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Indigenous artist in residence will explore Edmonton’s diverse indigenous history as part of new pilot project

Dawn Marie Marchand, a member of Cold Lake First Nations;  is a Cree and Métis  visual artist and will be the City of Edmonton’s Indigenous Relations Office’s (IRO’s) first artist in residenc...

New Public Art connects Edmonton to locations around the globe

Spinning a globe and seeing where your finger lands is a way to learn geography or plan a vacation, but for Thorsten Goldberg, it was the inspiration for new public art taking Edmontonians to five loc...

100 in 1 Day – Placemaking in Boyle Street

100in1Day is a global festival of civic engagement that came to Edmonton for the first time on June 4, 2016. Imagine the possibilities for our city if hundreds of people united to participate in small...

65th Annual Hall of Fame shows the spirit of the city!

Nine outstanding Edmontonians were added to the City of Edmonton’s Hall of Fame during the Salute to Excellence induction ceremony on June 13th.   Salute to Excellence honours Edmontonians who ...

You said how many? 100 in 1 Day Edmonton!

When CITYlab describes its newest initiative to co-workers the initial response has been – “Can I do a project too?” according to Yvonne Pronovost, Principal Planner with CITYlab. “The ear...

The First 6 Months as Edmonton’s 6th Poet Laureate

Bilingual poet, performer, producer, mentor and emerging playwright, Pierrette Requier is serving a two-year term as Edmonton’s Poet Laureate, from July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2017. She is Edmonton...

Downtown has Big Charm

What do you find charming about Downtown? Perhap it’s your regular wine bar for date night or playing chess in Churchill Square. One thing’s for sure, what makes Downtown charming isn’t just the...

A Giving Back Christmas

The Landscape Design and Construction branch has always been passionate about promoting corporate culture within their team and extending this culture into the community. So when it came time to plan ...

Approval logjam-break enabled Pride crosswalks

One might think that painting rainbows on a few City crosswalks to recognize Pride Day might have been a difficult concept to ‘sell’ to upper management. It was, actually. But not for the reasons...

Bylaw group stronger for good neighbour challenge

When a group of Edmonton’s municipal enforcement officers first decided last year to build a stronger, more integrated team, little did they think it would boil down to free hot chocolate and snow...

Commemorating 70 years of international friendship

Every fall, thousands of tulips are planted across the country in different towns and cities to recognize the role veterans played in the liberation of the Netherlands. This year, Edmonton was one of ...

Downtown @ Dusk – Edmonton’s Nighttime Destination

As Edmontonians, we welcome fall’s crisp mornings with open arms. The weather has a familiar autumn bite, the leaves are clean off the trees, and the shorter days mean longer nights, giving you the ...

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