Posts Tagged: news

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #328

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: CKRA-FM returned from its all-Christmas-music format on Dec. 26 with a new name: 96.3 The Breeze. The format… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for January 6, 2019

Happy New Year! It was nice to have a break, but now I’m ready to get back down to business. Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines Former Edmonton-Mill Creek MLA and Speaker of the Legislative Assembly Gene Zwozdesky has died of cancer at the age of 70. The City has mailed 2019 property assessment… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #327

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: I spoke with Marvin Polis about the state of digital journalism for the newest episode of the IABC… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for December 16, 2018

Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines City Council finalized the 2019-2022 Capital, Operating, and Utilities budgets on Friday. The expected property tax increase is 2.6% per year (or about $65 for the average household). The latest Council Roundup has all the details and remarks from Councillors. Edmonton Transit is adjusting bus schedules over the… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #326

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 latest radio ratings are out, and once again 102.3 NOW! Radio (CKNO) is on top. Numeris reports… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for December 9, 2018

Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines According to the City’s chief economist John Rose, Edmonton’s GDP per capita peaked in 2014 and won’t reach similar levels again until the 2030s. “It’s going to be a long hard grind, and for a lot of people it’s going to be a real adjustment to get used… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #325

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 political ads that have taken over radio and newspapers in Edmonton recently look and sound like news… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for December 2, 2018

Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines On Thursday, the Government of Alberta introduced the City Charters Fiscal Framework Act which if passed would “provide Edmonton and Calgary with infrastructure funding tied to provincial revenues, meaning they would share in Alberta’s future revenue growth.” The proposed $500 million would be split between Edmonton & Calgary… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #324

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: Chelsea Bird and Ian MacKinnon were laid off from 104.9 Virgin Radio on Tuesday. They have been co-hosting… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for November 25, 2018

Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines The Calgary Stampeders won the Grey Cup tonight here in Edmonton, defeating the ottawa Redblacks 27-16. Though the Eskimos weren’t in the final, Edmonton can still count a win thanks to a successful and family-friendly festival that led up to the big game. Terry Jones said in the… Reads more »