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Retired police officer who complained of harassment urges commission to speed up complaint process
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Retired police officer who complained of harassment urges commission to speed up complaint process
Economist Erick Ambtman is the head of the Edmonton Mennonite Centre, an organization for immigrants and refugees, and a former executive director of Aboriginal Friendship Centres in various Alberta locations.Janet-Sue Hamilton is a former prison warden who currently serves on boards with the Can...
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Ring the bell! Edmonton expected to allow professional wrestling to resume
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Ring the bell! Edmonton expected to allow professional wrestling to resume
The City of Edmonton is expected to once again allow professional wrestling events to happen in the city.An amendment to the moratorium banning all combative sports in Edmonton for at least one year will be tabled to council on Jan. 23, where council is expected to allow wrestling events in the c...
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How a St. Albert man cut his electricity use in half by changing lights and habits
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How a St. Albert man cut his electricity use in half by changing lights and habits
It all started as a curiosity for Ron Kube. How much electricity was he and his family using in a year?The average home uses 7,200 kWh of power annually. Kube measured his home's consumption by looking at his monthly power bills from the past three years.His St. Albert home was using more than 12...
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Conservative parties outpace NDP fundraising in 2017
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A partial glimpse of political fundraising during 2017 shows the combined total for Alberta's three conservative parties outpaced contributions to the NDP.In year-to-date totals, the United Conservative, Wildrose and Progressive Conservative parties drew $2,071,123 in donations compared to $1,701...
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NEB sets out dispute resolution process for Trans Mountain pipeline
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The National Energy Board says it has established a process to resolve future permitting issues between the builders of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project and provincial and municipal authorities.The NEB says that under the new process, it will take about three to five weeks to reach a...
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Biodome? Edmonton Project could bring giant globe park to Churchill Square
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In the 1996 American comedy Bio-Dome, two hapless chumps on a wrong turn to the toilet end up in trapped inside a hermetically sealed habitat for an entire year.If Cody Mathiesen gets his way, Edmonton will have its own version of the biodome experience — with all of the tropical benefits, but no...
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Naloxone kits distributed by Alberta Health Services may not contain naloxone
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Alberta Health Services is warning that some of the naloxone kits distributed to Albertans may not actually contain naloxone.The kits, which were ordered and distributed through a third-party company, may be missing vials of the drug used to reverse opioid overdoses.AHS said in a news release it ...
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Notley slams Opposition tax plan, says Kenney thinks Robin Hood 'scary movie'
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Premier Rachel Notley says the Opposition's proposal to return Alberta to a flat tax on income would deliver hundreds of millions of dollars to higher-income earners at the expense of everyone else.Notley, who was in Calgary Thursday, says it speaks volumes that United Conservative Party Leader J...
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Hockey, The Beatles and Chinatown Dining: What's on in Edmonton
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Hockey, The Beatles and Chinatown Dining: What's on in Edmonton
in the Edmonton river valley, there's a new show called From Asia with Love filling the feature pyramid until March 4.The Vancouver Canucks are set to face off against the Edmonton Oilers at Rogers Place, with the puck dropping at 8 p.m. on Saturday.A Taste of Animethon is on offer Friday and Sat...
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'Slow down': AMA urges caution after string of close calls with tow trucks
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'Slow down': AMA urges caution after string of close calls with tow trucks
It's been nine years since Brandon Klassen was behind was behind the wheel of a tow truck, but he still remembers the squeal of tires and sickening thud as a gravel truck hit the ditch.He was jacking up a car on the shoulder of Whitemud Drive when a speeding gravel rig swerved wildly to avoid hit...
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