When the planned Edmonton community of Mill Woods was just starting to become populated forty years ago, some residents felt promised services, that were a part of the initial plan, never came to light.

Mirroring a frequent problem in Edmonton's modern developments, the first residents of the southeastern Edmonton neighbourhood felt that schools and other promised amenities were not developed quickly enough to satisfy their needs.

​In this excerpt from a 1978 news special called "The Fine Tuning," the CBC's Bill Laing shows some of the benefits and drawbacks of living in this new style of community development.