Recent stories about community

Two people holding notes in a coffee shop address an audience that is out of frame.
health community

Good Talk celebrates a year of structuring spaces to build community

The Good Talk Collective is set to celebrate a year of small events that explore what it means to be a leader and work to heal loneliness, disconnection, and division.

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A marquee for Metro Cinema at the Garneau Theatre reads, "Where Community Meets Cinema."
arts community

How Metro Cinema puts community on the screen

As Metro Cinema opens its annual call for community programming applications, the non-profit society expects to review roughly 70 proposals and commission up to 15 community-produced series and events — all to reach more people.

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The interior of a theatre with red curtains and people milling about features a superimposed graphic over a movie screen reading "ED TALK: Big Ideas for Edmonton."
city council events

Councillor seeks big ideas at new speakers' event

Coun. Michael Janz is piloting a speakers' series that aims to fulfill a need once met by Pecha Kucha Night.

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A large group of people is seated on chairs inside a white-and-grey space with large windows.
city council arts

Participatory budgeting program funds up to 18 projects

A library showcasing Tamil culture, an art project enlisting kids to decorate trashcans, and a rock art workshop are among the community-based projects a city councillor's office will be funding in Karhiio this year.

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Dan Taylor takes a self-portrait in front of a mirror, wearing a pale blue button-down shirt, blue pants with white pinstripes, and clean Adidas sneakers
community arts

Ex-pastor Dan Taylor finds new way to serve calling

Dan Taylor's decision to retire from Christian ministry wasn't about a crisis of faith or a personal scandal, despite the way leaving this kind of position often goes. Rather, it was about the job not matching his personal mission.

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Cover art for The Well Endowed Podcast, featuring a stylized microphone made up of the initials of the podcast's name
podcast community

Podcast pick: The Well Endowed Podcast

Get a dose of insight and inspiration from our podcast pick, The Well Endowed Podcast, which tells stories about people working to make Edmonton a better place.

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Anthony Nagendraraj
technology startups

Spontivly and Rainforest Edmonton partner to build more community-led companies

Spontivly is aiming to help build more community-led companies through a newly announced partnership with Rainforest Edmonton.

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