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  1. Five stories in Canada we're watchingRead the original story

    Wednesday | MacLeans

    ... Afghanistan when he was 15. Now 28, Khadr is more than halfway through his sentence at Bowden Institution in central Alberta. The drug trial for a friend of former Toronto mayor Rob Ford is expected to get underway today after a false start. ...

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  2. Five stories in the news today, March 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Lethbridge Herald

    ... Afghanistan when he was 15. Now 28, Khadr is more than halfway through his sentence at Bowden Institution in central Alberta. The drug trial for a friend of former Toronto mayor Rob Ford is expected to get underway today after a false start. ...

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  3. After his last election, Harper's legacy could use an apt PrenticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Globe and Mail

    ... Prentice resigned as environment minister for a job at the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce. Now he is Premier of Alberta and Mr. Harper is facing his last election. The next few months could decide the fate of both men. Mr. Prentice will need to ...

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  4. Trouble in Stephen Harper's backyard: GoarRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | The Toronto Star

    Tempers flared in Alberta when the federal government choked off the influx of low-skilled temporary foreign workers nine months ago. Now the anger is laced with anxiety.

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  5. Editorial: Tweak our thinking on labour in wake of TFW changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Edmonton Journal

    ... Albertans complained about disastrous implications. A McDonald's franchise owner warned of "irreparable damage" to Alberta's economy, restaurant hours reduced or shuttered from a lack of workers. At their annual meeting, the Alberta Urban ...

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  6. CBC drama connects with wild horse loversRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Calgary Journal

    ... "The Pike River Cull" and "The Heart of a River," which aired in December and January. In the Williams Creek area of Alberta, three wild mares and a yearling are watching the conflict between two stallions Photo courtesy of Duane Starr Photography ...

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  7. Interview with 'Fargo' and 'Supernatural' guest actor Andrew Neil McKenzieRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Examiner.com

    ' Supernatural ' fans will recognize him as the Young Demon in last Tuesday's episode "The Executioner's Song," yet there is so much more to know about talented young actor Andrew Neil McKenzie . Alberta born actor/writer has made his mark in FX hit series ' Fargo ' as well as his short film he wrote and starred in called ' Salvage .'

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  8. Braid: Prentice as Prime Minister? Premier says he plans to stick around in AlbertaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Edmonton Journal

    ... was going around, Prentice himself was giving an interview in French to the national network of Radio-Canada. In Alberta politics these days, the questions are worth asking. Our politicians seem to see the province as an enormous job fair. ...

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  9. Education minister puts kibosh on Edmonton Catholic's childcare space planRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | GlobalNews

    Alberta's education minister has told the Edmonton Catholic School District it cannot use certain funds to pay for portables that could be used for daycare or after-school care. The school board previously voted to spend its own money and build eight modulars for out-of-school care at four of its new schools slated for construction, but that move had to be approved by the province.

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  10. Joseph Earl WaltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    ... Degree Murder have now been now filed against Joseph Earl Walton who remains held at Meherrin River Regional Jail in Alberta, VA with no bond pending an arraignment in Dinwiddie County Circuit Court.

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  11. Margaret WareRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... in declining health. She was born Jan. 15, 1929, at Pierce, Tucker County, a daughter of the late Mason Oliver and Alberta Virginia Rohr Helmick. She was twice married: first, to James Paul Loudin Sr., who preceded her in death April 27, 1966, and ...

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  12. Margaret Alice Helmick Loudin WareRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2015 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... in declining health. She was born Jan. 15, 1929, at Pierce, Tucker County, a daughter of the late Mason Oliver and Alberta Virginia Rohr Helmick. She was twice married first to James Paul Loudin Sr., who preceded her in death on April 27, 1966, and ...

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  13. Governments of Canada and Alberta mark Canada Job Grant milestoneRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2015 | Sys-Con Media

    ... jobs for Albertans. from employers). Interested employers can apply for the Canada Job Grant through the province of Alberta. For more information, visit: www.albertacanada.com/jobgrant . In 2014, employment in Alberta's services-producing sector ...

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  14. Canada police: Man kills 8 people before taking own lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    A man with a lengthy criminal record killed six adults and two young children before taking his own life in Edmonton, Alberta, in what the police chief on Tuesday called the city's worst mass murder. Edmonton Police Chief Rod Knecht told a news conference late Tuesday night that there was no suggestion of gang involvement and said the motive for the "senseless mass murder" appears to have been "planned and deliberate" domestic violence.

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  15. The 14 best moments in Calgary TV and film in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2014 | Canada.com

    ... an Emmy-winning miniseries. Leo DiCaprio gallops into town for a big-budget western. Discovery Channel's gamble on Alberta film crews and vistas paid off handsomely in 2014 with Klondike , when the six-hour locally shot miniseries about gold-rush ...

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  16. Banff employers scramble to find staff before tourists arrive for ski seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Globe and Mail

    Shoppers cross the street in Banff, Alberta, November 5, 2014. The TFW program helped the Alberta town weather a hot economy and stiff competition from the booming oil-sands region, but now businesses say service could suffer this season if they are unable to find qualified workers.

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  17. Ottawa renews gas tax agreement to fund infrastructure projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Canada.com

    The Alberta and federal governments have renewed the federal gas tax fund agreement that will see billions of dollars flow into infrastructure projects in the province for another 10 years. Federal Employment Minister Jason Kenney, Rona Ambrose, federal health minister and Diana McQueen, Alberta's municipal affairs minister made the announcement in Edmonton Monday.

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  18. Man who helped guide Ralph Klein diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Barriere Star Journal

    Rod Love, former chief of staff to Ralph Klein, chokes back emotions as he talks about the former Alberta premier after the Order of Canada was presented to Ralph Klein's wife Colleen by Govenor General David Johnston in Calgary, Alberta on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012. Love, the man who worked for many years behind the scenes for former Calgary mayor and Alberta premier Ralph Klein, has died.

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  19. Former Klein chief of staff Rod Love diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | GlobalNews

    ... and province. Thoughts and prayers with his family. Very sorry to learn of my friend Rod Love's death. A legend in Alberta politics, tough but big-hearted, who loved Canada. RIP. Sad news that Rod Love passed away. Always a big supporter. My ...

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  20. Small dosesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Cape Cod Times

    ... recommended, but the lead author, Dr. Ronald J. Sigal, a professor of medicine at the University of Calgary in Alberta, said it was clear that "those who did both resistance and aerobic exercise had significantly more fat loss and decreased waist ...

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