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Did You Know? The Tipton and Hulbert Blocks, built in 1911 and 1912 at 10355 and 10362 Whyte Avenue, share an internal staircase. Whyte Avenue is named after a Calgary and Edmonton Railway Company official. The McLean House at 10454 84th Avenue was built in 1896, making it Edmonton's longest serving modern residence. Because of the well-preserved interior, Orange Hall at 10335 84th Avenue was used as the set for a documentary on the life of Alberta women's rights activist Emily Murphy. The Hub Cigar Company began operation in 1910 in a building built in 1894. It was the longest (0 comments)
homes for sale: Fun at Edmonton Recreation Centres - 04/19/11 12:32 PM
Fun for everyone! At City of Edmonton recreation centres you'll find many opportunities for recreation, fitness, relaxation and personal development. We have lots of fun and affordable programs for all ages and abilities, unique workshops and special events, friendly and qualified staff, clean and safe facilities, and an assortment of excellent amenities to make your visit enjoyable. visit City of Edmonton
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homes for sale: Park Design Contestant Winners in Edmonton - 04/18/11 03:38 PM
“Through this competition, we were hoping to raise the bar when it comes to designing civic buildings in Edmonton,” said Carol Belanger, City Architect for the City of Edmonton. “The competition is a success, as firms offered our judges a tremendous collection of ideas that take these five park pavilions from the ordinary to the extraordinary.” The five winning firms and their pavilion concepts are: Mill Woods Sports Park: ‘Net Zero’ Pavilion by Dub Architects Ltd., Edmonton John Fry Sports Park: John Fry Sports Pavilion by Marc Boutin Architectural Collaborative, Calgary Victoria Park: Victoria Park Pavilion by Rayleen Hill Architecture, Dartmouth, (0 comments)
homes for sale: Edmonton Boasts Extensive Park System! - 04/06/11 10:49 PM
Conservation & Landscaping As Edmontonians, we are proud of our extensive park system and our role in caring for the environment. We are continually looking at ways to improve the way we green our city and conserve our parkland. This involves designing lower maintenance landscapes and using cultural practices to reduce pesticide usage and conserve water. We also strive to protect our beautiful urban forest for future generations by monitoring for invasive pests and reducing environmental stresses. We support many projects that make our parks, public spaces, and communities more beautiful. They contribute to making Edmonton a beautiful place to live and (2 comments)
homes for sale: Animals An Important Part of Life for many Edmontonians - 04/06/11 09:37 PM
Animal Care & Control Animal Care & Control helps ensure everyone's safe, healthy and peaceful enjoyment of Edmonton neighbourhoods. We enforce the Animal Licensing and Control Bylaw which makes owners responsible for their pet’s actions, helps return lost pets to their owners, and ensures pets are a positive addition to the community. For more detailed information about Animal Care & Control, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions. Edmonton is greatly know for their passion for their pets ! You need to know if your Condo allows pets by its bylaws or if your thinking a house what the rules are Contact me (4 comments)
Royal Glenora Club the year it opened, 1961. Photo courtesy of Royal Glenora Club. The Royal Glenora Club is celebrating 50 years of operation this spring with a history project, a gala members event on April 30th, and a star-studded ice show May 20th through 22nd. The club officially opened the doors to its new premises on Sunday, April 23, 1961, yet the roots of the organization go back nearly 100 years. The Glenora Club was formed on July 21, 1958, after the city informed the Glenora Skating and Tennis Club (which dated from 1923) that it would (0 comments)
homes for sale: Rotary participating in community projects all over Edmonton - 04/06/11 09:25 AM
Rotary International is the world's first service club organization, with more than 1.2 million members in 33,000 clubs worldwide. Rotary club members are volunteers who work locally, regionally, and internationally to combat hunger, improve health and sanitation, provide education and job training, promote peace, and eradicate polio under the motto Service Above Self.
Edmonton has a very philanthropic heart as a City of Champions Contact me with any of your wishing to buy or sell your home dreams!
Economic spring appears to have arrived in Alberta 03/25/2011 by John Clinkard Over the past six months, more than one-third of the new jobs created in Canada have been in Alberta, which is home to just over 10% of the country's population. This clearly indicates the Wild Rose province is starting to bloom once more following an extended economic winter. Across major industries, manufacturing has, by far accounted for most (+41.7%) of the new jobs added followed by health services (+25.5%), professional and business services (+18%), natural resources (+10.9%) and agriculture (+8.2%). Reflecting this strong pattern of employment growth, (0 comments)
homes for sale: Cost of Living In Edmonton quite good! - 04/05/11 03:39 PM
Cost of Living and Currency Edmonton combines the highest average household income in Canada with an affordable cost of living. Taxes are lower here than elsewhere in Canada. There is no provincial sales tax. As a result, Edmontonians on average have more disposable income than other Canadians. Canada’s paper money is in notes of $100, $50, $20, $10, and $5. Coins are 1 cent, 5¢, 10¢, 25¢, $1 and $2. Currency Exchange Rates are provided by the Bank of Canada, which is responsible for Canada's monetary and financial policies. This site also includes lots of current financial research and information.
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homes for sale: Edmonton City Wide Initiatives - 04/05/11 11:29 AM
City-Wide Initiatives Edmonton City of Learners Initiative | Edmonton Community Drug Strategy | Edmonton Urban Aboriginal Accord Initiative | Citizen Satisfaction Survey | Great Neighbourhoods Initiative | Infrastructure Strategy | Past Initiatives | Promoting Edmonton | Racism Free Edmonton | Responsible Hospitality Edmonton | Strategic Plan | Transforming Edmonton | WorkSpace Edmonton | Information the City of Edmonton Michele Weselake, REALTOR ® Direct: 780 901-4770
homes for sale: Celtic Romp April 25 - 04/04/11 09:24 PM
Celtic Romp Date: April 25, 2011From:12:00 PMTo: 4:00 PMCost: Regular Admission Celebrate the coming of spring with this romp of Celtic delights at Muttart Conservatory. Introducing our fabulous show “A Celtic Floral Fantasy” in the Feature Pyramid, enjoy the mystery of Stonehenge, and the designs of the Celtic lands all done with flowers. Be a kid again and make a “Pixie Pouch” (small purses that were ancient good luck tokens either carried or sewn into children’s pockets to keep them safe from “bad faeries” and to bring them good luck). For the wee ones, face painting, a petting zoo, stories and more. For more (0 comments)
homes for sale: Greening of Alberta's oilsands a good thing for Canada - 03/31/11 08:30 PM
EDMONTON - The “greening” of Alberta’s oilsands will create major growth opportunities for Ontario’s cleantech sector, says the province’s minister of economic development. “We’re seeing that focus on the cleantech industry from executives in the oil and gas industry,” says Sandra Pupatello, who is in Edmonton for the National Buyer/Seller Forum, a three-day gathering of key oilsands players.
source Edmonton Journal
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homes for sale: Amazing People in Edmonton - 03/28/11 12:44 PM
What are the You're Welcome Edmonton Awards all about? The You're Welcome Edmonton Awards are designed to recognize employees and volunteers in the service industry who pride themselves in promoting Greater Edmonton through exemplary service, warm hospitality and commitment to excellence. They may be nominated by visitors, local customers, peers and co-workers. Award recipients are honoured annually in May with a formal awards ceremony. Find out more information about our program. >>
homes for sale: Edmonton in Spring is Fantastic! We care about our Communities! - 03/20/11 03:09 PM
As Edmontonians, we are proud of our extensive park system and our role in caring for the environment. We are continually looking at ways to improve the way we green our city and conserve our parkland. This involves designing lower maintenance landscapes and using cultural practices to reduce pesticide usage and conserve water. We also strive to protect our beautiful urban forest for future generations by monitoring for invasive pests and reducing environmental stresses. We support many projects that make our parks, public spaces, and communities more beautiful. They contribute to making Edmonton a beautiful place to live and visit. (0 comments)
1. Did you know often you cannot protect yourself and put conditions on these properties like inspection financing the two common conditions of an offer to purchase contract 2. Did you know If you do want an inspection and are willing to pay for it out of pocket you may not be able to get into the place to do so? 3. Did you (0 comments)
1. Did you know a Buyer Brokerage agreement protects both you and the professional? 2.Did you know its worth the time to sit down for a Buyer interview to make sure you know exactly the process and what you need to do to get the house of your dreams so you are not surprised stressed later? 3.. Did you know you do not need to get trapped in their car but can meet them so you can have private conversation with your family while you are looking?
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1. Did you know getting prequalified is not all hype. You serioulsy dont want to lose out on the home you fell in love with because someone else had their ducks in a row is ready to buy and you arent. That would suck! 2. Did you know prequalified is not just the bank said I should be good to go for such and such an amount? 3. Did you know a true prequalification is where they have all your paperwork, your credit score and a locked in bank rate for you?
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