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Innovate Edmonton CEO Catherine Warren shares highlights of 2021, including "Alberta is home to a new province-led accelerator fund that's attracted four global accelerators to our city."
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New Alberta pre-accelerator announces first cohort

Alberta's new pre-accelerator for tech-focused startups has announced its first cohort and its official name: Alberta Catalyzer.

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Amarjeet Sohi takes the oath of office at the swearing-in ceremony at City Hall
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Sohi sees economic growth, sustainability, social issues as key regional issues

As Amarjeet Sohi begins his first full year as mayor, he plans to turn some of his attention to continuing the work of developing a robust and efficient Edmonton region.

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A portrait of Mayor William Choy of Stony Plain
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EMRB holds first board meeting, names chair and vice-chair

The Edmonton Metropolitan Region Board (EMRB) will be led for at least one more year by William Choy, mayor of Stony Plain.

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Rayanne Haines smiles in front of a concrete pillar
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Incoming regional writer in residence to focus on supporting rural writers

The Metro Federation of Libraries has named Rayanne Haines as its 2022 regional writer in residence, with her time to be split between Strathcona County, Fort Saskatchewan, and St. Albert.

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Minister Ric McIver speaks at a podium beside a slide reading "Welcome to the EMRB"
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Edmonton Metropolitan Region Board to meet for first time since elections

The Edmonton Metropolitan Region Board (EMRB) will usher in six new mayors on Dec. 9 at its first official meeting since the municipal elections earlier this fall.

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A cluster of thick, green brussels sprouts dusted with snow
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Winter CSA offers local vegetables, bolsters sustainability of Prairie Gardens

While many producers have harvested the majority of their crops and are preparing to look ahead to the next growing season, Bon Accord's Prairie Gardens will soon be boxing up fresh and stored vegetables as part of its winter CSA program.

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A portrait of Cathy Heron, a smiling woman with a rose in her lapel
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St. Albert mayor elected president of Alberta Municipalities

St. Albert Mayor Cathy Heron was elected president of Alberta Municipalities at the newly renamed organization's annual three-day convention in Edmonton last week.

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A snowy, tree-lined path in the river valley
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Edmonton to move forward with exploring a potential national urban park

The Edmonton region's river valley could gain official status as a national urban park if a newly signed statement of collaboration between the city and Parks Canada to explore the possibility develops into a full-fledged partnership.

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Simon Boersma
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Amalgamate, regionalize, or stay the course: Morinville to weigh options for the future

When Simon Boersma defeated incumbent Barry Turner to become mayor of Morinville, it marked a new beginning for the community, which will soon begin the process of weighing the pros and cons of whether it should remain a town or pursue other options.

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