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Paul Cashman

Writer, Curator


Recent work by Paul

University of Alberta Land Trust map shows proposed development sites
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Surplus U of A land tapped for future development profits

After years of waiting for the green light to develop surplus land, the University of Alberta Properties Trust will seek city council's approval in 2022 for its first residential redevelopment plan and begin consultations on turning farmland into a new south Edmonton neighbourhood.

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A business in Edmonton's Strathcona area
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Edmonton business districts set sights on post-pandemic recovery

With brick-and-mortar businesses continuing to struggle, Edmonton's 13 business improvement areas are determined to make 2022 the turnaround year.

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The port in Prince Rupert, B.C.
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B.C. flooding highlights Edmonton's advantage as shipping hub

Disastrous flooding in British Columbia that has blocked rail and road shipments has also highlighted Edmonton's potential as a transportation and distribution hub, with its 1,100-kilometre rail link to Canada's fastest-growing port in Prince Rupert, B.C.

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Customers at 1st Round in downtown Edmonton
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Downtown leaders call on Sohi for budget boost to spur recovery efforts

Downtown business and community leaders want Mayor Amarjeet Sohi to follow through on campaign promises to champion the area's recovery, urging him to boost funding for vibrancy initiatives and offer financial incentives for residential and Warehouse District projects.

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A Swoop aircraft
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Cheap flight options soar as Flair, Swoop, Lynx add services

Travellers looking for inexpensive, no-frills flights are getting more options. Edmonton's ultra-low-cost carrier Flair Airlines is adding flights and expanding its fleet as WestJet-owned Swoop and soon-to-launch Lynx Air step up the competition.

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Edmonton-based Stantec recognized as a female-friendly company.
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Stantec recognized among world's most female-friendly companies

Edmonton-based Stantec was recognized on a Forbes list of the world's most female-friendly companies. The list looked at range of issues, including pay equity, parental leave, promotion of gender equality, and leadership.

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The Nation Network co-founder Jay Downton
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Edmonton's The Nation Network scores $15M deal

Jay Downton co-founded The Nation Network (TNN) in 2007 as part of a protest against the trade of Oiler Ryan Smyth. Now, TNN has been sold in a deal that could be worth as much as $15 million.

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Soccer star Alphonso Davies
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Pandemic-hit visitor economy buoyed as Edmonton MP named tourism minister

The appointment of Edmonton MP Randy Boissonnault as Canada's new tourism minister is being cheered by the city's tourism industry. Explore Edmonton also hopes its relaunch plan, which includes hosting major sports events, will be something to cheer about.

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Taproot surveyed municipal election candidates
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New city council members support downtown vibrancy strategy

Edmonton's new city council members are on record supporting the downtown vibrancy strategy, increasing resources for homegrown economic diversification initiatives, and maintaining current spending levels on pandemic aid for businesses.

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