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A streetview of Edmonton's Chinatown on a June day
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Chinatown deaths weigh on discussions of community safety and police funding

Chinatown business owners, residents, and their supporters packed council chambers at City Hall this week to press for action on safety after two men — Hung Trang, 64, and Ban Phuc Hoang, 61 — were fatally assaulted at their workplaces.

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A carnival ride high off the ground that swings riders around in a circle
Brief

Regional tourism heats up for summer

The City of Spruce Grove and the Town of Stony Plain are collaborating on a new online tourism initiative called On-The-Edge YEG to attract tourists by highlighting events, restaurants, and recreational activities in the region west of Edmonton.

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Two women and a man wearing outdoor gear stand in front of a body of water
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7 Summits Snacks secures chance to pitch at Startup Canada competition

An Edmonton chocolate company that makes endurance bars for athletes has been named a semifinalist for this year's Startup Global Pitch Competition.

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Craig Knox accepts DrugBank's award surrounded by a crowd at Poppy Barley
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DrugBank continues winning streak at YEG Community Startup Awards

DrugBank was awarded "Most Edmonton Startup of the Year" at the second annual YEG Startup Community Awards on May 19.

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A portrait of Amit Kumar
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Hydrogen: Where we're at and where we're going

The opportunity and promise of hydrogen in the Edmonton region will be highlighted again when the f-Cell Canada conference comes to the Edmonton Convention Centre on May 25 and 26, a month after the Canadian Hydrogen Convention ignited interest and investment.

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The covers of three chapbooks from Glass House Press
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'Serve the artists': Glass Bookshop launches small press

The co-owners of Glass Bookshop have now become publishers to encourage and elevate the kind of work they want to sell in their independent bookstore.

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An image of Edmonton's skyline, superimposed with green, blue, purple, and other colours
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Amii helps brewery harness AI to make and market beer

The Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute (Amii) and Blindman Brewing have combined their skills to launch a new beer, just in time for AI Week. The May Long Double IPA, which the Lacombe-based craft brewery releases yearly, features a beer label design that's generated with the help of artificial intelligence.

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A legal notice from a newspaper, headlined "An Important Label Infringement Case Decided in Favor of the Anheuser-Busch Brewing Ass'n of Saint Louis, U.S.A. by the Supreme Court of Alberta"
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A moment in history: May 11, 1911

On this day 111 years ago, it became clear that Edmonton's first brewery was in big trouble for copying Budweiser beer.

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Cover art, featuring a black square with the words "Turning Point: Stories and Strategies from the World of Business; host Blaine Bertsch, CEO of Dryrun"
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Podcast pick: Turning Point with Blaine Bertsch

The co-founder and CEO of Dryrun has learned a thing or two in his entrepreneurial career, and he's found a way to both share those lessons and extract more from his guests on Turning Point with Blaine Bertsch.

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