While municipal drainage may not seem like an appealing topic of conversation, it is an important one.
On Sep. 28, the City Edmonton's Urban Planning Committee endorsed a new urban bike grid for the downtown core. The plan was brought forward by Stantec and involves two-way lanes that would cover 7.1 km of roadway within two blocks of most downtown destinations. With a growing population and a new arena making our downtown busier all the time, the plan is a thoughtful investment.
What would you ask candidates running in the Edmonton City Council Ward 12 by-election? Last week, NextGen, in collaboration with City of Edmonton Youth Council (CEYC), asked social media followers to pick the top three questions they would ask the 31 candidates still running. After collecting the data, we reached out to candidates to answer these three questions...
To make sure the voice of Edmonton's next generation is heard, we'll be covering the by-election to give you all the information you need to make an informed vote on February 22. So whether you're new to the polls and looking to find out how to vote for the first time, or a neutral observer interested in learning more about the issues at stake, we've got you covered!