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The Nation Roundup
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The Nation Roundup
Oilers interrupted; the NHL player poll results you didn’t see; Flames top prospects; Leafs in on Barabanov; reliving the Avs and Wings brawls; an interview with Corey Hirsch and more in this week’s Nation Roundup brought to you by Sumo Jerky. In the Roundup, we go around the Nation Network...
Published at OilersNation
Signs big and small of a pandemic in Edmonton
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There are remarkable signs big and small that Edmontonians are together in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. The volume of traffic is down, way down. The pic above of what used to be automobile traffic was taken at 4:40 pm on Wednesday, March 31, on Wayne Gretzky Drive. Pedestrian traffic is down, ...
Published at Transforming Edmonton
Quarantine: 14 Days of Isolation Wines – Day 12
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Well, another Friday is upon us and some of us are on the home stretch of being done Isolation. However, even after two weeks, we wonder if everything is ok to resume. That said, this might be our “new normal” … Continue reading →
Published at Joy of Wine
Oilersnation Radio Episode 80 – NHL Player Poll, jersey talk, and Wayne Gretzky’s most impressive record
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Oilersnation Radio Episode 80 – NHL Player Poll, jersey talk, and Wayne Gretzky’s most impressive record
Can you believe we’re not even a month into the NHL’s work stoppage? From where I blog, it feels like years since the Oilers played their last game against the Jets and I’m starting to get the itch for hockey in the worst way. Thankfully, we got the boys back together for a fresh episode...
Published at OilersNation
COVID-19 Precautions
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Draft. The post COVID-19 Precautions appeared first on The Edmonton Real Estate Blog.
Published at The Edmonton Real Estate Blog
COVID-19-era speeds on streets, playground zones: the safety story
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The volume of automobile traffic on Edmonton streets is down as much as 50 per cent, a pandemic-era trend that has set the stage for extreme speeding, too. “We work for the safety of Edmontonians,” said Jessica Lamarre, who is the City of Edmonton’s Acting Director of Traffic Safety. “So, we want...
Published at Transforming Edmonton
Talking Alberta pandemic politics with Ryan Jespersen on 630 CHED
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I was thrilled to spend an hour (remotely) with Ryan Jespersen and panelists Rosa Ellithorpe and Melissa Caouette on 630CHED today to talk about Albertan, Canadian and American politics during the COVID-19 pandemic. We covered a lot of ground, including President Donald Trump’s decision to ...
Published at daveberta.ca
Brachetto: The Sweetie of Piemonte – #ItalianFWT
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I love Brachetto. Full stop. I love selling Brachetto. I love people’s reactions when they say they want something different than Moscato, and then their minds are blown with something Moscato-like, but it’s a RED wine! Brachetto is one of … Continue reading →
Published at Joy of Wine
Weekly Market Update, April 3/20
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Here is our update on the Edmonton real estate market. (Previous week’s numbers are in brackets). For the past 7 days: New Listings: 334 (329, 460, 642) # Sales: 144 (188, 213, 199) Ratio: 43% (57%, 46%, 31%) # Price Changes:  185 (224, 229, 310) Expired/Off-Market Listings: 395 (161, 187, 175) N...
Published at The Edmonton Real Estate Blog
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins: “It’s nice to have some fresh faces and some positive energy coming in”
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Ryan Nugent-Hopkins: “It’s nice to have some fresh faces and some positive energy coming in”
On Thursday afternoon, it was Ryan Nugent-Hopkins’ turn to jump on a conference call with the media to field questions about how he’s spending time in quarantine, finishing the season in the summer, and what it’s been like playing on the wing with Leon Draisaitl and Kailer Yamam...
Published at OilersNation
SONiC QuaranTunes
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We’re teaming up with some of your favourite SONiC artists who are making the best out of social distancing and playing some acoustic jams, or QuaranTunes, for you. If you’re missing your live music fix, keep updated with this page and we’ll keep you updated with all the SONiC Q...
Published at SONiC 102.9
Free EPark makes travel easier—if you have to be out
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The City has suspended parking fees in curbside EPark zones and City-owned EPark lots and won’t be enforcing time limits. The idea is: to provide relief and ensure safe movement for Edmontonians who are out for essential reasons. The other idea is: to encourage riders to use transit for essential...
Published at Transforming Edmonton
Day 3: Confession Dare
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Day 3: Confession Dare
I ate the Dare cookies. I ate the whole bag. I ate all, at one go. Okay? Say why? No, I can’t. Childhood lack? No, in fact my mother baked shortbread to call angels earthward. Assign it affluenza, then if you insist influence applies. Or reckon it rebellion. Whatever. I confess. I had the best......
Published at prairiepomes
An early look at the 2020-21 Bakersfield Condors
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An early look at the 2020-21 Bakersfield Condors
A few weeks ago, I took a look at what Ken Holland’s second off-season at the helm of the Edmonton Oilers organization was going to look like. Obviously, given the COVID-19 pandemic, things have changed. We don’t know when or if the season is going to resume, we don’t know if pl...
Published at OilersNation
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