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Excellent Edmontonians saluted
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Excellent Edmontonians saluted
Citizens who inspire others and enhance Edmonton’s reputation as a dynamic and diverse city were honoured at the 2014 Salute to Excellence Citation and Performance Awards. “Great cities are inspired by people who dare to dream big and do more,” said Mayor Don Iveson. “Thes...
Published at City of Edmonton
Greater labour mobility focus of Premiers’ meeting
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“It was a pleasure to meet with Premier McNeil today. We had a productive discussion around a range of issues and acknowledged the benefits of having our provinces work closely together.“Alberta and Nova Scotia have engaged in ongoing work to improve apprentice mobility between our provinces. Tod...
Published at Government of Alberta
Alberta accountants find strength in numbers
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Unification in the accounting profession is a growing national and international trend. Since June 2013, the Alberta government has been working with the three self-regulating accounting associations - the Certified General Accountants Association of Alberta, the Certified Management Accountants ...
Published at Government of Alberta
West Division death deemed a homicide
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EPS Homicide Detectives and the Edmonton Medical Examiner have deemed the death of the 30-year-old man on Nov. 22 a homicide. The Medical Examiner completed the autopsy this afternoon and determined that David John Labelle died of a gunshot wound. Detectives continue to investigate. There is no f...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
Edmonton's African community invited to meet with police
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Edmonton's African community invited to meet with police
The African Community Liaison Committee (ACLC) is hosting a town hall meeting for Edmontonians of African heritage and members of the Edmonton Police Service to discuss policing concerns and highlight opportunities to work together. At the meeting, staff will also be ...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
Join us for RBC Sports Day in Canada
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Join us for RBC Sports Day in Canada
The City of Edmonton is offering free admission to the Kinsmen Sports Centre on Saturday, November 29 as part of a national celebration of sport and active living. Edmontonians are encouraged to come out and enjoy a variety of drop-programs and activities. Date:  Saturday, November 29, 2014 ...
Published at City of Edmonton
President's donation increases international learning opportunities for UAlberta students
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President's donation increases international learning opportunities for UAlberta students
Second-year master's student Lemonia Anagnostopoulos is one of four students who have benefited from the Indira V. Samarasekera Global Student Leadership Fund. (Edmonton) A personal donation from University of Alberta President Indira V. Samarasekera will allow more U of...
Published at University of Alberta ExpressNews
20th annual ETS Stuff A Bus campaign begins
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20th annual ETS Stuff A Bus campaign begins
Transit System (ETS) representatives and campaign partners have launched the 2014 ETS Stuff a Bus campaign. They’re calling on Edmontonians to help drive out hunger between November 26 and November 29, 2014. ETS volunteers will be collecting non-perishable food or cash donations at various ...
Published at City of Edmonton
City of Edmonton and Leduc County establish joint annexation negotiation protocols
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City of Edmonton and Leduc County establish joint annexation negotiation protocols
Council representatives from both the City of Edmonton and Leduc County met November 21, 2014 to finalize the annexation negotiation protocols. The annexation negotiation protocols set the framework for negotiation sessions and will be signed by all members of the City of Edmonton’s Annexat...
Published at City of Edmonton
Bears and Pandas to be saluted by City of Edmonton
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A total of 80 student-athletes from 10 faculties at the U of A will receive the citation from the City of Edmonton, along with four head coaches, all of whom are graduates of the U of A.The City of Edmonton's Salute to Excellence Program recognizes and takes pride in the achievements of its citiz...
Published at University of Alberta ExpressNews
Bears and Pandas to be saluted by City of Edmonton
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Golden Bear and Panda student-athletes and coaches from the Pandas rugby, Golden Bears volleyball, Golden Bears hockey, and Golden Bears and Pandas tennis programs, all of which won national championship titles within the last year, will receive a citation for excellence in sport from the City of...
Published at University of Alberta Athletics
7000 flowers create life-sized polar bear at the Muttart Conservatory
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7000 flowers create life-sized polar bear at the Muttart Conservatory
Meet Fleur de Neige, the Muttart Conservatory's life-sized polar bear. She's the star of the Conservatory’s holiday feature pyramid, "A Polar Christmas”, and she's been brought to life by thousands of snowy flowers. With illuminated icebergs and a sea of poinsettias, this show is a tr...
Published at City of Edmonton
Alberta men stand together against violence toward Aboriginal women
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Alberta men stand together against violence toward Aboriginal women
R-L: Associate Minister David Dorward, Koren Lightening Earle, Merle White President of the Association of Friendship Centres Association, and Grace Auger. Koren and Grace sit on the First Nation Women's Economic Security Council. The campaign asks men and boys t...
Published at Government of Alberta
Join the Leduc Recreation Centre’s Heat It Up Challenge
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The Leduc Recreation Centre (LRC) is partnering with UWALK to encourage residents to walk the equivalent steps it would take to reach Banff, Jan. 12 to March 3, 2015. Participants of the LRC’s Heat It Up Challenge will travel a distance of 400 km without having to lea...
Published at City of Leduc
Area merchants warned to be vigilant in light of counterfeit US $100 bills
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The Edmonton Police Service Economic Crimes Section is warning area merchants to be vigilant about checking serial numbers on US $100 bills, after a recent influx of counterfeit currency was reported to police. Economic Crimes Section’ detectives are investigating numerous incidents involving cou...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
PCL Construction Donates $160,000 to Food Banks Nationwide
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PCL Construction Donates $160,000 to Food Banks Nationwide
Denver, CO (November 24, 2014) – PCL Construction will donate $160,000 to food assistance programs across the country this holiday season. Since 2009 PCL Construction has donated $888,000 to help fight hunger, providing approximately eight million meals to those in need. ...
Published at PCL Companies
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