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City hall debates better construction hoarding: Edmonton’s downtown construction hoardings will be up for debate Tuesday. In response to an inquiry by Coun. Scott McKeen, city administration reported back to say yes, their current rules preference vehicle traffic over pedestrians and don’t give much thought to the way these barriers look. The ...
Nuit Blanche art festival coming to Edmonton?: Edmonton might get its first Nuit Blanche festival next year. A group of local art and design organizations are planning to bring version of the popular one-night art show here for the first time Oct. 3, 2015. According to a report up for debate at Community Services committee Monday morning, the...
Back to the great bus debate: Mayor Iveson sketches a dream: Mayor Don Iveson cares a lot about buses.  He definitely buys into the dream of a high frequency bus network. We looked like a pair of transit geeks sitting in his big board room recently as he grabbed a pen and sketched out the possibilities. Mayor Don Iveson’s vision of a high frequency bus ne...
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Nurse announced as Liberal candidate in Edmonton-Whitemud byelection: Nurse Donna Wilson has been announced as the Liberal candidate in the upcoming Edmonton-Whitemud byelection against Health Minister Stephen Mandel. Last week, the NDP announced they will run veteran oncologist Dr. Bob Turner in the Oct. 27 byelection. The Wildrose party’s candidate is businessman...
St. Albert transit bus crashes: A transit bus crashed into two St. Albert backyards around suppertime Tuesday, colliding with fences, a shed, a trampoline, and a deck. The driver was alone on the bus and is not believed to have serious injuries, RCMP say.
Nurse announced as Liberal candidate in Edmonton-Whitemud byelection: Nurse Donna Wilson has been announced as the Liberal candidate in the upcoming Edmonton-Whitemud byelection against Health Minister Stephen Mandel. Last week, the NDP announced they will run veteran oncologist Dr. Bob Turner in the Oct. 27 byelection. The Wildrose party’s candidate is businessman...
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Peace, Order and Good Government: FIRST HALF The phrase ‘peace, order and good government’, a technical component of the Constitution Act, has meaning beyond my understanding; stuff of parliament, provincial vs. federal powers, taxation, etc. The cultural principles of POGG however make sense to me. I firmly identify with it as a...
It’s show me time in the Alberta Politics: Trying to find an opinion about the Alberta PC Party and its recent leadership race is easy. Finding one that is new, or would make a difference after being said, is nearly impossible. For this alone, the person who invented the word ‘clusterfuck’ might deserve a Pulitzer. But in my stupidity, I ...
Why I am Supporting Randy Boissonnault for Edmonton Centre: For many years, I chose not to concern myself with what the rest of Canada thought about Edmonton. In my heart I knew the special nature of this community and in many ways me, my company and my family have all benefited because of it. But in the last few years, especially as a business owner who ...
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Hitched & Honeymooning: Yesterday, in the city that we both love, I married my best friend. Sharon and I had a wonderful day, and we’re very grateful for all the kind messages that we have received – thank you! There are a bunch of photos up on Twitter and Instagram using the hashtag #MackAndSharon, and we’ll of course ...
Open Data in Edmonton is exciting again: After a few years of stagnation, I feel like open data in Edmonton is exciting again. This has been a great year for open data and open government in our city! Here’s an update on what’s been happening. International Open Data Day really kicked things off back in February with a hackathon hosted ...
Media Monday Edmonton: Update #127: Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: I haven’t yet seen an official statement from the team, but Ryan Jespersen has confirmed on Twitter that he’s the new in-game host for the Edmonton Oilers. Here’s a photo of him in action. Ryan previously performed the in-game host duties as a substi...
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Tartans, Union Jacks, and a New Beginning | By Josh Baller: Having studied political science, I was positively giddy when I learned that I’d be living in Scotland during the Scottish Referendum. I may or may not have squealed a little when I learned that I was eligible to vote. But this was no ordinary vote, rather possibly the most important moment in Sc...
Need Convincing to Travel or Study Abroad?? | By Mahsa Toghrai: Walking around campus, it seems like everybody is talking about travelling and studying abroad but not everybody manages to follow through. Here are some testimonials to convince you, if you’re still on the fence: “Getting to spend my first two Reading Weeks in Ecuador and Guatemala as part of t...

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