Pipeline purchase ‘one irritant’ but feds need B.C. onside for climate plan

Even as they continue to agree to disagree on the Trans Mountain pipeline extension, Justin Trudeau’s federal Liberals and John…

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Edmonton councillor stirred up about swizzle sticks and straws

City councillors are moving toward a made-in-Edmonton solution to curbing the use of disposable plastics after agreeing Friday to find out what measures…

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Lindsay Shepherd launches $3.6M lawsuit against Laurier over alleged ‘inquisition’

A university teaching assistant who gained prominence after being disciplined for showing students a TV clip of a controversial professor…

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Canada’s Michael Ondaatje up for best-ever Booker Prize accolade

Canadian author Michael Ondaatje is one of five contenders for the title of greatest-ever winner of the prestigious Man Booker Prize for fiction.…

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‘Battle of Alberta’ match breathes life into hopes for pro soccer in Edmonton

More than 3,200 local soccer fans watched a different kind of Battle of Alberta on a cold, dreary day at…

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How contagious is ‘evilly painful’ shingles?

It’s not very common and it’s not very contagious — but for those who contract shingles, it’s very painful. On…

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One senior sent to hospital after fire at southeast retirement home

A senior is in hospital after a fire broke out at a southeast Edmonton retirement facility late Monday night. Firefighters were called…

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Carbon tax costly ‘political theatre,’ says Jason Kenney – Edmonton

Alberta’s carbon tax is nothing more than an expensive piece of political theatre, says Jason Kenney, leader of the Official Opposition…

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Search for Kaden Young, swept away in Grand River, to be scaled back – Kitchener-Waterloo

Police say they will scale back the search for Kaden Young, the three-year-old who was swept out of his mother’s…

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