City builders named by name!

At a public meeting on Tuesday, January, 22, your City Councillors continued to recognize the work of the people who make Edmonton a place where it makes sense to build the value of our lives. Festiva...

IN THE NEWS: Salt, brine, calcium chloride, concrete, asphalt—and road safety

City Council has effectively decided to continue Edmonton’s anti-icing pilot project. The decision (technically a move not to re-open a decision in October 2018 to discontinue the project) came at t...

This is who we are: The Orange Hub team

Editor’s Note: Today we continue a series of video stories about City of Edmonton employees. In their own words. But, first, just a few more of ours. Together, the 14,000 people who work for the Cit...

A life well lived: Remembering former City Clerk David Edey

The ninth City Clerk of the City of Edmonton, David Edey, has died. He leaves with us an indelible legacy of professionalism, public spirit, integrity and kindness. David was a gentleman. David began ...

This is who we are: Dean Treichel

Editor’s Note: Today we continue a series of video stories about City of Edmonton employees. In their own words. But, first, just a few more of ours. Together, the 14,000 people who work for the Cit...

The Edmonton Declaration – Renewable

Mayor Don Iveson has a vision of a sustainable future led by cities, with innovative projects like Blatchford paving the way. Find out what that future looks like on this episode of Renewable. It was ...

IN THE NEWS: River Valley Road under Groat Road Bridge

IN THE NEWS: River Valley Road under Groat Road Bridge, including the shared-use path, will be closed for bridge deck, girders and abutment demolition for approximately one month. This is good news fo...

IN THE NEWS: New Year’s Eve fireworks show at 9 pm

Some recent news stories and social media commentary have called into question the City of Edmonton’s decision to trigger the New Year’s fireworks show at 9 pm, instead of midnight. On Facebook, E...

City Manager’s Budget Message

Editor’s Note: Earlier this month, Edmonton’s City Council finalized the 2019-2022 city-building budgets. In this video, City Manager Linda Cochrane reflects on the process and the balance...

This is who we are: United Way working committee

Photo Above: Members of the 2017 United Way Working Committee volunteer to sort donations at Coats for Kids and Families.   Editor’s Note: Today we start a series of video stories about City of...

Engineer Brain

In this episode of Renewable we talked with Jacob Komar, a geothermal engineer and a huge punk music fan. Although we got to learn about geothermal systems and his vision for a future that’s right b...

Designing the big picture

If you work in the world of alternative/renewable energy, you end up spending a lot of time talking about solar. Solar energy dominates our understanding of alternative energy. It instructs how we tal...

Metro Line Update: City begins evaluating Thales system

Today is the deadline for Thales to complete their work on the Metro Line signalling system. Once Thales hands in their work, the City can begin the process of evaluating it. Thales Canada Inc. was or...

City builders recognized

At a public meeting earlier this week, your City Councillors recognized the city-building work of three groups and initiatives—and the people who bring them to life. Candy Cane Lane, 50th Anniversar...

Thanks for 50 years of support, Quesnell Bridge!

2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the Quesnell Bridge over the North Saskatchewan River. The bridge, as usual, had no comment. Adam Laughlin spoke on its behalf. “For most of five decades now t...

LRT one step closer to your front door

Two Edmonton LRT projects recently celebrated a significant milestone when they received a major financial boost from the province on November 1. The Valley Line West and the Metro Line have received ...

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...

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