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Minister Ric McIver speaks at a podium beside a slide reading "Welcome to the EMRB"
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Edmonton Metropolitan Region Board to meet for first time since elections

The Edmonton Metropolitan Region Board (EMRB) will usher in six new mayors on Dec. 9 at its first official meeting since the municipal elections earlier this fall.

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A cluster of thick, green brussels sprouts dusted with snow
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Winter CSA offers local vegetables, bolsters sustainability of Prairie Gardens

While many producers have harvested the majority of their crops and are preparing to look ahead to the next growing season, Bon Accord's Prairie Gardens will soon be boxing up fresh and stored vegetables as part of its winter CSA program.

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A portrait of Cathy Heron, a smiling woman with a rose in her lapel
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St. Albert mayor elected president of Alberta Municipalities

St. Albert Mayor Cathy Heron was elected president of Alberta Municipalities at the newly renamed organization's annual three-day convention in Edmonton last week.

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A snowy, tree-lined path in the river valley
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Edmonton to move forward with exploring a potential national urban park

The Edmonton region's river valley could gain official status as a national urban park if a newly signed statement of collaboration between the city and Parks Canada to explore the possibility develops into a full-fledged partnership.

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Simon Boersma
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Amalgamate, regionalize, or stay the course: Morinville to weigh options for the future

When Simon Boersma defeated incumbent Barry Turner to become mayor of Morinville, it marked a new beginning for the community, which will soon begin the process of weighing the pros and cons of whether it should remain a town or pursue other options.

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Devon's Riverview Bike Park
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Edmonton's first bike park to be built in the heart of the city

Devon has one. Strathcona County does, too. But now cyclists in Edmonton are pumped at news that a mountain bike park has been approved to be built in the heart of the city.

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Brent Lakeman, Edmonton Global
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Upcoming webinar to shed light on regional hydrogen economy

Edmonton Global is holding a webinar to help demystify the region's transition towards hydrogen energy. "We know the world is moving to net-zero commitments," says Edmonton Global's Brent Lakeman. "We don't really have time to wait for another generation of technology to emerge."

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The municipal election was held Oct. 18.
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Five new mayors bring fresh leadership to Edmonton-area municipalities

Five communities in the Edmonton region will be welcoming new mayors — including some political newcomers and plenty of new ideas — following the Oct. 18 municipal election.

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Lisa Holmes is the former mayor of Morinville, Alta.
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Former Morinville mayor looks at gender parity in municipal elections

Lisa Holmes, former mayor of Morinville, is passionate about seeing more women to run for office. She's currently analyzing races throughout Alberta to study gender parity among candidates.

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