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Edmonton's woman on the run Harriet Tinka honoured by city as a Woman of Distinction Harriet Tinka hasbeen named a Woman of Distinction and a Woman of Vision. She is also a woman on the run. “Ants in my pants,” she said during a recent interview.“When I sit down, I feel I should be doing something. I feel gui | 1 hour, 21 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Fort McMurray re-entry plans still on track, as 40 new fires burn across the province Plans to return to Fort McMurray starting June 1 are still on track while risks to homeowners and residents are being assessed, provincial officials said in a Tuesday morning press conference. The fire that swept through Fort McMurray is now 522,992 hecta | 1 hour, 40 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Orphaned African children adopted by Calgary aunt have been waiting 2 years to immigrate to Canada A Calgary woman is pleading for officials from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada to hurry up and approve the application for her orphaned niece and nephew from Cameroon. | 2 hours, 8 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Holiday weekend rain bypasses Fort McMurray monster fire Rain and snow that hammered parts of Alberta over the long weekend largely missed wildfires around Fort McMurray disappointing news for officials as they await more national and international firefighting help. | 2 hours, 17 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Edmonton property tax bills are in the mail The city’s tax bills are in the mail and the average Edmonton home, with a median value of $408,000, is going to cost its owner $3,266 for the 2016 tax year. “That typical home, if it realized the average increase in market value of about one | 2 hours, 44 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Body Worlds 'coupling' specimen makes Canada and U.S. debut in Calgary The Telus Spark Science Centre is using plasticized human cadavers to teach its visitors about the birds and the bees. | 3 hours, 11 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
MacEwan University adds rooftop beehives to downtown Edmonton campus MacEwan University is the latest to get involved in urban beekeeping in downtown Edmonton, with four hives now on the roof of building five at the City Centre campus. | 3 hours, 35 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Alberta senior driver charged in death of cyclist A central Alberta man faces up to 10 years in prison after a cyclist was killed in a Friday night crash south of Sherwood Park. | 3 hours, 52 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Calgary's summer will be hot and dry, says climatologist Dave Phillips The weather this summer should resemble the warmth and sun we enjoyed in April, rather than the rain and snow received over the May long weekend, a senior climatologist with Environment Canada is predicting. | 3 hours, 55 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Athabasca Oil restarts Hangingstone project as wildfire risk recedes Athabasca Oil has resumed operations at its northern Alberta oilsands project as colder weather and a forecast of rain allows the industry to start sending staff back to work following devastating wildfires earlier this month. | 4 hours, 12 minutes ago | comment? | recommend