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Thanks for the mandate and the great team, Edmonton!

Coffee is a food group right now.<p>Thank you so much, Edmonton! I am humbled to have been entrusted to lead by so many of you.<p>The strong mandate shows …

Post-election perspective: 'Youth movement' overplayed

It looks like my chance to be mayor of Calgary is over. I'm 39 now. That is, if you subscribe to the 'buzz' of this recent election being a youth …

Karen Leibovici campaign sells experience, but Edmontonians not in the market

Karen Leibovici’s campaign team aggressively pitched Edmontonians on her leadership, experience and ability to get things done.<p>The only problem is …

Simons: How the race was won: Iveson campaign courted young Edmonton families

Print<p>Related<p>EDMONTON - It’s a bright and early Tuesday morning.<p>A little too bright and a little too early for Chris Henderson.<p>“I’m a bit hungover,” …

Edmonton

Meet Edmonton’s crop of new councillors

Print<p><b>Ward 1</b><p><b>Andrew Knack</b><p><b>Age:</b> 29<p><b>Previous occupation:</b> Retail manager at BOSE, an electronics store in West Edmonton Mall<p><b>Top priority for Ward 1:</b> “Making …

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Edmonton's Iveson and Calgary's Nenshi: The media-savvy dynamic duo of city politics

They're young, they're media savvy and together Edmonton's Don Iveson and Calgary's Naheed Nenshi are Alberta's new power duo.<p>Mr. Iveson, 34, and Mr. Nenshi, 41, were resoundingly elected and re-elected the mayors of Alberta's two metropolitan centres, further proof that politics in this Western …

Don Iveson settles into mayor’s office with eye on budget, roads, council initiatives (with video)

Print<p>Related<p>EDMONTON - Mayor-elect Don Iveson vowed Tuesday to start work right away on such immediate priorities as approving the 2014 budget and …

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Future uncertain for Edmonton election mayoral hopefuls who lost

Edmonton mayoral candidates who lost in the highly-contested race say they will have to re-assess before making their next move.<p>"My goal was to build …

Edmonton election crowns Mayor Don Iveson

A very fresh face — one touting Edmonton’s "confident swagger" — will soon occupy the mayor’s office at city hall.<p>Edmonton voters elected 34-year-old …

Edmonton Election 2013: The Morning After

What a night! After a landslide victory, Edmonton’s mayor-elect is Don Iveson. He defeated Karen Leibovici by more than 90,000 votes, earning 62% of …

Nenshi, Iveson election wins show powerful winds of change in Alberta

One of the most popular politicians in the country received the kind of ringing endorsement from voters most elected officials can only dream about. And Calgary mayor Naheed Nenshi will no doubt interpret the result of Monday's civic election as validation of a sometimes controversial policy agenda …

David Staples: Edmonton unites around Don Iveson and big city dreams

Print<p>Related<p>EDMONTON - The landslide winner of the 2013 civic election is Edmonton’s new mayor Don Iveson, but the real story is Edmonton’s now …

Edmonton

Mayor-elect Iveson seeks help building ‘extraordinary’ Edmonton (with video)

Print<p>Related<p>EDMONTON - Don Iveson called for help building an “extraordinary” city Monday after winning an overwhelming victory to become Edmonton’s …

Edmonton

Edmonton election brings handful of surprises and upsets

Print<p>Related<p>EDMONTON - The capital region civic election offered a handful of surprises, upsets and losses after an early and decisive victory for …

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Edmonton Votes 2013

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Edmonton's ambitious agenda will be the real winner of civic election

City’s progressive middle class is determined to push Edmonton ahead<p>The winner of Edmonton’s civic election? Edmonton’s ambitious agenda to build …

DON’T FORGET TO VOTE

This article focuses on the Edmonton part of “Edmonton Oilers Hockey Blog” that you see in the website header. It’s voting day for Edmonton City …

In Calgary’s mayor race, the old-guard right learns from the new-school left

Monday, Oct., 21 will be an important day in Canadian politics. City councilor Don Iveson will be elected mayor of Edmonton, and Naheed Nenshi will be re-elected mayor of Calgary. These Alberta mayoral campaigns have signaled some interesting new shifts in the country’s political landscape.<p>Let me …

Leadership Without Ego

Though I find myself thousands of miles away from home, I realize the importance of the upcoming civic election in Edmonton, and feel a burning …

Edmonton ready for election day

It is all over but the voting.<p>A months-long campaign for the mayor’s chair, 12 council seats and a host of school board trusteeships comes to an end …

Candidates make final push on eve of Edmonton’s election

EDMONTON- The three front-runners in Edmonton’s mayoral race were out in full force Sunday, making their final push ahead of Election Day Monday.<p>“Out …

2013 Donor Disclosure - Broad Support From Across Our City

As I promised when I posted my donor disclosure in September, and as I did in the last election, I’m disclosing all donations of over $100 prior to …

A not-endorsement

Posted on October 19, 2013 by Ryan<p>This has been the first time that I’ve followed an election—really followed an election—from start to finish having …

Why I am supporting Don Iveson for Mayor

Don Iveson is the person I want to lead Edmonton forward over at least the next four years. He’s thoughtful, intelligent, hard-working, and he truly …

Why I’m Supporting Don Iveson

In tomorrow’s civic election, Don Iveson is my pick for Mayor.<p>First, a disclosure and a couple of comments:<p>Don and his wife Sarah are friends, and I …

Editorial: No clear choice for mayor in Edmonton election

We’d like to be able to endorse a candidate for the job of Edmonton mayor, but we just can’t. No candidate has enough of the ideas or qualities we …