All posts by: Maya Filipovic

Innovation in Sustainability: Residential Infill

Being driven by the heart and pulse of an urban centre is just one reason people are embracing infill homes. Other reasons, such as short commute times, established neighbourhoods with plenty of chara...

Innovation in Sustainability: Livable Communities

How efficient are you getting to and from your home? If you’re within close walking distance to a transit station, with plenty of business, retail and residential around it, then you likely live in ...

Innovation in Sustainability: Redeveloping Contaminated Sites

What would you do about an eyesore in your neighbourhood? Cringe every time you walked by? Avoid the spot altogether? Well, Mathew McLash went above and beyond what most of us would do; he went ahead ...

Innovation in Sustainability: Green Community

Can you say that your house and community is making history? That may be a tall order for most of us, but for Jarek Topczewski, who built an environmentally-friendly house in the City of Edmonton’s ...

Innovation in Sustainability: Natural Areas

When’s the last time you went out and really appreciated one of Edmonton’s parks or natural areas? They’re so abundant in Edmonton that we often take them for granted. Our River Valley alone, th...

Green Saturday Madness

Ever think to yourself, “I sure wish I had some free water to use for my grass and plants”? It sounds like you could use a rain barrel! How about one at almost half price? Look no further than the...

Connecting with Nature through the Master Naturalist Program

Have you ever found yourself in one of Edmonton’s natural areas and stopped to wonder about all the trees, flowers and weeds that you see? And how you can get involved to ensure that the beauty that...

First Canada, and now the world?

You heard it from our top dog himself – Mayor Iveson says vote! Edmonton has the honour of being one of 49 finalists in the Earth Hour City Challenge, for the second year in a row! We were chosen by...

Who’s got your back?

You’ve planned an exciting night out. It’s 1 a.m. The music is blasting. You’re surrounded by a crowd. You’re having the time of your life. But are you aware of what’s going on around you? A...

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...

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...

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