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  1. Sid Neigum opens Fashion Week then wins Mercedes Benz-Start Up and $30K prizeRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | Brandon Sun

    Pulling double duty paid off for Sid Neigum as he earned raves for his collection and nabbed a lucrative emerging designer prize at Toronto's World MasterCard Fashion Week on Monday. The Alberta-born, Toronto-based designer kicked off spring-summer 2015 collections at David Pecaut Square with a solo presentation of his intricately crafted collection inspired by modular origami.

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  2. Photo of the Day: Ryan CrearyRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | Bike Magazine

    Born and raised on Canada's east coast, Ryan moved progressively westward looking for the adventures that have defined his photography for the past decade. Now splitting his time between two mountain towns, Revelstoke, BC, and Canmore, Alberta, he thrives on a varied diet of snow, rock, trail and water.

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  3. Equicapita Conducts Closings on More Than $10 Million of Accredited Only CapitalRead the original story

    44 min ago | PR.com

    ... to fairly monetize what is often a lifetime of work." Equicapita is a private equity buyout fund based in Calgary, Alberta. The fund is focused on acquiring private, western Canadian businesses with enterprise values ranging from $5 million to $20 ...

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  4. Tories eye changes to income-splitting promise for Canadian familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | The Globe and Mail

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his wife Laureen wave goodbye after his address at the 2013 Conservative Convention in Calgary, Alberta on Friday, November 01, 2013. Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his wife Laureen wave goodbye after his address at the 2013 Conservative Convention in Calgary, Alberta on Friday, November 01, 2013.

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  5. Entrepreneurial ranking puts city in middle of packRead the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... out of the 122 cities examined in this year's Entrepreneurial Communities report. That's up from 64th place in 2013. Alberta cities or regions dominated this year's top rankings, grabbing seven of the top 10 spots. The top 10 rankings, in order, ...

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  6. Rebels deal for some offenceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Red Deer Advocate

    The Rebels will be looking to 18-year-old Tyler Sandhu to help kick start a sluggish offence after a trade with the Everett Silvertips on Monday. While the Red Deer Rebels have given up far more goals through 11 games this season than what is deemed acceptable to the coaching staff, the club hasn't exactly lit it up offensively, either.

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  7. A search for the visionary mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... of new tools of political engagement such as social media. He has been touted as a possible future premier of Alberta, with some speculating on what he could do as leader of a federal party. And yet, take a long look at Nenshi's record in office and ...

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  8. Call for policy after rail merger failsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    In this May 16, 2012 photo, Canadian Pacific Railway locomotives move cars at a rail yard in Calgary, Alberta. Canadian Pacific Railway on Monday, Oct. 20, 2014 said it has ended talks with U.S. counterpart CSX about a possible combination and plans no more discussions.

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  9. Fighter jets headed from Alberta to Middle EastRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CNews

    Six CF-18 Hornets from CFB Cold Lake will be deployed to the Middle East Tuesday morning to help in the fight against ISIS. Minister of Defence Rob Nicholson is slated to speak at the ceremony, and Chief of Defence Staff Gen.

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  10. Film spotlights sparsity of female politicians in CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Canada.com

    ... tops the list with 36 per cent, while New Brunswick trails the pack at 10.5 per cent. Twenty-two per cent of Alberta MLAs are women. "Women can't solve it on our own, said Baechler. "It's an issue about sharing power ... and it's about equal ...

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  11. Y2Y joint initiative marks 20th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Canada.com

    ... the Montana Department of Transportation that requires wildlife-friendly fencing along state highways and a southern Alberta land-use plan that sets the stage for connectivity in the province. Conservationist Harvey Locke, then a lawyer, first wrote ...

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  12. Red Deer among the most business-friendly cities in the countryRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Red Deer Advocate

    ... to be among the top 10 cities on a list of 122 is a noteworthy achievement, said Richard Truscott, the CFIB's Alberta director. That shouldn't be overshadowed by the loss or gain of a few positions from one year to the next. "It's far more important ...

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  13. N.B.'s new premier to oilpatch: support for Energy East has not waveredRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    New Brunswick's new premier said Monday he's looking to assure Alberta's oilpatch that even though the government has changed, its support for the Energy East pipeline has not. Brian Gallant is visiting Calgary this week in his first official visit since being elected premier about a month ago.

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  14. Lacombe Resident Fulfills "Bucket List" Item for Deceased HusbandRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | PR Log

    PRLog - Oct. 20, 2014 - LACOMBE, ALBERTA. - Jenny Nickel, a Lacombe resident, recently published her husband's book, A Day in the Life of Jesus , which was a "bucket list" item he was unable to fulfill before he passed away on August 4, 2011.

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  15. FITGuard has athletes put their impact detection where their mouth isRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Gizmag

    ... gear, environmentally-friendly technologies and anything that's designed to go underwater. He lives in Edmonton, Alberta, where he spends a lot of time going over the handlebars of his mountain bike, hanging out in off-leash parks, and wishing the ...

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  16. Lunicycle is designed to make unicycling easierRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Gizmag

    ... gear, environmentally-friendly technologies and anything that's designed to go underwater. He lives in Edmonton, Alberta, where he spends a lot of time going over the handlebars of his mountain bike, hanging out in off-leash parks, and wishing the ...

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  17. Secrets of dinosaur ecology found in fragile amberRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Science Daily

    ... Canadian Cretaceous amber from Grassy Lake amber, a 78-79 million year old amber in the Late Cretaceous of southern Alberta. Credit: University of Alberta Strickland Entomology Museum specimen, R.C. McKellar; Chronomyrmex ant Grassy Lake amber, UASM ...

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  18. University of Alberta Pandas win Canada West women's rugby championshipRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    According to the Canada West website , the University of Alberta Pandas have won the 2014 Canada West university championship in women's rugby . On Sunday at McMahon Stadium in Calgary, the Pandas defeated the University of Calgary Dinos 19-11.

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  19. N.B.a s new premier to oilpatch: support for Energy East has not waveredRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | 680News

    New Brunswick's new premier said Monday he's looking to assure Alberta's oilpatch that even though the government has changed, its support for the Energy East pipeline has not. Brian Gallant is visiting Calgary this week in his first official visit since being elected premier about a month ago.

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  20. Ben Scrivens And His Most Important AssistRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Too Many Men On The Site

    Apr 12, 2014; Edmonton, Alberta, CAN; Edmonton Oilers goalie Ben Scrivens makes a save against the Vancouver Canucks in the first period at Rexall Place. Mandatory Credit: Chris Austin-USA TODAY Sports One of the habits of most successful goaltenders is that they come out and challenge shooters.

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