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Local photographers team up with artist to beautify the Valley Line LRT
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Members of the Holyrood community came together Saturday to gather textures of their neighbourhood as part of a project to beautify their local stop on the Valley Line LRT. Their representations of the community will be added to an art piece called Holyrood Lanterns by artist Adad Hannah which wi...
Published at Edmonton Journal
Annual Transplant Trot raises awareness of urgency for organ donors
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Around 150 people raced through Rundle Park on Saturday to highlight the need for organ and tissue donors in Canada.Runners and walkers took part in the annual Transplant Trot, which celebrates organ and tissue recipients and raises money for the Canadian Transplant Association.Donor rates hit a ...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Inmate found dead at Edmonton Remand Centre
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Police are investigating after an inmate was found dead Saturday morning at the Edmonton Remand Centre.It has not been determined whether the sudden death is suspicious, Edmonton Police Service Staff Sgt. Angela Kemp said.Kemp could not specify what time the inmate died, or the inmate's gender.A ...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Police respond to sudden death at Edmonton Remand Centre
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City police are investigating a sudden death at the Edmonton Remand Centre.Officers were called to the jail to respond to a death late Saturday morning, Staff Sgt. Angela Kemp said.She said the situation is still being investigated, and no further information is currently available. The Edmonton ...
Published at Edmonton Journal
Dirtbag Café a delicious delight for slackers, says Edmonton AM food critic
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With free, fast Wi-Fi, and a commendable coffee menu (using Origins Organic Coffee from Granville Island) the café is a comfortable place to hang out, have a business meeting, study or do some work.The room features a variety of seating options and a bounty of natural light.On Thirsty Thursdays, ...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Junior high students shoot hoops with Edmonton police to break down community disconnect
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police and junior high school students took to the basketball court Wednesday to build community relationships and shoot around public safety tips.As part of Edmonton’s Crime Prevention Week, two teams of officers from the northeast division played six youth teams from John D. Bracco junior high ...
Published at Edmonton Journal
Edmonton royal wedding watchers up early to see nuptials live
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Hundreds of people in Edmonton were out early Saturday morning to see Prince Harry and Meghan Markle say their “I dos.” Shelley Hoke had a restless night Friday worried that she’d sleep in and miss the royal wedding event at the Fairmont Hotel Macdonald, which one staffer said attracted around 13...
Published at Edmonton Journal
Quirky work: U of A props master makes her cake and caulks it too
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It's something she's passionate about."I take pride in everything I do, but it's not when I'm sitting in the audience when I feel that," she said. "I love the doing of it. I love the making of it. I love the thinking about it, coming up with the right solution, knowing you'll look at five or six ...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Rachel Notley threatened to change Insurance Act if Fort McMurray claim extensions weren't granted, memo says
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Premier Rachel Notley threatened to change the Alberta Insurance Act if insurance companies did not offer extensions for Fort McMurray wildfire claims, according to a memo. On May 2, on the eve of the wildfire claims deadline, the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) said in a memo to its members the...
Published at CBC Edmonton
'They're not just statistics': Samson Cree Nation family searches for answers in 3 deaths
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An arrest this week in a year-old homicide of a Samson Cree Nation woman was bittersweet for one family that has been all-but overwhelmed by tragedy in recent years.Cheryl, Debra and Trishenna Simon, three women who shared so much more than a surname, all dead within three years, their loved ones...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Why killing Alberta's carbon tax could kill Kinder Morgan pipeline
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The federal government announced last week it's willing to put its money where its mouth has long been in supporting the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.Finance Minister Bill Morneau says his government will cover Kinder Morgan or any other company's losses connected to political delays to the ...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Man in serious condition after being stabbed in downtown Edmonton
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A 30-year-old man is in serious condition in hospital after being stabbed at 102nd Street and Jasper Avenue Friday night.Police said an altercation happened on the northeast corner of Jasper Avenue at around 7 p.m.The victim and suspect know each other and this wasn't a random incident, police sa...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Crashes, fatalities up in 2017, but fewer pedestrian, bike, motorcycle collisions: city report
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A city report released Friday says 2017 was a mixed bag for Edmonton motorists. While collisions involving pedestrians, bikes and motorcycles fell, total collisions and those causing fatalities actually rose compared to the previous year.Pedestrian collisions decreased 7.5 per cent while those in...
Published at Edmonton Journal
Man stabbed in downtown Edmonton
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City police, security guards and peace officers cordoned off a section of Jasper Avenue outside Commerce Place around 7 p.m. Friday after one person was stabbed.According to one witness, a man was stabbed in the neck outside the Tim Hortons at 10150 Jasper Ave. It is unknown if the assailant has ...
Published at Edmonton Journal
Photos: April 2018 in Edmonton
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Here is a selection of photos shot by our staff photographers, and a couple by freelancer Codie McLachlan, in April 2018.
Published at Edmonton Journal
A pipeline love-in, and expectations from new election commissioner
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From a commerce love-in to a finger wagging from a former B.C. premier —  a panoply of jockeying kept the pipeline story pumping and hopes alive for those wanting to build,or kill, the Trans Mountain, expansion project.In episode #17 of The Ledge podcast, CBC Edmonton's provincial affairs reporte...
Published at CBC Edmonton
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