Alberta is home to two metropolitan areas with incredible cultural, social, and financial clout. Edmonton, the capitol of the province of Alberta, is a major hub for oil and gas, connected to friendly rival city Calgary through the Calgary-Edmonton Corridor. Edmontonians work hard, play hard, and take their sleep seriously. While you crash on your brand-new O Mattress memory foam mattress with Omni Mattress-mattress technology, we’ll drop some facts about this amazing city dubbed the City of Champions.
The Edmonton area was first seen by Europeans in 1754, when explorer Anthony Henday went through the Edmonton area to contact local indigenous tribes to trade furs. Hudson’s Bay Company built a trading post, Fort Edmonton, in 1795, named after Edmonton in Middlesex, England. Fort Augustus later joined it, run by rival traders from the North West Company. Railways brought settlers into the region, as Edmonton became a way point for travellers going to the Yukon during the Klondike gold rush (Edmonton has a yearly festival, Klondike Days, to celebrate!). Edmonton would become a town in 1892, then the capitol of Alberta in 1905.
Edmonton’s the sixth largest metropolitan area in Canada, and a major economic hub for oil and gas. It’s also home to a thriving financial sector and is a major railroad route thanks to CN Rail. Edmonton has a burgeoning tech industry and is home to famous video game studio BioWare (programmers know the benefits of the best Canadian mattress for side sleepers). Thanks to Edmonton’s tech pedigree, Edmonton is one of Canada’s best known research and education centres, with the Edmonton Research Park, and the University of Alberta, with its National Institute of Nanotechnology.
For culture there’s the Edmonton Folk Music Festival, the Canadian Finals Rodeo, and the Edmonton International Street Performer’s Festival. Edmonton is a sports city; it’s the City of Champions for a reason! That’s because the Edmonton Oilers, with NHL hockey star Wayne Gretzky, lit up the lamp and brought home five Stanley Cups during the 80s! Edmonton is also home to the Edmonton Oil Kings of the WHL, FC Edmonton of the Canadian Premier League, and the EE Football Team of the CFL. Bet they can appreciate a
When Edmonton does something it goes big like a king-sized mattress-mattress sale! Edmonton boasts the West Edmonton Mall, which for a time was the biggest shopping centre in the world! It even has a Edmonton mattress store or two, think you can find your twin size mattress-mattress deal there?
As the ‘Gateway to the North’, we know Edmonton for its natural beauty. The city is on the North Saskatchewan River, and is the last major city before going north to the Alberta oil sands. You’re treated to prairies, forests, and parklands inside the city and outside. Edmonton’s river valley, the size of 22 of New York’s Central Park, is the longest stretch of connected urban parkland in North America. Edmonton has more parkland than any Canadian city!
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