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Search warrant leads to prescription drug seizure, trafficking charges
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Officers from Downtown Division seized more than $15,000 in prescription drugs and laid several trafficking charges during a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act search warrant executed earlier this week.On Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016 at approximately 6:30 p.m., officers from Downtown Beats and Tacti...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
Tour of Alberta will cause temporary road closures
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Tour of Alberta will cause temporary road closures
Sections of highways and other roadways will close temporarily to accommodate cyclists and their entourages between Sept.1 and 5. Except for in Lethbridge and Edmonton, drivers can expect minor delays and should follow detour signs where provided. Detailed highway road closure information is avai...
Published at Government of Alberta
Stephen Harper resignation: Statement by Premier Notley
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“Mr. Harper has always been a proud Canadian, a proud Albertan and a dedicated family man. He served our country for many years as prime minister and as the member of Parliament for Calgary Heritage.“His statement of apology to former students of Indian residential schools in 2008 was an importan...
Published at Government of Alberta
3,583 violations issued during Operation 24 Hours
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Police Service officers and City of Edmonton automated enforcement handed out 3,583 violations during Operation 24 Hours earlier this week.Throughout the 24-hour campaign on Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016, a total of 3,213 speeding tickets were issued by EPS officers and automated enforcement. Traffic ...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
Children, families benefit from expanded Stollery pediatric operating suite
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The redeveloped space has five operating rooms and two procedure rooms with modern infrastructure and equipment. This follows a recent expansion in hours for the short stay surgical unit, which has resulted in a dramatic reduction in surgery postponements over the past year. The changes will resu...
Published at Government of Alberta
Appeal to Edmonton & Capital Region customers to reduce non-essential water consumption
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Persistent rainfall throughout the North Saskatchewan River watershed has increased debris in the water, and substantially increased turbidity levels. As a result, the rate of potable water production has slowed, and demand is in excess of current production. EPCOR holds potable water in 12 reser...
Published at EPCOR
PCL Breaks Ground on GE Brilliant Factory
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. Liisa MorleyCommunications SpecialistPCL Constructors Canada Inc. (Toronto)647-406-4851​​
Published at PCL Companies
Griffins continue perfect preseason with another shutout
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Griffins continue perfect preseason with another shutout
Kristen Skrundz (Edmonton, AB) paced the Griffins to a win Friday with excellent play at both ends of the pitch. Jefferson Hagen, Sports Information OfficerCaptain Kristen Skrundz's prowess at both ends of the field led the MacEwan Griffins to their second-consecutive...
Published at Grant MacEwan University
Khabra strike bites Cougars
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Khabra strike bites Cougars
Alberta earned the victory thanks to a strong defensive performance and through the efforts of a pair of veterans in Niko Saler and Ajay Khabra. The pair connected for the only goal of the game in the fifth minute of play when Saler curled a perfect free kick to the back post where Khabra managed...
Published at University of Alberta Athletics
Pick of the crop is revealed at Edmonton in Bloom Awards 2016
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Pick of the crop is revealed at Edmonton in Bloom Awards 2016
Close to 400 gardening enthusiasts gathered this evening for the 12th annual Edmonton in Bloom Awards. These awards celebrate residents, projects, community groups and volunteers who contribute to a more beautiful, vibrant and liveable Edmonton. “It’s an absolute pleasure to see all t...
Published at City of Edmonton
CANCELLED - Rogers Place public open house event
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Rogers Place public open house event cancelled August 25, 2016 A media event covering details on the Rogers Place open house has been cancelled due to scheduling conflicts. The City of Edmonton will reschedule the event at a later date. The media event was scheduled for August 26 at 11:30 a.m. Me...
Published at City of Edmonton
Celebrate 50 years at Bonnie Doon pool
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Celebrate 50 years at Bonnie Doon pool
We’re taking it back to 1966 when Bonnie Doon Leisure Centre first opened its doors. Everyone is welcome to join the City of Edmonton and the members of Bonnie Doon pool as we celebrate the facility’s 50th anniversary. Date:  Saturday, August 27, 2016  Time:  10 a.m. to...
Published at City of Edmonton
Olympic memories
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Olympic memories
Golden Bears volleyball coach Terry Danyluk looks back on the '84 Games.
Published at University of Alberta ExpressNews
Canadian Food Inspection Agency confirms whirling disease in Banff National Park fish
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Whirling disease has been observed in the United States since the 1950s and is prevalent in the western and northeastern states.While awaiting laboratory test results, Parks Canada implemented an area closure for Johnson Lake on August 18 in an effort to reduce any risk of the potential spread of...
Published at Government of Alberta
Appeal to Edmonton & Capital Region customers to reduce non-essential water consumption
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Persistent rainfall throughout the North Saskatchewan River watershed has increased debris in the water, and substantially increased turbidity levels. As a result, the rate of potable water production has slowed, and demand is in excess of current production. EPCOR holds potable water in 12 reser...
Published at EPCOR
Faculty of Health and Community Studies welcomes new dean
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Faculty of Health and Community Studies welcomes new dean
August is quiet around MacEwan University, but there’s an animated energy percolating under the surface, in the offices and administrative areas. Just because there are fewer students on campus, doesn’t mean they aren’t the focus of all the work that happens over the summer. Health...
Published at Grant MacEwan University
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