Posts Tagged: events

Avenue Edmonton’s Top 40 Under 40 for 2016

Tonight, Avenue Edmonton unveiled their latest cohort of Top 40 Under 40 honorees at the Royal Alberta Museum. This is the eighth year that the magazine has recognized amazing young Edmontonians doing great things in our city. “Really, the fact that each annual list features so many people with new perspectives, ideas and causes is… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for October 30, 2016

Happy Halloween! Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines City Council this week approved metal detectors and bag searches for Council Chambers at City Hall, and also voted to build a half wall with a glass partition to separate themselves from the public. The Journal’s editorial put it bluntly: “Our elected officials don’t belong behind… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for October 23, 2016

Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines The new Terwillegar Park Footbridge officially opened on Friday. “Construction of the $24.5 million Terwillegar Park Footbridge began in August 2014 and construction of the $3.5 million West End Trails began in July 2015.” The new bridge is one of the longest stressed ribbon footbridges in the world… Reads more »

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 »