June 2015

Found 4 blog entries for June 2015.

Canada Day Edmonton

Get ready for an epic day of celebrations in Edmonton this Canada Day with everything from the FIFA Women's Cup semi-finals at the Commonwealth Stadium, to light art along the River Valley, spectacular fireworks, street food, live music, street performers and much more.

Get your maple leafs out out and your white and red face paints and gear up for some great excitement around the city that is sure to entertain all ages of your family. Canada is turning 148, so join in with the rest of the country to celebrate our history, our present, and our future.

Things To Do For Canada Day Around The City

  • Start Canada day at City Hall, were you can kick off the afternoon with live music, dancing, kids crafts, give-aways and much more. The event is
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FIFA Women's Semi-Finals in Edmonton

It's been an exciting few weeks as the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015™ has been unfolding in our Commonwealth Stadium since June 6.

Saturday's quarter-final action saw Japan defeat Australia 1-0, which didn't stop Australian fans' enthusiasm in the stands as crowds came out to support both countries, flying flags, face painted, and cheerfully waving team-coloured paraphernalia.

The winning goal for Japan came from Mana Iwabuchi, 22, who scored in the second half. Australia is a strong team but Japan has shown consistent dominance, and we look forward to more action as Japan moves on to play England in the FIFA Women's World Cup Semi-Finals in Edmonton on Wednesday.

Final Edmonton Matches:

  • Wednesday, July 1 – Semi-finals at 5 p.m.
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Ice-cream shops

As we head into July here soon, the weather is certainly making summer known. With temperatures rocketing, and folks trying to stay cool in the hustle and bustle of daily life, we've compiled a few of our favourite ice-cream shops in the city. Stop in on the way home from work, or bring the kids after dinner, and take a flavour adventure!

1.) Block 1912 (@Block1912)

Voted Edmonton's Best Desserts, this popular Whyte Avenue cafe offers up a variety of traditional gelato, as well as non-dairy sorbets and some cutting edge vegan, lactose free and soy-based tofulatis. It's also big on atmosphere, with comfortable and cozy seating, and featuring local artists and musicians.

From fabulous custom cakes to renowned coffee, along with the selection of

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Edmonton real estate market report stats

This is going to be a very busy season in real estate, according to the latest real estate market report by the REALTORS® Association of Edmonton. While sales are down slightly, the average sale price has actually gone up; reflecting the consistency of the market over the last few years. A factor to the decrease in sales right now is also due to setbacks in the oil industry. Homeowners may be having difficulty dropping their asking price in an attempt to avert loss, and often will take a home off the market instead of selling lower.

But home sellers can rest assured that while this may be a buyers' market right now, home prices are higher—so holding out for your ideal price and not decreasing the sale price can still work in your favour. In fact,

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