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Neighbourhood Reconstruction is scheduled for Royal Gardens as part of the 2019-20 construction program.

During construction, Canada Post may choose to temporarily suspend mail delivery. If this happens, you should receive a notice of temporary suspension with information about which depot your mail is at, and how to claim it. If you are not receiving your mail but have not received a suspension notification, please call Canada Post Customer Service at 1-800-267-1177.

Construction Update - Spring 2019

Construction is now underway in Royal Gardens. The construction includes removal and replacement of street lighting, public sidewalk, curb and gutter, as well as reconstruction and paving of the road.

The May Bulletin contains important project and contact information for residents and property owners, as well as a map of Royal Gardens which identifies the scope of work planned for 2019. The Prime Contractor working for the City will deliver bulletins outlining the estimated start/finish dates of each portion of the project, along with their contact information.

The City thanks residents and property owners for their patience as we make these improvements.

For special concerns or access requirements, such as DATS, please contact the Delivery Project Manager, Mark Morton, at 780-944-7692.

Neighbourhood Reconstruction

Learn more about what you can expect in your neighbourhood during construction.

About the Program

Royal Gardens has been chosen for reconstruction beginning in spring 2019 with completion expected for 2020.

Neighbourhood reconstruction is a type of neighbourhood renewal that involves road reconstruction and repaving, as well as replacement of streetlights and reconstruction of sidewalks, curb and gutter. Alley renewal is not part of neighbourhood reconstruction. It also includes the opportunity for two local improvements, sidewalk renewal and decorative streetlights.

A series of public events will be scheduled which will give residents the opportunity to provide their input and feedback as the planning and design progress.

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Project History

Project Update - January 2019

Thank you to those who attended the Royal Gardens Neighbourhood Renewal Event on Tuesday, January 29 to view the final designs for your neighbourhood and learn more about what to expect during the planned 2-year construction.

The final neighbourhood designs were developed based on the feedback received throughout the public engagement process from January to November 2018, and also considered City policies, programs, and technical considerations. The final neighbourhood designs include:

  • Upgraded residential streets, including measures to slow traffic
  • Improvements to existing bike routes
  • Park and green space enhancements
  • Improvements to pathways and walking connections

Attendees also had the opportunity to participate in the sidewalk Local Improvement decision.

Event Materials
Fact Sheet
Local Improvements
Project Background and Design

Project Update - November 2018

Thank you to everyone who attended the Royal Gardens Preliminary Design Event on November 8 to share feedback on the preliminary design for new and renewed infrastructure in the neighbourhood. The designs included:

  • Upgraded residential streets, including measures to slow traffic
  • Improvements to existing bike routes
  • Park and green space enhancements
  • Improvements to pathways and walking connections

The preliminary designs are based on the feedback received throughout the public engagement process, which started in January 2018 and also considered technical requirements and City policies and programs. Information was provided about the next steps and staging for construction, beginning in 2019, as well as the Royal Gardens Park Community Garden project, a community group-led initiative. We also gathered feedback on enhancements to the public space around the Petrolia Mall commercial area.

Event Materials
Display Boards
Fact Sheet
Cost Sharing Opportunities
What We Heard

Draft Concepts Public Event - June 2018

The City hosted a public event on June 27 where participants were asked to provide their feedback on the initial draft concepts for new infrastructure in Royal Gardens. The concepts included open spaces, parks, traffic, connections, off-leash dog areas and bike routes in Royal Gardens, as well as improvements to the public area next to Petrolia Mall. The City also asked for comments on which improvements should be prioritized in support of the vision, core values, and community needs for Royal Gardens, as identified at previous engagement events.

Vision Confirmation and Community Options Public Event - May 2018

As a follow-up to the Community Walk and Ideas Workshop held in February, the City held a Vision Confirmation and Community Options event in May. The goal was to solicit advice on the community vision and core values as well as gather input to refine the design options and shape what will be included in the final neighbourhood renewal designs.

Fact Sheet
Framework and Themes

For More Information

Mark Morton

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Building Great Neighbourhoods

All additional inquiries or escalations can be directed to the Building Great Neighbourhoods team, or by calling 311.


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