Figuring out what EEDC has Gouda do
LRT vs. BRT is put to rest, at least for the west, and we learn what the future of the EEDC will be.
Here are the relevant links for this episode:
Candy Cane Lane
Energy War Room
Innovation & EEDC
- Getting clarity: Report recommends scaling back EEDC’s role to tourism, conventions
- Sarah Hamilton: Economic Development: Setting A New Path for Our City
- Mack's tweet threads: 1, 2
- Edmonton surges in CBRE Canadian tech talent report
BRT vs. LRT
- David Staples: We can have premium rapid transit to West Edmonton Mall — and save $1 billion
- ‘Things have changed’: Petition calls for Edmonton LRT expansion to stop
- Letter to Mayor Iveson
- Letter to David Staples
- Results of the vote
Valley Line LRT
- David Staples: Business leaders call for property tax freeze in 'Spendmonton'
- Lewis Farms Recreation Centre shelved amid budget crunch
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