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Canada must fix 'deficiencies' in spill plan for Trans Mountain's U.S. spur, Washington state says
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Canada must fix 'deficiencies' in spill plan for Trans Mountain's U.S. spur, Washington state says
Washington's Department of Ecology wants the Canadian government to fix what it calls "deficiencies in critical areas'' of its spill response plan for a spur of the Trans Mountain pipeline that runs through the state.When Canada purchased the Trans Mountain pipeline and assets for $4.5 billion in...
Published at CBC Edmonton
City of Leduc uses 'spokesbud' to spark attention to cannabis bylaws
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The City of Leduc is using an illustrated cannabis character to raise awareness about cannabis bylaws.Buddy the Spokesbud wears an officer's hat and carries a handy clipboard of rules.The campaign is meant to get the public's attention before cannabis is legalized on Oct 17, which is a little ove...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Meat rules need relaxing, say some Alberta producers and hunters
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Meat rules need relaxing, say some Alberta producers and hunters
Homegrown is a series that looks at how Alberta's local movement is changing buying habits, connecting people and shaping communities. Share your story ideas with the Homegrown team by writing to  josee.st-onge@cbc.ca Sending his animals to be killed at a slaughterhouse is the worst ...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Métis kayaker and Cree doctor among this year's Indspire Award winners
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Métis kayaker and Cree doctor among this year's Indspire Award winners
James Lavallée, 20, got the call about winning an Indspire Award after finishing kayak practice.The Métis man from Manitoba who has competed internationally in canoeing and kayaking had heard of the Indspire Awards but didn't think his work was inspiring enough to earn one.Lavallée is one of 12 r...
Published at CBC Edmonton
'I acted in self-defence,' says man convicted of killing Alberta bank manager
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'I acted in self-defence,' says man convicted of killing Alberta bank manager
An Alberta man awaiting sentencing for manslaughter says he punched a bank manager in the head five times in a desperate effort to stop the man from sexually assaulting him.The events unfolded in an Edson strip bar on the evening of Nov. 11, 2015.Preston Goulet, a 42-year-old ATB branch manager, ...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Edmonton public schools to review its 'books to weed out' list due to concerns
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Edmonton public schools to review its 'books to weed out' list due to concerns
Robertson's four-book series, written for Grade 9 to 12 students, follows the story of an Aboriginal family from the early 19th century to the present day.On the book review site, the series was not recommended for use in Edmonton public schools because it contains "sensitive subject matter and v...
Published at CBC Edmonton
'She deserves a medal': Grande Prairie woman finds owner of stolen military memorabilia
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'She deserves a medal': Grande Prairie woman finds owner of stolen military memorabilia
The medals were stolen last week, Taylor said, but he hadn't realized it. He had left his truck unlocked overnight, leading to the theft of his sunglasses, phone charger and some change on the console.Taylor thought the medals were in his apartment, but they had actually been tucked beneath the b...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Red Deer calls on Alberta gov't to pay for 'consequences' of gaps in addiction services
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Red Deer calls on Alberta gov't to pay for 'consequences' of gaps in addiction services
The mayor of Red Deer is calling on the Alberta government to pay for the "consequences" of gaps in addictions and homelessness services."We can clean up shopping carts and we can clean up rough sleeper camps, we can clean up needle debris," Mayor Tara Veer told the Calgary Eyeopener Monday. "But...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Renewable will be in mix when Edmonton negotiates new energy contract
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The City of Edmonton wants all of its operations to be powered by renewable energy sources by 2030, and is looking at upcoming electricity contract negotiations as a chance to achieve that.The city spends about $35 million each year on the 300,000 megawatt hours of power, used for everything from...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Ottawa needs 'special representative' to consult Indigenous groups and save Trans Mountain, says Scheer
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Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer has outlined a plan to jump-start Trans Mountain construction, a month after the Federal Court of Appeal quashed cabinet approval to build the multi-billion dollar expansion project.Scheer said Ottawa must immediately appoint a ministerial special representative ...
Published at CBC Edmonton

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