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OPINION | Going negative hard and early in a campaign is a dangerous tactic
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OPINION | Going negative hard and early in a campaign is a dangerous tactic
The NDP instituted a subtle, but significant shift, in their election campaigning the past few days — so subtle you probably didn't give it much thought.On Tuesday, it was NDP Leader Rachel Notley who was aggressively attacking United Conservative Leader Jason Kenney as a "cheat" who stole his pa...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Towering Alberta Buddha brings prairie blessings from on high
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Towering Alberta Buddha brings prairie blessings from on high
Towering high above a prairie field, a golden Buddha stands as a reminder of the importance of seeking peace in life."I feel that our society right now, we really need some time to calm us down to less stress. Less depressed," said PhapHoa, the Westlock Meditation Centre's abbot."That's why we ha...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Prairie farmers in limbo with China halting canola purchases, says Alberta farming chair
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Prairie farmers are in a bind since Chinese importers announced today they will no longer buy canola seed from Canada, John Guelly, the chair of the Alberta Canola Producers Commission, told CBC's Radio Active on Friday."It's definitely not good," said Guelly over the phone from his farm near Wes...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Ham it up: Edmonton zoo opening new urban farm
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Ham it up: Edmonton zoo opening new urban farm
Hamlet and Ophelia scurry across the clean floors of the Edmonton Valley Zoo's new urban farm. The young Juliana pigs will eventually grow to about 50 pounds and starting tomorrow, people will be able to go visit and pet them at the zoo. The zoo's new barn-style exhibit is meant to teach people a...
Published at CBC Edmonton
'From us and them to we': Edmonton police unveil new Indigenous relations strategy
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'From us and them to we': Edmonton police unveil new Indigenous relations strategy
Since 2013, Edmonton police have had a formal strategy in place to engage with Indigenous people in Edmonton. Thursday's presentation talked about enhancing what already exists but in many ways, the new strategy is a noticeable departure.At the core, presenters said the aim is to embed a communit...
Published at CBC Edmonton
'From us and them to we': Edmonton police unveil new Indigenous relations strategy
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'From us and them to we': Edmonton police unveil new Indigenous relations strategy
Since 2013, Edmonton police have had a formal strategy in place to engage with Indigenous people in Edmonton. Thursday's presentation talked about enhancing what already exists but in many ways, the new strategy is a noticeable departure.At the core, presenters said the aim is to embed a communit...
Published at CBC Edmonton
The Ledge: NDP attacks Kenney's past in first days of election campaign
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United Conservative Party Leader Jason Kenney says he will not take action against candidates who were revealed on Friday to have expressed sexist and misogynist views in the past."We tried to do very vigorous candidate screening to ensure that people had not expressed truly hateful, bigoted view...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Edmonton Indigenous artist part of Canada's 'meme explosion'
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Edmonton Indigenous artist part of Canada's 'meme explosion'
Nigel Henri Robinson needs only his cellphone and 10 minutes to get his point across.When inspiration hits, Robinson whips out his phone and begins pasting quotes and jokes on viral images.In short, he makes memes.The Edmonton-based Dene man from Cold Lake First Nations is part of a growing movem...
Published at CBC Edmonton
'A lot of sass': Bollywood drag night comes to Edmonton
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'A lot of sass': Bollywood drag night comes to Edmonton
An androgynous and flirtatious drag queen named Agnes lip-synched in Hindi as she weaved through a crowd of cheering fans."Welcome to the first Bollywood drag night in Edmonton!" host Lady Tenderflake told the audience Thursday evening, before Agnes stepped on stage. Sachit  ...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Jason Kenney vows to stop 'the lies and the myths' of anti-Alberta-oil groups
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United Conservative Leader Jason Kenney  says he would spend millions, and would bully and badger allies and foes alike in a campaign to stop "all the lies and the myths told about our energy industry."Kenney announced an 11-point plan Friday t...
Published at CBC Edmonton

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