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Bears shutout Dinos to open season
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Bears shutout Dinos to open season
Connor James The University of Alberta Golden Bears soccer team opened their 2016 Canada West season with a 1-0 win over their provincial-rival Calgary Dinos, Wednesday night at Foote Field. Sophomore striker Nikko Cuglietta scored the lone goal of the mat...
Published at University of Alberta Athletics
Class 3 drivers will need medical documentation to enter U.S.
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The Government of Alberta does not have a similar requirement for Class 3 driver’s licence holders. Drivers with Class 1, 2 and 4 licences already have medical exams on file and are not affected. Drivers with a standard Class 5 licence are not affected.Starting this September 1, all commercial an...
Published at Government of Alberta
More long-term care beds for Edmonton
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The new care home will be on the park-like grounds of Villa Marguerite at 9810-165th Street in Edmonton. It will serve Alberta seniors and others who need daily living support plus access to round-the-clock nursing care.“Opening new spaces for Albertans to receive care is more important than ever...
Published at Government of Alberta
EPS Community Station Closures
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On June 16, 2016 the Edmonton Police Commission supported the gradual closing of public reporting counters at all community stations across Edmonton, and a complete closure of other community facilities. Old Strathcona* and Namao Community Stations will close September 1, 2016 and other locations...
Published at EPS Success Stories
Residents should continue to avoid river
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The City of Edmonton continues to urge residents to stay off the North Saskatchewan River and away from the river banks due to high water levels. As of noon today, water levels are about three metres higher than they were 24 hours ago. Although several trails in low-lying areas have been closed, ...
Published at City of Edmonton
Sportsnet Laces Up to Deliver Exclusive Coverage of 2016-17 Edmonton Oilers Season
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Sportsnet Laces Up to Deliver Exclusive Coverage of 2016-17 Edmonton Oilers Season
As Oiler hockey fans patiently await the arrival of October’s puck drop and the highly-anticipated opening of Rogers Place, one of the most connected arenas in North America, Sportsnet is gearing up to deliver exclusive wall-to-wall coverage of the Oilers’ 2016-17 regular season. Sportsnet’s Edmo...
Published at Edmonton Oilers
From a downtown guy...
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From a downtown guy...
Kelly Hrudey admits he's a downtown kind of guy.And, a few weeks ago he proved it: when Kelly drove into Edmonton from Calgary and checked into his downtown hotel — where else, right? — he went for a drive.Kelly didn't head to Edmonton's west end neighbourhood Elmwood where he grew up. Nor did he...
Published at Edmonton Oilers
Countdown to Alberta Culture Days is on
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From September 30 to October 2, Culture Days will be filled with  hands-on art workshops, live musical performances, historical exhibits, doodle walls and art displays, puppetry, outdoor movie screenings, delicious food and so much more.“Alberta Culture Days is a wonderful celebration of Alberta’...
Published at Government of Alberta
Canada West TV passes now available
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Canada West TV passes now available
Canada West Highlights: NOTE: ANY MEDIA INTERESTED IN ACCESS TO CANADAWEST.TV FOR THE 2016-17 SEASON PLEASE CONTACT EVAN DAUM (evan.daum@canadawest.org). ...
Published at University of Alberta Athletics
Sorry, Chomsky: English spelling is hardly 'close to optimal'
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Sorry, Chomsky: English spelling is hardly 'close to optimal'
Computational linguists disprove long-disputed assertion from one of the world’s best-known linguists that English spelling is just fine. By on August 24, 2016
Published at University of Alberta ExpressNews
2016-17 CanadaWest.tv passes now available
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2016-17 CanadaWest.tv passes now available
With the 2016-17 Canada West regular season set to open later this week, Canada West is proud to launch passes for Canadawest.tv – the official streaming home of the conference.This season will feature several pricing changes from last year, as the conference is proud to offer all passes in Canad...
Published at Grant MacEwan University
Residents urged to stay off the North Saskatchewan River
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Fire Rescue Services is asking Edmontonians to stay off the North Saskatchewan River and away from river banks due to rapidly rising water levels. Water levels are expected to increase three to four metres in the next 24 hours and could result in excess debris in the river as well as walking trai...
Published at City of Edmonton
First Quarter report: Wildfire impact adds to economic challenges
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The net fiscal impact of the Wood Buffalo wildfire is forecast at an estimated $500 million for 2016-17 ($647 million in disaster relief assistance minus $452 million in federal transfers plus $300 million in lost revenue).With this and other changes, the deficit is forecast to be $10.9 billion, ...
Published at Government of Alberta
Team North America has 'quiet confidence'
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Team North America has 'quiet confidence'
Florida Panthers defenceman Aaron Ekblad said it would be a mistake for the other teams in the World Cup of Hockey 2016 to take the youthful Team North America lightly."There is a lot of speed and a lot of talent on our team," Ekblad said. "I think it all comes down to how we jell as a team led b...
Published at Edmonton Oilers
Oilers will name captain during training camp
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Oilers will name captain during training camp
After playing last season without a captain, the Oilers will name one during training camp next month, coach Todd McLellan confirmed Monday.The Oilers open camp September 22."We'll select a captain at some point throughout training camp," McLellan said. "We'll pick a captain when we're all around...
Published at Edmonton Oilers
Proposal to rezone property in Queen Alexandra
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We need your feedback August 23, 2016 You are invited to an Open House for a proposed rezoning and plan amendment in the area of 82 Avenue NW and 106 Street NW, the former Southpark car dealership. The proposed rezoning is for a (DC1) Direct Development Control Provision to allow for a high densi...
Published at City of Edmonton
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