Edmonton Journal

  • ‘It takes a small army’: K-Days workers get orie...
    Temporary workers learned policy and procedure in the relaxed atmosphere of a banquet hall Monday, ahead of the 10-day bonanza that will be this year’s K-Days. “We’ve hosted millions of people over the years,” said Kevin Gunderman, interim president of Northlands, to the crowd of employees gathered at the Edmonton… ... more
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  • Paula Simons: Shhhh. Don’t worry. It’s just a li...
    Her name was Carrie Shannon Paton. She was passionate about her garden. Primroses were her favourite spring flowers. She was fascinated by the Middle Ages. She’d been a member of both the Knights of the Northern Realm and the Knygts Erraunt, living history clubs where she dressed in medieval gowns,… ... more
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  • Paula Simons: Shhhh. Don’t worry. It’s just a li...
    Her name was Carrie Shannon Paton. She was passionate about her garden. Primroses were her favourite spring flowers. She was fascinated by the Middle Ages. She’d been a member of both the Knights of the Northern Realm and the Knygts Erraunt, living history clubs where she dressed in medieval gowns,… ... more
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  • Edmonton’s 18th homicide victim of the year identified...
    The victim of a homicide last week in Edmonton’s Blue Quill neighbourhood is 38-year old Carrie Paton, a family member confirmed Monday “Carrie was a beloved member of our family,” said Paton’s uncle Don Paton, in a statement to Postmedia. “She enjoyed a professional career and was highly regarded in… ... more
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  • Live-painting of giant mural summons steady crowds in Old St...
    Like roots from a tree, an energized and curious atmosphere has been growing at the base of an iconic new mural in Old Strathcona being painted by Spanish artist Okuda San Miguel and his team. The colourful six-storey mural of a giant humanoid dog, two cats and three trees started… ... more
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  • Mountain pine beetle takes over Jasper National Park forests
    The iconic pine trees blanketing Jasper National Park may never be the same as a mountain pine beetle epidemic has infected nearly half of the park’s pine forest. The area affected in the 11,000-square-kilometre park is approximately doubling each year, said Dave Argument, resource conservation manager with Jasper National Park,… ... more
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  • Man convicted in $600,000 Canada Revenue fraud to be sentenc...
    A tax-preparer found responsible for filing $2.9 million in false claims to the Canada Revenue Agency will be sentenced in September. Provincial court Judge Joyce Lester convicted Chander Mohan Sharma of one count of defrauding the Canada Revenue Agency of more than $5,000 in August 2017. The result of filing… ... more
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  • Internationally-renowned artist Okuda San Miguel creates a s...
    Spanish artist Okuda San Miguel started his six-storey high mural on Saturday and should be finished by Monday evening. He has two people with him to help out. He does the sketch and then his helpers assist by spraying in the colour. ... more
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  • Edmonton city manager Linda Cochrane to stay on until fall 2...
    City council has agreed to an 18-month contract extension for city manager Linda Cochrane that will keep her in the role until September 2020. Cochrane’s three-year contract was set to expire next March, putting councillors under some pressure to decide whether to keep her. Conducting a search for a new… ... more
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  • Underwear shortage: Bissell Centre asking for 5,000 new pair...
    With nothing left on the shelves for those in need, Bissell Centre is asking Edmontonians to “Drop Your Gonch” and donate new underwear for the city’s homeless. The 5th annual week-long campaign launched Monday is hoping to collect 5,000 pairs of new undergarments for men and women to meet the… ... more
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  • Calgary Stampede mainstay Indian Village renamed as Elbow Ri...
    The Calgary Stampede’s Indian Village will now be known as Elbow River Camp following a two-year discussion to change the name. The Stampede and the teepee owners of the village, which sits on the banks of the Elbow River, announced the joint decision to rename Sunday morning. “In the camp,… ... more
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  • Edmonton weather: Prepare city for ludicrous heat
    A look at today’s Edmonton weather by Environment Canada. Monday morning temperatures at the Edmonton Blatchford station measure 16 C with a 18 km/h wind coming from the south. Heat Warning in effect A heat warning is in effect for the city of Edmonton and much of the southeastern portion… ... more
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  • ‘Mandatory dispute resolution’: Court of Queen&#...
    A proposal to introduce mandatory dispute resolution ahead of civil trials as a way to help clear a backlog in Alberta’s superior court would be a “small attempt to solve a much bigger problem,” a senior Edmonton civil litigator says. The Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta announced this month… ... more
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  • Edmonton engineering students build bridge in Bolivia
    A small community in Bolivia has a new stone and concrete bridge after the help of several Edmonton engineering students. University of Alberta students spent the month of May in the South American village of Chavarria building a 39-metre cable suspension bridge through collaboration with Bridges to Prosperity, a United States-based… ... more
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  • Boarders and BMXers perform tricks to inspire youngsters in ...
    From the handlebar twists of BMX champs to rail grinds of pro skateboarders, Louise McKinney Riverfront Park was alive with international competitors this past weekend. The FISE World Series came to Edmonton for its third summer in a row with international BMX, skateboard and scooter competitions. FISE sports director Johan… ... more
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  • Heat warnings issued for Edmonton, much of Alberta
    Heat warnings have been issued for much of the southeastern portion of the province. Maximum daily temperatures near 29C or above and overnight temperatures near 14C or above are expected Monday and Tuesday, Environment Canada said in a notice issued issued Sunday afternoon. People are being advised to take precautions… ... more
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  • ‘We are champions now’: Edmonton soccer fans che...
    As the final seconds of the World Cup final ticked over, the noise inside Cafe Bicyclette in Edmonton grew louder, French flags pulled tighter around shoulders. After five minutes of stoppage time, the final whistle blew. The room erupted. Joris Desares-Decaux hails from Normandy, France, and remembers the World Cup… ... more
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  • PHOTOS: Ecstasy and agony for 2018 World Cup soccer fans in ...
    World Cup soccer fans in Edmonton, Canada watched France defeat Croatia by a score of 4-2 at the World Cup soccer final in Moscow, Russia on Sunday July 15, 2018. Fans of Team Croatia gathered at the Edmonton Croatia Football Club and fans of Team France watched the game at… ... more
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  • Government removed memorial wreckage without informing famil...
    On November 22, 1953, a small Cessna 180 crashed during a mercy flight from Grande Prairie to Edmonton. Its wreckage, located just north of Whitecourt, became part of the gravesite and memorial for pilot Gordon MacDonald, Dr. Donald Wilson, and polio patient Lloyd Williams, their ashes spread over the site… ... more
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  • Cheers: City wants more input on liquor store distances
    It’s a question that’s been troubling Edmonton councillors for years: How far apart should new liquor stores be from those already operating? In 2007, bylaw changes were made requiring new liquor stores to be at least 500 metres apart from existing ones. The changes came as a measure to help… ... more
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  • ‘Concrete jungle’: City planning more downtown p...
    People want more trees and more child-friendly spaces downtown — and city planners are rolling out a few proposals to make it happen. Dozens of tentative recommendations for downtown went up for the public to review at Michael Phair Park Saturday as part of the city’s long-term downtown public places… ... more
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  • Woman slain, man not, say police of pair found in southwest ...
    A woman found dead in a southwest Edmonton home Thursday was slain but the death of a man found in the house with her has been deemed non-criminal, say police. An autopsy has determined the 38-year-old woman discovered in the Blue Quill home around 3:30 p.m. Thursday is the city’s 18th… ... more
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  • Dangerous offender who beat landlord into ‘waking coma...
    Convicted killer Leo Teskey was in denial when his parole officer told him officials wouldn’t support his application for conditional release. The 48-year-old, who is serving an indeterminate sentence as a dangerous offender for beating Edmonton landlord Dougald Miller into a waking coma, continued making plans to re-enter the community,… ... more
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  • ‘Proud and humbled’: Soldier from Spruce Grove e...
    A Canadian Forces soldier from Spruce Grove said he is “proud and humbled” to be one of four recipients of one of NATO’s top military awards. Sgt. Marc Hall, from 3rd Battalion, Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry, was given the Allied Command Operations Military Member of the Year Award at a… ... more
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  • Kids become Edmonton Eskimos for a day
    Edmonton Eskimos wide receiver Bryant Mitchell was in middle school when the San Diego Chargers came to his school to teach the kids about football. “They gave back to us, so it’s been something I’ve always wanted to do and always loved to do,” he said Saturday as a group of… ... more
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  • Seven military memorial plaques stolen from city cemetery
    The Edmonton Police Service is investigating the theft of seven memorial military plaques from a cemetery in the city’s northwest. The funeral plaques were stolen from the military memorial section of the Northern Lights Cemetery on Campbell Road sometime between July 3 and 6. Many of the plaques date back to… ... more
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  • Edmonton weather: Severe thunderstorm watch lifted for city,...
    Edmonton can relax now that a severe thunderstorm watch that hovered over the city during the day Friday has been lifted. Environment Canada ended a severe thunderstorm watch for the city of Edmonton and much of central Alberta at 9:28 p.m. Friday. Earlier Friday, the national weather watchdog said in… ... more
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  • David Staples: New lamp that mimics the sun has major impact...
    The power of simulated sunlight is showing remarkable results in growing cannabis. A high-tech lighting system that mimics the huge variety of sunlight — manufactured by Edmonton company G2V and developed in a University of Alberta lab by research scientist Michael Taschuk —  is now being tested in four cannabis… ... more
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  • VIDEO: FISE World Series 2018 Edmonton
    BMX competitors Daniel Dhers and Analia Zacarias speak about the FISE World Series Edmonton, which officially opened in Edmonton, on Thursday, July 12, 2018. FISE competition begins Friday at Louise McKinney Riverfront Park, an outdoor action sports arena where some of the world’s best pro riders and amateurs will compete… ... more
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  • PHOTOS: FISE World Series 2018 Edmonton
    BMX riders from around the world practiced at the FISE World Series Edmonton, which officially opened in Edmonton on Thursday, July 12, 2018. FISE competition starts Friday, July 13, 2018 at Louise McKinney Riverfront Park, an outdoor action sports arena where some of the world’s best pro riders and amateurs… ... more
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  • Body of missing two-year-old boy found on Peace River
    Peace River Mounties have recovered the body of a two-year-old boy more than 200 kilometres from where he was last seen on the Wapiti River in northern Alberta. An exhaustive search effort by Saskatchewan and Manitoba members of the RCMP Underwater Recovery Team was launched after the child went missing on… ... more
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  • Edmonton animal control centre will not accept anymore cats ...
    The Animal Care and Control Centre (ACCC) has too many cats. So it’s put a temporary halt on taking in any healthy cats for one week starting Friday, said a news release Thursday. The move will give the ACCC — which is at 137 per cent of their capacity for… ... more
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  • Pedestrian dies after being struck by vehicle near Maskwacis
    A 29-year-old woman is dead after being struck by a vehicle earlier this month near Maskwacis. Police said Thursday that the collision happened at around 1:30 a.m. on July 6 on Schoolhouse Road on the Ermineskin Cree Nation. An autopsy conducted on July 10 revealed the injuries sustained by Delaina… ... more
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  • Jasper Avenue blaze deemed ‘suspicious’ by polic...
    A fire that caused an estimated $1.5 million worth of damage to a two-storey Jasper Avenue commercial building Wednesday morning has been deemed suspicious by arson investigators. Multiple fire crews arrived at 11725 Jasper Ave. just before 6 a.m. to find the building on fire. At its peak close to… ... more
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  • Cannabis exposure harms zebrafish embryos: U of A study
    Cannabis exposure resulted in malformations and lower survival rates for zebrafish embryos, shows a new study by biologists at the University of Alberta. The developing embryos exposed to chemical components of cannabis, including tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD), suffered detrimental effects, said Declan Ali, professor in the department of biological sciences,… ... more
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  • Edmonton weather: A gorgeous morning turns into evening thun...
    A look at today’s Edmonton weather by Environment Canada. Thursday morning temperatures at the Edmonton Blatchford station measure 17.1 C with a 8 km/h wind coming from the west, northwest. Today: A mix of sun and cloud. 30 per cent chance of showers late this afternoon with risk of a… ... more
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  • Edmonton pet food company facing charges over worker injury
    An Edmonton pet food company will go to trial in 2019 on occupational health and safety charges related to a worker sustaining a serious lower-leg injury. Champion Petfoods and staffing agency Kelly Services charges related to a worker being struck from behind by a lift truck while on foot in… ... more
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  • Alberta Justice counsel grapples with how to police cannabis...
    Changes to the Criminal Code wrought by Bill C-46 may aid prosecutors but will face battles in the Supreme Court for years to come, said Robert Palser, senior policy counsel for Alberta Justice and the provincial traffic safety co-ordinator Thursday. In his opening address on the fourth day of the… ... more
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  • Man’s body recovered from Pembina River near Highway 1...
    The body of a 37-year-old Edmonton man was found in the Pembina River 103 km west of the city Wednesday. The death is not considered suspicious at this time, RCMP said in a news release Wednesday. Evansburg RCMP responded to a report of a body near the edge of the… ... more
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  • Graham Thomson: Fort McMurray byelection could be a toss up ...
    It’s election day in Alberta. Well, more accurately, it’s byelection day in two ridings — Innisfail-Sylvan Lake and Fort McMurray-Conklin. Odds are you had no idea there were a couple of elections on. Even if you live in either riding, you might only have a foggy inkling something was up.… ... more
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  • Rural communities disappointed by Greyhound decision to stop...
    Rural communities are disappointed by Greyhound’s decision to cancel routes and hope to fill the service gap for those who depend on buses, says the president of Rural Municipalities of Alberta. “It is unfortunate,” said Al Kemmere Wednesday. “A lot of the people living in rural areas have their own… ... more
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  • Council pours more money into $665-million Metro Line but wo...
    Taxpayers will be on the hook for additional costs to solve the signalling problem on the $665-million Metro Line LRT, but the city won’t disclose the amount until it’s on track. Council unanimously voted on Wednesday — following a private meeting — to approve the undisclosed budget increase for costs associated… ... more
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  • Mayor mum on city manager contract vote, expects public anno...
    The city remains quiet on a private vote by council Wednesday morning on whether or not to renew city manager Linda Cochrane’s contract, but Mayor Don Iveson said an announcement should be coming later this week. Two attachments were added to the verbal contract update report. Council voted in favour of… ... more
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  • Alberta votes: Byelections Thursday in Fort McMurray-Conklin...
    Voters in two Alberta ridings will cast their ballots Thursday following a week of advance polls that saw high turnout. In both Fort McMurray-Conklin and Innisfail-Sylvan Lake, more votes were counted during the five-day advance polls July 3-7 than in similar polls during the 2015 general election. There were 1,074… ... more
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  • Edmonton backtracks on hard-line public smoking ban in parks...
    Less than 24 hours after deciding on tough new rules that would have banned cigarette smoking and cannabis smoking in public parks and busy streets, Edmonton city council backtracked. Councillors voted Wednesday to consult with the public further following public feedback on lumping tobacco smoking rules in with a marijuana… ... more
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  • Viking Mountie charged with impaired driving
    An RCMP officer is facing an impaired driving charge after allegedly driving to an eastern Alberta public swimming pool while intoxicated. Const. Andrea Bole, a Mountie with the Viking, Alta. detachment, was off duty when she was arrested at the Killam Agriplex Swimming Pool on July 5,… ... more
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  • Police lasso two men after ATM machine chained, ripped out o...
    Two men have been collared after thieves used a chain to tear an ATM machine out of a bingo hall, say police. The cash machine was stolen from a bingo hall near 137 Avenue and 122 Street just before 5 a.m. on March 13, said police in a Tuesday news… ... more
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  • Jasper Avenue closed at 116 and 118 Street as firefighters t...
    Police have shut down sections of Jasper Avenue for the next several hours as firefighters tackle a blaze in downtown Edmonton. Fire Rescue Services spokeswoman Katie Stewart said crews were alerted to the fire at a two-storey commercial building on 117 Street and Jasper Avenue at 5:51 a.m.. Twelve units, and… ... more
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  • Edmonton weather: At least it’s a dry humidity
    A look at today’s Edmonton weather by Environment Canada. Wednesday morning temperatures at the Edmonton Blatchford station measure 16 C with a 15 km/h wind coming from the west, northwest. Waking up to the sound of rainfall is extremely soothing, so I’m not even mad at it. The showers are… ... more
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  • Gaming commission says charity fundraisers will have to roll...
    Charities hosting fundraising nights at Edmonton casinos will no longer have a guaranteed choice of venue to ensure some don’t always get stuck at “less convenient locations.” This change is to make the process more fair for the thousands of user groups that apply for a casino licence at the… ... more
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  • Short sleep, snoring may affect infants’ learning skil...
    Babies who fail to get enough sleep or are plagued by persistent snoring are more likely to experience some developmental delays by age two than other infants, new University of Alberta-led research has found. In particular, nighttime sleep duration was found to have the greatest influence on early childhood learning,… ... more
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  • ‘Always had a smile on his face:’ Street pals re...
    A gruesome death at a recycling centre last week has left some of Edmonton’s street community in mourning. Lenny Bowman, the 35-year-old homeless man whose body was discovered at a north Edmonton recycling centre last week, was identified by friends and a homelessness advocate. Police said in a news release the… ... more
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  • David Staples: City council blows it with new crackdown on c...
    City council took a small and arguably reasonable step by putting in greater limits on smoking cannabis in public on Tuesday. But council also made a radical, aggressive and needless change by enacting a massive new ban on outdoor cigarette smoking. The new rules, which will come into effect when… ... more
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  • Watching Fast and Furious may make you drive fast and furiou...
    When you jump in the car after watching a chase film, be sure not to model your drive home on the example of its heroes. On Tuesday, University of Alberta psychology doctorate faculty member Deanna Singhal presented findings from two studies that suggested movies with aggressive driving may encourage its… ... more
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  • Cold Lake soldier charged with child luring offences
    A Cold Lake soldier is facing a series of criminal charges related to child luring and attempted sexual assault. Cpl. Jean-Francois Paquette is facing six charges in connection to a July 3 “internet based” incident, said a news release from the Department of National Defence on Tuesday. Paquette is… ... more
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  • New virtual reality game coming to West Edmonton Mall
    A new virtual reality gaming experience is expected to open in West Edmonton Mall later this summer. THE VOID at The Rec Room will be the second Canadian location after the first opened in Toronto last summer. Cineplex, which is partnered with the entertainment company for Canadian locations, plans to… ... more
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  • Council endorses ‘community hub’ plan for new He...
    City council approved a $5.5-million grant Tuesday to include community meeting space, an extra gym and running track in the proposed new Dr. Anne Anderson High School. The facilities would be shared space, open to the community for booking when the new high school isn’t using it. That means scouts… ... more
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  • Cigarette smoking ban for parks, Whyte Avenue on table as co...
    A new, widespread ban on cigarette smoking in parks is now on the floor as a by-product of council’s debate on cannabis. Coun. Michael Walters put a motion on the floor to align the rules around cannabis and cigarette smoking, and to simplify them by preventing smoking anywhere in a… ... more
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  • Fort McMurray bans public cannabis consumption
    Consuming or producing cannabis publicly in Wood Buffalo will not be allowed, after council unanimously passed three bylaws regarding marijuana regulation at a special council meeting Monday. Council also determined passed bylaws keeping cannabis retailers in urban areas at least 150 metres away from schools and provincial health care facilities,… ... more
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  • Edmonton weather: Rain in the forecast — you’ve...
    A look at today’s Edmonton weather by Environment Canada. Tuesday morning temperatures at the Edmonton Blatchford station measure 17.8 C with a 9 km/h wind coming from the southwest. We’re supposed to get rain throughout the day, and there’s a risk of a thunderstorm this afternoon and overnight. Don’t forget… ... more
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  • Senior struck and killed by train at Camrose rail crossing: ...
    A 71-year-old man was killed Sunday when a mobility device he was driving was struck by a train at a rail crossing in Camrose. According to Camrose Police Service, the senior was struck by an eastbound Canadian Pacific train at a crossing in the city at about 8:45 p.m. Police… ... more
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  • Edmonton real estate stalls: Highest inventory in 10 years, ...
    Edmonton’s housing market inventory has reached a 10-year high, according to Royal LePage. The real estate company’s survey of housing statistics in the city shows that overall prices decreased in the second quarter of 2018, with the aggregate home price dropping 1.4 per cent year-over-year to $377,218. Two-storey homes reserved the… ... more
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  • People Project: Gold panner Robin Rosborough
    World Gold Panning Championship competitor Robin Rosborough has been panning for gold across Western Canada for more than 30 years. Canoeing along the North Saskatchewan River one day, Rosborough and a friend came along a prospector working a sluice box on the bank. Since that day, he’s been a teacher… ... more
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  • ‘Not all smooth sailing’: City council set to vo...
    City council is gearing up to vote on whether or not to renew city manager Linda Cochrane’s contract after a term marked by upheaval and negative news. During Cochrane’s nearly three years at the top, councillors wrestled with reports of widespread workplace bullying, several damaging audits and still haven’t found… ... more
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  • RavenQuest Cannabis BioMed unveils new facility in Edmonton
    A cannabis company unveiled what it described as state-of-the-art cannabis production technology. RavenQuest BioMed Inc. unveiled its “Orbital Garden technology — OG 2.0,â€� a design where hollow drum-like equipment is stacked three high and two wide, thereby allowing for 500 square feet of growing space inside a 64-square-foot footprint. The technology… ... more
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  • Council endorses 25-storey tower, new vision for Holyrood Ga...
    Regency Developments’ pitch to redevelop Holyrood Gardens won support from city council Monday after an intensive six-month redesign. The proposal now has a narrow 25-storey tower at the southwest corner of the site and a variety of four- to 12-storey apartments. “This is a substantially improved design,” said Ward 8… ... more
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  • ‘It’s concerning’: City reacts to Greyhoun...
    A major hub in Western Canada, Mayor Don Iveson says the cancellation of Greyhound bus service will have “huge implications” on Edmonton. “As the northernmost major Canadian city and a hub for an awful lot of important things that happen in Western Canada, it’s concerning,” Iveson told reporters just after… ... more
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  • Police seek public help in finding missing 14-year-old boy d...
    Police are asking for the public to help locate a missing 14-year-old boy. Cory Brgan was last seen in the Bonnie Doon area at about 1 p.m. on Sunday, and police are concerned he may try to leave the city or province. Brgan has autism and several other diagnoses, police… ... more
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  • Paula Simons: Risk and rewards at revolutionary Borden Park ...
    The first thing you notice when you plunge into the new Borden Park Natural Pool isn’t the cold. (OK. Actually it is the cold. Because the pool doesn’t use any chlorine or salt, the water is only heated to a maximum of 23 C. When it hits that temperature, they… ... more
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  • Man charged in death of 15-year-old girl killed in school bu...
    The driver of a big rig that crashed into a school bus in March, killing a teenage girl, has been charged. Edmonton-based Sukhdeep Deol, 40, was arrested and charged with dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing death and criminal negligence causing death in the collision that resulted in the… ... more
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