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business arts

Stationery shop parcel + prose is the latest closure on 124 Street

The parcel + prose stationery boutique is closing at the end of July due to challenges its owner said stemmed primarily from a costly pandemic loan — though this may not be the end of the store.

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A newspaper clipping from 1979 about the Cromdale walking tour is in a larger collage that includes a 1950s image of the hotel
history downtown

A moment in history: July 24, 1979

On this day in 1979, the Cromdale Community League was offering people tours of historic buildings from the early days of the neighbourhood.

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food business

How JMT Korean Cuisine laughed its way through opening delays

JMT Korean Cuisine, a restaurant that faced around two months of delays as it moved from downtown to Whyte Avenue, kept its customers engaged throughout with videos that poked fun at its situation.

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People look at art in an indoor space
business arts

Bonnie Doon Shopping Centre focuses on community as it reinvents itself

The Bonnie Doon Shopping Centre appears to have escaped the closures and empty storefronts that plague many urban malls by focusing on specialty stores and building a community, through vendors like the Night of Artists Gallery and its yearly art walk and gala.

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People swim in an outdoor pool. A slide and an umbrella can be seen in the background.
city council health

History and heatwave combine as Mill Creek Pool returns

The July 8 reopening of Mill Creek Pool came just in time to offer people relief from extreme heatwaves, setting up a swift return to popularity for one of Edmonton's original and most missed outdoor pools.

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technology business

How NAIT helps Edmonton food companies develop delicious

NAIT's Centre for Culinary Innovation is embarking on a new waste-reduction project worth $1 million as it continues to develop groundbreaking products with local food and beverage companies.

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A single electric vehicle charging station installed on the boulevard in a residential area
engagement zoning

Calls for public engagement: Climate, Wîhkwêntôwin, planning in Parkland County

Here are opportunities to inform municipal planning related to climate action, neighbourhood renewal, and more. Please only answer surveys from the municipality where you are a resident.

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A person holds a phone displaying The ATLAS app.
technology health

Edmonton startup pilots its accessibility app at KDays

People with impaired mobility may find it easier to move through KDays this year as the 10-day festival partners with Edmonton startup Click&Push Accessibility.

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A newspaper clipping of an ad from 1917 that details a train service from Edmonton to Alberta Beach
history region

A moment in history: July 17, 1917

On this day in 1917, beachgoers in Edmonton were taking the Moonlight Express train to Alberta Beach, 60 kilometres northwest of the city.

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The Pulse

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

The Pulse

Wednesday, July 24

In this edition: Stationery shop parcel + prose is the latest closure on 124 Street; a moment in history: July 24, 1979; and more headlines and happenings

The Pulse

Tuesday, July 23

In this edition: How JMT Korean Cuisine laughed its way through opening delays; Edmonton urges proper disposal of lithium-ion and other e-waste; and more headlines and happenings

The Pulse

Monday, July 22

In this edition: Bonnie Doon Shopping Centre focuses on community as it reinvents itself; City of Edmonton extends extreme weather response amid smoky, hot conditions; and more headlines and happenings


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Roundups

Weekly newsletters that go deeper on topics of interest.

Roundup

Regional Roundup: July 24, 2024

The latest on the region in Edmonton. With news from Edmonton Metropolitan Region Board, Canadian North, Edmonton International Airport, Voltarix Group, SAIL Home Foundation, and more

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Roundup

Health Innovation Roundup: July 24, 2024

The latest on health innovation in Edmonton. With news from Alberta Enterprise Corporation, Click&Push Accessibility, Future Fields, PulseMedica, Faculty of Skin, Wellspring Alberta, and more.

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Roundup

Food Roundup: July 23, 2024

The latest on food in Edmonton. With news from NAIT, Waffle Bird, Taste of Edmonton, KDays, L'OCA Quality Market, Tomato Wheels, Edmonton Urban Farm, and more

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Roundup

Tech Roundup: July 23, 2024

The latest on tech in Edmonton. With news from Nate Glubish, Wyvern, Technology North, pipikwan pêhtâkwan, Alberta Enterprise Corp., Jobber, Amii, and more

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Roundup

Business Roundup: July 19, 2024

The latest on business in Edmonton. With news from Edmonton Construction Association, PCL, Ultracoustics Technologies, Wyvern, RUNWITHIT Synthetics, Future Fields, Skipper, and more

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Roundup

Arts Roundup: July 18, 2024

The latest on arts in Edmonton. With news from Rubaboo Arts Festival, Cikwes, Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, Kija Lado, Premee Mohamed, Aubrianna Snow, NUOVA Vocal Arts, and more.

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Blog Posts

Updates on what Taproot Edmonton has been up to recently.

Introducing Taproot Edmonton’s Business Membership
Blog

Introducing Taproot Edmonton’s Business Membership

The Edmonton region is facing a significant challenge: a lack of coverage of the people and organizations shaping our community's future. With fewer resources dedicated to telling these important stories, everyone is missing out on vital information.

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The Taproot Edmonton Calendar will transform how Edmontonians discover local events
Blog

The Taproot Edmonton Calendar will transform how Edmontonians discover local events

We created the Taproot Edmonton Calendar to tackle a significant challenge within our community: the fragmentation and inaccessibility of local event information.

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Meet Taproot Edmonton’s new managing editor
Blog

Meet Taproot Edmonton’s new managing editor

We're happy beyond measure to introduce you to Taproot Edmonton's new managing editor, Tim Querengesser.

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