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'Touching the water' an elusive goal as funds for stalled Edmonton river promenade set to dry up
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'Touching the water' an elusive goal as funds for stalled Edmonton river promenade set to dry up
Mayor Don Iveson wants the city to audit a much-heralded river valley project that has stalled so hard that federal dollars once promised for the initiative will disappear within months.The Touch the Water promenade was meant to transform lands near the decommissioned Epcor power plant in the Ros...
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Alberta dentists ordered back to table after fee guide flop on cost reductions
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Alberta dentists have been ordered to go back to the table to drop the amount they charge for services in a new fee guide by more than three per cent. "I think I was pretty clear last week that I didn't believe that the fee guide went nearly far enough, and they got the message," said Health MIni...
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Smoke inhalation killed infant boy rescued from Edmonton house fire, autopsy finds
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Smoke inhalation killed infant boy rescued from Edmonton house fire, autopsy finds
A five-month-old boy pulled from an arson fire Tuesday in southwest Edmonton died of smoke inhalation, an autopsy has foundThe infant died in hospital after being rescued from the burning house at 1040 Armitage Cres. in the Ambleside neighbourhood.Flowers, stuffed toys and an infant car seat were...
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New mermaid school to offer Edmonton sea-siren experience
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New mermaid school to offer Edmonton sea-siren experience
While Ariel the sea nymph trades her tail for a pair of legs, there are a lot of people who would like to do the opposite."People can live out that dream, that fantasy and yet you can be active," Aquamermaid owner Gilles Nowlan said in an interview with CBC Radio's Edmonton AM."We combine synchro...
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Poll suggests Albertans want tighter methane rules for energy industry
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As governments and regulators consider new rules for methane, a poll suggests nearly three-quarters of Albertans want tighter controls on the release of a potent greenhouse gas from oil and gas facilities.The poll, done by EKOS research and funded by Environmental Defence, says 71 per cent of tho...
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Alberta finance minister to deliver first-quarter financial update
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Alberta Finance Minister Joe Ceci will release details of the government's 2017-18 first-quarter fiscal update on Wednesday.CBC News will livestream the news conference, scheduled to start at 1:30 p.m. MT.The province ended the 2016-17 fiscal year with $33.3 billion in debt, mainly incurred to co...
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k.d. lang invites Jason Kenney to Calgary Pride, but he's busy
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Alberta crooner k.d. lang has invited Jason Kenney to Calgary's Pride festivities — but it appears he won't be attending.The country singer took to Twitter on Tuesday to offer Kenney — a leadership candidate for the province's new United Conservative Party — free tickets to a concert if he'd sit ...
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Edmonton now perceived as safer than Calgary even though crime data says the opposite
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Edmonton now perceived as safer than Calgary even though crime data says the opposite
Canadians now see Edmonton as safer than Calgary, according to an annual survey of crime perceptions, even though actual crime statistics show the opposite.The shift in attitudes comes despite growing crime in Edmonton, while Calgary's crime rate and crime severity have been on the decline, accor...
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'He was one-of-a-kind': Edmonton photographer Con Boland dead at 69
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Prominent Edmonton photographer Con Boland has died, a friend confirmed Wednesday.Boland died Tuesday at 10 a.m. after suffering a heart attack. He was 69 years old."He was one-of-a-kind," said Stephen Lau, his good friend. "He was such a kind person and a wonderful host."Lau said Boland had a hi...
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Homemade machine guns seized in ALERT weapons bust
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Homemade machine guns seized in ALERT weapons bust
Two people are facing charges after a stash of prohibited high-powered weapons was recovered from a black-market machine-gun fabricating operation west of Edmonton.Two of the weapons were homemade MAC-11 submachine pistols that were allegedly manufactured at a professional-grade machinist shop in...
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