The Pulse

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


Recent Editions

The Pulse

Friday, July 23

In this edition: Economic restart reviving events, workplaces, air travel, and our podcast pick of the week.

The Pulse

Thursday, July 22

In this edition: Music is in the air, pretty much everywhere, a look at EPL's music collection over the ages, and our weekend agenda.

The Pulse

Wednesday, July 21

In this edition: Black Owned Market returns to Edmonton on strength of community, task force endorses plan to preserve farmland and grow agriculture sector in the Edmonton region, and partnership makes it easier for vulnerable patients to get blood work done.

The Pulse

Tuesday, July 20

In this edition: Geoscapes returns to elevate more local chefs, AltaML announces new collaboration to help students gain experience with AI projects, and restaurants bounce back.

The Pulse

Monday, July 19

In this edition: Edmonton wins planning awards for open option parking and City Plan, what's up with the 100 Street Funicular, and our look at the week ahead.

The Pulse

Friday, July 16

In this edition: Local housing price forecast boosted, five temporary water stations are now operational as part of Edmonton's extreme weather response, and our podcast pick of the week.

Terra Informa's podcast cover art featuring a stylized green leaf within a square
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Podcast pick: Terra Informa

Better understand the environmental intricacies of the world around us through Terra Informa, a long-running CJSR show that is also available in podcast form

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Photo radar truck in Edmonton
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Municipal election rundown: July 22, 2021

Every week in the lead up to Edmonton's municipal election on Oct. 18, we're rounding up the news and announcements you need to know to stay informed.

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A tilted view of the swing ride on the midway
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Weekend agenda: July 23-25, 2021

Making weekend plans? The Summer Fun Midway, the Grindstone Comedy Festival, Africanival, and Toy Story 4 might fit your agenda.

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A newspaper clipping with the headline "Canadian music high on '67 plans"
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A moment in history: July 22, 1965

On this day in 1965, Edmonton's public library was building a music collection for its soon-to-be-built new downtown building, we find in our latest vignette suggested by Vintage Edmonton.

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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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A bar graph showing the percentage change in seated diners in Edmonton in 2021 compared with 2019, with huge deficits through most of the year until June and July, where several days are now above 2021 levels
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Chart of the week: Restaurants bounce back

Edmonton's restaurants have consistently seen more business this month than before the COVID-19 pandemic — see the data for yourself in our chart of the week.

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