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How an Edmonton nurse copes with depression by quilting for mentally ill patients

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 21:28:45 EST

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Blankets of Love is a group of volunteers across the country who have made more than 2,500 quilts for patients in psychiatric wards in Canada.




Prepare to say goodbye to paper boarding passes, EIA tells passengers

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 20:50:43 EST

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WestJet and the Edmonton International Airport are forming a new digital strategy, which includes the transition to a paperless, fully automated operation.




New cannabis deal an improvement but legal pot won't be a revenue generator, Alberta finance minister predicts

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 19:03:58 EST

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The two-year agreement, announced after the meeting between the provincial, territorial and federal finance ministers, gives the provinces 75 cents of every dollar of excise tax levied on cannabis.




Mosaic project at Edmonton school a reminder of Canada's Indigenous past

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 19:32:58 EST

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A mosaic project honouring Canada's Indigenous past is a permanent reminder for students at an Edmonton school of the importance of Treaty 6, said the mosaic's creator.




Driver dies after vehicle struck by runaway truck wheel on Alberta highway

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 18:46:53 EST

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A driver who died Sunday on the QE2 highway near Ponoka may have been fatally struck by a runaway wheel from a semi-trailer truck before his car crashed into a guardrail.




Edmonton boy, 6, awarded for quick thinking that saved his mother's life

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 18:37:27 EST

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When six-year-old Ronan Male saw his mother collapse in their Edmonton home last spring, he knew exactly what to do. On Monday, he received an EMS Lifesaving Award for saving his mother's life.




Is Alberta dropping I.D. requirements for prospective voters?

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 17:09:39 EST

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The government is proposing, under Bill 32, to drop the six-month residency requirement for people to vote in provincial elections. United Conservative Party Leader Jason Kenney claims the change will mean people “can come to Alberta and vote the next day.”




'Don't give up': Edmonton man brings suicide prevention message to High Level Bridge

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 15:57:02 EST

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At least once a week, Ralphie Mendita walks the span of Edmonton’s High Level Bridge on a personal mission to provide hope to the hopeless this holiday season.




Red Deer pair face nearly 200 charges after RCMP seize dozens of firearms

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 15:34:23 EST

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A man and a woman from Red Deer are facing nearly 200 combined criminal charges after RCMP seized a cache of stolen guns and other property in two raids last month.




Focus of search for missing woman moves to south Edmonton, police say

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 13:00:45 EST

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Police are now searching in south Edmonton for a woman who has been missing since Friday.




Argos acquire rights to top QB prospect James Franklin from Eskimos

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:13:51 EST

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The Toronto Argonauts have acquired quarterback James Franklin and a third-round selection in the 2018 CFL Draft from the Edmonton Eskimos in exchange for Canadian offensive lineman Mason Woods.




'Tis the season for doorstep stealing? Shoppers vent about delivery security

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 12:54:49 EST

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For some shoppers, having a package left at their home is preferable to trekking to a faraway depot that's always busy, but Facebook neighbourhood groups and news broadcasts are often reporting on thieves caught on home security cameras stealing packages left outside.




Husky investigation fails to address discrimination concerns, dismissed Muslim workers say

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 08:00:00 EST

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Husky Energy has concluded downsizing by a subcontractor was the reason for the dismissal of three workers who complained about Islamophobia. But critics say the response fails to address allegations of workplace discrimination at the Lloydminster upgrader.




Little house of horror: Alberta artist creates tiny replica of 'It' house

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 11:47:38 EST

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When Lance Cardinal saw the spooky estate in the blood-chilling remake of Stephen King’s It, he couldn't help but bring it to life.




Two men dead after minivan and passenger bus collide on highway north of Fort McMurray

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 10:08:21 EST

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Two men are dead after a minivan rear-ended a passenger bus Sunday on Highway 63, 20 kilometres north of Fort McMurray.




'Fleecing the taxpayer': Why are Edmontonians on the hook for demolishing the Coliseum?

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 10:00:00 EST

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As Edmonton city council debates the future of Rexall Place, the debate should be limited to only two options: implosion or the wrecking ball.




Conspiracy at West Edmonton Mall as ravens gather at night

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 08:00:00 EST

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With the landfill supplying food, ravens have been increasingly flocking into west Edmonton in recent years - and the mall is becoming a favourite place to roost




The Ledge: Political dust-up on the Prairies (the licence plate edition)

Sat, 9 Dec 2017 11:00:00 EST

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A prairie dust-up exploded between Saskatchewan and Alberta this week over vehicle licence plates on Saskatchewan highway work sites.




Curtis McElhinney backstops Leafs to shutout of Oilers

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 19:02:01 EST

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Backup Curtis McElhinney stopped 41 shots as the Toronto Maple Leafs shut out the Edmonton Oilers 1-0 on Sunday. Zach Hyman scored for the Maple Leafs (20-10-1).




Edmonton MADD wonders whether public is getting the anti-drunk driving message

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 23:56:28 EST

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Families of people killed in crashes involving intoxicated drivers say they are grateful for a yearly candlelight vigil while managers of MADD Canada continue to urge the public not to drive while under the influence.