Posts Categorized: Neighbourhood

U of A researchers are seeking volunteers

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Researchers are recruiting volunteers for a large clinical trial at the U of A studying how fiber affects our health through affecting the bacteria that live in our gut. If you would like to get a better idea about the study, please feel free to watch this Global News interview with Dr. Jens Walter or… Read more »

Online Survey: Rollie Miles District Park

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The City of Edmonton is gathering information to find out what activities and services people would like to see considered in concept options for a new Community Recreation Centre in Rollie Miles Athletic Field District Park. Your input will help inform an updated park master plan.

Frontyards in Bloom 2017

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  Front Yards in Bloom is back! That means another great year for front yards in the City of Edmonton! We encourage you to nominate outstanding yards in your neighbourhood, yards that really make you want to stop and smell the roses. This year the City of Edmonton is excited to be adding a new… Read more »

Pride Festival 2017

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As you may have heard, Edmonton Pride Festival will be back in the neighbourhood. For details about the festival, visit For ETS detours, please visit: For any other questions or concerns, please call 311.  

Sports Field Etiquette

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Be a Good Sport! The sun is shining and the smell of fresh-cut grass is in the air. Outdoor sports season is here at last! The City of Edmonton maintains over 1,600 ball diamonds, soccer pitches and multi-use fields. Field users are asked to help us keep our fields in shape all season long by… Read more »

How could Strathcona Centre Community Be Better For Walking?

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Making Strathcona Centre more walkable generally means introducing design elements to cut the volume and speed of cars throughout the neighbourhood. This can be achieved using various design elements. Here are some possible design elements, taken from a paper by called “Urban Design White Paper – Local Street Design Ideas for Strathcona” by Lucas Sherwin,… Read more »