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Police asking public for help in identifying suspect in home B&E
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Police asking public for help in identifying suspect in home B&E
The Edmonton Police Service is asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect in a home B&E which occurred on April 15, 1014 at 150 Avenue and 122 Street. It’s believed the B&E occurred sometime between the hours of 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. on April 15, 2014. The suspect was caugh...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
Premier Hancock statement on the Keystone XL delay
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“I am disappointed in today’s announcement of yet another delay in the regulatory approval process for the Keystone XL pipeline. Thorough, predictable and independent regulatory processes are in the interests of all participants.“Keystone XL has been rigorously studied. We believe the project is ...
Published at Government of Alberta
City Launches Spring Cleaning Campaign
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City Launches Spring Cleaning Campaign
City crews will sweep away the remains of winter with the neighbourhood street cleaning campaign, beginning Tuesday April 22, 2014. Significant snowfall over the winter created additional work removing sand and other abrasives that were used on arterial and collector routes. ...
Published at City of Edmonton
Blatchford Receives 2014 National Urban Design Award
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Blatchford Receives 2014 National Urban Design Award
The Blatchford Redevelopment project has been recognized with one of the country’s top honours in urban design.The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, the Canadian Institute of Planners, and the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects have awarded the Blatchford Redevelopment project a Nati...
Published at City of Edmonton
PRESS RELEASE: Perron and Scrivens named to Team Canada
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PRESS RELEASE: Perron and Scrivens named to Team Canada
Hockey Canada announced today Edmonton Oilers forward David Perron and goaltender Ben Scrivens have been named to Team Canada for the 2014 World Hockey Championship, May 9-25, 2014 in Minsk, Belarus.Perron, 25, appeared in 78 games this season, posting 57 points (28G, 29A) and 90 penalty minutes....
Published at Edmonton Oilers
Edmonton's 10 Year Plan to End Homelessness Makes Progress
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Edmonton's 10 Year Plan to End Homelessness Makes Progress
’s Homeless Commission, today, released its Five Year Update to the city’s Plan to End Homelessness. The results show steady progress towards achieving its goal of ending chronic homelessness by 2019:“Edmonton’s Plan to End Homelessness has established our city as a leader in Canada in realizing ...
Published at City of Edmonton
Police arrest three suspects in January B&E
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Three individuals have been charged with break and enter in relation to two incidents that occurred in Edmonton in January 2014.A Crime Stoppers tip received after a news release in January provided crucial information for investigators about a break and enter that occurred at a commercial store ...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
Nighttime ramp closure on Anthony Henday Drive
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The ramp that connects from Anthony Henday Drive northbound to Yellowhead Trail eastbound will be closed on Thursday, April 17 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the next morning.This closure will allow crews to move a 25-foot-wide by 30-foot-tall crane overnight in order to minimize traffic impact on travell...
Published at Government of Alberta
GREY CUP PRE-SALE!
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Published at Edmonton Eskimos
Budget 2014 advances Alberta’s carbon capture projects
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As part of Budget 2014, Alberta continues to invest in two carbon capture and storage projects that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions from oil sands upgrading. Minister of Energy Diana McQueen saw the significant progress being made on large-scale carbon capture units under construction at the...
Published at Government of Alberta
Albertans have their say on future of transportation
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“We continue to listen to Albertans as we build a strategy that will benefit our families, workers and businesses. Not only is Budget 2014 helping to build our infrastructure today, but it’s also helping to lay the foundation to seize opportunities and improvements for our future.”The next step i...
Published at Government of Alberta
Honorary degrees recognize outstanding achievers
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Eleven inspiring achievers will receive honorary degrees at spring convocation this June: (top row) Alexander McCalla, Bruce Hogle, Beckie Scott, Dave Lede, Darren Entwistle (bottom row) Helen Hays, John Poon, Kamaljit Bawa, David Schindler, Elsie Yanik, Sandra Woitas (Edmont...
Published at University of Alberta ExpressNews
Throwback Thursday: FB Mike Maurer
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Published at Edmonton Eskimos
Largest seizure in EPS history: 440lbs of marijuana
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The Edmonton Drug and Gang Enforcement (EDGE) Unit within the Edmonton Police Service has seized the largest amount of marijuana from a single investigation and have charged four individuals for a number of drug related crimes.EDGE Unit conducted a lengthy investigation that resulted in executing...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
Canadian Museum for Human Rights Receives Global Best Project Award
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Canadian Museum for Human Rights Receives Global Best Project Award
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Monte Carlo meets Mad Hatter’s
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One of the most anticipated events in Edmonton and MacEwan University’s largest fundraiser returns on April 26. Over its 29-year history, the Mad Hatter’s Gala has raised millions of dollars towards scholarships, bursaries and awards. The gala is an opportunity for donors to socialize, network an...
Published at Grant MacEwan University
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