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Effective snow clearing policy or snow job?

By Alain Saffel YegNews.com  It would seem from the City of Edmonton’s new snow clearing policy that it’s all your fault. Why are you parking on the street in the winter? You ought to be ashamed of yourself. Oh, if only it were so simple. If you’re wondering what the city came up with after [...]

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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By Dave S. Clark YegNews.com Complaining about road construction… it’s about as original as complaining about taxes, the weather or your annoying neighbours. It’s cliché and probably pointless, especially in a city with Edmonton’s climate. Most of the year the roads are freezing then thawing then freezing again and continuously crumbling. For the few months [...]

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By Dave S. Clark YegNews Street lights across the city will be greener this year, as the city has announced it will start replacing traditional street lights with new, more efficient LED street lights. The city conducted a pilot project in two neighbourhoods to test the lights, which led the city to decide to move [...]

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By Alain Saffel YegNews.com Have you ever had the feeling you’re living in La-La Land? I certainly feel that way lately, particularly with this whole arena deal. Maybe it’s just me. I must be missing something about why the city seems so hell-bent on pushing ahead with a new arena when it just does not [...]

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  By Scott McKeen YegNews Opinion Mayor Linda Sloan? Rumours that the Ward 1 city councillor is already organizing a campaign for mayor in 2013 are hot and heavy in town. It seems odd for such talk to pop up now, only few months into Mayor Stephen Mandel’s third term. What drives the talk is [...]

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      The realm of debate is not restricted to politics, theology, philosophy and science. Over coffee, or a couple of intoxicating beverages, humans are known to debate things much less grave: sports; movies, the best burger in town; the relative pain tolerance of the genders. So we at YegNews decided to turn such [...]

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