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Cruise into summer with City Hall Express
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Cruise into summer with City Hall Express
City Hall is going on a road trip this summer! City experts will be behind the wheel of our small but mighty City Hall Express van, cruising around Edmonton and coming to a neighbourhood near you. Keep an eye out for the van at local events this summer. Upcoming City Hall Express stops include: H...
Published at City of Edmonton
Seasonal factors affecting electricity prices
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The Utilities Consumer Advocate (UCA) is advising customers who purchase electricity through the Regulated Rate Option (RRO) that they will see an increase in their bills this summer.While regulated-rate prices have been at record lows, the UCA wants Albertans to know that the RRO has increased f...
Published at Government of Alberta
Oilers agree to terms with McDavid
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Oilers agree to terms with McDavid
Oilers President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced today, the club has agreed to terms with centre Connor McDavid on a three-year entry level contract.McDavid, 18, has spent the past three seasons with the Ontario Hockey League’s Erie Otters, recording 285 points ...
Published at Edmonton Oilers
Golden Bears and Pandas 17 strong at Universiade
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Golden Bears and Pandas 17 strong at Universiade
ATHLETICS Lindsey Mix (Bergevin) (Leduc, Alta.)Leah Walkeden (Androssan, Alta.) MEN’S BASKETBALL Jordan Baker (Edmonton, Alta.)Mamadou Gueye (Quebec City, Que.)Head Coach: Barnaby Craddock GOLF Women’s Team Coach: Robin St...
Published at University of Alberta ExpressNews
Mr. Personality
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Receiver Kenny Stafford wants to make you smile.
Published at Edmonton Eskimos
Providing championship care at the FIFA Women’s World Cup
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Providing championship care at the FIFA Women’s World Cup
Teresa De Freitas at Commonwealth Stadium (Edmonton) On the opening night of the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup, Teresa De Freitas found herself in a sea of red fighting back tears. As a crowd of 53,000 team Canada supporters serenaded the home squad with their rendition of ...
Published at University of Alberta ExpressNews
Sketch released to help identify suspect in random sexual assault
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The Edmonton Police Service is releasing a composite sketch to the public to help identify a suspect in an alleged sexual assault that occurred in downtown Edmonton over the weekend.On Saturday, June 27, 2015, police responded to a reported sexual assault around noon in the area of 106A Avenue an...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
Fire weather advisory for central and northern Alberta
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There are currently 116 wildfires in Alberta, 46 of which are classified as out of control. Firefighters are continuing to work hard to address the current wildfire situation, with a significant amount of firefighters, equipment, aircraft and resources deployed. If a wildfire does occur, conditio...
Published at Government of Alberta
Top influencers show UAlberta's indelible impact on province
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Professors Lorne Tyrrell (left) and Andrew Leach are among the faculty members, staff, alumni and friends of UAlberta whose positive influence was noted by Alberta Venture magazine this year. (Edmonton) The people named to Alberta Venture magazine’s 50 most influential l...
Published at University of Alberta ExpressNews
2015 Growth Monitoring Report released
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The 2015 Growth Monitoring Report is now available online. It provides a snapshot of how Edmonton advanced its vision over the last year to build communities that deliver choice, resiliency, sustainability and innovation. Development trends are provided for the core, mature, established and devel...
Published at City of Edmonton
Pioneering gene therapy takes aim at inherited blindness
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Ian MacDonald injects a customized virus into a patient's retina to transfer a healthy gene. (Edmonton) Canada’s first human gene therapy trial for eyes—the replacement of a faulty gene with a healthy one—is now underway at the Royal Alexandra Hospital to preserve and pot...
Published at University of Alberta ExpressNews
Pandas alum leads Canada to victory
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Gwangju 2015 website: www.gwangju2015.com Team Canada website: http://english.cis-sic.ca/universiade/summer/2015/index Team Canada Twitter account : @CDNUniversiade Despite a slow start, the team in red and white was able to get their game going against a technically strong French formation. J...
Published at University of Alberta Athletics
Orders in Council
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CHARTERED PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTANTS ACT (section 23) - Effective July 1, 2015, appoints James Dewald, Joel Gehman and Diane Pettie as public members to the board of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Alberta, each for a term to expire on June 30, 2016.
Published at Government of Alberta
July Events at the Shaw Conference Centre
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Edmonton’s Shaw Conference Centre (SCC) hosts half a million guests at over 700 events annually, including the following public events taking place in July.July 9 – 12 Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada National ConventionMembers from across the church come together, along with many visitors a...
Published at Shaw Conference Centre
Golden Bears and Pandas 17 strong on CDN teams
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Team Canada website  Gwangju 2015 website The Universiade is the second largest sporting event in the world after the Sumer Olympics in terms of number of athletes and countries, drawing nearly 9,000 competitors from over 140 nations. A total of 333 individuals will wear the Maple Leaf, including...
Published at University of Alberta Athletics
New University of Alberta president takes helm
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New University of Alberta president takes helm
David Turpin, 13th president of the University of Alberta (Edmonton) The University of Alberta begins a new era of leadership as David Turpin, the university’s 13th president, starts his term July 1, 2015. Turpin takes over the position from Indira Samarasekera, whose sec...
Published at University of Alberta ExpressNews
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