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  1. So oil imported from overseas in tankers that...

    So oil imported from overseas in tankers that don't have a world class response system in place is acceptable, but Alberta oil is too much of a "risk".
    Perhaps Alberta needs to look at the risks...
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    I can see some synergies with having two venues....

    I can see some synergies with having two venues. The ability to host CFR/Farmfair and have the Oilers in town at the same time. Concerts that currently can't get a date in Edmonton will have an...
  3. As to Office/Condo or Office?Hotel entrances,...

    As to Office/Condo or Office?Hotel entrances, have the Office entrance facing Jasper Jasper the other facing west onto Thornton Court. Parking could be provided underground, perhaps with valley...
  4. Building only a 24 story office tower on this...

    Building only a 24 story office tower on this site misses the potential of the location.Edmonton has done a good job at bringing life back downtown. This location could anchor a signature tower that...
  5. Inexpensive Yellowhead Tr. Improvements

    We know that the Yellowhead is on the cities to do list, just without a massive infusion of funds, it's not this year. So how about borowing an idea from Calgary. They have a unique project they are...
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    On the Skytrain & Canada lines in Vancouver, they...

    On the Skytrain & Canada lines in Vancouver, they have attendants who clean the train of newspapers at the Waterfront station, these were a condition of being allowed to distribute free newspapers on...
  7. Go for 50

    This would be the perfect opportunity to build a signature tower in downtown. Perhaps something similar in concept to Shangri La or the Wall Centre in Vancouver. Start with a 3 story podium with...
  8. Yes Translink is finally building the Evergreen...

    Yes Translink is finally building the Evergreen Line. However unless a stable, sustainable funding model is found, there might not be much bus service in the lower mainland. Surrey which is already...
  9. More related videos

    At the end there are over a dozen related videos, that expand on the topics she lists in the above video.
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    If it was built as a low draft boat that could...

    If it was built as a low draft boat that could navigate from Cloverdale to perhaps Big Island to the west, yes. Much like Vancouver's Aquabus connections along False Creek, connects different areas....
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    The point that is missed in his article is that...

    The point that is missed in his article is that from the Broadway?commercial skytrain station to UBC, the transit traffic is almost at the saturation point. Running articulated buses on the B-Line...
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    Why CNOOC

    I mentioned CNOOC as they are about to establish a head office in Cangary. However they could use some publicity, and show they are part of the community here, by sponsoring the Indy. They need...
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    Indy Title Sponsor

    I know it's a pie in the sky idea, but maybe it gets the discussion going. Perhaps with CNOOC purchasing Nexxen Energy, they might be interested in sponsoring the Edmonton Indy for several years to...
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    As to noise from the arena district. I live a few...

    As to noise from the arena district. I live a few blocks from Rogers Arena. Have friends who live overlooking it. The vast majority of the time less then 20-30 minutes of noise, and not too bad....
  15. Is it a scientific survey, no. However it is from...

    Is it a scientific survey, no. However it is from a major on-line booker of hotel rooms, that does have a lot of site traffic. So being in the top 5 is definitely another feather in Edmonton's wings....
  16. The Donut effect

    Want to see what this will look like in say 50 years, take a trip to Detroit or any of several other large Eastern US cities, that are now virtually giving away hoouses, to repopulate these areas....
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    Poll: I voted for the arena. Having seen the benefit of...

    I voted for the arena. Having seen the benefit of having the arena next to the central business district here in Vancouver. Combined with the arts district along 99st and the Shaw, makes it easy to...
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    ETS service map

    This isn't a rant, but a question that has bothered me for awhile. If you look at the ETS service maps, St. Albert and Sherwood Park are shown, even though they are not operated by ETS. Service to...
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    Poll: Clarification

    I asked as once NE AHD opens people wil settle into new travel patterns. If the park & ride opens at the same time as AHD would that influence LRT ridership more over the long term as opposed to...
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    Poll: NE LRT & AHD poll

    With the planning for the final phase of AHD into the proposal stage. Should the Gorman extension and the park and ride extension be done to open at the same time as AHD.
    Might be a year or two...
  21. A hotdog by any other name is.....

    Ian yes Japadogs are different but you make my point, how many ways do you want to eat hot dogs.
    Travel to HK try any of the Dai Pai Dongs, Portland even has one fondue vendor, BKK has pad thai for...
  22. Dang wrong days

    Would love to be there for this. Here in no funville(Vancouver) they are regulating the street food into over priced blandness. How I miss Taste of Edmonton, Heritage Days, the Fringe and other...
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    Nuks Game 5

    Well if they lose tonight, we will see if all the fans jumping off the bandwagon register as a siesmic event here. :p Yes I am cheering for the Nuks, however it will be with my Oiler's jersey on. :D
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    More info

    When Kanaanaskis was built the Province had planned a similar facility for the Edmonton region. While not identical, due to geographical reasons, however it fell to the wayside when the first oil...
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    Time for Kananaskis Lake Park North?

    The idea for a Kananaskis Park North is not new. But in light of the following story perhaps it is time for a serious revisiting of the idea.
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