Latest News from Ward 10

Posted on June 13

Century Park: Vision, Hope and Accountability

Historic and Huge Yesterday Council unanimously approved the Century Park redevelopment plans that would see the now largely unused site and parking lot transformed into a vibrant, dense, urban village. The President of Ermineskin Community League called the plan "historic and huge". After years of hard work on the Century Park file I am proud of the community league, the plan and the opportunities it will provide our city and residents. 

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Posted on June 09

The Little Mall That Could

As anyone who knows me will tell you, I am a passionate backer of the Petrolia strip mall in Greenfield. In 2012, before I earned my spot on council, I started the Fix Petrolia Mall Committee with some neighbours. I remain just as committed today as I was then to ensuring the mall’s growth into a vibrant community hub. While development hasn’t always been as quick as I would have hoped, we have come a...

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Posted on May 31

Recognizing Champions Takes More Than Signs

I was so sick I couldn’t go to school the next day. How could Steve Smith have done that? How did Fuhr not see it in time to lift his pad? I laid home in my bed. I was 14 years old. I was devastated. I played the goal over and over in my head. It was a terrible day for me and for the city I so badly wanted to live in. I grew...

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Posted on May 30

Solidifying Our Commitment to Neighbourhood Renewal

In 2009, Edmonton became, and still is today, the only city in Canada that has a program geared towards developing a long-term, cost-effective approach to fixing neighbourhood roads, sidewalks, and lights. At today’s Council meeting, we further solidified this commitment by approving a policy that protects the dedicated funds in the Neighbourhood Renewal Reserve, ensuring that this program can continue to build on its success.

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Posted on May 26

Garden Suites - Raising the bar for laneway development

Garden suites can help to increase the vitality of mature neighbourhoods by preserving original and heritage homes and attracting new people. It is a sensitive way to add another layer to the fabric of existing neighbourhoods. But there's more to garden suites than just adding residential density and using existing land more wisely in a growing city. There are many positive benefits to this form of housing, such as; supporting flexible living options, providing affordable...

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