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This week: Half Off. Why is attendance at the Art Gallery of Alberta only half of what it was when the new building opened, and what can they do about it? 59 more words


Concerns raised about advance poll 'intimidation' in Edmonton Ward 12 byelection

Some Edmonton residents say voters in the Ward 12 byelection are being harassed by candidates or their supporters at this week’s advance poll.

“I was walking in to vote and people were pointing at the (signs) with their names, saying ‘Please vote for this person,’ ” Navroop Singh said Wednesday, two days after he went with his mother to cast ballots at the Meadows Community Recreation Centre, 2704 17th St. 483 more words

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Wednesday's letters: Severance policy designed to avoid controversy

Re: “Councillor criticizes MP’s $46K allowance,” Feb. 6

Many elected bodies have moved away from setting their own pay, including Edmonton city council, to avoid this type of controversy. 568 more words


Will new Edmonton LRT expansion be worth $1.8B expense?

EDMONTON – Some time this spring, construction work will officially begin on the first phase of the Valley Line LRT project.

“There will be a few times that we go on it,” Kerry Sylvester said.   405 more words


Former Edmonton councillor Amarjeet Sohi defends decision to accept $46K transition allowance

EDMONTON — Federal Infrastructure Minister Amarjeet Sohi defended his decision to accept more than $46,150 in transition compensation.

Sohi addressed the issue Monday, shortly after casting a vote in the… 271 more words


Edmonton paves the way in Canada for Uber

EDMONTON – Cab drivers in Edmonton protested for months at city hall, some of them pulling off their shirts, as councillors debated whether to pass a new bylaw legalizing ride-sharing companies such as Uber. 683 more words