Edmonton Notes for April 8, 2018 - Blog
Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines Edmonton will receive $878 million for transit projects thanks to phase 2 of the infrastructure fund promised in the 2015 federal election. "It's enough to get Edmonton's west LRT built, plus contribute to other transit priorities." The City has decided to end the Dogwood Cafe's lease at the Victoria Golf Course and is replacing it with a multinational chain. So much for fresh! The first phase of the city charter with the Province is now complete. "This is a first step in the right direction," Mayor Don Iveson said Friday. Candidates raised more than $1.2 million during the last municipal election. "Mayor Don Iveson raised a war chest of nearly $397,000 for his re-election bid, even though he was running against a crowed field of little-known challengers." There are now 407 playground zones in Edmonton with 30 km/h speed limits and all school zones have been replaced. "Some school zones did not include the area in front of play equipment