Posts Categorized: Edmonton Notes

Edmonton Notes for 5/9/2009

Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: On May 5th, Mayor Mandel delivered his annual State of the City address at the Shaw Conference Centre. You can find both the text and video of his speech here. The sixth annual RISE Celebration took place on Thursday evening at the Citadel. RISE stands for Recognizing Immigrant Success… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for 4/25/2009

Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Sunday’s Earth Day festivities at Hawrelak Park have been cancelled and will be rescheduled, according to the Facebook event page. In case you missed it earlier, today was the grand opening of the city’s two newest LRT stations! On Thursday, the City announced that Donate-A-Ride has donated roughly $1.1… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for 4/11/2009

Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: City Councillor Don Iveson has started blogging again, and he’s now on Twitter! Follow him at @doniveson. The map for Edmonton’s proposed 12-ward system was released this week. It’ll be discussed at Wednesday’s City Council meeting. The Winter Light organizers are collecting feedback with this online survey. Let them… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for 4/4/2009

Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: According to Epcor, power consumption during Earth Hour dropped 5.2%, much more than the 1.5% last year. Sharon posted another great roundup of Edmonton events for April. The “Spring 2009” radio ratings book has been released, and measures audiences from January 5th to March 1st. As usual, 630 CHED… Reads more »

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 »