Recent News Releases

Oilers add Westgarth to camp roster
Issued
Oilers add Westgarth to camp roster
The Edmonton Oilers announced today, they have added winger Kevin Westgarth to their training camp roster.Westgarth, 30, split the 2013-14 campaign between the Carolina Hurricanes and Calgary Flames, recording seven points (4G, 3A) and 68 penalty minutes in 48 games.The 6’4”, 234-pound forward ha...
Published at Edmonton Oilers
Jewish celebration of Rosh Hashanah on display at City Hall
Issued
The City of Edmonton and the Edmonton Interfaith Centre for Education and Action invite Edmontonians to join Councillor Bev Esslinger and members of the Jewish community as they unveil the new display of the Jewish celebration of Rosh Hashanah. Come listen to the Talmud Torah choir and enjoy trea...
Published at City of Edmonton
Autopsy results released in connection with Fox Drive fatal
Issued
Witnesses told police that several vehicles drove by what appeared to be an “object” in the middle of the road, before an oncoming vehicle appeared to strike the male, dragging his body a short distance down Fox Drive. Investigators have yet to determine whether the male died on scene or was drop...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
Alberta Culture Days comes to Leduc for the first time
Issued
Events in support of Alberta Culture Days will promote arts and culture in Leduc Sept. 26 – 27. Friday, Sept. 26: Saturday, Sept. 27: Alberta Culture Days is supported by the City of Leduc, Leduc Farmers’ Marke...
Published at City of Leduc
NLL finalists for the 2014 NLL Executive of the Year award
Issued
The National Lacrosse League three finalists for the 2014 NLL Executive of the Year award. John Bean from the Calgary Roughnecks, Curt Styres of the Rochester Knighthawks and Bruce Urban from the Edmonton Rush are the top vote recipients for their roles as executives with their respective teams. ...
Published at Edmonton Rush
Help Edmonton Fire Rescue Services name its newest campaign
Issued
Help Edmonton Fire Rescue Services name its newest campaign
Help Edmonton Fire Rescue Services name its newest campaign Edmonton Fire Rescue Services (EFRS) has launched a social media contest to help create a slogan for a new public awareness campaign on cigarette fire safety. This has been one of the most costly years on record for smoker’s materi...
Published at City of Edmonton
Up-and-coming researchers recognized by Royal Society
Issued
Up-and-coming researchers recognized by Royal Society
Chris Andersen(Edmonton) The Royal Society of Canada has named three University of Alberta researchers as part of its inaugural class inducted into The College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists.Native studies professor Chris Andersen, diabetes pharmacologist Patrick MacDonald and women’s st...
Published at University of Alberta ExpressNews
Fund-raising effort underway to cover victim’s veterinary costs for mauled dog
Issued
A fundraising effort is underway to help a woman cover veterinarian costs of between $8,000 and $10,000, after she and her dog were involved in a vicious dog attack Sunday morning. The 54-year-old woman is recuperating in hospital following several hours of surgery, after sustaining serious dog b...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
Prentice government to sell planes
Issued
Premier Prentice and his Cabinet met yesterday and are moving quickly to change the way the Government and its representatives conduct themselves.The Cabinet recognizes the primary importance of accessing Alberta’s rural and remote communities. They concluded that government- owned planes is not ...
Published at Government of Alberta
Helping seniors find their place in the community
Issued
Helping seniors find their place in the community
Jason Daniels (left) and Kyle Whitfield are leading research into the challenges facing seniors' centres, and the opportunities for these gathering places to help older adults maintain their health and contribute to their communities. (Photo: Richard Siemens) (Edmonton) ...
Published at University of Alberta ExpressNews
Pizza 73 gets a big slice of the action this NHL season with Edmonton Oilers sponsorship
Issued
Pizza 73 gets a big slice of the action this NHL season with Edmonton Oilers sponsorship
, September 16, 2014 – Pizza 73, Western Canada’s leading pizza chain, will enjoy a bigger slice of hockey action thanks to the announcement of a new partnership with the Edmonton Oilers. The multi-year deal, a first between the organizations, makes Pizza 73 the official pizza of the Edmonton Oil...
Published at Edmonton Oilers
Coors Light Watch Party on Saturday
Issued
Join us this Saturday at Schanks at 5 p.m. when the Esks battle the Ti-Cats.
Published at Edmonton Eskimos
Edmonton Police gear up for another round of commercial vehicle safety inspections
Issued
The Edmonton Police Service Traffic Section will be out on major roadways this week conducting commercial vehicle checks, an initiative to help ensure commercial vehicle compliance with provincial safety regulations and safe roads for all motorists.  “More than half of the commercial vehicles ins...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
Safe and secure
Issued
Safe and secure
MacEwan University is a safe and positive place – and we all want to make sure it stays that way. Whether you’re worried about losing your laptop or wondering what to do if you see suspicious activity, there are things you can do to make the university a safe and secure place for yourself, your f...
Published at Grant MacEwan University
Premier Prentice announces new senior staff
Issued
These senior staff members will join the previously announced Chief of Staff Mike Percy and Principal Secretary Patricia Misutka:“Today I am proud to introduce a finely-tuned and talented group of professionals who join my office with the highest standards of integrity and accountability. My new ...
Published at Government of Alberta
Page 1 » Next