City of Edmonton unveils design of 50 Street rail crossing overpass

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…

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

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…

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Coronavirus: City of Winnipeg extends temporary patio registration program for restaurants

With COVID-19 restaurant restrictions still in place, the City of Winnipeg is extending its temporary patio registration program through the upcoming summer season to help businesses pivot. “The extension of the program will allow registered eligible businesses to operate under the summer temporary patio program from April 1st to October 31, 2021,” said the…

Toronto City Council votes in favour of plan to transform Yonge Street in downtown core

Toronto City Council votes in favour of plan to transform Yonge Street in downtown core

Toronto City Council has voted in favour of a plan to transform Yonge Street in the downtown core, which could see reduced lanes of vehicle traffic and more space for pedestrians, seating and greenery. Council voted 21 to 5 in favour of the YongeTOmorrow plan, which Toronto Centre Coun. Kristyn Wong-Tam said is “a…

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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…

Coronavirus: City of London releases list of facilities closed for provincewide lockdown

Coronavirus: City of London releases list of facilities closed for provincewide lockdown

Community centres, arenas, rinks and aquatics facilities are just some of the temporary closures to come as part of Ontario’s provincewide COVID-19 shutdown. On Monday, the province announced that starting Dec. 26, Ontario will be going into a provincewide lockdown for four weeks. Due to the lockdown, the City of London said effective Dec.…