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Get to Know Who's Running: Tarcy Schindelka (Ward papastew)

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By Emil Tiedemann There happens to be a  Municipal Election  coming up in Edmonton on October 18, 2021, and I think it's important for locals to get to know the City Council candidates running for their particular ward (as well as their Mayoral candidates, of course).  I chose to get more involved in the election this year and so wanted to give each candidate a chance to tell us a little about themselves, their vision, and why you should vote for them. I have sent a 10-question questionnaire to each of  the 2021 Edmonton Municipal Election candidates  and will post their responses  (100% as written)  here as they come in. With that said, let's get to know... Tarcy Schindelka Ward papastew Tarcy Schindelka “ I am happy to be a resident of one of the most vibrant cities in the world. From festivals to concerts to our river valley and parks system, I am proud to call Edmonton home. I am very much a family man, with a wife and two teenage daughters. We are also dog owners, one resc

'Snow Warrior' Film Highlights Winter Cycling in Edmonton

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By Emil Tiedemann If you're from Edmonton, you've probably never typed in "winter bike courier" into one of those job search websites. It seems like one of the last jobs anyone would want in such an (at times) unforgiving environment, unless you're one of a handful of brave locals who embrace winter in Edmonton and sign up for just that.  Snow Warrior Mariah  is one of those locals and  Snow Warrior  is an 8-minute documentary film that tells the story of a day-in-the-life of a bike courier in the dead of winter of a northern Canadian city. My hometown, Edmonton.  Presented by the  National Film Board of Canada  and Edmonton-based  Open Sky Pictures , Snow Warrior was directed by  Kurt Spenrath  and  Frederick Kroetsch  and serves as "a love letter to the splendour of winter," according to the filmmakers.  Snow Warrior  launched on the NFB's streaming platform on March 18 and they've made it available to 'I Heart Edmonton' to stream as w

Get to Know Who's Running: Steve Weston (Ward Nakota Isga)

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By Emil Tiedemann There happens to be a  Municipal Election  coming up in Edmonton on October 18, 2021, and I think it's important for locals to get to know the City Council candidates running for their particular ward (as well as their Mayoral candidates, of course).  I chose to get more involved in the election this year and so wanted to give each candidate a chance to tell us a little about themselves, their vision, and why you should vote for them. I have sent a 10-question questionnaire to each of  the 2021 Edmonton Municipal Election candidates  and will post their responses  (100% as written)  here as they come in. With that said, let's get to know... Steve Weston Ward Nakota Isga Steve Weston “ I am extremely honored to have the opportunity to represent the ward I grew up in, and currently reside. I look forward to getting to know each and every one of you, and hearing your concerns. Ward 1 has a new name, it's time for a new voice! " The Questions: I ♥ E/  Why

Get to Know Who's Running: Byron Vass (Ward papastew)

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By Emil Tiedemann There happens to be a  Municipal Election  coming up in Edmonton on October 18, 2021, and I think it's important for locals to get to know the City Council candidates running for their particular ward (as well as their Mayoral candidates, of course).  I chose to get more involved in the election this year and so wanted to give each candidate a chance to tell us a little about themselves, their vision, and why you should vote for them. I have sent a 10-question questionnaire to each of  the 2021 Edmonton Municipal Election candidates  and will post their responses  (100% as written)  here as they come in. With that said, let's get to know... Byron Vass Ward papastew Byron Vass “ I was raised just north of Edmonton in the city of St. Albert. In 2003 I made the move to Edmonton which is when my love for this city really began. In my years as an Edmontonian I have lived in various communities ultimately leading to my current home in the community of Ritchie, where

Get to Know Who's Running: Derek Hlady (Ward sipiwiyiniwak)

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By Emil Tiedemann There happens to be a  Municipal Election  coming up in Edmonton on October 18, 2021, and I think it's important for locals to get to know the City Council candidates running for their particular ward (as well as their Mayoral candidates, of course).  I chose to get more involved in the election this year and so wanted to give each candidate a chance to tell us a little about themselves, their vision, and why you should vote for them. I have sent a 10-question questionnaire to each of  the 2021 Edmonton Municipal Election candidates  and will post their responses  (100% as written)  here as they come in. With that said, let's get to know... Derek Hlady Ward   sipiwiyiniwak Derek Hlady “ I'm Derek Hlady and I'm running for Edmonton City Council because I believe we can make Edmonton better for everyone. Edmonton is a wonderful city and a great place to call home. The diverse and friendly population is welcoming and inclusive, but for far too long we hav

Get to Know Who's Running: Tyler Zutz (Ward Anirniq)

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By Emil Tiedemann There happens to be a  Municipal Election  coming up in Edmonton on October 18, 2021, and I think it's important for locals to get to know the City Council candidates running for their particular ward (as well as their Mayoral candidates, of course).  I chose to get more involved in the election this year and so wanted to give each candidate a chance to tell us a little about themselves, their vision, and why you should vote for them. I have sent a 10-question questionnaire to each of  the 2021 Edmonton Municipal Election candidates  and will post their responses  (100% as written)  here as they come in. With that said, let's get to know... Tyler Zutz Ward   Anirniq Tyler Zutz “ I have decided to run because I want to represent and inspire Edmontonians. Over time, my journey has seen me grow from being frustrated, to angered and finally… motivated; to change a shortcoming in how politicians choose to represent their constituents. I am tired of politicians just