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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These budget gains are not working out

Administration has recommended an 8.7% tax increase for 2024 citing increasing cost pressures. And no, cutting bike lane funding won't fix that. Plus, we dig into tran...

Gravelled paradise, put up a parking lot

Katz gets the parking lots of his dreams. Plus, we discuss city manager recruitment and Mayor Sohi’s response to the province's gracious offer to help stabilize the Ci...

Bye Bye Mr. Manager Guy

We dive into city manager Andre Corbould's resignation and why it will matter.Here are the relevant links for this episode:Andre CorbouldAndre Corbould is out as Edmon...

Skip the meeting if you UCPlease

Coun. Sarah Hamilton found herself in hot water for speaking at a UCP fundraiser instead of attending a council meeting. We talk with Jeremy Appel of The Orchard who b...

Strike! Double! Turkey! ... Gutterball

We discuss the strike that was averted at the last minute, council compensation, an update on the ICE District parking lots.Here are the relevant links for this episod...

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