This week, utility committee meets on Jan. 30, and city council meets on Jan. 31, with a continuation scheduled for Feb. 1 if needed. Here are some of the key items on the agenda.
This week includes a discussion about innovation, a session on a harm-reduction facility, a workshop on food packaging, a networking event for founders, a kickoff for Black History Month, a celebration of Indigenous fashion and drag, and ongoing deals in Chinatown.
Nanoprecise Sci Corp is scaling up to help companies around the world reduce their carbon footprint by improving the efficiency of their industrial equipment.
Canada was the first country in the world to have an AI strategy, and Edmonton has been central to it through the Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute (Amii). But some critics say the strategy has focused too much on research and not enough on commercialization.
Plant Plus, which produces compostable straws using a novel plant-fibre polymer, is planning to boost production thanks to an upgraded facility in the Edmonton region.
As pressure rises on restaurants to decrease their use of single-use items, a group of current and former students at the University of Alberta has come up with a way to make it easy — and free — to offer reusable containers for takeout.
The city's proposal to create up to 30 pop-up off-leash dog parks earned an endorsement from noted cat-lover Troy Pavlek in Episode 205 of Speaking Municipally.
A weekday news briefing that informs you about what's going on in Edmonton.
In this edition: On the agenda: Budget motions, ward boundaries, and waste services; coming up this week: Jan. 30-Feb. 3, 2023; city activates extreme weather response
In this edition: Nanoprecise scales up to cut emissions through predictive maintenance; city administration begins process of cutting $60 million from operating budget; things to do around Edmonton this weekend
In this edition: Commercializing AI about more than tech transfer, Amii execs say; sexual assault centre says trauma counselling wait times have never been longer; Postmedia to lay off 11% of editorial staff across Canada
Weekly newsletters that go deeper on topics of interest.
The latest on food in Edmonton. As pressure rises on restaurants to decrease their use of single-use items, a group of current and former students at the University of Alberta has come up with a way to make it easy — and free — to offer reusable containers for takeout.
Read this edition
Updates on what Taproot Edmonton has been up to recently.