Storify: #28DaysOfYEG week 4 recap

Yesterday was the last day of our first #28DaysOfYEG challenge, which was made extra-challenging by unusually mild weather. Thanks to everyone who took part! Although the challenge is over, we hope you will use our list of winter activities in the chilly days ahead to explore Edmonton and find new frosty fun. Read on for […] Read more »

Storify: #28daysofyeg week 3 recap

The winter spirit is alive in Edmonton, with or without snow — a house along the Mill Creek Ravine is even displaying a lettered banner (complete with hashtag and similar to the ones for “Happy Birthday) that reads #ilovewinter. So, in the final days of the #28daysofyeg challenge, read the […] Read more »

Storify: #28DaysOfYEG week 2 recap

Coyotes sighted on a walk in Whitemud Creek Ravine. Photo: Michael Peckham

Are you playing along with our #28DaysOfYEG challenge? You still have two weeks to join the fun! Check our list of ways you can enjoy winter in Edmonton, then read on to get inspired by our blog team’s adventures completing the list and our weekly Storify recap. Check back each week for updates! No. […] Read more »

Storify: #28DaysOfYEG week 1 recap

#28DaysOfYEG Challenge

Are you playing along with our #28DaysOfYEG challenge? You still have three weeks to join the fun! Check our list of ways you can enjoy winter in Edmonton, then read on to get inspired by our blog team’s adventures completing the list and our weekly Storify recap. Check back each week for updates! No. […] Read more »

No reason to hibernate during February’s Green Drinks

Winter City

In recent years, this city has heartily embraced the fact that even though it’s really cold here most of the year, there’s lots to do. Now it’s your turn — join us (in less than a week!) for the first edition of Green Drinks on Feb. 3 at the Yellowhead […] Read more »

Warm up to winter in YEG at Green Drinks

A beautiful day over the holidays to go skating at the Victoria Oval. 
Photo cred: Leila Fanaeian @leilasaurus

One cold, snowy winter evening I watched someone shovel two outdoor rinks from the warmth of my apartment. Soon after, there were kids bundled up playing hockey and skating. Let’s be honest, winter may be cold and dark, and it can be a challenge to motivate yourself to do anything or go anywhere. […] Read more »

Lessons learned from the Edmonton Resilience Festival

Logo_Resilience Festival with Title2

  Early in February 2015, we filled Boyle Street Plaza to overflowing with skill-sharing workshops, Conversation Cafes, a fair showcasing the work of community organizations, community-created artwork and social activities. Our goals were to strengthen community resilience and inspire participants to help create a sustainable, creative and promising future. We […] Read more »