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Jim Prentice and cabinet to be sworn in Monday: who's in and who's out?
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Jim Prentice and cabinet to be sworn in Monday: who's in and who's out?
When Jim Prentice became Alberta's premier designate, he vowed that a government under his leadership would win back support from Albertans who lost trust in the Progressive Conservative party after Alison Redford’s controversial time in office..Prentice will be sworn in as the next premier at 1 ...
Published at CBC Edmonton
20 Questions with Tim Reid, new president of Edmonton's Northlands
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Tim Reid was announced as the president and chief executive officer of Northlands, effective September 15, 2014. 1) It's Sunday morning, what are you having for breakfast? With a couple young boys in our house (Liam – four, and Eli – eight months) Sunday morning break...
Published at Edmonton Sun
Expect new cabinet to shed past look, traits
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Expect new cabinet to shed past look, traits
Premier-designate Jim Prentice will tip his hand Monday about much-promised new directions for the Tory government with appointments to his first cabinet, one he’s said will be much smaller than the last one.Prentice, who will be sworn in as premier at 1 p.m. Monday, has raised expectations of ch...
Published at Edmonton Journal
University of Alberta’s business faculty applies for MBA tuition fee hike of 50 per cent
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University of Alberta’s business faculty applies for MBA tuition fee hike of 50 per cent
Students will pay an additional $11,500 for a master’s in business administration if the province approves a new fee proposal from the business school at the University of Alberta.Tuition for an MBA will jump to $34,700 — a 50-per-cent increase in the current fee of $23,217 — effective 2015-16, u...
Published at Edmonton Journal
Terry Fox Run needs promotion, not gimmicks, say runners
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Terry Fox Run needs promotion, not gimmicks, say runners
The annual Terry Fox Run has raised $650 million for cancer research in the last 33 years.The ALS society raised one-sixth of that, or $100 million, in just one month after its Ice Bucket Challenge went viral on social media during July and August.The challenge involves dumping a bucket of ice wa...
Published at Edmonton Journal
St. Albert Terry Fox Run a smaller event, but still going strong
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On Sunday thousands of people participated in the 34th annual Terry Fox Run in cities around the world to raise money for cancer in Fox's honour. St. Albert hosted a Terry Fox run of its own, and while it is smaller than those in Edmonton and Calgary, organizers and runners are doing everything t...
Published at CBC Edmonton
‘There was blood everywhere’: Woman seriously injured in central Edmonton dog attack
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‘There was blood everywhere’: Woman seriously injured in central Edmonton dog attack
Police are praising a Good Samaritan who intervened and saved a woman being viciously attacked by four dogs Sunday morning.The 54-year-old woman was walking her dog in an alley between 101st and 102nd Streets, behind 112th Avenue, in the central Edmonton neighbourhood of Spruce Avenue, when she w...
Published at Edmonton Journal
Stay out of City of Calgary parks, city urges as storm cleanup continues
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Stay out of City of Calgary parks, city urges as storm cleanup continues
Calgarians hoping to enjoy the last few weeks of warmweather in city parks are in for a big disappointment after officials urgedeveryone to stay out of all parks while crews clear debris from recent storms.Officials say dangling tree branches and sagging trunks pose a major safety hazard that cou...
Published at Edmonton Journal
Lees: Jazz pianist launched his vocation as a toddler
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Lees: Jazz pianist launched his vocation as a toddler
James Clarke was not quite four years old when his godmother arranged piano lessons for him, after watching him try to reach piano keys and hearing him sing around the house.“I didn’t need to be bribed with bubble gum or money to take the lessons, unlike other family members,” he says.“By the tim...
Published at Edmonton Journal
Jim Prentice to be sworn in as Alberta Premier Monday, with byelections next on agenda
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Jim Prentice to be sworn in as Alberta Premier Monday, with byelections next on agenda
Progressive Conservative leader Jim Prentice will officially take the keys to the premier’s office Monday, but his next hurdle will be getting a seat in the Alberta legislature.The government announced Sunday afternoon Prentice and his cabinet would be sworn in at Government House on Monday at 1 ...
Published at Metro Edmonton

Recent Blog Posts

Outgoing Premier pro tempore Dave Hancock: 17 years of going along to get along
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Outgoing Premier pro tempore Dave Hancock: 17 years of going along to get along
Another fine mess? No, no, it was a Bitumen Bubble that caused it! Really! Dave Hancock, left, shown explaining cuts to post-secondary education, imposed by Alison Redford, right, back when the bitumen was bubbling. Actual Redford Government officials may not have appeared exactly as illustrated....
Published at David Climenhaga's Alberta Diary
Edmonton Notes for 9/14/2014
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Edmonton Notes for 9/14/2014
Once again I have been curating articles, blog posts, and news releases on my ShareEdmonton page. You can sign up for the weekly newsletter with a free account here. Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines What a week for provincial politics, especially from an Edmonton perspective. Former m...
Published at MasterMaq's Blog
Words of Innocence
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Words of Innocence
I couldn’t have said it better myself. In the words of Martin Pengelly from The Guardian…. “On Tuesday, U2 surprised the world by giving their new album, Songs of Innocence, free to 500 million iTunes subscribers in 119 countries. As if by magic, it appeared in “purchased” lists...
Published at SONiC 102.9
Sash Man is Two
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Sash Man is Two
Happy birthday my sweet! (About 6 weeks ago now). I can't believe you are a growing two year old.Yes, you are finally growing. But only a touch! You are a whopping 24 pounds and 33.5 inches tall. Oh my Sasha. Grow grow grow grow. We know you eat enough.. non stop, but time to get those legs a str...
Published at shoelace untied
Latest Update: Rally Against ISIS and NATO Intervention
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Latest Update: Rally Against ISIS and NATO Intervention
Peace: Rally to Say No to ISIS and NATO Intervention (September 14, 2014)
Published at Radical Citizen Media
willow
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I have this beautiful girl in my life. She is my constant. She loves me like no one else, is always happy to see me and somehow knows just what to do whenever I am feeling blue. She is my companion, my protector, my goof, my comfort and yes, sometimes my headache too. And since the very first day...
Published at The Stay At Home Feminist
SONiC’s New Music Show – Farm Fresh for Sept 14/16, 2014
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SONiC’s New Music Show – Farm Fresh for Sept 14/16, 2014
Click below to listen to Farm Fresh Today’s Show: Dan Mangan – Vessel (Hector and The Search for Happiness sndtrk) Bastille – Flaws (Bad Blood) Current Swell – Rollin’ (Ulysses) Fitz & The Tantrums – Fools Gold (More Than Just a Dream) Tokyo Police Club &#...
Published at SONiC 102.9
TKACHEV GETS INVITE TO MAIN CAMP
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TKACHEV GETS INVITE TO MAIN CAMP
The Edmonton Oilers will have Vladimir Tkachev at main camp later this week (hat tip to Mark Bowie for the head’s up). Neil Hodge is a sportswriter for Moncton Times & Transcript and covers the QMJHL, so that’s a credible source. Here’s what Kevin McCartney wrote about Tkach...
Published at Lowetide
The Oilers Top 25 Under 25
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Our Fall 2014 look at the Top 25 Oilers Under 25.
Published at The Copper & Blue
Edmonton’s Urbanism Headlines: Sept 7 – 14
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Edmonton’s Urbanism Headlines: Sept 7 – 14
DOWNTOWN & INFILL Staples: It’s a new day for Edmonton’s downtown [Edmonton Journal] Two hotels slated for downtown Edmonton ‘long overdue’ [Edmonton Journal] Dreams of a thriving new downtown Edmonton start to edge into reality [Globe and Mail] 2020 vision: What will downtown Edmonton look l...
Published at Spacing Edmonton

Recent News Releases

Soccer Pandas draw with Huskies
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Soccer Pandas draw with Huskies
Rebecca Brandt Despite a fast paced second half, the University of Saskatchewan Huskies and the No. 7 University of Alberta Pandas finished in a scoreless draw Sunday afternoon at Field 7 in PotashCorp Park.With the 0-0 result Saskatchewan remains undefeated in the young ...
Published at University of Alberta Athletics
Police, Animal Control Officers, investigating vicious dog attack on woman and her dog
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The Edmonton Police Service and Animal Control Officers are investigating a vicious attack by several dogs on a woman and her small dog, which occurred earlier this morning in downtown Edmonton. It was reported that a 54-year-old woman was walking her small dog down an alley near 112 Avenue and 1...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
RECAP: Oilers 4, Flames 3
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RECAP: Oilers 4, Flames 3
Oilers goaltender Ty Rimmer was a major part of the Oilers win. Early in the game, Calgary was swarming and won the shot battle 16-8 in the first period. Rimmer played well enough to give Edmonton time to recover from the initial flurry and eventually go on top.“That’s the story of tonight,” Oile...
Published at Edmonton Oilers
Bears edged out by Huskies in OT
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Bears edged out by Huskies in OT
Saskatchewan quarterback Drew Burko hit fifth-year receiver Kit Hillis from 11-yards out for the game winning touchdown on the opening drive of overtime, as the No.6 ranked Huskies improved to 2-0 on the season.Alberta fought back from a 24-9 third quarter deficit to force overtime, including 19 ...
Published at University of Alberta Athletics
Police seek public’s assistance in locating missing 21-year-old male
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Police seek public’s assistance in locating missing 21-year-old male
The Edmonton Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in locating Gamteysa Muhamed, who has been missing for close to a week now. Muhamed, 21, was last seen on the afternoon of Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014. Police believe Muhamed left his home to meet with family and friends that afternoon, bef...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
Motorcyclists seriously injured during apparent racing incident on 50th Street
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The Edmonton Police Service Major Collision Investigations Section is investigating what appears to be a road racing incident that sent two motorcyclists to hospital with serious injuries. Southeast Division patrol members responded to an area near 50 Street and 103 Avenue, at approximately 11:30...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
EPS Major Collision Section investigating pedestrian fatal
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The Edmonton Police Service Major Collision Investigations Section is investigating the death of a male, whose body was found in the westbound lanes of Fox Drive early Saturday morning. Southwest Division patrol members responded to the area near Fort Edmonton Park at approximately 1:45 a.m. Satu...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
Esan leads Bears to win over Dinos
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Esan leads Bears to win over Dinos
After dropping a pair of games last week to the Saskatchewan Huskies, things did not get any easier for the Dinos in their return home. Facing another CIS Top 10 team, Calgary held on versus their provincial rival until the half when Alberta capitalized on some key opportunities. Tolu Esan led th...
Published at University of Alberta Athletics