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

    Wednesday | 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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  2. Interview with 'Fargo' and 'Supernatural' guest actor Andrew Neil McKenzieRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | 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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  3. Braid: Prentice as Prime Minister? Premier says he plans to stick around in AlbertaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. Governments of Canada and Alberta mark Canada Job Grant milestoneRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2015 | Sys-Con Media

    ... jobs for Albertans. from employers). Interested employers can apply for the Canada Job Grant through the province of Alberta. For more information, visit: www.albertacanada.com/jobgrant . In 2014, employment in Alberta's services-producing sector ...

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  9. Canada police: Man kills 8 people before taking own lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    A man with a lengthy criminal record killed six adults and two young children before taking his own life in Edmonton, Alberta, in what the police chief on Tuesday called the city's worst mass murder. Edmonton Police Chief Rod Knecht told a news conference late Tuesday night that there was no suggestion of gang involvement and said the motive for the "senseless mass murder" appears to have been "planned and deliberate" domestic violence.

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  10. The 14 best moments in Calgary TV and film in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2014 | Canada.com

    ... an Emmy-winning miniseries. Leo DiCaprio gallops into town for a big-budget western. Discovery Channel's gamble on Alberta film crews and vistas paid off handsomely in 2014 with Klondike , when the six-hour locally shot miniseries about gold-rush ...

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  11. Banff employers scramble to find staff before tourists arrive for ski seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Globe and Mail

    Shoppers cross the street in Banff, Alberta, November 5, 2014. The TFW program helped the Alberta town weather a hot economy and stiff competition from the booming oil-sands region, but now businesses say service could suffer this season if they are unable to find qualified workers.

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  12. Ottawa renews gas tax agreement to fund infrastructure projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Canada.com

    The Alberta and federal governments have renewed the federal gas tax fund agreement that will see billions of dollars flow into infrastructure projects in the province for another 10 years. Federal Employment Minister Jason Kenney, Rona Ambrose, federal health minister and Diana McQueen, Alberta's municipal affairs minister made the announcement in Edmonton Monday.

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  13. Man who helped guide Ralph Klein diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Barriere Star Journal

    Rod Love, former chief of staff to Ralph Klein, chokes back emotions as he talks about the former Alberta premier after the Order of Canada was presented to Ralph Klein's wife Colleen by Govenor General David Johnston in Calgary, Alberta on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012. Love, the man who worked for many years behind the scenes for former Calgary mayor and Alberta premier Ralph Klein, has died.

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  14. Former Klein chief of staff Rod Love diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | GlobalNews

    ... and province. Thoughts and prayers with his family. Very sorry to learn of my friend Rod Love's death. A legend in Alberta politics, tough but big-hearted, who loved Canada. RIP. Sad news that Rod Love passed away. Always a big supporter. My ...

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  15. Small dosesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Cape Cod Times

    ... recommended, but the lead author, Dr. Ronald J. Sigal, a professor of medicine at the University of Calgary in Alberta, said it was clear that "those who did both resistance and aerobic exercise had significantly more fat loss and decreased waist ...

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  16. TFW cap impacts labour shortage: KoblyRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2014 | Red Deer Advocate

    That's when the federal government's cap on the number of low-wage temporary foreign workers that a business can employ will have been ratcheted down to 10 per cent of its workforce - a reduction that, when combined with Alberta's current labour shortfall of about 50,000 people, will leave a provincial deficit of 90,000 employees. Those are the numbers Ken Kobly tossed around on Wednesday, when the president and CEO of the Alberta Chambers of Commerce spoke at a luncheon meeting of the Red Deer and District Chamber of Commerce.

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  17. Harper and Prentice meet in Calgary to discuss wide range of issuesRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2014 | Lifestyles

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Alberta's new premier are both describing their first meeting since Jim Prentice was sworn in last month as productive. It also included Alberta's labour needs and the importance of skilled labour - a subject Prentice has criticized the federal government for due to this year's changes to the Temporary Foreign Workers program.

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  18. Immigration, unemployed workforce keys to solving labour shortage, Kenney saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Regina Leader Post

    Alberta should look to more immigration as well as its 100,000-plus unemployed workers to help solve the labour shortage, says federal Employment Minister Jason Kenney. Kenney stood firmly behind his new restrictions on unskilled temporary foreign workers despite growing pressure from Alberta employers, especially in the fast food industry who want that category to open up again.

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  19. Brodnax motorist charged in fatal crashRead the original story

    Sep 29, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    A group of swim team parents who say they have backing to build a new aquatic center in South Boston first want to shore up the local YMCA - starting A two-vehicle crash Saturday, near Alberta in Brunswick County claimed the life of a 29-year-old woman from Warfield and injured two others. The crash occurred around 1:10 p.m. near the intersection of Flatrock Rd. and Chestnut Rd. .

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  20. Companies using foreign workers are threatening middle-class jobs - AFLRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2014 | Canada.com

    Gil McGowan, president of the Alberta Federation of Labour, speaks to supporters at a rally at the Labour Relations Board hearing in downtown Edmonton where a back-to-work order was issued to corrections officers on April 27, 2013, following a wildcat strike that began Friday. Too many companies in Alberta are allowed to pay temporary foreign workers below the prevailing wage, threatening good middle class jobs, says the Alberta Federation of Labour.

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