The Pulse

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


Recent Editions

The Pulse

Wednesday, Nov. 30

In this edition: Mental wellness company DiveThru to open a studio; municipalities across Edmonton region face budget challenges for 2023; a moment in history: Nov. 30, 1984

The Pulse

Tuesday, Nov. 29

In this edition: Birdog on the hunt for repeat customers downtown; proposed Edge Fund would benefit from sharper focus, says investment manager; Edmonton Police Association president to step down

The Pulse

Monday, Nov. 28

In this edition: Council tackles the nitty-gritty of the 2023-2026 budgets; Boyle Street's relocation plans hindered by development permit denial; coming up this week: Nov. 28-Dec. 2, 2022

The Pulse

Friday, Nov. 25

In this edition: Trustworthiness key to persuading businesses to adopt AI, says AltaML leader; Alberta's chief medical officer warns parents of severe flu season; what to do around town this weekend

The Pulse

Thursday, Nov. 24

In this edition: AGA elevates healing role of art with wellness market; Business case for ethical AI starts with talent, says industry leader; executive committee votes in favour of funding new shelter spaces

The Pulse

Wednesday, Nov. 23

In this edition: Electronic fare payments come to transit in the Edmonton region; Startup TNT winner seeks to unlock millions by ramping up protein discovery; a moment in history: Nov. 23, 1918

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Brief

Municipalities across Edmonton region face budget challenges for 2023

Councils across the Edmonton region have been hearing about the challenge of maintaining existing services in an environment of high inflation as they review and start approving their 2023 budgets.

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A newspaper clipping with the headline "Our Historic Buildings: The Birks" with a picture of the Birks Building on Jasper Avenue with its distinctive curved corner
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A moment in history: Nov. 30, 1984

On this day 38 years ago, details were coming out about how close Edmonton came to losing the iconic Birks Building.

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Coming up this week: Nov. 28-Dec. 2, 2022

This week will see the Oilers celebrate Indigenous communities as they host the Florida Panthers. There's also a forum on the entrepreneurial ecosystem and the release of data on systemic racism in Edmonton, plus a giant playland, twinkly lights, beer-tasting, and burlesque.

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A tote bag bearing the design of a large-eyed crow holding a stick, with the words Royal Bison Arts + Craft Fair
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Weekend agenda: Nov. 25-27, 2022

This weekend offers the last chance to catch a high-energy coming-of-age story, a first chance to check in on a beloved artisanal market, a kids-only shopping experience at the antique mall, plus all kinds of music — choral, devotional, orchestral, and ambient.

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Business case for ethical AI starts with talent, says industry leader

Episode 39 of Taproot's podcast about innovation takes a look at ethical AI: why it makes business sense, what it's going to take to make it happen, and what stands in the way of proceeding responsibly in this emerging industry.

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A newspaper clipping with the headline "Five Deaths Friday Due to Influenza: Three in the Morning and Two in Afternoon — Total 369 Deaths in All Reported"
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A moment in history: Nov. 23, 1918

On this day 104 years ago, Edmonton was in the grips of a deadly influenza pandemic.

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