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Photos; Edmonton Sun freelance photographer Hugo Sanchez's Canada Day photos
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Happy 148th Birthday Canada! A very patriotic Owen Dorward holds a Canadian Flag on Canada Day on the Alberta Legislature grounds on July 1st, 2015. Hugo Sanchez/Special to the Edmonton Sun Hugo Sanchez/Special to the Edmonton Sun Ha...
Published at Edmonton Sun
Edmonton psychologist among appointees to Order of Canada
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psychologist Jagannath Prasad (J.P.) Das was one of 100 people named to the Order of Canada on July 1.Das, emeritus director of the University of Alberta’s JP Das Centre on Developmental & Learning Disabilities, is best known for helping to develop a new theory of intelligence that proposed t...
Published at Edmonton Journal
Edmonton soccer fans pack Commonwealth
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It may not have been the ideal Canada Day match-up everyone was hoping for, but it'll take more than that to keep footie fans in Edmonton away from the beautiful game.Despite having the home side bounced from the tournament last week when Canada lost 2-1 to England in the quarterfinals of the FIF...
Published at Edmonton Sun
Canadian Taxpayers Federation calculates income tax savings on new Edmonton Oilers players
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Whether you’re an electrician, a chef or a professional hockey player – no one escapes the taxman.Every year on Canada Day the flood gates officially open on NHL free agency, where players without a contract look to cash-in and score a big pay day with one of the league’s 30 franchises.Some choos...
Published at Edmonton Sun
WestJet flight diverted to Calgary over bomb threat
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A WestJet flight from Vancouver to Toronto was diverted to Calgary Wednesday night after a bomb threat, the fourth such incident targeting the airline in the past five days.The affected flight was WestJet 722, which took off from Vancouver at 5:14 p.m. PT, confirmed WestJet spokesman Robert Palme...
Published at CBC Edmonton
All the stage is a puddle: Leaking am­phi­the­a­tre in Hawrelak Park to be fixed
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Crew members for the Freewill Shakespeare Festival discovered something is rotten on the stage of Hawrelak Park during rehearsal last week. The ampitheatre’s new canopy has been leaking, leaving puddles on the stage.City crews exam­ined the $400,000 canopy covering the Hawrelak Park amphitheatre ...
Published at Edmonton Journal
Connor McDavid begins work at Edmonton Oilers orientation camp
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Connor McDavid, the teen phenom forecast to be hockey's next great superstar, officially hit the ice Wednesday withthe Edmonton Oilers.And the 18-year-old made it clear he's all in on the Oil Drop.McDavid underwent medical and fitness tests before hitting the ice along with other prospects for po...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Federal Building aims to be Alberta’s newest tourist attraction
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The Federal Building may be best known for controversy surrounding its politically charged, $403-million renovation, but Brian Hodgson believes the new visitor centre inside the restored provincial office building will soon become a favourite stop for tourists and locals.“In terms of facilities i...
Published at Edmonton Journal
3rd threat in a week against a WestJet flight under investigation
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The investigation continues into bomb threats made against three recent WestJet flights. The most recent threat was made Tuesday night against Flight 323 from Toronto to Saskatoon. It landed safely at John Diefenbaker airport and all 113 passengers and five crew members were able t...
Published at CBC Edmonton
New Edmonton police division created to better distribute resources
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In the last two years, Edmonton police Deputy Chief Tony Harder noticed the work load of officers in the five divisions throughout the city was growing increasingly uneven.Downtown division was reporting 26 per cent of the workload and southeast division was about the same. Everyone else was arou...
Published at Edmonton Sun

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Exclusive Newsletter Subscriber Giveaway July 2 – July 8
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Happy 149th Canada! #Asani @cityofedmonton #yeg #yegdt #yegmusic...
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Happy 149th Canada! #Asani @cityofedmonton #yeg #yegdt #yegmusic #yegcanadaday #lightthebridge (at High Level Bridge)
Published at Edmonton Arts Council
Lighting the night on a warm and perfect #yegcanadaday evening...
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Lighting the night on a warm and perfect #yegcanadaday evening #HighLevelBridge #yegmusic #yegdt #happycanadaday (at High Level Bridge)
Published at Edmonton Arts Council
Bright and rad! #HighLevelBridge #canadaday #yegcanadaday #yegdt...
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Bright and rad! #HighLevelBridge #canadaday #yegcanadaday #yegdt #yegmusic (at High Level Bridge)
Published at Edmonton Arts Council
Happy Canada Day! #HighLevelBridge all lit up and ready to get...
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Happy Canada Day! #HighLevelBridge all lit up and ready to get down with 5 decades of #yegmusic Tune in http://ckua.streamon.fm yegarts #yegdt #yegcanadaday @cityofedmonton @ckuaradio (at High Level Bridge)
Published at Edmonton Arts Council
BLOG: McDavid talks about his first time on Rexall Place ice
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For the first time, first-overall pick Connor McDavid stepped onto the ice at Rexall Place. "Today was a lot of fun," said McDavid. "The fitness testing wasn't a whole lot of fun but really cool to throw on the Oilers gear, the gear that I want to play the rest of my life wearing. It was pret...
Published at Edmonton Oilers Blogs
BLOG: Nurse selects McDavid as 'first star'
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At the end of Wednesday's practice, Darnell Nurse selected Connor McDavid as the practice's first star. The 'first star' is a tradition which has carried on from Oklahoma City where the player previously selected first star chooses someone else at the end of practice with all players around the c...
Published at Edmonton Oilers Blogs
BLOG: Draisaitl shows optimism
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Leon Draisaitl met with the media following the first day on-ice at Oilers Orientation Camp Wednesday and the first question he was asked was about his newest teammate, Connor McDavid. "I've known him for about 24 hours now so there's not much I can say," Draisaitl remarked. "All I can say is...
Published at Edmonton Oilers Blogs
Humble Beginnings
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Perhaps you’ve heard the news. My wife and I had a baby girl. Little Eleanor came into the world on June 27th at 11:38am. I promised myself I wouldn’t be one of those parents who always brags about their child’s every milestone: latching, holding her head up, scooting. Not just because it’s annoy...
Published at SONiC 102.9
MARQUEE MOON
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Peter Chiarelli signed only two free agents today but he made them count. Andrej Sekera gives Todd McLellan some options on defense (Sekera could play with Mark Fayne on a de facto top pairing, or possibly be used on an ‘Ozone’ duo with Justin Schultz or similar) and Mark Letestu give...
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Recent News Releases

New University of Alberta president takes helm
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New University of Alberta president takes helm
David Turpin, 13th president of the University of Alberta (Edmonton) The University of Alberta begins a new era of leadership as David Turpin, the university’s 13th president, starts his term July 1, 2015. Turpin takes over the position from Indira Samarasekera, whose sec...
Published at University of Alberta ExpressNews
Oilers acquire Lauri Korpikoski
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Oilers acquire Lauri Korpikoski
Oilers President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced today, the club has acquired winger Lauri Korpikoski from the Arizona Coyotes, in exchange for centre Boyd Gordon.Korpikoski, 28, spent last season with the Arizona Coyotes, posting 21 points (6G, 15A) and 12 pena...
Published at Edmonton Oilers
From three designations to one, Alberta accountants unite
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The resulting organization, the Chartered Professional Accountants of Alberta, will issue a single designation: Chartered Professional Accountant, or CPA.“The proclamation of a single professional designation marks a major step for the accounting profession in Alberta, making it easier for accoun...
Published at Government of Alberta
Fatal collision on Calgary Trail
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The Edmonton Police Service is investigation a fatal collision that occurred on Calgary Trail last night. On Monday, June 29, 2015 just before 10 p.m., EPS responded to a single vehicle fatal collision on Calgary Trail southbound at Ellerslie Road. It is reported that the vehicle was travelling o...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
2014-15 annual reports now available online
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The Government of Alberta Annual Report includes an Executive Summary with key fiscal information, the Consolidated Financial Statements and Measuring Up, a report on performance results.On the Consolidated Financial Statements basis, the government had a surplus of $1.1 billion. On the fiscal pl...
Published at Government of Alberta
Laurel Green: A great, big, green success!
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Laurel Green: A great, big, green success!
The City of Edmonton’s Laurel Green development is quickly becoming one of Edmonton’s most popular green communities. More than 100 lots were sold in just a single day. Just over 3,700 people registered for a chance to purchase and build a more sustainable home in Edmonton, and 102 lo...
Published at City of Edmonton
President Samarasekera looks back on 10-year legacy
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President Samarasekera looks back on 10-year legacy
President Indira Samarasekera with the portrait she received during a gala evening last April honouring her contributions to the University of Alberta community, the city of Edmonton and the province. (Edmonton) When Indira Samarasekera took on the University of Alberta’s...
Published at University of Alberta ExpressNews
3 Minute Drill: Cory Watson
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Rapid fire Q&A with the first-year Eskimo to learn a little about his off-field personality.
Published at Edmonton Eskimos
Celebrate Canada Day responsibly
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The Edmonton Police Service is working with other City of Edmonton agencies to create a safe environment that enhances public safety for citizens and emergency responders and the protection of property during Canada Day celebrations.The Edmonton Police Service would like to wish all Edmontonians ...
Published at Edmonton Police Service