When the Galleria—or as it was originally billed, “a performing arts centre”—was announced in October 2012, it took many by surprise. The feelings were mixed, from impressed disbelief to mega-project fatigue, but the general reaction was, “That came out of nowhere.” 504 more words
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EDMONTON – Mayor Don Iveson says he’s a little disappointed the province did not allocate any new funding specifically for Edmonton’s southeast LRT expansion in its 2014 budget Thursday. 636 more words
The city is working with the insurance industry, hoping to prevent massive insurance increases related to flooding in south Edmonton neighbourhoods.
Severe storms over the city have flooded several neighbourhoods, especially around Mill Woods in recent years and while the city is working on long-term solutions, the construction project are years from being complete. 189 more words
Edmonton’s minor football associations insisted Tuesday that any plans to upgrade Clarke Field for FC Edmonton should not come at their expense.
A needed replacement of Clarke’s turf will likely go ahead later this year at a cost of $1.25 million and in response to concerns from FC Edmonton, the field will be set up so it can only have the lines for soccer during FC Edmonton games. 286 more words
The city will be investigating several core neighbourhoods as residents say it’s becoming increasingly difficult to find a place to park.
Randy Shuttleworth, president of the Queen Mary Park community league, said his community sees spillover from downtown, MacEwan University and even on the north edge of the community from the RCMP’s K Division headquarters. 193 more words
City councillors are hoping to hold their own planners’ feet to the fire as they develop a new neighbourhood in the northwest.
During a public hearing Monday, councillors approved the Goodridge Corners area structure plan, which will guide development in the proposed neighbourhood that the city estimates will be home to more than 8,000 people. 213 more words