Posts In: Updates

Oliver’s New Name has Been Announced

January 23, 2024

Howdy neighbours, The Oliver Community League (OCL) is pleased to unveil and celebrate the new name for our community: Wîhkwêntôwin – ᐄᐧᐦᑫᐧᐣᑑᐃᐧᐣ (we-kwen-to-win). We are deeply grateful to Elder Jerry Saddleback for gifting us this Cree name, and to the members of the Renaming Circle and community for their… Read More

September in the neighbourhood

August 24, 2023

Summer is winding down, but there’s lots going on in the next few weeks! Naloxone training night with our friends of the 4B Harm Reduction Society! Join us Sept 11th, 6:30pm – 8pm at the YWCA Cushing House (10402 124 St). Space is limited, click here to register. Start… Read More

Summer Green Shack Program

May 23, 2023

Each day of the week you will get active and experience a variety of crafts, games, sports, and free play!Run by the City of Edmonton, this free drop-in program is targeted for children aged 6-12, but all children accompanied by an adult are welcome to attend. Kitchener Park (11403 103… Read More

Gardening events!

April 29, 2023

Spring is finally here! You’re invited to 2 upcoming events to help get your green thumb growing this season. Oliver Peace Garden and Westmount Vegetable Garden, along with Sustainable Food Edmonton, will be co-hosting this free seminar. Sunday April 30th at 1:45pm, Westmount Community Hall (10978 127 St) Both… Read More

Last chance! Social Advocacy survey

April 28, 2023

Closes on May 1st What social issues do you think we need to address most urgently? What types of initiatives would you like to see more of in our community? Let us know by completing this short survey . We will be accepting responses until May 1st. Read More

OCL Book Club: Books for March and April

February 19, 2023

To help make it easier to fit the book picks into our schedules, OCL Book Club members suggested we announce our books 2 months ahead and we thought that was a great idea!March’s selection: Bandit Queens by Parini ShroffThis is a contemporary thriller about a woman whose… Read More

Join our Social Advocacy Committee

January 29, 2023

Are you interested in making Oliver a more compassionate, healthy and accessible community? Then we invite you to join our Social Advocacy Committee! This committee finds ways to make progress on social issues impacting our community like accessibility, isolation, the environment and mental health. All are welcome and no idea… Read More

#UncoverOliver update: what we’ve heard

January 25, 2023

The Oliver Community League is working with a team of consultants and a Renaming Circle to choose a new name that best represents our neighbourhood. Thank you to everyone who shared their ideas over the last few months! Visit uncoveroliver.ca to read a summary of key… Read More

Join an OCL committee!

November 16, 2022

We are actively recruiting for committee members for various portfolios such as Civics, Garden, Events, RecreACTION and Social Advocacy. If you’re interested or have any questions, please email volunteer@olivercommunity.com. Read More

Hey Oliver! It’s time to discover a new name.

September 7, 2022

We are heading into the next phase of the Uncover Oliver project. The Oliver Community League is now working with a team of consultants and a Renaming Circle to develop a process that includes and supports the community and those impacted by Frank Oliver to choose a new name that… Read More