The Yards

Edmonton’s Central Magazine


Edmonton Newcomers

Edmonton’s famous as Canada’s northernmost major city and folks from around the world and across Canada hear dread tales of our brutal, endless Prairie winters. We thought we’d ask some newcomers who live and work downtown to tell us what it’s really like, coming here to start a new life. Universally they are pleasantly surprised […]


Fitness in the core: Coming out of hibernation

Avid exerciser or queen of the couch potatoes – spring is an opportunity to reach for new fitness goals, improve eating habits, and round out your overall physical and mental health.

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ZeroWaste Edmonton

For nearly 30 years the City of Edmonton was the world leader in waste management with a goal to divert 90% of residential waste from ending up in the landfill by 2020.

5 Cheap Tips for Keeping Cool This Summer

One of the harder parts of living in multi-unit housing, as many of us do in the core, is that it can get hot in the summer. Very hot. And if your building is like many of them, it doesn’t have air conditioning, either. Thankfully, there are cheap ways to cool your crib. Some of them are logical. Some of them are hilarious. All of them are cool.

Inside This Oliver Resident’s Micro-home Miracle

Engineer Laura Creswell masterminded this tiny condo into a perfectly comfortable home

Cooked to the Core

We sing the praises of two of the many women who make the downtown scene so rich

Around the Core