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The Mayor's Public Events scheduled for February 12, 2016
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Mayor's Schedule The Mayor’s Public Events scheduled for Friday, February 12, 2016 are as follows: 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Bring Greetings, City of Edmonton and Enoch Cree Nation Announcement City Room, City Hall 3 p.m. – 4 p.m. Bring Greetings, 2016 Black History Month Celebration...
Published at City of Edmonton
Unplug on Family Day
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The City of Edmonton’s Family and Community Support Services Team is inviting Edmontonians to disconnect from technology and reconnect with each other for at least two hours this Family Day! Date:  Monday, February 15, 2016 Time: take 2 hours, 3 hours or the whole day  Location: V...
Published at City of Edmonton
Nominations needed for next phase of farm and ranch consultations
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Six technical working groups will be established to develop recommendations on how employment standards, occupational health and safety, and labour relations requirements should be applied given the unique needs of employers and employees in the agriculture sector.“Farming is more than a job, it’...
Published at Government of Alberta
Family Day fun in Edmonton!
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Family Day fun in Edmonton!
Family Fun in City Hall & Churchill Square City Hall is the place to be for all of your Family Day fun! Enjoy performances by Hoffman & Brown, Nikolai the Juggler, a Concrete Theatre performance of the play The Early Bloomers, crafts, balloon sculptures and more! Then venture outside to g...
Published at City of Edmonton
More than $10 million in funding announced to support non-profits, jobs provincewide
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More than $10 million in funding announced to support non-profits, jobs provincewide
Belgravia Community League Hall construction The Alberta Government is providing $6 million in Community Facility Enhancement Program grants and $4.5 million in Community Initiative Program grants to assist 294 projects in communities throughout Alberta. Projects ...
Published at Government of Alberta
A Valentine's match made in Vanier heaven
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A Valentine's match made in Vanier heaven
Both Vanier scholars, soon-to-be-married couple Pawel Mekarski and Michelle Campbell prove that opposites attract—Mekarski (right) studies neutrinos, while Campbell's research focuses on ancient marine reptiles like the mosasaur pictured here.
Published at University of Alberta ExpressNews
Nominations open for the 2016 Community Justice Awards
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Nominations can be submitted by members of the public in the categories of leadership, innovation, service enhancement, community mobilization, and partnerships and collaboration. Past award recipients have included youth justice committees, victim services and restorative justice programs."Keepi...
Published at Government of Alberta
Researchers engineer a first in flexible electronics
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Researchers engineer a first in flexible electronics
Electrical engineering PhD student Gem Shoute (second right) is the lead author on a research paper demonstrating a powerful new flexible transistor. The team, which includes electrical engineering professor Doug Barlage, Triranta Muneshwar, Shoute and materials engineering professor Ken Cadien, ...
Published at University of Alberta ExpressNews
High school students learn about the dangers of fentanyl
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.-30-Please contact Lisa Kaye-Stanisky at (780) 391-6153 for more information.
Published at Edmonton Police Service
Engineering researchers use laser to 'weld' neurons
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Engineering researchers use laser to 'weld' neurons
Electrical engineering PhD student Nir Katchinskiy led a research team that discovered a way to “weld” neurons together using a femtosecond laser. A research team at the University of Alberta has developed a method of connecting neurons, using ultra-short laser pulses—a b...
Published at University of Alberta ExpressNews
Griffins host CIS #2 UBC-O Heat
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Griffins host CIS #2 UBC-O Heat
Griffins first-year outside hitter Lauren Holmes goes for a kill against the Cougars last Friday(Photo Credit: Len Joudrey) The MacEwan University Griffins women's volleyball team hosts the UBC-O Heat this Friday and Saturday during GrifFAN Appreciation weekend.The Griffins sport a 7...
Published at Grant MacEwan University
Plamondon company, owner ordered to clean up release
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Media inquiries Robert Richard and his company, Richard Repair Services, are directed to remediate a release of motor oil on property near Plamondon Creek.The parties must:Environmental protection orders are used to prevent or remediate the effects of a substance release that may cau...
Published at Government of Alberta
Statement from Minister Sabir regarding Auditor General’s report
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“I would like to thank the Auditor General for his investigation of the Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee and for his thoughtful recommendations.“I am very concerned about the lack of oversight over Public Trustee clients’ money that allowed these funds to accumulate unnecessarily over ti...
Published at Government of Alberta
Statement from Minister Ganley regarding Auditor General’s report
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“I thank the Auditor General for his careful consideration of the Victims of Crime Fund and his thoughtful recommendations. It is clear the fund can be better used to support victims of crime.“Since I was appointed Minister of Justice and Solicitor General, I have heard from, and met with, many v...
Published at Government of Alberta
Multiple transit shelters damaged during mischief spree in south Edmonton
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Multiple transit shelters damaged during mischief spree in south Edmonton
The Edmonton Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the perpetrator(s) responsible for damaging 14 ETS transit shelters in southwest Edmonton last Saturday.Sometime during the early morning hours on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, 14 transit shelters were damaged with at least o...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
Explore Alberta with affordable, all-ages activities this Family Day!
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Explore Alberta with affordable, all-ages activities this Family Day!
“Family is the cornerstone of our lives, our communities and our society. Let this Family Day serve as a reminder that spending time with our loved ones is never time wasted. I am proud that our government is able to offer affordable opportunities for Alberta’s families to be able to enjoy activi...
Published at Government of Alberta
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