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Anti-abortion club takes legal action against University of Alberta

Edmonton Journal - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
An anti-abortion club is taking the University of Alberta to court for trying to charge it $17,500 to hold an event on campus.
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University of Alberta nutrition professors win Community Connection award

Edmonton Journal - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
The Edmonton authors of the Pure Prairie Eating Plan, a healthy eating guide and cookbook published in 2013, are being recognized at city hall for their contributions to the community.

University of Alberta asks city for $20 million to build new hockey facility - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
A new arena at the University of Alberta's south campus may be at risk without a $20-million investment from city council in the next few years.

University of Alberta looking for $20 million from City of Edmonton

MetroNews Canada - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
A new twin-sheet ice arena could be coming to the University of Alberta's South Campus, but the school wants $20 million from the city to build it.

University of Alberta pushing fight against antibiotic-resistant bugs

Edmonton Journal - ‎Apr 23, 2016‎
A University of Alberta research team has developed a potentially life-saving treatment and inhaler for people suffering from serious antibiotic-resistant lung infections.

Resource revenue the 'crack cocaine of public finances,' University of Alberta panel told

Edmonton Sun - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
Experts agree Alberta's economy has seen better days. Where opinions differ is how to change it and whether a sales tax is unavoidable.

Edmonton Heroes: University of Alberta prof stares down drug stigma

MetroNews Canada - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
She's a newly-appointed assistant professor in public health at the University of Alberta, where she's well placed to continue researching and advocating for public health and harm reduction reform for people who misuse substances.

Sam Newman ('96) Signs in Canada with University of Alberta

Hoopsfix (blog) - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Ipswich Basketball and last year's EABL MVP, Sam Newman, has signed for the University of Alberta in Canada on a full athletic scholarship for the 2016-17 season.

New training school at the University of Alberta wants to keep Canadas diamond industry going

MetroNews Canada - ‎Apr 17, 2016‎
Dr. Graham Pearson, the Canada Excellence Chair in Arctic Resources at the University of. Supplied / Epic Photography. Dr. Graham Pearson, the Canada Excellence Chair in Arctic Resources at the University of Alberta, holds up a sample. By: Alex Boyd ...

Air pollution is China's biggest energy issue, University of Alberta panel hears

Edmonton Journal - ‎Apr 18, 2016‎
Zhang was one of the speakers at the What's Fuelling Our Future panel discussion on energy Monday at the University of Alberta. He gave insights into China's energy appetite, the consequences and forecasts for future usage. “Why should we care about ...
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The University of Alberta & Little Warriors Change the Trajectory of Child Sexual Abuse

Canada NewsWire (press release) - ‎Apr 18, 2016‎
EDMONTON, April 18, 2016 /CNW/ - Today, the University of Alberta and Little Warriors announced the highly anticipated preliminary results of the clinical trials performed at the Little Warriors Be Brave Ranch, confirming that the four-week ...
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Dangerous drug W-18, more powerful than fentanyl, originally invented in Alberta

CTV News - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
Officials in Alberta have been warning about a deadly drug called W-18 creeping into the province -- but as it turns out, the drug was invented there in the first place.
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Cannon: U of C looks forward to the next 50 years

Calgary Herald - ‎13 hours ago‎
The earliest roots of the University of Calgary go back a lot further than 50 years, to the Alberta Normal School, which was established in Calgary in 1906 and provided a steady stream of educators for a new province eager to grow and advance quickly.

ER doctors warned about massive seizure of suspected W-18

Calgary Herald - ‎Apr 19, 2016‎
First produced by researchers at the University of Alberta in the 1980s, W-18 has recently emerged in the illicit drug trade across North America.

Football Golden Bears head coach Chris Morris likes mix of prospects coming into spring camp

Edmonton Journal - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Morris's 2016 recruit class is headed up by former Prairie Football Conference defensive lineman of the year Blake Adams, Fort Saskatchewan high school and Team Alberta linebacker Justice Momoka, Paul Kane and Team North quarterback Brendan Guy ...

Telus Field gets a new name and lease on life - ‎7 hours ago‎
Gerlach says the baseball is good and the ball team has plans to renovate. "Potentially the inclusion of a indoor training centre which will house some of the academy programs that are here in town and potentially the University of Alberta will be ...

Made In Edmonton: Butterdome Spring Craft Sale marks 10th anniversary

Edmonton Journal - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Featuring products ranging from glassware and skincare to home décor and trinkets galore, the 2016 Butterdome Spring Craft Sale runs from April 29 to May 1 at the University of Alberta's Butterdome building. The event, celebrating its 10th anniversary ...
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University of Calgary to celebrate 50th anniversary at alumni event

Calgary Herald - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
In 1945, post-secondary degree programs were being offered in Calgary via a satellite campus of the University of Alberta. But it took until 1966, 50 years ago, for the U of C to officially become independent, with a handful of programs, just three ...
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Social media a 'scapegoat' for Alberta STI rates: Critics

MetroNews Canada - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
“I think it seems to be a bit of a misdirection,” said Kris Wells, an assistant professor in Educational Policy Studies at the University of Alberta. “Social media apps don't make decisions, humans make decisions.” When Alberta Health revealed a ...

University of Alberta-led swine study tackles next health frontier

Alberta Express - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
If Canada is going to maintain a successful position in the global pork marketplace, swine health and animal care promises to be one of the deciding factors.