Council lobbying province for online, telephone voting options for 2021 municipal election

Council has unanimously voted to lobby the provincial government for online and telephone voting options in time for the October 2021 municipal election. If Alberta Municipal Affairs Minister Tracy Allard agrees to this request, the Alberta legislature would need to ammend the Local Authorities Election Act.

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Municipality begins building temporary flood berms to prepare for 2021 river breakup

The municipality is building temporary flood berms in downtown and Waterways to prepare for river breakup in 2021. These temporary measures include a combination of sandbags and clay berms, and work is scheduled to be finished by Dec. 31. Temporary berms have already been built alongside Taiga Nova Industrial Park.

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