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Uber to face first court date in Edmonton

Uber will face its first-ever day in court against a municipality in Edmonton Thursday as the city attempts to get an injunction against the rideshare company. 268 more words

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Edmonton's Groat Road Bridge bends slightly back in the right direction

As two bent girders at the Groat Road bridge moved by mere millimetres Tuesday, the road itself potentially moved closer to an early re-opening.

A 1,200-tonne crane pulled on two of  four bent girders installed at the bridge Tuesday morning, and there were results. 227 more words

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Major Edmonton projects hit delays and cost more when details add up

The vast majority of the city’s constructions projects arrive on time and budget, but three big ventures that have been plagued by problems have one common denominator: they’re ambitious. 289 more words

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Edmonton group hoping to bring more attention to heritage properties

With several of Edmonton’s oldest structures facing a potential death by wrecking ball, a new group dedicated to heritage preservation is hoping to draw attention to what the city could lose. 489 more words

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Edmonton police let councillors hear what could be coming to city skies

Edmonton councillors stood in Churchill Square Tuesday afternoon and tuned their ears skyward, as police demonstrated what a new helicopter could sound like by flying it above them. 241 more words

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Edmonton councillors to debate fire pits

Edmonton councillors will consider pouring cold water on backyard fire pits as part of new, slightly tougher bylaws.

The proposal in front of councillors would allow bylaw officers discretion in dealing with fire pits if they became a nuisance to nearby property owners or created other issues. 131 more words

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Police spend millions on people from outside Edmonton

Edmonton Police spend 20 per cent of their time and more than $27 million dealing with people who aren’t from the city.

The numbers come from a report presented to city councillors Monday, as they continue to try and make a case that the province should be chipping in more for policing costs. 196 more words

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