The Pulse

Our weekday news briefing that informs you about what's going on in Edmonton.


Recent Editions

The Pulse

Friday, Oct. 22

In this edition: Edmonton's new city council supports the downtown vibrancy strategy, the EPS said more than 95% of its employees will be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Nov. 30, and our latest podcast pick.

The Pulse

Thursday, Oct. 21

In this edition: a look at how Edmonton's next council will support arts and culture, a request for a recount in Ipiihkoohkanipiaohtsi has been denied, and Alberta is getting another area code.

The Pulse

Wednesday, Oct. 20

In this edition: five new mayors bring fresh leadership to Edmonton-area municipalities, and cancer researchers from throughout Alberta will gather at a conference to share their ideas, challenges, and achievements.

The Pulse

Tuesday, Oct. 19

In this edition: Amarjeet Sohi has been elected as Edmonton's next mayor, based on responses to the Taproot Survey, the new council believes every decision is a climate decision and wants more bike lanes and wider sidewalks.

The Pulse

Monday, Oct. 18

In this edition: it's Election Day and the polls are open from 9am until 8pm - we'll tell you where respondents to the Taproot Survey stand on key issues.

The Pulse

Friday, Oct. 15

In this edition: 'The defining issue': How city council candidates want to tackle climate change, optimism growing for Edmonton's small business sector, and our final municipal election rundown.

Podcast art for Hidden Track.
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Podcast pick: Hidden Track

Mamma Mia! Everyone's favourite Swedish disco band is back, and so is CKUA's music podcast Hidden Track.

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An ad showing how real estate firms were throwing their support behind a rail line connecting Edmonton to St. Albert in 1912.
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A moment in history: Oct. 21, 1912

On this day in 1912, real estate firms were throwing their support behind a rail line connecting Edmonton to St. Albert.

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Elvis" officiates a wedding at a previous Edmonton Craft Beer Festival.
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Weekend agenda: Oct. 21-24, 2021

Coming up this weekend in Edmonton, immerse yourself in the world of classical music with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra and take in a supervillain-themed drag show.

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The faces of the new mayor and city council for Edmonton
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What to expect from the new mayor and council

Based on their responses to the Taproot Survey, it appears that Edmonton has elected a council that believes every decision is a climate decision, wants to expand Housing First programs, supports the city's current approach to infill, and wants more bike lanes and wider sidewalks.

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Coming up this week: Oct. 18-22, 2021

Coming up this week in Edmonton, Rainforest Alberta is hosting a panel of local marketing technology and service companies, The Virtual Effect will present Elevate: Anti-Racism, and more.

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Podcast cover art for I Love This, You Should Too.
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Podcast pick: I Love This, You Should Too

Halloween is fast approaching, and what better way to usher in the season than with horror movies and spooky stories? Check out the latest episode of I Love This, You Should Too.

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