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It's beginning to feel a lot like climate change funding is not something Edmontonians support broadly

City Manager Andre Corbould lets us know that the majority of Edmontonians are not on board with climate change funding. Debate over. Thanks Andre! Plus, the EPS has a...

To be or not to SDAB

This week, council has approved 209 new shelter spaces for this winter out of the financial stabilization reserve, and the SDAB has left the new Boyle Street location ...

Cracks in concrete may be worse than they ap-pier

The TransEd update on the Valley Line. In short the train is having a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad time. Plus the police ask council for JUST A BIT more money...

TREEGATE

There isn't going to be a Christmas tree in Churchill Square this year. We speak with Puneeta McBryan, executive director of the Downtown Business Association about wh...

It's beginning to feel a lot like budget

In the midst of the regularly scheduled November Ice Age, we follow up on the poor climate budgeting from last week. Plus, there was $5M in Downtown Vibrancy grants th...

The carbon usage that just won't budge-it

The city has released its carbon budget which projects the city coming nowhere close to meeting its goals, despite not really trying. We’ll also take a sneak peek at t...

A sense that the census might be 'spensive

The capital budget was released by the city and just like that all of our money went "poof". We'll dig in to where that spending is, and some of the ways that council ...

Five hundred twenty five thousand six hundred votes for another round of questions

It's been a year since council was elected; we'll take a look at what they've done - or not done. Plus updates on the police funding formula, Blatchford, and neighbour...

Getting Edmonton a Peas of the global pie

Sherri Bouslama and Chris McLeod from Edmonton Global join to discuss how Edmonton can attract new business and talent from around the world, and talk about the forwar...

The EPS phenotyping about-face

DNA phenotyping — something you probably haven't heard of before — was everywhere this week. That is, until the EPS were called out on their bunk science and tried to ...

My Edif-eyes are burning

The Downtown Recovery Coalition and the Edmonton Police Service funding formula make news this week without making any new or newsworthy changes to their composition o...

That's a knife

The EPS has been given a shove toward further accountability. But only a small one. (Did they have a knife?) Plus, the solar rebate has run out, and so too, it seems, ...

Whose jurisdiction is it anyway?

Welcome to the show where the province won't fund housing and the surplus doesn't matter! Plus, we'll update you on regional transit, single use plastics and building ...

EMTSC for thee, but not for me

Scona Pool may be closing, but the mayor wants outdoor pools open longer. Plus both regional transit and a six-storey apartment building in Glenora may be on the chopp...

A community revved up about pool closure

City council is making a lot of noise about vehicle noise, meanwhile the Friends of Scona Rec are making a lot of noise about the closure of their favourite pool.

Pig out on city council news

There's a whole buffet of news for you here, you porker! Valley Line delays, EPS funding increases, and sanction hearings are all being served, hot and ready!

This will be the best summer ever, I'm positive

It's the final week before summer break, so one last time before the summer we'll update you on everything council decided.

Our burning carbon questions

The deputy treasurer of the City of Edmonton joins to demystify the new and award-winning carbon budgeting process.

Pitching in on encampments

The city is backtracking on its encampment strategy, starting to investigate a plan to make property tax more progressive, and worrying that a huge amount of affordabl...

Fi-Fa-Oh... Um... Let's just play hockey instead

Part of 102 Avenue downtown will be car-free, and police budgets, after all this debate, may well be scrutiny-free too.

Mini-stories east of downtown

Guests Sharon Yeo, David Holdsworth, and Hon Leong join to give insight into some of the infrastructure, cultural, and systemic reasons why Chinatown is facing the pro...

The Chinatown plan, down to the Letter

This week, the plan to pedestrianize 102 Avenue came to urban planning committee, much, it seemed, to the chagrin of city administration. Plus, City Manager Andre Corb...

Shandron't defund the police - or else

Shandro metaphorically yells on city council's driveway while they debate transit safety, Chinatown, and not police funding. Plus, outdoor pools are closed — for now.

It works everywhere else in Alberta, but could it work here? Police say no.

Executive committee debated the police funding formula and they gave it their best go. Tune in for the cliff's notes before council as a whole does the entire thing ag...

Taxes have snow where to go but up

This week, the mayor gave the state of the city, and like city council meetings, you probably didn’t watch it. We’ll tell you the important parts, plus our first look ...

Five Hundred Eighty Six Thousand Three Hundred Dollars (how do you measure an election loss)

This week, Troy and Mack are back to fill you in on everything that happened during the guest circuit for the past three episodes. There's campaign finance disclosures...

The way we treat municipalities is aPaulaIng

The Honourable Senator Paula Simons joins us to discuss her senate inquiry into the relationship between the federal and municipal governments and what we can do to he...

Watching the watch... people

After some legal advice, Coun. Anne Stevenson is ready to come on the podcast and answer our questions about the police commission.

Speaking Municipally goes to school

This week we learn all about the Edmonton Public School Board and its intersection with provincial and municipal politics and the city plan, with board chair Trisha Es...

Infilling the missing middle of council coverage

This week Councillors Michael Janz and Ashley Salvador join to fill us in on some of the things that we've missed over the first half of their term.

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