The Pulse

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


Recent Editions

The Pulse

Friday, Sept. 17

In this edition: Businesses demand clarity on proof of vaccination mandate, meet the candidates from pihêsiwin, and our podcast pick of the week.

The Pulse

Thursday, Sept. 16

In this edition: City aims for Edmontonians to 'live more locally' with 15-minute districts, Salvaging the season: Moving forward amidst new COVID-19 restrictions, and our weekend agenda.

The Pulse

Wednesday, Sept. 15

In this edition: Local mayors lament letter advocating for vaccine passport in the Edmonton region, U of A joins new Canadian biomanufacturing collaboration, and our municipal election rundown.

The Pulse

Tuesday, Sept. 14

In this edition: Innovate Edmonton announces division heads to support early and mid-stage entrepreneurs, third Edmonton hospitality business to require proof of vaccination, and a look back at how councillors voted.

The Pulse

Monday, Sept. 13

In this edition: 'This is a health issue': How Edmonton should tackle its opioid crisis, meet the candidates from Nakota Isga, and what's coming up this week.

The Pulse

Friday, Sept. 10

In this edition: Alberta provides no timeline on digital vaccine card amid calls to implement passport system, meet the candidates from sipiwiyiniwak, and our podcast pick of the week.

A map of Edmonton's pihêsiwin ward
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pihêsiwin: Where the candidates stand on the People's Agenda

Here's how candidates in pihêsiwin answered Taproot's 30-question survey, which is based on what we heard when we asked people what key issues they wanted the candidates to be talking about as they compete for votes in the 2021 municipal election.

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The podcast art for Loyal Company of the River Valley Podcast.
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Podcast pick: Loyal Company of the River Valley Podcast

The Loyal Company of the River Valley (LCRV) Podcast, dedicated to covering the FC Edmonton soccer club, released its 300th episode last week.

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A map of Edmonton's papastew ward
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papastew: Where the candidates stand on the People's Agenda

Here's how candidates in papastew answered Taproot's 30-question survey, which is based on what we heard when we asked people what key issues they wanted the candidates to be talking about as they compete for votes in the 2021 municipal election.

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Soprano Cara Lianne McLeod.
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Weekend agenda: Sept. 16-19, 2021

A look at what's on the go in Edmonton this weekend. Drag queen Felicia Bonée will take over Evolution Wonderlounge, Alberta Council for the Ukrainian Arts presents its second annual Fall Harvest Market, and more.

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A clipping from 1940, depicting how the city's lone power plant was working hard to kick into high gear after being cut off from Calgary.
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A moment in history: Sept. 16, 1940

On this day in 1940, the city's lone power plant was working hard to kick into high gear after being cut off from Calgary.

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A photo from the Alberta Enterprise Group candidate forum.
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Municipal election rundown: Sept. 15, 2021

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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