We'll have a brand new arena with the Oilers staying in our city ... It's about building our future.
This has been a long and difficult process ... We need to make sure that we build a city that attracts and retains the younger generation.
Council took a courageous step forward today ... We've also made it clear that we will not move forward until we have the balance of the funds needed from the province.More quotes »
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Mandel to announce intentions Tuesday
Mayor Stephen Mandel: with mission completed on the arena, expect him to reveal his future plans very soon. Photograph by: Ed Kaiser , Edmonton Journal EDMONTON - Mayor Stephen Mandel will announce his intentions for the October municipal election on Tue from Edmonton Journal Read more »
Edmonton Oilers fans and concert goers can export more of everything — except corporate suites — in planned new arena [Photos]
Mayor Stephen Mandel was without restraint. “I was just in Brooklyn and saw their facility which cost over a billion dollars,” he said of the new Barclays Center where the NBA Nets play and where the NHL’s New York Islanders are scheduled to move after n from Edmonton Sun Read more »
Coun. Kerry Diotte calls news conference; will he run for Edmonton mayor’s chair?
EDMONTON - Rookie Ward 11 councillor Kerry Diotte announced Thursday he will run for mayor in the October municipal election. Diotte became the first declared candidate for the top job. âEdmontonians have told me itâs time for new leadership and new dire from Edmonton Journal Read more »
Edmonton city council approves arena deal with no provincial MSI money [Photos] [Video]
Ding, dong, the deal is done. Really, really done this time, according to the Edmonton’s mayor. “I know we’ve said this before but this is actually 100%,” said Mayor Stephen Mandel following council’s much-anticipated arena vote Wednesday. “The numbers w from Calgary Sun Read more »
Edmonton arena deal approved by city council
EDMONTON - City council voted to approve the final funding deal and move ahead on the downtown arena Wednesday after the Katz Group volunteered an additional $15 million. The new private money, plus a decision not to rely on provincial infrastructure fun from Calgary Herald Read more »