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Moms-at-risk get needed support in inner city Edmonton The birth of her baby girl should have been the happiest day of the young mom’s life; instead, it became an agonizing experience. The baby was just 10 hours old when Child and Family Services apprehended her, asthey had her son a few months be | 3 hours, 4 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
'Read the fine print': Advice from Edmonton mom after K-Days used photos of her family in ad campaign After stumbling upon an image of her family used in a K-Days advertising campaign this year, an Edmonton mother has a message for other fair-goers: read the fine print on your ticket. | 3 hours, 8 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Keeping Edmonton's bus shelters in top shape is a big job for repair crews The rule of thumb is three days. That’s how long Edmonton Transit System can go before someone smashes a glass pane in one of their 2,300 bus shelters throughout the city. So it came as no surprise to Trevor Dennehy, supervisor of transit facilities | 4 hours, 25 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Calgarian 'accidentally' becomes multicultural matchmaker Social activist and self-proclaimed social butterfly Saima Jamal is also an informal matchmaker for the citys Middle Eastern and South Asian Muslim communities. | 6 hours, 22 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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University of Alberta researchers aim to close the 'fiber gap' University of Alberta researchers wantto find out how a lack of fiber in modern diets is affecting the human body and whether it’s contributing tochronic diseases. Jens Walter, who is leading a multi-year project on the topic, said his r | 7 hours, 2 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Edmonton names first Indigenous artist in residence In another step towards reconciliation, the City of Edmonton has hired a Cree Mtis artist as its first ever Indigenous artist in residence. Mixed media artist Dawn Marie Marchand is hoping to tell stories of the area's rich Indigenous history through her | 9 hours, 22 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Some of Calgary's big thinkers share what's on their minds Congress 2016 is an annual gathering of Canada's big thinkers in the Humanities and Social Sciences. This year it was held in Calgary and many of the big thinkers were from the local university. Here are five big ideas to mull over from five of the Univer | 11 hours, 22 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Man, woman injured after shooting outside NE Edmonton apartment complex Two men are in custody after a man and woman were shot Saturday night near an apartment complex close to Manning Road and 167 Avenue, kicking off a police chase through the north end. Edmonton police said the suspects later also shot at officers during an | 16 hours, 5 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Police shot at while investigating northeast Edmonton shooting Two suspects shot at police officers while attempting to evade them on Saturday night. The two men were suspects in a shooting earlier in the night that left one man in serious condition. | 16 hours, 37 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
2 people injured, shots fired at police before suspects arrested in northeast Edmonton Police have arrested two men after a shooting that sent two people to hospital with gunshot wounds. | 16 hours, 37 minutes ago | comment? | recommend