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Easter weekend snowfall continues in Edmonton, causes power outages in Alberta communities

Albertans got another lesson from Mother Nature that April doesn’t mean the end of winter weather in the province.

Edmonton continued to get hit with snow Saturday, with 2 centimetres expect to fall in the capital region, after 10-15 centimetres fell in the area Friday, according to Global Edmonton meteorologist Jesse Beyer. 581 more words


Sustaining Science and Communication: A Statement from the CapSciComm Board

The benefits of science to our society are difficult to deny.

The process of science — observing nature, testing hypotheses, collecting evidence, identifying causes and mechanisms — helps us analyze and understand our world. 418 more words

Capital Science Communicators

You're Invited: 2017 Capital District Food Summit

From our friends at the Food Pantries for the Capital District:

You’re Invited: 2017 Capital District Food Summit

Tuesday, April 4, 2017  //   8:00 am- 3:30 pm… 327 more words

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Brews & Jews: A Visit To Shmaltz Brewing

Two things in life I know to be true: I like beer and I like finding fun new places. Shmaltz Brewing Company is a brewery with a schtick- finding success serving “Jewish celebration craft beer.” With brews with names like He’brew and Funky Jewbelation, I couldn’t resist the playful spirit and had to stop in. 469 more words

There's No Day Like A Snow Day

I spent some of today thinking back to my childhood in upstate New  York. Remembering the random winter gift that was an official “snow day”. Maybe my age has corrupted my thinking, but it seems to me, that kids today don’t fully appreciate the significance of everything a good nor’easter has to offer. 646 more words


Friday's letters: Province must protect prime farmland

I commend David Staples for arguing against Sherwood Park expanding onto the Bremner lands.

The County of Strathcona has a clear choice either to place a population of 54,000 on soil with the highest food-production capability in the Capital Region or to expand on poorer agricultural soils to the southwest and nearer to Edmonton. 693 more words


Schenectady Restaurant Week '17

Despite Schenectady’s not so great reputation, I know from experience that not only is Schenectady full of great restaurants, it’s full of great coffee, entertainment, and businesses as well. 551 more words