GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT EDMONTON
Edmonton  is the capital city of Alberta, Canada and has a metro area of approximately 1.35 million people. Edmonton is famous for its beautiful river valley park system, the North Saskatchewan River Valley, which offers over 100 kilometers of recreational trails, wildlife viewing, and city views. The river valley also contains many parks, including Fort Edmonton Park, Canada’s largest historical park. If the great outdoors is not your target, the city also offers West Edmonton Mall, the largest shopping mall in the Western Hemisphere. On top of that, Edmonton has a vibrant theater community, a busy cycle of annual festivals, national sports teams active year-round, and wonderful winter recreational opportunities.