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Police searching for stolen silver, light blue Lexus RX350 involved in hit-and-run of police officer on 118 Avenue
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The Edmonton Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a stolen 2015 silver or light blue Lexus RX350 SUV believed to have struck a police officer earlier this afternoon. Downtown Division patrol members were responding to a reported fraud at a financial institution near 118 A...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
Orders in Council
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POST-SECONDARY LEARNING ACT (sections 44 and 56) - Effective October 22, 2014, appoints Daniel Vandermeulen as a member and designates him as chair of The Board of Governors of Northern Lakes College and appoints Amber Armstrong as a member of The Board of Governors of Northern Lakes College, eac...
Published at Government of Alberta
Ceremony marks 70th anniversary of liberation of Dutch friendship city
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Ceremony marks 70th anniversary of liberation of Dutch friendship city
The public is invited to attend as members of the South Alberta Light Horse (SALH) perform a flag raising ceremony to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the city of Bergen op Zoom in the Netherlands. Date:  Wednesday, October 22, 2014 Time:  8:30 a.m. Location:  ...
Published at City of Edmonton
Autopsy results confirm 22-year-old male died from stab wound
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Autopsy results confirm that a 22-year-old Edmonton man died Saturday, as a result of a stab wound.The Medical Examiner confirmed that Michael McNeill, 22, died from a stab wound sustained during an altercation with another male in a suite near 107 Avenue and 116 Street on Oct. 18, 2014. The mann...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
Alumnus at forefront of historic Franklin find
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Alumnus at forefront of historic Franklin find
John Geiger on the hunt for the lost Franklin ships during the 2014 Victoria Strait Expedition. (Photo: Nick Walker, Canadian Geographic) (Edmonton) Though nearly 30 years have passed since University of Alberta alumnus John Geiger became involved in the mystery of the fa...
Published at University of Alberta ExpressNews
CFL Pink: Eddie Steele
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Defensive Tackle Eddie Steele shares his grandmother's battle with cancer.
Published at Edmonton Eskimos
New strategy supports Alberta small business
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“Alberta is a great place to do business but we need to do better if we want to have the best climate for small business in North America. Our new Small Business Strategy will save small businesses time, give them better access to business advice and government information, and provide them a str...
Published at Government of Alberta
Esks Duo Named Players of the Week
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Esks rookies Kendial Lawrence and Dexter McCoil nab league honours.
Published at Edmonton Eskimos
Pigeons and people play the odds when rewards are higher
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Pigeons and people play the odds when rewards are higher
Which door would you choose? In an experiment, pigeons showed a remarkable similarity to humans when deciding whether to choose a guaranteed payoff or take a 50/50 chance at a higher reward. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons) (Edmonton) If you were weighing the risks, would you c...
Published at University of Alberta ExpressNews
Jordan Baker signs pro contract
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Jordan Baker signs pro contract
The 6’7’’ forward, and University of Alberta Masters student, is coming off his senior season with the Golden Bears, where he was a CIS First Team All-Canadian for the second time in his career, as well as Canada West Conference Player of the Year. He averaged 17.6 points, 8.2 rebounds, and 2.0 s...
Published at University of Alberta Athletics
PCL Projects Honored by Canadian Design-Build Institute
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PCL Projects Honored by Canadian Design-Build Institute
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Published at PCL Companies
Alberta applauds WTO ruling and calls for end to COOL
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“Time and time again the WTO has clearly supported Alberta and Canada’s position that the U.S. government is failing to meet its trade obligations because of the excessive labelling, tracking and segregation requirements placed on Canadian beef and pork imports. It’s time for the American governm...
Published at Government of Alberta
Snapshots: Esks Defeat Riders
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The Eskimos improved to 11-5 after a 24-19 win over the Roughriders on Sunday in Regina.
Published at Edmonton Eskimos
UAlberta sets gold standard for sustainability
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UAlberta sets gold standard for sustainability
More gold for the Green and Gold: UAlberta has improved to a Gold rating in the STARS sustainability rating system, and now ranks second among Canadian institutions for overall sustainability performance. (Photo: Office of Sustainability) (Edmonton) Every year, the Unive...
Published at University of Alberta ExpressNews
Prentice government advances plan to boost seniors care spaces across Alberta
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As the next step in ensuring seniors have accommodation options that fit their needs, a targeted 1,500 continuing care living spaces will be constructed in both rural and urban areas.“Albertans want their government to make fiscally prudent decisions that reflect their priorities. This investment...
Published at Government of Alberta
Golden Bears will host 2017 CIS championhip
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Golden Bears will host 2017 CIS championhip
In men’s volleyball, CIS is going back to a pair of campuses where the national tournament has enjoyed great success over the years. The event will celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2016 at McMaster University in Hamilton, before moving to the University of Alberta in Edmonton in 2017.The U of A ...
Published at University of Alberta Athletics
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