Why it’s important to become informed about politicsContinue reading Getting involved in the democratic process
The municipal election has come and gone, but we still have the lingering issues identified during the campaign.
These issues are important to community members and come up during an election for good reasons. It’s important we don’t forget about these issues. After all, we have an opportunity to keep advocating for our concerns and ensure city council and public school trustees find solutions. Continue reading Why you should remember your community concerns Following up on issues identified during the municipal election
Another municipal election has come and gone. Mayor Don Iveson has returned for a second term, claiming a landslide victory with 72.47 per cent of voters supporting him.
In Ward 2 and 7, Counc. Bev Esslinger and Counc. Tony Caterina kept their council seats.
Esslinger won by a good margin in Ward 2, garnering 53.71 per cent of support. Ali Haymour followed with 23.28 per cent of the vote. Continue reading Municipal election brings few changes to area New school trustees in public and Catholic school board
On Oct. 16, Edmontonians will vote for a mayor and ward councillors. The RCP distribution area covers Wards 2 and 7 and voters have many candidates from which to choose. Continue reading Ward councillor candidates address questions Discover ward candidates’ stance on key issues
As students return to school, candidates hoping to represent them and their parents as school board trustees are hitting the campaign trail before the Oct. 16 election. Seats are available in Ward 73 of Edmonton Catholic School District and Ward D of Edmonton Public Schools.
Jeff Lee, a teacher and owner of a learning support centre, as well as a candidate for Ward 73, sees education as a cornerstone of social development. In his work with Treaty 8, he saw gaps in how government funding gets allocated. Continue reading School board candidates hit campaign trail Meet the candidates running for school board trustees
With Oct. 16 fast approaching, voters will soon cast their ballot for a mayor, a ward councillor, and either an Edmonton Catholic or an Edmonton Public school board trustee.
While many candidates have already declared their intention to run in the municipal election, all of them must do so by Sept. 18. The day after, the city posts the candidates’ names online. Continue reading Getting prepared for the Edmonton election Useful things to know before casting your ballot
Although the Edmonton municipal election isn’t scheduled until Oct. 16, some candidates have already announced their intentions to run in Ward 7 and Ward 2. Continue reading Candidates declare intentions for election October city election already has candidates lining up