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  1. Tuesday's letters: Math tough for all leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | Edmonton Journal

    From left Wildrose party Leader Brian Jean, Liberal Leader David Swann, Alberta Progressive Conservative Leader Jim Prentice and NDP Leader Rachel Notley before leaders debate in Edmonton on Thursday April 23. Calgary academic Jack Mintz argues the Progressive Conservatives have a more balanced approach to preserve the Alberta advantage. At a testy moment during the provincial leader's debate, Jim Prentice inferred Rachel Notley has trouble with math.

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  2. Group concerned consumers' money will be used to pay for costs of cutting coal emissionsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | Edmonton Journal

    ... compensate power generators for reducing emissions, but internal government documents obtained by the Herald suggest Alberta Environment is considering such a proposal. "I don't think there is a need to use consumers' money to subsidize industry," ...

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  3. Local fencer ranked # two in CanadaRead the original story

    8 min ago | The Brooks Bulletin

    ... like to see where fencing takes her once she returns from her injury. She would like to compete at the next Southern Alberta Winter Games. The teen is also involved in other activities. She has been highland dancing since age two, swims ...

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  4. Regina home sales slip in MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | Regina Leader Post

    Regina was one of only four Canadian cities to see a decline in home sales in March, according to the Conference Board of Canada's metro resale snapshot report. "The home sales volumes pick up in most the 28 markets covered in in March.

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  5. Love Your Lines: stretch marks go viral in support of womenRead the original story

    36 min ago | KRON 4

    ... had taken over her tummy. "At first I was just kind of scared," said the 21-year-old Canadian student in Edmonton, Alberta. "It looked so weird, like I had a bunch of spider veins all over my stomach. I asked my doctor about it and they said those ...

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  6. Multiple 'suspicious' deaths in Alberta city spark big police investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | SooToday

    Lethbridge radio station CJOC says a wide area around the scene has been cordoned off while investigators in white jumpsuits check for evidence.

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  7. Albertaa s 4 leaders glad-hand, make announcements in Calgary, ...Read the original story

    49 min ago | Medincine Hat News

    ... Prentice attacked Notley on Monday for her promise to take a hands-off approach on two pipeline projects to get Alberta oil to the coast. Prentice said the Conservatives will fight for every single pipeline project to get Alberta's oil out of the ...

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  8. Man dies in Alberta ATV crash, alcohol believed to be factorRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | GlobalNews

    Police were called to a report of a crash southeast of Rocky Mountain House early Saturday morning. A 24-year-old man and a 42-year-old man were reportedly driving two ATVs, each also carrying a passenger, when they collided.

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  9. NCSG Crane & Heavy Haul Corp to buy PE-owned B&GRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | PE Hub

    NCSG Crane & Heavy Haul Corporation and its investor group led by TriWest Capital Partners, Alberta Teachers' Retirement Fund and NCA Partners have agreed to acquire B&G Crane Holdings . No financial terms were disclosed.

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  10. Canadian firm buys B& G CraneRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Advocate

    ... on a day-to-day basis and will all become shareholders of NCSG. NCSG is a wholly owned subsidiary of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada-based NCSG Crane & Heavy Haul Corp., which is owned by an investor group led by TriWest Capital Partners, Alberta ...

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  11. Outrageous comedian Kathleen Mcgee bringing laughs to SackvilleRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Sackville Tribune-Post

    ... approach to stand-up. Originally from Edmonton, Alta., McGee was once named female comedian of the decade at the Alberta Comedy Awards. "Watching Kathleen is like going for beers with that one hilarious friend who says whatever's on her mind," says ...

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  12. TransCanada to Hold Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders and...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Market Wire

    TransCanada Corporation's 2015 Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders will be held Friday, May 1, 2015 at 10 a.m. / 12 p.m. at the BMO Centre in Calgary. Russ Girling, TransCanada president and chief executive officer, will provide an overview of 2014 business activities while discussing the company's future outlook.

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  13. Capital Power Reports on Voting Results From the 2015 Annual Meeting of ShareholdersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Market Wire

    The annual meeting of shareholders for Capital Power Corporation was held on April 24, 2015 in Edmonton, Alberta. Each of the matters voted upon at the annual meeting is discussed in detail in the Company's Management Proxy Circular dated March 4, 2015 and is available on the Company's website at www.capitalpower.com/AGM .

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  14. Political parties have own prescriptions to fix ailing primary careRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Edmonton Journal

    ... a growing problem now costing the health system more than $4.5 billion annually. In a recent special report, Alberta's auditor general urged the province to dramatically improve its efforts to manage chronic disease, especially by providing more ...

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  15. Canadiens celebrate dramatic turnaroundRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The St Paul Journal

    ... strategies he let out a sigh and a laugh and said 'Not to deter you Chris, but who would want to play in St. Paul, Alberta.' 'Instead of approaching this as a problem, I approached this as a challenge and a fixable situation. My management staff and ...

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  16. The buzz on Alberta's campaign trail todayRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CBC News

    With only a week to go, a poll hints that several cabinet ministers could be in trouble come election day. PC: Jim Prentice has 10 a.m. media remarks in Calgary, followed by a 5:30 p.m. photo op, and a 7 p.m. tele-town hall for Calgary.

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  17. IRED Becomes Premier Service Provider of AcousticEye Inspection Technology in Western CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... with exceptional value and performance on a full range of applications." About IRED Operating from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, IRED Thermal Group Ltd. is committed to providing world-class engineering, thermography, and inspection services. It ...

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  18. Peanut-Allergic Children Are More at Risk of Exposure at Home Than at SchoolRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Newswise

    ... Columbia, and Clarke with the University of Calgary. Cheuk is an allergist and immunologist based in Calgary, Alberta. Harada is with Anaphylaxis Canada while Allen is with Toronto's Allergy/Asthma Information Association. This study received ...

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  19. Goose nest delays completion of Alberta facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Journal of Commerce

    The finishing touches on a $12 million, 56,000 square foot facility for Western Tractor in Lethbridge Alberta weren't paused by late material delivery or construction mistakes - crews are taking a break to let a family of geese hatch its eggs. "We are part of the rural community," said Steven Dyck, president and general manager of Western Tractor.

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  20. Older parents face 'grandparent deficit'Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | GantDaily.com

    ... my message would be don't necessarily discount having kids in your 20s." Buzz Bishop, a father of two in Calgary, Alberta, and the founder of the blog Dad Camp, said he sometimes laments how long it took him to "get things together" and settle down ...

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