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Edmonton's Chinatown gate likely on the move

Edmonton’s Chinatown could have a new entrance and one less bridge to cross, under a plan councillors moved ahead with Tuesday.

Councillors approved a motion asking for a more detailed budget to move the Harbin Gate from it’s current location on 102 Avenue to a spot on 97 Street closer to Jasper Avenue. 230 more words


New Edmonton women’s committee sees flood of applicants

Edmonton’s women are lining up to have their voices heard at city hall.

The city new women’s advisory committee, which councillors created earlier this year, has had almost 150 applicants for just 15 spots. 156 more words


Construction firm has interest in lands near Edmonton Galleria project

The construction firm encouraging the city to move ahead quickly on a new pedway to the proposed Galleria project have a stake in the land next door. 198 more words


City of Edmonton helps homeowners learn to preserve heritage homes

Alice Harkness’ bungalow has stood on the edge of the river valley for the last 70 years and she hopes it stays there for decades to come. 315 more words


Edmonton mosquito control program underway

Snow on Tuesday—the launch of the City’s annual Mosquito Control program on Wednesday—it sounds like April in Edmonton.

The long, snowy winter and lingering cool weather is actually good news for city crews, who are ready to tackle the season’s nuisance mosquito population this week, reducing the pest population at the larvae stage before adults emerge. 115 more words


Mayor Don Iveson calls for galleria proponents to step up

Mayor Don Iveson said Wednesday the city needs to draw a line with the proponents of the Edmonton Galleria project because the city can’t bail the project out financially. 195 more words


Former Edmonton Mayor Stephen Mandel takes a pass on PC leadership race

Former Edmonton Mayor Stephen Mandel has announced he won’t seek the leadership of the Progressive Conservative party.

In an emailed statement, Mandel said he simply did not feel now was the time to start another career in politics. 166 more words