Alberta Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. Art curator Sarah Stanners on the career of Canadian painter Jack BushRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    Curator Sarah Stanner in the soon to open Jack Bush exhibition at the Art Gallery of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta on Thursday, May 28, 2015. Curator Sarah Stanner in the soon to open Jack Bush exhibition at the Art Gallery of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta on Thursday, May 28, 2015.

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  2. Canada's Thalidomide survivors to receive annual, lifetime supportRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Canada.com

    Gavin Young, Calgary Herald CALGARY, AB: MAY 27, 2015 - Thalidomide survivor Marie Olney was photographed in her Calgary home. The federal government has announced how their compensation packages for Canada's Thalidomide survivors will work.

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  3. Insider Buying: Matthew Taylor Acquires 10,000 Shares of Athabasca Oil Corp StockRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... for, and sustainable development and production of, bitumen from oil sands in the Athabasca region of northeastern Alberta, Canada, and light oil and liquids-rich natural gas from regions in northwestern Alberta, Canada. Receive News & Ratings for ...

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  4. Keeper Erin McLeod comes out, leads team and fans as Canadian role modelRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    Canada's goalkeeper Erin McLeod dives to make a save during CONCACAF Olympic qualifying against the United States in Vancouver, B.C., on Jan. 29, 2012. When John Herdman was hired as coach of the national team, he created an atmosphere of togetherness and inclusiveness, and the veteran keeper began to flourish as a team leader.

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  5. Man accused of trying to shoot cop chargedRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Daily Townsman

    Seven charges have been laid against a man accused of trying to shoot a police officer in New Westminster, B.C. Steven Vollrath is accused of leading police on a high-speed chase through three jurisdictions before escaping on May 18. The 32-year-old Vollrath was arrested in Canmore, Alta., on Monday, and New Westminster Police say he is now in custody in Calgary, where he is being held on unrelated charges. Police say the drama began when they responded to reports of two people sleeping in a vehicle and that the driver allegedly awoke and pointed a handgun at an officer, though it didn't discharge.

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  6. Tension high in Alberta oilsands region as wildfires cause evacuationsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Vancouver Sun

    In the middle of the night on May 23, at Cenovus Energy Inc.'s remote Foster Creek oilsands project near Cold Lake, Alta., managers woke up approximately 1,700 workers to the news that they were being evacuated. About 30 kilometres from their sleeping quarters, an out-of-control fire was burning its way through the northern Alberta forest and threatening to close the site's only road into the facility, which produced 68,000 barrels of oil per day in the first quarter.

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  7. 'Do it for him:' Alberta Mountie's sister urges mourners to live life to fullestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    ... checking on a stolen vehicle in St. Albert. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Amber Bracken ST. ALBERT, Alta. - The sister of an Alberta Mountie told mourners at his funeral Monday that he would want them to live life the way he did - with joy, with passion and ...

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  8. Charges stayed in fatal stage collapse at country music jamboreeRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2012 | Times-Herald

    Charges against three companies in a fatal stage collapse at a popular Alberta country music festival have been stayed.The Crown says there was no reasonable chance of conviction against Panhandle Productions, Global Production Co. and a numbered Alberta company.

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  9. Hottest 2015 FIFA World Cup women soccer players from host country CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... their FIFA World Cup soccer matches in 2015. Erin McLeod is a 32 year old goalkeeper who was born in St. Albert, Alberta, Canada. Erin McLeod played in college for both SMU and Penn State and now she plays professionally for the Houston Dash. Lauren ...

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  10. Local school districts rejoice in wake of funding increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    WATCH: Alberta Premier Rachel Notley has announced that proposed cuts to education funding won't be moving forward, and that is music to the ears of Lethbridge school officials. Matt Battachio reports.

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  11. Magicians still casting spells across Canada and the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    ... give lectures, they own a magic shop. They've carved out an identity." According to the on-line Magicians Directory, Alberta is home to more than two dozen professional conjurers who can dazzle in different ways. There is stage magic with props, ...

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  12. Terapio autonomous robot designed to replace medical cartsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 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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  13. Provincewide fire ban lifted, but wildfires still blaze in northern AlbertaRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal

    Scott Long of the Alberta Emergency Management Agency provides an update on the wildfires in Northern Alberta on May 28 2015. A provincewide fire ban was lifted Friday afternoon, but bans are still in place in many parts of the province because the wildfire outlook remains severe, the Alberta Emergency Management Agency says.

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  14. More pain ahead for Alberta oil industry, Edmonton forum toldRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal

    The NDP government announcement reversing unpopular education cuts is a signal of what's to come for education in Alberta, says the province's new education minister. David Eggen said he will work in his new role to give school boards "a sense of security and stability" so they can make longer-term plans that strengthen Alberta's K-12 education system.

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  15. Chief Justice ignites debate over Canada's treatment of aboriginalsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    Canadians may have a 'rosy picture of ourselves' about the treatment of natives when the facts, such as residential schools, paint a darker picture. Canadians may have a 'rosy picture of ourselves' about the treatment of natives when the facts, such as residential schools, paint a darker picture.

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  16. Debby Steacy honoured with 2015 University of Lethbridge Volunteer AwardRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Lethbridge Herald

    ... for the University's athletic teams. In the community, Steacy volunteered for organizations such as Athletics Alberta, Lethbridge School District No. 51 and the Southern Alberta Professional Development Consortium. She was also a Royal Conservatory ...

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  17. Edmonton man accused of trying to ...Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | Nanaimo Daily News

    Seven charges have been laid against a man accused of trying to shoot a police officer in New Westminster, B.C. Steven Vollrath is accused of leading police on a high-speed chase through three jurisdictions before escaping on May 18. The 32-year-old Vollrath was arrested in Canmore, Alta., on Monday, and New Westminster Police say he is now in custody in Calgary, where he is being held on unrelated charges. Police say the drama began when they responded to reports of two people sleeping in a vehicle and that the driver allegedly awoke and pointed a handgun at an officer, though it didn't discharge.

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  18. Bank of Canada's Poloz nails his 'atrocious' prediction for the first quarterRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Red Deer Advocate

    ... biggest "unwelcome" surprise in the data. He said the new numbers, combined with the expected economic impact of the Alberta wild fires, led BMO to chop its second-quarter GDP forecast Friday to just 0.5 per cent - down from two per cent. BMO's ...

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  19. Radio Active's top tracks of the weekRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | CBC News

    Radio Active beer columnist Jason Foster introduces Portia Clark to the latest beer in our province: the first-time brew from Two Sergeants Brewing in Fort Saskatchewan. The City of St. Albert's first food truck pilot project rolled out last week, and trucks can now park in four spots on public land - but one truck operator is worried about how the pilot project will work.

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  20. Ding bike light uses two beams to shine down and outRead the original story w/Photo

    13 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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