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Edmonton man killed in Fort Road crash remembered as 'gentle giant'
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Edmonton man killed in Fort Road crash remembered as 'gentle giant'
Rodney Farquharson, 58, was killed in a Fort Road crash early Sunday morning. (Facebook)Rodney Farquharson, the man killed in a north Edmonton crash Sunday morning, is being remembered as a "gentle giant" who loved his family and friends."He had a good heart. It wasn't fair that they took somebod...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Scope of Edmonton mumps outbreak expanded: AHS
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Alberta Health Service (AHS) is expanding the scope of Edmonton’s mumps outbreak, after health authorities saw a sustained increase in the number of cases.AHS announced Tuesday the outbreak expansion will include the entire Edmonton Zone. Previously, the outbreak had been declared specific to the...
Published at Metro Edmonton
New head of Energy Efficiency Alberta promises agency will have real impact
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— The newly appointed head of Alberta's first energy efficiency agency says it has enough resources to make a big difference."We can have real impact in terms of both job creation and energy efficiency, ensuring savings for businesses and households," Monica Curtis said Tuesday.Energy Efficiency ...
Published at Metro Edmonton
Sixties Scoop survivors meeting with Alberta minister on apology
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Indigenous Relations Minister Richard Feehan is meeting Tuesday afternoon with survivors of the Sixties Scoop to discuss what type of apology would be most meaningful to the community. The group wants Alberta to issue an official apology to the Indigenous children who were apprehended by the prov...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Bail granted for Edmonton security guard accused of manslaughter
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A strip mall security guard accused of beating and robbing a 51-year-old man who died of abdominal injuries was granted bail on Tuesday.Sheldon Russell Bentley, 36, is charged with manslaughter and robbery in connection to the death of Donald Doucette.  Doucette was found clinging to life in the ...
Published at Edmonton Sun
Man found dead in north Edmonton was shot to death, police say
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The death of an Edmonton man whose body was discovered Sunday in a green space on the city's north side has been confirmed as a homicide.Benedicto George, 25, died of gunshot wounds, Edmonton police said in a news release Tuesday.His death marks the 10th homicide in Edmonton this year.George's bo...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Bail granted for Edmonton security guard accused of manslaughter
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Bail granted for Edmonton security guard accused of manslaughter
A strip mall security guard accused of beating and robbing a 51-year-old man who died of abdominal injuries was granted bail on Tuesday.Sheldon Russell Bentley, 36, is charged with manslaughter and robbery in connection to the death of Donald Doucette.  Doucette was found clinging to life in the ...
Published at Edmonton Journal
'Too fast': Fort McMurray boy, 3, gets speeding ticket in miniature F-150
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'Too fast': Fort McMurray boy, 3, gets speeding ticket in miniature F-150
A three-year-old Fort McMurray boy had his first encounter with the law this week when he got a speeding ticket while cruising in his miniature Ford F-150.Nathan Snow was driving his battery-operated pickup truck home from the playground on Sunday. With his pet Pomeranian, Lacey, in the truck bed...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Man found dead in Edmonton park murdered: Police
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police say the man found dead Sunday morning in a north Edmonton park was  murdered.In a news release Tuesday officers said that Benedicto George, 25, died as a result of being shot. He was found dead in a park in the area of 162 Avenue and 103 Street. Related This is ...
Published at Metro Edmonton
Hip fractures treated faster in Alberta but fewer people receiving cataract surgery on time: report
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The percentage of Albertans receiving surgery for fractured hips within the desired wait time has grown since 2012, but the proportion receiving cataract surgery on time has dropped, a new study shows.About 91 per cent of Albertans with fractured hips had them repaired within 48 hours last year, ...
Published at Edmonton Sun

Recent Blog Posts

Beef Stew Noodle Soup at Old Szechuan Restaurant
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Beef stew noodle soup. #yegfood A post shared by Paula E. Kirman (@livingsanctuary) on Mar 27, 2017 at 4:41pm PDT I was hanging out on Whyte Avenue and wanted soup, but something different than pho for a change. So, I headed into the new location for Old Szechuan Restaurant, formerly of the nort...
Published at Then I Ate
Motherhood: What I Wish I Knew Then, Part 2
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Motherhood: What I Wish I Knew Then, Part 2
Today I'm continuing the second part of my "What I Wish I Knew Then" series, talking about what I've learned during my first year of motherhood and what I didn't expect before I gave birth. To read Part 1 you can click here.3.  All new moms NEED support. If a friend offers to bring over dinn...
Published at Marie a la Mode
Veggie Burger at State and Main
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Post-church veggie burger. #yegfood A post shared by Paula E. Kirman (@livingsanctuary) on Mar 26, 2017 at 12:35pm PDT I was asked to speak at a downtown church this past weekend, and after the service I went out for lunch at State and Main with a friend. I liked the complex flavours of my veggi...
Published at Then I Ate
Oilers sign UMass-Lowell Forward Gambardella to Entry-Level deal
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According to the team’s official Twitter account, the Edmonton Oilers have inked NCAA free agent forward Joseph Gambardella to a two-year, entry-level contract. The #Oilers have signed free agent forward Joseph Gambardella from @RiverHawkHockey to a two-year ELC, effective in 2017-18. pic.t...
Published at OilersNation
Beef Brisket Sliders at The Alibi Pub
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Shaved brisket sliders. #yegfood A post shared by Paula E. Kirman (@livingsanctuary) on Mar 17, 2017 at 7:16pm PDT I went to the Alibi on St. Patrick's Day because it was both convenient and I wanted to catch a music act playing there. Kudos to The Alibi for supporting local music. Being both a F...
Published at Then I Ate
Accounting Conundrum: Cloud Computing vs Desktop Software
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Accounting dates back to a time long before computers were invented, yet, it’s so important to business that it often rides on the leading edge of technology. The profession relies on the ability to create, manage and retrieve records and build financial reports at the drop of a hat. At one...
Published at Dryrun
Funghi Misti Pizza at Rosso Pizzeria
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Funghi Misti pizza. And wine. Can't forget the wine. #yegfood A post shared by Paula E. Kirman (@livingsanctuary) on Mar 15, 2017 at 4:24pm PDT I was attending an event a couple of weeks ago at the Metro Theatre, so stopped in to Rosso Pizzeria for supper beforehand. I ordered the Funghi Mis...
Published at Then I Ate
Pancake Round-up (GF and Vegan)
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Pancake Round-up (GF and Vegan)
“Pancakes rule; waffles drool.”  This is the slogan that gets sent back and forth over text message between my sis-and-law and I on a bi-monthly basis.  The truth is: I choose waffles 100% over pancakes!  And yet, I found myself on a quest to find a good pancake … A gluten-free,...
Published at Breakfast Club YEG
Latest Update: Women March Forward – Taking the Next Steps
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Latest Update: Women March Forward – Taking the Next Steps
Women’s Issues: Women March Forward – Taking the Next Steps (March 25, 2017)
Published at Radical Citizen Media
Latest Update: Oromo Community – Edmonton Peaceful Rally
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Latest Update: Oromo Community – Edmonton Peaceful Rally
International Issues: Oromo Community – Edmonton Peaceful Rally (March 24, 2017)
Published at Radical Citizen Media

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