Posts Tagged: edmonton

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #281

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Former Edmonton Journal opinion editor David Evans died last week of pancreatic cancer. “Evans, 68, worked at the Journal for 15 years, arriving as an editorial writer in 1997 and rising to opinion editor before retiring in 2012. In that time, he was twice nominated for a… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #280

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Alberta Views magazine is celebrating 20 years of publication. “I had hoped that we would put it on a strong foundation and it would last the way Harper’s has lasted,” founding editor Jackie Flanagan told CBC. Jeff Samsonow noticed a recent Paula Simons column appeared on the… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for January 14, 2018

Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines At EEDC’s annual Impact luncheon on Tuesday, outgoing CEO Brad Ferguson said Edmonton should strive for 4% annual economic growth. “Growth opportunities will be hard to find and the competition has never been as fierce,” he said. David Staples was a fan of Mayor Don Iveson’s remarks at… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #279

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: CBC Edmonton’s Zoë Todd is now “covering the peace region from Grande Prairie”. Pretty neat looking newsroom! Jason Gregor reports that this year’s Month of Giving raised $102,625. “We helped out The Christmas Bureau, The Holiday Hamper, Brightfield elementary breakfast program, Alzheimers Foundation, Adopt-A-Teen, The MS Society,… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #278

This will be my final media notes entry of 2017 – see you in the new year! Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Randy Boissonnault, MP for Edmonton Centre, announced funding of nearly $700,000 “to help launch Radio Cité, a francophone community radio station for the Edmonton area.” The station, at 97.9 FM,… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for December 10, 2017

Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines City Council approved the Supplemental Operating Budget Adjustment for 2018 this week, approving a property tax increase of 3.2%. “Council also approved the $1.4 billion capital budget for 2018 projects that includes new fire stations, upgrading libraries, a police division and transit garage, and other infrastructure.” Edmonton’s new… Reads more »