2019: City Council directs administration to work with community partners to establish a governance body responsible for finalizing and implementing a governance and operations model for Kihciy Askiy in January.
- Development of an operations plan and partner and community engagement for Kihciy Askiy continues
2018: City Council approved the Environmental Impact Assessment and Site Location Study in January.
- Edmonton Design Committee gave formal approval to proceed with the Development Permit Application in April
- The Development Permit was approved in June
- Design development by Manasc Isaac Architects Ltd. is complete
- Contract Tender Document work continues
- Native Counselling Services of Alberta held a Grand Council gathering in October 2018. Indigenous Elders met to discuss Kihciy Askiy operations
2015 - 2017: Indigenous consultation, design and environmental review.
- City Council approved an additional $500,000 to upgrade the access road into Whitemud Park, through the Spring 2016 Supplemental Capital Budget Adjustment (SCBA).
- City Council approved an additional $1.26 million to construct all of Phase 1, for four season use, through the Fall 2017 Supplemental Capital Budget Adjustment (SCBA).
May 2015: Native Counselling Services of Alberta hosted a Grand Council Gathering for Indigenous Spiritual Leaders living in the capital region.
- Manasc Isaac Architects Ltd. hired as prime consultant for the design phase.
Feb 2015: Hazardous material abatement, demolition of the old farm buildings, corrals, and house, and regrading of the site.
Dec 2014: City Council approves $2 million in the 2015-2018 capital budget deliberations for design and construction of Kihciy Askiy Phase 1.
2009: The Whitemud Integrated Area Concept Plan is amended to include the development of the cultural site called Kihciy Askiy (Sacred Earth).
2006: The City receives a proposal from the Edmonton Indigenous Cultural Resource Counsel to create a permanent site for Indigenous cultural events and learning experiences for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous people.
2003: The Whitemud Integrated Area Concept Plan is developed and approved by City Council.
1968: Fox Farms is acquired by the City of Edmonton.