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Ashley Callingbull's Mrs. Universe win puts indigenous issues in the spotlight
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Ashley Callingbull's Mrs. Universe win puts indigenous issues in the spotlight
The crowning of a Cree woman as the winner of the 2015 Mrs.Universe pageant is more than just a personal victory — it's a chance to help confront some of the issues facing indigenous people in Canada, according to one band councillor.Ashley Callingbull made history as the first ever First Nations...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Edmonton council reacts to increase in coyote attacks
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The city will look into costs of additional wildlife officers and education programs after an increase of coyote attacks.An update was presented to the Community Services Committee on Monday.Coun. Michael Walters asked for an update on the coyote situation after reports of increased sightings and...
Published at Edmonton Sun
Edmonton-area dancer on Janet Jackson tour
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A popular hip-hop dancer from Sherwood Park will be gracing the stage at Rexall Place this weekend as a back-up dancer for Janet Jackson.On Friday, Taylor Hatala, 12, will be in Edmonton as part of the Janet Jackson Unbreakable World Tour, which officially kicked off in Vancouver on Monday.“To ha...
Published at Edmonton Sun
Smoke 'em where you bought them: e-cig users want shops exempt from ban
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Smoke 'em where you bought them: e-cig users want shops exempt from ban
E-cigarette users insist a public ban on the devices will make it harder for smokers to quit, especially if they're not allowed to try "vaping" in stores.On Monday, thirteen e-cigarette shop owners and users appealed to the community services committee to change a proposed ban, which would see th...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Edmonton's late night bus service starts Sept. 6
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Edmonton's late night bus service starts Sept. 6
will join the big leagues when it rolls out late night transit service Sunday, says Coun. Andrew Knack."It's about time a city of our size has service like this," he said, making the announcement at a downtown pub Monday. The new service will see four existing routes keep run until 3 a.m. and a n...
Published at Edmonton Journal
Overdose Awareness Day held at Edmonton city hall
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Friends and family of overdose victims gathered at city hall Monday, calling for prevention of further deaths at International Overdose Awareness Day.Advocates asked that people call 911 when someone is overdosing and held a moment of silence and lit candles to remember loved ones lost.Petra Schu...
Published at Edmonton Sun
Proposal to convert Victory Church to community centre on hold
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Proposal to convert Victory Church to community centre on hold
The city and a non-profit group are taking another look at a proposal to turn a defunct Edmonton church into a community centre.The South Pointe Community Association wants to create space for a banquet hall, religious meetings, a public library, day care and performances in the 1,000-seat former...
Published at Edmonton Journal
Eight candidates vie to replace Hoffman as school trustee
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Eight candidates signed up for the byelection to replace former public school trustee Sarah Hoffman Monday.Hoffman stepped down as trustee when she was elected to the provincial legislature this spring. She had also been chair of the Edmonton public school board. The byelection will be held Sept....
Published at Edmonton Journal
Five-year sentence in landlord attack over bed bug rage
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Five-year sentence in landlord attack over bed bug rage
An Edmonton man who stormed his landlord’s office and slashed an employee’s neck over a bed bug complaint was sentenced to five years in prison Monday.Allan Andkilde, 63, was furious when he entered the offices of Helm Property Management on July 14, 2014, to complain about bed bugs in his downto...
Published at Edmonton Journal
Five-year sentence for sexual exploitation of pre-teen girls
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Five-year sentence for sexual exploitation of pre-teen girls
An Edmonton man who sexually exploited two pre-teen girls was sentenced to five years in prison Monday.Amit Ramchandani, 32, sat stoically in the prisoner’s box near a gallery full of supporters as Court of Queen’s Bench Justice Doreen Sulyma told him his repeated crimes degraded and hurt the two...
Published at Edmonton Journal

Recent Blog Posts

WEARINGLast days of summer
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WEARINGLast days of summer
Snapped a quick ~OOTED~ (the "e" is necessary because how else do you pronounce OOTD?) while Eric anxiously awaited to trade one of his amiibos with a guy off kijiji who was probably wondering why the heck we were outside on such a hot day taking dumb photos in a dumb parking lot (oh, the struggl...
Published at ordinary people
September 2015: Thermomix TM5 News
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September 2015: Thermomix TM5 News
No new client incentives this month, but a host incentive! The coveted 1.0 L ThermoServer continues to be the host reward if the host has three guests from three different households attend a Thermomix demonstration; however, should the host buy a Thermomix, or a guest by a Thermomix, the host re...
Published at A Canadian Foodie
Social Media Notes (#82) – Links for the Week of August 24 – 30
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Social Media Notes Here’s this week’s round-up of social media (& tech) news. Come by each week for what I hope to be a fun & informative blog post on social stories that caught my eye throughout the week! This is big: New Instagram update supports landscape and portrait image...
Published at LINDA-HOANG.COM
WATCH: SONiC Session – Of Monsters & Men
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Of Monsters & Men perform Crystals!  
Published at SONiC 102.9
WATCH: SONiC Session – Vance Joy – Fire & The Flood
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Vance Joy performs Fire & the Flood!      
Published at SONiC 102.9
Second Annual History Tea
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Are you new to Bonnie Doon? Have you lived here for years or perhaps you’re a former resident? Come and share your memories of Bonnie Doon and learn about this great community at our annual History Tea on Sunday, November 1st from 2-4 pm at the Bonnie Doon Hall. Bring pictures, stories and ...
Published at Bonnie Doon Community League
Family Dance and Potluck
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Come join us for a family dance and potluck on Sunday October 4th at the Bonnie Doon Community Hall. Bring your favorite dish to share for dinner at 5 pm. At 6 pm we will be learning Zumba! The dance follows at 7 pm with lots of family favourites. Perfect for all ages!Admission is free and all Bo...
Published at Bonnie Doon Community League
T'ai Chi Chih
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Bonnie Doon Community League’s T’ai Chi Chih starts up again on Monday, November 2 for 8 weeks from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.This “Joy of Movement” program” is taught by Tamara Zujewskyj-Brese, an accredited instructor. T'ai Chi Chih is open to everyone regardless of fit...
Published at Bonnie Doon Community League
Games Night
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Welcome back gamers!As sad as it is that summer is nearing its end, it also means games are back in business.  We will resume our monthly games night in September with the same format as before:Sunday, September 27 @ Bonnie Doon Hall, 9240 – 93 Street7:30 p.m.:     a fun, ice...
Published at Bonnie Doon Community League
WARDROBE UPDATES: FALL 2015 ACCESSORIES
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WARDROBE UPDATES: FALL 2015 ACCESSORIES
Investing in a few key and classic pieces is the quickest way to warm up your wardrobe for the fall chill. Some Dress Me Dearly trend favourites this season include structured backpacks, wide-brimmed felt hats and animal print footwear. a) Slip-on Oxfords in Cobra and Black Nubuck from Poppy Barl...
Published at dress me dearly

Recent News Releases

ETS introduces Late Night Owl Service
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Starting Sunday, September 6, 2015, Edmonton Transit System will begin offering bus service until 3 a.m. on five routes. The Late Night Owl Service extends hours of operation on four existing ETS routes as well as one new route. “Based on customer demand and in partnership with Responsible ...
Published at City of Edmonton
Spinal manipulation works for back pain—but only for some
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Spinal manipulation works for back pain—but only for some
Spinal manipulation involves applying force to move joints as a way of treating pain. A new study shows that the technique works for some patients with low-back pain but not for others. (Edmonton) Depending on whom you ask or what scientific paper you read last, spinal manipulation i...
Published at University of Alberta ExpressNews
First quarter report released
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The first quarter results show an increase of $456 million for disaster assistance, including agricultural drought relief and wildfire fighting costs, over and above the $301 million allocated in the March 26 budget.“The first quarter update highlights the difficult choices we have ahead as we bu...
Published at Government of Alberta
Tail as old as time
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Tail as old as time
New research suggests that tails of some ankylosaurs evolved from flexible to stiff to support mace-like tail clubs. By on August 31, 2015
Published at University of Alberta ExpressNews
Drivers urged to watch out for children in school zones
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As students get ready to go back to school, Edmonton traffic safety experts and school officials are reminding drivers to take extra care in school zones. Most schools start back September 8, and children as young as four years old will be counting on drivers to mind their speed and drive with ca...
Published at City of Edmonton
FREE Student Tickets
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Published at Edmonton Eskimos
Homicide detectives investigating suspicious death on 95 Street
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The Edmonton Police Service is investigating the suspicious death of a male in Northwest Edmonton.Police received a call at approximately 3:30 a.m. this morning, claiming a male was lying on 95 Street between 117 and 118 avenues. Upon arrival, officers found a deceased male, believed to be in his...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
PCL Construction Sweeps ENR Mountain States Best Project Awards
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Denver, CO (August 31, 2015) – PCL Construction is pleased to announce that five projects have been recognized by Engineering News-Record (ENR) Mountain States in their Best Projects program. “It’s a huge honor for five of PCL’s projects to be recognized on ENR’s Best...
Published at PCL Companies
Griffins rookies take flight in pre-season campaign
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The MacEwan University Griffins women’s soccer program completed a successful exhibition weekend in Prince George, BC. The 2-0 Griffins saw their recruits shine as they celebrated a 3-1 victory over the Thompson Rivers University (TRU) Wolf Pack on Saturday, and a 3-0 shut-out of the host Univers...
Published at Grant MacEwan University