Community

Teens spread word about ice and river safety

Edmonton Fire Rescue Services is as predictable as the North Saskatchewan River isn’t — especially at this time of year. That valuable double lesson was learned by four buddies who turned a close ...

Junior city builders share big ideas

Sitting in the bright, open space of EPCOR Tower’s 16th floor, some of Canada’s top experts in architecture, planning and urban form, including the likes of Gene Dub and Renée Daoust, listened in...

An Edmonton girl on International Women’s Day!

We could give you her cool back story first, or you could just watch this. Just watch this. 😊 That’s spoken word poet Nisha Patel reprising verse she shared an hour earlier at Edmonton’s City H...

Changing the way we live and work

Did you know? Currently, one in seven Canadians have a disability, and that number is expected to grow with an aging population People with disabilities are more likely to be unemployed, to live in po...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Seniors Protection Partnership celebrates 20 years

When it comes to preventing elder abuse, the approach is a bit like doing a puzzle. “We figure out what’s missing,” says Pat Power, a Community Development Social Worker with the City of Edmonto...

Many gathered

Snow fell and many gathered on Saturday, September 15, 2018, to celebrate the opening of Queen Elizabeth Park and Edmonton’s first Indigenous Arts Park, ᐄᓃᐤ (ÎNÎW) River Lot 11∞ The visito...

Clearing the air on noise monitoring

Many of you have had questions about the noise monitoring pilot since its start in August, so here are some answers to some of your most common questions. Why is the City monitoring vehicle noise? Exc...

Artist Wraps up 10 Month Residence at Edmonton Cemeteries

Cemeteries are places we visit to honour loved ones who have passed. They are spaces where we reflect on their life and cherish memories. But have you ever thought of cemeteries as places to learn abo...

Partnering for Pickleball

City employees help Royal Garden Community construct a pickleball court. Spring is officially here and our thoughts naturally turn to outdoor sports and recreational activities. The City’s Michael G...

Are You Emergency Ready?

At any time, Edmonton could face an emergency due to environmental, man-made or technological causes. Luckily, our city and Metro region have a strong emergency response community that delivers import...

Project Welcome Mat rolls out at Boyle Street Community Services Centre

RECOVER, Edmonton’s Urban Wellness Plan, is about working to improve wellness by testing ideas for strengthening communities through social innovation. One of those ideas has now come to fruition, t...

Sidewalk poetry inspires language and community

Neighbourhoods are dynamic places, brought to life by the people who live there connecting and caring with each other. One great local example is the sidewalk poetry project developed by the Meadows C...

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