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New Downtown Community Arena Welcomes Residents
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has more on-ice recreation opportunities now that the Downtown Community Arena has officially opened its doors. Attached to the northeast corner of the newly opened Rogers Place, and easily accessible by public transportation, the Community Arena was built with citizens in mind. “The Downto...
Published at City of Edmonton
Honouring Alberta’s fallen police and peace officers
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This is the 18th year for the ceremony, which is an opportunity for Albertans to join hundreds of police and peace officers at the Alberta Legislature to pay their respects to officers who have died in the line of duty in Alberta.“Alberta’s police and peace officers put themselves in harm’s way e...
Published at Government of Alberta
Dominant effort yields narrow win for Griffins
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Dominant effort yields narrow win for Griffins
Suekiana Choucair fires a pass across the field during Sunday's game. She scored the lone tally off a penalty kick in the 16th minute (Chris Piggott photo). Jefferson Hagen, Sports Information OfficerThree points is three points.Despi...
Published at Grant MacEwan University
Griffins play to scoreless draw with Heat
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Griffins play to scoreless draw with Heat
MacEwan's Josh Samuel heads the ball in front of UBCO's Bret Depner on Sunday (Chris Piggott photo). Jefferson Hagen, Sports Information OfficerEDMONTON – There isn’t much exciting about a scoreless draw.But there are worse fates than a point in the standings.For the MacEwan Griffins...
Published at Grant MacEwan University
Golden Bears blitzed by Birds
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Golden Bears blitzed by Birds
Alberta, now 0-4 on the season, trailed the defending Vanier Cup champs 22-0 at half-time, but gave up another seven points in the third quarter and a whopping 33 points in the fourth quarter to set the conference record for largest shutout loss.The win improves UBC’s record to 2-2 on the season,...
Published at University of Alberta Athletics
Sarkaria scores three more in win over UBCO
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Sarkaria scores three more in win over UBCO
Sarkaria’s hat-trick improved his Canada West goal total to 13 through nine conference games. The Edmonton product also pushed his conference leading point total to 17, which is seven more than Calgary Dino Dominic Russo. Third-year keeper Connor James made five stops to earn his fifth shutout of...
Published at University of Alberta Athletics
Traffic safety fund targets local solutions
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The Alberta Traffic Safety Fund (ATSF), part of Alberta’s Traffic Safety Plan 2015, aims to identify and address traffic safety priorities by encouraging people to develop and implement preventative and collaborative traffic safety projects.“When most people think of traffic safety, they think of...
Published at Government of Alberta
Minister of Education takes curriculum plans to the North
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“Our partners in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut are proud to use Alberta’s curriculum in their own classrooms, and I look forward to learning from them as we work to develop new content across six subjects. Working together, we can ensure all students get a quality education that prepares ...
Published at Government of Alberta
Griffins capitalize on bounce to net three points
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Griffins capitalize on bounce to net three points
The Griffins surround Kristyn Smart after she scored the winning goal late in the second half on Saturday (Chris Piggott photo). Jefferson Hagen, Sports Information OfficerPatience was the name of the game for the Griffins on Saturday.In a contest against Saskatchewan...
Published at Grant MacEwan University
Griffins salvage point after late Schepian goal
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Griffins salvage point after late Schepian goal
MacEwan's Erik Halabi, right, battles against TRU's Khalifa Fanne for possession on Saturday (Chris Piggott photo). Jefferson Hagen, Sports Information OfficerWithout a shot on net in the first half, it was pitching to be another one of those tough days for the winles...
Published at Grant MacEwan University
Offence sputters in scoreless draw
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Offence sputters in scoreless draw
Emily Keller The University of Alberta Pandas soccer team continued their strong defensive play, as they shutout the visiting Victoria Vikes 0-0 Friday night at Foote Field. With the draw, the Pandas remain undefeated, sporting a 3-0-2 record in 2016. Vict...
Published at University of Alberta Athletics
Win a home energy audit
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Edmontonian homeowners are invited to enter online to win one of 24 free home energy audits as part of the Home Energy Performance: Spot the Difference contest. Helping Edmontonians understand and improve their home’s energy performance is critical to the City’s commitment to reduce c...
Published at City of Edmonton
Access to loans ensures Alberta businesses, entrepreneurs succeed
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Joe Ceci, President of Treasury Board and Minister of Finance, joined ATB president Dave Mowat, along with Calgary entrepreneur and small business owner Rob Horricks, at the grand opening of a new Blush Lane Organics store in Calgary on September 23.The opening reinforces the government’s efforts...
Published at Government of Alberta
EPS investigates vandalism spree in southeast Edmonton
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EPS investigates vandalism spree in southeast Edmonton
The Edmonton Police Service Southeast Division is investigating a spree of vandalism to vehicles in southeast Edmonton after more than 25 vehicles were damaged over the weekend.Police believe the vehicles were randomly targeted in the Holyrood neighbourhood (75 Street to 85 Street and 93 Avenue t...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
Free fun for all at Alberta Culture Days
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As part of the celebrations, all provincial historic sites and museums that are open for the weekend will be offering free admission and family-friendly activities for visitors.“Alberta Culture Days is a fantastic opportunity to celebrate our province’s heritage, arts community, volunteerism and ...
Published at Government of Alberta
American man extradited in relation to Dwayne Demkiw homicide
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Jason Steadman, charged in the murder of Dwayne Demkiw has been extradited to Canada. The US Federal Marshalls turned the accused over to Edmonton Police Service Homicide detectives at the Douglas border crossing in B.C. yesterday, Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016. He was subsequently arrested on Canada ...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
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