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Family Five: Learn to be a Jedi, spoil your mom, meet a wizard

Wizard Things

Magicians are known to be capricious, but the wizard who shows up one day in a fussy little town with hordes of children might be the most capricious of all. 571 more words

Edmonton

Edmonton Rock Music Festival unveils lineup

CanCon legends Randy Bachman and Kim Mitchell will headline the sixth annual Edmonton Rock Music Festival in Hawrelak Park.

This year’s edition, which also features 54/40, David Wilcox, Nick Gilder & Sweeney Todd, takes place Aug. 308 more words

Music

Friday's letters: Hawrelak Park wading pool project needed a rethink

Re. Budget hawks get it wrong on Hawrelak Splash Park, David Staples, Mar. 2

If council ever resurrects this plan, forget about the wading pool. It will only become another pond for ducks and geese and fill up with their excrement. 709 more words

Edmonton

Edmonton city council flushes Hawrelak wading pool and splash park down the drain

A divided council cancelled the Hawrelak Park wading pool and splash park Tuesday, saying the over-budget project was not a priority.

“It’s a tough sell when we’re having to trim other parts of the capital budget to help keep the tax increase low,” said Mayor Don Iveson, after the seven-six vote. 237 more words

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Edmonton city council scraps plan for Hawrelak Park water feature

EDMONTON — There won’t be a spray park in Hawrelak Park any time soon after Edmonton city council voted Tuesday to scrap the project.

Council voted 7-6 in favour of doing away with plans for a spray park and pool in the popular park after the projected cost jumped to nearly double the original estimate. 294 more words

Politics

David Staples: Council gets it wrong killing Hawrelak spray park in Edmonton

If any infrastructure is going to get built in these tough economic times, it must be either really needed or really loved. For that and other reasons, city council made a mistake Tuesday voting 7-6 against a plan to go ahead with a $5.1-million spray park and wading pool at Hawrelak Park. 742 more words

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Venting February 27: Good luck with the Valley Line after all the problems with the Metro Line

What bugs you? What makes you happy? Tell us about it.

The Alberta Catholic Bishops need to enter the 21st century. Because 77 per cent of Canadians request this right to die when terminally ill, the predominately Catholic province of Quebec has already legislated this right for Quebecers. 462 more words

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