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  1. Let's talk winter rides during the dog days of summerRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    Is a used Honda CR-V or Toyota RAV4 better? I'm looking for a 2015 model. I live in the country, and I want four-wheel drive for winter.


  2. Banff offers a walk in the cloudsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Star Tribune

    Pines reflected off the Bow River in the town of Banff. Peyto Lake shines a distinct blue, the product of glaciers, inside Banff National Park.


  3. Gift of reading thrills kindergarten studentsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Lethbridge Herald

    The shiny wrapping paper and pretty bows didn't stand a chance as Barons School kindergarten students tore into three parcels on the classroom floor. The packages they were so excited to open didn't contain the hottest new toy or latest piece of technology, however, but books given to them by fellow kindergarten students at Trinity Christian School.


  4. Pipeline opponents dominate Langley hearingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Aldergrove Star

    Opponents of the proposed expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline appeared to dominate a public town hall meeting held by the Trans Mountain Expansion Ministerial Panel in Langley on Wednesday. There were more than 30 speakers, virtually all of whom spoke against the twinning of the existing T rans Mountain pipeline to ship Alberta bitumen from the tar sands, including a section that runs through the Township.


  5. WestJet profit hit by energy downturn and stumbles on new London flightsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 26 | 680News

    Canada's second-largest airline saw its profit take a hit in the second quarter as it continued to feel the pinch from the energy downturn and had a rocky start to its new U.K. route. WestJet Airlines reported earnings of $36.7 million for the months of April through June, a 40 per cent drop from the $61.6 million it had in net income for the same stretch last year.


  6. Postcard perfect: Canada's most picturesque mountain lakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 |

    I'm standing, trigger finger on the shutter, on the reedy shore of an idyllic Rocky Mountain lake. A layer of milk-white mist hovers over the water and conceals a loon making its haunting call.


  7. Alberta Business Loves Pokemon GoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Alberta Venture

    Players aren't the only ones going wild for the Pokemon Go app. Alberta businesses are using the game as a marketing technique to get gamers through the door.


  8. Buccaneers blow away visiting IrishRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | Red Deer Advocate

    Recently named the best football team in the Canadian Major Football League, the Central Alberta Buccaneers steamrolled the Airdrie Irish 77-10, improving to 7-0. With a grin, head coach Devon Hand said the team hasn't played a complete game yet this season but has managed to manhandle their opponents.


  9. Edmonton names first Indigenous artist in residenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | CBC News

    Dawn Marie Marchand at City Hall with her "Edmonton Treaty 6 Ball". Marchand designed the artwork on the ball, unveiled in April, for local program Free Footie.


  10. Health champion to have clinic named after herRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 23 | St. Albert Gazette

    Former St. Albert resident Brandi La Perle is being honoured by the Worldwide EndoMarch next May for her efforts to raise awareness of endometriosis in Canada. Dr. Denis Ssekyanzi is naming a new midwifery teaching hospital for endometriosis care in Uganda after her.


  11. Canada's top 10 picturesque mountain lakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | The London Free Press

    Lake Louise, Alberta: True, you won't be alone on the tidy shore of Lake Louise as you jockey for position at sunrise. However, the early start is always rewarded.


  12. Crosswalk included in 53K 'branding' projectRead the original story

    Friday Jul 22 | St. Albert Gazette

    Grandin residents might have noticed something odd about the new condo complex rising out of the ruins of Grandin mall. About 70 workers are now on site at the old mall location hammering together the first phase of Grandin Parc Village.


  13. Weekly Market Update, July 22/16Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Edmonton Real Estate Blog

    Here is our update on the Edmonton real estate market. . For the past 7 days: New Listings: 541 # Sales: 298 Ratio: 55% # Price Changes: 365 # Expired/Off Market Listings: 211 Net loss/gain in listings this week: 32 Active single family home listings: 3,373 Active condo listings: 2,475 Homes 4-week running average: $436k Condos 4-week running average: $263k Sales on the chart below look almost abysmal as they have been well below previous 2 years for about 7 weeks in a row now.


  14. Shifting gears for youth through the art of bicycle maintenanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | CBC News

    Harry McKenzie doesn't remember much about the first bike he rode as a child. But he can still remember the feeling.


  15. Dear Calgary: Actor Anson Mount says thank you to his adopted home...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 |

    Gavin Young, Calgary Herald CALGARY AB: JULY 26, 2014 -- Anson Mount walks the red carpet at the Hell on Wheels Season 4 premiere for cast and crew at Telus Spark on Saturday evening July 26, 2014. Gavin Young, Calgary Herald My mother, for all her agnosticism, is as inescapably Episcopalian as she is southern, although many would argue that concept is redundant.


  16. Stickland, Butala, Ferguson shortlisted for city's W.O. Mitchell Book PrizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 |

    A historical novel about a young homesteader in 1880s Saskatchewan, a travel memoir that explores the post-genocide culture of Rwanda and a character study about a reclusive piano teacher told through journal entries have been shortlisted for this year's W.O. Mitchell Book Prize. The $5,000 prize, presented by the City of Calgary and Writers' Guild of Alberta, will be awarded on Sept.


  17. Southern Alberta ready for increased Chinese investmentRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Fort Macleod Gazette

    A consortium of southern Alberta economic development organizations representing more than 40 municipalities and hundreds of businesses is inviting Chinese business owners and investors to the region in the fall to develop trade relationships. The four partner groups - Alberta SouthWest Regional Alliance, Economic Development Lethbridge, Lethbridge County and SouthGrow Regional Initiative - are looking for local and regional partners to join them as they show and tell about the broad range of products and services that southern Alberta businesses and organizations have to offer.


  18. Bears and Berries festival evokes fur-trading pastRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 19 | The St Paul Journal

    Audrey Fleming was among the children visiting the Fort George and Buckingham House historical site on Saturday that took part in a hunt for treasure. The treasure hunt and ensuing teddy bear picnic all took place during the sites annual Bears and Berries festival.


  19. Inglewood seniors' complex underwayRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 19 | St. Albert Gazette

    The site at 2 Inglewood Dr. was originally slated to house a 120-unit independent living seniors facility. Careadon Corp. bought the site in October from Lions Village of Greater Edmonton, after the not-for-profit experienced difficulty securing the financing and was forced to abandon the project in summer 2014.


  20. 'It's puzzling': Edmonton doctor concerned by...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | GlobalNews

    In the last three months, Dr. Edward Tredget has treated nine children with campfire or lantern burns at the University of Alberta Hospital's burn unit. "One child has died," he says.