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Telus to Invest $220 Million in Edmonton This Year

Telus says it will invest $220 million across the City of Edmonton in 2022. The funds come from the telecom’s $17 billion investment in Alberta through 2026 towards operations, network infrastructure, and spectrum across the province. According to the company, the overall $17 billion investment in Alberta will create 8,500 new jobs. “This generational $17 billion...

Edmonton EXPO Centre Adds Contactless Parking with ParkMobile App

The Edmonton EXPO Center has announced a partnership with ParkMobile, to bring contactless parking to the convention centre, which is "the largest trade show and convention center in Western Canada." Visitors can reserve from over 3,800 spots using the ParkMobile app, thus avoiding contact points during COVID-19. Soon, a drive-up mobile payment option is coming...

Uber Now Available at Edmonton International Airport

You can now book an Uber at Edmonton International Airport (EIA), as the ride sharing service is now available for travellers. According to Uber, “unique operational requirements” of all airports meant extra time was taken to get the plans in operation at EIA. The company says riders can expect to pick up their luggage and...

‘Edmonton Photo Radar’ for iOS is Trending in the App Store

It seems photo radar apps are popular in Edmonton, as another app is now available. ‘Edmonton Photo Radar’ for iOS is currently trending in the App Store in Canada, according to the search tab. The app displays photo radar locations in and around Edmonton, plus will notify drivers of approaching locations.   The app was...

Edmonton Will Not Include Uber Into New Transit Strategy

After a narrow vote on Tuesday, Edmonton officials decided that they won't even start a conversation with Uber about partnering for a new transit strategy. Council voted 5-5 against exploring the option, but the tied vote failed, while three councillors were absent. Some of the cities in North America have found an Uber partnership involving subsidized...

Freedom Mobile Launches LTE Network in Calgary, Edmonton

Shaw’s Freedom Mobile has announced today the expansion of its LTE network in Alberta, now offering faster speeds in Calgary and Edmonton. “Canadians have told us that providing them with reliable network coverage that offers enhanced speeds and faster downloads at a fair and reasonable price is a priority for them, and we’ve listened,” said...