Blatchford: Combining sustainability and urban design

When you look at sustainable communities around the world, each community is unique. They are designed using different technologies and with distinct streets and public spaces based on their individua...

The Other 9-5 is Good for Edmonton’s Economy

Think about the last time you went out to a bar, club or music venue.  For you it may just be a fun night out, but there are powerful economic benefits to our city too. These all are a part of Edmont...

Imagine Jasper Avenue: Past, Present, Future

Jasper Avenue has been recognized as Edmonton’s Main street for over a hundred years, and holds a unique and interesting history, tied to the evolution and growth of western Canada. Jasper Avenu...

Flushing out the facts on a dynamic Downtown

More and more people are coming Downtown to visit with friends, treat their families, and enjoy a night out. So how do you measure this vibrancy? Sure, you could count the economic impact, or the numb...

Getting to Rogers Place 101

On July 13, the City of Edmonton and Oilers Entertainment Group (OEG) hosted over 100 people in an information session providing Downtown residents and businesses with parking and traffic plans, as we...

Pop-Up Museum partnership brings history to life!

West Rossdale is a place that is historically and culturally significant for many people, and where the history is long, layered, and deep – like the river flowing next to it. On Sunday, July 24...

A Meowntain of population growth expected in Downtown

Where there are people, there are cats Downtown residents love their cats. Orange cats, black cats, grey cats, hairless cats, all cats! If every household were to register the maximum number of 6 cats...

High Level Bridge barriers significant step to reduce suicides in Edmonton

Suicide is a leading cause of death in our city.  In 2014, 124 people committed suicide in Edmonton. With even more attempting suicide and hundreds more thinking about going through with it, it’s c...

Indigenous artist in residence will explore Edmonton’s diverse indigenous history as part of new pilot project

Dawn Marie Marchand, a member of Cold Lake First Nations;  is a Cree and Métis  visual artist and will be the City of Edmonton’s Indigenous Relations Office’s (IRO’s) first artist in residenc...

Edmonton is setting the standard for a vibrant nightlife!

This year, Downtown Edmonton’s Warehouse District was named the first in North America to be accredited with the Purple Flag designation. With our growing Downtown, and with massive public and priva...

Want something that is easy, earth-friendly and exceptional for your lawn? Go Bagless!

Love it or hate it, it’s that time of year when the sound of mowers and the aroma of freshly cut grass fills our neighbourhood as we strive for that perfect lawn―or at the very least to keep it ne...

Sandwiches, the Bread and Butter of Downtown Job Growth

The sandwich. The favourite lunch item for Downtown workers on the go. Whatever your sandwich pleasure, there is something for any Edmontonian.  By our very rigorous* estimation, there are a LOT of s...

What’s in a tree? New landscaping rules for homeowners take root in Edmonton

What has that tree done for you lately? The answer is, a lot. When you think of some of Edmonton’s best neighbourhoods, what characteristics come to mind? The road, the sidewalk, the different house...

New Public Art connects Edmonton to locations around the globe

Spinning a globe and seeing where your finger lands is a way to learn geography or plan a vacation, but for Thorsten Goldberg, it was the inspiration for new public art taking Edmontonians to five loc...

Our Assessment Notice Gets Noticed Internationally

Have you owned property in Edmonton for a while? If so, you may have noticed that the City of Edmonton’s property assessment notice started looking a bit different a couple of years ago. And you wer...

100 in 1 Day – Placemaking in Boyle Street

100in1Day is a global festival of civic engagement that came to Edmonton for the first time on June 4, 2016. Imagine the possibilities for our city if hundreds of people united to participate in small...

65th Annual Hall of Fame shows the spirit of the city!

Nine outstanding Edmontonians were added to the City of Edmonton’s Hall of Fame during the Salute to Excellence induction ceremony on June 13th.   Salute to Excellence honours Edmontonians who ...

When Rogers Place Opens…the Downtown Community Arena

The northeast corner of Rogers Place is home to a new community gem – the Downtown Community Arena. Though it’s a smaller structure, it will have a mighty impact on the area. Between 2001 and ...

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