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Monday | 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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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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Sat Jun 21, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Alberta Tory leadership hopefuls criticize blanket changes to temporary foreign workers rules

Progressive Conservative leadership candidate Thomas Lukaszuk castigated the federal government Saturday for making changes to the Temporary Foreign Workers program that are "punitive" to Western Canada.

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GlobalNews

Motorcyclist killed in collision with semi in Grande Prairie

RCMP and EMS crews were called to a collision between a motorcycle and a semi truck in the area of 99 Street and 137 Avenue around 9:20 p.m. The 20-year-old driver of the motorcycle, whose identity has not been released, was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Fri Jun 20, 2014

CBC News

Hampton Hills arbitration for flood victims set

An arbitration hearing will begin in October for flood victims in the High River area of Hampton Hills.

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CNews

Sask. man charged after trying to cut off beaver's tail: RCMP

A beaver is pictured on the shoreline of Bear Creek in Grande Prairie, Alta., in this April 12, 2014 file photo.

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Calgary Journal

Battles with a rare form of inflammatory bowel disease

As if it was the most important milestone of her life, Gloria Luft, 52, recalls the first time she realized something was wrong with her baby boy: me.

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Thu Jun 19, 2014

Canada.com

Withey: Local writer captures story of Edmonton human rights advocate

I first caught wind of Alexis Kienlen in 2007 through Linda Goyette , a well-known Alberta writer, editor and mentor who at the time was still living in our city.

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