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Friday Jul 18 | Edmonton Journal

Humidity helping control wildfires across Alberta

Traffic on Baseline Road heads toward the hazy city skyline, caused by smoke and ash from forest fires in the province, in Edmonton on Wednesday July 16, 2014.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Gamehost Announces Regular Monthly Dividend

Gamehost has declared a cash dividend for the month of July 2014 of $0.0733 per common share.

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The London Free Press

Wildfires force more evacuations in Western Canada

Spreading Creek wildfire burns along Highway 11 that boarders the Banff National Park border in Alberta is seen from an aircraft.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Red Deer Advocate

Air quality wanes as smokes rolls in from B.C., Northwest Territories

A thick, fog-like, smoky haze moved into Red Deer with force on Wednesday, worsening air quality and reducing visibility.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

CBC News

Legal Aid closing northern Alberta offices, cutting jobs in Calgary

A funding shortfall has led Legal Aid to close offices in Fort McMurray, Whitecourt, Peace River, St. Paul and Grande Prairie.

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Sys-Con Media

Spotlight on Talented Street Performers Thanks to Federal Funding

The Government of Canada has provided the Grande Prairie International Street Performers Festival Association with $13,000 in funding over two years through the Canada Arts Presentation Fund .

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

CBC News

B.C. wildfire threatens to spill into Alberta

An evacuation order has been issued for the oil fields region of the Peace River district in B.C. due to a growing wildfire.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Red Deer Advocate

Airport lands on top of aircraft movement list

Photo by ASHLI BARRETT/Advocate Staff AIRPORT FLIGHTS--business- An Air Canada Express passenger flight lands at the Red Deer Regional Airport on Monday afternoon.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Western Producer

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"We hope to have a base line of disease, pests and parasites that are common in Canada," said Carlos Castillo, manager of the Grande Prairie Regional College's National Bee Diagnostic Centre.

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SooToday

Helicopter pilot was drunk before fatal crash

An investigation has determined a helicopter pilot was drunk when he died in a crash in northern Alberta last year.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Alberta Venture

Talking Point: Failure to Launch

The national youth unemployment rate for those between the ages of 15 and 24 was 13.4 per cent in April, compared to the average rate of 6.9 per cent "Millennials are failing to launch."

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Kelt Completes Acquisition of Strategic Montney Assets in Its Core Area Near Grande Prairie

Pursuant to the terms of the Acquisition, the consideration paid by Kelt, before adjustments, was $165.0 million, consisting of $107.0 million in cash and the issuance of 4,270,956 common shares of Kelt with an aggregate value of $58.0 million, based on the five day volume weighted average price of Kelt shares that traded on the Toronto Stock ... (more)

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

I-Newswire.com

Canada Mortgage Broker Chooses Best Options for Clients

When people are trying to buy a house for their family, they do not want to worry about what bank is going to be the best match for their situation.

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Red Deer Advocate

PCs need a bold leader: AUMA president

Helen Rice, president of the Alberta Urban Municipalities Association, said they need a bold leader that will move forward the best interests of municipalities.

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Cape Cod Times

Day 12: Grande Prairie, Alberta, to Fort Nelson, British Columbia

Today we drove through Dawson Creek. Not "Dawson's Creek," that nighttime TV soap Katie used to watch when she was a teenager, but the town in British Columbia which is consider "Mile Zero" - the beginning - of the Alaska Highway.

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Cape Cod Times

Day 11: Canmore, Alberta, to Grande Prairie, Alberta

It was a traveling day. We left Canmore and headed for Banff National Park, where we made a few quick stops.

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Red Deer Advocate

The circle of politics

When it comes to Alberta politics, the wait for change has been a little longer - 43 years to be precise, and counting, since the Progressive Conservatives were first elected under a young, refreshing Peter Lougheed.

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Cape Cod Times

Day 12: Grande Prairie, Alberta, to Fort Nelson, British Columbia

Today we drove through Dawson Creek. Not "Dawson's Creek," that nighttime TV soap Katie used to watch when she was a teenager, but the town in British Columbia which is consider "Mile Zero" - the beginning - of the Alaska Highway.

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Tue Jun 24, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Day 11: Canmore, Alberta, to Grande Prairie, Alberta

It was a traveling day. We left Canmore and headed for Banff National Park, where we made a few quick stops.

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AVHerald

Regional 1 DH8A near Grande Prairie on Jun 19th 2014, engine shut down in flight

A Regional 1 Airlines de Havilland Dash 8-100, registration C-FRIB performing flight TSH-115 from Fort Nelson,BC to Grande Prairie,AB with 25 people on board, was descending towards Grande Prairie when the aircraft encountered extreme vibrations from the right hand engine .

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