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Correctional Service fires two more staff at Edmonton Institution
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Correctional Service fires two more staff at Edmonton Institution
The Correctional Service of Canada has fired two more workers at a maximum security prison in Edmonton following an investigation into allegations of workplace harassment, intimidation and bullying.The move follows the termination of four other staff from Edmonton Institution on Jan. 9, including...
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Driver charged in fatal hit-and-run testifies he thought he hit a curb
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Driver charged in fatal hit-and-run testifies he thought he hit a curb
A driver on trial for an alleged hit-and-run that left a young woman dead told court he thought he’d struck a curb or a pothole when he drove away from the scene. David Gershon Bookhalter, 63, is charged with failure to stop at the scene of an accident knowing bodily harm was caused and failure t...
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'Egregious and disturbing': Crown calls for up to 20 years for Edmonton strangling death
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'Egregious and disturbing': Crown calls for up to 20 years for Edmonton strangling death
A man who admitted to strangling his girlfriend cast his eyes down as the woman’s family held up photos of her in an Edmonton courtroom Thursday.Court heard sentencing submissions for Ryan Thomas Matchee’s manslaughter conviction in the death of Lena Steinhauer, whom he killed in an Edmonton room...
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Wide sidewalks, more pedestrian spaces planned for Jasper Avenue
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Wide sidewalks, more pedestrian spaces planned for Jasper Avenue
Shawn Wells read the posters closely and traced the maps with his fingers.“I’m not happy,” he said Thursday.Wells, who works a lot downtown, was one of the visitors at Jasper Avenue’s New Vision open house, hosted at CKUA Radio, 9808 Jasper Ave.He said he did not like the idea of narrowing street...
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'Oppressive and intimidating': Ex-city police officer says she faced harassment
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'Oppressive and intimidating': Ex-city police officer says she faced harassment
Nadine Swist loved being a police officer, until the night she responded to a family violence call and a suspect threw her from a speeding vehicle.The trauma and injuries from that night, May 21, 2000, left her with post-traumatic stress disorder, she said, something she still struggles with. But...
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David Staples: Dark day as Citadel Theatre snubs controversial author
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David Staples: Dark day as Citadel Theatre snubs controversial author
We should welcome home controversial professor Jordan Peterson, not snub him as the Citadel Theatre has done.While many take issues with Peterson’s ideas, there’s no denying he’s a highly learned, articulate and deep thinker who has earned a huge international audience for his promotion and prote...
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Good news: Alberta's economy growing, deficit isn't such a worry, economist says
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Good news: Alberta's economy growing, deficit isn't such a worry, economist says
Increased exports and strong job creation mean the economy should grow faster in Alberta than in almost any other province this year, RBC chief economist Craig Wright said.
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Drug expert testifies at Edmonton police steroid-trafficking trial
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Drug expert testifies at Edmonton police steroid-trafficking trial
Crown prosecutors called their final two witnesses Thursday — including an RCMP drug expert — in the trial of an Edmonton police officer accused of trafficking steroids between 2007 and 2013. Det. Greg Lewis, 36, faces three charges of trafficking in a controlled substance after ...
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Drug expert testifies at Edmonton police steroid-trafficking trial
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Drug expert testifies at Edmonton police steroid-trafficking trial
Crown prosecutors called their final two witnesses Thursday — including an RCMP drug expert — in the trial of an Edmonton police officer accused of trafficking steroids between 2007 and 2013. Det. Greg Lewis, 36, faces three charges of trafficking in a controlled substance after ...
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Naloxone kit holders asked to check contents for missing vials
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Naloxone kit holders asked to check contents for missing vials
Naloxone kits should contain two to three vials of antidote, but some kits were sent out incomplete, Alberta Health Services said Thursday.Some kits distributed through clinics and pharmacies were missing vials, said a public service announcement.Naloxone temporarily reverses the effects of overd...
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