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A light-brown poodle with floofy ankles relaxes beside a water dish, its leash loose on the ground, while an attentive German shepherd looks up at a human lightly holding its leash in a taproom
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Training class promises pleasant public pups

An Edmonton dog daycare and training facility offers behavioural classes to help dogs and their owners prepare for a public realm that is increasingly open to their presence.

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A conceptual diagram showing multi-unit buildings among single-family homes in a neighbourhood
city council zoning

Calls for public engagement: Zoning bylaw and neighbourhood renewals

Here are some opportunities to offer your input on various civic issues in Edmonton, including neighbourhood renewal in Hillview, Overlanders, and Homesteader, and the Zoning Bylaw Renewal Initiative.

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City Hall's pyramid against a blue sky
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Six weeks until city council's summer break

Not much of the business before city council this week will be discussed in public, but a number of interesting items are coming up before the summer break, including an adjustment to the capital budget and a delayed discussion of the police funding formula.

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A screenshot from a flyover animation showing a section of Yellowhead Trail with an underpass for 121 Street and 107 Street
city council planning

Calls for public engagement: Edmonton, Strathcona County, and Spruce Grove

Here are some opportunities to offer your input on various civic issues in the metro region, including a preliminary design for a stretch of Yellowhead Trail, agriculture in Strathcona County, and community standards in Spruce Grove.

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An aerial view of the Northeast River Valley Park, featuring two covered bridges connecting an island to the shores
city council parks

Podcast welcomes arrival of Northeast River Valley Park

Episode 222 of Speaking Municipally welcomed the newly announced Northeast River Valley Park and looked at how the land, which had been privately owned, came into the city's possession.

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A render of the new Warehouse Park
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On the agenda: Indigenous Framework, Warehouse Park, and more

This week, a public hearing will take place on May 30. Community and public services committee will meet on May 31, urban planning committee will meet on June 1, and executive committee will meet on June 2.

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A tree-lined trail in Edmonton's river valley
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Calls for public engagement: Trees, zoning, and neighbourhood improvement

Here are some opportunities to offer your input to the City of Edmonton on various civic issues, such as renewal projects, service provision, and bylaws.

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Two women with clipboards stand in a pet store in front of a sign that reads "Share your feedback on the current pet bylaw"
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Festival not only celebrates cats but also helps them

To mark the return of the Edmonton International Cat Festival, Linda Hoang joined Episode 221 of Speaking Municipally to discuss all things cat-related.

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Unused patio furniture piled up outside of a restaurant called DOSC on 104 Street.
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Post-pandemic patio rules lead to hiccups for some restaurants

With pandemic lockdown measures in the rearview, new rules for patios that obstruct public space have come into effect, causing headaches for some Edmonton business owners.

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