Edmonton refocuses on 2026 Commonwealth Games, withdraws intent to bid on 2022
The City of Edmonton and Commonwealth Games Canada announced on February 10, 2015 that they will not submit its official candidature for the 2022 Commonwealth Games, citing Alberta’s fiscal environment, due to falling oil prices, as the reason for the shift to 2026. READ MORE HERE
2015 Edmonton City Budget
The City of Edmonton 2015 City Budget has been released. To learn more about the budget, please visit this website which breaks everything down into easy-to-understand graphs.
2014 Edmonton Census
Population growth is happening across the city, but the majority is in the south—Edmonton's 2014 Census puts 3 out of the top 10 fastest growing neighbourhoods in Ward 9.
Campaign Kick-Off on Dec 15th
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City crews filled 485,000 potholes in 2014 and 750,000 potholes in 2013. The City is investing $55 million per year on arterial road rehabilitation over the next four years, which should mean fewer potholes in the future. However, it will take a number of years of sustained investment to address the infrastructure deficit.
While repair and rehabilitation are essential to improving the overall condition of Edmonton roadways, the City is also conducting research at the Engineering Services Quality Assurance Laboratory to determine the resilience of asphalt mixes to freeze/thaw cycles.
Starting February 2015 community groups and corporations can book their 2015 tree planting events which run from mid-May to mid-October. Please visit www.rootfortrees.ca for more information on the Root for Trees program or to see the report highlighting the program.
A long-time teacher and athletic coach, and Edmonton city councillor since 1988, Bryan Anderson represents his ward with experience.
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The recent city council terms have been full of forward thinking, resulting in a document called "The Way Ahead" that includes a 10 year plan.