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Edmonton Notes for December 9, 2018
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Edmonton Notes for December 9, 2018
Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines According to the City’s chief economist John Rose, Edmonton’s GDP per capita peaked in 2014 and won’t reach similar levels again until the 2030s. “It’s going to be a long hard grind, and for a lot of people it’s going to be a real adj...
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Media Monday Edmonton: Update #325
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Media Monday Edmonton: Update #325
Taproot Edmonton’s latest Media Roundup was published today. Sign up here to get it delivered to your inbox every Monday morning. Local updates from the Media Roundup Here are a few select updates from today’s Media Roundup: The political ads that have taken over radio and newspapers ...
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Edmonton Notes for December 2, 2018
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Edmonton Notes for December 2, 2018
Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines On Thursday, the Government of Alberta introduced the City Charters Fiscal Framework Act which if passed would “provide Edmonton and Calgary with infrastructure funding tied to provincial revenues, meaning they would share in Alberta’s future rev...
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Media Monday Edmonton: Update #324
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Media Monday Edmonton: Update #324
Taproot Edmonton’s latest Media Roundup was published today. Sign up here to get it delivered to your inbox every Monday morning. Local updates from the Media Roundup Here are a few select updates from today’s Media Roundup: Chelsea Bird and Ian MacKinnon were laid off from 104.9 Virg...
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Edmonton Notes for November 25, 2018
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Edmonton Notes for November 25, 2018
Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines The Calgary Stampeders won the Grey Cup tonight here in Edmonton, defeating the ottawa Redblacks 27-16. Though the Eskimos weren’t in the final, Edmonton can still count a win thanks to a successful and family-friendly festival that led up to the...
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Recap: DemoCamp Edmonton 43
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Recap: DemoCamp Edmonton 43
Edmonton’s 43rd DemoCamp took place last night at the Centennial Centre for Interdisciplinary Sciences (CCIS) on the University of Alberta campus. It was the final DemoCamp of 2018. You can see my recap of DemoCamp Edmonton 42 here. If you’re new to DemoCamp, here’s what it’s all about: “De...
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Media Monday Edmonton: Update #323
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Media Monday Edmonton: Update #323
Taproot Edmonton’s latest Media Roundup was published today. Sign up here to get it delivered to your inbox every Monday morning. Local updates from the Media Roundup Here are a few select updates from today’s Media Roundup: VUE Weekly, which started in 1995 and merged with SEE Magazi...
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Edmonton Notes for November 18, 2018
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Edmonton Notes for November 18, 2018
Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines It’s Grey Cup week! The big game is Sunday, but there are events taking place most of the week, and there are plenty of road closures already in place. The City has details on how to get around. At the festival, you can look forward to zip lines....
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Media Monday Edmonton: Update #322
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Media Monday Edmonton: Update #322
Taproot Edmonton’s latest Media Roundup was published today. Sign up here to get it delivered to your inbox every Monday morning. Local updates from the Media Roundup Here are a few select updates from today’s Media Roundup: Former journalist and current Conservative MP for Edmonton-G...
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Edmonton Notes for November 11, 2018
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Edmonton Notes for November 11, 2018
Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines From the Journal’s story on today’s Remembrance Day ceremonies marking a century since the end of World War I: “Nearly one-quarter of Albertans joined the war efforts, and one in eight of them would never come back.” Starting Mo...
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Media Monday Edmonton: Update #321
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Media Monday Edmonton: Update #321
Taproot Edmonton’s latest Media Roundup was published today. Sign up here to get it delivered to your inbox every Monday morning. Local updates from the Media Roundup Here are a few select updates from today’s Media Roundup: ZGM Modern Marketing Partners and Calder Bateman Communicati...
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Edmonton Notes for November 4, 2018
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Edmonton Notes for November 4, 2018
Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines This week, the Province announced $1.04 billion for the Valley Line West LRT and $131 million for the Metro Line Northwest LRT. “This funding supports our government’s commitment to invest in today’s public transportation to meet the needs of our...
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Media Monday Edmonton: Update #320
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Media Monday Edmonton: Update #320
Taproot Edmonton’s latest Media Roundup was published today. Sign up here to get it delivered to your inbox every Monday morning. Local updates from the Media Roundup Here are a few select updates from today’s Media Roundup: This year’s ATCO Edmonton Sun Christmas Charity Auctio...
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Edmonton Notes for October 28, 2018
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Edmonton Notes for October 28, 2018
Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines Finance Minister Joe Ceci and Mayor Don Iveson had a war of words this week over provincial funding for Edmonton. The Municipal Sustainability Initiative (MSI) program expires in 2021 and no replacement has been announced yet. Mayor Iveson said he̵...
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Media Monday Edmonton: Update #319
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Media Monday Edmonton: Update #319
Taproot Edmonton’s latest Media Roundup was published today. Sign up here to get it delivered to your inbox every Monday morning. Local updates from the Media Roundup Here are a few select updates from today’s Media Roundup: Bryan Hall, affectionately known across the city as “H...
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