After finding few digital resources available, Delaney Lothian decided to create a game and app for learning Cree language. March 10, 2021 By Anna Holtby Source: Folio/University of Alberta https://www.ualberta.ca/folio/2021/03/graduate-student-uses-technology-to-support-indigenous-language-learning.html Delaney Lothian jumped at the chance to take an introductory Cree language course—an opportunity to expand beyond the programming languages of her computing science major…

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MacEwan University

https://www.macewan.ca/wcm/Discover/OurPriorities/StrategicVision/index.htm What does it mean to be a downtown university? Mayor Don Iveson, Catherine Warren, chief executive officer of Innovate Edmonton and Jan Fox, executive director of REACH Edmonton, explored questions about the importance of having an urban post-secondary presence at the final Thought Leader Session on January 21.

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Company has raised $60 million US in equity financing, plans 200 more hires Kashmala Fida · CBC News · Posted: Jan 17, 2021 6:00 AM MT | Last Updated: January 17 (Edmonton Journal) https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/jobber-s-success-helping-pave-way-for-continued-tech-growth-in-edmonton-1.5874126 Edmonton tech company Jobber has raised $60 million US in growth financing to help fund research and future growth, but won’t take much of a…

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Innovate Edmonton’s Board of Directors has recruited media-tech, investment and entrepreneurial powerhouse Catherine Warren as its new CEO. Warren’s comprehensive understanding of digital and sustainable economies, long standing service to major Canadian innovation funds and leadership in top startup ecosystems will be powerful assets for Innovate Edmonton and its partners. To champion innovation in Edmonton,…

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On August 17, 2020, Edmonton City Council endorsed the board member candidates for the soon to be created innovation entity. Fifteen shortlisted candidates, out of approximately 160 applicants, were interviewed for the seven available board positions. The following individuals were selected for the positions:  Joanne Fedeyko, Founder and CEO at Connection Silicon Valley Shaheel Hooda,…

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On July 6, 2020, Edmonton City Council endorsed Naseem Bashir as Board Chair candidate for the soon to be created innovation entity. The Chair and new Board will form and finalize the direction, strategy and values of the new innovation entity. One of their first initiatives will be to select a new Chief Executive Officer.…

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