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Alberta veterans face uphill battle for mental health care In Alberta, many veterans of Canada's military find themselves fighting a new battle when they return to civilian life - a struggle to get the mental health services they need. | 1 hour, 24 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Departing University of Alberta president donates $250,000 to help Alberta students study abroad As a parting gift, University of Alberta president Indira Samarasekera will donate $250,000 to a fund she is setting up to help Alberta students study abroad. More Canadian students need to take advantage of international study opportunities to gain cruci | 2 hours, 13 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Police investigate suspicious death in Fort McMurray The Wood Buffalo RCMP is investigating after a woman was found dead inside her vehicle in Fort McMurray on Tuesday. The woman was discovered at 2:30 p.m. by officers responding to a report of a suspicious vehicle on Reidel Street. | 2 hours, 17 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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New student assessment tests try patience, say Alberta teachers The technology didn’t work properly, marking consumed too much time and Grade 3 students were stressed out taking the tests. Those are some of the problems Grade 3 teachers encountered with the rollout this fall of Alberta’s new Student Learni | 2 hours, 20 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Neighbourhood renewal program confusing, councillors say What makes one community a better candidate for rehabilitation over another is a mystery to city councillors. | 2 hours, 52 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Edmonton, Leduc County work out process for annexation talks Edmonton and Leduc County are ready to talk about the details of annexation next month after finally working out how the negotiating process will work. Committees from two sides, who first met in June, finalized a negotiation framework last week, Mayor Do | 2 hours, 56 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Heavy snowfall, deep freeze expected to hit Calgary this week Bad weather is on its way to southern Alberta, and residents should brace for heavy snow and plunging temperatures. | 3 hours, 10 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Value Drug Mart fined $80,000 for safety violation Value Drug Mart has been fined $80,000 for a March 2011 incident where an employee was injured after her hair was caught in piece of machinery. Provincial court Judge Michael Allen fined the company earlier this month after they were convicted of failing | 3 hours, 24 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Man who killed fathers clone, talked to Satan found not criminally responsible A schizophrenic Edmonton man who believed his father was a clone when he killed him with a hammer was found not criminally responsible Tuesday. Aaron Alexander Kohler, 33, admitted he killed his father William MacLean in November 2013. | 4 hours, 40 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Shooting declared Edmontons 22nd homicide A 30-year-old man, shot Saturday at his west Edmonton home, is the city’s 22nd homicide of the year, police have determined. David John Labelle died of a gunshot wound, Edmonton police said in a news release after the medical examiner conducted an a | 4 hours, 42 minutes ago | comment? | recommend