Sustainable Sounds

What does it mean for an art form to be energy sustainable? To find out, we sat down with Annemarie Petrov, CEO for the Winspear Centre and the Edmonton Orchestra. We had our conversation on the symph...

Armistice 100: A Tribute

2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the signing of the armistice that ended the First World War. Imagine sitting in a trench, leaning against one of the dirt walls. You breathe in the musty scent of f...

City releases proposed 2019-22 Operating Budget

Editor’s Note: Today, November 1, 2018, the City of Edmonton released the proposed Operating Budget for 2019-2022, along with an update on the City’s Program and Service Review. This afternoon Lin...

Goodbye End of the World, hello Keillor Point!

It won’t be long now before locals and visitors are encouraged to visit Keillor Point, soon to be one of Edmonton’s most beautiful viewing areas looking out over the river valley. Keillor Point, a...

Have your say about Edmonton’s changing bus routes

By the mid-2020, Edmonton’s bus network will look completely different. Because our city is growing and changing, our bus routes need to keep up. Since the last redesign of the bus network in 1997, ...

The Winding Path to Cannabis Legalization in Edmonton

Many people will think of October 17, 2018 as the first day of cannabis legalization in Canada and Edmonton. While this is true, City of Edmonton staff worked for more than a year to get ready for the...

Today the City of Edmonton released the proposed 2019-2022 Capital Budget

Editor’s Note: Today, October 18, 2018, the City of Edmonton released the proposed Capital Budget for 2019-2022. This afternoon Todd Burge, the City’s Chief Financial Officer, and Adam Lau...

IN THE NEWS: Valley Line West expropriation process

UPDATE:  Today, October 23, 2018, City Council approved the Valley Line West expropriation report. This decision provides more certainty to the project timeline. Discussions with property owners wil...

Let’s talk Budget

The City of Edmonton’s Budget is about work. It’s the work of translating what we dream about for our community (when we stop to contemplate these things) into what we experience when we’re actu...

Transit is safe, will remain safe, will get safer: Cebryk

Gord Cebryk brought a message of calm, concern and conviction to a news conference in the wake of the stabbing of an Edmonton Transit Service operator. “Transit is safe,” said Cebryk, the City of ...

City Archives Launches New Website

The City of Edmonton Archives has a new website! Our new website is an online catalogue, a powerful search engine to help people find material available in the Archives’ collection. The catalogue ha...

Seniors Protection Partnership celebrates 20 years

When it comes to preventing elder abuse, the approach is a bit like doing a puzzle. “We figure out what’s missing,” says Pat Power, a Community Development Social Worker with the City of Edmonto...

Many gathered

Snow fell and many gathered on Saturday, September 15, 2018, to celebrate the opening of Queen Elizabeth Park and Edmonton’s first Indigenous Arts Park, ᐄᓃᐤ (ÎNÎW) River Lot 11∞ The visito...

Clearing the air on noise monitoring

Many of you have had questions about the noise monitoring pilot since its start in August, so here are some answers to some of your most common questions. Why is the City monitoring vehicle noise? Exc...

A space this big calls for big ideas!

Edmonton Exhibition Lands is undergoing a major transformation. Bordered by established neighbourhoods, the Edmonton Exhibition Lands accounts for more than 200 acres of prime urban space. The area is...

Quite something to see

For Betty, who has “lived in Edmonton for almost 70 years and is still walking wherever I can,” the new Walterdale bridge project comes right down to the birds on the river. “They were all stand...

Why is the City Archives Closed?

A visit to the City of Edmonton Archives webpage shows that there will be periods of limited service at the Archives throughout August and into September. While the Reference Room and all self-serve ...

Seven-layer dip, seven-layer earth, seven-layer City Plan. It’s all good.

Part 4 in the ongoing City Plan blog series Our earth is made up of seven layers, and studying them tells us how the planet was created, how the layers influence life on earth, and the risks and oppor...

Clean. Quiet. Electrifying!

We can’t wait for electric buses to hit the streets of Edmonton! Edmonton’s transit fleet is set to become one of the first in Canada to add 25 clean-running, quiet electric buses. Proterra, based...

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