After receiving significant recognition at the recent Edmonton Urban Design Awards, EDA Planning + Urban Design is set to continue shaping Edmonton's neighbourhoods, with projects in Garneau and Oliver, as well as downtown on 103A Avenue NW.
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NorQuest College and the Rupertsland Institute have launched Canada's first Métis student centre after students voiced concern about their culture's lack of representation.
A proposed downtown catalyst project that has been discussed for more than a decade became more real this month, when the city released its preliminary design, including interesting features, for Warehouse Park.
A business association in Edmonton is testing whether building belonging can be good for both the community and the bottom line with a new micro-grant program that focuses on community resources, transforming existing assets, creating events, and launching pilot projects.
A Toronto-based tech company called CatchCorner, which allows users to find and rent soccer fields, skating rinks, and yoga spaces, recently expanded to the Edmonton region and is already creating more overall space on offer while also making life easier for facilities by modernizing the booking process.
Having mentored a replacement market to sustain the legacy of the 16-year-old Royal Bison Art & Craft Fair, longtime lead organizer Vikki Wiercinski is transporting its community-building "DNA" into something called a risograph.
Investors own nearly half of all purpose-built rental buildings in Edmonton, and as National Housing Day approaches, housing advocates warn that the city's lauded affordability could disappear if governments do not act on this fast-moving trend.