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Municipalities across Edmonton region face budget challenges for 2023

Councils across the Edmonton region have been hearing about the challenge of maintaining existing services in an environment of high inflation as they review and start approving their 2023 budgets.

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Elected officials from the Edmonton region hold up Arc cards in front of three buses
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Electronic fare payments come to transit in the Edmonton region

Transit riders in the Edmonton region can now use Arc, the new electronic fare payment system that has been in the works for nearly two decades.

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Report identifies Edmonton Research Park as asset to regional innovation

A report commissioned by Edmonton Global on supporting innovation in the region recommends continuing to build upon the Edmonton Research Park, a facility the city has just finished consulting stakeholders on after deciding to sell two of the buildings.

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The outside of the Champion Petfoods facility in Acheson, with a white maple leaf on a large red circle and a sign with the tag line "World's Best Petfood"
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Global giant acquires Edmonton's Champion Petfoods

The acquisition of Champion Petfoods by Mars Petcare will accelerate the company's international growth, says the director of trade for Edmonton Global.

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A newly installed electric vehicle charger in Edmonton
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Growing network of EV chargers helps alleviate range anxiety

As Edmonton welcomed 24 new electric vehicle chargers within city limits at the end of October, municipalities within the region have also been slowly adding to the network of stations.

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A community garden plot in Edmonton. A sign reads "Water Me."
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Urban farmers see need for more productive regulatory environment

A decade after the adoption of its food and urban agriculture strategy, Edmonton has made it easier for people to grow food for themselves, but it has a long way to go to enable the kind of agriculture that allows farmers to feed others, advocates say.

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Brief

Chemical company benefits from a catalyst

Episode 35 of Bloom features an interview with Chelsey Reschke, who joined Voran Group Ventures to help bring innovative antimicrobials to market.

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Summit-bound CEO sees promising future for Edmonton region

A Sherwood Park-based business leader is headed to Germany this week with a delegation of young entrepreneurs eager to put energy transition and supply-chain security on the agenda of global leaders.

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Edmonton Global floats idea to kick-start hydrogen economy

In the next six months, Edmonton Global is looking to launch a "5,000 vehicle challenge" to build both supply and demand to feed a hydrogen economy.

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