Edmonton business owner charters plane to airlift supplies to blast-shaken Beirut

Article content An Edmonton business owner is paying out of his own pocket to send shipments of food and medical supplies to aid blast-shaken Beirut. Sam Mraiche, the founder of MHCare Medical, arrived in Hamilton, Ont. Thursday night to oversee the second of five planned shipments headed to the Lebanese capital city over the next …

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Opinion: Alberta’s labour movement ramping up for a fight

Article content continued That’s why we in the Alberta labour movement have begun discussions, internally and with allies around the province, about ramping up protest efforts. Albertans have been writing letters to their MLAs; they’ve been making calls and sending emails. But it’s clear that the government is not listening. The only thing that can …

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Saturday’s letters: We can minimize risk in schools

Article content continued B.G. MacKay, Edmonton Loan guarantee differs from investment Re. “UCP announcement of deficit no surprise,” Letters, Aug. 29 I believe in free speech but let’s try to be factual. Mr. Bizon claims that the UCP gave $7.5 billion to the Keystone XL pipeline. The facts are that $1.5 billion was an investment …

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Edmonton Oilers are still paying for the sins of the past

Article content continued At the low end the Bolts have two players in Blake Coleman and Barclay Goodrow that were acquired for first-round picks at the deadline. A major attraction for both was their relatively cheap cap hit, along with a term that runs through next season. At the bottom of the pecking order are …

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Alberta’s unemployment rate drops to 11.8 per cent in August as fewer residents search for work

Article content continued The recovery plan includes investing $10 billion in infrastructure, reducing the corporate tax rate to eight per cent in an accelerated timeline and creating the Invest Alberta Corporation to promote the province on the global stage. But NDP Opposition critic Deron Bilous argued the reduction in the amount of Albertans looking for …

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Paul Bunner, speechwriter for Premier Jason Kenney, retiring as of Monday

Article content continued He adds in the piece, “On the prairies, if it’s not Asian gangbangers whacking each other and occasionally innocent bystanders, it’s Aboriginal murder and mayhem.” Bunner tells a story from early in his time at Boston University when “one of the other hockey players, a native Bostonian, invited me into his room …

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Edmonton police lay murder charges in northwest homicide as they continue to search for second suspect

Article content A 21-year-old man has been charged with second degree murder as city police continue to search for a second suspect in relation to the death of 15-year-old. Edmonton Police Service officers responded to calls for help from Edmonton Fire Rescue Services at a commercial property near 136 Avenue and 97 Street Wednesday morning. …

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Edmonton bus companies facing driver shortage partly due to COVID-19 concerns, leading to delays on first week of school

Article content continued “ECSD Transportation Services is working daily with carriers on their plans and communicating with families and schools when buses are delayed. We hope to see improvements over the next few weeks,” said Nagy in a statement. Cory Sandstra, Southland Transportation’s general manager for Northern Alberta, saidthe company has been actively recruiting and …

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Deportation likely fate of Edmonton man who helped kidnap, torture man over drug debt

Article content continued “The reality is that he will be deported at the end of his sentence,” he said. “He will have no appeal, given the amendments in the last few years to the Immigration Act, and he will be moving to a place he has no connections.” He added Musoni’s family continues to support …

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Three to See Saturday: no-summer art, Grindstone murals and Class of 1984

Article content continued Details: 7 p.m at Metro Cinema (8712 109 St.), $13 at the door or metrocinema.ca Mural Massive: Grindstone Theatre in partnership with MinBid and Old Strathcona Business Association presents Mural Massive 2020, featuring seven new murals, music (SWEAT DJs), drinks and underground art auction. BYOM (Bring Your Own Mask!) Artists include Trevor …

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