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 affordable housing might disappear. Plus, BIG NEWS ON THE VALLEY LINE!
- News Release: Improving public safety in Edmonton: Joint news release
- City council votes to create business plan for downtown Edmonton safety initiative
- Police commission member recruitment underway
- Edmonton looking into pilot for small, city-sanctioned homeless encampments
- Surge in Edmonton's homeless camps likely this summer but staff don't recommend city-run encampment
- City looking at different options to address increase in homelessness in Edmonton
- News Release: City exceeds affordable housing targets, lays out next steps for future investments
- City of Edmonton exceeds affordable housing targets
- Edmonton councillor wants mansion tax, city studies progressive taxation
- It's time for a Mansions Tax
- Valley Line Southeast LRT extension on track for summer opening, no date set: TransEd
- April 2009: Edmonton's LRT now extends to South Campus
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