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1 hr ago | Calgary Herald

McIver promises high-speed Internet for rural Alberta

PC leadership candidate Ric McIver has committed to investing $20 million of taxpayers' dollars into high-speed Internet infrastructure for rural Alberta communities if he becomes premier this fall.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Canada.com

Cutbacks to Legal Aid will clog Alberta courts, lawyers warn

The appeal courts in Alberta could become jammed if the province doesn't drastically increase the underfunded Legal Aid system, says the Calgary-based Criminal Defence Lawyers Association.

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AccuWeather.com

Alberta, Saskatchewan at Risk for Tornadoes Thursday

As a strong storm system rolls out of the southern Canadian Rockies and onto the Prairies, there will be an elevated risk of tornadoes over southeastern Alberta and southern Saskatchewan on Thursday.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Mark Sakamoto's Forgiveness: A family history that is also Canada's

There's only a mere glimpse at the personal rupture that makes Mark Sakamoto's Forgiveness: A Gift From My Grandparents a memoir, before the book sinks into a historical account of the Second World War.

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Globe and Mail

Some Alberta pets don't need to visit the vet

Veterinarian Wendy McClelland, left, checks out a dog while making an animal house call for Sarah Palmer in Calgary on July 3, 2014.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Western Producer

Grower co-op provides niche at Stampede

Lia Schipper harvests some of her farm grown micro greens with a pair of scissors for an urban crowd that never knew vegetables were grown so close to Calgary.a © Schipper and her family live at Bow Island, Alta., and are among the 52 growers in the Red Hat Co-operative who offered a variety of locally grown vegetables during the Calgary ... (more)

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Brandon Sun

Pine Cliff Energy to pay $100M for gas assets in Alberta, southern Saskatchewan

Pine Cliff Energy Ltd. says it plans to acquire shallow natural gas assets in Alberta and southern Saskatchewan for $100 million in cash.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Canada.com

Legal Aid Alberta 'in crisis mode' after cuts

Alberta Justice Minister Jonathan Denis puts the blame for funding shortfalls at Legal Aid Alberta on the federal government, which he says has not increased funding for the program since 2005.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

The London Free Press

Alberta arrest connected with 2012 Toronto murder

A 52-year-old man has been arrested in Alberta in connection with a brutal murder that occurred in Toronto two years ago.

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Edmonton Journal

Life & Times: K-9 trainer's gruff exterior masked a kind spirit

An Edmonton woman living near a proposed gas-fired power plant says area residents are being kept in the dark after she received a notice for submissions from the province's utilities regulator less than a week before they're due.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

New Urban Legends

Arrested Development

Claim: Quick-thinking cop has a bit of fun with a drunk stuck in the snow by pretending to run alongside his car.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Nanaimo News Bulletin

Economic picture positive for Nanaimo

Nanaimo was included in its Mid-Sized Cities Outlook-2014 report at the request of Sasha Angus, Nanaimo Economic Development Corporation CEO, to provide a third-party perspective on the local economy.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

GlobalNews

Vintage war plane on display in Airdrie

"It went out in a formation of four one day, and this is the only one that came back," remembers Bob Taylor from Commemorative Air Force.

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Sys-Con Media

Victory Nickel Announces Closing of Convertible Note Financing

The Company intends to use the proceeds for general corporate purposes and for working capital related to frac sand production managed by the Company's wholly-owned subsidiary Victory Silica Ltd. .

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University of Toledo

Becky Martin Ties for Third Place at Alberta Ladies Amateur Championship

Junior Becky Martin tied for third place at the Sun Life Financial Alberta Ladies Amateur Championship last week at White Tail Crossing Golf Club.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Daily Townsman

Throttle down that need for speed

There were until this week six highways in Canada that should have speed limits of 120 kph or higher, in my opinion.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

GlobalNews

Roaring planes prompt complaints from Calgary residents

The new runway at the Calgary airport is only a few weeks old, but it's already proving problematic for those who live nearby.

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The Bear Rocks

A walk in the Park, Volume 274

DAILY WARDEN TRACK: Last weekend I spent some time down in sunny southern Alberta with some family and good friends.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Brooks Bulletin

Principal leaving Brooks to seek new challenges

BRUCE PARKER Brooks Bulletin After eight years as principal of Ecole Le Ruisseau, Nicolas Emond has decided it was time to look for new challenges.

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GlobalNews

Suspicious Falconridge fires prompt investigation

Those who live in the 100 block of Falconridge Drive says there have been at least five fires since April.

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