Tag: Jasper Ave
Jasper Avenue is Edmonton's main drag.
- Cleaning Up - Enid Botchett
Edmonton Public Schools gave me fantastic opportunities before I even really knew I was ready for them. I was a music coordinator. I was a principal. We had the chance to live in Europe for three years.
- 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 Surprise - Lauren Ladner
Of course, living on the busiest street of downtown Edmonton meant that life was always moving, and Jasper Avenue provided all the charms of that energetic downtown lifestyle.
- 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.
- Jasper Magpies - Caitlin Bauer
I consider the magpies of downtown Edmonton to be companions of sorts. Spring, summer, winter, or fall - the little pranksters can usually found dipping and weaving like feathered kites down the city.
- 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!
- 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?
- Our Park - Taliah Budzilka
Of all the things there is to love about Edmonton my favourite would have to be the parks. Having lived here all my life, several of my fondest memories were held there.
- The Wedding Cup - Ann Moritz
That was the night that the Stanley Cup came to Edmonton for the first time out west, with Wayne Gretzky and the dream team on the ice.
- Under the Bridge - Jerry Aulenbach
With this story, I hope that we will be reminded that the homeless are not nameless or faceless. I wish I knew how we could help them all become self-reliant and take care of themselves, but I don't know of any magic formula.
- 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.
- 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.
- Single Best Find/Mistake - Tony Vesseur
I’ve got a lot of really good customers who are really devoted to the store. Who really support the store. The guy who bought the lamp comes up from Calgary to shop here all the time.
- Sustainable Edmonton - Cliff Higuchi
I had a few ideas about how the level of service for the Shaw Conference Centre’s clients could be improved. I shared my thoughts with the Centre’s management one day and the next thing I knew, I was hired. That was 24 years ago. Find out how Cliff is making the Shaw Conference Centre more sustainable!
- Who Was That? - Clif Chapman
I was working as a patrol sergeant in downtown Edmonton. Traffic was fairly heavy as I stopped southbound on 100 Street at Jasper Avenue, facing the majestic old MacDonald Hotel. I was scanning the faces and traffic when the lead car in a funeral procession caught my eye.
- Edmonton Int'l Street Performers Festival - Edmonton Int'l Street Performers Festival
If you’re a street performer or a fan of street performers, coming to Edmonton is a must. This festival celebrated its 25th Anniversary in 2009, and has entertained 4 million visitors in that time.