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Throwback Thursday: #82
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Can you guess who this is?
Published at Edmonton Eskimos
Police seek public's assistance in locating 11-year-old girl
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The Edmonton Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in locating an Edmonton girl who has been missing since Tuesday night. Victoria Jean Alook, 11, was reported missing to police by her grandmother on April 22, 2014. It is believed that Alook’s last known location was in...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
Pork industry better equipped to prevent and respond to disease
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Through Growing Forward 2 (GF2), the governments of Canada and Alberta are providing $1.35 million to Alberta Pork to help address the threat of pig diseases, such as porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED), to the swine industry. The funding is in addition to existing GF2 grants that are available to po...
Published at Government of Alberta
Computer program could help solve arson cases
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UAlberta researcher James Harynuk (right) and RCMP scientist Mark Sandercock are teaming up to develop a computer program that can sift through chemical clues left behind by arson. (Edmonton) Sifting through the chemical clues left behind by arson is delicate, time-consuming ...
Published at University of Alberta ExpressNews
EcoCar team ready to hit the track
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The U of A EcoCar team's hydrogen-powered vehicle will go up against ultra-efficient cars from around the world at the Shell Eco-marathon competition April 25–27 in Houston, Texas. (Photo: U of A EcoCar team) (Edmonton) Considering the price of gasoline these days, it’s more ...
Published at University of Alberta ExpressNews
Edmonton’s Online Census Over Soon
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Edmonton’s Online Census Over Soon
The City of Edmonton’s online census will end April 27, 2014 at 8pm. Since April 10, 25% of Edmonton households have completed their census questionnaire online. “I am thrilled with how Edmontonians have embraced the online census,” said Laura Kennedy, Director of Elections and C...
Published at City of Edmonton
Share the Road. Look Twice for Motorcycles!
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Share the Road. Look Twice for Motorcycles!
It’s that time of year again when, after a long hard winter, motorcycles are returning to Edmonton streets. The increased presence of motorcyclists doesn’t always come along with an increased awareness by other drivers. All drivers have a shared responsibility to avoid high risk and injury collis...
Published at City of Edmonton
Alberta welcomes federal commitment to action on rail safety
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“We welcome the federal government’s commitment to specific actions to increase safety in the movement of dangerous goods by rail across Canada. Today’s announcement provides Albertans and all Canadians with assurance that dangerous goods are being moved safely through their communities.“We will ...
Published at Government of Alberta
Orders in Council
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HISTORICAL RESOURCES ACT (section 38) - Appoints Geraldine Bidulock, Joe Friedel and Robert G. Gaetz as members of The Alberta Historical Resources Foundation each for a further term to expire on March 31, 2017, appoints Aimee Benoit, Michael Dougherty, Kurt Paterson and Josh Traptow as members o...
Published at Government of Alberta
New dean to lead Faculty of ALES into its second century
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Stanford Blade(Edmonton) Stanford Blade, chief executive officer of Alberta Innovates – Bio Solutions, has been named as the new dean of the Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences, effective Aug. 1, 2014.“We have all these great people within the faculty addressing key issues of...
Published at University of Alberta ExpressNews
Stay a free night at select provincial campgrounds
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The special offer is valid Sundays through Thursdays for camping starting June 29 until end of the season at 48 campgrounds throughout the province, including Pigeon Lake, Cypress Hills, Franchere Bay and Whitney Lakes. The promotion applies to bookings of three consecutive nights.“This special o...
Published at Government of Alberta
Budget 2014 supports a better social and economic future for Aboriginal people
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The Alberta government will support Aboriginal women’s issues, and those seeking to make greater inroads to Alberta’s economic and employment opportunities.“Aboriginal people make up the youngest and fastest growing segment of our population; and their communities are pursuing greater participati...
Published at Government of Alberta
Eskimos Get To Work In Florida Heat
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Published at Edmonton Eskimos
Happy 450th birthday, Shakespeare: all the world’s your stage
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Happy 450th birthday, Shakespeare: all the world’s your stage
(Edmonton) It is estimated that Shakespeare’s works are performed somewhere in the world every minute. That rate is likely to get even faster this week, as theatre houses and cities around the world mark the milestone of Shakespeare’s 450th birthday April 23.From big-screen adaptations to annual ...
Published at University of Alberta ExpressNews
Alberta Works Week helps Albertans achieve career goals
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“Alberta Works Week helps Albertans pursue their potential and contribute to Alberta’s economy through free information and events across the province. This week focuses on connecting Albertans to the workforce through Government of Alberta programs and services, so they are equipped with the rig...
Published at Government of Alberta
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