The Pulse

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

Recent Editions

The Pulse

Friday, Sept. 22

In this edition: Advocates gear up for public hearing on zoning bylaw; two new Edmonton affordable housing projects approved; things to do around the city this weekend

The Pulse

Thursday, Sept. 21

In this edition: Industry vet opens Little Wolf in former Three Boars space; calls for public engagement: Griesbach, street safety, rural broadband; Edmonton's deficit likely to cause pain, podcast posits

The Pulse

Wednesday, Sept. 20

In this edition: Podcast explores the serious work of places to play; data integration, violent offenders focus of inaugural Safety of Our Cities Conference; a moment in history: Sept. 20, 1912

The Pulse

Tuesday, Sept. 19

In this edition: Happy and Olive embraced by community in Crestwood; city closes emergency reception centre; Sturgeon wins appeal to develop Villeneuve Airport Area

The Pulse

Monday, Sept. 18

In this edition: On the agenda: Surface parking lots, Metro Line to Blatchford, and funding transit growth; Alberta government prioritizing hydrogen fuel cell vehicles; coming up this week: Sept. 18-22, 2023

The Pulse

Friday, Sept. 15

In this edition: Cleantech startups see opportunity in Alberta's Industrial Heartland; city unveils plans to improve transit safety and cleanliness; things to do around Edmonton this weekend

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A grassy island in a river, connected to shore by covered bridges, under a pink and blue sky

Weekend agenda: Sept. 22-24, 2023

This weekend offers an outdoor shopping experience, a welcome-back to the Copper and Blue, a stroll along the North Saskatchewan, a plant exchange, a park opening, and a celebration of tiny films.

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A row of red, light brown, and white modern-style houses before a clear blue sky, with no leaves on the trees.
city council region

Calls for public engagement: Griesbach, street safety, rural broadband

Here are some opportunities to offer your input on civic issues, including a proposed redevelopment of Griesbach, traffic safety solutions in Bonnie Doon and Idylwylde, and Sturgeon County's broadband strategy.

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Andre Corbould, wearing glasses and a suit, looks down at his notes in city council chambers
city council budget

Edmonton's deficit likely to cause pain, podcast posits

Tax increases or service cuts seem inevitable in light of the $73.8-million deficit the City of Edmonton is projecting by the end of this year, noted the city hall watchers at Speaking Municipally.

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Two women and a man holding a young child stand on a blue rubber playground base, with play structures and trees behind them.
history playgrounds

Podcast explores the serious work of places to play

Playground design has changed a lot over Edmonton's history, but regardless of the equipment, the essence of the space is the way it builds community, say experts consulted during Let's Find Out's quest for the city's best park for kids.

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A newspaper clipping of an ad for the Bijou Theatre, where admission was 10 cents and movies included Foxy Cupid and Professor Optimo
history arts

A moment in history: Sept. 20, 1912

On this day 111 years ago, the Bijou Theatre, Edmonton's first cinema, was advertising its latest showings.

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A smiling woman in a floppy hat and denim dress sits beside some flowers

Coming up this week: Sept. 18-22, 2023

Events this week include an AI discussion for board directors, a peek at tech ideas in development, a film festival's opening night, an exploration of some wild history, and a focus on Black-owned businesses in Western Canada.

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