An Excellent Waste of Time

How much is too much when it comes to setting out your waste? For the team behind the City’s innovative Large Volume Set Out (LVSO) initiative, finding the answer to this question started with defin...

Indigenous Artist Event Promotes Revitalization and Reconciliation

Local Indigenous artists gathered at City Hall on Tuesday, February 7, for the Indigenous Artists meet and greet. The event provided opportunities for artists to connect with businesses, organizations...

Vision Zero Hero

Last month, Traffic Safety Analyst Tazul Islam, PhD,  flew to Washington, D.C., to receive international recognition for a paper he wrote titled Before-After Safety Evaluation using Full Bayesian Mac...

Answering Citizens’ Needs

“Thank you for calling the City of Edmonton, Lisa speaking, how may I help you?” The line flows naturally as 311 Agent Lisa Saffin answers the phone. It’s early on a Monday morning, but that doe...

Thank you City of Edmonton Volunteers!

Have you ever wondered how events at the Edmonton Valley Zoo and programs at your favourite attractions facility go off without a hitch? How does litter disappear from neighbourhoods? Or how did your ...

Edmonton salutes its 2016 Citation and Performance Award recipients

It was a full house at City Hall on November 21, with more than 200 individuals being recognized for their tremendous achievements in arts and culture, community service and sports throughout the last...

Wise Up to Where Your Waste Goes!

If you’ve ever wondered whether your ex should go in the trash, in the recycling or to an Eco Station, apparently you’re not alone. “Hilariously enough, ex-boyfriend has been suggested to be add...

Are you satisfied with the City’s waste services?

If so, you’re in good company! Every year the City conducts a survey to determine how satisfied residents are with their waste services and how much they participate in waste programs. We do this to...

Building diverse and inclusive communities through affordable housing

Edmonton is one of Canada’s fastest growing cities, growing by 21% or 135,000 over the past decade. With that growth, Edmonton has become more culturally and ethnically diverse than at any point in ...

Get in gear! Edmonton has a new bike path

Edmonton’s newest bike path is now open. Located on the north side of 102  Avenue, the path runs west from the Groat Road bridge all the way to 136 Street. This is the first section of a planne...

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