The new OrchKid on the block
Edmonton's COVID active case count is the highest it's ever been, and that's giving the city and the feds significant motivation to end homelessness before November. But will the province be on board? Troy and Mack are joined by Taproot's new managing editor Emily Rendell-Watson to break down this week's topics.
- Halloween a go despite COVID-19, says Alberta's chief medical officer
- Edmonton-area malls cancel trick-or-treating due to COVID-19
- City taps federal, provincial funds to shelter homeless Edmontonians
- Iveson calls on province to pitch in $17.4 million annually for supportive housing complexes to address homelessness
- Edmonton mayor asks province for $17M in annual funding for supportive housing services
- Bridge housing at Coliseum Inn leads to permanent housing for homeless Edmontonians
- Twitter thread from Councillor Paquette
- Mayor Iveson's tweet
- Mayor's office tweet
- City of Edmonton recommends Alberta Health reduce cohort sizes, group gathering limits
- Alberta's top doctor to announce new voluntary measures to curb surge in Edmonton COVID cases
- 2 new COVID-19 outbreaks declared at Misericordia hospital in Edmonton
- News Release: City asks Edmontonians to redouble their efforts to protect each other
- News Release: Update 129: COVID-19 pandemic in Alberta
- Debate over proposed Edmonton river valley solar farm heats up
- Lengthy public hearing held for proposed solar farm in Edmonton’s river valley
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