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Anne Stevenson and Jo-Anne Wright
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Meet the councillors: Anne Stevenson and Jo-Anne Wright plan to focus on safety

Wards O-day'min, at the heart of the city, and Sspomitapi, in southeast Edmonton, couldn't be further apart geographically, but each of their newly elected city councillors plan to champion safety in their respective areas, and the city as a whole.

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Councillors Michael Janz and Sarah Hamilton take the oath of office
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Meet the councillors: Sarah Hamilton and Michael Janz look forward to team-building

Speaking Municipally hears from the councillors for sipiwiyiniwak and papastew in the latest in its series of interviews with the newly elected council.

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A bar chart showing the number of homeless persons in Edmonton, reaching 2,642 in Q3 of 2021
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'A critical role': Taking the pulse on Edmonton's affordable housing strategy

The City of Edmonton is on its way to meeting its goal of implementing 2,500 units of affordable housing, including 600 units of supportive housing, by the end of 2022. But there's still a gap in meeting the needs of Edmontonians who don't have a proper place to live in.

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Aaron Paquette, wearing a ribbon shirt and holding an eagle feather, is sworn in as a city councillor.
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Meet the councillors: Aaron Paquette calls for focus on 'issues of security'

Aaron Paquette, councillor for Dene, tells Speaking Municipally he plans to continue to focus on issues such as food and housing in his second term.

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Keren Tang and Ashley Salvador take the oath at City Hall
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Meet the councillors: Keren Tang and Ashley Salvador identify key priorities as they begin their terms

Speaking Municipally hears from Keren Tang of Karhiio and Ashley Salvador of Métis about who they are and what they want to focus on in this term.

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A smiling Amarjeet Sohi holds a white binder with the words "Mayor-Elect" on the front at City Hall
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'I try to find common ground to get things done': Sohi

Amarjeet Sohi speaks to Speaking Municipally about his collaborative approach to politics and his desire to find funding from the provincial and federal orders of government

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A cyclist is followed by a car in a screenshot from a video on safe streets for everyone
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Safe passing distance quantified, but precision isn't the point

We now know how close is too close when a motorist is passing a cyclist in Edmonton. On Episode 145 of Speaking Municipally, Troy Pavlek and Mack Male discuss the new safe passing distance bylaw, among other things.

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Boulevard tree stump.
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Public boulevard trees to get some protection with new bylaw

City council's urban planning committee has endorsed an updated bylaw aimed at preserving and protecting public trees.

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Commercial infill projects are the next step to revitalize mature neighbourhoods, says IDEA
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Commercial infill projects are the next step to revitalize mature neighbourhoods, says IDEA

Residential infill projects have added new housing to mature neighbourhoods, but commercial infill could be the key to revitalize these areas and support business owners.

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