The Pulse

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


Recent Editions

The Pulse

Thursday, June 17

In this edition: Screenings and celebrations to recognize National Indigenous Peoples Day, the history of Whyte Avenue, and our weekly municipal election rundown.

The Pulse

Wednesday, June 16

In this edition: New gardeners look for more support and increased food security, EMRB approves integrated transportation plan, and U of A study explores using cannabis as a potential treatment for arthritis.

The Pulse

Tuesday, June 15

In this edition: Amii provides advanced AI expertise to MDA and Canadian Space Agency, Edmonton riverfront patio is now licensed, and vibrancy strategy aims to support the recovery of Downtown Edmonton

The Pulse

Monday, June 14

In this edition: High Level Bridge Streetcar plans to get back on the rails this summer, Qualico looking for $37M in CRL funding to move Station Lands forward, and a look at what's coming up at council.

The Pulse

Friday, June 11

In this edition: Edmonton-area municipalities consider regional approach to tackle climate change, Northlands prepares to shut down, loses K-Days to Explore Edmonton, and Edmonton moves into Stage 2 of its reopening plan.

The Pulse

Thursday, June 10

In this edition: Hydrogen facility worth $1.3B planned for Edmonton region, organizers cautiously anticipate a summer return to live performances, and our weekend agenda.

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Weekend agenda: June 17-19, 2021

Coming up this weekend, livestream concerts featuring Ruth B.'s new album, plus the Whyte Avenue Art Walk continues.

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A clipping from June 17, 1928 depicting how Whyte Avenue was undergoing a boom in business.
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A moment in history: June 17, 1948

On this day in 1948, Whyte Avenue was undergoing a business boom.

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Municipal election rundown: June 17
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Municipal election rundown: June 17

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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Vibrancy strategy aims to support the recovery of Downtown Edmonton

The Downtown Vibrancy Strategy is "a call for action" to support the recovery of Edmonton's downtown from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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A chart depicting vaccination rates and how they correlate with number of COVID-19 cases in Edmonton.
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Chart of the week: Edmonton's vaccination rates

This chart demonstrates the correlation between the number of vaccine doses administered and the number of active cases in the Edmonton zone, using AHS data compiled by the City of Edmonton.

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Speaking Municipally: Episode 133

In Episode 133 of Speaking Municipally, hosts Troy Pavlek and Mack Male talk about Arc, the new smart fare system rolling out this summer.

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