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Alberta Radio Station – KAOS 91.1 FM aka The Bridge in Fort McMurray

R-KAOS RadioSince June 2007, 91.1 The Bridge (Former KAOS 91.1) has been promoting the values which have been foundational in building a strong Wood Buffalo Region through their vision of “Exposing Hope through Music Talk and Action”. It is a “values-oriented” community Christian Radio Station based in Fort McMurray, Alberta. Owned by a registered  charity [Kings Kids Promotions Outreach Ministries Inc.], it is operated by people who live in the community.

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Short Film “Must Kill Karl” Has Alberta Premiere At The Edmonton International Film Festival On October 6th

Must-Kill-KarlDirector Joe Kicak is pleased to announce that the short dark comedy MUST KILL KARL will have its Alberta Premiere at the Edmonton International Film Festival on October 6th 2017. Funded by Bravo!Fact, directed by Joe Kicak (Frigid) and written by Karen Moore (Workin’ Moms), Must Kill Karl stars Mike Lobel (Degrassi: The Next Generation) as Karl.

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Alberta Newspaper — The Red Deer Advocate

D-Red-Deer-AdvocateThe Red Deer Advocate is a daily newspaper in Red Deer, Alberta. Published by Black Press, the newspaper was first established in 1901 as the Red Deer Echo, changing its name to Alberta Advocate in 1903 and Red Deer Advocate in 1906. Originally it was a weekly newspaper issued on Fridays. The Advocate now publishes daily, from Tuesday to Friday as the Monday edition was dropped late in 2016, with the slogan “Central Alberta’s Daily Newspaper”.

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Alberta Book — Oil’s Deep State by Kevin Taft

Oils-Deep-StateWhy have democratic governments failed to take serious steps to reduce carbon emissions despite dire warnings and compelling evidence of the profound and growing threat posed by global warming? Most of the writing on global warming is by scientists, academics, environmentalists, and journalists. Kevin Taft, a former leader of the opposition in Alberta, brings a fresh perspective through the insight he gained as an elected politician who had an insider’s eyewitness view of the role of the oil industry. His answer, in brief: The oil industry has captured key democratic institutions in both Alberta and Ottawa.

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Alberta Book – A Century of Campus Maps by the University of Alberta Press

UofA-Campus-MapsA Century of Campus Maps celebrates 100 years since the University of Alberta had a physical home – River Lot 5. What began, in 1907, as 258 acres of scrubby poplar bush, is now a multi-campus university. In this book (which is available as a pdf below), you will have a front-row seat to watch the campus develop over the past century: first Athabasca Hall and St. Stephen’s College, followed by Assiniboia and Pembina Halls, the Ring Houses, and the magnificent Arts and Medical buildings.

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Latest Radio Audience Ratings from May 29 – August 27, 2017 for Edmonton and Calgary

PPM-LogoIn Edmonton, 102.3 NOW Radio rules the roost for A12+ posting a 10.9% share of hours tuned (up from 10.5%). NOW! Radio takes top spot for F25-54, delivering a 16.9% share (down from 19.0%). NOW also tops the list for M25-54 with a 13.0% share (up from 12.0%). For M18-34, Sonic leads the way posting a 15.3% (down from 15.9%). For F18-34 NOW! delivered a 19.7 (down from 21.6 %).

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Marilyn Jones, Edmonton, Alberta ABOUT ME
I am Marilyn Jones, a news junkie with a penchant for publishing, politics, communications, gardening, hiking, reading, the arts and training nonprofit organizations in media relations and social media communications in Alberta (BA in English with Honours, U of A; Master of Publishing, SFU)

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