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Delwar Jahid elected as BCAE Special Project Committee Chairperson

Delwar Jahid elected as BCAE Special Project Committee Chairperson

Tuesday, 13 November 2018

Edmonton, Ottawa The chief electoral officer, with his team members declares that the elections were conducted in accordance with the...

Keeping Alberta’s homeless shelters safe and secure

Keeping Alberta’s homeless shelters safe and secure

Thursday, 29 June 2017

June 29, 2017 The government is investing in 17 homeless shelters across the province to ensure they remain safe and...

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A little different Birthday Party

Lifestyle

The cold season may sometimes become a good excuse to lock ourselves away into our own warm and cozy four walls. If you are already tired of your own company, this birthday party may be an excellent inspiration for your family to socialize with your community...

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Adventure at historic sites: museums and archives

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Join hundreds of thousands of visitors this summer exploring 20 provincially-owned historic sites, museums and archives for an affordable Alberta adventure. Dino kid at the Royal Tyrrell Museum Experience everything about Alberta’s history from close-up encounters with dinosaurs and vintage vehicles to learning about ancient bison-hunting culture and tasting delicious Ukrainian cuisine...

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Alberta expands dual credit program for students

Education

Minister Eggen with Skills Canada Alberta participants at the Edmonton Expo Centre. Alberta’s dual credit program allows students to earn credits towards a post-secondary certificate, diploma or degree while they are still in high school...

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Alberta granted intervener status on Trans Mountain pipeline

Community

Alberta has been granted leave to intervene on the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion project judicial review by the Federal Court of Appeal. Alberta will be allowed to make both written and oral submissions...

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Alberta's historic recognition of the Bengali New Year & Cheerful celebrations in North America

Community

Alberta, Canada (May 5, 2017): The Alberta New Democrat Caucus of the parliament, in collaboration with the Provincial Assembly, a historic statement was made in recognition of the Bengali New Year by Ms...

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Amarjeet Sohi starts campaign with support of liberal leader Justin Trudeau

City News

Amarjeet Sohi, the Edmonton City Councillor for Edmonton Mill Woods-Beaumont, starts his campaign seeking to become a member of parliament in Ottawa with the support of liberal leader Justin Trudeau, who visited Edmonton on June 4, 2015 for the campaign launch at the Maharaja Hall...

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Art Exhibition "Pursuit of Existence" by Ishrat Jahan

Arts and Entertainment

The Bangladesh Heritage Museum in cooperation with the Bangladesh PressClub Centre of Alberta (BPCA) is organizing an art exhibition by local artist Ishrat Jahan. The Edmonton Public Library branch at Abbottsfield - Penny Mckee has agreed to publicly display the paintings for three months, beginning at October 26, 2015 until January 25, 2016...

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Bake Sale and Silent Auction to Help Families Affected by Cancer

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December 5, 2017 in Edmonton — On December 5, 2017 TRIO (Translational Research In Oncology) here in Edmonton, Alberta will be holding a silent auction and bake sale to raise funds for an initiative in partnership with the Cross Cancer Institute...

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Bangladesh Pavilion at CTV's Morning Live

Community

The Bangladesh Heritage and Ethnic Society of Alberta (BHESA) has represented the Bangladesh Pavilion for the upcoming Heritage Festival in Edmonton at CTV's Morning Live Show on Wednesday, July 8, 2015...

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BHESA announces Nominees for the Ekushey Heritage Award 2015

Community

The Bangladesh Heritage and Ethnic Society of Alberta (BHESA) nominated four dedicated volunteers for the Ekushey Heritage Award 2015. The nominees have officially been announced at the celebration ceremonies of International Mother Language Day on February 21, 2015 in Edmonton...

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BHESA celebrates Bangladesh culture

Community

Bangladeshi-Canadians who live in the Edmonton area are connected through a number of local cultural organizations, one of which is BHESA, the Bangladesh Heritage and Ethnic Society of Alberta. In this article we want to introduce this organization and its people to a broader audience...

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BHESA Celebrates Youth Festival and Family Day

Community

On Sunday, June 14 the Bangladesh Heritage and Ethnic Society of Alberta (BHESA) has invited the Bangladesh community and anybody interested in meeting the local Bengali people to celebrate the first official Youth Festival of the organization...

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BHESA organized the Bangladesh Pavilion at the Heritage Festival in Edmonton

Community

Between August 1, 2015 and Alberta's Civic Holiday on August 3, the William Hawrelak Park in Edmonton transformed into a rich display of arts, culture and ethnic heritage. During that time the Edmonton Heritage Festival, also known as the Servus Heritage Festival due to its title sponsor, took place...

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BHESA's Bengali New Year Celebration in Edmonton

Community

The Bangladesh Heritage and Ethnic Society of Alberta (BHESA) has celebrated the Bengali New Year in Edmonton, Canada on April 25, 2015. The colourful gala was held at the Pleasantview Community Hall, where the Bangladeshi community and anyone interested had the opportunity to enjoy Bengali culture with ethnic foods, music, dance and more...

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BPCA, a hub for information about International Mother Language Day

Community

The Bangladesh community in Edmonton and vicinity area is made up of a bunch of colorful and vivid people, pursuing a number of interesting activities. A recently build organization named the Bangladesh PressClub Centre of Alberta (BPCA) has started an interesting intiative and is eager to become a hub of information about International Mother Language Day...

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Celebration of International Mother Language Day 2015 in Edmonton

Community

On February 21, 2015 a number of organizations, professional bodies, and people interested in the celebration of mother language and the topic of linguistic diversity joined together at the monument initiated by the Bangladesh PressClub Centre of Alberta (BPCA) in assistance with the Bangladesh Heritage and Ethnic Society of Alberta (BHESA) to celebrate International Mother Language Day...

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Durga Puja Celebration in Edmonton

Community

On October 22, 2015 the Bengali community celebrated Durga Puja at the ACCA Centre (Asian Christian Association of Alberta) in Edmonton. The annual South Asian festival organized by the Alberta Bongo Society (ABS) is held in worship of Goddess Durga, also known as Durgotsava or Sharadotsav...

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Environmental Research Facility at Miquelon Lake

Education

EDMONTON, AB (August 20, 2015): The University of Alberta (U of A) Augustana Campus and Alberta Parks have established an environmental research facility at Miquelon Lake Provincial Park approximately one hour southeast of Edmonton...

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For the Love of Snow

Lifestyle

Wintertime in Edmonton can bring all kinds of weather, and sometimes we just get stuck at home to avoid the cold. In 2015 so far we've had heat, rain, snow and arctic cold, and lately some great sunny winter days...

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Grants engage visitors in new, creative ways

Community

June 01, 2017 : Visitors will be able to get tourism information in more innovative and easier ways – from trikes to high tech, according to a Media Release.Mobile visitor kiosks, like those used in Calgary, are among the projects awarded grants from the Visitor Services Innovation Fund...

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Helping families of missing and murdered Indigenous women

Community

Families of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls now have an advocate to help them find information and resources related to their loved ones. As part of its commitment to the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, the Government of Alberta has established a Family Information Liaison Unit with approximately $1...

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Ifter organized by Bangladesh Heritage and Ethnic Society of Alberta in Edmonton

Community

Mahmuda Alam: A free community Ifter organized by Bangladesh Heritage and Ethnic Society of Alberta at Parkdale Community Hall in Edmonton on June 17, 2017. Islamic lecture by Advocate Arif Khan and a special prayer was held followed by the Ifter in this occasion...

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Indigenous voices support environmental monitoring

Community

Community-based monitoring and Indigenous knowledge will bolster Alberta’s approach to environmental science, thanks to a groundbreaking advisory panel. Twitter

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Keeping Alberta’s homeless shelters safe and secure

Community

June 29, 2017 The government is investing in 17 homeless shelters across the province to ensure they remain safe and accessible to all Albertans.(Media release). Twitter

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Las Vegas Mass Shooting: Premier Notley

Columns: City News

October 02, 2017: Premier Rachel Notley provided the following statement on the mass shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada: “Albertans are shocked, outraged and unspeakably saddened by the horrifying attack on innocent people gathered to enjoy the season and fellowship at the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival in Las Vegas, Nev...

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Manchester bombing: Premier Notley statement

Community

Premier Rachel Notley issued the following statement about the bombing in Manchester:“On behalf of the Province of Alberta, I express deepest condolences to the families and friends of those who were killed and hurt in yesterday’s senseless terrorist attack in Manchester...

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MILES and NODI from Bangladesh rock the Royal Alberta Museum Auditorium

Community

On August 8, 2015 SHS Production invited music fans to experience popular music from Bangladesh live in Edmonton. The legendary Rock Fusion Band Miles and "Channel I Shera Kontho" winner Moumita Tashrin Nodi performed in the Royal Alberta Museum Auditorium...

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Minimum Wage in Alberta

City News

EDMONTON, AB (June 29, 2015): Alberta will take first step towards a $15 per hour minimum wage by 2018. Alberta’s general minimum wage will increase to $11.20 from $10.20 per hour. The liquor server minimum wage will rise to $10...

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MJMF celebrates cricket sports in Giovanni Caboto Park

Community

On Thursday, August 6, 2015 the Mahinur Jahid Memorial Foundation (MJMF) has sponsored and organized a cricket match to celebrate the team sport. The event took place in Giovanni Caboto Park in Edmonton, Alberta, where 2 teams gave each other a suspense-packed fight for the Champions Cup...

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MJMF introduces the Ekushey Youth Awards

Community

Under assistance of the Bangladesh PressClub Centre of Alberta (BPCA), the Mahinur Jahid Memorial Foundation (MJMF) has introduced the Ekushey Youth Awards in February 2015. The award is seen as a means of appreciation for people who have stood out with exceptional contributions to or in the youth community, and who set an example by inspiring a young audience with their work...

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MJMF Soccer Friendship Tournament held in Edmonton

Community

On Saturday, April 12, 2015 the Mahinur Jahid Memorial Foundation organized the MJMF Soccer Friendship Tournament at the premises of the Alex Taylor School (E4C) in the City of Edmonton. At the event 3 local soccer teams, the Edmonton Lathials, Edmonton Jomidars and Edmonton Jodhas met to determine a winner...

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MJMF supports Bangladeshi and Canadian Youth

Community

Mahinur Jahid, who died at the age of 27 in a tragic car accident, is the inspiration behind the Mahinur Jahid Memorial Foundation (MJMF) which was created by his family to cherish the memory of a lost son and brother...

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MJMF's Ekushey Youth Awards Ceremony

Community

On the occasion of the Bengali New Year Celebrations on Saturday, April 25, 2015 at the Pleasantview Community Hall in Edmonton, Alberta the Mahinur Jahid Memorial Foundation (MJMF) held an award ceremony to honour the recipients of the Ekushey Youth Awards 2015...

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Motherlanguageday[.]ca were hacked and now cleared by Google

Community

Notification: motherlanguageday.ca were hacked and now cleared by Google Google has cleared our security review request and suggests that Google systems indicates- http://motherlanguageday[.]ca/ no longer contains links to harmful sites or downloads...

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New state-of-the-art hospital for south Edmonton

City News

May 30, 2017: (SKNews) The province is committing $400 million over the next four years for the development of a new hospital in the rapidly growing Heritage Valley area according to a Media Release. Twitter

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Nominate an amazing volunteer

Community

June 22, 2017 (Media Release)Nominations for the Stars of Alberta Volunteer Awards are now open and Albertans are being asked to share the stories of the amazing volunteers in their communities. Stars of Alberta Volunteer Awards“Every day, volunteers are helping to deliver important social, cultural and recreational programs that make life better for Albertans...

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Nominees for the BHESA Ekushey Heritage Award 2016

Community

On January 25, 2016 the Bangladesh Heritage and Ethnic Society of Alberta (BHESA) has decided on the nominees for the Ekushey Heritage Award 2016. Honoured will be three people of the community, Delwar Jahid, Ms...

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Opening of Ishrat Jahan's Art Exhibition "Pursuit of Existence" at EPL

Arts and Entertainment

On October 26, 2015 the Bangladesh Heritage Museum in cooperation with the Bangladesh PressClub Centre of Alberta (BPCA) has opened the art exhibition "Pursuit of Existence" of Bangladesh Canadian Ishrat Jahan at the Edmonton Public Library, Abbottsfield - Penny Mckee Branch in Edmonton, Alberta...

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Preparations for the 40th Edmonton Heritage Festival

Community

On May 21st, 2015 the Edmonton Heritage Festival Association invited participants and sponsors to a preparatory meeting to plan and inform pavilion owners about organizational details in regards to the 40th annual celebration of the Edmonton Heritage Festival...

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Province boosts digital media, post-production sectors

Community

Province boosts digital media, post-production sectors Twitter

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Province marks Tourism Week and record numbers

Lifestyle

May 28, 2017 :Albertans are encouraged to get out, explore and celebrate everything the province has to offer during Tourism Week May 28 to June 3. Tourism Week also highlights Alberta’s reputation as a world-renowned tourist destination as visitors flocked to the province’s national parks with record-breaking visitation last year...

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Recipe for Shorshe Ilish Bhapa

Lifestyle

Qazi Tabassum Anam from the Bangladesh community here in Edmonton shared her ethnic recipe of how to prepare Shorshe Ilish Bhapa, a special fish dish from Bangladesh that is oftentimes served on Bengali New Year...

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Recognize Albertans working to prevent violence

City News

June 06, 2017 Media release:Albertans can nominate outstanding citizens for recognition in the sixth annual Inspiration Awards. The awards honour Albertans who are making a difference in their communities in the prevention of family violence, sexual violence, child abuse and bullying...

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Review of old wells to protect Albertans, environment

Community

The province is working with industry and experts to find ways to better protect Albertans and the environment by improving policies for managing old oil and gas facilities. Twitter

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Rural water projects get $131 million in grants

City News

The Government of Alberta is funding critical water projects across Alberta as part of the ongoing commitment to provide clean drinking water and wastewater treatment to rural Albertans.More than $131 million from the Water for Life and the Alberta Municipal Water/Wastewater Partnership grant programs will support 29 water infrastructure projects across the province...

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Statement by the Prime Minister to welcome Canada’s new Governor General, the Right Honourable Julie Payette

News from Partners

Ottawa, Ontario (October 2, 2017):The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement to welcome Canada’s new Governor General, the Right Honourable Julie Payette:“It is my honour to welcome, on behalf of all Canadians, Canada’s 29th Governor General, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette...

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Summer jobs created for Alberta students

Education

May 10, 2017: Nearly 3,000 high school and post-secondary students will gain valuable work experience through the 2017 Summer Temporary Employment Program (STEP). Summer employment program creates 3,000 jobs for students STEP student Darian Neufeld shows Minister Gray some of the colourful plants growing in the Arch Enterprises greenhouse in Edmonton...

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The Alberta Government in an announcement about the preservation of Alberta's past

Community

EDMONTON, AB (August 26, 2015): More than 60 projects in communities across the Province of Alberta will receive almost $1.5 million in total funding through the foundation’s Heritage Preservation Partnership Program...

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The Province Honours Volunteers with the Stars of Alberta Volunteer Awards

Community

EDMONTON, AB (December 4, 2015): Six of Alberta's outstanding volunteers were in the spotlight as recipients of the 2015 Stars of Alberta Volunteer Awards. Twitter

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Three new judges appointed to the Provincial Court of Alberta

City News

Three new judges have been appointed to the Provincial Court of Alberta according to news release. Among them Hon. Fatima Airth, Joshua Hawkes, Q.C., and Margaret Keelaghan, Q.C. Twitter

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Valentine's Day Concert at Gateway Alliance Church

Arts and Entertainment

On Saturday, February 14, 2015 at Valentine’s Day a concert featuring artists from Bangladesh took place in the auditorium of Gateway Alliance Church. The event was organized by Sound Waves Event in Edmonton, Alberta...

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