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Fire ban and OHV restriction revised
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Fire ban and OHV restriction revised
Effective immediately, the fire ban and OHV restriction will no longer be in effect in portions of the Lac La Biche area south of Fort McMurray (*view revised map*). The fire ban and OHV restriction remain in effect for the Fort McMurray Forest Area of northeastern Alberta.All open fires are stil...
Published at Government of Alberta
Autopsy complete in city’s 22nd homicide of 2016
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The Edmonton Medical Examiner completed an autopsy this afternoon on the deceased man found in an apartment suite late last week. Louie De Sousa Sa, 61, died as a result of trauma to his upper body.Homicide Section has declared this death as the city’s 22nd homicide of the year. Th...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
Climate Leadership Plan to reduce carbon pollution moves Alberta forward
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This proposed law implements key elements of Alberta's Climate Leadership Plan. It will create jobs by investing in a higher-value, lower-carbon, energy-efficient economy.It will help Alberta do its part by reducing greenhouse gas emissions and energy consumption, and improving the energy efficie...
Published at Government of Alberta
Update 23: 2016 Wildfires (May 24 at 2:30 p.m.)
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People who have been displaced will be provided with $1,250 per adult and $500 per dependant in emergency financial assistance. This will probably be provided in the form of pre-loaded debit cards. Details on when this assistance will be available and how to get access to it will be announced by ...
Published at Government of Alberta
The rainbow crosswalks are back!
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The rainbow crosswalks are back!
  The City of Edmonton is repainting the temporary rainbow-coloured crosswalks in time for this year’s Pride Parade.  Repainting will begin on Tuesday, May 24 at 10 p.m., if weather is favourable, at three locations: east-west crossings at 108 Street and 82 Avenue east-west crossi...
Published at City of Edmonton
Gardens of any size start at the Muttart Conservatory Plant Sale
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Gardens of any size start at the Muttart Conservatory Plant Sale
Gardening has changed over the years, as more Edmontonians move into smaller homes. The Muttart Conservatory’s Plant Sale has kept pace by adding great choices for gardens of all sizes.  Date:   Time:   Thursday May 26  4 p.m.  - 8 p.m.   Friday May 27  10...
Published at City of Edmonton
Council approves road map to guide efforts to eliminate poverty
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 May 24, 2016 City Council has approved a road map that will guide community efforts to eliminate poverty in Edmonton in a generation. On May 24, 2016, the EndPovertyEdmonton Task Force presented its final report, End Poverty in a Generation: A Road Map to Guide Our Journey, to City Council....
Published at City of Edmonton
Property tax time is here
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property owners to start receiving 2016 tax bills this week May 24, 2016 Edmonton property owners can expect to receive their 2016 property tax notices in the mail in the next few days. “I’d like to remind property owners to ensure they have their payment in to the City by June 30, th...
Published at City of Edmonton
North Capital Line LRT gets major makeover
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All trains running as scheduled May 24, 2016 Crews worked 24 hours/day this past weekend and through inclement weather to complete a series of major projects along the north Capital Line, including: Replacing wood railway ties with concrete ones Replacing worn rail and switch repairs Performing L...
Published at City of Edmonton
Oilers reporters lace up the skates for good cause
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Oilers reporters lace up the skates for good cause
Oilers TV Reporter and Host Tom Gazzola, as well as edmontonoilers.com Head Writer Chris Wescott will be among the local media personalities lacing up for a good cause on May 28.The fourth annual DirtyBirds Charity Tournament will take place May 28, at Sherwood Park Arena Sports Centre & Shel...
Published at Edmonton Oilers
'Singing and Dancing for Health' puts spotlight on preventing malaria
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'Singing and Dancing for Health' puts spotlight on preventing malaria
Music professor Michael Frishkopf addresses the audience at a 'Singing and Dancing for Health' performance in Ghana. On a sunny day in Ghana, locals of all ages have gathered around a bright red stage in their village, brimming with anticipation of what’s to come. As the ...
Published at University of Alberta ExpressNews
PCL Presented Excellence in Concrete Construction Award
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​Established in 1968, the awards program has recognized professional accomplishments in the outstanding use of Ready Mix Concrete throughout Washington State. Built by Eastside Corridor Constructors, a joint venture between Granite Construction and PCL, the design-...
Published at PCL Companies
New CFAC Week 80: StarSilent
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New CFAC Week 80: StarSilent
Soundproofing measures at the new Centre for Arts and Culture have been well documented, but up to this point, had only been implemented for areas specifically designated for musical use—isolated practice booths and recording studios. However, the nature of a building like CFAC is that not all ex...
Published at Grant MacEwan University
Update 22: 2016 Wildfires (May 23 at 3:45 p.m.)
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These offices will be open from 8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. unless otherwise indicated: Edmonton Edmonton City Centre, 10242-105 StEdmonton North, 2050 Northgate Centre, 9499-137 AveEdmonton South, Argyll Centre, 6325 Gateway Boulevard>Edmonton West, 120 Meadowlark Sho...
Published at Government of Alberta
Update 21: 2016 Wildfires (May 22 at 3 p.m.)
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These offices will be open from 8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. unless otherwise indicated: Edmonton Edmonton City Centre, 10242-105 St} Edmonton North, 2050 Northgate Centre, 9499-137 Ave Edmonton ...
Published at Government of Alberta
Update 20: 2016 Wildfires (May 21 at 4:15 p.m.)
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A preliminary re-entry plan has been established and it is anticipated that residents can begin going home June 1. A voluntary, phased re-entry is planned.Re-entry schedule:All offices are open 8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. unless otherwise stated. For additional information, please conta...
Published at Government of Alberta
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