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Municipal leaders divided on 'hot spot' approach to public health restrictions
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Municipal leaders divided on 'hot spot' approach to public health restrictions

The Alberta government announced new COVID-19 restrictions on May 4, as mayors in the Edmonton region continued to grapple with whether public health restrictions should apply to every municipality, or whether only areas with high numbers of COVID-19 cases should be targeted. 

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

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Chart of the week: Public libraries in the COVID-19 pandemic
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Chart of the week: Public libraries in the COVID-19 pandemic

Edmonton Public Library (EPL) released its annual report for 2020 which shows that some of its services took a hit over the past year, while others flourished.

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

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A pile of masks from Unbelts. (Unbelts)
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Public purchasing power leaves small businesses on the outside looking in

When COVID-19 arrived in North America and businesses everywhere braced for an unknown future, Claire Theaker-Brown’s thoughts turned to China and the relationships she had spent the last decade nurturing there.

Monday, May 3, 2021

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Top headlines include a higher world ranking for the University of Alberta, plus a friendly competition between Edmonton and Calgary when it comes to vaccine uptake.

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

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Top headlines include reaction from Edmontonians about the bus network redesign launch, plus sports associations are exploring the option of turning part of the Edmonton Expo Centre into a facility that can meet the city’s sporting demands.

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

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Top headlines include an update from the city on parks and open spaces in 2021, plus Alberta Enterprise Corporation released the findings of its 2021 Alberta Technology Deal Flow Study.

Friday, April 23, 2021

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Top headlines include the city deciding to keep the current transit cash fare in place for now, plus a municipal investment in COVID-19 initiatives.

Thursday, April 22, 2021

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Top headlines include grades seven to 12 moving online in Edmonton as of April 22, and now that AstraZeneca vaccinations are open to those over 40, registration numbers to get the shot are up.

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

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Top headlines include Albertans over 40 are now eligible for the AstraZeneca vaccine, and Mayor Don Iveson was honoured with a Clean50 award.

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

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