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Combine Sunday: Recapping day two of testing
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Tevaughn Campbell set a record while Byron Archambault and Nic Demski enjoyed solid performances, as Sunday capped off an exciting 2015 CFL National Combine.
Published at Edmonton Eskimos
Combine: Saturday recap
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Montreal's Byron Archambault and Laurier's Chris Ackie took top honours as we recap Saturday's winners
Published at Edmonton Eskimos
Bold statement: Rush shut down Knighthawks, 16-3
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The Edmonton Rush (7-4) set a team record for largest margin of victory with a historic 16-3 road win over the Rochester Knighthawks (7-4) in front of 6,801 fans at Blue Cross Arena on Saturday night.Mark Matthews got the Rush off to an early start with his first goal of the evening 20 seconds in...
Published at Edmonton Rush
Premier congratulates new Opposition leader
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“Congratulations to Brian Jean, the new leader of the Wildrose party and incoming Leader of the Official Opposition.“I extend my best wishes to all three candidates, their families, and their volunteer teams for their work. Leadership campaigns require a lot of energy and effort, and I appreciate...
Published at Government of Alberta
Combine Leaderboard: A look at the results after Day 1
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The Bench Press, Vertical and Broad Jumps are in the books after a Saturday of testing in Toronto at the 2015 CFL Combine.
Published at Edmonton Eskimos
Big ticket event hands out 2,250 violations
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This week, the Edmonton Police Service issued 2,300 traffic tickets during the “big ticket event,” Operation 24 Hours.In the 24-hour enforcement period starting at 7 a.m. on Wednesday, Mar. 26, 2015, 1,799 speeding violations were issued. There were 550 additional tickets issued for a variety of ...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
Emergency LRT track repair - No through trains at Coliseum
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Due to emergency track repairs, there will be no through trains at Coliseum Station on Saturday, March 28, from 7 p.m. to end of service. Trains will operate between Coliseum and Clareview and between Coliseum and Century Park (two loops). Passengers wishing to continue through Coliseum from eith...
Published at City of Edmonton
New seniors care facility brings 34 supportive living spaces to Bassano
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The Newell Foundation has received funds from the Affordable Supportive Living Initiative (ASLI) to build a new facility in Bassano, which will add 34 new seniors care spaces to the region.“Premier Jim Prentice has made providing safe quality, affordable seniors housing a priority for this govern...
Published at Government of Alberta
Orders in Council
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WORKERS’ COMPENSATION ACT (section 10) - Amends Order in Council numbered O.C. 100/2015 to set the terms of Hatem Naboulsi and Katherine Irene Weaver, each to expire on April 30, 2017, as appeals commissioners to the Appeals Commission under the Workers’ Compensation Act.
Published at Government of Alberta
TJ Foster signs AHL deal with Marlies
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TJ Foster signs AHL deal with Marlies
TJ Foster University of Alberta Golden Bears sophomore hockey forward TJ Foster has signed a two-year American Hockey League (AHL) contract with the Toronto Marlies, and will join the Maple Leafs’ farm team for the 2015-16 season.Foster had an impressive two seasons with ...
Published at University of Alberta Athletics
102 Ave Bridge Project/Groat Road closure update
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Crews installing seventh girder for stabilization The City of Edmonton and contract crews are making progress with the stabilization strategy for the girders on the 102 Ave Bridge Replacement Project and preparing to install a seventh girder. Four bridge girders buckled on March 16, 2015 during i...
Published at City of Edmonton
Mark your calendars, then shred them afterwards
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Mark your calendars, then shred them afterwards
In support of Fraud Prevention Month, the Edmonton Police Service is encouraging the public to properly dispose of personal and financial information at an upcoming confidential shredding event to help prevent identity theft. “You don’t want your personal information ...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
Budget 2015 supports working families
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Low and middle-income working families will receive an additional $110 million through both enhanced and new benefits building on one of the most generous refundable tax credits among the provinces.“Families are the foundation of Alberta. Strong families create a strong province. The government r...
Published at Government of Alberta
Unplug for a brighter future
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Unplug for a brighter future
The City of Edmonton encourages everyone to turn off lights and unplug non-essential power sources for international Earth Hour on March 28, from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. Earth Hour is an annual, world-wide event with over 160 participating countries that encourages citizens to support action on climate...
Published at City of Edmonton
Herbers to coach with Team Canada U18
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Herbers to coach with Team Canada U18
Ian Herbers (Jasper, Alta./University of Alberta, CWUAA) and Louis Robitaille (Montreal, Que./Drummondville, QMJHL) will serve as assistant coaches alongside Hunter.The coaching staff was selected by the Program of Excellence policy committee, alongside Scott Salmond, Hockey Canada’s vice-preside...
Published at University of Alberta Athletics
CFL Rules Committee proposes changes for 2015 season
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The CFL Rules Committee has proposed changes that would provide receivers with more space, speed up the game and alter the convert.
Published at Edmonton Eskimos
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