This week, council wraps up its very tepid response to the outrage regarding EPS funding by cutting an amount probably less than the staff time required to listen to - and ignore - all the speakers at public hearing.
Plus, the COVID financial update came through and things are looking bad… but not bad enough to stop building freeways.
Speaking Municipally is a proud member of the Alberta Podcast Network: locally grown, community supported. This week we talked about Straight from the CPA's Mouth, a podcast from Alberta’s Chartered Professional Accountants that explores a variety of topics including financial literacy and leadership skills. We also highlighted Episode 74 of The Well Endowed Podcast from the Edmonton Community Foundation. The episode explores how Chinese communities in Edmonton continue to grow strong.
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