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Eric W. Cormack

In March 1922, I left Saskatchewan and took the train to Edmonton. I turned up at the Corona Hotel where I was befriended by the desk clerk. 2,700 more words

Alix, Alberta

Women and children to benefit from historic $54M gift to University of Alberta

The University of Alberta received a joint $54-million gift Wednesday, which will go towards the Women and Children’s Health Research Institute.

The WCHRI supports research dedicated to improving the health of women and children, including perinatal care. 415 more words


Vitamin D supplements may be useless: Alberta research

Taking daily vitamin D supplements may not provide the great health benefits that many believe, according to new research out of the University of Alberta. 624 more words


U of A residence at capacity with Fort McMurray fire evacuees

EDMONTON – The University of Alberta is no longer accepting evacuees from Fort McMurray, saying it was at capacity Tuesday evening.

Lister Centre has been housing evacuees since last Thursday. 501 more words


IN PHOTOS: U of A student art display hits downtown Edmonton

EDMONTON – It’s a unique way to showcase their art work to a new audience.

Thirty-five artists from the University of Alberta have created 35 sculptures that will be on display at the Epcor Tower in downtown Edmonton until May 17. 339 more words


'2 people had to die for me to still be here': Transplant recipient becomes transplant surgeon

EDMONTON – Each organ and tissue donor can save eight lives. But in this case, two donors saved many more than that, because one of their recipients is now a transplant surgeon. 408 more words


University of Alberta receives $2M in federal funding to further research

EDMONTON — Nine University of Alberta projects will be able to further their research following a $2-million funding boost from the federal government announced Monday. 306 more words