Collaborative Spaces: Skills Society’s Action Lab promotes creative problem solving

This is a city where creativity and community go hand in hand. In this series I’m exploring the local businesses and spaces whose collaborative natures make them more than the sum of their parts. When I walked into the Action Lab, the first thing I noticed were the bright colours. […] Read more »

Storify: A holiday Cash Mob on 124 Street

Mayor Don Iveson and organizer Tommy Kalita speak with reporters at the thirteenth Cash Mob Edmonton event. (Photo: Deborah Merriam)

We came, we saw, we Mobbed! The Local Good and Cash Mob Edmonton, with generous promotional and transportation help from the City of Edmonton, put on the biggest Cash Mob this city has ever seen! Mayor Don Iveson and councillors Scott McKeen and Dave Loken were all on hand to show […] Read more »

What you didn’t know you could find at High Street’s Carbon

Walking into the locally owned Carbon Environmental Boutique is a breath of fresh air — literally. Located on High Street (one of Edmonton’s shopping gems), Carbon’s 100 per cent wind-powered store is filled with thousands of sustainable, ethical and non-toxic products. For seven years, Allison MacLean, Carbon’s owner and operator, […] Read more »