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Jun 14 / 2019

Increased transit use suggests Edmonton airport economy taking flight

Ridership has doubled between airport, surrounding businesses and municipalities Ridership has more than doubled on transit routes moving people to new jobs around the airport, thanks to growing demand from businesses in the area and continued collaboration to ensure the transit system meets the needs of passengers. “By cooperating with our partners in the City of Leduc,…

Jun 7 / 2019

Fire restriction lifted for Leduc County

Effective immediately, Leduc County is no longer under a fire restriction. A fire restriction was previously issued on May 29, 2019 due to dry conditions and high winds. Leduc County fire guardians are once again permitted to issue fire permits, and all previously-suspended fire permits are now valid. Residents who wish to burn an open fire must first obtain a free fire…

May 30 / 2019

Leduc County sending additional firefighters, equipment to High Level fires

Leduc County Fire Services deployed additional firefighters and equipment this morning to help fight the wildfires near High Level. In response to the Provincial Operations Centre request for additional assistance, five paid, on-call firefighters and a spare pumper truck were dispatched at 10:30 a.m. today to provide assistance for as long as required. This deployment…

May 29 / 2019

Fire restriction issued for Leduc County

UPDATE: This fire restriction was lifted at noon on June 7, 2019. Original post: As a result of dry conditions, high winds and no relief in the forecast, Leduc County is now under a fire restriction. All outdoor fires currently burning must be extinguished immediately and all fire permits are suspended; no fire permits will be issued for the duration of the restriction,…