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High Level Bridge Streetcar plans to get back on the rails this summer
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High Level Bridge Streetcar plans to get back on the rails this summer

After a year-long hiatus, passengers will be able to ride the historic High Level Bridge Streetcar across the river valley this summer — as long as enough Albertans are vaccinated.

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Qualico looking for $37M in CRL funding to move Station Lands forward
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Qualico looking for $37M in CRL funding to move Station Lands forward

More than $37 million in funding from the Capital City Downtown Community Revitalization Levy (CRL) would help Qualico de-risk its initial investment in the Station Lands project, administration says in a new report for city council's executive committee.

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Coming up at council: June 14-18, 2021
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Coming up at council: June 14-18, 2021

The Capital Line South Extension project is ready for procurement and would extend the LRT another 4.5 kilometres from Century Park to the Heritage Valley Park and Ride at Ellerslie Road with a new station at Twin Brooks.

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Northlands prepares to shut down, loses K-Days to Explore Edmonton
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Northlands prepares to shut down, loses K-Days to Explore Edmonton

Northlands is ending a 142-year run as a major Edmonton arena, events and trade show operator and will hand the management of future editions of K-Days and Farmfair International over to Explore Edmonton in July.

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Edmonton-area municipalities consider regional approach to tackle climate change
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Edmonton-area municipalities consider regional approach to tackle climate change

The Edmonton Metropolitan Region Board (EMRB) has voted to explore the creation of a unified climate strategy, which would include coordinating carbon budgets and green construction standards between many Edmonton-area municipalities.

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Municipal election rundown: June 10, 2021
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Municipal election rundown: June 10, 2021

Every week in the lead up to Edmonton's municipal election on Oct.18, 2021, we're rounding up the news and announcements you need to know to stay informed.

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City of Edmonton commits almost $10M to help airport attract flights
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City of Edmonton commits almost $10M to help airport attract flights

The City of Edmonton and Edmonton Global are partnering to establish a $15 million air services opportunity fund to support the Edmonton International Airport (EIA), which has been struggling to maintain flights during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Chart of the week: Fighting the bite
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Chart of the week: Fighting the bite

This chart shows the average number of mosquitoes that have been found in the city's light traps in May since 2016, using City of Edmonton data that records the traps each week from May to October.

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Speaking Municipally: Episode 132

In Episode 132 of Speaking Municipally, hosts Troy Pavlek and Mack Male investigate what happened to the public art for the $155 million Walterdale Bridge.

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