Posts Tagged: events

Edmonton Notes for May 14, 2017

Happy Mother’s Day! Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines The PATH (Providing Accessible Transit Here) program will offer Edmonton’s most vulnerable “better access to education, employment opportunities, and various social services” by providing free transit passes. This is a big deal, as transportation can be extremely costly. ETS reallocated over 50,00 hours in the… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for April 30, 2017

Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines City Council set Edmonton’s property tax rates for 2017 to reflect a 2.8% municipal budget increase. Taking everything into account, it works out to “a 3.3% overall increase for the typical single-family home and a reduction of about 2.6% to apartment buildings” while the “average overall increase to… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for April 9, 2017

Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines The City of Edmonton’s Naming Committee has approved the name for one of Canada’s first outdoor curated Indigenous art parks: ᐄᓃᐤ (ÎNÎW) River Lot 11∞, pronounced (EE-NU) River Lot 11. There’s a major fight brewing over lot splitting in the Greater Hardisty area. Residents are signing restrictive covenants… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for March 26, 2017

Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines Mayor Don Iveson says both the provincial and federal budgets “are encouraging for Edmonton overall.” It sounds like phase 2 of the Valley Line LRT (west to Lewis Estates) is getting closer to reality. EEDC CEO Brad Ferguson says Budget 2017 “is unusually specific about the path forward”… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for March 12, 2017

Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines The City of Edmonton and the Enoch Cree First Nation have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to “build upon the strengthening government-to-government relationship for the social and economic benefit of current and future generations.” The Mayor posted some photos of the ceremony on Facebook. The agreement commits the two… Reads more »