Posts Categorized: Edmonton Notes

Edmonton Notes for November 13, 2016

Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines Edmonton’s economy “took a hit in the third quarter of 2016” says the City’s latest Economic Update report. Our city’s unemployment rate is expected to be in the range of 7.5-8.0% in the coming month, but economic growth is expected to pick up next year. Thanks to Elise… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for October 30, 2016

Happy Halloween! Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines City Council this week approved metal detectors and bag searches for Council Chambers at City Hall, and also voted to build a half wall with a glass partition to separate themselves from the public. The Journal’s editorial put it bluntly: “Our elected officials don’t belong behind… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for October 23, 2016

Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines The new Terwillegar Park Footbridge officially opened on Friday. “Construction of the $24.5 million Terwillegar Park Footbridge began in August 2014 and construction of the $3.5 million West End Trails began in July 2015.” The new bridge is one of the longest stressed ribbon footbridges in the world… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for September 25, 2016

Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines Congratulations to all those recognized in Vue Weekly’s 2016 Best of Edmonton! I am thrilled to have been named Best Local Affairs Blog again this year. Thank you! City Council passed the Edmonton Suicide Prevention Strategy this week. The advisory committee behind the strategy will now work on… Reads more »