All posts by: City of Edmonton

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...

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 ...

Taxing Questions

Property taxes, tax base and tax rates. What do they mean and why do they matter? With property taxes due by June 30, City Budget deliberations starting this fall and recent media coverage, these are ...

Q & A: Cannabis retail, zoning

As summer approaches, so does the expected legalization by the federal government of recreational use of cannabis. Preparation, education, consultation and the amendment of bylaws that will be affecte...

Metro LRT update: City delivers default notice to Thales

Today, the City of Edmonton issued a Notice of Default to Thales, opening a new way ahead in the high-profile matter of the Metro Line signalling contract. “We have a good opportunity right now to a...

Cannabis 101

The air in Edmonton is thick with questions and rumours and wishes and half-truths when it comes to cannabis legalization. The City of Edmonton is working hard to ensure everything is as ready as it c...

IN THE NEWS: Downtown Public Places Plan and festivals

Recent news stories have propelled the Downtown Public Places Plan into the spotlight, and with the new attention have come questions about the future location of downtown festivals. Spoiler alert: Th...

More Parking Choices Coming to a Neighbourhood Near You

We’ve all received those coupons for 2-for-1 deals, on everything from pizza to movie passes. The City is now introducing their own version of the deal for how you choose to use your property. Curre...

New bike routes, new markings

We’ve heard some questions recently on social media regarding the use of white square pavement markings at shared-use path (SUP) crossings along the new SUP on 102 Avenue and wanted to provide s...

Ask Me About the Budget: Session 5 with Edmonton Police Service

Ask Me About the Budget: Session 5 with Edmonton Police Service Now is your chance to ask one or more of Edmonton’s senior managers about the City budget, and the programs and services the City prov...

Ask Me About the Budget: Session 4 with Transportation Services and Corporate Services

Ask Me About the Budget: Session 4 with Transportation Services and Corporate Services Now is your chance to ask one or more of Edmonton’s senior managers about the City budget, and the programs and...

Ask Me About the Budget: Session 2 with Community Services

Ask Me About the Budget: Session 2 with Community Services Now is your chance to ask one or more of Edmonton’s senior managers about the City budget, and the programs and services the City provides....

Ask Me About the Budget: Session 1 with Financial Services and Utilities and the Edmonton Public Library

Ask Me About the Budget: Session 1 with Financial Services and Utilities and the Edmonton Public Library Now is your chance to ask one or more of Edmonton’s senior managers about the City budget, an...

Ask Me About the Budget: Session 3 with Sustainable Development and Edmonton Economic Development Corporation

Ask Me About the Budget: Session 3 with Sustainable Development and Edmonton Economic Development Corporation Now is your chance to ask one or more of Edmonton’s senior managers about the City budge...

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