Smoking shisha in bars, lounges officially banned in Edmonton as of July 1, owners hoping to find workaround

Shisha bar owners in Edmonton are left wondering what’s next now that city council has officially banned smoking shisha in public venues. Council had been discussing the move first in 2018, before passing it as a new bylaw in the…

Edmonton city council votes to borrow for Terwillegar Drive upgrades

December 13 2019 2:01pm Edmonton city council on Friday voted to borrow more than $100-million for Terwillegar Drive expressway upgrades. Vinesh Pratap has more on that, plus other projects that received funding. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id =…

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…

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.…

Councillors confirm Edmonton business alleys will be upgraded

Council’s executive committee has opted to move the alleyways in Edmonton’s business districts closer to the front of the line when it comes to upgraded roadwork. However, they decided in Monday’s meeting to take the slower of two options, having…

Edmonton budget submission to province documents cost savings through supportive housing

The city has some black and white numbers to drive home its point to the province that money is needed to pay for permanent supportive housing. It also spells out how much the province would save in other areas. The…

DATS improvements to come in August, Edmonton councillors told

Edmonton Transit is going to bring in improvements to the transit system that serves people with disabilities later this summer. The idea is to add more flexibility to scheduling. “We have a new contract that goes into effect starting in…