Posts Tagged: edmonton

Edmonton’s population rises to 899,447

The results of Edmonton’s first ever paperless municipal census were released at City Hall today, revealing that Edmonton’s population has grown by 2.5% since 2014 from 877,926 to 899,447. That is much more modest growth than we saw in the period between 2012 and 2014 when our city’s population grew by 7.4%. From today’s news… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #218

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Even the newspaper delivery boys are getting fired! Thirteen-year-old “Connor Piquette has been delivering the Edmonton Examiner every Wednesday after school for the past year. But this Wednesday will be his last on the job.” He was one of “approximately 600 contract carriers” who received termination letters… Reads more »

Coming up at City Council: August 29 – September 2, 2016

In addition to discussing the report on Northlands’ Vision 2020, there are a number of other things coming up for Council next week. Photo by Kurt Bauschardt Here’s my look at everything else that Council will be discussing in the week ahead. Meetings this week August 29 at 9:30am – Community & Public Services Committee… Reads more »

Northlands’ Vision 2020 is not going to happen

The City of Edmonton released its analysis of Northlands’ Vision 2020 proposal today. Introducing the report, City Manager Linda Cochrane said, “we acknowledge that Vision 2020 is an option for what could be done with the 160 acres.” It’s clear from reading the report however that the City doesn’t support the plan. “Northlands has proposed… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #217

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: We have launched the first version of the Story Garden at Taproot Edmonton! You can read about it in our latest newsletter. The Story Garden “is where members will seed ideas by asking questions, and cultivate other members’ ideas by expressing their level of curiosity and perhaps… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #216

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Wednesday was Otiena Ellwand’s last day at the Edmonton Journal. She confirmed she is leaving to “pursue an adventure abroad.” Best of luck Otiena! Global Edmonton news director Michael Fulmes is off to Saskatchewan after more than 10 years with the station. Here’s an interview I did… Reads more »