Category Archives: Downtown

High Level Waterfall: where to go from here?

The High Level Bridge Great Divide Waterfall has been an Edmonton icon since the valves were first turned on in 1980, following its private donation by artist Peter Lewis. Even though the waterfall has been out of commission since 2009, … Continue reading

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City Council Roundup for the Week of July 16 – 20, 2012

23 July, 2012 City Council is on summer recess now, but here are the highlights (from the City of Edmonton website) of their last week of meetings before the break: Council approves schematic arena design City Council approved the schematic design … Continue reading

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Downtown Construction Map

18 July, 2012 The City heard your feedback about the inconveniences of having too many road construction projects on at once last summer.  The Transportation Department has worked at better coordinating construction this year so the projects are spaced out. … Continue reading

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Capital Ex Parade This Thursday – all the details and how transit can get you there

July 17, 2012 This year’s Capital Ex Parade starts at 11 am this Thursday, July 19th. For details about the parade route, the best way to get there via Edmonton Transit, and the road/transit detours on parade day, visit this … Continue reading

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Give Your Feedback on Arena Designs

The City is welcoming your input on the new arena designs presented recently to Council. You can answer questions in the online survey at the link below until June 10, 2012.  Questions are organized around six areas: exterior design, interior … Continue reading

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Last week for City Market inside City Hall before it heads back outside on 104 St

Get your local veggies, bread, and honey in City Hall this Saturday, May 12 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The City Market returns to its outside location on 104 Street downtown for the summer. http://www.edmonton.ca/city_government/news/2012/last-week-to-shop-at-the-city-market-downtown-at-city-hall.aspx

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Join a ‘Jane’s Walk’ This Weekend

For a new perspective on a neighbourhood in Edmonton, join a Jane’s Walk this weekend.  There are three walks planned for Ward 8: Walterdale (Industrial Heart to Urban Park), Old Strathcona Heritage Tour, and Old Strathcona Music District. For more … Continue reading

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Bank Building Worth Preserving – July 2011

Bank Building Worth Preserving July 2011 The Bank of Montreal Building stands at the southeast corner of Jasper Avenue and 101 Street. A few weeks ago its owners were granted a demolition permit. And since then many Edmontonians have been … Continue reading

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Ben’s Thoughts on the Arena – August 23, 2011

  23 August, 2011 I have had a number of letters and emails asking about my position on the arena. I apologize that I have been slow in responding but I wanted to take the time to respond thoroughly rather … Continue reading

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