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A growing city requires changes in representation

October 2014 City statistics show Edmonton as the fastest growing city with a population now sitting at 877,926 with 30,000 new residents calling the City of Festivals home, every year. This massive growth brings complications to how the city governs, … Continue reading

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Crosswalks and pedestrian safety

Crosswalks and pedestrian safety has been a hot issue this season. With the unfortunate accidents of Jasper & 119 St, as well as 95 Ave in Strathearn, it is clear that we must do more to create a conducive environment … Continue reading

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Spring Challenge

The following article was written by Ben Henderson for Ward 8 community newsletters. Councillor Ben Henderson ~ Spring Challenge I have already written in this space about embracing Edmonton as a winter city, but some of our real challenges come … Continue reading

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A Harm Reduction Approach to Vehicle Idling – Feb 2011

  Harm Reduction Approach- Can This Work? February 2011 For the last four years the City has been working on ways to reduce vehicle idling in Edmonton. Council consulted extensively with citizens in order to build the City’s strategic plans; … Continue reading

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Register for the City’s Summer Day Camps Today!

Day camp registration opens Tuesday May 1, 2012 The long, sunshine-soaked days of an Edmonton summer are coming – do you know what your kids will be doing? Fill their summer with fun, learning and adventure with community daycamps. Registration … Continue reading

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Welcome

Welcome to my new blog. I will be using this page to upload various articles that I have written over time on issues affecting the City of Edmonton and my work as a City Councillor. The advantage of this site … Continue reading

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