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Williams-Sonoma pumpkin seed pesto recalled due to dangerous bacteria
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Williams-Sonoma pumpkin seed pesto recalled due to dangerous bacteria
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has recalled pumpkin seed pesto from Williams-Sonoma due to the potential presence of dangerous bacteria.Consumers are advised to throw this product out or return it to the store due to the possible presence of a bacteria that can cause botulism. (Canadian Food...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Mountie Ron Lavallee`s assault trial delayed to appeal earlier conviction
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The trial of an Alberta Mountie accused of assault has been put on hold so that he can appeal a previous assault conviction.Ron Lavallee, 36, was charged with two assault in separate incidents in late 2012.In September, he was convicted of assault causing bodily harm for using excessive force dur...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Front-runner Mandel targeted by opposition candidates in Edmonton-Whitemud
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Front-runner Mandel targeted by opposition candidates in Edmonton-Whitemud
The strategies fuelling the major opposition campaigns in the Edmonton-Whitemud byelection have been built around their main opponent, Health Minister Stephen Mandel, while the former Edmonton mayor has predictably run a “safe” race, a political observer says.For the NDP and Liberals, the focus w...
Published at Edmonton Journal
Highway 63 crash kills Edmonton teenager
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An Edmonton teenager was killed on Highway 63 after his SUV slammed into a semi truck heading in the other direction Friday morning. Police say the 18-year-old`s vehicle was just south of Wandering River when it crossed the centre line and hit the tractor trailer. ...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Alberta baby boom causing crunch for hospitals
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Alberta baby boom causing crunch for hospitals
The Stollery Children’s Hospital is at a “tipping point” as it deals with the ripple effects of a Western Canada baby boom that contributed to the postponement of almost five per cent of surgeries in six months this year.That’s a jump from 2013, when about four per cent of surgeries were postpone...
Published at Edmonton Journal
Edmonton Skydive pilots help Google senior executive, Alan Eustace, secretly break Felix Baumgartner's parachute record
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Two Edmonton pilots helped to break the world skydiving record Friday.Edmonton Skydive pilot's Nick Beale and Dylan Todd took part in the classified mission in Roswell, New Mexico that saw Google senior executive, Alan Eustace, 57, plummet 135,908 feet towards Earth, setting the world record for h...
Published at Edmonton Sun
Hundreds of surgeries cancelled due to no beds at Stollery, doctors claim
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Important surgeries at the Stollery Children’s Hospital are being postponed because of a lack of beds for children, according a letter signed by 20 pediatric surgeons that was sent to Alberta Health Services earlier this fall.Important surgeries at the Stollery Children’s Hospital are being postp...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Ban all flavoured tobacco now, Whitemud NDP candidate says
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Ban all flavoured tobacco now, Whitemud NDP candidate says
Health Minister Stephen Mandel needs to ban all flavoured tobacco products immediately, Edmonton-Whitemud byelection rival Dr. Bob Turner said Friday.“Mr. Mandel, who is running as my opponent in Edmonton-Whitemud, has the power to stop the sale of flavoured tobacco this moment,” said Turner, an ...
Published at Edmonton Journal
PTSD linked to soldier's 3 suicide attempts, family says
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The family of a soldier from Halifax is afraid for his life as he struggles with what he believes to be an undiagnosed case of post-traumatic stress disorder.Kim and Steven Dixon say their son, Cpl. Thomas Dixon, has tried to kill himself three times since June. Most recently, he tried to end his...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Edmonton may see a $50 jump in utility fees
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ratepayers could be looking at an extra $50 in fees if a proposed utility budget goes through.The city's waste management and drainage services departments released the initial numbers to be reviewed before next month's budget talks and they include a $40.20 increase in waste management fees and ...
Published at Edmonton Sun

Recent Blog Posts

Pacific War Room
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Pacific War Room
Our friends at The Royal Half have created the Pacific War Room… a wrap-up of the past week in the Pacific from some of the best and brightest bloggers who cover Pacific Division teams. In alphabetical order of the teams in the Pacific Division including the Canucks, Flames and Oilers… we present...
Published at OilersNation
Table Top Cafe Celebrates One Year of Board Games in Edmonton
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Table Top Cafe Celebrates One Year of Board Games in Edmonton
Brian Flowers may have gotten some doubtful looks when he was in the planning stages of his local business idea back in 2012, but now that his board game cafe has been open for a year, he mostly sees faces of awe and excitement. Table Top Cafe opened on Oct. 26, […]
Published at The Local Good
Extra Life LIVE on Twitch!
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We are LIVE on Twitch right now for Extra Life 2014! Watch live video from inglorioushipsters on www.twitch.tv
Published at Inglorious Hipsters
THE POWER AND THE GLORY
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THE POWER AND THE GLORY
If Leon Draisaitl can show up in as many right places as he did during last night’s game against the Carolina Hurricanes, he belongs in the NHL as a teenager. The big man scored his first NHL goal, then demolished his captain in a splendid moment for the rookie and Oilers fans.    OILERS SC...
Published at Lowetide
WEEKEND UPDATE
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WEEKEND UPDATE
Tyler Pitlick and the Oklahoma City Barons had a big night Friday as the offense got rolling in AHL action against the Texas Stars. Elsewhere, Oilers prospects continue their seasons across North America and Europe. Strong weeks in junior from Greg Chase, Jackson Houck and Darnell Nurse highlight...
Published at OilersNation
Streaking
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The Oilers beat the Hurricanes 6-3 and have a 3 game winning streak going
Published at The Copper & Blue
Book Review: ‘North East’ by Wendy McGrath | By Alexandria Wolfe
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Wendy McGrath hails from Prince Albert, Saskatchewan but is a current resident of Edmonton, Alberta. McGrath writes her novel North East in prose, setting it in
Published at The Wanderer
BLOG: Draisaitl gets “burden off his back”
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Oilers third-overall pick in 2014 Leon Draisaitl scored his first NHL goal against the Carolina Hurricanes, and it just so happened to be the game-winning tally. That was a big moment for the 18-year-old. “It was really exciting,” Draisaitl said. “That’s something that I think every hockey pla...
Published at Edmonton Oilers Blogs
BLOG: Oilers continue to show maturity
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The Oilers have won three straight. During this stretch, they’ve battled back from being down and they’ve overcome momentum swings in which the other team has tied the game. Their battle and confidence to face adversity are signs of growth in a team. “It’s maturity, it’s character, it’s a new ...
Published at Edmonton Oilers Blogs

Recent News Releases

missingwomanmeade
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missingwomanmeade
The Edmonton Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a 70-year-old female diagnosed with schizophrenia, who went missing Friday evening. Georgina Meade, 70, (see photo below) was last seen leaving her senior’s residence near 9536 103 Ave. in downtown Edmonton...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
Police investigate fatal collision involving female pedestrian on south side
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The Edmonton Police Service Major Collision Investigation Unit is investigating a fatal collision involving a female senior citizen in southeast Edmonton Friday evening. Southeast Division patrol members responded to 71 Street and 86 Avenue, at approximately 9:15 p.m. last night, Friday, Oct....
Published at Edmonton Police Service
Pandas protect 3-2 win
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Pandas protect 3-2 win
With the win Alberta improves to 5-2-0 on the season, and is now tied for first place in Canada West with the Calgary Dinos, while Mount Royal drops to 1-5-1 on the year.Jessica Sekulic, Lindsey Cunningham and Jessica Kampjes scored for the Pandas, while third-year goaltender Lindsey Post made 10...
Published at University of Alberta Athletics
Telford Lake remains closed to the public for another week
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As a precautionary safety measure, the City of Leduc is continuing to advise residents and visitors to refrain from entering Telford Lake. Initial tests indicated that ethylene glycol was present in water near a storm sewer outfall, but the chemical was non-detectable...
Published at City of Leduc
Inclusive Education Advisory Committee Vacancy
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Inclusive Education Advisory Committee Vacancy
We need the support of parents and external partners with a strong interest in special education to help us build the inclusive education system we envision for our school district. Apply for a vacant position on the Inclusive Education Parent and Community Advisory Committee before November 29, ...
Published at Edmonton Public Schools
Turning the page on READ IN Week 2014
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Turning the page on READ IN Week 2014
This year we cracked open our favourite books to celebrate 25 years of READ IN Week.Thanks to everyone who took the time out of their hectic schedules to visit our schools and share their love of reading with students! Our schools welcomed many guests during READ IN Week 2014, including:For us, t...
Published at Edmonton Public Schools
Capital Power reports third quarter 2014 results
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Capital Power reports third quarter 2014 results
​EDMONTON, Alberta – Capital Power Corporation (Capital Power, or the Company) (TSX: CPX) today released its financial results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2014.Normalized earnings attributable to common shareholders in the third quarter of 2014, after adjusting for o...
Published at Capital Power
City releases proposed Drainage and Waste Utilities budgets
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The proposed 2015 budgets for the City of Edmonton’s two utilities - Waste Management Services and Drainage Services - have been posted online at edmonton.ca/budget2015. The Utilities’ budgets address the operational and capital costs for running the two utilities. Waste and Drainage ...
Published at City of Edmonton
CFL to honour fallen Canadian heroes
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The Canadian Football League and its teams will pay special tribute this weekend to the Canadian heroes who lost their lives this week in separate attacks on home soil.
Published at Edmonton Eskimos
Bike Route Meetings Moved to November
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Bike Route Meetings Moved to November
The 102 Avenue and 83 Avenue Bike Route public meetings have been rescheduled from October 29 and 30 to the end of November. New Meeting Dates 102 Avenue Bike Route Date: Monday, November 24, 2014 Time: 4:30 – 8:30 p.m. *presentations at 5 and 7 p.m. Location: Robertson-Wesle...
Published at City of Edmonton