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Weekend agenda: Nov. 24-26, 2023

Events to put on your list this weekend include a flick by a local filmmaker, a much-loved art and craft fair, stuffing a bus with donations for the Edmonton Food Bank, seasonal fun on Ada Boulevard, and shopping at a vintage pop-up.

By Debbi Serafinchon Debbi Serafinchon

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Hold me in abeyance: Your guide to budget terms and processes

City council is this week deliberating how to adjust Edmonton's four-year budget, which it passed in December 2022. Each spring and fall, council revisits this four-year budget to allow it to respond to any significant changes, such as shifts in legislation, economic conditions, unforeseen salary settlements, or even new projects and services council itself wants to add.

By Tim Querengesser Tim Querengesser

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Coming up this week: Nov. 20-24, 2023

Events happening this week include a look at how Meals on Wheels addresses food insecurity and social isolation, a networking event on trade, a film screening on the financialization of housing, a craft blitz at the library, and a celebration of urban design.

By Debbi Serafinchon Debbi Serafinchon