· The Pulse
  • Mayor Don Iveson and mayor-elect Amarjeet Sohi met at city hall the day after the election. "It's a fantastic day to be an Edmontonian and I am thrilled to welcome my good friend and your next mayor Amarjeet Sohi back to city hall and congratulate him on a decisive victory," Iveson said. He thanked Edmontonians for "rejecting the politics of fear and anger and division and embracing hope and a continued progressive vision for this city." Sohi said his first priority is to build relationships with all members of council.
  • Premier Jason Kenney said during a media availability on Tuesday that he had reached out to extend a "hand of cooperation and collaboration" to both Sohi and Calgary mayor-elect Jyoti Gondek.
  • Flair Airlines announced it will open its base in Edmonton in December with the addition of new aircraft and new nonstop service to Hollywood-Burbank, Las Vegas, Palm Springs, and Phoenix-Mesa. In the spring, it will add routes to Nashville, San Francisco, Comox, Regina, Montreal, Winnipeg, and Saskatoon.
  • According to the latest figures from Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), total housing starts in Edmonton increased 4% last month compared with September 2020.
  • Commonwealth Stadium will host Canada's World Cup qualifying games against Costa Rica and Mexico on Nov. 12 and 16, respectively. It will be the first time superstar Alphonso Davies, who grew up in Edmonton, will play a professional match in his hometown.
  • The province has announced that effective Oct. 25, residents at continuing care facilities will be required to quarantine until a negative COVID-19 test is received after returning from hospital or being admitted from acute care.