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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...
Published at Edmonton Journal
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...
Published at CBC Edmonton
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...
Published at Edmonton Journal
'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...
Published at Edmonton Journal
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...
Published at Edmonton Journal
'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...
Published at Edmonton Journal
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...
Published at Edmonton Journal
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...
Published at CBC Edmonton
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.
Published at Edmonton Journal
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...
Published at CBC Edmonton

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Easy Dairy & Egg Free Cinnamon Rolls
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Easy Dairy & Egg Free Cinnamon Rolls
The post Easy Dairy & Egg Free Cinnamon Rolls appeared first on Honey & Betts.
Published at Honey & Betts
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.
Published at Capital Ideas Edmonton
CBC Edmonton News (TV): Good streak/Bad streak, Nugent Hopkins’ injury, playoff hopes and the upcoming games
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CBC Edmonton News (TV): Good streak/Bad streak, Nugent Hopkins’ injury, playoff hopes and the upcoming games
Joined Adrienne Pan on the CBC Edmonton News for my weekly segment to discuss all things Oilers. Clip is here and starts at the 17:00 mark: CBC Edmonton News (2018, January 18) Topics we covered: The wins against Arizona and Vegas. The Oilers record before and after the Christmas break. The press...
Published at The SuperFan
Dad’s Vanishing Oatmeal Raisin Cookies -Right Off the Quaker Oatmeal Package
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Dad’s Vanishing Oatmeal Raisin Cookies -Right Off the Quaker Oatmeal Package
My Dad’s Vanishing Oatmeal Raisin Cookies are straight from the Quaker Oatmeal package, with a couple of tweaks, of course. These are the cookies that my Dad is famous for making down in Phoenix with all their snowbird friends. He takes them to every get-together they attend. Down there how...
Published at The Kitchen Magpie
Quick Take: 2017 BMW X5
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Quick Take: 2017 BMW X5
What ho? A plug-in hybrid BMW? And an SUV no less? Review and photos by Tom Sedens The familiar X5Continue Reading
Published at Wildsau
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.
Published at Capital Ideas Edmonton
Northlands Food Lab: Lemon Cheese
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Northlands Food Lab: Lemon Cheese
Northlands’ Food Lab workshops at FarmFair International (an agricultural showcase which runs every November) are one of the best hands-on cooking class deals in Edmonton. They’re free with the price of FarmFair admission, which is just $5! I only signed up for one this year, but one could ...
Published at Only Here for the Food
Quick Cassoulet – French chicken, sausage and white bean stew
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Quick Cassoulet – French chicken, sausage and white bean stew
  Hello everyone, Confession: I have never made a real cassoulet. I have had it at restaurants, yes! And it is always wonderful. From what I have heard and read it’s a lot of work and time. Using ingredients such as duck fat and gelatin, it looks as though this thing needs to be cooked ̷...
Published at Julie's Kitchen Adventures
Don’t Be That Guy Pt. 2
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To me, there are two sad things about the networker we all love to hate, The Hustler: (Some) Hustlers Aren't Being True To Themselves First, I worry that many Hustlers are the result of otherwise nice, normal people trying to follow conventional networking advice that doesn't work for them. Since...
Published at The Savvy Do Gooder Blog
5 Ways to Celebrate World Snow Day in Edmonton Area 1/21
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st, is World Snow Day. In Edmonton, there are a few ways that we can celebrate – hitting up one of your favourite toboggan hills in the city, attending one of the Snow Day events, or visiting a local ski hill. Where to Celebrate World Snow Day in Edmonton Strathcona Wilderness Centre |...
Published at Raising Edmonton

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