Monthly Archives: June 2019

Words from true Canadian gem Pierrette Requier

Attendees of the 28th Annual Emerald Awards had the honour and pleasure to receive a performance from City of Edmonton’s former Poet Laureate Pierrette Requier. The following are her Words of Introduction and an attached PDF copy of her radiant poems A Round of the Seasons – La ronde des saisons.
© Pierrette Requier

Our job here is to locate the magnificence and have it come through. …

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Press Release: The 28th Annual Emerald Awards celebrate another year of environment excellence in Alberta

Our province’s EcoHeroes receive prestigious awards.

JUNE 4, 2019 EDMONTON, AB – Hopeful finalists, community partners and sponsors, volunteers, and other members of the community joined the Alberta Emerald Foundation for the announcement of the 28th Annual Emerald Awards today. The award itself, designed and created by onetwosix design based in Edmonton, is fantastically aligned with the sustainability theme, being made from repurposed materials.

“We are …

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MEDIA ADVISORY: The 28th Annual Emerald Awards will shine an (LED) light on Alberta’s most innovative leading organizations in environmental excellence

EDMONTON, AB – As the topic of climate change grows increasingly paramount in the world and especially our province, the Alberta Emerald Foundation acts as Alberta’s environmental good-news storyteller, connecting environmental leaders and providing a voice to share positive examples to inspire others. The 28th Annual Emerald Awards will recognize and celebrate environmental excellence across all sectors in Alberta. A third-party panel of knowledgeable judges has selected three finalists per …

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