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Know the risks before participating in ride sharing services
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The Superintendent’s office recently reviewed Uber’s insurance policies and found significant issues with regulatory compliance. Albertans are at risk of not having access to insurance protection and accident benefits under Alberta law if using Uber’s ride sharing services, and potentially other ...
Published at Government of Alberta
Don't park it, art it!
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Don't park it, art it!
Edmontonians are encouraged to take part in PARK(ing) Day on September 18, an annual worldwide event where metered parking spots are transformed into temporary public parks and other innovative spaces. The City of Edmonton’s CITYlab, the Drawing Room and City-Region Studies Centre...
Published at City of Edmonton
Edmonton yards flourish in front of VIP judges
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Edmonton yards flourish in front of VIP judges
The 2015 Front Yards in Bloom VIP Judges’ Tour is in full swing with judges touring the six finalists chosen from a record-breaking number of nominated yards. Edmonton’s Front Yards in Bloom program has become a staple in the region and its success continues to grow year after year. E...
Published at City of Edmonton
The year the sun turned blue
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The year the sun turned blue
Cordy Tymstra, a PhD student in the Department of Renewable Resources, documented the consequences of the Chinchaga firestorm, a wildfire that scorched 1.4-million hectares of land in B.C. and Alberta over a five-month span in 1950. (Edmonton) Something strange started ha...
Published at University of Alberta ExpressNews
Sights and Sounds
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Go behind the scenes of the Eskimos 32 - 3 win
Published at Edmonton Eskimos
Top 15 Photos from Week 5
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Photo gallery of Saturday's 32-3 victory over Winnipeg.
Published at Edmonton Eskimos
Discuss digital signs in proposed Civic Precinct
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The City of Edmonton invites residents to provide feedback at an open house on proposed changes to digital sign regulations in the Capital City Downtown Plan and Zoning Bylaw. Date:   Tuesday, July 28, 2015 Time:   5:30 - 8:30 p.m. Location:   City Room, City Hall Th...
Published at City of Edmonton
Loaded firearm and various drugs located during traffic stop
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The Edmonton Police Service Northwest Division officers conducted a traffic stop on a suspicious vehicle last week where a loaded firearm and various illegal drugs were located. On Monday, July 13, 2015 at approximately 11:45 p.m. police conducted a vehicle stop in the area of 118 Avenue and Wayn...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
Energy Minister statement on Nexen pipeline spill
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“I would like to thank the Fort McMurray First Nation for the invitation extended to me and my colleague, Minister of Environment and Parks.“Our government came together today with the Fort McMurray First Nation to meet with the Alberta Energy Regulator and Nexen because we share a deep concern o...
Published at Government of Alberta
Upper Athabasca River Basin low flow advisory
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Monitoring results show that stream flow levels have declined significantly below normal levels throughout the Upper Athabasca Region. When this happens, water withdrawals may increase stress to the aquatic ecosystem, including fish populations. As a result, water withdrawals needs to be restrict...
Published at Government of Alberta
The (Completely Unscientific) K-Days Mini-Donuts Taste Test
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The (Completely Unscientific) K-Days Mini-Donuts Taste Test
But—I began to wonder as I walked around the Midway this week—are we lining up for the right mini-donuts? Because of their popularity, there are a lot of places to find them at K-Days, but certain stalls are much more popular than others. Was this because they were clearly the best or was it beca...
Published at Northlands
Videos: Eskimos vs Blue Bombers Preview
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The Eskimos prepare to face the Winnipeg Blue Bombers Saturday at 5pm
Published at Edmonton Eskimos
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