It’s a question that’s been troubling Edmonton councillors for years: How far apart should new liquor stores be from those already operating? In 2007, bylaw changes were made requiring new liquor stores to be at least 500 metres apart from existing ones. In 2016, further changes were made to allow more than one liquor store at major intersections in suburban areas. The 500-metre limit remains in place for commercial streets in mature areas of the city. But in January, the urban planning committee decided to review the bylaw. The issue came up after the Katz Group asked for special permission to open a liquor store in the Ice District near the corner of 102 Street and 103 Avenue, which is about 30 metres from an existing store. However, councillors were wary of reducing the distance, arguing it might increase social disorder...
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