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A popular national park, located just 30-minutes east of Edmonton, is holding consultations with the public as it drafts a plan to deal with an overpopulation of elk, moose and bison. Among the options being considered is the rare phenomenon of allowing hunting in a Canadian national…
05.30 / 04:26
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The Calgary Housing Company (CHC), the agency responsible for subsidized housing in the city, will pay $1.3 million less in taxes in 2017 thanks to a council-approved notice of motion by Coun. Brian Pincott after it was amended to exclude the provincial tax…
05.30 / 04:01
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Some Harvest Hills residents are concerned about the safety of several Canada geese that are occupying a pond at the old golf course and say the developers aren’t doing enough to keep them s…
05.30 / 03:52
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Edmonton must reconsider height and zoning regulations for infill housing if it wants to meet its green energy targets, homebuilder Sydney Bond warned council…
05.30 / 03:12
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A company that operates long-term care homes for seniors in northeastern Alberta says it's firing current nursing care employees and going with a private contractor rather than trying to bargain a first contract with…
05.30 / 02:54
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Dave Kirschner, a former municipal councillor who spent much of his life supporting charities and promoting Fort McMurray, died Sunday evening at the Touchmark long-term care facility in Edmonton. He was…
City council gave the citizen volunteers on a committee that reviewed council's compensation a rough ride at Monday's meeting. At one point, Coun. Brian Pincott suggested they submitted a 'bad report.' The committee made several suggestions but not all of them were approved by…
05.30 / 02:33
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A growing disconnect between what consumers and livestock producers mean when they use the phrase "antibiotic-free" could threaten animal welfare in the future, says a University of Alberta food…
05.30 / 02:29
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Families trying to adopt a child could soon see the process eased, thanks to legislation allowing them to post their profiles online. It's currently illegal in Alberta to post online or advertise in any way that one wants to adopt a child. That includes posts on social media or online crowd-funding…
05.30 / 02:29
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Wildrose MLA Nathan Cooper rose from his seat Monday afternoon and read a question scrawled hastily on a scrap of paper as an unusually sleepy question period wrapped up in the Alberta…
05.30 / 02:29
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Griffen Annett was playing Pokemon Go with a group of friends on a Saturday night in August when they heard a terrifying scream.Annett, 20, along with Nicola Scott-Federow and Crystal Lambert jumped into action when they quickly realized a woman was being assaulted in some nearby woods. For their actions to help the victim, the group of friends…
Griffen Annett was playing Pokemon Go with a group of friends on a Saturday night in August when they heard a terrifying scream.Annett, 20, along with Nicola Scott-Federow and Crystal Lambert jumped into action when they quickly realized a woman was being assaulted in some nearby woods. For their actions to help the victim, the group of friends…
05.30 / 02:10
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Griffen Annett was playing Pokemon Go with a group of friends on a Saturday night in August when they heard a terrifying scream.Annett, 20, along with Nicola Scott-Federow and Crystal Lambert jumped into action when they quickly realized a woman was being assaulted in some nearby woods. For their actions to help the victim, the group of friends…
05.30 / 02:10
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Griffen Annett was playing Pokemon Go with a group of friends on a Saturday night in August when they heard a terrifying scream.Annett, 20, along with Nicola Scott-Federow and Crystal Lambert jumped into action when they quickly realized a woman was being assaulted in some nearby woods. For their actions to help the victim, the group of friends…
05.30 / 02:10
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Dozens of Albertans received the Sovereign's Medal for Volunteers last week, including Global Edmonton's Gord Steinke, from the Governor General of Canada. The award recognizes the exceptional volunteer achievements of…
05.30 / 02:09
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An Edmonton woman thinks she's lucky to grab the attention of a city councillor over what she feels is an unfair speeding…
05.30 / 02:09
globalnews.ca
Nine bison calves were born this spring in the Panther Valley of Banff National Park after what appears to be a successful herd reintroduction, and predators are taking…
05.30 / 02:08
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A growing disconnect between what consumers and livestock producers mean when they use the phrase "antibiotic-free" could threaten animal welfare in the future, says a University of Alberta food…
05.30 / 02:04
www.edmontonsun.com
Families trying to adopt a child could soon see the process eased, thanks to legislation allowing them to post their profiles online. It's currently illegal in Alberta to post online or advertise in any way that one wants to adopt a child. That includes posts on social media or online crowd-funding…
05.30 / 02:04
www.edmontonsun.com
Wildrose MLA Nathan Cooper rose from his seat Monday afternoon and read a question scrawled hastily on a scrap of paper as an unusually sleepy question period wrapped up in the Alberta…
05.30 / 02:04
www.edmontonsun.com