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UAlberta receives $1.6M for breast cancer research
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UAlberta receives $1.6M for breast cancer research
(From left) Cancer researchers Kurian Joseph, Alan Underhill, Wilson Roa, Mary Hitt, Lynne-Marie Postovit and Justin Pare were awarded a total of $1.6M in funding from the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation - Prairies/NWT Region. (Photo: Ryan Whitefield) (Edmonton) Six Uni...
Published at University of Alberta ExpressNews
Orders in Council
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PROVINCIAL COURT ACT (section 9.1) - Appoints Jody Jean Moher as a judge of The Provincial Court of Alberta.
Published at Government of Alberta
Nicholson Appointed Chief Executive Officer of Oilers Entertainment Group
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Nicholson Appointed Chief Executive Officer of Oilers Entertainment Group
(April 20, 2015) EDMONTON – Daryl Katz, Chairman of Oilers Entertainment Group (OEG) announced today Bob Nicholson has been appointed Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Nicholson, who joined the organization as Vice-Chair in June of 2014, will take over an expanded set of responsibil...
Published at Edmonton Oilers
Families urged to Run Walk Ride 4 Traffic Safety
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Families urged to Run Walk Ride 4 Traffic Safety
Runners, walkers and cyclists of all ages are encouraged to participate in the fourth annual Run Walk Ride 4 Traffic Safety event. The first 250 registrants will receive water bottles and towels, and everyone will get a medal. Date:   Saturday, April 25, 2015 Time:   9 a.m. to...
Published at City of Edmonton
Male in custody following parking lot hit and run
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An Edmonton man is in custody, after an alleged hit-and-run involving his partner in a parking lot on the city’s north side earlier this morning. Northeast Division patrol members responded to a call for assistance in a business parking lot near 131 Avenue and Fort Road, at approximately 12:35...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
Police investigating early-morning shooting in west-end park
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An Edmonton man sustained life-threatening injuries earlier this morning, after being shot multiple times in a west-end park. West Division patrol members responded to a weapon’s complaint in a park near 184 Street and 93 Avenue at approximately 12:40 a.m. today, Monday, April 20, 2015. Upon a...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
David Oldham named women’s basketball head coach
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MacEwan University Griffins are pleased to announce the hiring of David Oldham as the women’s basketball head coach. Oldham succeeds the retiring Rob Poole who led the Griffins for the past six seasons. Bringing a wealth of experience and success, Oldham has coached at nearly every level includi...
Published at Grant MacEwan University
Chance at McDavid 'spectacular feeling' for Oilers
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Chance at McDavid 'spectacular feeling' for Oilers
TORONTO -- For the fourth time in the past six years, the Edmonton Oilers will have the first pick in the NHL Draft.The Oilers won the 2015 NHL Draft Lottery on Saturday and have the opportunity to select one of the most highly regarded prospects in the past decade, Erie Otters center Connor McDa...
Published at Edmonton Oilers
McDavid, top players react to Draft Lottery results
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McDavid, top players react to Draft Lottery results
TORONTO -- If the Edmonton Oilers choose Connor McDavid with the No. 1 pick in the 2015 NHL Draft, the Erie Otters center says he will be very happy."It's going to be a dream come true and it's a great situation to be in," McDavid said Saturday after the Oilers won the NHL Draft Lottery and the r...
Published at Edmonton Oilers
First Division: Rush holds off Mammoth, 13-12 Share
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For the second year in a row, the Edmonton Rush (11-5) will finish the regular season atop the NLL's West Division after holding on against the Colorado Mammoth (9-8) for a 13-12 win in front of a loud home crowd at Northlands. Edmonton had a 13-6 lead going into the fourth quarter, and though Co...
Published at Edmonton Rush
NHL.COM: MacT discusses draft lottery victory
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NHL.COM: MacT discusses draft lottery victory
TORONTO -- The Edmonton Oilers will pick first in the 2015 NHL Draft after winning the NHL Draft Lottery on Saturday.The Oilers had an 11.5 percent chance, third-best, to win the first pick in the draft, which will be held June 26-27 at BB&T Center in Sunrise, Fla.Edmonton is likely to use th...
Published at Edmonton Oilers
DONATE-A-RIDE breaks donor/recipient records
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DONATE-A-RIDE breaks donor/recipient records
DONATE-A-RIDE campaign breaks records More than 100,000 ETS tickets to go to passengers in need The City of Edmonton’s 2015 DONATE-A-RIDE campaign reached a record-breaking milestone, raising $242,685. The money will be used to provide 101,136 Edmonton Transit System (ETS) tickets to passen...
Published at City of Edmonton
Victim Services Advocates comfort victims of crime
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Mayor Don Iveson has issued an official proclamation designating April 19 to 25 as Victims of Crime Week in Edmonton.Councillor Scott McKeen will present the proclamation to EPS Investigative Support Bureau Inspector Dan Jones on:Monday, April 20, 2015 at 10:00 a.m.Police Headquarters 9620 – 103A...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
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