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A model walks on a runway wearing Augusta designs.
business arts

Sustainable fashion house hosts runway experience to build city's scene

Fresh off an appearance at Vancouver Fashion Week in April, the founder of an Edmonton-based sustainable fashion brand is set to hold a multimedia art and fashion event of her own.

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The exterior of a restaurant with a sign that reads "Seoul Fried Chicken" is surrounded by a parking lot and a patio.
food business

Padmanadi and Seoul Fried Chicken tackle Calgary expansions differently

Beloved Edmonton restaurants Padmanadi and Seoul Fried Chicken expanded to Calgary last year. But while both continue to chase success in Alberta's largest city, each has done so using a different recipe.

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Six people smile and laugh in a posed photo at Edmonton Unlimited.
business technology

New meetup brings innovation on sustainability into the professional realm

When Brett Eigner noticed Edmonton's tech founders and innovators held regular meetups but sustainability professionals didn't, he had an idea.

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Four people sit behind a table with podcasting equipment.
podcast city council

Homelessness is a feature, not bug, of Canada's housing system, researcher says

Homelessness is an expected outcome of the country's housing system, according to the research lead at a University of Alberta housing lab.

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A smiling person holding a trophy descends from a stage. A partly visible screen in the background displays their company name: UpRow.
technology business

UpRow bags second Inventures win

UpRow, an Edmonton-based app marketplace that assists newcomers, won a pitch competition on May 31 at the Inventures conference by Alberta Innovates in Calgary. It's the second win for UpRow at Inventures in as many years.

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A newspaper clipping that reads, "Urges stop to confectioners, cafe licenses"
history food

A moment in history: May 29, 1934

On this day in 1934, some concerned citizens were calling for Edmonton to have fewer candy stores.

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A smiling person looks into the camera while tucking their hair behind their ear.
technology business

UpRow launches 2.0 as it eyes Inventures pitch and international expansion

Hot on the heels of investment successes, UpRow has launched the 2.0 version of its app marketplace that assists newcomers in the lead-up to its pitch at Inventures in Calgary and a trade mission to London.

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Jason Wong on the street next to the front window at Little Bon Bon
food business

Little Bon Bon set to sweeten Chinatown with deep family history

The creators of Yelo'd are opening an ice cream parlour and café called Little Bon Bon in the historic Hull Block, at 9660 106 Avenue NW, in June.

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An architectural rendering of a multi-family housing development.
city council housing

New city team aims to accelerate housing construction

The City of Edmonton has established a housing action team with the goal of scaling up investment in affordable housing and accelerating construction.

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