Screenings and celebrations to recognize National Indigenous Peoples Day
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Screenings and celebrations to recognize National Indigenous Peoples Day

While the month of June marks Indigenous History Month, a number of screenings and other celebrations across the country are planned around June 21, National Indigenous Peoples Day.

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Musician Ruth B. sits in front of a piano, leaning back.
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Weekend agenda: June 17-19, 2021

Coming up this weekend, livestream concerts featuring Ruth B.'s new album, plus the Whyte Avenue Art Walk continues.

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A clipping from June 17, 1928 depicting how Whyte Avenue was undergoing a boom in business.
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A moment in history: June 17, 1948

On this day in 1948, Whyte Avenue was undergoing a business boom.

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Municipal election rundown: June 17
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Municipal election rundown: June 17

Every week in the lead up to Edmonton's municipal election on Oct. 18, we're rounding up the news and announcements you need to know to stay informed.

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'Key to our region's future': EMRB approves integrated transportation plan
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'Key to our region's future': EMRB approves integrated transportation plan

The Edmonton Metropolitan Region Board (EMRB) is considering changes to the region's transportation network to address economic growth, climate change, and travel between municipalities.

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U of A study explores using cannabis as a potential treatment for arthritis
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U of A study explores using cannabis as a potential treatment for arthritis

University of Alberta researchers are investigating whether cannabis can be used as a potential treatment for arthritis. The two-year project aims to develop a decision tool to help arthritis patients and health providers decide if cannabis products would be an effective option for treatment.

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Growing self-sufficiency: New gardeners look for more support, increased food security
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Growing self-sufficiency: New gardeners look for more support, increased food security

As people spend more time at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, an interest in gardening, and growing food in particular, has blossomed.

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River Valley Adventure Co. patio
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Edmonton riverfront patio is now licensed

River Valley Adventure Co. now offers Edmontonians a place to enjoy alcoholic beverages in the river valley after acquiring a liquor license for its patio.

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Canadarm3
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Amii provides advanced AI expertise to MDA, Canadian Space Agency

The Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute has been working alongside MDA, a Canadian space technology company, to provide artificial intelligence expertise for the launch of Canadarm3.

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The Pulse

A weekday news briefing that informs you about what's going on in Edmonton.

The Pulse

Thursday, June 17

In this edition: Screenings and celebrations to recognize National Indigenous Peoples Day, the history of Whyte Avenue, and our weekly municipal election rundown.

The Pulse

Wednesday, June 16

In this edition: New gardeners look for more support and increased food security, EMRB approves integrated transportation plan, and U of A study explores using cannabis as a potential treatment for arthritis.

The Pulse

Tuesday, June 15

In this edition: Amii provides advanced AI expertise to MDA and Canadian Space Agency, Edmonton riverfront patio is now licensed, and vibrancy strategy aims to support the recovery of Downtown Edmonton


Roundups

Weekly newsletters that go deeper on topics of interest.

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Arts Roundup: June 17, 2021

The latest on local arts from Taproot Edmonton. While the month of June marks Indigenous History Month, a number of screenings and other celebrations across the country are planned around June 21, National Indigenous Peoples Day. 

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Regional Roundup: June 16, 2021

The latest headlines & happenings from across the Edmonton region. The Edmonton Metropolitan Region Board (EMRB) is considering changes to the region's transportation network to address economic growth, climate change, and travel between municipalities.

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Health Innovation Roundup: June 16, 2021

The latest headlines & happenings in health innovation in Edmonton. University of Alberta researchers are investigating whether cannabis can be used as a potential treatment for arthritis.

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Food Roundup: June 15, 2021

The latest headlines & happenings in Edmonton food. River Valley Adventure Co. now offers Edmontonians a place to enjoy alcoholic beverages in the river valley. The company, which has been offering Segway rentals for nearly a decade in Louise McKinney Park, has acquired a liquor license for its patio.

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Tech Roundup: June 15, 2021

The latest headlines & happenings in Edmonton's tech community. The Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute (Amii) has been working alongside MDA, a Canadian space technology company, to provide artificial intelligence expertise for the launch of the collision avoidance dataset for the Gateway Exploration Robotics System — also known as Canadarm3.

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Business Roundup: June 11, 2021

The latest headlines & happenings in local business. Northlands is ending a 142-year run as a major Edmonton arena, events and trade show operator and will hand management of future editions of K-Days and Farmfair International over to Explore Edmonton in July.

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Blog Posts

Updates on what Taproot Edmonton has been up to recently.

Here’s something city council can do right now to support local journalism
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Here’s something city council can do right now to support local journalism

City council voiced its support for federal action to support local journalism this week, but it has the power to do something about the problem at the municipal level.

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Meet the newest additions to Taproot Edmonton’s team
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Meet the newest additions to Taproot Edmonton’s team

Taproot Edmonton welcomes interns Sara Gouda and Andy Trussler to our virtual newsroom.

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How Taproot puts membership fees to work
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How Taproot puts membership fees to work

Taproot has started publishing longform features again, a return to our roots amid a lot of healthy growth, and an example of membership dollars at work.

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