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Edmonton leads the way in release of flood maps, says Insurance Bureau CEO
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From sunny and hot Tuesday to chilling rain and howling wind Wednesday, this week showed how quickly severe weather can impact Edmonton.Following recent flooding in British Columbia, Ontario and Quebec, Insurance Bureau of Canada president and CEO Don Forgeron is urging a focus on what mitigation...
Published at Edmonton Sun
Federal environment minister to make industrial emissions announcement in Calgary
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Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna is in Calgary Thursday to make what the federal government says will be an "important announcement" about the federal policy on industrial emissions.McKenna is set to speak at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) starting at...
Published at CBC Edmonton
City closes river valley trail system following Wednesday's storm
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The city has closed the trails in Edmonton's river valley following Wednesday's storm to assess the damage and make sure they are safe for users."We actually want to get our foresters in there to inspect these trails to make sure we mitigate any hazards before we reopen them," said Crispin Wood, ...
Published at CBC Edmonton
4 dead in head-on collision east of St. Paul
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Four people are dead after a head-on collision east of St. Paul in northern Alberta Wednesday night. Emergency crews were called to the scene of the crash on Highway 29 between Range Road 72 and Range Road 73 at around 6:40 p.m. where two pick-up trucks collided head-on, RCMP said in a news relea...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Edmonton leads the way in release of flood maps, says Insurance Bureau CEO
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Edmonton leads the way in release of flood maps, says Insurance Bureau CEO
From sunny and hot Tuesday to chilling rain and howling wind Wednesday, this week showed how quickly severe weather can impact Edmonton.Following recent flooding in British Columbia, Ontario and Quebec, Insurance Bureau of Canada president and CEO Don Forgeron is urging a focus on what mitigation...
Published at Edmonton Journal
David Staples: 'Collaborator-in-chief' Don Iveson right mayor for right now
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David Staples: 'Collaborator-in-chief' Don Iveson right mayor for right now
Don Iveson did two things of note in his state-of-the-city address Wednesday — officially announcing he’ll run for mayor in October and positioning himself as the city’s pro-business “collaborator-in-chief.”And just how does he see himself as collaborator-in-chief?“It’s just how I go about my wor...
Published at Edmonton Journal
Alberta's auditor general to release health-care recommendations in new report
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Alberta's auditor general to release health-care recommendations in new report
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Published at Edmonton Journal
Unions, businesses differ on benefits of new Alberta labour laws
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Unions, businesses differ on benefits of new Alberta labour laws
Unions in Alberta are applauding the NDP government's move to revise the province's labour laws Wednesday, but the business community says the government should consult the public more before making big changes."We have been under imbalanced labour laws for the last 30 years," president of the He...
Published at CBC Edmonton
'We have the answer': Drug court model could help with opioid crisis, says manager
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'We have the answer': Drug court model could help with opioid crisis, says manager
It was Christmas Eve 2014 and Ryan Curry was waiting in a rundown motel to do a drug deal. He said that when the police arrested him instead, he was almost relieved. "There was a point in time where I didn't think I could ever get out," said Curry, 28 years old and now clean. "But I got out by th...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Edmonton woman target of men drawn by online dating profile created by ex-boyfriend
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She shudders with fear every time the buzzer in her apartment sounds, terrified the next stranger at the door looking for sex won't take no for an answer.The young mother believes her ex-boyfriend has set up a series of fake dating profiles under her name, encouraging men to arrive at the apartme...
Published at CBC Edmonton

Recent Blog Posts

Making a Difference with Family Camps: Desmond’s Story
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Camping is one of the most popular summer pastimes in Canada. This year, it’s more popular than ever before, with a record number of Albertans planning to enjoy the great outdoors while spending some quality time with loved ones. But for many families in our community, camping is a luxury they ca...
Published at Bissell Centre
When “International” Isn’t Really International
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When “International” Isn’t Really International
I have the greatest respect for the hardworking staff at the CBC. Due to my beer column on RadioActive in Northern Alberta, I get to interact with many of them on a regular basis. I know they are good journalists and good people. Why am I saying this? Because earlier this week, they got a [...]
Published at On Beer
Celebrating the 2017 University of Alberta Awards for Teaching Excellence
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In just a few weeks’ time, our community will be commemorating the achievements of our graduating class as they accept their degrees and move on to the next chapter in their lives. And as we prepare to celebrate this achievement, I would like to honour some of those who have made this chapter pos...
Published at The QUAD
Try this with your kids this summer. The Exploding Baggie Experiment
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This exploding baggie experiment is a fun way to engage kids of all ages this summer. Using simple ingredients in your home this will make for a fun afternoon watching the colours bubble and react together.  Exploding Baggie Ingredients Baggies  Kleenex or toilet paper (it’s thinner and dis...
Published at Just another Edmonton mommy
McLellan Talks Nugent-Hopkins
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Yesterday, Todd McLellan joined Bob Stauffer on Oilers Now to speak about a few different things ranging from the playoffs to the anger that’s surrounding Jordan Eberle to the progression of Ryan Nugent-Hopkins. We’ve gotten to the point between the season ending and the NHL draft whe...
Published at OilersNation
You’ll Want to Eat (or even just sit) Here
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You’ll Want to Eat (or even just sit) Here
Now that it’s warm outside – real warm, not “winter warm” – we can finally head outdoors. From lunch breaks to fresh air meetings, there are plenty of opportunities to leave your office, and just as many places to go…. But which spot should be your spot? This short guide will help you find the pe...
Published at The QUAD
SHOOT THE MOON
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SHOOT THE MOON
There is a certain sadness that comes with change, something that brings the melancholy in real time. When my kids were small, Mrs. Lowetide and I would pick them up from school on the last day (report cards, goodbyes) and take them to lunch. For the first few years it was so much fun (little [&#...
Published at Lowetide
Nation Network Prospect Profile: #59 Alexander Chmelevski
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Checking in as our 59th ranked prospect for the 2017 NHL Entry Draft is Alexander ‘Sasha’ Chmelevski. The 6’0″ and 187 lbs centre was expected to have a standout season after a sensational Ivan Hlinka tournament in the summer, but he just couldn’t quite get there. Po...
Published at OilersNation
What to do in Edmonton This Weekend (With Kids) | May 26-28
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It’s going to be over 20 degrees this weekend, and that means it’s Spray Park weather. If you’re like us, and always searching for new playgrounds to explore with the kids, it’s the perfect time to check out our Youtube Channel and see our Edmonton playground video tours. ...
Published at Raising Edmonton

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