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71-year-old man killed in rollover west of Edmonton
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A 71-year-old man was killed Monday afternoon when his truck was involved in a rollover on Highway 16 near Century Road.RCMP were called to the scene of a single-vehicle rollover shortly before 4 p.m. just outside Spruce Grove, west of Edmonton.The truck was travelling westbound prior to the cras...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Secondary suites now legal in more types of housing in Edmonton
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Secondary suites now legal in more types of housing in Edmonton
Coun. Ben Henderson said it would be difficult for owners of existing row housing to retrofit their units to meet the Alberta Fire Code and Alberta Building — there's just not enough room."But you will see it perhaps in some of the new things that are purpose-built," he said.He wanted the bylaw c...
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PACs must disclose donors even after cancelling registration with Elections Alberta
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Political action committees or PACs still have to disclose their donors to Elections Alberta even if they deregister as third-party political advertisers, officials say.Conservative unity group Alberta Can't Wait and anti-abortion advocates Wilberforce Project were both fined $500 for not filing ...
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Ottawa to accept more applications under immigrant family reunification program
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The Liberal government also used Monday's announcement to showcase its progress and criticize the previous government for leaving the system with what he called a large backlog, long processing times and a gap in client services."This increase is possible thanks to the fact we largely eliminated ...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Worst in the world: Edmonton took dubious honour in air quality rankings
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Last week, among the thousands of urban areas in 85 countries around the world, Edmonton had the worst air quality in cities with more than 250,000 people.The culprit was drifting smoke from the B.C. wildfires.According to Berkeley Earth's air quality data, Edmonton beat out cities in India, Chin...
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Sawed-off rifle found at scene of fatal police shooting in Edmonton, ASIRT says
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Investigators have released a photograph of a sawed-off rifle they say was found Saturday evening inside a stolen vehicle at the scene of a police shooting.A man was killed by an Edmonton police officer during a confrontation near 66th Street and 123rd Avenue.The Alberta Serious Incident Response...
Published at CBC Edmonton
'Pretty savage' magpie removed from store by customer hailed as hero
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Employees at a store in Banff, Alta., say they were busy cowering when a brave customer took a hectic situation into her own hands — so they made a video in tribute.On Saturday, a magpie — a notorious bird seemingly ever-present in Alberta towns — scuttled into the shop in the mountain town and t...
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Edmonton police officer who stole money from crime scene sentenced to probation
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An Edmonton police officer who stole cash from a crime scene, then stole more money while under police surveillance will have a criminal record after being sentenced Monday to 18 months probation.Const. David Ahlstrom pleaded guilty to three counts of theft and three counts of breach of trust in ...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Canadian Pacific moved more grain in past year despite extreme weather, backlog
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​Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. moved one per cent more grain over the past year than in 2016-17, despite a frigid prairie winter and higher-than-expected crop yields that helped cause a major backlog in early 2018.CP Rail shipped 25.8 million metric tonnes of grain, grain products and soybeans ou...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Man's death inside WCB building triggers workplace investigation
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Alberta Occupational Health and Safety officials are investigating after a man in his late 50s died inside the Workers' Compensation Board building. The man died inside the WCB Jarvis Building at 9925 107th St. in downtown Edmonton, OHS spokesperson Lloyd Wipf confirmed in an emailed statement on...
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Misericordia emergency room in west Edmonton closed due to water leak
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The emergency room at the west-end Misericordia Hospital in Edmonton is closed until at least Wednesday morning as a result of a water leak.People seeking emergency care are urged to go to any of the five other hospital emergency rooms in the Edmonton area, Alberta Health Services said in a news ...
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Balancing act: Fringe survival tips from a former Golden Ticket winner
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"As long as you've got a planner handy and a program book and you know what you like to see, you can go forward," she said "But what I would really recommend is, leave some room for surprises."One of my favourite memories was getting to talk to performers … and being able to fit in a few unexpect...
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Uber-style cannabis delivery service to launch in Edmonton, Calgary
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An Edmonton business hopes to cash in on the lucrative cannabis market by launching an Uber-style delivery service for medical and recreational users. But whether the business will be allowed to operate in Alberta is still up in the air.  Called Save the Drive, the bu...
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Man killed in northeast Edmonton shooting
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A man is dead after what police describe as a targeted shooting in northeast Edmonton. The victim's body was found in his vehicle Sunday night in the parking lot of an apartment building in the area 162nd Avenue 51st Street, police told CBC News Monday.Witnesses reported hearing several gunshots ...
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Woman accuses former director of centre for francophone newcomers of sexual misconduct
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A former client is accusing Georges Bahaya, the former director of Edmonton's centre for francophone newcomers, of sexual misconduct. Nana Ngandu, who is originally from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, said she was victimized by Bahaya when she was a client at the Centre d'accueil et d'étab...
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Liberals' plan to revamp resource approval process facing fight on two fronts
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The Liberal government's efforts to rewrite the rules for approving major national resource projects in Canada is facing an increasingly tough battle as opposition to the changes strengthens on two distinct fronts. Last week, when Canada's energy and mines ministers ...
Published at CBC Edmonton
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