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Edmonton hockey dads tackle stinky gear with new invention
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The pungent stench of hockey gear is unmistakable — an eye-watering and, at times, breathtaking odour that can seem impossible to tackle.It was a problem as old as the game itself, one that would hit Peter Konidas in the nose every time he stepped into a locker room.Now he's teamed up with anothe...
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Warning motorists about speed trap nets man $543 stunting ticket
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An Edmonton man who says he was just trying to do a "good deed" is angry about getting a $543 ticket for warning motorists about a speed trap.Salim El-Daccache was given the ticket for stunting on Feb.16 after he held up a handwritten sign with the warning "Laser slow down."He and a friend spent ...
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Edmontonians join cross-country rallies urging governments to consult drug-users on fentanyl crisis
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Two weeks ago, Edmonton outreach worker Shanell Marie Twan had to tell another client ready to get off drugs that there was nowhere to go for help.The current wait to get into a residential drug treatment program is as long as six weeks, Twan said."It's frustrating," she said. "These are people's...
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'Hard-to-house' weak link in effort to end homelessness in Edmonton, report says
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is nearing the end of its 10-year plan to end homelessness, but a solution to the problem remains a distant reality.A new report called "Addressing Hard-to-House Homeless Population" shows Edmonton has built less than a third of the supportive housing units the plan called for in 2007.Now nine ye...
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Murder trial starts Tuesday in fatal warehouse stabbing
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A man accused of killing two men and injuring four others at a west-end warehouse in 2014 will face a jury trial starting Tuesday in Edmonton.Jayme Pasieka is charged with two counts of first-degree murder and four counts of attempted murder and aggravated assault in connection with an attack at ...
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Edmontonians contribute to massive mural for Canada's 150th anniversary
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Edmontonians contribute to massive mural for Canada's 150th anniversary
Edmontonians volunteered their talents on Family Day to paint tiles for a Canada-wide mural to celebrate the country's 150th anniversary of Confederation. The Canada 150 Mosaic project involves 150 communities involved in painting tiles that will combine into a nation-wide mural as long as four f...
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Calgary mother appeals for return of dead teen son's funeral mementoes
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Calgary mother appeals for return of dead teen son's funeral mementoes
A grieving mother is appealing to thieves who stole precious keepsakes belonging to her dead teenage son from her car this weekend in Red Deer."If they knew that they stole from a dead child, they might do the right thing," said Elissa Carpenter, who had her car broken into around 5:30 a.m. on Su...
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Family Day 2017: Celebrating in Edmonton
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Edmontonians celebrated Family Day on Monday at events and festivals across the city.Outdoor events proved popular, despite overcast weather that closed some outdoor skating rinks.The Fire and Ice Festival at Lacombe Lake Park in St. Albert included food and games, and the lake was still frozen e...
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Boy, 6, dies after falling through ice in Airdrie
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A young boy is dead and his brother is in hospital after the pair fell through the ice into a canal in the Airdrie, Alta., community of Bayside.A neighbour in the community called 911 around 1:25 p.m. to report seeing two children falling through the ice. EMS, along with Airdrie Fire and RCMP rus...
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Boreal forest starting to bounce back from Fort McMurray wildfire
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The drumming of black-backed woodpeckers is a sure sign the boreal forest is slowly bouncing back from the devastation caused by last spring's wildfire near Fort McMurray.Woodpeckers are busy in the roughly 5,900-square-kilometre area in northern Alberta that was torched. The birds gorge on bugs ...
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