A public washroom strategy lost in transitlation

The city deals with its abundance of public washrooms by closing several of them. Plus, the police revoke credentials of The Progress Report, council passes a bylaw that doesn't change mask rules at all, and council votes against developing active transportation options near a new development.

Here are the relevant links for this episode:

The river
Red Deer
NFTs
Mask bylaws
Public washrooms
Jennifer Rice
Progress Report
EVER Square
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