City Councillor Andrew Knack on Edmonton scrapping calcium chloride this winter

October 9 2019 10:27am Edmonton will not have calcium chloride deicer used on city roads this winter. City Councillor Andrew Knack explains why and what crews will use instead. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof…

In 7-6 vote, Edmonton council decides calcium chloride will not be used this winter

After weeks of delay, Edmonton city councillors finally decided calcium chloride will not be used on city roads this winter. Councillors debated the motion and amended the wording again — in the end deciding, in a close 7-6 vote, to…

Final decision on Edmonton’s calcium chloride program expected Tuesday after 2 weeks of delays

A long-awaited decision on the future of Edmonton’s calcium chloride program is expected on Tuesday, after two weeks of delay on a decision. Councillors were widely expected to decide last Tuesday whether to use the anti-icing agent again this winter.…

Edmonton council says calcium chloride program likely to be put on hold

October 1 2019 8:07pm With winter just around the corner, city council is debating whether or not to renew the city’s controversial calcium chloride de-icing program. But as Julia Wong explains, the final decision was put off again on Tuesday.…

Edmonton’s calcium chloride program will likely be put on hold for this winter

Calcium chloride, a controversial anti-icing agent, most likely won’t be used on Edmonton roads this winter. On Tuesday, Councillor Andrew Knack put forward an amendment to discontinue the use of calcium chloride on city roads for the 2019-2020 winter season…