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Freezing rain warning in effect for Edmonton and surrounding communities

Driving conditions in and around Edmonton are expected to be slick Monday as freezing rain hits the city and numerous communities to the north, west and east. At 8 a.m. Monday, Environment Canada issued freezing rain warnings for Spruce Grove, Morinville, Mayerthorpe, Evansburg, Westlock, Barrhead and Athabasca.    At 10 a.m., the warning was expanded to include Fort Saskatchewan, Vegreville, Redwater, Smoky…

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Quebec premier doesn't understand Alberta's energy industry: Ceci

Quebec’s resistance to a pipeline carrying western Canadian oil across its territory shows the provincial premier’s lack of understanding about the Alberta energy industry, the Albertan finance minister says. Speaking ahead of a federal-provincial finance ministers’ meeting Monday in Ottawa, Joe Ceci argued Alberta has been reducing the amount of carbon in the oil it…

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Freezing rain warning in effect for communities around Edmonton

Driving conditions surrounding Edmonton are expected to be slick Monday as freezing rain hits numerous communities north, west and east of the city.   A freezing rain warning has been issued for areas west and north of Edmonton. (Environment Canada) At 8 a.m. Monday, Environment Canada issued freezing rain warnings for Spruce Grove, Morinville, Mayerthorpe, Evansburg, Westlock, Barrhead and Athabasca.    At 10 a.m.…

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Police cruiser crash downtown prompts Monday morning road closures

Some early morning commuters can expect delays after two Edmonton police officers suffered minor injuries in a crash Monday morning. As of 6 a.m., MacDonald Drive and McDougall Hill Road were closed after a police cruiser was involved in a single-crash downtown early this morning.  Traffic collision, road closure on McDougall Hill causing delays for bus…

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