Traffic light removal marks 1st major step in Yellowhead Trail freeway conversion

Drivers who take Yellowhead Trail on a regular basis will notice one less stop along the busy roadway beginning Monday. The traffic lights at Yellowhead Trail and 89 Street will be removed. At the same time, barriers will be installed…

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…

Climate change activists dismantle Walterdale #BridgeOut blockade after heated protest

October 7 2019 10:30am After about an hour of tension between stuck drivers and resolute demonstrators, climate change protesters dismantled their blockade at the Walterdale Bridge. Kendra Slugoski recaps what happened and how Edmonton police handled the situation. ‘ });…

Climate change activists to block Edmonton’s Walterdale Bridge during Monday commute

Activists with the Extinction Rebellion movement are expected to block a major route into downtown Edmonton on Monday morning as part of a series of international protests demanding new climate policies. The local chapter of the movement said it would…