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Father of dead baby tried to fight arson fire with garden hose
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Father of dead baby tried to fight arson fire with garden hose
The father of a baby who died after a house fire said Wednesday he tried to go back into his burning house three times, but couldn’t get past the flames.Cordell Brown said he was sleeping on the main floor of his southwest Edmonton home Tuesday morning when he woke to find his porch on fire.Brown...
Published at Edmonton Journal
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...
Published at Edmonton Sun
Paula Simons: Jasper Avenue pilot project fizzles
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Paula Simons: Jasper Avenue pilot project fizzles
It’s 2 p.m. on a sunny August afternoon and the margins of Jasper Avenue between of 110 Street and 115 Street are full of brightly painted picnic tables, big, bold murals, and even a sturdy ping-pong table. It’s part of a beautification initiative, a pilot project called Experience Jasper Avenue,...
Published at Edmonton Journal
'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...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Finance minister vows to continue beer fight as Saskatchewan digs in heels
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Finance minister vows to continue beer fight as Saskatchewan digs in heels
Alberta and Saskatchewan are both digging in their heels over an interprovincial beer dispute, vowing to fight to the bitter end for their respective brewers. A panel set up under the Agreement on Internal Trade recently ruled Alberta’s small brewer rebate program was both discriminatory against ...
Published at Edmonton Journal
Surrey homicide victim, 19, mourned by family, friends in Edmonton
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Surrey homicide victim, 19, mourned by family, friends in Edmonton
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 ...
Published at Edmonton Journal
Prominent local photographer Con Boland has died
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Prominent local photographer Con Boland has died
Prominent Edmonton photographer Con Boland is being remembered as much for his stunning photographs as he is for his tireless philanthropic work.Boland, 69, who had recently faced heart issues, died from sudden cardiac arrest Tuesday.Boland’s career in photography earned him numerous awards and i...
Published at Edmonton Journal
'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 ...
Published at Edmonton Sun
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...
Published at CBC Edmonton
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...
Published at Edmonton Sun

Recent Blog Posts

Beyond the Blue Horizon (Leftorium)
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Oscar Klefbom blossomed last season, staying healthy, playing 82 games and scoring 38 points. Although the Oilers have been very successful in drafting impact forwards over the years (from Messier to McDavid), quality defensemen have been a very rare thing. Klefbom’s emergence gives the Oil...
Published at OilersNation
Building A Smarter Way Out Of Congestion
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I’m grateful for the chance to provide some context and information about the impacts the Valley Line LRT will have on traffic in southeast Edmonton, and to share what City Council is thinking about LRT planning in light of the many challenges we’ve had with trains at intersections. We hear loud ...
Published at Don Iveson
There’s A Lone Budgie That Flies Around The Streets of Edmonton And We’re Totally Here For It
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There’s A Lone Budgie That Flies Around The Streets of Edmonton And We’re Totally Here For It
  HAVE YOU SEEN THIS BUDGIE?! Apparently, it roams the skies of the City of Champions.  According to a recent Reddit post by user picklejinx, they caught the budgie resting in an evergreen tree near Saddleback Royal Pizza hanging with some Magpies! Definitely an unusual sight. Another user c...
Published at SONiC 102.9
FRINGE: Drag deity does deadly Devil
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Mike Delamont: The Devil By Mike Delamont, Victoria, Venue 37 (La Cite Francophone) Veteran comic Mike Delamont has once again elevated stand-up comedy into a high art form at the Edmonton Fringe festival. In contrast to his other hit show, God is a Scottish Drag Queen (returning to Edmonton in O...
Published at GIG CITY
Where people go, art follows
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Where people go, art follows
Originally published in a 2006 issue of Fifty3 Magazine (Volume 7 Issue 2) Neil Parmar’s article “Art in Space” shines light onto the seemingly unusual crossroads between space travel and art. In this issue of From the Archives, we examine a timeline of people’s efforts to bring art to space and ...
Published at Latitude 53 Blog
RE 17-18 ERIC GRYBA: GENERATOR
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RE 17-18 ERIC GRYBA: GENERATOR
Eric Gryba is a big defender who makes life difficult for opposition skill. His penalty total raises eyebrows and he isn’t going to see power-play time, but the fancy stats have some positive things to say about him. The Edmonton Oilers like his experience, his size, wingspan and toughness....
Published at Lowetide
Learning Analytics and eClass: Improving Teaching and Learning
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Learning Analytics and eClass: Improving Teaching and Learning
As you get ready for the coming semester, have you thought about how learning analytics could be used to improve your teaching?Continue Reading
Published at The QUAD
Let’s Talk: Essential Oil #SpreadWellness Edition || @SajeWellness
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I’m an essential oil lover, that’s a fact. So naturally I gravitate to Saje locations monthly. Their mission is to help you feel better, naturally through plant-derived alternatives to pharmaceutical medicine. I can’t say enough good things about this Canadian owned sustainable ...
Published at Northern Style Exposure
Tempting the Edmonton Fringe Audience
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Guest blog post by Leila Raye-Crofton Off the Top Theatre Projects, a company started by Ashleigh Hicks and myself, came together all The post Tempting the Edmonton Fringe Audience appeared first on curious arts.
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