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Strathcona County’s priority funding lacks accountability

By Carla Howatt YegNews.com Hundreds of thousands of dollars – $306,252.68, $429,577, $3,375,000, to be exact – these are the types of numbers you start hearing when you are digging into the issue of priority funding for Strathcona County Council. First, what is priority funding? The fund, which was first established in 1999, is money [...]

By Dave S. Clark YegNews.com Mayor Stephen Mandel said today work on the Quesnel Bridge, Scona Road and 99 Street and the 23 Avenue interchange will all be completed by the end of the construction season. Mandel also said he has been told by the province that the Anthony Henday overpasses at Yellowhead Trail on [...]

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Artist Andy Davies talks about his work “Albertastan” at The Works Festival in Sir Winston Churchill Square in downtown Edmonton. I took a few minutes to get him to tell me what his work is all about and what the reaction has been to it. What’s your reaction?

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