2022 Edmonton New Years Fireworks

Wondering what to do on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day 2023 in Edmonton? Here is a list of events, activities and parties in and around Edmonton to enjoy New Year’s Eve.

Free New Year’s Eve Bus & LRT Service — Edmonton Transit Service — Riders can board buses, LRT and DATS for free from 6 p.m. on December 31 until the end of service at around 3 a.m. on January 1.

I. New Year’s Eve Fireworks and Festival Edmonton

This year’s celebration will include an early fireworks show for families, as well as a traditional midnight fireworks display. The fireworks shows, which will be approximately 12 minutes long, will be launched into the skies over the pyramids of City Hall. It will also feature grand celebrations starting at 6:30 pm.


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11 things to do in and around Edmonton

It’s the last week before Christmas! If you need a break from shopping, grab your loved one/s, and head out to the events around the city all week! Here are the best things to do in and around Edmonton this week.



Get deep into the holiday spirit at this Christmas concert! Described as a “pageant of richly orchestrated carols through the centuries and around the world performed by the orchestra and the Richard Eaton Singers,” you can expect everything from Silent Night and O Come All Ye Faithful to sacred hymns like O Sanctissima and Break Forth, O Beauteous Heav’nly Light.

When: Thursday, December 22nd and Friday, December 23rd
Where: 4 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Cost: $32+


Luminaria is still…

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The Canada Greener Homes Initiative provides grants and a loan for home evaluations and for retrofits. The eligible retrofits include home insulation, windows and doors, air sealing, and mechanical and renewable energy systems.

It is important that you read all the eligibility criteria and initiative requirements to be sure that you will qualify for the grants and/or the loan at the end of the process. You must undertake both a pre-and post-retrofit EnerGuide evaluation to be eligible.

As part of the initiative, you have access to:

Grants from $125 to $5,000

To get a part of your costs back for eligible home retrofits

Up to $600

As a maximum contribution toward the total costs of your pre- and post-retrofit EnerGuide evaluations

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Relations Ottawa, Ontario December 7, 2022

The Bank of Canada today increased its target for the overnight rate to 4¼%, with the Bank Rate at 4½% and the deposit rate at 4¼%. The Bank is also continuing its policy of quantitative tightening.

Inflation around the world remains high and broadly based. Global economic growth is slowing, although it is proving more resilient than was expected at the time of the October Monetary Policy Report (MPR). In the United States, the economy is weakening but consumption continues to be solid and the labour market remains overheated. The gradual easing of global supply bottlenecks continues, although further progress could be disrupted by geopolitical events.


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 Plans to Make before Closing Day

When you sell your property and buy your next dream home, closing day can come faster than you might imagine. Before you know it, it’s just weeks away! So, it’s important to make the proper plans to ensure everything goes smoothly.

Here are the most common plans you’ll need to make:

1) Contact the post office to get your mail forwarded. No matter how thorough you are in updating your address with companies you deal with regularly, you’re bound to miss a few. Using the mail forwarding service will ensure you get that mail.

2) Double-check that your home insurance will be transferred on closing day so your new home is covered from day one. Also, don’t forget to update vehicle and personal insurance (medical, life, etc.)

3) Make arrangements…

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TORONTO (Reuters) - As the Bank of Canada considers ditching oversized interest rate hikes, it is dealing with an economy likely more overheated than previously thought but also the bond market’s clearest signal yet that recession and lower inflation lie ahead.

Canada’s central bank says that the economy needs to slow from overheated levels in order to ease inflation. If its tightening campaign overshoots to achieve that objective it could trigger a deeper downturn than expected.

The bond market could be flagging that risk. The yield on the Canadian 10-year government bond has fallen nearly 100 basis points below the 2-year yield, marking the biggest inversion of Canada’s yield curve in Refinitiv data going back to 1994 and deeper than the U.S.…

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