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Sep
2020
Posted by: In: Canada, Crime, Dale McFee, Dale McFee end racism, Dale McFee racism, Edmonton community engagement, Edmonton crime, Edmonton police, Edmonton police racism, edmonton police service, Edmonton police systemic racism, EPS, Plan to end systemic racism, Police racism, Systemic Racism

Edmonton police chief releases commitment to take action to improve relations with racialized, underserved communities – Edmonton

Edmonton’s police chief says he is committed to taking action to improve and repair relationships with racialized and underserved communities in the city. At police headquarters Monday morning, Dale McFee committed to a “new path forward” to work with communities most affected in the fight against systemic racism, including…
17
Aug
2020
Posted by: In: Bunches, Bunches Flower Co., Bunches Flowers, Bunches Flowers attack, Canada, Crime, Edmonton crime, Edmonton mall attack, John Iain Armstrong, John Iain Armstrong attack, Jordan Cushnie, Jordan Martin Cushnie, Jordan Martin Cushnie court, Jordan Martin Cushnie sentence, Southgate Centre, Southgate Centre attack

Man receives 6-year sentence in fatal Southgate Centre attack – Edmonton

The man responsible for a brutal fatal attack on a flower shop owner at Edmonton’s Southgate Centre mall in 2018 has been sentenced to six years behind bars. Jordan Martin Cushnie received his sentence Monday afternoon. He pleaded guilty to manslaughter and robbery in May 2019, in connection with the April…
15
Jul
2020
Posted by: In: City Auditor, City of Edmonton, City of Edmonton audit, City of Edmonton fraud, City of Edmonton neighbourhood renewal, Crime, Edmonton city auditor, edmonton neighbourhood renewal, Edmonton police, edmonton police service, Edmonton Traffic, Edmonton traffic sign rental fraud, Edmonton traffic signs, EPS, Fraud

Edmonton lost $1.6M to invoicing scheme where city didn’t see the signs: audit – Edmonton

The City of Edmonton is trying to recover in court $1.6 million from what the city auditor said was a fraudulent invoice scheme involving a pair of city employees, a private sign supplier and the city’s neighborhood renewal program. Invoices were sent and cheques were cut over a four-year period…
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Jun
2018
Posted by: In: AI, Artificial Intelligence, Business, Canada, China, Don Iveson, Economy, Edmonton, Money, TEC Edmonton, Tech, Technology, Tsinghua University, TusStar, World

Edmonton partners with Chinese tech incubator on program to expand business opportunities – Edmonton

The launch of a new program aimed at enhancing opportunities for Edmonton-area technology firms in China was celebrated by business leaders and politicians on Monday as yet another sign of Alberta’s capital becoming a major player on the global tech landscape. On Monday, TEC Edmonton and TusStar announced a new…