Posts Tagged: edmonton

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #245

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: CANADALAND has now picked up the story about Venture Publishing’s trouble paying freelancers. Apparently the situation is even worse than that though, with frozen accounts, the loss of health benefits, and an erratic publishing schedule all being alleged. Omar Mouallem shared his thoughts on Facebook, writing “VP… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for March 26, 2017

Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines Mayor Don Iveson says both the provincial and federal budgets “are encouraging for Edmonton overall.” It sounds like phase 2 of the Valley Line LRT (west to Lewis Estates) is getting closer to reality. EEDC CEO Brad Ferguson says Budget 2017 “is unusually specific about the path forward”… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #244

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Sandy VanRiper reminds us that EJ School is coming to an end this month. “After 5 years, 31 classes and amazing teachers and almost 800 students, it has been a wonderful experience of week-long, site-based inquiry,” she wrote back in January. Edmonton did well at the Canadian… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for March 12, 2017

Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines The City of Edmonton and the Enoch Cree First Nation have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to “build upon the strengthening government-to-government relationship for the social and economic benefit of current and future generations.” The Mayor posted some photos of the ceremony on Facebook. The agreement commits the two… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for February 26, 2017

Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines We increasingly hear about amazing and scary advances in artificial intelligence, but did you know Edmonton “is now viewed as a world leader in the field”? There is some truly incredible work happening at the University of Alberta. Slowly but surely, Edmonton businesses are embracing winter. “It’s part… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for February 19, 2017

Have a fantastic Family Day tomorrow! Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines We have seen plenty of crowds along our street and throughout the downtown this weekend as Garth Brooks kicked off his nine-shows-in-ten-days stretch here in Edmonton. It remains to be seen if the Brooks Bump really will help local businesses, though. Here’s… Reads more »