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Don Iveson calls for audit of Touch the Water project delays
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Mayor Don Iveson called for the auditor to dig into Touch the Water promenade delays Wednesday after hearing the project still isn’t ready to go ahead after five years of planning.Council members were told the delays and site contamination could now jeopardize $3.5 million in federal funding, but...
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'He's my only child' — Mother mourns loss of Edmonton teen killed in Surrey hit and run
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The mother of an Edmonton man killed in British Columbia over the weekend said Wednesday her only child was a hockey goalie and body builder with a big sense of humour who lived for his friends.   Kim Krupa said her 19-year-old son Tanner Krupa was killed in a hit and run Sunday while walking in ...
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NDP raids budget buffer as revenue falls short
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Alberta’s economic recovery remains shaky.According to financial results unveiled by Finance Minister Joe Ceci Wednesday, the first half of 2017 saw gains in housing, exports and employment.But it’s all about baby steps, as the province deals with the fallout from continuing low oil prices, a lac...
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NDP raids budget buffer as revenue falls short
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Alberta’s economic recovery remains shaky.According to financial results unveiled by Finance Minister Joe Ceci Wednesday, the first half of 2017 saw gains in housing, exports and employment.But it’s all about baby steps, as the province deals with the fallout from continuing low oil prices, a lac...
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'They're spouting nonsense' — NDP reacts to accusations of attacking school choice
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Alberta deputy premier Sarah Hoffman says the United Conservative Party is fearmongering and touting conspiracy theories when it comes to criticizing the government's education strategy."Again, they're spouting nonsense," Hoffman said Wednesday, responding to comments from Jason Kenney.The UCP le...
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NDP raids budget buffer as revenue falls short
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Alberta’s economic recovery remains shaky.According to financial results unveiled by Finance Minister Joe Ceci Wednesday, the first half of 2017 saw gains in housing, exports and employment.But it’s all about baby steps, as the province deals with the fallout from continuing low oil prices, a lac...
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City will look into maintaining 'secret' beach beyond bridge construction
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The possibility of keeping a secret beach — that's not much of a secret anymore — will be discussed at city council Tuesday.Coun. Ben Henderson said he will bring forward an inquiry on what will be necessary to operate the beach, including permits and provincial and federal requirements, because ...
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Alberta economic recovery shaky
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Mobile users can tune in here to watch the livestream at 1:30 p.m. Alberta’s steps towards economic recovery remain shaky.According to financial results unveiled by Finance Minister Joe Ceci Wednesday, the first half of 2017 has seen gains in housing, exports and employment.But it’s...
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Watch: Alberta to unveil first-quarter fiscal update
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Albertans will find out Wednesday afternoon what shape the provincial coffers are in, when Finance Minister Joe Ceci releases the 2017-18 first quarter fiscal update.The province racked up a $10.8-billion deficit by the end of the 2016-17 financial year, ending up $33.3 billion in the red.Ceci's ...
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Man who shot landlord in face over $1,000 overdue rent, missing cat, sentenced
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An Edmonton man whose sentencing for shooting his landlord in the face was delayed so he could recover from a partial leg amputation has been handed a six-year prison term.Kyle Valentine Ziegler was convicted of attempted murder for the shooting his landlord Devin Schafers in the face with a flar...
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