Capital Ideas Edmonton

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Panelists push for Alberta sales tax, but not everyone agrees
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"If we increase taxes more than we have, is that going to help the average family out there that's struggling? I don't think so."
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Edmonton bylaw changes under consideration ahead of cannabis legalization
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Amendments to the zoning bylaw, business licence bylaw, public places bylaw and waste management bylaw will be considered at the community and public services committee meeting on Wednesday.
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Paula Simons: Pipeline champion Rachel Notley casts herself as Alberta’s Iron Lady
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Just as only Richard Nixon could go to China, only Rachel Notley could fight for a pipeline this fiercely.
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Theme parks help Edmonton's PCL Constructors ride to near-record revenues
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PCL has a strong $11.4-billion backlog of signed contracts, the most in its 112-year history.
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Paula Simons: Underpass plan a wrong turn for Stony Plain Road renewal
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"I think $200 million is a lot of money to spend to save a minute and a half."
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Trash to ethanol: Edmonton's long-delayed Enerkem plant explained
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But it's not just a dream, say Enerkem officials. It's a careful, step-by-step world first accomplishment that can easily afford to be a few years behind.
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Airport getting 'closer to an agreement' with Uber
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International Airport remains a no-fly zone for Uber as the ride-sharing service tries to drive home a deal with the airport.
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Marijuana retailers warned recreational pot shops won't be 'cash cow'
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A Vancouver cannabis retailer says anyone rushing into the field shouldn’t expect to find a pot of gold.
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Committee considers pros, cons and risks of Coliseum site redevelopment
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A new report into the pros and cons of the Coliseum site redevelopment will tabled at an executive committee meeting Thursday.
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'It's not worth it': Edmonton's mixed recycling is garbage, entrepreneurs say
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Edmonton's habit of dumping all recyclables in that same truck and squishing it together makes valuable cardboard and plastics un-usable for many entrepreneurs.
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