From January 28 through January 30, 2015, industry leaders and professionals from all aspects of urban planning and general business will gather together at the Shaw Conference Centre for the popular Winter Cities Shake-Up 2015 conference. This is an event that is designed to add some excitement to the doldrums of the winter season, and it is designed to explore new ideas and creative approaches to city planning on a broad scale as well as localized business efforts. Whether you are an entrepreneur, an urban designer or even a local artist or cultural performer, you may have ideas and plans for the city that you want to share, and this is the place to go to get your ideas heard.

Who Is Attending

When you attend the Winter Cities Shake-Up 2015…

1628 Views, 0 Comments

In today's business environment, many business professionals and executives must go to great lengths in order to help their business grow and thrive. After all, the marketplace is known for competition, and the state of the economy often complicates the challenges associated with stiff competition in almost every industry. While many professionals take great steps in their jobs, the fact is that some professionals have achieved true greatness in their efforts. Each year in Alberta, top business leaders come together to celebrate the successful achievements of truly great individuals at the Business Person of the Year Luncheon. This is a wonderful networking opportunity that you can make plans to attend.

This Year's Event

The Business Person of the…

1419 Views, 0 Comments

Whether you are a fan of dirt biking, moto cross, ATV adventures or other motorcycle and all-terrain vehicle activities, you will not want to miss out on the chance to attend the Edmonton Motorcycle & ATV Show that is scheduled to hit the area soon. This special event runs for several days from January 15 through January 18, 2015 at the Edmonton Expo Centre in Northlands. Whether you buy a one day pass for yourself or passes for all events for the whole family throughout the event, this is a must-attend event for motorcycle and ATV enthusiasts. When you take time to learn more about the features, you will see why this is a must-attend event for the year.

Special Features and Events

There is much to see and do every day of the Edmonton Motorcycle &…

1534 Views, 0 Comments

If you are like many career-minded professionals in the Edmonton-area, you may already be making your New Year's resolutions. Many professionals are interested in improving their profitability and in furthering their career, and one of the best steps that almost any professional in any industry can take to achieve these goals is to attend networking events. Through networking, you will be able to meet and establish wonderful relationships with others who can help you in countless ways. The fact is that the most successful individuals network on a regular basis, and the good news is that there are several important networking events planned for January that can help you to kick off the New Year on the right foot.

BNI Alberta North: Leadership Team…

1655 Views, 0 Comments

There are few things that can get a music lover more excited than learning that some of their favourite bands and performers are coming to their hometown. Kicking back with your friends and watching your favourite groups perform live on stage can be memorable and fun. Regardless of the type of music that you love, the good news is that plenty of great acts have plans to visit Edmonton in January 2015. You may want to purchase your tickets soon if you want a seat at the show.

Hard Rock

If you are a fan of hard rock music, alternative music or other edgy, heavy music, you will love the fact that top acts like Silverstein are heading to the area soon. Silverstein will perform on January 17 at Rexall Place. If you are a fan of alternative rock music,…

1490 Views, 0 Comments

To paraphrase Daniel Defoe and, to a lesser extent, Benjamin Franklin: there are no certainties in this universe other than death and taxes. Similar to income tax, the amount of property tax a household pays depends on different variables. Geographic location and the value of real estate are some of the issues that must be considered when deciphering how Edmonton's property tax structure affects your finances.

Composition of Property Taxes in Edmonton

The biggest portion of your annual Edmonton property taxes is calculated according to the budget set up by City Council every year. This portion typically makes up 68 percent of your property taxes. Another significant portion of your property tax is determined according to the Alberta government.…

1529 Views, 0 Comments

What's Your Home Worth? Find out now, for Free.

Let's Go