Alberta

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Aug 21st, 2016 by spaminator last post
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Six-year-old Edmonton girl recovering after horrific accident on makeshift water slid
Six-year-old Edmonton girl recovering after horrific accident on makeshift water slide ... (by spaminator)
Aug 18th, 2016 by spaminator last post
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Edmonton-born director Arthur Hiller dies at age 92
Edmonton-born director Arthur Hiller dies at age 92 THE CANADIAN PRESS First posted: Wednesday, August 17, 2016 03:07 PM EDT ... (by spaminator)
Aug 8th, 2016 by Nick Danger last post
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NDP releases documents showing birth of 'Enron' clause
The provincial government is on the offensive after facing tough backlash regarding a lawsuit they brought forward late last month against several energy companies. The NDP government faced almost immediate criticism from the Wildrose Party, the PC... (by tay)
Aug 8th, 2016 by spaminator last post
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Woman survives High Level Bridge jump same day figures posed scaling suicide barrier
Woman survives High Level Bridge jump same day figures posed scaling suicide barrier appear ... (by spaminator)
Aug 3rd, 2016 by spaminator last post
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University of Alberta researchers head to remote island to study woolly mammoths
University of Alberta researchers head to remote island to study woolly mammoths ... (by spaminator)
Aug 2nd, 2016 by Danbones last post
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Albertan rowing solo across the Atlantic for Cancer
Follow Laval on his trek across the Atlantic Thank you for coming alongside me and supporting my efforts in helping the Alberta Cancer Foundation make life better for the 43 Albertans who are diagnosed with cancer every day. Every dollar raised will... (by tay)
Aug 1st, 2016 by spaminator last post
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Edmonton cyclist who says he was racially abused requests meeting with mayor
Edmonton cyclist who says he was racially abused requests meeting with mayor ... (by spaminator)
Jul 26th, 2016 by spaminator last post
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Edmonton man jailed six months for role in cat killing, cooking
Edmonton man jailed six months for role in cat killing, cooking ... (by spaminator)
Jul 22nd, 2016 by Danbones last post
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U of A paleontologist offers fresh clues to evolutionary origins of new species
U of A paleontologist offers fresh clues to evolutionary origins of new species Postmedia News First posted: Wednesday, July 20, 2016 10:06... (by spaminator)
Jul 20th, 2016 by Tecumsehsbones last post
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Spruce Grove minor hockey player says opponent threatened her with rape, assaulted he
Spruce Grove minor hockey player says opponent threatened her with rape, assaulted her during games ... (by spaminator)
Jul 14th, 2016 by taxslave last post
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NDP Brings Former Adversaries Together for Oil Talks
After decades of insufficient or insincere attempts to address emissions from Canadas fastest growing source of climate pollution, a new government-sponsored oilsands advisory group may help resolve political gridlock surrounding the nations most... (by tay)
Jul 14th, 2016 by spaminator last post
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Remorseful cat killer sentenced to house arrest
Remorseful cat killer sentenced to house arrest By ... (by spaminator)
Jul 10th, 2016 by tay last post
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The Myth of The Alberta Advantage
August 31, 1993 marked the first time the words Alberta Advantage were uttered on the floor of Albertas Legislative Assembly. Unlike some others, my government will not try to buy prosperity through higher taxes. Instead, it will build on Albertas... (by tay)
Jul 8th, 2016 by Danbones last post
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NDP reduces fee for paying fines online
Paying photo radar tickets and traffic fines online will now cost less for Albertans, as the province takes back control of the online payments. The NDP government announced Thursday that service fees for online fine payments through the province's... (by tay)
Jul 6th, 2016 by darkbeaver last post
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'I hate white people' attack ruled not a hate crime
'I hate white people' attack ruled not a hate crime By ... (by spaminator)
Jun 28th, 2016 by captain morgan last post
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Fort McMurray councillors vote to double their pay
City councillors in Fort McMurray, Alta., have approved a motion to more than double some of their salaries, and three could become some of the highest paid councillors in Canada. The pay hike is drawing harsh criticism from constituents, many of... (by tay)
Jun 27th, 2016 by bill barilko last post
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4 bison killed for a movie shoot in Alberta
The owner of the bison, John Scott, said he did nothing wrong, but he does admit the animals were killed for use in the film. "The fact that I'm a bison producer and I have the right to sell my bison wherever I want is a legitimate statement," he said.... (by tay)
Jun 26th, 2016 by tay last post
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Reform Party of Alberta Becomes Reality
In the midst the latest round of unite-the-right chatter, conservative voters in Alberta now have another party to cast their ballots for. The Reform Party of Albertais now officially registered as a political party with Elections Alberta The party... (by tay)
Jun 26th, 2016 by tay last post
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Alberta bans political donations from corporations/unions
The flagship first bill of Albertas new NDP government that bans corporate and union donations to political parties has passed in the legislature. Opponents, however, say much work remains to be done to close the loopholes. Bill 1, An Act to Renew... (by tay)
Jun 24th, 2016 by spaminator last post
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Edmonton-raised neurologist makes once-in-a-lifetime foreign accent syndrome diagnosi
Edmonton-raised neurologist makes once-in-a-lifetime foreign accent syndrome diagnosis ... (by spaminator)
Jun 24th, 2016 by spaminator last post
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University of Alberta researchers return rare pterodactyl fossil to Lebanon after stu
University of Alberta researchers return rare pterodactyl fossil to Lebanon after studying it for a decade ... (by spaminator)
Jun 23rd, 2016 by spaminator last post
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University of Alberta researchers ask for old, smelly clothes to study fabric
University of Alberta researchers ask for old, smelly clothes to study fabric ... (by spaminator)
Jun 21st, 2016 by taxslave last post
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Notley target at oilmen association golf tournament touches off storm of protest onli
Notley target at oilmen association golf tournament touches off storm of protest online Emma McIntosh First posted: Saturday, June 18, 2016... (by spaminator)
Jun 18th, 2016 by JLM last post
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Meat Loaf collapses on stage in Edmonton
Meat Loaf collapses on stage in Edmonton By ... (by spaminator)
Jun 11th, 2016 by Walter last post
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Wildrose calls for Brian Jean leadership review
The Wildrose Party constituency association in Lac La Biche-St. Paul-Two Hills passed a motion calling for Brian Jean to face a leadership review at the partys annual meeting in Red Deer on October 28 and 29, 2016. That constituency is represented by MLA... (by tay)
Jun 11th, 2016 by tay last post
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Notley intervenes in South African firefighter pay dispute
Premier Rachel Notley is promising that South African firefighters who stopped working in a fight over their pay level will be compensated in accordance with Alberta labour laws. Notley said Thursday the Alberta government had thought the contract... (by tay)
Jun 10th, 2016 by IdRatherBeSkiing last post
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Man accused of killing toddler in drunken patio crash abducted, beaten: Cops
Man accused of killing toddler in drunken patio crash abducted, beaten: Cops By Tony Blais,... (by spaminator)
Jun 8th, 2016 by spaminator last post
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Calgary kitten killer admits he was wrong
Calgary kitten killer admits he was wrong By ... (by spaminator)
Jun 7th, 2016 by spaminator last post
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Crown seeks jail sentence in Edmonton cat-cooking case
Crown seeks jail sentence in Edmonton cat-cooking case By ... (by spaminator)
Jun 4th, 2016 by tay last post
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Wildrose upsets Ukrainians by referencing the Holodomor
A sensible person could easily reach the conclusion a carbon levy is a good thing that will benefit society or a bad thing that wont. Theres room for a lively discussion about these differing propositions. But how does a sensible person come to... (by tay)
May 28th, 2016 by Jinentonix last post
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'old stock' Wildroser Suspended for Mr Wynne
comment. A brouhaha over comments made about Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne in the Alberta legislature continued to escalate Friday with the Opposition Wildrose party suspending the MLA who made them. But by late Friday, Wildrose Leader Brian Jean... (by tay)
May 24th, 2016 by Angstrom last post
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Edmonton researchers 'making trees from scratch' with innovative new carbon capture p
Edmonton researchers 'making trees from scratch' with innovative new carbon capture process ... (by spaminator)
May 21st, 2016 by taxslave last post
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Will Trudeau's Libs Correct Harper's Failed Obligations?
The Harper government failed, over years, to live up to its constitutional obligations to fill vacancies on the bench, with perverse negligence for a party that claimed to be all about law and order. Yet the new Trudeau government hasnt fixed the... (by tay)
May 21st, 2016 by IdRatherBeSkiing last post
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Albertan convicted under refugee protection laws
An Edmonton woman who once told an employee "if you can stand, you can work" has been sentenced to two and a half years in prison for exploiting more than 70 foreign workers. Jennilyn Morris is the first person in Alberta to be charged and convicted... (by tay)
May 20th, 2016 by mentalfloss last post
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NDP moves to rein in Tory patronage abuses
In yet another example of the social democratic scourge of evidence-based decision-making, Albertas New Democratic Party Government is bringing in legislation that will result in the people who run government-financed agencies, boards and commissions... (by tay)
May 19th, 2016 by Johnnny last post
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This northern flicker won't leave a Calgary attic, won't pay rent, and the homeowner
This northern flicker won't leave a Calgary attic, won't pay rent, and the homeowner is completely powerless Species is protected under the Migratory Birds Convention Act SALMAAN FAROOQU First posted: ... (by spaminator)
May 3rd, 2016 by tay last post
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Catholics Cost Alberta Taxpayers $367,000 fighting Trans Guy/Girl
I don't know which direction they are going when someone is pointed out for example as 'a trans man' but here you go.... In October of 2008 Jan Buterman was fired from his job as a substitute teacher with Greater St. Albert Catholic Schools for being... (by tay)
May 1st, 2016 by Locutus last post
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Major Enbridge pipeline gets green light from NEB
It's described as the largest project in Calgary-based Enbridge Inc's history and although most Canadians haven't heard about it, a major expansion of the Line 3 pipeline has moved one step closer to reality. The replacement proposal would allow... (by tay)
Apr 28th, 2016 by Curious Cdn last post
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Canmore on alert for attacking grouse
Canmore on alert for attacking grouse By ... (by spaminator)
Apr 24th, 2016 by tay last post
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The Myth of Tidewater Access Lifting Alberta
The argument goes like this: we need a pipeline to tidewater because it will unlock new markets overseas (usually Asia) where we can get a better price for Canadian oil than we would without those pipelines. A number of years ago this argument may... (by tay)
Apr 20th, 2016 by captain morgan last post
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Alberta Federation of Labour Says TPP Will Crush Wages
"As faulty as it is, the current TFW program at least requires some evidence that the employer couldn't hire a Canadian to do the job. The TPP lets big companies bypass even those meager safeguards. The labour mobility sections of the Trans-Pacific... (by tay)
Apr 4th, 2016 by mentalfloss last post
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Saudi Arabia Will Continue To Flood OIl Market
Top oil exporter Saudi Arabia won't change its current reliable production policy and is ready to meet any additional demand from its customers, the kingdom's oil minister Ali al-Naimi said Wednesday. We will satisfy the demand of our customers. We no... (by tay)
Apr 2nd, 2016 by MHz last post
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Wind power to supply 500 Alberta schools
Calgary's C-Train already runs on it and now 500 Alberta schools have signed up to be powered by the wind. Across the province, 25 school boards have signed 25-year contracts with Calgary-based BluEarth Renewables, which built a 29-megawatt wind farm... (by tay)
Mar 23rd, 2016 by tay last post
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Wild Rose Lose Calgary By-Election
Prab Gill won todays by-election in Calgary-Greenway with 27 percent of the vote, holding the northeast Calgary electoral district for his Progressive Conservative Party. The by-election was triggered after the death of popular MLA Manmeet Bhullar in... (by tay)
Mar 11th, 2016 by spaminator last post
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Calgary Zoo welcomes first new baby gorilla in eight years
Calgary Zoo welcomes first new baby gorilla in eight years ... (by spaminator)