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.…

Get a glimpse of new pool at Edmonton City Hall

Officials have been testing out the water system at Edmonton City Hall’s renovated fountain. More than $13 million was spent upgrading the former wading pool. Trending Stories Popular Videos More from Global News The makeover for the city’s iconic fountain…

Edmonton councillor wants free transit on election day

Councillor Aaron Paquette wants to see free public transportation through Edmonton Transit on federal election day. He put forward a motion at the end of Thursday’s council meeting. “A lot of [people] aren’t going to vote simply because they can’t…

Gold Bar residents convince Edmonton city council to pause wastewater treatment plan

Gold Bar residents scored a victory at Edmonton City Hall on Monday. They’ve convinced city planners to hold off on where to send sewage in the decades to come. “There’ll be no rerouting and constructing of that sewage trunk line…

Edmonton councillors can’t make decision on ‘salty’ calcium chloride issue

On Tuesday, the contentious topic of calcium chloride returned to city hall. Mayor Don Iveson knew the discussion would be heated. He welcomed fellow councillors to the meeting by saying it would be a “salty one.” Despite an hours-long debate…

City councillor calls on Edmonton to stop using calcium chloride on roads

Calcium chloride was under the microscope at Edmonton city hall Tuesday, where Councillor Tim Cartmell called for an end to using the de-icing solution in spite of administration insisting it’s safe. Kendra Slugoski shared the latest on the debate during…

Edmonton wants your say on what pedestrian link between Ice District and Arts District should look like

It’s just one block along Edmonton’s 103 Avenue, between 100 and 101 streets. But it’s an important block linking everything that’s been built up around Rogers Place. An area by Churchill Square is about to get a makeover. City planners…

Edmonton City Hall event to mark suicide prevention awareness campaign launch

Eleven people may attempt suicide each day in Edmonton. Two years of data from several sources have gone into that calculation, according to Ione Challborn, executive director of Canadian Mental Health Association – Edmonton Region. The main message she said…