Edmonton city council will look at redirecting $11M of police budget starting in 2021

Edmonton city council voted Tuesday to look at reducing the Edmonton Police Service budget by $11 million starting next year. The money would be redirected to community resources and initiatives. “While no final budgetary decisions were made today, we did…

Cannabis and annexation mean EPS needs more funding, Edmonton police tell city council

Edmonton police, representing the biggest portion of Edmonton’s budget, pleaded their case at city hall on Thursday. Public hearings are underway as councillors hear from different stakeholders and groups as they try to finalize funding. READ MORE: Edmonton mayor unveils 5-point…