Posts Categorized: Edmonton Notes

Edmonton Notes for 3/16/2009

I didn’t touch a computer all weekend while I was in Calgary, so I missed posting these on Saturday. Here are some Edmonton-related things I found interesting for the week ending 3/14/2009: Edmonton’s International Conference on Urban Traffic Safety started today at the Sutton Place Hotel and runs until Wednesday. Gap opened it’s first factory… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for 2/28/2009

Here are some Edmonton-related things I found interesting this week: The Edmonton Journal wrote about Twitter today, citing some statistics that I sent over yesterday. I’ll be posting the complete numbers and analysis on Monday at 11 AM. Then tune into CTV News that evening for Carrie Doll’s story on Twitter, featuring @MobileMommy and myself…. Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for 2/21/2009

Here are some Edmonton-related things I found interesting this week: Councillor Henderson would like to see the street between City Hall and Churchill Square closed to create a year-round, pedestrian-friendly civic centre. I think that’s a great idea. In case you missed it – here’s the SEE Magazine article on Twestival. Homeward Trust has announced… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for 2/14/2009

Happy Valentine’s Day! Here are some Edmonton-related things I found interesting this week: The City of Edmonton Youth Council presented a cheque for $110,000 to Boyle Street Community Services. The money will be used to provide transitional housing for homeless people. Mayor Mandel is in China until Wednesday as part of an effort to gain… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for 1/31/2009

Here are some Edmonton-related things I found interesting this week: Edmonton was named the most sustainable city in Canada in the third-annual ranking published this week. We’re also the first city in the world to implement an ecoMobility project with the Global Alliance for EcoMobility. NAIT hosted a pretty cool event this week featuring Chef… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for 1/24/2009

Here are some Edmonton-related things I found interesting this week: The City of Edmonton is co-hosting a photography competition called Lights Down Stars Up. They are looking for photographs that “capture the splendour and sensibility of naturally or artificially lit places.” Submissions need to be in no later than April 30th, and the winners will… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for 1/10/2009

Here are some Edmonton-related things I found interesting this week: Thursday was the official start of Winter Light 2009, Edmonton’s new winter festival. I wrote about it here, and Todd Babiak wrote a good article in The Journal today. Numbers released by Statistics Canada on Friday show that Edmonton has the lowest unemployment rate in… Reads more »