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2 men hurt in fire at Leduc County mobile home park
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Two men suffered burns Monday when a fire at a mobile home park southeast of Edmonton gutted one trailer and badly damaged two others."One gentleman was burned quite badly and he was taken away by STARS," said Brad Gurmin, fire marshal for Leduc County Fire Services."From what I heard from the gu...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Companies actively drilling in Canada tumbles by 40% since 2014 oil price crash, finds report
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A research report by AltaCorp Capital shows the number of companies actively drilling in Canada has declined by 40 per cent since the oil price crash of late 2014.The analysis cites industry data which shows only 26 drilling contractors have been working so far in 2019, 17 fewer than observed in ...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Easter ham and sardines being used to lure cats from Edmonton sinkhole
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Firefighters built them a ladder and a homeowner has tried luring them out with Easter ham and sardines, but so far two cats remain deep in a sinkhole in Edmonton.Rebecca Hung says she spotted the hole beside the foundation of her house Friday morning when she returned from a vacation that lasted...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Crews battle fire at abandoned home in downtown Edmonton
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The cause of a Monday morning fire inside an abandoned home in downtown Edmonton remains under investigation.Crews were called to the home in the area of 103rd Street and 98th Avenue around 4:30 a.m., Edmonton Fire Rescue Services spokesperson Kristie Bland told CBC News. When crews arrived seven...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Edmonton aims to improve access to public toilets
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Edmonton aims to improve access to public toilets
Safer and cleaner public washrooms could be hitting Edmonton streets but it could take up to 10 years to accomplish that, a city report shows.In the City-Wide Public Washroom Strategy, the city acknowledges Edmontonians have "general preference to avoid using public washrooms." The new strategy a...
Published at CBC Edmonton
'Is that even legal?': Companies may be sharing new credit or debit card information without you knowing
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'Is that even legal?': Companies may be sharing new credit or debit card information without you knowing
A Vancouver woman is sounding the alarm for millions of Canadians who have credit and debit cards, after information about her debit card was shared when it shouldn't have been.Vanessa Acuña blames an "updating service" that some credit and debit card companies have that allows new account number...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Provincewide school walkout planned to protest UCP's stance on GSAs
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Provincewide school walkout planned to protest UCP's stance on GSAs
A group of Calgary students have planned a provincewide school walkout to protest the incoming United Conservative Party government's stance on gay-straight alliances.Grade 10 student Aimee, 16, is helping organize the protest in response to premier-designate Jason Kenney's pledge to proclaim the...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Bodies of 3 world-renowned climbers recovered from Banff avalanche
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Bodies of 3 world-renowned climbers recovered from Banff avalanche
Parks Canada says the bodies of three climbers have been recovered from an avalanche in the Rocky Mountains. Austrian climbers Hansjörg Auer and David Lama, and American Jess Roskelley were attempting to climb the east face of Howse Peak in Banff National Park on Tuesday.They were reported overdu...
Published at CBC Edmonton
1 man killed in ATV rollover in central Alberta
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RCMP in Rocky Mountain House are investigating a quad rollover that left a 44-year-old man dead. Paramedics also responded with police when the call came in around 3:00 a.m. Sunday.RCMP say emergency crews as well as people at the scene tried to save the man but he was declared dead at the scene....
Published at CBC Edmonton
'It's indescribable': Calgary family grieving relatives killed in Sri Lanka bombings
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'It's indescribable': Calgary family grieving relatives killed in Sri Lanka bombings
A Calgary family is reeling after three of their relatives were killed in a series of bombings in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday.More than 200 people were killed and hundreds of others were injured in the near simultaneous and co-ordinated bombings at churches and hotels in Sri Lanka. ...
Published at CBC Edmonton

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Edmonton Rock Music Festival and Sonic Field Day announce lineups: Springfield and July Talk
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Edmonton Rock Music Festival and Sonic Field Day announce lineups: Springfield and July Talk
Hot damn, Edmonton Rock Music Festival (Aug. 16-17) and Sonic Field Day (Sept. 7-8) have each just announced their lineups, both at Hawrelak Park Amphitheatre. And if you have a pair of vintage leg warmers in your closet, now’s the time to whack the dust out. Starting with the classic rock fest i...
Published at EJ Entertainment Blog
Day 12: Dull Thing
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Day 12: Dull Thing
Day 12, our task is to write a poem addressing something dull, or mundane. Sure. Dull Thing dull thing: I could speak here of a knife worn thin it is its metal, atom by atom, infused into all who have shared my kitchen binding us. but a knife is a tool, best kept sharp; or... Read More
Published at prairiepomes
Dill Pickle Deviled Eggs
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These dill pickle deviled eggs combine two of my favorite things; deviled eggs and dill pickles. They are a great bite sized snack (and look great if serving to guests or family). They are also a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Published at The Kitchen Magpie
I Did A Thing, vol. 20: Perm 3.0
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I Did A Thing, vol. 20: Perm 3.0
I have a history with perms. Or, perhaps more accurately, a history of perms. My first one was in the early 2000s and it was, well, not good. My next experience, in 2013, was much better; I wrote about it before. The main downside was that, after 3 perms in the space of 18 months […]
Published at Blue Collar Red Lipstick
Starbelly – Best Restaurants In Calgary, AB
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Starbelly – Best Restaurants In Calgary, AB
When you walk into the Starbelly restaurant in South Calgary, it is stunning! The open layout of the restaurant… The post Starbelly – Best Restaurants In Calgary, AB appeared first on Honey & Betts.
Published at Honey & Betts
Hunting for a spy in Belgium
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Hunting for a spy in Belgium
My maternal Belgian line was the most neglected side of my family tree. My mother had inherited two extensive compiled genealogies that made research on this line seem less necessary, and it wasn’t until last year in preparation for a visit to Brussels that I really turned my efforts to this side...
Published at Colleen Murray Genealogy
Stuff Happens IV, The Reckoning, week 16: The results, and Paris is burning
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Stuff Happens IV, The Reckoning, week 16: The results, and Paris is burning
On Tuesday night, I was listening to Rachel Notley’s defiant concession speech. At one point, she said that child poverty in Alberta had been cut in half during her four-year reign. What? Really? Why was this the first I’d heard of this? Now, I don’t know if it’s true or n...
Published at In This Corner
Latest Update: Way of the Cross 2019
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Latest Update: Way of the Cross 2019
Faith and Social Justice: 39th Annual Good Friday Outdoor Way of the Cross (April 19, 2019) Photos      Videos
Published at Radical Citizen Media
Exploring the New Vikings Feature Gallery at Royal Alberta Museum
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VIKINGS has arrived at Royal Alberta Museum. Children will delight in the immersive experience that includes 650 articfacts from exotic jewels to three Viking warships, including the longest Viking warship every found – at 37-metre. There are 1,000 year old wooden planks and metal supports ...
Published at Raising Edmonton

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