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Gone too soon : Hubcaps we lost in 2016

In 2016, a collective conscious began addressing 2016 by name, and crying out to ask why.

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“Just doesn’t add up” says top auditor

Cabinet continued to face turmoil after the nation’s top auditor said Tuesday that a recent review of the government’s finances “just doesn’t add up.” “It’s like the damned stock markets in these books,” the auditor concluded. The audit report levels heavy accusations against current and former governments about the use of public funds for “marketing,” champagne-fueled barnburners, and “disproportionate …

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Behind Easterner Lines : Part three, “October, bon hiver”

Behind Easterner Lines : Resource Speculation in Quebéc is a three-part series featuring Edmonton Weststar’s chief industry analyst exploring the potential for friendly resource ties to Edmonton’s most bewildering municipal cousin: Montréal.

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Art : could your kids be at risk?

Asked about the controversy, convicted artists responded only, “ceci n’est pas un commentaire.”

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Behind Easterner Lines : Part two, “À tes souhaits!”

Behind Easterner Lines : Resource Speculation in Quebéc is a three-part series featuring Edmonton Weststar’s chief industry analyst exploring the potential for friendly resource ties to Edmonton’s most bewildering municipal cousin: Montréal.

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Tech futures plunge as coffee shop Wi-Fi goes out

VANCOUVER – Canadian tech stocks took a massive hit this week as JavaHut’s Wi-Fi went down, bottlenecking the work of the country’s fastest rising startups. “I was in my third hour of drinking a single coffee when suddenly, everything grinded to a halt,” says Dirk Johansen, Chief Technology Officer of once-promising Vancouver startup Churnt. “I had to …

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Behind Easterner Lines : Resource Speculation in Québec

Behind Easterner Lines : Resource Speculation in Quebec is a three part series featuring Edmonton Weststar’s chief industry analyst exploring the potential for friendly resource ties to Edmonton’s most bewildering municipal cousin: Montréal.

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Greens Polling Strong in ‘Too Jaded To Vote’ Demographic

SIDNEY BC – Data from the WestStar Vote Racket poll has revealed strong support for the Green Party of Canada in a sizeable demographic of Canadian non-voters. An impressive 67% of jaded-Canadians responded that “Like, if my vote actually mattered, I would vote Green.” Green Party leader Elizabeth May is also the Prime Minister of choice among those too jaded to …

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Tourist Takes Picture of Corridor

PARIS (OR MAYBE BELGIUM?) – This week, an Edmontonian abroad immortalized European urban life as he snapped a photo of a pedestrian corridor in the historical centre of a French city whose name he will never learn to pronounce. After waiting patiently for several other tourists to clear out of the shot, up-and-coming photographer Peter James used …

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