Edmonton councillors vote to relaunch expropriation effort at City Centre Airport

EDMONTON – City council voted Wednesday to restart expropriation efforts at City Centre Airport, one step toward closing the facility and building a neighbourhood.

The city’s first expropriation bid ground to a halt in December after lawyers for the companies leasing space at the airport took the city to court. They successfully argued the first hearing officer appointed by the province had a conflict of interest because of statements he made.

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