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UAlberta research partnerships net more than $14M in federal grants
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UAlberta research partnerships net more than $14M in federal grants
Law professor Eric Adams is helping to lead a partnership project that received $2.5 million from SSHRC. (Edmonton) University of Alberta researchers collaborating with colleagues across Canada received more than $14 million from the federal government to further their ef...
Published at University of Alberta ExpressNews
Rush unveil 2015 Crush Dance Team
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The Edmonton Rush Lacrosse Club and Dance Cheographer Danielle Vandervlugt have finalized one of their rosters, naming 15 women to the 2015 Edmonton Crush Dance Team.The annoucement follows a 3 day audition process held at Dance Fusion in Sherwood Park, AB.Returning members from last year include...
Published at Edmonton Rush
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FREE Student Tickets for Labour Day Rematch Whoo hoo! It's Student Day when the Edmonton Eskimos host the provincial rival Calgary Stampeders in the Labour Day Rematch on  Saturday September 6 at 5 p.m...
Published at Edmonton Eskimos
Surplus rises, borrowing decreases with first quarter results
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Direct borrowing to support the capital plan is now forecast to be $2.1 billion in 2014-15, down from the expected $4.9 billion included in the budget.  Actual results for the first quarter show an operational surplus of  $2.6 billion. Based on these results and updated economic and fiscal assump...
Published at Government of Alberta
Forever Green and Gold
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Forever Green and Gold
UAlberta students have a lot to cheer about with a full roster of September events kicking off the new academic year. (Edmonton) When the prairie green turns to harvest gold, there’s a special feeling of excitement, of expectancy, at the University of Alberta. New and ret...
Published at University of Alberta ExpressNews
Fatal single vehicle collision on 106 Street
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The Edmonton Police Service is investigating a fatal single vehicle collision in southwest Edmonton.At approximately 3:54 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, a Dodge Caravan was traveling northbound on 106 Street.  Witnesses reported that the van went off the road at 56 Avenue and struck a chain link...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
Eskimos to Unveil Signature Uniform at Labour Day Rematch
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A sneak peek of the signature helmet will be released in the week leading up to the game.
Published at Edmonton Eskimos
2nd annual Jr. NLL Tournament set for this weekend at TRAC
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The Edmonton Rush are gearing up to face off against North America’s best, but it won't be the big club suiting up this Labour Day long weekend.The NLL Junior Tournament is set to take place for the second time, with NLL teams across the league being represented by players from Pee Wee, Bantam an...
Published at Edmonton Rush
Bears fall 2-0 to Eddies
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Bears fall 2-0 to Eddies
The loss drops the Bears’ pre-season record to 2-1, following wins over the FC Edmonton reserves and NAIT Ooks last weekend. Alberta, coming off a second place finish in Canada West last season, will open the regular season on September 6-7 when they host the Winnipeg Wesmen at Foote Field. Kick-...
Published at University of Alberta Athletics
Special Forces
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A look at Eskimo special teams.
Published at Edmonton Eskimos
Police seeking witnesses to incident in downtown Edmonton
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The Edmonton Police Service is seeking witnesses to an incident which occurred in downtown Edmonton on August 23, 2014 that left a man in hospital with life threatening injuries.Emergency Medical Services responded to the area of 101 Street and 104 Avenue at approximately 9 p.m. on Saturday. It w...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
Tour of Alberta will cause temporary road closures
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Tour of Alberta will cause temporary road closures
Sections of highway and other roadways will close temporarily to accommodate the passage of cyclists and their entourage between September 2 and 7. Motorists can expect delays of up to 20 minutes along the route and are encouraged to cheer on the world-class cyclists as they pass. Travellers may ...
Published at Government of Alberta
Attack of the pine beetle
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Attack of the pine beetle
The mountain pine beetle (Photo: Ward Strong, B.C. Ministry of Forests, Lands, and Natural Resource Operations) When the mountain pine beetle began blazing a path across forests in British Columbia and Alberta, nobody could have imagined the extent of the damage t...
Published at University of Alberta ExpressNews
Edmonton Arena District Joint Adventure Announces Construction of Edmonton's Tallest Tower
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Edmonton Arena District Joint Adventure Announces Construction of Edmonton's Tallest Tower
(Aug. 26, 2014) – The Edmonton Arena District (EAD) joint venture, between Katz Group and WAM Development Group, announced today the construction of Edmonton’s newest and tallest tower and one of the tallest structures in Western Canada. The new 62-storey tower will be located in the Edmonton Are...
Published at Edmonton Oilers
Leduc city council takes next step in Telford Lake Master Plan
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Design and development of the North Telford Recreational Lands received a thumbs-up from Leduc City Council, Aug. 25, 2014, as part of a multi-phase approach to Leduc’s 2010 Telford Lake Master Plan.“It’s an exciting step forward as these lands provide the perfect setting for a range of informal ...
Published at City of Leduc
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