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 ...

A Greener Edmonton Can Be Found Right Downtown

When thinking of ‘Green Edmonton’ it’s natural that the first things to come to mind are the actual green spaces around the city; there are a ton of them after all. “Living Green” brings to ...

You said how many? 100 in 1 Day Edmonton!

When CITYlab describes its newest initiative to co-workers the initial response has been – “Can I do a project too?” according to Yvonne Pronovost, Principal Planner with CITYlab. “The ear...

More Eyes = Better Weed Control

A brilliant ‘Of Course!’ idea that launched an inventive app for identifying and reporting invasive and noxious weed species has more than proven its worth. The Alberta Weed Spotter app has genera...

When Rogers Place opens…Traffic Downtown

It’s a phrase you’ll hear often over the next few months: plan ahead and give yourself extra time. Downtown is becoming a destination – not just for events at Rogers Place, but also for the ...

Neighbourhood Lifecycles

The lifespan of a community is a constant cycle of growth and change for both its infrastructure and its residents. Neighbourhoods are not static – all communities progress through lifecycles, w...

Variances: balancing development needs with zoning regulations

Edmonton’s variety of terrain – from flat prairies to the steep river valley – means that not every property in the city is the same. Accommodating the unique features of each property s...

Making better use of rain!

Two City of Edmonton drainage branch environmental engineers are engaged in a major challenge that combines large-scale protection of the environment and long-term savings in infrastructure. Xiangfei ...

Supporting Edmonton’s Mature Neighbourhoods Through Change

All communities progress through life cycles, where the population changes and character evolves. This natural evolution presents an opportunity to rejuvenate mature and established neighbourhoods to ...

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