Posts Tagged: events

Edmonton Notes for March 4, 2018

Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines The new YEG Culture Map website launched this week, “to celebrate our past and build our 10-year community plan for Edmonton’s Arts and Heritage.” On the website there’s a map where you can place a lobstick. “Rooted in Indigenous tradition, lobsticks were used to mark significant locations.” At… Reads more »

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 »

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 21, 2018

Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines Given all of the change going on at Northlands, it was no surprise to learn that President & CEO Tim Reid resigned on Friday. He is going to become President & CEO of the Regina Exhibition Association. His last day at Northlands will be March 5. Graham Hicks… 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 »