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Concern grows in Guelph over Metrolinx substation plans for park

Concern grows in Guelph over Metrolinx substation plans for park

Concern from residents is growing in Guelph over plans by Metrolinx to build an electric substation in Margaret Greene Park as part of service expansion on the Kitchener rail corridor. Within the last week, an online petition has received hundreds of signatures, a Facebook group has been created, and a community-organized meeting will be held on Thursday afternoon. Read more: New report could bring Kitchener closer to two-way, all-day GO Transit service Metrolinx has proposed a Traction Power Substation (TPS) on a 50-by-75 metre piece of land in the park next to the tracks. The agency says it will […]

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Sherwood Park woman takes her jewelry from local markets to the Golden Globes

Sherwood Park woman takes her jewelry from local markets to the Golden Globes

Dixie Herman started Ten Degrees jewelry a year ago. She designs eye catching necklaces and rings, that people can customize to their liking. The Sherwood Park woman doesn’t have a store front and is often at local markets in the Edmonton area, but in January she will be at the gifting suite at the Golden Globes in Hollywood. “They contacted me through email,” Herman said. “At first I thought it was a scam, because I thought, ‘Oh, are you sure you got the right person?’ And then when she called, then I realized, okay, it’s not a (scam).” The […]

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New pedestrian bridge at Prince’s Island Park should be ‘special,’ first design kiboshed

Proposed design of a new pedestrian bridge in Prince

What are your thoughts on the pedestrian bridge in Prince’s Island Park? How do you think its replacement should look? That’s just what the City of Calgary is hoping to hear this weekend at an open house about improvements proposed for Eau Claire, including replacing the ailing Jaipur pedestrian bridge. READ MORE: Calgary city councillor disappointed with continued delays in Eau Claire development The bridge, which opened in 1968, is slated for replacement as it’s “reached the end of its service life,” according to the city’s website. Officials hope the new bridge will meet the following criteria: Meet current […]

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