This weekend offers experimental dance and standup comedy, hand-carved pumpkins and a spooktacular market, dreams of sunny destinations and the warm sounds of woodwinds, plus a whole lot of coffee. This follows events marking the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on Sept. 30.
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The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation is a reminder to honour the children who did not return home from residential schools, as well as an invitation to reflect on the ongoing impact of attempts at cultural genocide on Indigenous people in Canada. Here's a look at some events planned for Sept. 30 in the Edmonton region.
Episode 31 of Bloom features an interview with two leaders from Zero Point Cryogenics, an Edmonton-based company that is the only Canadian manufacturer of dilution refrigerators, a key piece of equipment for quantum research.
By Karen Unland
Skater and videographer Dale Bailey is looking to highlight local creativity while raising money for a good cause at this week's Skate for SCARS event.
By Brett McKay
This week, community and public services committee will meet on Monday, with a continuation scheduled for Tuesday morning. Urban planning committee will meet on Tuesday afternoon, executive committee will meet on Wednesday, and the code of conduct subcommittee will meet on Thursday afternoon.
By Mack Male
This week's calendar includes a look at the history of the west end, a gathering focused on the regional economy, a business mixer at the art gallery, a reading by three Edmonton writers, and a panel discussion on houselessness, before Friday's slate of activities marking Orange Shirt Day.