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Edmonton councillors to make final call on online voting next week

A divided city council will decide next week whether to ask the province to allow online voting in civic elections.

Coun. Andrew Knack resurrected the idea that was shot down by the previous city council in 2013. 133 more words


One final push to save historic McDougall Church

WATCH ABOVE: It’s a 105-year-old Edmonton building holding on by a wing and a prayer. Vinesh Pratap has more on the push to save McDougall United Church. 302 more words


Edmonton councillors take one final shot at saving historic McDougall Church

McDougall United Church was put on its last hope and last prayer Tuesday, as city councillors asked administration to work on one last-ditch effort to save the building. 276 more words


Edmonton councillors looking to create framework on suicide prevention

Edmonton city councillors are hoping bringing together a number of agencies in a common vision can help prevent suicide in the city.

Councillors approved plans Monday to have the city work with local agencies on a framework for suicide prevention. 172 more words


Edmonton pothole season starting early with 17,000 potholes filled in January

Winter may not be over, but city officials say that hasn’t stopped Edmonton’s pothole season from starting.

The city filled 17,000 potholes in January, much higher than they would do in an average year said Bob Dunford, the city’s director of roadway maintenance. 236 more words


Edmonton music lovers say losing McDougall Church would be major loss

Edmonton’s historic McDougall Church is a rarity for music lovers who hope the city will find a way to keep the building open.

Jason Flammia, executive director of the Up and Downtown music and arts festival, said they picked the church as one of ten venues for their festival because it fits an important niche. 213 more words


Options narrowing for Edmonton's historic McDougall United Church

Edmonton’s historic McDougall United Church could be living on its last prayer, as costs mount for the century-old building’s repairs with no money on the horizon. 241 more words