Edmontonians support more than 1500 registered charities.
- 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.
- All the Small Things - Liane Little
It's all of the small things, the good people, that make Edmonton what it is.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Glimmering Moments - Stephen T. Berg
The conductor took as much time as needed and enthusiastically answered the copious questions of a curious and delighted child. My love for Edmonton comes to me through this glimmering minor moment.
- Here to Stay - Luda Shmygelska
Luda takes full advantage of all Edmonton has to offer, which means she's here to stay.
- I Am From Edmonton, Alberta - Ananda Majumdar
Ananda came to Edmonton in 2008, from Calcutta India and Edmonton is his home now.
- 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.
- 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?
- Pulse of the City - Melanie Teichroeb
I'm a small-town girl, born in the Parkland County and raised on dreams I found etched in the prairie sky.
- 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.
- 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.
- Something for Every Taste - Kane Lambert
This event shows the true character of hockey fans in Edmonton. Minus 27 with an extreme wind chill and we still put 57,167 cold but excited butts in the seats.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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 Connected City - Jason Ding
Meet a man connected to the beating heart of entrepreneurship in Edmonton.
- 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.
- Dreaming Big - Sheila O'Kelly
Edmonton has been good to me. I never set out trying to figure out what I was going to do when I grew up and it was through volunteerism in the community that I’ve ended up traveling the world, really.
- Taking It To The Citizens - Lena Fernandes
Who would have thought that someone born in Dar-Es-Salaam, Tanzania, raised in Nairobi, Kenya, with Goan, Indian heritage would be such a diehard Edmontonian?
- Time For a Change - Jenn Dahlen
I promised myself that I wouldn’t work in food service for the rest of my life.
- It was About Friendship - William Wang
I’ve been here for so many years, and I thought I knew Edmonton, but after these two trips, well, I know it even better now.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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 Chengdu Visit - Ashley Chung
When the Chengdu youths arrived in Edmonton, there was a welcoming dinner. It was nerve wracking as I reluctantly made my way to sit amongst them. I was thinking of so many different things at once! Would they like me? Was my Chinese good enough?
- This Art Thing - Dawn Detarando
I'm from Boston originally, so when I came to Red Deer years ago, they said, “Oh yeah, there's this thing, this art thing, you might want to go to.”
- Yardbird Suite - Yardbird Suite
Hear about one of Canada's hippest Jazz venues.