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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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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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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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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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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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RCMP search for 3 Great Danes stolen from Cold Lake home
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RCMP in Cold Lake are asking the public to keep an eye out for three Great Danes, which they say were stolen from a home in the area on Sept. 19.The two male dogs and one female dog are certified purebreds, valued at approximately $15,000, RCMP said Monday.The female is an older dog, fawn in colo...
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Police charge man after 8 people assaulted at Edmonton McDonald's
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police have laid charges against a 19-year-old man after eight people were allegedly assaulted at a McDonald's restaurant on Saturday.Police were called to a McDonald's at 10520 111th Ave. at 3:30 p.m. that day. They found three bystanders holding a suspect on the ground outside the restaurant."T...
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Accused in Red Deer triple-murder trial questioned police about evidence
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Two days after his parents and sister died in a house fire, Jason Klaus asked a police officer whether the flames would have destroyed evidence.Klaus was interviewed 26 times by the RCMP, both before and after he was charged with three counts of first-degree murder.His trial opened in Red Deer on...
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Health officials urge Albertans to get flu shot, starting Monday
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Alberta Health Services is urging people to get the flu shot at the beginning of a season it says is already seeing cases of influenza.Starting Monday, Edmontonians six months of age and older can get the shot free of charge at public immunization clinics, doctors' offices and pharmacies around t...
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