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City pools welcome international athletes
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City pools welcome international athletes
The TransCanada Corp. World Triathlon Grand Final returns to Alberta’s Capital City from August 26 to September 1. In support of the event, the City of Edmonton is welcoming the athletes to train in some of its pools during this international premier competition. To balance athlete practice...
Published at City of Edmonton
Man charged in pharmacy robberies
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The Edmonton Police Service has charged a suspect in connection with two violent pharmacy robberies in southwest Edmonton. At approximately 10:45 a.m. on Wednesday, August 20, 2014, it was reported that a disguised male entered a pharmacy in the area of 170 Street and 69 Avenue. The male allegedl...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
August Smoke Alarm Program running this weekend
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August Smoke Alarm Program running this weekend
Over the last decade, 56 per cent of fire fatalities in Alberta have been attributed to a faulty or absent smoke detector in the home. In 76 per cent of fatal fires, dead or incorrectly installed batteries caused smoke detector failures. Edmonton Fire Rescue Services (EFRS) is committed to protec...
Published at City of Edmonton
Getting around during the World Triathlon Grand Final
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Getting around during the World Triathlon Grand Final
All eyes will be on Edmonton from August 26 – September 1, 2014, as the TransCanada Corp. World Triathlon Grand Final comes to William Hawrelak Park. This highly prestigious, international event is the final stop on the ITU World Triathlon series in which several world championship titles w...
Published at City of Edmonton
Get closer to nature’s ultimate survivors
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Get closer to nature’s ultimate survivors
Get closer to nature's ultimate survivors What do Bactrian Camels, Snowy Owls, Sichuan Takins, and Harbour Seals have in common? They are all ultimate survivors! Join us at the Edmonton Valley Zoo to learn all about animal adaptations and what our resident animals do to survive in the wild. Date:...
Published at City of Edmonton
Investigators seek public’s assistance in identifying suspect(s)responsible for March 15th condo arson in Windermere
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Police Service Arson Section investigators are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect(s) responsible for a March 15, 2014 condo development in the Southwest neighbourhood of Windermere.It’s been almost six months since firefighters and police responded to a Cove Properties con...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
’84 Stanley Cup Reunion Sold Out
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’84 Stanley Cup Reunion Sold Out
The Edmonton Oilers announced today the 1984 Stanley Cup Reunion scheduled for Rexall Place on Friday, October 10 sold out in less than one hour this morning.The event will provide Oilers fans the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to join the 1984 Championship team and staff, including Oilers legend...
Published at Edmonton Oilers
Great Neighbourhoods Capital Program invests $15 million in Edmonton neighbourhoods
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Great Neighbourhoods Capital Program invests $15 million in Edmonton neighbourhoods
With the goal of enhancing Edmontonians’ quality of life, the City of Edmonton’s Great Neighbourhoods Capital Program is investing $15 million in 18 neigbourhoods across the city in 2014. “This year, the Great Neighbourhoods Capital Program has continued to improve the livabilit...
Published at City of Edmonton
10th Anniversary Logo Contest
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2015 will mark the 10th Anniversary of the Edmonton Rush Lacrosse Club and plans are already underway to celebrate this historic season.The Rush are pleased to annouce a logo contest giving fans the chance to get creative and design their own interpretation of the 10th Anniversary Logo for the Ed...
Published at Edmonton Rush
Rush re-sign Lafontaine & Sorichetti with three-year deals
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The Edmonton Rush have announced that the team has signed transition players Adrian Sorichetti and John Lafontaine to three-year contracts, starting with the 2015 National Lacrosse League season.Sorichetti will be entering his second season with the Rush while Lafontaine begins his fifth campaign...
Published at Edmonton Rush
Statement from Premier Dave Hancock on Project CTO
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“On behalf of the Government of Alberta and all Albertans, I am honoured to join the Canadian First World War Internment Recognition Fund, the Ukrainian Canadian Civil Liberties Foundation and fellow Canadians as we remember the victims impacted by Canada’s first national internment operations du...
Published at Government of Alberta
Get fit! Peter Hemingway Fitness and Leisure Centre re-opens
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Get fit! Peter Hemingway Fitness and Leisure Centre re-opens
Peter Hemingway Fitness and Leisure Centre will re-open at 5:30 a.m. on August 25, and facility employees are happy to open the doors to new and returning patrons. The centre was closed to complete regular scheduled maintenance procedures. The City of Edmonton is committed to providing Edmontonia...
Published at City of Edmonton
Calgary kids get supports to tackle tough issues, make positive choices
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The most recent Civil Forfeiture Fund (CFF) grants support 15 projects throughout Alberta including a grant to the YouthLink Interpretive Centre for $500,000 over two years.The YouthLink Interpretive Centre is an interactive facility that supports youths by strengthening their knowledge of the to...
Published at Government of Alberta
Steampunk prof eyes the next frontier
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Steampunk prof eyes the next frontier
Faculty member has built a career around a niche, but is it time for him to study a new subject?Seated between two very full bookshelves, Mike Perschon explains “steampunk.” It’s not the first time (and it probably won’t be the last) that he has been asked to define the term. As a leading academi...
Published at Grant MacEwan University
Connecting with the community at weekend festival
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The Law Enforcement Torch Run, led by the Edmonton Police Service, is once again teaming up to host a weekend of activities for a good cause. All media are invited to help kick-off Edmonton’s Free the Fuzz fundraiser for Special Olympics, which runs from Aug. 22 – 24 at the South Edmonton Common ...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
Response to call for Michener investigation
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“I want to express my deep condolences and extend my thoughts and prayers to the families who are grieving.“We have every confidence in the care providers and medical professionals who ensure individuals receive equal or better care than what they had while at Michener. We do regular follow-ups a...
Published at Government of Alberta
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