Posts Tagged: edmonton

5 Things Edmonton Should Invest In Before a New Arena

Rumors of a new hockey arena in Edmonton have been floating around since at least November of last year. The latest news, released yesterday, is that a new “arena feasibility” committee has been struck to determine whether such a project should go ahead, and if so, where, for how much, and who should foot the… Reads more »

How gay is Edmonton?

Apparently the city I live in is gay enough to make it into Out Traveler magazine’s top five gay-friendly tourist destinations in Canada. Vancouver, Montreal, Winnipeg, and Toronto are the other cities. Here’s what they say about Edmonton: Its hard not to take a shine to Edmonton, the laid-back capital of oil-rich Alberta. A refreshing… Reads more »

Ottawa to help Alberta energy go green

Here’s something you don’t hear every day – the federal government wants to help Alberta with it’s oil and gas industry! I think it’s great, as long as the funding is actually used appropriately. From the CBC article: Ottawa will spend $155.9 million to make Alberta’s oil and energy industry more environmentally friendly, Prime Minister… Reads more »

Edmonton Bloggers

This is something I have been thinking about for a while. I got an email this week from Pete Quily, asking if Edmonton had anything like the kind of directory he is looking for in Vancouver. Here’s what he wants: With the large number of techies/bloggers/web workers/geeks/wired folk/internet businesses/pick your preferred word in the Vancouver… Reads more »