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28 min ago | Wall St. Cheat Sheet

McDonald's Accused of Treating Workers Like Modern-Day Slaves

McDonald's Corp. Canada is facing investigation after a foreign worker from Belize went public with his story of "modern day slavery."

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Related Topix: Restaurant Management, Mcdonalds, SoftServe, Canada,

3 hrs ago | St. Albert Gazette

On Tap

The St. Albert Rugby Football Club is hosting a junior camp May 4 for elementary, junior high and high school males and females.

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Related Topix: Canada, The Kids, Pop/Rock

7 hrs ago | The Free Press

Sparwood locals release their newly published children's book

With love for teaching children and self described as 'being kids at heart', two Sparwood locals are excited to reveal their newly published childrens 'book.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Whitecourt Star

Province promotes message of immunization

Town of Whitecourt mayor Maryann Chichak and Alberta Health Services public health nurse Jean Day show off the official Whitecourt Proclamation of Immunization Week on April 26 to May 3. Barry Kerton That is the message Alberta Health Services wants to get out during Immunization Week, which will be held on the last week of April.

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Related Topix: Canada, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, North America, World News, Vaccinations, Health, Mumps, Chickenpox

Canada.com

Snow piling up around Calgary | photos

Chris and Caroline Adshade enjoy a wintery springtime walk on 20th Avenue NW as yet more snow arrives in Calgary Friday.

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Related Topix: Weather, Canada

OpEdNews

Alberta NDP Demand Government Shed Light on $3 Billion Healthcare Privatization

Last year, the Progressive Conservatives put out a request for proposals outlining a $3 billion dollar deal that will privatize laboratory services in Edmonton and northern Alberta, the largest health privatization deal in the province's history.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News, US News, Liberal Political News

UPI

Alberta investing in CCS for oil sands

The provincial government in Alberta, Canada, said it set aside more than $1 billion for carbon storage and storage facilities for oil sands projects.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News,

Red Deer Advocate

Third measles case confirmed in Central Alberta

By Myles Fish - Red Deer Advocate Published: April 17, 2014 1:32 PM Updated: April 17, 2014 2:10 PM Alberta Health Services had announced single "probable" cases on April 4 and 11 occurring in the Central Zone, with the latter individual thought to have contracted the virus after visiting an "exposure site" that the first individual visited in late ... (more)

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Digital Game Developer

Social Media Breakfast Calgary #51 8:30 am - 10:30am, Friday, April...

Spencer Estabrooks will take us through the journey to create and maintain a Webseries and its online presence.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

CNews

Vigil held for Calgary stabbing victims

Monique Verhoef lights candles as friends and fellow students of Jordan Segura and Kaiti Perras gather at a vigil at Mount Royal University in NW Calgary, Alta.

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Canada.com

Father of mass murder suspect would give anything to bring victims back

The father of a man charged with killing five young people in Calgary says his family would give anything to bring them back.

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Red Deer Advocate

Father of mass murder suspect would give anything to bring victims back

Candles are lit for each of the five victims during a Mount Royal University memorial service remembering victims of Tuesday's fatal stabbings in Calgary, Alberta on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Canada

RV Business

Danzy Holds Grand Opening at New Warehouse

ERT/Danzy Distributors marked the grand opening of its new warehouse in Calgary, Alberta, on April 10 with over 200 customers attending the event and 10 major suppliers showcasing products along with demo vehicles.

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Related Topix: Canada

The Georgia Straight

Rocky Mountain Flatbread Co. chef shows how to make your own pizza

Oliver Zulauf, corporate executive chef for Rocky Mountain Flatbread Co., uses local organic ingredients to keep a low carbon footprint.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Pizza,

Cycling News

Tour of Alberta funded through 2016

Organizers of the Tour of Alberta have secured funding for three more years, allowing the race to run through 2016.

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Related Topix: Canada, Cycling

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Washington Post

Alberta Mulls Higher CO2 Price to Win Support for Oil Sector

Alberta is still considering raising its price on carbon when it revamps its climate-change policy to win support for its oil sector, the fastest-growing source of global warming in the country.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News, Global Warming, Environment, Science, North America, Alternative Energy, Energy

Western Wheel

Youth leaders awarded

It's time again to recognize some impressive young people who go above and beyond the call of duty to help others.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Canada

Edmonton Journal

Man killed in three-vehicle crash in northern Alberta

RCMP say the crash occurred on Highway 36, about 20 kilometres south of Lac La Biche about 7:40 a.m. Roads in the area were described by RCMP as being as in "extremely poor condition" and advised against travel in the area.

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Canada.com

Stabbing suspect Matthew de Grood transferred to psychiatric facility

Global TV News frame grab showing the suspect Matthew De Grood, identified at the suspect in Brentwood stabbings at a northwest Calgary house party.

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CBC News

Gas plant near Edson first leaked sulfolane in 2008

Mersadese Royale says she and her husband and two children became sick with diarrhea and headaches after drinking water at their home near Edson, Alta.

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