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Monday | Vancouver Sun

Former premier Redford brought daughter on dozens of government flights

Government flight manifests show former premier Alison Redford took her young daughter on dozens of flights during her time in government, including a June long weekend in Jasper during the height of flood recovery last year in southern Alberta.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

CBC News

Kitimat residents vote on Enbridge pipeline today

One of the most divisive issues in Kitimat in a generation comes to a head today when up to 5,000 eligible voters cast their votes for or against Enbridge's Northern Gateway pipeline project.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Edmonton authors dominate Alberta Literary Award nominations

Fifteen scribes from the capital area up for the annual Writers' Guild of Alberta prizes in its nine categories, including Lynn Coady in fiction for her Giller Prize-winning collection of short stories, Hellgoing, which has already won the Giller Prize and is nominated for the Edmonton Book Prize.

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Brandon Sun

The first WestJet Encore flight makes a pass over the Brandon airport ...

The first WestJet Encore flight makes a pass over the Brandon airport last year.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Canada.com

Hingston: Peacemakers fitting final book for Douglas Roche

It's a tall order trying to stuff Douglas Roche's career into a single paragraph.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Canada.com

Alberta Tory MLA launches leadership-style tour, hasn't confirmed wants to lead

Tory legislature member Ken Hughes announced Wednesday he is planning a one-day tour of Alberta to discuss leadership issues, but wouldn't confirm he's running to be the next party leader.

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Edmonton Journal

More retailers on the way to Edmonton

Edmonton continues to be a high-powered magnet for retailers, attracted to its fast-growing population and big-spending ways.

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Crowsnest Pass Herald

for help test for Breast

Last week, a 53-foot trailer was parked outside the Coleman Arena offering free mammograms to anyone with an Alberta Health card.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

CBC News

Free summer camps for Alberta kids impacted by floods

Alberta children and families who were impacted by flooding last June are being invited to free summer camps by Scouts Canada.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Proposal to pave trails in popular Edmonton dog park have some people howling in protest

Later this month, a tiny car named Steve and eight students from the University of Alberta will head to Houston for the Shell Eco-marathon challenge.

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Edmonton Journal

Rumours dog west-end parks proposal

Later this month, a tiny car named Steve and eight students from the University of Alberta will head to Houston for the Shell Eco-marathon challenge.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Calgary Herald

Stelmach says Alberta's next Tory leader needs more 'modesty, humility'

Ed Stelmach with his wife Marie after winning the PC leadership race at the Alberta Aviation Museum in Edmonton on Dec. 2, 2006.

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Edmonton Journal

Province warns of measles exposure at west Edmonton registry

Alberta Health Services is warning about possible exposure to the measles after a case of the highly contagious disease was confirmed in west Edmonton.

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Canada.com

Provincial health fraud unit probes $1.4M in questionable billing

Larry Wong/Postmedia News Hazel Ross is the team leader for the Service Alberta Special Investigation Unit, which assists Alberta Health investigations into fraud in the medical system.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

No one waiting in the Alberta Conservative wings

For a province that prides itself on 43 years of stable government, Alberta finds itself embroiled in its third leadership crisis in less than 10 years.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

Red Deer Advocate

Snow causes late rush for travel

"No one was really expecting it and then all of a sudden the phone started ringing," said Richard Roth, a partner in the Red Deer travel agency.

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The Windsor Star

Province moves forward with mini-LCBO outlets in grocery stores

Robert McCloskey outside of the LCBO store in downtown Windsor on April 1, 2014.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

CBC News

April Fools' Day: Alberta pranksters look for laughs

The city claimed its latest communication channel would "appeel" to all Calgarians.

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CBC News

Edmonton to host Red Bull Crashed Ice in 2015

The race features four heavily-padded skaters manoeuvering over vertical drops, jumps and through hairpin turns while hurtling down a 500-metre ice track in a The City of Edmonton is contributing $400,000 to total cost of the event, while the province is providing $300,000, Edmonton Destination Hotels, $200,000 and Travel Alberta $100,000.

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Sat Mar 29, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Shaftesbury Ferry overhaul means long drives around Peace River

A stretchy, sensor-filled membrane that fits over the heart like a second skin has the potential to revolutionize the way patients' health problems are monitored and treated, says a University of Alberta assistant professor who helped develop the groundbreaking design.

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