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Victim identified in west-end parking lot homicide
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Police Service detectives have completed the next-of-kin notification in the recent west-end parking lot homicide, and can now release the name of the victim to the public.The victim has been identified as Arthur Barry McCaskie, 55, of Edmonton.The Medical Examiner conducted the deceased's autops...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
Police locate missing 11-year-old girl
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The Edmonton Police Service has located the 11-year-old girl who was reported missing earlier today. EPS Downtown Division Patrol officers located the girl after receiving a call from a member of the public who had seen the girl walking in the downtown area. The girl was found unharmed and has ...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
Mayor Iveson Kicks Off 2014 Road Construction Season
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Mayor Iveson Kicks Off 2014 Road Construction Season
Mayor Don Iveson kicked off the City’s 2014 construction season today on 63 Avenue, announcing a $404 million investment in more than 125 arterial road, bridge, interchange and neighbourhood road projects.“During the election campaign, my Council colleagues and I heard from citizens about the nee...
Published at City of Edmonton
Road rehabilitation work on Highway 1 near Canmore
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This work completes a $13 million project that began last year. Overlay work on Kananaskis Lake Trail was completed last fall.This project, an excellent example of the Building Alberta plan, provides smoother travels for tourists and local residents along this popular route.Motorists will experie...
Published at Government of Alberta
EPS takes over RCMP homicide investigation
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The Edmonton Police Service has taken over the RCMP homicide investigation of London Williams, 21, who was found dead on Monday, March 24, 2014 in the County of Smoky Lake. The EPS Homicide Section has identified a connection between London Williams and the homicide of Ibrahim Yousef Chehimi, 34,...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
Police investigating suspicious death of woman in Castle Downs
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The Edmonton Police Service is investigating the suspicious death of a woman who was found injured in a north Edmonton residence, who later succumbed to her injuries in hospital.At approximately 9:56 p.m. on Monday, April 21, 2014, EMS and EPS responded to a call regarding an injured woman at a h...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
Stoney Trail lane closures at Macleod Trail
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Work at the Stoney Trail and Macleod Trail interchange will be scheduled to minimize traffic impacts during peak hours.  The $4 million interchange upgrade enhances this important commuter route by giving the people of south Calgary two lanes of traffic in each direction along the Stony Trail ove...
Published at Government of Alberta
Environmental charges laid against a company and individual
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Cargill Limited has been charged with contravening a term or condition contrary to section 227(e) of the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act that requires approval holders to immediately report to the Director, by telephone any contravention of the terms and conditions of this approval.P...
Published at Government of Alberta
Budget 2014 bolsters commitment to build and create opportunity for Albertans
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Budget 2014, the next phase of the Building Alberta Plan, delivers fiscal responsibility with a consolidated surplus of $1.1 billion while keeping operating expense growth under population plus inflation for the second year in a row. There are also no new taxes or tax increases.“Budget 2014 is a ...
Published at Government of Alberta
Wall of Honour: WR George McGowan
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Published at Edmonton Eskimos
Throwback Thursday: #82
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Published at Edmonton Eskimos
Police seek public's assistance in locating 11-year-old girl
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The Edmonton Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in locating an Edmonton girl who has been missing since Tuesday night. Victoria Jean Alook, 11, was reported missing to police by her grandmother on April 22, 2014. It is believed that Alook’s last known location was in...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
Pork industry better equipped to prevent and respond to disease
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Through Growing Forward 2 (GF2), the governments of Canada and Alberta are providing $1.35 million to Alberta Pork to help address the threat of pig diseases, such as porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED), to the swine industry. The funding is in addition to existing GF2 grants that are available to po...
Published at Government of Alberta
Computer program could help solve arson cases
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UAlberta researcher James Harynuk (right) and RCMP scientist Mark Sandercock are teaming up to develop a computer program that can sift through chemical clues left behind by arson. (Edmonton) Sifting through the chemical clues left behind by arson is delicate, time-consuming ...
Published at University of Alberta ExpressNews
EcoCar team ready to hit the track
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The U of A EcoCar team's hydrogen-powered vehicle will go up against ultra-efficient cars from around the world at the Shell Eco-marathon competition April 25–27 in Houston, Texas. (Photo: U of A EcoCar team) (Edmonton) Considering the price of gasoline these days, it’s more ...
Published at University of Alberta ExpressNews
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