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Roundup

Arts Roundup: December 3, 2020

The latest on local arts from Taproot Edmonton. Edmonton's heritage homes are the focus for ArtsHab's newest resident artist, Aeris Osborne.

Thursday, December 3, 2020

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Regional Roundup: December 2, 2020

The latest headlines & happenings from across the Edmonton region. Leduc County is one of several municipalities to approve budgets as deliberations continue throughout the region.

Wednesday, December 2, 2020

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Health Innovation Roundup: December 2, 2020

The latest headlines & happenings in health innovation in Edmonton. A new U of A study has found that "natural killer" immune cells are key characteristics of severe COVID-19 in patients.

Wednesday, December 2, 2020

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Food Roundup: December 1, 2020

The latest headlines & happenings in Edmonton food. Last week, the Alberta Government announced additional measures intended to curb the exponential rise in COVID-19 cases in the province. There was confusion early on about the consequences of permitting mixed household cohorts to dine together, but the reality is that the responsibility of enforcing the restrictions has been downloaded to individual businesses and hospitality workers.

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

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Tech Roundup: December 1, 2020

The latest headlines & happenings in Edmonton's tech community. Nine of Edmonton's up-and-coming tech startups will be featured on Dec. 3 as part of a celebration for Startup Edmonton's pre-accelerator program, Propel. 

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

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Media Roundup: November 30, 2020

The latest on media, PR, and communications in Edmonton. Secret recordings of pandemic planning meetings prompt debate around whistleblowing.

Monday, November 30, 2020

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Council Roundup: November 27, 2020

We go through the agendas and minutes so that you don't have to! Don Iveson announces he will not seek re-election in 2021 after two terms as Edmonton's mayor.

Friday, November 27, 2020

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Business Roundup: November 27, 2020

The latest headlines & happenings in local business. Edmonton business owners start a new round of pandemic restrictions amid questions about whether to remain open, enforcement by City of Edmonton peace officers, and if Premier Jason Kenney is risking a further rise in COVID-19 cases by not clamping down hard enough on economic activity.

Friday, November 27, 2020

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Regional Roundup: November 25, 2020

The latest headlines & happenings from across the Edmonton region. The Edmonton Metropolitan Region Board (EMRB) continues to seek out stakeholders in the agricultural community and agri-food sector to attend virtual and in-person sub-regional sessions for the development of its Regional Agriculture Master Plan (RAMP). 

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

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Health Innovation Roundup: November 25, 2020

The latest headlines & happenings in health innovation in Edmonton. Edmonton company True Angle Medical landed a $150,000 investment at the Startup TNT Summit on Nov. 19, after pitching the company's Mobili-T technology that helps patients with swallowing disorders.

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Podcast

Igniting Innovation: True Angle Medical

The final episode in the Igniting Innovation series features the Edmonton winner of the Startup TNT Investment Summit: True Angle Medical. CEO Jana Rieger joins Taproot to talk about the company and its technology, what they'll do with the investment from the summit, and how it felt to win on Women's Entrepreneurship Day.

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

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Food Roundup: November 24, 2020

The latest headlines & happenings in Edmonton food. The pandemic hasn’t halted the development and production of new alcoholic beverages. Strathcona Spirits, even in the midst of its escalating production of hand sanitizer, found the time to create absinthe. High Water Honey & Mead will be the Edmonton area’s first craft meadery when it opens next August.

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

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Tech Roundup: November 24, 2020

The latest headlines & happenings in Edmonton's tech community. Tech company True Angle Medical secured at least $150,000 in investment at the Startup TNT Investment Summit, while emissions consulting and software company Arolytics was selected as the winner for the Calgary side. 

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

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Media Roundup: November 23, 2020

The latest on media, PR, and communications in Edmonton. Former 630 CHED radio host Ryan Jespersen is launching his new independent talk radio show called Real Talk this week. 

Monday, November 23, 2020

Podcast

Neighbourhood pools are Cloves'd

Can you guess the three pools administration proposed closing in this year's budget? I'll give you a hint, it's the same ones they propose closing in every budget. Plus, Dr. Hinshaw proposes a solution to COVID-19 that involves "being diligent", "redoubling our efforts" and "really coming together" and the EPS propose buying new clothes as a potential avenue for police reform.

Friday, November 20, 2020