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  1. Canadians working toward being mortgage-free by 58Read the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | St. Petersburg Times

    Power Trip: A lineman reaches for a lift from a helicopter Wednesday as work continues on twinning power lines that run from Calgary to Edmonton near Carstairs, Alberta.


  2. 'Peaceful' rally over Gaza conflict draws hundreds to City HallRead the original story w/Photo

    35 min ago |

    A week after violent clashes at a pro-Palestinian rally downtown, hundreds of demonstrators turned out Friday evening for a "beautiful, peaceful" protest outside City Hall.


  3. 2 from Ontario on board private plane that crashed in northern SaskatchewanRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Lifestyles

    Mounties say a 53-year-old male pilot and a 29-year-old male co-pilot, both from Thorndale, Ont., were on a private Seabee plane en route to Yellowknife when it crashed Friday into water near Points North Landing, a permanent camp near Wollaston Lake.


  4. No 'rainbow families': Ethnic donor stipulation at fertility centre 'floors' Calgary womanRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Regina Leader Post

    ... to identify with their ethnic roots." He added patients should have a "cultural connection" to their donors. The Alberta Human Rights Commission upheld the policy after a white couple brought a complaint against the clinic about five years ago, ...


  5. AltaLink sale shouldn't impact customers: ministersRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Red Deer Advocate

    ... on Friday, following the announcement by Industry Canada that it is approving the proposed $3.2-billion sale of the Alberta electricity transmission company to Berkshire Hathaway Energy by SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. "The proposed sale is still under ...


  6. Jamison hangs on for rodeo winRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Press On-Line

    ... anterbury, are among New Zealand's top bull riders. Adam Jamison now lives and works on a ranch near Millarville, in Alberta, Canada.


  7. Stopping 'terror tourism': The behind-the-scenes struggle to keep would-be jihadists at homeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | National Post

    When Ahmad Waseem returned home to Windsor last year with a wound he said he got at the Syrian border, everyone around him went to work, hoping they could convince the would-be jihadist fighter to settled down and get on with his privileged life in Canada.


  8. CORRECTING and REPLACING Radient Technologies Inc. Announces Release of 2014 Financial ResultsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Business Wire

    ... in terms of ingredient purity, yield, and cost. From its initial 20,000 square foot manufacturing plant in Edmonton, Alberta, Radient serves market leaders in industries that include pharmaceutical, food, beverage, natural health, personal care and ...


  9. Group calls for federal protection of St. Lawrence EstuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CBC News

    ... With TransCanada Corporation proposing to build a port in the estuary for shipping more than a million barrels of Alberta oil east, that means the designation is needed now more than ever, says CPAWS Quebec Director, Patrick Nadeau. "To build it in ...


  10. Woman killed in two-vehicle collision northeast of EdmontonRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal

    Heavy rain and slick roads may have contributed to the death of a motorist in a two-vehicle collision near Fort Saskatchewan Friday.


  11. Simons: Edmonton's Emmy-nominated Apple ad a real family affairRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal

    ... much been adopted. Maybe that's why the ad was so moving. That's genuine family affection we see - and genuine Alberta winter fun. "It was shocking, and nobody was prepared for it. I'd never been involved in anything that big," Ippolito says. His ...


  12. Former Pride Gym fighter dominant in Muay Thai boutRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Former Pride Gym fighter Charles Bissett defeated Tom Gallicchio at the WCK Muay Thai: Hot Summer Fights 2014 at Morongo Casino Resorts in Palm Springs, Calif.


  13. VCS graduate Rowland joins U.S. U-20 soccer team for World CupRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Reporter

    ... National Team in Canada. Team USA will play in the 2014 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup beginning on Aug. 5 in Edmonton, Alberta. "I'm stoked," Rowland said. "This is something I've been dreaming about since I was 13. Obviously, there's a lot of ...


  14. Lethbridge public library going high techRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    ... is a province wide initiative that is expected to go "viral" eventually making its mark on all public libraries in Alberta. Music, audio books, television shows, and movies are all available for free. Although access is limited to ten checkouts per ...


  15. Drowning prevention in LethbridgeRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    ... "Just because those skills will transfer no matter where they are." Rounding out National Drowning Prevention Week, Alberta Health Services has been busy educating swimmers on the risks surrounding water. Their message: "Before you think only other ...


  16. Investigators, soldiers converge on desolate Air Algerie crash site in MaliRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Red Deer Advocate

    By The Associated Press - Red Deer Advocate Published: July 25, 2014 2:07 PM Updated: July 25, 2014 2:08 PM PARIS - Aviation experts, criminal investigators and soldiers began converging Friday on an isolated patch of restive Mali to search for clues that might explain why an Air Algerie jetliner fell from the sky in a storm and apparently ... (more)


  17. Alberta First Nation contests energy asset swapRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    ... swap between TransCanada Corp. unit Nova Gas Transmission Ltd. and Atco Ltd. (Jeff McIntosh/THE CANADIAN PRESS) An Alberta First Nation is invoking a recent Supreme Court ruling over aboriginal land rights, complicating a deal involving two major ...


  18. DrinkPure water filter shows promise for worldwide useRead the original story w/Photo

    6 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 ...


  19. Brand New With Barnes - The Week in Review for July 21 to July 25 [VIDEOS]Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | KUAD-FM Windsor

    ... you've never heard of before. This, is your weekly recap in case you missed some. Lindsay Ell hails from Calgary, Alberta and after honing her talents for years North of the border, she now brings a well oiled machine to Nashville for one of the ...


  20. Lucky man scores $348,534 in Eskimos 50/50 drawRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | SLAM! Sports

    ... Additional proceeds raised through the draw will be given to the Edmonton Huskies, Edmonton Wildcats, University of Alberta Golden Bears, Football Alberta and the Eskimo Alumni Association. For the Edmonton Huskies -- who along with the Wildcats ...