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Dec 30th, 2016 by tay
Arrest made after backhoe found carrying ATM
A man was arrested Friday morning after police found a stolen backhoe carrying an ATM in north Edmonton. Edmonton police said officers were called to a badly damaged CASHCO on 55 Street and 137 Avenue at around 6:20 a.m. where they found the ATM was...
Pantless Calgarian Becomes a Florida Man For A Day
A Calgary man has been arrested in Orlando, Fla., after a pantless joyride across airport tarmac. According to the Orlando Police Department, Richard Hogh was kicked off a flight to Chicago Friday morning after United Airlines employees found him...
West Edmonton Mall
Anyone been to West Edmonton Mall recently? I went quite a few years ago and it was amazing... I went a couple of years later, and it seem to have lost a lot of businesses and many of the stores had closed. How are they doing now? I had a lot...
So that's a sports bra? I would have thought it was a top
I really thought this was a top, not a bra and I don't get the backlash. Guess I'm out of the loop........ An Edmonton woman said she was stunned when she was told to cover up while wearing a sports bra during a workout at a city-run recreation...
Dec 17th, 2016 by tay
What life looks like 2 years after oil plummeted
The last two years have been a mess for the energy sector. Tens of thousands of jobs have been cut, capital spending dove, drilling is expected to be at a 40-year low, bankruptcies are piling up and cash flow doesn't come close to cover spending. ...
NDP table bill abolishing daylight savings time
Thomas Dang, NDP MLA for Edmonton-South West who will table a bill next spring to repeal the Daylight Savings Act (DSA). PC leadership candidate and MLA Richard Starke, tabled a petition to the Alberta Legislature that requested legislation to repeal...
Dec 4th, 2016 by tay
Police issue warning about release of violent offender
Edmonton police have issued a warning about a sexually violent offender who has been released and will be living in the city. Leon Halkett, 31, has preyed on random women, as well as women he has been in a relationship with, according to a release. ...
Christian home schooling scandal reveals money makers
Well praise the Lord indeed......... The Wildrose Oppositions impassioned defence of a private Christian school association that oversaw about a third of the provinces home-schooled children and the entity it hired to oversee the work is...
$25-a-day child care coming to Alberta
creating up to 1,000 new child spaces and 230 new jobs. Under the $10-million pilot project announced Tuesday by Premier Rachel Notley, each eligible centre will receive up to $500,000 in operating grants in the first year, with the possibility of...
Do you want Alberta to increase spending on health research?
We can discuss reasons for or against increasing health research. My reasons why it should be increased are, for one, that the opportunity has arrived. The NDP government seems to be unsure about what sectors to diversify the economy into. And,...
Nov 4th, 2016 by Cannuck
Tarsand Drivers To Lose Jobs To Automation
For Suncors roughly 1,000 heavy-haul truck operators, however, the prospect of driverless trucks has raised more immediate fears of significant job losses. Its very concerning to us as to what the future may hold, said Ken Smith, president of...
Oct 23rd, 2016 by tay
Precision Drilling rehires 1,000 people
President and CEO Kevin Neveu said during an earnings call Friday the company was in the early stages of this rebound and had reactivated 53 rigs in North America and re-hired 1,000 employees. He said the majority of those oilfield workers had...
NDP Lead In Donations for 3rd quarter
The results for the Wildrose Party represent a significant drop in fundraising for the official opposition party. This is the first time since the third quarter of 2015 that the Wildrose Party has raised less than $400,000 in a quarter. Alberta...
Sep 25th, 2016 by tay
Freeman Charged With ‘Paper terrorism’
For the first time in Canada, a self-proclaimed Freeman on the Land has been charged after a paper terrorism incident. Edmonton police announced Wednesday they have charged 45-year-old Allen Boisjoli of Vegreville with intimidation of a justice...
Sep 19th, 2016 by tay
ByElection called for Conservative seat
Elections Canada on Sunday officially announced the date for the federal byelection in the riding of Medicine Hat-Cardston-Warner, which has been without a member of Parliament since Conservative MP Jim Hillyer passed away suddenly last spring. ...
Amnesia strikes the NDP's conservative critics
Critics are upset with the NDP government for raising taxes on the wealthy, running a $6-billion deficit, borrowing $34 billion over five years on infrastructure and spending $49.9 billion this year alone. However, they seem to forget that the...
Drunken Review Leads to Success at Fish & Chip Store
Up until a few days ago, business was "absolutely terrible" at John McMillan's little fish and chips shop in Lethbridge, Alta. But that all changed after a very hungry and hungover customer walked through his doors. "I had a few drinks the night...
Poll; NDP would win again
A poll of Alberta voters reported at the end of last week indicated that if an election were held now, the New Democratic Party could win. But the story generated no headlines. The results had the NDP still winning the election with 32 per cent of the...