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City of Edmonton examining flood mitigation options

June 9, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Staff from the City of Edmonton are scheduled to look at flood mitigation options for the city as the next step in its examination of upgrades to drainage infrastructure. The city said in a press release earlier this week that

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Calgary city council changes rules to accommodate Uber operations

November 29, 2016 The Canadian Press

CALGARY – The ride-hailing service Uber is now free to do business in the City of Calgary. City council has voted to amend its rules, meaning the fee structure for ride sharers would now be scalable and the application process

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City of Edmonton releases preliminary flood risk maps

November 10, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

The City of Edmonton announced on Wednesday that it has released preliminary neighbourhood flood maps as part an ongoing flood mitigation assessment. The city-wide assessment was initiated in response to floods in 2012 and future planning for changing weather patterns

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Automated technology in Toronto public transit scheduled for executive committee discussion

June 21, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

A recommendation to ask the Toronto Transit Commission to report on a plan for automated vehicle technology is on the agenda of a June 28 meeting of local politicians. The executive committee – comprised of 13 of Toronto’s city councillors