Calls for public engagement: Youth transit, park renewal, Wîhkwêntôwin

Calls for public engagement: Youth transit, park renewal, Wîhkwêntôwin

· The Pulse

Here are opportunities to inform municipal planning on transit, parks, neighbourhood renewal, and more. Please only answer surveys from municipalities where you are a resident.

  • July Mixed Topic Survey — The City of Edmonton wants to learn more about youth on transit and climate initiatives. Youth who ride transit are invited to participate in a qualitative research study set for Aug. 7. Businesses pursuing sustainability programs, meanwhile, are invited to complete an online survey until July 16.
  • Mary Burlie Park Renewal — The City of Edmonton is inviting feedback on its proposed design options for the Mary Burlie Park, located at 10465 97 Street NW in the McCauley neighbourhood. Engagement will take place in person in the park from noon to 5pm on July 13, while an online survey will be available until July 24.
  • Wîhkwêntôwin (Oliver) Neighbourhood Renewal — The City of Edmonton has released its first round of design options for neighbourhood renewal in Wîhkwêntôwin, formerly known as Oliver, with a second round set for later this year. City administration will hold in-person engagement on July 11 from 4:30pm to 7:30pm at Holy Child School and on July 17 from 4:30pm to 7:30pm at Wîhkwêntôwin School. An online survey will be open until July 25.

More input opportunities

Photo: Edmontonians are invited to offer feedback on design options for Wîhkwêntôwin, which will officially be renamed in January 2025. Because of the large number of "opportunity areas" in the neighbourhood, engagement for designs will take happen in two rounds. (Kevin Holowack)