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Canada Post rotating strikes hit Edmonton for third day
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Canada Post workers in Edmonton remained on the picket line for a third day Monday after rejecting the Crown corporation's latest offer.Carriers in Edmonton walked off the job 12:01 a.m. Friday. This is the third time workers in Edmonton have walked off the job.The Canadian Union of Postal Worker...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Olympic champ among curling foursome booted from bonspiel for being 'extremely drunk'
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The curling foursome of Jamie Koe, Ryan Fry, Chris Schille, and DJ Kidby was kicked out of the Red Deer Curling Classic on Sunday for "unacceptable behaviour" that included being "extremely drunk."The four were ejected from the World Curling Tour event and forced to forfeit their final match.Afte...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Oilers shelled by Golden Knights as downward slide continues
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Jonathan Marchessault had two goals and an assist to help the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Edmonton Oilers 6-3 on Sunday night.William Karlsson, Cody Eakin, Max Pacioretty and Reilly Smith also scored, Smith tacked on two assists and Colin Miller had three. The Golden Knights have won two of the...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Migrant caregivers in Edmonton join national call for protection
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Migrant caregivers in Edmonton join national call for protection
Luciano said employment conditions are questionable with many working beyond regular hours without taking a day off."They are working and living in their employer's home," he said. "It's really hard for them to file a complaint against their boss, which only lives upstairs," he said. Many migrant...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Stampeders hoping 3rd time's a charm after booking ticket to Grey Cup
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Stampeders hoping 3rd time's a charm after booking ticket to Grey Cup
The Calgary Stampeders have been here before.The last two seasons have gone according to plan for the mighty Stamps until the championship game.They were the heavy favourites two years ago against Ottawa only to lose to Henry Burris and the Redblacks in overtime.They were heavy favourites last ye...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Stampeders advance to 3rd straight Grey Cup with win over Blue Bombers
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The Calgary Stampeders will play in the Grey Cup game a third straight year after downing the Winnipeg Blue Bombers 22-14 in Sunday's CFL West Division final.Eric Rogers led the Stampeders with three touchdown catches, including a 10-yard leaping grab late in the fourth quarter.Calgary faces the ...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Edmonton organizations work to prevent domestic violence spike during Grey Cup
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Edmonton organizations work to prevent domestic violence spike during Grey Cup
"I don't know if we'll find something different in Edmonton," she said, noting Edmonton's police and local service providers will track the number of abuse-related calls they receive."We're trying to be proactive, so hopefully those numbers will be less. But it will also give us a baseline for [t...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Edmonton organizations work to prevent domestic violence spike during Grey Cup
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Edmonton organizations work to prevent domestic violence spike during Grey Cup
"I don't know if we'll find something different in Edmonton," she said, noting Edmonton's police and local service providers will track the number of abuse-related calls they receive."We're trying to be proactive, so hopefully those numbers will be less. But it will also give us a baseline for [t...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Visitor numbers to National Parks decline after special free entry offer ends
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Visitor numbers to National Parks decline after special free entry offer ends
If you make it free, they will come.Parks Canada's free entry program for the country's 150th birthday saw Canadians and other visitors flock to national parks and historic sites in record numbers. An extra 2.5 million visitors poured through the gates in 2017.In the first eight months of 2018, t...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Visitor numbers to National Parks decline after special free entry offer ends
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Visitor numbers to National Parks decline after special free entry offer ends
If you make it free, they will come.Parks Canada's free entry program for the country's 150th birthday saw Canadians and other visitors flock to national parks and historic sites in record numbers. An extra 2.5 million visitors poured through the gates in 2017.In the first eight months of 2018, t...
Published at CBC Edmonton

Recent Blog Posts

Mumford & Sons Kick Off Tour, Reveal ‘Groundbreaking’ New Stage Design
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Ever since announcing their Delta tour back in September, Mumford & Sons have been talking a big game about their set design, telling Rolling Stone: “It’s a completely re-imagined version of a gig. No one’s ever done it, no one’s ever used arenas like this.” Well, the band kicked off th...
Published at SONiC 102.9
Our Okanagan Wedding: First Look, Ceremony & Reception
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Our Okanagan Wedding: First Look, Ceremony & Reception
As our tea ceremony came to an end we had a quick moment to breathe before continuing on with our day. In sharing this second part of our wedding day I also wanted to share some insight to the destination wedding planning process and share some reviews of our amazing vendors for future Okanagan b...
Published at Little Miss Andrea
Guide to Christmas Activities and Events for Families in Banff and Lake Louise 2018
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Here’s what to do during the holidays in Banff with your kids – how to spend a magical weekend away with the kids. A Mountaintop Christmas | Nov 17 – Dec 30 Christmas at the Top of Sulphur Mountain is a great way to kick off the holiday season. Kids can deliver their letter...
Published at Raising Edmonton
Author Andrew Nikiforuk tells a bleak tale of squandered opportunities, wilful blindness on energy policy
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By adopting an energy policy founded on low royalties and pipeline development, the NDP government of Premier Rachel Notley squandered an opportunity to implement a program that could have strengthened Alberta’s economy while preparing it to deal with the inevitable decline in fossil fuel demand,...
Published at Alberta Politics
Grey Cup 2018 Fun for Families
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This season may not have gone the way Edmonton Eskimos fans would have hoped, but with Edmonton hosting Grey Cup 2018, there is still plenty to celebrate! The CFL Championship is well known as a great time for adult football fans – but there is plenty of fun for families too! Use our handy ...
Published at Family Fun Edmonton
Visiting Cahergall and Leacanabuaile- Irish Stone Ringforts
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Ireland is full of intriguing ancient sites from timeworn cemeteries to aged castles, but one of the more unique historic attractions I came across during my two weeks in Ireland were stone-walled ringforts. When I was driving the Ring of Kerry I took a short detour off the official route to visi...
Published at Travel? Yes Please!
Edmonton Notes for November 18, 2018
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Edmonton Notes for November 18, 2018
Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines It’s Grey Cup week! The big game is Sunday, but there are events taking place most of the week, and there are plenty of road closures already in place. The City has details on how to get around. At the festival, you can look forward to zip lines....
Published at MasterMaq's Blog
Ultimate Guide To Grey Cup Activities For Kids & Families In Edmonton Nov 21-25
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This week the Grey Cup is being hosted in Edmonton and there and many free activities for kids & families to enjoy from Nov 21st-25th!   Ultimate Guide To Grey Cup Activities For Kids & Families Tim Hortons Kick Off Party – Nov 21st The Tim Horton’s Kick-Off Party will take pla...
Published at Just another Edmonton mommy
Canadian, Sustainable Children’s Clothes | Birdz Children & Co.
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Canadian, Sustainable Children’s Clothes | Birdz Children & Co.
These girls have my heart! We have been in our new home now for over 6 months and I… The post Canadian, Sustainable Children’s Clothes | Birdz Children & Co. appeared first on Honey & Betts.
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