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This is who we are: Troy Sumner

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...

This is who we are – Building Great Neighbourhoods: Public Engagement Working Committee

The Building Great Neighbourhoods: Public Engagement Working Committee pictured above are, left to right: Chris McMorran, Cassie Kupsch, Becky Redford, Tom Hovland, Mark Morton, Cathy Dytiuk, Sherry W...

This is who we are – Breathe: Edmonton’s Green Network Strategy Team

The Breathe team pictured above are, left to right: Ryan Andres, Paul Giang, Geoff Smith, Nathan Roth, Heloisa Ceccato Mendes, Angela Hobson, Grant Pearsell and Theresa Piorkowski. Editor’s Note: T...

Welcome to the Blatchford neighbourhood, NAIT!

Today was a historic day for both the City of Edmonton and NAIT as both parties, alongside the Government of Alberta announced NAIT’s expansion into the Blatchford neighbourhood. This is the first ...

City unveils needle collection maps

New interactive maps developed by the City of Edmonton provide a picture of needle pick up in Edmonton. The number of discarded needles on public property picked up by the City dropped from 7,739 in 2...

This is who we are: Smart Cities Challenge 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...

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

UPDATED January 23, 2019 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 discontin...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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