Category Archives: Mature Neighbourhoods

Speeding versus community livability

May 2014 I have heard much concern on the issue of speed limits, and photo radar over the past few months. While we all need to get from point A to point B quickly, efficiently and safely, it is important … Continue reading

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The Winter Parking Conundrum

Three years ago, the winter streets of Edmonton rarely saw a full cycle of neighbourhood blading. At that time, citizens were quite vocal that the general policy of ‘freeze it where it falls until it thaws,’ was not sufficient. In … Continue reading

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Rules of the winter-free road

The City of Edmonton is proud to launch the third season of our bike awareness and education campaign, “Let’s Get There Together.” This campaign encourages cyclists and motorists to watch out for each other and share the road, to ensure … Continue reading

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Roadways in Mature Neighbourhoods

The following article was written by Ben Henderson for Ward 8 community newsletters. Councillor Ben Henderson ~ Roadways in Mature Neighbourhoods As the weather warms up and we all flock outside, we are greeted not just by signs of spring … Continue reading

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Edmonton Magazine’s ‘Best Neighbourhoods’ List Gives Ward 8 Some Bragging Rights

1 August, 2012 Edmonton-based Avenue Magazine released their first annual poll results of Edmonton’s best neighbourhoods, according to its readers.  Strathcona tops the list, while Garneau, Cloverdale, and Belgravia all won mentions in the best places to live in Edmonton. Four … Continue reading

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Growth in Mature Neighbourhoods

19 June, 2012 A new report shows that residential development in Edmonton’s mature neighbourhoods is the highest it has been in ten years. New dwelling construction in mature neighbourhoods continues to follow a trend of more multi-family units than single-family … Continue reading

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Flood Prevention Upgrades for Mill Creek Area– Info Session 14 June POSTPONED

UPDATE (5 June): We have just been informed that the June 14 public information session has been postponed to allow the Drainage branch to finish up design work.  We will post the new info session time and date as soon … Continue reading

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Inaugural Note from City Hall – October 2007

Councillor Henderson, from City Hall   I’d like to thank you all heartily for the various kinds of support you gave me during the recent election campaign.  Whether you gave of your time and skills, put up a sign, made … Continue reading

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Building Great Neighbourhoods in 2012

May 15, 2012 City invests $215 million in infrastructure projects this year The City of Edmonton is investing $215 million in a total of 76 neighbourhoods in 2012 to renew and replace neighbourhood infrastructure and enhance community connections and overall … Continue reading

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Join a ‘Jane’s Walk’ This Weekend

For a new perspective on a neighbourhood in Edmonton, join a Jane’s Walk this weekend.  There are three walks planned for Ward 8: Walterdale (Industrial Heart to Urban Park), Old Strathcona Heritage Tour, and Old Strathcona Music District. For more … Continue reading

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