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Run for Clarity

Running clears my head. I used to run plugged in – ear buds in, listening to an upbeat playlist. Fearing that I would be left alone to my thoughts, which often included, ‘you’re breathing sounds laboured, slow down…no don’t slow down, I want to run better, faster, stronger…ugh, that person whistled at me…’, I turned the music up so that external noises – including my laboured breathing – were inaudible. 839 more words

Fort McMurray

UPDATE: 2-year-old boy dies after accidental Fort Mac poisoning

EDMONTON — News that a two-year-old boy had passed away came as people gathered for the funeral of his eight-month-old sister.

The Imam who spoke after the funeral confirmed the death of two-year-old Zia Hassan. 451 more words


Brian Jean enters Wildrose leadership race

Brian Jean launched his bid for the Wildrose leadership Wednesday, saying his former Conservative colleague Jim Prentice is “getting it wrong” as premier and he can do a better job. 709 more words

Local News

Slumping MLS sales in January felt across province

A sharp drop in MLS sales wasn’t limited to Alberta’s major centres at the beginning of this year as the impact of the oil price collapse began to take hold in the provincial economy. 487 more words


Official says insecticide pellets in Alberta apartment became deadly when vacuumed

WATCH ABOVE: The siblings accidentally poisoned by a pesticide in a Fort McMurray apartment remain in hospital, and two of them are getting worse. Jessica Kent reports. 366 more words


Alberta mother trying to kill bedbugs with imported pesticide accidentally poisoned children, killing baby

A mother trying to kill bed bugs in her Fort McMurray apartment used an imported pesticide that fatally poisoned her infant and left her other children critically ill. 550 more words


Potential Hoarder

I am not a hoarder. I am the opposite. Collectively, my husband and I have moved 15 times. Each move, we have lightened our load a little more. 280 more words