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Taproot Edmonton's Bloom podcast, brought to you by Innovate Edmonton
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Bloom: Fuelling with endurance chocolate

In Episode 16 of Bloom, Emily Rendell-Watson interviews Kristyn Carriere, co-founder of 7 Summits Snacks. The Edmonton-based company has developed chocolate bars that can replace energy gels and bars for endurance athletes.

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Podcast pick: Emergency Preparedness in Canada (EPIC) Podcast

The folks behind Emergency Preparedness in Canada (EPIC) Podcast believe that "disasters are everyone's business," an idea that may not have been as evident when the podcast started in 2016 but has become undeniable throughout more than two years of the COVID-19 pandemic and the ongoing extreme weather induced by climate change.

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Affordability seen as key to Blatchford achieving mission

The high cost of the few homes that have been built so far at Blatchford is cause for concern, say the hosts of Taproot's civic affairs podcast.

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Taproot Edmonton's Bloom podcast, brought to you by Innovate Edmonton]
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Bloom: Applying AI to craft beer

In Episode 15 of Bloom, co-hosts Emily Rendell-Watson and Faaiza Ramji interview Kirk Zembal, co-founder of Blindman Brewing, and David Chan, product lead for industry at the Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute (Amii). They discuss the craft brewery's use of artificial intelligence to make beer label art and improve its CO2 capture technology, and they explore how other businesses can determine whether AI adoption could give them an edge.

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Podcast pick: Turning Point with Blaine Bertsch

The co-founder and CEO of Dryrun has learned a thing or two in his entrepreneurial career, and he's found a way to both share those lessons and extract more from his guests on Turning Point with Blaine Bertsch.

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Now's the time to weigh in on Warehouse Park design

The city is seeking input on the design of Warehouse Park, and Speaking Municipally's co-hosts happily obliged in Episode 177 of the podcast.

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Taproot Edmonton's Bloom podcast, brought to you by Innovate Edmonton
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Bloom: Redefining innovation through everyday essentials

In Episode 14 of Bloom, co-hosts Emily Rendell-Watson and Faaiza Ramji interview Nicole Sanchez, co-founder of Ruth, which makes sustainable menstrual pads, and Gillian Thomson, the founder of Skipper, which makes shower caps.

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Edmonton senator seeks more money and power for municipalities

Canada's "upside-down and backwards" government structure denies municipalities the power and the money to deal with the big problems that land on their doorstep, says Sen. Paula Simons.

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Taproot Edmonton's Bloom podcast, brought to you by Innovate Edmonton
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Bloom: Bringing products to life, investing in social issues, and Uniting the Prairies

In Episode 13 of Bloom, co-hosts Emily Rendell-Watson and Faaiza Ramji discuss the success of several local companies, including Ventrify, Areto Labs, Beamdog, and more.

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