About the City
In 1904, Edmonton was declared a city. The following year Edmonton was named the provincial capital of Alberta. Today, Edmonton is Canada’s 6th largest city, offering all the amenities of a major urban centre plus a family-friendly environment that is safe, stimulating and rich with opportunity.
Edmonton is one of Canada’s most ethnically diverse cities with more than 60 ethnic and cultural groups. Well known for its vibrant cultural life, diverse business community and outstanding river valley park system, Edmonton is a great place to call home. Check out the links below for more on why over one million people call Edmonton "home".
Discover what it's like to work for the City of Edmonton.
City Departments & Branches
Find out more about the City organizational structure.
Learn more about City outreach initiatives to attract talented workers like you.
Vision, Mission, Values
The City's vision guides decisions, helps set direction and encourages us to align our priorities.