Edmonton Notes for January 13, 2019 - Blog
Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines Council voted on Friday to expropriate a parcel of downtown land to make way for the planned Warehouse Campus Neighbourhood Park. "The parcel is one of four that the city is buying with $28 million from the downtown community funding levy." Only Councillor Caterina voted against expropriation. According to the Realtors Association of Edmonton, the market in 2019 will remain stagnant and will likely see little growth. "We are expecting 2019 to be similar to 2018, with high inventory and lower sales continuing the downward pressure on average prices," said Michael Brodrick, chair of Realtors Association of Edmonton. McBain Camera has been purchased by London Drugs. "Former owner and general manager Neil McBain wants to ensure loyal customers that the stores will continue to run independently with the longtime brand staying put." A new pump house has opened at Enoch Cree Nation which means the end of 25 years of boil water advisories. "Built