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Edmonton traffic safety improving, but a long road ahead: city

The goal of zero traffic deaths and injuries is ambitious, but on Friday the City of Edmonton said it is making inroads.

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Designs for West Edmonton Lewis Farms Community Recreation Centre unveiled

Edmontonians are getting a better idea of what a new recreation centre planned for the Lewis Estates area will look like.

“The schematic design is stunning at this point,” Mayor Don Iveson said. 742 more words

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6 months to go: Transit, development and affordable housing expected to be hot topics in Edmonton election

Edmonton is now officially six months away from its next municipal election, and one political science professor says she can easily see Mayor Don Iveson keeping his position. 590 more words

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Edmonton approves land sale for 80-storey tower downtown

A proposal for the tallest tower in Edmonton has cleared a major hurdle.

City council voted in favour of selling a piece of River Valley land near the Shaw Conference Centre to the tower’s developer. 300 more words

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Edmonton votes to transfer drainage assets to EPCOR

In a narrow vote, Edmonton city council voted Wednesday to transfer control of the city’s drainage infrastructure to EPCOR. The asset has a book value of more than $1 billion and includes nearly 6,000 kilometres in pipes. 581 more words

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Edmonton city council buys Hockey Canada's Northlands Coliseum vision

The idea of converting Northlands Coliseum to a hockey academy centre with Hockey Canada has taken a big step forward.

Putting in four sheets of ice, a running track, classrooms and other centre of excellence amenities into the former home of the Edmonton Oilers at Northlands will go ahead, once the administration works out a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Katz Group and Hockey Canada. 523 more words

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Edmonton city councillor pleased with proposed bill to create parental leave policy

Alberta municipalities may soon be able to allow councillors to take parental leave.

Municipal Affairs Minister Shaye Anderson introduced a bill Monday, that would let councils create these policies, but not force them too. 282 more words

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