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  1. Air Canada plane short of runway, hit antenna array before crash: safety boardRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Madison Publishing

    An Air Canada plane is shown after skidding off a runway as it landed early Sunday, March 29, 2015 in a snowstorm in Halifax, an airport official said, sending 23 people to hospital after passengers described the jet sliding on its belly before it came to a stop. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Transportation Safety Board Canada An Air Canada plane is shown after skidding off a runway as it landed early Sunday, March 29, 2015 in a snowstorm in Halifax, an airport official said, sending 23 people to hospital after passengers described the jet sliding on its belly before it came to a stop.

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  2. Air Canada plane makes hard landing short of Halifax runwayRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

    An Air Canada plane made a hard landing short of the runway at the Halifax airport during a snowstorm, crashing into a bank of antennas and shearing off its main landing gear, nose cone, and an engine as it skidded on its belly, officials said. The airline said Sunday that 25 people were taken to hospitals for observation and treatment of minor injuries.

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  3. Beer lovers gearing up for Airdrie's first Cask NightRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Airdrie City View

    The popularity of the craft beer movement has prompted local home brewer Kyle Wudrich to team up with Brewsters Brewing Company and Restaurant in Airdrie for a Cask Night at 5:30 p.m. on March 27 - giving beer lovers in the area the chance to enjoy a special beer without having to travel into Calgary. 'There are all kinds of events like this in Calgary, but it's hard to attend an event involving alcohol when you're living in Airdrie - unless you arrange for a ride home, or you can afford a very expensive taxi ride,' Wudrich said.

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  4. PC riding rejects former Wildrose leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

    The former leader of Alberta's Official Opposition paid a high political price on Saturday after creating a national stir when she crossed the floor to join the governing Progressive Conservatives. Danielle Smith lost the Tory nomination to Carrie Fischer, a town councillor in Okotoks, in the provincial riding of Highwood, south of Calgary.

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  5. Morgans analyst Derek Jellinek picks four top healthcare stocksRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... of more outsourcing of public pathology work, such as the $C3 billion ($3.1 billion) contract it recently won in Alberta, Canada. The only health stock that Mr Jellinek has a negative or "reduce" recommendation for is Cochlear, which he says is ...

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  6. 'We just kicked the doors out and ran' - Air Canada passengers on crash-landing during snowstormRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Independent.ie

    The passengers and crew aboard the Air Canada plane that crash-landed during a snowstorm were lucky to have escaped serious injury, an expert has said. The Airbus A320 crashed into a bank of antennas at Halifax's Stanfield International Airport, shearing off its main landing gear, nose cone, and an engine as it skidded on its belly.

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  7. Rise Against, #318Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Bear Rocks

    ... my favourites from this amazing Chicago band, click the link for " RE-EDUCATION (THROUGH LABOR) ." TOPIC: The AGLC (Alberta Gaming & Liquor Commission) is launching a social media campaign to get public input on possible changes to AB booze & bar ...

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  8. Brian Jean's son dies, Jean tries to raise awareness of bone marrow transplant donorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | The Hill Times

    Former Conservative MP Brian Jean , who resigned his Fort McMurray-Athabasca, Alta., seat in January 2014 after representing it since 2004, was running for the leadership of the Wildrose Party in Alberta when his youngest son Michael died of lymphoma on March 20.

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  9. Alta. rural group wants help with elk problemRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Western Producer

    Landowners want governments to do more to help control Alberta's growing elk population and increase the compensation for damages by the roaming animals.a "We would like to see the province do something to increase the elk harvest so the farmers have to feed less elk," Dale Gervais, reeve of the Municipal District of Greenview, said during debate on one of two elk resolutions brought forward during the Alberta Association of Municipal Districts and Counties convention.a "Producers in this area are not convinced the provincial government is doing enough to rectify the problem and not doing enough to compensate producers for the damages being done," said Gervais, who asked the province to increase the number of elk tags.a "We need to relieve some of the financial pressure on the farmers who are being devastated by elk damage."

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  10. RMs eager to be in public spotlightRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Western Producer

    Albertans don't need a crystal ball to predict an upcoming election, and rural councilors aren't relying on soothsayers to ensure their message is relayed to politicians. Instead, the Alberta Association of Municipal Districts and Counties has launched a campaign to help rural councillors get their message to politicians during the expected provincial election.

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  11. Continental divide: Economic expectations now higher for U.S. than CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | The Globe and Mail

    ... ours over the next 12 months. The processing facility at the Suncor tar sands operations near Fort McMurray, Alberta, is seen in an undated file photo taken September 17, 2014. There is no doubt oil's decline has negatively affected Canada, but not ...

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  12. Air Canada passengers believe jet hit power line before crashingRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | SFGate

    The Air Canada Airbus A-320 made an "abrupt" landing, sheared off its nose and crumpled an engine before skidding off the runway in bad weather in Halifax. Passengers Randy Hall and wife Lianne Clark from Mount Uniacke were returning from a trip to Mexico when their plane landed hard in snowy conditions at Halifax Stanfield International Airport.

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  13. Reflections on ISTP 2014Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | Scoop

    It is my great privilege to speak to you all at this fifth International Summit on the Teaching Profession 2015 here in Banff, Alberta, Canada. Thank you for the invitation to share my reflections as the 2014 host of the ISTP and as New Zealand's Education Minister, and for the opportunity to offer my thanks once again to the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, Education International, and to New Zealand's own teacher unions - the Post Primary Teachers Association and the New Zealand Educational Institute - for their support and collaboration in organising the Wellington Summit.

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  14. Weekend changes Alberta's political landscapeRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    Some observers are saying it now looks like the infamous floor crossings may be one of the worst political moves ever. "No. Absolutely not.

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  15. Police searching north of Calgary again for evidence in missing family caseRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Medincine Hat News

    Police say they are searching a property northeast of Calgary in relation to the disappearance of a five-year-old boy and his grandparents, but they say they don't have any new clues about where they are. Alvin and Kathy Liknes, along with their grandson Nathan O'Brien, haven't been seen since the end of June 2014.

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  16. Don Braid: Danielle Smith's defeat proves she should have listened...Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | National Post

    ... campaigned for her, although fitfully at the end. Former Wildrose leader Danielle Smith, once the darling of Alberta's political right who nearly toppled the Tory dynasty three years ago, lost the PC nomination race in her riding of Highwood on ...

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  17. 25 Hospitalized After Plane Skids Off RunwayRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

    An Air Canada plane made a hard landing in bad weather at the Halifax airport, skidding off a runway, shearing off its nose and crumpling an engine. The airline said Sunday that 25 people were taken to hospitals for observation and treatment of minor injuries.

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  18. It was safe to land plane that crashed in Halifax during snowstorm: Air CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    An Air Canada plane is shown after skidding off a runway as it landed early Sunday, March 29, 2015 in a snowstorm in Halifax, an airport official said, sending 23 people to hospital after passengers described the jet sliding on its belly before it came to a stop. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Transportation Safety Board Canada HALIFAX - It was safe to land an Air Canada plane that crashed at the Halifax airport in the midst of a snowstorm, the company said Sunday.

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  19. Progressive Conservatives acclaim another former Wildrose MLA, Bruce...Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    Late Saturday night McAllister was appointed after the PC Alberta Nomination Committee's decision to block competitor Jamie Lall from running. try{ {var w=self,l,p,o;if {for &&p!==w&& &&o.protocol=== .protocol&& );w=p);if throw "";} ,this.a "We've just wrapped up our final Super Saturday, and our team for the next general election is almost complete.

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  20. Festival showcases regional talentRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Western Wheel

    ... said Dewdney Players Group Theatre producer Ed Sands of Okotoks' four plays. The festival is an initiative of the Alberta Drama Festival Association, a non-profit organization composed of 10 regions across Alberta. Rehearsals for Dewdney's ...

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