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AGLC approves horse racing track near Edmonton International Airport

With horse racing at Northlands coming to a close, Century Casino has announced the Century Mile Racing Entertainment Centre has received approval from the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission (AGLC). 496 more words

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Leave slingshot at home: Edmonton International Airport shares tips to speed spring break holdups

A slingshot, a bow and a soldering iron were among recently confiscated items stalling the security lineup at the Edmonton International Airport.

“If you have something not permitted in your carry-on bag, that adds a lot of time to the process because your bag needs to be searched,” Mathieu Larocque, spokesman for Canadian Air Transport Security Authority, said Monday at an airport event aiming to reduce security backlogs. 363 more words

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Edmonton International Airport bracing for busy spring break travel

As families jet off for spring break vacations this week, staff at the Edmonton International Airport are out with some travel tips to help breeze through security screening. 437 more words

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Alert issued after passenger with measles confirmed on February flight to Edmonton from Vancouver

An airline passenger with measles may have spread the highly contagious illness to other people during a trip to Edmonton from Vancouver last month, Alberta Health Services said Friday in a public health alert. 462 more words

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Public alert issued after measles confirmed on flight from Vancouver to Edmonton

Alberta Health Services issued a public alert Friday to warn people of potential exposure to measles. AHS said there was a confirmed case of measles in a person who travelled from Vancouver to Edmonton in February. 422 more words

Health

New wave of Edmonton-based troops deploy to Ukraine as forces battle pro-Russia separatists

With the hum of the Airbus CC-150 engines in the background, 3rd Canadian Division commander Brig.-Gen.f Simon Hetherington reminded troops deploying to Ukraine on Friday of the importance of their training mission. 401 more words

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Vancouver-bound Air Canada Express flight returns to Edmonton over 'odour in the cabin'

Multiple fire trucks could be seen surrounding an Air Canada Express-Jazz plane at Edmonton International Airport Tuesday afternoon after it returned to Alberta’s capital shortly after departing. 95 more words

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