Posts Categorized: Edmonton Notes

Edmonton Notes for February 25, 2018

Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines Initial community engagement sessions for the successor to The Art of Living, Edmonton’s arts & heritage plan, are starting this week and run through March. “The new 10-year Arts & Heritage Plan will be unique to Edmonton, and will provide strong recommendations that will infuse the arts into… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for February 11, 2018

Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines It sounds like a three-or-more bin system is an inevitability for waste management in Edmonton. “The more we create a Cadillac system that does it for people, the more it’s going to cost,” Mayor Don Iveson said. A new strategy will be brought to the Utility Committee later… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #282

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: “Word out of West Edmonton Mall this morning is radio icon Rob Christie has called it quits,” reports Puget Sound Radio. “Christie’s replacement will be Sean Burke, current morning host of CFCW.” Marty Forbes wrote about Tommy Banks and his connection to local radio. A memorial will… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for February 4, 2018

It has been a couple of weeks since my last update, but I have a good excuse (which you can read about below). Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines Talk about a punch to the gut: “The city auditor issued a scathing critique of Edmonton’s waste management centre Thursday, a facility that’s been touted… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for January 14, 2018

Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines At EEDC’s annual Impact luncheon on Tuesday, outgoing CEO Brad Ferguson said Edmonton should strive for 4% annual economic growth. “Growth opportunities will be hard to find and the competition has never been as fierce,” he said. David Staples was a fan of Mayor Don Iveson’s remarks at… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for January 7, 2018

Happy New Year! I hope you had a wonderful holiday season and were able to keep warm through the mini deep freeze we had recently. Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines The City mailed 2018 property assessment notices this week. “Between July 1, 2016 and July 1, 2017, a typical single-family, detached home in… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for December 17, 2017

Hard to believe Christmas is just a week away! This will likely be my last Edmonton Notes of the year – thanks for reading along. See you in 2018! Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines This weekend was likely the final opportunity to visit Northlands Coliseum, with one last hockey game and some emotional… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for December 10, 2017

Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines City Council approved the Supplemental Operating Budget Adjustment for 2018 this week, approving a property tax increase of 3.2%. “Council also approved the $1.4 billion capital budget for 2018 projects that includes new fire stations, upgrading libraries, a police division and transit garage, and other infrastructure.” Edmonton’s new… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for December 3, 2017

Just three weeks to go until Christmas! Where has the time gone? Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines The City released four reports for Council related to the Exhibition Lands on Friday. “These reports bring together completed work and next steps to attract the most innovative, sustainable and economic ideas for the future of… Reads more »