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High Level Line Launch Party
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We said we would host a party to kick off memberships, and it was better than we could have imagined! Engaged citizens from all walks of life joined us at The Common to kick start the official membership sign ups, talk about the idea, buy t-shirts, and raise a glass to the potential of our city.

On the walls and tables, we asked for input along the entire line (on a giant map) and on specific areas of the Line like the High Level Bridge. We held a t-shirt raffle to kick off fundraising towards future High Level Line activities including awareness, advocacy, and design studies. It was a lot of fun, so thank you to all who came out.

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We couldn't believe the turn out! The place was packed, and we loved hearing questions from all the guests. Commonly asked questions were about LRT alignment (which is still up the air as Centre LRT plans are in the works), and wondering how to help out. We'll explore some of these topics in upcoming news posts on this website.

Next steps: we are holding an AGM in the fall (likely October) and collecting names for future volunteer opportunities. Part of our AGM will be announcing and signing up sub committees. 


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eventsGillian Thomson
Jane's Walk 2018

We were so impressed by the crowd that came out for the Jane's Walk this past weekend! Thanks to everyone who made it out and had great information to share. It was a beautiful day to walk from downtown to Whyte.

We started our walk at the north end of High Level Line, between MacEwan University's Robbins Health Learning Centre and the new Allard Hall. From there, we walked the whole line south through Oliver, Grandin, across High Level Bridge (no, not the top of it), Garneau, and ended in Old Strathcona. 

What's a Jane's Walk? It's a free, citizen-led walking tour that honours the memory of Jane Jacobs, a visionary urbanist that pushed for people-centred communities. Learn more about Jane's Walk here. 

 

Event: APEGA AGM + Conference
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Event alert!

We're excited to host a session at the APEGA Conference! Two of us from the team will be sharing the story of High Level Line and discuss how to contribute to Edmonton reaching its full potential. 

High Level Line—A Discussion of Possibilities
APEGA AGM & Conference
April 19, 2018 at 9:30am
Shaw Conference Centre
More info and register here: https://www.apegaconference.ca/

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eventsGillian Thomson