Mike Nickel

City Councillor, Edmonton - Ward 11

Recent Blog Posts

All Fired Up
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Recently, I put forth a motion after a constituent questioned a $12,000 bill he received from our Fire Rescue Services, after a fire destroyed his home. This is not a small sum of money – nowhere near the insurance deductible you will pay if you are in a car accident. It started with an inquiry &...
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Nighttime Closures – 34 Avenue and 66 Street
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AREA 6 Night Time Traffic Disruption 34 Avenue and 66 Street On or about February 20 & 21, 2020 TransEd will be transporting and installing rail at the intersection of 34 Avenue and 66 Street.  To accommodate this work, 34 Avenue will be closed to eastbound traffic at 66 Street.  This closure...
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Train Testing Duration Updates and Safety
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Train Testing Duration Updates and Safety
AREA 6 Train Testing 66 Street Between 34 Avenue and 51 Avenue On or about Thursday, February 6 to Friday, February 7, from 9 am to 6 pm, Light Rail Vehicle (LRV) train testing will be in progress on the new LRT tracks along 66 Street, between 34 Avenue and 51 Avenue. The train will [...]
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83 Street Between 81 and 82 Avenue – Traffic Shift
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83 Street Between 81 and 82 Avenue – Traffic Shift
AREA 4 Lane Shift View this email in your browser 83 Street Between 82 Avenue and 81 Avenue Starting on or about February 3, 2020, TransEd crews will be continuing to complete track work near the intersection of 83 Street and 82 Avenue.  To accommodate this work, southbound traffic on 83 Street w...
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Emergency Lane Closure – 66 Street
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Emergency Lane Closure – 66 Street
AREA 6 Emergency Lane Closure 66 Street South of the Whitemud Overpass On January 29, 2020 at 10:00a.m. TransEd crews will be temporarily closing a section of the outside northbound lane on 66 Street just south of the Whitemud Overpass.  This closure is to survey a manhole and will take approxima...
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75 Street Traffic Delay
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75 Street Traffic Delay
AREA 6 Traffic Disruption 75 Street Between Roper Road and 51 Avenue Starting on or around January 26, 2020, a vehicle carrying an oversized load travelling on 75 Street between Roper Road and 51 Avenue between 9:00 p.m. and 12:00 a.m. To accommodate this work, the public will be impacted in the ...
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Disruption Noise Notice Vehicle – 83 Street 76 Avenue to 82 Avenue
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Disruption Noise Notice Vehicle – 83 Street 76 Avenue to 82 Avenue
AREA 4 Traffic Disruption View this email in your browser Disruption  Noise  Notice  Vehicle 83 Street - 76 Avenue to 82 Avenue Starting on or about January 31, 2020 crews will be pouring concrete and constructing track on 83 Street from north of 76 Avenue to south of 82 Avenue.  This work will t...
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Your Piece of the Pie
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Your Piece of the Pie Taxes are important. They pay for roadways and street lights; they subsidize transit and rec centres. I have met very few people who actually object to paying taxes. I have met too many people who object to paying the taxes we currently pay in Edmonton. There are two sides t...
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Cannabis Consumption Lounges
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"However, the market segment doesn’t exist in Canada as no jurisdiction has provided a license for such a site. But Edmonton City Councillor Mike Nickel wants to change that, and is taking the first steps to do so." https://mugglehead.com/policymakers-should-look-south-to-improve-canadas-cannabis...
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