City advised to acquire more land for future growth

St. Albert needs to change how it acquires land for city purposes if it wants to be ready to provide services to a larger population, council heard on Monday.

With St. Albert expected to reach a population of 100,000 by the year 2043, the city needs to start planning for the amount of land it will need for its own uses to make up for a current shortfall, explained director of economic development Guy Boston.

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