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- A Pink Year - Treena Fenniak
Suddenly, a crushing blow hit. I was diagnosed with inflammatory breast cancer, and everything stopped.
- A Year or Two - Penny Ritco
My husband and I thought we’d be here for a year or two. That was fifteen years ago.
- 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.
- 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.
- Coming Back Home - Eva Cohen
This video is a personal narrative of my experience in Edmonton's natural parks. Upon going for a walk down Whitemud Creek, I truly realized how lucky I am to be from Edmonton.
- Happy Canada Day - Trevor Stenson
It made me glad my son is growing up in such a great community and proud as an Edmontonian, Albertan, and Canadian.
- 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.
- Mini Donut Madness - Matthew Dringenberg
I was very excited when I found out there was a chance for me to go out with my video camera and film all the aspects of Edmonton and then share it with other people.
- My Backyard - Samia Jamal
My Backyard in the City of Edmonton is a story about how we don't really have to venture far, that beauty can be found in the most unexpected places, if we just take time to find it.
- My City - Randy Lukian
These are some photos I took of Edmonton. The music is Tina Turner's Simply the Best. I have lived in Edmonton all my 51 years, and I must agree Edmonton is simply the best.
- 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.
- Peace in the Dog Park - Madeleine Howard
Edmonton is a vibrant community with many hidden treasures. I find my peace at a local dog park. Mill Woods is a south-side neighborhood with great restaurants and walking trails.
- Ribbon of Green - David Hryciuk
For me, Edmonton has always been a wonderful, marvelous place to call home.
- 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.
- Things I Must Do - Sandy Mowat
Sandy moved to Edmonton with her husband. She is getting to know Edmonton with new friends and getting involved in the community by volunteering.
- This Is My City - Colin Nekolaichuk
Edmonton is the perfect place to grow up. Quiet neighbourhoods, an abundance of parks, culture and festivals, and the amenities of a big city combine for year-round kid-friendly fun.
- Two-Wheeled Adventures - Sarah Chan
My bicycle has given me a new lease on life in Edmonton now that I leave the car key at home when I go out to visit my favourite haunts.
- A Chocolate Boutique - Kerstin Roos
Nobody else is really doing what I’m doing here. It was funny when I set up my suppliers for the store, because nobody from Alberta had ever ordered these chocolates. Some of the bars are exclusive to us.
- 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 Peregrine Mission - Gordon Court
On August 26, 2010, Edmonton Fire Rescue’s Technical Rescue Team rappelled down the High Level Bridge to install housing nests for a pair of nesting peregrine falcons.
- 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.
- Come Give Us a Try - Joanne Beaton
Joanne Beaton loves doing business in Edmonton.
- Creative Writing - Marty Chan
At the time I was trying to break in as a writer, I was fortunate enough to get into the Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival. I decided to put on my own play.
- Dinosaurs! - Aaron Krywiak & Ryley Paul
Wait...is that a dinosaur tooth?!
- Family Business - Sonia & Ramesh Devangodi
Sonia picked him up at the airport, and it was love at first sight. For Ramesh, who left his home country of India to come to Winnipeg and then moved to Edmonton, it was the right time to get married.
- 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.
- 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.
- It Sure Beats Sitting at the Laptop - Michael Burns
They showed me this tooth – probably the biggest one I’ve seen to come out of Edmonton ever – and that was fairly exciting. Then, when they sent me down into the tunnel, there was a huge femur still sticking out of the wall, which was even more exciting.
- 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.
- Lights, Camera, Action! - Anaid Productions
Edmonton has a talented and supportive production community with a multitude of opportunities for those just starting out, as well as experienced filmmakers.
- 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.
- The Accidental Company - Stephen Moen
Interestingly, the minute we arrived they all moved to Vancouver and the pressure was on for us to also move. But we liked it here, we were doing well, and we had started our company.
- The Aprikat Beer Story - Neil & Lavonne Herbst
The first apricot beer we tried was Pyramid Breweries’ Apricot Ale. It was a hot summer day and we were at a pub somewhere in Montana. We remember thinking, “Wow, we’ve got to try something like this ourselves.”
- You Have To Explore - Gabor Gyenes
When I was offered a job at the University of Alberta Hospital I had no idea what to think of Edmonton. I just looked at the map and I saw where it was.
- A Man With A Crush - Barry DeFord
I could draw you a map of the world right now. I love history. I love all the stuff you’re really not supposed to talk about at work, so I figure I should work in a place where I can talk about it all the time.
- A Place for Movies - Guy Lavallee
Lights. Camera. Action! At the Edmonton International Film Festival, it’s is all about the people behind the scenes – directors, writers, producers – who bring stories to life.
- Art is a Lifestyle - Sandra Sing Fernandes
Edmonton's such a creative town. You really don't have to go sit in a big scary city by yourself and work incredibly hard and maybe not get anywhere. There's a strong and thriving arts community.
- Beauty in the Heart of Edmonton - Heather Kennedy-Plant
Any amateur photographer should agree that Edmonton has so much to offer for scenery and superb images. The natural beauty Edmonton offers makes learning photography an enjoyable hobby.
- 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 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.
- Edmonton's Labatt Blues Festival - Blues International
Edmontonians love their blues music. Edmonton’s Labatt Blues Festival is Western Canada’s premier blues event. The festival takes place for 3 days every August in Hawrelak Park’s Heritage Amphitheatre.
- Edmonton: An Awesome Place for Kids - David & Katie Carlson
Katie thinks Edmonton is the greatest city. From the Valley Zoo to the WEM waterpark, Edmonton has tons of things for kids. In the attached video Katie shares some of her favourites!
- 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.
- Highland Gathering - Fort Edmonton Highland Gathering
If you’ve a yen to listen to bagpipers and drummers, see Highland dancing, or watch guys muscle up for the caber toss, this is the festival for you.
- Hot to Huddle in Edmonton - Grey Cup Festival
Edmonton has some great 2010 Grey Cup memories from everyone who came out to celebrate with us. We captured the pre-game excitement on Churchill Square at Edmonton’s Hot to Huddle 2010 Grey Cup Festival.
- 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.
- Motorcycling in Edmonton - Tony Oostenbrink
This ride took me from our home in Capilano (Capilano is the neighbourhood above the southeast corner of the Capilano Bridge) to Groat Road & 107 Avenue with no stops!
- My most memorable Edmonton Indy moment... -
We asked people to share their most memorable Indy moment for the Race to the Honda Indy Edmonton Contest. The response we got was fantastic. Check out the cool experiences racing fans have had in Edmonton.
- Picture This - Roy Blumenthal
What do a South African caricaturist and the City of Edmonton IT Department have in common? Read how visual facilitation and an open and honest approach help the city keep it real.
- Red Light, Green Light - Shelley Switzer
Shelley grew up in Calgary, and remembers coming to Edmonton for the weekend as a child. In the video below, she recalls a funny story about being a kid and preparing for the Edmonton traffic light experience.
- Skipping Stone - Dean McKenzie
Dean McKenzie is a poet and retired English teacher. He has made 2 CDs, Prairie Hejira and The Silver Apples of the Moon, and is working on a 3rd CD entitled The Jazz Poet.
- The Citadel Theatre - The Citadel Theatre
I love what I do and I love being able to do it at the Citadel in Edmonton.
- Tweeting in the Fast Lane - Dreena Guptill & Paula Kirman
See what happened when Edmontonstories gave a camera to the winners of our Twitter Indy contest.
- Yardbird Suite - Yardbird Suite
Hear about one of Canada's hippest Jazz venues.