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'It's time'; Advocates call for changes in wake of Milk River Dogs arrest
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'It's time'; Advocates call for changes in wake of Milk River Dogs arrest
Alberta woman April Irving is accused of dog hoarding and animal cruelty. The dogs were seized from her Milk River, Alta. property in 2014. After failing to show up to court dates in Lethbridge in 2016, she was arrested January 16, 2019 in Manitoba.She also had more than 80 dogs seized in 2010 fr...
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Hurricanes overwhelm Oilers as Niederreiter nets a pair
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Nino Niederreiter and Lucas Wallmark each had a pair of goals and Andrei Svechnikov had a goal and two assists as the Carolina Hurricanes scored early and cruised to a 7-4 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Sunday.Brock McGinn and Jordan Martinook also scored for the Hurricanes (23-20-5), who sn...
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Sixties Scoop survivors share stories aimed at educating Albertans
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Sixties Scoop survivors share stories aimed at educating Albertans
Shortly after Adam North Peigan was born, he was taken from his family by Alberta Social Services.He spent the next 17 years bouncing from foster home to foster home before finally returning to his southern Alberta community of Piikani First Nation.Peigan describes the return home as culture shoc...
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Edmonton invited to view eclipse at Telus World of Science
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Edmonton invited to view eclipse at Telus World of Science
An eerie red glow will dominate Edmonton's sky Sunday night as the moon undergoes a total lunar eclipse.People were invited to watch the phenomenon at the Telus World of Science on 112th Avenue and 142th Street.Frank Florian, director of the planetarium at the Telus World of Science in Edmonton, ...
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Former firefighter with PTSD sues Syncrude over suspended benefits, dismissal
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A lawsuit filed by a former firefighter and paramedic against Syncrude Canada claims the oilsands giant wrongfully denied him benefits and fired him after he was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder related to his job.Mike Swan is seeking damages for lost compensation and benefits, impro...
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Man found dead outside south Edmonton apartment building
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Police are investigating after a man died in front of an apartment complex in south Edmonton early Sunday morning.Police received "multiple" 911 calls about a disturbance in the Ermineskin neighbourhood just before 2 a.m., Edmonton Police Service said in a media release.When officers arrived in t...
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'Duffy 2.0': Lawyer says Jason Kenney claimed Alberta living expenses while residing in Ottawa
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A lawyer and political activist is accusing UCP Leader Jason Kenney of claiming a Calgary residence while living in Ottawa, an allegation Kenney disputes.Lawyer Kyle Morrow provided CBC News with emailed copies of documents including expenditure reports and land title certificates, as well as par...
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'Horizons are broadened': Edmonton students thrive in Arabic bilingual program
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'Horizons are broadened': Edmonton students thrive in Arabic bilingual program
At Calder School in north Edmonton, the morning rendition of O Canada alternates between English, French, Cree and Arabic. Almost half of the student population is enrolled in the elementary school's Arabic bilingual program, and embracing other cultures is part of the curriculum.  "I like it," s...
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Air Canada's confidence in Fort McMurray's economy soars
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Air Canada's confidence in Fort McMurray's economy soars
Despite the lack of pipeline access, low oil prices and a declining population, Air Canada says it's confident in Fort McMurray's economy.WestJet recently cut its sole daily direct flight from the oilsands capital to Toronto — a crucial air bridge for passengers heading to Ontario, Quebec and Atl...
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Flames light up Oilers in provincial showdown
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Mark Giordano, Johnny Gaudreau, Sean Monahan and Mikael Backlund each had a goal and an assist as the Calgary Flames topped the Edmonton Oilers 5-2 on Saturday night.Oliver Kylington also scored for the red-hot Flames, who have gone 7-0-1 in their last eight games.Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Milan Lu...
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