Posts Tagged: news

Edmonton Notes for October 15, 2017

Monday, October 16 is Election Day! Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines For the latest on the election, check out Taproot Edmonton’s election microsite. Here is our latest roundup of news from Wednesday. Bookmark our results dashboard to see how it all plays out Monday night! A total of 26,198 citizens marked a ballot… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #270

Happy Thanksgiving! Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Erin Isfeld has been named co-anchor of CTV News at Six beginning Monday, October 23. She has been at CTV Edmonton since 2005. Good journalism really can make a difference in the world. Here’s Paula Simons with the latest on Serenity’s case. Grant Ainsley wrote… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for October 1, 2017

Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines I don’t have much to say about the events of Saturday night, now being investigated as “acts of terrorism,” that hasn’t already been said elsewhere. Here’s the Journal article and here’s the CBC article. Here is Mayor Don Iveson’s statement and here is Premier Rachel Notley’s statement. There… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #268

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Global News has announced that Jim Haskins is Global Edmonton’s new News Director and Station Manager. “Replacing Tim Spelliscy who retired last month, Jim joins the Edmonton team from Global News Halifax where he worked as a News Director and Station Manager for the last five years.”… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #267

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: The Athletic, a subscription-based paywalled sports site, has launched in Edmonton. Jonathan Willis will be writing frequent columns and says “Allan Mitchell, perhaps better known as Lowetide, will be a weekly columnist” and that “Sunil Agnihotri, Minnia Feng¬†and (Black Dog) Pat McLean” will also be “featured contributors”…. Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #266

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: The University of Alberta launched Folio.ca last week, a new website that “offers news and information in five areas: science and tech, health and wellness, society and culture, business and commentary.” The site is “an additional¬†communication tool for the university” and isn’t meant to replace traditional methods… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for September 10, 2017

Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines Edmonton added 2,000 full-time jobs last month but our unemployment rate actually rose to 8.7%, according to the City’s Chief Economist John Rose. He doesn’t expect it to drop much below that mark for the rest of the year. Alberta’s unemployment rate was 8.1% in August. Here’s the… Reads more »