Edmonton founded Canada's first community league in 1917.
- 100-Mile Diet - Ivor MacKay
One-hundred-mile diet-wise, I grew up doing that in Nova Scotia. That’s the way we lived. When I started doing it in Edmonton, it created a greater sense of community with the surrounding area.
- 3-Day Novel Contest - Gayleen Froese
The 3-Day Novel Contest was an Edmonton thing. And I thought that was pretty cool. As an Edmonton writer it felt really good to be involved in the city that way.
- A Bit Like Quicksand - Jan Slaski
Jan bet a colleague in Poland, he'd be back after a year spent in Edmonton. That was in 1993...
- A City of Loving and Living - Cheryl Kerr
In fact, her son Tom’s friend, Tommy Banks, preferred Helen’s chocolate chip cookies to the ones his own mother made.
- A City of Urban Villages - Michael Janz
Meet the Marketing Director of the Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues and learn how you can get more involved with your neighbourhood.
- A Day I Will Never Forget - Deserae Kehler
So maybe it wasn’t the best day of my life, but who else in Edmonton has a wedding story like that?
- A Lesser Known Edmonton - Todd Smith
Within the next year I had come out to my family, which was only possible with the great friends I had met and grown to love, both within the gay and greater Edmonton communities.
- A Ride to Remember -
Chris is an Edmontonian, a constable with the Edmonton Police Service, and a Harley enthusiast. He is riding his bike across Canada to raise money to fight Multiple Sclerosis.
- A Strange Way of Growing On You - Riki Roy
We were living in Tanzania when our young son decided he wanted to do nanotechnology. I found that the University of Alberta would be starting this program. But where was this place called Edmonton?
- All the Small Things - Liane Little
It's all of the small things, the good people, that make Edmonton what it is.
- All-Season City - Sunny & Ishpreet Lamba
Sunny and Ishpreet Lamba weren't sold on the move to Edmonton until they realized the lifestyle advantages. For Sunny and Ishpreet, Edmonton is an all-season city.
- An Active, Outspoken Community - Debbie Appleby
Not my baby! This is NOT happening to my child, was Debbie's first reaction when she found her son Kent would be severely handicapped. Kent is now 30 and thanks to the special needs community he is able to enjoy a high quality of life. Read more about Debbie's experience in our city.
- An Unusual Move - Roman Doshchak
Obviously moving to Edmonton is a little bit unusual for someone who had it as good as I did.
- Beautiful Way to Move - Miriam Hak
One of the coaches described speed skating as “a beautiful way to move”. It truly is. And it is extremely exhilarating – someone recently told me it’s the fastest human-propelled sport in existence today!
- Block Party - Karina Hurtado
There are lots of opportunities in developing neighbourhoods: room for new initiatives, for people to promote change. Working together we transform the area. We’re attracting community to this neighbourhood.
- Book + Dog = Reader - Rachel Sentes
I watched a boy – he was around 12 – who’d never seen this before. There were about 5 dogs in the room. His mom was pushing him. And he’s going “Ah no, too old for this.” Too manly, you know.
- Bridging Generations with Language - Wei Wong
You kind of have to know where you come from. That gives you, I guess, your character ... If this program wasn’t here, I would not have been able to teach my kids any part of their culture really, myself, right?
- Canada Day Criterium - Canada Day Criterium
Host of the Canada Day Criterium, the Edmonton Juventus Cycling Club offers great riding and racing opportunities to all age groups. Members are beginner to national team level cyclists who enjoy track cycling, mountain biking, and cycle cross and road racing.
- Caring for Canines - Debbie Ward
I never thought I’d be living with nine greyhounds. But after falling in love with this often inhumanely treated breed there was no turning back.
- Christmas Eve Kindness - Kathy Holler
We lived in 2 rooms with the luxury of sharing 1 shelf in a refrigerator which stood in the hallway, and it was rarely filled.
- City Canvas: A Wonderful Surprise - Mark Wilson
What does the Garneau Tree, art, and getting your start in radio have in common? Watch Mark's videos to find out.
- Crossing One Bridge - Ann Henry
As I crossed the High Level Bridge today, it reminded me why Edmonton is a great place to call home. My attention was drawn first by the bright blue sky and then the valley which stretches for miles in either direction.
- Discovering Two Sides of Edmonton - Tiffany Kemp
I’ve discovered if you get involved, there's a lot to keep you busy in Edmonton. When I first got here I volunteered, met some really great people and made some fabulous friends. It's how my social network started.
- Downtown Dwellers - Downtown Dwellers
What’s it like to live in downtown Edmonton? The Edmontonstories team met up with some downtown dwellers who wouldn’t want to live anywhere else. Meet Kassie, Eric, Josh and Kent and learn what living in downtown Edmonton means to them.
- Eclipsing Shinny - Tracey Urquhart
As I played hockey with other rookie women of all ages and backgrounds one February several years ago, we watched a lunar eclipse unfold over the outdoor rink.
- Edmonton by Bicycle - Amy Neufeld
I really began to understand Edmonton when I started cycling through it. About 4 years ago I adopted the bicycle as my primary, and favourite, mode of transportation.
- Edmonton is the Place to Bee - Shannon Lee Ladouceur
The big fat industrious bumblebee itself is Edmonton as a whole - as hardworking and cheerful with a buzz and purpose much like this city I have grown to love so much.
- Edmonton/Paradise - Kelly Jordan
Armed with nothing more than our bikes and sheer determination, my fifteen-year-old brother, Cory and I scale the hills and the lush forests that engulf our city.
- Enduring an Edmonton Winter: Curling - Eric O'Brien
There are 2 types of curlers: one half conferences around the TSN curling broadcast and makes comments like, “Boy, that yellow rock is sure buried deep”; the other half watches a game out on the ice and strategizes, “If it were me, I’d have Linda peel that guard so that Terry doesn’t have a chance to score 2 and take it into extras.”
- Everyday Champions - Kaitlyn Perrin
It wasn’t until I gave him my last toonie from my pocket and pointed him towards the next bus stop that I realized my wallet went with him on that bus.
- Feels Like Home To Me - Rachel Foley
It’s been a long time since I actually felt that a place is home. I stood there realizing, “Yeah, this is home, and they are my friends.” I’m going to be hanging out with them for years.
- Field Trip - Adrianne Thomson
We were trying to figure out where in Canada we should live. And then I remember being somewhere in the McKernan area and seeing all these little kids from a daycare out on a field trip.
- Football Memories - Joanne Christie
I’m a huge Edmonton Eskimos fan. I’m from a family of 3 daughters, so my poor father had to teach his daughters the rules of football. My world stops when the Eskimos are playing.
- From India to Edmonton - Ananda Majumdar
I have been an international student at Grant MacEwan University since 2008, after arriving from Calcutta, India. This was my second trip to Canada, so I was not fearful of coming to Edmonton.
- Fun on Ice - Edmonton Speed Skating Association
On, February 15, 2010, the Edmontonstories team went to the Edmonton Speed Skating Association’s Fun on Ice event at Victoria Oval. We couldn’t have asked for a more perfect day for this event. Families, couples, and speed skating fanatics skated around the oval enjoying the warm sunshine.
- Gateway of Happy Arrival - Karen Carleton
Moving to Edmonton was only logical for me. I had long lived in the Northwest Territories, traveling to Edmonton for conferences, medical appointments, meetings, shopping and departures for exotic holidays.
- Green & Gold - Eric Hunter
Eric Hunter came to study in Edmonton from Winnipeg, Manitoba. He has since lived in the city for five years. On top of being a University of Alberta student, he plays on the university’s Golden Bears Mens hockey team.
- Half a Lion - Ian Meier
When I was still taking kung fu, I had the opportunity to take part in Edmonton’s Chinese New Year celebrations. The community all comes out and the streets are just filled with people.
- Home - Wendy Jensen
My grandfather had been sent to a concentration camp for 6 months during the Second World War after helping the British army hide weapons on his farm. My father was only 4½ years old at the time of grandfather’s arrest.
- I Love Christmas in the City - Lisa Lunney
One of my favorite childhood memories is Christmastime. Even as an adult the city of Edmonton still holds a magnetic draw for me during the festive season.
- I Love Edmonton's North Central Communities - Chris Hayduk
There aren't many places where you can get some of the best Ethiopian cuisine, excellent Thai food, then some of the best Mexican/Salvadorean fare and everything else you might want, all within a few blocks.
- Keeping Busy in Edmonton - Andrea Ryan
I have known Edmonton my whole life. I was born here, I attended university here, I got married here. During this time, I have lived both in Edmonton and in its surrounding communities, and I love it.
- Kindness For No Reason - Baba Bhangoo
When I first came here to live in Edmonton, I'd step into the streets. People would stop. But I would expect them to because they stopped for other people. I was that guy.
- Learning English: 1 2 3 - Xiaodong Gu
Do you know the I-love-you numbers game? Read about Xiaodong and her family's funny encounters with proper English and numbers.
- Life in the Big City - Bonnie Caron
In 1999, the mine in Grand Cache went bankrupt. Along with about 400 other families, we were suddenly out of jobs and had to move somewhere else.
- Life, Hockey, and Bugs - Cam Somerville
When I grow up I want to be a writer. Fiction. I really look up to Edmonton writer Marty Chan. I’ve read every single one of his books and he came to our school. He goes to all kinds of schools.
- Like A Dream Come True - Rose Yoki
My baby had major health problems, which is how we ended up in Edmonton. The Stollery Children’s Hospital is the only one in Western Canada that does pediatric liver transplants.
- Living in #YEG - Alex G. Lee
This video is a combination of 10 interviews from new and old residents of Edmonton in different walks of life. I wanted a diverse sample space of opinions to show that Edmonton is truly a world class city.
- Lottery Winners with Winter-Cold Noses - Bev Betkowski
As the human plaything of 3 cats myself, my heart warms when I see a news story about a rescued scrap of fur, and how the offers of a forever home pour in over the next few days.
- Making Good News - Sol Rolingher
I’d always been in the river valley. I’d been in it every day, canoed it, gone up and down it in a Zodiac.
- McKernan School's 100 Kilometre Club - Janet Harvey
Originally from Regina, Dr Doug Klein is dedicated to helping kids stay active.
- Monks Drive SUVs Too - Kushok Lobsang Dhamchoe
Kushok Lobsang Dhamchöe has rights in Canada that he didn’t have in India, where he grew up after fleeing Tibet as a child.
- My Canadian Atlas - Rita Edison-White
While cleaning a closet last week, I came across the atlas we used when we left Halifax, westward-bound for Edmonton, Alberta. That was August 2001. What wonderful memories!
- My Love Affair With the Library - Crystal Driedger
Regardless of the weather, there is a crowd waiting for the door to open. When my son sees the library he lights up the same way he lights up when he sees Grandma’s house. He laughs, claps and starts making the ASL sign for “book.”
- My New Life - Lisa Holmes
My Edmonton story began on my day one—February 22, 1980.
- New Game Plan: Edmonton's Next Gen - Dianna
I came to Edmonton from Vancouver a few years ago to pursue my PhD. The program at the University of Alberta is world class and I was so excited. However, upon hearing I was relocating to Edmonton my friends were aghast.
- No Need for Comparison - Kevin McLeod
People would often ask me, "Whoa, California!? Why did you come back?"
- Not a Hockey Game or a Pile of Rocks - Paul Balanchuk
I was born in this city at Edmonton General Hospital in 1966 and after 43 years considering what was a defining moment that I felt truly an Edmontonian?
- Once Upon a Time, in a Land Far Far Away... - International Day of Sharing Stories
This video is not your average fairy tale. Meet 5 Edmontonians who attended the International Day of Sharing Stories.
- One Common Thing - Lori Sharkey
Over 1000 people came. Young, old, able-bodied, wheelchair-bound; people of all shapes and sizes; people of all ethnic backgrounds. What did they all have in common?
- Outdoor Culture - Shirley McCuaig
I wanted to get back out West, where people like to do outdoor things. That’s how I ended up here.
- Peaceful City of Nations - Bob Coe
Edmonton’s Heritage Festival is a long midsummer weekend of cascading sounds, smells and colourful sights as nationalities from around the world display their foods, dances, traditions and histories.
- Plugged into Edmonton - Christie Campbell
I asked her what she was doing for Thanksgiving. She said nothing. She had nothing to do on the most delicious holiday of the year.
- Potluck - Nan Gai
When I first arrived she helped me with the transition to this culture. To the community, and school especially. It saved a lot of time, because when you’re new to a country, sometimes you just don’t know what to do.
- Reaching out from Edmonton - Caitlin Jackson
In the summer of 2010 we decided that Project HOPE needed to facilitate more for our community so we founded a not-for-profit organization.
- Rediscovering Edmonton - Sarah Beasley
I decided to approach living in Edmonton like I was in a new and exciting city I had never lived in before. I soon discovered I had more things to do than I had the time or money for.
- Room to Grow - Collette Featherstone
I was born and raised in Edmonton, and though I’ve traveled the world, there’s just something about this city that always pulls me back.
- Run! - Doreen Ryan
If I have to I’ll walk...but my pride won’t allow me to do that. I’m terrible. I’m still competitive with myself. Oh yeah, I’ll just hold that torch up like it’s nothing. I know I’ll get emotional. It has such meaning to me. I’m getting teary just thinking about it.
- Scooting Around Town - Igor Woroniuk
I’m a visually inspired person, obviously, being an artist. The views in Edmonton really grab me. Standing on top of the river valley, you can see the whole city. Sunsets. The moon. Clouds sweeping through.
- Smooth - Caitlin Bauer
Smooth is a short, quirky Whyte Ave tale from a September night two years ago. The birthday girl's friends are an hour late, but a strange elderly man brightens her evening.
- Sojourn - Alison Clarke
A poem about Edmonton's Whyte Avenue
- Sound of the Olympic Flame - Rod Proudfoot
My senses are on full alert…the sounds, the sights, the feel of the pavement, the setting sun in a cloudless sky, even the sound of the Olympic flame in my torch as I’m jogging. With a huge smile, I look up at my lit torch…beautiful!
- Spring 2005 - Kristen Finlay
In the spring of 2005 my family had a difficult decision to make.
- Spring Tryouts - Guillaume Petit
Imagine 4 football players in a car driving 48 hours nonstop to get here for spring camp. It was a cheap way to go, only about $700 for the car, gas and everything between Quebec City and Edmonton.
- Stories From The Bench - Gord Sheppard
The guys took care of my car and took me to the hospital and took care of that stretch of things. They’d been debating which hospital was the best to go to while I was still on the ice. There was a familiarity to it.
- Sunshine Sketches of a Beautiful City - Carolyn Hall
Looking for the best place on earth to live? Then focus your Google Earth search on north Edmonton and hone in on Beaumaris Lake.
- The Christie Story - Christie Campbell
Once you get familiar with Edmonton, she gets familiar with you. It only takes a few trips to the local shops before the workers recognize you. You’ll find a niche to fit in no matter how strange or normal you might think you are.
- The Future's Wide Open - David Long
My plane touched down at the Edmonton International Airport on a chilly evening in December 2005. It was a world away from the gentle dusting of snow we’d get in Brighton, England, where I’m from.
- The People Make the City - Chris Brainerd
It's possible to look at Edmonton and simply see the sports teams with their championship legacies. Or just West Edmonton Mall, the river valley, and all the festivals. But those who only see these things are missing the most important aspect of the city – the people.
- The Seasons Were Long - Nick Trieu
For a kid the summers were so long, and so were the winters. We came to Edmonton in 1980. Looking back I am so happy this country was willing to adopt us.
- The Wild West - Dr. David Bressler
Edmonton is a young city in a lot of ways. I don’t want to say it’s the Wild West, but it kind of is. There’s a lot of opportunity for people who are ambitious and want to try and do things and make an impact themselves.
- The Yellow Beetle - Ed Jones
The most amazing thing about that game and that day was that I’d look up in the stands and see not one empty seat. I said, “These people are tough. Sitting out there for 3 to 4 hours in this kind of weather – these people are either tough or they’re crazy.”
- There's No Place like HOME! - There's No Place like HOME!
Over the 17 years while I was abroad, I was asked where was home. Edmonton was always the answer. Funny how that is. I’ve lived in a lot of exotic places, but my family is all here, my best friends are here and even with some new additions, the city is still the same.
- Tornado 1987 - Katherine Schwabenbauer
It was in 1987 when the tornado hit our city. I, along with many was in shock and disbelief over what had happened and I felt the need to help.
- U of A Panda Bears - Anneka Baker
Meet Anneka Baker. Originally from Ottawa, Ontario she came to Edmonton to play on the University of Alberta’s Panda Bears women’s basketball team.
- Virtue Is Its Own Reward - LaVerne Quennell
The wallet contained several hundred dollars but he refused a reward. He represents what Edmonton is about.
- We're Almost a Family - Anthony Matthews
It feels some days like we're almost a family, like somehow everyone here is contributing their part to making this city into something great, which is in no doubt the direction it is going.
- Where Everybody Knows Your Name - Janet LeBlanc
I grew up in the neighbourhood with Daryl Katz, went to the same school and played tennis together at our community courts.
- Winter Light - Winter Light Festival
The Winter Light festival is a winter celebration featuring events that showcase our beautiful winter city. The festival was created to encourage Edmontonians to get outdoors and enjoy winter events.
- You Grow Up One Way Or The Other - Emmy Stuebing
When you grow up in Red Deer, you are either an Edmonton fan or a Calgary fan.
- A Bit of Italy in the Old Neighbourhood - Giuseppe Crudo
Giuseppe Crudo thinks everyone should be in love. So that's why he named his charming restaurant Cafe Amore - a place with a lot of love going on.
- A City of Choice - Shawn Jones
After nine months of travelling between my family and my job, we finally decided to make Edmonton our home. It was a big change for them, but we’d expected it. What I didn’t expect was that it’d be a big change for me too.
- A City of Promise - David Aplin
My love affair with Edmonton started back in 1974 when my young family and I moved from Ontario. The company I’d come to work for closed shortly after our move, and we were left with three little kids and an uncertain future. But we loved the city—so we tried to find a way to stay.
- A Love Of Place - Paul Morgan Donald
I moved here without any plans and I found a really exciting theatre community that I could be a part of. When I was younger I thought I might move on eventually, but you develop roots. And just a love of place.
- A Mission of Diversity - Margaret-Ann Armour
I applied to various universities throughout Canada and heard back from the University of Alberta. They sent me a reply along with a pre-paid cable for my response. I accepted, and it was an incredible decision.
- All the Stories Stay Together - Lisa Thang
One of Lisa's favourite memories involves chopstick day, and she was really excited to find out that it still existed when she returned to Kildare to teach.
- Art Walk - Kim Fjorbotten
The Art Walk is an event where over 300 artists paint and draw on Whyte Avenue for 3 days.
- Azimuth - Murray Utas
He had to go through certain workshops in case a young person was to disclose anything to him. He doubted that that would happen. After his first show, a young girl, 13, approached him. He was shocked.
- Blue Sky - Dave Mowat
Edmonton’s compact business community gives Dave the chance to regularly share ideas with talented businesspeople, and he sees Edmonton as becoming a more and more interesting place in the future.
- Celebrating Success - Amarjeet Sohi
Watch a video shot at City Hall during the International Day of Sharing Stories in 2009. Councillor Sohi was there to represent City Council, of course, but more importantly, to learn more about new Edmontonians and celebrate their successes.
- Circus City - Annie Dugan
It’s a lot of work, but I can’t stop doing it. I love it too much. We’re the only company that offers the classes and then works with our students to create theatre together.
- Come Give Us a Try - Joanne Beaton
Joanne Beaton loves doing business in Edmonton.
- Converting a Calgarian - Ryan Jespersen
The number 99 haunted me growing up. Unlike most present-day Edmontonians, I grew up wearing red and yellow hockey sweaters - not orange and blue. Wayne Gretzky didn't make my childhood hockey dreams come true...he killed them. To this day, it frustrates me to no end, knowing there's no rebuttal for "Five Cups."
- Darling Alexis - Aaron Langvand
Encountering the Old Strathcona Foundation's enthusiasm for the idea and Jill Wright's acceptance to be a part of the production goaded me into writing the script—lightning fast –and DARLING ALEXIS was ushered into the world.
- Dogs with Wings - Michael Fisher
Giving up a puppy to go on as a service dog, you know that it is coming, and that is what they are raised for and it is sad, but at least you know theyre going on to fulfill their purpose in life…that makes it feel a little better.
- Don't Diss Edmonton - Ava Karvonen
Edmonton surprises people. Look at our TV industry. We have a really strong independent film community here. And we’ve got a really strong industry community here actively engaged in the arts business.
- Engineering a Future - Jose Fernandez
Jose had it tough when he first moved to Edmonton, but worked hard to overcome the cultural differences he faced.
- Exit to Edmonton - Chris Tse
Meet an entrepreneur who found success in Edmonton with a holistic fitness studio.
- Fancy a Change? - Raymond Surage
As a child, Raymond studied the topography of North America. His interest in wide open spaces was one of the reasons he came to Edmonton.
- Four Generation Chairs - Jim Gibbon
Whenever I lead tours through our brewery I am always surprised to see how interested people are in the stories behind Amber's—usually much more than they are interested in the brewing and bottling process.
- From a Small Fish In a Big Pond… - Kari Wisniewski
My husband opened our small Taekwon-Do school (Tien Lung) in Edmonton back in 1992 with just 52 students.
- From Seaweed to Stubble - Clif Chapman
I worked the streets of Edmonton for 25 of my 29 year police career and was given the opportunity to try many areas of the Service.
- Gauging Edmonton: A Mayor's Take - Stephen Mandel
We’re elated that people have chosen this city, and we have to make sure they have good opportunity here. It’s hard to believe when you think about what someone has to sacrifice to move to a new country.
- Happy to be an Edmontonian - Dr. Gary Lopaschuk
I moved to Edmonton with a five year plan--I expected to move away in five years. Twenty-six years later, I'm still here and happy to be an Edmontonian.
- I See the Stars - Sue Robins
Cities have personalities too. If Edmonton was a woman, she’d be like the serious one in the cubicle down the hall who lets loose only rarely, like during the Christmas party or in the beer tent at the folk fest.
- I Was This Close to Going Back - Carlos Lopez
I was one lucky guy. They called and said I’d gotten the job, and that I could start the next day if I wanted to.
- Immense Mode - Brian McArthur
Yeah, there’re a lot of bricks involved. They came to us wet in Red Deer. On 16 pallets. And each pallet weighed about 2 tons. We had to store them inside so they didn’t freeze.
- Johnny Rains - John Ullyatt
Edmonton allowed me to do all kinds of crazy things like being a dung beetle and hanging off the side of the National Bank Building downtown. And then I had this idea of turning myself into The Human Fountain.
- Metal Detecting & Bagpiping - Megan Hunka
Last summer I was a green shack leader, a job aptly named after the wobbly, green-coloured sheds that house craft and sports supplies in certain playgrounds throughout Edmonton.
- Most Rewarding Job - Carmit Harari
I said initially that it doesn’t really matter where I land. I just need to find the right job. But flying into Edmonton and seeing the scenery here, I thought, “You know if I end up here...holy cow is it gorgeous.”
- Ms. Edmonton 2005 - Leila Houle
I'd never jigged before, and I don't think Mayor Mandel had ever jigged before, and here we are, jigging across the stage. It was quite an experience. And it was totally unplanned.
- Opera Boot Camp - Kim Mattice-Wanat
I’ve always been an educator. If you want it, you can make it happen. Same thing, 11 years ago, when I had the idea to start Opera NUOVA, which came from a collection of things happening around the same time.
- Pelón - Jorge Torres
His nickname is Pelón, which means bald in Spanish. We call him that because he has a shaved head.
- The Choice Was Clear - Michael King
My first impression came from the people in Edmonton. There are people here from every country in the world who’ve come to better themselves and you don’t feel like an outsider because the city is made up of such a diverse population.
- The Most Unexpected Place - Sherryl Sewepagaham
One of my students asked me if we could sing it. We were on a field trip, riding on the bus. I said I didn’t think we were ready. It took me a long time to learn the song. Listening, listening. It’s a very long and complex song.
- The Right Fit for my Family - Daryl Silzer
I am a real family guy, so when we were considering a move to Edmonton three years ago, things like family-friendly activities, a sense of community, and a bright future were high on our priority list.
- Why I Started the Running Room - John Stanton
I was this portly 238-pounder, a smoker. Like so many people I threw my energy into my family, work, and community endeavours, and I neglected my own wellness.
- Why I Stay in Edmonton - Geoffrey Laudat
My country of birth is Trinidad and Tobago and a good friend of mine in Edmonton told me there were opportunities in Edmonton. I have never looked back.
- Why You Get Into Medicine - Cam Barr
That’s really why everybody gets into medicine, or at least that’s why everybody says they get into medicine.
- All Aboard! - Glenn Kubish
It was the day of Sonia and Raoul’s wedding, and that happy event was what got us into Fort Edmonton Park.
- Canadian Finals Rodeo 2005 - Nancy Villegas
When I remember November 9, 2005, cowboys and cowgirls, beautiful horses and big cows, a lot of colours and lights, a lot of sounds and smiles come to mind.
- Dancing with the Lions - Paula Kirman
One of the most exciting aspects of Edmonton, for me, is the multicultural face of the city.
- Edmonton is Not Cold - Sheng Xue
Oh, it's cold there! Really cold! This was the only thing I heard about Edmonton when I told people in Toronto that I was going to be the Writer in Exile in Edmonton for 1 year. I was scared of the cold in Edmonton.
- Everyone Loves a Farmers' Market - Edmonton Farmers’ Market
You may not know this, but Edmonton is a bit of a foodie town. Our entrepreneurial growers of fresh produce stock the city's many farmers markets with plenty of locally-grown food.
- Festival for Kids - Lucien Levesque
St. Albert in the greater Edmonton area recently hosted the International Children's Festival. I had such an amazing time and enjoyed so much being a part of a great festival for kids.
- Magical Volunteer Army - The Magical Volunteer Army
What does it take to become one of the world's best folk festivals? Blood, sweat, toil, and tears? Definitely. Volunteers? Absolutely. Watch 2 short videos to find out what keeps everyone coming back each year.
- More Than a Whirlwind - Marilyn Martin
I had returned to visit treasured friends I had made in the early 80s while working at University of Alberta Hospital. I will never forget that hot afternoon.
- Passionate About Responsible Tourism - Laura McGowan
Edmonton is a Responsible Tourism destination. This is a shift from traditional tourism and goes beyond just being green, it supports the community socially and financially and much more.
- The Citadel Theatre - The Citadel Theatre
I love what I do and I love being able to do it at the Citadel in Edmonton.
- The Rule of a Royal Dog - Matthew Tognet
Royal dog Cadence is refined in bearing and temperament, yet, as is the practice of tyrants, becomes agitated when his whims are not fulfilled.
- Yardbird Suite - Yardbird Suite
Hear about one of Canada's hippest Jazz venues.