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Prentice vows consequences if private medical clinics found violating law

edmontonjournal.com — Premier Jim Prentice says the Alberta government will investigate any potential violations by boutique private medical clinics after government documents revealed they could be flouting provincial and federal legislation.

Edmonton Oilers ex-coach Tom Renney says he lost his job over correct handling of injured stars

blogs.edmontonjournal.com — As newly installed president and CEO of Hockey Canada, onetime Oilers head coach Tom Renney is committed to being a values-based leader for our national sport. In a sport whose grassroots numbers are stagnant, if not diminishing, Renney knows his mandate is to address issues like fighting in hockey (he's an opponent); concussions and other player-safety concerns.
Oct 21, 2014

RT @rjmackinnon: BLOG: Hockey Canada CEO Tom Renney on clash of 'values' that led to his dismissal from #Oilers. bit.ly/1t4gkzz

Oct 21, 2014

BLOG: Hockey Canada CEO Tom Renney on clash of 'values' that led to his dismissal from #Oilers. bit.ly/1t4gkzz

Locksmith hopes to save couples’ love locks on High Level Bridge

edmontonjournal.com — Couples celebrating their relationships are turning the High Level Bridge into a monument to love. Joining a worldwide phenomenon, so many sweethearts in Edmonton are affixing padlocks to the span that it has become an annoyance to city officials.
Oct 21, 2014

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Oct 21, 2014

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Oct 21, 2014

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Oct 21, 2014

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Ryan Nugent-Hopkins proved better than Steven Stamkos in Oilers' win

edmontonjournal.com — It should go into Ryan Nugent-Hopkins' memory bank -- not just his deposit that beat Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop for the game-winner on Monday night to give the Edmonton Oilers their first win on the season, but being more noticeable than his centreman counterpart, superstar Steven Stamkos, for one head-to-head-night.
Oct 21, 2014

RT @EJ_Sports: Ryan Nugent-Hopkins proved better than Steven Stamkos in Oilers' win edmjr.nl/1CRgEm6

Oct 21, 2014

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Oilers podcast: 'Do it again. And again. And again' edition

edmontonjournal.com — It was a year ago that Edmontonians gave new mayor Don Iveson a landslide mandate, 61 per cent of the vote, in a three-candidate race against fellow councillors Karen Leibovici and Kerry Diotte. The real race for Iveson, though, has always been a much more difficult challenge: to come out of the shadow of Stephen Mandel, the city's nine-year mayor.
Oct 21, 2014

RT @EJ_Oilers: Our latest #Oilers podcast w/ @NHLbyMatty, @jirelandEJ & @rjmackinnon: Do it again and again and again edition http://t.co/k…

Video: Signature Dish - Jimmy Ng prepares Tournedos Rossini

edmontonjournal.com — Jimmy Ng, executive chef at Wildflower restaurant, prepares his signature dish, the French classic Tournedos
Oct 21, 2014

Check out our new food video series, Signature Dish. First up, Jimmy Ng of Wildflower Grill making Tournedos Rossini. edmontonjournal.com/life/food/Vide…

More gigs: Elliott Brood, Milky Chance, August Burns Red, Bret Michaels

blogs.edmontonjournal.com — Happynecessary! Clemens Rehbein and Philipp Dausch, the German duo behind Milky Chance, want you by their side on Tuesday, May 19 at Union Hall. Tickets are $22 plus service charges. On sale: Friday, Oct. 24 at Ticketmaster and Blackbyrd Myoozik. The Stolen Dance hitmakers and language rebels just released their first album, Sadnecessary.
Oct 21, 2014

More gigs: Elliott Brood, Milky Chance, August Burns Red, Bret Michaels shar.es/1mQRrb via @edmontonjournal #yeg #ejlive

Do the Edmonton Oilers finally have a line-up that makes sense?

blogs.edmontonjournal.com — In the last two games, the Edmonton Oilers have won a game, lost a game, and outchanced the opposition Vancouver Canucks and Tampa Bay Lightning 31 to 28. It's hardly the second coming of an Oilers dynasty, but for a team that hadn't yet won a game, it's a start.

Taste Canada announces its 2014 Food Writing Awards

blogs.edmontonjournal.com — Taste Canada has four categories for both English and French language books. There were 58 submissions this year for books published throughout 2013. The winners are: Culinary Narratives: The Stop: How the Fight for Good Food Transformed a Community and Inspired a Movement, by Nick, Saul and A...

Stony Plain man charged with murder in death of New Brunswick teen

edmontonjournal.com — Premier Jim Prentice says the provincial government is monitoring the situation but has no immediate plans to step in as Calgary shelters warn of a potential crisis situation in the upcoming winter.
Oct 21, 2014

RT @edmontonjournal: Stony Plain man charged with murder in death of New Brunswick teen edmjr.nl/1CS2lxI #yeg

Edmonton chocolatiers win big at Canadian round of International Chocolate Awards, 2014

blogs.edmontonjournal.com — Three local producers of chocolate, The Violet Chocolate Company, Cococo Chocolatiers and Sweet Lollapalooza Fine Chocolates and Confections won honours at the Canada-wide round of the International Chocolate Awards competition earlier this month, held in Vancouver. Winners have the option of proceeding to the finals of the International Chocolate Awards, held Nov.
Oct 21, 2014

Edmonton chocolatiers win big at Canadian round of International Chocolate Awards, 2014 shar.es/1mQkJP via @edmontonjournal #yegfood

Soldier’s death strengthens resolve of troops heading to Kuwait: defence minister

edmontonjournal.com — Strathcona County public works staff want a new contract that puts their wages in line with what employees in other communities earn for the same work, says a vice-president with the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees.
Oct 21, 2014

Long trip without inflight service. RT@VancouverSun Canadian fighter jets leave Alberta military base for Kuwait ow.ly/2PsSpD

Kathryn Joel christens her new cooking studio at MacEwan University residence

blogs.edmontonjournal.com — Chef Kathryn Joel of Get CookingEdmonton threw a cocktail party this weekend to properly anoint her new cooking studio in the student residence at the downtown campus of MacEwan University. Chef Joel, who used to run cooking classes out of her Riverbend home, has expanded her operation and taken on several new chefs, including Eric Hansen (formerly of North 53), Israel Alvarez, Wendy Mah and Stephen Baidacoff.
Oct 21, 2014

Kathryn Joel christens her new cooking studio at MacEwan University residence shar.es/1mQ0XI via @edmontonjournal #yegfood #ejlive