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Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson confirms bid for re-election this fall

Edmonton’s mayor has announced his bid for re-election.

Don Iveson threw his hat back into the ring on Wednesday during his annual state-of-the-city address.

Among the topics he touched on in his speech was the need to improve transit and cycling paths in Edmonton. 245 more words

Politics

Council holds off on report to combine 2 LRT legs into 1 in southwest Edmonton

City councillors have decided to hold off looking at combining two extensions of the south LRT into one, long enough so they can get more data on financing and planning for southwest Edmonton. 591 more words

Traffic

Edmonton property tax bills are in the mail

Now that the Victoria Day long weekend is over, Edmonton property owners can expect another annual rite of spring — the arrival of their tax bill. 135 more words

Local News

Edmonton property tax notices are in the mail

Property owners in Edmonton should expect to receive their annual tax notices in the mail this week.

A typical single-family home assessed at $397,000 will pay $3,378 in property taxes this year. 165 more words

Politics

Billboard campaign launched to bring back 'City of Champions' slogan

A series of 15 billboards touting Edmonton as a “City of Champions” began popping up through the city on Tuesday afternoon.

They’ve been bought through a group of volunteers, who are intent on preserving the slogan. 320 more words

Canada

Opinion: City of Champions recognizes Edmonton's heroes

Like most Edmontonians, we enjoyed the “Thank You, Oilers” editorial which dealt with the great year they had and a wonderful, though all too short, showing in the playoffs. 664 more words

Columnists

Editorial: City of champion rehashing

Like watching the Edmonton Oilers with a 3-0 lead in the third period’s dying minutes, Edmontonians thought it was safe to move on.

But the City of Champions controversy has returned and that’s almost as inconceivable and frustrating as the Anaheim Ducks coming back in Game 5. 446 more words

Editorials