Councillors agreed to fund additional road paving in the hamlet of Suffield to the tune of $1.3 million. The majority of this cost will be paid for out of the existing MSI grant funding for the hamlet’s water and sewer lines upgrades, which came in about $900,000 under budget. Councillors voted unanimously to transfer the additional funds on top of this surplus from the county’s Accelerated Rehabilitation (reserve) Fund. Since crews were paving in Suffield anyway where the new lines went in, the additional streets were offered at a lower rate by the contractor.
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It may look as though the city is digging up the road where there was a sinkhole in May but a city spokesman says that is not the case at all.
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So now we have the Atlanta Fed slicing its Q2 real GDP growth estimate down to a 2.4% annual rate. Macroeconomic Advisers, usually quite a bulled-up bunch, is down to 2.3%. The New York Fed is at 1.9% for Q2 and 1.8% for Q3. It should probably be mentioned that ten weeks ago, the Atlanta Fed was sitting pretty at a 4.1% Q2 growth forecast.
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The City of Fort Saskatchewan is getting national and provincial attention.
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There were fewer total building permits in June compared to June 2016, but year-to-date residential and commercial permits are still keeping pace with last year.
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The basement, wrote the French philosopher Gaston Bachelard in The Poetics of Space, an architectural treatise, “is first and foremost the dark entity of the house, the one that partakes of subterranean forces. When we dream there, we are in harmony with the irrationality of the depths.”
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Those hoping to catch some special deals at the outlet shopping mall on the edge of Edmonton International Airport will have to wait a little longer.
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It could be back to the drawing board when it comes to angle parking in cul-de-sacs, after a Calgary city committee rejected a report from administration.
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The city’s multimillion-dollar flood-mitigation plan for Mill Woods is overkill, an Edmonton resident says.
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Canadians looking for more affordable homes are increasingly looking south of the border for real estate investment, according to a new report. Foreign investment in U.S. real estate surged 49 per cent year-over-year for the 12-month period ending March 2017, according to new data released by the U.S.-based National Association of Realtors. Total foreign investment in U.S. residential property reached a new record high of US$153 billion, up US$51.4 billion from the previous 12-month period.
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