Edmonton is a magical time in the winter, with frosted windows and snow-covered peaks within reach. And December, with all the holiday festivities from Christmas to New Years Eve, is the best month to celebrate.
There’s a lot happening around town, from quaint markets to ballet performances (if you’re in doubt, check out our list of events!) but there’s one place in particular that stands out: New Year’s Eve fireworks.
What is New Year’s Eve without a dash of lights and the bang of firecrackers going off?
And, of course, the best place to see the firework’s display in Edmonton is at the province’s iconic building: the Legislature.
There will be lots of family-friendly activities in the evening, followed by the bright lights starting at 9
Glow Gardens (until Jan. 4) Glow is the largest indoor Christmas festival in greater Edmonton.
Shumka's Nutcracker (Dec. 15) The media is calling this the “best” Nutcracker performance for generations.
Christmas Bureau Breakfast (Dec. 17) Give some holiday cheer at this charitable event.
Edmonton Christmas Market (until Dec. 21) A first-of-it’s-kind holiday festival in the heart of downtown Edmonton presented by ATB Place. Check out the market at Thursdays and Fridays from 3:00-8:00PM and Saturdays 12:00-6:00PM!
A Christmas Carol (until Dec. 23) A holiday classic, not to be missed.
Boxing Day (Dec. 26) Sales events happening around the city, don’t miss out on savings!
When you think luxury property, what comes to mind?
Are we talking mega mansion with panoramic views and rooftop patio with helicopter pad?
How about a sprawling home gym that more closely resembles a private superspa? What’s that? A superspa usually takes up an entire floor and can come complete with your own team of personal trainers and a movable climbing wall. It features every type of exercise equipment plus wet, dry and infrared saunas, lap pools, massage rooms and meditation gardens. Everything in a superspa is run by smart technology.
Luxury homes with features like this are real. They’re sometimes sold with on-call staff to help run them and these days the list of features is limited only by our imaginations. Luxury homes around the
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Every year on November 11, Canadians pause in a silent moment of remembrance for the men and women who have served, and continue to serve our country during times of war, conflict and peace. – Veterans Affairs Canada (veterans.gc.ca)
More than 2.3 million Canadians have served our country in World War I (1914 to 1918), World War II (1939 to 1845), the Korean War (1950 to 1953) and other wars and conflicts.
More than 118,000 Canadians have died serving Canada and helping to protect the values of our country and the free world.
Please visit the Veterans Affairs Canada website at veterans.gc.ca for an educational backgrounder on Remembrance Day. It includes the following statement:
“The Canadians who went off to war in distant lands went in
Article from Edmonton Real Estate Board from November 4, 2019: MLS® Sales Up Year-Over-Year While Market Remains Stable
Edmonton, November 4, 2019: Total residential unit sales in the Edmonton Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) real estate market for the month of October 2019 increased 8.10% compared to October 2018 and decreased 3.82% from September 2019. The number of new residential listings is down, dropping 5.92% from October 2018. Overall inventory in the Edmonton CMA fell 9.26% from October of last year. Single family home unit sales are up 3.85% and condo unit sales increased 5.30% from the same period of time last year.
All residential average prices are down slightly at $353,546, a 2.44% decrease from October 2018, and are virtually