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yesterday at 22:15. Facebook
As Canadians flock to their nearest Tim Hortons for a quick coffee pick-me-up and a chance to win big in the company’s beloved “Roll Up The Rim to Win” annual contest, a growing number of ambitious YouTubers are increasing their odds (by a lot) in a popular new experiment.

100-cup challenge aims to reveal 'Roll Up The Rim' odds

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yesterday at 21:15. Facebook
Iceland's president's strong views on pizza have caused an international stir.

Gudni Th. Johannesson disclosed his opposition to pineapple on pizza to Icelandic high school students last week. Icelandic media reported that he said he'd ban the fruity topping if he could.

Iceland's president says he would not ban pineapple pizza

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yesterday at 20:09. Facebook
Travis Vader, who has been sentenced to life in prison last month for killing two missing Alberta seniors will be eligible for unescorted temporary absences on March 13 – the Parole Board of Canada says he has not applied for it, and such applications can take about five months to process.

Travis Vader eligible for unescorted temporary absences next month: Parole Board

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yesterday at 19:15. Facebook
It might be the ultra-coolest new real estate opportunity in the universe – if it's not already occupied.

Scientists have discovered seven Earth-like planets orbiting a single red dwarf star approximately 40 light-years away, in an "extraordinarily rich" planetary system that could yield evidence of alien life within the next decade.

'Ultracool' star orbited by 7 Earth-like planets offers hope for alien life

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yesterday at 18:11. Facebook
RCMP in Alberta are asking for the public’s help to track down a man wanted under a Canada-wide warrant for a number of charges from police in B.C.

RCMP trying to find man wanted on Canada-wide warrant

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yesterday at 15:17. Facebook
The Yellowhead Trail funding has been approved, meaning City Council has agreed to take on more than half a billion dollars in debt to turn the Yellowhead into a freeway. Work is slated to begin in 2019.
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yesterday at 14:23. Facebook
Some brave firefighters are sleeping on a rooftop for a good cause and naturally we wanted to talk to them about it...so Jon Glasgow woke them up.
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yesterday at 14:20. Facebook
COOLING TREND BEGINS - Feb 22

It'll be a gradual cooling trend, not a jump off a temperature cliff.
But, cooler air IS set to move in over the next few days.
Today's forecast high of -1 will be Edmonton's first day with a sub-zero high since Feb 10th.
By the end of the week, daytime highs are expected to be in the -5 to -10 range and morning lows will be in the -15 to -20 range.

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yesterday at 03:06. Facebook
There is an influx of youth at the South East Edmonton Seniors Association Activity Centre. Fourth year medical students are participating in senior activities to get a better feel for their issues and to see what healthy aging looks like.

CTV's Dez Melenka reports.

Medical students learning more about seniors

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yesterday at 02:01. Facebook
Officials at Animal Care and Control are looking for the owner of an unusual stray, a hen found in the city over the weekend.

CTV's Shanelle Kaul reports.

Unusual stray: Animal Care and Control trying to find owner of wayward chicken

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yesterday at 01:05. Facebook
UPDATE: After CTV News spoke to a Ryley, Alta. man, who said he had to sell his home to pay thousands of dollars charged by the municipality to paint his home – officials for the Village of Ryley released a statement in response.

Read the full statement here:

Legal firm for Ryley, Alta. responds to allegations by man who sold home to pay painting debt

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A Nova Scotia man is praising the efforts of the family dog for helping save him and two young boys who were buried under a heavy mountain of snow after their fort collapsed on top of them.

Dog helps save N.S. man, boys in collapsed snow fort

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02/21/2017 at 23:24. Facebook
It's not the first time this has happened, but an unusual visitor is sharing a temporary home with stray dogs and cats at Animal Care & Control Centre - Edmonton. The full-grown hen was found this past weekend, on Edmonton's north end.

If you're thinking this must be an escapee from the city's Urban Hen's Project, it's not - this chicken has no banding.

CTV News Reporter Shanelle Kaul has...
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02/21/2017 at 22:45. Facebook
It's a case of culinary mistaken identity.

The Michelin Guide has accidentally awarded one of its coveted stars to a lowly local cafe that shares its name with a gastronomic restaurant 150 kilometres away.

Michelin mistake: Burger and fries cafe gets coveted star intended for gourmet restaurant

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02/21/2017 at 21:33. Facebook
It has hockey puck eyes, 1.8-metre long branches for arms and a traffic cone for a nose. Oh, and a cozy, custom-made plaid scarf for warmth… even if it is made from snow.

The gigantic snowman turning heads in Halifax, N.S. this week has been dubbed “Chubby” by one of its creators, Stephen Flynn.

'Chubby' the gigantic snowman delights onlookers in Halifax

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02/21/2017 at 20:28. Facebook
What does it mean to be Canadian? The thought will likely be on many people’s minds as the country celebrates its 150th birthday this year.

But for Alberta-based photographer Tim Van Horn, it’s a question he has spent a gruelling eight years on the road trying to answer.

54,000 portraits, 8 years: Photographer captures ever-changing Canadian mosaic

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CTV Edmonton
02/21/2017 at 18:37. Facebook
On Saturday morning, Leduc RCMP responded to an armed robbery at a gas station in Nisku.

RCMP search for suspect in armed robbery

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02/21/2017 at 15:08. Facebook
It's here! All-day breakfast is now available at McDonald's!

Well, it will be starting at 11AM.
CTV Edmonton
02/21/2017 at 14:16. Facebook
An Airdrie family and residents of the town are mourning the death of a young boy after he and his brother fell through the ice on a canal near their home. A neighbour saw the boys fall through the ice and called 911 before STARS Air Ambulance brought the younger boy to a hospital where, tragically, he was pronounced dead.
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02/21/2017 at 14:07. Facebook
COOLDOWN COMING - Feb 21

February started with 10 straight days below zero.
THEN...warmer air rolled in and we've had 10 consecutive days with daytime highs ABOVE zero in Edmonton.
The pattern will flip again this week.
Edmonton will get to 0 or +1 for a daytime high today. So, we might get one more day in the "above 0" column.
But, tomorrow will be the start of a string of days with daytime...
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