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Former Edmonton city councillor predicts low voter turnout this election

A former city councillor isn’t expecting much of a turnout in the upcoming Edmonton election.

Jim Taylor, who also used to be the head of the downtown business association, said voter turnout is often below 50 per cent, and the way this campaign is shaping up, he doesn’t think it’ll get that high when the ballots are cast on Oct. 239 more words

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CFR boss says chance of rodeo at Rogers Place in 2018 is 'reasonable'

The man in charge of operating the Canadian Finals Rodeo (CFR) described the chances of CFR 45 being downtown next year at Rogers Place as “reasonable.” 525 more words

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Driver receives 2 photo radar tickets 10 seconds apart in Edmonton

A Calgary woman who received two photo radar tickets in a matter of 10 seconds while visiting Edmonton earlier this year says she wants the second ticket rescinded. 703 more words

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Here's why civic elections matter

You can’t name your current school board trustee. You’ve never heard of most of the people running for council in your ward. But come Oct. 16, the winners of those municipal election races will be responsible for billions of your tax dollars, deciding issues affecting your day-to-day lives. 463 more words

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How to engage Edmontonians this civic election

A non-partisan event hosted by the group interVivos was held Monday evening as a way to inform and engage voters on some of the hot topics facing Edmontonians. 358 more words

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Record number of candidates file nomination papers for Edmonton's 2017 municipal election

Edmonton’s city hall was packed Monday morning with candidates and their supporters, as they filed paperwork to officially get their names on the 2017 municipal election ballot… 794 more words

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Edmonton to consider lowering speed limits in residential neighbourhoods

In the new year, Edmonton city council will look at possibly lowering speed limits across all residential neighbourhoods.

Most maximum speed limits in residential neighbourhoods are 50 kilometres per hour but in a few neighbourhoods, including… 321 more words

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