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Former Edmonton mayor Terry Cavanagh officially opens neighbourhood bearing his name

Former Edmonton mayor Terry Cavanagh has been out of politics for nine years, but he hasn’t lost the knack of wooing supporters in their own language. 460 more words

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Edmonton neighbourhood signs legal document to stop infill

Residents of a south Edmonton community have said it’s their last-ditch effort to stop lot-splitting in their area. The majority of residents in Westbrook have signed a restrictive covenant that would prevent subdivision. 531 more words

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David MacLean: Edmonton's buzzy brand hits a ride-sharing speed bump

When Edmonton city council hammered out reforms enabling ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft to operate in our city it made national news.

It not only made headlines across Canada, it made the right kind of headlines in English and French. 645 more words

Columnists

All Edmontonians on the hook for back alley repair work

Edmontonians will be on the hook for upgrades to back alleys, even if they don’t have one.

On Wednesday, the city’s Transportation Committee voted in favour of rolling the cost of back alley repairs into the neighbourhood renewal program, which is supported by all Edmonton homeowners through a dedicated portion of property taxes. 206 more words

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Edmonton city council weighing options for next step in LRT expansion

EDMONTON – Edmonton’s transportation committee didn’t vote on a recommendation by city administration Wednesday to make the Valley Line LRT expansion from downtown to Lewis Farms a top priority. 268 more words

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Edmonton city council approves 16-storey development in Old Strathcona

EDMONTON — Edmonton city council voted in favour of rezoning a piece of land in Old Strathcona to allow for a new high-rise development.

At 16 stories high, … 555 more words

Politics

Thursday's letters: Potato, potahto — All potatoes not created equal

Re. “Little Potato plans U.S. expansion,” April 12

I read with interest the article on little potatoes. I have used these potatoes and although they are expensive, they are every bit as tasty as described. 742 more words

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