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Passengers embarking and disembarking from an ETS bus marked "Charter" near Churchill Square
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Express bus from airport to downtown seen as business boost

An express bus from the Edmonton International Airport (YEG) to downtown could become a reality if city council approves the idea during the upcoming 2023-2026 budget deliberations.

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A panel of business leaders in front of a room of people at round tables
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Regional players gather for first "state of the region" event

The Edmonton Chamber of Commerce hosted its first State of the Region gathering on Oct. 6, bringing together leaders and experts to discuss a collaborative vision of regional development.

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Six men seated on stage with the forward/slash logo on a screen behind them
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Economic summit a 'first step' toward bringing Edmonton region together

About 1,000 people came together for the inaugural forward/slash economic summit on Sept. 28, to unite around a shared vision for the economic future of the Edmonton Metropolitan Region.

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The front entrance of the Tri Leisure Centre
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Shared recreation centre marks 20th anniversary

The TransAlta Tri Leisure Centre celebrates its 20th anniversary on Oct. 1 with high hopes of continuing to recover from the pandemic, helped in part by an increase in funding from the three municipalities that support it.

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Trevor Caswell at a podium with the words "Pharma Logistics Masterclass" behind him
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Airport forges international reputation in pharma logistics and delivery

A spirit of collaboration has helped the Edmonton International Airport (YEG) earn a global reputation as a leader in pharmaceutical logistics and innovative delivery, says the organization's manager in charge of cargo.

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Two people stand with their arms spread wide in front of an industrial building with a sign reading "Decadent Frozen Desserts Since 1982, Retail and Distribution Centre, WOW! Factor Desserts
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WOW! Factor Desserts opens new HQ and retail outlet

The Sherwood Park-based company WOW! Factor Desserts is marking its 40th anniversary with the grand opening of a new retail outlet and distribution centre in Edmonton.

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A map showing the phase one plan for the regional transit service proposed by EMTSC
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Regional transit takes another step forward with Edmonton's continued support

Edmonton city council voted 10-3 this week to support the Edmonton Metropolitan Transit Service Commission phase one service plan that will see 11 routes across the region launch in the spring.

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Cover art for Speaking Municipally, featuring a cartoon turnip in front of Edmonton's City Hall
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Speaking Municipally ponders what to do about regional transit

Episode 189 of Speaking Municipally looks ahead to what city council might do about regional transit after executive committee made no recommendation on whether to spend at least $7.2 million annually on the Edmonton Metropolitan Transit Services Commission's service plan.

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A map of the metro region, including the 13 counties, towns, and cities surrounding Edmonton]
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Edmonton region summoned to forward/slash economic summit

Edmonton Global is bringing more than 40 organizations together at the first forward/slash Economic Summit on Sept. 28 in an effort to promote a regional vision of economic success.

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