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Premier Jim Prentice accepts resignation of Justice Minister
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“I was made aware this morning that legal proceedings have commenced between Jonathan Denis and his estranged wife. “Given the involvement of the courts, I have asked for and received the resignation of the Minister of Justice and Solicitor General.“Minister Verlyn Olson will step in...
Published at Government of Alberta
Police asking public for help in locating suspect in sexual assault
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Police asking public for help in locating suspect in sexual assault
or #377 from a mobile phone. Anonymous information can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at .-30-Please contact Patrycia Thenu at (780) 421-2663 for more information.
Published at Edmonton Police Service
Early morning downtown shooting
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The Edmonton Police Service is investigating an early morning shooting in downtown Edmonton. Around 3:40 a.m. this morning (Friday, Apr. 24, 2015) police were called to 103A Avenue and 93 Street after a man was shot multiple times on the street. EMS also responded, treated and transported the man...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
Safety booms to be installed at Harvie Passage
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Extensive damage from the 2013 flood has rendered Harvie Passage unsafe for public use. The area will remain closed to boaters and recreationists until repairs to the passage have been completed.In the coming days, as weather permits, the Alberta government, with support from the Calgary Fire Dep...
Published at Government of Alberta
CFL Scouting Bureau releases final Spring rankings
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The Canadian Football League Scouting Bureau today published its final edition of the top 20 ranked prospects eligible for the 2015 CFL Canadian Draft.
Published at Edmonton Eskimos
Call for presenters: Pecha Kucha Night 22
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Gather your shades, your sandals and your interesting ideas. Warm weather is coming, and so is Pecha Kucha Night 22 (PKN22)! Edmonton’s NextGen has announced the open call for presenters for PKN 22, slated for Thursday, June 11 at Louise McKinney Park. Derived from the Japanese phrase for &...
Published at City of Edmonton
Large fentanyl seizure for EPS
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Large fentanyl seizure for EPS
The Edmonton Drug and Gang Enforcement (EDGE) Unit within the Edmonton Police Service has seized the large amount of fentanyl.EDGE Unit conducted an investigation that resulted in executing a search warrant of a residence in the area of 102 Avenue and 117 Street on April 22, 2015. This resulted i...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
Get Ready In The Park - Hawrelak Park May 9, 2015
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Get Ready In The Park - Hawrelak Park May 9, 2015
Join the Edmonton Police Service along with Edmonton’s emergency response community for the 9th annual Get Ready in the Park event. This year’s theme is ‘Extreme Weather.’ Get Ready in the Park is a free, family-orien...
Published at EPS Success Stories
Mountains warming faster, say researchers
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Mountains warming faster, say researchers
An international research team found that high-elevation areas around the world may be warming at a faster rate than lower-lying areas, which could put more pressure on water supplies and alpine plants and animals. (Edmonton) An international team of scientists includin...
Published at University of Alberta ExpressNews
Oilers Entertainment Group Announces Changes to Senior Management
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Oilers Entertainment Group Announces Changes to Senior Management
(EDMONTON) – Oilers Entertainment Group (OEG) Chief Executive Officer & Vice Chair Bob Nicholson announced today significant changes to the management structure of the organization – both in hockey and business operations.Peter Chiarelli has been appointed President of Hockey Operations and G...
Published at Edmonton Oilers
Police seeking tips following jewelry shop break and enter
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The EPS is investigating a break and enter to a west end jewelry shop that occurred on April 14, 2015 between 3:30 and 6 a.m.Multiple suspects allegedly broke into separate, adjacent commercial premises before successfully gaining entry to facilitate the theft of jewelry from a shop near 95 Avenu...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
Scientists discover how toxic methylmercury moves from Arctic sea to land
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Scientists discover how toxic methylmercury moves from Arctic sea to land
A caribou grazes on an Arctic shoreline. A new UAlberta study shows that toxic methylmercury makes its way from ocean to land through lichens, a staple of the caribou's diet. (Photo: Martin Fortier) (Edmonton) A new study out of the University of Alberta shows that Arctic...
Published at University of Alberta ExpressNews
You love Edmonton, you really do!
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You love Edmonton, you really do!
tops North America in We Love Cities Challenge Edmonton received a total of 7,864 votes during the We Love Edmonton campaign, placing us first in North America and 7th overall. Edmonton beat out fellow North American cities Vancouver, North Vancouver, Seattle, Evanston, Cleveland, Toluca, Hermosi...
Published at City of Edmonton
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