Posts Tagged: news

Edmonton Notes for 7/4/2009

Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: On Monday evening at 7pm, fusedlogic will be hosting The Great Edmonton Airport Debate. Myself, David MacLean from AEG, and potentially a few others will be on a panel to discuss the City Centre Airport, which you can watch live and participate in online. For a preview, you can… Reads more »

Edmonton City Centre Airport Debate: Resources

We’re down to the final stages of the City Centre Airport review process. If you haven’t taken the time to educate yourself on the issue, the time is now. Here are the reports that were released last week: Airport Legal Review and Analysis (Attachment 1 in this PDF) Airport Lands Net Revenue Review (Attachment 3… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for 6/20/2009

Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: ICLEI World Congress 2009 went extremely well this week. I’ll be posting more thoughts soon, but in the meantime be sure to check out Dave’s post. Also, Mayor Mandel was appointed to the ICLEI Executive Committee. The City of Edmonton is hosting its first ever IT Vendor Open House… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for 6/13/2009

Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: The intersection of 102A Avenue and 99th Street will be closed for the duration of the summer festival season. I think it should be closed year-round. ETS announced this week that you can now purchase monthly passes using AIR MILES. One monthly pass will cost you 650 AIR MILES…. Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for 6/7/2009

Travel has put a wrinkle in these posts for the last few weeks – all should be back to normal soon! Here are some Edmonton notes for this week: The new dEdmonton website has launched! It looks great. Canada’s Halloween Festival runs October 19-31. The City is hosting a public hearing on the Municipal Development… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for 5/30/2009

Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: I think everyone was surprised by Calgary’s last-minute bid for EXPO 2017. Mayor Mandel said, “we’re not interested in an Edmonton-Calgary bid”, putting to rest (for now) any notion that the two cities might work together. Pretty big news in sports this week: the Oilers named Pat Quinn head… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for 5/16/2009

Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Have you checked out EdmontonStories.ca yet? The City launched its creative marketing campaign on Thursday. The downtown City Market opened today! Sharon and I went, but missed the opening ceremonies unfortunately (didn’t know there was such a thing tbh). You can check out the market on 104th street every… Reads more »

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 »