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An aerial view of the intersection between Rice Howard Way and 100A Street, facing west down Rice Howard Way past Scotia Place
engagement region

Calls for public engagement: downtown entertainment, Meyonohk, wetlands

Here are opportunities to help shape the City of Edmonton's plans to establish an entertainment district and renew the Meyonohk area, plus a chance to contribute to discussions on Alberta's wetlands.

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A photo of an old newspaper. The headline reads, "Early Pioneer of Edmonton Is Dead"
history region

A moment in history: April 3, 1922

On this day in 1922, the funeral for one member of an Edmonton mining power couple was being planned.

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Edmonton Transit Service bus #52 passing through an intersection on a downtown street
engagement region

Calls for public engagement: Buses, snow, Meyonohk

Here are opportunities to help shape city planning for bus-based mass transit, communication about snow and ice, and neighbourhood and alley renewal in Meyonohk.

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A newspaper clipping that reads "Geologists Seeks Persons Who Witnessed Meteorite"
history region

A moment in history: March 27, 1965

On this day in 1965, an Edmonton geologist was on the hunt for a missing meteorite.

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The Royal Alberta Museum in downtown Edmonton.
region history

Returning Indigenous artifacts from RAM important but complicated, experts say

Experts say repatriation of artifacts from the Royal Alberta Museum is important for Indigenous nations. But repatriating artifacts is not as simple as asking for an item to be returned and museums or other organizations following through. Archaeologists say that's because of legislative requirements, security restraints, and the sheer number of artifacts.

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An Edwardian Classical style building at the corner of an intersection, with a clock tower on top
city council region

Calls for public engagement: downtown, BRT, Old Strathcona public realm

Here are opportunities to help inform city planning for downtown, bus-based mass transit, and the Old Strathcona Public Realm Strategy.

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Calls for public engagement: LRT seats, Leduc revitalization, St. Albert disc golf
city council region

Calls for public engagement: LRT seats, Leduc revitalization, St. Albert disc golf

Here are opportunities to help shape decisions at the City of Edmonton and its municipal neighbours. Please make sure you engage in opportunities for the municipality you live within.

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A newspaper advertisement that shows ranch-style houses from the 1960s and a headline that reads, "Mr. Sherwood Park invites you to pick your kind of house."
region history

A moment in history: March 13, 1965

On this day in 1965, developers were trying to tempt homebuyers to move to the growing exurb of Sherwood Park.

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The Alberta Legislature Building.
region health

Podcast hosts suggest budget misses mark for Edmonton

The 2024 provincial budget lacks meaningful investment in Edmonton, said the hosts of Episode 254 of Speaking Municipally.

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