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  1. Edo Japan Holiday Campaign Fuels Canadian Food BanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Market Wire

    Alberta-based Edo Japan , known for its hot, fast and delicious Teppan-style meals, got busy feeding more than just hungry customers during the final months of 2015. As part of its 'Simply Better' holiday giving campaign, Edo restaurants across the country raised $74,753.94 for local food banks.

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  2. Remand centre guard sued by law firm over drug-smuggling allegationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | CBC News

    Edmonton Lawyer Tom Engel has filed a lawsuit against a remand centre guard who allegedly told students that lawyers with a firm smuggled drugs to clients in lock-up. An Edmonton Remand Centre guard allegedly told criminology students on a facility tour that lawyers from a firm wanted face-to-face meetings with clients in order to smuggle drugs to them.

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  3. Trudeau hires decision-making expert to aid Prime Minister's OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Globe and Mail

    During the October election, Gerald Butts, the Prime Minister's principal secretary, took a pause in the campaign to tweet a picture of a book on forecasting the future that he was buying at McGill University. Mr. Butts has now hired one of the authors of that book to help the Prime Minister's Office make better decisions.

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  4. Despite economic troubles, Alberta welcomes Syrian refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | The Globe and Mail

    The Dalaa family are photographed at St. Joseph's College in Edmonton on Sunday, Dec. 27, 2015. Alberta will resettle between 2,500 and 3,000 Syrian refugees as a part of the Canadian government's commitment to resettle tens of thousands this year.

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  5. Biking On Snow: Why You Need To Ride A Fat-Bike ImmediatelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Switched

    When the seasons change and flakes start to fly, most folks will sadly put their bike into storage. But what if there were a way to combine your love of riding with your love of snow? With the fat bike, there is .

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  6. In Fort McMurray, anxiety and hope as oil woes deepenRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | The Toronto Star

    The lobby, once a popular spot with visiting geologists, engineers and oil industry managers, is also deserted, except for front desk clerk Mary Anne Guray. She came here from the Philippines eight years ago as a nanny.

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  7. New Non-Stop YYC - Beijing Flights to Begin in June 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Market Wire

    The Calgary Airport Authority and Hainan Airlines today announced new non-stop scheduled passenger service connecting Calgary International Airport with Beijing, China beginning June 30, 2016. "This is outstanding news for YYC and Hainan Airlines but also for our entire province," said Stephan Poirier, Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer for The Calgary Airport Authority.

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  8. PM hasn't changed position on Energy East pipeline after visiting AlbertaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The Echo

    "We're seeing lots of different things coming out of these regulations, a lot of people aren't sure what to make of them". "But we're going to do it the right way", the Canadian Prime minister summed up.

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  9. Alta. beer makers raise glass to customer demandaRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Western Producer

    When Shane Groendahl goes to a party, he likes to slap down a growler of his Blindman Brewing beer and announce that it is what beer should taste like.a It's that passion for brewing beer, as well as the taste of craft beer, that has Albertans switching from drinking traditional beers to craft beer, said Groendahl, one of the five owners of Blindman Brewing in Lacombe, Alta.a Blindman Brewing began brewing in September, opened in Dec-ember and is already thinking of expanding to meet the need.a "We are not going to brew beers that are boring and bland.

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  10. Best January ever for WestJet, with 1.7M travellersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | CBC News

    WestJet flew 1.7 million passengers last month, the most ever in January in the airline's history. Calgary-based WestJet posted a record month for total travellers in January, despite declining business-related travel within and into Alberta .

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  11. Trudeau hires adviser to help him make better decisionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Globe and Mail

    During the October election, Gerald Butts, the Prime Minister's principal secretary, took a pause in the campaign to tweet a picture of a book on forecasting the future that he was buying at McGill University. Mr. Butts has now hired one of the authors of that book to help the Prime Minister's Office make better decisions.

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  12. Alberta's oil woes on chat list as Notley meets Trudeau in EdmontonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | CBC News

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau posed for photos with Alberta Premier Rachel Notley in her office at the Alberta legislature prior to their meeting Wednesday. Pipelines and help for Alberta's flagging economy will be on the agenda when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with Premier Rachel Notley in Edmonton.

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  13. Millions in infrastructure money coming to Alberta 'immediately,' PM saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | CBC News

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Premier Rachel Notley met in her office at the Alberta legislature Wednesday. Alberta will get nearly $700 million in infrastructure money "immediately" to spur a flagging economy flattened by low energy prices.

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  14. Prime minister meeting with Premier Notley during Alberta visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | CBC News

    Pipelines and help for Alberta's flagging economy will be on the agenda when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with Premier Rachel Notley in Edmonton this afternoon. Notley plans to discuss how Alberta needs a pipeline that can deliver crude oil to the Atlantic or Pacific coasts, allowing product to be shipped to markets around the world.

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  15. Justin Trudeau meeting with Premier Rachel Notley during AlbertaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | CBC News

    Pipelines and help for Alberta's flagging economy will be on the agenda when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with Premier Rachel Notley in Edmonton this afternoon. Notley said she plans to discuss Alberta's need for a pipeline to deliver crude oil to the Atlantic or Pacific coasts, allowing product to be shipped to markets around the world.

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  16. WestJet offering deep discounts due to drop in travelRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | CKNW News Talk 980

    WestJet is taking drastic measures to deal with the effect of the economic downturn on its bottom line, and it's good news for travellers in Alberta. The Calgary-based airline says it's seen a very deep drop in travel demand to and from Alberta forcing the airline to aggressively cut fares to try and fill planes.

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  17. Zika virus prompts Calgarians to call health clinics, not cancel tripsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | CBC News

    The Aedes aegypti mosquito spreads the Zika virus, as well as dengue fever and chikungunya. The Zika virus, deemed this week by the World Health Organization to be "spreading explosively" hasn't resulted in Calgarians cancelling their trips to South and Central America, say local travel agencies.

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  18. Edmonton 3D filmmakers win major Hollywood awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | CBC News

    A crew of Edmonton filmmakers beat out Hollywood blockbusters Star Wars and Inside Out to win a prestigious award for their 3D film. Producer Andrew Scholotiuk and director Dylan Pearce won a Lumiere Award from the Los Angeles-based Advanced Imaging Society this month for their 3D film work in 40 Below and Falling , a feature-length romantic comedy filmed in Alberta.

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  19. U of A prof's research team tries to keep up with spread of Zika virusRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | CBC News

    Tom Hobman and his research team at the University of Alberta are trying to keep pace with the Zika virus as it spreads rapidly. Experts estimate up to four million people in the Americas could be infected by this mosquito-borne virus this year.

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  20. Deals are set to surge as baby-boomer entrepreneurs eye retirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Canadian Business Magazine

    The first business SeaFort Capital acquired was owned by a 79-year-old entrepreneur. "He was still running the business and was actively involved on a day-to-day basis," recalls Rob Normandeau, president of the Halifax-based investment firm.

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