MasterMaq's Blog

The official blog of Mack D. Male, an Edmonton blogger.

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Edmonton Notes for July 5, 2020
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Edmonton Notes for July 5, 2020
Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines The City is projecting an additional $20.2 million shortfall for 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Council will get a financial update on Monday. The debate on policing and community safety will continue this week with Council considering a number of...
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Edmonton Notes for June 28, 2020
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Edmonton Notes for June 28, 2020
Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines Edmonton surpassed Calgary in active cases of COVID-19 in this week. Currently, 242 of Alberta’s 520 active cases are in the Edmonton zone. #WearAMaskYEG City Council voted unanimously to remove minimum parking requirements from the Zoning Bylaw...
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Edmonton Notes for June 21, 2020
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Edmonton Notes for June 21, 2020
Glorious Dandelions, photo by Kurt Bauschardt
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Edmonton Notes for June 14, 2020
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Edmonton Notes for June 14, 2020
Dr. Deena Hinshaw on Friday, June 12, 2020, photo by Alberta Newsroom
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Edmonton Notes for June 7, 2020
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Edmonton Notes for June 7, 2020
More than 10,000 people showed up at the Alberta legislature on Friday night to declare that Black Lives Matter and to peacefully protest racism, white supremacy, and police brutality. They marched into the night, with constant cheers and horns heard throughout downtown. 12,000 people in Edm...
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Edmonton Notes for May 24, 2020
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Edmonton Notes for May 24, 2020
It started out wet, but the weekend turned into a beautiful one. We were busy in the garden and went for a walk on Sunday in the sun to show Emily the Talus Dome. There were an awful lot of people out enjoying the weather, though everyone did seem to be obeying the physical distancing rules. We c...
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Edmonton Notes for May 3, 2020
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Edmonton Notes for May 3, 2020
As of May 3 at 3:30pm, there are 5,766 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Alberta, including 504 in the Edmonton zone. There have been 95 deaths in Alberta due to the disease. The Government of Alberta’s page on COVID-19 has the most up-to-date information for our province. Anyone who has healt...
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Edmonton Notes for April 26, 2020
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Edmonton Notes for April 26, 2020
Valley Line LRT, photo by Jason Woodhead
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Recap: DemoCamp Edmonton 49
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Edmonton’s 49th DemoCamp took place on Thursday night via YouTube Live. It was the first DemoCamp in Edmonton to be held virtually. If you’re new to DemoCamp, here’s what it’s all about: “DemoCamp brings together developers, creatives, entrepreneurs and investors to share what they...
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Edmonton Notes for April 19, 2020
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As of April 19 at 4:45pm, there are 2,803 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Alberta including 429 here in the Edmonton zone. There have been 55 deaths in Alberta from the disease. The Government of Alberta’s page on COVID-19 has the most up-to-date information for our province. Anyone who has ...
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