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People swim in an outdoor pool. A slide and an umbrella can be seen in the background.
city council health

History and heatwave combine as Mill Creek Pool returns

The July 8 reopening of Mill Creek Pool came just in time to offer people relief from extreme heatwaves, setting up a swift return to popularity for one of Edmonton's original and most missed outdoor pools.

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Three smiling people pose behind the counter of an ice cream parlour. There's a sign with a list of ice cream flavours behind them, as well as cones, plants, and a fan.
business food

Kind Ice Cream on the rise thanks to Edge Fund

Artisan creamery Kind Ice Cream is on a mission to expand its retail footprint, increase its production capacity, and embark on business-to-business sales using the $289,609 it received from the Edmonton Edge Fund.

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121 Street in Wîhkwêntôwin.
city council health

City proposes renewing Wîhkwêntôwin to prioritize pedestrians over cars

As it prepares for neighbourhood renewal in Wîhkwêntôwin, the City of Edmonton wants feedback on its design proposals for new bike infrastructure, traffic-calming measures, and linear parks in place of portions of roads.

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Podcasters consider council's code of conduct

Edmonton city council's decision to say no to updates that city administration proposed for its code of conduct bylaw caught the attention of the co-hosts of Episode 271 of Speaking Municipally.

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The Wild Earth Cafe and Bakery in 2018.
city council housing

On the agenda: Residential parking program, 99 Street development, homelessness funding

This week, councillors will have their last week of meetings before the summer break. They are scheduled to discuss the residential parking program, services for those who are homeless, and a rezoning on 99 Street.

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People install solar panels on a roof
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Podcasters shine light on city's solar rebate

The City of Edmonton decision to launch a revised version of its residential solar rebate program is a surprise that offers some promise, the hosts of Episode 270 of Speaking Municipally said.

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Rendering of a proposed 31-storey apartment tower next to an existing 13-storey building
engagement city council

Calls for public engagement: Downtown tower, Fort Sask bike park

Here are opportunities to help shape civic planning about new developments, strategies, and services. Please complete surveys only for municipalities where you are a resident.

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A newspaper clipping with a headline that reads, "Mayfair's in fine shape for Dominion amateur golf tourney
history city council

A moment in history: June 26, 1946

On this day in 1946, the Mayfair Golf and Country Club was preparing to host the Canadian Amateur Golf Tournament.

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podcast city council

Podcasters taxed by administration's non-residential tax report

A new administration report shows the percentage of taxes the city collects from non-residential properties is smaller than that same percentage across the region. Given non-residential taxes from businesses net a municipality far more than residential ones, the report poses a problem that the co-hosts were keen to discuss in Episode 269 of Speaking Municipally.

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