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Removing Labels – Building Capacity
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Removing Labels – Building Capacity
Walking through the halls of this particular elementary school, it wasn’t uncommon to see Justin* sitting outside the classroom he’d just been put out of for one negative behavior or another.  Just starting out – in second grade – with so much ahead of him, this boy was labeled as a “Behavior Stu...
Published at BGCBigs of Edmonton
AWOLNATION Release Merch for Your Dog
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AWOLNATION Release Merch for Your Dog
In honour of their new album, Here Come The Runts, Awolnation have unleash new merch – FOR YOUR DOG/RUNT!   ROCK ON, DAWG   There’s a Frisbee:  Get it HERE.   A collar:  Get it HERE.   And a big ol’ bundle to show your pupper some love!  Come with the Frisbee, the collar AND a...
Published at SONiC 102.9
Life is like a jigsaw puzzle
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Life is like a jigsaw puzzle
During our family's very busy Christmas week, as we attended different gatherings, took a trip to Lethbridge to see Lee's parents, celebrated a 24th birthday, and wished for warmer weather, what I really wanted to do (besides what I was doing) was to put on my pink fuzzy jammies, make some tea, a...
Published at Simple Moodlings
Yamantaka // Sonic Titan – Someplace
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Yamantaka // Sonic Titan – Someplace
I still remember seeing this band during Sled Island a few years back, and they just blew my freaking mind. They’re back with a new album this year – Dirt – due out March 23rd. Check out the debut single from the album, titled Someplace, above. Definitely staying in their lane, ...
Published at New Music Michael
The Digital Security Meltdown
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The Digital Security Meltdown
By now you’ve all heard about the latest cybersecurity threats, “Spectre” and “Meltdown”. If you haven’t I don’t blame you. Most people see this as yet another event in an ongoing cascade of cybersecurity threats that seem to come with increasing regularity.
Published at LoginRadius
Canada's first Bubba Gump shrimp restaurant set to open at West Edmonton Mall
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Canada's first Bubba Gump shrimp restaurant set to open at West Edmonton Mall
The Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. is apparently opening its first Canadian outlet this year at West Edmonton Mall. A hoarding across the front of the former Eddie Bauer store on the mall’s second level indicates it will be the site of a Bubba Gump restaurant, which a mall guest services employee in...
Published at Capital Ideas Edmonton
Edmonton faces tough new-condo market, panelist tells real estate meeting
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Edmonton faces tough new-condo market, panelist tells real estate meeting
The Edmonton market for new condominiums is “on life support” and sales have dropped in parts of the city, an official with commercial real estate company CBRE says. Paul Chaput, senior vice-president of CBRE’s national apartment group, told an industry panel discussion Tuesday ...
Published at Capital Ideas Edmonton
Warm Up to Winter Family Fun Days!
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Warm Up to Winter Family Fun Days!
Know anyone who could use a couple Winter Family Fun Days? This special event, brought to you by the Family Futures Resource Network runs twice, at two Millwoods locations. There will be snow painting, and snow fort building, the chance to try snowshoeing, and yummy hot chocolate plus much more! ...
Published at Family Fun Edmonton
Hearty Sausage, Kale, and Bean Soup – Quick to Make and Packed with Flavour
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This hearty bean soup is chock full of flavour, fiber, and good-for-ya stuff. A healthy amount of kale provides loads of nutrients and the sausage adds smoky robust flavour. In less than half an hour you can be spooning into … Continue reading → The post Hearty Sausage, Kale, and Bean...
Published at The Kitchen Frau
Wildlife: Corb Lund and Ian Tyson make beautiful music together at the Jube
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Wildlife: Corb Lund and Ian Tyson make beautiful music together at the Jube
Just so this doesn’t sit un-carved into the physical wall of local history, last Saturday’s Corb Lund/Ian Tyson concert at the stately Northern Jubilee Auditorium was more than a little legendary. “Old age sucks,” 84-year-old Tyson noted about the creaks in his joints and needing Lund to remind h...
Published at EJ Entertainment Blog
Join Thermomix Canada Sales Teams in Edmonton, Kelowna or Calgary!
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Join Thermomix Canada Sales Teams in Edmonton, Kelowna or Calgary!
Thermomix Canada: Work With Me! Thermomix Canada: Now is the Time 2018 Edmonton has grown into a major Thermomix Sales hub this past couple of years and our goal for 2019 is a brick and mortar storefront. Our professional training and outstanding mentorship and support teams provide you with a li...
Published at A Canadian Foodie
Citadel refuses to host book launch for controversial author Jordan Pe
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Citadel refuses to host book launch for controversial author Jordan Pe
Citadel issues statement about proposed book launch
Published at EJ Entertainment Blog
Rowdy in Vegas?
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Over at the Edmonton Journal, they posted a scathing letter about Oilers fans getting out of hand in Las Vegas over the weekend. Is it fair to lump all Oilers fans in together on this? Let’s take a look. After the McBirthday game on Saturday night, Vegas resident, Amy L. Cercone, wrote a le...
Published at OilersNation
Free Fun in the Snow at the Winter Green Shack Programs
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Free Fun in the Snow at the Winter Green Shack Programs
You love ’em in the summer, but did you know that there are Winter Green Shack Programs too? It’s run just the same as the summer green shack activities, with a qualified and enthusiastic leader helping kids have lots of active and creative fun. Kids are encouraged to participate by s...
Published at Family Fun Edmonton
Storms
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Storms
  Came across this first thing this morning. I have always been fascinated/obsessed/drawn to/entranced by thunderstorms –  this time lapse work from Mike Olbinski is gorgeous. Will have to wait several months to get even close to a real thunderstorm, so I will just have to take in Mike...
Published at sydney lancaster
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