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A newspaper clipping with the headline "New Swimming Pool To Be City's Largest"
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A moment in history: June 22, 1953

On this day 69 years ago, the city was planning to build the largest outdoor pool in Edmonton. The proposed $150,000 project in the Mill Creek Ravine would create a large central pool and "a separate diving tank, a wading pool and a large sundeck," the Edmonton Journal noted at the time. But Mill Creek's connection with swimming in the city goes back far longer than the 1950s.

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A map the recommended concept for the intersection of 75 Street and 101 Avenue
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Proposed redesign of 101 Avenue creates danger, say cyclists

Some cyclists say proposed changes to the intersection of 101 Avenue and 75 Street are unsafe. The Edmonton Bike Coalition is holding a protest northeast of the intersection on June 18 to draw attention to the problems and suggest what a safe intersection for biking and walking would look like.

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A newspaper clipping headlined "New General Hospital Wing Planned To Cost $1,900,000 and a photo of the construction headlined "Hospital Wing To Provide 200 More Beds
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A moment in history: April 6, 1951

On this day 71 years ago, the foundation had been laid for a $1.9-million expansion of the Edmonton General Hospital, which has been in service since 1896.

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A red crosswalk blocked by snow and ice
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City accessibility policy needs awareness and enforcement, advocates say

The city has not taken sufficient action to enforce the accessibility policy council passed in 2019, nor has it educated Edmontonians about it enough, say two members of Edmonton's accessibility advisory committee.

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A parking sign and pedestrian sign in front of an orange wall
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Parkade and pedway decisions seem to contradict City Plan

Decisions to fund a parkade at the Orange Hub and a pedway to the Station Lands throw into question whether city council is committed to the City Plan, say the City Hall observers on Taproot's civic affairs podcast.

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100 Street Funicular
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Speaking Municipally: Episode 138

In Episode 138 of Speaking Municipally, hosts Troy Pavlek and Mack Male discussed the 100 Street Funicular which was closed recently due to high temperatures.

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Jason Meliefste
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Speaking Municipally: Episode 131

An interview with Jason Meliefste, branch manager of infrastructure delivery at the City of Edmonton, about the Groat Road Bridge project.

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Deputy city manager asks Edmontonians for patience during packed construction season
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Deputy city manager asks Edmontonians for patience during packed construction season

As temperatures creep upwards and Edmonton gains a few more minutes of light each day, Adam Laughlin is preparing for one of the busiest construction seasons in his 16 years with the city.

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More than $19M in federal funding allocated for regional infrastructure projects
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More than $19M in federal funding allocated for regional infrastructure projects

Seventeen projects in the Edmonton region will share $19.7 million in federal funding for infrastructure as part of the Investing in Canada Plan.

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