Posts Categorized: Edmonton Notes

Edmonton Notes for 10/25/2008

It’s really quite amazing how the Edmonton Twitter community has taken to the #yeg hashtag recently. When I started writing these notes posts, which wasn’t very long ago at all, I could look at a week’s worth of updates on two or three pages. Now I’ve got to go back about seventeen pages! Very cool… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for 10/18/2008

Here are some Edmonton-related things I found interesting this week: Former Conservative MP Rahim Jaffer finally conceded this week to brand new NDP MP Linda Duncan in Edmonton – Strathcona. She’s the sole non-Conservative MP in Alberta. You can find some video and other news here, via britl. Edmonton businesses that don’t clean up the… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for 10/11/2008

Here are some Edmonton-related things I found interesting this week: More than 1500 people attended Homeless Connect Edmonton last Sunday. The positive response means the event will be happening again in the future, hopefully with even more services. The city budget was released Monday, and calls for a 10.7% tax increase. Mayor Mandel said he’ll… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for 10/4/2008

Here are some Edmonton-related things I found interesting this week: Tomorrow is Homeless Connect Edmonton, an event put on by Homeward Trust to “offer our homeless neighbours kindness, hospitality and resources to assist in their progression to a safe, secure home.” Sort of related is the 2008 Homeless Count, taking place on October 21st. I’ve… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for 9/27/2008

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you’ve probably noticed an increasing amount of Edmonton-focused content. I didn’t wake up one morning and say “self, you need to post more about Edmonton” – it just sort of happened. I’ve always said that I blog for myself first, so I just write about whatever… Reads more »