3rd Annual Run Walk Ride 4 Traffic Safety

Calling all walkers, runners and cyclists!  Ready to take traffic safety to the streets? The 3rd annual Run Walk Ride 4 Traffic Safety (RWR) takes place on Saturday, April 26 from 9am to 1pm at Conco...

Virtually invisible Trio critical to City Ops

You couldn’t find three people more critical to the operation of the entire City, but no one’s aware of them – unless something goes wrong. Bob Millar and his City data centre team are critical ...

Woodward’s Impact on Edmonton

Woodward’s was a Western Canadian retail giant and I think it’s fair to say that Edmonton was a key part of its success. The company certainly had a large impact on Edmonton; it was involved in th...

2014 Sexual Exploitation Week of Awareness

The 118th Neighbourhood Empowerment Team (N.E.T.) is proud to be a member of the Sexual Exploitation Working Group (SEWG) in Edmonton. This year, we are very pleased to be hosting the 2014 Sexual Expl...

Metro Line Update

The City’s largest, most expensive construction project is complete. After five years; the efforts of hundreds of people; thousands of pounds of concrete, steel and rebar; and the patience and under...

Make a Difference that will Last for Generations

Edmonton’s natural areas are little gems in our neighbourhoods. They allow people of all ages to get back in touch with nature and enjoy a few hours of beauty and serenity in the heart of a busy cit...

Pets Can Go Home Again

I arrive at the Animal Care and Control Centre only moments before a woman comes in with a black and white Shih Tzu/Terrier cross she found running across a busy road. Customer Service Representative ...

Blatchford — Building Tomorrow’s Community Today

Climate change is a complex and multifaceted issue. And like most complicated problems, there are no simple answers or easy solutions. While the path to achieving sustainability may not be clear, we k...

Earth Hour Tour: Edmonton Leading the Way

Cities can lead the way to a low-carbon future. As a city, Edmonton has coordinated research for what our municipality must do to reach a low carbon state by 2050. The Way We Green, the City of Edmont...

The City Walks the Talk

Reading the Edmonton Journal the other day, I noticed an insert on Alberta’s 65 Top Employers for 2014. The City of Edmonton is one of them. It made me want to know what makes the City such a great ...

Come and experience the beauty that is Edmonton

Have you ever been caught staring off into the River Valley because of how beautiful a sunset looks while it bounces off of the North Saskatchewan River? Do you remember climbing a tree when you were ...

Town of Beverly Records

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Town of Beverly. Incorporated first as a hamlet in 1906, then a village in 1913, by 1914 Beverly sought incorporation as a town. Using 50th St. as its west...

N.E.T. Update: Reducing car theft in Queen Alexandra

Since initially entering the Queen Alexandra community in October of 2013 we have been eagerly trying to catch ourselves up to speed on everything that is going on in and around the area. It has been ...

An Eye-opening Visit to Fleet Services

It has been a challenging winter for Edmontonians. Record snowfall, followed by freezing rain and yo-yo temperatures. Not to take anything away from snow removal crews, but their graders and plows wou...

Have a Passion for the Environment?

Interested in contributing to the sustainable development of our city? Want to provide input on the evolution of Edmonton to a sustainable urban centre? Fan of renewable or alternate energy technologi...

Show Edmonton your Love!

Always looking for reasons to brag about your city? Home of 2013′s Best Farmers Market according to National Geographic? Check. Birthplace of some pretty awesome actors? Check. Now we have a who...

Meet Edmonton’s Writer-at-Work

When I saw the position of Writer –at-Work with the City advertised in the Writers Guild newsletter, I was excited. I remembered how much I enjoyed hanging out on pipeline construction projects, tal...

Waste Collectors: Making a Difference Every Day

Drivers Joe Peden and Chad Mickleborough dish the dirt during a ride along   There is no mucking around with Edmonton’s waste collectors, who roam the City during rain, hail and snow to clear o...

The Edmonton Historical Board: Then and Now

The City of Edmonton Archives share office space with the Edmonton Historical Board (EHB) and they’ve been working on all sorts of interesting things lately so I decided it was a good time for a pos...

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