Edmonton is home to North America's largest mall, the West Edmonton Mall, and Fort Edmonton Park, Canada's largest living history museum. The city has a vibrant popular music scene with genres including hip-hop, reggae, R&B, rock, pop, metal, punk, country and electronic.
Edmonton is the capital of the province of Alberta. The city is a staging point for large scale oil sands projects and diamond mining operations.
It is Alberta's 2nd largest city with a population of 972,223, and Canadas 5th largest municipality. Edmonton is North America's northernmost metropolis with a population over one million. Edmonton is a major economic centre for northern and central Alberta, with a focus on the oil and gas industry.
Coffee shop lovers will appreciate the local cafe's like Little Brick. You can spend the afternoon enjoying the outdoors at parks near 9008 99 AVE NW like Riverdale Park and Allan Stein park. The local school in North Central Edmonton is Riverdale.