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Cyclist groups applaud downtown Edmonton bike lanes pegged at $7.5 million

Downtown Edmonton could have a protected bike lane by next summer, according to a report going to the Urban Planning Committee next week.

The Stantec report recommends bike lanes… 789 more words


Paula Simons: Troubled bridge over Walterdale waters

Call it the curse of the Walterdale Bridge.

Our pretty new $155 million bridge across the North Saskatchewan was supposed to open last fall.

Then it was supposed to open this fall. 1,223 more words

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Paula Simons: Edmonton greenhouse gas strategy full of hot air

In 2012, the City of Edmonton announced plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 50 per cent by the year 2020.

Yet aspirational pledge notwithstanding, the municipality hasn’t cut its carbon emissions one jot or tittle. 769 more words

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PSA that Jesse Lipscombe was filming when victim to racial slurs now online

The PSA that actor Jesse Lipscombe was filming for the City of Edmonton when racial slurs were hurled his way two weeks ago is now online. 134 more words


Artists Quarters in downtown Edmonton given green light by council

Edmonton city council has unanimously approved zoning changes that will make way for the construction of a new arts facility just east of the downtown core. 509 more words


Edmonton urban beekeeping permits more than double in a year

It seems the buzz about urban beekeeping in the Capital Region continues to grow.

Keith Scott, the coordinator of the city’s animal control program, said 32 permits were handed out last year for urban beekeeping after… 643 more words


Edmonton contemplating suicide prevention strategy

Suicide is the leading cause of injury deaths in Edmonton and advocates want that to change.

Nadeen LaBoucane knows the statistic all too well. She’s been a paramedic for two decades – but spent the last five years as an EMS dispatcher. 541 more words