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Edmonton police pitch new headquarters as space reaches 'critical proportions'

WATCH ABOVE: The police department is asking city council to consider a new administrative building in the next capital budget. Jessica Kent explains.

EDMONTON — Overcrowding at the downtown police headquarters is so bad, the service wants council to approve a new building. 422 more words


Edmonton councillors pass pesticide ban with many exemptions

Edmonton councillors passed a ban on pesticide use on city property Tuesday, but not before adding several exemptions.

The city has already drastically reduced its use of pesticide in parks, and on roadways and boulevards, but the new ban will go further, though it will still allow city staff to use pesticides for outbreaks of noxious weeds. 184 more words


Edmonton property tax could increase significantly

WATCH ABOVE: The current property tax numbers on the table are leading to a lot of debate about how much homeowners can handle. Vinesh Pratap reports. 268 more words


Edmonton councillors move to act on traffic calming

Eighteen communities in Edmonton that have been waiting for speed bumps or other traffic-calming to dissuade drivers taking short cuts through their neighbourhoods might finally get them after an auditor found major problems with the city program that builds such things. 321 more words


Edmonton LRT entrance could be sealed, costing $210,000

City councillors are considering closing one door as another opens on the city’s LRT system.

Last week, councillors approved looking for ways to cover the estimated $210,000 price tag to close the existing entrance on the southwest corner of the square. 259 more words


Edmonton looking at costs to silence train whistles

The city will study the costs of silencing loud train whistles, but for residents living nearby it can’t come soon enough.

City councillors approved studying the cost to silence the whistles at four crossing across north Edmonton. 159 more words


Edmonton city councillors wants municipalities under new provincial rules

Alberta’s sweeping ban on corporate and union donations should be applied to municipal politicians as well said Mayor Don Iveson Tuesday.

The NDP government introduced the proposed ban as their first order of business on Monday. 252 more words