blake Wheeler decided to train together in the summer. It appears to be quickly paying off.The Jets linemates each had three-point games as Winnipeg defeated the Edmonton Oilers 5-3 in pre-season play Sunday.Scheifele scored a power-play goal, added another shorthanded and pick...
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Man, 49, charged after carjacking cab in north end Edmonton
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A 49-year-old man has been charged with robbery after carjacking a Co-op Taxi in the city's north end Sunday morning.At 8:50 a.m., a cab driver was assaulted at a Starbucks at 97th Street and 137th Avenue, Edmonton police say.Staff Sgt. Paul Czerwonka from northeast division said the suspect thre...
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'It's time,' says first Indigenous woman in Canada to own airline
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'It's time,' says first Indigenous woman in Canada to own airline
It's not every day you become the first Indigenous woman to own an airline in Canada."Even today it's hard to imagine that I am launching an airline," said Teara Fraser, who grew up in a remote town in the Northwest Territories, and plans to fly her airline to hard-to-reach Indigenous communities...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Rental program brings Art Gallery of Alberta into your home
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Imagine visiting an art gallery and taking home the pieces you love.You can actually do that at the Art Gallery of Alberta — for as low as $9 a month.For more than 60 years, the gallery has run an art sales and rentals program for homes and offices at an affordable cost.Art lovers can head to the...
Published at CBC Edmonton
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