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  • Edmonton Freezeway
    UBC grad proposes Edmonton Freezeway, an alternative way to get to work
    Ice skating to work?According to a UBC graduate, who grew up in Edmonton, he has a plan to create a 7-mile long trail to make commuting to work in the winter more fun.The Edmonton Freezeway is inspired by Matt Gibbs, a landscape architect, who...
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    Mad cow in Canada? Officials say yes, but not to worry (VIDEO)
    For the first time in four years, Canada has reported a case of mad cow disease, officials confirmed Friday, Feb. 13.The Canadian Food Inspection Agency said the infected cow came from Alberta, but also confirmed that the beef from the animal had...
  • AHS revises immunization schedule in outbreak areas
    Alberta Health Services declares measles outbreak in three zones
    In the course of several weeks of reporting measles in the several zones across the province, Alberta Health Services (AHS) declared an outbreak of the contagious viral disease in three zones today.A measles outbreak has been declared in Calgary,...
  • Weird Canadian Laws
    Weird Canadian Laws
    At times, the best thing to do when tackling a book you haven't yet reviewed, is to simply flip through the pages and randomly stop here and there.That's what we did recently when we picked up a new (well, new to us at least) copy of "...
  • Glacier Skywalk in Jasper National Park
    Jasper National Park adds Glacier Skywalk Attraction
    Jasper National Park is known for breathtaking scenery resulting from its unique combination of glaciology and geology. The area known as the Columbia Icefield, complete with moving glaciers and over 20 feet of snow a year, measures over 130...
  • Barrier Lake, Alberta
    Barrier Lake, Alberta: A picturesque frozen lake in the Rockies
    The Canadian Rockies are filled with beautiful sights, one of which is Barrier Lake. Situated inKananaskis Country in Alberta, Canada, the lake is a popular hiking spot among visitors. Not-surprisingly, it is also a popular photo spot, and movies...
  • Two dead after knife assault at Edmonton warehouse
    Murder charges after Edmonton stabbing spree
    Edmonton police announced in a statementSaturday several charges against a man who allegedly stabbed two co-workers to death and four others in the west-end of the city a day earlier.Jamie Pasieka, 29, was charged Saturday with two counts of first...
  • Santé Spa Calgary
    Bye Bye Cellulite at Santé Spa Calgary
    Santé Spa Calgary is offering guests a revolutionary Lipomassage treatment for stubborn pockets of cellulite.What is cellulite?Cellulite is dimpled, orange peel-like fat that tends to accumulate on the legs, thighs and buttocks. Cellulite affects...
  • MAF vs. Calgary
    Penguins send Flames to third straight loss
    On Saturday, the Pittsburgh Penguins wrapped up their Western Canada road trip with a 2-1 victory over the Calgary Flames. The Penguins picked up five out of a possible six points on the trip, winning two of the three games.The first period was...
  • Penguins/Flames
    Penguins preview: 1/11 at Flames
    After the meltdown that took place last night in Edmonton, the Pittsburgh Penguins will look to rebound in their Western Canada finale against the Calgary Flames. The Penguins will want to redeem themselves after a 4-3 overtime loss to the Oilers...
  • Anton Belov game-tying goal vs. PIT
    Penguins lose 2-0 lead, fall to Oilers
    On Friday night, the Pittsburgh Penguins suffered only their second overtime loss of the season after blowing a 2-0 lead while falling at the hands of the Edmonton Oilers, 4-3. After killing their last seventeen power plays, the penalty kill was...
  • Penguins/Oilers 1/10
    Penguins preview: 1/10 at Oilers
    The Pittsburgh Penguins are one-for-one on their current road trip through Western Canada. In their second game of the trip, the Penguins head to Edmonton for their second meeting with the Oilers. Pittsburgh used some late-game heroics against the...
  • H5N1 avian influenza
    Alberta resident dies from H5N1 avian influenza
    In what is the first case reported on the North American continent, the Alberta, Canada government announced today the death of a resident due toH5N1 avian influenza, according to a government press release Jan. 8.The statement fromHealth Minister...
  • Santé Spa Calgary, at Hôtel Le Germain
    Santé Spa Calgary, at Hôtel Le Germain
    Perched on the on the 13th floor of Hôtel Le Germain Calgary, Santé Spa Calgary, is the ultimate urban sanctuary — a perfect balance to the active pace of oil-crazed Calgary life.Carefully designed to embrace the senses with soothing...
  • Glacier Skywalk in Jasper National Park, Canada
    Canada’s Glacier Skywalk wins Top Project Award trifecta
    In a release dated today, Alberta Construction Magazine awarded top honors in three different categories to Brewster Travel Canada’s newly completed Glacier Skywalk.At their 12th annual Top Project Awards ceremony, the Glacier Skywalk was...
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