September 2016

Found 2 blog entries for September 2016.

With the recent opening of Roger’s Place, Edmontonians are realizing for the first time that downtown has transformed.  Twenty years ago, some say the downtown area was a disaster with boarded up buildings and black holes.

The invention of the Downtown Business Association way back when was a step towards revitalization but it has certainly taken its time coming. New life is stirring, starting with the 25-acre Ice District and with it, $2.5 billion in new construction.  The arena was first, with a hotel and beautiful new office towers set to change the downtown landscape in Edmonton even more.

The City of Edmonton laid out its Capital City Downtown Plan in 2010.  The vision was to create a downtown that would be the envy of the country, where

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Saturday, September 17 is Community League Day in Edmonton. This city-wide celebration involves all 157 of the city's community leagues which are grassroots organizations of volunteers that keep Edmonton's neighbourhoods safe, strong and secure.

Edmonton homeowners are encouraged to support their local community league and to buy an annual membership which keeps the lights on at the community hall and supports neighbourhood rec programs.

Get out and celebrate with your neighbours on Saturday or check out one of these cool events taking place throughout the city. Follow the hashtag #157 or #yegCLDay2016.

Aldergrove Community League at 8535 - 182 Street will host a Big Bin event from 9 am to 4 pm followed by a barbecue, dance and fireworks from

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