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Edmonton development continues to create debate during public hearing

A day-long public hearing began Friday morning at city council on a controversial highrise development in a south Edmonton neighbourhood.

Fifty-six people registered to speak during the 12-hour public hearing on the… 271 more words

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Council votes down bid by Old Strathcona developer

City council has rejected a bid by a developer to remove a clause in a deal from a year-and-a-half ago that created quite a stir in Old Strathcona. 474 more words

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Mayor Iveson wants options for Northlands Coliseum once it's closed

Editor’s Note: This story originally said Iveson talked to reporters, however all of his comments were actually spoken during the city council meeting.

Mayor Don Iveson wants to get the conversation going on what the next step is for Edmonton’s… 383 more words

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Edmonton mulling bid for 2020 IAAF World U20 Championships

Edmonton city council is being asked to support a bid by TrackTown Canada to bring the 2020 IAAF World U20 Championships to Edmonton.

Initial bid documents… 413 more words

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AUMA to debate province-wide combative sports commission

Municipalities across Alberta are taking another shot at regulations in sports like boxing and mixed martial arts.

A resolution tabled by the City of Red Deer ahead of the Alberta Urban Municipalities Association’s convention calls on the Notley government to create a unified sanctioning body to oversee combative sports province-wide. 415 more words

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Edmonton's proposed property tax increase comes in lower than expected

The city has set the opening tax increase for next year’s budget and it’s lower than first intended. Edmonton councillors will be asked to approve a 3.6 per cent tax increase. 391 more words

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