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A chart outlining the health effects of noise exposure, leading to cardiovascular disease
News

More than an annoyance, traffic noise is a matter of public health

As city councillors consider a report on excess vehicle noise this week, it's worth noting that noise pollution is more than an annoyance; decades of research suggest it is a major public health problem.

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The pyramid atop City Hall against a deep blue sky
Brief

Coming up at council: Aug. 8-12, 2022

City council has returned from the summer break, with three committee meetings scheduled this week. Community and public services committee will meet on Monday, urban planning committee will meet on Tuesday, and executive committee will meet on Wednesday.

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The view through a bus windshield of the grain elevator and highway through Spruce Grove
News

Survey shows metro area residents support regional transit. Now what?

Plans to amalgamate several Edmonton-area municipal transit systems into a single regional system have popular support, a survey suggests.

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A newspaper clipping reading "Public Notice: Annual Civic Holiday," designated for Aug. 6, 1962
Brief

A moment in history: July 20, 1962

On this day 60 years ago, Edmonton was getting ready to celebrate the August long weekend for the first time.

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A concrete-lined back alley in downtown Edmonton, with a view of a dumpster and blue sky ahead
News

Building social space in the nooks and crannies of the inner city

Edmonton's back alley transformation projects could create much-needed social space in the downtown core, says an urban planner.

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A newspaper clipping of an opinion piece headlines "This is an odd deal"
Brief

A moment in history: July 13, 1966

On this day 56 years ago, people were debating the future of Sir Winston Churchill Square, the site of much making and re-making over the years.

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Mayor Amarjeet Sohi speaks before a cluster of microphones at City Hall
News

Council begins summer break with much unfinished business

Council heads into the summer break with much unfinished business, as procedural wrangling left several motions on the order paper.

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A canopy of green leaves as seen from beneath a tree
Feature

For Edmonton, a sustainable future depends on trees

Even though a council committee has put off passing a bylaw to protect trees on private property, the Tomorrow Foundation for a Sustainable Future is encouraged to see progress on a file that is vital to the city's ability to lessen and mitigate the effects of climate change.

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The Sedona Apartments project proposed for 10209 100 Avenue NW
Brief

Coming up at council: July 4-8, 2022

This is city council's final week of meetings before the summer break. There's a city council meeting on July 4, with a continuation scheduled for July 6. A public hearing is scheduled for July 5.

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