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  • Literacy kits help parents read to babies in neonatal intens...
    When little Julianna was born weeks too early, her mother Deanna Ganske was overwhelmed and puzzled by her role in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). “You kind of get shaken up. A lot of your instincts go on the back burner,” said Deanna Ganske, who sits on an NICU… ... more
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  • Take two: Council votes a second time for 10-metre ban on sm...
    Edmonton tobacco smokers will have to take five more giant steps back from the entrance to a bar or restaurant when recreational cannabis becomes legal next month. Council passed a set of changes to its public places bylaw Tuesday that restrict smoking of any substance within 10 metres of a… ... more
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  • City unveils four options for future use of exhibition lands
    It was hard to tell who was more enthusiastic — the two dozen or so Edmontonians inside the Bellevue Community League hall viewing giant, colourful posters on the wall or the project team unveiling its concept plans to the public for the first time. Tuesday served as the first public… ... more
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  • Firefighter honoured at city hall for bravery during off-dut...
    A firefighter who was off-duty when he pulled a man from a burning SUV in the midst of a snowstorm was honoured at city hall on Tuesday. Edmonton Fire Rescue firefighter Chris Scott was taking an unusual route to work on April 16 when he spotted a three-vehicle collision near… ... more
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  • Police provide update in arrest of LRT stabbing suspect
    A crime spree in south and west Edmonton that began with a random stabbing at an LRT station Tuesday morning ended with an arrest about 90 minutes later. Police responded to the South Campus LRT station just before 8 a.m. for a report of a stabbing. As that scene was… ... more
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  • Council approves $6.3 million for new steam train barn at Fo...
    City council grilled administration on its $6.3-million train barn for Fort Edmonton Park but ultimately approved the work. That means the old steam train will be able to carry passengers again when Fort Edmonton Park celebrates its grand reopening in 2021. The old barn was build by volunteers 40 years ago… ... more
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  • Pedestrian, 23, dies after being struck by pickup truck Tues...
    A 23-year-old woman died on scene after being struck by a pickup truck as the driver attempted to merge with traffic out of a north Edmonton gas station, say police. Officers called to the 8:45 a.m. collision near 66 Street and 137 Avenue found the woman unresponsive after she was… ... more
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  • Nine months a millionaire, but who knew?: Whitecourt man dis...
    Cornelius Naujoks had the winning ticket — but the $1-million LOTTO MAX win sat in his desk for nine months before he finally checked it. The Whitecourt man set the ticket aside after purchasing it at Shefield & Sons at Northgate Centre in Edmonton. “I was organizing my desk a… ... more
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  • ‘Our land got scorched’: Landowners react after ...
    A 19-year-old Edmontonian has been charged with mischief over $5,000 after a driver plowed through a barley field, setting it on fire in rural Strathcona County, say RCMP. Strathcona County Emergency Services (SCES) and RCMP responded to a vehicle and field fire near Highway 21 and Township Road 532 around… ... more
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  • ‘Plunged a knife a couple times’: Witnesses trea...
    Bystanders quickly moved in to help save a young man stabbed in the chest at the south Campus LRT station Tuesday morning before police launched a manhunt for the assailant. Trains at the station were halted and buses were brought in to transport commuters as officers converged on the area,… ... more
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  • Edmonton weather: It’s not ideal but at least it’...
    A look at today’s Edmonton weather by Environment Canada. Tuesday morning temperatures at the Edmonton Blatchford station measure 1.3 C with 5 km/h winds out of the southwest. It’s hard to get excited looking at the seven-day forecast but there are a few bright spots, specifically tomorrow when things are… ... more
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  • Live: City officials make their pitch on fixing the Metro Li...
    There’s a new mystery at City Hall. How will the City of Edmonton succeed at getting the Metro Line LRT to run properly if high-tech signalling contractor Thales Canada can’t? The contractor has until Dec. 4 to convince city officials the line is safe to run as intended — with… ... more
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  • Prosecutor argues man choked, repeatedly stabbed cousin in e...
    A man’s confession that he choked his teenage cousin after stabbing her to ensure she died proves he was trying to kill her, the prosecution argued on the final day of a murder trial Monday. Court heard closing arguments in the trial of Joseph Ryan Sinclair, 23, who is charged… ... more
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  • Grandin-area tower The View goes to next step after public h...
    A proposed Grandin-area tower moved one step closer to becoming a reality after city council voted to change several bylaws associated with a proposal at a public hearing Monday night. In a meeting that dragged on well past 10 p.m., speakers for and against the project made their feelings known and… ... more
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  • Exhibition lands: City trots out four proposed plans
    Edmonton residents will get their first chance to view four possible land use options for the 220-plus acre exhibition lands at a special public workshop hosted by the city Tuesday. Exhibition lands initiative manager Lyall Brenneis said the event will feature concept plans, hourly presentations and the opportunity for attendees… ... more
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  • Amber Alert for missing girl showed Alberta wireless emergen...
    A wireless emergency alert about a missing girl that startled some Albertans on Sunday evening appeared seamlessly among cellphones, radio, television stations, apps and social media, said the Alberta government. About five hours after someone stole a running vehicle from a North Battleford, Sask., strip mall with six-year-old Emma O’Keeffe… ... more
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  • Quad rollover kills northern Alberta man
    A 52-year-old man is dead following a quad rollover in northern Alberta late last week, Mounties said Monday. The crash happened at about 12 p.m. on Sept. 14 in the hamlet of Desmarais. Investigators said the lone driver from Wabasca was on a gravel road and attempted to turn into… ... more
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  • ‘Enjoy the fall colours’: Weather Network foreca...
    Early snow may have ruined the start September for many Edmontonians, but according to the Weather Network things should return to normal for the rest of the autumn season. “Over the last 10 days it seems like we’ve plummeted into an early winter — that won’t last. We’re going to… ... more
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  • Household cleaners can cause obesity in young children: U of...
    Frequently using disinfectant to keep homes clean is being linked to weight gain in children, warns a University of Alberta study. “We found that infants living in households where disinfectants were used at least weekly were twice as likely to have higher levels of the bacteria called Lachnospiraceae at three… ... more
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  • Elderly driver dies of injuries following August multi-car c...
    An elderly driver whose car crashed into several parked vehicles has died as a result of her injuries. The 86-year-old woman died on Aug. 17 after being transported to the hospital following the collision on Aug. 3. Police only reported the fatality Monday, a month after the woman died. According… ... more
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  • Edmonton weather: So that was a thing
    A look at today’s Edmonton weather by Environment Canada. Monday morning temperatures at the Edmonton Blatchford station measure 1.6 C with 6 km/h winds out of the north, northwest. So how ’bout that weekend, eh? Looking outside from the safety and warmth of my living room I thought ‘wow, this… ... more
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  • Gold Bar residents fear Epcor expansion plans larger than fi...
    A plan to cut down trees to make room for an Epcor parking lot in Gold Bar Park has ignited a firestorm of resistance. Area residents are worried Epcor’s plan is just the beginning of a much larger expansion project for its Gold Bar Wastewater Treatment Plant. Not only are… ... more
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  • Organizations walk away from costly operating fees at former...
    Non-profit arts organizations who saw promise in a new community space are on the outside looking in after building fees proved unexpectedly too high. The former MacEwan University West campus, deemed the Orange Hub after the city took the reins last September, is now open as a community building for… ... more
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  • Rolling on the river: About 30,000 people took a ride on the...
    The riverboat queen made a triumphant return to the North Saskatchewan River this summer, drawing about 30,000 people to the river valley. The Edmonton Riverboat has been running for 19 weeks, operating four days a week, and averaging about 120 guests on board per tour, events manager Nova Andrews said… ... more
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  • ‘It has been a closeted subject’: Junior footbal...
    The Alberta Council of Women’s Shelters is hoping sports teams will follow the lead of a local junior football club which trained young male athletes to prevent violence against women, emphasizing the importance of calling out sexist remarks in the locker room. “These are real male leaders in our community… ... more
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  • Six-day trek through Tanzania raises money for international...
    An Edmonton woman who took part in a 100-kilometre trek across Tanzania to raise money for development projects says one memorable moment included watching three giraffes bolt through a village. “The trek went through the Rift Valley and the savannah,” said Susan Green, who is on the national board of Crossroads… ... more
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  • Parkland Airport manager ‘very concerned’ for pi...
    A private plane with two people on board that went missing Friday took off from Parkland Airport southeast of Spruce Grove, says the airport manager. “I’m very concerned for the pilot,” said Robert Gilgen on Sunday. “It’s very unfortunate.” Aircraft are searching the British Columbia Interior for the plane that was… ... more
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  • Second man charged with first-degree murder of Fort McMurray...
    A 39-year-old man has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder in the in the death of a man found on the side of a Fort McMurray road in June. Bernard Corrigan was arrested on Sept. 14 and is being held in custody, Wood Buffalo RCMP said in a Sunday… ... more
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  • Edmonton weather: Wake me up when September ends
    A look at today’s Edmonton weather by Environment Canada. Sunday morning temperatures at the Edmonton Blatchford station measure 1 C with 10 km/h winds out of the east, northeast at around 9 a.m. It’s snowing, again. And it is expected to continue throughout the day with rain added to the… ... more
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  • Bike lane removal spurs driver havoc on extra-wide road
    A wide one-lane road on 97 Street as a result of scraped-off bike lanes is wreaking havoc during rush hour. Concerned commuter Nicky Baumle said traffic congestion on 97 Street that is mostly one lane between 34 Avenue and 63 Avenue prompts drivers to try to breeze by on the edge… ... more
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  • Face-off: North American Table Hockey Championships at West ...
    The hockey players might only be centimeters tall but the anticipation and the intensity is through the roof. Top table hockey players in the area gathered at West Edmonton Mall Saturday to take part in the 15th annual Centennial Challenge Cup of Table Hockey tournament. Hosted by the Edmonton Table… ... more
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  • City aims to highlight best of Edmonton for new post-seconda...
    A city event aiming to welcome post-secondary students to Edmonton included tips on popular activities, clubs and public services Saturday, with the added bonus of a mechanical bull so that newcomers could get into the Alberta spirit. “Having a proper welcome, particularly for international students, is very, very important,” said… ... more
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  • Tzeporah Berman who compared oilsands to Mordor to speak at ...
    A pro-pipeline advocacy group has taken issue with an upcoming Alberta Teachers’ Association conference that is touting controversial environmental activist Tzeporah Berman as keynote speaker. Three of the association’s councils are holding a conference from Oct. 11 to 13 in Enoch dubbed “grounded in truth, soaring with knowledge.” Specialized councils, which are run… ... more
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  • Additional 8,000 free Royal Alberta Museum tickets sell out ...
    Extra free tickets to the Royal Alberta Museum’s opening week proved to be a hot item on this snowy Saturday. An additional 8,000 tickets released online Saturday morning sold out in less than two hours. The museum initially sold out 21,500 free tickets for its opening week within six hours… ... more
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  • Local man half way to goal of collecting 1,000 bags of cloth...
    Josh Hudon set himself an ambitious goal in 2018, not long after taking part in the annual Coldest Night of the Year charity event. He aimed to collect clothing for the Bissell Centre. But rather than gather a few odds and ends, the renovation contractor wanted to pull together 1,000 blue… ... more
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  • U.S. court denies motions to dismiss most security exchange ...
    Motions to dismiss securities fraud charges against former Edmonton Oilers owner Peter Pocklington have been denied by a U.S. court despite two of his company executives having certain claims dismissed. Pocklington was charged by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) earlier this year for allegedly hiding his criminal past and… ... more
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  • Expropriation of downtown land begins for future Edmonton pa...
    Construction of a new major downtown Edmonton park is gaining momentum after the city issued notices of intention to expropriate lands earlier this week. As many as 18 lots will be bought by the city on both sides of 107 Street as part of its downtown redevelopment plan in the Warehouse Campus Neighbourhood. Four… ... more
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  • Two dead after multiple collisions on Highway 16 east of Inn...
    Two people have died in a multi-vehicle crash on Highway 16 near Innisfree early Saturday morning involving a semi-tractor trailer. Two passenger vehicles were involved in a collision in the eastbound lane just before 2 a.m. and were subsequently struck by a semi-trailer travelling eastbound, Vermilion RCMP said in a… ... more
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  • Fort McMurray First Nation councillor files lawsuit, allegin...
    A Fort McMurray First Nation councillor has filed a lawsuit alleging other leaders on council and a high-ranking staff member conspired to take more than a half-million dollars from a nearly $35-million settlement with the federal government. Coun. Samantha Whalen filed the lawsuit in Fort McMurray on Aug. 23. The… ... more
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  • Man who allegedly pointed handgun at Lloydminster cab driver...
    Police on Thursday arrested a man who they say pointed a handgun at a Lloydminster cab driver during the course of an assault. RCMP in the border city were called to the 4100 Block of 41 Avenue at about 10 p.m. Wednesday, an RCMP news release said on Friday. A… ... more
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  • Parents, advocates launch survey to learn how Alberta school...
    A lack of provincial data on school seclusion rooms has prompted a non-profit organization to survey parents about the use of restraint and isolation in schools. Posted Friday, the online survey is the first effort by Inclusion Alberta to find out how often students are locked in time-out rooms and… ... more
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  • Woman dead after crash near Athabasca; witnesses said stolen...
    A 20-year-old woman is dead after the stolen truck she was driving hit a ditch earlier this week. At around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, RCMP were alerted to a vehicle travelling quickly down Highway 2 toward Athabasca. A witness described the truck’s driving as “erratic,” a Friday news release from RCMP… ... more
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  • Man charged after downtown apartment shooting
    A 29-year-old man is facing attempted murder charges after a shooting at a downtown Edmonton apartment earlier this week. RCMP arrested the man around 1 p.m. Thursday on the Onion Lake First Nation in Saskatchewan, around 300 km east of Edmonton. Police say the shooting happened around 3:45 a.m. Wednesday… ... more
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  • Preschool teacher interrupts burglar before suspicious Highl...
    Dismayed members of a northeast Edmonton congregation gathered on the sidewalk outside their church Friday following a fire that police are calling “suspicious.” The trouble started shortly after a preschool teacher arrived early Friday in a room that the school rents in the lower level of the Highlands United Church… ... more
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  • Motorcyclist killed in three-vehicle Mill Woods crash
    A 58-year-old female motorcyclist is dead after a three-vehicle collision in Mill Woods Friday morning. Millwoods Road remains closed in both directions between 38 Avenue and 85 Street as city police major collisions officers investigate the crash involving two SUVs and the motorcycle.  Motorists are advised to avoid the area. Friday… ... more
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  • Ice District JW Marriott teams up with Oilers on room names
    Ten gathering spaces at the JW Marriott Edmonton ICE District hotel have been named after Edmonton Oilers legends. The Great One, Wayne Gretzky, is recognized in the ballroom, while the additional nine meeting spaces have been named to honour coach Glen Sather, Mark Messier, Paul Coffey, Glenn Anderson, Kevin Lowe,… ... more
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  • Free ticket snags Edmonton couple $1-million lotto win
    An Edmonton couple scored a $1-million Lotto 6/49 jackpot thanks to a free play on a previous lottery draw. Jeff Wood was in disbelief when he checked his numbers on the Aug. 4 guaranteed prize draw. He checked the numbers again and then tried to convince his partner, Nicole Hetu,… ... more
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  • Premier Notley talks Pipeline and Tuition
    Legislation governing Alberta post-secondary tuition will be tabled this fall, following a review launched close to two years ago. Premier Rachel Notley said Thursday the legislation would provide a “clear path forward” on guidelines for student tuition. But legislation may well take in more than that, stemming as it does… ... more
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  • Edmonton weather: *looks at the weekend forecast* This is ju...
    A look at today’s Edmonton weather by Environment Canada. Friday morning temperatures at the Edmonton Blatchford station measure 0.4 C with 15 km/h winds out of the south, southeast. So much for this being a 24-hour event. After the early onslaught of snow we just received things aren’t expected to… ... more
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  • Edmonton weather: *looks at the weekend forecast* This is ju...
    A look at today’s Edmonton weather by Environment Canada. Friday morning temperatures at the Edmonton Blatchford station measure 0.4 C with 15 km/h winds out of the south, southeast. So much for this being a 24-hour event. After the early onslaught of snow we just received things aren’t expected to… ... more
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  • Alberta to revisit guidelines on secluding children at schoo...
    Alberta’s education minister said he’s convening a working group of teachers, parents and advocates by next week to write a new set of guidelines for schools to use when isolating students with behavioural issues. “The minister has been clear that he believes seclusion rooms should only be used as a… ... more
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  • Alberta to revisit guidelines on secluding children at schoo...
    Alberta’s education minister said he’s convening a working group of teachers, parents and advocates by next week to write a new set of guidelines for schools to use when isolating students with behavioural issues. “The minister has been clear that he believes seclusion rooms should only be used as a… ... more
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  • Amber Tuccaro homicide: Family’s complaint against RCM...
    The brother of a woman who police believe was murdered near Edmonton eight years ago says a formal complaint launched over the RCMP’s handling of the case is complete. Paul Tuccaro, Amber Tuccaro’s brother, said Thursday that family members now have a copy of a 120-page report on their complaint,… ... more
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  • Amber Tuccaro homicide: Family’s complaint against RCM...
    The brother of a woman who police believe was murdered near Edmonton eight years ago says a formal complaint launched over the RCMP’s handling of the case is complete. Paul Tuccaro, Amber Tuccaro’s brother, said Thursday that family members now have a copy of a 120-page report on their complaint,… ... more
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  • David Staples: Doing his bit to save the world on Twitter, b...
    Daniel Huber embodies much of what is good about Edmonton’s volunteer community, but he’s best known locally as @theBurlyChef, a local wit, sage and curmudgeon on political and social issues on Twitter. Here are a few of Huber’s recent Twitticisms: “Nothing feels as 39 yr old as sitting in a teenage-packed… ... more
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  • David Staples: Doing his bit to save the world on Twitter, b...
    Daniel Huber embodies much of what is good about Edmonton’s volunteer community, but he’s best known locally as @theBurlyChef, a local wit, sage and curmudgeon on political and social issues on Twitter. Here are a few of Huber’s recent Twitticisms: “Nothing feels as 39 yr old as sitting in a teenage-packed… ... more
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  • City pitches alternative signal system to run Metro Line LRT...
    City of Edmonton officials say they have figured out a new way to run Edmonton’s Metro Line LRT if Thales Canada doesn’t meet its new Dec. 4 deadline. In a report released Thursday afternoon, city officials said Thales Canada proposed that date as its last chance to have the line… ... more
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  • Plan for towering new LRT bridge over Yellowhead Trail unvei...
    A large cable-stayed bridge across Yellowhead Trail would reshape Edmonton’s northern skyline, based on concept designs released Thursday by city officials. Long spans will be required to get the LRT across the Yellowhead Trail and CN Rail yards, which means 75-metre-tall towers to support the weight. The designs for the… ... more
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  • Provincial university tuition and fee guidelines coming this...
    Legislation governing Alberta post-secondary tuition will be tabled this fall, following a review launched close to two years ago. Premier Rachel Notley said Thursday the legislation would provide a “clear path forward” on guidelines for student tuition. But legislation may well take in more than that, stemming as it does… ... more
    EdmontonJournal -Local6 days ago
  • Premier Notley talks Pipeline and Tuition
    Legislation governing Alberta post-secondary tuition will be tabled this fall, following a review launched close to two years ago. Premier Rachel Notley said Thursday the legislation would provide a “clear path forward” on guidelines for student tuition. But legislation may well take in more than that, stemming as it does… ... more
    EdmontonJournal -Local6 days ago
  • Fort McMurray SPCA worker charged with animal abuse
    Fort McMurray — A Fort McMurray SPCA employee has been charged with animal abuse, said Wood Buffalo RCMP. Police received a complaint from a witness regarding the abuse of a dog at the shelter around 5:15 p.m. on Aug. 18. The employee has been suspended pending the outcome of the… ... more
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  • Royal Alberta Museum adds 8,000 free online tickets for open...
    The new Royal Alberta Museum’s plans for six days of free admission proved to be such a hot ticket that an extra 8,000 passes will be made available online. Officials announced Wednesday that the long-awaited, $375.5-million museum will open downtown on Oct. 3. Within six hours of the news conference,… ... more
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  • Plan for towering new LRT bridge over Yellowhead Trail unvei...
    A large cable-stayed bridge across Yellowhead Trail would reshape Edmonton’s northern skyline based on concept designs released Thursday by city officials. Long spans will be required to get the LRT across the Yellowhead Trail and CN Rail yards, which means 75-metre-tall towers to support the weight. The designs for the… ... more
    EdmontonJournal -Local6 days ago
  • Provincial university tuition and fee guidelines coming this...
    Legislation governing Alberta post-secondary tuition will be tabled this fall, following a review launched close to two years ago. Premier Rachel Notley said Thursday the legislation would provide a “clear path forward” on guidelines for student tuition. But legislation may well take in more than that, stemming as it does… ... more
    EdmontonJournal -Local6 days ago
  • ‘Absolutely abysmal’: Alberta farmers lament ear...
    No one is lamenting the September snowfall more than Alberta wheat and barley farmers. Humphrey Banack with the Alberta Federation of Agriculture says farmers in southern Alberta have done “exceptionally well” with their harvest but farmers in the Edmonton area, and into northern Alberta, still have plenty of crop out… ... more
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  • City pitches alternative signal system to run Metro Line LRT...
    City of Edmonton officials say they have figured out a new way to run Edmonton’s Metro Line LRT if Thales Canada doesn’t meet its new Dec. 4 deadline. In a report released Thursday afternoon, city officials said Thales Canada proposed that date as its last chance to have the line… ... more
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  • Don Iveson pledges support for Toronto city council as Ontar...
    Mayor Don Iveson used his Big City Mayors’ chair Thursday to pledge full support for Toronto’s beleaguered city council. Ontario Premier Doug Ford used the Canadian constitution’s notwithstanding clause to introduce legislation changing the size of Toronto’s city council in the middle of an election campaign, a move Iveson called… ... more
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  • Fort McMurray SPCA worker charged with animal abuse
    A Fort McMurray SPCA employee has been charged with animal abuse, say Wood Buffalo RCMP. Police received a complaint from a witness regarding the abuse of a dog at the shelter on Aug. 18, around 5:15 p.m. The employee has been suspended pending the outcome of the investigation, the SPCA’s… ... more
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  • Search continues for teenager missing from Gregoire Lake
    Specialized aquatic and canine teams have joined the search for a 16-year-old boy who went missing in a lake near Fort McMurray earlier this month. The boy was reported missing on Sept. 1, after a boater spotted him falling off a small boat in Gregoire Lake. His empty boat later washed up… ... more
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  • Edmonton weather: Snow falls, a city laments, the world turn...
    A look at today’s Edmonton weather by Environment Canada. Thursday morning temperatures at the Edmonton Blatchford station measure -1.6 C with 11 km/h winds out of the north, northwest and a -6 wind chill. Well this sucks. I know this is Edmonton and its to be expected. I know. I’ve… ... more
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