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Idea Share: YEG Globe Project

The YEG Globe is a year-round park in Edmonton’s downtown core covered in rounded glass. Inside the globe would be a world of opportunity including: Local food and beverage vendors featured for a limited time Games Local musician and artist features Interactive city directories Projection displays Yoga classes Check out the fly through video Cody […]

Idea Share: The River Valley Barge

A number of ideas we’ve received have involved our river valley, and this one from Erik Lomeland is another great one! Erik’s idea is to build a floating nature interpretive centre for the River Valley. The vision of the project is to be a sustainable nature museum that can move to various places along the […]

Idea Share: Zipline Edmonton

Get a bird’s eye view! Nick Browett’s idea submission is to facilitate travel over the river and throughout the valley on ziplines. Potentially starting at Laurier Park and ending at Emily Murphy Park, residents and visitors to our city could experience the river valley from above. When asked how the idea embodies Edmonton, Nick responded […]

Idea Share: North Saskatchewan Gondola

Imagine this! Up in the sky from the eastern edge of downtown arises a gondola high up in the air! This idea submission from Amber and Gary Poliquin involves building stations at the Shaw Conference Centre, one near the RE/MAX Field, and one at the parking lot across from the Old Strathcona Farmers’ Market. Not […]

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Idea Share: Food Truck Ferris Wheel

Even though the submission period is over, we want to continue sharing some of the great ideas that have been submitted like this one from Megan Dart and Matt Schuurman: Using a ferris wheel restaurant from the World Expo in Milan and iconic ferris wheels around the world as inspiration, Megan and Matt want to […]

Submissions Closed Edmonton Project

Thank You Edmonton

Submissions for The Edmonton Project are now officially closed. We received so many great ideas and the Idea Den panel definitely has their work cut out for them in creating a shortlist! Thank you to everyone that took the time to submit an idea! We’re going to be sharing more submission ideas over the next […]

Idea Share – The Edmonton Treehouse

We’re down to the wire on the October 20th deadline. Do you have an idea to submit for The Edmonton Project? Jyoti Lamba submitted this great idea: Create the world’s largest treehouse in one of the parks in Edmonton featuring a wine bar, kids’ playground, restaurant, and space to enjoy live music. The vision of […]

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5 Days Left for the Edmonton Project Submissions

Edmontonians have always been incredibly creative, so let’s put that creativity to the test and submit your ideas to The Edmonton Project! Submissions are only open for 5 more days, meaning you’d better hurry before your chance to make a mark on the city is gone! You can submit anything your heart desires. There are […]

The Edmonton Project Submissions

Late Submissions for the Edmonton Project

We’re like the best teacher ever! If you haven’t had time to submit your idea to The Edmonton Project because the dog ate your submission, that’s ok! We aren’t going to dock you. Instead we’re giving you a few extra days to get it in. The very last day we are accepting submissions will be […]

Idea Share – River Valley Revitalization

The October 20th deadline is fast approaching and we’ve received lots of great ideas like this one from Jocelyn Verbitsky: Jocelyn’s idea is for a walking suspension bridge in the river valley with each board featuring custom artwork from local Edmontonians so that “each board tells a story”. Thanks Jocelyn! Do we have your idea […]

Idea Share – A Sustainable Submission

Need a little extra inspiration to get your idea submission in before October 20th? Look no further! We’ve received so many great submissions like the Urban Farm submission from Shalene H. Her project vision is to bring people together in an “agricultural space that is educational, sustainable, livable and inspires people to take steps in […]

The Edmonton Project Lights Up the Bridge

It’s great to see an idea come to life! We’ve experienced this with the idea of The Edmonton Project itself coming to life with so many great submissions to date and the tremendous support of the community. Another way that Edmonton is demonstrating support for this project is lighting the High Level Bridge and ATB […]

Deadline Oct 20 The Edmonton Project

Idea Share – A Group Submission

The deadline for idea submissions on October 20th is fast approaching and we want to hear more great ideas! The submissions so far have been excellent and very diverse. When the sky is literally the limit, the creativity really starts to flow. We have submissions for place-making Edmonton signs and signs to inform visitors to […]

Edmonton Project Panel

Meet our Idea Den Panellists

With ideas and support flooding in, it’s almost time for the panel of dedicated city-building Edmontonians responsible for ultimately deciding which idea will be brought to life in Edmonton to begin reviewing all the fantastic submissions. The Idea Den panellists for The Edmonton Project are a complementary mix of passionate Edmontonians that support both the […]

Idea Den Members Announced

For Immediate Release – Edmonton – September 26, 2017 – The Edmonton Project is excited to announce our Idea Den members – the Edmontonians that will be responsible for choosing the top 10 ideas and ultimately the final idea that will be brought to life in Edmonton. The panel of committed city-building individuals will consist […]

What is Edmonton Proud of?

Part of our teaser for The Edmonton Project included asking Edmontonians questions that made them think about their relationship with Edmonton, and what the city means to them. The Edmonton Project is meant to showcase our pride in who we are and what this city means to us, so why not talk about what Edmonton […]

Edmonton’s Passionate Communities

All great cities are built on good ideas, and Edmontonians are full of them! Just look at any community-run initiative that helps bring people closer, entertain masses, or provide them with goods and services, and you’ll see how passionate Edmontonians are about ideas. On every side and neighbourhood in the city there are people who […]

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