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Yearly Archives: 2019

Protected: Invest in the Heart of Little Italy!

Posted by: Kisten Goa / September 18, 2019

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Market Research re: ArtsCommon 118’s Black Box

Posted by: Mark Holmgren / September 10, 2019

This summer, Edmonton CDC has been furthering its community engagement work for ArtsCommon 118 in the Alberta Avenue District – this time specifically with Edmonton’s performing community. A tip of the hat to Katherine Kerr for her work on this project. The need for a performance venue has been at the heart of the community’s…

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Neighbourhood Opportunity Development Co-ops

Posted by: Mark Holmgren / September 05, 2019

One thing we have noticed in our community engagement work in neighbourhoods is how incredibly committed and passionate residents and local business owners are about the neighbourhoods in which they live, work, and play. People want to see development in their area of town that aligns with their collective aspirations and needs, and it is…

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Are you interested in living in a tiny home?

Posted by: Mark Holmgren / August 01, 2019

There is a lot of hub-bub about tiny homes. Whether built on wheels or on land as a permanent (though easily moveable structure), tiny homes have become a low-cost, environmentally friendly way to live frugally, with less stuff and clutter, and tiny homes have a certain cool factor. While city zoning and bylaws may not…

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The Fraser Land – Imagination Abounds

Category: Community Development, Category: Fraser
Posted by: Mark Holmgren / July 17, 2019

Posting by Karen Gingras, Director of Neighbourhood Development Having been raised on a small farm in northeastern Alberta, I associate vacant land with fields that produce food for people and animals. Oddly enough, the land in Fraser has always been a field. Houses were built around it, yet the land remained vacant even after the…

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Edmonton CDC Launches Engagement Consultancy

Category: ArtsCommon 118, Category: Community Engagement, Category: Fraser, Category: McCauley
Posted by: Mark Holmgren / March 26, 2019

The Edmonton CDC does not charge neighbourhoods for community engagement work on its projects, but there are groups who have inquired about us offering community engagement on a fee basis. We are already in discussions with a few groups interested in this assistance and we have decided to create this consultancy to bring our style…

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Community Engagement Matters

Category: Community Development, Category: Community Engagement, Category: Fraser, Category: McCauley
Posted by: Mark Holmgren / March 12, 2019

posting by Karen Gingras There are various strategies for involving people in land development and at the Edmonton Community Development Company, we are taking instruction from people who reside in neighbourhoods to create effective community engagement. For example, while data provides us with valuable information, understanding a neighbourhood’s history and culture is often best sourced…

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