Speaking Municipally

We speak with Eddie Robar, the interim city manager at the City of Edmonton, about what he plans to do for the time he'll be in the role.

Since recording this episode, the Alberta government reversed its decision to cut its share of funding for low-income transit passes in Edmonton and Calgary following public backlash and discussions with the cities’ mayors.

Here are the relevant links for this episode:

Eddie Robar
Low-income transit pass
Rapid fire
Speaking Municipally Live
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Creators & Guests

Mack Male
Co-Founder and CEO of Taproot Publishing Inc.
Troy Pavlek
Apparently the TMZ of #yegcc.Governing myself accordingly since 2021
Eddie Robar
Interim City Manager of the City of Edmonton

What is Speaking Municipally?

Taproot Edmonton presents a weekly discussion on key stories in municipal politics. We pay attention to City Council so you don't have to! Join us as we delve into conversations about the context surrounding decisions made at City Hall.