Posts Tagged: edmonton

Edmonton Notes for September 23, 2018

Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines The City has installed pedestrian scrambles at 104 Street & Jasper Avenue and at 105 Street & 82 Avenue as part of a year-long pilot project. “Pedestrians can cross the intersection in every direction, including diagonally, at the same time while all vehicles are stopped temporarily.” Here’s a… Reads more »

Recap: DemoCamp Edmonton 42

Edmonton’s 42nd DemoCamp took place last night at the Centennial Centre for Interdisciplinary Sciences (CCIS) on the University of Alberta campus. You can see my recap of DemoCamp Edmonton 41 here. If you’re new to DemoCamp, here’s what it’s all about: “DemoCamp brings together developers, creatives, entrepreneurs and investors to share what they’ve been working… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #314

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: Desh Punjab Radio is “a private radio station that has been serving Edmonton’s South Asian community for more… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for September 16, 2018

Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines The new Royal Alberta Museum finally has an opening date: October 3, 2018. “To celebrate the grand opening and to welcome Albertans back to their provincial museum, admission is free throughout the long weekend, from Oct. 3 to Oct. 8.” After the first 21,500 tickets were snapped up… Reads more »

Edmonton Global officially launches to attract investment to the Edmonton Metro Region

Last week Edmonton Global held a launch event outside its offices on the main floor of TELUS House. “Edmonton Global’s goal is to attract investment and jobs to the Edmonton Metro Region by developing a regional brand, a regional database, and a strategic plan to ensure the Region takes its rightful place amongst ~300 comparable… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #313

Taproot Edmonton’s latest Media Roundup was published today. Sign up here to get it delivered to your inbox every Monday morning. I’m excited to announce that Taproot Edmonton is launching a new roundup this week! The Health Innovation Roundup, powered by Health City will come out every Wednesday to chronicle Edmonton’s health innovation sector. The… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for September 9, 2018

Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines The City of Edmonton has been named 2018 Organization of the Year at the International Association for Public Participation of Canada (IAP2 Canada) Core Values Awards Gala. “This is IAP2 Canada’s top honour, recognizing organizations and projects that give people a say in decisions that affect them and… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #312

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: Friday, August 31 marked the end of Gordon Kent’s reporting days at the Edmonton Journal. “After 32 years,… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for September 2, 2018

Happy long weekend! Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines Hangar 11 has been saved – for now. Council voted to maintain the facility while additional study for both use and partner funding is underway. Council has decided against turning Accidental Beach or another of five proposed locations into permanent urban beaches. At up to… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #311

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: Orville Chubb, best known as publisher of Avenue Magazine, died Sunday, August 19 at the age of 57…. Reads more »