Sheep Parade Through Downtown

Sheep Parade Through Downtown

Update: The 2016 Sheep Leaving Parade is Labour Day 2016. Family events begin at 10am, with the parade at 11am. The City of Fort Saskatchewan has an annual Sheep Parade to say goodbye to the sheep for the winter. The sheep were brought into the city in 1992 to cut the grass where it was difficult to bring mowing equipment along the river bank. Today it is its major tourist attraction of the year. Watch…

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Top 15 Yegventures Stories of 2015

Top 15 Yegventures Stories of 2015

It was a big year for Yegventures transitioning from its YouTube channel to website format. Launching only 6 months ago, the move quickly made Yegventures a recognizable name across Edmonton social media platforms. Even though the transition may have affected viewership of the original Yegventures channel as well as a break in content production the YouTube channel still managed to reach a quarter million views two months ahead of projections. Here are 15 most popular…

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Yeg This Weekend: Sept 18-20

Yeg This Weekend: Sept 18-20

Summer ends after this weekend, so it’s your last excuse to wear your summer clothes outdoors. Some fall festivals are already beginning this weekend being celebrated in several communities in the capital region with a couple highlighted in this round-up. The other events happening are of observance with a model train show, film festival, and one in remembrance and honour. If we’ve missed any major events, please comment below to add them. PARK(ing) Day (Sept…

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Yeg This Weekend: Sept 4-7

Yeg This Weekend: Sept 4-7

There’s nothing better than a long-weekend to end an incredible summer in Edmonton. Lots of events lined up as the summer tourist season ends and we have a ‘quiet’ time to prep up for our ever-growing Winter City of festivals. It’s supposedly also your last weekend to wear white pants. =P Metro Line LRT Opens (Sept 6) $ The first train will depart from Health Sciences/Jubilee Station at 5:42AM bound for NAIT on Sunday. After…

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