June 26, 2014 1:56 pm

Thursday, June 26, 2014: Global Edmonton Morning News

Deb Steele-Kretschmer from Canadian Blood Services sits down with Shaye Ganam to talk about the increased need for blood donors over the summer. June 26, 2014.

Karen Bartko / Global News

CANADIAN BLOOD SERVICES CALL FOR DONORS

Deb Steele-Kretschmer, Canadian Blood Services

Every day in our country,  people depend on blood donors to survive. With the summer travel upon us people are being urged to roll up their sleeves and give the gift of life.

To donate blood, plasma or platelets contact the Canadian Blood Services website, or call 1-888 2 DONATE (1-888-236-6283)

 

EPSB INCREASES SECURITY BUDGET

Edmonton Public School trustees approved the district’s first billion dollar budget this week.  Included is increased security measures. Eric Szeto was live with the details.

 

CITY OF EDMONTON BIKE SAFETY

Pam Hnytka, Social Marketing Supervisor

The City of Edmonton’s  Let’s Get There Together campaign aims to promote safety in the city’s bicycle lanes in a fun way.

 

CANADA DAY CELEBRATIONS IN STRATHCONA COUNTY

Tracy Gravelle & Melanie Larson, Event Programmers

Canada will be will be celebrating its 147th birthday next week. Strathcona County has planned a full day of fun, capped off with a fireworks show.

 

TECH TALK

Keith Knorr, Best Buy

Technology can advance at an alarming rate and the new information can often be overwhelming. Keith Knorr from Best Buy drops by to talk about The Nest thermostat and the Kevo keyless deadbolt lock.

 

TRENDING NOW

Online Producer Slav Kornik on what’s trending: a camera app that makes a person look skinnier, new gadgets announced by Google and a suspected burglar who checked his Facebook – but forgot to log out!

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