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December 11, 2017

St. John’s School Site – What’s Happening? (Dec 2017)

Our Civics Committee, Hall Committee, and Garden Committee met with City of Edmonton planners and representatives from Abbey Lane Homes in November to gain a better understanding of the proposed land swap. A swap of city parkland (some of which the league leases) and a privately owned piece of land is new for everyone involved. Many concerns and questions have been raised along with benefits and merit of the proposed […]
November 20, 2017

St. John’s School Site – What’s Happening? (Nov 2017)

If you’ve been keeping your eye on the vacant land that is beside our Peace Garden Park community garden, then you likely know there have been rumours flying about land swaps, tall buildings, and shadows on the garden. With this post we hope to clear up the rumours and provide some background. Most school sites exist on municipal reserve land and are managed through Joint Use Agreements between the Government […]
November 9, 2017

Internal Board of Directors Shuffling

Our Vice-President, Craig Lidstone, recently gave notice he is unable to complete his term with our board. At November’s board meeting, the board moved to have Membership Director, Luwam Kiflemariam, become interim Vice-President until the next annual general meeting, April 2018. At that time, Luwam will require nomination and be voted in by our membership to continue as VP. With the Membership Director role open, Gregory Cook, a current Director-at-Large, […]
November 3, 2017

Membership in Our Community League – Why Bother?

Why Join Our Community League? To be part of a village of like-minded community residents To have a say in social advocacy issues affecting our community To have a say in urban planning and building developments in our community To meet people who live in our community To make a difference and participate in our community Bonuses to Joining Our Community League Free swimming at Oliver Pool during designated times […]
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