Current Issues

Traffic Safety

Traffic Safety

Speeding in Edmonton is still a serious issue. It seems to me that it does not matter how often it is stated and proven that speed is a major factor in accidents and fatalities, nor how many accidents happen, drivers con ...

Bike Lanes

Bike Lanes

The bike lanes in Edmonton’s core are now open, and I have received a number of comments that people are concerned about how to use them, or how to adjust their driving habits and behaviours to respond to the new bike la ...

ETS Transit Strategy

ETS Transit Strategy

The Edmonton Transit Strategy and the bus service changes have caused much concern. The Transit Strategy is still on-going, and there will be routes that are added and changed. I have concerns about these changes; in ...

Community Traffic Safety Award Winner

Community Traffic Safety Award Winner

This morning I was truly honoured to present the Community Traffic Safety Award to Liane Langlois, of the Alberta Motorcycle Safety Society. Two years ago, Liane took notice of the high number of crashes involving motorc ...

Keep the LRT going North

Keep the LRT going North

June 6th’s Executive Committee left me dumbfounded. I have been pushing to get the LRT extended north, and a few months ago it seemed like we were ready to begin planning this exciting next phase. The plan for the LRT ha ...

Castledowns YMCA

Castledowns YMCA

I had the privilege of attending Healthy Kids Day at the Castledowns YMCA on May 28. I had a blast meeting the energetic and enthusiastic staff, and seeing all the kids that came to the YMCA to participate in Healthy Kid ...

Summer Events Calendar

Summer Events Calendar

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Alldritt Tower

Alldritt Tower

On April 26 Council voted to approve the development of Alldritt Tower, just east of the Shaw Conference Centre, on Jasper Avenue and 96 Street. The application was complex, and there were lots of aspects to consider. ...

Road Construction Update for Ward 3

Road Construction Update for Ward 3

The Building Great Neighbourhoods capital program will have work in Kilkenny for the Kilkenny Neighbourhood Renewal-- replacing concrete walks, curb and gutter, streetlighting, and repaving of roads. The Northeast Roa ...

Safe Injection Sites

Safe Injection Sites

  On May 2nd, City Council voted in support of the safe injection sites in Edmonton. The first step is to send a letter to the Federal Government in order to get an exemption for the sites to exist. Currently, ...

EPCOR Drainage Transfer

EPCOR Drainage Transfer

On Wednesday, April 12, City Council voted 7-6 in favour of transferring drainage services to EPCOR. Drainage services are set to be transferred to EPCOR within six months. EPCOR has assured the city that the transfer ...

LRT Northern Expansion

LRT Northern Expansion

The Metro Line running full speed is not only good news for those commuters who ride to and from NAIT, but it is good news for LRT expansion as a whole. Getting the train lines expanded to the north is something that I h ...

Fort Edmonton Park Expansion

Fort Edmonton Park Expansion

Learning about history is enriching and necessary for our development as individuals, as cultures, and as a nation. Historical exhibitions are one way to explore the history of an area. Fort Edmonton Park is one such exh ...

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