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First posted: Monday, October 23, 2017 10:22 PM MDT | Updated: Monday, October 23, 2017 11:16 PM MDT
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Conservative candidate poised to replace Rona Ambrose in Sturgeon River-Parkland
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Conservative candidate poised to replace Rona Ambrose in Sturgeon River-Parkland
Rona Ambrose’s former riding remains staunchly Conservative after a Monday byelection that saw the Tory candidate romp to victory.Dane Lloyd had secured 77.4 per cent of the vote in the Sturgeon River-Parkland byelection with 240 of 251 polls reporting at press time.Lloyd and his supporters gathe...
Published at Edmonton Journal
Conservative candidate poised to replace Rona Ambrose in Sturgeon River-Parkland
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Rona Ambrose's former riding remains staunchly Conservative after a Monday byelection that saw the Tory candidate romp to victory.Dane Lloyd had secured 77.4 per cent of the vote in the Sturgeon River-Parkland byelection with 240 of 251 polls reporting at press time.Lloyd and his supporters gathe...
Published at Edmonton Sun
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...
Published at CBC Edmonton
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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School requests proof of baptism from defeated Catholic trustee candidate
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A Catholic school trustee candidate who lost in last week's civic election is questioning why the school her children have attended for six years asked to see her baptismal certificate.Mom-of-three Kristin Heimbecker said Monday she's worried her children have become targets after she publicly qu...
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School requests proof of baptism from defeated Catholic trustee candidate
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School requests proof of baptism from defeated Catholic trustee candidate
A Catholic school trustee candidate who lost in last week’s civic election is questioning why the school her children have attended for six years asked to see her baptismal certificate.Mom-of-three Kristin Heimbecker said Monday she’s worried her children have become targets after she publicly qu...
Published at Edmonton Journal
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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Family gets keys to Habitat for Humanity home backed by former U.S. president Jimmy Carter
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Former U.S. president Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, visited Edmonton in July, joining hundreds of volunteers who devoted their time and effort to help build affordable housing in Alberta’s capital city.The fruits of those labours were evident Monday, as Habitat for Humanity Edmonton and Ro...
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Man shot by police after standoff had 35 outstanding warrants
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A man shot by police Friday had 35 outstanding warrants for violent offences, including firearms-related charges, the Alberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRT) said in a news release Monday.The 37-year-old man, whose name has not been released, was shot after a standoff in west Edmonton. He ...
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Gramiak's Film Review: Who Do the Kaiju that You Do So Well? “Beyond Skyline” do!
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Gramiak's Film Review: Who Do the Kaiju that You Do So Well? “Beyond Skyline” do!
First off, I apologize for the horrible grammar.When someone first described the film Beyond Skyline to me, it went roughly as follows:“It’s a balls-to-the-wall sci-fi alien invasion martial arts action film that takes place on multiple continents and features the dude from the Purge movies and t...
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10 Reasons Childhood Friends Are The Best Friends
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10 Reasons Childhood Friends Are The Best Friends
photos by Justine Milton. I didn’t show photos from too far back because they might kill me. And truth… The post 10 Reasons Childhood Friends Are The Best Friends appeared first on Honey & Betts.
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Calgary polling fiasco leaves Postmedia, pollster with egg on their faces, critics furious, and mayor safely back in office
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PHOTOS: Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi in the marbled hallways of the Alberta Legislature. He was reelected to his third term on Oct. 16. Below: Mainstreet Research pollster Quito Maggi (Photo: Mainstreet Research), Mainstreet Executive VP David Valentin (Photo: Twitter), Mount Royal University poli...
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Open Up And Om – #19 – Kathleen Ritchie. The Perfect Mullet.
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Open Up And Om – #19 – Kathleen Ritchie. The Perfect Mullet.
I bugged Kathleen the other day that it will be nice to actually meet when we sit down to talk. You see, we have crossed paths before, but it has always been at a pretty high level. The joy in these podcasts is that I (we) get to sit down and enjoy the story of … Continue reading →
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How former PC MLAs fared in the 2017 municipal elections
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Photo: Former Alberta PC MLAs Jacquie Fenske, Don Scott, Linda Johnson and Art Johnston Former PC MLAs elected in Fort McMurray They served together in the Legislature from 2012 until 2015, and last week former Fort McMurray-Conklin MLA Don Scott was elected Mayor and former Fort McMurray-Wood Bu...
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A conversation with Kieran Block
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From WHL and CIS championships to Sledge hockey championships and some terrible times in between, Kieran Block has seen a lot in his young life. After surviving a 35-foot fall from a cliff to the rocky shore below, Kieran went from convincing himself that death was imminent to a new outlook on li...
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Suncor files for 40,000-bpd project south of Fort McMurray
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Suncor files for 40,000-bpd project south of Fort McMurray
Fort McMurray — Suncor Energy has applied for provincial regulatory approval to build an oilsands project south of Fort McMurray, which could produce 40,000 barrels per day. According to the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER), an application for the Meadow Creek West project was filed Friday. Suncor’...
Published at Capital Ideas Edmonton
Burn that Candle
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Tyler Benson is off to the Vancouver Giants (WHL) organization, in the hopes of playing a complete and productive season between this day and spring. It’s beyond vital for Benson, who has missed substantial time due to injury over the last two seasons. INJURY HISTORY 2015-16: Missed all but...
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Edmonton Election 2017
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Edmonton Election 2017
Another election has come and gone, and apart from a handful of new faces the biggest news is all the new stats! Let's take a look:First of all, turnout was abysmal. A total of 194,826 people voted, resulting in a voter turnout of 31.5%. The best (blue) and worst (red) areas of the city in terms ...
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Incoming // New Releases for October 25th, 2017
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Each and every Monday, we provide our awesome customers with a list of all the comics and graphic novels that are hitting the shelves for the coming Wednesday, with bits of commentary on some of the titles.  As always, if you see anything you like, let us know and we’ll set a copy aside for you! ...
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