Recent News Releases

Shuttles replace elevator service at two Downtown LRT stations this weekend
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Transit customers requiring an elevator to access the LRT at Bay/Enterprise and Corona stations will be provided a Disabled Adult Transit Service (DATS) shuttle to Central station starting at 7 p.m. on September 30 through to end of service on October 2, while crews perform planned elevator work....
Published at City of Edmonton
Suspect arrested in vandalism spree in southeast Edmonton
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The Edmonton Police Service arrested a suspect over the weekend in relation to a vehicle vandalism spree where more than $100,000 of damage was caused in one night.A citizen called police after observing a male suspect allegedly causing damage to property in the area of 96 Avenue and 87 Street on...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
Alberta promotes investment, strengthens ties with Mexico
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Energy Minister Margaret McCuaig-Boyd will travel to Mexico City from September 29 to October 3. While there, she will promote Alberta companies, new opportunities for investment, and will meet with businesses and the Mexican government on a variety of energy-related policies. Mexico has also req...
Published at Government of Alberta
Police looking for witnesses to brazen ATM theft
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The Edmonton Police Service Northwest Division is looking for witnesses to a theft of an ATM early this morning. At approximately 3:30 a.m. today (Sept. 27, 2016), Northwest Division officers responded to the area of 121 Avenue and 127 Street to the report of damage to a grocery store. When offic...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
World Tourism Day spotlights Alberta’s growing tourism industry
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“I am pleased to celebrate World Tourism Day by sharing good news about growth in Alberta’s dynamic and resilient tourism industry.“Alberta’s reputation as a world renowned tourist destination continues to grow as Parks Canada’s visitation numbers show an increased number of travellers to our nat...
Published at Government of Alberta
Headquarter attraction support to grow economy, create jobs
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As part of the Alberta Jobs Plan, the Alberta government is providing CED with $2 million over two years to support its ongoing efforts to enhance and implement regional headquarters and investment attraction strategies.“For both domestic and international companies our message is simple: Alberta...
Published at Government of Alberta
Volunteer for a ticket to see AlunaGeorge in concert
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Volunteer for a ticket to see AlunaGeorge in concert
NextGen coordinates concert in return for volunteer hours September 27, 2016 Edmonton’s NextGen is planning the first ever NextGen City Jam, a concert encouraging volunteerism among 18 to 40 year olds. Tickets are exclusively available to volunteers with a minimum of 10 hours with an Edmont...
Published at City of Edmonton
Griffins Landing Three Stars of the Week
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Griffins Landing Three Stars of the Week
Shawn Proulx, left, Emily Burns and Barrett Belland are the Griffins Landing Three Stars of the Week. EDMONTON – Men’s hockey assistant captain Shawn Proulx is the Griffins Landing first star of the week for his performance in the club’s historic home opener on Saturday – the first g...
Published at Grant MacEwan University
Belland wins second-straight ACAC golf tourney title
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Belland wins second-straight ACAC golf tourney title
Josh Gorieu hits from the sand at Ravencrest G&CC on Saturday. He finished tied for third, helping the men's squad to another team title (Len Joudrey photo). Jefferson Hagen, Sports Information Officer EDMONTON — Barrett Belland was just as good in the encore.A w...
Published at Grant MacEwan University
Don’t fear the teacher, and other tips for talking to your professors
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You may not want to hear it, but the top piece of advice for first-year students from the Class of 2016 is simple.“Talk to your professors,” says Erik Jansen, Psychology Honours graduate. “People say that all the time and it sounds cliché, but your professors are there to help you and they want t...
Published at Grant MacEwan University
New policy lowers patient costs, saves taxpayers millions
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These medications, known as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), keep the stomach from making too much acid. Clinical research shows all drugs in this class are equally effective.Starting in February 2017, coverage will be provided only for the lowest cost medications, which are the generic versions of...
Published at Government of Alberta
Alberta investment creates jobs, diversification and grows Heritage Fund
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Over the past year the Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCo) invested in three growth-oriented Alberta companies – TransAlta Renewables, Calfrac Well Services and Pine Cliff Energy – on behalf of the Heritage Fund. The investments support initiatives in renewable energy and innovation...
Published at Government of Alberta
Ajeej Sarkaria is the Sherlock Holmes Athlete of the Week
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Ajeej Sarkaria is the Sherlock Holmes Athlete of the Week
The first-year forward continued to torch Canada West competition this past weekend, scoring another four goals in a pair of wins over the visiting UBCO Heat, and Thompson Rivers WolfPack. With the quartet of markers, Sarkaria broke the Golden Bears program goal scoring record, and now sits just ...
Published at University of Alberta Athletics
Police investigate suspicious death in city’s north end
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The Edmonton Police Service Homicide Section is investigating a suspicious death, after a man died of his injuries in hospital early Sunday morning.Just after midnight, on Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016, Downtown Division patrol officers responded to the area of 107 Avenue and 110 Street, where a 46-year...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
Environmental charges laid against West Fraser Mills Ltd
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West Fraser Mills Ltd. has been charged with six counts under the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act and one count under the Dangerous Goods Transportation and Handling Act relating to the release of a substance into the atmosphere on or about Sept. 20, 2014, and failing to immediately ...
Published at Government of Alberta
Share your views on the 101 Ave corridor
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Share your views on the 101 Ave corridor September 26, 2016 Join us on Thursday, September 29 to continue planning for the new improved 101 Avenue Corridor from 50 to 79 street. In June, the City of Edmonton hosted a community workshop to find out how people who live near, work on, or use 101 Ave...
Published at City of Edmonton
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