U of A scientists use AI to advance diabetes research
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U of A scientists use AI to advance diabetes research

Researchers at the University of Alberta are one step closer to finding a possible cure for Type 1 diabetes.

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

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Regional transit commission hires its first CEO
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Regional transit commission hires its first CEO

The Edmonton Metropolitan Transit Services Commission has announced its first CEO: Paul Jankowski.

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

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Executive committee endorses transit cash fare raise, electronic fare discount
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Executive committee endorses transit cash fare raise, electronic fare discount

Beginning next month, single trips on transit could get more expensive — unless you have a smart fare card.

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

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Downtown Dining Week returns amidst indoor dining restrictions

Downtown Dining Week is going ahead this month despite indoor dining restrictions that took effect on April 9.

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

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TEC Edmonton space
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TEC Edmonton to shut down at end of June

TEC Edmonton, founded in 2006, is winding down over the next couple of months and will fully shut down by June 30.

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

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Edmonton economic system
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Edmonton Economic Action Plan aims to create 121K jobs by 2030

The Edmonton Economic Action Plan will coordinate and drive economic development over the next decade with a goal of creating 121,000 net new jobs in Edmonton by 2030.

Monday, April 12, 2021

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Coming up at council: April 12-16, 2021

The Edmonton Place Brand Strategy, Community Energy Transition Strategy, and other notable agenda items coming before city council for the week of April 12-16.

Monday, April 12, 2021

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Council's ambitious decision to kick the can is history in the Baking
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Council's ambitious decision to kick the can is history in the Baking

Council debates the recommendations of the Community Safety task force and does exactly as much as we expected them to do. Plus, we're not scrapping the bus network redesign two weeks before launching.

Friday, April 9, 2021

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‘It’s time for bold leadership’: Edmontonians weigh in on police reform ahead of municipal election
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‘It’s time for bold leadership’: Edmontonians weigh in on police reform ahead of municipal election

Edmontonians want future city councils to make significant changes to the Edmonton Police Service (EPS), but are divided on what those reforms should be — and whether defunding the police should be on the table.

Friday, April 9, 2021

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The Pulse

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

The Pulse

Wednesday, April 14

In this edition: Executive committee endorses bus fare increase amid calls for free transit; AI aids diabetes research; region names a transit boss; plus our weekly Cree lesson and a catchup with Speaking Municipally

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

The Pulse

Tuesday, April 13

In this edition: City council's executive committee has endorsed a revised energy transition strategy, Downtown Dining Week returns amidst indoor dining restrictions, and TEC Edmonton will shut down by June 30.

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

The Pulse

Monday, April 12

In this edition: the Edmonton Economic Action Plan aims to create 121,000 jobs by 2030, transit ridership fell 44.3% year-over-year in 2020, and our weekly look at what's coming up for city council.

Monday, April 12, 2021


Roundups

Weekly newsletters that go deeper on topics of interest.

Roundup

Regional Roundup: April 14, 2021

The latest headlines & happenings from across the Edmonton region. The Edmonton Metropolitan Transit Services Commission has announced its first CEO: Paul Jankowski.

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

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Health Innovation Roundup: April 14, 2021

The latest headlines & happenings in health innovation in Edmonton. Researchers at the University of Alberta are one step closer to finding a possible cure for Type 1 diabetes.

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

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Food Roundup: April 13, 2021

The latest headlines & happenings in Edmonton food. Downtown Dining Week is going ahead this month despite indoor dining restrictions that took effect on April 9. The annual event, which had already been pushed back from March, will run April 13-25 with 48 participating restaurants.

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

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Tech Roundup: April 13, 2021

The latest headlines & happenings in Edmonton's tech community. TEC Edmonton is winding down over the next couple of months, and will fully shut down by June 30.

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

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Business Roundup: April 9, 2021

The latest headlines & happenings in local business. BioNeutra is receiving an injection of $2.94 million from Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD) to accelerate the company's manufacturing capacity.

Friday, April 9, 2021

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Arts Roundup: April 8, 2021

The latest on local arts from Taproot Edmonton. While performing artists everywhere have been sidelined by the pandemic's venue closures, Rapid Fire Theatre's ensemble of improvisers have been consistently active online, and are set to light their Bonfire of experimental improv, streaming live April 9-24.

Thursday, April 8, 2021

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Blog Posts

Updates on what Taproot Edmonton has been up to recently.

Another progress report on the People’s Agenda
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Another progress report on the People’s Agenda

We're halfway through our series of listening sessions on the issues raised by the initial respondents to our People's Agenda project, so this is a good time to look back at what we've learned and look ahead to what's next.

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

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Taproot Edmonton reflects on the weekend everything changed
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Taproot Edmonton reflects on the weekend everything changed

This weekend marks the anniversary of when everything changed. In addition to that look back, Taproot Edmonton has been documenting milestones throughout the pandemic on our COVID-19 in Edmonton timeline. In this post, the Taproot Edmonton team refle...

Saturday, March 13, 2021

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Taproot launches People’s Agenda listening sessions
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Taproot launches People’s Agenda listening sessions

We invite you to join us for some or all of our weekly listening sessions to further uncover what is important to you as we head towards the municipal election on Oct. 18. The first one is set for noon March 11, and it will tackle this question that ...

Friday, March 5, 2021

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