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The municipal election was held Oct. 18.
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Five new mayors bring fresh leadership to Edmonton-area municipalities

Five communities in the Edmonton region will be welcoming new mayors — including some political newcomers and plenty of new ideas — following the Oct. 18 municipal election.

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Lisa Holmes is the former mayor of Morinville, Alta.
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Former Morinville mayor looks at gender parity in municipal elections

Lisa Holmes, former mayor of Morinville, is passionate about seeing more women to run for office. She's currently analyzing races throughout Alberta to study gender parity among candidates.

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Mayor Don Iveson
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Make sure regional relationships are a priority, says outgoing Mayor Don Iveson

As Mayor Don Iveson nears the end of his second term, he hopes his successor will continue to build relationships with the municipalities surrounding the city.

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National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
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Edmonton region prepares to observe National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Most municipalities in the Edmonton region will mark the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on Sept. 30 as a statutory holiday, with commemorative events, educational opportunities, and more planned.

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Proof-of-vaccination in Alberta.
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Most Edmonton region municipalities opt-in to proof-of-vaccination program

All but two municipalities that are part of the Edmonton Metropolitan Region Board have opted-in to the province's Restrictions Exemption Program (REP), which came into effect Sept. 20.

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A photo of a vaccine passport.
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Local mayors lament letter advocating for vaccine passport in the Edmonton region

Several mayors in the Edmonton region are speaking out about how an open letter advocating for a vaccine passport system was rolled out.

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A photo of the current Edmonton Metropolitan Region Board.
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Mayoral races in the region begin to take shape

Edmonton's municipal election is on Oct. 18, and residents of the surrounding municipalities will also vote in their respective local elections that day.

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A student working in a classroom.
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Divisions differ on mask requirements as new school year starts

Classes are about to begin across the Edmonton region and school divisions are taking different approaches in their efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19, including whether students and staff will be required to wear masks.

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Flair announcement at EIA
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Flair Airlines expanding operations out of Edmonton airport

Edmonton-based budget airline Flair Airlines is establishing four direct routes to the United States from Edmonton International Airport (EIA) this holiday season.

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