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No changes to public health guidelines from city amid rising COVID-19 variant cases

The city announced on Jan. 27 that it will not make any changes to current public health rules, instead allowing the province to take the lead as COVID-19 variants make their way into Alberta.

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

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Edmonton's dealcloser secures $1.75M seed round from Bryce Catalyst

Legal transaction management hub dealcloser has secured a $1.75 million seed round from U.S.-based investment firm, Bryce Catalyst.

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

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Leduc County writes off $313K in tax and penalties

Leduc County has written off $313,099.31 in tax and penalties with accounts falling under orphan wells or uncollectable, reports The Leduc Rep.

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

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Regional Roundup: January 27, 2021

The latest headlines & happenings from across the Edmonton region. Leduc County has written off $313,099.31 in tax and penalties with accounts falling under orphan wells or uncollectable, reports The Leduc Rep.

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

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Health Innovation Roundup: January 27, 2021

The latest headlines & happenings in health innovation in Edmonton. The surge of digital technologies during the COVID-19 pandemic brought together more than 2,000 world-class leaders, entrepreneurs and innovators at Alberta's Digital Health Summit on Jan. 26. The virtual event was part of Inventures Unbound and Alberta Innovates Digital Health Strategy.

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

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Food Roundup: January 26, 2021

The latest headlines & happenings in Edmonton food. Edmonton might finally get its first food hall. JustCook Kitchens is planning to open the 5th St. Food Hall, featuring four restaurant concepts and a bar, this spring at 105 Street and 103 Avenue.

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

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Tech Roundup: January 26, 2021

The latest headlines & happenings in Edmonton's tech community. Edmonton-based companies Visionstate and Freedom Cannabis have signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding "to pursue strategic opportunities in business and technology development."

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

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Media Roundup: January 25, 2021

The latest on media, PR, and communications in Edmonton. Jon Manning, an Edmonton-based writer behind the scripts of a new Nathan Fillion voiceover project with Berlin Communications and the Alberta Forest Products Association (AFPA), says he was "blinking into the darkness of sleepless nights" nervous about working with the celebrity. 

Monday, January 25, 2021

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Business Roundup: January 22, 2021

The latest headlines & happenings in local business. Retailer Alcanna is spinning off its cannabis division as it targets consumers looking for cheaper weed. The Edmonton-based operator of more than 270 liquor and cannabis stores will merge its marijuana outlets with YSS Corp. in a new company called Nova Cannabis Inc. with 53 retail locations in Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Ontario.

Friday, January 22, 2021

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Council Roundup: January 22, 2020

We go through the agendas and minutes so that you don't have to! 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 municipal politics from Taproot, and on a more frequent basis.

Friday, January 22, 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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Podcast

A slew of new Candied Dates

City council is a bit slow getting back up and running, but they still manage to talk about shisha bars, the new city manager, infill and trickle-down sidewalks. Plus, Troy badly disseminates election tips

Friday, January 22, 2021

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The return of two Fungis

This is a garbage episode, but by that we mean it's about actual garbage. The city unveils new waste collection carts. Meanwhile, Jobber gets US$60M, the trains might finally be on time, and some city employees get a layoff letter. We're back!

Friday, January 15, 2021

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Blog

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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Introducing The Pulse from Taproot Edmonton

We're excited to introduce The Pulse, a daily news briefing that informs you about what's going on in Edmonton. It launches on Monday, Jan. 18, 2021.

Friday, January 15, 2021

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Meet Taproot Edmonton’s intern reporter

We’re kicking off the new year with an addition to Taproot Edmonton’s editorial team.

Thursday, January 7, 2021