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Edmonton city council cheers on Edmonton Eskimos

Edmonton city council also took time before its budget meeting to cheer on the Edmonton Eskimos Friday, which play Ottawa in the Grey Cup Sunday. Here are a few photos: 15 more words

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Edmonton Eskimos' Grey Cup run getting lots of support from home

EDMONTON – The biggest game of the season is just two days away, and Edmonton has a serious case of Grey Cup fever.

People from Edmonton and all across Alberta are showing support for the Eskimos, who will be playing in Sunday’s Grey Cup final against the Ottawa Redblacks. 439 more words


Sohi greeted with hugs, applause in return to Edmonton council

EDMONTON — There was applause, a standing ovation, and hugs for former Ward 12 Councillor Amarjeet Sohi on Friday as he returned to Edmonton council chambers for the first time since being elected Liberal MP for Edmonton-Mill Woods in October. 253 more words


Edmonton city council begins budget talks; hopes to trim 4.9% tax hike

EDMONTON — Budget deliberations have been begun at City Hall and councillors are struggling to reduce the proposed tax hike for next year.

Right now the increase is sitting at 4.9 per cent. 521 more words


Police idea to treat mentally ill at Remand Centre now 'off the table'

EDMONTON – The idea that the Remand Centre could be used as a place for police to take people with mental health problems for treatment instead of a local hospital has been squashed. 529 more words


Paula Simons: Proposal to transport the mentally ill to the Edmonton Remand Centre truly outrageous

Ask anybody who has a friend or family member with serious psychiatric problems. They’ll tell you that one of the hardest decisions they ever have to make is to call 911 or the Mental Health Crisis Team to ask for help. 746 more words

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Jasper Ave redevelopment launched for Oliver area; input wanted

EDMONTON – Newly-released city plans are aiming to give the west portion of Jasper Avenue a makeover.

The city announced the launch of the Imagine Jasper Avenue project at City Hall Tuesday afternoon. 486 more words