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Winnipeg parks in need of a $97 million face-lift
A new report shows 12 percent of Winnipeg parks have fallen into disrepair and require $97 million for significant repairs or replacement. Read more…


Council to unveil plans to deal with shortfall in city books
Calgarians will learn city council’s plans to adjust the budget to deal with a major shortfall in the city’s books following the provincial budget. Read more…


City of Saskatoon weighs in on $154 million downtown library plan
City hall is asking Saskatoon Public Library officials to rethink how much “general-use community space” is needed for a proposed $154-million facility. Read more…


Montreal “adding more tools” as it gears up for another winter season
Montreal is adding 15 weather stations, bringing the total to 25. The stations allow city officials to make better use of available snow removal resources. Read more…


Should Mississauga get special “charter city” status?
City councillors have endorsed more measures designed to bring “freedom” to Canada’s sixth largest city by the 2022 municipal elections. Read more…


Could electric seaplanes be coming to Vancouver?
Harbour Air plans on creating an electric fleet of seaplanes, but it will likely be several years before any of them carry passengers to and from Vancouver. Read more…


Veterans village of tiny homes pitched for north Edmonton
A new campaign to house homeless veterans in Edmonton, called Homes for Heroes, aims to have the tiny village open its doors by the end of 2020. Read more…


Halifax to host Nova Scotian Pride Organizer Symposium
Pride festival organizers in Nova Scotia will soon be gathering in Halifax for a two-day conference on matters related to hosting such community events. Read more…


Alberta’s smaller airports hope to grow
Airports in Red Deer, Medicine Hat, and Lethbridge aim to overcome funding challenges in hopes of expanding services across Alberta. Read more…


Petitions seek to guard against Fraser Place development
Some Hay River residents are worried about their town’s proposal to turn parts of a central green space into a residential area. Read more…

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