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Province announces details of new Misericordia emergency department

A new $65-million emergency department for the aging Misericordia Community Hospital in west Edmonton will be three times as large as the one it replaces. Health Minister Sarah Hoffman announced details of the building addition on Thursday with officials from Covenant Health, which operates the Misericordia. “This project is going to change the experience of people…

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Massive moon sculpture adorns Muttart Conservatory

There’s been a moon landing at Edmonton’s Muttart Conservatory. The latest seasonal exhibit at the river valley botanical gardens features an internationally-acclaimed art installation called Museum of the Moon. A massive lunar globe now hangs from the ceiling of the conservatory’s feature pyramid, as part of the facility’s Lost in Space exhibition. The installation looks exactly…

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K-Days parade: Friday fun for spectators, frustration for motorists

With more than 100 floats, giant balloons, performers, animals and vehicles, the K-Days parade on Friday will be kicking off the annual summer festival in spectacular style. For people who work or live downtown, it will also mean a tricky morning of navigating parade-related road closures on top of the summer’s construction projects. “Everyone travelling…

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