Oil prices have rebounded, so where’s the Edmonton boom?

Oil prices have rebounded, so where’s the Edmonton boom?The city still seems to be in a post-pandemic slump We live in strange times here in Edmonton. Every other time we went through high energy price cycles – when oil was running between C$100 to C$130 – Edmonton boomed. Restaurants and clubs were opening every week, packed from the moment they opened their doors.…

The war against cars embedded in Canadian urban planning

You won’t find a city planner anywhere who would be so bold as to publicly argue the case for cars

The war against cars embedded in Canadian urban planningEDMONTON: There has been much chit-chat among the chatterers of our fair city regarding the future of a two-lane, 109-year-old bridge that is the main route from Edmonton’s fast-growing south side to the downtown. To this day, the iconic, historic High Level Bridge is visually impressive. It’s very long, and very high, crossing the North…