Mayor Mandel’s State of the City Address

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Mayor Mandel’s State of the City Address

Edmonton Mayor Stephen Mandel’s State of the City Address

Arts Highlighted in Mayor’s 2011 State of the City Address
      On April 5, 2011, Mayor Mandel delivered the State of the City Address, highlighting the importance of cultivating the arts in the city:
      “…if we truly want to focus on attracting business and creating a superior quality of life for Edmontonians, we must start with the creative industry of our citizens.
      Yes arts are an industry.
      And I believe that the promise of our future can be secured by cultivating and investing in our arts industry as we do across many environments, and in more equal measure….”

Visit the City of Edmonton website to read the Mayor’s 2011 State of the City Address
http://www.edmonton.ca/city_government/city_organization/mayors-speeches.aspx