Posts By: Mack D. Male

Edmonton Notes for August 20, 2017

Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines The City has received a credit score of AA+ from Standard & Poor’s for the sixth consecutive year. That’s the second-highest possible rating. However, “Standard and Poor’s revised its yearly outlook from stable to negative and cautions that Edmonton could face a possible downgrade in its credit rating… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for August 13, 2017

Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines A proposed city charter was released Thursday that contains 38 regulations intended to clarify laws and improve efficiency. “What it actually talks about is positive benefit for generations of Calgarians and Edmontonians,” Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi told a news conference. Mayor Don Iveson said: “This agreement fundamentally changes… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #261

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Charles Adler interviewed 630 CHED’s Bob Layton. “Layton the Legend”, he tweeted. Jason Roberts, formerly of up! 99.3 FM, has announced he is joining 100.3 The Bear FM. His first day on-air will be August 14. We’re writing an election roundup at Taproot Edmonton regularly from now… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for July 23, 2017

Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines This weekend, 95% of Wildrose and PC members voted to form Alberta’s newest political party, the United Conservative Party. “On Monday, members of the Wildrose and PC caucuses will meet to choose an interim leader.” A new leader will be chosen on October 28. Graham Thomson says the… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #259

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Tim Querengesser has been announced as the new editor of The Yards Magazine. “Tim takes over for founding Editor Omar Mouallem, and guest editor Tracy Hyatt.” The AGA is hosting a panel discussion on Wednesday evening on “fake news” with Dr. Jason M. Harley, Paula Simons, and… Reads more »