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Proposed Edmonton Festival barricades not street legal

Proposed road barricades for Edmonton’s festivals that won a design competition last summer hit a brick wall with city officials.

Designer Nadir Bellahmer sponsored the contest last summer through Make Something Edmonton, with several proposed designs making appearances at the Fringe and the 124 Street market for public review. 260 more words


Major south Edmonton drainage contract had two lower bids

A controversial construction contract in southeast Edmonton was awarded to the Canadian arm of a Chinese construction firm cost $1.5 million more than the lowest bidder. 308 more words


Edmonton Downtown Galleria projects split into stages

To get curtains up sooner, the proponents behind the downtown galleria project are now proposing to split their plans into phases.

The proponents said Monday that instead of moving ahead on all four of the proposed theatres at once, they are going to phase the project. 283 more words


Stantec announces move to new building in Edmonton arena district

Stantec will be joining the City of Edmonton and the Edmonton Oilers in moving into the new downtown arena district.

The engineering firm announced Wednesday that they will be consolidating their staff from the five buildings in downtown Edmonton into a new building in the arena area. 198 more words


New nutrient recovery system coming to Edmonton waste-treatment plant

A new piece of technology that got it’s start in Edmonton will soon be returning to the city’s waste-water treatment plant, with the goal of keeping hundreds of kilograms of nutrients out of the North Saskatchewan River. 197 more words


Fly along demonstrates challenges from Edmonton Police helicopter's new rural home

It’s the first call of the night — police on the ground are following a vehicle with a suspected stolen licence plate.

Edmonton police pilot Tyler Tebbutt and flight officer Tom Bechthold are ready to lift off with a Metro reporter along for the ride, and a 10 minute flight ahead of them — over Sturgeon County and Big Lake — just to reach the city limits. 453 more words


City review of Jasper intersection found it safe, but Mayor Don Iveson argues standards could be higher

The Jasper Avenue intersection where a 19-year old woman was hit and critically injured last week meets city standards, but Mayor Don Iveson said it’s those standards that may need to change. 255 more words