Recent stories about encampments

A flowchart showing how the City of Edmonton and its partners respond to encampments on public land.
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On the agenda: Homelessness emergency, redevelopment, clean energy

Mayor Amarjeet Sohi has called for a special city council meeting to discuss declaring a housing and houselessness crisis. Other items as council returns from its holiday break include land sales at the Exhibition Lands redevelopment and a permanent program to incentivize clean energy projects.

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An Edmonton Police Service cruiser in front of the Edmonton Police Headquarters building
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On the agenda: Budget adjustments, police accountability, and encampment response

City council will discuss the 2023 spring supplemental operating budget adjustment, recommendations from the Edmonton Police Commission to enhance reporting and accountability, and an enhanced encampment response plan.

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An LRT train at Century Park station
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On the agenda: Encampments, development, and LRT

After the Easter long weekend, community and public services committee will meet on April 11, urban planning committee will meet on April 12, and executive committee will meet on April 14. There's also a non-regular city council meeting scheduled for the evening of April 12.

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