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O'Leary Fitness and Leisure Centre closed for maintenance
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The O’Leary Fitness and Leisure Centre will be temporarily closed beginning December 24, 2014, with normal operations expected to resume in early April 2015. Routine facility maintenance ensures the best possible facility experience for patrons. The City of Edmonton is committed to providin...
Published at City of Edmonton
Alumni rise to volunteer challenge in inspiring numbers
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Alumni rise to volunteer challenge in inspiring numbers
Christopher Lui, '07 BCom, '13 MBA, is one of more than 2,300 UAlberta alumni who have risen to the 'Do Great Things' volunteer challenge. “The U of A does a lot of great work," he says, "and we need to showcase how the U of A contributes to Edmonton.” (Photo: Richard Siemens) ...
Published at University of Alberta ExpressNews
The Official 2015 Edmonton Rush Roster
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General Manager and Head Coach Derek announced today the official 2015 Edmonton Rush Roster.   Full roster below. Assistant coaches Jeff McComb and Jimmy Quinlan will guide the Rush on the bench as they begin the season’s journey with...
Published at Edmonton Rush
Esks Extend Three
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DB Ryan Hinds, LB Nathan Kanya and WR Paris Jackson have been signed to contract extensions.
Published at Edmonton Eskimos
Police seek witnesses to pedestrian collision in southeast Edmonton
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Officers from the Edmonton Police Service Major Collision Investigation Unit (MCIU) are seeking witnesses to a pedestrian collision that occurred earlier this week in southeast Edmonton.On Monday, Dec. 15, 2014 at approximately 7:50 p.m., Southeast Division patrol members responded to the report ...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
EPS lays charge of manslaughter in traffic fatality
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The Edmonton Police Service Major Collision Investigation Unit has laid a charge of manslaughter in relation to a traffic fatality that occurred in October 2014.On Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014, Northeast Division patrol officers were called to a single vehicle collision around 5:30 p.m. on Yellowhead Tr...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
Infant homicide: 21 days after first birthday
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The Edmonton Police Service Homicide Section is investigating the death of a baby who died just 21 days after his first birthday.A call to 911 originally came in seeking medical assistance for the infant on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014 at a residence in the area of 88 Street and 148 Avenue. The infan...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
June suspicious death confirmed homicide
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The Edmonton Police Service has confirmed a suspicious death of a female that occurred in June 2014 as a homicide.An autopsy was conducted by the Edmonton Medical Examiner on Thursday, June 5, 2014 was undetermined, pending toxicology results. Freda Goodrunning, 35, died as a resu...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
EPS concludes investigation in second homicide of 2014
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The Homicide Section with the Edmonton Police Service has concluded the investigation into the second homicide of 2014. Homicide detectives have determined London Williams, 21 to be responsible for the death of Ibrahim Yousef Chehimi, 34.The Edmonton Police Service took over the RCMP homicide inv...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
Consumers to benefit from electricity system improvements
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Based on the advice of an MLA team, and the passing of Bill 201, government will take action in three key areas:In addition, retail advertising material can no longer be inserted in the billing envelopes of customers who are on the default rate. This will establish a more level playing field for ...
Published at Government of Alberta
Statement from the Edmonton Oilers – Oklahoma City Barons Affiliation
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Statement from the Edmonton Oilers – Oklahoma City Barons Affiliation
The Edmonton Oilers announced today they are ending affiliation with Prodigal, operators of the Oilers’ American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the Oklahoma City Barons at the end of the 2014-15 season.The mutual decision between the Oilers and Prodigal comes after considerable negotiations on an...
Published at Edmonton Oilers
Retail expert takes pulse of holiday spending
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Retail expert takes pulse of holiday spending
Kyle Murray says falling gas prices make it tempting to spend more on holiday gifts, but Albertans may be better off saving right now instead of splurging. (Photo: Richard Siemens) (Edmonton) Predicting spending trends over the holidays is always more guesswork than scien...
Published at University of Alberta ExpressNews
McCauley Cup December 23, 2014
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McCauley Cup December 23, 2014
Players will enjoy meeting alumni from the Edmonton Oilers, drinking hot chocolate and sporting matching hockey jerseys and take home a participant medal provided by Elite Sportswear. The Edmonton Oilers have donated some treats for the players that will be given out after the game. Extra equipme...
Published at EPS Success Stories
Skate into the Holidays: Victoria Park Oval opens
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Skate into the Holidays: Victoria Park Oval opens
The Victoria Park Oval will open to the public beginning Wednesday, December 17. This beautiful oval ice skating location allows skaters to enjoy the river valley and has lights for evening use. Location:  12130 River Valley Road Hours:  10 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily, with exceptions noted b...
Published at City of Edmonton
Robbery detectives on the hunt for “Blizzard Bandit”
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Robbery detectives on the hunt for “Blizzard Bandit”
Police Service detectives continue to search for a serial robbery suspect believed to be responsible for a criminal storm of 15 robberies, most of which occurred during and on the heels of the city’s first big snowfall of the year. The male suspect has predominantly targeted gas stations and conv...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
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