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Mother fired while caring for son with cancer will help usher in new Alberta labour laws Amanda Jensen the Alberta mother fired for requesting leave to take care of her son after he was diagnosed with leukemia is in Edmonton Wednesday as the government introduces legislation that would have saved her from losing her job.
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Beloved Edmonton priest told, once again, it's time to move on Parishioners at the Sacred Heart church in Edmonton are again vowing to fight a decision by the Catholic church to reassign popular priest Father Jim Holland.
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Woman killed in collision with semi-trailer east of Red Deer A woman was killed when her car collided with a semi-trailer east of Red Deer Tuesday afternoon.
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'I wish I could take back time': Developer pleads guilty in 2015 death of worker in trench The director of a development company pleaded guilty Tuesday to failing to ensure regulations and codes were followed on a work site after a day labourer was killed when a trench collapsed in 2015. “The loss of life will never be replaced,” Ka
Canada.com | 3 hours, 30 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Architect association honours four Edmonton members for their work Four Edmonton architects are among 37 members of their profession across the country recognizedthis year with fellowships by the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada. R. Allan Partridge, Carol Belanger, Peter Osborne, Aziz Bootwala and their coll
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Syrian, Canadian students put best foot forward after altercation at Red Deer high school As an anti-immigration protest outside a Red Deer, Alta., high school wrapped up Tuesday, RCMP Const. Derek Turner looked over to see a friendly soccer match underway in the schoolyard.
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Graham Thomson: Opposition may resist effort to bring Alberta labour laws into 21st century The Alberta government is about to update the province’s labour laws so that workers cannot be fired for taking a sick day off work.
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Controversial revamp of Alberta labour laws coming today Bill 17, the Fair and Family-friendly Workplaces Act, is expected to contain provisions allowing workers to take unpaid leave for personal illness or to care for a sick child.
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Calgary singer performing in Manchester when bomb went off describes her experience People in Manchester, England are still reeling from a bomb blast that killed 22 people and injured dozens of other on Monday, moments after a concert by U.S. pop singer Ariana Grande had ended.
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One city, one vote rule doesn't stop Edmonton from joining economic booster Edmonton voted to join a new economic development team Tuesday despite a formula that limits its influence to just one vote at the table. Edmonton could pay up to two-thirdsof the bill for this new regional cheerleader and development arm. But
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