Economy

Our Assessment Notice Gets Noticed Internationally

Have you owned property in Edmonton for a while? If so, you may have noticed that the City of Edmonton’s property assessment notice started looking a bit different a couple of years ago. And you wer...

Properly Assessing a Property Assessor

It’s that time of year again. Edmonton property owners have now received their property assessment notices and are getting ready to contribute their share of the City’s $2.5 billion operating budg...

Eye-in-sky technology stops staff costs from rising

Were it not for a giant technological leap forward taken two years ago, the City of Edmonton’s Assessment and Taxation Branch’s assessment team would be much larger and more costly to taxpayers....

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...

Small team manages BIG! money for City

A billion is BIG! In money terms, it’s a stack of crisp $100 bills 1.6 kilometers high (not end-to-end; we’re talking pancake-style). So Sandy McPherson and his four – yes, just four! – staff ...

Blatchford: Connecting to Business

If you ask Ellie Sasseville what she thinks about Blatchford, you are likely to hear her describe the new sustainable community as an ‘urban metropolis’ and ‘game-changing development’. As the...

The City Walks the Talk

Reading the Edmonton Journal the other day, I noticed an insert on Alberta’s 65 Top Employers for 2014. The City of Edmonton is one of them. It made me want to know what makes the City such a great ...

Edmonton: How do I love thee? Let me count The Ways

Edmonton has a certain something that captivates people who live here. But what? For me, it is the animated sounds, cheerful colours and sumptuous smells that come with the multitude of festivals that...

Draft Economic Development Plan Ready for Review

The Way We Prosper, the long-term economic development strategy for the City of Edmonton, is nearing the final stages of development. A draft of the strategy is now available for viewing at www.edmont...

Economic Development Workshop

Understanding Edmonton’s economic reality and potential I’d like to encourage you to join us at the upcoming economic development workshop on April 30, 2012. This is a key milestone in the creatio...

Great ideas on how Edmonton can prosper

We’ve received a lot of great input so far as we work on the City’s economic development strategy, known as The Way We Prosper. The strategy is being prepared in consultation with a wide range of ...

Time to talk economics

I’d like to invite you to join us for some in-depth discussions on the City’s economic development strategy. Over three days – February 28, 29 and March 1 – we are conducting focus groups that...

The Way Edmonton Can Prosper

Edmonton is faced with a heightened level of national and international competition to attract financial capital, workforce talent and business investment. That’s the context for the City as it begi...

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