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Irshad Manji speaks at a podium, her hands meshing together in front of her
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Speaker offers advice on bridging political divides

When Irshad Manji was booked to come to Edmonton to talk about overcoming polarization, she didn't think she'd be landing in the middle of a case study. But she's glad she is.

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A newspaper clipping showing a portrait of Premier William Aberhart beside a headline reading "Services Here At Early Date"
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A moment in history: May 24, 1943

On this day 80 years ago, funeral services were planned for William Aberhart, one of Alberta's most infamous public figures.

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Mayor Amarjeet Sohi speaks onstage
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Mayor slams province, praises region, in State of the City address

Mayor Amarjeet Sohi used his first State of the City address to criticize the province for its lack of support for Edmonton.

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Cover art featuring "Daveberta" followed by the Alberta coat of arms
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Podcast pick: The Daveberta Podcast

After five years of commenting on Alberta politics, The Daveberta Podcast is going on "semi-permanent hiatus." The show signed off on Feb. 14 with one last episode, which reverted to the show's original premise: "Two friends of different political leanings actually talk about politics without yelling at each other," as host Dave Cournoyer put it.

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Stephen Mandel in 2011
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Speaking Municipally: Episode 129

Former mayor Stephen Mandel spoke about partisanship in municipal elections, a new life for the Edmonton Coliseum, and much more in Episode 129 of Speaking Municipally.

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