Speaking Municipally

Taproot Edmonton presents a weekly discussion on key stories in municipal politics. We pay attention to City Council so you don't have to! Join us as we delve into conversations about the context surrounding decisions made at City Hall.

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Recent episodes

InSalting and demeaning the po po-boys

This week there was a lot of talk about buses and transit. We'll talk about all the hot motions, amendments and subsequents you want to hear about. Plus, the police union, shockingly, doesn't appear to appreciate criticism of the police.

Friday, April 16, 2021

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Council's ambitious decision to kick the can is history in the Baking

Council debates the recommendations of the Community Safety task force and does exactly as much as we expected them to do. Plus, we're not scrapping the bus network redesign two weeks before launching.

Friday, April 9, 2021

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Pickling a retiring councillor's brain

Outgoing councillor Ben Henderson joins us to talk about policing, poverty, his legacy and what he's looking for in an ideal mayor.

Friday, April 2, 2021

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