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Extreme cold stretch is over!

The extreme cold warning that covered much of Alberta, has been lifted. Environment Canada first issued the extreme cold warning on Saturday, February 2. As of today, February 15, the warning had been lifted. There is a bit of snow in the forecast for Edmonton and the...

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Extreme cold to stick around another week

Keep those hand warmers handy, this extreme cold snap is sticking around for another week. Environment Canada issued an extreme cold warning on Saturday, February 2. As of Saturday, February 9 that extreme cold warning remains in effect for most of Alberta. Environment Ca...

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Oversize load traveling through area

Drivers should expect delays as we start the work week off with an oversize load coming through Fort Saskatchewan. It is a 728 tonne, 48 metre long piece of petrochemical equipment, known as a polypropylene reactor being moved from Edmonton to the Heartland over a four day p...

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Edmonton artist named Alberta’s first artist in residence

Edmonton’s Lauren Crazybull has been named Alberta's first Artist in Residence. The Artist in Residence program is a Canadian first and was designed to have the government support artists. With the residency comes a $45,000 grant and up to $30,000 in additional funding t...

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Get ready to book your camping trips

It may feel a bit too cold to think about camping right now, but Alberta Parks have opened online campsite reservations. Starting 9 a.m. on Monday, February 4 campers can log onto Reserve.AlbertaParks.ca and start booking their group camping areas. At 9 a.m. on Fe...

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Extreme cold to last a few more days

Much of Alberta remains under an extreme cold warning. After getting hit with 15-30 cm of snow over the weekend, February 2-3, much of central and northern Alberta went into a deep freeze. Environment Canada issued an extreme cold warning on Saturday, February 2, with the...

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Travel advisory issued for central Alberta

Some areas could get hit with up to 30 cm of snow by Sunday. Environment Canada has issued a snowfall and/or winter storm warning for most of central Alberta. Starting today, January 31, heavy snowfall is expected to make its way across the province. Areas could get hit wi...

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Alberta organizations to receive anti-racism community grants

33 organizations will benefit from anti-racism grants from the Alberta Government. This is a first for the province, which will distribute the grants to create greater awareness and cross-cultural understanding to reduce racism. These grants were a key recommendation from the...

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Oversize load traveling through area this weekend

Heads up if you're traveling from Edmonton to Fort Saskatchewan this weekend, an over size load could disrupt traffic. A 682-tonne, 63 metre long piece of petrochemical development equipment, known as a de-ethanizer stripper is being moved from Edmonton to the Industrial ...

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