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Seniors, communities tussle over surplus schools sites

Edmonton seniors and community groups are clashing over surplus school sites.

City looks at building seniors housing on neighbourhood fields

A battle is brewing between seniors and community groups over unused school land, reports Laura Osman 1:41

Edmonton seniors are clashing with community groups over surplus school sites.

City council is debating the future of a number of properties that were intended for schools, but no longer needed.

As Laura Osman reports, city staff is suggesting they be used for seniors housing but, some communities say the sites are the only recreational land they have.