Nathan Fung



Nathan is a reporter for Taproot Edmonton. He is working on his master's degree in journalism at Carleton University, and has previously worked for a number of news outlets including Global News's parliamentary bureau and CBC Edmonton.

Born and raised in Edmonton, Nathan is passionate about the city and wants his journalism to help people better understand their communities and the issues that affect them.

Recent work by Nathan

Ayomikun Kayode, left, and Temi Kayode, right, look at a cellphone while wearing shirts with Atadel branding, with Edmonton's river valley in the background
business food

Atadel helps underserved communities get groceries conveniently

When Temi Kayode and his brother Ayomikun first moved to Canada from Nigeria, it was difficult to get the foods they were used to without access to a vehicle. So they started a food and grocery delivery service focused on members of the African and Caribbean diasporas.

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An aerial view of the Northeast River Valley Park, featuring two covered bridges connecting an island to the shores
city council parks

Podcast welcomes arrival of Northeast River Valley Park

Episode 222 of Speaking Municipally welcomed the newly announced Northeast River Valley Park and looked at how the land, which had been privately owned, came into the city's possession.

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Two women wearing lanyards stand beside True Angle's booth at a trade show, displaying the Mobili-T device
health technology

True Angle's pivot to clinician market paid off, says CEO

After changing its business model, product, and customer base, True Angle is now in a better place to grow and expand, says the Edmonton health-tech company's CEO.

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Two women with clipboards stand in a pet store in front of a sign that reads "Share your feedback on the current pet bylaw"
city council pets

Festival not only celebrates cats but also helps them

To mark the return of the Edmonton International Cat Festival, Linda Hoang joined Episode 221 of Speaking Municipally to discuss all things cat-related.

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A masked man on a bike accepts a paper bag of bagels from a young woman in a parking lot
food fundraising

Montreal bagel fundraiser nears the finish line

An Edmonton fundraiser for Jewish teens is hoping to match a record for the greatest number of bagels shipped from the St-Viateur Bagel Shop in Montreal.

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A smiling Eugene Chen standing outside with Edmonton's skyline behind him
technology data

Developer turns data into 'useful and magical things'

After a decade of creating data visualizations for Darkhorse Analytics, Eugene Chen is on to the next chapter of his career, having delivered one more wow-inducing piece of work: This is Edmonton.

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A smiling David Dodge holds a camera and microphone in front of an array of solar panels
environment media

Decade of renewable-energy stories fuels David Dodge's optimism

After 310 episodes of Green Energy Futures, David Dodge is still optimistic about society's ability to address climate change, especially as low-carbon power becomes more affordable.

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A look down 97th Street, the heart of Edmonton's Chinatown
food business

Chinatown Dining Week set to return with more restaurants than ever

Chinatown Dining Week is back Jan. 13 to 23 to introduce Edmontonians to a diverse array of family-owned restaurants and give the area a much-needed boost during the slower winter months.

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Brent Lakeman, Edmonton Global

Upcoming webinar to shed light on regional hydrogen economy

Edmonton Global is holding a webinar to help demystify the region's transition towards hydrogen energy. "We know the world is moving to net-zero commitments," says Edmonton Global's Brent Lakeman. "We don't really have time to wait for another generation of technology to emerge."

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