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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

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Arts Roundup: January 21, 2021

The latest on local arts from Taproot Edmonton. Last fall Northern Light Theatre (NLT) opened its 45th anniversary season at the Arts Barns with We Had a Girl Before You, an actual in-person play, perhaps one of the last we'll see for the foreseeable future. 

Thursday, January 21, 2021

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Farrow Sandwiches opens fourth Edmonton location

Farrow Sandwiches opened its fourth Edmonton location on Jan. 18 in the former Wishbone space downtown. The downtown location of Farrow, at 10542 Jasper Avenue, joins existing Farrow locations in Ritchie, Garneau, and on 124 Street.

Thursday, January 21, 2021

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More than skin-deep: Northern Light Theatre sashays online with The Look

Northern Light Theatre (NLT) opened its 45th anniversary season at the Arts Barns last fall with We Had a Girl Before You, an actual in-person play, perhaps one of the last we'll see for the foreseeable future. 

Thursday, January 21, 2021

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Regional Roundup: January 20, 2021

The latest headlines & happenings from across the Edmonton region. Sturgeon County is getting $2.2-million from the province through the Municipal Stimulus Program for improvements at Villeneuve Airport. 

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

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Health Innovation Roundup: January 20, 2021

The latest headlines & happenings in health innovation in Edmonton. Alberta scientists are developing a rapid screening test that will help track the genetic code of coronavirus variants across the province.

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

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Panel discussion to explore renaming public spaces, monuments in Edmonton

From statues and monuments to the names of sports teams, the world continues to grapple with whether controversial memorials should be removed or preserved. On Jan. 20, The Centre for Race and Culture (CFRAC) is turning the focus to Edmonton with a panel discussion about the lasting impact of the city's own problematic memorials.

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

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Alberta researchers developing rapid test to track coronavirus variants in the province

Alberta scientists are developing a rapid screening test that will help track the genetic code of coronavirus variants across the province.

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

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Villeneuve Airport to receive $2.2M in stimulus funding

Sturgeon County is getting $2.2-million from the province through the Municipal Stimulus Program for improvements at Villeneuve Airport. 

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

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Seven actions from Edmonton's infill roadmap completed in 2020

In 2020, seven additional actions from the Infill Roadmap 2018 were completed, leaving six to be completed by the end of 2022 and three which will need to be sustained beyond the end of the roadmap.

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

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Food Roundup: January 19, 2021

The latest headlines & happenings in Edmonton food. Many consumers are looking for ways to support small businesses, and there are a couple of recent examples from Sobeys and the Silver Skate Festival that offer compiled collections of local goods.

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

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Tech Roundup: January 19, 2021

The latest headlines & happenings in Edmonton's tech community. The co-founder and CEO of Clio, Jack Newton, is joining the advisory board for dealcloser, "a transaction management hub for legal professionals that modernizes the deal closing process." Newton and co-founder Rian Gauvreau launched Clio in Edmonton in 2008 and it has since grown into one of the top legal tech companies in the world.

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

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Curated samples of local goods provide positive exposure

Many consumers are looking for ways to support small businesses, and there are a couple of recent examples from Sobeys and the Silver Skate Festival that offer compiled collections of local goods.

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

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Green and Walkable Cost Share Agreement approved by council's executive committee

Executive committee has approved a recommendation to reimburse the developers of the Ice District for their portion of "Green and Walkable" expenses for upgrades to downtown Edmonton.

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

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Clio CEO joins dealcloser advisory board

The co-founder and CEO of Clio, Jack Newton, is joining the advisory board for legal startup dealcloser, a homecoming of sorts as he re-invests in the Edmonton ecosystem.

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

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