City of Edmonton property tax notices are in the mail

Keep an eye on your mailbox, the City of Edmonton says all the property tax notices were mailed out on Tuesday. According to the city, a typical single-family home assessed at $399,500 will pay $3,628 in property taxes this year.…

Dog park safety risks on social media not confirmed: Edmonton officials

Despite a number of social media posts warning pet owners of various dangers at Edmonton dog parks, the city said Friday none of the allegations have been confirmed and parks remain open. “We’re here to address some rumours and misinformation…

Too many false alarms could mean new annual fee for Edmontonians with home security systems

The Edmonton Police Service is looking for feedback on a proposal to levy a new $15-per-year fee against anyone registering a home security system. The fee is intended to help reduce the number of false alarms to which police are…

Free admission at Edmonton outdoor pools again in 2019

For the third year in a row, the city of Edmonton is making admission at all outdoors pools free for summer 2019. The free admission pilot, which initially waived pool fees between July and September 2017 as part of Canada…

Edmonton city councillors consider 2-tier residential speed limits; decision won’t be made until at least 2020

Pedestrian safety was discussed at Edmonton City Hall on Tuesday as city councillors warmed to the idea of adopting a two-tier system for residential speed limits in an attempt to make streets safer for those on foot. The motion councillors…

Sunny days ahead: major spray parks open across Edmonton

With recent warm and sunny weather in Edmonton, the timing couldn’t be better for the city’s spray parks to turn on the water. Edmonton’s free district spray parks opened for the season on Friday and will continue to rain down…