Posts Categorized: Edmonton Notes

Edmonton Notes for September 25, 2016

Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines Congratulations to all those recognized in Vue Weekly’s 2016 Best of Edmonton! I am thrilled to have been named Best Local Affairs Blog again this year. Thank you! City Council passed the Edmonton Suicide Prevention Strategy this week. The advisory committee behind the strategy will now work on… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for September 18, 2016

Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines This ad has got to rank near the top of bad ideas from the City of Edmonton. Encouraging pedestrians to wear reflective tape? Really?! Why not encourage the people operating large weapons to slow down and pay attention? This ad is another example of our city’s car-oriented perspective…. Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for September 11, 2016

Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines Rogers Place officially opened this week with a ceremony on Thursday evening and a public open house on Saturday. You can see the full video of the ribbon cutting here and here’s a collection of photos from the official opening. Here’s a statement from PCL Construction and here… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for August 7, 2016

Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines Lots more Northlands news this week. Chris LaBossiere resurfaced the suggestion that Northlands and EEDC merge. Then Northlands CEO Tim Reid threatened that this year’s K-Days could be the last, if Northlands doesn’t find a way to generate new revenue. Extortion doesn’t seem like a good strategy to… Reads more »