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By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018
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Canada: dead body found in the bathroom wall at the CORE Shopping Centre in Alberta

A broke toilet led to a shocking discovery, zooming into headlines around the world: a man’s corpse was found inside a wall behind a toilet in a Calgary shopping centre. click IMAGE for WORLD NEWS Canadian More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
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Ontario Immigration Rates Rise After Decade of Declines

Ontario’s immigration rates are on the rise for the first time in a decade. Last year, 111,925 new residents moved to Ontario, accounting for 39% of all arrivals into Canada. The figure is up from lows of More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, March 31st, 2018
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Alberta’s $8.8 billion deficit linked to government spending: Think tank

Alberta’s $8.8 billion deficit this year is not primarily due to low oil prices, but is largely a product of the Notley government’s spending decisions, finds a new study released by the Fraser Institute, More...

By Guest Author On Monday, July 17th, 2017
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Royal Canadian Mounted Police Warn Against Binary Options Scams

The Rogal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) published an announcement warning against binary options scams. The RCMP’s warning comes amidst a flurry of reports from authorities and watchdogs cautioning investors More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, June 27th, 2017
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How to Handle Pest Problems in Alberta

Even in a province with as comfortable a standard of living as Alberta, pests can be a year-round problem that you need to be on guard against in your home. The summer months can bring ants, wasps, and other bug More...

By Zach Jones On Monday, June 26th, 2017
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Canada: Christian school threatened to stop teaching ‘offensive’ scriptures: 1 Corinthians 6, Galatians 5

Earlier this month, there were reports that the Battle River School Division, located near Edmonton, Alberta, had asked the K-12 Cornerstone Christian Academy to cease using two “offensive” Bible verses in its More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, January 21st, 2017
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Alberta: Gastrointestinal illnesses may be linked to raw oysters in Edmonton

Ten cases of gastrointestinal illness potentially linked to consumption of raw oysters are under investigation in the Edmonton Zone, prompting Alberta Health Services (AHS) to remind all Albertans of the risk of More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, January 5th, 2017
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Canada: Judge rules the ban on pro-life ads ok, ’cause psychological harm to women who have had an abortion’

From the City of Grande Prairie in Alberta, Canada comes the surprising support of a ban on a pro-life banner for the side of a public bus by a judge who rules that they would “likely to cause psychological harm More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, May 4th, 2016
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Alberta: Pertussis increases in South Zone prompts calls for vaccination

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is reminding the public of the importance of immunization in light of  increases in the number of cases of whooping cough (pertussis) confirmed in the South Zone. Public domain photo/John More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, February 17th, 2016
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Edmonton’s Dan White examines foreign investment in Alberta

Canada is well known for its diversity and inclusion, and recently the country has become known for its sinking Loonie. Despite the subpar dollar performing poorly in the international currency market, there is More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, April 25th, 2014
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Calgary reports eighth measles case of 2014 in Asian Buffet employee

Alberta Health Services (AHS) has confirmed a new case of measles in the Calgary Zone, and is advising the public of potential exposure locations. The newest case is an employee of the Asian Buffet restaurant and More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, April 20th, 2014
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Canada: Additional measles cases reported in Manitoba, Edmonton

Health authorities from Manitoba Health and Alberta Health Services reported new measles cases in the past couple days, including one from a flight from Vancouver. First, Manitoba Public health officials confirmed More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, February 5th, 2014
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‘Bacon by brad smoliak’ recalled due to botulism risk

Kitchen by Brad Smoliak is recalling Bacon spread that was sold and distributed in Alberta due because it may permit the growth of Clostridium botulinum, the causative agent of the foodborne disease, botulism, according More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, October 11th, 2013
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Alberta Health follows up ‘Plenty of Syph’ campaign with ‘Sex Germs’ website

In an effort to battle the ongoing battle with sexually transmitted infections (STI) in the Canadian province, the Alberta Health Services have launched a new website called Sex Germs, which encompasses a variety More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, October 8th, 2013
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Canada health officials now investigating 25 E.coli cases linked to Gort’s Gouda Cheese

In a follow up report to the E. coli O157:H7 cases linked to certain contaminated cheese products manufactured by Gort’s Gouda Cheese Farm in Salmon Arm, British Columbia, Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Tuesday, September 24th, 2013
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Coca-Cola apologizes for ‘You Retard’ phrase under Vitamin Water cap, it’s a problem with their French

A Canadian woman didn’t get a prize giveaway or a secret code under the cap of her Vitamin Water. Instead, Blake Loates of Edmonton in Alberta, Canada told ABC News she was shocked when she opened her bottle of More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, August 28th, 2013
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Hantavirus reported in rural Alberta, health officials advise on precautions

The Alberta Health Services is advising area residents of a rural community in central Alberta, and all Albertans, to take simple precautions to protect themselves after health officials reported a case of Hantavirus More...

By Butter Bracco On Friday, March 22nd, 2013
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Messy kitchen sparked fight between roommates which left Jamie Vickers dead

From Canada comes the news of a Newfoundland and Labrador man who were convicted of manslaughter by an Edmonton jury on Thursday for strangling his roommate in a drunken fight over a messy kitchen. Bill Tubrett Bill More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, December 27th, 2012
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Rural southwestern Alberta experiencing salmonella outbreak, spread among household contacts critical

Public domain photo/John Fowler via Wikimedia Commons Environmental Public Health in Lethbridge in collaboration with Health Canada First Nations and Inuit Health are investigating a salmonella outbreak that has More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, September 28th, 2012
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CFIA issues health hazard alert for Kirkland brand beef steaks sold at Edmonton Costco due to E.coli risk

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning the public not to consume certain Kirkland brand beef steaks  because they may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7. Photo/CFIA According to the alert, all More...


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