Ward 10 versus Infill

Its election season in Edmonton and there are some controversial issues surrounding this year’s municipal race. One of the primary concerns of constituents in Ward 10 involves the topic of infill and densification. Edmonton has grown exponentially over past decades and its apparent that change must occur to better manage the urban sprawl of our ever-expanding city. The majority of Ward 10 consists of mature neighbourhoods with a few exceptions of newer developments in the southern end of the ward. There seems to be a general consensus amongst Edmontonians that infill and densification is required to change our routine of annexing land and building suburb after suburb. Unfortunately, the way in which infill has been executed thus far has frustrated residents and disregarded their legitimate concerns.

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