Don Iveson shuts down rumors that Edmonton Transit could be cancelled

Edmonton city council is expected to discuss the future of Edmonton Transit fares Thursday — after the service has been provided free of charge to riders for since mid-March amid COVID-19. However, ahead of those discussions, Mayor Don Iveson took…

Edmonton compiles $2B COVID-19 stimulus proposal for province

Edmonton wants the province to invest more than $2 billion in stimulus spending to create up to nearly 10,500 construction jobs this summer and next. The list calls for spending on road work, rec centres and flood mitigation. Related News…

Recent uptick in speeding on Edmonton roads concerns mayor and city official

As Edmontonians are being asked to stay home as much as possible amid an ongoing coronavirus pandemic, city officials say they have seen a spike in drivers speeding on roads. “The Edmonton Police Service and the City of Edmonton have…

Mayor Don Iveson speaks at Edmonton memorial for Iran plane crash victims: ‘We are so sorry for your loss’

January 12 2020 6:06pm Mayor Don Iveson was emotional as he spoke at an Edmonton memorial for the victims of the Iran plane crash. “I share in your pain and sadness,” he said to a room of hundreds of mourners.…

Edmonton mayor plans to promote food and timber while in Ottawa

Mayor Don Iveson test drove one message Monday night when he huddled at Edmonton City Hall with Deputy Prime Minister Christia Freeland. It went so well, he’s going to use it again in Ottawa in meetings with other cabinet ministers…

Emergency Edmonton council meeting held to deal with budget fallout

October 25 2019 2:54pm Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson called an emergency council meeting Friday morning to deal with fallout from the provincial budget, which was tabled Thursday. Iveson joined Global News at Noon Edmonton to talk about the meeting. ‘…

Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson voices concerns with Alberta budget 2019

October 24 2019 8:35pm Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson said he was led to believe there would be adjustments to infrastructure funding in the Alberta budget over the next few years, but he was not expecting the city charter’s fiscal deal…