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2 hrs ago | Canada Online Explorer

Which Duelling Donut will win?

It's donut judgement day, and, after a full day of donut pitching, judging and tasting, Jason Priestley and his fellow judges, Jann Arden, Anna Olson and Ben Mulroney, have chosen the four finalists in the Tim Hortons Duelling Donuts contest: - The Big Canadian Red, created by Nikola Kostic of Toronto.

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Related Topix: Breakfast, Baked Goods, Life, Food, Doughnuts, Canada,

6 hrs ago | GlobalNews

Leduc expands bus service to and from Edmonton

The expanded Leduc Transit service will offer nine new buses starting Sept. 2 - with additional stops at the Edmonton International Airport, Leduc Business Park, Nisku Industrial Business Park and Edmonton's Century Park Transit Centre.

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10 hrs ago | CBC News

Alberta Justice chips in cash to cover 3 Legal Aid cases

Five days after one of Alberta's top provincial court judges threatened to sideline three pending criminal cases due to "inadequate" Legal Aid funding, Alberta Justice has intervened.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Canada

14 hrs ago | Wireless Design & Development

Electrical Engineers Take Major Step Toward Photonic Circuits

Edmonton-The invention of fiber optics revolutionized the way we share information, allowing us to transmit data at volumes and speeds we'd only previously dreamed of.

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Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology, Electrical Engineering, Science, Canada,

18 hrs ago | Richmond News

Harpdog Brown closes out Cannery's music series

Harpdog Brown brings his rough around the edges style to the Gulf of Georgia Cannery this Friday.

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23 hrs ago | CBC News

Exec Committee considers residential infill plan

What will Edmonton's neighbourhoods look like in the future? The city's Executive Committee looks at the infill plan Tuesday, looking at new ways to encourage secondary suites, duplexes and other options in established neighbourhoods.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

CBC News

Proposed changes could increase density in mature neighbourhoods

Developer Doug Kelly was among nearly two dozen people who made presentations to council's executive committee about the city's new infill report.

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Related Topix: Home Buying, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Canada

Edmonton Journal

Edmonton Food Notes: Sabor seafood festival back for second year

Sabor Divino has launched its second annual seafood festival, running until the middle of September and featuring lots of fresh choices, including a perfectly prepared sable fish served with a sparkling cucumber salsa.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Food Festival, Seafood, Canada, Chocolate

Brandon Sun

'Apologies are not enough;' Alberta tightens rules on use of government planes

Alberta Premier Dave Hancock, right, and Doug Horner, President of Treasury Board and Minister of Finance, provide an update on the government's response to recommendations in the Auditor General's Special Duty Report on the Expenses of the Office of Premier Redford and Alberta's Air Transportation Services Program, in Edmonton on Tuesday, Aug. 19, ... (more)

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CBC News

Flight of the pine beetle may be key to slowing pests' spread

University of Alberta researchers are studying pine beetle flight patterns by gluing tiny tethers to the back of them.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Canada

ProSoundWeb

Bose RoomMatch Loudspeakers Selected For Mayfield Dinner Theatre

The Mayfield Dinner Theatre is one of the leading live entertainment venues in Edmonton, Alberta, producing five new comedies, dramas and musicals every season, six days a week.

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Business Journal

Who will win the great donut duel of 2014?

The restaurant chain has announced the four finalists in its Duelling Donuts competition.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Doughnuts, Breakfast, Baked Goods, Recipes, Jann Arden, Pop/Rock, Canada,

Mon Aug 18, 2014

CBC News

Backyard chicken pilot project gets green light from the city

"I think we're just slow, frankly, in catching up with the local food movements," Iveson said.

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AVHerald

Air Canada E190 near Edmonton on Aug 12th 2014, park brake indication activated enroute

An Air Canada Embraer ERJ-190, registration C-FHNL performing flight AC-193 from Ottawa,ON to Edmonton,AB , was enroute at FL340 about 140nm short of Edmonton when the crew received an ECAM indication "Park Brake not released" and the emergency brakes light illuminated.

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Related Topix: Canada, Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, Embraer Aircraft, Embraer 190,

CBC News

Jason Klaus makes first court appearance in Red Deer

The two men accused of murdering a family in Castor last December and burning their house down made a brief court appearance in Red Deer Monday.

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CBC News

Police search for three youths who went missing in the Peace River

North Peace Tribal Police Services and Fort Vermilion RCMP are searching for three teenage boys who went missing on Peace River near Fox Lake last week.

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CBC News

Justin Trudeau, Liberal MPs meet in Edmonton to plan for 2015 election

Justin Trudeau and the federal Liberals will meet in Edmonton this week, ahead of their return to Parliament next month, to talk about what the MPs heard in their ridings over the summer and how to tackle any issues that could derail them during a campaign.

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CBC News

1 dead, 3 taken to hospital after collision on Highway 881

RCMP and emergency crews from Lac La Biche and Fort McMurray were called to the scene about 150 kilometres north of Lac La Biche around 9:30 p.m. MT Sunday night.

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CBC News

Police seek suspect in Prairie Bible Institute sex assaults

Police are seeking more information about the identity of the man captured on video surveillance at the Prairie Bible Institute in connection to alleged sexual assaults that took place there Sunday morning.

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CBC News

Final Four picked in Tim Hortons Duelling Doughnuts contest

After an intense afternoon of eating sweet snacks, Jason Priestley and celebrity pals musician Jann Arden, TV personality Ben Mulroney and pastry chef Anna Olson have chosen four finalists in the Tim Hortons Duelling Doughnuts contest.

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Related Topix: Breakfast, Baked Goods, Life, Food, Doughnuts, Canada

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