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The event was in support of a campaign to protect the Bighorn Backcountry, a region in the province's foothills home to the headwaters of the North Saskatchewan River, which provides drinking water to the citizens of Edmonton. “Water being the largest ingredient in our beer, it's an issue and something ...
... in the field of emergency response come in and provide some in depth training on ice water rescue,” said Holm. “Throughout the year we will continue our training which includes river rescue on the North Saskatchewan River in the spring, vehicle extrication, high angle rescue and confined space rescue.

“We think this is the wrong location,” said Harvey Voogd, the executive director of the North Saskatchewan River Valley Conservation Society. “Solar power? Fantastic. But why in the river valley? “And EPCOR's answer basically is this is the cheapest place for us to do it, and we say that's not a good enough ...
At its peak, the massive red-brick complex with a scenic view of he North Saskatchewan River was a community unto itself. Saskatchewan Hospital, which first opened to patients in 1914, had its own barns, cattle, grain field, school and chapel — even a curling club and legion. For more than a century, it has ...
Using data from Statistics Canada, a government agency, Maclean's magazine found that North Battleford, Battleford's sister community across the North Saskatchewan River, is the most dangerous place in Canada. Car theft is common, and farmers in the sparsely settled region complain about agonizingly ...
In order for the plan to go ahead, amendments would have to be made to the North Saskatchewan River Valley Area Redevelopment Plan (ARP). “We don't feel it's the right place for it,” Madsen said. “There's lots of other areas around here that solar farm can be placed and can be pumped into the grid.”.

Whereas Edmonton has a comprehensive plan in place to protect the North Saskatchewan River valley, St. Albert does not have a single, unified policy in place for the Sturgeon, and has not discussed how much development it should permit along the river. “Do we want to continue to allow high scale and ...
“Some people say the North Saskatchewan River is our boundary; some people say Dakotas were up in La Ronge. We have a large territory.” When it comes to signing into Treaty agreements, Standing said Dakota people were apprehensive about dealing with the government of the day. Runners from the ...
The majority of the race was in the trails winding along the North Saskatchewan River connected by short urban sections. At times, I forgot I was in the city. What a great humbling experience. (I finished an hour and a half later than I anticipated. My Garmin also read close to 28K). I have many takeaways ...
Dionne's comments ran the gamut from infrastructure spending to crime to tying up loose ends from the 2016 Husky Energy oil spill, but never landed on the construction of a second crossing over the North Saskatchewan River. Pankiw said the issue is still a big one for Prince Albert's business community, ...
The idea submitted to The Edmonton Project by Amber and Gary Poliquin was inspired by what the couple had seen on their travels. “We've had the opportunity to travel to many different places around North America and Europe and lots of cities in different countries have gondolas, and they use them for ...
Stein recalled a time a dog had be rescued from the North Saskatchewan River as well as people getting too close to storm ponds. “If it does ever happen, we will be prepared as we can be to assist,” said Stein. A few members from Sturgeon County also took part in the training since that department is in ...
Brent Collingwood was named the new executive director of the River Valley Alliance on Jan. 1. This year the RVA will focus on advocating to include a pedestrian bridge in the Alberta Transportation designs of the Highway 15 twinned bridge.
On July 21, 2016, a leaking Husky Energy pipeline spilled 225,000 litres of oil into the North Saskatchewan River, prompting a massive cleanup. Soon after, lawyers from the federal government obtained a warrant demanding records from the company, including Husky's internal investigation records.
If Gary Poliquin and Amber Poliquin have their way, Edmonton commuters will be carried across the North Saskatchewan River aboard a mechanized gondola lift. The Edmonton couple envisions an eight car system that would stretch across three stations, connecting downtown to Old Strathcona.
It takes less than a minute to ride Edmonton's new funicular, and it isn't a coincidence that it takes the same amount of time to sing the "Fun Funicular" song. A group of Edmonton musicians wrote the musical tribute for the city's newest tourist attraction in December. The tune lasts as long as a ride up or ...
It showed up after berms were placed in the North Saskatchewan River so city crews could start work on the new Tawatina LRT bridge. Edmontonians flocked to the area, basking in the sun, wading in the water, and exploring the river valley trails around the beach. There were concerns about the influx of ...

City council supports Fort Saskatchewan's inclusion in the augural RiverFest, a regional celebration of the North Saskatchewan River organized by the River Valley Alliance. • Dance Moves III launches new program Rhythm Works for children aged 5-12 with different types of learning or behavioural ...
A Dodge truck veered off the road and rolled down into the North Saskatchewan River valley near the Laurence Decore Lookout, after a collision with a pedestrian on Emily Murphy Park Road/ Saskatchewan Drive and 116 Street. January 4, 2018. Cliff Harris, Global News ...
Along with the other students that couldn't get into any of the activities of choice, I was taken to a burgeoning collection of ungroomed trails that snaked alongside the fields and fence lines that hug the North Saskatchewan River north of Drayton Valley. While I, and most of the other participants, thought it ...
Jan. 3: This Your Saskatchewan photo of a Short Eared Owl was captured by Mark Duffy. Mark Duffy. X. - A A +. Listen. Global Regina features a viewer submitted photo for Your Saskatchewan weekdays on Global News Morning, Global News at 6 and Global News at 10. Submit your photo with a ...
Spraying major roads with a salt mixture ahead of winter storms may improve commutes and reduce collisions, but it could be bad news for the North Saskatchewan River. Hans Asfeldt, manager of water literacy with North Saskatchewan Riverkeeper, said the group will be keeping close tabs on the city's ...
Edmonton wants you to see it from a new point of view—literally. The Canadian city recently launched a $24 million funicular that links the valley floor to a 20-meter cantilevered lookout with sweeping views of the North Saskatchewan River. Clad in the eco-friendly timber material Kebony, the ...
North Saskatchewan River declared buffer area for whirling disease ... A permit will be required to move fish and other materials such as sediment from the North Saskatchewan River to other watersheds in northern Alberta. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says the goal is to create a buffer zone to ...
A University of Saskatchewan professor is studying the health of fish in the North Saskatchewan River following last year's Husky Energy oil spill. Tim Jardine and his research team are collecting fish and testing the animals for health defects. “We want to check that the fish are healthy, that they don't have a ...
... at the University of Saskatchewan has received a federal grant of $224,000 to study the effect the 2016 Husky oil spill had on fish. A faulty pipeline leaked about 225,000 litres of oil onto a riverbank near Maidstone in July 2016. About 40 per cent of the oil made its way into the North Saskatchewan River.
He also operated a D8 Caterpillar bulldozer used to build the old trail from the eight miles bridge in Willowmoor district along the North Saskatchewan River to Baljennie on through to Spinney Hill in 1947. He then got married to a lady from Sonningdale area and raised a family. He lived there until his ...
The Alberta government is backing away from a proposal to close several popular fishing rivers over concerns about stocks of native trout. Environment Minister Shannon Phillips says she wasn't convinced the science was strong enough to ban angling on the Ram, Clearwater, Kakwa and North ...
That's why it's so heartening and significant for Mayor Don Iveson to push a vision of building a riverwalk along the North Saskatchewan River on a (poorly) developed stretch of the bank. Iveson first put forward this idea in 2016, but he's now advancing a plan that could see a downtown riverwalk built from ...
A proposed promenade along the North Saskatchewan River near the old Rossdale power plant could include large stairs leading to a path along the riverside, with seating and a viewing deck. Two visions for the Touch the Water Promenade were presented Tuesday to city council's urban planning ...
Highway engineers are starting work to finally pin down the location of a controversial northeast bridge over the North Saskatchewan River. • Sherwood Park-Fort Saskatchewan MP Garnett Genuis introduced his first Private Member's Bill to Parliament. The bill surrounds the topic of involuntary organ ...
The federal government is funding a study in northwestern Ontario's Experimental Lakes Area that will help determine how fish respond to an oil spill. A team from Quebec's Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique's (INRS) Eau Terre Environnement Research Centre will conduct the work over a period ...
It was likely a tributary feeding the North Saskatchewan River before the last ice age. But it and the North Saskatchewan River valley were filled with debris and gravel when an ice sheet covered much of North America. As the ice melted about 11,000 years ago, the run-off quickly re-cut a deep valley for the ...
Spraying major roads with a salt mixture ahead of winter storms may improve commutes and reduce collisions, but it could be bad news for the North Saskatchewan River. Hans Asfeldt, manager of water literacy with North Saskatchewan Riverkeeper, said the group will be keeping close tabs on the city's ...
A University of Saskatchewan professor is studying the health of fish in the North Saskatchewan River following last year's Husky Energy oil spill. Tim Jardine and his research team are collecting fish and testing the animals for health defects. “We want to check that the fish are healthy, that they don't have a ...
... at the University of Saskatchewan has received a federal grant of $224,000 to study the effect the 2016 Husky oil spill had on fish. A faulty pipeline leaked about 225,000 litres of oil onto a riverbank near Maidstone in July 2016. About 40 per cent of the oil made its way into the North Saskatchewan River.
Court heard that Fawcett, Miller and a third young man were in the North Saskatchewan River valley near the Arthur H. Savage Centre at 13909 Fox Dr. on the evening of Oct. 22, 2016. According to Johnson's written judgment, the third young man told police that after Miller and Fawcett used LSD, they got ...
Here are my favourite by-the-glass wine programs, no-reservation required, on the north side of the North Saskatchewan River in Edmonton. (BTG is the industry term.) By-the-glass wines must be quick sellers to minimize spoilage — the main culprit is oxidation. We know the disappointment of ordering a ...
Perched on a high precipice overlooking the North Saskatchewan River, “the Ledge” is more than a stunning piece of architecture. “We refer to it as the people's building,” says Al Chapman, manger of visitor services for the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, “a real home-away-from-home for Albertans.”.
Five prominent Edmontonians were asked to judge the submissions, and they narrowed it down to a top 10 list that includes a wide array of ideas, from a gondola across the North Saskatchewan River to a globe featuring a year-round indoor park. Another finalist? The food truck ferris wheel. The idea was ...
There is no shortage of obstacles being thrown up against building public beaches along the North Saskatchewan River, but the city is nonetheless investigating such a plan. My prediction is we will have several such beaches in a few years. Here are the Top 10 reasons why: 1. Other places have figured ...
When the North Saskatchewan River is running heavy and carrying a high silt-load during spring run-off or the June monsoons it appears anything but a beautiful, irresistible woman. But after the flow subsides and the river “gins” up the old NSR can be a compelling place. Even within the City of Edmonton ...
The investigators determined that in fall 2016 Steven Bullock provided illegal outfitting services to American client to hunt black bear along the North Saskatchewan River near Langham. He also facilitated fishing at Blackstrap Reservoir south of Saskatoon, the release states. He pleaded guilty in Saskatoon ...
... which will “identify a potential location for a proposed future roadway and bridge over the North Saskatchewan River,” the county noted.
Marguerite's whitewashed, stuccoed log home still sits on a high bluff overlooking the North Saskatchewan River. The valley below — even ...
ECS's location just across the North Saskatchewan River from Edmonton's downtown make it one of the few urban ski hills truly located in the ...
... including a fatality, “Water” – the Husky spill into the North Saskatchewan River in the summer of 2016, and how it affected the James Smith ...
The next regular meeting of the North Saskatchewan River Municipal Health Holdings Board will be held Monday, Nov. 20 at 7:30 p.m. in the ...
The report on the Diefenbaker Bridge, which spans the North Saskatchewan River and handles 24,000 vehicle trips per day, says the structure ...
The report on the Diefenbaker Bridge, which spans the North Saskatchewan River and handles 24,000 vehicle trips per day, says the structure ...


 

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