Regional Roundup

The Regional Roundup provides you with the latest headlines and happenings related to growth and development in the Edmonton region.

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Wednesday, June 22, 2022

The latest on the region in Edmonton. The Alberta government has agreed to transfer land that contains a historic cemetery back to the Enoch Cree Nation, 114 years after the band was forced to surrender it.

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Wednesday, June 15, 2022

The latest on the region in Edmonton. Ambulances from St. Albert, Spruce Grove, Fort Saskatchewan, and Strathcona County responded to hundreds more calls in Edmonton than they did from their own communities from April 2021 to March 2022, indicates Alberta Health Services data obtained by the Alberta NDP through a freedom-of information request.

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Wednesday, June 8, 2022

The latest on the region in Edmonton. The BiodiverCity Challenge, which pits citizen scientists from Alberta's urban centres against one another in a friendly competition to document species, is holding its annual "BioBlitz" in the metro Edmonton region from June 9 to 12.

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Three feral wild boar on a hill
News

Wisdom of wild boar farming questioned in light of feral pig problem

While Alberta is grappling with the destructive threat of a growing population of feral wild boar and fears they could soon invade urban areas, there are farmers in the Edmonton area and elsewhere in the province who are still raising them.

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A hare sniffs at some wood chips beside an eavestrough
Brief

The (biodiversity) battle of Alberta begins June 9

The BiodiverCity Challenge, which pits citizen scientists from Alberta's urban centres against one another in a friendly competition to document species, is holding its annual "BioBlitz" in the metro Edmonton region from June 9 to 12.

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A carnival ride high off the ground that swings riders around in a circle
Brief

Regional tourism heats up for summer

The City of Spruce Grove and the Town of Stony Plain are collaborating on a new online tourism initiative called On-The-Edge YEG to attract tourists by highlighting events, restaurants, and recreational activities in the region west of Edmonton.

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