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Severe thunderstorm warning issued for parts of northern Alberta

A severe thunderstorm warning was issued for parts of northern Alberta shortly after 7 p.m. Saturday evening.

The warning includes Slave Lake, Whitecourt, Edson, Fox Creek and Swan Hills. 106 more words

Canada

Don't Feed the Wildlife

The bugs are particularly unpleasant in the northern parts of the province this year. We use bug nets and insect repellent to try to avoid getting bit and feeding them (and to retain some level of sanity!) But there is no way to escape them out there!

Archaeology

Sandy Shores

This past Monday-Wednesday my family and I went camping at Lesser Slave Lake in Alberta. We try to go camping as a family at least once every summer… I’d say we did it more often when we were younger and there were less outside obligations between each of us, but when we get the chance we still always enjoy it. 477 more words

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Slave Lake teacher severely reprimanded for massaging students

A conduct committee has issued a severe reprimand to a Slave Lake teacher found guilty of professional misconduct for massaging students’ necks and backs.

The Alberta Teachers’ Association committee found junior high teacher Patrick Lu guilty of failing to treat students with dignity and respect by massaging them in classes from 2012 to 2015 at St. 351 more words

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Staples: Report on Fort McMurray wildfire makes explosive criticism

A new report on the Fort McMurray wildfire makes an explosive criticism, suggesting if Alberta Forestry officials had used “high risk/high reward” fire ignition techniques to fight the wildfire before it hit Fort McMurray on May 3, 2016, they might have had some success quelling it. 1,079 more words

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Hot, dry weather in Alberta this week ideal for wildfire growth

EDMONTON – Compared to the previous two years, it’s been a quiet season for wildfires but officials warn that could be about to change.

On average, about 3,000 to 4,000 hectares to wildland have burned by this time in the year. 376 more words

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'Resilient Calgary' to highlight natural disaster research, resilience in Alberta

Three out of the four costliest natural disasters in Canada happened within the last six years, right here in Alberta, according to the Insurance Bureau of Canada. 421 more words

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