Posts Categorized: Edmonton Notes

Edmonton Notes for May 14, 2017

Happy Mother’s Day! Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines The PATH (Providing Accessible Transit Here) program will offer Edmonton’s most vulnerable “better access to education, employment opportunities, and various social services” by providing free transit passes. This is a big deal, as transportation can be extremely costly. ETS reallocated over 50,00 hours in the… Reads more »

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 #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 »