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Capital Project Map

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Visual Arts Alberta has partnered with the River Valley Alliance to showcase the Capital Region River Valley through artwork.
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TrackTown Canada – Edmonton 2015

This July, Edmonton will be hosting 3 spectacular track and field events!

Canadian Track & Field Championships July 2-5th, 2015 – THE ROAD TO RIO 2016 STARTS HERE!

The Canadian Track & Field Championships are an annual track and field competition sanctioned and overseen by Athletics Canada where you can expect to see various national team selection trials! This is where Canada selects our best athletes for the 2015 Beijing IAAF World Championships, 2015 Toronto Pan Am Games and 2015 Edmonton Panamerican Junior Athletics Championships!

TrackTown Classic July 11th & July 12th, 2015

This is the MUST-SEE track and field event in Canada! Featuring Canada’s elite athletes competing against the best competition from around the world! This event is ranked 30 out of 859 IAAF one-day invitational/international competitions in the WORLD! This is the series finale of the National Track League (NTL) and will serve as the final tune-up meet for athletes competing at the 2015 Pan Am Games in Toronto. An exciting prelude to the upcoming 2016 Olympic Games, TrackTown Classic is a family-friendly event guaranteed to entertain spectators of all ages!

2015 PanAmerican Junior Athletics Championships

Celebrate in Edmonton with global partners, visitors and athletes from around the world and their families. Over 3 years in the making, Edmonton/TrackTown Canada is thrilled to have the opportunity to bring the Panamerican Junior Athletics Championships to Western North America for the FIRST TIME EVER! Over 38 countries and 700 athletes will be participating at this must-see event! WITNESS THE EXTRAORDINARY – the best track & field athletes from across the Americas will be competing on a world stage in our backyard! The household names of tomorrow, the future Olympians, will be taking their first steps to greatness. Bring the family for a weekend of entertainment and join the world in cheering for your favourite champion!

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Look Out Edmonton: The Great Flood of 1915

The history of Edmonton is deeply intertwined with that of the North Saskatchewan River. The John Walter Museum will be hosting an event to commemorate that fateful day in June 1915. Enjoy traditional food, family friendly event themed games, and live music as we remember The Great Flood that helped shape our city.

Date:  Sunday, June 28, 2015
Time:  1-4pm
Place:  John Walter Museum  9180 Walterdale Hill NW, Edmonton, AB
Admission:  Free

Click here for a short documentary that uses contemporary accounts and historic images from the City of Edmonton Archives to tell the story of the 1915 flood that devastated the industries and communities of the river flats, leaving an estimated 2000 Edmontonians homeless.

2014 Annual Report

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Click here to read the River Valley Alliance’s 2014 Annual Report that was presented at this year’s Annual General Meeting.

River Valley Alliance is a non-profit, charitable organization established to promote, protect and enhance Alberta’s Capital Region River Valley, create one of the largest river valley parks in the world, and leave a legacy for generations to come.

“Our vision is to create a continuous world class metropolitan river valley park system from Devon through Parkland County, Leduc County, Edmonton, Strathcona County and Sturgeon County to Fort Saskatchewan.”