Hicks on Biz: Edmonton, city of accomplishments, Part II

Last week, we celebrated Edmonton and northern Alberta’s world-class industrial and retail strengths.

This week, a tilt to the quality-of-life side of things, that which attracts and keeps the skilled citizens needed to stay on top of the wealth creation game. Without the wealth, there’s not much quality. Without the quality, there’s not much wealth.

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Job well done by city in 2012

Much was accomplished in Lethbridge during 2012. But now, Mayor Rajko Dodic is looking forward to more civic achievements in the new year.

Before the current city council concludes its term, the mayor will also lead discussions about capital projects that could shape the city’s future.

Completing Enmax Centre upgrades, hosting an international sports event there, and welcoming thousands more visitors to events throughout the year were some of the high points of 2012, he says. So was the construction start on a new community arts centre, confirmation of major grants for a sports complex, and re-opening the major Bridge Drive utility corridor.

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