Monthly Archives: June 2012

Hemingway Pool Honoured with National Architecture Award

Modern City Building Takes Historic Prize June 15, 2012 The Peter Hemingway Fitness and Leisure Centre has received a national award for being a historic modern landmark and a significant piece of Canadian 20th century architecture. The Heritage Canada Foundation … Continue reading

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City Helps Open Affordable Housing for Women Next to Crisis Shelter

14 June, 2012 Our Home Next Door, a new affordable housing facility for women transitioning to independent living from crisis shelter accommodations opened its doors. Built by the non-profit Wings of Providence Society to help women and children escape domestic … Continue reading

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Waste Services Rates

19 June, 2012   Based on residents’ feedback, the City will keep the existing waste services rate structure which is a flat fee for the utility. The City also heard the need for more information to reduce household waste so … Continue reading

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Growth in Mature Neighbourhoods

19 June, 2012 A new report shows that residential development in Edmonton’s mature neighbourhoods is the highest it has been in ten years. New dwelling construction in mature neighbourhoods continues to follow a trend of more multi-family units than single-family … Continue reading

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River Day 2012 this Saturday at Rundle Park

Bring the whole family and learn how to fish or book a canoe lesson! This Saturday June 9th at Rundle Park ( 2909-113 Ave; access from Yellowhead Hwy or 113 Ave) There will also be a free pancake breakfast at 10 … Continue reading

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Will you make the one-day-a-week pledge?

We are encouraging Edmontonians to join us in taking the 1-Day-a-Week Pledge—choosing cycling, walking, transit or carpooling for their commute, errands or leisure activities—and see the difference they make. Sign up online or visit the 1-Day-a-Week Pledge team at events throughout … Continue reading

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Flood Prevention Upgrades for Mill Creek Area– Info Session 14 June POSTPONED

UPDATE (5 June): We have just been informed that the June 14 public information session has been postponed to allow the Drainage branch to finish up design work.  We will post the new info session time and date as soon … Continue reading

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