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The Nimoy I knew
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The Nimoy I knew
Vern Thiessen (Edmonton) A “kind and gentle man,” a humble celebrity and “brilliant visual artist” is how Vern Thiessen remembers Leonard Nimoy, who died Friday at the age of 83. The actor who played Star Trek’s iconic uber-rational character Spock was also an enthusiasti...
Published at University of Alberta ExpressNews
Remembering a most excellent alumnus
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Remembering a most excellent alumnus
UAlberta alumnus Ernest Cote, '38 LLB, who served in the Second World War and helped plan the D-Day invasion of Normandy, passed away Feb. 26 at the age of 101. (Photo: John Ulan) (Edmonton) World War II veteran and University of Alberta alumnus Ernest Côté, '38 LLB, pass...
Published at University of Alberta ExpressNews
Flashback Friday: Week 7 @ Montreal
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Re-live the Esks 33-23 victory over the Montreal Alouettes.
Published at Edmonton Eskimos
Sexual assault arrest leads to charges in multiple investigations
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The Edmonton Police Service Sexual Assault Section has arrested a man in connection with multiple sexual assaults dating back to 2012.Between January 2012 and October 2014, Southwest Division received several reports of stranger assaults occurring primarily in the Terwillegar area. Investigations...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
New seniors care spaces coming to Hinton
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The Good Samaritan Mountain View Centre will receive a 48-bed expansion, and funds to enhance the fire and safety systems within the existing facility.“Premier Jim Prentice has made providing safe, quality and affordable seniors housing a priority for this government. We’ve worked with our commun...
Published at Government of Alberta
Eskimos Release DB Eric Samuels
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Samuels signed as a free agent on June 2, 2013. In two seasons, he recorded 61 defensive tackles, 20 special teams tackles, three quarterback sacks and two interceptions.
Published at Edmonton Eskimos
ETS to test LRT tunnel fans
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On Sunday, March 1, 2015 and Monday, March 2, 2015 Edmonton Transit System (ETS) personnel will be testing the fan system in the downtown LRT tunnels near Churchill, Central and MacEwan Stations during early morning hours, from approximately 1 a.m. to 4:30 a.m. The testing is designed to measure ...
Published at City of Edmonton
Funds flow for sprinkler and safety upgrades in Okotoks
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“Our government remains committed to protecting our most vulnerable citizens, including seniors. Thanks to the vision and direction set by Premier Jim Prentice, we’re taking action today to ensure Alberta’s seniors feel more secure in their own homes.”Work to install fire sprinklers and other saf...
Published at Government of Alberta
Wifi service expands to Southgate LRT platform
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LRT passengers can now take advantage of wifi service at the Southgate LRT Station. Until now, the City’s free public wifi service has been available in a number of City-operated public locations but not in LRT stations or platforms. The new Southgate pilot location will allow the City to t...
Published at City of Edmonton
Pride Week shows true colours of UAlberta
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Pride Week shows true colours of UAlberta
UAlberta's Pride Week continues to grow in its third year, with opportunities for everyone to be part of the celebrations from Feb. 28 to March 7. (Edmonton) With the recent and ongoing provincial debate on whether gay-straight alliances should be supported in Alberta sch...
Published at University of Alberta ExpressNews
Bears lose Game 1 through late Vikes surge
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Bears lose Game 1 through late Vikes surge
Kenny Otieno VICTORIA, B.C. – The CIS-ranked No. 7 University of Victoria Vikes men's basketball team persevered to overcome the No. 10 Alberta Golden Bears tonight, Feb. 27, in Game 1 of the Canada West best-of-three quarter-final series. Momentum traded back and forth b...
Published at University of Alberta Athletics
Otto takes out Ottawa
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Otto takes out Ottawa
Championship website: http://english.cis-sic.ca/championships/wvball/indexIt was the second time the two teams squared off on the national stage. Alberta took their first meeting, 3-2, in semi-final action at the 2013 tournament. Alberta advances to Saturday’s 4 p.m., championship semifinal and w...
Published at University of Alberta Athletics
Bears VB makes it to semi-final
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Bears VB makes it to semi-final
Championship website: http://english.cis-sic.ca/championships/mvball/indexThe Canada West champions will face the Atlantic champion Dalhousie Tigers in the first of two semifinal matches Friday night in the University of Saskatchewan Physical Activity Complex, with the first set set for 6 p.m. (C...
Published at University of Alberta Athletics
City supports adult learners with transition into further learning
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The Leduc RegionalAdult Learning Council (LRALC) has been established to provide an opportunity for adult learners to pursue post-secondary education and professional development. “We’ve noted a growing number of new residents require literacy and essential skill development in order...
Published at City of Leduc
Orders in Council
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SENIORS ADVISORY COUNCIL FOR ALBERTA ACT (section 3) - Appoints Alana DeLong, MLA, as a member and designates her as chair of the Seniors Advisory Council for Alberta for a further term to expire on February 25, 2016.
Published at Government of Alberta
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