Transforming Edmonton

Bringing our City Vision to Life

Recent Blog Posts

MyProperty opens door to homeowners’ information
Posted
MyProperty opens door to homeowners’ information
Every homeowner is unique. Young families, singles starting out, empty nesters… And everyone has their own questions about their property and the property assessment notices the City sends out each January. Enter myproperty.edmonton.ca  The secure site, spearheaded by the City’s Assessment and Ta...
Published at Transforming Edmonton
Low Level Bridge temporary lane closure continues, no workers on site. Here’s why.
Posted
Low Level Bridge temporary lane closure continues, no workers on site. Here’s why.
Additional time is needed for design and construction work to repair a crack in the north pier of the Low Level Bridge, meaning the inside lane for northbound traffic will stay closed this month.  “We know it’s frustrating to see the lane closed and no workers on site,” said Sam […]
Published at Transforming Edmonton
UPDATED: Inglewood community building strategy in motion
Posted
UPDATED: Inglewood community building strategy in motion
More than 100 people spent a few hours of their recent Saturday afternoon talking about one of their favourite things: Inglewood. “It was a fantastic time to connect with the neighbourhood’s residents, property owners, business owners and organizations and present a strategy which has been create...
Published at Transforming Edmonton
Three Things about mental health from John Dowds
Posted
To mark Bell Let’s Talk Day, John Dowds, the City of Edmonton’s Lead Chaplain, Mental Health Consultant, named three human goods to keep our eyes and minds and hearts on to maintain our mental health. And the health of those around us.  Self-awareness. Resilience.  Connection. ...
Published at Transforming Edmonton
Active pathways get TLC
Posted
Active pathways get TLC
Depending on your perspective at this time of year, the City of Edmonton’s Active Pathways Crew is in either the removal business or the addition business.  The removing is the obvious part.  The approximately 200-person team is responsible for clearing the snow from: City sidewalks, bu...
Published at Transforming Edmonton
✨ Inglewood sets community building strategy in motion
Posted
✨ Inglewood sets community building strategy in motion
Inglewood is ready for launch. And the mission is very down to earth. The Inglewood Revitalization Strategy Launch—it happens on Saturday, January 25, at 1 p.m. at the community league hall—is about working together to make Inglewood an even friendlier, more caring and tighter knit community. If ...
Published at Transforming Edmonton
311 service hours changing to 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Posted
311 service hours changing to 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
“Hello, welcome to the City of Edmonton, I’m Irshaad.” Irshaad, a City of Edmonton 311 agent, loves his job. Knowing his city and helping people find the services they need “is rewarding work.” Since 2009, 311 has received over 20 million interactions. The most common inquiry is the status of [&#...
Published at Transforming Edmonton
Bridge demolition work requires temporary SUP closure. Here’s why.
Posted
Bridge demolition work requires temporary SUP closure. Here’s why.
The next major phase of demolition work on the east side of the Groat Bridge is set to begin. This means the temporary closure of the shared-use path below the north end of the bridge until the area is again safe for pedestrians, cyclists and other commuter and pet traffic […]
Published at Transforming Edmonton
Working with the uncommon cold
Posted
Working with the uncommon cold
And now a brief word about the weather: $#&*! And now a few more words about the work that goes on despite the weather. “The weather is on everyone’s mind these days, and it’s front and centre on our mind, too,” said Adam Laughlin, the City of Edmonton’s interim City […]
Published at Transforming Edmonton
City supports community plan for people in cold weather
Posted
City supports community plan for people in cold weather
With overnight lows plummeting, Edmonton’s extreme weather protocol has been activated. “What we’ve been focused on in our community is to ensure that during any 24-hour period, there’s a safe place for individuals to go,” said Susan McGee, CEO of Homeward Trust. For the City of Edmonton, which i...
Published at Transforming Edmonton