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'Key to our region's future': EMRB approves integrated transportation plan
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'Key to our region's future': EMRB approves integrated transportation plan

The Edmonton Metropolitan Region Board (EMRB) is considering changes to the region's transportation network to address economic growth, climate change, and travel between municipalities.

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Edmonton-area municipalities consider regional approach to tackle climate change
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Edmonton-area municipalities consider regional approach to tackle climate change

The Edmonton Metropolitan Region Board (EMRB) has voted to explore the creation of a unified climate strategy, which would include coordinating carbon budgets and green construction standards between many Edmonton-area municipalities.

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Hydrogen facility worth $1.3B planned for Edmonton region
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Hydrogen facility worth $1.3B planned for Edmonton region

The provincial and federal governments announced a deal with Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. on June 9 to build the newest addition to the Edmonton Region Hydrogen Hub: a $1.3 billion hydrogen gas production facility near Fort Saskatchewan.

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Strathcona County councillor adds regional representation to FCM board
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Strathcona County councillor adds regional representation to FCM board

Strathcona County councillor Katie Berghofer was elected as an urban representative to the Federation of Canadian Municipalities' (FCM) board of directors during the organization's annual conference on June 2.

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Explore Edmonton releases Tourism Master Plan
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Explore Edmonton releases Tourism Master Plan

Explore Edmonton has published the city's first integrated Tourism Master Plan. The almost 30-page document outlines "tourist experiences that match visitor expectations and position Edmonton as a year-round destination of choice."

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City of Edmonton commits almost $10M to help airport attract flights
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City of Edmonton commits almost $10M to help airport attract flights

The City of Edmonton and Edmonton Global are partnering to establish a $15 million air services opportunity fund to support the Edmonton International Airport (EIA), which has been struggling to maintain flights during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The Edmonton Indian Residential School closed in 1967, and the property later became the home of Poundmaker's Lodge. (Courtesy of the Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre)
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Edmonton region leaders and residents mourn residential school deaths

The discovery of unmarked graves with the remains of 215 children on the site of the Kamloops Indian Residential School has rippled across the country since the Tk'emlups te Secwépemc First Nation in Kamloops released a statement about the findings on May 27.

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'Not just for cities': EMRB task force recommends more active transit across the region
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'Not just for cities': EMRB task force recommends more active transit across the region

A proposed regional transportation plan suggests there should be more cycling and pedestrian infrastructure in small urban and rural areas, and between municipalities.

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'Vitally important' regional air travel network expanding as B.C. airline announces new and reinstated flights
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'Vitally important' regional air travel network expanding as B.C. airline announces new and reinstated flights

British Columbia-based airline Central Mountain Air (CMA) has announced new regional flights out of Edmonton International Airport (EIA) starting June 28. Some of its flights that were suspended during the pandemic are also set to return.

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