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Shadows, Shade, and Sunshine

Oumar Salifou

In its 1966 annual report, the City of Edmonton Parks and Recreation Department described its purpose as facilitating “the development…

Queen Elizabeth II Planetarium: The Crown Jewel in Coronation Park

Tracey L. Anderson

Royal Beginnings Coronation Park is a 35-hectare park in west central Edmonton. It was named to honour Queen Elizabeth II’s 1953…

Mayor William Hawrelak: Resigned, Removed & Re-elected

Justin Bell

At the centre of Edmonton’s river valley system sits William Hawrelak Park, an “emerald oasis” that plays host to ice…

Long live the Pits!

Christina Hardie

You won’t find the Pits marked on any map, and many people who live nearby simply refer to the area…

The Pits of Mill Woods

Christina Hardie

I grew up in South East Mill Woods. My back gate opened into a sprawling wheat field, scattered with dense…