The Pulse

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


Recent Editions

The Pulse

Thursday, May 30

In this edition: Good Talk celebrates a year of structuring spaces to build community; calls for public engagement: Youth council, La Perle, Lymburn; and more headlines and happenings

The Pulse

Wednesday, May 29

In this edition: UpRow launches 2.0 as it eyes Inventures pitch and international expansion; a moment in history: May 29, 1934; and more headlines and happenings

The Pulse

Tuesday, May 28

In this edition: Little Bon Bon set to sweeten Chinatown with deep family history; Edmonton mails out 425,000 property tax notices; and more headlines and happenings

The Pulse

Monday, May 27

In this edition: New city team aims to accelerate housing construction; on the agenda: District planning, Horse Hill, Belvedere; and more headlines and happenings

The Pulse

Friday, May 24

In this edition: Variant Edition finds new Bat Cave after Stony Plain Road flood; Edmonton Transit Service to increase some fares in 2025; and more headlines and happenings

The Pulse

Thursday, May 23

In this edition: Lack of clarity in district plans could erode trust, councillors say; calls for public engagement: Castle Downs Park, Blue Quill, Belmont; and more headlines and happenings


Recently in The Pulse

Screenshot of an online meeting room that mostly includes young people, plus several city councillors
engagement city council

Calls for public engagement: Youth council, La Perle, Lymburn

Here are opportunities to help inform civic politics, including applying for Edmonton's youth council or commenting on rezoning applications for affordable housing in La Perle and Lymburn.

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A newspaper clipping that reads, "Urges stop to confectioners, cafe licenses"
history food

A moment in history: May 29, 1934

On this day in 1934, some concerned citizens were calling for Edmonton to have fewer candy stores.

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Proposed districts in the City of Edmonton's district policy.
city council planning

On the agenda: District planning, Horse Hill, Belvedere

This week, Edmonton's city council will hear from the public on district planning, and debate rezoning applications.

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Entrance sign for Castle Downs Park, with icons indicating the park's amenities, including a skating rink, picnic tables, and sports fields
city council engagement

Calls for public engagement: Castle Downs Park, Blue Quill, Belmont

Here are opportunities to help shape municipal planning on several issues, including planning for a Sturgeon County development, surplus school sites in some Edmonton neighbourhoods, and the future of Castle Downs Park.

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A newspaper clipping of pictures of a woman diving headfirst into a pool and a young man jumping in to the water, under the headline "Chill Winds Fail To Deter Edmonton Swimmers As Pools Open"
history pools

A moment in history: May 22, 1950

On this day in 1950, Edmontonians weren't letting the cold keep them from the city's outdoor pools.

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The word "ARTS" in block letters with images representing visual art, theatre, music, and coming together superimposed on the letters
city council arts

Podcasters wonder what makes a district

Following city council's decision to designate Rice Howard Way as a downtown entertainment district, news about two other districts in downtown Edmonton caught the attention of Episode 264 of Speaking Municipally.

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