News

King Noodle House announces forthcoming closure

The family behind King Noodle House Pho Hoang has announced that their building has been listed for sale and they are preparing for the closure of the restaurant.

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

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Connie Stacey of Growing Greener Innovations wins Pitch for the Purse

Growing Greener Innovations founder Connie Stacey has won The Forum’s Pitch for the Purse prize of $50,000 this year, the largest in the competition's history.

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

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The City of Edmonton spent $580M on consulting services from 2015-2019

Between 2015 and 2019 the City of Edmonton spent more than $580 million on professional consulting services, according to a new report.

Monday, March 1, 2021

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Podcast

The province is still catching flax for headwater pollution

This week updates from all across the board: the gondola goes forward, we learn more about headwater protection and the two succeeding and one failing CRLs

Friday, February 26, 2021

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Local cellular agriculture company ships first commercial product, raises US$2.2M in seed funding

Future Fields is helping producers grow cell-based meat in laboratories, and just landed more funding to help scale up its business.

Friday, February 26, 2021

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Alberta predicts debt will climb to $132.5B

The provincial government expects to finish the current fiscal year $20.1 billion deeper in the red and run deficits for three more years totaling another $37 billion. Tax-supported debt of $132.5 billion by 2023-24 will cost $3.3 billion a year to service.

Friday, February 26, 2021

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Changes to Edmonton Arts Council funding promise relief for organizations affected by COVID-19

The past year was rife with cancelled live festivals, performances, and art shows, plus a rush of new online events, as the Edmonton arts community grappled with public safety guidelines and restrictions.

Thursday, February 25, 2021

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Edmonton city councillor says local water could be at risk for coal mine contamination in the future

The City of Edmonton is looking into the possibility of creating a strategy to protect the city's water from being contaminated by future coal mines.

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

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Hepion Pharmaceuticals raises US$88.4M to accelerate drug development

Hepion Pharmaceuticals has announced the closing of the company's latest public offering, which raised gross proceeds of US$88.4 million in less than a week.

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

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The Pulse

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

The Pulse

Tuesday, March 2

In this edition: King Noodle House has announced its forthcoming closure, Connie Stacey of Growing Greener Innovations has won the Pitch for the Purse competition, and our chart of the week looks at housing.

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

The Pulse

Monday, March 1

In this edition: the City of Edmonton spent $580M on consulting services from 2015-2019, Speaking Municipally provides an update on the gondola, and our look at what's coming up this week.

Monday, March 1, 2021

The Pulse

Friday, Feb. 26

In this edition: the provincial government has tabled its latest budget, Future Fields has raised US$2.2M in seed funding, and we share our podcast pick of the week.

Friday, February 26, 2021


Roundups

Weekly newsletters that go deeper on topics of interest.

Roundup

Food Roundup: March 2, 2021

The latest headlines & happenings in Edmonton food. Last week, the family behind King Noodle House Pho Hoang announced that their building has been listed for sale and they are preparing for the closure of the restaurant.

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

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Tech Roundup: March 2, 2021

The latest headlines & happenings in Edmonton's tech community. Growing Greener Innovations founder Connie Stacey has won The Forum’s Pitch for the Purse prize of $50,000 this year, the largest in the competition's history.

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

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Roundup

Business Roundup: February 26, 2021

The latest headlines & happenings in local business. The provincial government expects to finish the current fiscal year $20.1 billion deeper in the red and run deficits for three more years totaling another $37 billion. Tax-supported debt of $132.5 billion by 2023-24 will cost $3.3 billion a year to service.

Friday, February 26, 2021

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Roundup

Arts Roundup: February 25, 2021

The latest on local arts from Taproot Edmonton. The past year was rife with cancelled live festivals, performances, and art shows, plus a rush of new online events, as the Edmonton arts community grappled with public safety guidelines and restrictions.

Thursday, February 25, 2021

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Roundup

Regional Roundup: February 24, 2021

The latest headlines & happenings from across the Edmonton region. Sturgeon County gave first reading to a bylaw to allow the county to borrow up to $7.3 million for the first phase of its broadband strategy, which includes a pilot project in the Villeneuve area.

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

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Roundup

Health Innovation Roundup: February 24, 2021

The latest headlines & happenings in health innovation in Edmonton. Hepion Pharmaceuticals has announced the closing of the company's latest public offering, which raised gross proceeds of US$88.4 million in less than a week.

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

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Blog Posts

Updates on what Taproot Edmonton has been up to recently.

Blog

A word about the Digital News Subscription Tax Credit

It's tax time, which means some of our paying members are wondering about whether they can claim the new digital news subscription tax credit for their Taproot membership. The answer is no, as we are not deemed to be a qualified Canadian journalism o...

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

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Taproot does some more pruning

Taproot Edmonton is publishing the final edition of the Media Roundup on Feb. 15. From time-to-time you’ll still find coverage of media in Edmonton in The Pulse and on our website.

Sunday, February 14, 2021

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The Council Roundup is moving to The Pulse

Taproot Edmonton is publishing the final edition of the Council Roundup on Jan. 22 as we transition our coverage of the discussions and decisions happening at city hall to The Pulse and our new website. This means you’ll see more coverage of municipa...

Thursday, January 21, 2021