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Moving to Edmonton?


 

Edmonton (map) is the Capital of Alberta with a population of just over a million people in the greater Edmonton area and over 782,000 in the city itself! Edmonton is the northernmost city with a population over 1 million!

Edmonton features the longest stretch of urban parkland (7400 hectares) in North America that winds along the North Saskatchewan River and through the heart of the city.  Within that parkland are over 160 Kilometres of multi-use trails where residents are frequently seen riding bikes, walking or rollerblading throughout the year.

The North Saskatchewan River, a glacier fed river, flows east from the Canadian Rockies through the middle of Edmonton and empties into Lake Winnipeg. There are many different species of fish that can be caught in the North Saskatchewan within the Edmonton city limits.  These include the Walleye, Lake Sturgeon, Pike, Burbot (ling cod), mountain whitefish, gold eye, moon eye and 5 species of Sucker fish.

Weather wise, Edmonton typically has warm summers and cold winters and at times, not a lot in between.  September 2009 is a great example of the weather pendulum swing.  September 23, 2009 hit a high of 33.5 and only two weeks & 2 days later (the day I am writing this, in fact), a high of -2 is expected.  The average highs range from -7 in January to plus 23 in July and lows from -16 in January to +12 in July.  The majority of the time, particularly between April and August, we have the sun shining brightly and the sky a brilliant blue.

Edmonton, considered the city of Champtions, is home to the Edmonton Oilers (NHL) and Edmonton Eskimos (CFL) as well as the Edmonton Oil Kings (WHL) and the Edmonton Capitals (GBL). 

Edmonton is one of Canada's major educations centres featuring the University of Alberta, Grant MacEwan University, Athabasca University, Concordia University CollegeKings University College, Northern Alberta Institute of Technology, and NorQuest College.

Love to shop?  Then you have to check out West Edmonton Mall.  "West-Ed" as the locals call it, is North America's largest shopping and entertainment centre with more tha 800 stores and services, 100 eating establishments and 9 world class attractions including Galaxyland and the World Waterpark.  Stay at the mall at Fantasyland Hotel -- with theme rooms and jacuzzi tubs.

REAL ESTATE:
The different areas in and around Edmonton are as follows.
- Northeast (Zones 50, 51, 28, 3, 2, 35, 19, 6, 23, 9)
- Northwest (Zones 59, 40, 27, 1, 4, 7, 21)
- Southeast (Zones 19, 18, 17, 41, 42, 52, 53)
- Millwoods (Zones 29 & 30)
- Central (Zones 8, 5, 13, 12)
- West (Zones 10, 11, 20, 22, 58)
- Sherwood Park (Zone 25)
- St. Albert (Zone 24)
- Fort Saskatchewan (Zone 62)
- Leduc and Beaumont (Zone 81 & 82)
- Stony Plain and Spruce Grove (Zone 91)
- Outlying Areas (Northwest - Zone 70, Northeast - Zone 60, Southwest - Zone 90, Southeast - Zone 80)

If you are relocating the our excellent city, contact us with all your questions!

 

 


Latest Edmonton News - CBC.ca


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Edmonton Queen ice

A maintenance crew aboard the Edmonton Queen say they had to abandon ship on Wednesday when rising water levels and thick ice chunks thrust the boat onto the banks of the North Saskatchewan River.

12/5/2019 8:08:59 PM

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A group of Edmonton teens is giving a new definition to the phrase “steal of a deal” following a spate of violent robberies and carjackings that have occurred during online buy-and-sell meetups, police said Thursday.

12/5/2019 4:33:33 PM

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Calgary-based Suncor Energy Inc. has announced it will move forward with a $300-million wind power project in the County of Forty Mile, located in southeastern Alberta.

12/5/2019 5:55:28 PM

Jason Nixon

Bickering between the governing United Conservative Party and the Official Opposition NDP on Thursday served as a symbolic cap to a bitter and divisive fall session of the Alberta legislature.

12/5/2019 4:10:58 PM

Black Santa

Black Santa is coming to town, and if enough children jump on his lap, he might ride his sleigh into one of Edmonton’s biggest malls.

12/5/2019 1:00:00 PM

Quentin Strawberry

An Alberta man awaiting trial in the murder of a Prince Edward Island man is facing more charges after a machete attack Monday.

12/5/2019 1:54:56 PM

Alberta Legislature

Holiday celebrations are kicking into high gear.

12/5/2019 1:00:00 PM

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Edmonton native Chuba Hubbard, the NCAA rushing leader, has been named the Big 12 offensive player of the year.

12/5/2019 1:44:47 PM

National Day of Remembrance

Since 1991, Dec. 6 has been commemorated as the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women, known informally as White Ribbon Day. 

12/5/2019 1:41:05 PM

Travis Vader

Canada's top court won't consider a final appeal from the man convicted of killing Alberta seniors Lyle and Marie McCann, who vanished on a camping trip in 2010. Their bodies have never been found.

12/5/2019 8:50:27 AM