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  1. Alberta sees sixth month of EI growth as numbers increase 10.7% in AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    April was the fourth month in a row that Alberta had the biggest increase in the number of people on employment insurance, according to Statistics Canada data released Thursday. The province saw a 10.7 per cent jump in number of EI beneficiaries in the month, bringing the total number of Albertans on EI to 43,900.

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  2. Alberta sees sixth month of EI growth as numbers increase 10.7% in AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Brandon Sun

    ... of receiving an application.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick OTTAWA - April was the fourth month in a row that Alberta had the biggest increase in the number of people on employment insurance, according to Statistics Canada data released Thursday. ...

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  3. Tempest in a Tim Hortons cup: Enbridge ad debacle births a boycottRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | The Globe and Mail

    ... was a Tims miracle. The coffee-crushing juggernaut did not end there. Other powerful fans of the oil sands and the Alberta energy sector vowed they would also take snit leave, and not darken Tims' doors again. Rebel Media's Ezra Levant organized a ...

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  4. Opinion: 'Timbitumen' fury prompts Tim Hortons to pull Enbridge adsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | Edmonton Journal

    Cups of coffee sit on a counter in a Tim Hortons outlet in Oakville, Ont. on Monday Sept.

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  5. on Target: Photo-op foulups typical of troubled missionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2015 | The Chronicle Herald

    In their excitement over having footage of Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Defence Minister Jason Kenne near the front lines, Prime Minister's Office staffers goofed. Last week's elaborately staged photo-ops in Kurdistan, Iraq and Kuwait quickly backfired on Prime Minister Stephen Harper when his office breached security protocols by posting videos online that clearly revealed the faces of Canadian special forces operatives.

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  6. War-mongering tops aid for ConservativesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2015 | Brandon Sun

    ... if that is any indication of how things are to go in Iraq. The Albertans just tossed out the Harper Conservatives in Alberta. Time for the same change in Ottawa. Out the Cons. In with the NDP. Time for some much-needed humanity again in Canada and ...

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  7. Alberta election helps heals pain from wounds inflicted by Ralph...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | The Georgia Straight

    There are some deeper reasons why the election of an NDP government in Alberta has brought such joy to progressives across Canada. When members of the federal NDP MPs sang "Four Strong Winds" at yesterday's caucus meeting, it was almost like a welcoming of Alberta back into the national fold.

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  8. Tory dynasty is over provincially; Wildrose takes Strathmore-BrooksRead the original story

    May 6, 2015 | The Brooks Bulletin

    ... the only story as a result of Tuesday's provincial election. The NDP majority means it's the first time in 44 years Alberta has a new governing party. The dynasty-holding Progressive Conservatives held on to just 10 seats and although PC leader Jim ...

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  9. Five stories in Canada we're watchingRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2015 | MacLeans

    ... Afghanistan when he was 15. Now 28, Khadr is more than halfway through his sentence at Bowden Institution in central Alberta. The drug trial for a friend of former Toronto mayor Rob Ford is expected to get underway today after a false start. ...

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  10. Five stories in the news today, March 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | Lethbridge Herald

    ... Afghanistan when he was 15. Now 28, Khadr is more than halfway through his sentence at Bowden Institution in central Alberta. The drug trial for a friend of former Toronto mayor Rob Ford is expected to get underway today after a false start. ...

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  11. After his last election, Harper's legacy could use an apt PrenticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Globe and Mail

    ... Prentice resigned as environment minister for a job at the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce. Now he is Premier of Alberta and Mr. Harper is facing his last election. The next few months could decide the fate of both men. Mr. Prentice will need to ...

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  12. Trouble in Stephen Harper's backyard: GoarRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | The Toronto Star

    Tempers flared in Alberta when the federal government choked off the influx of low-skilled temporary foreign workers nine months ago. Now the anger is laced with anxiety.

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  13. Editorial: Tweak our thinking on labour in wake of TFW changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Edmonton Journal

    ... Albertans complained about disastrous implications. A McDonald's franchise owner warned of "irreparable damage" to Alberta's economy, restaurant hours reduced or shuttered from a lack of workers. At their annual meeting, the Alberta Urban ...

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  14. CBC drama connects with wild horse loversRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Calgary Journal

    ... "The Pike River Cull" and "The Heart of a River," which aired in December and January. In the Williams Creek area of Alberta, three wild mares and a yearling are watching the conflict between two stallions Photo courtesy of Duane Starr Photography ...

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  15. Interview with 'Fargo' and 'Supernatural' guest actor Andrew Neil McKenzieRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ' Supernatural ' fans will recognize him as the Young Demon in last Tuesday's episode "The Executioner's Song," yet there is so much more to know about talented young actor Andrew Neil McKenzie . Alberta born actor/writer has made his mark in FX hit series ' Fargo ' as well as his short film he wrote and starred in called ' Salvage .'

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  16. Braid: Prentice as Prime Minister? Premier says he plans to stick around in AlbertaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Edmonton Journal

    ... was going around, Prentice himself was giving an interview in French to the national network of Radio-Canada. In Alberta politics these days, the questions are worth asking. Our politicians seem to see the province as an enormous job fair. ...

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  17. Education minister puts kibosh on Edmonton Catholic's childcare space planRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | GlobalNews

    Alberta's education minister has told the Edmonton Catholic School District it cannot use certain funds to pay for portables that could be used for daycare or after-school care. The school board previously voted to spend its own money and build eight modulars for out-of-school care at four of its new schools slated for construction, but that move had to be approved by the province.

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  18. Joseph Earl WaltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    ... Degree Murder have now been now filed against Joseph Earl Walton who remains held at Meherrin River Regional Jail in Alberta, VA with no bond pending an arraignment in Dinwiddie County Circuit Court.

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  19. Margaret WareRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... in declining health. She was born Jan. 15, 1929, at Pierce, Tucker County, a daughter of the late Mason Oliver and Alberta Virginia Rohr Helmick. She was twice married: first, to James Paul Loudin Sr., who preceded her in death April 27, 1966, and ...

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  20. Margaret Alice Helmick Loudin WareRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2015 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... in declining health. She was born Jan. 15, 1929, at Pierce, Tucker County, a daughter of the late Mason Oliver and Alberta Virginia Rohr Helmick. She was twice married first to James Paul Loudin Sr., who preceded her in death on April 27, 1966, and ...

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