• People

    Mandy Trapp

    Mandy Trapp’s purpose in life is to make meditation mainstream. As a lululemon ambassador, and the co-founder + lead educator of Lifestyle Meditation, she’s making Edmonton (and the world) a calmer place — one…

    April 26, 2017
  • People


    Opening up almost a year ago in 2016 ANNMS has made ambitious moves to bring Edmonton into the forefront of streetwear and fashion. A retail concept created by Ke Wang, Marshall Chen, Rex Wu,…

    April 6, 2017
  • People

    Ryan Holtz

    How does a self-described homebody who’s “not even a car guy” become an international automotive marketing expert? We wanted to figure out Ryan Holtz and he was kind enough to help us out. We…

    February 20, 2017
  • People

    Andrea & Dez Vienneau

    They feel the most at ease when they’re in sweatpants, hair up, and with a paintbrush in their hands.  Andrea and Dez Vienneau are sisters-in-law, who play and work together.  They describe themselves as…

    February 11, 2017
  • People

    Marnie Ashcroft

    MARNIE ASHCROFT  Many know the name Marnie Ashcroft, the brains behind Glow Juicery, the cold-pressed juice and raw food café founded in Edmonton and expanding across the country. Marnie has taken the juice and…

    December 5, 2016
  • People

    Katie Jolicoeur

    When you first meet Katie Jolicoeur you immediately feel her calming energy. The space she’s created at her Be Free Yoga studio in Spruce Grove, Alberta, holds the same calm, relaxing vibe that Katie…

    September 26, 2016
  • People

    Katie Mahon

    Katie Mahon sits back comfortably on a bed of colourful pillows in a cozy nook of SATTVA School of Yoga’s studio. It’s early on a Thursday morning and the hustle and bustle of the Whyte…

    September 20, 2016
  • People

    Brian Webb

    Brian Webb is a fixture of the Edmonton dance scene.  As founder and director of Brian Webb Dance Company, he has performed from Vancouver to New York and has won international recognition.  Although he…

    August 11, 2016
  • People

    Ralph Young

    Current employment trends note 5-6 career changes, on average, for an employed individual. However, Ralph Young built his corporate career with one company – Melcor Developments – starting as a young, entry-level employee and…

    July 7, 2016
  • People

    Manwar Khan

    In December 2012, Manwar Khan witnessed an attack at the Stadium LRT Station that resulted in the death of a passenger. He, like so many others, was a bystander to the incident. However, unlike…

    June 14, 2016
  • People

    Viet Nguyen

    Viet Nguyen is one of Edmonton’s youngest and most successful entrepreneurs…but not in the typical way. In Edmonton’s music scene, Viet has revamped the stereotypical idea of a “rave”. He has not only brought…

    June 2, 2016
  • People

    Joanne Wynn

    As the past Principal of Norwood School, Joanne Wynn has had a unique opportunity to watch the community of Norwood grow and change over many years. Joanne took the time to tell us about…

    May 12, 2016
  • Wellness

    Blake Loates

    I had the pleasure of sitting down with Blake Loates, the artist behind the art installation, We All Believe in You (WABIY).  WABIY is a project that captures portraits of people with mental health…

    April 28, 2016
  • YEGfood

    Where #YEGChefs Eat 2.0

    In this edition of Where #YEGChefs Eat we will be chatting with Matthew Garret & Simon Underwood from Moonshine Donuts and Brad Lazarenko of Culina Restaurants and Catering.…

    April 22, 2016
  • People

    Sonny Sekhon

    Sonny Sekhon is a man of many talents, but his super power rests in his knack for connecting with his community. Not only is he the general manager of one of Edmonton’s top menswear…

    April 15, 2016
  • People

    Michael Sharp

    As an intellectual property lawyer, Mike Sharp has his finger on the pulse of the innovation taking place in Edmonton. Mike shares some tips on how to turn your ideas into a business and…

    March 30, 2016
  • People

    Kyla Kazeil

    Kyla Kazeil is an entrepreneur extraordinaire. As co-owner of The Bamboo Ballroom, the Bamboo Stockroom, The Common and 9910, she spends every day with her partners (who are also her best friends), her employees…

    March 24, 2016
  • People

    Carla Cuglietta

    Carla Cuglietta, co-founder of We Stand and volunteer extraordinaire, is an inspiration to youth and her peers. Carla exhibits passion for giving back, both locally and globally, and epitomizes Global Leadership. She is a…

    March 10, 2016
  • YEGfood

    How to: Pasta in Your Casa

    At YEGPeople, we understand many of our fellow Edmontonians are weathering the storm during the current economic downturn. As the cost of produce and food in general increases, the YEGFood team wanted to share…

    March 4, 2016
  • People

    Sunita Sumaru

    Sunita Sumaru has been a freelance makeup artist in Edmonton, for the past 18 years, and has channeled her professional success into helping women of all ages unlock their potential through self-confidence. Sunita co-founded…

    February 25, 2016
  • Features

    Featured Event: PARKFORUM YEG

    Drawing artists & designers from all levels of experience, the PARK Emerging Artist & Designer Forum is an educational weekend event focused on teaching attendees how to grow and sustain their businesses in the…

    February 17, 2016
  • YEGfood

    Where #YEGChefs Eat

    It was a busy evening at a local gastropub; in the midst of the chefs yelling out each order as they were ready for service, glasses clinking together as people laughed and conversed over…

    February 12, 2016
  • Features

    #YEG Valentine’s Day Guide

    With Valentine’s Day around the corner, YEGpeople has compiled the best ideas from local YEG businesses that will help you gain brownie points and keep you in the good books – at least for…

    February 8, 2016
  • YEGstyle

    Style, Living and Life with Erin Ross

    Meet Erin Ross: Edmonton-born artist and quintessential style-savvy sweetheart, and YEGpeople’s first style feature. Erin invited us into her home to talk fashion and fun in the city, as well as her experience as…

    January 29, 2016
  • People

    John Ahn

    John Ahn loves food. He left his successful marketing career to open up a restaurant with zero experience (aside from what he learned on Youtube) and hasn’t looked back since. John’s story is a great…

    January 28, 2016
  • YEGfood

    #FRYDay Guide: Chicken for the Soul

    Underneath a crispy shell of golden perfection, awaits a moist, juicy bite of meat. Possibly one of the best fried foods known to mankind: The Fried Chicken. So what makes up the perfect Fried…

    January 21, 2016
  • Features

    Featured Event: The Walls Have Eyes

    Artists Trevor ‘Curly’ Peters and Alex Labarda invite viewers to their wold of fantastic yet familiar characters. Paying homage to 80’s New York graffiti artists, Trevor and Alex’s works inhabit unusual environments and recreated walls,…

    January 19, 2016
  • YEGfood

    #Fryday: Oyster Edition

    Now that Edmonton has set into it’s usual chilly, snowy season, our #YEGFood team couldn’t help but find ways to keep our bodies (but most importantly, our bellies) warm. What better way to bring…

    December 18, 2015
  • Features

    #YEG Holiday Gift Guide

    Tis’ the season for giving! Check out some of our favourite gifts that can be found at local YEG retailers. These are the perfect gifts to show that special someone you care this holiday…

    December 11, 2015
  • YEGfood

    #YEGChef Story: Mastering the GAPS Diet

    Cindy’s story is one of an Edmonton born chef, who tackled her worst nightmare with courage, ingenuity, and passion. Rather than feeling sentenced to a life of eating bland and boring food, Cindy was…

    December 6, 2015
  • People

    Kathy Leskow

    Kathy Leskow is on track for world cookie domination. Her cookie business is fuelled by her love of cookies, her respect for good ingredients, and her belief in a quality product. These values shine…

    December 4, 2015
  • People

    Greg Ball

    There’s no denying that Greg Ball is a career chameleon –he is a Hollywood writer, a lawyer, and passionate storyteller. While wrapping up his law degree, he and his former writing partner developed a…

    November 25, 2015