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Scott Lilwall

Writer, The Pulse


Recent work by Scott

A clipping from Oct. 14, 1980.
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A moment in history: Oct. 14, 1980

On this day in 1980, Rossdale residents were saying a new space science centre would be "the end" of their neighbourhood.

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A clipping from Oct. 7, 1965.
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A moment in history: Oct. 7, 1965

On this day in 1965, the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce was showing tentative support for the city's grand urban renewal plans.

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A clipping from Sept. 23, 1974.
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A moment in history: Sept. 23, 1974

On this day in 1974, one of Edmonton's oldest churches was seeking a new congregation after being turned into a nightclub.

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A chart depicting COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in Edmonton.
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Announcement of optional passport system spurs uptick in COVID-19 vaccinations

Alberta's vaccine passport system didn't come into effect until Sept. 20, but the Edmonton health zone already experienced a spike in vaccinations the day after the program was announced, according to data from Alberta Health Services.

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A clipping from 1940, depicting how the city's lone power plant was working hard to kick into high gear after being cut off from Calgary.
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A moment in history: Sept. 16, 1940

On this day in 1940, the city's lone power plant was working hard to kick into high gear after being cut off from Calgary.

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A chart depicting how Edmonton city councillors voted from 2017-2021.
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A look back at how councillors voted as Edmonton prepares to usher in a new council

Edmonton city council held its final meeting last week before breaking for the upcoming municipal election. Edmonton's Open Data Catalogue provides a look back at how councillors voted over the past four years, which sheds some light on council's direction and the structure of its voting process.

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A clipping from 1942 depicting how a broken trolley line kept some theatre-goers stuck on the south side of the river.
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A moment in history: Sept. 9, 1942

On this day in 1942, a broken trolley line kept some theatre-goers stuck on the south side of the river.

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A chart depicting precipitation trends in Edmonton.
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Chart of the week: A look at Edmonton's dry decade

It's the end of a very dry summer in Edmonton, and while 2021 was particularly parched, it's the latest of a decade-long trend that has seen less rainfall in the city, according to data from Environment Canada.

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A clipping from Sept. 2, 1904.
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A moment in history: Sept. 2, 1904

On this day in 1904, construction was set to begin on the McKay Avenue School.

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