Taproot Edmonton presents a weekly discussion on key stories in municipal politics. We pay attention to Edmonton City Council so you don't have to!

Hosted by Troy Pavlek and Mack Male.

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The secret federal government plot to steal our river valley

This week, we discuss City Plan measurements, the National Urban Park initiative, a looming CSU52 vote on the city's "best and final" offer, and the implications of en...

Six rezonings, 10 bike routes, and 12 OPs

This week, OP12 returned and council appears to be a bit more bearish on the idea. Plus, we learn more about the bike routes being built in 2024, and there are six rez...

Public spaces (just not for you, specifically)

The draft Public Spaces Bylaw goes to council amid plenty of opposition. We talk with Omar Yaqub of IFSSA and Cheryl Whiskeyjack of Bent Arrow about the potential impa...

Walking you through the downtown pedestrianization plan

The downtown pedestrianization report finally went through committee, so we talk with Jason Syvixay and Stephen Raitz, two of the shepherds that guided it through.Here...

Water we gonna talk about this week?

Valley Line users were left out in the cold when doors didn't function and heat wouldn’t turn on. Plus, EPCOR really leads the OP12 savings charge by cutting off every...

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