Emil Tiedemann is a local blogger and writer with a passion for his hometown of Edmonton, Alberta. In 2009, he started his award-winning blog about everything Edmonton, titled 'I Heart Edmonton,' which he later expanded into a social media brand and a 2016 book, '101 Reasons Why I Heart Edmonton.' His other titles include 'The Turn' (2014), 'Popular Girls: Moments of Triumph, Tragedy & Trailblazing In a Century of Women In Music' (2020), and the best-selling 'The Ultimate Edmonton Trivia Book' (2021).
About The Ultimate Edmonton Trivia Book:
There is no place quite like Edmonton (Treaty 6), the self-proclaimed (and deservingly so) “City of Champions.” Whether it’s experiencing a heat wave, thunderstorm, and snowfall within the same week, or getting to ride a giant rollercoaster or zipline INDOORS(!), Edmonton is a unique, diverse, and daring city with a compelling past and a bright future.
It seemed only natural for Edmonton to receive the trivia book treatment, with so many intriguing stories, people, and places to talk about. And now, you no longer have to wait to test your own or your friends’ knowledge of our beautiful hometown in the Canadian Prairies.
Spread across 20 different categories, there are nearly 700 questions about Whyte Avenue, the High Level, former mayors, the Oilers and Elks, the countless festivals, new restaurants, old bars, Joey Moss, that mall, the North Saskatchewan, our Indigenous roots, and even Janis Irwin’s cat! And there’s so much more to ponder over – including a 30-page timeline of fascinating facts – so you’re bound to learn some new things about Edmonton along the way!