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Mack Male

Publisher

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Mack is on a mission to change the world through code and prose. He co-founded Taproot Publishing Inc. in 2016 and has been covering Edmonton city council for more than a decade.

A dedicated community builder, Mack has earned numerous awards and distinctions including being named a "Top 40 Under 40" by Avenue Edmonton Magazine and one of "Alberta's Next 10 Most Influential People" by Alberta Venture Magazine.


Recent work by Mack

AltaML at Student DevCon 2020
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AltaML announces new collaboration to help students gain experience with AI projects

AltaML has announced a new collaboration with Microsoft Canada and the University of Waterloo to provide training and mentorship to artificial intelligence students.

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CBRE Tech Talent Report 2021
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Edmonton cracks top 50 in CBRE's 2021 Scoring Tech Talent report

Edmonton has entered the top 50 tech talent markets in North America in the latest ranking from CBRE.

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100 Street Funicular
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Speaking Municipally: Episode 138

In Episode 138 of Speaking Municipally, hosts Troy Pavlek and Mack Male discussed the 100 Street Funicular which was closed recently due to high temperatures.

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Water bottle filling station
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Five temporary water stations are now operational as part of Edmonton's extreme weather response

Five temporary water bottle filling stations have been installed around Edmonton as part of a new pilot project aiming to keep vulnerable people safe during hot weather.

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City council heads into summer break following several contentious decisions
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City council heads into summer break following several contentious decisions

City council begins its four-week summer break today. While most decisions over the past five weeks were unanimous, a handful were not.

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E-Park machine
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Speaking Municipally: Episode 137

In Episode 137 of Speaking Municipally, hosts Troy Pavlek and Mack Male recap the final week of city council meetings before the summer break. City council is now off until Monday, Aug. 9.

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Coming up at council: July 5-9, 2021
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Coming up at council: July 5-9, 2021

This is city council's final week of meetings before the summer break. They'll be off starting July 9 until the executive committee meeting on Aug. 9. Then there's just a month or so to go until the municipal election gets underway with the close of nominations on Sept. 20.

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Councillor Mike Nickel to face third sanction hearing in the past year
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Councillor Mike Nickel to face third sanction hearing in the past year

At its final meeting before the summer break, city council will hold a sanction hearing for Councillor Mike Nickel's third violation of the Council Code of Conduct in the past year.

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TransPod hyperloop
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Speaking Municipally: Episode 136

In Episode 136 of Speaking Municipally, hosts Troy Pavlek and Mack Male discuss last week's heatwave, the deactivation of the mask bylaw, and fireworks on Canada Day. They also get into the hyperloop.

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