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Local news for Grande Prairie, AB continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

2 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal

Edmonton crane firm acquires heavy hauler serving Drayton Valley, Edson

Edmonton's NCSG Crane and Heavy Haul Corp. has made an acquisition that will help it serve energy companies working in the Duvernay shale play.

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4 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

Recent Study: CWC Well Services Corp. (CWC) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

CWC Well Services Corp. is an oilfield servicing company. The company offers suite of oil well services such as service rigs, coil tubing, snubbing and well testing for exploration and production companies in the Western Canadian Sedimentary basin.

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8 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal

September 2, 1945: Former world wheat king murdered in California olive grove

On Sept. 1, Alberta's minimum wage rises from $9.95 to $10.20 per hour. Based on a 40-hour work week with unpaid holidays, a full-time minimum wage earner will make $21,216 annually.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Alberta Venture

Change at the Top: Meet six of Alberta's new senior executives

Change often makes people feel uncomfortable. We like what we know and, when faced with the unknown, we frequently turn to our leaders for reassurance and guidance.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

CNN

Possible New Information In Missing Person Case

A video recently obtained may shed light into the disappearance of James "Jamie" Lee from Grande Prairie, AB.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Edmonton Journal

No surprise, Alberta hottest job market

Wood Buffalo tops the list of available jobs with 13.71 per 1,000 population, followed by Grande Prairie in second at 11.61, Edmonton in fifth at 8.63, Red Deer eighth at 7.33 and Calgary rounds out the top 10 at 6.32.

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PR-inside.com

Now Available: Leader Energy Services Ltd. (LEA) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

It provides full in-house suite of coiled tubing and the nitrogen pumping services.

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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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Thu Aug 21, 2014

GlobalNews

Rental prices in Alberta continue to rise

Statistics gathered by the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation show the average cost of a two bedroom apartment in Alberta is $1,190 per month, which is a $135 increase from 2012.

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Edmonton Journal

Man who allegedly rammed police with vehicle charged

A 28-year-old man who allegedly rammed into a police cruiser and attempted to assault a police officer during a vehicle stop in Grande Prairie Tuesday night has been charged.

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Sys-Con Media

Signature Vacations Announces Re-Opening of Newly Renovated Riu Cancun

Following a spectacular $30 million renovation, the luxurious Riu Cancun reopens this month.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Calgary Herald

When Alberta politics turns into French farce

With the Alberta government, you can never quite be sure how the worm will turn.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Sally Ann welcomes new majors

Majors Warrick and Lucy Pilgrim are newly appointed to the Salvation Army here after Majors Dave and Rosa Moulton retired from the army at the end of June.

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The Globe and Mail

A Whale of a good idea for the oil patch

Western Manufacturing owner Lonny Thiessen, on the shop floor of his Grande Prairie, Alta., facility, says creating The Whale was a matter of company survival.

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Sys-Con Media

Chinook Energy Announces Completion of the Disposition of Its...

As a pure domestic focused company with no debt, positive working capital and a recently expanded credit facility of $125 million, Chinook is well positioned to accelerate the development of its recently announced Montney successes at Birley/Umbach where the Company holds 54 sections of land, and at Grande Prairie where the Company holds 80 ... (more)

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Edmonton Journal

U of A beetle research aims to help combat pine infestation

A University of Alberta professor is embarking on new pine beetle research in the hopes of helping to contain the spread of the pest in Alberta and Saskatchewan.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Terra Energy Releases Second Quarter 2014 Results

Copies of Terra's second quarter results may be obtained at www.sedar.com or www.terraenergy.ca .

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GlobalNews

Cara Fullerton says goodbye to Global Calgary

After 14 years in television, Reporter and Noon News anchor Cara Fullerton has bid farewell to her colleagues at Global Calgary.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

New Westminster Newsleader

Driver no-show for sentencing

She had come almost 15,000 kilometres to face the man who had killed her daughter with his vehicle in a New Westminster crosswalk and he wasn't there.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

Edmonton Journal

MLAs scramble to explain travel after damning report

Tory MLAs who flew with former premier Alison Redford have offered excuses and apologies for their actions, after a report criticizing their actions was released.

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