28
Mar
2021
Posted by: In: Alberta provincial park, Big Island, Big Island Area, Big Island Provincial Park, Canada, City of Edmonton, Edmonton Big Island Area, Enoch, Enoch Cree Nation, news, Provincial park

Alberta government commits $300K for Big Island Provincial Park – Edmonton

An area in southwest Edmonton is one step closer to becoming a provincial park. The province has dedicated $300,000 in grants for the City of Edmonton and Enoch Cree Nation towards supporting an ecological assessment and traditional land use study to begin planning for Big Island Provincial Park. “An…
06
Dec
2020
Posted by: In: Canada, City of Edmonton, COVID-19, COVID-19 EDMONTON, Economy, edmonton covid-19 economic recovery, edmonton economic recovery, Edmonton economy, Edmonton Online Shopping, Tech, U Of A, University of Alberta, university of alberta school of retailing

U of A students helping Edmonton businesses go digital as part of COVID-19 recovery push – Edmonton

As COVID-19 increases the urge for many to shop online, the University of Alberta has partnered with the City of Edmonton to help local businesses improve their presence on the web. The Making Edmonton Digital program aims to get small businesses that may not have been able to make…
15
Jul
2020
Posted by: In: City Auditor, City of Edmonton, City of Edmonton audit, City of Edmonton fraud, City of Edmonton neighbourhood renewal, Crime, Edmonton city auditor, edmonton neighbourhood renewal, Edmonton police, edmonton police service, Edmonton Traffic, Edmonton traffic sign rental fraud, Edmonton traffic signs, EPS, Fraud

Edmonton lost $1.6M to invoicing scheme where city didn’t see the signs: audit – Edmonton

The City of Edmonton is trying to recover in court $1.6 million from what the city auditor said was a fraudulent invoice scheme involving a pair of city employees, a private sign supplier and the city’s neighborhood renewal program. Invoices were sent and cheques were cut over a four-year period…