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Good deed served medium rare to truckers in Wainwright
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Good deed served medium rare to truckers in Wainwright
While other Albertans have lost jobs or are working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, trucker Tim Kolkman is often on the road for 12 hours or more, travelling far from his southeastern Alberta home in Oyen.Kolkman hauls canola oil between Alberta and Saskatchewan.His route sometimes takes ...
Published at CBC Edmonton
CBC News poll: Albertans were hurting financially even before COVID-19
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CBC News poll: Albertans were hurting financially even before COVID-19
Editor's note:  CBC News commissioned this public opinion research before concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic mounted. About half of the total survey of 1,200 respondents was conducted before stock markets and oil prices plunged (March 2-8).  The other half of the interviews took place after thi...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Alberta environmentalists oppose possible crane, swan hunting season
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Alberta environmentalists are opposing the provincial government's consideration of a hunting season for sandhill cranes and tundra swans."There doesn't seem to be the numbers behind it to justify it," said Nissa Pettersen of the Alberta Wilderness Association."The scientific evidence isn't reall...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Alberta environmentalists oppose possible crane, swan hunting season
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Alberta environmentalists are opposing the provincial government's consideration of a hunting season for sandhill cranes and tundra swans."There doesn't seem to be the numbers behind it to justify it," said Nissa Pettersen of the Alberta Wilderness Association."The scientific evidence isn't reall...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Watch the latest COVID-19 updates on CBC TV for Alberta and Saskatchewan for April 3, 2020
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The latest on the COVID-19 situation from Edmonton, Calgary and Saskatchewan.CBC News · Posted: Apr 03, 2020 8:29 PM MT | Last Updated: April 4The latest on the COVID-19 pandemic from Edmonton, Calgary and Saskatchewan.
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Edmonton woman with alleged terrorist ties refused Canadian passport
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The federal government has refused to grant a Canadian passport to a 31-year-old Edmonton woman alleged to have once held a senior position in the militant group al-Shabaab.Ayan Abdirahman Jama, a Canadian citizen, applied for a judicial review on July 31, 2019, after losing her bid to obtain a C...
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Edmonton woman with alleged terrorist ties refused Canadian passport
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The federal government has refused to grant a Canadian passport to a 31-year-old Edmonton woman alleged to have once held a senior position in the militant group al-Shabaab.Ayan Abdirahman Jama, a Canadian citizen, applied for a judicial review on July 31, 2019, after losing her bid to obtain a C...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Kenney says he's 'insulted' by Trump order to stop exporting N95 masks to Canada
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The Trump administration's attempt to pressure Minnesota-based 3M from exporting life-saving masks to Canada is "extremely disappointing" and flies in the face of decades of cooperation, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney said Friday."If I had the chance to speak to president Trump, I would remind him ...
Published at CBC Edmonton
COVID-19 crisis underscores dire need for transitional housing, advocates say
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COVID-19 crisis underscores dire need for transitional housing, advocates say
There is a growing need for transitional housing that can provide a safe yet isolated environment for street teens and victims of domestic abuse — unique populations that don't have homes but aren't usually considered homeless."It's a really complex situation that's been made even more complex," ...
Published at CBC Edmonton
COVID-19 crisis underscores dire need for transitional housing, advocates say
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COVID-19 crisis underscores dire need for transitional housing, advocates say
There is a growing need for transitional housing that can provide a safe yet isolated environment for street teens and victims of domestic abuse — unique populations that don't have homes but aren't usually considered homeless."It's a really complex situation that's been made even more complex," ...
Published at CBC Edmonton
COVID-19 crisis underscores dire need for transitional housing, advocates say
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COVID-19 crisis underscores dire need for transitional housing, advocates say
There is a growing need for transitional housing that can provide a safe yet isolated environment for street teens and victims of domestic abuse — unique populations that don't have homes but aren't usually considered homeless."It's a really complex situation that's been made even more complex," ...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Alberta health minister used confidential information to call protesting doctors
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Alberta health minister used confidential information to call protesting doctors
When Dr. John Julyan-Gudgeon went to a hospital event to protest health-care cuts, he didn't expect it to lead to an after-hours phone call on his personal cellphone from the health minister. But that's exactly what happened.The doctor attended a provincial funding announcement at the Red Deer Re...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Edmonton police civilian employee charged with making, distributing and possessing child porn
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An emergency communications officer with the Edmonton Police Service has been charged with making, distributing and possessing child pornography.Richard Adamsky, 32, was arrested at his home in Sherwood Park Wednesday by Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams Internet Child Exploitation unit.Adam...
Published at CBC Edmonton
'We grew up there': Fire damages Italian Bakery and family apartment above
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'We grew up there': Fire damages Italian Bakery and family apartment above
A fire early Friday caused significant damage to the Italian Bakery at 10644 97th Street, leaving business founders Antonio and Aurora Frattin, who lived in an apartment upstairs, without a home."My parents were there, they were in bed sleeping," co-owner Gilberto Frattin told CBC News. Gilberto ...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Alberta's chief medical officer to provide latest update on COVID-19
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Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Alberta's chief medical officer of health, will provide her latest update on COVID-19 Friday, a day when the province is likely to see the number of recorded cases surpass 1,000.Hinshaw will be joined by other officials at a news conference Friday afternoon., the Alberta govern...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Measures taken to contain COVID-19 outbreak at Shepherd's Care Kensington, CEO says
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Measures taken to contain COVID-19 outbreak at Shepherd's Care Kensington, CEO says
Effective measures have been taken to contain an outbreak of COVID-19 at Shepherd's Care Kensington Village since a confirmed case of the illness was reported at the Edmonton facility, says the group's president.Kensington Village, which reported its first case of the illness nine days ago, is se...
Published at CBC Edmonton
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