15
Jan
2021
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Ritchie community league launches neighbourhood subscription service – Edmonton

A community league in Edmonton is hoping to help residents and businesses by providing a subscription service to the neighbourhood. Ritchie Community League volunteer Seghan McDonald said the community league created the initiative to raise funds for the league. “We had to find a way to build revenue for…
27
Dec
2020
Posted by: In: David Egan, Edmonton, Edmonton restaurants, Edmonton Transit Hotel, news, Transit Hotel, Transit Hotel restaurant, Transit Smokehouse & BBQ

New restaurant set to open in Edmonton’s iconic Transit Hotel – Edmonton

A new restaurant in Edmonton’s iconic Transit Hotel is days away from opening. The historic building on Fort Road and 66 Street closed in 2017 after being part of the area’s fabric since 1908. But in 2019, David Egan and his business partner signed a 20-year lease and began…
09
Dec
2020
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Fort Saskatchewan students collect socks, snacks for vulnerable community members – Edmonton

Students in Fort Saskatchewan are gathering a few winter essentials to help their community during its coldest months. Kids in Grade 5 classes at Southpointe School have been collecting sock and snack donations from family, friends and local businesses. A Southpointe School teacher poses in front of school donations.…
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…
04
Nov
2020
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Downtown Dining Week in Edmonton aims for busy closing weekend – Edmonton

After being cut short due to COVID-19 restrictions, a popular Edmonton festival is back to help give the restaurant industry a boost. Downtown Dining Week is typically held in March but was one of the first festivals shut down after Alberta’s chief medical officer of health ordered the closure…
21
Sep
2020
Posted by: In: Canada, Crime, Dale McFee, Dale McFee end racism, Dale McFee racism, Edmonton community engagement, Edmonton crime, Edmonton police, Edmonton police racism, edmonton police service, Edmonton police systemic racism, EPS, Plan to end systemic racism, Police racism, Systemic Racism

Edmonton police chief releases commitment to take action to improve relations with racialized, underserved communities – Edmonton

Edmonton’s police chief says he is committed to taking action to improve and repair relationships with racialized and underserved communities in the city. At police headquarters Monday morning, Dale McFee committed to a “new path forward” to work with communities most affected in the fight against systemic racism, including…
17
Aug
2020
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Man receives 6-year sentence in fatal Southgate Centre attack – Edmonton

The man responsible for a brutal fatal attack on a flower shop owner at Edmonton’s Southgate Centre mall in 2018 has been sentenced to six years behind bars. Jordan Martin Cushnie received his sentence Monday afternoon. He pleaded guilty to manslaughter and robbery in May 2019, in connection with the April…
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…
12
Jun
2018
Posted by: In: AI, Artificial Intelligence, Business, Canada, China, Don Iveson, Economy, Edmonton, Money, TEC Edmonton, Tech, Technology, Tsinghua University, TusStar, World

Edmonton partners with Chinese tech incubator on program to expand business opportunities – Edmonton

The launch of a new program aimed at enhancing opportunities for Edmonton-area technology firms in China was celebrated by business leaders and politicians on Monday as yet another sign of Alberta’s capital becoming a major player on the global tech landscape. On Monday, TEC Edmonton and TusStar announced a new…