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Paula Simons: Edmonton's brewery castle deserves financial rescue

The derelict 102-year-old Molson Brewery moved one step closer to a new future this week.

City council’s executive committee approved a plan to designate the majestic beer castle a municipal heritage building. 728 more words

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Taxi drivers plan next move in Edmonton Uber fight

Hundreds of taxi drivers gathered in south Edmonton on Sunday to discuss next steps in their battle against Uber and a proposed city bylaw that would legalize ride-sharing services. 176 more words

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Homes found for Edmonton sheep ordered out of the city

The flock of sheep that called Edmonton home for two decades are headed to new pastures.

Owner David Koch says most of his 50 sheep and five lambs have been picked up by farmers. 307 more words

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Councillors approve Edmonton firepit restrictions

Backyard fire fans must be more respectful of their neighbours after city council voted Tuesday to impose new Edmonton firepit restrictions.

Amendments to the community standards bylaw mean officers can step in if people have bonfires that hurt the health or well-being of someone else; that are too close to the property line; or that create other problems. 123 more words

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Taxi drivers break out in angry protest at Edmonton city council meeting

EDMONTON – After a lengthy discussion, which involved an angry protest by Edmonton cab drivers, city council passed a motion Tuesday to continue the discussion around the proposed vehicle-for-hire bylaw. 754 more words


David Staples: Should a wife get demerits if her husband is caught speeding in her vehicle?

Edmonton city council has a noble goal: to reduce traffic fatalities to zero in Edmonton in the next ten years.

With this in mind, the transportation department has produced a document — … 294 more words

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Edmonton cracks down on school traffic violations, proposes safety strategy

The City of Edmonton is cracking down on traffic violations near schools as it proposes to start a five-year traffic safety strategy.

The city has stepped up parking enforcement at more than a dozen schools and will ask the transportation committee Wednesday to assess more than a 100 schools over five years, officials said Tuesday. 401 more words

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