Posts By: Mack Male

Edmonton Notes for February 17, 2019

Happy Family Day long weekend! Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines Construction on the Valley Line Southeast LRT is behind schedule but it’s unclear by how much. “It’s trending late,” said Adam Laughlin, the city’s deputy manager of integrated infrastructure services. Edmonton-based Amii (Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute) is receiving $27 million from the Government… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #333

Taproot Edmonton’s latest Media Roundup was published today. Sign up here to get it delivered to your inbox every Monday morning. Local updates from the Media Roundup Here are a few select updates from today’s Media Roundup: This year Boyle McCauley News is celebrating its 40th anniversary. In an interview with CBC Edmonton, editor Paula… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for February 10, 2019

If you can believe it, the temperature could be -6 C on Wednesday. That would be a welcome change! Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines NAIT and the City of Edmonton announced this week that NAIT has acquired 13.27 hectares on the Blatchford development site as well as the City’s former Westwood Transit Garage,… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #332

Taproot Edmonton’s latest Media Roundup was published today. Sign up here to get it delivered to your inbox every Monday morning. Local updates from the Media Roundup Here are a few select updates from today’s Media Roundup: Dale McFee was sworn in as Edmonton’s 23rd police chief on Friday at City Hall. During his remarks,… Reads more »

Paul Singh brings tough love to Edmonton’s startup community

Paul Singh is a well-known entrepreneur, investor, and speaker based in Washington, DC. For the last few years, Singh and his partner Dana Duncan have travelled around North America visiting startup communities “that other investors weren’t visiting.” Along the way they’ve interacted with thousands of founders, investors, community leaders, and elected officials, and have seen… Reads more »

Recap: DemoCamp Edmonton 44

Edmonton’s 44th DemoCamp took place on Tuesday night at the Centennial Centre for Interdisciplinary Sciences (CCIS) on the University of Alberta campus. It was the first DemoCamp of 2019. You can see my recap of DemoCamp Edmonton 43 here. If you’re new to DemoCamp, here’s what it’s all about: “DemoCamp brings together developers, creatives, entrepreneurs… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #331

Taproot Edmonton’s latest Media Roundup was published today. Sign up here to get it delivered to your inbox every Monday morning. Local updates from the Media Roundup Here are a few select updates from today’s Media Roundup: Canadian Journalism Innovators is a new initiative that is “focused on tackling three of the biggest challenges facing… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for January 27, 2019

Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines According to the latest employee engagement survey, 24% of City of Edmonton employees report being harassed at work and about 26% say they’ve witnessed harassment or descrimination taking place. That’s an increase from 2016. “I’m not happy with the results,” said city manager Linda Cochrane. This is How… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #330

Taproot Edmonton’s latest Media Roundup was published today. Sign up here to get it delivered to your inbox every Monday morning. Local updates from the Media Roundup Here are a few select updates from today’s Media Roundup: The 20th annual Corus Radiothon took place last week raising a total of $1,564,455 for the Stollery Children’s… Reads more »