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July 9, 2019

Why the Oliver Community League did not support the land swap

On April 29, 2019, the City of Edmonton Council voted against the proposed land swap of the former St. John’s School site on 120 Street, currently zoned Urban Services (US), for an equal portion of the northeast corner of Oliver Park on 104 Avenue and 118 Street. The corner of Oliver Park was to be rezoned into a high density residential development, specifically, Site Specific Development Control (DC2), and the […]
March 14, 2019

Imagine what OCL’s recreation and open spaces can be for a chance to win a $500 cash prize!

The Oliver Community Survey has received many great ideas from our community members about what Oliver’s recreation and open spaces can be, and now we want you to bring those possibilities to life! We currently have two green spaces in Oliver that we would like our neighbours’ help to reimagine.   The first, Oliver Park, found on 118 Street and 104 Ave, is a whole city block that currently houses […]
March 14, 2019

Finding Oliver: Ligtvoet’s art is a celebration of Oliver’s best

In his music, Cadence Weapon would often point to popular Edmonton watering holes ― from a drunken stupor at the Black Dog or a slice of pizza at the Funky Pickle. No matter where the night would take him, this former city poet laureate, would always make his way back to Oliver Square. “See me on the billBetter follow me thereI solemnly swearI’ll make it back to Oliver Square” Paul […]
January 16, 2019

The Oliver Community League board has voted against the proposed land swap. What should you know?

The Oliver Community League board voted at our January meeting against the suggested land exchange of the former St. John’s School site on 120 Street for an equal portion of the Oliver Park on 104 Avenue and 118 Street and its associated rezoning into a high density residential development. We have heard you loud and clear, Oliver residents, at various public City of Edmonton and Oliver Community League meetings. Rest […]
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