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Alberta applauds WTO ruling and calls for end to COOL
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“Time and time again the WTO has clearly supported Alberta and Canada’s position that the U.S. government is failing to meet its trade obligations because of the excessive labelling, tracking and segregation requirements placed on Canadian beef and pork imports. It’s time for the American governm...
Published at Government of Alberta
UAlberta sets gold standard for sustainability
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UAlberta sets gold standard for sustainability
More gold for the Green and Gold: UAlberta has improved to a Gold rating in the STARS sustainability rating system, and now ranks second among Canadian institutions for overall sustainability performance. (Photo: Office of Sustainability) (Edmonton) Every year, the Unive...
Published at University of Alberta ExpressNews
Prentice government advances plan to boost seniors care spaces across Alberta
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As the next step in ensuring seniors have accommodation options that fit their needs, a targeted 1,500 continuing care living spaces will be constructed in both rural and urban areas.“Albertans want their government to make fiscally prudent decisions that reflect their priorities. This investment...
Published at Government of Alberta
Golden Bears will host 2017 CIS championhip
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Golden Bears will host 2017 CIS championhip
In men’s volleyball, CIS is going back to a pair of campuses where the national tournament has enjoyed great success over the years. The event will celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2016 at McMaster University in Hamilton, before moving to the University of Alberta in Edmonton in 2017.The U of A ...
Published at University of Alberta Athletics
Ryley Barnes is the U of A Athlete of the Week
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Ryley Barnes is the U of A Athlete of the Week
Ryley Barnes Third-year University of Alberta Golden Bears volleyball left-side Ryley Barnes is the University of Alberta athlete of the week following his performance over the October 17-18 weekend.Barnes, who is from St. Paul, Alberta, finished the weekend with 29 kills...
Published at University of Alberta Athletics
Poverty simulation shows how poverty hurts everyone
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Poverty simulation shows how poverty hurts everyone
Jeff Bisanz, co-chair of the CUP steering committee, encourages the UAlberta community to be part of the solution to poverty in the capital region. (Photo: Richard Siemens) (Edmonton) An 85-year-old widower finds himself newly evicted and surviving on a pension of $552 a ...
Published at University of Alberta ExpressNews
Looking back on the Bears 1972 Vanier win
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Looking back on the Bears 1972 Vanier win
Dale Schulha, defensive back, University of Alberta Golden BearsIn Vanier Cup VIII, the Alberta Golden Bears defeated Waterloo Lutheran Golden Hawks 20-7 at Varsity Stadium in Toronto to capture the program’s second national title, and avenge a heartbreaking 15-14 loss to Western Ontario in the 1...
Published at University of Alberta Athletics
‘Dialy-size’ to better health
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‘Dialy-size’ to better health
(From left) PhD student Stephanie Thompson, Dialy-size patient Deborah Durst and kinesiologist Iwona Gabrys. (Edmonton) Several times a week, Stephanie Thompson breaks out her running shoes and goes to the gym. It’s done out of enjoyment, but Thompson, a post-doctoral tra...
Published at University of Alberta ExpressNews
Fritada and fruit juice help set student’s future
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Fritada and fruit juice help set student’s future
Stomping cabbage in barrels to make sauerkraut with his German grandmother on the family farm is one of Lloyd Wipf’s favourite childhood memories. Food has always been a big part of the Bachelor of Communication Studies student’s life—from spending time in the kitchen with his mother as a youngst...
Published at Grant MacEwan University
Recap: Edmonton 24, Saskatchewan 19
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The Edmonton Eskimos once again used a second half rally to power themselves to victory as they defeated the Riders in Week 17.
Published at Edmonton Eskimos
Game Stats
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The Esks improved to 11-5 after a 24-19 victory over the Saskatchewan Roughriders on Sunday at Mosaic Stadium.
Published at Edmonton Eskimos
MUST WATCH: Lawrence Silences Mosaic
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Kendial Lawrence opens up the second half with some fireworks of his own, silencing the crowd at Mosaic Stadium, spurning the Eskimos comeback.
Published at Edmonton Eskimos
Second Effort: Big half lifts Reilly, Esks to win over Riders
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A second half spârked by Kendial Lawrence and capped by Mike Reilly lifted the Edmonton Eskimos to a 24-19 win over the Sasktchewan Roughriders Sunday afternoon.
Published at Edmonton Eskimos
Homicide detectives arrest, charge male with second-degree murder
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-30-Please contact Scott Pattison at (780) 421-3553 for more information.
Published at Edmonton Police Service
Pandas win 3rd straight Canada West title
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Pandas win 3rd straight Canada West title
Pandas rugby CALGARY – For the third year in-a-row the University of Alberta Pandas rugby team are the Canada West champions, following a 19-11 victory in the 2014 gold medal game over the Calgary Dinos at McMahon Stadium.The win represents Alberta’s 10th conference title...
Published at University of Alberta Athletics
Fittes and Parrish win Canada West awards
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Fittes and Parrish win Canada West awards
The selection comes on the heels of the Pandas’ 19-11 conference championship win over the hosts Calgary Dinos at McMahon Stadium where Fittes made the convert on the last Alberta try with less than ten minutes to play, staving off a comeback attempt from the home team. The fourth-year wing from...
Published at University of Alberta Athletics
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