The pool at Grand Trunk Fitness and Leisure Centre will reopen at 6pm on March 16, 2012. It was closed when two youths complained of throat irritations after using the water slide. They received medical assistance and were transported to hospital. The City has fully tested the mechanical systems in the pool area of the fitness and leisure centre and determined the pool is safe for public use. As a precautionary measure, the water slide will remain closed. Safety officials with the City of Edmonton continue to investigate the incident to determine the exact cause
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The Arctic Shores exhibit at the Edmonton Valley Zoo is now complete – come and check out this northern Arctic wonderland! Take a tour of Arctic Shores with an interpreter and learn all about Inuit and Arctic animal life. Children will enjoy making an Arctic animal craft or face painting with Arctic animal airbrushed art. Get closer to the animals living at the zoo and check out the new home of the zoo’s resident seals and sea lion. Learn about the new and exciting changes still to come at the Edmonton Valley Zoo. An Inuit Elder will be on hand to show you living tools, share stories and help you build your very own Inukshuk. Complimentary cupcakes will cap off the festivities.
Representatives from twelve Ukrainian cities are bringing back more than just souvenirs from their visit to Canada – they’re returning with knowledge to make their home towns better. The City of Edmonton hosted the representatives at an all-day economic forum on March 16 as part of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ Municipal Local Economic Development program. They learned about economic planning, intergovernmental cooperation and government reform. The forum brought together 50 municipal officials from across Canada and Ukraine. “The City of Edmonton is a recognized leader in municipal service delivery,” said Gary Klassen, General Manager of the City’s Sustainable Development department