Frequently Used Links to Information & Services

   Member of Parliament (MP) For the Constituency of Edmonton—Strathcona: Heather McPherson (NDP)

The Canada Elections Act states that a general election must be held on the third Monday of October every four years. However, the Act does not prevent a general election from being called sooner. By law, election day must be at least 36 days after an election is called.

   Elections Canada

The Office of the Chief Electoral Officer, commonly known as Elections Canada, is an independent, non-partisan agency that reports directly to Parliament.

   Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta (MLA) For the Constituency of Edmonton-Strathcona: Rachel Notley (NDP)

By legislation, the next provincial general election is scheduled to occur between March 1 and May 31, 2023. Alberta does not have a fixed election date.

   Elections Alberta | Chief Electoral Office

Elections Alberta is the office responsible for the administration of provincial elections, by-elections and referenda.

   Alberta Seniors Advocate - Alberta Health Advocates

Provides resolution support to senior Albertans and their families by providing information and linking Albertans to government and/or community programs and services.
Nov 2019 - Seniors will no longer have a dedicated provincial advocate in 2020, as Alberta's UCP Government asks Alberta’s Health Advocate to absorb the role.

   Mayor Don Iveson :: City Of Edmonton    Council and Committee Meetings - City of Edmonton

Access to City documents, as well as Agendas and Minutes from recent and archived City meetings.

   Ward 10 Councillor - Michael Walters :: City Of Edmonton    Ward F Edmonton Public Schools District Trustee: Michael Janz    Ward 75 Edmonton Catholic Schools Trustee: Alene Mutala    Municipal Census Rsults :: City Of Edmonton

Edmonton's official population on April 1, 2019 was 972,223.

   Edmonton Elections :: City Of Edmonton

The next General Election will be held on Monday, October 18, 2021.
Every 4 years, voters are called to the polls to elect: 1 Mayor, 1 Councillor for each of the 12 City of Edmonton wards, 1 Edmonton Catholic School District Trustee for each of the 7 wards or 1 Edmonton Public School District Trustee for each of the 9 wards.

  Edmonton Police Services - Bike Index

The Edmonton Police Service has partnered with Bike Index in attempt to deter bike theft from the moment you purchase your bicycle. Bike Index is a free web-based platform where you can register your bike with a smartphone or desktop computer. As soon as you purchase your bike, or the moment you read this, go to the website and register your bike.

  Street Sweeping :: City of Edmonton

Every spring, all City streets are cleared of sand and debris that have accumulated over the winter.

   Neighbourhood Blading :: City of Edmonton

Look up when snow will be cleared in your neighbourhood. Learn about handling windrows and parking etiquette.

   Community Sandboxes :: City of Edmonton

Free sand is provided during winter weather to use on your icy sidewalks and walkways. Remember to bring your own container when you visit your local community sandbox or Roadway Maintenance Yard. Call 311 if the sandbox is empty, crews fill them as time permits.

   Mulch Technique :: City of Edmonton

The City of Edmonton provides wood chips free to citizens for their yards. Please call 311 to ensure there is an adequate supply before making your trip. Pick up locations include: Ambleside Eco Station - 14710 Ellerslie Road SW

   Free wood mulch from City a fire threat if placed too close to homes | Edmonton Journal

Mulch is a highly flammable material when dry.

   Emergency Guide :: City Of Edmonton

This Emergency Guide was published by the City of Edmonton’s Office of Emergency Management and ATCO Gas. In this guide is easy-to-understand information on personal emergency preparedness to help citizens better protect themselves, family members and neighbours.

   Fire Talk :: City Of Edmonton

Fire safety tips, on a variety of topics, from Edmonton Fire Rescue Services in 19 different languages.

   Edmonton Police Service - Neighbourhood Crime Map

Select a neighbourhood of interest by 'clicking' on the city map, select a date range, and then select one, some or all of 8 crime type groups to plot on the map.

   Green Shack Programs :: City of Edmonton

Program leaders will be hosting a variety of games, challenges and activities that are sure to get kids active and having fun!

   Pop Up Play :: City of Edmonton

Pop Up Play is an exciting opportunity for kids to enjoy access to high quality recreation programming in their own neighbourhood.

   YEGYouth :: City of Edmonton

Come hang out with our YEGYouth staff in one of our City of Edmonton Recreation Centres and Community Drop-In locations. replaces eReg

City of Edmonton recreation, attractions and community portal that makes it even easier for you to find drop-in activities, register for programs and book spaces online.

   The Edmonton Urban Coyote Project

A joint U of A / City of Edmonton website, where you can report coyote sightings and learn more about coyotes.

   Edmonton - Open Data Portal

Data from across the City's departments and branches is available in a single place - the Open Data Portal.

   Senior Fares :: City of Edmonton

Residents of Edmonton, 65 years of age and older qualify for a Senior Annual Edmonton Transit Pass. Annual passes are non-transferable.
Senior Annual Passes are valid from April 1 of the current year until March 31 of the next year. Passes go on sale each year at the begining of March and are sold until December. They are not prorated regardless of when they are purchased.
The Senior Annual Pass can only be purchased at the Edmonton Service Centre or through the mail-in program.

Passes can be used for unlimited travel on all Edmonton Transit buses, the LRT and DATS (for registered DATS users). These passes are NOT accepted on the route 747 with service to Edmonton International Airport, or regional transit vehicles.

   Leisure Access Program :: City of Edmonton

A subsidized program based on income and publicly funded, it is designed to remove some of the financial barriers associated with using City of Edmonton operated recreation and attraction facilities. Available to Edmonton residents only, who meet certain criteria.

   Ride Transit Program :: City of Edmonton

A subsidized program based on income and publicly funded, it is designed to remove some of the financial barriers associated with using City of Edmonton public transit. Available to Edmonton residents only, who meet certain criteria.

   Public Engagement :: City of Edmonton

The City of Edmonton is committed to involving the people affected by the decisions it makes. We seek diverse opinions, experiences and information so that a wide spectrum of information is available to decision makers.

   Benchmark Program :: City of Edmonton

The Benchmark Program offers an opportunity to honour loved ones by installing a new bench or refurbishing an existing bench. If you are an existing donor, you are asked to contact the Benchmark Program Coordinator at 780-496-1278 to receive updates, information and give your current contact information to the City.

   Dog Off-Leash Areas :: City of Edmonton    Found Pets at the Animal Care and Control Centre    Open City Wi-Fi Locations - Map

Free public Wi-Fi Internet access service provided courtesy of the City of Edmonton to patrons of some of the City’s publicly accessible facilities. (LRT Stations and some recreation facilities).
Any public Wi-Fi service may be subject to interception by unauthorized third parties.

   Wi-Fi at Edmonton Public Library

If you have a Wi-Fi enabled device, you have free access to wireless Internet at EPL branches. Or book your public computer ( iMac, PC, Chromebook ) time up to a week in advance with your EPL library card number and PIN.
Any public Wi-Fi service may be subject to interception by unauthorized third parties.

   Connect to a TELUS Wi-Fi location

TELUS Wi-Fi is a free service, offered both to TELUS customers and non-customers, at select locations such as stadiums, airports, cafes, restaurants, and shopping malls.
Any public Wi-Fi service may be subject to interception by unauthorized third parties.

   CIRA Internet Performance Test

Test your internet speed. Enter your postal code to map our community. Or enter a postal code to search the map to see other areas. Chrome isn't necessary, use your usual browser

   Thinking About Aging In Place

Aging in place means having the health and social supports and services you need to live safely and independently in your home or your community for as long as you wish and are able.Planning can help you achieve this goal. This website lists some things to consider when planning for aging in place.

   Seniors Centres in Edmonton

A list of locations and contact info for location Seniors Centres.

   Edmonton Seniors Coordinating Council

Information on activities and supports for seniors in Edmonton.
The Resources page connects to information on supports for seniors such as transportation, social connections, and health supports.

   Seniors Home Supports Program

The Edmonton Seniors Home Supports Program is a referral service that gives seniors referrals to screened service providers which offer snow removal, yard help, housekeeping. home repair and maintenance, personal services, and moving help.

   Connecting Edmonton Seniors

We’re working to create a community where seniors feel more supported, valued, respected and safe. If you think you may be at risk, or someone you know may be at risk, learn to identify the signs of social isolation.

   Connecting Edmonton Seniors - Get Connected

Social isolation rarely happens because of just one life event or situation. Many factors contribute to an increase in the risk of social isolation for seniors.
The resources and organizations listed here can help you connect with other people, find information, become involved in the community, and get support.

   Seniors' Centre Without Walls

A seniors’ centre from the comfort of your own home! Join us for a variety of interactive telephone-based social and health programming, free of charge. Provides opportunities to socialize, learn new skills and stay connected. New series of participant-selected topics every four months. Program funded in part by the Government of Canada`s New Horizons for Seniors Program.

   SAGE - Seniors Association of Greater Edmonton

Information and services that assist older persons to participate as active members of the community and to reside safely in accommodation that meets their needs.

   Resources for Seniors - Federal Government

A page full of links to information and services.

   Caregivers Alberta

Do you assist a family member or friend with challenges resulting from illness, disability or aging? Caregivers Alberta is an organization of caregivers for caregivers - whether you’re looking for someone to talk to, trying to find resources, or want to better manage the stress of providing care. Caregivers Alberta is the only agency of its kind in the province to empower family caregivers and promote their well-being.


A 24-hour information and referral line that helps people connect to social, health and government services. 211 can help you find: basic needs (food, clothing, shelter and financial support), employment resources, parenting support, counselling/support groups, health care, legal services and MUCH more.

   811 - Health Link

Do you have a health concern for yourself or a child? Call Health Link by dialing 811 for quick and easy advice from a registered nurse 24/7. They will ask questions, assess symptoms and determine the best care for you.
Remember, in a medical emergency, always call 911 or visit the nearest emergency department.

   Caregivers Alberta - Caring for Caregivers

A caregiver is a family member or friend who provides unpaid care for a loved one living with challenges due to disability, illness, or aging.

   Caregiver College

Alberta Caregiver College® is a virtual college dedicated to providing courses to enhance the knowledge and skills of caregivers to provide for their family member. The educational programs were developed by the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital, Alberta Health Services, with contributions from other partnering organizations in Alberta. The individuals who developed the programs are educators and professionals in rehabilitation and geriatrics and include dietitians, nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists, physicians, psychologists, social workers, and speech language pathologists.

   Continuing Care

Continuing care includes home care, supportive living, long term care, hospice and end-of-life care.

   Influenza Immunization Information and Data - AHS

Influenza immunizations are available, free of charge, to all Albertans six months of age and older, through AHS clinics, pharmacies and physicians.

   Medical - Tests & Treatments by Name

What your medical test or treatment is for. What to expect during and after.
Remember, your doctor is your best resources.

   Medication - Search by Name

What the medicine is for. What you need to know when taking it.
Remember, your doctor and pharmacist are your best resources.

   Medication List - chart template

Keep track of everything you take to keep you healthy – your pills, vitamins, and herbs. Prescription and over-the-counter. Take the list with you when you go see the doctor, your pharmacist, have a medical appointment or test, or have to go to the hospital or emergency room.

   Mental Health - Depression Hurts

Depression is not just a temporary change in mood. It is a real medical disorder that can affect anyone, anytime with many emotional, cognitive, physical and behavioural symptoms.

   Mental Health - Right by You

The more you talk about the little things, the easier it is to talk about the big things. Mental illness is one of the most pressing issues facing young people today.

   Patient Care Handouts

Patient Care Handouts help you to take care of yourself or someone else after you’ve seen a healthcare provider.

   Parachute - Injury Topics

Discover how to prevent injuries before they happen.

   Prevent a fall before it happens.

Know your risk factors so you can take action to reduce your chance of falling.

   Restaurant Inspection Results

To ensure compliance with the province's Food Regulation, restaurant inspections completed by Public Health Inspectors occur prior to the opening of a new facility, every four to six months thereafter or more often if non-compliance with the regulation has been identified.