About

The Rat Creek Press is a not-for-profit community newspaper in north central Edmonton that serves the communities of Alberta Avenue, Delton, Eastwood, Elmwood Park, Parkdale, Spruce Avenue, and Westwood.

The opinions expressed in the paper are those of the people named as authors of the articles and do not necessarily reflect those of the board or staff.

WHAT WE DO

The Rat Creek Press showcases what makes north central Edmonton an incredible place to live, work, and play.

We share local stories of neighbourhood diversity, hardworking organizations, independent businesses, interesting residents, historical buildings, and the amazing festivals and events that bring our community together.

As an inclusive, community-focused newspaper, we encourage our residents and local groups to contribute their stories, ideas, and creative content. We also strive to reflect what makes our neighbourhoods great while still addressing key issues facing our community.

MISSION

To support the growth of a strong, vibrant, well-connected community

GOALS

Build Community
Help connect residents with what is happening in the community.

Encourage Communication
Provide a forum where information and ideas can be exchanged.

Increase Capacity
Help individuals learn new skills, acquire experience, and develop leadership.

COPYRIGHT

Copyright of articles, letters, photographs, and other online materials submitted and published by the Rat Creek Press in print or online remains with the author, but the Rat Creek Press may freely reproduce them in print, electronic and other forms.

DELIVERY

The paper is delivered by Canada Post to all houses, apartments, and businesses in the seven neighbourhoods listed above including those with no unaddressed mail notices. For the most part, delivery begins on the last Wednesday of the month.