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Edmonton councillor disappointed in premier’s speech on flood rebuilding

Edmonton councillor disappointed in premier’s speech on flood rebuilding | YegCivics | Scoop.it
Premier Alison Redford revealed more details Thursday about the province’s plans for flood mitigation in southern Alberta, including a river diversion around the Town of High River and two potential projects to protect Calgary.
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GUNTER: Bridge blows snow budget

GUNTER: Bridge blows snow budget | YegCivics | Scoop.it
Here already is the new city council’s first big test: How to improve snow removal without soaking taxpayers?
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Plains Cree language used to name Edmonton LRT bridges

Plains Cree language used to name Edmonton LRT bridges | YegCivics | Scoop.it
The city of Edmonton is using Plains Cree words to name two bridges on the southeast LRT extension in honour of the aboriginal community.
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Committee denies appeal by woman seeking licence for body rub parlour

Committee denies appeal by woman seeking licence for body rub parlour | YegCivics | Scoop.it
An Edmonton woman has lost her fight to open a body rub parlour partly so she can afford operations on her toddler’s deformed hand.
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Mayoral hopeful aims to cut through red tape

Mayoral hopeful aims to cut through red tape | YegCivics | Scoop.it
Coun. Karen Leibovici says she’ll set up a committee to look at ways of cutting the city’s red tape if she’s elected mayor this fall.
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Mayor Mandel: transportation department is a 'dictator' - Edmonton - CBC News

Mayor Mandel: transportation department is a 'dictator' - Edmonton - CBC News | YegCivics | Scoop.it
Conversation became heated at City Hall this morning at a meeting of the transportation committee.
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Lamphier: Derelict houses cast a pall over Edmonton neighbourhoods

Lamphier: Derelict houses cast a pall over Edmonton neighbourhoods | YegCivics | Scoop.it
They’re butt ugly and hard to ignore. Especially if you live near one. I’m talking about derelict houses, the eyesores that blight many older city neighbourhoods.
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Seniors fill pothole after crews fail to show up - Edmonton - CBC News

Seniors fill pothole after crews fail to show up - Edmonton - CBC News | YegCivics | Scoop.it
Two seniors got so fed up waiting for city crews to fix a pothole near Saskatchewan Drive that they got out their shovels and did it themselves.
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Few details on projects near Edmonton arena site

The first developments around the proposed downtown arena seem to be taking shape, but there are few details on what exactly is going up.
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Tait Talk!: The Monday Cam-burger: MISSION - 500 names on DATS petition by Friday (PLEASE CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE!!)

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Body rub business should make room for baby store neighbour, community says

Body rub business should make room for baby store neighbour, community says | YegCivics | Scoop.it
Residents and business owners around a Ritchie neighbourhood strip mall are eager to see a baby shop move in despite objections a neighbouring body-rub business might suffer.
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Annexation bid gets thumbs down at Leduc County meeting

Annexation bid gets thumbs down at Leduc County meeting | YegCivics | Scoop.it
Emotions ran high at a public meeting last night about the City of Edmonton's a plan to annex land south of the city in Leduc County.
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Simons: With latest Camsell plan, architect Gene Dub hopes to make amends in Inglewood

Simons: With latest Camsell plan, architect Gene Dub hopes to make amends in Inglewood | YegCivics | Scoop.it
It sometimes seems that there are two very different people named Gene Dub who live in Edmonton.
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City of Edmonton moving forward with Leduc County annexation plan

City of Edmonton moving forward with Leduc County annexation plan | YegCivics | Scoop.it
The City of Edmonton is moving ahead with its annexation process to take over land south of the city limits, despite much opposition from Leduc County.
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630 CHED | Boardwalk patio experiment rejected on Whyte

630 CHED | Boardwalk patio experiment rejected on Whyte | YegCivics | Scoop.it
630 CHED (CHED AM) is a news talk radio station based in Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Back to Terwillegar Islande

Back to Terwillegar Islande | YegCivics | Scoop.it
Once upon a time, there was a magical place called Terwillegar Islande. It was the southernmost island in an archipelago of many different islands.
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Edmonton food trucks available almost 24 hours a day

Edmonton food trucks available almost 24 hours a day | YegCivics | Scoop.it
New rules for city food trucks and street vendors will allow Edmonton residents to get a street food fix almost 24 hours a day. The trucks are now allowed to operate between 5 a.m. and 3 a.m. every day.
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Barbecues, Bingos and Bottle Drives | Avenue Edmonton Magazine

Barbecues, Bingos and Bottle Drives | Avenue Edmonton Magazine | YegCivics | Scoop.it
Avenue is the premier city lifestyle magazine celebrating two of Alberta’s largest cities through Avenue Calgary and Avenue Edmonton, providing the best information on issues shaping the city, homes, arts & culture, food, fashion, and travel and...
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Is there a future for an Old Strathcona mansion with a storied past?

Is there a future for an Old Strathcona mansion with a storied past? | YegCivics | Scoop.it
For more than 50 years, Bill and Freda McGill called the big red brick house on the corner of 84th Avenue and 106th Street home.
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Edmonton city centre airport fight continues as dentist lobbies to keep the helipad open

Edmonton city centre airport fight continues as dentist lobbies to keep the helipad open | YegCivics | Scoop.it
A local dentist and former military man is part of a troop fighting to keep the City Centre Airport’s helipad from closing.
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