Speaking Municipally

The province and EPS held a press conference to issue a new ban on crime. That'll fix it. Plus, Boyle Street will be out of its location on Sept. 30, and the city will be short just over $70M this year.

Here are the relevant links for this episode:

Boyle Street
Zero tolerance
Budget deficit
Surface parking
Affordable housing
Climate and housing
Valley Line LRT
This episode was sponsored by the Edmonton Community Foundation, which presents Wills Week from Oct. 2 to 6. Wills Week is a series of free online and in-person seminars from Alberta wills and estates lawyers on the importance of having an up-to-date will. Learn more and register for the free event.

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Creators & Guests

Mack Male
Co-Founder and CEO of Taproot Publishing Inc.
Troy Pavlek
Apparently the TMZ of #yegcc.Governing myself accordingly since 2021

What is Speaking Municipally?

Taproot Edmonton presents a weekly discussion on key stories in municipal politics. We pay attention to City Council so you don't have to! Join us as we delve into conversations about the context surrounding decisions made at City Hall.