Posts Tagged: news

Edmonton Notes for 3/28/2009

Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: The 2009 edition of EEDC’s magazine, Images Edmonton, is now available. You can view the entire magazine online too. Edmonton is now the second city in Canada (after Winnipeg) to have a BOMA Best certified City Hall – an environmental certification that assesses energy use, water use, waste reduction,… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for 3/21/2009

Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: The final Winter Light event takes place tonight from 8pm until 11pm in Churchill Square. Illuminations features fire and light projections, performances, story telling, and free hot chocolate! I’ll be there. Local municipalities finally approved a regional growth plan this week. You can learn more about the Capital Region… Reads more »

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 »

Talking Tech with Edmonton Transit (ETS)

I was fortunate enough today to chat with Bruce Beecher and Dennis Nowicki from Edmonton Transit (ETS). Bruce is the IT Strategic Advisor for the Transportation department, and Dennis is the Director of Community Relations for ETS. Though we talked about a variety of things, the focus was technology. I think there was some educating… Reads more »