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2 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Oil deal 'huge win' for Behlen

The project, which Behlen says will be done with Edmonton-based NWS Construction, will require Behlen to deliver two or three buildings every month to Shell's Carmon Creek heavy oil development near Peace River, Alta.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Edmonton's Catholic community fears for Iraqi Christians

Stantec's new $500-million skyscraper will be mighty tall when it's completed in 2018 - 62 storeys, dwarfing all other Edmonton towers, making it one of the highest skyscrapers in the country, behind five Toronto and two Calgary towers .

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Paws get new posting: slain RCMP officera s police dog to return to work soon

Danny the police dog is shown in this recent handout photo. A police dog whose partner was one of the Mounties shot and killed in New Brunswick in June is going back to work.

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Edmonton Journal

Rising energy royalties boost Alberta's surplus

Stantec's new $500-million skyscraper will be mighty tall when it's completed in 2018 - 62 storeys, dwarfing all other Edmonton towers, making it one of the highest skyscrapers in the country, behind five Toronto and two Calgary towers .

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CBC News

Drones flying over Alberta badlands to map dinosaur beds

Paleontologists from the Royal Tyrrell Museum are using drones to fly over the famous dinosaur fossil beds in the badlands near Drumheller, Alta.

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Edmonton Journal

Premier cool to inquiry in murdered, missing aboriginal women

Stantec's new $500-million skyscraper will be mighty tall when it's completed in 2018 - 62 storeys, dwarfing all other Edmonton towers, making it one of the highest skyscrapers in the country, behind five Toronto and two Calgary towers .

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Museum rejects St. Germain

KEN GIGLIOTTI / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS The human rights museum is being accused of age discrimination against M tis singer Ray St. Germain .

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The London Free Press

Spry Alberta senior, 101, hopes for javelin gold at the Canada 55+ Games in Strathcona County

Florence Storch of Hanna prepares to throw the javeline at Fairvew High School in Fairview, near Grande Prairie, on July 22, 2011 for the 2011 Alberta 55 Plus Summer Games.

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Langley Times

VIDEO: Canadian Tire, Leonardo DiCaprio head north for the Ice Bucket Challenge

Two Canadian Tire executives - president Michael Medline and senior vice-president Duncan Fulton - completed the Ice Bucket Challenge on Monday, answering the challenge sent to them by Scotiabank.

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Edmonton Journal

Cougar destroyed in Waterton Lakes National Park after attack on St. Albert girl

A cougar was destroyed in Waterton Lakes National Park on Monday after it attacked a 17-year old girl along a popular trail.

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Edmonton Journal

Taste Alberta: Dairy is a lifelong affair for Alberta farm family

Bertens family, Anja, Ad with kids Stijn Joris and Claire with 13-year-old excellent cow Lone Pine Igniter Sandra But the days themselves are no shorter for the Bertens family - and their six full-time workers - as they raise dairy cows and grow crops on their dairy farm east of Olds.

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Red Deer Advocate

Teenager clad in dark clothing struck, killed on southern Alberta highway

RCMP say the teen may have been dealing with mechanical problems with his vehicle when he was hit by a pickup truck overnight on Highway 2, near Balzac.

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Canada.com

Teen killed on Hwy. 2 may have been stranded by broken-down car

A 16-year-old from Airdrie may have been seeking help for a broken-down car when he was struck and killed early Tuesday by a pickup truck on Highway 2 north of Calgary.

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Canada.com

Nenshi rejects turning over ambulance dispatch to provincial health authority

Calgary mayor Naheed Nenshi has called on Health Minister Fred Horne to stop the transfer of ambulance dispatch services to Alberta Health Services and allow Calgary to continue operating its own EMS dispatch.

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Oil Change

DiCaprio "Ruffles Feathers" With Tar Sands Tour

As the ALS IceBucket Challenge sweeps across many countries, A-list actor Leonardo DiCaprio joined the craze to nominate Canadian Premier Stephen Harper to undertake the challenge.

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Brandon Sun

Alberta shutting First Nations out of oilsands planning review, say lawyers

Six aboriginal groups near Alberta's oilsands are wondering where they can voice their concerns about growing development after the government said they shouldn't be heard at a precedent-setting review of the province's environmental plans for the area.

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Brandon Sun

Passing the baton

Soldiers and dignitaries gathered outside the Brandon Armoury yesterday for the Memorial Baton Relay, which marks a century of regimental service to Canada for the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Canada.com

Residents oppose flood reservoir proposed for Springbank | video

Springbank residents are speaking out against the governments proposal to build a reservoir which would flood their longtime family land as part of future flood mitigation plans.

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Globe and Mail

Man convicted in Alberta RCMP deaths gets more outings

Shawn Hennessey and his wife Christine arrive at the courthouse in Stony Plain, Alberta to hear whether the judge would allow his trial to go ahead on Friday June 6, 2008.

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Edmonton Journal

Theft of Boeing 737 parts a setback for Alberta Aviation Museum's location in Villeneuve

Morinville RCMP are investigating after thieves took off with the emergency hatch and other parts of a Pacific Western Airlines Boeing 737 owned by the Alberta Aviation Museum on display at the Villeneuve Airport on Aug. 23 or Aug. 24. EDMONTON - Thieves took off with the emergency hatch and other parts of a Boeing 737 owned by the Alberta Aviation ... (more)

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