City of Edmonton unveils design of 50 Street rail crossing

City of Edmonton unveils design of 50 Street rail crossing overpass

The design work for the 50 Street train crossing in east Edmonton is complete. The at-grade rail Canadian Pacific Railway crossing has been a headache for drivers for years. In 2018, the federal government committed $40 million to add grade separation at the crossing at 50 Street and 82 Avenue. Read more: Edmonton’s 50…

Ontarios police watchdog investigates fatal crash in Adjala Tosorontio

Ontario’s police watchdog investigates fatal crash in Adjala-Tosorontio

Ontario’s police watchdog, the Special Investigations Unit, is investigating a fatal crash that took place in Adjala-Tosorontio during the early morning hours of Saturday. Shortly after midnight, an OPP officer was driving his cruiser south on County Road 50 near County Road 1 when he saw a pickup truck travelling north at a high…

New shopping centre and housing development proposed for area near

New shopping centre and housing development proposed for area near northwest Calgary city limits

A new shopping centre and housing development are being proposed near northwest Calgary city limits and it’s raising concerns from people living on both sides of the border. It’s called Ascension and would include commercial, retail, entertainment and 883 residential units. It would be located in Rocky View County southwest of the intersection of…

Pair of Lethbridge roads the focus of project with potential

Pair of Lethbridge roads the focus of project with potential $19M price tag

A planning and design study underway by City of Lethbridge staff is recommending more than $19 million in renovations for a pair of roads. An update on The 13 Street / 5 Avenue N Functional Planning and Design Project was presented to members of city council on Thursday, sitting as the Civic Works Standing…

Hamiltons 2 photo radar cameras out of service due to

Hamilton’s 2 photo radar cameras out of service due to vandalism, says city

Hamilton’s two automated speed enforcement (ASE) cameras are on the sidelines after the mobile stations were vandalized last week, according to the city’s transportation operations. Since the cameras were deployed in early October, the units have been abused by vandals over a dozen times, says transportation manager Mike Field. “I would say about 15…

Alberta to do away with licence plate expiry stickers

Alberta to do away with licence plate expiry stickers

Beginning next year, Alberta drivers will no longer require expiry stickers on their licence plates. The change will be effective Jan. 1, as the province moves toward adopting reflective licence plates. Stickers marking the month and year of registration will no longer be issued in 2021, and the change includes stickers for fleet vehicles…