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Edmonton looking to change late-night surcharge for taxis

The late night surcharge on Edmonton taxis could soon be spread out to make getting a ride around town easier.

The city’s $3 late-night surcharge was meant to put more drivers on the road when the city’s bars were closing down, but the city believes it might be playing a role in drivers refusing longer-range trips. 280 more words


Cineplex announces new VIP theatres in Edmonton Arena District

If the action on the ice is disappointing, you will be able to check out action on the big screen in the new arena district with Cineplex announcing plans for a 35,000 square foot complex in the area. 169 more words


New Edmonton LRT line could mean changes to Churchill Square

One Edmonton councillor is hoping the construction for the Valley Line can make a minor tweak to Churchill Square along the way.

On Wednesday, members of city council got an update on how construction of the new line will work with the square. 206 more words


Uber non-committal on removing vehicles from Edmonton streets

Rideshare company Uber declined to commit Wednesday to pulling their vehicles off the road, which means they could face an injunction from the city.

Councillors voted late Tuesday night to ask the company to remove their vehicles from service, while the city drafts new bylaws to allow for companies like Uber to operate within regulations. 305 more words


Edmonton councillors vote for possible injunction on Uber, while setting up new bylaw for company

City councillors voted to ask Uber to pull its drivers off the road or face a court injunction Tuesday night, but Edmonton could become the first city in the country to find a regulated place for rideshare companies. 493 more words


Edmonton councillors planning to look at full picture in Rossdale

The city will decide soon on whether the future of Rossdale will include a canal, new restaurants or even a ballpark.

Councillors looked at a host of options for the future of the area Tuesday, but voted to set up a special session to walk through all the decisions, with a date to be determined. 165 more words


Edmonton Youth Council takes Bill 10 concerns to City Hall

WATCH ABOVE: City Council is being asked to write the premier and education minister about Gay-Straight Alliances. As Vinesh Pratap reports, the request comes from the Edmonton Youth Council. 330 more words