Abundant Community Edmonton

More Abundant Community Edmonton "Creating a Neighbourly Vibe" online seminars coming this month: July 13 and 19. These free online seminars are great for anyone interested in growing a more connected community.

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Changes to Bus Network Based on Your Feedback

More than 40 service changes implemented to bus network based on feedback from over 1,000 users. ETS is listening to every piece of feedback they receive. If you have any suggestions or want to report a gap in service, please submit it at: https://www.edmonton.ca/projects_plans/transit/bus-network-public-feedback-form

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No Parking Fees in Parks

This afternoon, Council unanimously passed my motion to remove introduction of parking fees at City parks and amenities from Reimagine Services Actions to be implemented.

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A Canada Day Unlike Any Other

This Canada Day is unlike any other in memory. All the reasons to celebrate and be proud of our country are still there — freedom, opportunity, diversity. But this year, it has become heartbreakingly apparent that all those great things have not always been equally available to all Canadians, and that is still the case to this day.

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Mask Bylaw

Today City Council debated the third and final reading of the Temporary Mandatory Face Coverings Bylaw that will see the mandating of masks aligned with the Province of Alberta's plan.

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Reimagine Recommendations and Parking Fees

In today’s Council meeting, City Administration’s presentation on the Reimagine Services report was the first item of business. With regard to the recommendation about parking fees at City parks and attractions, I asked questions about public engagement, attraction input, and transit access to these sites.

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Reimagine Services Report Coming Before Council

At the next City Council meeting on June 22, 2021 the Reimagine Services report will be presented by Administration. There have been a lot of questions and public discussion about the proposals in this report, which include recommendations about charging parking fees at city parks and attractions after two hours free, naturalization of park space, reducing the amount of recreation and cultural programs, and how we operate recreation and sport facilities.

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Seniors Week, Part 2

In recognition of Seniors’ Week, let’s honour another ward resident who gives tirelessly of himself to better his community.

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Seniors Week, Part 1

It's Seniors’ Week in Alberta, the perfect time to acknowledge and appreciate the many seniors who invest their time and energy into their communities.

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Stand Against Hate

Last Sunday’s hate-fuelled attack on a Muslim family in London, Ontario is deeply upsetting. I am reminded of the recent assaults in our own city. How close have we come to a tragedy like this happening here?

Racism and hate have no place in any Canadian city. Everyone deserves to live freely and without fear. We must embrace diversity and come together to stand against hate.

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