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Alberta mother's gift of a liver the best present of all for ailing daughter
Grande Prairie mom Miranda Riddell made a living liver donation to save her baby daughter Nikita Campbell in Edmonton.
Thu Dec 19, 2013
Canadian North Makes Dream Come True for Yellowknife Student
Canadian North, as part of Tenille Nadkrynechny's "Play it Forward" tour, sponsored the inspirational Alberta Country Music Association's 'Female Artist of the Year' to travel to Northwest Territories and Nunavut to share her message through music to youth to "Play...and then play it forward".
Prince George Citizen
Snowboarder dies outside Powder King
A woman from Grande Prairie, Alta., has been identified as a snowboarder killed outside the Powder King Mountain Resort north of Prince George, B.C. Maxine Peters, 27, died Dec. 14 while boarding out of bounds near the resort, in the centre of Pine Pass in northern B.C. The BC Coroners Service says Peters lost control after going over a small jump ... (more)
Gamehost Announces Regular Monthly Dividend
Gamehost has declared a cash dividend for the month of December 2013 of $0.0733 per common share.
Serious crash tying up traffic near Grande Prairie
Motorists in northwestern Alberta are advised to find alternate routes in the wake of a serious crash Thursday morning in the eastbound lanes of Highway 43 near Range Road 54. Grande Prairie RCMP are still trying to determine both the cause and the extent of injuries.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
Flash freeze warning issued in B.C., Alberta Peace Region
A flash freeze warning has been issued for B.C.'s South Peace River region and the area around Grande Prairie, Beaverlodge and Valleyview in Alberta.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Red Deer Advocate
Alberta government announce new school for Calgary, one for Edmonton
The Alberta government has announced a new school for Calgary and one for Edmonton to help deal with the province's growing population.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
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Duck-Billed Dinosaurs Had Rooster-Like Comb
A rare, mummified specimen of the duck-billed dinosaur Edmontosauraus regalis described in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on December 12 shows for the first time that those dinosaurs' heads were adorned with a fleshy comb, most similar to the roosters' red crest.
Head gear of duck-billed dinosaur surprises scientists
A rare, mummified duck-billed dinosaur, found in deposits west of Grande Prairie in west-central Alberta, has revealed for the first time that dinosaurs' heads were adorned with a fleshy comb similar to a roosters' red crest.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
'Achievement factor' drives Edmonton entrepreneur
When Bree Emmerson arrived in Edmonton in 2009, she dove headfirst into social media because she didn't know a soul in town.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
It's a Duck, It's a Rooster, It's a ... Dinosaur?
What has a mouth like a duck's and a comb like a rooster's? A dinosaur that roamed North America 75 million years ago.
New fossil find shows duck-billed dinosaurs had fleshy head gear
The excavation process is finally complete after a high school teen spotted what turned out to be the most complete skeleton of a duck-billed dino.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Red Deer Advocate
New home starts jump in Red Deer
New home construction in Red Deer spiked last month, with Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. reporting 141 housing starts in the city - an increase from 16 in November 2012.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Children believed to have witnessed mother's slaying in northwestern Alberta
There's a moment at Christmas gatherings, usually as the first wave of escapees each has one boot on at the door, when someone's aunt wails, "Wait, I have to get a Christmas picture with everyone!" Groans, sighs and last-second teenage pleas for individuality burst like soggy confetti, while pets are disrespectfully yanked from their warm and ... (more)
Fri Dec 06, 2013
The statistics prove it - winter has arrived in Alberta
Winter is here in full force with snowpacks in many areas north of the Trans-Canada Highway near normal to well-above normal.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Municipal Affairs minister defends regional planning bill
The Wildrose says the Municipal Affairs minister had to "eat crow" after introducing a controversial regional planning bill without adequately consulting municipalities, but Doug Griffiths said Monday he wouldn't have done it any other way.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Freezing rain warning issued for Edmonton ahead of expected blizzard
Environment Canada issued a freezing rain warning Saturday afternoon ahead of an intense storm forecast to sweep through the capital region Sunday and Monday and bring possible blizzard conditions.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
No surgeons in B.C.'s Peace region until Tuesday
The two resident surgeons of Fort St. John Hospital and the surgeon resident in Dawson Creek are all away until Tuesday due to a scheduling error.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
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CWC Well Services Corp. Announces Issuance of Restricted Share Units
CWC Well Services Corp. is pleased to announce that the Board of Directors have approved the granting of 1,055,000 restricted share units of the Company on November 28, 2013 to certain directors, officers and employees of the Company.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Three grizzly bears being used for research shot and killed
Three collared grizzly bears have been killed by poachers in Alberta this year. A total of 29 bears have died in the province - the highest number in a decade.