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Canada’s Premiers to meet in Alberta in 2017
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“A strong partnership among our provinces and territories is essential to meeting our shared concerns in a strong Canada. I look forward to welcoming the Premiers to the heart of the West, as we build on what we accomplished this year in Yukon and address emerging issues.”The Council of the Feder...
Published at Government of Alberta
Poznikoff invited to Hockey Canada camp
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Poznikoff invited to Hockey Canada camp
Alex Poznikoff University of Alberta Pandas hockey forward Alex Poznikoff has been invited to Hockey Canada’s Women’s hockey development camp, taking place in Calgary from August 5 – 14.Poznikoff, who just completed her rookie season with the Pandas, is one of 22 CIS stud...
Published at University of Alberta Athletics
Using metabolomics to prevent colon cancer
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Using metabolomics to prevent colon cancer
UAlberta science behind diagnostic test for early detection of precancerous polyps.
Published at University of Alberta ExpressNews
Graduate student meets Pope Francis in summer course at Vatican Observatory
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Graduate student meets Pope Francis in summer course at Vatican Observatory
Science master's student only Canadian selected to attend prestigious summer school.
Published at University of Alberta ExpressNews
Energy efficiency open house to be held in Lethbridge
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Panel members and technical experts will be on hand to speak with southern Albertans about their vision for energy efficiency and community energy systems programming and suggested actions.Wednesday, July 275:30 to 8:00 p.m.Southern Alberta Ethnic Association421 6 Avenue SouthAnyone unable to att...
Published at Government of Alberta
Edmonton K-Days – summer festival fun for all
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“One of Alberta’s most popular summer festivals is set to begin and, as Minister of Culture and Tourism, I want to welcome everyone to K-Days 2016, July 22-31, at Edmonton Northlands.“K-Days is a tradition for Albertans and visitors from across Canada and beyond. The famed K-Days Parade kicks off...
Published at Government of Alberta
Rid pesky weeds from Kennedale Ravine
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Help our native plants thrive and succeed. Residents are invited to take part in a Himalayan Balsam weed pull at Kennedale Ravine. Date:  Saturday, July 23 and Saturday, August 6, 2016  Time: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.  Location:  Meet at 2115 Hermitage Road, at the north parking lot ne...
Published at City of Edmonton
Show your Tiger Pride at the Edmonton Valley Zoo
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Show your Tiger Pride at the Edmonton Valley Zoo
Join in the fun and learn more about tigers with Tiger Tails! The Edmonton Valley Zoo will be celebrating International Tiger Day this Sunday with fun activities for the entire family. Date:  Sunday, July 24, 2016  Time:  Noon - 4 p.m. Location: Edmonton Valley Zoo, 13315 Buena Vis...
Published at City of Edmonton
Police remind Pokémon trainers to abide by laws and stay safe
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“Catch ‘em all” but be safe and abide by the law while doing so, urges the Edmonton Police Service.Over the last week, the City of Edmonton and police have received a number of reports relating to the latest Pokémon Go craze which has taken the city by storm. “It is nice to see that citizens are ...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
Flood and drought protection funding for Calgary and other vulnerable communities
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Twelve organizations in southern Alberta and other vulnerable communities across the province will share a total of almost $1 million through the Watershed Resiliency and Restoration Program. Over three years, government has granted $18.5 million to 30 organizations to pay for this important work...
Published at Government of Alberta
Three UAlberta spinoff companies bringing Edmonton closer to becoming Health City
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Three UAlberta spinoff companies bringing Edmonton closer to becoming Health City
From organ transplants to cancer treatment and detection, these innovative companies are game-changers in health care. By on July 21, 2016
Published at University of Alberta ExpressNews
City launches campaign to keep river healthy
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City launches campaign to keep river healthy
City launches campaign to keep river healthy Edmontonians asked to reduce chemicals that might flow into the river July 21, 2016 We all know how we feel when we eat something that disagrees with us. The North Saskatchewan River can also become unwell from the wrong diet. Normal summer activities ...
Published at City of Edmonton
Scoring points in two games
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Scoring points in two games
Engineering student Shamit Shome balances studies and sports as a midfielder with the pro soccer team FC Edmonton. (Photo: FC Edmonton) For Shamit Shome, juggling a full course load with a professional career in soccer is like kicking a ball around with his friends—easy ...
Published at University of Alberta ExpressNews
Citizens invited to Pop-Up Museum in West Rossdale
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The City of Edmonton and Edmonton City as Museum Project are hosting a Pop-Up Museum in West Rossdale. Citizens are invited to learn more about one of our city’s most historically significant areas and to share stories about their connection to this meaningful place. Date:  Sunday, Jul...
Published at City of Edmonton
PCL Project Engineer Named a Most Influential Woman in Commercial Real Estate
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The awards program recognizes 12 women in Arizona for their outstanding contributions to advancing their industry and bettering their communities.Lourdes states her greatest piece of advice to others is to “try something that intimidates you. It has the potential to mold you into a better vers...
Published at PCL Companies
Murusraptor barrosaensis likely a megaraptorid "giant thief"
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Murusraptor barrosaensis likely a megaraptorid "giant thief"
Patagonian fossil of new dinosaur species gives clues to evolutionary origins.
Published at University of Alberta ExpressNews
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