Highlights / Don Iveson

Immigration & Refugees, Politics, Society

Naheed Nenshi will not seek a fourth term as Calgary’s mayor

Naheed Nenshi, the first Muslim to ever serve as mayor of a major North Amerian city, is stepping away from politics. Nenshi said Tuesday he won’t run for a fourth term in Calgary, the city where he grew up–the son »

Health, Indigenous, Politics, Society

Edmonton’s mayor wants inquiry after homeless group cast from transit station

The mayor of Edmonton wants some answers about just what happened Sunday night when a group of about a dozen homeless people was thrown out of the Central Station of the city’s Light Rail Transit system–into freezing cold temperatures. Don »

Society

Another woman wearing a hijab is attacked in Edmonton

Police in Edmonton are investigating what appears to be the second hate crime in less than a week. Both assaults were directed at black women wearing hijabs, both took place at the Southgate Centre mall, a popular shopping location. In »

Society

Edmonton city council to discuss mandatory mask bylaw

Edmonton’s city council is set to discuss making masks mandatory in indoor public spaces on Thursday, after Mayor Don Iveson called on councillors to attend an emergency advisory committee meeting. “I am hearing that many Edmontonians would like to see »

Society

Thunderstorm causes damage to Edmonton arena weeks ahead of NHL playoffs

The Rogers Place arena in Edmonton, which is set to host the National Hockey League’s playoffs in just a few weeks was damaged by a thunderstorm on Thursday evening, according to the arena’s Twitter account.  In a series of follow »

Economy, Politics, Society

Freeland’s Prairies listening tour is under way

Last week after she was designated as one of the main point persons charged with mending fences with Canada’s West following last month’s federal election that saw Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberals win exactly zero seats in Alberta and Saskatchewan, »