The plans for the proposed West Valley LRT line have been the subject of a contentious and spirited debate both inside and outside of City Hall. A week long discussion in Council Chambers came to an end in the evening of March 23rd, when Council voted to proceed with the proposed design. The Valley Line… Continue reading All Aboard: West Valley LRT
The Dogwood Café, located within the Victoria Golf Course and Driving Range, is among the 14 Community and Recreation Facilities in Edmonton that have contracted out food service provider agreements to third-party companies. All of these agreements have expired as of this year. The City of Edmonton recently put forward a Negotiated Request for Proposal, which opened the process to… Continue reading Not Par for the Course
With climate change discussions and calls to action becoming more front and centre around the world and an international conference taking place in Edmonton last month, residents might be wondering what exactly these conversations and actions mean for our city. What impacts will a changing climate have on our environment and economy and what choices are… Continue reading Changing for Climate?
Environmental and Public Health Orders were issued on Friday, March 16th by the Government of Alberta involving a number of sites within and near the Domtar area (north of the Yellowhead Highway between 50th Street and Victoria Trail). I participated in the two telephone town halls and one public information session that were facilitated immediately… Continue reading Former Domtar Wood Treatment Facility
With warmer weather right around the corner, the City of Edmonton wants you to break bread with your neighbours this summer! The newly launched Hello, Let’s Eat! campaign is encouraging Edmontonians to come together and connect in their community. Hello, Let’s Eat! is a collaborative effort between the Hello, How Are You? campaign, fresh – Edmonton’s… Continue reading Hello, Let’s Eat!
You may have noticed a change in signs posted around schools in Edmonton these past few months. All previously designated Schools Zones in Edmonton have now become Playground Zones. The transition to Playground Zones introduced a couple of minor changes: The 30 km/hr speed limit will be in effect from 7:30 to 21:00. That is, from… Continue reading Ease Up and Slow Down: Playground Zones in Effect
Over the next few months, Council will be carefully reviewing, reassessing, and restructuring the City of Edmonton’s solid waste management. This evaluation will reassess the collection services, disposal infrastructure, and waste diversion programs to address the shortcomings demonstrated in the Waste Services Audit, released in February 2018. This process has already begun, with City administration… Continue reading Waste Management Strategy Update: Part 1