Get in gear! Edmonton has a new bike path

Edmonton’s newest bike path is now open. Located on the north side of 102  Avenue, the path runs west from the Groat Road bridge all the way to 136 Street. This is the first section of a planne...

Words that grew from the concrete

It all started with an idea. What came of that initial meeting between the Meadows Community League and two artists went far beyond the artists’ dreams. The Community then implemented a big vision f...

Satisfying an Appetite for healthy food choices

Last year, City of Edmonton recreation centres and pools received more than eight million visitors. As these facilities continue to flourish as important social spaces, the City is committed to helpin...

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...

Youth program fosters positive relationship with police

This past August, I had the opportunity to join newcomer youth as they participated in a week-long outreach camp called Police and Youth Engagement Program (PYEP). PYEP brings police and newcomer yout...

Community Conversation sparks changes in tri-community area

It’s been said that great works are not performed by strength, but by perseverance. More apt words could not be said about the tri-communities of Inglewood, Prince Charles and Sherbrooke. Members of...

Big Data, Big Return

Data tool proves successful through innovative community project The Neighbourhood Empowerment Team (N.E.T.) saw a large return after testing a made in Edmonton analytics tool. This Contextual Analysi...

Sign, sign, everywhere a sign

If finding your way around city streets has you all over the map, the city’s new series of maps and signs will point the way! If you are out and about downtown, this is what you will see: These inte...

Women and Music in Edmonton: A Music Geek’s Experience in the Archives

As a summer full of different archival work draws to a close, I find myself reflecting on the fantastic musical works that I encountered as the Archives Summer Student at the City of Edmonton Archives...

Blatchford: Combining sustainability and urban design

When you look at sustainable communities around the world, each community is unique. They are designed using different technologies and with distinct streets and public spaces based on their individua...

The Other 9-5 is Good for Edmonton’s Economy

Think about the last time you went out to a bar, club or music venue.  For you it may just be a fun night out, but there are powerful economic benefits to our city too. These all are a part of Edmont...

Imagine Jasper Avenue: Past, Present, Future

Jasper Avenue has been recognized as Edmonton’s Main street for over a hundred years, and holds a unique and interesting history, tied to the evolution and growth of western Canada. Jasper Avenu...

Flushing out the facts on a dynamic Downtown

More and more people are coming Downtown to visit with friends, treat their families, and enjoy a night out. So how do you measure this vibrancy? Sure, you could count the economic impact, or the numb...

Getting to Rogers Place 101

On July 13, the City of Edmonton and Oilers Entertainment Group (OEG) hosted over 100 people in an information session providing Downtown residents and businesses with parking and traffic plans, as we...

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