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Villeneuve Airport
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Villeneuve Airport to get new $2.2M waterline

Villeneuve Airport is set to be equipped with a new $2.2 million waterline that will bring water from the hamlet to the neighbouring airport.

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Projections of declining agricultural land base
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Task force endorses plan to preserve farmland, grow agriculture sector in the Edmonton region

An Edmonton Metropolitan Region Board (EMRB) task force has endorsed the final version of a plan to grow the region's agriculture sector while preserving farmland.

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A collage of slides from the Canadian Institute of Planners awards ceremony video on July 15, 2021
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Edmonton wins planning awards for open option parking and City Plan

A national association of planners has recognized Edmonton for its shift away from mandatory minimum parking and for its new City Plan's commitment to compact growth.

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Drone delivery service set to take off at Edmonton airport
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Drone delivery service set to take off at Edmonton airport

Drone Delivery Canada (DDC) announced agreements with Edmonton International Airport (EIA) and two courier companies on July 8 to deploy delivery drones out of the airport.

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Chart of the week: Edmonton's future population growth
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Chart of the week: Edmonton's future population growth

The provincial government is projecting the Edmonton area will be one of the fastest-growing regions in the province between now and 2046.

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Montreal-based plastics company breaks ground on new manufacturing facility in Edmonton
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Montreal-based plastics company breaks ground on new manufacturing facility in Edmonton

A Montreal-based manufacturer of plastic packaging products officially began construction on a $40-million expansion in south Edmonton on July 8.

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Regional organizations raise $14.9M to help EIA attract flights
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Regional organizations raise $14.9M to help EIA attract flights

A group of regional organizations is moving forward with a plan to attract direct international flights to Edmonton International Airport (EIA) using funds from the region's municipalities — despite coming just shy of the initial $15-million goal.

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Region moves forward with Canada Day celebrations, despite calls to cancel the holiday
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Region moves forward with Canada Day celebrations, despite calls to cancel the holiday

Fireworks, parades, and other Canada Day activities will be taking place in most Edmonton-area municipalities on July 1, despite a national movement to cancel the festivities.

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Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson
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Edmonton mask bylaw remains in place for now as other municipalities consider repealing

The provincial government has said it will remove its mandatory mask requirement on July 1, leaving municipalities to decide whether to lift local rules that require face coverings in indoor public spaces.

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