The Pulse

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


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The Pulse

Friday, Sept. 30

In this edition: Non-profit aims to create Indigenous end-of-life care centre; How the Edmonton region is marking the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation; the Downtown Recovery Coalition is calling for enhanced safety and security downtown; and our weekend agenda.

The Pulse

Thursday, Sept. 29

In this edition: Strong presence for local talent at Edmonton International Film Fest; warm introduction helps ultra-low cooling business grow; urban planning committee endorses $170M plan to build 100 km of bike lanes.

The Pulse

Wednesday, Sept. 28

In this edition: Symposium to explore advancements in medical cannabis and psychedelics; shared recreation centre marks 20th anniversary; council heard from more than a dozen speakers calling for their experiences to be included in the updated affordable housing strategy.

The Pulse

Tuesday, Sept. 27

In this edition: Nu Terra Labs aims to support vertical farming with automation and AI; two Edmonton-based AI companies rank high for revenue growth; charity skateboard-video competition premieres this week.

The Pulse

Monday, Sept. 26

In this edition: Edmonton police stats show increase in use of force; Coun. Ashley Salvador wants to do something about illegal surface parking lots; and our look at what's coming up at council and around the city this week.

The Pulse

Friday, Sept. 23

In this edition: Zero Point Cryogenics closes deal with National Research Council; surveillance video of controversial arrest released; events coming up this weekend

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Weekend agenda: Sept. 30-Oct. 2, 2022

This weekend offers experimental dance and standup comedy, hand-carved pumpkins and a spooktacular market, dreams of sunny destinations and the warm sounds of woodwinds, plus a whole lot of coffee. This follows events marking the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on Sept. 30.

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How the Edmonton region is marking the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation is a reminder to honour the children who did not return home from residential schools, as well as an invitation to reflect on the ongoing impact of attempts at cultural genocide on Indigenous people in Canada. Here's a look at some events planned for Sept. 30 in the Edmonton region.

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Warm introduction helps ultra-low cooling business grow

Episode 31 of Bloom features an interview with two leaders from Zero Point Cryogenics, an Edmonton-based company that is the only Canadian manufacturer of dilution refrigerators, a key piece of equipment for quantum research.

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A newspaper clipping with the headline "Community Chest Drive Will Aid O'Connell Institute, Home for 120 Children" above a photo of a mansion with little girls in a playground in front
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A moment in history: Sept. 28, 1949

On this day 73 years ago, funds were being raised to support Edmonton's O'Connell Institute, in a campaign that painted it in much more positive terms than many of its inhabitants experienced.

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A kid on a skateboard sails over a man leaning against a jump at a skate park
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Charity skateboard-video competition premieres this week

Skater and videographer Dale Bailey is looking to highlight local creativity while raising money for a good cause at this week's Skate for SCARS event.

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Coming up at council: Sept. 26-30, 2022

This week, community and public services committee will meet on Monday, with a continuation scheduled for Tuesday morning. Urban planning committee will meet on Tuesday afternoon, executive committee will meet on Wednesday, and the code of conduct subcommittee will meet on Thursday afternoon.

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