Posts By: Mack D. Male

Edmonton Notes for April 30, 2017

Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines City Council set Edmonton’s property tax rates for 2017 to reflect a 2.8% municipal budget increase. Taking everything into account, it works out to “a 3.3% overall increase for the typical single-family home and a reduction of about 2.6% to apartment buildings” while the “average overall increase to… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #249

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Congratulations to Omar Mouallem and Jana Pruden on their National Magazine Award nominations! “Edmonton freelance writer Omar Mouallem leads all creators with 4 nominations for 4 different stories published in 4 magazines (Avenue, Hazlitt, Sharp, University Affairs),” they wrote. Omar and Damian Asher will be at Chapters… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #248

Hope you had a wonderful long weekend! Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: A number of local radio stations picked up nominations for the 2017 Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Awards. Congrats! The winners will be announced on April 20 in Toronto. Bob Layton’s new book Welcome to Radio! My life in broadcasting,… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for April 9, 2017

Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines The City of Edmonton’s Naming Committee has approved the name for one of Canada’s first outdoor curated Indigenous art parks: ᐄᓃᐤ (ÎNÎW) River Lot 11∞, pronounced (EE-NU) River Lot 11. There’s a major fight brewing over lot splitting in the Greater Hardisty area. Residents are signing restrictive covenants… Reads more »