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1 hr ago | CBC News

McDonald's foreign worker practices halted in face of investigation

Three McDonald's franchises in Victoria and a pizza restaurant in Weyburn, Sask., are at the centre of program abuse allegations.

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5 hrs ago | CBC News

Shane Daye named as Suncor employee killed on the job

An electrician who was killed at Suncor Energy's Fort McMurray site on Sunday has been identified by his family as Shane Daye, 27. In a statement released to the media on Wednesday, Christie Daye described her brother as a "positive and outgoing force" in her family's life.

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7 hrs ago | CBC News

Fort McMurray teacher's assistant facing sex charges

The Northern Alberta Child Exploitation team executed a warrant after receiving tips from both Ottawa and the United States Department of Homeland Security.

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10 hrs ago | Circulation

Serial Montreal Cognitive Assessments Demonstrate Reversible...

Correspondence to Ken Butcher, MD, PhD, Division of Neurology, 2E3 WMC Health Sciences Centre, University of Alberta, 8440 112th St, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2B7, Canada.

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14 hrs ago | CBC News

Alberta child advocate's role to grow in new child intervention rules

Human Services Minister Manmeet Bhullar says he wants to make fundamental changes to the Alberta's child intervention system.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

CBC News

Massive Alberta bighorn might be biggest ever

These bighorn sheep's horns, found two weeks ago near Hinton, Alta., may be the biggest set ever.

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CBC News

Thomas Lukaszuk accused of interfering with FOIP requests

Jobs Minister Thomas Lukaszuk interfered politically in the processing any FOIP requests that could hurt his government, say the Wildrose opposition.

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CBC News

Trial starts in hit and run that killed Good Samaritan

Kieran Porter leaves the Edmonton courthouse on the first day of his trial on charges of careless driving and failing to remain at the scene of a collision in the death of Good Samaritan Andrew Green.

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Edmonton Journal

Measles case prompts warning for residents in towns northeast of Edmonton

Alberta Health Services is warning people in Bon Accord and Redwater of potential exposure to measles after an Edmonton resident was hospitalized with the extremely contagious virus.

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Edmonton Journal

Police investigating suspicious death in west Edmonton

A parking lot in west Edmonton was cordoned off with police tape Tuesday morning as homicide detectives investigated the suspicious death of a man.

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CBC News

Calgary company's drilling plans stir drinking water fears in Peru

With a population of more than 450,000, Iquitos, Peru, is the largest city in the world that can't be reached by road.

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CBC News

Matthew de Grood, Calgary stabbings suspect, set for court today

Matthew de Grood, accused of stabbing five people to death at a Calgary party last week, is set for a court hearing Tuesday.

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Alberta Venture

Whither the urban car lot?

David Mussell, the general manager of Don Wheaton Motors on Edmonton's Whyte Avenue, says "the tendency [for car dealerships] is to not be downtown anymore."

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Simons: A vibrant downtown Edmonton needs a vibrant Chinatown

Mei Hung chairs the Chinese Benevolent Association. Her group wants the Harbin Gate moved to Jasper Avenue and 97th Street.

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Brandon Sun

Saskatchewan restaurant under investigation after dismissing Canadian servers

The federal government said Monday it is investigating a Saskatchewan restaurant where two long-serving waitresses say they and two others recently lost their jobs to temporary foreign workers.

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CBC News

Dog plucked from frozen lake by rescuers

It took several hours, but firefighters and animal control officers were able to save a dog that had wandered onto the thin ice of a man-made lake in north east Edmonton Monday.

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CBC News

RCMP investigate fatal Grande Prairie crash

RCMP are investigating a crash that left a 63-year-old woman dead near the Grande Prairie airport Sunday night.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Red Deer Advocate

Passengers on Vancouver-to-Edmonton flight warned to watch for measles

Health officials in Edmonton are warning passengers who arrived in the city on a flight from Vancouver this month that they may have been exposed to measles.

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CBC News

4/20 rally draws marijuana enthusiasts to Alberta Legislature

The event, known as 4/20, takes place every year on April 20 at about 4:20 p.m. as part of worldwide demonstrations for the legalization of marijuana.

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Great Falls Tribune

Sliwa-Braulick

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Liz Sliwa of Edmonton, Alberta. She works as a registered psychologist.

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