The Yards

Edmonton’s Central Magazine


urban reserves

LIVING TOGETHER IN PEACE AND HARMONY What would an urban reserve look like in the middle of Edmonton? Indigenous populations in Canada are growing, especially in urban areas. According to the 2016 census, half of the population of First Nations people live in the western provinces. From 2006 to 2016, the number of Indigenous people […]


trash talk

YEG garbage cans THE BEST MAGPIE LUNCHBOXES IN THE CORE Upon moving to Western Canada, I was impressed by how clean the cities are. I theorized that our closeness to nature compelled Canadians to care more for the environment. However, upon closer inspection of Edmonton it would appear that nature is one of the worst […]

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