Mill Woods Mosaic

Touchdown

CFL Hall of Famer and Alberta’s former Lieutenant Governor Norman Kwong is featured in a new “Heritage Minute.”

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Hard-working

Kittlitz Park in The Meadows is named after Karl and Anna Kittlitz who farmed land in this area.

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Hilarious

Hypnotist Wayne Lee provided excellent entertainment at MCARFA’s “Winter Break Celebration.”

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“Art has value”

Wayne Arthurson is an author of Cree and French-Canadian descent best known for his crime-fiction novels.

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“Join our Team”

Become an Edmonton firefighter and make a difference in your community.

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Fun in Vegas

Members of the “Blauen Funken Edmonton K.G.” participated in an international gathering of Mardi Gras groups in Las Vegas.

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Walking & Talking

Edmonton Public Schools Trustee Jan Sawyer walked and talked with the editor of the Mill Woods Mosaic.

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Outstanding volunteer

Tammy Farkes, a long-time volunteer in Mill Woods, is one of nine recipients of the 2023 Stars of Alberta Volunteer Awards.

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Home Sweet Home

Long-time activist Jim Gurnett says that it is unacceptable that more than 3,000 people in Edmonton are homeless.

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The LRT has arrived!

Community advocate Leigh Makarewicz was one of the first people who hopped on the new LRT train in Mill Woods.

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Where are we headed?

Dr. Anne Fanning asks after the Pandemic: What have we learned to help us deal with the coming crises?

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A pristine place

“Here in Canada, we live in a pristine place with plentiful resources,” says intermedia artist Yong Fei Guan.

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No more war!

On Nov. 11, we will remember those Canadians who fought for our freedom, but there are still too many wars.

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Helping families

The Tile Tales project offers comfort to patients and families experiencing serious illnesses or end-of-life care.

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Mill Woods Resource Fair

MLA Christina Gray will host the Mill Woods Resource Fair which is a great chance to learn about community groups.

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New school named

The news public high school in the Meadows will be named after Indigenous leader Dr. Francis Whiskeyjack.

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German “Volksfest” in Canada

German-Canadians in Edmonton are celebrating Oktoberfest which is the traditional Bavarian “Volksfest.”

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Talented artist

Ivan Touko is a multi-disciplinary artist who builds community connections through his passion for movement and music.

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Chinese Sister City

A delegation from Edmonton’s sister city Harbin in China visited our “City of Champions” this month.

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A park for Chileans

The City has named a park to honour its Chilean community 50 years after the military coup on Sept. 11, 1973.

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Warm as prairie sun

Artist Mallory Chipman is an award-winning musician, songwriter, music educator, and producer from Edmonton.

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Community buider

Edmonton’s new Poet Laureate Shima Robinson is a community builder, poet and spoken word artist.

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We all belong

Alberta NDP’s new Critic for Anti-Racism, Diversity & 2SLGBTQ+ Issues takes her job very seriously.

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Moving people

The Indigenous singer-songwriter Cikwes says that she has the ability to really move people.

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Happy Canada Day!

The popular Canada Day celebration in Mill Woods has a new sponsor for its fireworks.

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Inspiring Artist

“The goal is to inspire, and that’s why I teach,” says Indigenous artist Heather Shillinglaw.

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Top Cop

Detective Manuel Illner of the Edmonton Police Service has been named as Top Cop.

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Anahita’s Republic

A play tells the story of the ongoing struggle for women’s rights in Iran.

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Embracing Palliative Care

Life circumstances transform a caregiver into a palliative care advocate.

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May 29 is Election Day

The Mill Woods Mosaic has asked questions, and some of the candidates for MLA have answered.

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Somali curriculum

Alberta’s NDP promises to draft a Somali language and culture curriculum for all interested school boards

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Zwozdesky Centre

The new Gene Zwozdesky Care Centre at Norwood is one step closer to opening.

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Multi-Talent

Titilope Sonuga is a poet, performer, playwright, and occasional actor.

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Story with Heart

Susan Joop talks about her unexpected heart attack and understanding personal risk factors.

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Surgery offers Hope

Kaytlyn Marshall speaks from personal experience: Surgery offers hope for young patients with knee injuries.

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Celebrating Diversity

Mayor Amarjeet Sohi and City Council are celebrating diversity and language in Edmonton.

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Black History Month

Black Canadians have made significant contributions to the development and improvement of our multicultural society.

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Comeback Premier?

Alberta NDP Leader Rachel Notley visited the constituency of Edmonton-Meadows to talk with reporters of local ethnic media.

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Royal Recognition

The publisher of the Mill Woods Mosaic, Arnim Joop, has received the Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee Medal.

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Inclusive garden

Volunteers in Mill Woods have created a community garden which is fully accessible and inclusive.

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Filipino curriculum

The Alberta NDP promises to develop a Filipino curriculum for schools that are interested

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New tool against hate

The City of Edmonton develops a new tool to help fight against hate in our city.

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Honouring an Advocate

A bench donation memorializes the contributions of Dr. Lorne Warneke to the Grey Nuns Community Hospital.

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Honouring a Premier

The official Legislature portrait of the 17th Premier of Alberta was unveiled on Dec. 8.

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Highlights

Edmonton City Councillor Keren Tang shares two highlights of the City’s 2023-2026 Budget.

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Fostering inclusion

Fostering multiculturalism and inclusion is key to building a better Alberta for all, says MLA Jasvir Deol.

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More space to play

The Edmonton South Soccer Centre has received two more indoor sports fields.

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Meet your new firefighters

37 new firefighters have joined the Edmonton Fire Rescue Services team.

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Talented artist

A young local artist, who grew up in Mill Woods, has painted a colorful mural which reflects our community’s diversity.

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“A New Horizon”

Six accomplished women have received the “Daughters of the Year 2022” award.

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“We were seeds”

An exhibit at the Stanley A. Milner Library honours the victims of Residential Schools and the Holocaust.

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Radically inclusive

The new minister at Mill Woods United Church says, “We have to appreciate our differences.”

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Fair pay

Paying children less for the same work as adults is not fair, says MLA Christina Gray.

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Free cards

Membership cards for the Edmonton Public Library are free for anyone who lives in Edmonton.

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Multicultural celebration

More than 80 countries were featured at this year’s Edmonton Heritage Festival.

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Helping the needy

The Mill Woods Care Closet helps local people who need food and clothes.

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Local winners

Two bright local students are the recipients of the 2022 Gene Zwozdesky Scholarship, courtesy of MCARFA.

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“O Canada” Mosaic

Local students have created a colorful mural in their school, representing the diversity of Edmonton.

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Keep the mail safe

Protect yourself from mail theft and identity fraud by following tips from Edmonton Police Service.

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Sorry, we’re closed!

North Central Co-op’s food store at Mill Woods Town Centre will be closing at the end of January 2023.

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Colorful Parade

Thousands of people participated in the annual Vaisakhi Nagar Kirtan Sikh Parade on May 22.

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Canada Day in Mill Woods

After a two-year break, the Canada Day celebration returns to Mill Woods Park on July 1.

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Saying Goodbye

A couple married 65 years was brought together in the COVID-19 unit of Grey Nuns Hospital.

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Wild blue yonder

After more than 8 years at Mill Woods United Church, Rev. Ian Kellogg delivered his farewell sermon.

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Talking about death

A new book club encourages conversations about death and dying.

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Female pioneer

Tom Monto reminds us of Izena Ross who was Edmonton's first female City Councillor 100 years ago.

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Don’t Ask Me

A groundbreaking traveling exhibition of works by second-generation immigrant artists.

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Inspired Olympian

Olympian Clara Hughes is grateful for knee surgery and hospital care she received in Alberta.

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Holi Festival

Mill Woods seniors celebrated a Holi Festival which is a popular ancient Hindu Festival.

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Give Peace a Chance!

Russia has attacked its neighbour Ukraine, and Canada is again one of the first countries ready to help.

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“I Am YEG Arts”

A Latin-Canadian artist has produced a set of three sculptures for the Belvedere LRT Station.

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Power to Black People

A new empowerment program for Black youth is named after the legendary Canadian cowboy John Ware.

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Answering the call

A corporate executive returns to her nursing roots to help support staff and care for residents at a long-term care facility.

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Accountability for animals

We need strong leadership from the Mayor and City Council to rescue animals in Edmonton, says Kaitlyn Kuban.

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Empowering constituents

Rod Loyola talks about the many tasks he has as a Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta.

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Open Letter

In an open letter to Alberta’s education minister, Edmonton Public School Trustees express concerns about health and safety of students.

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Collaboration

Healthcare workers at Grey Nuns Community Hospital collaborate to meet ICU demands during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Amazing Memory

An 11-year-old girl is able to memorize the entire Quran, the holy book of Islam, which has 77,430 words.

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Successes and Challenges

Successes and challenges have served to shape Edmonton Public Schools' plans for this current year, says Trustee Jan Sawyer.

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Advocate

A Calgary-based lawyer, who is living with cerebral palsy, is Alberta’s new Advocate for Persons with Disabilities.

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Special Meaning

Edmonton Catholic School Trustee Laura Thibert reminds people of the special meaning of Christmas.

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Diversity is our strength

Jo-Anne Wright is the new Edmonton City Councillor for Ward Sspomitapi (formerly Ward 12).

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Politics can be good

Keren Tang is the new Edmonton City Councillor for Ward Karhiio (formerly Ward 11).

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Different perspective

Edmonton historian and author Tom Monto provides a different perspective on the results of the municipal election.

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Artist in Residence

Zach Polis will promote the value of arts and artists in Alberta through an art project and community engagement.

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Caring for your spirit

Spiritual health is important for our well-being, says Brian Greenwood, chaplain at Grey Nuns Community Hospital.

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Greater challenges

The COVID-19 pandemic has created greater challenges for women, says Dr. Vivian Abboud.

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“It’s Our Vote!”

What you need to know about the federal election in Canada on Sept. 20.

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Newest recruit

Edmonton Fire Rescue Services welcomes its newest recruit to the Fire Investigations team

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Mover and shaker

One of the most influential leaders in the German-Canadian community of Alberta has died at the age of 78.

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The Challenger

Four-term Edmonton City Councillor Ben Henderson is challenging Tim Uppal to be the MP for Edmonton Mill Woods.

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New Centre

The Knottwood Community League in the southwest of Mill Woods will receive a new community centre.

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Struggle for Migrants

The activist organization Migrante Canada celebrated 10 years of service and struggle for Filipino migrants.

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Poet Laureate

Titilope Sonuga is a poet whose work grasps moments of tenderness at the intersection of blackness and womanhood.

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Eagle Feather

The Edmonton Police is adding the eagle feather, a sacred Indigenous symbol, to its policies and procedures to be more inclusive.

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Dog Therapy

Patients and loved ones benefit from the dog therapy at Grey Nuns Community Hospital in Mill Woods.

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No escaping

There is no escaping the horror of the discovery of 215 students in unmarked graves, says Catholic School Trustee Laura Thibert.

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Ending hate-crimes

Mayoral candidate Amarjeet Sohi says his first priority will be to end hate-based violence in Edmonton.

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Gene Zwozdesky Scholarship

The purpose of the Gene Zwozdesky Scholarship is to assist graduating Grade 12 students to pursue post-secondary training.

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Rich and diverse

In an exclusive interview, Alberta's Minister of Culture talks about the province's diversity, racism, and her Indian heritage.

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